One of the best known ways to get new followers on Twitter is to turn your blog readers into ones.
And one of the best ways to funnel your blog visitors to your Twitter account is of course using a fancy Twitter widget somewhere on your blog.
So… without further ado…
Twitter widgets let you add Twitter related items to your blog’s sidebar and footer. No need to spend hours learning how prep and customize them, just spend a few minutes setting them up and you’re good to go.
Doesn’t that sound easy?
It is, which makes it perfect for you to start your twitter endeavors with. So without further ado, let’s get started.
Need a widget that displays tweets in your sidebar without being too flashy? Then this is for you. This widget is indeed very minimal, and you can barely tell it’s for twitter at all. Sound useful to you? Then check it out.
Want to make sure your older tweets aren’t forgotten? Do they deserve to be among even your newer tweets? This widget will rotate a preselected number of tweets within your sidebar, ensuring all visitors get a chance to see both the old and new tweets you’ve made.
Do you want to increase your contents tweet rate by 200%? TweetDis can help. By allowing you to turn any passage of writing into a tweetable one, readers need only click it once to tweet it with ease. Perfect for those of you who want to create ultra-shareable content.
Would you prefer that visitors are simply up-to-date with your latest twitter posts? Perhaps you just want to encourage them to check out your twitter account? This basic widget lets you show your latest tweets, retweets, and includes a follow button as well.
This neat widget lets you show off your twitter avatar on your sidebar, letting people get a snapshot idea of your twitter account. If twitter is your social media focus, then this feature could be useful to you.
This widget combines a minimalistic look with reliable service. How? By caching tweets onto your website, tweets display even if twitter’s api is not responding. So if you ever have issues with twitter not displaying in your sidebar, this widget is a perfect solution.
Like the previous widget, this widget also has measures that prevent tweets from not displaying if Twitter’s api isn’t working. But unlike “Recent Tweets Widget,” it doesn’t use a minimalistic design. In fact, You can display your twitter account’s avatar and follower count with this widget as well.
So if you’re interested in reliable sidebar tweets but prefer something more jazzed up than “Recent Tweets Widget,” then give this one a shot.
Need a simple widget that displays tweets with specific keywords? What about one that displays #hashtags as well? Then this widget is what you’re looking for. And if you want to know just how far your tweets are actually going, this widget has got you covered.
Want more control over how tweets look in your sidebar? This widget gives you design options to modify its appearance for that extra bit of control. Great for those of you who like to mix it up sometimes.
This is another minimalistic widget that’s perfect for those of you who want a lot of control over what your twitter feed is displaying. You can display #hashtags, URL’s, or even profile images, so try this out if a minimalistic design with several feed options is the kind of twitter widget you’re looking for.
11. Wp Twitter
Need a widget really that integrates twitter into your blog? This widget automatically tweets posts, has share buttons, and can add twitter features to any page, post, or widget area on your blog.
Over to you
What are your favorite twitter widgets? Leave a comment below with your answer because I’d love to hear it :)