- What Is Blue-Surf?
Blue-Surf is a manual surf traffic exchange specifically designed to help marketers market their site(s) to other like-minded individuals. By participating in Blue-Surf, you can purchase or earn credits. These credits can then be assigned to web sites or banners or text links. Once assigned, our other members will begin viewing your advertisements.[hide]
- What Is A Traffic Exchange?
A traffic exchange is exactly that -- an exchange of traffic. You view other members sites that they are marketing (or purchase credits), in exchange for other members viewing your sites. Everybody gets traffic, and everybody wins. [hide]
- What Is 'Surfing'?
Surfing is the process of viewing other members sites. You will have to view each site for a predetermined number of seconds. Then, you will be allowed to "surf" onto the next site. [hide]
- What Does 'Manual' Surfing Mean?
Manual surfing means that you must perform an action (clicking an image) to view the next site and earn more credits. By making all users wait till the timer reaches zero and click a correct image, this ensures that real visitors are actually looking at your sites. [hide]
- Is Blue-Surf Free?
Absolutely. When a member first signs up for Blue-Surf their account level is free. Any user can remain a free member and continue to enjoy free benefits for a lifetime. However if you are wanting to receive maximum benefits from Blue-Surf, you should consider upgrading to a bronze or gold account. [hide]
- What Do You Define As Cheating?
We define cheating as any process (manual or automated) that enhances a members statistics in a way that would not have happened through using Blue-Surf as a normal user. This includes, but is not limited to, creating more than one account, creating referrals under your account, and using an automated process to surf through sites. [hide]
- What Do You Do When You Catch Someone Cheating?
When a member is caught cheating, his or her account will be immediately terminated. No full or partial refunds will be given for credits, banner impressions, bronze, or gold accounts lost. We may also decide to permanently ban the offending member from using the Blue-Surf service. [hide]
Yes. The links to the respective documents are located at the bottom of every page.[hide]
- How Did You Come Up With The Name 'Blue-Surf'?
Well, first we programmed everything. And we still didn't have a name for it. Then we noticed everything was blue, so we just decided to call it Blue-Surf. Interesting, eh? [hide]
- Who Built Blue-Surf?
- Why Can't I Log In?
- What Do I Do If I Lost My Password?
- What Does The 'Remember My Username' Option Mean?
By checking the 'Remember My Username' box, Blue-Surf will already have your username filled into the login form the next time you visit the site. For security reasons we do not offer this option for your password. [hide]
- Can I Have More Than One Account?
Absolutely not. Having more than one account is a direct violation of the Terms of Service and may result in account deletion and/or a permanent ban from Blue-Surf. [hide]
- What Are The Benefits Of Upgrading To A Bronze Or Gold Account?
- How Do I Upgrade To A Bronze Or Gold Account?
- What Are Credits?
Credits are like a point system and how you earn traffic to your sites. [hide]
- What Are Credits Good For?
Credits are good for getting traffic to your sites and for getting banner impressions on the surfing page. The more credits you accumulate, the more exposure your sites, banners, & text links will get. [hide]
- How Do I Earn Credits?
You earn credits by surfing other members web sites, bonus pages, and by taking special offers from Blue-Surf. The easiest way to earn credits is to surf. You can do this by logging into your account and clicking the 'Surf Now' link. [hide]
- How Do I Assign Credits To My Sites?
Log in to your Blue-Surf account. From the member home page click the 'My Sites' link. Once there, click the 'Assign Credits' link located directly below the URL to your site. If you have not submitted a site yet, or it has not been approved, you will not see this link. [hide]
- How Do I Assign Credits To My Banners?
- Can I buy credits?
Yes. If you cannot find the time to earn credits, or simply want more credits, you may purchase credits from Blue-Surf. You can purchase from 1000 credits all the way up to 100,000 credits. [hide]
- What Are 'My Sites'?
Your 'sites' are the sites that you wish to promote/market on Blue-Surf. [hide]
- How Do I Add A Site?
To add a site, you must first log in. Then click on the 'My Sites' link from the member home page. If you have not used up all of your site slots, there will be an 'Add A Site' form at the bottom of the page. Type in the full URL to the site you wish to add and click the 'Add Site' button. [hide]
- How Do I Delete A Site?
If you have a site that shows up in your site list that you don't want to be marketed anymore, then you may delete it. To do so, click the red 'delete' link underneath your site URL. Your site will be immediately removed from the system. You will not lose any credits by deleting a site -- even if the site has credits assigned to it. [hide]
- What Does The Site's Status Mean?
The status field is an indication of how the Blue-Surf staff perceived your site. Pending means the site has not been reviewed yet. Approved means the site met our criteria and will begin rotation once you assign credits to it. Rejected means that the site did not meet our criteria standards. You should remove any rejected sites from your list. [hide]
- How Long Does It Take For A Site To Get Approved?
Usually the approval process is very quick. Often within 12 hours. Although it may take up to 48 hours for any given site to be approved. [hide]
- What Does Assigning Credits To A Site Mean?
When you assign credits to a site it will begin rotation in the surfing area and begin to receive views. [hide]
- How Do I Assign Credits To A Site?
Once your site has been approved by the Blue-Surf staff, you may assign credits to it. Click on the 'Assign Credits' link underneath the URL to your site in the sites list. [hide]
- Can I UN-assign Credits From A Site?
At this point in time, no. However, if you delete the site.. your credits you had assigned to it will roll back onto your credit balance. If you want to add the site again, you may, but it will have to go through the approval process again. [hide]
- What Does 'Credits Remaining' Mean?
The credits remaining for a particular site is the number of credits you assigned to it minus the views it received. The credits remaining are the number of views that particular site has left. [hide]
- What Happens To My Sites Remaining Credits If I Decide To Delete A Site?
Your credits will not be lost. They will be added onto your current credit balance. Then you may assign them to other sites, banners, or leave them idle if you wish. [hide]
- Why Don't I See My Sites While Surfing?
You will not see your own sites while surfing. After all, you've already seen your site. You don't want to see it while surfing and waste a credit you earned on viewing your own site. Blue-Surf was intentionally programmed not to show your own sites while surfing. [hide]
- How Do You Decide The Order That Sites Show While Surfing?
We don't. The order is completely random. This gives everyone equal opportunity. [hide]
- What Are 'My Banners'?
- How Do I Add A Banner?
- How Do I Delete A Banner?
- What Does The Banner's Status Mean?
- How Long Does It Take For A Banner To Get Approved?
- How Do I Convert Credits To Banner Impressions?
- How Do I Assign Impressions To A Banner?
Once your banner has been approved by the Blue-Surf staff and you have banner impressions available, you may assign impressions to it. Click on the 'Assign Impressions' link underneath the display of your banner in the sites list. [hide]
- Can I UN-assign Impressions From A Banner?
- What Does 'Impressions Remaining' Mean?
The impressions remaining for a particular banner is the number of impressions you assigned to it minus the views it received. The impressions remaining are the number of views that particular banner has left. [hide]
- What Happens To My Banners Remaining Impressions If I Decide To Delete A Banner?
- Why Don't I See My Banners While Surfing?
- How Do You Decide The Order That Banners Show While Surfing?
- What Is A Referral?
- What Good Is It To Get Referrals?
- Where Can I Find My Referral Links, Banners, or Splash Pages?
- Where Can I Use The Referral Banners?
- When Do I Get My Bonus Credits For Direct Referrals?
- Where Can I See How Many Members I Have In My Downline
- How Is It Possible For My Referral Count To Go Down?
You may notice your referral count go down from time to time. This happens when one of your direct referrals deletes their account or is deleted by the Blue-Surf staff. [hide]
Bronze & Gold Accounts
- How Long Will I Remain Bronze Or Gold?
You will stay a bronze or gold member for the amount of time that you purchased. This comes in 1, 3, 6 and 12 month increments. If you wish to extend your bronze or gold upgrade time, you may do so buy purchasing an additional bronze or gold upgrade package. If you purchase the same package (bronze or gold), then you will not lose any time. Your time will simply be extended. [hide]
- What Happens When My Bronze Or Gold Account Expires?
When your upgrade ends, your account type will be set back to free. You may purchase another bronze or gold upgrade if you wish. [hide]
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