Blog design plays a major role in lowering down bounce rate. A bad design will generate less CTR and it will give less conversion. Even avg. time on site will be low. Specially, when it’s clear that Google consider user interaction as a point for SEO, having a well optimized and designed blog helps a lot. Related post is very helpful to make your reader stick to your blog, and slider like related posts below post, when properly optimized with your blog design, helps a lot to increase more CTR.
Related posts are one of the most essential element part of Blog design to lower down bounce rate. Here is a useful WordPress plugin “Related post slider” which shows related post as slider below your WordPress post.
This is a plug and play plugin and works along with YARPP (Yet another related post plugin).
Once you download and install this plugin, you can customize the settings by going to Settings> related post slider.
Here is a working screenshot of this plugin:
Do let us know your views about this plugin.