Monthly Archive November 2017

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How to Monetize Facebook Audience Network Instant Articles

Instant Articles is a service of facebook that can be used to monetize the mobile traffic coming to a particular business or fan page of facebook.

In order to enable Instant Articles on any facebook page you have to sign up on https://instantarticles.fb.com/

Signup with a facebook ID that has admin rights of Facebook Fan Page as well.

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After Signing Up and Logging in you will be asked to select the page for which you want to enable Instant Articles.

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Here you have to select your page which receives good traffic.

After selecting the page you will be redirected to Publishing Tools tab of your page.

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Here you have to open this tab.

Then you will see new menu of Instant Articles in your page, see this image.

instant-article-setup-in-facebook

Here you have to go to the Configuration section.

In Configuration section go to Tools Section and Click – Connect Your Site

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You site will work as a source of articles.

Articles that are already written on your blog or website can be fetched by facebook as RSS feeds.

To connect you website simply copy and paste the META tag in your websites Header.php or in between Opening and closing <head> tag.

<meta property=”fb:pages” content=”12212121″ />

Here content is your Facebook Page ID. Replace it accordingly.

fb-page-id-setting-in-instant-articles-setup

If you are using wordpress blog then you have to Install Instant Article by FB plugin and there you can simply enter the ID.

After verification you will see Your Registered URLs as you can see in my image.

In the Production RSS feed option, you have to put your Blog’s RSS Feed URL.

In WordPress Simply Put /feed after your home url.

In Blogger Put /rss.xml to get the feed url.

facebook-instant-articles-feed-setup

If you are on PHP or Asp.net website then you have to create and XML feed from your database and enter here.

Once you will put feeds correctly you will see you latest articles in the Production Articles Section.

These are you instant articles.

Articles will be in Unpublished state because they must be reviewed and approved by facebook.

After completing the setup Click Submit for Review Button.
You have to upload a Transparent Logo in the Style Section of Instant Articles.

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Best WordPress Plugins for creating stunning Forms

Form is an important element in website development process.

Forms are used to collect actionable data from users. Without forms, users won’t be able to contact business owners easily.

Forms are also important in increasing engagement on your website.

WordPress has thousands of plugins that can be used to create interactive and attractive contact forms.

We are sharing our list of Form Plugins in wordpress which are used by us on more than 200 websites.

  1. Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is one of the most famous and used plugin on wordpress depository. It is used by millions of users because it is awesome.

Using Contact form 7 you can create contact forms in minutes. You can select any form element from the tabs given in this plugins setting window.

Once the form is created, you will get a SHORTCODE which can be placed inside any Page, Post or Widget.

One big advantage of Contact form 7 is that it is automatically styled in any theme.

You can also use reCaptcha to prevent bots and spammers from posting useless crap.

Submitted values are automatically sent to your administrative email.

You can download it for free from this url –

You can see this plugin in action –

Contact-form-7 in action

There are other plugins which can be used in conjunction with Contact form 7 to store the values in database as well.

  1. Visual Form Builder Plugin

We are a fan of VFB. It has a unique style which fits it in any theme. We have used this plugin on many websites. Form creation is very easy. You can use simple drag and drop to insert any form input in your form. You can apply validations as well.

All the values that are submitted in this plugin can be viewed in the Entries section in wordpres dashboard.

This plugin also has a math captcha inbuilt.

You can see this plugin in action –

visual form builder in action - WordPress Plugins for creating stunning Forms

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Pop-Up Form Tools for Conversion and Email Lists

Signup Newsletter forms are commonly used for Increasing Conversion and Emails Lists now a days. Many websites are using Pop-Up forms to increase engagement on their website and getting more subscribers to their emailing lists.

We have tested an used many Pop-Up form tools which provide Static HTML forms that can be used in pages or side-bars also.

All of these tools provide a JavaScript code that can be added just before the Closing </body> tag. After adding the tag pop-up forms start working.

Pop-Up tools are very important in getting:

  1. More Subscribers
  2. Increased Traffic
  3. More Leads
  4. Reduced Bounce Rate
  5. More average time per visitor.

Some of those tools are listed below:

  1. Hello Bar  – Free and Paid Options Available

Hello Bar is an interesting and creative Pop Up form for your website.
It appears as a menu bar with your form field.
Form field can be:

  • Liking a Facebook Page.
  • Clicking on a Shop Now Link.
  • Navigating to Some URL etc.

You can see Hello bar Customization window here:

hello bar pop up form setup

You can see Hello Bar in Action on this screenshot:

2. Mailerlite – Free and Paid.

Mailerlite is an alternative to Mail-Chimp.

Note – All new Accounts in Mailerlite are approved by them, they usually disapprove accounts for spamming reasons.
In mailer lite you have to add your residential address.
You must verify your domain name on which you want to use popup code.
Mailerlite will send emails to account of your domain name only.
For Example – [email protected]
There is no option of adding free email providers email.
You have to click on the confirmation email sent to your website’s email to verify the domain name.
Create your subscriber group to receive data of your subscribers.
You must click on the Forms Tab to create your first popup form.
Chose Popup Pr-Styled from E-Commerce, Travel, Full Screen etc. categories.
You can customize the design by changing color theme, text and images.
Once you are done editing you can chose the trigger to show the popup.
You will get a JavaScript code that you have to paste in the HTML of your website to finish the setup.

Pop-Up Form Tools

3. Wishloop – Paid Plans

Wishloop is also a famous conversion online engine software.

It can be used to convert your website visitors into customers by providing suitable call to action buttons and Pop-Up forms.

4. Mailchimp – Email Marketing Platform

Mailchimp is one of the most popular tool used for online conversions. It gives u a codr e which can be embedded on any website to output Pop-Up  or Static forms.

These forms can be used to populate your subscriber list which can be used for re-marketing and conversion.

We are using Mailchimp on many websites and it works smoothly. It has a wordpress plugin as well.

 

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How to Link AAADHAR NUMBER to Phone Number

November Update

It has become mandatory to link or attach your Aadhar Card Number your mobile phone number. Various telecom services like Wifi Dongles, Mobile Phone etc. that have SIM cards in them need verification of user.

By linking your mobile to your AADHAR CARD you will be able to verify your phone numbers. A biometric verification was also required alongwith phone number verification. This biometric verification was the finger print verification which was also provided at the time of AADHAR CARD application.

Banking Services and all Telecom services need AADHAR Verification. Users were facing a lot of difficulties in biometric verification. Scanners were not working well. Scanned Finger prints were required to be submitted to local SIM card retailers.

But there is a relief in the process. UIDAI has tweeted from their official profile that – “From December 1, 2017 there will be no need of providing your biometric information to local SIM card retailers. Users will be able to link the mobile numbers from the comfort of their home. Users will receive OTP on their mobile phone and they can enter the OTP to verify phone numbers.”

Last Date to Link your AADHAR CARD to mobile number is 6th of February 2018

How to Link AAADHAR NUMBER to Phone Number