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Using PMs to Sell Your Services

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BassTrackerBoats, Oct 17, 2014.

  1. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    How about "Don't".

    The past week I have had several people hit me up, unsolicited, to sell me via PMs.

    Don't do that to anyone here.


    • It is selfish on your part to think that you deserve anyone's undivided attention for your unsolicited sales pitch.
    • It causes the one receiving the PM to break away from what they were doing.
    • It is annoying as all get out.

    AND

    It is against the TOS here.

    Don't freaking do that.

    Any questions?
     
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  2. redrubies

    redrubies Supreme Member

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    I can't stand it either. It's so annoying.
     
  3. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Yeah, I have started reporting people for doing it now. It is getting out of hand.

    The smart marketers will at least personalise the message and offer a review copy or some freebie to entice you, I don't have a problem with that, but unsolicited PM's with just a copy/paste sales message get reported.
     
  4. koolkake

    koolkake Regular Member

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    I have people adding me on skype every few days selling their "500$ a month insta-rank SEO service". No thank you. PM's come in too, just as annoying

    edit: as I posted in this thread someone else added my skype soliciting their services. yawn.
     
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  5. veboo

    veboo Senior Member

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    What if a user here pm us about a service which might be fulfilled with us and if we pm them with positive result will it be still Breaking TOS?
     
  6. royserpa

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    Ok btb i will stop promoting my escort services :(
     
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  7. MafiaBoss

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  8. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    The most recent asked to see some sample of a service I am offering, 3 PMs later, after I shared what I offered, he tried to sell me his deal.

    I'd say he wears size 23 clown shoes but that would be rude on my part.
     
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    I am getting more and more people messaging me on skype

    Ill never buy an unsolicited service from you so stop it

    Its annoying, and maybe its time I started reporting those who do it

    PM don't bother me so much, I just delete them
     
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  10. LleixG

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    I get PM's too from people spamming their services
     
  11. raheelb

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    you made a thread about that ? and this didnt wasted your time at all .. and if this thread is about me you can ask the mod to take a look into your's and mine Pm's . I am happy to get a infraction or banned if it was against the TOS . forums are for socializing and connecting with peoples and share ideas but for you its just another market place , you are just here to sell your shit (which i mean is great no doubt you are good at what you do ) as i said in the PM i have big respect for you .. but being frank all the methods you have shared here dont work for shit :D you just share some of info to gain popularity on the forum so you can make money out of it .. just remember that once you were a newbie aswell and someone must have helped you out .. being a human is more important then being a rich man .. :) and i am sorry once again for wasting your time ..
     
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    Dude, you just embarrassed yourself and made it worse.
     
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  13. rob1977

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    I new I was antisocial but it's bad when even the PM spammers ignore you!!!
     
  14. rob1977

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    did ye aye.......
     
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  15. lord1027

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    I feel so small, nobody spams me...
     
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  16. Trepanated

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    You're quite wrong there on every single count.

    BTB shares a lot of useful information on this forum and regularly goes out of his way to help newbies - he gives his help for no other reason than being a nice guy.

    I guess you will never be the recipient of that generosity now - but that's your loss, not his.
     
  17. raheelb

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    dude there is no embarrassment when i haven't done anything wrong ,
     
  18. rob1977

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    I'm smaller nobody spammed me first :(
     
  19. rob1977

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    Yes you did. You never spammed me or Lord. BE SHAME spammer
     
  20. raheelb

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    if you want i can share the screen shot of his reply .. then you can see how far he goes :) anyways i have seen enough generosity from him :)