Do NOT believe the web of seductive lies this company weaves. First, SpotOn is a rip off of an earlier application (which was actually called Spoton - proving once again there is no honor among thieves) tied to customers FourSquare check-ins and posts. SpotOn likes the idea of you working/training for free (I personally witnessed my Area Mgr - weak Doug - bragging to owners Matt and Zack about a woman working for free for a month - and they thought that was a good idea) while offering the most embarrassing and ineffectual "conference call" training possible. Then, after you close 4 deals - for which you are supremely under compensated - they will make you an "employee." Then the nightmare begins. Because that is when you become the target of the most unprofessional and demotivating management interference imaginable. In fact, my SUPREMELY weak "Area Manager" - Douglas Miller - as mentioned above, would prefer you struggling on your own, UNPAID, for a month or more (if you are desperate enough for ANY income) and will then brag to the owners of you're unpaid efforts. Needless to say, they are experiencing revolving door employee retention. While this company does not literally break the commandment that "you shouldn't have to pay to go to work," they callously break the spirit of same.
I am not new to the slings and arrows of outrageous sales fortune since I've been in commision only sales for over 25 years, but I knew after a few weeks of reaching "employee" status that something was not right with this Company (and I use the word "Company" loosely). Upon further review - and counter to all SpotOn representations - it turns out the ethos of this debacle called SpotOn more closely mirrors the "take no prisoners" wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am mentality of the slimy Merchant Services segment than the "simple, consumer-friendly" fraud which is the main thrust of SpotOn's pitch. And how could that be? It turns out that the owners of SpotOn - 2 boy twins named Matt and Zach - have a previous ownership stake in a Merchant Services company and have employed not only the personnel but the lack of morals that the Merchant Services segment is famous for. I really did not have a grip on how revolting this sales machine was until my direct report - Douglass Miller - screamed at me on the phone to ignore customer service! Sales were the only objective and F--- the new customer if they needed help. Unacceptable.
I have been in sales for over 25 years and never have I been told to F--- the customer so directly as I was by Douglas Miller with SpotOn.com. This may be business as usual in the slimy Merchant Services segment that Matt and Zach fostered in they're Capital Partners business and in which Douglas Miller took his cues from, but if you are looking for ethical employment, do NOT waste you're time with SpotOn.