Monday, April 28, 2008

For a Little Spark!


For the new couple embarking on an exciting new love, sparks are definitely in abundance! A mere brush of his hand against your fingers sends shivers down your spine and you wonder what's in store for you in this totally new world filled with only beautiful flowers and rainbows.

For the married couple, which has been together for a while, sparks are comparatively rare. After learning to adjust, accept and be completely comfortable with one another, sparks are more precious, making it vital for you to work harder at keeping them alive.

And last but not least, for the ambitious blogger like me who loves making new friends, gaining wider readership, monetizing my blog, building community and driving higher traffic, sparks are flying everywhere in the blogosphere with the emergence of a new advertising program called SocialSpark!



When I first heard about SocialSpark, I was very much intrigued. I mean who wouldn't? Any new program that gives me the opportunity to earn some money off my blog is much welcomed! Aside from all the perks I mentioned above, there is one particular feature that I love about SocialSpark and that is their special Blogger Bonus, awarded to one or more Bloggers every month for the best post written about a particular opportunity.
I think this is simply fabulous as it encourages bloggers to come up with a perfect, if not the best post for a given opportunity. You also get 12 full hours to complete the task at hand, which is a pretty reasonable amount of time.

Just like any other paid advertising programs, SocialSpark also has several code of ethics, which need to be strictly adhered including:

-100% Audit-able In-Post Disclosure
-100% Transparency
-100% Real Opinions
-100% Search Engine Friendly

So today, I'm happy to announce that SocialSpark has accepted me into this awesome community! The best part of this whole program is the fact that I get to enjoy another forum for me to interact and keep in touch with my blogger friends who are already members like LJ, Roxy, Christy, Mark, Bless, Nick, Elaine, Keeyit and Nessa. Obviously they're having a blast at SocialSpark, making new friends and gaining greater exposure for their blogs, and I'm happy to be a part of it! So what are you waiting for? I'm already here at SocialSpark and would love to see more familiar faces in my network. Are you ready to join me at SocialSpark and bring our blogging experience to an entirely new level of community outreach, traffic building, blog monetizing and social networking? Hurry up peeps...I'll be waiting! :)





Sponsored by SocialSpark

84 comments:

Jean Chia April 28, 2008 5:24 PM

marzie!! im in already!!! SocialSpark looks interesting. I hope they will accept me. :)

Mariuca April 28, 2008 5:31 PM

Jean!! Yay, this time YOU are my first commenter, special GP hug for u! :):):)

Oh I'm sure they'll accept you dearie, I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for you! ;)

Zubli Zainordin April 28, 2008 6:59 PM

Please get connected to me at SocialSpark, I route to there from another channel, just because I have heard your apologize song by Timbaland dedicatednessnizationness to me. Thanks a million. Dapat manyak perfume ari inih? LOL!!!

Mariuca April 28, 2008 7:58 PM

Zubli! You're at SS oredi? Wah tak cari I pun! ;) Nasib baik I dah kasi u lagu Apologize tu like several days ago yeah? Malam ni, wait for the Perfume Galore sessi ok? ;)

Roxiticus Desperate Housewives April 28, 2008 9:51 PM

Love that SocialSpark...I have found many new friends there, but you and LJ will always be my faves!

For new members joining through Mariuca, look me up so we can be friends too! I know it is a funny word to spell, but you can look me up under "Roxiticus."

Roxy

Raghav April 28, 2008 9:55 PM

i will join immediately...i too am looking for some thing new like this to make some money & het lot of traffic to my blog...

MakeTraffic April 28, 2008 9:59 PM

Hi Marzie, came in a ROCKet! Say no more, i am signing up NOW! Hope they accept me.

BTW, i lost my Battle of the blogs challenge...sad...all is well...NOT! I will try AGain! MT strikes back...The return of MT...LOL, cHeers!

Fida Abbott April 28, 2008 11:57 PM

Hello Mariuca,

Passing by to say hello.

Warm regards from PA

Mariuca April 29, 2008 12:03 AM

Yay LJ and I are Roxy's faves, thanks dear! From BE, we are now moving towards EC and SS, what's next huh?

You can always go through my Friends list and add them yeah Roxy? Everyone's cool in my network he he! :):):)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 12:03 AM

Great Raghav, hurry up then! My friend Jean already got accepted and is happily checking out SS as we speak lolz.. ;)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 12:05 AM

MT! Yay, hurry up and join, I'm pretty sure you'll be accepted so don't worry yeah?

I lost my first battle as well ha ha..am on a new one today, wish me luck! :)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 12:06 AM

Hi Fida!! I love it when u drop by... always brings me back to my Philly days! :):):)

Emila Yusof April 29, 2008 12:56 AM

GP! I have joined SS earlier. How to look for you a? Keeyit already found me lor! I haven't explore SS that much and haven't taken any post yet.

Mariuca April 29, 2008 1:15 AM

Emila! Yay...but I'm not too sure how to locate ppl. Me too baru je wan to explore SS, but I'm sure I can find you somehow. Hang on!! ;)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 1:16 AM

WOOTTTTT!!! GP's on the SS Wagon...welcome, welcome.. and yeay.. we are Roxy's fave... we fave you too Roxy!!

OK peeps.. look me up ok :)... it's LADYJAVA.. but i guess you guys know that already rite?? lol...

ish ish ish... LJ perasan kau yer..lolzz!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 1:24 AM

Yay LJ is here! My first post from SS la woman, it arrived in my mailbox this morning. Some more I just complained I didn't get any opps from them yest kan? LOL!! :)

Oh yeah...aren't we special to be Roxy's faves LJ? Janji ada orang suka kita ha ha ha!!!

LadyJava April 29, 2008 1:27 AM

Good lah GP!! some strange forces is working here...lolzz...

Yeah.. ada org suka kat kita...lolz!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 1:38 AM

I hope so dear... I am in line for a few more, so let's hope this one will get the ball rolling to more $$ he he! Later, I'll check out the sponsorship thingy. :)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 1:48 AM

Yeah... check it out but I don't suggest you put on Mariuca.. coz of BotB kan.. pple might not like it...

Mariuca April 29, 2008 1:52 AM

Is that so? Thanks LJ, I shall read up more on this sponsorship. Eh, do u think I should add MPG to SS? I haven't.

LadyJava April 29, 2008 1:54 AM

I think SS ok kot.. sebab if you noticed their link all contain no-follow.. so that is ok with the big G!!

So Yes, I think you should add MPG there as well :)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 2:04 AM

Great woman! You know how much I value ur opinions when it comes to all this stuff! I shall happily add MPG now. :) Am also trying to figure out how to add my faves to SS.

LadyJava April 29, 2008 2:10 AM

hehheehe.. blush blush...malu i...lolzz.. tapi kembang gak ni...

To add fav to SS, you just go to the person profile and click FAV... I also had a hard time looking.. but now dah terror!!! lolzz!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 2:16 AM

Yay, I made LJ blush! :)

Oh that's good to know, I thot I was the only one having probs finding the fave button. Anyway, I managed to find it and faved u oredi! They shld allow more than 9 faves, tak cukup! :)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 2:18 AM

hahaha...yelah, the more the merrier kan..... I've not check in to SS today..any good offers?

Mariuca April 29, 2008 2:27 AM

I'm waiting for the diet one, rest all I didn't really check out. But the recent one Roxy did, I think that one is offering a good price, lupa how much! Try la! ;)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 2:30 AM

Ok, thanks dearie!.. am checking out SS now.. lots of offer but don't qualify lahh.. am still waiting for some other as well :)...

Mariuca April 29, 2008 2:33 AM

I usually screen for those qualified ones only. Still learning la, so many features to check out and understand.

Ok dear, I'm off to watch DH now! Hope u get to rest in your own bed tonight. I might see u later if you're still up, nite nite and HUGS! :):):)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 2:35 AM

Ok.. Enjoy... I got so many post to write but I think I space them off lah.. tak larat nak menaip ni...lolzz!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 2:44 AM

You too woman, don't work too much, get some rest remember? :)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 2:49 AM

Oraits... yeap.. no posting tonight..lol.. I want to watch boldie...heeh

Roxiticus Desperate Housewives April 29, 2008 3:42 AM

Hi there...got your latest comment on my Desperate Housewives: Roxy vs. Roxy post...you also left one earlier on my Energizer lollipop post :)

I've been having troubles with the vanishing comments lately, too...Matt tells me that I can't leave comments on Blogger/Blogspot blogs while in the midst of a Battle of the Blogs, you need to close the frame...that didn't used to be the case for me, but maybe it is some new problem?

Thanks as always for your BotB votes, you've got mine, too!

Are you on midnight owl time now...3:30am? (It is 3:30pm here)

Roxiticus Desperate Housewives April 29, 2008 3:45 AM

On that SocialSpark lollipop post, I hope you or LJ can get "full price." I clicked "wait for post" when it was $11.00, then a day or two later got a reservation at $5.50...I don't know about you, but that just about gets me a cup of Starbucks!

Sogeshirtsguy April 29, 2008 6:19 AM

This sounds pretty interesting maybe i will join social spark too.

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 7:27 AM

You are so kind to me. All I need is a little spark so that I can be social. Of course a wangi social spark. Can?

Mariuca April 29, 2008 7:42 AM

Hi Roxy, I can leave comments when voting for BOTB, I have to leave the comment first, before clicking the confirmation button. Then it'll be okay!

Yay, thanks Roxy, I won my battle. You too LJ for voting!

And I noticed some ppl mentioning the same thing too. About the post received being lower priced than what was reserved.. there are some new posts today, hoping to get one for my other blog, if it gets approved that is! ;)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 7:43 AM

Hi Tim! It's great to have you here and yes, join us! The more the merrier! :):):)

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 7:44 AM

I thought of getting finger tips of perfumery at Facebook, so I can slice wangian at my vital spots. Yet, you allow me to bathe in this smelling industry. Phoebe, no jealous okay...Uncle dah wangi sekarang. LOL!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 7:45 AM

LOL! Morning Zubli! Does this mean I'm forgiven for not sending you more perfumes? He he... Happy breakfast ye. :)

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 8:07 AM

Dear the Genie Princess Mesra Marzie Marvelous Mariuca Phoebe Master The Good Cook Facebook Perfume Giver, deary what to forgive you did nothing wrong. Never. Instead I fortake the perfume loads you sent me. Daily please. I am planning to have a pool so I can dive morningly and nightly. Let's have breakfast now, my good friends must be equally fat, as me the fatso. LOL!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 8:21 AM

Ha ha ha ha Zubli!!! Now you're making me laugh at this ungodly hour...fatso it seems! Smlm LJ, now you buat I ROFL! Dah baca LJ's conversasi dengan I kat Pheeb's post? Ha ha ha kelakar! ;)

Nick Phillips April 29, 2008 8:38 AM

Woohoo, Spiff's ad is here :D Thanks for having him here even though that bum doesn't deserve it ... LOL!

Unfortunately I can't really do any of the social spark assignments cos I do work for PayU2Blog and they forbid any of their members from doing any social spark assignments. They do give me a steady stream of assignments every week so I'm not going to defy them since I've made a good amount of money with them. Oh and they pay very fast too :)

But I'll still be messing around with the social spark networking section ... hehehe ...

Mariuca April 29, 2008 8:43 AM

Awww of course Spiff deserves to be here LOL! ;)

Oh yeah, LJ mentioned something about PayU not allowing SS assignments. Anyway, PayU doesn't seem to like my blog la Nick, rejeksi! :( But maybe that's good cause now I get to do SS assignments and some of them are really good! :)

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 8:52 AM

We are now BFF at SocialSpark. Thanks for searching me. See, Fatso, easy to find. Hehehehehehe! I am not able to find our friends there, because I do not know where the click button is. LOL!!! Okay, LJ ni capa? Lelaki ke perempuan?

Mariuca April 29, 2008 8:58 AM

Zubli! Kesian LJ, some more she gave u perfumes last night kat FB! ;) LJ is LadyJava, she's a wonderful friend. You must say hello to her blog ok? He he... Oh she has like 10 of them btw!

At SS, you can go through my list and see who you'd like to add. Just click on their avatar and add them! At first a bit confusing, but slowly you'll learn your way around SS like me.

Farah Deen April 29, 2008 9:04 AM

yeay!!! congratulations GP. You have written this beautifully, was wondering where you are taking me in the first paragraph. hmmm I would vote for you to win the best post blogger. (bonus?)

I hope you guys (you and everyone who's blog has been accepted) will sparkle with joy in this program. :)

p.s: GP, Natrah and me has been friends since boarding school, dari form 1 sampai form 5 until la masuk uni. it's more of family friend now, her family, her parents and mine. :)

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 9:07 AM

She did? I did not get em! Ooo, kalau Lady, perempuanlah dia ni kan? Err is she Javanese? I cannot say hello lah, I am a shy person. Tak ramai di sini yang faham jokes kita, nanti wonderful jadi powderful pulak, bak kata Janice Ng. Perlahan-lahan lah yer, bila tiba masa jadi kawanlah kami. Okay, I shall find common friends at SS. But, I want to say upfront, if not Fatsos I won't click. Please send them loads of food at facebook first. LOL!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 9:14 AM

Powderful Zubli? Ha ha ha!!! Ala, LJ is very friendly la! I kenal dia masa Magical Flying Carpet, terus become frens!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 9:17 AM

Yay! Thank you Farah, now I'm blushing very early in da morning lol!! :)

Ohhhh Natrah is a personal friend la..ha ha..silly me! Must visit her blog now that both you and LJ have mentioned her at your blogs.

It's always nice to see u here dear, have a great day!

Roxiticus Desperate Housewives April 29, 2008 9:22 AM

Zoomed in on a rocket...I am still out and about in SocialSpark tonight and see that you are too, early in da morning.

Battling, battling, battling, thanks for your votes!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 9:32 AM

Roxy dear, I'm trying to pull an all-nighter like LJ did yesterday. Let's see how much longer I can stay awake lol! Love da rocket! :)

Trinity April 29, 2008 11:48 AM

LOL... ambitious blogger? LOLOL...

I am not that ambitious.. hehehehe I love having fun a lot.

Faizal April 29, 2008 12:30 PM

hi marzie.. i still didn't get any opportunity to do review on social spark even I have joined it for almost 2 or 3 weeks.

Mariuca April 29, 2008 5:37 PM

Hi Trin! SS is a whole lot of fun actually, give it a try some time! :)

Mariuca April 29, 2008 5:39 PM

Hi Faizal!! Oh me too, this one here was my first opp after almost 2 weeks. So don't give up, I'm sure you'll get an assignment soon. I'll find u at SS! :)

LadyJava April 29, 2008 7:01 PM

Roxy.. am hoping to get "full price" too.. here's hoping :)

Zubli!! You tak kenal sapa LJ??? Lol.. ish ish ish.. cedih I.. anyway.. Lady Java is an alive and kicking lady lahh.. Eh I requested to be friends with you semalam on FB... I can't send you perfumes if you dont approve me.. i nak bribe you ni...lolzz!! eh eh Malu lak...

Nick.. if I am not mistaken.. payu only banned the blog sponsorship not the assignments.. blog sponsorship on SS is not compulsory...

Oh GP, you tak kenal Natrah eh.. she's coming over to KL this labour day and might meet me.. you game.. I nak ajak Emila ni once I confirm details :)

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 10:26 PM

I saw your sparkling pink blog mewangikan BlogMalaysiaDotCom directory. Syoknya. I dah penat sedari pagi, dah lama tak tidor, balik dulu ler. Tunggu perfume pun belum dapat lagi, kena main Triumph neh, baru dapat wangian. Mojo dah tak larat makan dah, manyak sangat orang antau. Kuching makan mojo dak?

Zubli Zainordin April 29, 2008 10:38 PM

Yes, wahai LadyJava, itulah I bagi tau Marzie, mana ada perfume dari you. At Facebook, I approve ladies yang fatso jer, you kasi statistik, I pertimbangkan untuk menimbang you. LOL!!! Juga, please hantar daily, perfume lelaki dan perempuan, I nak buat kolam mandi. Phoebe jer boleh join. Masternya, tak usahlah, dia dah ada gallery. Hehehehehe. You nak join boleh, wah wangi kita berdua dengan Phoebe kan? Terbau dari Damansara lagi sampai ke Java dan Acheh dan China. LOL!!!

Mariuca April 29, 2008 11:03 PM

Zubli!!! Orang dah nak kasi perfume to accept je la! Better hurry up and approve LJ, then you can throw snowball at her too ha ha! ;)

LJ, thanks for the invitasi sweetie, Labor Day is my off day with B. Have fun yeah and hopefully this time the meeting menjadi! :)

LadyJava April 30, 2008 1:07 AM

haha.. Zubli..i ni wong malam.. so lagi malam lagi aktif... tu yg perfume you blum sampai.. nak tunggu burung hantu kluar baru boleh jalan2...lolzz.. sat ha.. a few perfumes coming up..

LadyJava April 30, 2008 1:09 AM

Oh yeah.. my statistic is 40,40,40 loll.. make it ke??..fatso indeed lolzz!!

Yelah hopefull menjadi..lolzz!!

Mariuca April 30, 2008 1:58 AM

40 40 40? Kah kah kah kah kah kah..... amacam Zubli? Takkan la tak lepas? That's why this LJ is very mysterious Zubli. Ha ha ha ;)

LadyJava April 30, 2008 2:02 AM

hahaha.. GP!!! tulah lepas kot..heheheh

Zubli Zainordin April 30, 2008 9:50 AM

Alahai ladies, I melawak jer. Tak kan ler I hanya approve semua fatsos, maner ler muat my face book. Yet, how nice your statistics are, I know what to send both of you, contohnya ada dak sudah terima McDees French Fries, and Cup Cakes. Tonnes more soon. See you at 50-50-50 on Labor Day. LOL!!!

Zubli Zainordin April 30, 2008 10:29 AM

Dear the Genie Princess Mesra Marzie Marvelous Mariuca The Best Cook Phoebe Master Facebook Perfume Giver and My Best Friend Forever, please you sparkle some ayats copywriting punya standard kat LadyJava before kita cuti Hari Buruh Malaysia, sebab dia tak caya I am shy. Boldie betoi!

LadyJava April 30, 2008 11:36 AM

hahahah.. Zubli.. nasib baik i tak cakap 100 by 100 by 100... lagi you cepat approve ek?? lol.. You boldie fan gak.. wohoo... bestnyer...

Mariuca April 30, 2008 11:44 AM

Wah wah wah panjangnye title I zubli, I didn't think it could get any longer he he!!

Eh u tau ke Boldie Zubli? Sure or noooot?

Ha ha ha, wei mana ada 100 by 100 by 100?

LadyJava April 30, 2008 11:50 AM

yelah zubli too.. panjang lebar title dia..lolz... ada lah GP!! itu fatso yg extreme...lolzz

Zubli Zainordin April 30, 2008 11:59 AM

Ladies, Boldie neh siapa yang tak fan, click jer kat You Tube sana. Ada lah dia. Emmm dah approve, perfumes pun dah dapat. Thanks ladies, Java dan juga Malaysia (Damansara, okay ler 2!). Puan punya blog ni kan magical, sebab itulah title nya panjang. Hopefully the panjangest within the bloggosphere. LOL!!! I shall stop adding bila melebihi ekor Phoebe. Hehehehehehehe!

Zubli Zainordin April 30, 2008 12:02 PM

You berdua boleh dak cerita pasal Boldie jer, sebab bila you both sebuts nama I, I macam terpanggil untuk comment, huh, kang I susun 10 comments, ada pulak yang jatuh nombor dua, bulan April 2008 neh! So, please tickle me early next month, (esok ler tuh), OK...LOL!!!

LadyJava April 30, 2008 12:19 PM

eheh.. oklah Mr AchehChineseMan...kalau terpanggil2 tu susah lahh... asyik nak berkomen jer... eh..lolz...

GP!! stop sebut2 nama dia.. eh I nombor berapa ni skg??!! lolzzzz

Farah Deen April 30, 2008 9:40 PM

jangan la blush2....that was an honest opinion tau, I don't say things I don't mean.

ps: OK, NOW BLUSH MOREEEE!!! LOL

Mariuca April 30, 2008 9:49 PM

Hello Zubli and LJ! Wah tak perasan lak ada perbualan di sini ye? ;)

Zubli, sape fave character u kat Boldie? He he he... ;)

Mariuca April 30, 2008 9:51 PM

Farah!! Thanks so much for coming back to say it again, that's so sweet of u dear! Now GP is red, red, RED from blushing. HUGS! :):):)

Emila Yusof September 27, 2008 9:50 PM

marzie, so long never see you doing ppp

LadyJava September 30, 2008 3:37 AM

Emila.. you get great oppss from SS kan?

Mariuca September 30, 2008 3:42 AM

LOL! Zubli and his Katie! ;)

Emila, this was my one and only job from SS, after this NADA! :(

LJ, true...I see Emila has done lotsa work for SS, keep it up Emila! :)

LadyJava September 30, 2008 3:47 AM

Really GP?? Only this one?? wah how to get paid like that.. coz min payout is USD20 ..

Mariuca September 30, 2008 3:53 AM

Dat's why la heartpain, cause I'll NEVER get paid for this! :(

LadyJava September 30, 2008 4:13 AM

Try again GP... lots of opps now ..kinda like PPP.. you got to grab them..;)

Mariuca September 30, 2008 4:18 AM

Grab oso but not approved LJ, but I'll try again after Raya. Btw, I'm doing my drops now and so far so good, dunno what's wrong with Roxy's acct, poor thing.

LadyJava September 30, 2008 4:20 AM

yeah.. quite diff nak dapat offer but sometimes get also lah...

Good luck dearie

Hm.. nanti i drop i let you know.. now watching supernatural3

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