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Marketing BHW members secret method? :D

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Malcolm Max, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. Malcolm Max

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    I am sure many of you already noticed this.

    I have my skype on my profile. People are adding me on skype, chatting up all nice and friendly then offering their services. First one, I thought nice the guy is putting extra effort for finding clients. Second one, I was like ok cant blame a guy for trying. After 9-10 times, I am like, this has to stop!

    Interesting thing is, its not only about offering services. Few of them tried to befriend me, didn't offer anything, after a day or two, asked me if I can ask for a review copy at their bst thread and leave a nice review supplied by them later.

    Irony is, these guys are trying to BlackHat the BlackHat forum :p
     
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  2. Jaymien

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    I don't even accept Skype requests if there's no explanation for it.

    Most of them don't even know what they want themselves.

    Best Regards,
    Jaymien.
     
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    Report those Sellers contacting you and asking to bump their sales thread.

    @Apricot or @I know SEO will sort those buggers out.
     
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    Why i am not getting skype requests :(
     
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    this has happened to me too @Malcolm Max but not as much as youre describing
     
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    It happens a lot, you shouldn't just publish your skype like that only send it to people interested in discussing important stuff.
     
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    I can send you a skype request. But I am afraid I will be declined :(

    I added a guy and he was very friendly and he said he would teach me stuff. I thought I had found me a friend. But no, he wanted 150 USD for it :p So I think I will only add people who wanna chat for free about this and that :D
     
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    Happened to me too. First i thought some hot milf near me who wants to have sex tonight.
    disappointed.

    Then i thought that I found a friend in my lonely life
    [​IMG]

    Disappointed again..
     
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    Be thankful, they are such a waste of time. People beating about the bush, either trying to sell shit or begging for help or a method.
     
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    I got a request once claiming that he was interested in buying link building service. He started asking me questions which made me inquisitive whether he really wants to buy or trying to just clear his mind on some issues related with seo. I finally asked him to google about seo or learn from many articles posted here on BHW. After 2 days of brain sucking,he got disappeared!
    the good part is that this happened just once :p
    And regarding the reviews, many users get banned due to fake reviews.
     
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    This is why I don't have skype!!
     
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    This is pretty common, if I see someone offering a service or its a female profile I dont even accept them on skype.
     
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    Yes. I'm agree with you. You should Report those Sellers contacting you and asking to bump their sales thread
     
  16. Malcolm Max

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    I am actually thinking about making a landing page and push some content locker to them .. :D
     
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    If even one person falls for it, it's worth it.
     
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    I can't imagine the mods care about those reports as there is no way to prove a seller asked you to bump his thread. People could fake screenshots and create multiple accounts just to get one of their competitors banned from the marketplace.

    @OP: You shouldn't have your skype ID displayed on your profile unless you're a seller yourself.
     
  19. Malcolm Max

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    Agreed. Gonna remove my Skype from profile.
     
  20. Sherbert Hoover

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    This could be avoided, along with a majority of shitlist threads, newbie spam and such on BHW, with a few simple fixes.

    1) Don't allow Skype username links in BHW profiles.
    2) Censor the word "Skype" from conversations.
    3) Don't allow Skype logs as "evidence" in shitlist threads. Only email and PM communication.

    Skype may be a good tool for international conversation, but in the IM world it's flooded with spammers, scammers, and beggars.
     
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