5 Best Tools to Drive Traffic to Your Website Through Social Media

Are you struggling to drive traffic to your website using social media?

You put all your hard work, write content and publish great articles. Then you share the post on every social media platforms and wait for views. But you couldn't see the expected amount of views or traffic to your website.

You are not the only one who is facing this problem. Most of the bloggers, especially the beginners are struggling to get social media traffic.

Some of the bloggers and small businesses get most visitors to their website from social media platforms. Their major business depends on social media traffic.

So, how these bloggers and businesses are getting a large amount of traffic to their website?

The secret is, they are using the right social media marketing tools for their business.

With the availability of a lot of social media management tools, it is easy to share the content and drive massive traffic to your website.

Here I suggest you the best and affordable social media marketing tools which help to increase your website traffic through social media.

Though you use the best tools to share your post, only worthy contents are shared. Therefore it is important to focus on the quality of the article. 

Only useful posts are circulated in social media. Therefore writing in-depth and engaging content make your audience to share it with others.


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Best Social media Marketing tools to boost your traffic

What is Social Media Traffic?

Social media traffic refers to the traffic coming to your website from social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, Instagram, etc. When a person visits your website from the Facebook post or Pinterest or Twitter post, then it is considered as social media traffic.

This traffic is measured and analysed using social media marketing tools to generate reports. With this report analytics, website traffic can be improved with social media tools.

5 Best Social Media Marketing Tools to Increase your Website Traffic

I am categorizing these tools into 2 types as

#5 tool is the most interesting and amazing one! 

Social Media Sharing Tools

Sniply

Sniply helps to share the content in a creative way. It helps you to add a custom call-to-action to any of the page. This make your followers engage through every link you share.

When you want to redirect your visitors to specific post, add a call to action button anywhere on the website and share on the social media. Sniply integrates with Facebook,Twitter and Linkedin.

This is my sniply link for the post How to boost your website traffic. If you click this link you can see a button on the left corner to check out my another post.

  • The user will navigate from one post to another. This makes them to spend more time on my website and hence the bounce rate will increase.

Benefits of sniply:

  1. Engage your audience and increase the website bounce rate.
  2. Add affiliate links on the button or text link and make the user to visit the product page.
  3. Grow your email list with sniply links and button.
  4. Sell products directly from any page of your website.

Sniply provides free trial version. Sign up and drive traffic to your website.


#2 Social Snap

Social snap is an amazing plugin helps to share the content over 30 social networks & apps.

I highly recommend this social media sharing tool for growing bloggers and small business. This is the all-in-one tool covers every aspect of social sharing.

social sharing tool

Why I love this plugin because you can place the share buttons anywhere and any form on your page.

  • Floating Sidebar
  • Inline Buttons
  • On Media Buttons
  • Pinterest Pin It
  • Share Hub
  • Sticky Bar
  • via Widget
  • via Short code

Features:

  1. You can choose your own style and animation to customize.
  2. It displays individual and overall share counts to encourage users to share.
  3. You can display different share buttons on mobile, desktop and other devices.
  4. Customize how your post looks on each social media to increase the social engagement and click-through rate.
  5. Even when you permalink changes, social snap recovers your precious share counts in just a few clicks and update.
  6. You get an analytics report on how your post performing on each social platform.
  7. Automatically shorten share URL is available with your Bitly account.
  8. You can show your best performing content to visitors and encourage even more sharing and many more options are available.

You don't have a free trial for Social snap. But you get a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the tool they will refund your amount.

13 Best  Ways to Drive Free Traffic to your Website


#3 ClicktoTweet

If you are focusing on a few social accounts, especially Twitter, ClicktoTweet is the best option to use. Place the click to tweet button within the content and help your readers to share the post.

Write the 3 to 4 titles and snippets about the post and place the CTT in between the content.

If you are writing a number post, then include CTT in every point so that your audience get tempted to share the post.

For example, if you are writing "25 actionable tips to save money", then add CTT button after each point. This will definitely give you more shares.


5 Best Social Media Marketing Tools to Drive Traffic to your Website

Click to Tweet

Where to Place the Social Sharing Buttons?

There are two types of social sharing buttons are available.

  1. Buttons to share the content in the social media
  2. To follow the social network

Sharing Buttons:

In one of their article from Slate group, they have analysed that why people online don't read till the end. People are so busy that they just skim the pages or go through only half of the article.

Therefore, sharing buttons must be visible to get their attention to share the post. Placing the social share buttons in these places helps to more shares.

  1. Header or above the content
  2. After the content
  3. Floating button
  4. Sidebar
  5. Within the content
  6. Footer

Follow Buttons:

Social share follow buttons can be placed in these places

  1. Menu navigation bar
  2. Sidebar
  3. Within the content
  4. Email signature
  5. Home page
  6. About, private policy and disclaimer page

13 Best  Ways to Drive Free Traffic to your Website


5 Best Social Media Marketing Tools to Drive Traffic to your Website

Click to Tweet

Social Media Scheduling Tools

After publishing every post, you share your articles in all the social platforms. The fact is, most of the time these posts gets unnoticed.

It is good to post several times to get the attention of the people. At the same time, it is bad to spam your social accounts with posts.

It is difficult to manually share several times a post in all the social media. In order to save time and to be in accordance with the social media algorithm, it is good to use scheduling tools.

In one of his article, Neil Patel stressed the importance of sharing the post more than once. He said sharing posts on social media several times will double your website traffic.

I use to share my posts manually. After using these 2 awesome scheduling tools my page views got increased drastically.

Let me introduce these two social media schedulers for you. I am sure when you start using these tools to share your posts, your page views and traffic will increase. This also saves your valuable time.

#4 Social Pilot

I recently started using this great tool and could not resist sharing with others.

SocialPilot helps to manage your social media accounts, schedule social media posts, improve engagement and analyze results.

Social Pilot features are amazing. When it is utilized correctly you can get more traffic to your website and make more sales.

  1. They have a bulk scheduling option to share the post at regular intervals on all the social media platforms.
  2. Social media analytics for getting reports on how your posts are performing.
  3. RSS feed automation to share whenever you publish a new article.
  4. Content curation to share fellow bloggers post and networking.
  5. You have a browser extension to share directly from your website.
  6. Social media editorial planner tool that allows you to publish, schedule and plan everything at one place.
  7. It helps to manage and collaborate with your social media clients effortlessly.
  8. Engaging directly with all your social media audience from one place.

And many more features and benefits you get from Social pilot.

You get 14 days trial period to use social pilot for free. No credit card is required for free sign up.


#5 Tailwind

If you are using Pinterest, then you must be familiar with Tailwind. Pinterest is the greatest source of traffic for any niche. Nowadays most of the online buyers making the buying decision based on the pin search.

Initially, I was ignoring this awesome tool and pinned manually. Later used Tailwind to schedule my pins. Within a month my Pinterest views got increased drastically from 94 to 5K views.

Tailwind understands the Pinterest algorithm and schedules your pins accordingly. Tailwind tribes help to skyrocket your traffic.

A tribe is a group of people in the same niche or interests. It is similar to the Pinterest group board where you can share each other pins on the same niche.

The wonderful thing about Pinterest is, you can share the affiliate link of the product directly in the pin. This gets you quick and direct sales from Pinterest.

Start using tailwind and get more page views, traffic and make more money.

If you didn't start using Pinterest yet, please start soon and grow your business. 

Tailwind also helps to schedule your image post on Instagram.

They give 14-day free trial for both Pinterest and Instagram account separately. No credit card is required to join the free trial.

13 Best  Ways to Drive Free Traffic to your Website


The social media traffic is great for any online business. When you use the right tools, getting traffic from the social media platform is easy.

These social sharing and scheduling tools will improve your website traffic drastically. Try these social media marketing tools and share your experience with us.

Do you have suggestion for any other social marketing tools?

22 Responses to “5 Best Tools to Drive Traffic to Your Website Through Social Media

  • Hi there, this was a helpful post for learning how to drive traffic to my site, thank you. I was expecting to see the common scheduling tools like Hootsuite and Buffer so you definitely taught me some new ones. I’ll have to check out the sharing tools you mentioned. I’ve heard of Social Warfare but haven’t checked it out in much detail as yet so will do so now after reading this post.

    • Kavitha
      3 weeks ago

      I tried many plugins for sharing buttons. I found Social Warfare is better. It is simple and looks good, especially the floating option.

  • Great post! I am looking to drive more traffic constantly from my social media accounts and have found this information more than valuable….look forward to updates 🙂

  • Great post! I didn’t know about some of those so this has been super useful!

  • I have been looking to step-up my social game, so this post is very timely. Thanks for the tips!

  • Hi Kavitha,

    I have been struggling with social media and this is an insightful post. I specially like the scheduling tools which you have mentioned. I am definitely going to implement these plugins. Hope they don’t reduce the site loading speed? Please share your inputs on the same. Looking forward for more such smart tips 🙂

    • Kavitha
      3 weeks ago

      I use social warfare plugin. I couldn’t much difference in the loading speed. However, I deleted unwanted plugins to maintain the loading speed.

  • Nice reading!
    I’ve been wondering about how to get more traffic to my website, and then I came across this.

  • I’m very slack on getting any traffic from social media so need all the bloody help I can get! I will make sure to try a few of these out, need to get in the habit of posting more regularly.

    Thanks for your post, think I’ll bookmark and come back!

  • A very good article that I am anxious to try. Some of these will help me to get more traffic to my site I’m sure. Good article and keep up the good work.

  • I absolutely love Tailwind for Pinterest. I was using it quite a while back and saw amazing results. Then I decided to stop using it and pretty much kept forgetting about Pinterest. I’d say it’s definitely worth it! Click to Tweet is one of my favorites for Twitter 🙂

    • Kavitha
      3 weeks ago

      Click to tweet is cool and easy to place. Nowadays this option is included in many social share plugins. Social warfare and thrive architect too provide click to tweet.

  • Hi Kavitha, A lot of good information in this post, well written and easy to read. I have not got round to adding social media buttons on my blog yet.

    It look like I am missing out on a lot of traffic, I will take a look at some of the plugins you mention.

    I heard somebody mention tailwind in a video I watched yesterday, I will definitely take a look at that one once I have a pinterest account going.

    Thanks for all the useful information,
    Frank

    • Kavitha
      3 weeks ago

      It is good to add a social sharing option on the website. Social warfare is good for beginners. Coming to Tailwind, it is a great tool for Pinterest scheduling and it helps to get more traffic.

  • This is excellent! Very good job!

  • Very useful information here, I am definitely going to try out Social Warfare. What you are doing here is very helpful. Thank you for doing your research and sharing.

  • Hi Kavitha, this is an article rich with great info. I am glad I came across it. I already knew some of the tips to drive traffic to your website, but the final two, social pilot and tailwind, are completely new to me.

    I really learnt something new. Thanks a lot for sharing!

  • Love the different options you gave. I pinned it to look at it again later. Thank you!

  • Wow! What a great article, especially for up and coming bloggers!

    I didn’t even know Social was are existed and that is definitely something that I will focus on today! I really appreciate it, thank you so much!

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