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I don't know who your target advertisor or target advertisee is

But, if I were an advertiser, I'd worry that people willing to spend time looking at ad messages for money don't have a lot of disposable income... and thus they are exactly the type of people I don't care about advertising to.




But that solves the users' problem. No advertiser will ever send them spams or any promotional message.

I do see value in this for busy people. Who want to receive message by urgency. So yeah, if it's urgent then only contact me like use case certainly exists.

I actually liked the concept of pay to send message. Want to contact a star no problem. Pay the highest or set number of credits and you are in.

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You are right that "pay to send" solves the spam problem. But gmail filters spam so well that this is already a solved problem.

Additionally, the sidebar ads in google or facebook are auctioned off to the highest bidder. So users are already receiving improved targeting based on pay-to-send. The only problem I see this solving for users, is that they collect the money instead of facebook or google.

That is very little money on a per-user basis. So it's not solving a meaningful problem.

I agree that there is huge potential in "pay-to-send." But this marketing appears to be off-the-mark.

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