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WTF is up with Onlywire?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by mikie46, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. mikie46

    mikie46 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Have they turned into a subscription service or something? I logged into my account to find it DISABLED with 2 buttons to make payment the 3rd one requesting me to add their button to my site. WTF is up with that?

    OnlyWire provides its customers with product enhancements and support through its paid services. You can use The Power of the Buttonâ„¢ through a simple and inexpensive Pay plan or via the Promote plan which is FREE. Click here to set up your account and continue using OnlyWire.

    Since when?
     
  2. topstar

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    A few weeks ago. They sent several emails explaining the new service plans.
     
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  3. mikie46

    mikie46 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Right, but did this mean that they would DISABLE everyones account?
     
  4. pjayaswal

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    Yes... they have now become a paid service. It would be more useful to switch to Social Marker or Social Poster. In any case, I was having very erratic results from Onlywire in the past few months.
     
  5. mikie46

    mikie46 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I love these services and its a common way to make money.

    They offer free signups for a few years then turn around and turn the service into a paid service. Seen it done tons of times. Its a great way to make money. The question is, how many members will they loose because of it?
     
  6. misbah81

    misbah81 Newbie

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    My free account also Disabled after one week
     
  7. veni

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    my free account is still working. For free accounts, you have to put the Onlywire button on your website, did you remove yours?
     
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    my free acount still works, but i still get an email or two a week from them saying i need to properly install the button although it's 100% compliant with what they want.
     
  9. veni

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    The only problem I'm facing now is that the captcha for reddit is not appearing. I'm not banned on reddit, and I have used Firefox and IE...nothing seems to work
     
  10. knabis

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    Onlywire.com is gettin greedy...
     
  11. mikie46

    mikie46 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    They billed me for an additional year. I told them i didnt want the service 2 weeks before the rebill. They never responded to i charged back via my bank account and filed a complaint against them for a service which never worked properly. Easy done, they can go to hell.