The Million Dollar Homepage is still alive but many of its links are dead

By Shawn Knight
Mar 26, 2014
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  1. During the summer of 2005, 21-year-old Alex Tew came up with an idea to fund his college education. He created the Million Dollar Homepage and sold 10- by 10-pixel blocks of advertising space for $100 each. The project went viral...

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  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    Cool, never heard of this project. So the dude got $1mil minus commission to middle-man... nice. I guess some people are just lucky.
  3. bob333

    bob333 TS Enthusiast Posts: 49   +11

    Why does he need a middleman? Arent the transactions done through paypal/direct transfer or credit card? Also, is he the only one managing the site.. And.. Based from the dead pixels, seems like those pixels are expired and no one bought new ones.
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    Paypal or credit card IS the middle-man. :p They still get a slice of the pie.

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