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Introducing MANTIS Links™ – The First Cannabis-Friendly URL Shortener That Pays You

by Paris Holley on May 26, 2015

For the first time ever, you can begin making money simply by sharing cannabis content using MANTIS’ new URL shortener.

What is MANTIS.Link?

It has been just over a year since MANTIS launched its display advertising platform to help fulfill a need in the growing cannabis industry. Since then, social networks continue to deny support to any marijuana businesses with their advertising efforts. In response, we have decided to develop a solution that allows MANTIS to tap into the tremendous growth of social without any of the platform restrictions.

MANTIS Links™ is the first link sharing platform built specifically for the cannabis industry. By leveraging the technology used to distribute our display advertisements across 125+ publishers, we are able to bring on large social network accounts and traffic sources that don’t rely on the traditional website advertising model.

How does the link shortener work?

The MANTIS Links™ system takes ordinary webpages and wraps them in a special page that can show ads to the user while they are browsing a third-party website. By providing us with the third-party URL, we give you a special URL that can be shared on social networks, in emails and more.

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The ads shown could be traditional banners, surveys, videos and more. Depending on the type of ad served, you increase your earnings for every impression or click driven through that special link.

How do I get started?

The simplest way to get started is to visit our dedicated page for generating the special links:

  1. Determine the URL of the website you would like to share.
  2. Visit and enter the URL.
  3. Follow any additional steps and share the link!

Existing publishers on our network can manage their third-party links through our administration interface while new members can get started by visiting or applying as a publisher on our network.