Does this sound like a good idea? I want to join (or I have joined) a program for giving away free storage space. I think this would be a good free content idea since my visitors would probably like to have storage space for their star wars pictures, sounds, etc.
Has anyone else tried this idea?
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote/font><HR>Originally posted by TWTCommish: It's a decent idea...sorry to say though, that there are plenty of sites already offering free online disk space to their users...so it won't be revolutionary... <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Actually, what I meant was I joined XDrive's affiliate program where people click a link and they sign up for free space through my link and I get a little money. They get something (free storage space) and I get a little money so I can someday get some expensive cgi scripts to make my site really interactive and fun.
I didn't mean offer free web space or something like that.
clueless: sounds like a good idea...I think you should definetly have a "add this to my account" link whenever possible next to the files found on your site...this will definetly increase the signups you get/revenue you receive.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote/font><HR>Originally posted by TWTCommish: clueless: sounds like a good idea...I think you should definetly have a "add this to my account" link whenever possible next to the files found on your site... <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
I think you must have misunderstood me...I don't have picture or sound files for people on my site....that would take too much space up. I meant for people who have star wars sounds and pictures they have found on the internet, to store them. I would provide the sign-up link. However, I don't like the company that does the tracking for XDrive and have decided to cross out my idea and think of something less complicated.
[This message has been edited by clueless (edited July 08, 2000).]
It sounds like you are talking about setting up what is referred to as an affiliate program. You put a link on your site, your users use it and the company you link to pays you for sending your users to them.
Well, if that is what you're trying to do--Great!! This is a good way for small sites to make a little money off their sites. HOWEVER, don't expect the cash to just start rolling in. Most companies have strict policies on what you and your users have to do to get paid. But, in any case, I think that affiliates are worth the little time it takes to set them up.