Category archive: Features

Minor updates to the Linkup tool & Project manager

A few small updates to the LinkUp tool & Project Manager:   Notification emails. Remember target page even after logging in. Export all your PM links in a CSV file. Search all your lists from the PM dashboard.   1.  Added a notification email, 7 days before at least one of the tools expires. No […]

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New “Add links to LinkUps” page

This is a whole new way to add links to linkups that it is optimized for as few clicks as possible while providing feedback to the users about the links they added in blogs around the blogosphere.   The new link page works as usual. Just click on the “Add your link” button. You will […]

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Tracking & analyzing performance of your blog product lists

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could somehow measure the actual clicks & performance of your blog product lists?   This is already possible by using the graph function underneath each of your links:     Click on it & you will produce a graph of your link’s clicks in time:  

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Setting up projects in the Project Manager

You can use the dynamic project/product widget to add context in your product list and allow your readers to navigate to related projects in your blog/shop The dynamic widget The InLinkz Project manager widget allows you not only to display a list of products but it keeps track of where each product has been used […]

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Adding links to LinkUps – new widget

Adding Links to LinkUps via Inlinkz   Let’s see how we can add a link on the new Inlinkz widget: Clicking on the “Add your link” button, will bring up a dialog box:   Filling the dialog box:   The outline of the page is as follows: From here you can navigate back to the […]

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More than just name and email

  If you are running a promotion or a challege or you just want some more info about your entrants, you can use the multiple field feature of InLinkz to get it. Create a collection as you usually do! Go to advanced options Click on the “extra fields” button it will immediately change and provide […]

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Moderating links

InLinkz has the ability to keep newly submitted links, hidden from the public until the collection author approves them. This can be used to screen offensive submissions or to check if the submitter complies with a given ruleset. An example could be the format of the name for a giveaway which should contain the ending […]

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Entry limits for LinkUps

There are cases where you would like to set some entry limits for LinkUps, say 10 entries for a giveaway or 50 volunteers for a project or 500 beta testers.   The roughest scenario would be the giveaway of a single product to the one that will enter his link faster than anybody else when […]

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LinkUp Giveaway options, Design team helpers

Some more LinkUp giveaway options have been added to help both those who want to run giveaway lists (either using the winner drawing functions or not) and also help members of a judging team on the submitted links. The following options are displayed both in create and edit pages. These are all non-destructive options and […]

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Sorting links

You can now order the links in a collection by three different types. Let’s see how “sorting links” can be achieved.   * Ordering normally places last links at the bottom of the collection. This way usually the first one to enter gets the most views (clicks). * Order randomly. No numbers are attached on […]

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Earn through referrals:Convert them to time or money

A more direct way has been just implemented to let you earn through referrals.Convert your referral earnings to either extended subscription time or money.   As you may already know, InLinkz likes to give back to those who help! So, a referral scheme is used to give commissions to paying users who bring more paying […]

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LinkUp winners, validation & notifications

Need to organize a giveaway or challenge with random, selected or voted-for LinkUp winners?   InLinkz now has the capability to pick the winners either randomly, by votes or manually and still let you have total control of the process. This feature is lovingly dedicated to Kathy from thedailymarker.blogspot.com. Thanks Kathy!   A new item […]

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Sharing blog hop code the easy way

If you want other bloggers to display your collection (what is known as a “blog hop”), now there is an easy way to let them grab the suitable code for their site and needs.   1.  Click on the link to get your code as usual. 2.  On the page where you get the script, […]

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Inspecting voting links

Inspecting Voting Links   Do you have the feeling that someone is cheating on your link voting? Well, there is a way to inspect even the IP address that the votes come from, sort them and geolocate them (see where they are coming from) to see if someone is resetting his router every minute to […]

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Support for all kinds of wordpress.com collections

Since WordPress.com has a bad habit of wiping any script tag that goes into the post, this workaround supports all kinds of wordpress.com collections.   Users can have a link to a dedicated page to handle their collection. The image displayed contains the number of links in the collection too. This is how it looks: […]

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Customizing fonts

Even though InLinkz is designed to blend in with the rest of your page, sometimes you wish you had a way to change the size and general appearance of the link fonts without having to change the whole blog layout! This is a quick and dirty way to customize fonts and an interface will be […]

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Advanced voting on thumblinks options

In this post we are going to find out about the advanced voting on thumblinks options.   More advanced options when using voting collections allow users to vote more than one link (up to 10), display only some of the top entries (so as not to discourage people with entries that got few or no votes) […]

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LinkUp additions: Better statistics, participants’ email, more info on dashboard

Three small LinkUp additions for data handling.   The total clicks of all the collection links have been added to the dashboard.   Clicking “Export participant emails” you get a csv file with the emails, links, texts of all the links of the current collection.   Clicking here you get a csv file that contains emails, links, […]

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Adding images to LinkUp from your own computer

With this new Inlinkz feature, adding images to LinkUp from your computer is easy as pie! Users have just to upload their images from their computers!!!!   As usual, click on “Add your link” and proceed filling your info.   You will notice that the image selection screen has somewhat changed!   in 1. you […]

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Enable voting on blog photographs

InLinkz features a voting system for thumbnails. Users submit their images and then the readers are able to vote on their favorite. Read more to see how to enable voting on blog photographs.   For now, to make this option available you must send an email to info[at]inlinkz.com just to tell us you want it […]

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