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What’s To Come – The Secrets on the .Net

Internet s Now OpenSo here is what is in store over the next few weeks… lots of secrets unmasked and questions answered some are “secrets” that I’ve found on the ‘Net (wonderful out of the way places or websites that have some interesting use) and some are not-so-secret but you readers and subscribers may just not have heard of them yet.

  • The top ten unheard of social media websites… be heard, post things, learn things and such.

  • Some AMAZING online tools and software that I’ve found hidden in the corners of the web.
  • Some Apps for your iPhone or Smartphone that you really should look in to, but have never heard of before
  • and much, much more…

There will also be a veritable plethora of guest posts that you can check out. Experts in all sorts of fields from search engine optimization to marketing online for brick and mortar businesses to just how to start making a living doing internet marketing.

So “stay tuned”, pop in from time to time… or better yet, grab the RSS feed so you don’t miss out on anything.


If You Need To Begin An Online Business You Need To Find The Appropriate Opportunity

Times are tough right now for a great deal of individuals, and many people have heard that the Internet can be quite a good way to earn some additional money. The reality is that the Internet is a great way to earn some additional money, but only if you find the best programs. Most likely you know that there really are people online who are simply scam artists, and you have to know how to avoid getting caught by them. They will do this by selling you programs which say they can make you money but wind up providing nothing. If you follow the simple suggestions below you’ll be able to to find a reputable program and you will also learn how to avoid those scam artists.

Anyone who tells you that one could start making thousands of dollars instantly is lying to you. I know you have seen them, those that say “Earn $2,000 Tonight While You Sleep.” If you think about this, if something like this actually existed every person would be doing it. Nobody would share a program that makes that kind of income, they would keep it to themselves. Any person making ridiculous promises like this, first should be shot, but since that’s illegal, you should just avoid them like the plague.

The programs that appear reasonable are programs you need to begin looking into. Like programs which inform you right off the bat you simply will not get rich but you can make a decent income. That’s really something that sounds reasonable. However, if they also tell you that you will not have to do anything because they created a software to do it all for you, run away. Even though you can find software that may help you none of the software programs can do everything for you. If you want to generate an income online you will have to put in time and energy. When you see any of those products there is a good chance that it’s a scam.

Do not believe the testimonials that you come across on their main sales page. People make up testimonials as a way to scam you, thinking that if this program worked for an unemployed man that lived in his car, than it can work for me. You may, on occasion find a program that would seem to not fall into any of those categories in the list above, when that happens, before you join do a search on the internet for that program and look for reviews. The main element here is to seek out reviews from prior customers. This is a fantastic way to avoid a scam, even if it does not seem like a scam. For instance many people called Limu company a scam until I wrote this Limu Review to dispel all the scam rumors.

Locating a forum that discusses online business programs can also be a great way to investigate a program. You can join these forums and ask everybody if anyone has used the program and if it had been useful. Of course make sure you ask for peoples opinions that have ordered the program, mainly because many people will just go by what they heard. The one opportunity that I hear a lot of marketers say didn’t work for them is the Zeek Reward Scam.

You can find yourself saving lots of money if you remember to follow the suggestions above. There are good products on the internet, produced by honest people, you need to simply take the time to look for them.

Don’t be too cautious about marketing scams online. For example you may want to take a look at my 5linx Review and Monavie Scam.

Scammed – To Be or Not To Be!

Scammed – To be or Not to be!
Author: Val Burnett


As of late there have been a couple of programs that are

being promoted on the internet that many of us “experienced”
program owners and/or marketers find questionable. Well to
be quite blunt, they could not possibly deliver what they
promise and have in the past experienced unethical business
practices and customer issues with their previous sites.

If any program claims to email members of another program
and claim double-optin, get clarification, do your research.
If any program claims to send mail to millions, really
analyze the FAQ and find out who and how they do this. Ask
Questions! If they don’t state how exactly, then move on.
Anything that is stated on a website should be backed up
with clear data. If you can not verify the statements on the
websites are true, then sit back and do your research before
you put out your hard earned money.

Trust me on this, it is always best to delay a signup and
satisfy your own curiosity and possibly even save you a
few bucks. Always better to be safe then sorry. Do not get
taken in by the hype of reaching billions of people for a
small fee, it is usually small for a reason. If the program
is a “scam” or “all BS with no meat” then you will save a
few bucks, not be taken again plus you will help stop lining
the pockets of the supposed program owner that makes all the
promises and delivers nothing.

Please do your research before you purchase any service or
product on the internet. It will save you heartache, your
money but also the confidence you should have in programs
and program owners that are there to help you and do back
up what they promise. I am not saying research every
program before you sign up, as you know there are quite a
lot of experienced marketers that have a very good
reputation and if you did search the net for issues regarding
them, you would probably have a hard time finding any.

I am saying to do your research on websites where you are
notsure who the owner is or a website that promises a lot
but when you think about it you wonder if it is even possible
if they can deliver it. Is there too much hype? Can you clearly
see who owns the site? Do they hide? Are there
testimonials? Is there a phone number as well as address of
the company clearly displayed? All of the answers to these
questions should play a big part in your decision when you
join a program.

When you first look at a website can the following items be
easily found?

– Company information
– Owner Information
– Privacy Policy
– Contact information

By researching this information and seeing if the company
provides you with multiple ways to contact them show that
they will not skip out after you have paid them. Also test
out their customer service, ask them about their refund
policy before you sign up, ask them about their TOS or what
others have found good about the program (testimonies).
Wait and see how long it takes them to answer but also the
type of reply they provide. If it is vague and your answers
are not truly answered the way you wish, then move on to
another program.

One of the things I do is search for the program through
Google. Sometimes it can help reading other customers
results, responses or issues when they joined the website in
question. Another thing I always do is go to and put in the URL of the program. I
check to see who owns the domain and website, I use the
information found on Whois and perform a check through
Google for the program owner’s name.

If I am not sure of the reputation of the owner of a program
and before I attach my name to a program or spend my hard
earned money signing up, I want to know who I am dealing
with. This is especially true for anyone that promotes other
peoples programs. Are you after the quick buck and don’t
care what happens to the people you refer to that website?
Or do you truly want to refer others to programs that do
deliver what they state?

If you see a website that has one page with no other
information and no clear contact information including where
the company resides, I would think twice before joining it
before I did some intense research.

By taking the time to research you are giving yourself the
tools and the knowledge to make an informed decision. By
taking the time, you are also able to share the information
you have found and help others make informed decisions.

When it comes to the internet it is easier for some to
hide behind websites, make some cash and not back up
what they promise to deliver. It is time that we as consumers
stop lining their pockets and speak up and let them know
what we will and will not take.

You are the one that holds the key to the associations you
make on the internet. Make associations that will help not
harm you and your fellow marketer.

There are hundreds of program owners out there that give
you everything you need to make an informed decision
stick with the ones that are honest, have ethics and a
good reputation.

Your future is in your hands and only your hands. Be
informed and do your research! It is your choice –
Scammed – To be or Not To be!

Val Burnett is owner of many responsive marketing
programs found at
Plus publisher of BizMajic News 41,000 Subscribers