Report: #906700

Complaint Review: ZipNadaZilch

  • Submitted: Wed, July 04, 2012
  • Updated: Wed, July 04, 2012
  • Reported By: planes — Boston Massachusetts USA
  • ZipNadaZilch
    Houston OTA, Texas
    United States of America

ZipNadaZilch ZNZ, Zip Nada Zilch, Internet Money Machine The truth about ZipNadaZilch, Internet

*Consumer Comment: ZNZ Is Honest & WORKS - Scroll Down & See TRUTH

*Consumer Suggestion: ZipNadaZilch is Legitimate and a Reputable business

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Here is the truth about ZipNadaZilch  AKA ZNZ.  No punches held.

ZNZ is a company in the Houston TX area which offers individuals the chance to share in what's called affiliate marketing commissions.  One way online businesses make money is to pay commissions out to people or companies that drive new customers to their website and perform some type of interested customer action.

An interested customer action can be anything from registering with the website to beginning a trial with a product or service to a paid membership.  The commissions paid out by these online businesses, range from $5 to $50.

ZNZ shares this commission with you when you help them get a referral.  If you refer someone to their website and that person signs-up with the referral code you gave them and finishes enough offers to satisfy ZNZ, you get paid.

An offer is one business which your referral agrees to try.  Most of your referrals will have to complete  4 to 6 offers on the average to satisfy ZNZ.  The $60 site requires 6 to 10 offers.

How do you get people to use your referral code, thereby getting you paid.  Well, it is mostly accomplished through freebie websites like "Anything4Free" which happens to be the biggest and best-est freebie forum.

It is called freebie trading.  Traders will pay to have newbies use their referral codes.  The traders will share a part of their payment from ZNZ to the newbie.  Some pay low and some pay almost all of the payment because they are entered into contests which pay decent money.

Another way is to post one's referral link all over the internet.

And yet another method is to sign-up with the Internet Money Machine which is approved my ZNZ though ZNZ doesn't have any association with IMM or support it internally.

Now for the bad...... 

75% of the companies listed on ZNZ's website, do business in an unethical manner and are set-up to profit from human error.  These are all the late night infomercial companies hawking weight loss and beauty products.  

Or credit monitoring companies offering free trials, hoping you forget to cancel so they can bill you.  There are some good ones like Netflix, Gamefly and some of the book clubs but overall the products and services are way overpriced junk.

These companies have done the numbers and know that a certain amount of people will forget to cancel, therefore allowing them to charge those outrageous fees. 

For example, if someone forgets to cancel their Hydroxatone order, they will be billed over $150 for 2, 2 oz's or two tiny little jars of face cream.  And the orders will keep coming until the poor soul cancels.

Further problems......

Due to some people taking advantage of the system, ZNZ has had to clamp down on certain things.  They are really on a no gift or prepaid card campaign.

 See, ZNZ knows that people have gotten around the system with prepaid and gift cards.  People basically would order a trial. get paid and say "screw you" to the trials.  They were fine with this until they started losing to many commissions.

So if ZNZ thinks someone is using a prep-paid card they will ban them.  The companies are adjusting their payment software to bounce out payments from these type of cards as well.  I'm not so sure this is legal though.  Companies are not supposed to deny product or service based on payment method.

The other concern is what ZNZ does with commissions from banned people.  If they keep those commissions, isn't that just as bad as the person who got them under false pretense or broken rules?  It may be criminal if ZNZ is targeting certain people for the purpose of keeping monies.

To recoup losses ZNZ has greatly increased their identity checks and enforcement of rules.  They have also had to lower their offer percentages.  What used to pay 35% is now paying 25% and they cost more.

Are the offers free......

Not anymore folks.  Well there are still a couple but for the most part, each offer costs from $3 to $10.  It will cost about $20 to $30 for each referral link now compared to Free to $7 last year. 

Final Thoughts.........

ZNZ has fallen from grace in the past year or two.  Not all their fault as they deal in a poorly premised business theory.  Pay someone to try your product.  If I pay you $10 to try my service for free for a month, how many people will be drawn to you for the service or for the money?

There are other companies out there which one should research and I highly advise until the heat comes of ZNZ.
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#1 Consumer Comment

ZNZ Is Honest & WORKS - Scroll Down & See TRUTH

AUTHOR: Drew - ()

 As you probably already know, you must take the trial offers ONE TIME and ONE TIME ONLY to be qualified. You only keep them 80% of their respective trial periods and then you CANCEL them. That way you are NEVER charged. Anyone that says they were charged simply did not follow the directions. Honestly, if you can't do something as simple as right them aon a calendar and cancel them you should not even do this. Quite frankly, ANYONE can do this. ZNZ has paid me in the neighborhood of $950,000 for which I will show you PROOF. I will be honest, I did like one of the offers I took, so I kept it for a few months, other than that it did not cost me a dime!

There is NOTHING on the internet that pays or is as honest as the people at ZNZ. i have been working from home FULL time for well over a decade and I have NEVER found a company as honest as ZNZ. Follow the instructions and follow my system and you can do VERY well.  http://www.InternetPaydays.NET

Martin Wilson


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#2 Consumer Suggestion

ZipNadaZilch is Legitimate and a Reputable business

AUTHOR: Amy Herrmann - ()

I've been working with ZipNadaZilch (ZNZ) since July 2011. The system works and is based on a sound, solid marketing model. ZNZ acts as an intermediary with over 100 companies choosing to advertise their free or low cost offers on the ZNZ website.

The model is very similar to a customer shopping at Sam's Club or Costco. When you walk the aisles during your shopping trip, you find lots of employees giving out Free samples so you can taste test as you shop. Some people actually go to have "lunch" with all the samples. Why do these companies give out these free samples? In the hope that you will like it and go buy it. Voila.... you have just become a paid customer.

Same thing with ZNZ. The companies that advertise their offers realize that this is an effective way to get their name out there to the public and hopefully attract long term paying customers that they otherwise wouldn't have reached. They are willing to accept less than they normally would to get people to just try their product. There is no obligation to keep it, other than the sampler of the product must contact the company to cancel the offer before the end of the trial period. Otherwise their card will be charged.

They do have rules to prevent scammers. You see, ZNZ is just as concerned as being scammed as we are. They only allow one account per household and they do not allow pre-paid cards. This is to prevent people from abusing their offers. I'm glad they have these rules in place. Why? I want the business model to last for a long time. If the companies that advertise on their website don't get the benefit of attracting paying customers in the long run, they'll pull their offer. These "free" or lower cost trial offers are being paid for by the company itself and coming out of their marketing budget. If it doesn't work for them, and they don't attract enough paying customers, they will end their relationship with ZNZ and that isn't good for anyone.

I'm glad I found ZNZ as it was my entry into the world of internet marketing. I had zero experience with this line of work when I first started, and 18 months later, I'm earning a full time income working from home with ZNZ and some other programs. I'm so grateful. We also have a structured training program in place to help others duplicate our success. So if you are someone looking to work from home and are considering ZNZ as a starting point, I encourage you to proceed. If you want more info, please visit my website at or contact me with your questions. 720-295-8489 Amy Herrmann, Co-Founder, KeyMarketingNetwork System and Training group.
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