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Usability Hub Review – Get Paid To Take Quick Tests Online

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

What is Usability Hub


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 Usability Hub’s website (make sure it’s the tester site), 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!

usability hub review

 

What Types Of Tests Are Included


There are 5 test types included in Usability Hub. 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.

 

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 Usability Hub is a genuine site that pays out its users.

usability hub review payment proof

 

Pros


Free

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 Usability Hub, you don’t need to record anything. The tests are generally just a click of the mouse and a few written responses.

 

Cons


Tests Are Not Regular

Unfortunately, tests are not always regular, so don’t expect to reach the 200 credits within just a few days. It can take a little while to complete 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 $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 Usability Hub is to keep your Usability Hub 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


Usability Hub is a nice way to earn yourself a little extra side money. Although it can take a while to earn those 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 Usability Hub? Yes! If you’re looking for something to add to your list side income earners, then I think Usability Hub 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, Usability Hub 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 Usability Hub? 

Has this Usability Hub 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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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 Entrepreneur.com. 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

 

Pricing


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.

 

Support


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.

 

Pros


  • 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

 

Cons


  • 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.

 

SPECIAL WEALTHY AFFILIATE BONUS

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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OR

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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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

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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

Website: www.Buxenger.com

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 buxenger.com into your search bar to log back in again and continue using, however this doesn’t take long).

buxenger-icon

 

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”

buxenger-add-website-step-1

 

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

buxenger-add-website-step-3

 

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.

buxenger-add-website-step-5

 

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


buxenger-referrals

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.

buxenger-referrals

 

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.

 

Pros


Free

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.

 

 

Cons


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).

buxenger-not-fully-supported

 

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.

 

Price


 

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.

 

Support


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!

…and don’t forget to share this review with all your PTC  friends.


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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Clixsense Review 2016 – Is It The Best Paid To Click Website?

UPDATE July 2017: Unfortunately, you can no longer earn via the Paid To Click (PTC) ads and Clixgrid methods.

 

What is Clixsense?


Clixsense is a Paid To Click (PTC) site that’s been running since 2007 and pays it’s users for completing different tasks online. Some tasks include viewing ads, surveys, playing games and completing offers. It’s very easy to get started with Clixsense as it’s free to join and simple to create an account. Once you’ve signed up you can begin earning right away.

 

Can You Really Make Money Online With Clixsense?


You’re probably wondering if you can really make money online with Clixsense, and the answer is Yes, you can…however, I wouldn’t want you to quit your day job as the the amount you earn isn’t going to make you rich in any way. For the most part you’ll be earning pennies to view website ads and complete tasks. Although it doesn’t have high payouts, it is a genuine way to make some money online, and I will discuss the multiple ways to earn below.

 


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Ways To Earn Money Online With Clixsense


1)  View Ads

The main way people earn from Clixsense is by viewing ads. It’s the fastest and simplest way to earn money on the site and ads usually last between 5-60 seconds.

clixsense view ads

The length of the ad will determine how much you will earn. Below is a breakdown of the earning potential

5 seconds – $0.001

15 seconds – $0.005

30 seconds $0.01

60 seconds – $0.02

 

2) Clixgrid

Clixgrid is a grid game whereby you click on random squares within the grid in hopes of winning up to $10. With each square you click you’ll have to view a 10 second ad. After viewing the ad you’ll find out if you’re a winner or not. If you’re not a winner then you won’t earn anything. So a bit of a gamble for your time if you don’t win anything.

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Most of the recent winners only won about $0.10 or $0.25, which isn’t very much for the amount of time you spend on the grid. You get 30 chances a day to try and win. I’ve spent some time doing this and unfortunately I’ve never won anything from it so far.

Clixgrid Recent Winners

Clixgrid Recent Winners

 

 

3) Surveys

Another way to earn money with Clixsense is by completing surveys. You’ll be prompted to complete a survey profile, which is just questions that you’ll need to answer about yourself. The aim of this is to provide you with surveys that fit your demographic and to fit you with surveys you’ll qualify for.

clixsense-survey

However, based on other users review, you’ll still be presented with many surveys that you won’t qualify for, despite filing out the survey profile. So it’s possible you’ll spend ages completing the qualification questions and then finding out that you don’t actually qualify for that survey…that’s a complete waste of your time and you don’t get reward at all for that time.

 

clixsense surveys
I personally haven’t tried using the surveys on Clixsense to make money. I tried many years ago, but remember not being very successful with it, so I decided not to even bother with surveys when trying the website out again this time around.

 


You may like this: OfferNation Review


 

4) Microtasks with Crowdflower

You can also earn money by completing microtasks with Crowdflower. You’ll need to create a Crowdflower account, but you can sign up through Clixsense and it doesn’t take too long.

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You’ll be presented with different tasks, but when you first get started the earning potential will be very low. My first task was only paying $0.02, and I was required to transcribe audio.

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As you complete more and more tasks, you’ll move up the different levels. As you move up the levels you’ll have the chance to earn more from the tasks. So if you want to use this method for making money it’s encouraged that you stick to it as much as you can at the beginning, as you’ll start seeing better rewards as you move up the levels. I’ve seen some reviews of people making up to $40-50 from microtasks alone…once they’ve reached the higher levels.

Below is an image that shows some potential jobs that are available. As you can see, you have to be at a certain level to complete a few of these tasks.

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I’ve only recently begun looking at the “Tasks” section of Clixsense, so I haven’t achieved the levels yet. If I have any new updates regarding microtasks I’ll add them here.

 

5) Complete Clixoffers

You can earn extra by completing offers which include signing up to websites, taking surveys, entering competitions etc.

clixsense-complete-offers

 

 

6) Clixsense Bonus/Daily Checklist

Clixsense has a daily checklist to help you earn money on a daily basis. This is a good way to earn something everyday, and you can keep track of how much you need to do, and how much you’ve earned for that day. If you can keep up with this on a daily basis, then you could make a nice little bit of money.

 

Clixsense bonus

 

 

Other Features:


Playing Clixsense Games

Clixsense has some games that can be played on the site, however you can not make money by playing these games, they’re just for you to enjoy. I think these can be entertaining to play every now and again.

clixsense earn money playing games

 

ClixAddOn

This is a tool that sends notification of any new tasks or offers that you can complete. It can be downloaded for Google Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers. With this tool it’s more likely that you’ll get more PTC ads and get earlier access to surveys and tasks, because you’ll be notified of them sooner than other members.

 

 

So, Is Clixsense a Scam?


Although the earning potential of Clixsense is quite low, it is definitely NOT a scam. Clixsense is a legitimate website, and a real way to make some money online.

 

Price


Free

Clixsense is completely free to join, and you can remain a free member as long as you want.

Premium ($17/year)

There’s an option to upgrade to premium if you feel you will benefit from being a premium member, which will cost you $17.

Benefits of being a premium member include:

  1. Higher earning potential
  2. Some premium users have mentioned having more earning opportunities (i.e. more ads to view), which looks about right based on the screenshot below.
  3. Paid up to $2 for each referral
  4. More chance to win Clixgrid. This is because you’re given 60 chances as a premium member vs 30 chances as a free member.

Below is a screenshot from Clixsense which gives you a better idea of what the benefits are if you decide to upgrade:

clixsense standard vs premium

I’d recommend that you only upgrade if you believe/know you’ll be able to get many referrals, and stay up to date with the daily checklist. If you’re not likely to make more than $17 a year then it’s not going to be worth the membership fee.

 

Who is it for?


Anyone who may be looking to make some extra money online. But I would recommend that you don’t spend hours and hours on the site.

 

Who is it NOT for?


  • Those not interested in PTC sites. – If you don’t like spending time clicking through ads…especially for pennies, then this website is not for you.
  • Those who want to earn more than a few pennies online. If you’re someone who wants to have a bigger earning potential then Clixsense will not be for you. A good alternative would be to start your own online business.

 

Pros


Multiple Ways To Earn

Free to Join

No Experience Needed

Trustworthy website

Clixsense has been running since 2007 and has been successfully paying members since. They’re a good company, and would be my recommended PTC site for anyone thats interested in earning with this method.

Pays via Paypal

Clixsense pays its members via Paypal, which I’m glad about. You can also cash out with other payment platforms such as Payza and Neteller.

clixsense payment options

Clixsense Forum

You can interact with other Clixsense members within the forum, and take a look at different success stories and payment proofs.

clixsense forum

 

Cons


A lot of time required to earn decent income

To earn any decent amount on Clixsense you have to spend a lot of time completing tasks.

Only one account per household

Rarely qualify for a survey

Most people will find that they don’t qualify for a survey, even though they’ve filled out all the profile questions. It seems that the chances of actually being able to qualify for a survey is very low. And in the end, you get no reward for time you spend completing the qualification questions. (Here’s a survey site that pays even if you don’t qualify)

High payout threshold

If you’re not completing surveys, then you might have trouble reaching the $8 threshold…unless you’re lucky enough to win $10 on Clixgrid. Considering you’re paid between $0.001-$0.01 for clicking ads it will probably take a long time to reach that threshold. The best way to earn more is to take part in all the different earning methods.

 

Tips To Earn More Money With Clixsense


If you’re interested in making money through Clixsense then I want to provide some tips that could help you increase your earning potential

1. Sign up to Premium

If you really want to boost your earnings, then you could consider signing up to premium. It’s $17 a year, but you’ll be able to earn more than a free user.

2. Earn more with Referrals

This is probably the best way to earn more with Clixsense, and it’s the method that most Clixsense members use to maximise their earnings. The referrals would have to be active in order for you to earn. So the more referrals you have, the more likely you are to earn more money.

3. Buxenger

If you haven’t heard of Buxenger before, it’s basically a very useful app that allows you to speed up your earnings from viewing ads. You can also use it to manage your Clixsense account and any other PTC accounts you have more effectively. It’s free to join, with the option to upgrade for only $2 a month. This app won’t necessarily make you earn more, but it’ll allow you to earn faster, therefore saving you time to do other things.

In order to understand it better feel free to watch the tutorial video below.

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My Final Thoughts


Overall, Clixsense is a legit website that allows you to earn some money online…but don’t expect to get rich with it. As you can probably tell, I don’t think it’s something to spend a lot of time on. Maybe you can find ways to make use of the site to fit in with your day to day activities without wasting too much of your time. For example, you can view ads or use Clixgrid during TV ad breaks.

As you can see, it’s very low paying and not really worth a lot of effort. Instead, you could use your time to build an online business. That’s what I do, and I have a free online business training program that you can join to help you get started.

Is Clixsense the best PTC website? Personally, I think it is one of the best PTC sites to earn money from. Although you won’t earn a lot for viewing sites, you still have multiple other ways to earn from the site. Ultimately, if you work hard enough with Clixsense there’s still a good opportunity to earn some decent money from it. So if you feel you can make it work then I’d recommend you give it go.

 

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What are your thoughts on Clixsense? Do you use Clixsense to earn some extra money online? Is it the best PTC website for you? Feel free to share your experiences and/or success stories in the comments below. 

 

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No Brainer Profit System Review – Is It Really A “No Brainer”?

no brainer profit system reviewI happened to stumble across this program a few months ago online, and was interested initially because of the name “No Brainer Profit System”.

I actually decided to invest some time into this program for a few weeks, as it was free to join, and I wanted to see whether or not it really was a “no-brainer” system.

This is my No Brainer Profit System Review.


Name: No Brainer Profit System (NBPS)

Website: www.NoBrainerProfitSystem.com

Price: Free to Join; Bronze $7; Silver $47; Gold $97 ; Platinum $497

Owners: Andy Luong and Chuck Nguyen

Rating: 7/10

 

What Is The No Brainer Profit System?


The No Brainer Profit System is a training platform designed to help people who want to learn affiliate marketing, how to build an email list, and/or build multiple streams of income online. The program is primarily aimed at new internet marketers, however, there is a lot of content available for more experienced online marketers as well.

The NBPS is completely free to join, and as you go through the free training you can choose to purchase any of the 4 levels that will unlock a collection of more advanced training videos, which I will discuss in further detail below.

 

Who Are Chuck and Andy?


Chuck and Andy are 2 Australian internet marketers that have been successfully making money online for many years. They are the owners of this online training program, as well as many others, which have received many positive reviews. They also offer a lot of valuable content online through their Blog and Youtube channel. With this program, both owners are accessible through Skype and social media, primarily Facebook.

 

Training


The program introduces itself as a free to join program with optional upgrade levels.

Over in the members home area, you’ll watch a video that helps to introduce you into the system and shares the importance of List Building in creating a successful online business. You’re given an idea of how the NBPS will help you build a list and how you can use that list to promote your affiliate offers.

After watching the video on the home page you’re encouraged to join the private access Facebook group and introduce yourself. I feel this is a nice way to interact with other members of the NBPS community and get additional help in your business. You can also connect with Andy and Chuck directly on Facebook, and have a free Skype consultation with Andy too.

 

Step 1: Setting Up Your System


no brainer profit system setting up your systemThe first video presented here is all about how to set up your system correctly before actually driving traffic to the system, and you’re given a more in-depth overview of why building a list is so effective. It’s clear from this point that the initial aim of the training is to help you build an email list which you can then use to promote relevant affiliate products.

Once you’ve completed this video you’ll find a further 4 videos that will guide you step by step in setting up your system and connecting it to either Getresponse or Aweber.

The training here is relatively basic in my opinion. For someone who is familiar with affiliate marketing and online business, the information and training here will probably not be new, however, I did gain a few little nuggets of information here and there.

If you’re a complete beginner, I believe this step will allow you to learn some valuable information about list building and how to set up an email autoresponder, for free.

Once you’ve completed the system set up, you can then start working on building your list (provided you know how to get targetted traffic).

If you’re familiar with driving traffic to a capture page then you’ll probably have no issues getting people to join your list, and I found I was getting a decent number of email subscribers. However, if you’re a beginner then it’s very probable that you’ll struggle with this, and unfortunately, there is no free training within the NPBS to help you get targetted traffic.

That’s where the Bronze Level comes in…

 

Step 2: Bronze Level (30 days to $10K)


no brainer profit system bronze levelThe Bronze Level costs $7 (one-time payment), and this will allow you to begin earning commissions with the NBPS. Before you potentially invest in the Bronze Level you can watch a video that will give you a little introduction of what to expect.

The bronze level focuses on getting targetted traffic to your capture page. Finding targetted visitors is an important part of being successful online and in affiliate marketing. The thing I like about the training videos is that they’re not just for helping you promote the NBPS, it can be used to help you promote other affiliate products/programs.

The Bronze Level is set as a 30-day plan, so you can watch 1 video a day and implement the tasks set for that day. This is great if you’re in a full-time job or taking care of a family and might not have a lot of time, so you can go at your own pace.

The first few videos will focus on your mindset and goals, then the next few days will work on free traffic methods which you can start implementing easily.

As you continue on you’ll be further introduced to paid traffic methods. This is probably more likely to suit seasoned affiliate marketers and people who have more available money to spend on these methods. Whichever situation you are in you are likely to find a few traffic methods that you’ll be able to utilise and get traffic to the NPBS, or any other affiliate product you may wish to promote.

Overall, I was very happy to make the $7 investment for the Bronze Level, and I feel I learnt some additional traffic methods which helped with building my email list.

Once you’ve purchased the Bronze Level you’ll then be able to start earning 100% commissions for the level. All you have to do is get your account approved and sign up to the program that your commissions are paid into…Zaxaa. There’ll be a video which you can watch and follow step by step to set up your affiliate commissions and your Zaxaa account. This process won’t take too long, and it’ll allow you to start earning when you promote your affiliate link.

I would have preferred if they paid directly via Paypal, but so far it looks like Zaxaa is a legitimate payment platform, and you can even link your Paypal account to receive payments.

Can this course really get you to $10k in 30 days? Maybe…maybe not. Either way, I feel the content was still worth the $7 investment.

 

Step 3: Silver Level (The Ultimate Bundle)


This is essentially 3 courses rolled into one. You’ll be able to watch an introduction video to get an idea of what to expect from the Silver Level. The Silver Level costs $47 (one-time payment), and you’ll be able to earn 100% commissions.

The 3 courses include:

28 Day Affiliate Challenge:

The aim of this training is to teach you how to pick a profitable niche, find a good affiliate product to promote, how to create a lead magnet to build your list with the help of squeeze/capture pages, and how to create high converting emails and drive traffic to your offers.

Easy-Commission Hacks:

These videos aim to show you how to leverage some programs to earn commissions with little or no competition.

Casy Study Vaults:

When you go through these collections of videos you’ll see how Andy was able to promote his affiliate products and earn affiliate commissions case by case. You can see the steps he took to make money online through affiliate marketing. This will be beneficial for those who are looking for someone to follow step by step to achieve the same or similar results.

 

Step 4: Gold Level (Authority Academy)


no brainer profit system gold levelThe Gold Level costs $97 (one-time payment) and you’ll be able to earn 100% commissions. Before you potentially invest in the Gold Level you can watch a video that will give you a little introduction of what to expect.

This level is focused on how to become an Authority in your niche

6-Figure Blogging Shortcuts (8 videos):

Here you’ll learn how blogging can help you become an authority in your business and how to interact with other bloggers and affiliate marketers to boost your authority.

Instant Authority Shortcuts (20 Videos):

With these videos, you’ll be taught how to set yourself up as a trustworthy brand. The information provided should help you in any niche and is not just specific to internet marketers.

Intensive Product Launch Academy (48 Videos):

The videos in this section will focus on how to put your product into a market place and create a product launch. This section is presented by Chuck Nguyen, the  co-owner of this system.

 

Step 5: Platinum Level (Super Affiliate Academy)


no brainer profit system silver levelThis part of the system shares with you how you can create multiple income streams. You learn how to create a domain and set up hosting to build a niche website, how to set up TeeSpring campaigns to sell t-shirts, and how to make money with Youtube.

The Platinum Level costs $497 (one-time payment), and this will allow you to begin earning $250 commissions.

Affiliate Marketing Fundamentals (13 videos)

Building Profitable Niche Sites in 2016 (59 videos)

Youtube Marketing For Affiliate Marketers (31 videos)

Building A High Quality & Responsive Email List (30 videos)

TeeSpring Marketing (46 videos)

CPA Marketing Fundamentals (11 videos)

Plenty of Fish (CPM) (14 videos)

Pay Per View (14 videos)

Media Buying (Banner Ads) (9 videos)

Bing Ad Center (PPC) (12 videos)

As you can see from the list, the Platinum membership offers a huge amount of value. So if you’re able to afford the $497 price tag, then I believe you’ll be gaining a lot of quality training which you can implement into your business and get positive results from these 239 lessons. Luckily there is a 14-day money back guarantee if you decide that the training is not for you. Additionally, if you need more information before joining you can always get in contact direct with the owners to find out more.

 

Tools & Resouces


Choice of 5 capture pages to promote the system

no brainer profit system capture pages

Done For You Traffic Packages:

The program allows you to buy traffic through the system. They claim to be able to provide quality clicks to your capture page. I haven’t purchased any of the clicks, so I can’t comment on the quality or if they’ll give you any commissions. The average cost is $100-120 for 100 clicks.

Autoresponders:

They recommend autoresponders such as Getresponse and Aweber. If you don’t have an account with either of these providers then you can easily join and access their 30-day free trial. It’s especially great if you’re just trying out NBPS and want to get started with setting up your system correctly.

 

Who Is No Brainer Profit System For?


This program is suitable for:

  • Complete beginners – I think beginners will benefit more from the free membership and the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels (if you choose to purchase them).
  • Experienced internet marketers – Those who are experienced will most likely benefit from the Platinum level as it is more in-depth and discusses multiple income streams.
  • Those looking for affordable affiliate marketing training – I think it’s affordable in the sense that some levels are low-cost, and there are no monthly fees. But ultimately it’s up to you to decide how much you can afford.

 

Who Is No Brainer Profit System NOT For?


This program is NOT for anyone looking for a “get rich quick scheme”. Although there is an opportunity to make good money from this, you have to be willing to put in the work and effort to go through the training and take appropriate action.

 

Support


There are a few different ways to get support for the system. There’s a little blue support button below which you can use to type a message. I actually used this once and unfortunately didn’t get a response. Update: I have now received a response, and Chuck kindly apologised for the delay, and even offered a little freebie!

no brainer profit system support 1

You can also get support access with each level you unlock.

no brainer profit system support 2

Furthermore, you can get support from the Facebook group. If need be you can also contact Chuck and/or Andy directly through Facebook.

no brainer profit system Facebook group

I haven’t tried to request support using the last 2 methods, so unfortunately, I can’t comment fully on the response time. If I do require additional support I will update this page.

 

Pricing


I think the program offers a very good pricing structure. It’s free to join, and you can remain a free member as long as you like and just focus on building your email list. There are no monthly fees, so you’re not tied down, and on most levels, you can earn 100% commissions if you choose to unlock those levels. I will break down the pricing structure below:

1. Free

2. Bronze Level: $7 One Time Payment

3. Silver Level: $47 One Time Payment

4. Gold Level: $97 One Time Payment

5. Platinum Level $497 One Time Payment

 

Pros


Newbie Friendly

Free to Join

One Time Payment

If you choose to purchase any of the different levels you’ll only have to make a one-time payment. Therefore you’re not tied to any monthly fees.

Shows you how to set up your Autoresponder

I already knew how to do this, but if you’re someone who’s new to autoresponders and email marketing then I think this is helpful training to have.

Access to Private Facebook Group

I like that there is a community where people of this system can interact with other members. So far I haven’t seen a massive amount of interaction, but there is some and it’s helpful to see how others are doing with the system. The owners also provide some advice and updates on the program which is useful. I would personally prefer the community system to be available within the actual program to avoid having to switch between tabs, but at least there is a community available.

Video Tutorials

There are many training videos available which means it is easy to watch the owner as he completes the different tasks, and follow them step by step.

Easy Way To Help You Build An Email List

I felt that the NBPS allowed me to build an email list quite quickly. I did promote the program using a few different free traffic methods and was able to start building an email list just using the squeeze pages provided. There are a choice of 5 pre-designed squeeze pages and 7 different email swipes to help you promote the program.

I found that trying to build my list with NBPS allowed me to really understand the importance of building a list and I began focusing more on my email marketing strategy. I was able to improve my autoresponders for my site and for the NBPS, and I’m still learning what methods will work for me.

14 Day Money Back Guarantee

Low Ticket Priced Training with Valuable, Actionable tasks

The paid training starts at a low cost of $7, and it’s a one-time payment. This is one of the lowest prices I’ve seen for a program like this, especially for a one time fee. I especially like that there are no monthly charges, which means you can get good value for a low price.

Cons


Not Much Training in Free Membership

I think there is some good value offered in the free membership, however, it was pretty basic, and you won’t be directly profiting from this information unless you upgrade to the other levels. If you’re mainly focused on building your list with the program, then this might not bother you as much.

Some Levels Are Too Costly, Especially for Beginners

Most people will probably be able to afford the $7, however, after that, it might be too costly for some people.

Not Much Training on How to Build a Website/Blog in the Free Training:

I didn’t see any training on how to build a website or a blog, however, the NBPS doesn’t require you to build a website in order to promote the system.  The main training for creating a blog/website is only available in the Platinum Level, which costs $497 to join, so that might not suit your budget. I personally already know how to create a blog, and it’s even possible to create a website for free. You can start now by entering a cool name for your blog in the box below.

 

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Doesn’t Pay Affiliate Commissions Directly via PayPal

Despite this, you can still link your Paypal account to Zaxaa in order to receive commission payments.

Some of the Content in the Videos Does Not Match What is Actually Present In The Program

This can make things a bit confusing as there are features seen in the videos which are not actually available in the current program. For example the video for the “done for you traffic” package provides the cost of traffic for Diamond level, however, there is no longer a diamond level in the system. Although the videos were created before changes were made in the program, I think the videos should either be updated, or there should be text somewhere on the site to clarify why the videos are different from what is currently available in the system.

No Written Training

All the training in the NBPS is presented as videos. I personally like to have the option of both, so I was a bit disappointed with the lack of written content.

 

My Experience


I feel this program has really helped me with building my email list and understanding the importance of it, however, I have not yet had a chance to test whether I can earn affiliate commissions from this list. Currently, my main goal is to work on building my list and I’m glad to see this is helping me do so.

I also decided to purchase the Bronze Level as I felt the program could offer value, and I felt that $7 really was a “no brainer”. (Note: I haven’t purchased any of the other levels).

Overall, I’m happy to promote a product like this because it offers a lot of value, and for the most part, it’s not too expensive.

 

Is No Brainer Profit System The Best Online Program For You?


Essentially, this is a choice you need to make for yourself, and I hope my review has been able to give you the opportunity to make an educated decision.

FURTHER READING: 6 Simple Ways To Find The Best Make Money Online Program For You!

I think the NBPS is better looked at as training program rather than just another “make money online” system. I feel that overall there is some quality training available in this program and the chance to learn methods that you may not find anywhere else, for the price.

Below is a table I use to personally help me decide whether a program like this is worth joining.

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My #1 Recommendation


I definitely believe that the NBPS has a lot to offer, and I’m also glad that the program can be used as a training platform.

If you’ve gone through this review and concluded it’s not for you, and you’re looking for an alternative, then I want to introduce you briefly my #1 recommended online training program. I am an active member of Wealthy Affiliate, which is a program you can join for FREE and remain a free member for life if you choose too.

The Wealthy Affiliate FREE membership includes:

10 Lesson Course:

You’re automatically enrolled onto Wealthy Affiliate’s “Online Entrepreneur Certification: Getting Started” – You have access to 10 lessons which teach you how to get started online and set up your website. ( As well as the “Affiliate Bootcamp” course)

2 FREE websites:

You can create 2 websites completely free when you sign up to Wealthy Affiliate, and you get access to premium hosting and support for your sites.

Personal Help & Support:

When you sign up for free, you don’t just get help and support from me personally, you also get assistance from other members of the community, and even from the owners. You have access to live chat for the first 7 days, and you really get to have a feel for the program and what to expect if you decided to upgrade.

Earn commissions as a FREE member

With the Wealthy Affiliate program, you can even earn commissions as a free member if your referral upgrades to premium. Additionally, commissions get paid via Paypal.

 

How does NBPS compare to Wealthy Affiliate?

wealthy affiliate vs no brainer profit system

 

Special Wealthy Affiliate Bonus

If you join me at Wealthy Affiliate, as a special bonus you’ll get your first 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. Check out my review here.

 

My Final Thoughts


There you have it, my No Brainer Profit System review, and I hope I’ve been able to give you a balanced overview of what it offers.

I believe this is a very good program for anyone new wanting to learn affiliate marketing, and even for those who are more experienced. I especially like that it is free to join, and you can get a feel for what the program will provide from watching the free training videos.

Despite the many positives of this training program, I will be using it solely for list building, and if I make affiliate commissions on the bronze level then that will be an added bonus.

My recommended program is Wealthy Affiliate and I feel that it is an all round excellent program with so much to offer. It’s a monthly membership, but there is always new training being added and the site has been running for more than 11 years with huge success and as an active member of Wealthy Affiliate I have been making monthly commissions and learning how to build a successful affiliate marketing business online.

 

If you feel NBPS is for you then click below to join free:

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What Is Affiliate Commission Pro? – Is It Worth Your Money?

 

what is affiliate commission proName: Affiliate Commission Pro (ACP)

Website: www.AffiliateCommissionPro.com

Price: $1 Trial then $47/month + Upsells

Owners: Jeff Baxter, Huw Hughes, Aiden Corkery

Overall Ranking: 6/10 (but NOT worth monthly fee)

 

While researching this product I came across a lot of the Affiliate Commission Pro reviews that were pretty biased. Those promoting the program were basically just other affiliates who are looking for a sale, and only regurgitating what’s already on the sales page. What makes my review different is that I’ve actually purchased the product and I’m giving my full unbiased opinion. There are things I like about this program, but there are also many things I dislike about the program. I wanted to share with you a genuine insider view so you can make a balanced decision for yourself. So read on for my official Affiliate Commission Pro Review.

 

What Is Affiliate Commission Pro?


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Affiliate Commission Pro is essentially a training program designed to help newbies succeed with Affiliate Marketing. The program provides training videos which are designed to give you the tools to make money online through affiliate marketing, and to help you make sales within a few days. Although the program teaches you how to make money selling the program, you are also able to use the training to help you sell other affiliate products.

It was started up by 3 internet marketers, Jeff Baxter, Huw Hughes and Aidan Corkery, and launched 16th March 2016.  Taking a look at their backgrounds, I can see they all have had success in the affiliate marketing world, so it would make sense that people would want to listen to the advice of those who have also been successful. However, is this program still worth your time and your money? Well, as you read on you’ll find out more.

 

Tools and Training:


affiliate commission pro review

ACP Tools and Training

Main Product: $47/month

 

9 Training videos

Marketing Center – This is where you’ll find the squeeze page you’ll be using to collect emails, and where you’ll connect your Aweber account to send your new list the “done-for-you” autoresponder email series. You’ll be taught how to set this up during the training. You will need to create an Aweber account, but luckily Aweber has a 30 free trial if you want to get started.

Tracking Software – This is where you’ll be able to track your leads and sales. It makes it easier to see everything in one place, and you can create unique tracking codes in order to help you identify where your leads and sales are coming from. This will also be taught/shown to you in the training videos.

Free Bonuses – You are given a bunch of free bonuses, which range from eBooks to other internet marketing programs. Some of the bonuses are links to other programs which require you to enter your email, so basically you’re joining someone else’s email list and they’ll be marketing their online programs to you.  I didn’t really make use of the bonuses, as they just didn’t appeal to me, and I wasn’t interested in joining any other programs.

 

What’s Included in the Video Training?

 

Video 1: Overview

This just gives you a brief overview about ACP and how to access the different sections

Video 2: Signup For Your Autoresponder

In this video, you will be creating an Aweber account (if you don’t already have one)

Video 3: Creating Your List and ACP Integration

In this video, Jeff will show you how to set up you list and integrate your Aweber account with ACP. It’s pretty straight forward and the training shows it in easy to follow steps.

Video 4: Setting Up Your Followup Messages

This video will teach you how to set up follow up messages in your Aweber account. Jeff will provide you with follow up messages to use as your autoresponder. He lays it out in a simple, easy to follow method so you are essentially copying and pasting the information he provides into your autoresponder.

Video 5: Building A 10K Mailing List Fast While Making Money Simultaneously

Here Jeff teaches you how to build a mailing list of up to 10k, and also earn money at the same time. The method he suggests to help you reach 10k subscribers is by using solo ads. He provides you with a reputable solo ads website and shows you how to purchase ads from  sellers that are worth the money. If you’re on a tight budget then this method will be difficult for you to implement, but he does offer a free facebook traffic method later on. The idea that you’ll be making money as well as building a list is based on the fact that, by getting your squeeze page out there, you are building a list and getting buyers to the ACP program at the same time. You’ll then learn how to use that method to increase your list up to 10k.

Video 6: Posting A Forum Classified Ad

In this video, you’ll be taught how to post a forum classified ad. This is also another paid traffic method.

Video 7 & 8: Free Traffic And Sales With Your Warm Market

In these 2 videos, he’ll show you how to get free traffic using Facebook. This is an option if you’re on a tight budget, however, I wish he would have presented some additional free methods, as I don’t feel this is enough. The warm market is basically people that you know, and I feel that, unless you know people on Facebook that would willing to join you in the make money online business, it’s not likely you’ll get people to join through this method.

Video 9: $10,000 a Month Selling Traffic

This video gives you a little insight into how you can use your newly formed 10k list as a way to make money more online. You’ll be shown a method that will allow you to benefit and make money using your large list. This method will only really work if you have a big list, so you’ll have to wait until then to really benefit from this tutorial. However, it’s still worth watching then you have an idea of what will be involved when you finally do reach 10k.

Upsells (One Time Offers):

 

#1 – Affiliate Social Pro: $17 OTO (4 videos)

Affiliate Social Pro

“Learn how to get absolutely free traffic with the power of social media!”

 

#2 – ACP 6 Figure Continuity Workshop: $47 OTO (1 video)

6 Figure Continuity Workshop

“Learn the secrets to getting thousands of people paying you monthly in your online business!”

 

#3 – ACP 6 Figure Endless Traffic Mastery: $27 OTO (13 videos)

Endless Traffic Mastery

“Discover how to get thousands of targeted visitors to your offers daily and never have “dry spells” in your business again!”

 

 

Unfortunately, I am unable to really comment on the quality or content of these training courses, as I did not purchase them. However, I do prefer the fact that they are one-time offers, rather than being a monthly offer which provides very little value for money.

 

Who is it for?


The program is mostly advertised for newbies (however, Jeff also does say it can be used my intermediate and expert marketers).  For a beginner, all the things you need, specifically for the program, are presented to you, and you’re encouraged to just copy and paste the content that is made available to you. If you’re a total newbie then this is helpful, but if you have some experience of Affiliate Marketing I would encourage using the content in your own style, or just creating your own content. When I was testing out the program I just followed the content they had provided in order to see if their content does well on its own. So at least the options are there for you to use their work or create your own.

The program is also suitable for:

  • Those looking to make money through affiliate marketing
  • Those who have tried for ages to succeed but have failed because of lack of instant results.
  • Those who are looking to build a list of buyers rather than freebie-seekers. This is helped by the fact that the program costs $1 to get started. This means you can reach out to people who are willing to buy a product/program, thereby potentially increasing your chance of converting leads into commission – I guess that makes sense.

 

Who is it NOT for?


Freebie-seekers. If you’re someone that’s constantly looking for something for free, this program is not for you. This program  requires money to get started, and to keep going, and that’s the kind of people they are looking for…people who are ready to buy.

Just to be clear, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with wanting something of value for free, but if you’re really serious about starting a business online, whether it’s through affiliate marketing or other methods, you will need to consider investing in money at some point. It’s all well and good to get started for free, but you need to take your business seriously if you really want to do well.

Also, this program is also not for people who are looking for a more in-depth training program, which I’m sure most of you are looking for. The content and training are just not worth the $47/month cost.

 

Support:


You’re able to put in a support ticket, which isn’t the easiest page to navigate, but I had a good response time, and you can also view the FAQs page. Another support method available is the ability to call Jeff personally. To access this 1-on-1 coaching and assistance you have to pay,  $1500 per year or $197 per month.

 

Pricing:


So I’ll just break down the pricing to make the different levels clearer:

14-day trial: $1

Main Product:  $47/month

Affiliate Social Pro: $17  One Time Offer

ACP 6 Figure Continuity Workshop: $47 One Time Offer

ACP 6 Figure Endless Traffic Workshop: $27 One Time Offer

 

Pros:


  • Newbie Friendly

If you are a total beginner, then some training videos will be useful to you. However, you’ll find that much of the training is also readily available for free online, such as how to find products on Clickbank, and how to set up an Aweber account.

  • Video Tutorials:

The tutorials are given step by step and are very easy to follow

  • Tracking software:

The program offers a tracking software which helps you track where your leads and sales are coming from.

  • Shows you how to set up an autoresponder with Aweber and how to integrate it with the ACP program:

Although you’re shown how to set up an Aweber account, there are also many free videos online that can teach you how to do so. I guess the difference here is that he shows you how to integrate your Aweber account with the ACP program, which will allow you to keep up with your leads and sales.

In order to implement this training,  you will have to set up an Aweber account, if you don’t already have one. Luckily Aweber offers a 30-day free trial, so if you do try ACP out, you won’t have to worry about paying for Aweber for at least 30 days. If you already have Aweber you can just sign in with your Aweber account and create a new campaign. He will show you how to do this.

  • 14 -Day trial for $1:

The trial also comes with Money Back Guarantee. Although I prefer to have a free trial offer, $1 isn’t a bad deal if you have decided you would like to join the program. You can create your account with either Credit Card or Paypal. I always prefer using Paypal, so at least that option is there.

  • Access to Private Facebook Group:

This is a way for you to interact with other members of ACP, and to find motivation and stay focused. However, at the time of writing this, there isn’t very much interaction between the members, and not much going on in the group, Although it is still a very new program, the lack of value in the group just isn’t useful for a newbie

  • Teaches you how to create a list using Aweber:

The program also provides you with a pre-designed squeeze page. I think creating your own squeeze page is better, but for a newbie, who doesn’t know about squeeze pages, this can be a useful way to capture leads for your email list.

 

Cons:


  • Not enough training:

The main course only has 9 videos, and they’re very short, probably lasting 5-10 minutes each.

  • Have to upgrade to get full access to features:

In order to have full access to the program, you’ll be spending $47 monthly + up to $91 in One Time Offers.

  • The videos cannot be expanded to full-screen mode: 

Although the videos were simple to follow, the lack of full-screen mode was a bit frustrating for me as I like to make the videos bigger so I can fully see what is happening. The program is still new, so this is something that could be sorted over time.

  • Overall the content is very limited:

The content is limited, especially for the price. As mentioned above, the main course consists of 9 videos and the only additional features are the tracking software, the marketing center, and the bonuses.

  • Need to pay to get fast traffic:

In order to get fast traffic, you’ll have to use paid methods, which can be quite costly, especially for a newbie.

  • The free traffic method involves contacting friends and family:

Generally speaking,  friends and family tend to be least interested in your online ventures. The majority of them believe it is not possible to make money online and will avoid your attempts to get them to join any program you suggest to them. Therefore, this method may not work so well for many people. Other than this, there are not any other free methods mentioned in the program.

  • Upsells and Downsells:

I wouldn’t call this a con entirely because most, if not all, programs have upsells. They’re also not heavily priced which is good. But you can’t get much value from this program unless you purchase these other products. I was able to get through the main training videos and implement the tasks within a few hours. For some this is good cause it means you can get rolling as soon as possible, however, considering how much you will pay monthly, it is quite a big investment for very little value.

  • Doesn’t show/teach you how to build websites:

You are shown how to purchase a domain in order to redirect your affiliate link, but there are no lessons on building a website. That is because, with this program, it suggests you don’t need to build a website to make money online. This is true, however, I think having a website is an essential part of having an online business and creating a brand for yourself.

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  • Not worth $47 monthly fee:

In my opinion, this program is just not worth the monthly fee. You don’t get much value, and you can be done with the main course in a few hours! I’ve used the program for almost 2 weeks and I have not seen any new features or any new content that would encourage me to potentially invest in a monthly fee with this program. I believe it would be better suited as a one time offer.

The online training program I personally use, and recommend, offers TONS more value, and for the same price. (Review here)

 

My Experience:


I implemented the tasks step by step as shown in the video. I tested it out for a few days to see how fast I’d be able to make some money. As mentioned before, I was able to get through all the training in the main product, within a few hours. For some this may seem good, but how much value can you really get from a monthly membership if you are able to finish the training in a few hours.

I didn’t implement the traffic methods suggested because they were paid methods, so I just implemented a few free methods, and I was able to get some leads. I got 7 leads in the first 24 hours…but no sales. Although I didn’t get any sales in a few days as suggested, there are a number of reasons for why that was. I didn’t implement the paid traffic methods, so that would have played a big part. Also, because I invested time in free methods, it’s likely my list was made up of freebie-seekers, therefore, they would not have been very interested in making any payments, and it usually seems to take longer to convert leads to sales via free methods.

Overall, I could not justify ever paying $47/month for this program. I wasn’t getting any extra features and did not feel there was value for money here.

Also, feel free to watch my video walkthrough below:

 

 

Is Affiliate Commission Pro The Best Online Program For You?


A little while ago I created a post about finding the best make money online program from you. I had a number of questions which I felt were important to ask yourself about a program before deciding to join, and the table below will summarise Affiliate Commission Pro against those questions.

 

is Affiliate Commission Pro the best make money online program

 

So, in this instance, Affiliate Commission Pro was not for me, as it did not tick all the boxes. These are just my deciding factors, they may be different for you. but I still think it’s worth seeing whether the program really fits your needs.

 

My #1 Recommendation:


I am an active member of Wealthy Affiliate, and this is my #1 recommended online training program. It provides SO much value for less than $50/month, and you can learn how to create your own affiliate marketing business. I could talk about Wealthy Affiliate for ages, so it’s probably better for you to just check out my comparison table below and read my review.

 

wealthy affiliate vs affiliate commissions pro

 

Special Wealthy Affiliate Bonus

If you join me at Wealthy Affiliate, as a special bonus you’ll get your first month for only $19. That’s a 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. Check out my review here.

 

 

Final Words


I think there are a few good features in this program, but ultimately I feel there just isn’t enough to make it worth $47/month, and therefore I would NOT recommend this program. I think if it was offered as a lower one-time payment then it’ll be slightly better value for money, but as a monthly subscription, it’s a big massive NO.

I’d say, if you’ve already made up your mind and you’re really interested in giving it a go, then it’s worth that $1 investment and you can learn a few new techniques that you can also implement into other affiliate marketing ventures. You get to at least test it out for 14 days, then you can decide whether to become a monthly member or not.

With that being said, I think there are other more valuable training programs out there that can teach you how to give your business more sustainability by gaining trust with readers and customers.

If you’d still like to give Affiliate Commission Pro a try for $1 – click the button below:

Affiliate Commission Pro $1 Trial   

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You could get started with my #1 recommended training program for FREE

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Have you tried out Affiliate Commission Pro? What have you experiences been? Did you find this review useful? Feel free to share your comments, or any questions you have in the section below. 

 

 

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OfferNation Review: What Is OfferNation?

 

is offernation.com legit

While looking for ways to make money online I came across a website called OfferNation.com. I spent a little time using the website in order to test it out and find out if OfferNation is legit. I will share my thoughts on the website, as well as my payment proof. Hopefully, the information I provide will help you decide if this website is a good way for you to make some extra money online. If you’re looking for a quality OfferNation review, then you’ve come to the right place!

 

 

Also, are you interested in starting an online business? Take a look at my #1 recommended training program to help you get started!

 

What is OfferNation.com?


OfferNation is a Get Paid To (GPT) site that’s been online since 2013. A GPT site  is a website that provides multiple ways to earn money online by doing different tasks. Most GPT sites involve completing surveys, clicking ads, sign up for offers, watching videos etc.

what is offernation?

 

Who Can Join OfferNation?


  1. OfferNation is available to all countries, so you can join from anywhere in the world
  2. You need to be over 18 to participate

 

Ways To Make Money With OfferNation:


#1: Online Surveys

This is the most profitable way to make money online with OfferNation, because the surveys offer higher payouts. You can see from the image below that you are told how much the offer will pay, and the instructions of what you need to do in order to receive the payment.

what is offernation? daily survey offers

OfferNation Daily Survey Offers

 

what is offernation? worldwide survey offers

OfferNation Worldwide Survey Offers

 

You’ll also get a list of Top surveys and some New surveys that are available to complete.

what is offernation? list of top and new survey offers

OfferNation: List of Top and New Survey Offers To Complete

 

#2: Complete Offers

There are many offers available that you can complete. You can find them in the “OfferWalls” tab at the top. Each offer awards you in points, rather than cash. However, the points you earn can be converted into cash if you like. The offers that usually award higher points, tend to involve making a payment. I personally stay away from those types of offers, but you can still earn from the if you’d like. Some of the offers at “OfferWall” also have additional surveys that can be completed for higher paying rewards.

what is offernation? offerwall get paid to complete online offers

OfferNation: Get Paid To Complete Online Offers

 

#3: Paid To Watch Videos

With OfferNation you can also get paid to watch videos, but not many points are awarded for doing so. However, at least this option is there if it’s something you would like to do to earn points.

what is offernation? get paid to watch videos

OfferNation Get Paid To Watch Videos

 

#4: Paid To Click

With this method, you can earn some points by clicking on ads. The earning potential is very low with this method, as some ads pay as low as $0.0009, which is almost useless in my opinion. (I guess it’s good if you’ve got an ad to advertise though, due to its low cost). There are some that offer higher amounts, but overall, it’s still pretty low.

 

#5: Get Paid To Search

You’re able to get paid to search with this website. They pay you up to $0.018 for each search you do.  There are instructions about what specific keywords you need to search for in order to get rewarded.

What is offernation? get paid to search

OfferNation Get To Search For Keywords

I seemed to have a few problems finding the websites with the search terms. I’m not sure if one of the reasons is because my Google browser would automatically set to .co.uk instead of .com. In the end, I wasn’t able to really earn with this method, but who knows, you may have better luck than me.

 

OfferNation Extra Info and Tips:


  • Make sure you follow the instructions carefully and complete the task that is required in order to earn your reward.
  • Most offers will be credited within 1 hour, however, some can take up to 24 hours, and a few have been known to take up to 30 days.
  • If you find that you have a lot of “pending” offers, it could mean that you’re not completing the offers correctly. So you can potentially prevent this by:
    • Clearing your web browser cookies after you complete an offer
    • Some advertisers will send an email for verification, so be sure to keep an eye on your inbox and verify any emails to receive your credit.
    • Remembering to “Submit” the offer once you’ve completed it in full.
  • In order to keep your account active, you’ll need to log in at least once every 90 days

 

Pros:


  • Multiple ways to earn money
  • Low payment threshold: You only need a minimum of $1 in order to cash out.
  • Pays via Paypal: If you’re a regular reader, or you’ve browsed through my site, you’ll see that I’m a big fan of products/services that use Paypal . I  just find it much easier to deal with than credit cards etc. Other payment methods are available, but Paypal is my favourite.
  • Fast Payment: When I withdrew my cash I received it into my Paypal account within a few hours.
  • Referral program: This means you are able to earn more money – up to 25% per active referral.

 

Cons:


  • You won’t know how long a survey will take before you decide to do it.
  • You may end up answering lots of pre-qualifying questions before you find out you don’t qualify for the survey.
  • Some offers just aren’t worth the points: For example, some of the pay to click ads reward as little as $0.0009, this is just way too low in my opinion.
  • Don’t get sent emails of new surveys: Most survey sites I’ve joined send regular emails of new surveys to complete, however, OfferNation does not do this.
  • Geotargeted Offers: Most of the offers available are for those in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Spain and Italy. This means that if you are from other countries, you may get less offers available to you.

 

offer nation make money online

 

How Much Can You Earn?


The offers are credited as either cash or points. Points are usually awarded for completing sign up offers. These points can then be converted into cash. The amount you earn depends on the offer you complete.

 

Payment Methods:


Your cash can be redeemed via any of these 4 e-wallet vendors listed below. Each vendor also has a minimum withdraw amount:

  • Paypal – minimum $1
  • Payza – minimum $1
  • Skrill (previously known as Moneybookers) – minimum $1
  • Neteller – minimum of $10

Also, points can be redeemed for Amazon Gift Cards

 

Who is OfferNation for?


This is a good site for anyone looking for a way to make a little extra money online. Maybe you’ve used other GPT sites and you’re looking for an alternative, if so, then this is a good option. You have multiple ways to earn, and you can probably find a method that works well for you.

Note: If you’re looking for another quality survey site to make some extra money online, then I would highly recommend using Mintvine. It’s my favourite survey site because you can see how long a survey will take before you do it, and even if you don’t qualify for a survey, you can be awarded up to 30 points (30¢). If you’d like to know more about MintVine, then you can check out my review by clicking the link below.

 


Further Reading: MintVine Review – Make Money Online With Surveys

You May Also Like: Clixsense Review 2016 – The Best Paid To Click Website?


 

 

Who is OfferNation NOT for?


If you don’t like GPT sites or survey sites, then this website is definitely NOT for you. I know some of you just don’t want to spend your time doing offers and surveys, which I understand. So if that’s you, then I’d recommend NOT joining this site, as you probably won’t find it beneficial. If you’re looking for a more profitable income earner, I’d suggest starting an online business. If that’s something you’d be interested in I’d encourage you to check out my #1 recommended training program.

 

Tools and Training:


They offer a help guide and a FAQs section to help you get started and understand the ways to make money with them.

 

Support:


They offer a support ticket service which aims to contact you within 12 hours. I haven’t had to contact support, but if I do I can update my experience here.

You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter

 

Payment Proof:


As soon as I reached the $1 threshold I decided to withdraw my cash and see if they pay out as fast as promised on the site. I am pleased to say that it does. I received my payment within a few hours straight to my PayPal account. The only downside is that they take 2% transaction fee when you withdraw to Paypal. However, I’m not sure if this is the case for other e-wallet vendors.

Also, you’ll need to provide a phone number for verification. This was pretty easy, I just selected my country and entered my number. You can choose when to receive the call, and you’ll get given the verification number to input onto OfferNation (see screenshot below)

what is offernation? telephone verification

OfferNation Telephone Verification

 

Please see the image below for Paypal payment proof. (Note: the name on Paypal will show up as 99 ventures. This is because OfferNation is owned my 99 Ventures)

what is offer nation? payment proof

offernation payment proof

OfferNation Payment Proof

You can also take a look at their payments proof page here, and you can see that people are cashing out payments on a daily basis.

 

Would I recommend?


It depends…!

Yes –  If you’re looking to make some extra money online through GPT sites. I think OfferNation has potential for earning money online as there are multiple ways that you can earn some money from this site.

No – If you’re looking for a program that has more earning potential, and don’t want to spend your time completing online surveys/offers.

Final Thoughts:


OfferNation is a genuine way to make some additional money online. There are multiple ways to earn, and it’s totally free to join. If, however, you’re not interested in GPT sites, and you’d like to start an online business and making more money online, I would encourage you to check out my #1 recommended training program. This program will allow you to start an online business based on something you’re passionate about, which could lead to much higher earning potentials.

Overall, OfferNation is a legit program, and good if you’re looking for a way to earn a little extra money online. I think it’s definitely worth a try, and you may find that OfferNation works well for you.

If you’re interested in joining you can click the link below

Join OfferNation Today

 


Are you an active member of OfferNation? What have your experiences been? Have you made any money from it? Or are you new to this program, and interested in giving it a go? Feel free to share your comments and/or questions in the section below.

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Empower Network Review – My Honest Opinion

Empower Network review
Product Name:
Empower Network

Website: www.empowernetwork.com

Overall Ranking: 4/10

Price: $25/month + upsells up to $3500

Owner: David Wood

You may have come to my review because you’ve heard of Empower Network, and/or you’re interested in joining, but want to know a bit more before potentially taking the plunge (or not). Well, I want to share with you my honest opinion of the Empower Network system as a former member.

My angle might by slightly different from other Empower Network reviews online because I will be sharing my own personal experiences, as well as why I don’t recommend this program for starting a business online.

empower network review my honest opinion

 

What is Empower Network?


Empower Network is an online program that aims to provide people with the tools to start an online business and make money online from home. It began in October 2011 and has now become a well-known name in the online marketing world.

 

 

How Did I First Hear About Empower Network?


I first heard about Empower Network when I joined the iPas 2 system. The iPas 2 system was designed as a “done for you system” which automated the process of getting other people to sign up and purchase the iPas 2 system through your link, to give you affiliate commissions. iPas 2 was affiliated with Empower Network, so when you joined the iPas2 system you also ended up joining the Empower Network system, if you wanted to achieve higher commissions. I was actually hoping to do my review of iPas 2, but I have recently learnt that it no longer exists, and the co-founder Chris Jones, is also no longer affiliated with Empower Network.

 

 

Products (and Pricing)


There are 6 products available with Empower Network, and they all have different pricing structures.

 

Kalatu Blogging Platform:

kalatu blogging system

Cost: $25/month for Basic or $97/month for Premium

 

The Kalatu Blogging Platform is a WordPress based blogging framework available to people who want to build a website for their business.

This is your entry level into the Empower Network System.

On their website, they claim that setting up a self-hosted blogging platform is difficult, however, I haven’t found this to be true. This website, and others I own,  are self-hosted and they didn’t take me long to set up at all. Empower Network also claims that purchasing the Kalatu blogging platform is more affordable, however, you can easily host your own site for $1.99/month with iPage , install WordPress and have access to 1000s of themes and plugins at no additional cost.

 

Inner Circle:

Empower Network Inner Circle

 

Cost: $100/month

The Inner Circle is a collection of audios that are designed to train your mindset and give you daily bursts of inspiration, with regular weekly audio updates to listen to. Personally, I like the idea of mindset audios. I think it’s encouraging to be able to listen to/read words of encouragement, and have tips from other entrepreneurs to inspire you with your business.

However,  I didn’t like having to spend $100/month on this. I did find the audios helpful at the time, but since joining Wealthy Affiliate I don’t feel I’m missing out as I get lots of motivation from the blogs written at Wealthy Affiliate by other members of the community. Although they’re not audios, they are regular bursts of motivation, inspiration, and encouragement for me, and it’s all included in the premium membership of $47/month.

 

 

Top Producer Formula: 

empower-network-top-producer-formula

 

Cost: $500 one time fee

Previously known as Costa Rica Intensive

In this training course, you get 13 modules that aim to reveal the secrets of how to become a Top Producer in your business. It also includes 11 video sessions which took place in Costa Rica in 2011, so some of the information is a bit outdated.

It seems this is where the main bulk of the Empower Network training begins.

At the time, I couldn’t afford (thankfully), or even comprehend investing $500 into a product that I didn’t really have much information about, and even now there is still very little information on the actual website about what this product is, which isn’t very good if you’re expecting someone to spend that amount of money on the product.

 

Team Building Formula:

Empower Network Team Building Formula

 

Cost: $1000 one time fee

Previously known as 15K Formula

With the Team Building Formula, you get 11 lessons and webinars that are designed to teach you how to sell high commission items and build a team.

Again, there is very little information on the website about this product, which is a shame for a product costing this much.

 

Mass Influence Formula: 

Empower Network Mass Influence Formula

 

Cost: $3500

Previously known as Masters Retreat

With this set of recorded training, you’ll be taught to “win the respect of others and influence them to take action” in 8 modules, by some of the top earners within Empower Network.

But again, there is not much information available on the site.

 

Just a thought: Considering the last 3 options have such little information on what the products actually are, would you be happy spending $5000 on them? 

 

Overall, I think some of the ideas behind the products are good, however, I personally don’t think they’re worth the high price tag.

 

Affiliate Program 


empower network affiliate programCost: $19.95

Yes, that’s right…with the Empower Network Affiliate Program you have to pay a monthly fee to be an affiliate. I don’t believe you should have to pay to be an affiliate, and I have joined many affiliate programs, and this is the only program where I have had to pay a fee, let alone a monthly fee!

So with this in mind, if you don’t pay this fee and someone purchases an Empower Network product through your link, you will not receive the commissions for that product.

 

 

How Do You Make Money with Empower Network?


You make money with Empower Network by getting others to join the program. It’s as simple as that really.

If you do not own one of the products, you will not receive any commissions for that product. For example, if you only had the Kalatu Blogging System, and someone joins Empower Network through your link, you’ll only get paid commissions for the blogging system. If your referral purchases other products, you will not receive affiliate commissions for those.

The best way to make the most money with Empower Network is by going all in and purchasing all the products.  Most people wanting to work from home online cannot afford to go all in, and you’ll most likely lose A LOT of money before making you actually start making any.

 

Empower Network Commissions


Empower Network pays it’s affiliates up to 70% commissions. But in my opinion, there’s a hidden downside…and this is the compensation plan.

 

Compensation Plan


With the Empower Network Compensation Plan, some referral sales you make get passed up to your upline. When I joined it meant that commissions from the 1st, 3rd, 5th sale, and every 5th sale after that, would get passed up.

If we take a look at an example below:

Imagine that I’m “all in” and own every product of Empower Network. I have a referral, Lisa, who has only purchased the $25 Kalatu blogging platform. If she gets another person, John, to join the program, and John decides to go all in, she won’t receive commissions for products after the blogging platform, and they will be passed up to me.

So, it seems the aim of this is to encourage Lisa to want to go “all in” to avoid missing out on commissions.

 

My Experience with the Compensation Plan:

 

After lots of work and money lost, I was finally able to refer someone to the iPas 2 system, and they eventually continued through to Empower Network and purchased the Kalatu blogging system. As I was a subscriber of the product at the time I expected to receive a commission. However due to the compensation plan, that commission was passed up to my upline.

Here’s a few quotes directly from Empower Network regarding their Compensation Plan:

The compensation plan is initiated when a particular product is activated either through personal use or product sale; you receive no benefit for referring or recruiting affiliates.

It should be noted that if the product in question is a monthly subscription, you have to maintain that subscription either through purchasing it for your own personal use, or maintaining one active member subscription. You will then be activated to participate in the full commission structure with your next sale of that product, and receive commissions immediately.

 

So it seems they’re saying that in order to receive commissions, I first need to make a sale just to activate the commission payment for that product. That seems very strange since I’m already paying a $19.95 affiliate fee. Shouldn’t that activate my commission payments?!

Anyway, the supposed aim of this compensation plan is to make sure everyone is hungry for success. However, this for me was very disheartening, as I had put so much effort and money into trying to get referrals, and when someone finally came through my link, I wasn’t awarded for it. I could have kept going, but to be honest, that put me off completely. I was losing a lot of money very fast, and making nothing. I know making money from an online business doesn’t happen overnight, but when you put in so much effort and your potential reward gets passed up so easily, it’s not very encouraging. Not for me at least.

So I felt I couldn’t continue.

 

Refund Policy


Empower Network offers a 14-day refund policy which begins from the day of purchase. If you want to request a refund you can contact their support team support@empowernetwork.com.

I’ve had a look online regarding the refund policy, and it seems that many people have found it difficult to get their money back. However, there are a few options available here.

 

E-wallet


empower network doesn't use paypal

Empower Network doesn’t use PayPal to pay its affiliates. It uses an e-wallet merchant called Global Payroll Gateway (GPG), which cost an additional $19.95/month for you to use with Empower Network. I’m not sure if this is still the case, but either way, there are a lot of account and transfer fees involved with this merchant. It just seemed like a lot of hassle for me when setting up the account. Things with PayPal are so much simpler, and I personally prefer affiliate programs that pay via Paypal.

 

 

Can You Make Money With Empower Network?


Yes, I believe it is possible to make money with Empower Network. However, in my opinion, even if you get lots of referrals, and therefore lots of commission…soon you’ll find that most of the people who join under you will fail. Not because they don’t apply the knowledge, but because they cannot afford the products and lose a lot of money trying to promote to other people.

Even Empower Network knows that most people won’t make money. Below is a quote from the income disclosure stated at the bottom of Empower Network’s Compensation plan document:

The average affiliate makes less than $100 and that does not include business expenses.

Empower Network income disclosure

Empower Network Income Disclosure

 

Yes, it’s true that everyone’s earnings will be different, but if the average affiliate makes less than $100 and that hasn’t even included business expenses, then is it really worth a $5k investment? So that’s one thing I’d definitely encourage you to ask yourself before you consider joining.

Even if you take a look at this table below, you’ll see that 92% of all Empower Network affiliates make an average of only $55 a year! 

Empower Network Affiliate Income Disclosure

Empower Network Affiliate Income Disclosure

 

Now, I believe there are people that are making money with this program, however, would you be comfortable knowing you’re potentially putting other people in financial despair, just to earn money yourself.

I didn’t feel comfortable asking others to  potentially spend $5k when I couldn’t even afford it myself. I spent so much on trying to market Empower Network, and wasn’t given the correct training at the basic level, therefore, I wasted money on things I knew nothing about. I also couldn’t seem to get in contact with my upline for further advice. Thinking back I can only imagine it’s because they left Empower Network too. In the end, I did not feel comfortable asking others to join a program that was losing me lots of money. This is also why I decided to leave iPas 2. Although I was making commissions with iPas 2, as it was more affordable, I didn’t like that it was affiliated with Empower Network. I decided that Empower Network wasn’t for me, and it was time to leave.

So now you need to ask yourself, “Is Empower Network the best Make Money Online program for me?”

 

Is Empower Network the Best Make Money Online Program For You?


Empower Network was clearly not for me, and I don’t particularly encourage others to join it because I think the money can be better spent elsewhere. However, if you feel content that you can afford all the products, are able to put the work in to promote them, and you don’t mind promoting only Empower Network, then the option is there for you.

Pros:

  • “Out of the box” blogging platform – This means that you don’t need to think about the more technical aspects of blogging, and you can just focus on creating content. Although this may be good for complete beginners, at some point you’re very likely to want to make the blog your own by having your own domain, hosting, theme etc. This will be difficult to do if you stick with the Kalatu blogging platform. The blogging platform seems affordable, however, it is actually possible to create a free blog with training and many features. Even if you decide to upgrade to have your own domain and hosting, you can get it really cheap. Domains cost less than $15 a year with registrars such as GoDaddy and Namecheap, and you can get hosting for as little as $1.99/month with iPage or $3.95/month with Bluehost
  • You can get some decent training – However, you’ll have to purchase the higher priced items to get some of that training. Although you get training with Empower Network, in my personal opinion it’s totally overpriced, and not at all worth the money.  If you only purchase the lower end products, you’ll constantly be fed ideas that purchasing the next product up will give you all the training you need to make lots of money, but unfortunately for your average hard working member, this is not true, as you can see from the income disclosure above.

Cons:

  • Multiple overpriced upsells – The products just cost way too much! Yes, upsells are normal for any program, however, the difference with Empower Network is that they are highly overpriced, and not worth the money. When I joined at the basic level, I was given the impression that the Inner Circle would give me the tools I need to start being successful with the program, then I was constantly being drummed down with the idea that I needed to go all in, in order to be really successful. Even if I had gone all in, they would have continued to push me to purchase other “specialty” products.
  • No free trial – Empower Network doesn’t have a free trial or free membership options, so you are not able to “try before you buy”. They offer a 14-day refund policy, however, as mentioned above, it doesn’t seem to be an easy process.
  • You only make money if you promote Empower Network – You only make money with Empower Network by promoting them. Although they try and make out that it can be used for other purposes (e.g real estate), their training only really teaches you how to promote Empower Network. I think a good program should show you how to make money in other ways,  I think a program should be able to offer you a way to have multiple streams of income.
  • Doesn’t pay via Paypal – For me, this is a dealbreaker. I personally prefer using Paypal and have always had good experience with it. It’s simple to use and the processing time for payments is usually very fast, and I’m not charged a transaction fee to transfer the money to my bank account.

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on How to Find The Best Make Money Online Program For You. There were a few questions I felt were important to ask yourself about a program before deciding to join, and the table below will summarise Empower Network against those questions.

Is Empower Network The Best Make Money Online Program For You

Empower Network Program – Is it the best program for you?

 

These are my deciding factors for choosing a make money online program. They may be different for you, and that’s completely fine. My aim with this review is to share with you my genuine experiences.

I know there will be people that will disagree with my thoughts on Empower Network, and that’s fine, but I just don’t agree with many aspects of this program, and would personally NOT recommended Empower Network to other people looking to start an online business. I believe if I had continued I probably would have made some commissions, but I also believe I would have lost a lot more money in the process, because I was not given the right skills and training, and I would have made most of my referrals lose money also.

Therefore, I want to share with you my #1 recommended training program for starting an online business, that I feel fits my needs and the needs of someone looking to start an online business in a way that is much more affordable.

 

My #1 Recommended Program


I am an active member of Wealthy Affiliate, and I like to promote this training program because it is a genuine way to learn how to start an online business, and the training is much more affordable and in-depth. Below is a list of some of the reasons why I recommend Wealthy Affiliate over Empower Network:

  • The Wealthy Affiliate affiliate program pays via Paypal.
  • You do not have to be an affiliate to make money with Wealthy Affiliate
  • It’s free to join, and premium membership costs less than $50/month
  • Can fully own your blog by self-hosting. I use Namecheap, but you can use other affordable providers, such as iPage or Bluehost (which also give you a free domain)
  • Can purchase your own domain, therefore, combined with hosting, your blog is really your own. You can use Godaddy, Namecheap or Wealthy Affiliate SiteDomain
  • No overpriced upsells. Only 2 memberships, free and paid (monthly or yearly)
  • It’s an affordable way to start an online business
  • High-quality training, with regular live webinars every week, plus training materials from members of the community
  • Earn up to 50% commissions, without paying a monthly affiliate fee
  • Get taught how to make money online without promoting Wealthy Affiliate
  • Excellent way to interact with others in your field, as well as sharing your knowledge, and learning from others.
  • If you decide to sign up for free, you can remain a free member, and have 2 websites alongside quality training to get you started online
  • Live chat and lots of support

There’s so much to gain with Wealthy Affiliate compared to Empower Network, in my opinion. I have been a member of both, and as someone who has experienced Empower Network, I believe Wealthy Affiliate is the better program to go for. I have created a comparison table below to outline some of the major differences between the 2 programs:

Wealthy Affiliate Vs Empower Network

Wealthy Affiliate Vs Empower Network Comparison

 

Final Words


The aim of this review isn’t to go around yelling scam, scam, scam…it’s to inform you of some of the realities of Empower Network.

Although I believe people are making money with Empower Network, I was not one of those people. It’s not because I didn’t apply the training available to me, or that I didn’t try hard enough, it was because I couldn’t afford to go all in.

Overall, I didn’t feel comfortable going all in financially and ethically.

I just want to be able to share my honest opinion of Empower Network and give you my take on things as a former member.

Ultimately, if you’re still interested in joining Empower Network, you have to think to yourself, are you able to afford this program, and can you put the work in. Both options are there, and the end decision is yours. If you’d like to know more about Wealthy Affiliate please check out my review here, or you can ask questions in the comments below.

 

What are your experiences with Empower Network? Are you currently a member and wondering if you should continue? Are you a former member and feel scammed by Empower Network? Feel free to share your questions, comments and/or experiences in the section below.