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One of our BIGGEST updates yet ... please read

Nov 4th 2010 at 5:02 PM

Well, the development team has been very hard at work recently and you are going to love what we have for you today!

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Here is a what you will find in this update:

1) New video spotlight section
2) Important note about videos
3) Sponsoring content within IM faceplate
4) The winners
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*** NEW VIDEO SPOTLIGHT SECTION ***

As you know, you can currently create "spotlights" and put them on your faceplate.

And one of the types of spotlights you can create is a "video spotlight".

Well, it's no secret that video is really a key part of any marketing plan and you can really benefit from the use of video in your branding as well.

The trouble is that it can be hard to get your video noticed.

Well, that has all changed!

We have now brought video spotlights into the community pages within IM faceplate and the result is something you need to see for yourself.

You can easily access this new area by going to the COMMUNITY tab and then the SPOTLIGHTS link in the sub menu.

BUT hold on, because we have a LOT more to tell you about!

Along with bringing video spotlights "into the spotlight" (sorry, couldn't resist saying that :)) ... we have also added the ability for members to "like" them and also comment on them.

PLUS ... we have 3 areas on that page where members can get additional exposure to their video.

1) The first place is the big video at the top of the page that is already loaded into the player and ready to go.  This is a sponsored spot which requires credits (more on that in a moment).

2) The second area is directly to the right of the big video.  This area shows thumbnails of videos from PRO (upgraded) members.  It doesn't cost anything for your video to get exposure here.

3) The third area is just below the PRO videos and will display (randomly) the more popular videos.


*** IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT VIDEOS ***

In order for your video spotlight to be eligible for ANY of the areas on the community spotlights page, it must meet the following guidelines:

1) Appropriate content only (obviously)

2) When creating your spotlight, don't add ANY other code or text other than the video embed code because we will not approve it for this page since it messes up the layout.

3) You are encouraged to add a video description (and a link if you like) in the box provided when creating/editing your video spotlight from your faceplate editor.

And that's it!  Really simple.  Now, if your current video spotlight has some extra text or code or links where they shouldn't be, then just go edit them to meet the guidelines and we will get it approved for this community spotlights page right away!


*** SPONSORING CONTENT WITHIN IM FACEPLATE ***

Great news!  You can now sponsor various content within IM faceplate.

You can sponsor your faceplate, your articles, and your video spotlights which will display them in prominent positions with the community pages.

So, how do you sponsor stuff?

To sponsor your content, you will first need to purchase credits.  You will then use these credits to sponsor your faceplate, articles and video spotlights whenever you wish.

Sponsored faceplates will show up at the top of the "FACEPLATES" page.

Sponsored articles will show up at the top of the "ARTICLES" page and also at the top of each article "category" page if your sponsored article is also in that category (very targeted!)

Sponsored videos will be displayed in that big video box at the top of the "SPOTLIGHTS" page as mentioned earlier.  This is a great way to get exposure to your videos!

You can access the BUY CREDITS page and also the SPONSOR CONTENT page from the sub menu of the MY ACCOUNT tab.


*** THE WINNERS ***

Thanks again to everyone that has posted so far on the ways they are promoting IM faceplate.

We will continue to watch this group and likely give away even more prizes.

Here are the 5 winners who have each won a free month of PRO membership.

PeterLow
jamesvincent
ianb1970
edenday
visionary (1 month refunded because you are already PRO)

Thanks again, and congratulations to the winners.



Well, that's all for now.  We will be making some additional tweaks and additions over the next couple days, so we appreciate your patience.

Please check out the new SPOTLIGHTS section, and then leave us your comments below. 

We really look forward to your feedback!  Thanks.

 

31 comments
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Nov 10th 2010 at 12:04 PM by hsgough
I like it.
   
Nov 9th 2010 at 2:00 PM by solcarina
Thank you for sharing. I really like your program. Have fun.
   
Nov 8th 2010 at 9:28 PM by Adstar
Superb. Some great additions to a great site
   
Nov 8th 2010 at 5:42 PM by blackfolder1
Ok you guys. Just when I think I'm getting the hang of everything you go and add more stuff! :) Now I've got MORE work to do! LOL
   
Nov 8th 2010 at 4:37 PM by mdevanand2553
This is great!
   

Nov 7th 2010 at 4:37 PM by db331
Awesome Admin. Great work. Thanks.
   
Nov 6th 2010 at 7:11 PM by iamjo
You Guys do work hard - keep it up! Thanks Jo-Ann
   
Nov 6th 2010 at 11:16 AM by elitejewels
WOW, more great things are happening that will be helpful to us members, thanks guys! Blessings, Susan
   
Nov 6th 2010 at 6:52 AM by VivianVanatu
This is great!
   
Nov 6th 2010 at 6:37 AM by RickNauman
Just when I think everything here on IMfaceplate is great! It gets better!!Thank you for all you have done and all you will do.
   
Nov 6th 2010 at 2:15 AM by d4k9z
May I take this opportunity to Thank you and your Staff for such a great program where many other programs cost a small fortune I get much advice and information on here for Free, it gets better by the day. Thank you all.
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 11:32 PM by ianmck
I am very impressed with IMfaceplate ..., well done!
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 3:58 PM by philjansen
Thanks for sharing, your site is top-notch! Keep up the great work, you are providing a great resource on the Internet here! - God Bless - philjansen.com
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 3:26 PM by listismoney
Well congratulation for the continued developing Faceplate program, you really done great for us the user. This make us very easy to promote our stuff. Thanks & my best regards to my co-users.
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 3:18 PM by netpreneur
Every day in every way, more and more IMF gets better and better. Just some more powerful reasons to make IMF the place to be.
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 2:46 PM by tweetsmaster
CONGRATULATIONS to the 5 winners also a special thank you to the development team for working so hard to make IM faceplate a better place to network.Have a great weekend everyone!!!
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 2:34 PM by deltastarf
Congrats to the winners! Thanks for the update to Faceplate!
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 2:07 PM by ianb1970
Thanks IM faceplate - what can I say - a taste of PRO for a month :-) thanks for all your work guys - keep it up ..
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 2:02 PM by amirullah3370
Great, I like this.Thanks IM Paceplate :-D
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 8:19 AM by mlmhelphub
I'm smiling:)
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 8:14 AM by recommends
Hi It would be even fantastic if you can add Alertpay as an alternative payment option.2 times my Paypal account have been frozen.1 time it took 5 weeks for them to open it up again.This time I still waiting to get it up again.It is not only me that experiences this.Me my self will never ever use my credit card online.It is simple not safe.Swedish banks have poor security policy regarding safe credit card for shopping online.It seams that there will be some changes next year but until then it is a big no no using credit card online from my point of view.The IM faceplate get better and better.Keep up the good work. Respectfully Arve Thornes
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 7:24 AM by bigrichie
Great idea!
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 7:11 AM by ianmck
Sounds interesting.
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 7:05 AM by marvin62
Thanks very good information IMfaceplate update:)))
   
Nov 5th 2010 at 1:00 AM by caroljbs
Cool! Thanks for thinking of the people here on IM Faceplate and keeping us happy.
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 10:41 PM by joyee
Good day! Many thanks to the development team! Thank with gratitude to IM faceplate effortlessly working on ways to improve the site. CONGRATULATIONS to the 5 winners who have each won a free month of PRO membership: - PeterLow - jamesvincent - ianb1970 - edenday - visionary (1 month refunded; already PRO) only hope that i can walk out from the wonderland not losing my shoe.
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 10:30 PM by tyjesbak
This is just one of the great things about Faceplate, you guys just keep improving it. Thanks for all the work.
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 10:08 PM by musicman
Keep the updates coming and I will never logout again hahaha Super
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 9:28 PM by nelica
Well, everything until now was GREAT, but this update is the GREAT of ALL, I know it, you will do more the time I joined this great site. I love it! In the same time I congratulate all the winner God Bless all of us!
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 6:48 PM by GTBulmer
CONGRATULATIONS to the 5 winners who have each won a free month of PRO membership:
- PeterLow
- jamesvincent
- ianb1970
- edenday
- visionary (1 month refunded; already PRO)

Thank you to IM faceplate for sponsoring these prizes and for working on ways to improve the site.
GT :-)
   
Nov 4th 2010 at 5:35 PM by bushie199
Moving along steadily. Great news.
   

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