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How To Get Testimonials?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by englandrm, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. englandrm

    englandrm Senior Member

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    I have a software program, and I'm currently getting the site redone and they want an entire page full of testimonials (I have 3, and they are from an older version of the software).

    I sent out an email to all the buyers that are still on my Aweber (250+), asking if they would leave a review of the product. And 0 left one. There was no incentive to get them to go to the link, and type out 50 words.


    How can I get testimonials, without breaking the FTC guidelines. I want legit ones from actual users, but they haven't been very responsive (at all).

    I was thinking about offering a $5 "rebate," so they wouldn't actually be getting paid. Is that allowed?

    Any ideas would be great. Thanks. ~englandrm
     
  2. Abstroose

    Abstroose Elite Member

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    Why don't you offer the software for free or at a discounted price for some people in exchange for a testimonial?
     
  3. wholesalereplica

    wholesalereplica BANNED BANNED

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    as above, if your current users will not leave it then you are pretty goosed unless FTC rules allow you to incentivize which it sounds like they do not
     
  4. englandrm

    englandrm Senior Member

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    I only officially own half the software, so I owe my partner money for each copy. When someone registers it, it verifies with his server, so he knows how many are given out/sold.

    I'm not really sure how I would get into contact with people who would use the software, pay half price, and then give me a testimonial.

    It's a Speed Reading Software, that only works on PC's by the way.
     
  5. Gorush

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    buy reviews from fiverr