5 buzz-creating marketing plugins

Photo credit; Jason A. Howie on Flickr

Photo credit; Jason A. Howie on Flickr

Use these five plugins to get people talking about your store and, best of all, buying from it.

1. Sell your products via your Facebook page

This is a simple but effective extension that integrates with Facebook to create a tab on the left hand side of your page where customers can view your products and add them to their cart all from within Facebook. They are then taken to your site to complete their order. Everyone is on Facebook, so why not your business?

2. Follow up emails

Harness the power of email marketing with the utmost efficiency with this plugin. You can build email templates to send single emails to customers, and automate your email marketing to increase the value of your existing customer base and to acquire new customers.


One-time cost. No monthly or per-email costs. Unlimited sends. Unlimited contacts.
Targeted emails to your customers and prospects
Automate emails, on your defined schedule
Fully supported, maintained, and updated
Easy to setup, no complicated integrations, APIs, or additional accounts
Easily create emails to manage your business communications with individuals directly from WooCommerce interface versus your email client
Offer discounts in your emails with integrated coupons
Full-featured reporting on email sends, opens, clicks, and communication by customer
Google Analytics integration
Numerous variables to allow you to integrate customer and order data into your emails

3. Reward your reviewers with discount coupons

Reviews are a fabulous way of driving traffic to your site and what better way to get people to review products on your site than with a little reward? This plugins allows you to auto-create coupons for customers that review products in your WooCommerce store which are redeemable at checkout. Also, generate and email these coupon codes automatically at the time of a review to your users. More reviews = more traffic.

4. Viral Coupon – Like, Tweet or G+ to get a Discount

Have your potential customers earn their discounts with viral coupons. You get Facebook likes, Google +1s and Twitter mentions, your customers get discounts. It’s a great trade off.

1. If the user likes or shares your link, a coupon is automatically applied to their cart.
2. Users can add a comment with their Like or G+ for greater exposure.
3. Tested and working with WooCommerce 2.0! No update necessary.
4. Works with any kind of WooCommerce coupons such as free shipping, % off cart, fixed amount off cart value and many more.
5. Specify individual links for Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for your users to share.
6. Custom Share to receive discount message.
7. Customize the message sent to Twitter.
8. A proven method for generating viral buzz for your e-commerce site.
9. More Google+1s = Better Google ranking.
10. Auto reloads when user has shared or liked. No manual refresh necessary!
11. Automatically applies coupon to cart.

5. WooCommerce Points and Rewards

Points programs have been used by brick and mortar stores for years and they can easily be transferred to online stores. Just like traditional retailing, you can reward your customers for purchases and other actions with points which can be redeemed for discounts. You can easily set how many points customers should earn for each dollar spent and set how many points can be redeemed for a specific discount amount. Points can be set at the product, category, or global level, and you can also control the maximum discount available when redeeming points. So what are you waiting for? Start your store’s very own points system.

Use these marketing plugins to get people talking about your store and attracting more customers.

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