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WTF happened to the marketplace?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by jon_xx_x, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Is it just a contest now who can hire the best graphic designers and make the longest, annoying ads?
    I don't want to scroll through 8 pages of graphics to get 10 lines of text.
    Seeing a bunch of graphics of guns, bombs and super heroes, and using silly names isn't going to convince me to buy your product.
    All I care about is what it does, proof/reviews from others.

    /end rant.
     
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  2. bk071

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    Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man, The hulk... and if that wasn't enough, we have Lady gaga.
    Whats next? Justin Bieber?
     
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    M1ndfluX Senior Member

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    So true...
    Awesome graphics don't convince me to buy, infact it works the opposite. Its a common rule in our world that lesser mockup will give you better conversion rates.
    Surely a few exemptions, but who needs to be convinced that their service works. The buyer or the seller, who thinks since he has bought a piece of software, became a SEO expert overnight.
    Besides these facts, it looks effin' childish and dumb. C'mon its a industry ffs...
     
  4. steelballs

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    OP you are right...

    Sheeple are so easily led...
     
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  5. jon_xx_x

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    I haven't been to market place in numerous months, and couldn't believe how much it's changed. I'm looking to test out a couple services, and I've simply closed out of quite a few threads after scrolling and trying to find wtf they are selling.
     
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  6. myfault

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    LOL i like this line "8 pages of graphics to get 10 lines of text."
     
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    Dead on with that observation OP. I don't even read half of it and the comic strip cartoon stuff... :confused: just tell me what your service offers and how much it is going to cost. I swear you can't even find the price of some of these things, which for me, and most I would guess, is paramount! If I can't afford it or don't want to pay that much, then let me know!
     
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  9. mikie46

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    I have to admit, iv stopped buying gigs more than a year ago. I found that no matter how wonderful the promises they never delivered. And if they did it was short lived and within a few months all the money i spent was down the toilet, flushed away! What gets me are the ridiculous statements, THE WORLDS BEST, AMAZING this and that, TAKE DOWN YOUR COMPETITORS etc. BHW should police this like adwords does. Dont allow them to place anything thats false and untrue in the subject. Iv yet to find a service that lives up to those outrageous claims.
     
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  10. jon_xx_x

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    Exactly. I'm trying to compare a bunch of services, and when they all have a ton of graphics, it's going to take forever to find what they actually do, and their price.
     
  11. jon_xx_x

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    Especially stuff like, "Penguin safe" or "100% whitehat"
    That's a bold statement to make when you really have zero clue what Google will do their next update.
     
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  12. GoGetRanked

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    Took the words out of my mouth ..
    if you have a decent product ..just list it in a few sentences man ..don't make me read a damm thesis

    Totally agree OP ..thank you for highlighting it .. a community only becomes better with member vigilance

    regards
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    "I'm not going to bore you with a long sales letter, INSTEAD ILL GIVE YOU 15 PAGES OF TESTIMONIALS YA BISH!"

    makes me want to cunt punch myself.
     
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    This. Number one thing I hate is sellers who copy every positive feedback, highlight it, bold it, and repost it a million times. Let me read through the feedback myself, I don't need you to bombard me with that crap.
     
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    Agree 100%. Flashy images and bs statements aren't going to get me to buy a product, its all in the results and proof. I think the main reason this trend started is its a way to add more content without actually adding any value. Makes the sales page look "fuller". Anyone want to split test a squeeze page for a product on say CB? One with all the crap and graphics and one thats straight to the point without any outrageous claims or fluff. Would be interesting to see the results.
     
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  18. myfault

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    LOL WTF!!!..

    Like another i seen on different forum written their plan name - Katrina Plan, Hurrican Plan and other bullshit plans name with their fancy red-black text color.
     
  19. mikie46

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    Come on guys, stop pooh poohing the Marketplace!! Its not nice.
     
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    Are you interested in buying a package that's absolutely worth it?
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    Well tough $%# you're gonna suffer and YOU ARE GONNA LIKE IT!!!

    And that children, is our beloved marketplace.