Pete Codes auctioned off an advert spot in his newsletter for No CS Degree after being inspired by Phil McParlane. These ads normally sell for $200.

He started the bidding at $10 and ultimately sold the spot for $150. He sold another advertisement to the person who placed the second highest bid for $150. He also sold discounted advert in a smaller newsletter for $75.

He wrote a summary of the promotion at I made $375 from auctioning newsletter ads on Twitter.

He ran another promotion in August. This time, the winning bid was $80.