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Yahoo PPC taking my money!

Discussion in 'Yahoo & MSN' started by LoboRsxS, May 2, 2009.

  1. LoboRsxS

    LoboRsxS Regular Member

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    OMG so I open my email and it says yahoo charged me again! I did prepaid for $30 and then used a coupon for $25 and it never even used the coupon! It keeps charging $30 even though my limit is $25>?!?!? I want to take my paypal card off but it won't give me a choice to! Please help I only have $14 in my paypal and $8 in my bank :*( :*( I emailed hem 2 hours ago but no reply
     
  2. corgi

    corgi Junior Member

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    That's normal behavior, I think - if i read your message correctly.

    Yahoo, amongst other ppc engines, automatically recharge/refill your balance to estimated 5 days(varies) worth, whenever you spend or your balance drops to that point.


    if you pause your campaigns or your account - even though they charged you, you're not really being 'charged'. Simply email them and say refund your balance.
     
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  3. plunge

    plunge BANNED BANNED

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    dunno if it's changed but yahoo used to continue to charge your CC at whatever increment you selected, until you have a 3+ day balance, based on your estimated spend. this sounds normal. you can ask them to refund it if you pause your campaigns, but as long as they're active this is just how it works.
     
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    stupiddumbass BANNED BANNED

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    HAHA, this happened to me too, I got so mad at them then gave yahoo shit for not having a automated feature where we can control our spending. Instead you have to call in. They told me in the near future they are gonna do something maybe, but the system was built to scam people out of money with auto reload. I told them it was very nice feature, but fuck some of us dont want to spend all that money right away.

    They said for futuure considerations just call them and they will deactivate the autreload.

    You can alternatively just delete yahoo off your paylist too!
     
  5. AffGuy08

    AffGuy08 BANNED BANNED

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    You can control your spending by just emailing to them requesting to manually add funds to your account. I will get a reply within 24hrs :)
     
  6. LoboRsxS

    LoboRsxS Regular Member

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    k thanks bud. they refunded me the money I didn't spend :D same day so I'm happy :D
     
  7. Sharer

    Sharer Power Member

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    I am glad you got your money back. I really hate seeing oother people being scammed.

    Good luck in the future.
     
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  8. evilman11

    evilman11 Junior Member

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    its good that they gave your money back instead of being like well your sol and your out x amount of dollars. im sure if they did shit like that they wouldnt have much business. what would really suck is if they used all the money on your debit and you got overdraft fees:p.
     
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    supersenwins Junior Member

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    Can someone clarify..

    Does Yahoo search marketing accept payment from unverified Paypal? Also,If we choose PP as our payment mode how do we stop yahoo frm unnecessarily charging our PP account(Like the Op above). After the initial payment should we cancel the subscription or anything like that?
     
  10. APK2004

    APK2004 BANNED BANNED

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    Yahoo PPC is terrible. If you can go with adwords.
     
  11. black_ice007

    black_ice007 Regular Member

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    Yeah I dont like that feature about yahoo either. I've had to deal with this multiple times...but once you get used to it....its all good. Yeah they will refund you the money...so that is always a good thing.

    APK2004...yahoo is not that bad when learning PPC.....i actually have been using it for the past year or so..and to be honest..it has much less restrictions that Google.