Pure Genius – Make Your Blog Posts Viral

EDIT: Does the plugin I use in this thread work? well look at the number of links this post has in the most shared content list in the sidebar.. I think that is all the proof you need.. (it’s just A pity it skewed the list!!)

Every so often there comes along a tool or plugin that is game changing. Today i am going to look at one such plugin.

When I first saw this plugin a few weeks back I thought “yep thats interesting” and then I forgot about it. Later I saw it in action and the lightbulb finally came on, not just any old lightbulb but huge Neon Vegas style lightbulbs.

More than any plugin i’ve seen in the past year this is the one that I wish I had thought of. It’s so simple but so effective.

So what Plugin is it? It’s called Blog Like Reveal and it hides content on your blog until someone clicks on the Facebook Like button, Then it reveals the content. Told you it was simple BUT It’s also pure genius.

The Facebook Like button is one of the most viral tools available today, If I click like then all my friends see what I liked and they’ll come along and hopefully have a look at what I find so interesting. So suddenly from having 10 or 20 people looking at your blog posts everyday you are getting hundreds.

Think what this can do to for your online business?

You create a blog post and in it you “Hide ” some content, a download link, a video or a discount code etc. The visitor clicks on like and then the content gets revealed to themโ€ฆ. They have what they want and your blog post has just gone viral. Whats more it’s incredibly easy to use and also cheap this is a premium plugin at a very low price.

Want to see a video of how I used it last night to earn over $75? You Guessed it Click on the like button !

[facebook-like id=”1″ ]

Check out Blog Like Reveal NOW

 

This plugin is only limited by your Imagination, Let me Know how you are using it by using the comments section below

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Andy

What happens if the user is not a member of facebook?

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Andy,

They can’t click like but with over 600,000,000 accounts and almost 50% (and growing) of the US population having accounts then it’s not a massive issue. it’s probably less of an issue than the number of people who don’t have paypal accounts or credit cards

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Onefineham

Mark-

This is pure genius. You’ve done it again!

Barry

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John

Hi mark,

What an awesome plugin! I wish I had thought of it too!

What a crappy name though. No wonder you forgot about it with a name like that! They should have called it “Viral Conversion” or something more apt like that.

Actually I just let the guys over at Rob Jones forum know about this as I’m sure they will be very interested in this too so no doubt you’ll receive some more traffic from there as well.

Rob actually has got a brand new plugin coming out soon which IS called VIRAL CONVERSION.
He’s over at http://viralconversion.com if you want to check that out.

Thanks for the heads up about this Mark. More traffic and conversions to ya!

Check you later,
John.

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Paul Hamilton

Hi Mark,

What a simple yet brilliant idea. As you say there are so many ways this plugin can be put to good use, it’s mind boggling !!

Cheers,

Paul

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Honest Jay

This looks great but I’d really love if it worked with Twitter also ie. ReTweet Reveal?

I don’t know about plugins otherwise I’d probably make one to do that.

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Cindy

Hey Mark,

I clicked on the second “Like” button, not the one where you directed us to and I didn’t get to see the video! Just thought I’d let you know so you can fix this because I’m feeling kinda disappointed right now!

Thanks!
Cindy

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Hi Cindy… you should have followed the big arrow ๐Ÿ™‚ If you open it up in another browser then you’ll be able to click it again…

I’ve disabled the other share plugin now, to stop any confusion

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Lane Lester

It looks like a great product, but they sure need to get their delivery act together. I bought the multisite option, but when I tried to download it, I got this message: This product does not have a download

I haven’t been able to log on to the member site, either, because a password hasn’t been delivered. They tell you to use the password retrieval function, but that generates a 404 error!

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Lane, Did you log a call? There was a problem with the download protection software but it was fixed and Justin made sure everyone got the files delivered asap…. see the thread in wpg about it.

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paul nicholls

hey mark

what an absolute awesome plug in

i can think of many many things that this can be used with, in fact the list is pretty much endless ๐Ÿ™‚

i will def be implementing this plug in on my blog over the wk end as i have some good ideas to use it with as a test

cheers mark

paul

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Don

Sorry folks,

I don’t like it.

It strikes me as something similar to an opt-in box.

It irritates me when content is withheld unless I give my name and/or email address to get it.

I usually click away when that happens and in this case, when the pop up box came up requiring me to log into my facebook account, that is exactly what I did.

After all, how do I know if I want my “friends” on facebook to think I like this… if I haven’t seen it all yet?

Sorry to rain on the parade… but like the ol’ saying goes…
different strokes for different folks.

Don

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Don, think about it like a marketer :), if you have a blog post say for example about the best Mp3 players on Amazon. you could reveal the 2nd and 3rd normally that have the 1st place product Hidden.

The only people who would follow the like would be other people looking for MP3 players. no one is being forced to go to the page.

The benefit is not only do you get more traffic you get targetted traffic.

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Marketing Columbia SC

I really like this plugin, but how do you get the discount to buy it for $7.00? I clicked your Facebook Like button, went to my Facebook page, watched the video again and clicked your link “Check out Blog Like Reveal NOW” and I go to a page where a single site license is $17… not $7.00.

So, how do we get this discount? Or, do we? I might still buy it for $17, but, if I can save $10 then in today’s world I can still buy an extra hamburger.

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If you look at Justins sales page there is a like button there, not sure if itโ€™s for the developer version or all of them. I didnโ€™t use the like button when I bought it!

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Justin Wheeler

Hi there, The $10 discount is only for the multisite and developer license.

Thanks for the comments on the name… I shall try and come up with something better!

We have a number of awesome improvements in the pipeline which I hope will make it ever more powerful.

At the moment we don’t have a Twitter Reveal because in my experience Facebook gets a better return than Twitter, however we do have an option for this planned in a future version.

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Justin Wheeler

PS Awesome Video Mark… I should persuade you to do my sales page! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Lol….have you seen my sales pages!..you’d reconsider ๐Ÿ™‚

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Rob

The plug in is great. Can you imagine providing excellent value and then to see the best of the post they’ll have to click the “like” and once they do offer them exclusive content through email. Over deliver

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Miriam Higginbotham

Very cool!! Thanks for sharing this!! This is such a simple, yet powerful method!! I will be looking into it more!!

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Rich Russell

I agree with Don. Facebook is not for marketers, it is for real people to keep in touch with people they actually know. As everybody jumps onto this bandwagon Google will soon start to discount FB likes and real people will begin to distrust these ‘recommendations’.

I know you will say that it works but for how long before we kill the golden goose?

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Oliver

This is a great idea, but I will not click “Like” because most people on my Facebook profile are friends and family who are not marketers and this post is just spamming them. Imagine if every marketer does this… this will result in me spamming my friends and family, everytime I want to get to the “candy”. In the long-run this would just end in friends and family resenting me, because I will be the guy spamming everyone just so I can get the cool free stuff everybody is offering me.

We’re all still in the process of discovering how to make Facebook work the best, but my gut tells me this is the wrong approach in the long-term. Short-term it might work since you made a little bit of cash. But what’s the long-term value to the market place? It’s just another forced micro opt-in.

You’re forcing to spread the content by dangling some chocolate… and it might spread a bit because we are addicted to the chocolate. The content wouldn’t spread on its own, which is the whole point of Facebook and social media.

Put it the other way around and I will happily click without you giving me some candy. Write a post so good that I want to share it with my friends, and I will happily do so.. I do it all the time.

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Bruce

I agree with Oliver. Facebook is essentially a social contact system; the last place I want to send any of my friends is to one of my affiliate sites

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Bruce, you are looking at it from the wrong angle, it will be other people who are interested in what you have to offer telling their friends who may well have the same interests. For example If i go to your site that is about putters and i reveal a great deal on an Odessy 2 ball putter, you can be certain that 6 or 7 of my golfing friends will also be interested.

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