There are many tools to improve visitor engagement on websites at any platform like Blogger, WordPress, etc. But many of the tools are paid, or if they have free options, then these tools not have too many benefits. The best thing I like about GetSiteControl they offer seven different tools free and paid.
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What is GetSiteControl?
GetSiteControl is one of the best tools for better Visitor Engagement on your blogs. There are many useful features of GetSiteControl which are the reason am writing this review. You can see below seven different tools offered by GetSiteControl for FREE after registering on their website.
One of the best free tools to take the survey in which you can ask visitors to answer questions and give the rating. Best the thing is that you can collect emails with this also.
You can add poll from your GetSiteControl Dashboard.
Very straightforward and cool tool which help visitors to get in touch with you. You can choose the place where you can to show the widget to appear from your dashboard.
Recommended tool to generate more sales. This tool is going to help you to promote any product with coupons or discount. All depends on you!
Every blogger knows the importance of emails subscribers. GetSiteControls helps you to increase your subscribers list and connect you emails marketing tools like MailChamp, Aweber, etc. Offers Auto Responder for paid members.
Using this widget, you can add your social profiles or pages links to increase followers and friends. This also helps you to increase the rate of returning visitors. You can add links of Google+, Twitter, Facebook and other social media profiles.
This feature is going to help you to increase social shares to increase traffic from social media like facebook, google+ and twitter.
GetSiteControl also helps you to add live chat feature to your website, blog or e-commerce store
One of the best features I like about GetSiteControl is its simple installation method. You just have t o install small code on your blog. If you are using platform other then WordPress the you have to add shortcode but for WordPress yours, GetSiteControl have plugin.
You can see below picture showing installation code. You can see below code has been installed, and this option is available to you only if you add code available in your GetSiteControl account.
How to Setup Widgets!
After installing code on your blog, you can now create widgets in your GetSiteControl Dashboard. Below I have shown how to build subscriber widgets.
- Appearance Section!
GetSiteControl allows you to show widgets in 9 places as shown in below picture. You can change the colors of the widgets. Also, you can use different fonts and add animation to the appearance of widgets when visitors see it. Also, you can insert the image if you are pro member.
- Content in Widget
You can add your content to increase sales or subscribers. You can see the content section of subscriber widget in below picture and same as this you can add content in others widgets like promo, survey, etc.
Just click okay when you are done.
- Behaviour of Widgets!
Now the important this to notice that how your widgets behave when it appears to visitors. There are many options offered by the GetSiteControl and you can see in below picture. For Subscriber widget, i recommend you to choose the option of “When visitors try to leave the website.” But it also depends on your choice.
- Targeting Option!
If you are the free user, then you can only use one feature from this section. You can choose on which page or post you want to show widget if you leave this option then widget appears on the whole site. If you can to target to unique visitors then I recommend you to become PLUS user.
You can Integration you GetSiteControl account with MailChamp, Aweber, Constant Contact, Campaign Monitor, Mad Mini, etc.
GetSiteControl Offers there types of account, FREE, PLUS and Pro one.
You can sign up to GetSiteControl for free and have access to all the 7 widgets, but features like auto responder and targeting are not available for free.
If you want to buy PLUS or Pro account of GetSiteControl, then you pay 9$ per month and for Pro, you have to pay 19$/month.
If you pay for complete year you will get 20% Discount.
Only 1 difference in PLUS and Pro account if you don’t want to pay 10$ for just removing branding then you should do for PLUS account only for 9$/month with almost all features of Pro account.
They allow you to get access to all 7 widgets, and they also run the giveaway for their users.
I hope this review helps you to find best visitors engagement tool for your blog.
Have you still not installed GetSiteControl? Install it and give feedback in the comment section!