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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Zak_A, May 13, 2008.

  1. Zak_A

    Zak_A Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Let's go straight to the point : paypal sucks, they are a bunch of scammers that shut your account down for no reason, keep your hard earned cash and blacklist your bank account.

    I'm looking for an alternative to get paid from my bh things (btw I'm not from the US). I figured out ePassporte, and it looks like exactly what I need, an account where I can send and receive money online, and withdraw it with a visa electron debit card.
    But as this isn't free, I'd like to get a few feedbacks from anyone here who has experienced their service before.

    (thanks in advance for your help and for not making this a useless thread of hate and gossip :) )
     
  2. Pryda

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    I use ePassporte to get paid on several sites and to fund my Facebook and Adwords account. I withdraw the remaining funds from my local ATM's. Never had any problems with them. In fact, I'm very happy with them! It's my preferred way of getting paid!

    Several adult affiliate programs give you a free ePassporte account + card if you generate a few signups. Pm me if you want some more details on this.
     
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  3. DaveNL

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    I have Epass for more then 3 years now to get piad for my adult ventures and also never had a problem, the only thing is that the support sucks and when i say sucks i mean really really sucks.

    But if you dont need support it is a great service :)
     
  4. vmedia

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    i use epassporte too and also have zero complaints.
     
  5. Zak_A

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    Thanks a lot to you all for your feedbacks :)

    @Pryda : I was to send you a pm but seems like the pm system is screwed up, so I past it here :
    About this adult affiliate program that offer you a free account, well I'm not really into adult related stuffs yet, but if you give me some information I might take a look. (maybe you can send me a pm once it works again)

    Though I'm seriously thinking of getting an account within a week or two, (I want to switch from paypal to them for any future payments I'll receive asap), and don't really mind paying 50 or 100 bucks for this.

    By the way if you don't mind I'd like to ask a quick couple further questions :
    - How much does it cost exactly to set up an account and get a visa card? (Their website says the card costs an additional $35 once you got an account, but I didn't find the price for the account ^^).
    - And how long does it take approximately once you have registered to have everything set up? (I mean your account ready to receive money and the debit card in your hands to withdraw your cash)

    Thanks again :)
     
  6. AtomBoy

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    If you guys ever have any issues with epassporte let me know.
    I'm consulting for them now and know the owner of the company personally.
    And no, I can't get them to give you any money you didn't earn. ;)
    Here's a tip: If you can, sign up with an epassporte business account

    All I can say is; I've learned A LOT from a guy who's business generates over a BILLION (that's with a "B") in revenue.

    ~Atom
     
  7. zFila

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    It is $5 to get a virtual visa.. then $35 for the card. You have to get a virtual visa in order to use your account.. so you basically pay $40 (a year)

    [​IMG]

    Use this guy if you need support..He's the best..if you send email somewhere else, expect over a month or at least a few weeks. Their support sucks..My friend got reply after 8 months...I was lucky waiting only 1 month.. Michael will answer all your questions quick.

    Your account is ready after you register and have paid 5 dollars...then around 2 weeks to get a card depending on your location... send an email to Michael for the precise info...not sure if its still the same as when i got it.
     
  8. Zak_A

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    Thanks for the info zFila, that's what I wanted to know, just to have an idea. Though I'll keep the contact info in case someday I need support.
    I'm in europe so if it takes 2 or 3 weeks to get the card it will be okay, I just didn't want to wait for months. And 40 bucks is actually cheaper than I had expected (moreover the usd isn't worth much against the euro currently :p)

    Thanks to you guys, I got all I was expecting from this thread, and now I'll definatly register at epassporte by the end of the week (and tell the paypal "support" guys to go and fuck off :p )

    :)
     
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    In which country are you located? They have some special rules for some of the Eastern European countries like they can't load the money using the credit card or receive money from other personal accounts. When you sign up you can check if its on the list.
     
  10. Zak_A

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    Don't worry about me, I'm in western europe ;)
     
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    I have been using Epassporte and Payoneer for accepting payments from adult affiliate programs as well as my clients, and I did not have any problem with any of these companies.

    I have never tried epassporte for accepting payments on the web. Does it have a way to control where the customer lands after completing their order - e.g. download page.
     
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    Epassporte is a great service,never had any troubles with them
     
  13. AtomBoy

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    Hey Userman,

    I'll try to be brief.
    As far as his company goes; Pretty basic stuff. I guess what I learned is, when you actually "do" all the think and grow rich stuff , it works. He's a big believer in self development. That and not giving a $h!7 what people think about him.

    I've also been able to see the inner workings of his companies. And what I see is that they aren't doing anything special. He started EP because of the same issues we have with paypal. He had a gambling site (sold his interest for $400 mill) and he was getting the shaft from paypal.

    He saw a problem in the online industry where adult,gambling sites and businesses outside the US where getting screwed by paypal and their policies and fees. So he said, screw them (his quote) and got EP started to serve that customer base.

    So I had a chat with with a few weeks ago when I was working on a new project for him. I asked him if I could bend his ear over lunch about my online stuff. And yes he made me pay for lunch, luckily he's a cheap date ;)
    (for those of you in California, we went to In & Out LOL)

    So I laid out what I'm doing, my successes, my failures and what I want to do to get to the next level. And this is what he said,

    "Atom (he used my real name), you are full of s@#7. You have all the knowledge you need, all the skills to be successful. In fact you have more than most (which is why I hired you). The only thing that is stopping you from being successful and playing in the big leagues, is you. You just need to get the f@#& out of your own way.

    Be who you want to be in your business, right now. Act like the owner of a billion dollar company. Do things everyday that are consistent with that being. Take actions that will only forward your presence in the world that is consistent with your being. Only worker bees worry about php, html and all that crap. So don't get trapped in that mindset. That's a $10/hour job.

    Have a plan. Work that plan. Be prepared to adapt, overcome issues. Believe in what you are doing. Blow off (in a nice way) anyone who doesn't get it (don't burn bridges!). Only deal with players and those that can make a positive impact to grow your business or those that have those contacts. Build those relationships. If people that have that worker bee mentality, make a note of them. They will eventually work for you. And always help other people make money, somehow. Eventually it all comes back"

    So that is it in a nutshell. A 2 hour lunch condensed to a few short paragraphs. So what did I learn? I really learned about myself. Stuff that I already knew and was aware of, but still dragging my feet on.

    So with that being said, I'm starting a new business, from the ground up
    I have a launch date set for 9/1/2008. Between now and then I'm laying the groundwork and putting all the pieces into action. There's a lot to do. And since I've already hijacked this post :D, I'll be posting a new thread here in BHW that will track my progress. Good and bad.

    Hope that answered your question.
    ~Atom
     
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  14. Zak_A

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    It's ok that you hijacked this thread atom, as I said I've got what I expected from it already, and moreover, I think these few short paragraphs are the condensed version of some priceless information from a billion dollar company guy.

    Actually I'm currently a business school student, doing black hat stuffs at night only because I like it, I know how to do it, and I need some cash to pay the bills. I'm also a lot into self development, and I'm planing on being one of this kind of successful guys.
    Meanwhile, I'm eager to hear just about any inspirational testimonial like the one you've just posted :)
     
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    I recently registered at epassporte, and they said that I need to recieve at least $5 into my account in order to activate it, I am working with adult friend finder, should I withdraw money into epassporte while it is not even activate?
     
  16. Flyboy

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    I have nothing but good things to say about ePassporte. Been with them for over 2 years and I love it!

    I'd take ePass over Paypal any freaking day
     
  17. Zak_A

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    Hey guys, I got some trouble opening my account at epassporte...
    Thought I'd ask on here before bothering their support in case someone can help me.

    So I signed up like a week ago, and added my credit card they are supposed to charge a random amount between 1cent and $2 for verification. (My card is a visa from a well known and respected western bank)

    But now, one week later, the pending charge is still not appearing on my online credit card statement... :/
    Now I'm starting to think that it just won't appear, and as long as I can't have my cc verified that way I just can't use their service.
    The only other option is a "US checking account", but as I said earlier I'm not from the US.

    So what could I do now? I badly need an epassporte account and visa card and I'm starting to feel desperate :(
     
  18. DaveNL

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    You need to hit up Michael (info view posts back) he will get you sorted.
     
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    hi, i am looking for michael`s contact. Where is this post with his contact info? I only see one page on this thread.
     
  20. tomtom24

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    A few things are not to good with epassporte. For example I can not link my visacards (virtual and atm) with paypal (Epassporte told me its against their policies). The email support is simply not existing. Inever got answers.

    But the card works here in Southeast Asia and I can access my account from here. Neteller for example immediatly locks my account if I try to access my account from Southeast Asia (they say "bad countries") but even when I´m travelling to Neteller friendly countries they lock my account. Reason: Maybe it is not me - I´m travelling too much.

    a Paypal paypal account I could open finally with my Thai address. But as I don´t stay at Thailand I first had a lot of discussion with them because of my Cambodian ip address.

    Moneybookers is a very good alternative: I can open an account even from Cambodia and I could connect my Cambodian bank account without any problems. Support is great.
    Only once again I could not link my epassporte visa with it. Paypal I also could not link with it.

    So I really became experienced with all kind of online payment systems. A "best" I could´nt find untill now. This (for me) would be a payment system where I also can receive money from my other payment systems. But in a way every system makes its own business, not looking to the right or left, taking a lot of fees but never really doing some advanced customer services.

    Not epassporte, not moneybookers, not neteller, not paypal (they together with ebay should be banned from internet anyway)

    And at least I believe you need all of them (some aff programs only use paypal, others only epassporte, checks also not work always etc.)

    Sorry for becoming a bit off topic but I´m really angry with all of these systems. My money always is good for them, but never my needs as a paying customer.