Product Name: Couch Potato Cash
Product Owner: Jeremy Kennedy
Advertised Price: $9.42
What is it?
Couch Potato Cash is a video guide that walks you through various websites you can use to earn a little extra income by doing things like filling out offers, watching ads, and even checking emails and listening to music.
Couch Potato Cash is actually a decent product. Jeremy never claims to make you rich overnight, or even that you will earn a full time income. He promises to show you a few alternative ways to make a side income. And that's exactly what he does. I don't recommend it if you want to build a real business online.
And I don't recommend it if you want to earn real money. But, if you want to make an extra couple hundred dollars per month — maybe more — Couch Potato Cash is worth a look.
Before You Buy
There's only one upsell for this product, which is kind of rare. Most products you buy will hit you with multiple unrelated offers after you buy. Jeremy did not do that. He has only one and it's very relevant to the original product.
This offer will cost you an additional $9. It gives you access to a community of others who also bought Couch Potato Cash.
The community is simply a Facebook group where you can talk to others about your progress, ask them about theirs and trade other alternative money-making ideas.
This doesn't sound like a bad idea to me – support groups are a great way to track your progress and get help when you need it.
What I Liked
There are definitely a few things I liked about Couch Potato Cash. Many of them hold no real merit in online business, but as a “side hustle” the advice Jeremy gives is quite good.
Here's some of the things I liked…
This isn't something I would normally give props for, but in this case I think it's necessary. Jeremy says he created this product after trying to help his mom — who is disabled — work from home.
She can't work a regular job, she isn't tech-savvy and she doesn't know anything about online business. So Jeremy set out to find alternative ways for her to make money from home. He didn't want to try the traditional routes like filling out surveys or anything like that.
So he found a handful of websites that will pay folks to do simple things. Call me a softy if you want, but I thought it was a touching story that a lot of us can relate to.
It also provides the proper motivation for a good product.
Jeremy's plan to find websites that would pay his mom to do stuff she was already doing: things like checking email listening to music, going shopping etc. He didn't want to do all the regular stuff you hear about online.
What he found, in my opinion is quite unique.
He found websites:
- With low payouts — they will send your funds once you earn $20 to $30.
- That pay you to check your email — they send you emails with ads
- Pay you to listen to music — these are new bands looking to be discovered
- Give you cash incentives to buy certain products — products you buy regularly
Although this isn't life changing, it does work. Which is more than I can say for most products.
What I Didn't Like
Unfortunately, nothing about this product will help you quit your job. They will provide a little extra walking around money but that's all
Don't Quit Your Day Job
Earning fifty cents to watch an ad or open emails is tedious and boring. You will never be able to keep this up. And you will never make any real money.
If you follow Jeremy's advice you will have to sign up for several different sites, which means a lot of organization. You will spend lots of time trying to remember passwords, payout dates and other accounting-like tasks.
Just that part alone is enough to keep you busy for a while.
I suspect that most people who do this will grow weary of all the things you have to do, and the things you have to keep up with, rather quickly.
Another problem I have with this product is the format it was provided in. Couch Potato Cash is aimed at those are a less-than-tech-savvy, so it seems like Jeremy would have made it as easy possible for them to use it. That is not the case.
Even I had a problem viewing this course, so I'm sure others, especially Jeremy's target audience, will have even more trouble.
The course is made up, mostly of video. But after you purchase the course you're taken to a download page where you download a PDF. Originally I thought the PDF was the product.
Once I opened it I realized the PDF simply contains links to the videos. But the links aren't even clickable, you have to copy and paste them into your browser. Okay fine, not a big deal. But after you watch the third video you have to download the other two.
So basically, this one course comes in three different formats. It was a real pain just to get to the information. I imagine that most people are going to give up before they get started for that reason alone.
It was a good idea, and 1/2 delivered well. It's just not something I'd really recommend for someone serious about making money online.
There are plenty of ways to make money online, but I’ve always found affiliate marketing to be the easiest to understand, and the cheapest to get started in. An $11 domain is all you need to get started. You can learn how to do what I do here.
Most products like this last just a few short months then disappear. That's the nature of hype in the business of making money online.
The only system I've seen last more than a decade is the same place where I learned how to start an online business. They've been around teaching newbies to make money online since 2006. You can join for free and start your first website in the next couple minutes