Anyone using wordpress may well have heard of YARPP (totally free). It is basically a little plugin that shows related articles you wrote beneath a current article. I have it on here but with a difference. Where it says at the bottom of an article
If you enjoyed this article then you are going to love these:
and then a list of articles, if any are relevant, is the YARPP plugin.
Don’t just stick with the “Related Posts” default text.
Say you have a site about Pink Belts For Fat Women
and you are running the site to look more like a store than a blog.
Don’t you think it would look better if, at the bottom of your post it said something like:
Customers who bought this belt were also interested in:
It is more user friendly and is actually what Amazon does to great effect (but with images).
So how do we do it? Well, we already have. The blurb I typed above is it. I now just go to the html side of this little post, copy the text AND THE CODE that makes the text pink and bold, i.e
<span style=”color: #ff00ff;”><strong>Customers who bought this belt were also interested in:</strong></span>
and paste it to replace the default text in the YARPP settings.
It livens up a site as you add a little color, it may well keep people browsing the site who otherwise may have left, and it makes you seem more like a store than a blog.
Anyway, just a little tippety tip for you guys and Gals today.