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Make Money Online: Mystufflostandfound Affiliate Program

Updated on October 8, 2013
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Jo has been an ITU nurse at the London North West NHS Trust for 14 years. She obtained her RN at University College London Hospital.


Make Money With my stuff lost and found

Mystufflostandfound new affiliate program
About a couple of months ago, I wrote an article on lost luggage. I was amazed at the mountain of lost stuff that is left behind, by the traveling public. Much of this stuff is never claimed, and are auctioned off cheaply, or destroyed by the airport authorities. However, with a little know how these lost stuff can also provide a very lucrative source of income for the savvy entrepreneurs. see Ways to Make Money: More tips. Our lost properties, can provide opportunities for others, but some things are precious and are worth more than mere money. So wouldn't it be something!!.. If there was a way of registering your prized possessions when travelling. Well there is now just such a system.

The Okoban system provides secure unique codes for baggage and other personal items that may be at risk of getting lost, I.e. passport, laptops, tablets, Keys, purses, and cameras. Okoban links the items to the owners, when they purchase Okoban UID tag and attaches it to the user's items. The users can register the UID tags for free at where they will enter their contact information. If an item is found, the owner will receive an e-mail and text message informing them where their property can be found.
Okoban is used in over 2,000 airports worldwide and on 400 airlines, Okoban is apparently the first system designed for 'Frequent Finders' of lost valuables, this includes airline baggage service offices, hotels, car rentals, rail coach and ferry lost and found offices.
But how do we make money with Okoban ? I hear you ask.

My Stuff Lost And Found have partnered with Okoban and Travel Sentry to offer a free global lost and found.

Together with the industry leading ShareASale affiliate Network, they rewards affiliates for linking their followers with Okoban's quality lost and found services. Entrepreneurs with a strong web presence, in niches such as travel, business travel, electronics, laptops, phones, luggage, camera, and pet accessories can successfully participate. Traffic from social media, websites, e-mail lists etc. can be made into profit when affiliates introduces their users to the concept of lost and found service and send them to website, using a customised link. The affiliates then collect their commission for each sale made.

Affiliates can promote the site by providing link to Twitter followers, e-mail list subscribers, fb friends, LinkedIn, and Google+ or from your websites using banners from mystufflostandfound and ShareASale. Feature articles and text links can also be used.
Make money by leading followers and friends to
Setting up an account is free, quick and easy. New affiliates can set up and start making money in a matter of hours.

Offer your skills in an online market place;

Most people are aware of online market place like Amazon and ebay where you can buy and sell almost anything. However, there are also places where you can sell your professional skills, you are no longer limited to finding contract job on sites such as Web 1.0 and CareerBuilder.

There is a new generation of freelancing and project sites, which allows the companies requiring help to describe what they are looking for, and letting freelancers and small businesses offer bids, ideas or make proposals which the buyers are able to choose. If you are a graphic designer, take a look at Outpost and LogoWorks.

When you join these sites the customers comes to you, you do not have to go looking for them.

Create a Website Directory

Many people are making money from starting their own directory sites, or so we are told. The amount of money you can earn, will depend largely on the quality of your site. A site that is designed to be friendly and easy to use will attract a higher amount of users. You can create a site where other peoples' website can be listed.

This is not a new idea and frankly it is no longer as easy to make money this way, with the recent changes to the Google search algorithm. However, for those who still like the idea and wish to have a go, here's some info.

The Three Main types of Listing

Featured; this listings are often seen at the top of particular categories before the regular listings are submitted.The featured listing are usually formatted to stand out to give greater exposure over other listing, helping it to gain more traffic and higher PR bringing in a higher fees

Regular; classed as normal directory listing most often PR related and may be paid or free. The designs are often a simple link with description of the listed website.

Reciprocal; with this type of listings, the submitter must link back to your directory, to be able to get listed, this can be paid or free. Advertisers makes money from your directory in different ways, including:

  • Directory affiliate programs, this works the same as other affiliates program. You promote advertisers banners for free on your site and earn money when you refer your website users to buy product from the advertising website, and earn a per cent of the products which the user purchases
  • sponsor Ads; these are advertising space where the buyers pay to place their advertisement on the directorys' ads placement.
  • Contextual Ads. you can earn money from your website, when your visitors click on certain advertisement. The most popular ads campaigns are by Google Adsense, AdBrite and BidVertiser.

You can offer free listing, but it would be more prudent to concentrate more on offering paid listing. this can be divided into categories of basic paid listing and premium paid listing. The more traffic your site receives, the more money you are able to make. When setting up your directory site, there are a few points to remember.

Try to create a site using a unique template, that looks professional, this will help to increase your earnings by helping to build trust. Businesses will only purchase links from you, when they trust and believe your site will be good for their business.

Make Money with BidVertiser

BidVertiser boasts, they will turn your advertising space into cash, if you join them now. All you have to do is to display the BidVertiser ads on your website and let the advertisers bid against each other.

You can make money from clicks and conversions and from always having the highest bidders displayed on your website to ensures the maximum revenue possible at any given time. BidVertiser gives you simple point and click tools to help customize the layout and to fit in with your site. In their publisher center you will be able to monitor your ads performance. find out more


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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Hi Sunilkunnoth2012, thank you for the wonderful support, your visit and comment are much appreciated, I hope the article will be of help to you. Take care and my best to you.

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 5 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      You are doing a wonderful job. Excellent. Thanks for sharing such nice text which is beneficial to the online writers across the world. Voted up.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Unknown, always good to see you, best wishes.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Hi Eddy, thank you for stopping by, my best to you.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      great hub as always Jo.

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Interesting and useful;thank you so much for sharing,

      Have a wonderful weekend.


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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Hi wetnose, I hope you find something here, thanks for stopping by.

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      wetnosedogs 5 years ago from Alabama

      Something to look into. Always like to read about ways to make money online. Thanks.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Frank, always nice to see you. :). Many thanks.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Hi Irish, hope they'll prove to be useful for you. Thanks for the visit and comment, much appreciation. Have a wonderful weekend.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Billy, I know what you mean, there just never seem to be enough time to do the things you want to do. good luck with the directory and much appreciated as always. My very best to you.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      very good tips tobusiness.. a guess it can be a good way to make money.. you are full of information :)

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      Great job Jo. And perfect timing for much needed funds before the holidays.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Great ideas Jo! I have considered making a directory in the past, but never seem to have enough time. Thanks for re-visiting the idea for me and reminding me to make the time and get it done.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Hi Carol, lovely to see you, I've been meaning to pay you a visit, so I will see you later. Thank you for taking a look at this, I hope it will be of use to you, have a great day.

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      I always read hubs about making money and finding a new and creative way to do this. You have really done a good job with this and I learned a few new things. Sharing and voting UP..