Yesterday I was contacted by Marius from 1000boxs.com (yes I know it should be spelt boxes) which is another one of those pixel ideas, but he is starting out a little differently. Marius is giving the first 100 boxes away for free, in return for a blog post. So here it is !
Once the first 100 are given away he will start charging $100 for the pleasure of having a box on the page. The overall site design is done rather well and it is visually impressive. I love the way the boxes resize once you select the pixel you want to view. Marius has been rather smart with the idea of giving the first few away, and I’m sure generating a little buzz like this can’t be bad. Whether it will be a success or not really depends on Marius and how he comes up with other innovative ideas on how to market his site. I think there is a lot of potential there, so do try and grab your free box before the offer runs out ! I do see that Smemon was smart enough to get his pixel already, but besides that most of the pixels are just for general sites like EBay or Facebook.
The creator of this site is Marius Akselsen. I am a 22 year old student from Norway.
It will be interesting to see if this takes off and will he be integrating a little bit more automation on the site. Currently you have to email him to ask for a pixel, and there doesn’t see like any option where you can resell your pixel at a future stage. If he offered this two things I think the site could have great potential.