You might think that using proxies to make money is illegal or unethical. How about you use ethical ways to earn profits while using your batch of proxies? Yes, there are ways through which you can make money, and they are ethical. There would be no unethical move in them.
Top Ethical ways to make profit with proxies
So, let’s talk about the top 4 tested ethical ways to make profits with proxies:
1. Scrap data and sell it – Craigslist
Craigslist is one of the toughest websites from where you will be able to scrap data. Yes, this company might not like your presence on their website. Then why do you have to take the risk of scraping data, especially from this website? What is there that can benefit you and would help you to make money? It is one of the best advertising spaces where you will be getting a lot of public data.
- Yes, the data would be in bulk, and you might get tired of scraping it, but there will be no end to it.
- The company knows the tricks of how people scrap data from their website, so they have set boundaries, so no one will be able to do that.
- But you can do it at your own risk. If you have got a proxy or a batch of proxies, you should try it.
You can extract data from this website and then sell it. If you get successful in scraping data, then you have no idea how much money you will be able to make out of it.
2. Social media campaigns
Social media platforms don’t entertain anymore, but they have become a platform to earn money. Those days are gone when people used these social media applications for their personal use only. With time, many companies have become a part of the bandwagon of social media marketing.
- To get followers on your social media handles, it is important that you stay active.
- You will have to post something new, unique, creative 3-5 times a day and for the whole weak.
- You might face the problem that your account will get banned by the social media website if they detect too much activity from your IP address. So, you will have to limit your content posting routine.
There is a limit on Instagram for like, unfollows, and comments per hour, and if you succeed in that limit, your account will get suspended by Instagram. But if you want to change this rule for yourself, then the proxies will be able to help you out. Yes, there is software with which you will be able to upload as much content as you like while using proxies. You can do this for your social media account, or you can provide this service to other companies and charge them.
3. SERP – Improve your website ranking
As we all know, marketing is all about SEO today. Everyone is using SEO to improve the ranking of their websites. If your website is 10 years old but a new website, maybe just 1 or 2 months old, has a better rating because it shows at the number position in the search results, which means their SEO is better than yours.
- SEO is all about using the right keyword in the right way. But how will you get to know about the trending keywords that would help your website to start appearing on top of the search results? This is where a proxy will help you out.
- Without revealing your identity, you will be able to do the research on keyword positioning that will help you to make your content quality better.
If you do that using your own IP address, then you will get banned because this research requires a lot of data. So, the best of doing it is to use a proxy IP address.
You can do multiple types of data scraping related to keyword positioning, keywords that are ranking, and other things that would help your website to get a higher ranking in search engines.
4. Set your proxy for the public with Ads
Most of the time public looks for websites where they will be able to use free proxies so their own identity will stay hidden. You can set your proxy for public use, but you also need to enable Ads, so every click on the Ad would help you to make money.
The final word
Well, Proxy sell is another way of making money. Yes, get affiliated with a company and start selling your own proxies. We have talked about other ethical ways that would help you to make good money while using your proxy or batch of proxies, and there is nothing unethical about those ways.