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If you own a CPA network, please don't do this

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by shanna_doll, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. shanna_doll

    shanna_doll Power Member

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    so, I randomly stumbled upon a CPA network (I think they added me on skype). They said like they are starting a new CPA network and asked if I am interested.

    I said yes, so they sent me a sign up link. I couldn't sign up because I never got a verification email.. I said to them that I can't register, but I would like to see what offers they have got in the dashboard.

    They said like - Well, just send me your top money maker offer from another network, and we will get it for you.

    WTF? Why would I share my best offers with someone unknown, and secondly, why would I switch to another network, just for the sake of the same offer.. I want to see what offers your network has, not to move my offers from network to network. Idiots.
     
  2. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    The first red flag should have been them needing to contact you on Skype.
     
  3. HoneyHelper

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    that actually made me laugh...pretty dumb request!
     
  4. ChanzGrande

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    Your personal information is a much higher priority in my opinion. I have never re-established with a secondary company except one time due to having made a shit-ton of money with my AM. I really liked him, and I went with him to the new network, but I also maintained my presence with the first. I also had another AM try to do the same thing, and we had a great relationship and made good money together, but I just didn't feel right about it so I never joined his new network.

    Here is the main thing - unless you have a personal relationship with the person who invited you to the new network and REALLY trust them - you shouldn't even input your basic information into a random un-established networks "system." The major industry players(maxbounty, peerfly, neverblue, etc... ) are one thing, but when you start doling out your personal information to the hundreds of millions of dark corners of the internet - you might as well just call Nigeria directly and ask them if you have any money waiting. <- Please substitute some other country well known for stealing identities if the usage there offends you.

    Just be careful out there.
     
  5. SejtanovRatnik

    SejtanovRatnik Regular Member

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    Don't trust new networks
     
  6. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    They could just be hoping you'll signup to their network enter your social security number or tax id for payment and steal your identity. Be careful! Do your homework before joining any affiliate network.