Research has shown that adding social sharing buttons to websites increase the chances of their articles getting more traffic. There are plenty of social networks that offer social sharing buttons these days. At the very least, you should target Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Social Sharing Toolkit is a powerful plugin that gives you a ton of flexibility when it comes to adding these buttons to your site.
Social Sharing Toolkit supports a ton of networks. Here is a summary of social networks supported:
- Google +1
For each network, you get a number of buttons to choose from (style-wise). You can also add separators to display them on your site in a more organized fashion. Buttons can be displayed horizontally or vertically.
Social Sharing Toolkit is not the only social networking plugin available for WordPress. But it is highly customizable and easy to use. One of the better plugins in this category.