Think Twice about Multi-Level Marketing

Think Twice about Multi-Level Marketing

Melaleuca - Never again Avoid Arbonne 'Business Opportunity' like the Plague! 5LINX - RUN AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY RIP OFF- ACN is a scam all the way BEWARE The sales pitch sounded simple. Sell these great products to others and make serious money! It’s so easy – the products sell themselves! A lot of people find themselves in a position to sell healthcare, beauty or any number of other products on behalf of a company, and more than a few realize that perhaps the sales opportunity is not all that they had hoped for. If you’re thinking about selling products for a company, go in with your eyes...
Warning: The (Fake) IRS Wants More Than Your Taxes!

Warning: The (Fake) IRS Wants More Than Your Taxes!

There is a problem out in the cyber world. There is a scam moving through emails, and unlike some that are pretty generic or obvious, this one is good. Really good. And you need to be careful. Contacted by the IRS Nothing is more nerve-wracking for a small business owner than a letter or email from the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS. The only good IRS is an IRS that sends you a tax refund at the end of the year. An email from the IRS – especially one that comes from a domain like complaints@irs.gov – is downright terrifying. But that’s exactly what’s...
Some of the most complained companies

Some of the most complained companies

Everyone runs into bad service now and again. We buy something and it breaks or we try to reason with a customer service representative and get absolutely nothing for our efforts except a headache. On the flipside, most companies expect to see some complaints from time to time, but most companies are very conscientious about keeping complaints to a minimum and pleasing the customers. In fact, more customers than ever are including contact information in their complaints so that stores can fix problems or address concerns directly. How successful this is varies by company, of course. But sometimes despite their best efforts...
Why You Should Stop Paying for Leads!

Why You Should Stop Paying for Leads!

Thumbtack - One call, not hired once, and lying about quotes submitted Thumbtack - Review about Job Quotes Service Fee Thumbtack - Very questionable business practices Thumbtack generated false leads that seem enticing It’s hard to find business some times and marketing can take on many different forms. If you provide a service for others – handyman, plumbing, cleaning, what have you – you are always seeking out your next client or job. Going without work means going without pay, so there is always pressure to do what it takes to find the next job and keep your income steady. One marketing strategy can easily backfire, however. If you have been paying for leads through...
Get Your Money’s Worth

Get Your Money’s Worth

Instant Checkmate - Put your credit card back in your wallet Instant Checkmate - FRAUD WEBSITE Instant Checkmate bait and switch Instant Checkmate - Total Ripoff Instant Checkmate - Bogus or no information Instant Checkmate is a Loser, Don't Do It There are some websites and companies that appear to operate on a false front. They promise information or monitoring, but once you sign up for an account you realize that you’re not really getting anything special. In fact, you’re not getting anything you couldn’t get yourself with a bit of digging on the internet. But someone is benefiting from your membership. The company just got themselves another paying customer. It’s worth noting that not all pay-for-use websites...
When You Fix Cable Woes…And When You Can’t

When You Fix Cable Woes…And When You Can’t

Suddenlink - Review about Poor Internet Service from Canyon, Texas Suddenlink - constant outages Suddenlink - Disappoint Abounds..Bitter Departure A pure market fixes a lot of issues. When there are companies competing for your business, you can often work out fair prices, low offers and round up some service technicians when you need them. But when a company is a monopoly, there isn’t much they don’t get away with – and there’s not much you can do about it. Cable Service Issues Cable companies offer HD services and high speed internet Sometimes it seems as though they offer these services whether they can deliver them or not. There is nothing more frustrating than paying for...
Throwing Away Perfectly Good Electronics

Throwing Away Perfectly Good Electronics

Belkin - Wireless router doesn't work? Belkin making me regret - Belkin Sucks Belkin - Charging me for (FREE) customer support? The world of electronics is frantic at best. There are new devices being introduced every day and the anxiety to be caught up with the latest and greatest gadget is not always easily overcome. But shiny new phones and tablets aside, there are some things in your house that you expect to work steadily to support the new toys – your router. Installing Your Internet Internet has come a long way over the last ten years or so, but it’s not moving quite as fast as some of the other technologies at least. What...
Reputable Website Scams

Reputable Website Scams

Volusion - Charges Unjustified Volusion - UPGRADE? ROTFLMAO! There are a lot of ways to run into trouble online. You can easily fall into a trap thanks to the sheer number of threats. Malware, scams and even annoying spam can all cause you trouble from time to time, but what if you’re an honest business person? What if you’re doing your best to set up a legitimate website? Sometimes even then you’re in for a scam. Nobody has the ability to work completely independently online. You have to register a domain and then you have to find a server to run the site. Of...
Sometimes You Must Fight For Your Entertainment Rights

Sometimes You Must Fight For Your Entertainment Rights

DISH NETWORK - DISH charged me innaccurate fee & Cap One helped them get funds illegally Dish network making money out of early termination fee DISH NETWORK - Dissatisfied Customer There are many television cable and satellite providers, but none are perfect. Usually this works in your favor as you can pit one company against each other and jump from one to the other in order to get the best deal possible. But sometimes a simple phone call isn’t enough. There are times that entertainment options get so sticky you have to truly fight your way to a real solution. Read the Fine Print To get the most bang for your entertainment buck, you’re going to have to read just about everything...
Get even

Get even

HOW TO GET REVENGE ON NETFLIX You lost a fight. You tried your best, but you lost. It is a pure injustice, but they won. You are injured/robbed/convicted, but it’s over. Finalized, wrapped, sealed. Irreversible. What’s now? You make a choice, which, as a Wise man said, “if not victory, is yet revenge. “ Revenge… In our case, Consumer against Provider.  Mistreated person against heavyweight corporation. Does he stand a chance? Today’s consumer is smart, educated and a bit arrogant. He understands that there is a plethora of companies, seeking his business, so he can get exactly what he wants. And what he wants is products and services...