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Money Tree is a scam

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by all_for_war, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. all_for_war

    all_for_war Newbie

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    I log in to my account and i get this message

    https://wm.mtree.com/


    Ive sent multiple emails but no response, stay away.

    its pretty convenient that they freeze my account on a Wednesday right when they are supposed to send out my check on a Thursday . . .

    I do a little research and i find this on the first page of the google results

    http://www.bizclaims.com/Company/streamate-com

    http://www.scamchecker.com/report/1...cam-threatening-credit-card-fraud-personal-em (most recent is 2/21/11)
    http://www.complaintsboard.com/bycompany/streamatecom-a126215.htm
    http://forum.freeadvice.com/arrests.../stupid-but-innocent-what-do-i-do-443421.html
    http://ikillspammers.blogspot.com/2011/02/flying-croc-promotes-its-webcam-sites.html
     
  2. Autumn

    Autumn Elite Member

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    So what were you doing that got you banned?

    Streamate undoubtedly shave but Flying Croc / Moneytree has also been around for years and years and is one of the oldest adult affiliate programs still going. They pay lots and lots of people big bucks every month.
     
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  3. geechacha

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    its helpfull
     
  4. all_for_war

    all_for_war Newbie

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    I sent them a email the previous week confirming that they were sending out my check on March 4th. They responded saying that since i reached my mininum that same week that would mean they dont send it out until next week and also included that my sign ups wernt "performing as expected" and that my account is at risk of being converted to revshare as read in the terms and conditions when signing up.

    Than the following week i log in to my account to check the status of my sign ups and the status of my payment only to find that my account is frozen. I sent them a email right away and its been 2 days now. Its one think to switch my account to revshare but to freeze my funds from previous sign ups is not fare at all and i consider it a theft of my income.

    How am i to truly know what my sign ups are spending besides taking the word of the people that pay me out of their own pocket. And who are these people you claim "make big bucks"? And also with a company like streamate which flying croc probably owns thats scams customers and marketers(in my case anyways) gives me the impression that the whole company is run by scammers.
     
  5. Autumn

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    I personally don't promote them because I think they're shady and they don't convert, but they are indeed one of the oldest adult programs on the net. They're the people behind Sextracker which was the biggest adult counter back in the days when text tgps were the new big thing (ie. almost 15 years ago). You can see Streamate running on plenty of very big sites out there so obviously they're paying someone.

    It's not unreasonable for them to switch you to revshare if your traffic's crap.

    So you conveniently didn't mention what you did to get banned? ie. how you were getting and converting traffic? Because while Moneytree may very well be a complete scam, for all we know you could also just be sending crap traffic or frauding.
     
  6. xxxhat

    xxxhat Registered Member

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    i don't think they shave, i had reffered webmaster there which makes me $200 - $400 each month sometimes more... usually webcam programs shave first on webmasters referral
     
  7. Steeky

    Steeky Regular Member

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    Have been getting paid on time since 2006. No problems other than the outdated affiliate control panel.

    Maybe I missed it but I still don't see where you said your traffic came from. You must of been mixing fake traffic with credit card fraud...

    Many of the top porn sites use Streamate or there white label sites. Pornhub, Brazzers, and the list goes on...
     
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  8. all_for_war

    all_for_war Newbie

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    I dont mind if they switch my account to revshare but to take away the money from all the sign ups up to that point is not fare.

    ANd also i get my traffic from a fringe forums porn section. Even though its not many sign ups(about 8 so $320 is owed) i would still like to be paid. I dont know maybe they regulary scam only the little guys such as customers and small time marketers.
     
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    I have been with them for almost 5 months and haven't made sh*t. Not one sign up or anything. And my site has over 10k traffic so far. Sooo, either people are really rejecting it or the signups aren't registering.
     
  10. dennisyu

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    It's not that, their program is just a hard sell because users have to enter their credit card for you to get a conversion. And if they don't spend any money they will convert you to revshare pretty fast.

    A lot of the big tube sites have a streamate whitelabel, but their traffic is in the millions.

    MyFreeCams has the best biz model. Unfortunate that they don't have a direct affiliate program though. Unless your traffic is really good, i'd suggest you go with a lead gen program.
     
  11. queenmery

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    Are you sure about this?
     
  12. TrulyReal

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    I've actually been paid out by MoneyTree so I'm surprised they are acting that way.
     
  13. bmponcabare

    bmponcabare Newbie

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    didnt manwin buy streamate?
     
  14. BIGBIGBIGMamas

    BIGBIGBIGMamas Power Member

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    MTree is full of $hit...
    NEVER DID A THING 'SHADY'...
     
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    Another thread raised from the abyss ;)

    I was using MTree a few years ago, got a couple of thousand dollars out of them before they banned me. Was using some shady techniques though, so I wasn't surprised. I don't like their system very much, there are better programmes out there.
     
  16. SerpEvil

    SerpEvil Supreme Member

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    i am in the niche for over 8 years and all of this time i had no single issue with mtree.u must be wrong and did something shady
     
  17. ba_laz

    ba_laz Power Member

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    mtree (=streamate) is the best cam site online for sure,geting paid by them weekly for a while.if you got banned you probably did some shady shit.
     
  18. fabe1180

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    for me one of the best and most serious
    always pay on time