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Snowy
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reply to TxCharlie

Re: [Scam] Anthony Morrison/Hidden Millionaires Infomercial

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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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

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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?


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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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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

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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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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

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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.


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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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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.


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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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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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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?


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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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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

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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

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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

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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


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said by Umitencho:

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

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

I've added my input to delete.
His use of an alias on this forum to promote himself is documented.

Umitencho

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Wonder how long before he or one of his shills come in and try to stop the deletion by sheer numbers. Probably will get ignored because of how relativity young such accounts would be and as such the attempt made known by those above me in wikipedia.


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I'm not aware of any black markets where the purchase of older wikipedia accounts are for sale but I'm sure they exist.

Your argument to delete is solid, tracking back any pro page edits would be easy enough to show them for what they are.
Mahalo for thinking about a Wikipedia page - it never occurred to me.

Umitencho

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Forgot how I got around to looking for it myself.

I found the account that made the Anthony page so watch for him.
»en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:BiH

Rhatten

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reply to Doctor Four
edited to add, this is not in response to any other posters. Just my experience on topic

I bought this system and spent 4 days, (this was about 3 years ago) reading over ever piece of material, watched every instructional video many times, read both books twice to make sure I fully understood.

The second book was essentially the same as the first book but with the chronological order mixed up. It was mostly his stories about how great of a kid he was and that he seemed to do well trading baseball cards.

He emphasized how you could start making great amounts of money with very little time. I was unemployed at the time and decided to dive into the system full bore. I dedicated about 70 hours per week into this program for almost 11 weeks.
Before I continue, I'll save you the suspense and tell you now that I eventually received one check for about 4 dollars.

disclaimer:
NO I never signed up for and attended his special seminar for 4 thousand bucks. I was unemployed and broke, remember? But his vague infomercial evoked a lot of confidence that you could make the equivalent of a mediocre salary for just the cost of the basic program and under 20 hours a week of work.

The products that this program allows you to market are mostly unknown brand products that get very little search inquiries online.

For all products, you have to pay if a web surfer clicks on YOUR add.
For most products, you DO NOT get paid unless the web surfer clicks on your add, and buys something from the product merchant.

You actually end up almost spending more for every time a surfer clicks on your adds, than the adds compensate you for creating a sale for them.

Another thing you will find puzzling is how these sales are tracked.

If someone does click through an add and buys a product, how does the system know that the customer clicked through YOUR add? and not someone else's? This was never disclosed. I did call his customer service hotline and was unable to get an answer.

I also inquired as to how a merchant could get their products marketed through this program. The help hotline just redirected me numerous times and gave me phone numbers to different departments who eventually returned me back the first department.

One last thing before I go, because I'm really not so interested in slandering this crappy system to death. I have moved on with my life and just written it off as an unjust loss.
-You DO NOT need to even need to buy the program if you want to try it. The first part of the cheesy pamphlet shows the main page web address, I cant remember what it is now. But when you register online, it does NOT even require any information to identify you as someone who purchased his books and system. You just create a username and password. And most of the training material is actually there once you enter the sight, for free.
In case anyone misinterprets this ^^^ as any sort of positive review, let me clarify and sum it up for you.
This system is a joke
It is a waste of time. It is a waste of money. The products are junk duplicates of a million other web sold products. It is just crap. But if you really really insist on reading the book, save your ten bucks and look for a used version on Amazon.com for less than a buck.

I was so disappointed in this crappy system and am even more disappointed to see that other people still are too.

DONE
F*%# You Anthony


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does this actually work?, or is it total crap?


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over 2200 posts and you have to ask?


Faster
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reply to Doctor Four
Here is the 2018th post on this subject.

I believe that Morrison is totally dishonest and his program a total scam as his promises. Just my opinion.

Question of curiosity: What would you all do if someone actually was successful using his program and made some decent or impressive money? How could they ever convince or prove it to you?

Just curious. Nothing else. I never expect such a success story to appear, but if it did.


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said by Faster:

...but if it did.

Welcome to the site.
*If* one did appear after the 2018th post in this thread that was actually endorsed by morrison as being true it wouldn't come as a surprise to me.
After all, this thread is approaching it's 5th birthday so anything is possible.
That doesn't mean any claim of financial success w/morrison's program wouldn't be forwarded to the FTC for review, because it would.
At any rate, if 1 in 1000 was successful, it would only be a bad idea for 99.99% of the people paying in.
How's my math?

Umitencho

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reply to Rhatten
Total Crap. The only one who is making any money off this system is Anthony Morrison and his cadre of close friends and that is off of people buying the program.