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StomperNet - Bugger off!

by admin on October 20th, 2006

I have an astounding secret to reveal, I’ve never unsubscribed from a marketing opt-in list. I find that by staying subscribed, I get to see the tactics Internet marketers use in their opt-in lists. The best way to learn is to experience and observe what other’s do.

However I’m about to break this secret .. this truth. For Brad Fallon is just pissing me off. Let’s look at the emails I’ve received from Brad’s StomperNet program in the past oh I don’t know, 12 hours?!?

Oct 20th - 10:28AM - StomperNet Apology
Oct 20th - 7:42AM - Want a Free copy of my new SEO Software?
Oct 20th - 2:54AM - From Brad Fallon for James
Oct 19th - 10:25PM - StomperNet is letting a few more in

I don’t mind the odd marketing “pimp” every now and then, heck I’m still subscribed to Joel Comm’s list and I hate the guy. But when you get 4 emails in 12 hours all promoting the same product, you get a little edgy when your mailbox fills up.

Goodbye StomperNet.

POSTED IN: Personal Thoughts

10 opinions for StomperNet - Bugger off!

  • Mathew Patterson
    Oct 20, 2006 at 12:32 pm

    Good on you - the only way to get these guys to stop doing it is to give them negative feedback by unsubscribing. Hopefully many more like you will do the same.

  • Helge Olav Helgesen
    Oct 20, 2006 at 3:24 pm

    Learn to love it :)

  • Duncan
    Oct 20, 2006 at 3:37 pm

    I’m the same as you James, I’m on a whole pile of them and it’s yet another sales con from the pro’s…generating false scarcity to drive up demand. At least this new program is somewhat original I guess, where as I’m waiting for Joel Comm’s new Adsense templates 3: the sequel, where Joel once again tells the world that you have to buy it because it’s the best ever (like he does for every product :-))

  • Jamsi
    Oct 20, 2006 at 4:47 pm

    Oh god. He’s releasing another one?

    Someone shoot me now.

  • Mike
    Oct 20, 2006 at 5:38 pm

    I reckon it is mostly people new to the game that buy this stuff. It is sad to see people getting ripped off by buying products they will never benefit from.

    For a while it was interesting subscribing to a few different internet marketers, but you get at least 5 emails promoting the same product.

  • raj
    Oct 21, 2006 at 3:27 am

    Yeah, I do the same: I don’t unsubscribe. You get a quick sense of who the d*cks are and what not to do. But wading through multi-emails from Fallon and others gets tiresome sometimes. (I now have approximately 12,000 unread emails from marketing jerks. I mean experts.)

  • David Krug
    Oct 21, 2006 at 12:08 pm

    My favorite one is where I got this email that said I needed to grow up and buy one of their products.

  • Yaro
    Oct 23, 2006 at 11:20 am

    Hey Guys - I know you may think I’m bunk saying this since I also promoted stompernet, but I really did learn a lot from Brad about SEO way back when I first started online and also Brad has not ever bombarded me with emails - of course all of his affiliates did during this launch, but I can’t blame Brad for using affiliates - it’s hard to really succeed without them nowadays.

    I also think this product (like Rich Schefren’s work) was better than many other products and it’s a matter of choosing the right product for your situation and only buying those that you can leverage.

    I have now unsubscribed from nearly every single email list except from the marketers who I have personally bought a product from that has helped me - basically Mike Filsaime and Rich Schefren are it so far in terms of long term subscriptions, I’m also testing out dan kennedy since a friend raves about his stuff, but if they don’t impress me with real content I’m gone.

    That’s about it for subscriptions and wow, it’s nice, I only open up about 1-5 emails a week from Internet marketers now…I actually get work done again!


  • Ron Shuster
    Jul 22, 2007 at 8:25 am

    Stompernet is a SCAM!!!! I signed up for the $1- 30 day trial, totally useless. After the 30 day trial they have billed me for $798, without my approval! They plan to bill me @$798 each month.

    Ron shuster

  • David Leigh
    Sep 14, 2007 at 1:20 am


    While I’m not completely happy with Stompernet I wouldn’t describe them as scam artists - hypemerchants, certainly.

    You should have read the smallprint for the $1 trial which explicitly stated you would be charged at the end of the trial. Also, they did offer you the two options of cancellation or Stompernet SIMPLE at $97/month.


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