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About Online Earning And Lifestyle

About Online Earning And Lifestyle

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Controversy About Tsu

What's proven somewhat controversial about Tsu is the multi-playered system for compensating users to recruit other users.  Some people feel it's an unsustainable sytem that puts too much emphasis on recruiting new users and not enough compensation is allocated towards creating quality content.
Still others feel the financial allocation to Tsu is too low -- only 10 percent of all ad revenue goes to the company to maintain its platform. Some feel the system is inherently unrealistic because that amount may not be enough to defray the growing cost of maintaining a large, complicated software service once Tsu gets a large user base.
Other complaints have been lodged against Tsu by users who feel the network is slow to disburse payments or  does not make the payments a user feels they're due. Tsu has responded by saying in some cases, a user violated the terms and conditions or didn't earn the revenue they thought they did.

Getting Paid For Content: Multi-Level Marketing

Tsu has an algorithm for counting page-view credits that starts by creating what it calls a "family tree" or "adoption tree" for each user. That consists of a list of each user who signed up by using that person's short code; those recruits are considered "children" in the family tree, and the people they in turn recruit are considered "grandchildren."
Tsu also has an "electronic wallet" system it refers to as the Tsu bank that stores a record of each user's revenue-sharing credits, or "royalties" as the company calls them.  You access your wallet by clicking on the "bank account" icon.  Users can request a payment only when their bank balance reaches $100 or higher;  payments are made via checks or may be via PayPal, according to the site's FAQ and wallet agreement.
The allocation system for credits works like this: Out of each ad dollar generated for a particular piece of content, Tsu takes 10 percent of the  revenue generated by that post.   The remaining 90 percent is split evenly between the person who created the post and the people who recruited that person to join the network.
So the creator or a post gets 45 percent of the ad revenue it generates, while the remaining 45 percent is divided up between the people higher up on that user's family tree.
Specifically, one-third of the 90 percent of user-shared revenue goes to the person directly above the content creator on the family tree, that is, the person whose short code was used for the signup.
Then  one-third of the amount that person got  goes to the person at the next highest level on that person's family tree, i.e., the person who recruited the person who recruited the content creator.
Then one-third of the amount that person earned is credited to the person who recruite him/her, and so on until there is no money left to divide. Tsu calls the royalty distribution system "the rule of infinite thirds."
Tsu gives this example in its FAQ: For $100 in ad revenue on a single post, Tsu would take $10; the creator takes $45; the person who recruited the creator gets $29.70; the user who recruited that person gets $9.99; the next higher user gets $3.33 and so on.

How To Sign Up For Tsu

Users who join Tsu are assigned a "short code" or username, which they can provide to other potential users in order to invite friends to join. This is like:

The sign up code consists of the Tsu domain, followed by that person's user name, as in tsu/co/username.
You can use anyone's short code to join, since you don't need a special invite from the person. There are even sites that have sprung up allowing users to advertise their short codes to other potential users in order to recruit newbies.
When you first sign up, it will invite you to upload an avatar or profile photo, as well as a larger cover photo.  The profile page layout resembles that of Facebook, with a wide cover photo at the top of the page and a smaller square profile photo inset into the cover photo.
After signing up, you'll be asked to confirm your email address by clicking on the confirmation email that it sends to whatever email address you gave during the sign up process.
Tsu also will ask if you want to connect your Tsu account to other social networks you use, including your accounts on Facebook,Twitter and Instagram, which allows you to cross post material more easily and automatically.
Next, Tsu invites users to "discover" and connect with other users by either following or friending them. Tsu offers both options. When you see someone of interest, you can click the "follow" button next to their name. Like Twitter, Tsu allows users to follow people without them having to follow you back. You can also "friend" other users like you do on Facebook, by sending them a friend request which they must approve before a friend connection is made.
Tsu has many functions similar to Facebook and mimics its layout too, with a news feed of updates from friends and people followed that runs down the center of the page.
Tsu displays a status update or post box at the top of the news feed column with a "Create" prompt at the top, inviting you to type in your text. It only credits users with posts that contain at least 400 characters.
Tsu's posts are public by default, though there is a button beneath each status update allowing you to restrict viewing to just your friend connections.