Scammer: - A Typical Pyramid System

by Rudolf Faix 9. June 2015 07:16

Click4SurveysBy taking a look at the promotion I ask myself why someone goes for work a full month, if he can earn more then average within a few hours of work? An offer which sounds too good to be true isn't true. It is in the most cases only scam or fraud. The same situation is with the offer from They are promoting that you can earn for filling surveys better than a CEO. Promotion goes into the masses and no company likes to get the opinion of only a handful people, for this they are not able to pay you big sums for filling out some surveys.

Nobody will promote a way to earn like a CEO if he does not need your money for this earnings. By taking a closer look at the click4surveys website, then we find the reason why they are spamming the social network sites - it is their affiliate program. That is the way how the members of click4surveys are earning money with their unbelievable promotion:

Product Price
Front End:  $97 -  downsell to $34  -  down to $19 
Back End:  $197 -  downsell to $67 -  down to $37
Extremely High Converting $7 Rebill (low price means they never cancel)
These can be LIFETIME commissions.
Earn Up To $183 PER customer in total!
Affiliate Earnings: 70% Commission

This example shows us how important it is to read the disclaimer, which is normally very small printed. We find an answer at the end of the site, where is written in the disclaimer: "span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;">The typical purchaser does not make any money using this system"!

This site and the products and services offered on this site are not associated, affiliated, endorsed, or sponsored by Google, ClickBetter, eBay, Amazon, Yahoo or Bing nor have they been reviewed tested or certified by Google, ClickBetter, Yahoo, eBay, Amazon, or Bing. The typical purchaser does not make any money using this system. does not guarantee income or success, and examples shown in this presentation do not represent an indication of future success or earnings. The company declares the information shared is true and accurate.

As the site is U.S. based we find at the end of the website a FTC disclaimer, where is written, that the person found in the testimonials/endorsment got paid for publishing their opinion. This show us already the fake:

FTC disclosure: The persons found in the testimonials/ endorsements on this page have received monetary incentives to publish their opinions about Click4Surveys. These persons were part of an initial trial group that received free access to the Click4Surveys program along with monetary payment for voicing their opinion about their experiences.

As the above warnings are not enough, click4surveys has one more disclaimer,where is written that there is is no guarantee that you will earn any money: Earnings Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to accurately represent this product and it's potential. Even though this industry is one of the few where one can write their own check in terms of earnings, there is no guarantee that you will earn any money using the techniques and ideas in these materials. Examples in these materials are not to be interpreted as a promise or guarantee of earnings. Earning potential is entirely dependent on the person using our product, ideas, techniques and the effort put forth. We do not purport this as a "get rich scheme." Your level of success in attaining the results claimed in our materials depends on the time you devote to the program, ideas and techniques mentioned, knowledge and various skills. Since these factors differ according to individuals, we cannot guarantee your success or income level. Materials in our product and our website may contain information that includes or is based upon forward-looking statements within the meaning of the securities litigation reform act of 1995. Forward-looking statements give our expectations or forecasts of future events. You can identify these statements by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They use words such as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "believe," "plan," and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with a description of potential earnings or financial performance. Any and all forward looking statements here or on any of our sales material are intended to express our opinion of earnings potential. Many factors will be important in determining your actual results and no guarantees are made that you will achieve results similar to ours or anybody else's, in fact no guarantees are made that you will achieve any results from our ideas and techniques. Results vary, and as with any money-making opportunity, you could make more or less. Success in ANY money-making opportunity is a result of hard work, time and a variety of other factors. No express or implied guarantees of income are made by

Scamadviser says about

Low Trust Rating. This Site May Not Be Safe to Use.
Site is United States based,But The Real Location Is Being Hidden
Alert Result: The owner of the website is using a service to hide their identity
Alert Result: This website has been listed as having malware.
Alert Result: This website is 1 Years old
Good Result: This website is deemed to be popular by Alexa with a ranking of 34346

A serious company is proud about her name and reputation and does not need to hide herself behind an anonymizing service.

Some additional comments from other users are found at the site of Scamadviser too. The most of them have the opinion that click4surveys is nothing else then scam.

Conclusion: It is a typical pyramid system with the touch of MLM/affiliate marketing. Only the people on the top are earning.

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