Pay with a Tweet is a social payment system where people can “buy” your information for the price of a tweet or Facebook share.
It allows you to offer information or downloads in return for people tweeting about your offer. Once a reader has tweeted or shared your link with their contacts, they are given access to the hidden area or download.
It is fairly straight forward adding a Pay With a Tweet button to your blog posts or pages using paywithatweet.com. The video below walks you through the process.
How to add a Pay With A Tweet Button to your blog
Step 1. Upload your file or create your new page. Make a note of the URL
Step 2. Create the post or page where you will place the pay with a tweet button
Step 3. Shorten the URL using bit.ly or similar
Step 4. Open paywithatweet.com/sell.php in a new tab. Fill out the form with your
- email address,
- file name,
- download page (the URL you made a note of in step 1)
- tweet text,
- the shortened url (created in step 3),
Step 5. Enter the captcha code and click create a button. Choose your button style and copy the code
Step 6. Paste the code into the post HTML where you want the button to appear
You can see where I have added a Pay With A Tweet button in my blog post – Share Content and Generate Buzz
Over to you…
Have you used a Pay With A Tweet to promote your downloads? How did it work for you? I’d love to hear from you in the comments.