LinkedinBomb

LinkedINBomb

Linked in bomb is a great application for anyone needing to do direct marketing from their linkedin profile. With a block for signing in, you can either log into your xoops then authorise the linkedin account to be associated with your Username or Sign-up and log into your site using linked-in itself.

The idea of this site tool, is to harvest information for direct marketing purposes from linked-in from the 1st to 3rd degree of your profile as well as anyone else signing into the site using linked-in.

You can do the following in the admin:

  • Browse persons you have imported
  • Browse profiles you have imported
  • Send emails to anyone who address is recorded
  • Connect to Instant Messaging with the username
  • Send tweet to someone using TwitterBomb scheduler
  • Browse phone numbers for marketing and sales purposes

You can do the following in the user site:

  • Signin with the block
  • Browse your imported profile

Installation

Download the latest version from Chronolabs on sourceforge. Unzip the archive you should have a folder called 'htdocs' in the unzipped location. Copy the contents of 'htdocs' folder to your CMS root path this is generally a folder called 'public_html' or 'www' on your FTP service of your website. Log into your CMS and goto the modules/applications installation section, this is generally in your system control area under modules. Click on the icon that represent installing the module. If all has behaved as need be then your module is installed. If your module requires a user licenses, keys or a username then sign-up to the appropriate sites and retrieve your keys or IDs (Links should be provided in the preferences) and paste the values into preferences. Now your right to go!

Upgrading

Download the latest version from Chronolabs on Google code or off sourceforge. Unzip the archive you should have a folder called 'htdocs' in the unzipped location. Copy the contents of 'htdocs' folder to your CMS root path this is generally a folder called 'public_html' or 'www' on your FTP service of your website. Log into your CMS and go to the modules/applications installation section, this is generally in your system control area under modules. Click on the icon that represent upgrading the module. Your version number should no longer be in bold and would have changed!

Reporting a Bug

If you think you have found a bug in the module then please raise it, no matter how minor you think it is with the tickets section of the Sourceforge Chronolabs Project, you should find a milestone to post on the Bug Tracker here: https://sourceforge.net/p/chronolabs/tickets/

Remember to include the following:

  • PHP Version
  • Operating System
  • Any Steps to reproduce
  • Any Error Logs Resulting
  • Version of the Module
  • Version of the Portal Framework

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