News & Updates
May 15, 2013 : GetBuxToday.com turns into a forced investment site. See review for details.
May 6, 2013 : SuperRewards Offerwall added on ClickFair.com
April 19, 2013 : ClickFair.com updates.
- Micro Exposure timer reduced to 3 seconds. Fixed ads continue to have a 5 seconds timer.
- $250 Monthly Referral Contest – 100 winners every month, each sharing the $250 prize fund. Free worldwide entry for all. Entry is automatic and only direct referrals count.
April 16, 2013 : Paid emails introduced on LinkGrand. You have to activate it in your account if you wish to receive paid emails from LinkGrand. You are paid $0.002 for each link you click within the email.
April 13, 2013 : Now feel free to share active Swag Codes! Tell your friends, post it on your Facebook wall, Tweet it to your followers; let everyone know the active Swag Code so that everyone can take advantage of the bonus Swag Bucks!
Don’t worry, there will be no repercussions for posting active Swag Codes and this will not negatively impact your account in any way. You can read the blog post regarding this update on their blog here.
April 12, 2013 : Till April 30th, for every new referral you get on SwagBucks, you’ll earn MATCHING swagbucks on everything they earn within the earning actions located on the top bar of Swagbucks: Shop, Search, Watch, Play, Answer (Surveys, Daily Polls, Tasks), and Discover (Special Offers, Coupons, Toolbars, NOSO).
You can earn up to 1000 matching Swag Bucks per referral. As soon as your referral earns, your Swag Buck account will be credited.
* Matching referral Swag Bucks will not be reflected in your Daily Goal Meter.
For new members : Use the sign-up code, “SPRINGIN2SWAG” and get 50 bonus Swag Bucks upon registration instead of the usual 30.
April 9, 2013 : Offerwalls (Virool videos, Matomy & SuperSonic Ads) introduced on ClickFair.com
You will be compensated in points instead of cash for completing offers from the offerwalls.
Conversion rate is : 100 points = $1.00 USD
Points can be redeemed for upgrades and advertising but cannot be converted into cash for withdrawls. Also there NO referral earnings from Offerwalls.
April 9, 2013 : Paid mails coming soon on LinkGrand, probably in the next 2 weeks
Also they are offering 50% discount on advertising orders this week.
April 8, 2013 : Fixed Ads introduced on ClickFair.com
These ads are worth $0.001 per click with a 5 second timer and they also give referral credit.
Advertising prices are subject to change. However, if you are interested the current prices are :
- $20 for 1 day
- $120 for 7 days
- $220 for 14 days
- $450 for 31 days.
April 5, 2013 : SuperRewards OfferWall added on ClixSense.
March 25, 2013 : Another day and another big list of changes on ClickFair.com.
Here is a list of all the “NEW” changes.
- You now earn from your referrals when they click MICRO and MINI ads only. The previous system was STANDARD and EXTENDED ads only.
- Members now have to click 10 ads per day to earn from referrals.
- Standard members now have a limit of 200 direct referrals.
- Standard members will now earn 20% from their referral clicks.
March 23, 2013 : More changes on ClickFair.com. Pretty annoying to see radical changes every other day. I would advise caution if you are thinking of investing into the site. You never know what they might come up with the next day.
Here is a list of all the changes.
- You must view at least 4 advertisements each day to continue to earn from your referrals the next day. Previously it was just 1.
- All members will now get at least 4 adverts daily. No guaranteed $0.01 ads as they have changed that again.
- Inactivity period after which accounts are automatically suspended has been increased to 60 days. Previously it was 30 days.
- Temporary discount of 50% on all large PTC advertising packages.
- Standard members now have a limit of 100 direct referrals.
- Standard members will now earn just 10% from their referral clicks.
- Standard members can only cash out once per 7 days.
- For removing a direct referral, you will have to pay $0.02
March 18, 2013 : Stepped cashouts introduced on ClickFair.com
The minimum amount paid is $1.00 on the first cashout. This amount will increase by $1.00 for each cashout until it reaches a fixed minimum amount of $5.00.
March 10, 2013 : Daily forced activity introduced on ClickFair.com
“You must view at least 1 advertisement each day to continue to earn from your referrals the next day.”
The advertisement can be of any exposure, not necessarily a Standard or Extended exposure.
March 9, 2013 : A pay rate comparison for Tasks, Offerwalls and Surveys across several sites. Just see and compare what different sites pay for the same offer. You can read the post here.
March 8, 2013 : More ways to redeem your SwagBucks.
- USA and Canada members can request payments through
- New gift cards from Flipkart, SnapDeal, Yebhi.com, Jabong & allschoolstuff.com added on SwagBucks Rewards Store for Indian members.
March 3, 2013 : ClickFair.com – Full review published.
March 1, 2013 : If you are a member of GPT sites using the ShiftCode script, then log into your account and change your password immediately. ShiftCode has advised ALL sites that there might be some vulnerabilities in the application and to ensure your account security, it is suggested that you change your password immediately. This is purely a precautionary measure to ensure that your account remains secure even though ShiftCode believe the vulnerabilities have been patched.
February 21, 2013 : A newly designed homepage navigation on SwagBucks.com
Also the Hourly Random Winner has been temporarily removed, as they work on making it an even more rewarding feature. For more information you can read their blog post here and take a tour of their brand new navigation.
February 18, 2013 : LogiPTC.com – Full review published.
February 15, 2013 : PointClickTrack OfferWall added on Rewarding Ways.
February 15, 2013 : Till February 28th, earn matching Swag Bucks up to 1000 in ALL earning categories [Search, Surveys, Special Offers, Games, NOSO (No Obligation Special Offers), Toolbar, Daily Poll, Daily Deals, Tasks, Trade In & Swag Codes (excluding sign-up codes)] on SwagBucks.com
Use the sign-up code, “ShareTheLove” and get 50 bonus Swag Bucks upon registration instead of the usual 30.
* Matching referral bucks will not count towards your Daily Goal Meter.
February 14, 2013 : GetBuxToday.com – Full review published.
February 11, 2013 :
One of NeoBux’s servers was set back to one month ago resulting in a few issues :
1. All of your and your referrals clicks made today were being shown as made on January 11th.
2. Some users got their accounts temporarily suspended for being inactive for 30 days when they weren’t.
Send a support ticket if you face any problems or if something is wrong with your NeoBux account. You can read the official announcement on their forum here.
February 1, 2013 : OfferWall added on ClixSense.
January 30, 2013 : PaidforEmails.co.za moved to the NOT RECOMMENDED list. No ads since nearly 4 months, Admin not replying to support tickets and site seems to be abandoned.
January 28, 2013 : OfferWall added on ClixSense.
January 22, 2013 : OfferWall added on ClixSense.
January 20, 2013 : NeoBux AdAlert extension now also gives alerts for available Mini Jobs indicated by a small black notification.
Its not mandatory so if you do not want notifications for Mini Jobs, you can set your preference in your Profile Settings page.
January 13, 2013 : RewardingWays.com – Full review published.
January 2, 2013 : LinkGrand – Advertising prices have been increased, in fact doubled.
But as a THANK YOU to previous advertisers, for this week only you can login to an existing order and add hits to that order at a discounted rate (old rate).
December 24, 2012 :
- – From December 24th to 26th – Double chances on ClixGrid & Double Daily Checklist Bonus for all members. Details here.
- – Discounts on memberships & an extra AdPrize chance for every ad you view [until December 26, 07:00 Server Time]. Details here.
- Monthly BillBoard Jackpot change – Member with most tokens will win half of the jackpot. The remaining half will be split among 4 others. And the Jackpot for this month has been increased to $40.
- On December 1, 2012, LinkGrand will give away $5 USD each to 10 random members that have referred at least 1 advertiser to their website during the month of November.
- Personalized Promotion Page – If you have banners from other programs that you are a member of that you would like to promote all in one place, you can use this page to do it. To view your promotion URL and learn more, please login to your account.
- Now users can start getting their direct referrals 15 days after registration instead of the previous 30.
- All NeoCoin offers will be credited 30 days after completion instead of the previous 60 days. Previously completed offers will still be credited on the scheduled date, this change is only for new offers.
- Unlimited vacation days for Ultimate Members.
- The same account (with your money in it)!
- The same personal, business and financial information!
- The same login and password!
- Minimum cashout reduced from ZAR 50 ($7) to ZAR 30 ($4).
- $50 Referral contest – The amount will be shared proportionately with the top 4 referrers. Contest ends on Aril 12th, 2012 or when the site reaches 2000 members, whichever is earlier.
- Neteller is no longer available for cashouts. In its place, Alertpay has been introduced. You can also request your payment through PayPal.
- – Tasks Downline Commissions Introduced. Standard members will earn 5% and Premium members will earn 10% commissions from their direct referrals completed tasks.
- New cashout rules on BuxMatrix. Only Gold members can cashout and payments will be made within 180 Business Days.
These changes are temporary and will last only till the end of March.
So I am giving this site till the start of April. If the situation does not change, I will not longer recommend nor list this site on this blog.
- NeoBux introduces offers for NeoPoints and NeoCoins.
- ClixSense introduces Tasks.
- ClixSense : Minimum cashout lowered from $10 to $8 for Standard members. For Premium members the new cashout limit is down to $6 from $8.
- NeoBux slashes advertising prices for Mini, Standard & Extended ads. New rates updated here.
- $200 CHRISTMAS CASH DRAWING on LinkGrand. Login to your account to check out the details.
- PiggyBankGPT – Alertpay Instant payments introduced.
- ClixSense – Members from Turkey and Bangladesh are no longer restricted.
- AdAlert replaces the toolbar on NeoBux
- PiggyBankGPT – Paypal limited. Check out the review for details.
- Alertpay added on LinkGrand. for purchasing advertisements.
- Instant payments return on PiggyBankGPT. (First 2 cashouts are manually processed).
December 20, 2012 : LinkGrand – Due to Christmas holidays, some services including payouts, will not be available from December 21st to 28th. Support tickets and Advertising Orders will still be processed during this time.
December 15, 2012 : Clicks4Cents has been down for about 3 days now. Site had lots of problems before it went down, no payments made recently and no word from the owner. Moved to the Not Recommended List. Check the review for more details.
December 15, 2012 : Matomy Videos introduced on ClixSense. This offer may not be available in all countries.
December 9, 2012 : Article explaining how SwagBucks.com works.
November 10, 2012 : LinkGrand – 3 new updates.
October 25, 2012 – WordLinx is no longer able to use Payza as a payment or cashout processor, following their sudden and unexpected suspension of transfers into all UK-based Payza accounts.
October 19, 2012 – Starting October 22nd 2012, ClixSense will begin processing cashouts 2 times a week – Monday and Friday (on or before 5pm Eastern Standard Time).
October 12, 2012 – Clicks4Cents can no longer send mass payments through PayPal. This means members will now have to pay higher fees for receiving payments through PayPal. You can read the announcement on their forum.
October 6, 2012 – WordLinx is 9 years old today! To celebrate this they’re having a sale! Buy any credit package and get 50% extra free!
October 5, 2012 – Varolo has been down for a week now and there are no updates on their blog either. They did however pay out all pending balances before they closed.
October 4, 2012 – Virool Video Offer Wall added on PiggyBankGPT.
October 3, 2012 – Sorry for the delay in posting an update but I have been busy of late with personal matters.
September 15, 2012 – NEOBUX : AdPrize visualization window increased from 60 minutes to 90.
The timer will always show when you have half the time left (45 minutes).
August 10, 2012
(i) Mini Jobs : Direct referral commissions added. You’ll earn 12% from the amount your direct referrals earned by completing Mini Jobs.
(ii) Bonus for completing Mini Jobs : 12% bonus for Standard members and 24% bonus for Golden members for each $1 you earn from Mini Jobs.
Both bonuses are retroactive so you will receive bonuses and commissions from all the Mini Jobs done by you or your referrals in the past.
August 1, 2012 – MINI JOBS (CrowdFlower Tasks) added on NeoBux which pay real money.
Check out the OFFERS section and the FAQ on NeoBux for more details.
July 16, 2012 – Varolo is undergoing a remodel and will be changing their compensation plan.
If you have been a Varolo member since June 15th, you can login and transfer any and all your earnings via Paypal. But hurry, this option will only be available through July 30.
For more details, please check the review here.
June 30, 2012
(i) Fixed ads introduced for upgraded members.
(ii) Make sure you change your Wordlinx referral links. For details, you can read the announcement on their forum here.
May 22, 2012 : Change in payment rules on Clicks4Cents. Read the “Points to Note” section in the review for more details.
May 19, 2012 : Article explaining Varolo.com – A site where you get paid to watch videos.
May 19, 2012 : PTCBOX – Instant payments temporarily disabled due to the recent DDoS attacks towards the site and Ukraine is probably added to the Restricted Countries list.
AlertPay is now Payza.
All of your information stays the same:
You can read the official statement on the Alertpay blog here.
May 5, 2012 : Clicks4Cents – Full review published.
May 2, 2012 : PTCBOX – Paid-to-Sign Up (PTSU) section launched. Now complete Offers/Surveys and multiply your income.
April 27, 2012 – ClixSense : Minimum cashout raised to $20 for Liberty Reserve. PayPal and Alertpay limits remain the same – $8 for Standard members and $6 for Premium Members.
April 25, 2012 – BuxMatrix has turned into a forced investment site where Free members must invest in order to get paid.
As a result, the review has been taken down.
April 21, 2012 – ClixSense – Offers section introduced. Now you can get paid for completing offers, downloading software, completing surveys, shopping and filling out forms. And remember, the TASKS are still there. The Offers Section complements it and transforms ClixSense from a Paid-to-Click (PTC) site to a Get-Paid-to (GPT) site.
April 3, 2012
February 28, 2012 – NeoBux – NeoPoints and NeoCoins offers are now available.
February 21, 2012 – Now get 3 AdPrize chances (instead of 2) for each advertisement you view on NeoBux.
Also the time to see AdPrizes has been increased from 30 to 60 minutes. The counter will show in the last 30 minutes instead of the previous 15 minutes.
February 20, 2012 – Instant PayPal payments introduced on PTC Box.
February 6, 2012 – PTC Box has been officially launched.
February 5, 2012 – You can no longer fund your Rental Balance through NeoPoints on NeoBux anymore.
February 4, 2011
February 2, 2011
January 15, 2012 – AdPrize – The NeoBux Revolution.
January 12, 2012 – Please read the new CAPTCHA rule on ClixSense here.
December 5, 2011
December 4, 2011 : PiggyBankGPT – Liberty Reserve added.
December 3, 2011 – PTCBox – Sister site of MatrixMails – Full review published.
November 30, 2011 – Wordlinx introduces 10-levels of referrals.
November 23, 2011
November 2, 2011 – LinkGrand’s Paypal is no longer limited. All pending cashouts are being processed.
October 31, 2011 – PiggyBankGPT – Paypal no longer available. MoneyBookers has been added instead. Check out the review for details.
October 29, 2011
October 20, 2011 – All sites from the DGNS Network (ClixZing, KlickBuck, SchnaapKlick) moved to the NOT RECOMMENDED List.
All the DGNS Network sites hardly have any ads to click and with relatively high cashout limits, the earnings are worthless if you can’t cash them out.
All the above mentioned sites will remain in the Not Recommended List till they start showing a decent no. of ads for visitors.
October 5, 2011 – NeoBux – Full review completed.
October 1, 2011 – Hello everybody. I am back.
September 11, 2011 – I am busy with my real life work this entire month so no updates and replies to comments in the next 2-3 weeks from me.
August 27, 2011 – Wordlinx introduces Micro ads and Alertpay for purchases.
August 19, 2011 – Alertpay cashouts available on PiggyBankGPT.
August 14, 2011 – Read our exclusive interview with the admin of NeoBux.
August 9, 2011 – Read our exclusive interview with Richard Sturdy – the admin of Wordlinx.
July 16, 2011
July 10, 2011 – I won the June BillBoard Jackpot ($25) on LinkGrand. (Member ID #: 187779)
July 3, 2011 – Traffic Exchange section added.
July 1, 2011 – PiggyBankGPT has been sold. Its been a week since they new owners took over, but since I was away I could not update it then.
Paypal payments might be back on MatrixMails soon. Check out the “News Page” after logging into your MatrixMails account.
June 20, 2011 – Read our exclusive interview with Garrett Rowland – the admin of LinkGrand.
June 15, 2011 – Read our exclusive interview with Jim Grago – the admin of ClixSense.
June 9, 2011 – Paypal no longer available on MatrixMails. Check out the “News Page” after logging into your MatrixMails account.
June 8, 2011 – Check out the Special Deals page for a very attractive deal offered by Ifbux.
June 3, 2011 – Special Deals – Limited Period Offer! page completed.
May 29, 2011 – Payment Proofs page completed.
May 28, 2011 – Advertisers Corner page completed. Check it out.
May 25, 2011 – Hints & Tips page completed.
May 17, 2011 – Working on the FAQ page Please do leave your comments and suggestions in the comment section.
May 16, 2011 – PiggyBankGPT – Full review completed. Now that all reviews are done, I’ll start working on other pages like FAQ, Guide, Hints & Tips, Glossary & Advertisers Corner.
May 15, 2011 – BuxLevels – Full review completed.
May 13, 2011 – ClixZing – Full review completed. Sorry but I got no more time to get another one done.
May 12, 2011 – Finished all sites on the Trusted List. Also completed SchnaapKlicks and KlickBuck from the New Sites. Tomorrow I’ll review PiggyBankGPT and ClixZing (if time permits)
May 9, 2011 – Working on Banners so no new review will be added today.
Update : Finished making banners. Hope you like it. Check out the
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