Should I be suspicious about the pop-up box?

Have you ever wondered about the pop-up box  that appears on the bottom corner of the webpage you visited, well i have too.

The pop-up box is also called a call-to-action to direct  visitors to a desired course of action. It is very important to note that not all call-to-action button is intended to direct you to a fraudulent site or a porn site. Most times the intent of the call-to-action button may be of great benefits to you and you just may never find out if you don’t check it out.

A call-to-action button is a web marketing tool designed for visitors to take advantage of  product and services that has been made available. CTA is also very useful for direct response advertising messages, advertisers can easily get immediate response from consumers. Advertisers can easily measure purchases of consumers.

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According to Wikipedia, the significance of a powerful call-to-action is to provide consumers with compelling reasons to purchase purchase promptly rather that defer purchase decision, thereby, speeding up the conversion process. A CTA is not always a call to purchase a product or services, it can also be used to get feedback from your audience or used to inform your audience to contact you with any questions they might have.

Click Here to learn how to create a custom built call-to-action.

Creating Your First Link

I’m sure you’re already sharing awesome content on your social media channels. Yeah, this keeps us “active” on social media, but does it do much else? Not really… except handing out a ton of free traffic to other cool sites.

To get started, Click on the “Links” menu and you will see an input box to paste the link you want to share

Once that is done, you will see a pop that allows you to select the promotions you have created and custom domain is you have any.

Once you click on save link, a new URL will be generated which contains your promotion. Now go ahead and share this optimized Linkgage link with your audience on social, email, web or any other channel you want.

Creating a Promotion

Promotions are also know as Call-To-Actions. Call-to-Actions contain your message and action link along with your customization settings. Every link you share has a Call-To-Action or group of Call-To-Actions that for their intended purpose.

To get started on creating promotions, click on the “Promotions Menu” as shown below

Next click on “Create Promotions”

You will then be taken to the Promotion Editor when you can choose and customize different types of promotions based on the plan you’re subscribed to. There are currently five types of promotions; Link, Button, Form, Image and Shopify. Each type of promotions has it’s display type and the position for each display.

You can customize the content and look of your promotions. Once you’re done, click on save and that is all. You will be taken to a page that list all your promotions for easy editing and deleting.

What is a Bubble?

Every promotion created on Linkgage not only contains a message, but also a photo and a name. Which photo and name a promotion shows depends on the Bubble that it was created under. A Bubble contains several settings: photo, name, domain.

If you are promoting yourself, you would enter your full name and upload a photo of yourself as the Bubble. If you are promoting a company, you would enter your company name and upload a logo of your business.

Call-to-actions are not the only clickable elements in a promotion. Visitors can also click on your profile photo or name, and where that links to is determined by the domain.

How to get started with Linkgage affiliate program

Like you already know, Linkgage is a simple web marketing tool you can use to effectively drive conversions through the content you share on social media. It goes without saying that most businesses in this day and age is looking to create an online presence, drive engagement and generate leads. This is why Linkgage is a simple tool that can be used by anyone looking to drive conversions online.

Your role as as a Linkgage affiliate is quite simple, all you need to do is to get your referrals to sign up using your unique affiliate link. This post is to walk you through the process of you earning 20% commission on all subscriptions from any and every customer you refer to use Linkgage.

Let’s get you started with the following steps…….

STEP 1 

First, you start by visiting https://linkgage.com/ click on join affiliate program, type in your details and register as an affiliate. Check your mail to see if your Linkgage affiliate application has been approved, if it has you would received a mail like this one below;

STEP 2

Click on Open Affiliates button on your mail to find a unique link that your referrals can use to sign up for linkgage.  You automatically earn 20% commission whenever anyone uses your unique link to pay for a subscription. So get start and share your unique linkgage affiliate link to any social media platform you belong to.

STEP 3

After you have completed the first and the second step, you can then visit paddle.com and login with the email address and password you use to register as an affiliate. Your login details would take you to your dashboard, click on Affiliates to view the people that have subscribed through your links and how much you have earned on commission/

You see, it is quite simple….

Linkgage affiliate program is an easy way to make money through the links you share.

Improving your call-to-action to get more conversions

A call-to-action is a great way to generate leads for your business. It is also very effective when it comes to getting the attention of prospects and leading them to you. A call-to-action tend to give your social audience a sense of urgency which leads to them make a quick decision on your product and services. It is important that every blog or websites has a call-to-action that is a desired action you want your audience, readers or users to take. Having a clear goal of what you want to accomplish with your call-to-action is also very important.

In marketing, a call-to-action is an instructive message directed to your social audience with the intent to get their immediate response. Marketers use CTA to provide consumers with compelling reasons to make immediate purchase instantaneously without giving them a chance to think twice about it. A call-to-action may come as a non-demanding request or a demanding request to purchase a product, subscribe to a newsletter, provide personal details or contact information.

The number one rule to getting people to take a desired action, is to ask them to. However, how you ask is very important if you would be get response on your CTA or if you would be totally ignored.

Here are tips to improving your overall response rates on your call to action

  1. Improve on your offer: Discover what is of value to your customers and prospects and present it in a way that cannot be ignored. Provide your audience with an offer that is simply irresistible and you would get the response to your call-to-action. Make your encouraging enough for anyone to take the desired action you want them to take.
  2. Give your CTA a deadline:  When you include a timeline to your CTA, it gives your audience a sense of urgency. It is a great way to triggering an immediate action from your social audience in response to your call-to-action. A good one to use is “Act now to receive 40% discount!”.
  3. Get into the minds of your customers: Think from the perspective of your customers, what is likely to make them hesitant to responding to your call to action. Discover it and speak directly to these objections. For instance, if it’s worry about product satisfaction, include “Money-back Guarantee” in your link and advertising.

 

Hazards of content curation you should know

Content curation is simply the act of finding an sharing quality content on a specific content, it is very helpful in building your brand and it also serves as an alternative route to engaging your social audience. Most writers use content curation as a means of meeting deadlines and maintaining a flow of contents through social channels.

However, it is not advisable for any firm to rely solely on content curation. Building a market identity around curated content is achievable but can also be a daunting task.

Curation has it’s pitfalls, one of the major ones is curating content that is not aligned with your brand.

Thought leadership status, most firms relinquish their position as thought leaders in the industry they operate because they constantly rely on content curation. Firms that create their own content are usually seen as more knowledgeable in the field they operate in.

Sales leads being redirected to your competitors, When you promote other people’s content with the plan of engaging your social audience, it doesn’t always work out the way you have planned. That is why it is important to add a custom call-to-action on any webpage you share online. This would enable your viewers, readers, and listeners to take any desired action you want them to take. A great tool you can use to add a call-to-action is Linkgage, check it out!

 

How to create your first link on Linkgage

Getting ready to drive conversions to your website through links? Welcome to Linkgage.

This guide will take you through the process of creating your first link on Linkgage. When we’re done, you should end up with something like this http://publ.ink/2emOZkW8Zv where you’ll see your ad on the article you choose to share.

This is a three step guide, the whole process should take no more than 60 seconds! Ready to create your first call-to-action? Make sure you’re logged in and follow the steps below.

STEP 1: CREATE A BUBBLE (skip this step if you’ve already created a bubble)

Note: Bubble is your brand name.

Upload your brand logo, input your brand name, and the link to your website (or landing page).

The bubble is displayed and should look like this:

STEP 2: CREATE A PROMOTION (skip this step if you’ve already created a promotion)

Click ‘Promotion => Click ‘Create Promotion

Select a Layout for your ad (For this ad, we selected ‘button’) => choose bubble (As created the in step one)

Click the ‘Display‘ tab => Select position (i.e the position you want your ad displayed on the article page).

You should see a similar image below:

On the left tab, Click ‘Content=> Change the Headline, Body, Button text, and add Button URl (your brand website link) => Save

STEP 3: CREATE A LINK

On the left tab, click ‘Link=> Select promotion (promotion we created in Step 3) => Enter link (link to the article you wish to share) => Create link

Yours should be similar to the image below. Your link has now been created!

Click copy and start sharing!

Hope this article was helpful? If you get stuck or need further help, please leave a comment below.