The Truth about Paid to Click (PTC) by the example of

by Rudolf Faix 15. November 2015 12:24

Screenshot tries to impress with "Earn Extra Cash Online" promotion their users. They have written by themselves at their start page that they have paid in total $428,037.70 to their 244,469 members. That is in average around $1.7509 (one dollar and seventyfive cents) for each member since they started at April 17, 2014 - 19 month ago. One dollar seventyfive cents is very impressing for their members in a time range of 19 months. The most people are giving a higher tip to a waiter as calls an "Earn Extra"! Maybe they are shaming themselves for this low payout and are hiding for this reason their domain ownership by a privacy protection service.

If we take a look at their membership site then we see that the maximum earning per day is $0.0121. In their FAQ's they are declaring that the minimum payout is $7. If we divide the $7 by a daily earning of $0.121 then we see that you maybe get a cash-out after 579 days. These facts are they calling "The only Paid-to-Click Service you'll ever need". I think they have in their slogan a type mismatch. They have forgotten the letter "N" in front of the word "ever"!

Here the screenshots from the member area of 

Screenshot member area - Fixed Advertisements part 1

Screenshot member area - Fixed Advertisements part 2

Screenshot member area - Buxvertise Ads

Worse is it coming if you are looking at the mebership upgrade table. Let us calculate that you earn $0.0121 per day as a "free member" * 365 days then you are earning $4.4165 per year. If you pay a membership fee for the "Buxer" of $55/year (yearly payment) you'll earn 150% of the free member - also nearly $6.6248 (six dollars) and make a loss of more than $48.75 per year. Worse is it with the membership fee for the "Eternity" member, which is $380/year (yearly payment) and pays only double of the "free member" - in this case you lose $371,17 per year ($380 membership fee - $4.4165 * 2 = $371.167). I call such offers simple SCAM because you cannot find so many referrals that you can come into winnings, because even the direct referrals are limited and nobody will visit the site daily for a maximum earning of $0.0242 ("Eternity" mamber for the case that you can find someone which is so stupid to work and to pay for getting nothing in return).

Buxvertise membership table:

Screenshot membership table

Domain registration data of

Registry Domain ID: 1855090184_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: WHOIS.ENOM.COM
Update Date: 2015-04-10T13:37:47.00Z
Creation Date: 2014-04-17T12:14:00.00Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2018-04-17T12:14:00.00Z
Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Registrar IANA ID: 48
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: ABUSE@ENOM.COM
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4252982646
Registry Registrant ID:
Registrant Organization: WHOISGUARD, INC.
Registrant Street: P.O. BOX 0823-03411
Registrant Street:
Registrant City: PANAMA
Registrant State/Province: PANAMA
Registrant Postal Code: 00000
Registrant Country: PA
Registrant Phone: +507.8365503
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax: +51.17057182
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email:
Registry Admin ID:
Admin Organization: WHOISGUARD, INC.
Admin Street: P.O. BOX 0823-03411
Admin Street:
Admin City: PANAMA
Admin State/Province: PANAMA
Admin Postal Code: 00000
Admin Country: PA
Admin Phone: +507.8365503
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax: +51.17057182
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email:
Registry Tech ID:
Tech Organization: WHOISGUARD, INC.
Tech Street: P.O. BOX 0823-03411
Tech Street:
Tech City: PANAMA
Tech State/Province: PANAMA
Tech Postal Code: 00000
Tech Country: PA
Tech Phone: +507.8365503
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax: +51.17057182
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email:
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System:
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