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Message started by SolidSnake on 19th Nov, 2014 at 1:31am

Title: MouseBux.net
Post by SolidSnake on 19th Nov, 2014 at 1:31am
One month ago I started advertising on MouseBux.com and it seems to be delivering a good amount of traffic for its size (and costs).

Its Grid delivered 22553 visitors to my site which translates to ~750 daily visitors, and its price is not bad either: $9 per month (~$0.0004 per hit) and it gets even cheaper with larger duration packs. I see this becoming a regular in my sources.

Apart from that they are running these regular promos called Happy Hours every now and then where they offer bonus funds on deposits through payment processors, thus keeping a nice intake flow of money for their site.

A few days ago they started an upgrading promo where they offer free rented referrals for each upgrade until they deliver a 5000 in total RRs. I was to purchase long term advertising on their site so I was either way going to deposit ~$25 there and since there was a happy hour promo with +40% bonus there I decided to change my route a bit.. :)

So, I went ahead and upgraded my account for 3 months golden for $25 there which got me 50 free rented refs and if I receive the bonus I will also have enough funds to also advertise on their grid there as well.. so it's like "hitting 2 birds with one shot" as they tend to say in my country for such cases.. :)

It's ~24hours since I received the free referrals so checking out their activity I realize that they kind of crossed my expectations. To tell you the truth I was expecting to receive the typical bot behavior like "all of them clicking 1-2 ads a day EVERY day" but well.. to my surprise this didn't happen there.

Out of 50 rented refs I have 16 that acted like actual humans clicking a bunch of ads like this :



...and of course 34 inactive ones so far but that's also understandable as a human behavior.

Now a few interesting facts about the site :
[list bull-greencheck]
  • They have this 3 month golden upgrade which is affordable as a testing period.
  • They pay referral upgrade commissions even to standard members ($10 per upgrade for golden).
  • They pay some small referral ad purchases for larger memberships (but that's fairly understandable).
  • They pay for referral clicks of fixed ads purchased by members so the potential there is not limited to only 4 ads per day even if they are of lower value (you can see my RRs activity rates above).
  • They do free recycling after 10 days for my upgrade but they charge a $0.03 fee for a referrals expiration (that's a con maybe).

    So, all in all, it convinced me to get in even if I'm gonna use my profits mainly for advertising.  :)
    I added this to the downline builder in case anyone is interested in it even though it's still a "bux" site..

    PS. Below is their upgrade table for more details :




    (Note: please don't quote the whole post just reply or pick specific text  :))

  • Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 19th Nov, 2014 at 11:03pm
    So that got me another $11 as a bonus to my deposit due to the 40% bonus of the happy hour promo. :)
    And I also purchased advertising there for a month. At the same time the 16 active rented referrals have accumulated $1 to my balance which means that they kinda earn me ~$0.50 per day.. with that in mind that's another $15 in a month so at that rate I'll at least get the value of my money back and keep the golden membership for another two months..

    Things go according to plan so far. :)

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by moneymarketing on 20th Nov, 2014 at 7:15am

    SolidSnake wrote on 19th Nov, 2014 at 11:03pm:
    So that got me another $11 as a bonus to my deposit due to the 40% bonus of the happy hour promo. :)
    And I also purchased advertising there for a month. At the same time the 16 active rented referrals have accumulated $1 to my balance which means that they kinda earn me ~$0.50 per day.. with that in mind that's another $15 in a month so at that rate I'll at least get the value of my money back and keep the golden membership for another two months..

    Things go according to plan so far. :)


    [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 21st Nov, 2014 at 2:51pm
    A bit of a con.
    The ads have that annoying forced view mechanic that is present in Twickerz and YGP. Besides the normal focused viewing, if something makes the focus shift from the page (like those pop-up confirmation windows) it resets the whole waiting time.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 21st Nov, 2014 at 3:19pm

    ruicarlov wrote on 21st Nov, 2014 at 2:51pm:
    A bit of a con.
    The ads have that annoying forced view mechanic that is present in Twickerz and YGP. Besides the normal focused viewing, if something makes the focus shift from the page (like those pop-up confirmation windows) it resets the whole waiting time.

    Ouch.. Just yesterday I noticed Venkat had joined under me but I failed to update the downline builder on time..  [smiley=sad.gif]



    I feel sad now.. :'(

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by dansbanners on 21st Nov, 2014 at 4:32pm

    SolidSnake wrote on 21st Nov, 2014 at 3:19pm:
    Ouch.. Just yesterday I noticed Venkat had joined under me but I failed to update the downline builder on time..

    Venkat could have done it himself. If I were you, I'd be glad that rui is in your downline. ;)

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 21st Nov, 2014 at 7:21pm

    dansbanners wrote on 21st Nov, 2014 at 4:32pm:
    Venkat could have done it himself. If I were you, I'd be glad that rui is in your downline. ;)

    Of course I'm glad for Rui, it's just that I like to work on a team basis so, if joining like a chain benefits more people in my team then I would be prefer to do it that way.. a stronger team is better than a strong individual.

    Anyway, not much can be done now so let it be.. :dontknow

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by venkat on 22nd Nov, 2014 at 6:18pm
    @SS...

    Dan is right.

    I just wanted to check the site. I'm not sure how long I will stay active on that site. So, I didn't want to deny your chance of getting an active referral. That's why I didn't update the thread.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by dansbanners on 22nd Nov, 2014 at 8:48pm

    venkat wrote on 22nd Nov, 2014 at 6:18pm:
    @SS...

    Dan is right.

    I just wanted to check the site. I'm not sure how long I will stay active on that site. So, I didn't want to deny your chance of getting an active referral. That's why I didn't update the thread.

    Although what some marketers do is that they'll update the thread and type "joining, brb..."

    And they could then update the post either with their referral url or just type "cmo" (i.e. count me out).

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 23rd Nov, 2014 at 1:15pm
    To be honest, I'm also trying out the site. I'm not sure if it's something I'll say very long term. Since I'm going on vacation soon, I won't try to get referrals just now, due the ol' "must click 4 ads policy"

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 23rd Nov, 2014 at 3:56pm
    So, it's all ok either way. Thanks!

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 23rd Nov, 2014 at 10:58pm
    Though wouldn't it be fun if we somehow ended in a closed loop downline, kinda like constantbux?

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 24th Nov, 2014 at 12:03pm

    ruicarlov wrote on 23rd Nov, 2014 at 10:58pm:
    Though wouldn't it be fun if we somehow ended in a closed loop downline, kinda like constantbux?

    Haha, that was awesome wasn't it?
    Downline ended up rending the upline as a rented referral.
    We should have the ability to do that on demand in PTCs.. :P

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 24th Nov, 2014 at 4:49pm
    Since Mousebux sells referrals, it's possible to make a loop where downline and upline are both direct referrals of each other. One by referring and the other by buying.

    Referralception  8-)

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 24th Nov, 2014 at 6:48pm

    ruicarlov wrote on 24th Nov, 2014 at 4:49pm:
    Since Mousebux sells referrals, it's possible to make a loop where downline and upline are both direct referrals of each other. One by referring and the other by buying.

    Referralception  8-)

    [smiley=lolx.gif] [smiley=lolx.gif] [smiley=thumbsup.gif]
    Only issue is that in ConstantBux there were less than 1000 members by the time we joined whereas in mousbux there are 41064 members right now so.. the odds are not good.. If only we could somehow manipulate the system... ::)

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by moneymarketing on 24th Nov, 2014 at 6:55pm

    SolidSnake wrote on 24th Nov, 2014 at 6:48pm:
    [smiley=lolx.gif] [smiley=lolx.gif] [smiley=thumbsup.gif]
    Only issue is that in ConstantBux there were less than 1000 members by the time we joined whereas in mousbux there are 41064 members right now so.. the odds are not good.. If only we could somehow manipulate the system... ::)



    What good is all that money you spent on a computer education if you can't put it to some productive use like hacking the site?  ::) :dontknow

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 24th Nov, 2014 at 7:29pm
    The odds aren't that bad if the referral and referrer join soon after each other, the the referral wastes no time in buying refs. Of course should have missed my chance by now  :P

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 25th Nov, 2014 at 11:09am

    moneymarketing wrote on 24th Nov, 2014 at 6:55pm:
    What good is all that money you spent on a computer education if you can't put it to some productive use like hacking the site?  ::) :dontknow

    Well, hacking is against the rules... manipulating on the other side is not stated anywhere..  :P

    I was basically thinking if somehow Rui could use his super powers maybe... only I'm not sure the "cause" is justifying enough for him to do so..

    You know.. just like a great philosopher of the 21st Century (Fox?), who goes by the name Uncle Ben, said :
    "With great power, comes great responsibility son.."

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 25th Nov, 2014 at 12:40pm
    Or paraphrasing another philosopher: "He's the referral we deserve, but not the one we need"

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 25th Nov, 2014 at 1:15pm
    Exactly! (Wow.. we've leveled up the discussion here..)

    Btw, I've noticed that Fixed Ads don't require forced focus on MouseBux.

    I think it's only required on the standard ones which happens to be the most time consuming ones but also higher paying as well..

    So that improves the clicking thing as well.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 27th Nov, 2014 at 5:06pm
    It seems they've removed the golden 3M, and made it 6M, at double the cost. Looks like the barrier for testing it out just went up a bit.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 27th Nov, 2014 at 7:07pm

    ruicarlov wrote on 27th Nov, 2014 at 5:06pm:
    It seems they've removed the golden 3M, and made it 6M, at double the cost. Looks like the barrier for testing it out just went up a bit.

    Yes, I noticed, and they now call me Golden 6M but didn't also extend the days.. pff.. :)

    The nonsense thing is that its price is $50 for 6 months while the annual upgrade costs only $10 more..
    That requires bad marketing skills IMO..  :-/

    On the other hand, I'm quite happy with the activity of the few (15) free active refs I got.
    They have already accumulated me $4 in my balance with autopay enabled in almost 9 days (I failed to click one day so far).
    Hopefully I'll get my free recycling round tomorrow so maybe I'll get some more active ones without extra costs.

    My membership expires at 15/02/2014 so I'll keep the testing going until then sharing my results so I'll keep you up to date.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by venkat on 28th Nov, 2014 at 5:25am
    I guess it is 15/02/2015

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 28th Nov, 2014 at 5:24pm

    venkat wrote on 28th Nov, 2014 at 5:25am:
    I guess it is 15/02/2015

    [smiley=lolx.gif]


    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 20th Dec, 2014 at 7:43pm
    Weird things happened at mousebux btw, referral earnings for fixed ads have been removed.. so it's not worth the fuss anymore.

    It's still delivering a lot of traffic through the grid though (~900 visitors/day at the price of $9 per month)

    Btw, I just noticed Rui's activity and well.. I can tell that even though we have different patters we are an absolutely "symmetric" team..lol



    ;D

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by ruicarlov on 21st Dec, 2014 at 12:23pm
    Looks like they're not completely sure what they're doing there. Four months in and already problems with lack of money due to too much cashouts. Not stable enough for me to invest right now. :-/

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 21st Dec, 2014 at 3:20pm

    ruicarlov wrote on 21st Dec, 2014 at 12:23pm:
    Looks like they're not completely sure what they're doing there. Four months in and already problems with lack of money due to too much cashouts. Not stable enough for me to invest right now. :-/

    Yes, it seems they do typical mistakes like overdoing it with their promos.
    So, better stay away if you are aiming for anything other than advertising.

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by SolidSnake on 11th Mar, 2015 at 12:12pm
    Even though the traffic they deliver is still good.. I think it's now time to stop advertising there because I sense the site is about to go boom soon..

    1. That server migration they promised 2 months ago did never come..

    2. Their forum is locked since that spam attack also 2 months ago..

    3. There hasn't been an announcement for 2 months now..

    4. I don't even wanna think about what's happening with the support tickets or cashouts..

    So, it could blow up anytime now..  :dontknow

    (another orange site in my list goes ghost.. lol)

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by Sunil Shrestha on 1st Sep, 2016 at 6:17pm
    Never trust in new ptc. They might turn scam anytime. :censored


    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by moneymarketing on 1st Sep, 2016 at 7:36pm

    Sunil Shrestha wrote on 1st Sep, 2016 at 6:17pm:
    Never trust in new ptc. They might turn scam anytime. :censored


    You are new?

    [smiley=00-welcome.gif]

    Title: Re: MouseBux.net
    Post by dansbanners on 1st Sep, 2016 at 10:39pm
    Sunil,

    Welcome to the forum. Hope you make a good use of it or find it helpful.

    [smiley=00-welcome.gif]

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