Adding friends through the Myspace Friends Request Manager just got a whole lot easier. Now when you accept a friend to your Myspace profile you can see a list of who you added. Giving you an opportunity to either send them a message or add a comment.
In the past, once you accepted a new friend they often disappeared into your friend list. For those of you with a big friends list this meant either:
1. Immediately hitting the backspace after the add to find their profile
2. Trying to search them out from your friends list.
Thanks to the new update you can add them and receive a list of your newest additions.
This makes it much easier to benefit from the connection by visiting their profile and making a comment.
Remember at this point of the friend experience you should not be focused on selling. It's all about the relationship, making a connection and sharing.
If your comment is of sufficient substance to generate interest you will receive visitors to your own profile. Once there you can use a targeted call to action from your profile to generate a click through to your own website.
The call to action could be as simple as something cool, an interesting video or it could be in the form of a promise of free information that helps your friend out. The main thing is to talk with them as if they're a friend not a prospective customer.
Hopefully you've been adding friends with interests similar to the market you are targeting with a product or service. This way when your visitor follow your call to action they will be more interested in what you've got to offer. I recommend giving a freebie like an informative video and concentrating on the promise of valuable information for their email address.
Once you've captured the lead you should follow through on your promise and deliver useful information they can use for their pressing problem or need. To learn the next step of