You can increase the number of your social followers by adding an author info widget in your WordPress blog. A regular author info is actually composed of author links and contact pages. However, this WordPress plugin enhances the features of the author info considerably. You just have to install the plugin and the author info will be added automatically to the posts and pages. The social networks are aligned in a tab in the author info and the users have just to click and access any social networking profile of yours. Also, you can display latest posts in the author info box. You have the option to select the number of posts to be displayed in author info box.
Here are the features of this plugin:
1) Add social networking tabs: You can integrate all the major social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+ in the author info tabs. You can enable or disable each social networking tab as per your choice. For Twitter you can display Twitter bio, latest tweets, followers count and set up Twitter cache interval in minutes.
2) Widgets support: You can also put the author info as a widget in your blog. When you are adding the author info box as widget you can select the title of author info box, select author and include or exclude the tabs as per your needs.
3) Language support: This plugin can be used for any given language.
4) Customize author info box: You can customize the colors, fonts, look and feel of the author info box.
5) Add author info box before or after posts: You have the option to put the author info before posts, after posts or anywhere in your blog by using shortcodes.
6) Enable author info in pages and custom post types: You can enable or disable the author info in pages and custom post types. You can set this up as per your requirements.
7) Customize colors: From the plugin settings page, you can change the background color, border color and text color of author info box to match it with your blog’s color theme.