tePays Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

tePays Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

tePays Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

tePays Review – What is tePays and how does it work? Can you make money with tePays? Is it Legit or Scam? Read this review now!

tePays Review

Website: tePays.com

Products: Traffic Exchange Manager

Price: Free 30 days trial, $10/mth thereafter. Pro – $20/mth

Owner: Blain Jones and Shane Bost

Suitable for: Traffic Exchange fanatics

Overview: tePays is a Traffic Exchange Manager that help you manage six 3rd party Traffic Exchanges specified by it.

tePays will also recommend you to get an autoresponder and a tracking software to plug into the Manager.

Can you really make money with it?

tePays Review – What is it all about?

Let’s look at this short video.

From the video, you will learn that it will create for you

  • An Active Subscriber List.
  • Downlines in multiple traffic exchanges and programs.

And most importantly, you’ll be getting PAID!

Will it work? Let’s find out more.


tePays Review – Traffic Exchanges

TePays Review - Traffic Exchanges


Once you filled in your Name and Email address and hit the big red [Get Me Started!] button, you’ll be asked whether you are already a member or are willing to sign up for all these exchanges.

The six Traffic Exchanges are:

  1. Traffic Swarm
  2. EasyHits4U
  3. SiteXplosion
  4. TopHits4U
  5. startXchange
  6. TezakTrafficPower

All these exchanges are free to sign up with the options to upgrade to their Premium Accounts.

With Premium Accounts,

  • You’ll be able to have credits to advertise your website/banner/text ads at these Traffic Exchanges.
  • Earn referral commissions from the sales of premium accounts and credits to your referrals.

Please keep in mind that each of these premium accounts will cost you up to $30/mth +/-.


tePays Review – Traffic Exchange Manager

How does tePays come into the picture?

Now, instead of promoting the 6 different Traffic Exchanges individually, you are down to promoting just one program.

TePays Review - Sign up

Whoever signs up under your referral link, he/she will also sign up for the 6 traffic exchanges simultaneously under you.

You have achieved 2 things here.

  1. You have collected the email address of the referral.
  2. You have created downlines in multiple traffic exchanges and programs.

Just as advertised. Perfect isn’t it?

Yup, but there isn’t any free lunch in this world. You’ll have to pay it a monthly fee.


tePays Review – How much does it cost?

TePays Review - Cost

tePays provides a one-month free trial.

From the 2nd month on, you’ll have to pay $10/mth.

Pro Membership

You can have the option to upgrade to Pro Membership for $20/mth.

Benefits of Pro Membership,

  • More squeeze pages, banners and email swipes.
  • Earn 75% commissions on Pro upgrades.
  • Earn commissions from those that sign up to the tracking software and buy advertising credits.
Buy Credits

You can buy advertising credits directly from tePays to promote your referral link too.

Here are some example of credit packages cost.

TePays Review - Ad Credits


tePays Review – What else do you need?


What is of use if you have the email list and do nothing about it? How are you going to utilize your email list?

Yup, an Autoresponder to pitch your swipe emails to your email list!

It recommends you to sign up with RocketResponder.

RocketResponder will cost you $20/mth for unlimited emails.

Tracking Software

Do you want to track the results of your email campaigns?

If you do, it recommends you to sign up with trck.me.

*Do note that if anyone signs up these 2 programs through your referral links, they will be signing up with your referral links to both of these programs too if you are a Pro Member.

With these 2 programs, tePays becomes a complete system.

Now, will you get PAID?


tePays Review – How do you earn money?

#1 From the traffic exchanges

You’ll be able to earn commissions from sales if your referrals purchase advertising credits or upgrade to Premium Accounts.

The compensation amount will vary between companies and depend on your type of membership too.

If you remain as a FREE member, expect your commission to be much lesser.

#2 From the programs

RocketResponder – $4/mth recurring commission per active referral.

Trck.me – 30% of chosen plan monthly recurring commission per active referral.

#3 From tePays

tePays – $7/mth recurring commission per active referral.


tePays Review – My Personal Take

As much as tePays is very appealing to me, I have a few concerns as follow:

#1 Upgrading to Premium Accounts at all 6 Traffic Exchanges required to maximize commission earnings

Yes, you can choose to stay as a FREE member at these exchanges. But the credits/money that you are earning through surfing the sites is in cents/pennies!

To leverage on your referrals’ activities and their purchases, you have to upgrade to the Premium Accounts at these exchanges which could cost you up to $30/mth +/- each.

Let’s do the maths.

Before you even start earning, you are having a cash outflow of about $130/mth +/-, not including your tePays membership fee.

Assuming that you are upgrading to the Pro Membership ($20/mth) to earn commissions from the programs, your cash outflow becomes $150/mth +/-!


#2 Purchasing Credits

Ultimately, you would want referrals to sign up with your referral link.

You could buy advertising credits directly from tePays mentioned earlier(Again, cash outflow and no guarantee sign-up)

Alternatively, you could place your referral link at all the 6 traffic exchanges, creating a close loop.


#3 Traffic Quality at Traffic Exchanges

Most people join traffic exchanges to surf ads and earn credits so that they can display their ads for other to views in the exchanges.

Usually, the viewing time per ad is about 10sec to 20sec.

During this period, the viewer need not stay on the page and can switch to do something else and wait for the timer to countdown to zero.

Then, they click to view the next ad.

All these clicking and viewing are basically activities. And without quality traffic, traffic with purchase intent, what is going to be the sign-up rates?


#4 Everything makes to seems easy

It is easy to tell everyone that you can make money Online easily. But is it true?

Read the disclaimers first:

“While we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent this product and service and its potential for income, it should be noted that earnings and income statements made by tePays.com and its advertisers/sponsors are only estimates of what we think you can possibly earn.

There is no guarantee that you will make these levels of income and you accept the risk that the earnings and income statements differ by individual.

In no way should tePays.com should be considered or referred to as a “get rich scheme”.


tePays Review – Affiliate Marketing Alternative

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It’s also an all-in-one platform with a fixed monthly fee, and you do not have to worry about other operation costs.

You can even test-drive it first with FREE* Starter Membership in the next few minutes!

I have written a comprehensive Wealthy Affiliate Review and perhaps you can find out more from there.


tePays Review – Final Verdict

Owner: Blain Jones and Shane Bost
Overall Rating: 

I rated tePays 2.0 stars because I think it is a good concept to build an email list and referrals at six exchanges at the same time.

However, the actual cash outflow monthly was not clearly presented and it may mislead new Internet Marketers that they could be earning money just by surfing ads as free members at the traffic exchanges. Moreover, no training are provided for newbies.

Many will give up if they do not see the money they expected in the first few months.

Please read the disclaimers carefully.

On the other hand, if you are a seasoned Internet Marketers and have the cash flow, you could try this system and see if it works for you. Please share your experience with us too!

Wishing you the best!

tePays Review - Edmund





*Please note that some countries are not able to join as FREE Starter Members due to Wealthy Affiliate University’s Anti-SPAM policy.

4 thoughts on “tePays Review – Legitimate or Scam?!?

  1. Kim

    Hi, Edmund.

    I was wondering how does tePays work and I came across your review of tePays. You have certainly cleared most of my doubts in your review. Your concerns are really true and honestly, I am not able to fork out $150/mth base on my personal finances.

    Really appreciate your work here. Thanks, Edmund!

    1. Edmund Post author

      Hi, Kim.

      You are most welcome! I am glad that my review here has created values for you.

      Indeed, when I first started out Online, I do not have such cash flow to start with too.

      Luckily, I found Wealthy Affiliate where I could start building my Affiliate Marketing business at $0 with the Free* Starter Membership. I highly recommend you check out Wealthy Affiliate too if you are serious about making a Passive Income Online.

      Wishing you the best!

    1. Edmund Post author

      Hi, Goldenjoyner.

      As long you are familiar with using a computer, Wealthy Affiliate’s step by step instructions on how to build an Online Business from scratch is very easy to understand and follow.

      Moreover, there is a huge community at Wealthy Affiliate who are willing to offer help readily. If you have any questions, just ask and help will be on the way.

      Wishing you the best!

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