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College money making ideas.

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Thyphen, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Thyphen

    Thyphen Registered Member

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    So I am at college and I got to thinking... This place could be menotinized easily. So much as make a sign that says "Hey want some extra beer money? Check out www.website.com!"

    Now im just wondering what would be the best way to menotinize this. Should I make a blog explaining how GPT sites work and stuff my referral cookies to them.

    I was thinking about starting my own GPT site but I don't really have the money or the know how. My first idea was, I am at a art school and we have photography majors here. So I would sign up for an account at shutter stock (they pay people to upload photos and you get payed $0.25 every time someone downloads your picture) and then just basically do what I stated above. But I only get 3 cents per referral download. Does anyone else have any ideas?
     
  2. xr250h

    xr250h Registered Member

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    lol at menotinize

    No but seriously, I just entered college and realized exactly what the OP realized. There is some serious potential for this.

    Currently I'm doing Shaqsquash's method (Thank you!) of submitting articles to AC. I just received my first offer today. If you are interested in that you should see this thread:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/making-money/23925-easiest-quickest-100-day-i-know.html

    That is if you want to make the money yourself. As for other money making techniques, I'm clueless as well. Does anybody else have some input in this? Being at college is a big opportunity to make some money.
     
  3. sammysilk

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    Start your own cams website and use some of those hot college chicks. Or, here in the UK tons of students are now turning to escorting to make a bit of extra cash, but remember, money paid is for time and companionship only, anything else that happens is between 2 consenting adults ;)
     
  4. bizcredit

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    I say sell software imported from overseas for cheap, put up some flyers for Windows XP Pro and I'll dropship for you.
     
  5. smokes4life

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    Somethings never change, college is all about horny guys/girls, booze and $$$$.

    Use it to your advantage. In fact you can even get a good high paying CPA and redirect a domain to it and print flyers saying that you have a competition, the 15th, 50th and 150th person who signs up get a free barrel or a bottle of whiskey whatever............

    The possibilities are endless. You could even garner enuf $$$ to hire your whole faculty of lecturers if you keep at it. :)
     
  6. virtua1337

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    Not a bad idea. I mean, let's say you have a $3.50 dating offer....the 150th person would bring you up to $525. The problem is coming up with the flyers....
     
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    Mass email everyone in ur college/ or sneak the printing of the flyers while you are in the comp lab?
     
  8. foxler

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    I'm sure going to your local fexdex kinkos or possibly ordering the flyers online would still make a profit depending on the cpa offer.

    Say you did one of "visit this website for a chance to win a free bottle or beer money" flyers. What offers from the cpa would be the best to convert the college students? I see that virtua1337 said a dating offer. Would there be other cpa's that appeal to college students more?
     
  9. FatherCarbon

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    Hmm, I like this. Living in a college town, I could rake it in hardcore. :D

    I actually thought about marketing to the local college a couple years ago, but I didn't really know what to promote. Now I'm aware of several (dozen?) offers that would be perfect! wo0t


    PS. Don't let 'em heckle ya for misspelling monetize. Still a helpful idea, IMO. Cheers!
     
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  10. superman28

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    i rather go to ebay and sell off my underwear or thong through auction...lol...
     
  11. smokes4life

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    You could try casino offers actually. College students always want some way to get more $$$ too. A lot of casino offers have and enticing free chips to play no deposit down kinda thingy.
     
  12. jammie

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    college/uni people don't have alot of money thus CPA/free stuff works better.

    all they do spend there money on is booze, so heres a pretty good trick.

    buy beer by the keg. pints in the UK are about £2.40 (about $4-5). buying by the keg means you get it @ £0.80 / pint.

    find people who always have house parties / societies that drink alot etc. and sell them beer for like £1.20 a pint so they can use it cheap.

    Can make an easy £50 (~$80) from this per keg, just find a few loyal customers and you're sorted =].

    theres a society @ my uni "the house party society" where they charge people £10 entry to there parties but its all th booze you can drink etc. thes buy stuff like this ALOT.
     
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    Haha nice ideas guys. The beer buying thing is a no go because I'm a freshman, thus I'm only 18. I was kinda thinking of using the college as promotion tool to promote something. But I'm not sure what to do.

    Is there a site that pays you for every click you get or every signup or whatnot? Sorry if those are lame questions. I searched and read a ton of stuff on here but everything is based on people who already have some knowledge or experience. I have neither :-( I just see the potential and want to get in on it.

    On a side note though, my school has these walkways that go underneath the road and people are allowed to spray paint in them. The "free expressions" tunnel. That would be a fun way to drive traffic to a site.

    Anyways, does anyone want to help a noob?
     
  14. Thyphen

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    I'm thinking creating a GPT site could have a good outcome... Create a blog explaining how GPT's work, show them some gray hat tricks to do it quicker. Form fillers, cookie deleting etc. etc. Because there needs to be some sort of incentive for people.

    Or maybe you could get an e-mail/zip submit. Post flyers saying check out blah.com enter your e-mail and be entered to win a $200 gift card for utrecht (an art supplie store that my school recommends)
     
  15. jammie

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    1.) setup an incentives site - theres a script around here somewhere. (you'll need a domain & hosting. makethe domain relevant your your college/uni/whtever)

    2.) sign up to a CPA network

    3.) promote the hell out of it. somethings are like $2 a signup. if they need 50 signups, thats $100.

    not sure what free stuff you could give away like. give away anything people want!
     
  16. foxler

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    jammie buying keg in the U.S. and taking it to the college parties wouldn't be smart idea cause a lot of the parties like to get a visit from the cops and the people drinking are under 21. So that would be distributing to minors and also profiting from that so you could get in more trouble.
     
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    If you go to wnc in the uk go to the last vending machine and enter E3 and get loads of milkshakes and sell them for cash :) The name of the machines are GEM Next gen vending machines or something.
     
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    It is a college in nottingham/United Kingdom it is supposed to be the best college in the country according to reports. But all of the vending machines are glitched and throw random drinks at you aka milkshakes.