MPORGsoft Internet Marketing

Optimize your online business with secrets on Internet Marketing and using Facebook as a tool.

MPORGsoft has been going through some changes over the past couple weeks. What once were ideas are now becoming a reality.

I am proud to show off our new “Software Box” graphic. To get the overall best graphic a contest was held and graphic designers submitted their entries for a chance at winning the cash prize. The winning graphic is being displayed on MPORGsoft and is:

MPORGsoft Software Box

MPORGsoft always had an affiliate program for the web hosting product, but the program has been expanded to include all products. Commission is 30%! No gimmick where you must reach $300 or some crazy figure before being paid. The minimum payment amount is $20 and can be paid by PayPal or check. Selling just one of the Facebook RPG scripts at $75 will net the affiliate $22 instantly qualifying them for payment. Besides earning commission on sales you refer, you now have the opportunity to recruit other affiliates and earn 5% from every sale they make as well. Signup for the affiliate program at:

http://mporgsoft.com/affiliates.php

Finally, we know that money is still tight and while many want to use our Facebook scripts to earn money people are lacking in the funds to make the investment. A new option has been created to make the Facebook products even cheaper. No domain or web hosting required! You can now rent or lease our software.

http://mporgsoft.com/rentfacebook.php

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Facebook is the number one social networking site with over 320 million users and growing daily. A large part of the networking site is the applications that users have created. Applications on Facebook can be anything from quizzes, shopping, virtual gifts, to massive role-playing games. Do not be discouraged when you see the complexity of Mafia Wars and FarmTown and wonder how you will ever be able to compete with them. Many users use a number of applications daily, and your goal is to make your application one of them.

Before the money starts flowing in you need to address the following questions:

1. What kind of application do I want to build?

While it may seem like every idea you have for an application already exists, your goal is to put your own twist on the idea to make it unique. Do you want your application to offer a service such as a Job Finder application? How about an application that will offer entertainment such as a role-playing game?

2. How am I going to build the application?

There are many guides available for building a Facebook application, but unless you have experience in programming the task can be daunting. Fortunately, there are many people ready to be hired help make your idea into a viable application. While it can be costly to have a custom application built it will help ensure uniqueness and can pay off. Other options include buying a turnkey script. These scripts are sold to the general public so can be less unique. However, many offer the ability to be fully customized bringing that uniqueness back. Buying a turnkey script is a quick and affordable way to get started. Also take into consideration that all applications will require a domain name and web hosting.

3. How am I going to get users to use the application?

Upon completion of your script it is time to get users. Hopefully, during the application creation process how to get users was thought about in advance. The best way to get users is through viral features built into your application. A feature can be when a user performs an action (takes a quiz and gets the results, levels up in a role-playing game, posts a resume on a job app, etc) the application takes that action and posts it to their Facebook wall for everyone to see. This will grow awareness of your application as it allows all friends to see what you are doing and they too will use the application and when they do an action it will also be published to their wall for even more people to see. All applications can have an Invite Friends option built in to allow users to send an invitation to friends to check out your application. Besides viral features upon reaching 10 active users the application can be submitted to Facebook’s Application Directory. All these methods of obtaining users are free. 

4. How do I make money with the application?

Now that you have an application and the users are increasing it is time to make money from your hard work. The ways of making money can vary depending on your application. If you have a classified, job listing, or any other service application you can charge a fee to have the listed service featured. Many role-playing game applications have premium features that allow players that spend money to have an edge over the free players. One of the best ways to earn cash is through the placement of ads. This can be applied to all applications regardless of the type. The placement of banners also allows you to earn from players who never have a desire for any premium services. Two of the best ad placement services are Google Adsense and RockYou Ads.

Now that your application is earning you money maintenance is still required to keep your current users engaged and coming back. Change the content to keep things new. You also always want to be active in growing your user base.

Facebook Cookbook: Building Applications to Grow Your Facebook Empire
Facebook Cookbook: Building Applications to Grow Your Facebook Empire

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Add the new facebook like button to your website. You can have the button count the # of likes or let it just be a static button.

When a visitor clicks the button it posts to their Facebook wall that they like the name of your web page and provides a link to the page as well.

You can generate the code below:
http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like

Example code:
<iframe src=”http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fmporgsoft.com&amp;layout=standard&amp;show_faces=true&amp;width=450&amp;action=like&amp;colorscheme=light” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true” style=”border:none; overflow:hidden; width:100px; height:20px”></iframe>

Replace mporgsoft.com with your url I would also edit the iframe height and width parameters instead of using the generated code to 100 x 20 to make it fit into your webpage nicely.

The share button when added to a webpage and then clicked by a visitor will display differently on the visitor’s facebook wall. It will show an image, title of page, description, etc and will allow others to like, comment and share. It is same as if someone made an entry on their wall.

You can create a share button at:
http://www.facebook.com/facebook-widgets/share.php

The like button when added to a web page and clicked by a visitor create a single line text entry on the Facebook wall telling their friends that they like website title and when clicked directs to the website.

The share button is by far the best tool for advertising, but may be too aggressive for some people. Why not add both?

The Facebook Era: Tapping Online Social Networks to Build Better Products, Reach New Audiences, and Sell More Stuff
The Facebook Era: Tapping Online Social Networks to Build Better Products, Reach New Audiences, and Sell More Stuff

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What will a Static FBML Fan Page do for you?

  • Viral Marketing
  • Increased Fan Base
  • Professional Look
  • Generate Revenue
  • and more…
Top Secret Facebook Fan Page Info

All of this information is available for free BUT I have compiled it and will explain it so anyone can do it!
Step 1 – Create a Facebook Fan Page
http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php
Select a category and name for your page and click the Create Page button. Once your page is created click Become a Fan.

Step 2 – Add Static FBML to your Fan Page
You will need to click “Allow” for the application if this is your first
time using it.
Under the image on the top left Static FBML App you will see a link called “Add to
my page”, click it.
A window will pop up and locate the name of your fan page. The list is in alphabetical
order. Once you find your Fan Page name click the Add to Page button.
 
Step 3 – Go Back to your Fan Page and Edit FBML
Not sure where to locate your Fan Page? Go to your Facebook profile and click the Info tab. Towards the bottom you will see an area called Pages and a link to the right that says See All. Click See All and select your Fan Page. IF you did not become a fan in step 1 search at the top of Facebook for your Fan Page name.

Now on your Fan Page click Edit Settings link at the top left under your image. Scroll down and look for FBML – FBML, click Edit.

For Box Title: enter the name for the tab. It can be anything to describe the content of the page such as Welcome, Specials, etc.

For the box labeled FBML: you can enter any HTML. Omit any <body><head><html> opening and closing tags.

Enter the below code to test:

<img src=”http://mporgsoft.com/test/test.jpg”>

After entering the code click at the Save Changes bottom.

Step 4 – Adding your new Tab

Click the name of your Fan Page at the top left of the page you are on.

On the row of tabs click the + sign at the far right.

Tabs

A list will appear and click the option called FBML, or what you called the FBML page as Box Title. It also will have the Static FBML icon to the left of it. Static FBML Icon

Once clicked a new tab will be added and you should see the “123 Test” image.

Again, you can add any HTML to this tab to make it as eye catching as possible. To edit the tab click the Wall tab, Edit Page link, locate the Static FBML icon under Applications and click Edit.

Step 5 – Make your new Static FBML tab the default landing page

While on the Edit Page screen from the previous step click Application Settings for the Static FBML application. Click Remove to the right of Boxes so it looks like below:

FBML Settings

Next scroll up to Wall Settings and click Edit. For the option Default Landing Tab for Everyone Else: select the name of your Static FMBL tab from the list.

img src=”http://mporgsoft.com/images/permissions.jpg” border=”0″ alt=”Wall Permissions” width=”526″ height=”290″ />
Note: When testing being admin you will also be directed to the Info or Wall tab. Use a different account that is not admin of the Fan Page to test.

Step 6 – Hide Content to anyone who is not a Fan Become a Fan

Want to offer a special coupon/discount code to your Fans? You can make any part of your page hidden to non-Fans.


Update April 22, 2010

Facebook has replaced the “Become a Fan” button with a “Like” button in hopes that the new button is less aggressive and results in more “followers”. The code below is still valid and works. Only the appearance and name of the button changed. New Facebook Like Button

See this feature in action on my Static FBML Fan Page here.

Go to your Wall tab, Edit Page link, locate the Static FBML icon under Applications and click Edit.Edit FBML

To the beginning of your page add:

<fb:fbml version=”1.1″>To the end of your page add:

</fb:fbml>

If you still have the test image it will look like:

<fb:fbml version=”1.1″>

<img src=”http://mporgsoft.com/test/test.jpg”>

</fb:fbml>

Your “hide to non-Fans” code is:

<fb:visible-to-connection>

</fb:visible-to-connection>

Anything between the tags will be hidden.

Try the below code:

<fb:fbml version=”1.1″>

<img src=”http://mporgsoft.com/test/test.jpg”>

<fb:visible-to-connection>

Thank you for becoming a fan!

</fb:visible-to-connection>

</fb:fbml>

Save Changes and go to your tab. Note: As admin ALL HTML will be visible to you even if you are not a fan. Use a second account to test.


Facebook’s TOS disallows the practice of any Fan Page from requiring a visitor to Invite Friends to view content.

You can still add an invite friends box as shown below using the code (replacing my Fan Page URL with yours):

<div style=”padding: 10px;”>

<fb:request-form method=”post” type=”PAGE NAME” invite=”true”
content=”Join MPORGsoft Fan Page”>

<fb:req-choice url=’http://www.facebook.com/pages/Atwood-IL/MPORGSoft-Hosting-Affordable-and-Reliable-Web-Hosting/227607484520′ ‘ label=’GO’ />

<fb:multi-friend-selector actiontext=”Join MPORGsoft Fan Page” rows=”3″ showborder=”true” condensed=”false” style=”width: 400px;” />

</fb:request-form>

</div>

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A successful internet marketer is only required to have a website where he can do his business. There are a number of ways which can allow you to get more traffic on your website. It’s a truth that people are making millions of dollars in profits every year through internet marketing. But the question arises that how is such possible? You will also hear people saying that they have designed a website with lot of investment but never got any visitors to their website. In this article, several frequently asked questions will be discussed. Let’s have a look at such questions.

1. Is it really possible to earn through internet?
This is the most common question being asked by a number of old-fashioned and 20th century people. The truth is against it. The world has totally turned into the global village and almost each and every aspect of every walk of your life is decided over internet. Whether you want to choose a school for your baby or want to have shopping, internet can play a vital role for your tasks. This is the reason why almost every business has shifted itself over the world of internet. Definitely people are making millions of dollars with deliberated and intelligently designed websites and offered products.

2. I launched a website but never got a visitor on it. Why is it so?
Many novices are always there with such questions. It is true that they know the art of designing a website, but they are not aware of the methods and techniques involved in getting customers to it. Search engine optimization (SEO) is the most useful tool to get your website in the front pages of the search results. You are required to put several articles on your website with rich content so that the crawler of the search engine should immediately point your website.

It is a misconception by a number of new entrepreneurs that they are only required to launch a website and put products on it and they will automatically get the customers. This wrong perception is the reason why many of new entrepreneurs fail in their business. Just making a website and leaving it is not a good idea for a healthy business. You’re constantly required to advertise your website and market your products to get long term customers.

3. What should I do to get traffic and customers?
There are millions of ways to market and advertise your product. There are a number of social networking websites with dedicated groups in them. Members of these groups are searching for related websites. Depending on the nature of your business and targeted customers, you should join those groups and market your products there. It is a practical and functional approach which really gives a good traffic on your website. Also, depending on your budget, you can advertise through various developed online marketers.

You’re required to be patient, deliberate and intelligent for your business. Once developed an attractive and eye-catchy website, you need to market it. Marketing can be done via several online methods. Many are expensive while others are cheap and free as well. Depending on your determination and hard work, you can really get a good number of customers for your products.

Internet Marketing Methods Revealed: The Complete Guide to Becoming an Internet Marketing Expert
Internet Marketing Methods Revealed: The Complete Guide to Becoming an Internet Marketing Expert

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