Buy somebody a beer online - a way to say "thank you"

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Ask for a favor and offer to buy your online buddy overseas a beer.

The idea is to pay for the beer online and have the recipient receive a printable or SMS bar code valid for 48 hours, which they would bring on their next trip to the store and trade it for a beer...

Although most grocery stores around the world would have to collaborate with a single online company for this to work, it's still a pretty cute idea and I don't know how somebody hasn't thought of that yet. By doing that you're basically shopping for someone overseas, but on their local level @_@ Creepy.

I don't... even know why I posted this here and I can't process the effects it would have on the world, or how it could be turned into a money-making scheme but... Feel free to give ideas.
#beer #buy #online #thank you
  • Profile picture of the author Brendan Vraibel
    Pretty cool idea, just not sure how it would work. It might be tough to pitch that to local bar owners who would probably tell you to purchase a gift card.

    Either way, you'd better get cracking on it now that 1,000's of marketers are going to have their hands on your idea!

    Best of luck to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author WebPen
    I'm part of another forum where there's actually a "beer" button in everyone's sig.

    It basically lets you donate money to their PayPal account if they do something nice for ya

    Pretty slick if you ask me!
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    • Profile picture of the author leftboot
      cool idea,

      a quick google search brought up: yougotbeer[dot]com

      although just because someone else has done/is doing this idea doesn't mean you can't do it bigger and better!!

      lb.
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    • Profile picture of the author stoogefest
      Originally Posted by Justin Stowe View Post

      I'm part of another forum where there's actually a "beer" button in everyone's sig.

      It basically lets you donate money to their PayPal account if they do something nice for ya

      Pretty slick if you ask me!
      That's not the Internet Marketing Forums at all


      Originally Posted by leftboot View Post

      cool idea,

      a quick google search brought up: yougotbeer[dot]com

      although just because someone else has done/is doing this idea doesn't mean you can't do it bigger and better!!

      lb.
      Aw, they've already done that... On a smaller scale.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by Justin Stowe View Post

      I'm part of another forum where there's actually a "beer" button in everyone's sig.

      It basically lets you donate money to their PayPal account if they do something nice for ya

      Pretty slick if you ask me!
      There used to be "buy me a beer" buttons on this forum years ago. Just look at all the times I've been thanked. Two or three of those might have been beers!
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    • Profile picture of the author EricInCleveland
      Originally Posted by Justin Stowe View Post

      I'm part of another forum where there's actually a "beer" button in everyone's sig.

      It basically lets you donate money to their PayPal account if they do something nice for ya

      Pretty slick if you ask me!
      That is a great idea!
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  • Profile picture of the author gm777
    "buymeadrink", I remember this was circulating among IMers a few years ago.
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  • Profile picture of the author rosetrees
    I don't drink beer
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  • Profile picture of the author Mohammed Hammad2
    It has been around many years ago on other forums, and it was in the WF too several years ago.

    Basically you press a button under the members' post then you donate money via PayPal to him.

    Pretty cool move if you asked me, it shows people you appreciate what they are doing
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  • Profile picture of the author jerry25
    There are certain warriors out there that share information very freely. If they were to get a beer for every thank you, they sure wouldn't get much work done.
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  • Profile picture of the author Suthan M
    Yup,

    Reminds me of those good times when there was a beer button in WF.. In fact, even the WSO back then have a theme sale called "buy me a beer" which was so cool :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author BloggingPro
    I think they used to have a "buy me a beer" button here on the forum, but it was replaced by the cheesy "Thanks" button!

    Now if you could arrange to have the said beer delivered to me in addition to buying it? Sign me the **** up!
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  • Profile picture of the author abubakar89
    Great Idea, I can see a lot of income potential but the second thing comes to my mind , not easy to start at international level
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  • Profile picture of the author thewpguide
    I think it's a great idea and I like beer

    I'm not sure how it would work out internationally though but it could easily work from country to country, a bit like Groupon! You should look into it more for sure!

    I like the idea of having a buy a beer (or other such drink) on this forum too!
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  • Profile picture of the author joekoffi
    a lot other things can be bought though
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