Why do we all work? Why do we all go to the office or at our business locations daily? Why do we struggle after completing or during our senior studies? There are so many questions like these and interestingly all the questions have the same answer i.e. TO MAKE MONEY.

Money is one of the most essential elements in our lives. Everyone out there needs at least a second source of income to survive in this world now. So, if you want to generate a second income with an ease then Internet is the answer. You probably do not know there are thousands of jobs available on the internet these days, also half of the world is earning from them too. It is now becoming a trend.

We have thousands of options for online earning. So which should we choose for us or which method will be suitable for us? For answering this question here we are going to tell you how you can make enough money online with Adf.ly with no efforts.

About Adf.ly

Adf.ly is world’s most popular and trusted URL shortening service provider. Their method of monetization is very unique and clever. instead of just shortening URLs like bit.ly and goo.gl, they monetize the redirection process of shortened link to original link. You can earn a fixed amount of money (depends on the clicker’s and your location) when someone visits your shortened link.

Adf.ly Features:

  • Safe Advertising: All advertising is strictly family safe with no pop ups. Anti-virus and malware servers are scanning the adverts 24/7.
  • Advertisers: Pay for real visitors on your website, their comprehensive fraud filters ensures high-quality traffic. Campaigns start at only $5.
  • Low Minimum Payout: You are required to earn only $5 before you will be paid. They can pay all users via PayPal or Payoneer.
  • Statistics: Detailed statistics are provided per link. Allowing you at a glance see the amount you’ve earned, referring URLs and countries.
  • API: Easy-to-use API that allows your website, widget or app to create an Adf.ly link instantly and securely.
  • Website Scripts: They offer a selection of simple to install scripts, now you can easily get paid for every visitor who comes to your website.

How to make money online by shortening URLs via Adf.ly?

  1. First you’ve to Sign Up for a free Adf.ly account. Click the button below to sign up instantly:
  2. Upon complete sign-up procedure, you will land on a page that has a bar with Shorten a link title. Simply paste your long URL there.Shorten a link
  3. Now press the Shrink! button to shorten the link and monetize it.Paste your link
  4. After pressing the shrink button, Adf.ly will shorten your link. Now press the Copy button to copy the link to your clipboard.Copy link
  5. Now that you’ve shortened the link, publicize it using your websites, social media handles and by other means. But remember one thing, DO NOT SPAM!

How does it work?

When someone visits your shortened URL, he will first be redirected to a 5 seconds advertisement. After it, a SKIP AD option appears. SKIP AD Button redirects the user to the original page whose URL you’ve shortened.

Skip Ad

In this way, the visitor only has to wait for mere 5 seconds which is not a huge lag of time but will surely give you money in your account. The amount you’ll earn is very less, like about $0.005 but just think if your one shortened link can give you $0.005 then what if your link is used by 1000 visitors? Simple, you’ll make $5 without any efforts.

All you did is shrinking a URL and you earned $5 which is a fair amount of money if you earned it without any efforts. Now this was only about a single URL. You can shrink multiple URLs and distribute them via social media or websites or blog. The complete tutorial is given below.

Strategies to Make Money Online by URL Shortening?

1. Make Money with Social Networks using Adf.ly

Adf.ly links are not banned on any social network until you start spamming people with your shortened links. So here is the strategy. You can directly Tweet your adf.ly links on Twitter. If your Twitter account is connected with Facebook then the same tweet will automatically be shared on your Facebook timeline too.

Suppose one thing, If you’ve a minimum of 100 followers on Twitter and about 100 friends on Facebook then it means your single Adf.ly link will be shared with 200 people out there. Also, if someone shares your links on Facebook or retweet on Twitter then it’s a win-win situation. You just have to think smartly. Analyze the best time of posting your links on social networks when most of the people are online.

ALSO CHECK: No-Nonsense tips to gain Twitter Followers Fast

Don’t post bare links on your social media handles, include some text related to the URL. Like if your shortened link is about ‘make money online’ then you can write it in your post like “Make Money Online Fast! Just follow the given link to know how: https://adf.ly/alXTb”. In this way, you can grab the attention of your social media friends. Share your best links with your friends with whom you often talk. If they like your links then you will get Facebook shares or retweets on Twitter easily.

If you don’t have a Twitter account then create one. Start following others. In this way, you’ll get follow back from many of them. You can create more than one account. But follow the people related to the same niche as yours. Suppose you want to share links about “Hit Songs”, then follow those people who have the same interest as yours.

For searching the people related to your niche, just write your niche in the Twitter, Facebook or any other social network’s search bar and you’ll find thousands of people with same interest. For mass following, you need a free account in tweepi tool bar at a single click you can follow 20 people. In this way, you can follow more than 10,000 people not in a single day but within weeks. Wait for the people to follow you back. Meanwhile, start posting your shrunk URLs there.

Choose some hit songs, viral videos link from YouTube or from any other popular site. Shrink their links and start posting them on your social networks.

2. Make Money from Website or Blog using Adf.ly

This method is the most successful of all but little time-consuming. You can monetize all your site’s pages and links by Adf.ly. If any person visits your site then it’s obvious that you will get more than 10 visits on your shortened links by the visitor but the deal is you should have quality content. We are calling it time-consuming because it could take a bit to set up your blog or website then you’ve to increase its contents or posts which can’t be achieved in a single day.

The main practice is to Optimize it for better rankings on SERPs so that you can drive huge traffic. But if you already have a website or blog with good traffic and contents then you are already ready to make money fast. Just start monetizing all your pages or posts and links with Adf.ly.

We have discussed two most important methods of earning money from Adf.ly. Now it’s up to you how smartly you start your second income. “BALL IS IN YOUR COURT” If you want to join adf.ly now then Click the button given below:



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    • Thanks Vishal for your comment and adding more value. I’m so glad you found this article helpful. Keep sharing your experiences with Adf.ly. Have a nice day 🙂

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    Nice article. thanx a lot. I presume your website mashinie.com must be using registered domain. if it is so can you please tell me how can I make website like this without paying for template or website builder tool. However i will pay for the domain registration. Thank you.

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      Here at Mashinie, we are using WordPress as our platform which is hosted on a third party server. So, to build a site like this, you’ll need hosting, knowledge of basic php, sql, css, html and javascript to manage WordPress and its templates. However, WordPress is very user friendly so you won’t need to worry much because solution of almost every problem related to WordPress is already available on the web.


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