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Blogger, Online Marketer and full-time music lover. Thank you for reading my posts! I share my experiences of making money online as well as providing useful tips and advice to those who are interested in starting an online business. I enjoy writing reviews and giving an insight into what has worked for me and what hasn't. If you like what I write here be sure to share my posts with others!


UserCrowd Review (Formerly Usability Hub) – Get Paid To Take Quick Tests Online [UPDATED]

If you’ve been looking for a way to earn some money online with little to no effort then UserCrowd (formerly known as Usability Hub) is a good place to start. I’ve been trying out this website for a few years and felt it would be good to finally share my official UserCrowd Review to let you know my thoughts and also share my payment proof.

What is UserCrowd?

UserCrowd, formerly known as Usability Hub, is a website that allows you to earn money online by taking short online tests. Web developers and designers request input from users on a variety of tasks, and you get paid for giving your response.

How To Get Started

It’s really easy to get started. Firstly head over to the UserCrowd website, and then sign up to be a tester. It takes only a few minutes to set up your account and set up a profile. And it’s as easy as that!

usercrowd review sign up to become a tester

What Types Of Tests Are Included

There are 5 test types included in UserCrowd. These tests are very short and usually take about  1 minute to complete:

1. Click Test:

The test will ask you to click on an area that you think is appropriate to the task.

2. Five Second Test

With the Five Second test, you’ll be asked to view an image for 5 seconds and recall what you saw by answering short questions.

3. Navigation Test

You’ll be asked to navigate a web page/application based on the instructions of the task.

4. Preference Test

The test will ask you to select which option you prefer.

5. Question Test

View an image and answer a few short questions.

UserCrowd Video WalkThrough

** Although in the video I quote “earn $0.10 over and over”, as of March 23rd 2020, this rate has now been increased to $0.20. **

How Much Will You Get Paid

*** UPDATE: The payment threshold has now been reduced to 100 credits (which is $10). This will mean you can cash out more regularly than before.***

Each test you complete worth 1 credit ($0.10). Payment is made via PayPal, and you can request a payout once you reach 200 credits ($20) 100 credits ($10).

Payment Proof

Below is a screenshot of the $20 I cashed out via Paypal. I’ve included this to share with you that UserCrowd (formerly Usability Hub) is a genuine site that pays out its users.

usability hub review payment proof



The site is completely free to sign up and take part.

Easy To Use

The website is easy to use and simple to navigate.

Little Effort Involved

There’s barely any effort involved in completing these tests. They’re really quick, and some just involve the click of a mouse, then the test is done.

Can Get Started Straight Away

As soon as there are tests available you can get started.

Pays Via Paypal

As you may already know, I’m a big fan of programs that pay via Paypal, so this is definitely a big pro for me.

No Skills Required

It’s so easy to get involved because you don’t need to have any skills. In fact, the website even mentions that the creators prefer having ordinary people testing their designs.

Quick Tests

The tests are really quick to do. Most tests will take less than 1 minute to complete.

No Need To Record Your Screen

Most online user testing websites I’ve used require you to have a screen recorder and use a mic to talk about your experience. With UserCrowd, you don’t need to record anything. The tests are generally just a click of the mouse and a few written responses.


Tests Are Not Regular

Unfortunately, tests are not always regular, so don’t expect to reach the 100 200 credits within just a few days. It can take a little while to complete 100 200 tests. But if you check the site regularly then you’re more likely to get tests to complete.

High Payout Threshold (Payout threshold has now been reduced to only $10)

Although the tests are quick and easy to get through, you still have to reach $10 $20 before you get to cash out. For some, this may be quicker depending on the times you are able to take the tests, and for others, it may take longer.

Have To Wait Up To 3 Weeks To Receive Payment 

After doing all those tests and requesting a cash-out, you may have to wait up to 3 weeks to receive your payment. This is because they check all your responses before paying out. Therefore you’ll need to make sure you provide quality answers to avoid having your payment for that test rejected.

Quick Tip To Help You Earn Credits Faster

My quick tip to help you earn credits faster with UserCrowd is to keep your UserCrowd dashboard open in a separate tab while you’re on the internet. So, whenever there’s a test available you’ll hear a pop-up sound and animation to notify you of a new test. This means you can take a quick minute from what you’re doing to complete the test. If you’re already on the internet you might as well have this in the background letting you know when a test is available.

My Final Thoughts

UserCrowd is a nice way to earn yourself a little extra side money. Although it can take a while to earn those 100 200 credits and there aren’t always tests available, when the tests are ready they are very quick to complete, and you can do them in between your usual activities on the internet without it taking up too much time.

Do I Recommend UserCrowd? Yes! If you’re looking for something to add to your list side income earners, then I think UserCrowd is a good one to add because it’s a way to make some extra money online without much effort at all. Even if you spend your time working on your online business, you could easily fit a few quick tests in between and build up your balance, with little to no effort at all.

Overall, UserCrowd is a legit website that pays it users and is a simple way to earn some money online.

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What are your thoughts on UserCrowd? 

Has this UserCrowd review given you a new site to add to your “make money online” list? 

I’d love to hear your thoughts, questions and/or comments in the section below. 

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UserCrowd Review - Formerly Usability Hub [Updated - Earn $0.20 over and over to take quick survey

UserCrowd Review – Formerly Usability Hub [Updated – Earn $0.20 over and over to take quick survey

How To Find Free Images Using Google’s Advanced Image Search (Step-by-Step)

google's advanced image searchHave you been looking for a way to find some free images online? Well, Google’s Advanced image search is a good place to start!

This feature by Google makes it easier for you to use it’s advanced image search to filter images by usage rights. Now you have a better chance of finding free images from Google, which you can use for your blogs, websites and/or social media images.

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Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency Review – Is It Worth The Money?

If you’re looking for an unbiased review of Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency program, then this is the place for you.

The aim of Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing agency program is to teach you how to utilise social media to make money online and start a business with it.

But can you really turn it into a $1,000-$10,000/month business? And is it really worth the money? Read on to find out…

Tai Lopez Social Media Marketing Agency ReviewName: Social Media Marketing Agency

Price: Early bird – $697 one time fee; then will increase to $997

Owner: Tai Lopez

Rating: 8/10

Launch date: 23rd Jan 2017 12:01 am PST

Promo period: 23rd Jan 12:01 am PST to 29th Jan 23:59 pm PST (Early bird access $697 + 3 special bonuses)


[alert-announce]Interested? Watch the FREE video now to learn more about how to get started[/alert-announce]


What Is Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency?

Social Media Marketing Agency by Tai Lopez is a program that works towards training it’s members how to be social media experts and find small businesses that will pay to manage their social media.

It’s a 4-month program that aims to walk you through the process of getting your first client, step-by-step, within 120 days.

How It Works:

  • START: Form your first online marketing agency within 30 days
  • CLOSE: Convince small business owners to pay you, even if you’re new
  • SCALE: Outsource and automate your marketing agency, so you can have more freedom


Who is Tai Lopez and Is Tai Lopez A Scam Artist?

Tai Lopez is one of the top social media influencers who has been successfully making money online using social media. Just take a look at his social media followers and you can tell right away that he definitely has a presence and influence in the social media space. Tai’s current social stats are:

Twitter: 363K Followers

Instagram: 1.4 Million Followers

Youtube: 790k Subscribers

Facebook: 1 Million Page Likes

I personally feel that Tai Lopez is qualified to teach others how to use social media to make money for themselves, as he’s been doing it and is still doing it very successfully.

Is Tai Lopez is a scam artist?

Many people have asked this and different people have their own opinions. I personally feel that there are some things he does which can appear misleading.

Tai’s videos work well because he is “selling the dream”. The things we see in the videos such as the expensive Lamborghinis and the luxury homes are part of that dream of financial freedom. This is what gets his videos so much attention, and obviously he knows this, so he continues to “sell the dream”.

I don’t see anything wrong with sharing your successes with the world, so long as Tai, and others like him, are being honest about what they’ve got.

You’ll see multiple videos and articles that mention Tai rents out those luxury properties and the expensive cars, and it’s this lack of transparency that I believe seems to give people the impression that he is a scam artist.

I can understand this, and I can’t agree with everything he does. But I can agree that this guy is a successful influencer and has used social media to his advantage to be able to make money online and have a life that’s more financially free.

Tai has been featured in a number of online articles within It’s highly unlikely they would feature him on their sites, alongside other entrepreneurs, if he really was a scam artist.

You can check out a few of these articles written about Tai Lopez below:

These articles alone show how much influence he has within social media, so it makes sense to be able to trust his training and lessons in this field.

My thoughts on Tai Lopez: 

Personally, I feel his training/videos are quite motivating. I’ve recently started paying attention to his content, since hearing about his Social Media Marketing Agency program, and it has given me an additional drive to work harder towards my online business goals.

I definitely think that’s something many people need in their life. Someone who makes them feel motivated and makes them want to get up and do something with their life.

In the end, Tai Lopez’s training and videos will not be for everyone.


What You Will Learn

The main focus of Tai’s training is to teach you how to:

  • Get your first $1000/month client
  • Automate your social media marketing
  • Set up multiple types of pricing packages
  • Get the best equipment to use (e.g. phone, cameras, etc)
  • Make any business interested in your service
  • Brand yourself (be a storyteller)

You’ll also learn:

  • The right and best ways to use free videos to help any small business grow a highly engaged audience of followers on social media
  • How to choose a name for your company, domain and set up websites for getting clients
  • Set up marketing funnels so the small businesses can collect leads and monetise them over time
  • How to speak to business owners
  • Using quizzes to attract new leads
  • Setting up a social media sales funnel
  • Creating social media content people feel they need to like and share


Training: Month by Month

Month 1: Picking a Niche

Month 2: Mastering Social Media

Month 3: Learning How To Acquire High-Value Customers

Month 4: How To Service Your Customers and Manage Your Agency


should you get tai lopez's social media marketing agency program



Early Bird Price – $697 (this early bird offer runs from launch date until 29th Jan 2017 23:59 pm PST)

Regular Price – $997 (after the early bird promotion the program will go back to its regular price.)

All payments are one-time fees, with the option to pay in 4 monthly instalments of $299


Who is it For?

This program is suitable for people who are:

  • Interested in learning social media marketing and selling those skills
  • Wanting to start a genuine business
  • Able to afford the $697 or $997 price plans
  • Willing to work hard, and not looking for a “get rich quick” scheme
  • Determined to add value to their clients and help others in need.


Who is it NOT For?

This program will not suit you if you:

  • Cannot afford the price

There’s no need to invest this amount of money if you really don’t have it. You can still learn Social Media Marketing from online learning sites such as Udemy and Skillshare. It may take you longer to master social media, but these sites are more affordable.

  • If you don’t like social media

Although I feel you should start mastering social media if you’re looking to do business online…I don’t think this program will suit you if you really don’t like social media. But I would encourage you to get involved with social media for your business as that’s where things are progressing these days.

  • People who are really introverted and don’t like the idea of selling themselves door-to-door

It’s important to realise that you’ll have to be good at selling in order to make this really work for you, or at least be willing to learn how to sell yourself. So if you haven’t done sales before, it could be quite challenging. If you’re up for the challenge, that’s good. But if you’re someone who’s quite introverted, or you don’t like being heavily involved in sales, then this program may not really work for you.

  • Not a fan of Tai Lopez

Not everyone who’s come across Tai Lopez and his content will be a fan. So, if that’s you, then I don’t feel you’ll benefit from his program. If you’re not a fan of his free content, then I can’t imagine you’ll like his paid content much either. But ultimately, that’s up to you to decide.



There’s a dedicated support team within the program where you can ask questions and get help with any issues you may have. You can either call or email the support team.

Currently, it doesn’t look as if there’s a Facebook group or forum style community within the program to interact with other members, but I think there will be one in the near future.



  • Training From A Real Social Media Influencer

As mentioned above, Tai is definitely one of the top social media influencers. Therefore, you’ll be getting training from someone who really knows the ins and outs of social media, and how to turn it into a business/money making method.

  • Early Bird Offer.

Tai’s program has an early bird offer. So, if you are interested in this program, you have the opportunity to get it at a reduced price ($697) during the promotional period.

  • Free Video About How To Get Started.

There is a Free video on the sales page by Tai that shares a bit about how to get started. So if you’d like to find out more about the program you can watch the video free here.

  • You Don’t Need To Resell The Program In Order To Make Money

A lot of online programs these days require you to resell the same program in order to actually make money with it. But with Tai’s program, it actually shows you how you can make money on your own, using his training, to help you set up a genuine business.

  • Solves a Major Problem for Small Businesses

The goal behind this training program is to give you the skills to help small business solve a genuine major problem. Many local/small business don’t have a social media strategy, email marketing strategy or even a website. So your current skills/the skills you will learn can actually help them, and businesses are willing to pay for people like you to do that.

  • You Don’t Really Need Any Official Qualifications To Offer Your Services

Social media is still considered a new thing, so you won’t really find many university degrees or college courses that offer in-depth social media marketing training. So you don’t need to have any certified proof to be able to offer your services. As long as you can provide value and examples of how you can help these businesses, you’re likely to get 1 or more clients.

  • You Could Get A Client For “Life”

If you really help transform the marketing of just one small business, they could eventually be a long-term client and will continue to use you for their marketing needs. This could mean a regular additional income, or even full-time income, just from one client.

  • 120-Day Money Back Guarantee

Most programs give a 30 or 60-day money back guarantee, but with this program, Tai is actually offering a 120-day money back guarantee.

  • Includes 3 Special Bonuses (only available for early bird buyers): The bonuses are:
    • 1 FREE ticket to any Tai Lopez’s live events
    • Access to one of his latest programs
    • Your name and contact info will be added to a website dedicated to social media experts who have been trained by this program



  • No FREE trial

Unfortunately, this program doesn’t offer a free trial, so you’re unable to test the program out before you buy. However, they do offer a 120-day money-back guarantee. Also, if you’re familiar with Tai Lopez’s youtube videos, you can probably get an idea of the style of content you’ll receive in his online programs.

  • Some Additional Costs

It appears that there are additional costs involved with this program, that are not mentioned at all before you sign up. Some of the further costs include:

– Approximately $500 or so to register your business officially. However, it seems this is the cost if you choose to go through the company that Tai recommends. So it’s possible you could get it cheaper if you do your research and find other companies.

$170 to create a website. It appears they encourage you to use Squarespace for the website builder and GoDaddy for the domain & hosting packages. In my experience, GoDaddy is pricier than other providers, and I personally only recommend GoDaddy for registering a domain. And I would recommend purchasing a hosting plan with Namecheap.

Purchasing a logo, business cards, other subscriptions (e.g. Squarespace) etc

Adding all these costs together definitely makes a difference to the initial price point of $697 (or $997, depending on when you purchase). So hopefully knowing about these costs will give you better insight into whether you’d still like to purchase this training program.

  • You Will Be Selling Yourself 

For some this won’t be a negative, but if you’re not confident with sales then you may find it difficult to get through this program. Like I mentioned before, you need to have selling skills, or at least be open to learning the right skills to market yourself to small businesses. So you need to be confident or comfortable with selling yourself and your services.



Social Media Marketing Agency vs My #1 Recommendation

I’m an active member of Wealthy Affiliate and I personally like to recommend this program because it provides you with a training platform that allows you to learn how to earn an income online through Affiliate Marketing. It gives you access to the right tools and training to help you get started.

Wealthy Affiliate offers a different service to Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency, but I wanted to share it here because I think it’s a program that will benefit some people looking to make an income online. Affiliate Marketing gives you the opportunity to earn a real full time or part time income online, and you can still incorporate social media marketing, without having to sell it. You can focus on things you enjoy, and Wealthy Affiliate helps you achieve that.

Take a look at my comparison table below:


Based on the comparison table you may be wondering why I’ve given Tai’s program a rating of 8 out of 10. Tai’s program offers different training to Wealthy Affiliate and the goals are quite different too. Tai’s program is solely focused on creating a business around social media and acquiring clients online and offline. Overall, it offers lots of value and training for that business model.

However, Wealthy Affiliate is focused more on Affiliate Marketing and turning that into a business online.

So, if you’re looking for an alternative to Tai’s program then I’d definitely recommend checking out Wealthy Affiliate (in-depth review here)

Here are some of the main differences between Social Media Marketing Agency and Wealthy Affiliate:

  • FREE Starter Membership. You have the opportunity to try out the program for free.
  • The Business Model is Affiliate Marketing rather than social media marketing (although it does include training on this).
  • You’re Taught How to Set up a WordPress site and Monetise it at an affordable price. The premium membership of Wealthy Affiliate includes top class hosting and features, and you can host up to 50 websites.
  • Overall the program is More Affordable. It has a monthly cost is $49, and you get regular updated training that you can use for years and years, with many new and impressive rolling out soon.
  • There’s a Huge Online Community. With this community, you can get lots of support from other members, and you can contact the owners of the program directly.
  • You can Apply the Training to Multiple Passions and Niches.



If you join me at Wealthy Affiliate, as a special bonus you’ll get your first premium month for only $19. That’s over 59% discount. It’s a great way to really test out the premium membership and see if Wealthy Affiliate is for you.

However, you can always get started with the FREE membership first.


My Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for an online business training program, you may be wondering if Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency is the best online program for you. Well, I think it offers the right training for this social media business model. I feel that Tai Lopez’s program will provide you with the necessary tools and resources to be able to reach out to potential clients and start your agency business.

Essentially, this is a choice you’ll need to be able to make for yourself, and I hope I’ve been able to give you the opportunity to make an informed decision with this review.

Is Tai Lopez’s Social Media Marketing Agency program worth the money? YES!, if you’re interested in turning social media skills into a business, but just remember that there will be some additional costs involved that could be quite pricey depending on your budget.

If you’re not keen on social media and using it as a way to make money…or Tai Lopez, then No, this program will not be worth your money.

So essentially it depends on what you’re looking for when it comes to starting an online business. I feel this program will definitely work for some people, and for others, it’s just not what you’re looking for.

Overall, if you can fully apply the training and work hard with this program, I believe you could make your money back, and much more, and gain important skill sets to really succeed in this business.

If you’re interested in joining and would like to watch the FREE video, click the button below:

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As an alternative, you can sign up to my #1 recommended online program for a FREE starter membership:

   Join Wealthy Affiliate FREE   



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7 Ways You Could Start Affiliate Marketing Without A Website

start affiliate marketing without a websiteYou may have stumbled across this post because you’re interested in learning how to start affiliate marketing without a website.

Although I personally feel that having a website is the best choice you can make for your online business as an affiliate, not everyone wants to keep up with the needs of building a website and maintaining it. So for those who may in that situation I want to share some other ways you can work as an affiliate and still make money online without a website. 

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Is My Millionaire Mentor Legit? – Let’s Find Out!

It’s 2017, and many of us are getting on board with our New Years resolutions. One common resolution people have is to find new ways to make some extra money…this includes making money online.

This is also usually the time, unfortunately, when unsuspecting people get sucked in by “gurus” that claim to help you make crazy amounts of money in a short period of time with their “simple system”. One such program is My Millionaire Mentor.

The term “millionaire” stood out to me, so I decided to take a look at this program and see if it’s something that could really help you be a millionaire. So, is My Millionaire Mentor legit?…Let’s find out! Continue reading


What Is Buxenger? – A Sure Fire Way To Speed Up Your Paid To Click (PTC) Earnings

If you’re a regular user of Paid To Click (PTC) websites such as Clixsense, Neobux etc, then you definitely need to check out this app! I came across it recently and was quite intrigued to see how it worked and if it can actually help speed up my earnings. Well, I gave it a go and in this Buxenger Review I want to answer the question “What Is Buxenger?”, share my results, as well as share my final thoughts on the application.

Name: Buxenger


Price: Free and Premium: $2/month, $20/year or $50 lifetime

Owner: Valeria Denisova


What is Buxenger?

Buxenger is a FREE app that helps speed up your earnings from PTC websites. Essentially it helps you organise and monitor your PTC accounts in one easy to view screen, and it speeds up the process of viewing ads from multiple PTC websites.

With Buxenger you can view the stats from all your PTC websites in one place. As you can see from the screenshot below, I can see the stats for my PTC accounts with Clixsense, ScarletClicks, BuxP etc.

what is buxenger - buxenger review


How to use Buxenger?

Buxenger is so easy to use.

Firstly you need to sign up to Buxenger here. Once you’ve signed up you can add the extension to your internet browser, then begin adding any PTC accounts that you currently have. The first site I added was Clixsense (see my review here).

You can find out how to add new PTC sites as you continue reading this page.

When you’ve managed to add a few sites to the Buxenger app you can begin using it to earn.

There will be a small button at the top of your browser which you can click anytime you want to use Buxenger (sometimes Buxenger logs you out after a few days, so you may need to type into your search bar to log back in again and continue using, however this doesn’t take long).



Clicking the icon will take you to your Buxenger account where you can view all your PTC stats as well as your account stats, such as the number of referrals you have, and any affiliate earnings.

Take a look at this video below to see how Buxenger works and how to use it.


How To Add New PTC Accounts To Buxenger?

It’s super easy to add new PTC accounts to Buxenger, which I will show you step by step using the screenshots below.


Step 1: Select “Add Website”



Step 2: Choose a website to add

buxenger add website step 2


Step 3: Add your existing account details or create a new account within Buxenger



Step 4: If creating a new account, set up account and select next

buxenger add website step 4


Step 5: Return to your Buxenger back office and your new account, with stats, should be added successfully.



You can see how easy it is to add a new PTC account to the Buxenger app. You can add any existing accounts you may have, or you can create a whole new account right within the Buxenger application.

If one of your Buxenger referrals decides to join that PTC site, they’ll automatically be your referral.


Which Internet Browsers Is Buxenger Compatible With?

Buxenger currently works on Google Chrome, Firefox and Opera.

buxenger compatible browsers


You may also like: Clixsense Review 2016 – Is It The Best Paid To Click Website?


Buxenger Helps You Gain More PTC Referrals And Manage Them In One Place


With the Buxenger app you get to increase your chances of gaining referrals. Take a look at the video below, it’s quite interesting how it works.



I’ve managed to get referrals to join Buxenger, and when they join new PTC sites, they will also be my direct referral for that site. It’s an easier way to build your referral downline and improve your earnings with PTC websites.



This screenshot above shows how I’m able to gain referrals to PTC websites just by referring users to Buxenger. It works for Built-in sites that are listed like Clixsense, as well as other PTC sites I’ve added manually, such as Neobux.

Ultimately, you’re better off referring people to Buxenger and then adding your PTC sites to gain direct referrals for them. You can select your own featured sites, so your referrals are more likely to join those.

Also, if you’re a premium member, and your Buxenger referrals sign up to premium, you get to earn at least $1 per referral for every month they are an active premium member.




It’s completely free to join and you can try out the Premium membership with a 10-day free trial.

Easy to use

Buxenger is very easy to use. You can create new PTC accounts without leaving the Buxenger app, and you can keep track of the money you’re earning too.

Speeds up your PTC earnings

With Buxenger, you are able to view ads directly one after the other, which means you spend less time switching through different sites or different tabs, and more time earning money.

Can gain more referrals, much faster

The Buxenger referral system means you can increase your referral downline, just by referring more people to Buxenger.

Can upgrade for as little as $2 a month

You can upgrade to premium for only $2 a month. If you feel Buxenger will help you earn more with PTC sites, then it’s definitely worth the investment.




Need to add a browser extension

This isn’t really a bad thing, but there are some people that may not be comfortable with a browser extension. At least it doesn’t require any software download.

Doesn’t work on Safari

If you’re a Mac user (like me), you may only have the Safari browser and unfortunately Buxenger doesn’t work on Safari. However, it’s quite simple to download Google Chrome, and you can add the app from there.

Not all PTC sites are supported

Although some sites are not fully supported, you can still add them to the Buxenger playlist and view ads with the ad viewer. The main issue may be that the earnings won’t show up on Buxenger automatically. However, the earnings will still show up in your regular PTC account, and you can manually add in your current earnings onto Buxenger if you wish.

As you can see from the screen shot below, I manually added my PTC earnings for Offernation and Neobux. (Note: Offernation isn’t really a PTC site, it’s primarily a survey and “get paid to” site, but you can still earn some money by clicking/viewing ads).



Is Buxenger Safe?

Yes, Buxenger is definitely safe to use.

There’s no need to download any software, it’s just an extension to your internet browser. Also, PTC sites are not against people using Buxenger as it is not an autoclicker. It’s simply an app that organises all your PTC sites in one place, in an easy to view screen. You still have to manually view ads and click captcha images, but it helps speed up the process and increases your earning potential.

Take a look at the screenshot from a Clixsense thread. The Clixsense admin has even said that they will be working with Buxenger.

buxenger and clixsense

This message was written in December 2015, and 1 year later they are still supported on Buxenger.

Furthermore, the owner of Buxenger has added to the thread. The owner is clearly happy to answer any questions users have and ease people’s minds about the app.

buxenger valeria denisova


You may also like: OfferNation Review


Who is it for?

This app is for people who use PTC websites often and are looking to improve and increase their earnings. It’s also for people who want to get more referrals for their PTC accounts.


Who is it NOT for?

If you’re not interested in earning from PTC sites, then this app will not be for you.




buxenger free and premium

When you sign up you’re automatically a free member, and if you choose, you can try out the premium membership for 10 days for free.

The best deal would be either the yearly plan or the lifetime plan as they have the best savings. However, if you go through the trial and would still like to continue as a premium member without spending too much, then I’d recommend the monthly plan. You’d have to pay for at least 3 months, so $6 in total. Overall, I think that’s a small amount to pay if you feel this program could really help you improve your earnings with PTC sites.


Benefits of Upgrading to Premium

With a free account, you’re limited to automatic stats on just 5 sites and you can only get PTC referrals on 5 sites through Buxenger. However, upgrading to premium has a lot more benefits and will cost as little as $2 a month.

With premium you get to:

  • Add unlimited PTC websites to your dashboard.
  • Include as many referral links as you like and therefore get as many referrals as you can.
  • Earn monthly affiliate commissions for every Buxenger member you refer that upgrades to premium.



Although I haven’t had much need to contact support, there is a “Contact Us” section on the website where you can fill out a support form. It seems there are also plans to create a forum within the app, so that’ll be another form of support and contact.


My Final Thoughts

So, what is Buxenger?…Well, it’s the perfect app for anyone who wants to speed up their PTC earnings. If you’re a regular PTC user then you definitely need to get this app. Although I don’t really use PTC websites, I’ve used them more because of this app, and it’s been a nice way to earn a little extra money while I’m watching the tv or just on the phone for example. It makes things so much easier and faster, and I’m glad an app like this exists.

It’s a little investment that has the potential to really improve and increase my earnings with PTC sites. I’m looking forward to seeing how things go and updating my results within a few months or so.

Would I recommend Buxenger? Yes, if you’re already earning from PTC sites, you might as well speed up your earnings with a tool like Buxenger, and get more referrals in the process.

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What are your thoughts on Buxenger?

Do you think it can help you improve your earnings?

Would you use Buxenger now to help make more money with PTC sites?

Share your responses in the section below, as well as any questions you might have. I’ll be happy to respond!

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3 Genuine Ways To Make Money Online Searching The Web


Getting paid to search the web sounds too good to be true right? Well, here’s some good news for you. It is true! There are genuine websites that will actually pay you for searching the web.

This is an easy way to generate some additional money online, with little effort involved…doing what you already do on a regular basis.

Below is a list of 3 genuine ways to make money online searching the web.


1. Qmee


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How does it work?

When you sign up to Qmee, you add an extension to your internet browser that allows Qmee to work while you search the internet. Qmee can work when you search on Google, Amazon and eBay.

As you make a search on any of these sites, Qmee will pop up in the left-hand corner offering cash rewards in exchange for clicks or discount codes for online stores. You can see how much you’ll earn as the amount will appear next to the link.



How much can you earn?

I’ll be honest, you won’t get rich while using Qmee to search the web. This site is a way to make some additional income, and as searching the web is probably what you do normally, why not get paid along the way.

Ultimately, there’s no limit to how much you can earn with Qmee. If you add the browser extension Qmee will detect when you’re searching online and provide you with cash rewards.

They also save you money by providing discount codes for shops similar to what you’re searching for.


Payment Proof

With Qmee I was able to cash out quite early via Paypal. There’s no payment threshold, and no PayPal fees to deal with. I also received my payment within minutes of requesting a payout. I definitely didn’t expect payment to be so instant so I was pleasantly surprised.

In order to see if Qmee really pays, I cashed out a portion of my earnings. See payment proof below.



Are there other ways to earn with Qmee?

Yes, with Qmee you can also earn by taking surveys. See examples or earning potential below. The surveys I’ve done so far have been quite short and didn’t take long to complete.

qmee surveys



  • Easy to use
  • Can start earning money right away
  • No minimum withdrawal
  • Free to join
  • Make some extra income for yourself or donate to charity
  • Pays via Paypal (instant payments + no PayPal fees)



  • Won’t make huge amounts of money
  • Need to add extension to internet browser – It’s pretty to easy to do, but some users may not be comfortable with doing this
  • Only operating in UK and USA

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2. SwagBucks

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What is SwagBucks?

If you’re familiar with looking for ways to make money online you’ve probably come across Swagbucks or heard about it at some point. If not, it’s basically a website that allows you to earn points for doing different tasks online, which you can redeem for cash and/or gift cards.


How does it work?

In order to make money online searching via SwagBucks, you’ll need to use their personal browser for your online searches.


How much can you earn?

You earn points when you search, and when you earn a certain number of points you can redeem them for cash or gift cards.

Just as before, searching the web via Swagbucks is only a way to supplement your income.

Maybe you could set a goal to get started in the new year, and any money you make throughout the year you can put towards a Christmas gift card or a new item for yourself/someone else.

It’s not a way to get rich, but it’s a nice way to put some money towards something without putting in a lot of time and effort.


How to earn more points when you use Swagbucks to search

You can earn more with Swagbucks by making it your default search browser. You’ll be able to find the instructions on how to do this on their website. It’s

It’s compatible with Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers.

Swagbucks search is in partnership with Yahoo, therefore the results you get with Swagbucks search will be the same as what you get on Yahoo search engine.

Are there other ways to earn?

Yes, you can earn by watching videos, taking surveys, completing offers…to name a few.

If you plan on using Swagbucks to search the web I recommend you consider combining it with the other ways to earn in order to maximise your earning potential.

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  • Free to join
  • Easy to earn
  • Multiple ways to make money alongside searching the web



  • Low payment
  • Only paid in points, which can be converted to gift cards


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3. InboxPounds

Known as Inbox Dollars for readers in the US.

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What is Inbox Pounds?

Inbox Pounds is a Get Paid To (GPT) site which allows you to earn money in many different ways, from searching the web to reading emails.


How does it work?

Inbox Pounds has their own online browser which you can use to search the web. You get paid when you make a variety of searches.


How much can you earn?

Don’t expect to get rich searching the web via Inbox Pounds. Combined with Qmee and Swagbucks it could be a nice way to further supplement your income just searching the web like you would normally do.

I carried out 4 searches on the InboxPounds search feature, and I only made £0.01. So even though you can technically make money this way, it’s not very much. You can only earn up to £0.07 a day from searching.


The option is there if you choose to earn on the site this way, and you can use the other methods available (see below) to earn and make the most of the website.


Are there other ways to earn?

Yes, you can earn through taking surveys, completing offers, reading emails…to name a few.

inbox pounds ways to earn



  • Free to join
  • Easy to get started
  • Don’t need to add an extension
  • Multiple ways to earn alongside searching the web



  • Can only earn £0.07 a day from searching the web.
  • Very low pay
  • High withdraw threshold (£20)
  • Doesn’t pay via Paypal

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My Final Thoughts

This list should give you some potential ideas of ways to earn some extra money online.

I personally prefer using Qmee because I can easily add it as an extension to my browser.  I can use my regular Google browser to search online and the links show up for me.

If you decide to use Inbox Pounds and Swagbucks then you may also want to consider trying out all the different ways of earning in order to maximise your potential.

Please note that the money you make from these sites is not necessarily going to be life changing, but it’ll definitely add up over time.


What do you think about being able to get paid to search the web? 

Will you be trying out any of these sites? 

Do you know of any other sites that pay you to search the web? 

I’d love to hear your comments. And if you have any questions, please feel free to ask them in the section below.

P.S. If you’re interested in working from home and earning enough to do so, then I’d personally recommend starting an online business. The earning potential is much greater and it could mean that you get to really earn a living from home. If you’re interested then please feel free to check out my #1 recommended online business training…the best part is you can try it out for FREE.


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Prolific Academic Review – Get Paid To Take Surveys For Academic Research!


In my search to find genuine and legitimate ways to make money online I came across a site that has a unique way for allowing you to earn money through taking surveys. It definitely differs from other survey sites I’ve used in the past, and as you continue to read my Prolific Academic Review you’ll find out why.


What Is Prolific Academic?

Prolific Academic is a site that allows you to participate in surveys and studies for academic research and is supported by Oxford University. Genuine researchers upload their studies onto the site in order to get the right participants…you…to be involved in their study. As a participant, you are rewarded for taking part.


How To Get Started?

It’s quite easy to get started with Prolific Academic. Once you’ve opened the site via the link above you click on  “Sign up as a participant” to create your account. You can also choose to sign up via Facebook.

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Sign Up As A Participant


When you’ve signed up, follow the instructions to set up your account. You’ll need to verify your account with your email address and phone number, and you can also verify using Facebook if you wish. (You get more information as you set things up).

In case you’re wondering, the phone number is only for verification purposes and since signing up I have not received any marketing texts from them at all. Furthermore, you’re asked to verify your account in order to build trust within their community.

Verify Your Account

Verify Your Account


Once you’ve verified your account you’ll be able to complete your profile by answering some short and simple pre-screening questions. By building your profile you’ll be given more eligible surveys. Furthermore, in order to receive payments, you’ll be able to add your Paypal email to your account.


What Makes Prolific Academic Different To Other Survey Sites?

Gives You Surveys You’re Actually Eligible For

Unfortunately, with most survey sites, you get started with the survey only to find out minutes later that you don’t actually qualify. Well, Prolific Academic will give you surveys that you are eligible for, and in my experience, I’ve never been stopped from completing a survey due to ineligibility.

They’re Involved In Scientific and Academic Research

With Prolific Academic, you get to be involved in scientific and academic research. As someone who studied a science-based course at University, I do find it quite exciting and inspiring to be a part of someone else’s research in this way, and then to get a rewarded for it. I’ve personally found the surveys to be more interesting than surveys you get from most other paid survey sites.

You Can Earn Money For Yourself and/or For Charity

This is definitely something that makes Prolific Academic unique in my opinion. You can choose to donate the money you earn to charities online. You could be doing good for your community as well as helping a fellow academic in their research.

You Won’t Get Away With Not Paying Attention

The surveys and studies here are by genuine university students and researchers, so you need to pay attention to your responses and make sure you’re giving as accurate information as you can in order to get rewarded for your time. Luckily the surveys are quite interesting and so it’s not too difficult to stay engaged in the study.

You Can Know Your Eligibility For A Survey Before Taking It

In the “Studies” section you’ll be able to see what surveys are available and what surveys you are eligible for. You get to see if you qualify for a survey even before you start it. This means you don’t waste time filling out long-winded pre-screening surveys that lock you out halfway through because you didn’t qualify.

You Get Additional Information About The Survey/Study

You get information about what you will earn for completing the survey, as well as what that is equal to at an hourly rate. You can further see how long the survey will take, and the timeframe the researcher is willing to give you to complete the study. (see screenshot below)

Get details about each study and find out if you're elgible or not

Get details about each study and find out if you’re eligible or not



The Studies Are Created By Researchers With A Student Email

This shows that the studies are created by real students who are looking for genuine participants for their research. This personally made me feel more comfortable getting involved with the site.

Studies Have An Estimated Time of Completion

One of the things I like about Prolific Academic is that they provide an estimated time of how long it’ll take to complete the survey. Many times you’ll be able to complete it sooner, but at least you can see how long it might take.

Low Payment Threshold

You only need to reach £5 before you can cash out which is quite low and you can make that quite quickly. One thing to note is that there is a payment fee taken when you cash out anything less than £20, so I’d personally recommend you wait until you’ve reached £20 to avoid any PayPal fees.

Pays via Paypal

I’m a big fan of any program that pays via PayPal, so it’s another reason why I like this site. (Update: Payments cashed out via Paypal include a 2.9% + 20p transaction fee. To avoid this fee you can now cash out using Circle)

Only Complete Surveys You’re Eligible For

As mentioned previously, Prolific Academic are very good are giving you surveys/studies that you always qualify for. I have never been locked out of a survey because I didn’t qualify, which is a common theme with most survey sites. So I’m glad that I’ve never had this problem, and it’s been like that for most (if not all) users of Prolific Academic.

You Can Earn Money For Charity

One of the things I like about Prolific Academic is that you can earn money for charity. So you can choose if you want to earn the money for yourself or if you want to donate it.




Surveys Aren’t Always Regular

Most times you’ll receive email updates of new surveys, but sometimes there are studies that are filled before emails can be sent out, so you may not always have surveys available. One way around this is by visiting the site one or two times a day to see if there are any new studies available.

As they are looking for specific demographics you may not always be eligible for the current surveys, but it’s always good to check in every once in a while as there are new studies being posted daily.


How Much Can You Earn?

In regards to how much you’ll earn, you can generally expect to earn between £0.30 – £2 per survey, and I’ve personally seen some studies pay up to £4 each.


Payment Proof

I’ve included a screenshot of my payment proof to Paypal, just to show you that this site is legit and a genuine way to make some money online. I was able to cash out £20.41 and received payment within a few days.


UPDATE 2017: Prolific has now added Circle as a cashout method. Paypal payments require a 2.9% + 20p transaction fee. But with Circle, there is no fee involved once you reach £20. See below for payment proof using Circle.



My Final Thoughts

Overall I think Prolific Academic is a good legitimate site to use if you’re looking to make some additional money online. It differs from most survey sites in a positive way, which is why it’s one of my favourite sites to earn money from.

Do I Recommend Prolific Academic? YES! It’s really easy to get started and a nice way to supplement your income, while also helping academics with their research. I also like the idea of being able to donate your earnings for charity, and I think this is a really great touch. If you’re interested in another recommended survey site of mine, check out my Mintvine review.


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What are your thoughts on my Prolific Academic review?

Have you used this site before to make money online?

What do you think about being able to help academic research and donate your earnings for charity?

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