How to Revive Old Blog Posts: Drive Fresh Traffic

As you go on posting new articles, your old blog posts tend to die, and traffic slows down after sometime. Let’s check how to revive old blog posts and drive fresh traffic to keep them alive.

Bulk work is always boring, and in the age of automation, we tend to let the automation take over. In the age of information, manually doing repetitive work can be daunting and not fun at all.

Today, we are going to review “Revive Old Post Plugin,” a plugin that will give new life to old posts.

We are blessed with a brain that can churn out amazing ideas if made open to creative work and that’s why plugins are there with almost all the repetitive work is turned into a component of the WordPress System.

In the word of blogging, there are more than fair chances that the blogger is writing his/her content to a large audience over a span of time, that is to deliver it to the audience over a span of time and so on.

But, rarely do they find the time to go through the chore of re-sharing the previous content instead of reviving old posts. You can revive old post with the help of reviving old post plugin (formally known as Tweet old Post).

If you are not running a news site with time specific articles, then you must look forward to creating evergreen posts which are useful at any point of time.

And, you should never stop promoting your old articles because they still could be really useful for a lot of users, revive old post plugin will make the process of sharing old post very easy for you.

Why Use Revive Old Post Plugin?

Revive Old Post pro

The need for re-sharing, republishing the same content, can be done by Old Post Plugin and drive fresh traffic to your quality old posts.

Let’s get started.

The plugin supports three social media platforms which include Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Revive Old Post plugin developers are smart enough to support multiple Twitter/Facebook accounts, this can be very useful for blogs that are advertised to many other pages.

Custom Tweets, Hashtag support, adding a photo with posts are just a few features that make the plugin super useful!

Four beautiful steps can describe the beauty of the plugin; setting up minimum time between shares, setting up the minimum and maximum age of the post that needs to be shared, choosing the number of time the posts need to be shared on the social media and finally exclude certain posts/categories.

Simple isn’t? The plugin showcases a vast array of functionality with amazing user experience, which is quite evident of the minimal steps needs to make the plugin work.

How to “Revive Old Post.”

The basics are very simple and can be easily done by anyone. To setup Revive Old Post, you need to go through the following steps one by one.

  1. Go the official Themeisle site.
  2. Make sure you download the free version of Revive Old Post.
  3. Purchase any of the Pro version license type ($49, $89, $159).
  4. Download the Plugin into your computer.
  5. Upload and activate the free version of Revive Old Post
  6. And finally, upload the Pro version add-on and activate.

Once activated, we can move forward to configure the plugin.

The new option “Revive Old Post” will appear in the WP sidebar. Now, you can hover over the label and click. This will result in a new pop-out.

Revive Old Post

The next step involves setting up your social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. API keys are necessary for both LinkedIn and Facebook. In contrast, Twitter is the easiest to setup.

Social Accounts

There are many options, which need to be mentioned. We try to list a few of them.

Include Link: A very vital option for the plugin to work properly. This will make sure that you post easily reached. If the option is set correctly, all the work will be wasted. That’s why this option is at the top of the list.

Hashtags Family: Arrays of options are available for hashtag including normal hashtag, Common Hashtags, Max Hashtag length. The choice should be used with caution as too many hashtags don’t represent the target of the post.

Hashtags

Minimum Interval between Shares: The options let you fix the minimum time interval between shares. This can be anything between 12 hrs to only 15 mins. It all depends on how frequently you want your post to show on the social media.

Post Content: This option will let you choose what to share in your social media accounts. The current options that are available are:

  • Title Only
  • Body Only
  • Title and Body
  • Custom Fields

The choice is completely depends on your needs; you can further choose custom fields but be sure to enter all the details manually.

URL Shortener and Shortener Service: Twitter 140 characters limit can cause problems, if the name of the post is high, things might not seem pretty on Twitter.

URL Shortner

Minimum and Maximum Age of Eligible Post: This is another very vital option. You can easily set to choose from 1 to any upward limit (not infinity) for the post. This means that if you choose X days, then X days old only posts will be shared on the social media.

Post with An Image: One Picture is more than a thousand words, and on social media, the equation can be easily extrapolated.

Share Old Posts More Than Once: This option let you set “how” many times you want to share your posts. It’s a good practice to share it more than two times, before discarding it for good.

Excluding Posts: Now, there are chances that you don’t want all the mangoes in your basket to be shared, some can be kept for another reason. This option let you specify the posts that are needed to be shared on the social media.

This can lead to many benefits including traffic control to some specific posts. You can move through the Revive Old Posts area in your sidebar and move to the option of Exclude Posts.

Conclusion

Undoubtedly a great plugin, Revive Old Post can make a huge difference in traffic to your old blog posts because it can drive you fresh and regular traffic to all scheduled articles.

I would recommend you to use the lite version of the plugin before moving to get the PRO add-ons. The lite version is only limited to a number of accounts you can setup using the plugin.

Highly recommended plugin from my side, for anyone who is looking to save time and recall the old to revisit the new.

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