Are 'Guaranteed Clicks Solo Ads' A Scam?
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I was looking around for different ways to promote my Affiliate product Elite Marketing Pro.
Heard of Solo Ads a while back.
Bought a few courses regarding the type of adversing from such big names like Matt Lloyd and Daegan Smith.
Both had mentioned SelfGrowth.com for Solo Ads.
The only problem is it costs $1,500 - $3,000 for a solo ad, with NO guaranteed clicks.
I know what you're thinking.
"That's hogwash! No guaranteed clicks for a price like that!?"
That's right. Not one guarantee of even the slightest of a click.
But stay with me as you hear why.
These solo ad providers you see on Warrior and places like Safeswaps or Udimi. Think of them like carnies at the Carnival.
You know the games you walk by and they're trying to get you to lose some money.
"Hey sweetheart, got 300 top tier clicks with your name on it for $200"
They're all intertwined with one another.
Many of them leave the really glowing reviews for each other.
They know you'll lose money, but they make it so that it looks like you walked away a winner.
You get the Pink Unicorn to give to your mate.
Let's say you're walking by and one catches your eye with a delicious offer of 1,000 clicks for only $250 GUARANTEED.
You think just how amazing if you could get your offer in front of 1,000 people.
You'd have to make a sale for sure.
*oh you definitely do! That's their secret*
So you have a product for sale worth $50.
You take up the Carnie on his offer for 1,000 clicks for only $250.
A few days later you see a whole bunch of leads show up, and you even walk away with 2 sales!
Plus all the leads you got.
What an amazing deal!!
*This is what I like to call the smoke and mirror show and this is where the magic happens* But not for you.
You run back to your friends howling in excitement about all your new leads and the two sales you made.
You follow up with your leads, only to hit a dead end with all of them.
The carnie comes back with an even sweeter deal.
5,000 clicks for $900 guaranteed 90% top tier.
Wow! How can you turn that deal down.
"Just imagine..... 5,000 people who see my offer."
This time you get 6 sales of $50.
Plus one upswell worth $300
Wow! That's amazing!!
"I made $600!! Plus a tonne of leads!"
You run off again in excitement about your sales and leads (that lead to know where)
You seem to forget the $300 you lost.
Now you tell your friends.
Your friend comes along and repeats the same process you just endured.
Which he then tells his friends and they tell their friends.
Resulting in 100's if not 1,000's of people running to play the carnies game.
The carnie made $150 off of you the first time and then $300 the second time. For a total of $450.
Now multiply that by 10 people who came to play the game after you shared your excitement.
The carnie walks away with $4,500.
All while everyone else walked away losing a total of $4,500.
But it was made to look like they actually made way with so much more. When in fact they actually didn't.
This is smoke and mirror show that's been happening and will continue to happen, unless we put a stop to this.
You can guess how many clicks you might receive, but you can never guarantee clicks.
You can only guess. So anyone who is guaranteeing clicks, should be approached with caution.
Places like ArcaMax, or SelfGrowth cost that much because you get real people and real people are random.
That's why you'll never get guaranteed clicks from real solo ad providers.
How can this be proven?
Buy a solo ad and write your title "open me"
In the solo ad, write:
Click the link below.
Watch how you magically get 100's of clicks.
You can write the absolutely worst copy, and you'll still get clicks.
Try that with a real solo ad provider.
You cannot guarantee clicks. You can only at best, guess but with the buyer knowing that's a guess based on previous stats.
You're better off cutting out the middle man and going straight to Fiverr.com and ordering top tier leads and clicks.
Then taking the rest of the $450 you would have given the Carnie, you give to your friend and say, I need you to buy this product from my site.
This is a complete smoke and mirror show.
Snake oil at its finest.
The purest of pure snake oil.
Not only have they sold ice to the Eskimos, they sold them a damn ice maker too so they can have ice all year round....
Keep your money.
Only go to places like ArcaMax or Selfgrowth and many of the other reputable solo ad providers.
Thoughts, comments, and even hate is welcome.
The more the merrier, please