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Scamming Women

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dobsonFly, Aug 20, 2013.

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  1. dobsonFly

    dobsonFly Newbie

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    A nifty little "scam" I discovered today.... So this organization posts ads on LinkedIn targeting professional women. Thinking it's basically a networking org, I click it to scope it out. When I get to their site it looks super spammy and raises some serious redflags.... Hmm

    So I google, "**** scam" and lo and behold a plethora of complaints and reviews and blog posts come up that absolutely hate on this organization.

    Here's the business model:
    1. Advertise with targeted linkedIn members
    2. Offer "free" membership to those who "qualify" (read, everyone...)
    3. Follow up with members who register and prompt them to talk about their accomplishments (Generally not difficult with most people/women)
    4. Follow up again with an opportunity to be "Woman of the Year for *insert your state*! All you have to do to reserve your chance to win is give us $995!"
    5. Laugh at dumb women while you Scrooge McDuck into your ill-gotten gains

    A very serious part of me wants to use my BHW knowledge for evil and find exciting ways to bring them down.
     
  2. phatzilla

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    you can start by posting their name.
     
  3. JRFisher

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    Make women pay for a chance to feel important, brilliant.
     
  4. dobsonFly

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    Eh, I figured people that cared would find them.... but people are lazy and the more I think about it the less remorse I have.

    NAPW[dot]com

    Go nuts. (still can't post links grumble grumble)
     
  5. phatzilla

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    I Bet the conversion rate is insane.
     
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    Just reading their Yelp reviews, it's got to be. The reviews on there aren't women who realized their mistake beforehand... it's women who paid and haven't gotten their money back...
     
  7. phatzilla

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    The emotions have already been invested, their decision will be defended to death.
     
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    I'm not sure what this means exactly... but it's awfully cryptic and I like it.
     
  10. lmxftw

    lmxftw BANNED BANNED

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    there are also companies who give men beer and ask them for money after :O
     
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  11. phatzilla

    phatzilla Supreme Member

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    That's called having a good time.
     
  12. lloughry

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    That's like the faxes we use to get at the office. You have been included in the "who's who of <insert industry>" order your copy of the publication today, and copies for your friends and family to show off your accomplishment. They are only $25 each, If you want a profile listing in the directory send us $995.
     
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