New Way to Make Money Online - Almost as Good as Money in the Bank

I am always looking out for new ways to make more money online with less effort, even with mapquest. Recently I came across an innovation that you may want to hear about because it may affect the way you earn with your website in the very near future. I just signed up myself, and I decided I want to share it with you, guys, too. I think there is enough room there for everybody...

As you may know, major television networks are in trouble because their advertising revenue is dropping. At least people say so. TV networks are losing market share to the Internet. More and more people prefer to consume news themselves on their own schedule rather then being fed with something already half-processed, and on the schedule set by somebody else.

For the first time in history, website owners are sharing in the ad revenue that was formerly spent with the giant TV networks. Advertisers like Harley Davidson, HBO & Taco Bell are willing to pay you and me on 100% of our website traffic to make up for the loss of viewers that the big TV networks are experiencing.

"Thanks" to Google, we all got used to pay per click (PPC, or more "professional" CPC - cost per click) ads, and many newcomers to the business even do not know that there are other methods, more favorable for publishers. The best would be cost per time (CPT) of course, when you set up an ad once, and get paid a fixed sum of almost free money on the regular basis no matter what. As long as you are in, it is as good as the money in the bank.




Next to the best is CPI or CPM - cost per impression or thousand impressions (Latin Mille or Roman numeral M). Under this method you get paid by the number of impressions, i.e. how many times you displayed the ad to your visitors. No action is needed on the user side, nobody counts clicks, you don't have to worry about optimization or click fraud. Your only worry is traffic - the more traffic you bring to the page with this ad, the more money you make.

This new program I stumbled upon uses CPM method with a twist, and they call their method PPP - pay per Play. What is play? Play is a 5 second long context targeted audio ad, which is played once per page per visitor, right after the page loads. This is the twist, and this is the innovation. Nobody else did such kind of ads before on the Internet, as far as I know.

So, if you join, you get paid every time visitor opens the page with ad code. The more pages and visitors you have, the more you get paid. The good news are - if you have a website or blog, this service will complement whatever monetizing model you have in place already. Well, the bad news are - you can't use it on Hubpages. Not until HP staff looks into this and possibly adds this program to the list.

OK, I'm not teasing you any more, go read what they have to say about their service - here is the link - Ooops, there is no my affiliate link any more. Unfortunately, those guys went belly up...

Perhaps, you might want to learn how to beat a speeding ticket, or to browse through my selection of coach handbags. In fact, you might even find it entertaining going to my main site and reading a few articles about safe driving, including Joshua Nestor's report on TX defensive driving

Hate my hub? Let me know! Vote if you like it, though :) 168 comments

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Aman deep Garg 8 years ago

Informative,Thanks a lot for sharing this with us.


Sweeps Luck 8 years ago

Nice i will look into this. I'm always looking for a way to earn some extra easy money. :-)


highwaystar 8 years ago

Hey Misha, thanks for sharing... might just prove to be another technique for those high traffic sites, the best part about ppp is it doesn't take visitors off the page and only plays 5 secs of audio so there's plenty of scope for multiple passes.


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William F. Torpey 8 years ago from South Valley Stream, N.Y.

Thanks, Misha. It's something to think about!


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Kelly Comas 8 years ago

Yeah I've heard about this. Wonder if its as easy as they say. Look out for the next wave of Make Money from ebooks.


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jormins 8 years ago from Chicago, IL

I'll have to check it out thanks for the tip.


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omdelhi 8 years ago from New Delhi

I suppose to check, thanx for sharing.


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Isabella Snow 8 years ago

Interesting..will check it out!


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Mark Knowles 8 years ago

I had already looked at these guys - speaking personally, I find these things annoying when I visit a website. ( didn't give the game away ) I guess it depends if you are looking for regular readers or search engine traffic.


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Guys, thanks for stopping by and taking time to comment! Frankly I did not expect such an overwhelming response. Looks like I managed to touch on everybody's interest here :D

Highwaystar, I don't think it is for high traffic sites only. It will not turn a lackluster into a money machine of course, but I think it is capable of paying better than adsense - providing they pay as they advertise.

Kelly, it's an idea ;) I should consider writing ebook on this before everyone else did :D

Mark, sure, I realize that thing could be annoying. We can't tell until we try, though.


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compu-smart 8 years ago from London UK

New Way to Make Money Online is something i strive for so thanks, everything helps:)


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Mark Knowles 8 years ago

What I found entertaining is that they don't use it themselves:D


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coolbreeze 8 years ago from Hawaii

Good information but when I started to sign up it said that the program that pays you starts in Feb and they wanted me to place my ads on my network now?

So that just tell me it like some of the other programs that havent paid anything out yet.


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taylorblue 8 years ago from Canada

coolbreeze they are trying to find out what the stats are...you don't have any ads playing until Feb....I signed up about a week ago...I am excited to see how this works out!


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Freegoddies 8 years ago

a good use made of law of attraction with good pics,I am working on PPP,wish you all the best,care to join my club


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DEBASIS 8 years ago from bhubaneswar

Thanks for an informative article


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Wehzo 8 years ago from Detroit, MI

Great hub, very informative. I will definitely be looking into it. I am a fan.


Abhinaya 8 years ago

Great info Misha! Thanks for sharing this.Need to take a survey.Geat pictures too. Money,Money,Money....Thanks again.


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Kenny Wordsmith 8 years ago from Chennai

Wish google would make it this way too...that's a happy thought!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks, guys :)

Mark, I surf with my sound off, so I have no idea what you are talking about :D

Coolbreeze - yep, they don't pay yet. And risk is there, no question. But they are promoted by the big names in the industry, and this makes me thinking they are not just another scam.

Kenny - nooooooooo! I don't want Google to monopolize *everything*. We should have a choice, you know ;)


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

It just came to my attention. This blog is from their direct competitor and should be taken with a grain of salt, but the guy has some interesting points.

http://kevinlam.name/archives/55#more-55

Just wanted to let you know, so you have balanced opinion :)


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gabriella05 8 years ago from Oldham

Thanks Misha, I will defiantly look in to it great hub nice one


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coolbreeze 8 years ago from Hawaii

I didnt imply they were a scam 100s of real business were well meaning since 1997 have not paid and never will. I personally dont like the pre-launch crap. I dont care whos backing them. I have had literally 1000s of people signed up for 100s of different pre-launches over the past 10 years that never worked. I like working with networks that are paying I use about around a dozen that have paid me.


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azb 8 years ago

Thank you for this posting!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Guys, I appreciate everybody's attention and feedback!

Coolbreeze, I'm in this business for less than two years yet. I will probably adopt your attitude after ten years, but now I'm still trying :D

It does not take much of my effort in this case, and can bring pretty good rewards if plays out...


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sminut13 8 years ago from singapore

i def hadn't heard the last one. great info. thks.


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Research Analyst 8 years ago

Thanks for the hub, great information and nice photos too!


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coolbreeze 8 years ago from Hawaii

I think you hubs are great Misha, You are a very nice person also ! If you see me ranting to much tell me to stop I respect your driving man ;-)


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sunstreeks 8 years ago from Western Washington

Nice article! Give it a few months and these will be on every other blog. At this time I think I am going to stray from using this method, but who knows, if the earnings are worth it and people aren't to bothered by it I might just put them on my blogs too..

Stephanie


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Poetic Muse 8 years ago from Lucerne Valley, CA, USA

Nice photos. Eye candy never killed anyone.


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MrMarmalade 8 years ago from Sydney

Thank you Misha,

I will be joining straight away.

Please have a happy New Year and a better 2008

Good Hub


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks guys :)

Coolbreeze, no problem :)

Research Analyst and Poetic Muse, I'm glad you liked the pics. I spent a fair amount of time (probably more than anything else on this hub) searching for good pics...

Happy New Year Guys and Gals!


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Research Analyst 8 years ago

Keep up the good work!

smile:)


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

I love your smile :)


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ChristineRitter 8 years ago from Ohio

GREAT and Powerful info ! Thanks !


simco 8 years ago

looks good ...may give it a try


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premsingh 8 years ago

information on hubpages is scattered on this topic though it constitute the material for a hot hub. Anyways its a good effort to present this piece of information


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Prince Maak 8 years ago from Just Above the EARTH and below the SKY

Prolific information, thankx for sharing .


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks guys, I'm glad you liked it :)


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Rudra 8 years ago

Definately thanks to Google.


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Better Yourself 8 years ago from North Carolina

Thanks, Misha. Would be interesting to hear any success stories, or failures of anyone who has actually done this. Have you used it on any of your sites, Misha?


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vreccc 8 years ago from Concord, NH

Misha,

I'm still having very good luck with Adsense. At the rate I'm going, I should be able to quit my dayjob, if I want to, in about 6 months. I do like the day job, however.

This hub has some nice photos, by the way.

Jonathan


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kashifmahmood 8 years ago from Web

This is indeed a new ways of monetizing a blog or website if you receive a lot of traffic. I wonder how many people will be able to hear those ads since we don't know how many have their speakers turned ON . But thats not our concern I guess :D


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks guys :)

I'm going to turn it on on my main site, so I'll share how it goes...


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prasadjain 8 years ago from Tumkur

I don't think anybody will pay money so easily Mr.Misha.Another such website is thereto which I recently joined. It is www.mylot.com. There also  you need not publish anything. just put some topic for discussion, and the resposes it draws, brings you money. Also, referels.But I found that on average i am getting only one cent per day! For that you have to spend atleast half an hour per day.

            Just calaculate how much internet accession charges you have to pay while browsing that perticular web. Afterall the webhost is not running a charity show!.


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Jeff Dahlberg 8 years ago from Minnesota

I looked at it and it says it is in Beta and not taking any more members. I get about 10,000 uniques a month but don't know if it would be good to put on an ecomerce site.


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skatoolaki 8 years ago from Louisiana

Truly appreciate the heads up! I, too, (as I guess all we Hubbers are) am always looking for more ways to make $ online (the less effort part is certainly a nice bonus!).


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wammytk 8 years ago from Iowa

I just went to the site and they are not excepting new members at the present time. Darn!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks, guys :)

Prasadjain, I think you misunderstood something. They don't charge you anything, they pay you for placing their ads on your site.

Jeff and wammytk, they will re-open at some point, and hopefully I will have an update from my own experience by then :)

Skatoolaki, you are always welcome :)


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dhuffman31 8 years ago from Memphis TN

Great article; great pics too.

I can't figure if the pics distracted the article or if the article distracted the pics, anyway, you got a winner there!

dhuffman


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reversefunnelsyst 8 years ago from Nashville

HI Misha

Great information. I am interested to know more about because I love internet marketing and I am always learning so I can teach others.

Sincerely

Tatyana Gann

GLobal Mentors Marketing Group


Tango 8 years ago

Thanks, Misha. The TV networks need to take a look at why they are losing viewers. Maybe cookie-cutter reporting is outdated?


Tango 8 years ago

Also, did you guys know that Google is now into YouTube advertising? Maybe video blogs are the wave of the future. A Hawaiian swimsuit video blog might be worth thinking about!


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Michaela 8 years ago from Chicagoland

Great info...definitely worth looking into. Thanks for sharing!


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Marco_Man 8 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Appreciate the info. I will definetly look into. Thanks


andreoni 8 years ago

Great Info -- will be going onto your other hubs and thanks!


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psp-downloads 8 years ago

Nice Hub Misha! I've been hearing a lot about Pay-Per-Play lately. It will be interesting to see how it compares to pay-per-click and other advertising formats.


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topstuff 8 years ago

I am not sure about it,why not you make your info a little authentic.Thanks


Amy_Roberts 8 years ago

Very informative! Really nice of you to share. :)


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Kanelbullar 8 years ago from Dublin, Eire

Nice one dude, its nice to know that some people still prioritise sharing over greed. Thanks.


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Neil Sperling 8 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

Interesting...... others mentioned they surf with sound OFF.... I surf with firfox script block add on, and thus no sound ever pops on without my "temporary approvel."

This does however have a great application. Nice way to introduce an affiliate program. Thanks and keep on driving!


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marisuewrites 8 years ago from USA

I'm going to look into it does google penalize you on rankings...they are protective...I don't know much about this....Marisue


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

OK guys,

I had this on my main site for about a month and a half. Theprogram was not very active - it played ads around 3000 times out of more than 500,000 total pageviews. For that 3000 impressions they promise to pay me $10.30, which translates into more than $3 CPM.

Not too bad for a supplemental ad system, and actually could have been great if they could cover all of my pageviews. The obvious lack of advertisers leads to very low coverage - about 0.5% in my case...


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Shirley Anderson 8 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Thx for introducing something new with this article, Misha.  I am going to check it out.


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MyGenie 8 years ago

Your graphics are certainly eyecatching, I am still trying to figure out how to use "referrals" here on hub pages, let alone add anything else :) LOL


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seamus 8 years ago

Thanks for another informative hub, Misha. I did not know about this program before and I appreciate you sharing your knowledge.


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naas1961 8 years ago

it new idea ... It looks geat keep up the good work So many money needed yes


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Sibaire 8 years ago

Are you seeing any cashflow from this yet? Keep me updated


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thelatin10 8 years ago

This is Great!, thanks!!! :)


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ngureco 8 years ago

How I wish this could be workable. I attempted to join them back in December but when I checked around I smelt a rat – the top guys are known for not paying. Either way, I will wait and see, and I wish them all the best.


Job Nigeria 8 years ago

There's always a new way to make money


I Need Money Fast 8 years ago

Hi,

This hub is so Informative,Thanks a lot for sharing this with us

Regards


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Dorsi 8 years ago from The San Francisco Bay Area

Thanks Misha- I learning more and more everyday!


The Old Vic 8 years ago

Hi Misha - I had PPP on my blogs for a while but took it down as I think the audio ads will annoy people and also I wasn't amking much as I don't get many visitors. What ha your experience been ? Are you sticking with it ? Vic


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks everybody for stopping by :)

Vic, no big news here. As I said in my last update, they don't have enough ads to display. Currently I have something like $23 on my account, and it is still from about 0.5% of total pageviews they can use.

I myself never heard the ad on my site yet :)

So far I keep them, waiting for things to get clearer. $10 a month are not making a difference of course - but still can pay for a lunch :)


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prasadjain 8 years ago from Tumkur

This article has drawn too much attention which perhaps Misha himself had not expected. In my previous response, i had not not mistaken anything. Will Misha say how much he has earned and how many hours he invested for this perticular site?


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Prasadjain,

Either you don't understand, or I don't understand you.

This site pays you for placing advertisement on your own site. Pretty much like Google Adsense. And that's it. I don't invest neither time nor money. I just placed a small piece of code to my site, which took me less than 5 minutes.

So far I made a tad less than $23 from this.


MOmmagus 8 years ago

LOL, so far i've made like 2 cents - i think i'm doing something WRONG!!!!!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Are you talking about this program or your overall earnings?


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Angela Harris 8 years ago from Around the USA

Misha, thanks for the updates. I hope this program works out. It sounds promising once it gets off the ground.


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best of the web 8 years ago from US

Good one.

Thanks for sharing :)


Agro Donkey 8 years ago from Ohio

Seems almost to good to be true.


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funnebone 8 years ago from Philadelphia Pa

I will try this out and after I make my fist million we will bbuy two ferarris and crash them into each other!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

LOL!


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quiet tracer 8 years ago from South-Asia

Misha! really its great. But it requires generating a website with good content and making it popular for the beginnars. Isn't it time consuming??


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

I am not advertising it as a single monetizing method. When you already have a site, and run out of real estate to place ads on, this could be a valuable add-on :)


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funnebone 8 years ago from Philadelphia Pa

misha i joined and it is very cofusing...


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Eric Graudins 8 years ago from Australia

@quiet tracer:

Yep - sure is time consuming to build a site for with good content.

You may even have to do some - shudder- WORK!

But this is the type of site that Google increasingly favours.

So if you have an interest in a particular subject area, why not build a good site and continually build on it.

There are many schemes out there that rely on setting up hundreds of websites on different topics and sticking adsense, Private Label content, and/or RSS feeds on them.

Google are getting very good at penalising these sites, so that they appear on page 236 of the listings - or go to the sandbox and don't appear at all.


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

funnebone,

Like with any other piece of advertisement, you need to place a piece of code they give you on your site - and then just check their reports section.

If you have any specific question, post it, and I'll try to answer :)


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JazLive 8 years ago from Decatur

PlayPerPlay was in PreLaunch, I signed up and started promoting my invitation link at: http://jazlive.com/; when the code for the video became available, it would not work on my site but is functional on my blog http://jazlivecash.blogspot.com/ however, there is a limited amount of rotating ads. I have yet to see earnings. The blog is in rotation in several of the free traffic exchanges I promote on my business website.


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Constant Walker 8 years ago from Springfield, Oregon

Misha, let me know if and when you actually make any money with this.


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privateye2500 8 years ago from Canada, USA, London

I am just Dieing here to find out if the ads COMPETE with your sites!!!!!

I can't find it anywhere (unless I am just to tired and missed it) - but the code is on the way so i will soon find out!!!!

IF the ads do NOT directly compete with my own services, this will be great if it really is as *good* as it sounds made out to be...

If they Do compete - then the advertisers are BOOBS and the thing won't fly.

I am skeptical after being hosed by commission junction for 3500.00$ (no, I am NOT kidding OR lieing) a few years back.  $3500.00 they just DID not pay me...long story but NO excuse on their part - they still legally OWE me that money and so...you can see why I am a skeptic until something is tried, true, tested and majorly - the $$ comes into the bank (or paypal) REGULARLY!!!


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privateye2500 8 years ago from Canada, USA, London

PSS - WHERE oh Where do you get all these really lovely chicks pictures for your hubs?? You just ask them? :}


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

I did not really check my account there for quite some time - and I need to fix my main computer first as it holds all the passwords :( As sson as I have it done, I'll update the stats and payment status.

And Melanie - I think some of pretty girls would agree for me to take pictures of them, but I don't feel qualified enough for the task. So I buy them at istockphoto.com. I mean pics not girls :)


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smallbizpro 8 years ago from Toronto, ON

All this MLM promotion on HubPages is getting sooooooooooo tiring.... find an Internet marketing forum, they love this kind of stuff.


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guidebaba 8 years ago from India

Thanks for Sharing and not keeping it TOP SECRET.


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Shadesbreath 8 years ago from California

This sounds good, but way too advanced for me yet. I just bookmarked this page as yet another page that I have to come back to when I figure out all the beginner stuff I still have to learn. Wow I'm far behind on this stuff. Sheesh.


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Elaine Hannah 8 years ago from Tejas, USA

I was looking for a program to get into this with the main site I'm about to launch.

This is AWESOME! Thanks, Misha.


cthomas 8 years ago

Good article, Misha, thank you for sharing.


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cindylangwho 8 years ago from Michigan

Hey Misha! This is a great resource for newbies like me! I signed up under your code just to be "neighborly" :-) not really knowing yet what I could do and I found training and tutorials for all the stuff I don't know how to do but have been kind of embarrassed to ask! PLUS I think the product is cool. So thank you for the info!!!


tdrusk 8 years ago

Great tips. I love the pictures associated with it.

I wish hubpages had more advertising options (although they have opened me up to a few that I didn't know about)


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franciaonline 8 years ago from Philippines

I enjoyed your hub on making money online, Misha! I am still a newbie in internet business and your hub will be a good reference. Thanks for your hub.

franciaonline


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sumon108 8 years ago

I joined under you. Khanks


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magnoliazz 8 years ago from Wisconsin

Misha! Thanks for writing this hub, and I am going to try it. Can you do this with more than just one blog? I am always looking for new ways to make money online. I know there are people making a lot of money online, although I never really met anyone yet who was an online millionaire. That almighty internet buck is an elusive one. I have been online since 1996, and at first I could make a lot of money selling books....but after a few years that fell by the wayside when everyone else started doing the same thing. I think you have to be in on the ground floor, and then go for it. I am looking forward to more of your making money online posts.


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magnoliazz 8 years ago from Wisconsin

Misha-I noticed there are no Ebay or Amazon ads on your hubpage?


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Magnoliazz,

Sure you can use it on any number of sites you want, providing you are allowed to modify HTML there. I can't update you on the status, cause my main workstation is still down, and all my passwords are there. I'm pretty much sure there is nothing too exciting over there, cause based on what I read in other places those guys are still struggling to get some kind of traction with getting more ads.

I did not get any payment from them yet, and I'll look very carefully what is going on over there as soon as I have my workstation back.

As for Ebay and Amazon - they don't work too good for me on Hubpages, cause my hubs are more a general information kind than product oriented, so I just use them for decorative purposes, and I thought I don't need any extra decoration on this particular hub :)


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

OK, I got my workstation back, and here is my whopping revenue stats since mid-March:

Total Commission Balance:$ 19.67

Ad Payments Held Pending Review by NAA:($ 17.44)

Total Amount Available for Payment:$ 2.23

Don't ask me why most of the money is held pending review :)


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JennHollowell 8 years ago from Richmond, Maine USA

Well, this has certainly been interesting - the hub *and* all of the comments! Thank you for sharing this information, as well as all the rest of your opinions. :-)


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redpony 8 years ago from PA

Great hub and comments! This was very educational.


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earnestshub 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

Thank you for this hub Misha.

Sorry in advance for posting as a new subscriber, but I do need to get this off my chest

I'm concerned for newbies, as many spend their time and bread money on internet marketing hoping to make some quick money.

All this talk about making a few cents at a time from stacks of sources should make some stop and think, as it is in stark contrast to the many sites promising thousands a month in income with little work.

As well as being new to hubpages, I am a noob. Have stayed that way for years despite huge ammount of time spent learning.

I still have not found one reliable way to earn a living online, although I have been in business for forty years offline.

What I need is to be able to put good product online and have them sell.

This is not easy to do with any sort of volume in any market I know of.

Look at what you need to spend if you do get some sales of your own product.

It is very hard to get any net.

Auto-responder fees, shopping cart fees, list hosting, testing time, advertising costs run in to thousands a week.

How do I know? My daughter turns over 4k a week. Thats 16k a month.

She sells a simple ebook, and with expenses cannot live off the net return.

As her list has grown to over 125k she has had to buy more bandwidth, pay more for her list hosting on her shopping cart, and needs more online services.

The internet is not suited to anyone looking to get rich quick, or even slow if they want to maintain their integrity.

It is a geek game, and complex as all hell.

A hand full of people know how to do the tech stuff, you know, stuffing every article with and creating authoritive backlinks with methods that they do not tell about.

I do have friends who make a living on line. Nobody sees them. All they do is work and have no time for family, which is why they started to work at home in the first place. And this after years online and hundreds of websites and blogs.

They are the big winners, not noobs like me, or most of the fine people here.


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Wow, I think I never received such a long comment!

I see where you come from Earnetshub, and I think it is not THAT bad. It is difficult, but based on what I experience first hand and see around, Internet business is not too different from brick-and mortar one. Yes, there are technological things involved, but you always can hire some geek to do this part for you - pretty much like in any other business.

Good thing about Internet business - it does not require big monetary investment, at least to start and become profitable. I don't know why your daughter's expenses are THAT high. Until recently my expenses were within a few hundred bucks a month, and still stay around one thousand. And profits are in the several thousands range. Way better ratio than any brick-and mortar business can do.

It is definitely not a get-rich-quick-doing-nothing thing, it took me a couple of years to become profitable - but most brick-and-mortar businesses take even longer.

I did not sell ebooks myself, but it is considered a pretty profitable model, so I think your daughter needs to rethink her approach and try to identify what she is doing wrong. May be she needs to switch from Adwords to SEO? Put it on Clickbank and let affiliates do the selling for her? Change autoresponder? IDK, she knows better :)

Good luck to her! :)


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earnestshub 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

Thanks for the input Misha, I appreciate it. We have just made some major changes to the home page, and the squeeze page is getting some more testing.

I will tell my daughter to take a look at your hub.

I am so pleased to know someone is making some decent net profit. More power to you!


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Karen LaVelle 8 years ago from Texas

Thanks Misha!  I, too, have remained a "noob" since first coming online in 1989.  The technologies change so fast that I find it very difficult to keep up with it and just about the time I begin...everything shifts or changes.  LOL.  Thank you for the heads up on this new PPP.

Last night, while searching for a different type of generating internet income, I came across something called PPP also.  But it is a Pay-Per-Post thing for creating articles and ads for writers. 

Since, I haven't yet gotten a web page or a blog up myself to do the Pay Per Play ads, I will hope to employ this later on. 

BTW Even $20.00 a month from several ad companies will help offset the prices of a connection to the internet, or help pay for a web host.  You keep up the great work...I plan to watch more of your writings!    =o)


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Christoph Reilly 8 years ago from St. Louis

Thanks, Misha, for this information. I am going to look into it. Thanks!


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Misha 8 years ago from DC Area Author

Well Christoph,

I am not that enthusiastic about this anymore. In fact, your comment prompted me to go check what is going on with my account over there, and - horror! - it shows 0 earnings now. Sure, 23 bucks is not a big deal, but I personally don't like to be dealt with like that, so I am removing their code from my site, and also my affiliate link from this hub. For those who are interested, here is the link to their forums... http://www.sellppp.com/viewforum.php?f=3


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magnoliazz 7 years ago from Wisconsin

Misha...I big thumbs up for this hub. It seems everyone is looking for a way to make extra money online. It also seems like there is another scam born every other day. It's very frustrating when you think you finally found a way to make some extra money, and it just turns into another big dud. Thanks for being honest and giving us the heads up on this program


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

LOL Thanks Magnoliazz :)

I frankly don't know what to do with the hub - I am done with those guys, but I am sort of reluctant to bring the hub down, cause it serves as an alert for others, and - may be this is a real reason? - every now and then brings home a buck or two in clicks :)


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eovery 7 years ago from MIddle of the Boondocks of Iowa

Thanks for the CPM info.  I didn't understand it until you mentioned it.


How to create an Ebook 7 years ago

Great Hub and Good Post! Thanks for the quality info..


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Bryan Eaddy 7 years ago from Michigan

I think it’s great that you kept this hub up. It’s encouraging to see honesty for a change. Thanks Misha!


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blondepoet 7 years ago from australia

Great article,I am someone, maybe it is my colour hair haha but I have read so many different ways to make money,that I am totally confused.It drives me to a Bourbon,for relief.I mean even with Adsense here,I am doing it totally wrong it showed data last week now when I log into Google it is empty again aghhhh.


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks fro stopping by guys and gals :)

Yes this service is dead, and they never paid. I still keep this hub up cause every now and then I get a click or two, so there is no reason in bringing it down.

Blonde, you can do it. :)


paul 7 years ago

Hi, what a nice hub,I think that picture can talk much than word"picture express thousand word" is it right?Have nice day


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Lgali 7 years ago

very informative hub


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Lgali, when you post such short generic comments, they go directly to spam, and it hurts your hubscore dearly...


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Lgali 7 years ago

misha-thanks for advise, Could you explain me more about short generic comments


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

like your previous one - "very informative hub". I had to save it from spam queue...


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shrikrishna 7 years ago

very helpfull


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signorm68 7 years ago

Misha, thanks for useful info and of course thanks for images of those beautiful girls on this post :)


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men are dorks 7 years ago from Namibia

Misha, I'm as confused as Blondepoet. I dont now wha to tackle or leave. Heelllp!!!! please


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

LOL Man, we all start confused. Keep reading and trying, you'll find your way :)

You can start here, it's arguably the best and it is free: http://www.seofaststart.com/


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adsensemaster 7 years ago from India

nice hub good wrriting skills


Guardian1 7 years ago

Great info in hub. I really like the way you respond to the comments, too. It's no wonder you have so many fans. Keep up the good work.


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks guys, I appreciate your time :)


Useful Knowledge 7 years ago

Great hub. You are an excellent writer and I will be reading more of your hubs. I have seen you around in alot of the forums. You really seem to know how things work around here. Thanks for sharing your wisdom:)


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Hey, thanks UK, I appreciate it :)


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myra636 7 years ago from Viginia

Thanks for stopping by my hub I found yours full of good advice thanks

by the way is that McLean Va.


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

I am glad i could help a bit MYra. :) And yes, it is McLean VA :)


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SistasExpress 7 years ago from Chicago

Very informative site, thanks for the info.


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Lady_E 7 years ago from London, UK

Interesting and useful Info - Will look into it. I wonder if I can use it for a Website that already displays Google ADs...


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Hi Ladies, thanks for coming. :)

Lady_E, sorry this thing is long dead, I just keep the hub cause it brings me a click every once in a while. :)


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Chris Eddy111 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Ok that's interesting, although this is all still very new for me.


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Hey Chris, thanks for stopping by :)


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starme77 7 years ago

um.... where did the link go?


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Misha 7 years ago from DC Area Author

Just gone Star. :) They went out of business a while ago, I am keeping this hub up just for backlinks and occasional click :)


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Gennifer 6 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

Great hub! Thanks a lot for information. Appreciate it!


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

He-he Gennifer, the information is a bit old, but thanks for taking time to comment anyway :)


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JYOTI KOTHARI 6 years ago from Jaipur

Misha,

Are you planning to inform something new?

Thanks and thumbs up!

Jyoti Kothari


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

Jyoti, as soon as I learn something new, I will let you guys know. :)


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Cheeky Girl 6 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

Interesting Hub! An unusual subject! Most interesting! Thanks!


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Bard of Ely 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

You attracted my interest,Misha, because, as you know, I am looking for ways of making more money online. Thanks for the info here!


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shazwellyn 6 years ago from Great Britain

Your tactics are very clever... I like your style! x


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks guys, I appreciate your attention and kind words :)


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

So they went belly up?? Will they be back up and running?


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

I doubt Habee. This was written a couple of years back, and no signs of life since...


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prasadjain 6 years ago from Tumkur

Whatever may be the differences in experience,the hub has created a very useful and novel discussion. For this, we must thank Misha.


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

Thanks Prasadjan :)


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MakeMoneyGoal 6 years ago from Edinburgh

What a shame they went under. I think there may be others doing this now however. Great hub with a disappointing end. :-(


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Misha 6 years ago from DC Area Author

Well, that's life - things come and go... As far as I am aware no one is doing such a thing now.


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quicksand 6 years ago

A few months ago I recall I checked them out after a long break and I found that I was able to log in with my username and password. However all my downliners were gone. The list was blank. Now their URL re-directs to another site. Guess audio ads won't work.


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lolakshi 5 years ago from Balasore

misha great articles but do you know the websites that pay for your creativity?


Ghost32 5 years ago

Not bad, Misha. Only thing is, I'm getting more and more attracted to the wrong SORT of booty in that last graphic. Gotta remember to stick to pirate booty...(chants to self) "Stick to pirate booty...stick to pirate booty...."

Ridiculosity aside, Pay Per Play definitely sounds intriguing. Come on, HP!


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Rooskaya 5 years ago from Russia

Thanks for the informative hub.


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suvitharoja 5 years ago from India

This is something innovative. Does the ad start playing when the visitors open the page or should they play it. Some people might be annoyed when the page starts playing sound suddenly.


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Renganathan 5 years ago from Kondhai

Thank you for this informative hub


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squidoomakemoney 4 years ago from Philippines

Interesting. Will definitely check it out. Thanks for sharing.


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molometer 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire, England

3 Years Ago? Please tell me you are a millionaire from this hub alone lol.

I have just spent who knows how long reading this huge posting and it has probably saved me days and a small fortune.

I ate a whole pizza reading this!

You have to leave this hub up and not just for the bucks.

PS When I was a kid starting work they sent me to get a bucket of steam. ha ha


Kerry43 3 years ago

LOL@molometer.

Sorry to hear this went down the gurgler, it could have worked out well, I think.

Great read, nonetheless!

Kerry ;)

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