• Report: #1113469

Complaint Review: The Blueprint Magazine

  • Submitted: Mon, January 06, 2014
  • Updated: Tue, January 07, 2014

  • Reported By:Davenport Alabama
The Blueprint Magazine
4695 N. Church Lane, Suite 6307 Smyrna, Georgia USA

The Blueprint Magazine Iyron Davis Contacted our company for samples and to pay for the advertisement, never featured, never found in stores, complete scam Smyrna, Georgia

*Author of original report: email doesn't work

*UPDATE Employee: The Blueprint Magazine, Great Custom Service

*Consumer Comment: Good Experience with The Blueprint Magazine

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Our company was one of the I'm sure many to be scammed by The Blueprint Magazine.  I waited several months patiently to see if I would receive a reply but never did.  A member of our staff was contacted and asked for samples of our products and asked to pay $100 for the advertisement. Was also informed we would be featured for free in one area of magazine.

After trying to contact The Blueprint Magazine for advertisement related questions, no one would ever reply to emails or return or answer (google voice) phone call.  Under their contact page, google searching the names of the people involved come up with famous people such as comedians, etc.

Another victim we communicated with said she was told that The Blueprint Magazine is being sold to a new company, and that they will still be featured in the magazine, and to look for the print version on newsstands soon in her area. Our company, nor the others we have talked to regarding this SCAM artist magazine have been contacted, nor refunded for the advertisement purchase.  This must have been a pretty quick scam as there aren't too many reports yet, but wanted to let people know who have questions about this "publication" or website, to NOT send any money, samples, or communicate with them.  Their website looks like it just went through a "re-design" or moreso a new theme.  Coincidentally, their contact page doesn't seem to load.


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#1 Author of original report

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#2 UPDATE Employee

The Blueprint Magazine, Great Custom Service

AUTHOR: The Blueprint Magazine - (USA)

My name is Scott Verel, Executive Pubic Relations lead for The Blueprint Magazine. The company is under management and has been working to repair our reputation, products and customer support. We've had a few issues in the past with customer support and product delivery; now we're here to bring our advertisers and readers the best lifestyle publication and website on the planet.

The Blueprint Magazine is a top selling publication, this year has been our best ever with our website reaching over 1.8 million hits a month (http://bit.ly/1SJOJNP) and our current and all back issues can be purchased in print and digital formats from our online store: http://squ.re/1LFtLNZ

Press Release:
http://www.prlog.org/12511771-urbanlink-holdings-inc-acquires-the-blueprint-magazine.html

Iyron Davis, Chairman and CEO of UrbanLink Holdings stated, "As the owner, we look forward enthusiastically to making long-term investments in pursuit of revitalizing The Blueprint Magazine brand. Blueprint's inclusion into our collection of companies will benefit from our financial strength. We plan to build the business on multiple dimensions, thereby energizing our readership and viewership."

If you've had a bad experience with our service I apologize and would like you to please contact me directly to resolve any outstanding customer service issue and/or reinburse your payment. The Blueprint Magazine strives to be #1 in customer support and business development.

Scott Verel
Public Relations, The Blueprint Magazine
305-340-5405
[email protected]
www.theblueprintmagazine.com

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Good Experience with The Blueprint Magazine

AUTHOR: Jay Randle - ()

Our tech company CailTech Brands used The Blueprint Magazine for the launch of our latest product line in 2014 and we had a great experience with the publication and readers. They designed our artwork and got us a proof to review before the issue was release. Great ROI and response from the readers, would advertise with them again.

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