The Way To Get Paid for Email Attention
Bad spam happens to good people. The age of information has resulted in hundreds of unsolicited emails being received regularly from legit organizations and scammers alike.
The first spam email was sent in 1978, and has since boomed to one of the most prevalent ways for companies to attempt to grasp (unwanted) attention from potential customers. The motivation behind it typically involves the promotion of products/services; revenue generation; higher search ranking; and in the worst cases, stealing information and phishing. Most email providers have set up spam filters in an attempt to protect their users, but many messages still get through, ultimately resulting to over $20B in lost time and productivity for the end-user.
As the saying goes, time is money. Legitimate businesses do need to reach out to their prospects at scale, but the prospects themselves don’t generally welcome unsolicited emails. The middle ground lies between the senders being more respectful of their prospect’s time, and the receivers making their time and attention gated while being available at a cost.
Better Spam Prevention
BitBounce is a free email service that prevents spam from unknown/unwanted parties by setting up a filter. Once contacts are synced, a price can be set for emails to be sent to your inbox. The filter automatically intercepts every email not on your whitelist, and sends them an autoresponder in return. The email asks them to pay a small cryptocurrency fee if they want the message to reach you. Getting paid only entails email receival, and reading the email in question is not even necessary. The cryptocurrency you receive is paid in BitBounce’s Credo cryptocurrency token that can be conveniently exchanged for other cryptocurrencies. The service has been up and running for some time, and has over 500,000 active users.
Getting Paid with BitBounce Ads
Data is quickly becoming the new currency in this golden age of information. Enterprise giants covet personal information and attention, as it is one of their largest sources of revenue. However, it is all taken from consumers for free.
BitBounce is launching an innovative, patent-pending advertising platform on July 31st, 2018 called BitBounce Ads. The platform will serve advertisements to users, who in turn get paid in crypto for it. Users will be compensated 70% of the advertising pay for their attention. Recipients of these advertisements are BitBounce users who opt in, with the cryptocurrency amount paid determined by the price they put on their paywall.
The Credo Payment System
Payments are also made using the Credo token, which can be readily accessed from a wallet on the CredoEx cryptocurrency exchange. Another method of acquiring Credo is to trade with Ether on BitBounce’s cryptocurrency exchange. Once Credo has been earned through BitBounce, it can be exchanged for currently up to eleven other cryptocurrencies. Credo users also have the ability to attach Credo to emails they send, paying and also getting paid for their attention.
Benefitting Advertisers and Consumers Alike
Entrepreneurs and marketing teams should note that through the use of financial incentive, BitBounce Ads has the ability to improve the capability of email advertising campaigns. Users will have a much better association with the advertiser’s brand if upon interaction, a crypto payment is received.
Advertisers utilizing BitBounce Ads will have a clear cut advantage over others, as their ads will be marked “paid emails” and will not be lost in a sea of spam cleared out by the paywalls. The paid email advertisements will also have the potential to be part of any advertiser’s marketing portfolio alongside ad campaigns such as Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and other large platforms. Moreover, paying consumers to view advertisements serves as an alternative to Universal Basic Income. BitBounce’s Paid Ad Consumption model allows for a global user base payment distribution, rather than to just a government’s constituents, a significant proposal that addresses global problems such as automation driven job loss.
Spam is inevitable, regardless of filters and settings. With BitBounce however, email marketing campaigns actually do pay, and earning cryptocurrency (in all seriousness) becomes as easy as receiving an email.