Has anyone had any success with Blastoff?

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  1. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    Simply curious since so many people poo poo'd the idea since they were helped with funding from Pre-Paid-Legal. I know you don't get paid fast but since so few people are creating hubs promoting Blastoff I've been adding 2-5 people a day to Blastoff. I'm not looking to make money right away but if this continues in a few months I should see a much bigger check than I do from Hubpages and Adsense. Again simply asking to see how everyone else's Blastoff is going.



  2. Eaglekiwi profile image74
    Eaglekiwiposted 14 years ago

    Never heard of them Brian ,but that doesnt mean anything.
    Perhaps I will check them out sometime.

  3. myownworld profile image75
    myownworldposted 14 years ago

    nope, never heard of it either! is that the latest NASA rocketship?

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image56
      prettydarkhorseposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      hi friendship, never heard of Blastoff LOL

  4. profile image0
    Justine76posted 14 years ago

    look up Sandra Rink....shes written hubs....its a scam

    1. HubPolice profile image57
      HubPoliceposted 14 years agoin reply to this


  5. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    I did look her up. What she wrote was about Pre-Paid-Legal NOT Blastoff. Plus if you use all the rest of Blastoff and never make a dime it is hands down a great service. You can't lose by using it. Like everything online you have to be sensible and read the fine print. If you want to be paid like a job from Blastoff you would need to work it like a job.

    I encourage you to check it out though and at least try looking around in it before you forget yikes)

    <snipped - no affiliate links in the forums>

  6. emievil profile image67
    emievilposted 14 years ago

    Sandra wrote a hub about Blastoff when it was about to launched. Here's the link (hope this is okay to post):


  7. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    And I wrote a Hub in reply yikes)


  8. Kidgas profile image61
    Kidgasposted 14 years ago

    Some lady gave me a promotional flyer while at Panera.  Interesting concept, but I am not much into MLM.  Bad Amway experience in the late 80's.

  9. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 14 years ago

    Brian, are you a scammer?

    1. darkside profile image67
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Brian, you come across as a very strange man.

      1. Jimmy Boyd profile image67
        Jimmy Boydposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        Brian is clearly one of those with an MLM mindset - he believes the hype. Anyone who has done their due diligence and had life experience in this knows that MLM is generally a raw deal. When I read Blastoff's home page, I didn't bother looking any further. Same old, same old crap.

        But Brian will keep responding with MLM group think nonsense, so don't bother trying to reason with him.

    2. Mark Knowles profile image57
      Mark Knowlesposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      If he is not - he is doing a very good impression of being one. wink

  10. rmcrayne profile image91
    rmcrayneposted 14 years ago

    I know some hubbers have posted hubs about good, reputable writing sites, with the low down on various aspects. Any hubbers come to mind, or specific hubs or forum threads anyone out there would recommend?

    1. Susana S profile image93
      Susana Sposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I'd recommend reading prgrundy's hubs - she's written some fantastic ones on various writing sites she uses.

  11. Pearldiver profile image69
    Pearldiverposted 14 years ago

    I have been very successful with Blastoff.......
    (as recommended by you a couple of months ago when you were looking for MLM downliners to stand on in your effort to become a squillionaire)

    Yep.... I successfully looked at Blastoff and Laughed my Buttoff lol

  12. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 14 years ago

    I thought we were not allowed to promote referral links here tongue

    Blastoff is just another web portal.

  13. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    Nah I'm not a scammer.

    I'm a guy in Minnesota who is simply trying to get people interested in Blastoff as a experiment as well as a possible income portal for myself.

    I use it for radio, games, etc... I like it truly I do.

    I don't know why people feel it is a scam. I use it as what it was intended for. The enjoyment of the end user.

    Yes Blastoff is a Affiliate option for many but it will not make you insanely rich or a "squillionare" (btw I love that number yikes)

    It is near christmas and I know that internet sales go up by over 3200% and I am simply attempting to capture some of those sales.

    You can read through my hubs I've written on a ton of things. Blastoff is just another one of those things.

    sorry if I offended you in any way. I have made NO MONEY with Blastoff but I like it. I shared it with you guys because I know hubpages is all about making money and quality free stuff.

    Hope everyone understands my motives and what I was hoping to accomplish. Thanks for being kind enough to tell me how I come across to my face.


    Brian Fanslau

    1. darkside profile image67
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      HubPages is all about publishing articles. And then making money. Through HubPages.

      In case you weren't aware when you start a thread or make a reply post it says this on the post page: Do not start threads for the sole purpose of promotion or posting links.

      You seem to have ignored that in the past. I also notice that you got another link snipped in this thread.

  14. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    Yep... Thats all I get for trying to help people... Oh well serves me right?

    1. darkside profile image67
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Playing the victim card now?

      The rules. Read them.

      If you can't follow them then it was never about helping others.

  15. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 14 years ago

    To help them lose their money? Thank you, not needed lol

  16. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    <another self-promoting link deleted>

    it was easier to explain with a hub in a generalist fashion.

    Also it won't matter what I may or may not say to you darkside. I chose an affiliate program that was FREE to run this experiment so noone can or could lose ANY money... I don't know what the fuss is about.

    1. darkside profile image67
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      The rules. Even if you can't understand them, follow them.

    2. profile image0
      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Here is a suggestion.

      If you really want to make money from using blastoff, use hp for what it was intended to do, publish articles!

      The OP? Has anyone had any success with Blastoff?  My answer is yes but not through blastoff.  My success has come through hubpages from the article I published about blastoff.

      In the article there is no affiliate link to get you to sign up, I don't suggest getting people to sign up through me or anyone else. 

      All I did was give them some information about the site and the reader responds by either leaving the page or clicking on ads to find more information.

      So while you are pulling the sympathy card, 'oh woe is me just a simple man trying to make a living', I suggest that you stop trying to make a profit off something that is too shady to begin with and use what you know can work.

      I don't think you are a scammer and I think you are a nice guy, I really do and I know it must suck to see my hub show up every time you try to get people to join you.  It has to suck, it just has to really bad.

      But the other hubbers are right especially Jimmy.  MLM companies have a way of making you think in such a way that you start to depend on 'faith' instead of using what you know will work.  The cult like characteristics that any MLM company produces is scary and it's not funny at all.

      I know you might not listen and maybe deep down you are throwing daggers at my head or something but please step away from what you are doing because they are obstructing your intellect.  They are dangerous and crafty.

  17. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    Np. btw nice pic yikes)

    Just as a hypothetical.

    If one were to find a magical tree in the woods that if you twittered a message to it. The tree would send you a code back and the code would let you into a magical place filled with sunshine and happiness. The catch though was the tree would make a dollar for each code the tree gave out. The tree being inanimate would let the money fall and the money if it were not picked up would simply return to the soil. The tree could be making a fortune and the people who received the code would be grateful. But the problem comes when people start telling other people about the tree. The people receive a nickel for every person that receives the code from the tree. Thus I could not simply say to anyone on hubpages directly that they should text the tree for their free code. Since I would be paid for each person. Thats pretty much what I tried to do and most everyone here wanted to bite off my fingers so I couldn't reply...

    I'm not trying to be cynical truly I'm not. My mind works in Metaphors. Ask my parents...

    1. profile image0
      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      What the heck are you talking about.  See they already made your mind a puddle of mud. lol

      Using blastoff as an affiliate you get something like 1/10th of 10th of 1% on purchases made in your network. lol  That equals about a penny per 100,000 bucks or something like that. lol 

      Even with 20 degrees of separation, hypothetically speaking, even if you did manage to get 100 people who got 100 people who got 100 people...

      You would still have to ensure that your cookies were enable through the entire network, there is no way to know if you are being ripped off or not and...and...and with all that, even after a year you might make 5 cents.

      lol lol lol

    2. darkside profile image67
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      They probably called you a "gifted" child.

      It would appear that not everything you say is simple.

      The rules here are simple though. No need to read any deeper meanings into it. Do not start threads for the sole purpose of promotion or posting links.

  18. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    True Sandra I think you are completely right about the mindset. I'm not in any MLMs that I promote myself. I used Blastoff as a experiment if you will and yes there was some hope involved since this was really rearing up for me which was the intention but really the base came down to did my efforts work at all.

    btw yeah it is a stickler that your article rocks but that is my own short fall. I am not a great writer myself. I do my best to get by and yes I will invest more time into making money through Hubpages but with over 46 hubs now and only 11 clicks over a 4 month period it is not paying for the time I've spent here at least not yet.

    If people want to let the Blastoff thing go thats just fine. I would have shared a link without my own tags to it if I could have watched the data play out but since there is a way to be paid by Blastoff I had to use my real name etc...

    The Blastoff thing was by no means a trick. My equation was simple. I needed a product that was free and that I could track that would also be a affiliate program. I chose the one I did simply because the timing for using it was right. It ticked me off more than I want to say when they kept pushing the date back2x!

    yeah idk... I'm just tired. I never tried to hurt anyone and I'm not trying to be a victim. Have a goodn

  19. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    If I wanted to get rich I would just <This is where I place the link to the tree> send you here yikes)

  20. BrianFanslau profile image60
    BrianFanslauposted 14 years ago

    <wordy spam deleted...again>


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