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    AM Navigator Geno Prussakov's Avatar
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    Question Do you promote hosting programs?
    The question is simple... Let me know your "yes" or "no", please.

    Many thanks in advance,

    Geno

    PS: Sal, I intentionally left out the "it depends" option again, but feel free to elaborate, buddy! And not only Sal, please...

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    "no." Not anymore. Too many reversals, and too many loopholes.

    One major loophole I found. They only pay if the customer pays for 1-year + in ADVANCE, and not month-to-month. Most people I know don't want to pay that far in advance especially when hosting companies come and go.

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    A-ha! So if you were paid on the month-to-month customers, you would do it?

    G.

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    Yes. I would look it over and seriously consider it. Since I have a couple of sites that do/did very well with them.

    Though I would still wait and see about the reversal rate and ask why after trying it for 90 days.

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    Gotcha.

    If anyone else votes "no" because of particular concerns, please post them here.

    Many thanks in advance!

    Geno

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    For what it's worth, I've been thinking of promoting hosting companies from day one, but as each day goes by, I find more and more reasons not to. Since I promote mainly via PPC, the absolute biggest drawback for me is the costs of running a PPC campaign (mainly through Adwords).

    However, if I can find a way to get a site together that'll do well in SEs (again, a long shot), then maybe. But as it stands, I'm still too scared to try it...
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    I don't do REAL promoting , but I do have a couple of banners up for my host company. I consider them to be very good at hosting, but I have not made any sales, maybe because I don't push enough.

    I have considered re-seller hosting as a side line.................but instinct keeps telling me to not get involved.

    Geno....Are you setting up your own servers and need some "hawking"??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Witzer
    Geno....Are you setting up your own servers and need some "hawking"??
    I am "testing the waters" before I take a hosting client (for AMNavigator.com) on board...

    G.

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    I would trust your judgement on the host. If you decide to do it, I would be glad to affiliate with you.
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    Thanks, Witz.

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    I only promote 1 anymore, because of all the returns from the others.
    Maybe the hosting companies are too liberal on their return policies, Or they should lower the commission and not take away reversals, or something. I just hate it though, and it's too hard to count on. One month I may get 30% returns, but the next month shows 60%. If I'm gonna take time to promote stuff, I want something that'll stick.

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    Maybe the hosting companies are too liberal on their return policies, Or they should lower the commission and not take away reversals, or something. I just hate it though, and it's too hard to count on. One month I may get 30% returns, but the next month shows 60%.
    Wow! Gives me very good food for thought! Thanks, RBG!

    G.

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    Yes, I've promoted about 6 from networks and 1 - independent one I found
    by accident 3 years ago. The network ones stopped producing except for 1 and the independent one still sends me commissions to this day.

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