A lot of sites are popping up all over the web that pay you to share links with your friends and followers. A few of these I have reviewed here, but there are some new ones that I don’t believe I’ve ever mentioned. Link sharing won’t make you rich, but it’s a way to build up some small change that will accumulate over time. I have experience with most of these sites, so here are some details on some of the more popular ones:
Share Magnet is a newer site that I’ve been very impressed with so far. You get paid to share links and you can choose from several different social media platforms to share on, including Twitter and Facebook. You will receive a certain amount per click and there are a lot of great links to choose from. They pay via Paypal and you can cash out as long as you do have $1 in your account. I have been paid several times by this site already. Another bonus — they will also pay you .50 cents per friend for inviting your friends! And with cash out at just $1, you don’t have to invite too many to get paid.
This site has been around for a while now. You are basically getting paid to share links on Twitter with your followers. There are two ways you can earn — through advertisers contacting you directly and paying you a certain amount per tweet and you can also select things from their free for all board and tweet them out. The tweets on the board only pay per click and you are required to write out the tweet. The advertiser has to approve the tweet before they will send it out.
Most of the pay per click tweets pay anywhere from 2 to 10 cents a click. The amount you can get paid by advertisers varies. I have about 900 followers on Twitter and have my rate set to $1. Sponsored Tweets gives you an estimate of what you should charge based on your Twitter following and they are suggesting more than $1 for me, but I don’t get that many offers at $1 so I’m afraid to raise it higher.
You can cash out your earnings to Paypal at any time, but if you have less than $50 in your account, they will deduct a $2 fee.
I do not have as much experience with My Likes although I do have an account with them. You select from their long list of links and share them with your friends or followers on Twitter, Tumblr, or YouTube. It is all pay per click and the rate is really low, most not even paying a penny per click (at least for me). I was able to make about 22 cents on My Likes and then it suddenly started saying I have no promotions to post. It has said this for over a month now so I don’t know what the deal is.
My Likes pays every week on Fridays with Paypal or an Amazon gift code.
Ad.fly works a little differently. You can share any link you want, but the people who click will be redirected first before getting to the link you shared and be forced to sit through an advertisement from ad.fly for a certain number of seconds. Ad.Fly also shortens the original URL, kind of like bit ly or Tiny Url. After the ad is over, they’ll be taken to the page they intended to go to. You get paid based on how many times their ads are viewed and you can expect between $3 and $5 for every 1000 views.
Please keep in mind there are a lot of sites (like Facebook) that do not allow Ad.Fly links to be shared due to people spamming the links.
This one is different than the others because you will need your own website to sign up. Also, ChaCha has to manually approve all publishers. Once you’re in, you can choose from a long list spanning pages and pages of links from ChaCha to share. You’ll get paid per click and most of the links pay you around 0.025 per click. You can either tweet the links out or copy and paste some HTML code onto any page of your website(s).
ChaCha also has a referral program, and if you get others to sign up as ChaCha affiliates, you’ll get a 10 percent commission of their earnings. You must have at least $25 to get paid and payments are made with either Paypal or check
Do you know of any other link sharing sites I didn’t mention? Please comment below and let me know!Note: This post contains affiliate links. However, this does not influence any of our reviews, which are always honest. Please read the disclosure for more information.