How To Make Money With Proxies: Your Complete Guide

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Buying and selling is in our blood. Even before modern forms of currency came into being, human beings traded what goods they had in exchange for the goods they needed. Making “money” or earning a profit required adept bargaining techniques and a savvy mind. Little did people of the past know how far evolution would take us and how digital services would become a major player on the selling stage.

Proxies are multi-faceted tools that help shield IP addresses and unlock restricted content. They can give users access to unexplored content, all while protecting the identity of the person operating the device. The concept of proxies is not a new one, but even the most seasoned proxy users might not have a full grasp on all there is to be done with these handy little server applications. Remember what I said about buying and selling? In this blog, I will take you through different ways to make money with proxies. In addition, we will also discuss the best kinds of proxies to buy before reselling. One thing is for sure, earning a living in the 21st century looks a whole lot different than how our ancestors were putting food on the table.

(And by the way, if you’re looking for a job in proxies or any other industry, we recommend Jooble, one of the most popular job aggregators in the world.)

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Become a Proxy Reseller

How to sell proxies

So, you have clicked on this blog in order to figure out how to make money with proxies. First things first, let’s talk reselling.

Finding reliable proxies

Before you can sell proxies, you must first buy reliable proxies to sell. While grabbing a whole load of free proxies online and attempting to sell those, I would encourage you to take the safe route. Free proxies are unreliable and, in general, do not work. Here at Blazing SEO, we know a thing or two about proxies. Our high-quality products are reasonably priced and built to last. We offer proxies in 13 different locations across the globe and feature semi-dedicated, dedicated, and rotating proxies. Whether you need 5 proxies or fifty, Blazing SEO is ready to take your love of proxies to the next level. We love working with resellers and our customer service team is available 24/7 in order to answer any and all of your questions about becoming a proxy reseller.

How to start your own proxy business

Once you find the perfect proxy to meet your needs, there are a couple of different ways to resell proxies. One way is to start your own proxy business. There are companies and individuals that need proxies for their business. Proxies are fantastic tools to use when scraping the web for data or for unlocking content needed for research or analysis. Starting your own reselling website is a great way to get in touch with people who need proxies, but do not have the time to search for the most reliable ones nor the background knowledge that is needed in buying proxies from a provider. Like I mentioned earlier, buy your proxies from a provider that supports reselling. That way the path from your purchasing the proxy to your selling it to someone else is a smooth one.

Becoming an affiliate

Within the scope of reselling proxies is becoming an affiliate, this method is an interesting one as you do not actually need to own a proxy in order to become an affiliate. For instance, you can market proxies for Blazing SEO and earn a commission every time you make a sale. This is an excellent way to cash in on private proxies without buying up tons of them at once and then reselling them.

The system is really simple. You will get an affiliate link, and if someone clicks on the link and buys proxies within 60 days, you will get a 12 percent recurring commission. As long as this person continues to renew his or her proxies, you will continue to receive the commission. The potential scope of this money-making method is quite large, especially when you consider the number of people that might be renewing those proxies at the exact same time.

Make Money With Proxies via Social Accounts

Make money with rotating proxies

Run social media accounts

Follow Liker is a fantastic tool to help you make money while running social media accounts. Use this software to automate a ton of social media tasks on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. All you need to do is load in your proxy and account information, and then tell the tool what you want it to do. Follow Liker can post your tweets, follow and unfollow users, send out auto-responses, and more. It can even auto-comment on photos. This powerful tool will blow you away and allow money to start rolling in fast. If you want to make money with a proxy but you do not want to spend a lot of time on the process, this might be your best option. While the tool does take a bit of time to set up, the site will help walk you through the process. And once the tool is set up, all you have to do is sit back and let Follow Liker do the tough work for you.

Selling views

It seems every YouTube video gets thousands of views these days. Views matter and for our purposes, they only matter if each one of those views comes from a different IP address.  Viewing a video 100 times from the same IP will not do a darn thing. All those views will only count as one. That is where proxies come in. Make extra cash by selling views using a proxy. The trick is to watch videos using different IP addresses in order to get more views for a person’s video. Do be careful when doing this as YouTube does not strictly condone this behavior. Be smart about using proxies while on the site.

If you know anything about programming, you can write some code to automate the process, so you do not have to watch each and every video in full. If you do not know how to write code, head over to Upwork and have someone do it for you. You will have to pay a onetime fee, but it will be worth it since it means you will not have to sit in front of your computer screen hitting the refresh button over and over again.

Selling Twitter followers

If you want to make money with your proxies, selling Twitter followers is a quick method of doing so. People need Twitter followers in order to build up their accounts. You can use your proxies to create Twitter accounts and then follow people for a fee. You can go above and beyond what other Twitter follower providers do by actually creating legitimate-looking accounts that interact with others. Integrate these accounts with your Follow Liker account to get some additional traction. You can even take it to the next level by using these accounts to promote some affiliate products, which can provide another source of income. Just like selling views, you have to be careful when using proxies on Twitter, as thee do not look kindly upon it. Be smart about how and when you use your proxy, this will allow you to make more money and avoid getting banned from the social media site.

Make Money With ScrapeBox

Make money with scrapebox

You can also make money with the help of tools like ScrapeBox. ScrapeBox works with proxies and is full of tools that will help you with your SEO efforts. It has a search engine scraper, keyword scraper, and more. It even has a blog poster, for those hoping to make more posts in a shorter amount of time. If you want to break out in the SEO scene, getting ScrapeBox is a fantastic method of doing so.

It seems like businesses spend most of their time online these days. They have online storefronts, and they conduct competitor and customer analyses online. You can get in on the action by doing their research for them, all with the help of private proxies. Proxies conceal your identity, which is important for SEO. When you are conducting research, you will visit websites on a regular basis. You will also send out a lot of queries using various keyword ranking tools. Google and various websites will record your data will each visit. Your IP address can get banned because you will seem like a spammer or a bot when you visit the same sites and send out the same queries over and over again.

Once you have your proxies set up, you can sell your services. SEO research is highly in demand and you can make a lot of money doing it. Just make sure you do your homework before you take on any customers. People want results. They do not want to buy your services only to have those services go up in swift flames. Customers want you to deliver on your promises, which means they want detailed data that will provide them with the results they are looking for. Fortunately, there is a lot of information available to you online. Learn how to scrape search engines and websites to get the data you need, all with the help of a proxy.

Before You Use Proxies to Make Money…

Resell proxies

Do keep in mind, that before you begin reselling proxies or selling SEO research to companies, do your homework. Remember all I mentioned about buying proxies from a reliable proxy provider and about connecting with clients that you trust. While we encourage the reselling of proxies, there are some people on the web that like to resell proxies for nefarious purposes. Like anything online, it can be difficult to know what sources are reliable and which will get you into trouble. Pay attention to who your proxies are being sold to and how your site is being perceived. Besides, the longer you are in business the easier it will be to make money with proxies.

Wrapping Up

How to make money with proxies

I can not fathom a time without the internet and yet, the world has operated longer without it than it has with it. What a simple world it seemed, knowing where to sell and where to buy. Understanding the handful of places where you could earn and living and make a decent wage. The very notion is romanticized in my head, but I have no doubt that “simple world” was entrenched in hardships. Today, we have options. So many options in fact that it can be difficult to get a handle on how to make money and where to start. You love proxies and their ability to keep your device protected while unlocking never-before-seen content. Why not transform your passions into a full-time job. There are a variety of ways to make money with proxies, from becoming a proxy seller to running social media accounts. Proxies have been your faithful companion through it all, from every new website you have visited to bypassing geographical restrictions. I think it is time you make the most out of this partnership and use proxies to make money, now.