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Screwed by XY7

Discussion in 'The Shit List' started by Pofecker, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Pofecker

    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    I've been debating on whether to do this or not, but I think this should be out in the open.

    A week or so ago I got approached to run a few offers for XY7.

    The type of traffic that was agreed upon was blackhat and the account manager I worked with swore up and down it was ok. In fact, it was the type of traffic he was looking for.

    It turns out that he didn't have permission to OK that type of traffic and my account was banned by compliance and they refused to payout.


    Think twice about working with these folks, they royally screwed me.
     
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    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    Account managers should be held responsible for the deals they make with affiliates. The manager in this case didn't do shit about it and it seemed he'd rather it all just go away after I was banned and screwed out of my payout. Who knows how many people have been screwed by them in the same way.
     
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    You asked for Explanation ?

    And What will happen to the Earnings of publishers on your network with this ?
     
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    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    The explanation was that the compliance officer (network owners wife) saw the traffic and banned my account on the spot. (XY7 Elite) The account manager had no business making the deal with my network and took no responsibility. Since this was a mainstream network, I promised my pubs they would be paid regardless if I didn't. I don't normally do that with BH offers. In my TOS I clearly state that I won't, but I know the leads were good and my pubs should be paid.
     
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    I haven't been screwed as far as not getting paid but what I do know happens is major shaving.... I always do split tests with different cpa companies for the same kind of offer. I make xxx - xxxx a day/week with credit reports from 3 different companies and seen a decent offer on theirs awhile back. Figured I would run it for about a week and see how it converted. I made a total of maybe $150 the whole week which is normal for one - 2 hours on other networks.....

    Always do your homework..
     
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    Do you have any logs of conversations you had with the AM? If so, apporach XY7's president (cna't remeber his name cuz I ahven't worked with them in a while...I think it was Kevin or something like that) and explain that you should be paid what you're owed. Not sure that will get you paid, but at the very least you can throw the AM under the bus for what he did.
     
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    I've kind of always seen xy7 as one of the more shady networks but this is really one of the first negative things I've heard about them.
     
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    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    I do have chat conversations and such and may make them available to someone over there. I was going to just eat the loss and stay quiet, but I'm tired of getting screwed and this company should be outed for what they did.
     
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    Can you specify the AM? Reason is a friend also made a deal and payment didn't show up yesterday.

    I stopped using them because of the same thing. I had AM Terry, use to promise the world until it was payday lol. Bunch of shady guys over there I guess. Thought it was just the guy I had who no longer works there.
     
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    Hey Po,
    If you had email correspondence. I would go above all heads. Sounds like he did this deliberately. Raise a stink. Don't take this laying down.
     
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    Spud Jr BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I had a similar issue. I threatened and told them after I was done. No one would want to do work with them.
     
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    Ok, it's not my AM or I would reply with this one as well but it's not Brandon.

    So yeah Brandon, his, Terry all did pretty much the same thing from one company. I would say that def puts them in the shady category.

    Also I always tell what I'm doing ahead of time too, if they agree I go for it. I don't try to hide it because there is no need, just find someone that is ok with it.

    Basically they tell you what you want to hear to get ur traffic then screw u.
     
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    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    I contacted Kevin with this thread link, he replied "Thanks".

    I doubt he will care, but at least people are able to see this and make their own judgment if they really want to deal with this company or not.
     
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    Spud Jr BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Dude..
    tell them that you'll make a site and blast them throughout all the boards.

    Time is money. It's too precious to let sit dormant.
     
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    Pofecker Senior Member Premium Member

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    I don't roll that way, smear campaigns aren't really my thing. I gave the information to the CEO, if he doesn't do anything I'll simply censor his network on BlackHatWorld so it turns into ***.
     
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    Yeah Dont sit quite on this
     
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    Thanks for the support guys.

    I'm getting hit with IM's galore with other people that this has happened to.
     
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    this is in regards to the VIP offers on your network?
     
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    No, it was previous offers.