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Is PRserve real, fake or scam?

by mike420blazed247 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:19 pm

I see the PRServe works on a performance basis, but they also take an upfront fee. I don't believe in paying anyting upfront, because then what's to stop a company from just taking the upfront fee and doing no work? However, I have heard positive things about them and that they do good work, but I'd like to see if anyone has been scammed by them as well.
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by eloisecrowdfunds » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:20 pm

Ran into this as well with them. The upfront fee is not what makes me worried, it's claiming to be 100% performance based and then asking for an upfront fee. Not a good start to a business relationship.

I think your logic is flawed a bit about the upfront fee part though. If a company does good work, they generally maintain that level of work for all their clients. I dont know if you've ever hired a lawyer before for a DUI or something, but those lawyers always charge 100% upfront because there is no guarantee of the ouctome of a court case. The same applies to marketing: no guarantee as to what will happen. You minimize risk as much as possible by looking into a company's track record etc., but at the end of the day it's always a risk.

However, lying can't be tolerated. Claiming to be performance based and then requiring an upfront fee is not honest as far as I am concerned.
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by littleguy101 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:23 pm

eloisecrowdfunds wrote:I think your logic is flawed a bit about the upfront fee part. If a company does good work, they generally maintain that level of work for all their clients. I dont know if you've ever hired a lawyer before for a DUI or something, but those lawyers always charge 100% upfront because there is no guarantee of the ouctome of a court case. The same applies to marketing: no guarantee as to what will happen. You minimize risk as much as possible by looking into a company's track record etc., but at the end of the day it's always a risk.



Oh yeah, then why are there firms who work on pure commission and offer guaranteed results? See here: guaranteed-results-t7805.html](guaranteed-results-t7805.html
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by mike420blazed247 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:39 pm

Thanks I'll check into that one. I decided to just stick to my guns and not hand anything over upfront. It just doesn't make sense to me to pay upfront at all.
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