Top 10+ Must Have WordPress Plugins for Affiliate Marketers

Top 10+ Must Have WordPress Plugins for Affiliate Marketers

WordPress is used more and more by businesses to sell their products. One of the features that makes WordPress so great is it's ability to install Plugins that add cool and unique features & added functionality to your website... including plugins that help make creating content so much faster and easier than ever.

In this post we're going to list 10 plugins that are useful and highly recommended, particularly for Affiliate Marketers.


#1: Thrive Architect

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#1: Thrive Architect

Thrive Architect is a front-end live drag & drop editor for WordPress. This Plugin will save you HEAPS of time from having to edit your posts & pages on the back end, constantly switching to preview mode and back. You simply drag-&-drop pre-build elements onto your page.

Recommended For:

People who already have a blog and theme installed, and want to be able to create content faster.

Those who want more freedom with the visual design of their pages and blog posts.

Used For:

Building your WordPress content faster, in real time with a front end, live drag & drop editor.

Features:

  • Front end visual editor.
  • Drag & Drop elements
  • Easily duplicate elements & rearrange their positioning
  • Save content templates, even export & import full Landing Page designs

Price (Basic):   $19/mo


Paid Annually ($228)



#2: Elementor

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#2: Elementor

Elementor is a front-end live drag & drop editor for WordPress. This Plugin will save you HEAPS of time from having to edit your posts & pages on the back end, constantly switching to preview mode and back. You simply drag-&-drop pre-build elements onto your page.

The best thing is it's FREE to install and start using, and you will get basic elements to use, but you are able to fully use the editor and practice.

If you decide you need more elements and functionality, you can upgrade to PRO 

Used For:

Building your WordPress content faster, in real time with a live drag & drop editor.

Features:

  • Front end visual editor.
  • Drag & Drop elements
  • Easily duplicate elements & rearrange their positioning
  • Save content templates, even export & import full Landing Page designs.

Price (Basic):   $Free

PRO version starts at $49/mo



#3: Yoast SEO

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Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress

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Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress

#3: Yoast SEO

The Yoast SEO Plugin gives you invaluable insights into the SEO rating of your websites pages & blog posts. Making your pages SEO optimized should be a #1 priority for any affiliate marketer, and is a key factor in getting your content ranked on Googles' (and other) search engines.

This plugin will help you Optimize your pages for SEO, Get more visitors,  Increase your readers' engagement.

Used For:

Evaluating the SEO score of your WordPress Pages & Blog Posts.

Features:

  • Keyword optimize your pages
  • Indexes your content on Google, Pinterest & other platforms.
  • Readability Checks on your content
  • Offers insights and suggestions
  • Control over your Social Snippets

Price:   Free

Yoast Premium starts at $89/mo



#4: Thrive LEADS

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Popup Optin-Forms

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In line Optin Forms that sit within your content

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Optin Bars or 'Ribbons' which you can make sticky

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Popin opting boxes that open in a side corner of the site

#4: Thrive LEADS

Another product from "Thrive Themes" is the thrive leads plugin. There's no doubt building an email list of targeted prospects is critical when it comes to online marketing. You email list is a source of highly targeted warm traffic that you can communicate on an ongoing basis... including delivering new content, and running ongoing promotions.

You audience (list of email subscribers) will be one of you biggest assets online. Thrive leads allows you to add opt-in functionality to various aspects of your website.

Used For:

Capturing Leads / Building your list of email subscribers from your main website or blog.

Features:

  • Pop-up lightboxes
  • "Sticky" ribbons
  • In-line forms
  • 2-Step optin forms
  • Slide-in optin boxes (lower right corner)
  • Opt-in forms for your Widgets area
  • Screen filler overlays
  • Content locks
  • Scroll mats
  • Yes/No Multiple Choice forms
  • A/B split testing
  • Pre-designed templates ready to go

Price 1-License:   $67

Or $19/mo (paid annually) for Thrives Full Suite of plugins including Thrive Leads 

Thrive's Full Suite of Themes & Plugins

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Thrive Themes offers a range of WordPress Themes & Plugins that are all focused around getting leads and conversions. 

They offer a membership option for $19/mo (paid annually) that covers the complete bundle of all their full suite of themes & plugins.


#5: Cookie Monster

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#5: Cookie Monster

This is a Plugin which is great if you are building a team of affiliates under you, and you want to let them use your presentation page.

Used For:

Allowing other affiliates in your team / down line to use your pages and allow their affiliate ID to be applied.

Helps your new team members get a head start with a done-for-you funnel (while they are building their own).

You can use this as an added bonus / incentive to join your team.

The faster your students / team members get results, the quicker you will get testimonials.

Other affiliates will be promoting & propagating your brand 

Features:

  • Allow your affiliates to use your pages
  • Can use this to offer Bonuses incentives for affiliates to join your team (they will get done-for-you content)
  • With your affiliates using your page, you will get a small portion of traffic coming to find out more about YOU.

Search for "Cookie Monster" by gsmith within WordPress... 

or download it here:

Price:   Free


#6: Duplicate Post

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Duplicate Post Plugin Installation Process

#6: Duplicate Post

It's true that a lot of time and effort goes into simply creating the structure of your blog post format... even before you write any of the content. Stop creating new posts from scratch.

Duplicate Post add's an option that allows you to easily clone / duplicate any of you posts or pages with the click of a button. Then you simply edit & update the content.

Used For:

Duplicating any Blog Post of Page with the click of a button.

Features:

  • 1-click cloning of any page
  • Saves time
  • Keep you blog's brand streamlined by maintaining a similar look over

Search for "DUPLICATE POST" within WordPress.

Price:   Free


#7: Thirsty Affiliates

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#7: Thirsty Affiliates

An Affiliate Link Cloaking plugin for WordPress. If you're looking for a solution to cloak your long affiliate links and make them look nice, and use your own website domain, then this is a great plugin to cloak and manage your affiliate links from within WordPress.

Used For:

Cloaking & Managing affiliate links

Features:

  • Link Cloaking
  • Manage your affiliate links within WordPress
  • Generate reports and stats on your links

Price, Starts at:   $49/year


#8: AffiliateWP

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#8: AffiliateWP

This Plugin is a great solution for creating your own affiliate program, acquiring an army of affiliate marketers who are able to sell YOUR product for you on your behalf.

Used For:

Creating and managing your own affiliate programs.

Features:

  • Create & manage your affiliate program
  • Ability to easily pay out your affiliates
  • Real time reporting and link tracking
  • Get more traffic with your own affiliate program

Price, Starts at:   $149/year


#9: Post Types Order

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#9: Post Types Order

This is an Amazing Plugin that allows you to easily re-arrange the order of your posts after you have already published them. This also works for your pages, and for your product pages (If you are using WooCommerce to build an online store).

Used For:

Re-Arranging the order of your published posts

Features:

  • Re-arrange posts from your WordPress from your back office
  • Bring your more important posts to the top of the page.

Search for "POST TYPES ORDER" within WordPress.

Or download here:

Price:   Free


#10: Page Builder Cloud

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#10: Page Builder Cloud

Page Builder Cloud is an amazing addon to support editors like Elementor, Divi, Beaver Builder, WP Bakery, Brizy Buidler, etc. It allows you to save all your templates (pages and elements) that you have created, and they can be accessed from any other site that you have it installed on. This is extremely useful if you want to quickly share content between different websites.

Used For:

Sharing your own content between multiple different WordPress Sites. For People who are creating content on different domains.

Features:

  • Save your templates to a cloud
  • Access your content across multiple domains

Price:   $99/yr

Or $15/mo 

Includes 7-day free trial


BONUS: ADDONS for the Elementor Plugin

There are many developers who create 3rd party addons for the Elementor Plugin, which adds on extra functionality and some really cool & unique added elements and features for the main Elementor Plugin. Each have certain features that are unique and helpful, depending on the design and features you are after for your website. It's worth checking them out.

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Page Builder Cloud for Elementor
Ultimate Addons for Elementor

Used For:

Adding extra functionality and unique design to your website.

These are addons by 3rd party developers for the base Elementor plugin.


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