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Umitencho

join:2012-08-11
Jacksonville, FL
reply to Doctor Four

Re: [Scam] Anthony Morrison/Hidden Millionaires Infomercial

Shill posts are the best. I need a laugh once in a while.


gnarly

join:2012-12-06
Faribault, MN
reply to Snowy

Like I have said before, " My mama didn't raise no fool" I came across the website promoting Anthony Morrison/Hidden Millionaires and decided to take a look. I couldn't buy into it then and after looking it up on google which brought me to this forum I surely would not buy into it now. Knowledge is everything and from my experience word of mouth travels fast (faster when it is negative) After spending time reading posts in this forum I will most definitely be spreading the word to others. Please people don't fall for these sort of offerings. They just don't sound good from the get go.
Thanks to all who are spreading the word and bringing the truth to light.



AVD
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welcome aboard, thank you for contributing


peterboro
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Peterborough, ON
reply to Cheese

said by Cheese:

Oh that Adrian Morrison....

I saw Adrian Morrison last night pimping his latest book. He made 200k in one month ya know. If you buy his latest book he will send a second book for free. Wow. I can't wait to make 200k a month like him selling ads for diabetes testing on Facebook.

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXUKcKQ-···tailpage

peterboro
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Peterborough, ON
reply to JALevinworth

said by JALevinworth :

Adrian Morrison - Oh yeah. Now he's peddling his own show, called Social Commissions

Oh sorry, I didn't notice you already posted this. I was caught up in the euphoria of making all that money.


JALevinworth

@embarqhsd.net

said by peterboro:

said by JALevinworth :

Adrian Morrison - Oh yeah. Now he's peddling his own show, called Social Commissions

Oh sorry, I didn't notice you already posted this. I was caught up in the euphoria of making all that money.

Hey, I can see you were blinded by the prospect of all that easy work at home free website social network traffic leading to sales/conversions right off of page 754,295 on a google rank for a fish-hook to the boiler room pitch grabbing the last of your available credit for the personal one-on-one training and coaching swindle of all those stacks of cash at 19% interest on a visa card.. oh wait, you can get that limit raised, right? so then, where was I?.... oh yeah, I am so excited myself I lost my place ...

The short answer: The more the merrier... although it was Doctor Olds brought this bloke's latest adventures to our attention again.

-Jim

TxCharlie

join:2013-01-24
Flower Mound, TX
reply to Doctor Four

I ordered Anthony Morrison's two Internet Affiliate & Social Marketing books for $36 total - Very reasonable for what I got. I think it does have potential if approached wisely, not by blindly paying for AdWords clicks.

The only hitch was that I had forgot the personal coaching trial automatically renews as a $49.95 monthly charge to their Learning Center membership - So I emailed them about the four unexpected monthly charges, which totaled about $200. A lady called me back, and was very nice. Within 3 days they refunded every penny.

I had already tried some Affiliate marketing before (blindly using Google AdWords, etc, to directly market merchandise and services through affiliate programs). My AdWords bill invariably added up to slightly more than I made from the Affiliate percentages.

Morrison's books have some pretty good tips I thought, and his descriptions of the programs available were right on-track with what I was already familiar with, and his warnings were on target with the various mistakes I had made.

I joined Amazon's affiliate program (which is free) as he suggested, and got on their affiliate forums.

I met several people on the forums who had blogs, and they were using AdWords to drive traffic to their blogs, not to drive traffic directly to Amazon (which is against Amazon's rules). The income just depends on how popular the blog is.

One was making thousands of dollars per month, but he worked on his blog full-time, and it was very professional-looking. Another guy was just a casual hobbist who had an ugly-looking blog about his hobby - He was making over $200 profit, just posting one article per week, which led to Amazon ads for materials related to the hobby he was writing about. He wasn't even using AdWords or any other advertising - They just got traffic from Google searches.

That's all the proof I needed that the idea has great potential, after all. The guy was essentially doing some of what Morrison describes, but doing it rather poorly, and he was in a "niche" interest, so he didn't have a lot of traffic. Still, $200/month is better than a shot to the head.

I'm still trying to figure out what type of Blog or other website I want to work on, knowing that it WILL take a lot of work to drive traffic there and get them to click on the affiliate ads.

I believe the two books I bought will help me avoid some of the mistakes I had made before. Morrison never says you can just slap some Adwords up there and make a fortune. You have to do SOMETHING that sets yourself up above the crowd to just a small percentage of the millions of people searching Google every day. You have to keep the content updated, and continuously offer something new, so people will come back. I learned that just by corresponding with people on the Amazon Affiliate forums.



rzaruba

join:2000-08-04

better written than most shills...................


garys_2k
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reply to TxCharlie

Thanks for joining today to share that with us, your word can certainly be trusted, of course.

So, what did you tell us here...? Morrison's books "have potential," right. You automatically get screwed out of $50/month, check (but the nice lady refunded it all, how sweet).

Oh, and a guy not even trying gets a couple of hundred dollars, WOW! Just think how easy it can be to make REAL money, eh?

Sorry, I'm not buying it, none of it. I see this as more of Morrison's pathetic attempts at Google results when people search on "Anthony Morrison scam" words. Nice try, though.



PoloDude
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He has also nicely brought this thread back up to the top.



Snowy
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reply to TxCharlie

said by TxCharlie:

I'm still trying to figure out what type of Blog or other website I want to work on, knowing that it WILL take a lot of work to drive traffic there and get them to click on the affiliate ads.

Why not just stick with fiction?
A fictitious blog about how you met several people on forums who had blogs, and were using AdWords to drive traffic to their blogs.
That would be interesting.
As long as you made it clear that you were allowing your imagination to create the story you wouldn't have to worry about saying things such as
said by TxCharlie:

The income just depends on how popular the blog is.

That suggests an income will be forthcoming, the only uncertainty being the size of the income.

said by TxCharlie:

One was making thousands of dollars per month, but he worked on his blog full-time, and it was very professional-looking. Another guy was just a casual hobbist who had an ugly-looking blog about his hobby - He was making over $200 profit, just posting one article per week, which led to Amazon ads for materials related to the hobby he was writing about. He wasn't even using AdWords or any other advertising - They just got traffic from Google searches.

Bravo!
Your fiction based blog can have lessons about virtues & ethics.
Work hard & prosper or be lazy & still make a few hundred per month, you will reap what you sow.
If you were writing fact, that same paragraph wouldn't be about virtues & ethics.
It would be a sneaky, underhanded way of saying a person can make $1000's per month, but if not, they will make ~$200 month even being lazy & unprofessional.
After all, if even lazy can make hundreds per month, just imagine how much you will make!

I'm already waiting for the next installment!
Some suggestions:
You could expand on the lazy guy's relationship with the industrious guys wife, that could get racy! HooHoo!!

How about the lazy guy DDoSiNg the industrious guys blog?
You could have a fictitious Special Agent with the FBI investigate the incident & bring the lazy guy to justice!!
This is good stuff - As you know, good bullshit doesn't grow on trees!
Best of Bullshit to you!


JustBurnt

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reply to PoloDude

said by PoloDude:

He has also nicely brought this thread back up to the top.

You would think a company that has made their money by way of Google would know having shills post here is a bad thing.


rzaruba

join:2000-08-04
reply to Snowy

said by Snowy See Profile
That suggests an income will be forthcoming, the only uncertainty being the size of the income.

What I would like to see here is one of these shills posting how much money he/she made and how he/she is reporting the income and expenses for tax purposes.

Now THAT would be helpful to all of us. I'm sure Anthony covers taxes in his valuable program.

Right?


AVD
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reply to JustBurnt

said by JustBurnt :

You would think a company that has made their money by way of Google would know having shills post here is a bad thing.

is that how they make money?
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DrStrange
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join:2001-07-23
West Hartford, CT
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reply to Doctor Four

I'm starting to have flashbacks to NANAE when I read this thread

I think we'll keep getting shill posts ad infinitum because of what P.T. Barnum supposedly said [and he would have been right if he had].

BTW: It appears I have to teach FF's spellchecker Latin. Anyone care to do the same for DSLR's?


Whip

join:2009-01-23
Califon, NJ
reply to rzaruba

And yet another one that can't post a website that's allegedly 'working'. This is as bad as the current banners broker scam that's imploding as I type.

Expand your moderator at work

peterboro
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join:2006-11-03
Peterborough, ON
reply to TxCharlie

Re: [Scam] Anthony Morrison/Hidden Millionaires Infomercial

I turn my back for a month and look another shill. I guess even shills have holidays at Christmas but heh gotta make a living right.

Is there a school for shills? Can I just approach ethically challenged douche bags with a bad rep online and offer my services?

How about pay? Is it performance based or by the word? What if I'm such a spectacular screw-up that I boost bad threads up in Google will I be fired?

Please PM and help me get started.


TxCharlie

join:2013-01-24
Flower Mound, TX
reply to TxCharlie

Hey, I was just searching Google to see what the $49.95 "Learning Center" was on my Checking account bill, and stumbled on this blog.

Yeah, "potential" is all I've claimed so far, because I'm still figuring it out and experimenting a little. I'm reluctant to invest much more than my time, as I know a lot of you feel.

If they hadn't refunded my $200, believe me, my attitude would have been different - But as it is today, I'm only out $36 for the books, plus about $20 experimenting with Facebook, with a $5/week AdWord-type direct ad. So far, the results with Facebook paid ads are about the same as the results I had with Google AdWords years ago.

I don't have a website yet. I've only played with the Blogger and WordPress site editors, where you can have free Blog space.

So far, my Facebook ad has gotten 40 or 50 clicks, but no purchases. I've modified it a few times but I just left it there to experiment with types of products, ad wording, etc. It only has a $5/week budget, and a per-click limit of 10 cents.

My first ad was for Ardunio cpu prototype boards, which is only sought after by a small number of computer and robotic hobbyists. As an old electronics engineer, it's one of my interests.

I changed it to focus on electronic gadgets in general, but that is pretty much a flooded field, with all the direct-from-China gadget shopping sites around, and I only affiliated with one of them.

Anyway, yeah I'll post back if I have any success.



Snowy
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said by TxCharlie:

Hey, I was just searching Google to see what the $49.95 "Learning Center" was on my Checking account bill, and stumbled on this blog.

I can't replicate that.
I've used:
1. "Learning Center"
2. "Learning Center" 49.95 scam
3. "Learning Center" fraud
4. $49.95 "Learning Center" was on my Checking account bill
The first 5 pages of each search query didn't produce a link to this thread or even site.


DrStrange
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Hmmm... I can't either, unless it's referenced here?
»www.ripoffreport.com/social-medi···830b.htm

BTW: 'VIP Learning Center' was referenced by another shill in this thread about three years ago.
»Re: [Scam] Anthony Morrison/Hidden Millionaires Infomercial



JustBurnt

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reply to Whip

said by Whip:

And yet another one that can't post a website that's allegedly 'working'. This is as bad as the current banners broker scam that's imploding as I type.

They can't post sites because people will steal their ideas.


nwrickert
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said by JustBurnt :

They can't post sites because people will steal their ideas.

Quite so.

However, one wonders how they manage to make advertising money from sites that they manage to keep secret.
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Snowy
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reply to TxCharlie

said by TxCharlie:

My first ad was for Ardunio cpu prototype boards, which is only sought after by a small number of computer and robotic hobbyists. As an old electronics engineer, it's one of my interests.

An old saw in a niche market would know how to spell the product name correctly, you'd think.
Try "Arduino" not "Ardunio".
I wouldn't normally comment on that sort of thing but everything you've said that's been double checked for accuracy is not helping your credibility.
Maybe you should consider signing up for one my shill coaching seminars?

peterboro
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Peterborough, ON

said by Snowy:

Maybe you should consider signing up for one my shill coaching seminars?

Heh, no fair I asked first. Is it because I'm Canadian?


sivran
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reply to rzaruba

said by rzaruba:

better written than most shills...................

Probably because unlike most, this one doesn't seem to have been scammed out of very much money. The others are trying much harder to justify things.
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AVD
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Onion, NJ
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reply to Snowy

said by Snowy:

An old saw in a niche market would know how to spell the product name correctly, you'd think.
Try "Arduino" not "Ardunio".

one trick to adwords is to target common misspellings.
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Whip

join:2009-01-23
Califon, NJ
reply to peterboro

What's funny is that they'll send their money to someone they have never met and don't know but then come to a sight like this and say we are the ones lying.

Any particular reason my previous response was deleted?



Tried It

@cebridge.net
reply to Doctor Four

Dear Mr. Morrison,
This is my true story. I bought your book, read it twice, was interested. "Ray" called from your organization--told me it was about $3700 for the next step. I asked what I got for that--his answer took three phone calls and even then there was very little info. I said I'd think about it. Then "John"--a super high pressure type and very rude--called, said for me the price was $7200. I told him about Ray; he said Ray worked for him. I called Ray, who said he never heard of John. I signed up with Ray anyway because I wanted to be an affiliate. Bad idea. I paid my $3700, got a pretty good web-based canned program, a website builder and a coach. My coach gave me eight 20-minute sessions, a total of 160 minutes of her time. Unfortunately it wasn't till the 4th session that I discovered she had given me the e-commerce program, not the affiliate program so I only got about half my coaching time. The coaching was hardly worthwhile anyway since she was new and knew not much more than I did. So I spent $3700 and a lot of time on what is essentially a do-it-yourself program I now find I could have gotten elsewhere for a lot less money and angst. As for your "replies" to your critics that appear on various websites, it strikes me that you are the ranter. Read your own words. Put that energy into building a truly professional program and maybe there won't be so many critics.


Umitencho

join:2012-08-11
Jacksonville, FL

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reply to Doctor Four

I went on and added his wikipedia page for deletion. It feels promotion adish to me.

»en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Mo···eneur%29