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Hi. I want to know if WSO are worth to purchase. I had seen products here from $1 to $3000. Do they actually value the money and quality of purchase? Also if you can give tips how to buy a legit wso it would really help us. Cheers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
    Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

    Hi. I want to know if WSO are worth to purchase. I had seen products here from $1 to $3000. Do they actually value the money and quality of purchase? Also if you can give tips how to buy a legit wso it would really help us. Cheers.
    Thats kind of like asking how long a string is. Depends on the string and the WSO. In my opinion go for reasonable sounding WSOs where you can see how you could be successful and avoid the hyped up ones.
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    • Originally Posted by Mike Anthony View Post

      Thats kind of like asking how long a string is. Depends on the string and the WSO. In my opinion go for reasonable sounding WSOs where you can see how you could be successful and avoid the hyped up ones.
      so how to choose one. should we go with reviews?
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      • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
        Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

        so how to choose one. should we go with reviews?
        I really don't. I go with the offer because reviews in the open thread have been known to be fake much of the time
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        • Originally Posted by Mike Anthony View Post

          I really don't. I go with the offer because reviews in the open thread have been known to be fake much of the time
          We dont know if the offer is legit as sales copy is too hyped.
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          • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
            Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

            We dont know if the offer is legit as sales copy is too hyped.
            A good rule to follow if you feel the sales copy is too hyped is to walk away.

            Mark
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            • Originally Posted by Mark Singletary View Post

              A good rule to follow if you feel the sales copy is too hyped is to walk away.

              Mark
              could you suggest me some good wso?
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              • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
                Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

                could you suggest me some good wso?
                No. Because I don't know anything about you, what you've tried, what you want to do, what your talents/interests are, etc. Anyone that would under those circumstances, is someone to avoid.

                Besides, I don't buy many these days.

                Mark
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          • Profile picture of the author Regional Warrior
            Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

            We dont know if the offer is legit as sales copy is too hyped.
            Here is a thought buy one ans see of BTW there is only you not we or us just you
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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
    A few things to consider:

    1. Buy according to your needs - not emotions. Many of these sales letters hit our emotions - that's what they are designed to do so that we feel that the purchase is a must. Most aren't. There is hardly anything that you can buy today that can't wait until tomorrow after you think through your options and make a rational decision.

    2. While most of the information I've seen sold as a WSO works (if we work them), you just simply aren't going to get everything you need in many cases. Many WSOs focus on the birds eye view instead of providing all the details a 100% newbie may need. If, for example, you see a complete guide to list building and it's mentioned that the PDF is 20 pages long, you can rest assured it's far from complete. Compare what is offered to what is free on the forum already. You may can get all you need for free.

    3. Be aware of many of the tools such as themes, scripts, etc. WSOs are notorious for hit and run scripts. For example, they sell a super theme but then never update it even though they promise ongoing updates. So, when it doesn't work with the next version of WP (or whatever) you can't use your purchase anymore.

    4. Read reviews but pay attention to the negative ones first. On a multi-page offer, I often will start reading from the last page instead of the first. After a little time, the truth comes out many times about the character of the vendor or the real situation with the product. Ignore reviews, for the most part, of low post count users. That's not saying they are bad, it's saying that someone that joined yesterday with 0 posts doesn't have a lot of credibility. If you like the sound of a review, look for other reviews the poster may have given - you may see a pattern of everything is 100% good. Some people ignore reviews from those that were given free review copies. Having said all that, take all reviews with a grain of salt. If the review weren't there, would you still buy the product based on what you see from the vendor? If not, reviews shouldn't sway you.

    5. Look at the posting history of the vendor including other offers they've made if any. See how they treated previous customers. See what they have written in other parts of the forum. In some cases, you will find people promising to make you rich beyond your wildest dreams were asking how to get two nickels to rub together a month earlier because they were flat broke. While posting history isn't everything, I normally don't buy from people with none.

    6. In many cases, we already have products that tell us how to build a list or write killer sales copy or whatever but we simply haven't used what we've already purchased or downloaded. If you haven't used the stuff you already have, what makes you think you really need what is new? Oh - the sales letter convinces you that this is the last thing you'll ever need to get rich. But the prior ones you bought probably did too. Use what you have already and then if you need more get it but don't keep buying stuff and then not use what you buy.

    7. Whether a WSO works or not, has 2 sides to it. Is it good solid information that can really help people? Some are and some aren't. The other side is will you follow what it says. I've seen posts here, for example, that someone claims product X is a scam but then they admit they don't have a website. Why don't they have a website - product X says you need one. While the fault may lie in the WSO itself, sometimes the fault is our own.

    There is a lot more but that should get you started.
    Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by Sreejai Venugopal View Post

    Hi. I want to know if WSO are worth to purchase. I had seen products here from $1 to $3000. Do they actually value the money and quality of purchase? Also if you can give tips how to buy a legit wso it would really help us. Cheers.
    I have had some pretty good ones in the past that I purchased. Of course I know there are some worthless, rehased ones as well.

    So be careful

    NOTE : One good thing for Buyers lately : FreeLancer has changed the Rules
    again ( which I think will cut down on unethical marketers but hurt ethical Marketers big time) . The WSO Sellers' EDIT option has been totally taken away. I went the other day to change a sentence/subject line in my WSO Post and there was no EDIT button.

    I contacted Support and they said it was permanently removed because Shady Marketers were getting their WSOs approved (without the Claims, hyped up BS etc..) and then simply going back and just editing it and putting the outlandish Claims back in

    So that crap has stopped.

    It does make it more inconvenient for some of us. i.e. testing subject lines and changing them we now have to go to Help Desk get the Post taken down and put it in Test Forum. Then change the Subject line and then get it re approved.

    Could take 24 hours or more to get it back up and by that time your off the first page for one sentence change.

    Oh well goes back to that saying a few bad apple ruins it for everyone or something like that lol

    But to be honest Freelancer is not really making it worth our Time to advertise in that section anymore. And just a ghost town anymore
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    • Originally Posted by discrat View Post

      I have had some pretty good ones in the past that I purchased. Of course I know there are some worthless, rehased ones as well.

      So be careful

      NOTE : One good thing for Buyers lately : FreeLancer has changed the Rules
      again ( which I think will cut down on unethical marketers but hurt ethical Marketers big time) . The WSO Sellers' EDIT option has been totally taken away. I went the other day to change a sentence/subject line in my WSO Post and there was no EDIT button.

      I contacted Support and they said it was permanently removed because Shady Marketers were getting their WSOs approved (without the Claims, hyped up BS etc..) and then simply going back and just editing it and putting the outlandish Claims back in

      So that crap has stopped.

      It does make it more inconvenient for some of us. i.e. testing subject lines and changing them we now have to go to Help Desk get the Post taken down and put it in Test Forum. Then change the Subject line and then get it re approved.

      Could take 24 hours or more to get it back up and by that time your off the first page for one sentence change.

      Oh well goes back to that saying a few bad apple ruins it for everyone or something like that lol

      But to be honest Freelancer is not really making it worth our Time to advertise in that section anymore. And just a ghost town anymore
      As you said rightly it will impact legit marketer. so what are the things you check before purchasing wso. u can suggest me good wso too
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    • Profile picture of the author Edwin Torres
      Originally Posted by discrat View Post

      I have had some pretty good ones in the past that I purchased. Of course I know there are some worthless, rehased ones as well.

      So be careful

      NOTE : One good thing for Buyers lately : FreeLancer has changed the Rules
      again ( which I think will cut down on unethical marketers but hurt ethical Marketers big time) . The WSO Sellers' EDIT option has been totally taken away. I went the other day to change a sentence/subject line in my WSO Post and there was no EDIT button.

      I contacted Support and they said it was permanently removed because Shady Marketers were getting their WSOs approved (without the Claims, hyped up BS etc..) and then simply going back and just editing it and putting the outlandish Claims back in

      So that crap has stopped.

      It does make it more inconvenient for some of us. i.e. testing subject lines and changing them we now have to go to Help Desk get the Post taken down and put it in Test Forum. Then change the Subject line and then get it re approved.

      Could take 24 hours or more to get it back up and by that time your off the first page for one sentence change.

      Oh well goes back to that saying a few bad apple ruins it for everyone or something like that lol

      But to be honest Freelancer is not really making it worth our Time to advertise in that section anymore. And just a ghost town anymore
      No wonder I posted a WSO here the other day and I was scratching my head why it didn't let me edit my thread title. That's kind of a bummer.
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  • Profile picture of the author starlox
    Like with anything some are legit, some are somewhat truthful but overly exaggerated and some utter lies
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    • Originally Posted by starlox View Post

      Like with anything some are legit, some are somewhat truthful but overly exaggerated and some utter lies
      how u differentiate between each?
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    • Profile picture of the author Woomeister
      Originally Posted by starlox View Post

      Like with anything some are legit, some are somewhat truthful but overly exaggerated and some utter lies
      This is what I find undermines the credibility of the site actually. The WSO's I get in my inbox are complete crap, low standard link bait, click funnel, arbitrage nonsense. I had one yesterday with a tagline stating no.1 position on google in days! Really, this gets sent out to people with the warrior brand attached?

      For the most part I have mainly seen 'schemes' that are designed to prey on the new members or 'visitors' that have little to no knowledge and get drawn in.
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      • Originally Posted by Woomeister View Post

        This is what I find undermines the credibility of the site actually. The WSO's I get in my inbox are complete crap, low standard link bait, click funnel, arbitrage nonsense. I had one yesterday with a tagline stating no.1 position on google in days! Really, this gets sent out to people with the warrior brand attached?

        For the most part I have mainly seen 'schemes' that are designed to prey on the new members or 'visitors' that have little to no knowledge and get drawn in.
        They are there to trap newbies which they can make easy money.
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    • Profile picture of the author Woomeister
      Originally Posted by Evie Daniels View Post

      WSO Downloads Free What is a WSO and Should You Ever Buy One? Let me answer the first part of this question right now, since its a really easy answer. A WSO is a Warrior Special Offer and its basically an offer made at the Warrior Forum, which is arguably the most popular internet marketing/SEO forum on the Internet today. Officially its supposed to be for members of the forum, however anyone can purchase a WSO if they so desire to do so. Then again, basic membership at the Warrior Forum is free so there,s really no reason not to become a member. If you want access to lots of extra goodies. it pays to become a member of the war room, which costs $37 for life by the way though thats a different discussion entirely. All Kinds of Topics WSOs quite literally run the gamut of almost anything you can imagine which might be of interest to internet marketers, bloggers, SEO specialists, social media optimizers and pretty much anyone who makes money online or wants to make Less
      And how exactly is this of any use and worthy of thanks? The op asked if it was worthwhile, not 'what is a wso?'

      Second thread now i've come across with you and your thanker posting side by side thanking each other...;-)
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  • Profile picture of the author mightyone
    Someone posted a negative respone to one of the WSOs and I quoted him asking what the performance was in month 1 (he was now in month 3) and both his post and my quoted response was deleted.

    Who deleted it? Can WSO OPs delete posts and therefore potential negative reviews?
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    • Profile picture of the author Mark Singletary
      Negative reviews based on facts are allowed. Negative reviews filled with emotion, name calling, etc. generally aren't. Negativity from non-customers isn't generally tolerated.

      Ultimately, the WSO seller cannot delete a post. Only moderators or admin can do that. But the seller or anyone else can report a post and it might get deleted. It's all in the judgment of mods/management.

      Mark

      Originally Posted by mightyone View Post

      Someone posted a negative respone to one of the WSOs and I quoted him asking what the performance was in month 1 (he was now in month 3) and both his post and my quoted response was deleted.

      Who deleted it? Can WSO OPs delete posts and therefore potential negative reviews?
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    • Originally Posted by mightyone View Post

      Someone posted a negative respone to one of the WSOs and I quoted him asking what the performance was in month 1 (he was now in month 3) and both his post and my quoted response was deleted.

      Who deleted it? Can WSO OPs delete posts and therefore potential negative reviews?
      Thats strange cos if you post only positive comment that doesnt make any sense.
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