People have, are and always will be desperate to earn money. Some of us might argue over the fact that it is the right of every living being in this world to earn and spend money on them. The question that arises is how far could people go in contemplating their desires? The century that we live in has been coping over many transitions that the world has moved on from amongst which Online or Internet Marketing has been the new addition to the greater business ideas. Over hundreds of thousands of online businesses have been started or are under process every day, making the Internet one of the top markets around the globe. Where there is a sparking potential, we always have seen scam and fraud living over other’s sweat.
Entrepreneurship is considered the ‘golden boy’ of business and marketing; hence it wasn’t too late until entrepreneurship joined in the circles of online marketing. With advancing grounds in this professional field, we saw modernized versions of tools that promoted online businesses. Russell Brunson was one of the many individuals who figured out to move the system to the next level by forging a forum that allows marketers to sell their products. It seemed to be a pretty frondeur concept for me when I came across the idea of ‘sales funnel’ and how Russell Brunson made his worth seven figures in a mere three to four years. For instance, it amazed me and everyone that I know of, but I sure kept digging into what this idea really is about and what and how exactly Russell Brunson had been benefiting from “other businesses.”
What made me dig deeper into the scam (that I was about to find out) was the word “short-cut”. I feel this word to be exaggerated as every mature mind believes that “the road to success is difficult and has no short-cuts.” With Russell Brunson with the short-cuts in his product he offered to many people with desires to have a successful setup, this made me test the product to see the extent to which he was able to break the regular cycle of success.
Just as all regular advertising companies with their standard catchy pick-up lines to tempt random people, Russell Brunson’s ClickFunnels was a similar online company to tempt people struggling to set their online businesses. I, too, came with an online startup idea along with certain products to sell. It was on one of the reviews that this site was useful to people who have a product to sell, otherwise “it would be wastage of time and money.” Amusingly, it was still wastage of time and money considering my experience along with several other experiences that I became aware of whilst digging into ClickFunnels and many other products that Russell Brunson sold.
As I got myself registered and got myself a trial membership, it moved me to assess the tool to its entirety. With some knowledge of Sales Funnel, the concept and how it is interpreted to use it impeccably to get my business in the right direction; I started gauging it. At first, I had to pay only a dollar for access to the trial. Considering the level of work that is affiliated with the company, it should be in a way that should impress the person who is to start a legitimate business and particularly not lose any money in any case. Yet, Russell Brunson won’t provide full access to his system. It is the case with a lot of ‘crappy’ trial versions of different software that are potentially a scam to gain revenue out of it. Without any knowledge of what I was into, there was nothing I could gain from it for the first two-three days.
With a 14-day trial version that I could use, it was time until I had to pay more money out for the full updated version. It turned out that the company advised me to buy an upgraded version of it on the fourth day. I never knew I had an awaiting scam ready for taking everything out of me that it can. Under the circumstances I had used the trial version of Brunson’s product, there was no way I was to pay $97 for the thing that had nothing to grasp my attention. Yet, even after canceling it, the company charged $97 out of my card. Except for regret, there was certainly nothing I could’ve done out it. This made me search more about this company and the clientele it had. To my surprise, I wasn’t the first one who got bamboozled by them. Many had been preyed by these people amongst which there were cases much stronger that made me conclude that Russell Brunson, not only with ClickFunnels had been scamming and becoming a millionaire out of people’s businesses but had used this popularity to sell his absurd, incomplete ideas that had no realistic approaches. He had more software that had a similar purpose, he ‘taught’ people the ways of becoming successful like him and a lot of millionaires that were at the place because of him. DotComSecrets X Program is another example that provided trial versions and used the time-release delay tactic to clench tight to his clients into the trap he is leading them to.
Apart from these programs, he also had sold his ideas with the books he had written over the Sales Funnel concept and even the DotCom Secrets Program which is certainly supposed to depict that Russell intends to teach his client the “ins and outs of the Internet Marketing.” It soon would amaze you just like it did to me when anyone of you with a certain knowledge of internet marketing would discover how much revenue Russell gets out of the Empower Network he runs as an Internet Guru. These Gurus are the basic problem within the internet marketing industry that is certainly ‘using’ other people and are living off them. It would surely seem obvious of how easily we see such motivational speakers become millionaires in no time. As they aren’t here to improve your life, they make you feel inadequate without them. This is what makes them rich, the feeling that they constantly put into their clients of getting more to be happier.
Either you are a ClickFunnels user or a DotComSecrets X program participant; you’d be facing the same conclusion, of being scammed. The problem that lies within these systems is the scam advertising that we see all around our web pages. It is now part of our marketing system to brag extraordinarily about the services a certain party is selling to gain attention from the desperate class who are constantly struggling to build up their future.
ClickFunnels or DotComSecrets X gives you a 14-day and 7-day trial version respectively, which as in my case, gets expired days before the subscription is to end. Even with the complete trial version, there is no full access to the program with partial access to training lessons that are primitive of no use to the users. They are merely half-hearted discussions by Russell Brunson which doesn’t have any certain realistic ground.
iscovering fake reviews isn’t new being in the galaxy of internet services. Almost everyone around the globe has had used this tactic to maintain a certain image in the society they are providing certain services. The same had been with the DotComSecrets X program which was specifically reviewed at another affiliated page regarding this trial version and the training session as a ‘time-release delay’ tactic which is the content enough to digest for a week. This time-release delay is certainly a tactic; to just keep you up till that time so that they can charge you $97 per month.
The readers need to understand the real purpose of Russell Brunson and his software and programs. They, unfortunately, are his products which he is potentially selling through us, the clients that use his product. He whole sells his product to you. DotComSecrets X is not going to teach you about internet marketing; it sadly is you paying money to get access to more of his product i.e. his books etc. so that you can learn from the “Guru” to help you sell his products.
Another problem that I have encountered whilst digging more into ClickFunnels and having my products sold was the payouts that I consistently asked for. Things do seem to be smooth for a moment when this tool does come handy for people in selling their products. Yet ‘things’ aren’t always this smooth when it comes to scam. I had $3000 worth products sold through ClickFunnels which impressed me at first. I had everything right and as I went for the payout, it hit me with a rejection. I wasn’t given what I had earned from my hard work. ClickFunnels has a bunch of scams ready for its customers at every stage. With some research, I discovered that I wasn’t the only one facing issues stated above.
It might be discussed at certain places that Internet gurus, who are teachers or motivators to get your business into the path of success, are certainly here to teach you out in every legitimate way we can think of. These facts might amaze us that the number of internet gurus is constantly increasing who potentially are also selling their products with what they are ‘teaching’. This is something most of us wouldn’t believe considering the way these people have been communicating with us. Yet, if we put our focus more into what they constantly bring up is their products; which certainly means that they are looking over their commissions, even with all the committed guidance.
Russell Brunson is one of such ‘teachers’ who urge their customers to join Empower Network. This is a Pyramid Scheme, if people who read this are unaware of, which helps people make money by encouraging more people to recruit into the program through you. Its mechanism might seem simple to you. But as I unfolded things for myself, it left me both amazed and worried. These Internet Gurus might seem like angels to us in our difficult times, yet appearances are deceptive.
Continuing with EN and Russell Brunson, they offer a range of tiers at first to the person who has been influenced through their teaching programs which are of different costs. Some of them are monthly tiers whilst others are one-time buy-ins. I was curious about spending money to get to know more about this ‘easy versions of earning money.’ To my amaze, it soon came in the terms and conditions of this program that I would be receiving payment of the tiers that we are in. It was truly shocking for me at that moment. Any recruiter who selects a tier above ours wouldn’t be ours, technically. It made me more curious to discover who gets the money of that recruiter. Turns out, it is our great Internet Gurus who were trying to make our search for ways of earning more money. This Pyramid Scheme hence got easier to interpret to who is getting rich out of it. With the right calculations, it was concluded that if a person goes to the highest tier available, Russell still easily gains a $4600 commission out of it. This certainly testifies the statement that these people are only interested in making money for themselves. These motivational speakers are not here to improve your life without any interest, to make you rich and satisfied in your lives. They are undoubtedly present in the internet market to make people in distrust feel their adequacy and need. This is what makes them millionaires. We have seen that Russell Brunson is here to sell his products in every way possible and greater quantities every passing day. His promotions have had only self-interest all over these years.