I have been doing CPA marketing for awhile and have been able to sustain an income for sometime now. Last day something crossed my mind while brainstorming with my brother about setting up a store. As we all know that any website or store can start getting sign ups, leads, sales etc once they have their offer up an running across a few CPA networks. Now when a REAL store is being advertised through hand outs, banners, local tv channel etc, you are only spreading the word - that there is a shop now at so and so place.Visit to buy this that etc. You never know who you are attracting, whether visitors, window shoppers or buyers. You are only attracting some people to your store. NOW, the same thing happens to any web based company. They advertise their site with a CPA network. People come and join. They pay for people joined. Now, the advertiser can use multiple techniques to get the maximum out of those new sign up etc. It is to my opinion how the advertiser deals with the prospect is what determines the attrition or the sticking rate. It should not really be the concern how the prospect is generated, but the focus should be on something that would by default attract and keep the person sticking to that website instead of just signing up and forgetting it. Well, I dont deny that some people will always forget but with a good advertising budget and with a great method of following up, I am sure the difference can be made even if the leads are generated with BH tactics. Afterall, even the BH tactics generate leads from real people by offering whatever incentives. Not bots. Now all sign ups wont stick or buy, just like all visitors to a store wont buy for whatever reasons, that does not mean that they are not welcome to the store. So why the heck they screw us saying bad leads, shit leads and what not. To my opinion only real people and real active email ids should be the concern. That is the only virtual entity in the www. Isnt it ? Post what you think mates.