Yes, I know the title of this article gives the game away pretty early. So if you were wondering if the Email Syndicate was a scam, then the answer is yes it is! Sorry if you were expecting a better build up. However, it would seem that there is more to The Email Syndicate Scam than meets the eye…
If you are a regular reader of the Make Money Online Zone blog then you may recall a recent review that we wrote. Not so long ago we wrote a review for a product called The Guaranteed Email System. At the end of that article we said that we would need to delve deeper into that scam as there were more than one connection to further products. If you didn’t read that review, you can do so by following the link provided above. But if you want the quick version of that article, The Guaranteed Email System was potentially one of the worst scams we had seen in some time.
Well, it would seem that the scammers behind the Guaranteed Email System also created the Email Syndicate Scam too! And things were only set to get worse as we delved deeper into this rip off.
Welcome to my Email Syndicate Review!
In this review I want to be completely clear about what you might hear online about this system. If you have done any research on this product, then you may well have found a few differences in opinion. There are a couple of reasons why this system actually gets good reviews. The first reason is because this product is actually promoted via affiliates through a popular affiliate network. Unfortunately, affiliates that promote The Email Syndicate scam are either misled or simply don’t care how they make money. In this article I want to tell you how I believe this system works and why I believe it’s survived for so long!
What Is The Email Syndicate?
This system is basically an email marketing system that supposedly allows you to make money by sending out promotional emails. This product makes the deal sound really good as they claim that everything is done for you and all you need to do is press a couple of buttons each day.
The idea is that you simply set up an email autoresponder account, build a mailing list and then send out hundreds of emails each and every day to make money. The Email Syndicate takes care of both building your mailing list and giving you emails to send out. Many people would see this as the ultimate business opportunity. It appears to be extremely straight forward to set up and really couldn’t be any simpler to run. The Email Syndicate tell’s us that in order to profit all we need do is press a button to send pre-written emails out to hundreds of people. In fact, on watching the introduction video to this product we learn that we are actually guaranteed to make at least $100 in the next 24 hours! Nice… If only it were true…
The Email Syndicate Scam – The Small Print!
The intro video gives us a guarantee of money with this system. However, the small print at the bottom of the page tells another story!
Well Surprise, Surprise!
After entering some fake contact details we are taken to the member’s area. And what a surprise to find exactly the same system and training area that we saw in the Guaranteed Email System!
How does the Email Syndicate Scam Work?
When anyone joins up to this system, the people behind it appear to be building you an email list. Building an email subscriber list is something that is very common in internet marketing and is indeed a good way to keep in touch with your customers and also to make money online. However, the Email Syndicate Scam builds a list for you on auto-pilot and also at record speed. If you have ever tried to build a subscriber list you will know how difficult it can be. But somehow this product manages to get you hundreds of new subscribers every week. Since you are paid per email click, the subscribers don’t need to purchase anything either.
Something didn’t add up here. And as we said in our Guaranteed Email System review, these guys could be illegally collecting emails and forcing its members to use them in marketing campaigns. This could potentially put anyone using this system at risk of a fine for sending spam email. But then we found some new evidence…
Is the whole thing completely fake?
Fortunately over the years we have gained a few resources online. So in the interest of everyone, we decided to investigate this list building scam a little further. I knew that I wouldn’t be able to find out how this company was building everyone’s mailing list. But I was able to find a member of the site who would test the mailing list to at least see if the emails collected were legitimate. The results were quite amazing!
On testing the email addresses given to us by the Email Syndicate scam, it would appear that they are all either fake, outdated or redundant. On testing the email addresses directly through the autoresponder, we received no responses. It is quite possible that this scam simply produces hundreds of fake email addresses and simply reuses them over and over.
So what about the earnings? Also fake?
On discovering that the email lists created within this scam are fake, then it doesn’t take a lot to work out how the Email Syndicate can guarantee $100 in 24 hours of using the system. These guys have no intention of paying you any money that you earn. The earning figures displayed in the member’s area are completely fake, along with the email list that you are paying to host as a member of this scam.
And then we found Joe Robertson. Joe was an unhappy ex-member of this scam who decided to take some action. Joe confirmed the fact that you don’t stand a chance of seeing any payments from the Email Syndicate system.
The Email Syndicate Scam – Conclusion
The Email Syndicate scam is a website that makes its money from scamming its members. They make money from the membership sales as well as various upsells that they offer. They offer a trial of the membership at $1.95 for 5 days and then $47 after that. And then offer to upgrade the membership for $97 before a further offer of $77 to use your fake email list 3 times a day! The creators of this scam also make their money being affiliated to the autoresponder service that they recommend.
As Joe pointed out in his video, this company have no intention of paying out any money that you think you might have earned here. It’s all completely fake and a total scam!
The Story Continues…
It would seem that the creators behind this system have found such a great way to scam people that they decided to duplicate it. We started out investigating one system that led us to the Email Syndicate Scam. But it would seem that the story doesn’t quite end there either! Whilst investigating this system, we found yet another money maker by the same people.
Stay tuned as we investigate “My Email Mentor”. Seems like these scammers have been really busy!
To be continued…
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Have you had experience of the Email Syndicate Scam? Do you know of any other duplicate sites like the systems we have mentioned? If so, please post a comment below and we will investigate further. I would love to hear from you and promise that I will personally reply to each and every comment received. I wish you all the best with your online ventures and look forward to hearing from you real soon. Take care out there!