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I’ve been a member of Traffic At The Races basically since the beginning. Heck, look at my referral ID numberIt’s 6!

The site was launched over a decade ago by Steve Ayling when he was on his mission to create fun and unique surfing experiences for traffic exchange users across the board. It’s gone through a few new owners over the years but it’s found a great home in the hands of Scott Rohn!

Scott is one of the hardest working guys I’ve ever met in this industry. He’s done everything right from the start. Hanging out in the live seminars, doing live videos, blogging and just recently took ownership of one of the more unique traffic exchanges on the market.

Traffic At The Races is a lot of fun!

The unique spin on this program is the ‘horse race’ you get to play every so often while you surf. You can win a whole bunch of credits by ‘picking’ which horse wins the little race you see begin in front of your eyes. I have been known to yell in joy when the horse I picked won the race. It adds excitement and it’s a fantastic addition to your surf experience.

(Traffic At The Races Start Pages are a steal…One of the best values in the traffic exchange industry…And very effective too!)

Here’s some basic Traffic At The Races facts;

Script – Originally on an LJ Script but has been moved to the familiar LFMTE
Memberships – Bronze, Gold & Platinum
Downline Builder – Included In Membership

I love the color scheme of this TE, the features and ‘Horse Race’. It makes for a complete traffic exchange experience but once again it all comes down to this…

Who owns it!

And that’s where Races shines. Scott is a great guy and one of the better new traffic exchange owners out there. Not only will he be your Saturday Daily Challenge throughout the season, he’s also got loads of Sub Games and Vaults.

So my advice…Take the upgrade offer that you see when you log in! This is a traffic exchange that has been online since 2006..11 years….You can’t say that very often these days!

Thought we’d do something different for this upcoming season…I wanted to do random blog posts on some promo partners to show case not only the awesome work they are doing, but also bring more awareness to the huge support our promo partners are giving this season and it’s players.

First up is the today’s Daily Challenge site and a program that has a heavy presence in this seasons competition – Manual Hits

Owned by partners Henrik Jensen and Marlin Solli, this traffic exchange has been online for about a year now. Still it’s relatively new to those who may be enjoying their first season, so I thought I’d go over some of the finer points of this pretty slick traffic exchange.

Manual Hits Facts:

Script – LFMTE
Membership Levels – Free, Bronze, Silver & Gold
Downline Builder – Included In Membership

The first thing I noticed by logging in recently is their insane upgrade offer right now. Top level gold for 3 months and only $9.58…I mean, this is a no brainer especially with the upcoming CTP Teams season and all the promos they will be hosting.

Marlin and Henrik are pretty much following the best path to ownership you could ask for. They are hanging out in live seminars, networking with others, taking part in discussions and group conversions…but most importantly, they are taking action.

This is huge for me when choosing a traffic exchange to upgrade in, what are the owners doing and are they putting things into action that they are learning. While this is not the oldest traffic exchange online, only about a year or so in age, the maturity of the ownership is light years ahead of most owners in the industry.

This is YOUR Monday Daily Challenge program! Be sure to support Marlin and Henrik and everything going on in Manual Hits!

Huge Update: Season 10 Starts On July 6th….

Here we go…The 10th season of CTP Teams is here and we’ve super excited to welcome all players back for this massive celebration of team building, traffic exchanges and online business success.

Last season was a fantastic experience so we will be keeping the rules exactly how they were from the last season. For the first time in years, we think we’ve found the perfect format for you, the team player!

It’s fun and it’s even across the board.

SEASON 10 START: July 6th at 10am Eastern

SEASON 10 END: Mid September

PLAYOFFS BEGIN: Late September / Early October

The Rules!

As the scoring will be the same as last season, nothing changes. It promotes fun and even surfing across all teams.

Remember, as per last season we are going to go with two divisionss;

The Premiere and The Competitive Divisions

The Premiere Division will have the teams that have over 11 members in them. These teams will compete against each other multiple times throughout the season but will NOT go against teams in the Competitive Division.

The Competitive Division will go against teams with 10 members or less and will not compete versus teams in the Premiere Division.

What Does This Mean For The Playoffs?

Two ‘playoffs and two finals for both divisions 🙂

What About XP?

Glad you asked! Yes, XP will play a huge role in the 10th season! We’re basing each competition with points. Earn points by completing a promo AND trading in your XP….To earn one point you can trade 1 Million CTP XP and bam, your team has an extra point. This is why the Season Pass Multiplier is critical….Read on…

The Season Pass Individual Multiplier Is Back!

This seasons’s special multiplier will be sponsored by Justin, Tim and Jon….It’s the CTP Season Pass Multiplier! Grab a Hurricane Season Pass through this link and we’ll give your team a 10x multiplier for all XP earned…Only 7 bucks this season! Wow!

The Season Pass Team Multiplier Is Back Too….

Want to give your WHOLE team a HUGE bonus….Check out the brand new ‘League Pass’ where every single member of your team gets a 10x Multiplier!

Already got an individual 10x multiplier?

Not a problem….That’s ADDED to your bonuses as well!

The Daily Competitions (Reminder of the rules we implemented last season…)

We heard you loud and clear and we hope you guys love the changes. We listened to your recommendations and this is the formula we came up with from your suggestions from previous seasons! Again, last season we think we found a very good ‘comfortable medium’ for everyone!

– Get rid of the massive subscriber bonuses and bonuses for purchasing.
– Focus more on surfing, this helps the surfers and the promo partners
– Implement the two divisions again to level the playing field and let people actually compete for positions daily!

We hope you enjoy the changes and are as excited as we are to CRUSH IT with the 10th Season!

*Please note this disclaimer – There may be changes during the season. We do our best to provide a fun and exciting environment for competition. However we reserve the right to change things up as needs be. With that said, we do our best to never do massive changes in the middle of the season. Crossing our fingers, but we think this is the best set up we’ve ever done because of YOUR feedback and participation!

Can you believe it?

It’s almost here, the 10th season of CTP teams.

It’s had highs and lows throughout the past 9 seasons of the competition but each and every time we do a season we see great things happen between team mates.

We see partnerships develop. Relationships built. Businesses form. And friendships that can last a lifetime. This is why we play! This is why we love CTP Teams.

We’ll be getting started July 6th for our 10th season. And will have detailed stats about the entire competition very soon…

The plan is to follow last seasons format because in the 9 seasons of doing one, it was the first time we didn’t have any huge complaints or issues with the layout for scoring and the format for competing.

Of course, all input and considerations will always be heard and taken in. So if you have any ideas on how to make this even more fun for future seasons, please let us know.

Huge congrats once again to all the awesome participants of the Hurricane Season and our winners, Phoenix and Cruisin’ Along!

Will they repeat or will we crown a new champion?

It all gets started on July 6th….

I’m not sure I can completely describe what we just witnessed…

But I’ll try!

The Hurricane Season came to a close a few minutes ago with a mammoth come from behind win in the last few seconds of the season.

With about 10 seconds left to go, We Are Family looked to have the championship all but won.

However with one of the gutsiest calls in CTP Teams history, Phoenix literally…Rose from the ashes!

Trailing by a huge margin, they unleashed the beast and took home the championship.

Well played Phoenix, so well well played.

A huge congrats must also go to We Are Family, who without a doubt were the story of the playoffs, rising to the challenge and giving it their all.

And to all the teams that made these playoffs a joy to watch and take part in. Congrats to all.

And with the introduction to our Competitive Division….We saw Team Cruisin’ Along win the Competitive title!

Hopefully they will move up into the big leagues next season because let’s be honest….They have what it takes for sure to compete!

Rest up everyone! A well deserved off season is at hand but rest assured, Phoenix will be back to defend their title in the next season of CTP Teams!

Stay tuned….

Round 1 is over and we’re gearing up for the second round in this seasons playoffs.

And unlike the NBA playoffs, there is no guarantees now!

Here are this rounds match ups;

#1 Seed – The Cavalry VS #8 Seed – Lucky 13

It’s been a remarkable season for the Cavalry. A team that didn’t exist last season has been crushing it all season long. However they are in super tough against one of the premier teams in CTP Teams history in Lucky 13. Will experience prevail? Or does the dream season continue for the Cavalry?

#5 Seed – SurfAholics Alpha VS #4 Seed – Phoenix

The legends are about to bump heads! Two of the most storied franchises in CTP Teams history are about to do battle in an all out war to see who moves onto the third round. Expect a nail biter match up that could come down to the very last second…

#6 Seed – Cash Surfing Network VS #3 Seed – Uber Surfers

Both teams put up over 1 billion points each in the first round, so we can expect even more points being earned in the 2nd round. These two juggernauts are in for a duel. With CSN continue their reign in CTP Teams or do the Ubers have something big in store…We shall see!

#7 Seed – Eager Beaver Team Builders VS #2 Seed – We Are Family

This should be one of the most intriguing match ups of the second round. We Are Family had a remarkable season and we’re seeing some massive wins from them over the past few weeks. However Eager Beaver are on a mission! Will they continue to shock the world, or does the ‘Family’ pull through?

It all gets answered….Tonight at midnight eastern as the second round begins. Good luck to everyone.

Apologies for the lack of communication during the past week leading up to the playoffs. As many of you may know, I’ve been away on some family issues and haven’t been able to keep up with all the excitement on the end of the season.

That said, the playoffs are here!

After a fun and exciting Hurricane Season, the top teams in both the premier and competitive divisions are locked in over the next week and a half to claim victory!

We’ve got some intense battles lined up and as we’re into Round 1 right now, we’ll start to see some great matches over the next few days.

Who will win?

Will Cavalry continue to shock the world? How about We Are Family and their resurgence throughout the season. Will CSN repeat their success?

So many questions and we will get our answers soon enough!

Good luck to all the teams and we’ll see you at the finish line!

Wow, what a great season we’ve had at CTP Teams! Even with our major mess up mid way thorough thanks to an horribly planned server move, teams still competed day in and day out.

The entire point of CTP Teams when it was formed a few years ago, was to get like minded people working together for a common goal!

We believe in teams! The people you meet today could be your potential business partners and customers for years to come but it starts with the relationships.

Still the Negative Nancies seem to pop up from time to time while saying things like this…. “I’ve got better things to do than waste my time here!”

These people miss the big picture completely. And that’s our fault for not highlighting the real positive aspects of this competition…The people!

Let’s check out some of the awesome things that teams have done throughout the history of CTP Teams;

Surf A Holics Alpha, the first team that became a powerhouse in this competition. It gone through battle after battle since Season 1 and has ALWAYS competed. On top of that, they have even began their own program and are now in business under the SurfAholics brand name. That’s the power of the people!

The Cavalry, a team that didn’t exist this time last year but has went on to (at the time of this writing) have the best regular season record in the Hurricane Season. All because of awesome leadership from Phil Lenz and his team of dedicated surfers. This is the power of ONE common goal!

We Are Family – I mean, does it get any better than that? This team embodies EVERYTHING we envisioned for CTP Teams. Amazing leadership and team mates that think of themselves as FAMILY, not just team mates. How much value do you think each of them will gain from the relationships they have built?

I mean, I can go on and on…The PURPOSE of CTP Teams was putting people together! And I think we have done that because the RIGHT PEOPLE found CTP! You deserve all the high fives you can get because of YOU and your dedication to each other, you have made CTP Team the longest running and premier surf competition in the industry!

So as the Hurricane Season comes to a close and we gear up for the playoffs, remember…YOU are the reason this works! You are building relationships and networks that will last a life time, and that truly is the reason why you surf! The welath is found in the journey, it truly is!

In the season of CTP Teams, we decided to do something a little different at the mid way point to the season.

We’re introducing our first ever All Star Game where the Top 20 players from the first half compete for All Star Supremacy! (Based on total promo points collected over the first half.)

And it all starts this Saturday, April 8th!

Here are your line up’s for both squads, congrats to all our All Stars!

Red Team


Blue Team


all star game

Once again, congrats to the top 20 for becomign All Stars this season! We get started on Saturday and it’s Red vs Blue!

For everyone else….Rest, relax, enjoy your time off…Because once the All Star Game is done, we’re back to the Hurricane Season and it’s second half.

Good luck to everyone!

She’s one of the hardest working people in this business, offline and online! Debra shook the CTP Teams world a few seasons ago with the formation of Easy Team and has since gone on to form the brand new Eager Beaver Team Builders. She’s the owner of two mainstays traffic exchanges inside of the competition with Chit Chat Traffic and Traffic Empire.

Let’s get to know Debra and what makes her so focused and passionate about this business!

1. Tell us how you came to discover CTP and the Teams?

A friend and colleague asked me if I know anything about CTP. I did not at the time, but then some one else asked me and so I decided I had better take a look. and here I am a year and a half later.

2. As a program owner and a veteran team leader, you’ve seen changes come and go in the industry. What has been the high point as well as the low point for you in the business over the past year or so?

HUMM, great question, The high point would be, I learned how to use traffic exchanges. Meaning I was able to take Traffic Empire and bring her back to life. The low would be that my personal life hit a big bump and I needed to work on fixing the home front or I would have no business. Another high would be the guys at Legacy Hours jumped in and lent me a hand buy running the back end of my te’s for me. Very pleased to have met this bunch of goof balls.

3. Speaking of being a program owner..What made you make the jump from surfer to owner?

Being an owner happened by accident. A friend was in financial troubles, and offered to sell me one of his Traffic Exchanges. I purchased Traffic Empire, I had no clue what to do with it, it sat dormant for about 5 maybe 6 years. Once I joined CTP I quickly made friends, Brenda and her cane and Terry for his patience with me..LOL Now I have both TES up and running, so guess this is how I became an owner. I would not change a thing cuz I have done it my way, with lots of help along the way.

4. Teams have played a big part in your game plan for success. You’ve been a huge supporter of team play, how important is it for new members to roll up their sleeves and take part in these competitions?

This one is hard, cuz I have always lead a team, Easy Team is my team from another program, I created Easy Team in CTP and brought over my top team leaders. When doing so, we got recognition from branding, every where you looked Easy Team was there. Now, a year later and the Easy Team at CTP has changed hands and has become We Are Family… I wanted to bring the cream to the top and that is what I have done with Easy Team so that Renee can now have the ropes. I have created a leader and she is better than I am, and that is exactly what I was intending for. I wanted and stressed that branding is critical for them and adding list building into that mix made us a success.

This is why it is so important to join a team and stick with it, ask questions learn as you go and you will in return grow strong so that you will be able to take the ropes and lead your own team, whether it is in CTP or a opportunity your trying to build.
Get branded, build a list and learn to lead. 🙂

5. And finally, if you could take a new surfer and give them the best piece of advice for their business, what would it be?

Be them self, people can see right thru phony. Get a plan and stick with it..