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Internet Marketing Paranoia

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Russian-Czar, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Russian-Czar

    Russian-Czar Regular Member

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    Anyone else feels restrained from doing something because of all the TOS policies and laws that might get an account banned? It's not even a legal issues but just spending a lot of time on a project and then account is banned or having an established account banned because of a new project.
     
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    yostra Newbie

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    what acc?
     
  3. Russian-Czar

    Russian-Czar Regular Member

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    Just is general. Once in a while you see posts about accounts being banned and if you have a few hundred or thousands in that account makes you think twice before starting a new project. PayPal, Amazon Google they all can take your money and hard to get it back. Most of the corporations got these rules and stuff.
     
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    Yes but that's why you need diversity - don't put all your eggs in 1 basket.
     
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    thetraveller Senior Member

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    Are you referring to adsense/ppc/cpa accounts?
     
  6. Russian-Czar

    Russian-Czar Regular Member

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    That's true it's just it can be a dumb rule in their TOS and they will keep a thousand bucks. It does make sense that they got rules but some of them are just not justifiable to take all the money for a minor mistake and most of these IM giants hold money for 1-2 months.
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yep, but that's the way it goes. Their network, their rules.
     
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    thetraveller Senior Member

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    You can always start developing your own product/service, your own prices and rules. Though this is not so easy.
     
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    You are a IM-er. You have to know already that before getting on something, you should read reviews about the past experiences of other people that worked with them, I mean google it and read forums, review sites and so on. If it's not something like a secret product, you can even ask people you know in here, on Skype etc. For example, a PPD network that uses offers of CPA companies, although they might close an eye on some things you can do, they must put a legit TOS that covers all the 'needs' of the CPA company.

    So to be honest, it's hard to reply to a general question like yours, without giving a general answer.
     
  10. Russian-Czar

    Russian-Czar Regular Member

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    I got no problem at all with the rules it just it holds me back a bit to start a new grey hat project.

    For example I want to upload a CC non-commercial rights videos on youtube and monetize it with adsesnse. There are other users that do this with this particular source. Thery are non-commercial and I am sure owner of the videos don't care and even encourages to share it. If it's a new adSense account then I don't care if they ban me, but my account has some funds on it so i cannot to this project and there are other projects like this that I just skip. And yes I am aware that youtube just sends a DMCA warning and they won't ban my account.
     
  11. thetraveller

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    We can get screwed even with white hat projects, so no surprise in the grey area...