Twitter has become an important part of most of our lives – in 140 characters or less, we can let our friends, family and the world know where we are, what we are doing and what we are thinking!
Magpie is an option for Twitter monetization that seems to annoy a lot of Tweeps, but it is very popular with some Twitter users. Twitter account holders sign up through the Twitter API and allow Magpie to post ad tweets among their tweets. Users can set the number of Magpie tweets to be posted, and there is an option to label them with the hashtag of #magpie or other text.
TwittAd is an alternative option to the intrusive tweets from Magpie. Twitter account holders sign up and list their profile for “rent” over a certain period of time to advertisers. TwittAd is basically a broker for these ads, and you are paid for every hour that the ad is on your Twitter profile page.
Adjix is another unique method of Twitter monetization. It works off of the premise that you will shorten URLs included in your tweets, so you can monetize tweets with click throughs on ads shown on the redirect page. The earning rates are pretty low, but if you are a big time Twitter user, perhaps you can make some money with Adjix.
If you had to pick a way to monetize your Twitter profile, which would you choose? Or are there other options out there?
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