Attention! You Can Get Paid! To Lounge Around! The Pool! All Day!


According to the Los Angeles Times, videos like the one above are proliferating on video sharing sites like YouTube.
The Better Business Bureau says that 23,000 of these videos — usually promoting “cash gifting” or “gifting club” programs — have been identified and they’ve gotten nearly 60 million views.
“They make it seem like it’s legal and an easy way to make money, but it’s nothing more than a pyramid scheme,” Better Business Bureau spokeswoman Alison Southwick said.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.