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Social Media for WordPress by Michael Kuhlmann

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Time for action—how to convert site visitors to site members

Yes, you can just display a prominent Register Now button somewhere on your website, but for a small, fledgling site that's just starting out, you want to be more proactive about getting new site visitors to convert to site members. We'll complete this three-part activity by first connecting your WordPress site with Facebook, welcoming your new site members and then rewarding them with points.

Part 1—connecting your WordPress site with Facebook

  1. Install and activate the following plugins from the aforementioned top 10 list: WP-FB-AutoConnect, Welcome Pack, Achievement for BuddyPress and WP Super Popup. We'll only use FB-AutoConnect for this part of the activity.
  2. Log into your Facebook account ...

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