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BuzzCity, sell bots traffic.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Moonlight Cat, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. #1
    Hello, sorry for my bad English.
    I bought traffic on BuzzCity. Not for arbitrage, only for my site (free games). And the most strange, that traffic was too match good. Visitors visits many pages e.t.c.
    As high quality seo traffic. When i spend $589, i see something strange.

    Many visitors visit page like "Terms & C", "Privvacy Policy", "Contact" e.t.c. pages, that real visitors visit very rare. And they stay on this pages too long, average time - several minutes.

    Ok, what i do. I create site-trap, and sent this BuzzCity to this site-trap.

    Here it is: http://mumzil.com
    SEMrush
    As you see, 3 absolutely no-content, empty pages. Pages linked each other with small links.

    And here is the stats:
    How are you think, is it possible, that real people have stats like this on site like this:

    http://mumzil.com

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    My point of view. This is 100% non-human, bots traffic. Who simulate real visitors.

    I sent all this screens to BuzzCity.

    They reply:

    My point of view: stay away from BuzzCity. They sell bot traffic.
    And they don't want to return me my money. Good buisness, sell bots, get real money.
     
    Moonlight Cat, Jul 29, 2016 IP
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  2. Moonlight Cat

    Moonlight Cat Well-Known Member

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    Upd. I found more link about BuzzCity fraud:
    http://www.semforumsblog.com/buzzcity-fraud-traffic.html
    http://www.semforumsblog.com/buzzcity-blackberry-troubles.html
     
    Moonlight Cat, Jul 29, 2016 IP
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    jrbiz Acclaimed Member

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    Thanks for the heads up. It is a fool's errand to buy traffic, these days.
     
    jrbiz, Jul 29, 2016 IP
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    Moonlight Cat Well-Known Member

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    my fault. I listened interview with owner
    http://www.bfm.my/tech-talk-rise-of-mobile-commerce-buzzcity.html
    and i thinked that this is reputable company.

    This is no problem, if traffic was bad. This is buisness risk. You test traffic and if you don't like traffic you don't buy it. This is simple.

    But in this case, they simulate, that this is good traffic. Not all people buy it for arbitrage.Some people buy it for they own sites. Some for non-commercial sites e.t.c. And if i have little be less experience, i still continue buy this bots, and think that this is real visitors. Anybody don't know, how many people still buy traffic here, and think that they buy real visitors.

    I am understand, that some people try to cheat system. All network have this problem. But if managers reply me, after they see screens, no this is all OK, we don't detected any problems? What is this?

    1.) Incompetence of some individual managers of BuzzCity, who don't understand what this stats mean, and don't want toinvestigate this or 2.) organized system, that change bot traffic to our money?

    This is what they wrote me:

    Yes, i spend only $589. But when had seen, how this traffic active on my site, my first impulse was make deposit $5,000.....Thanks God, i don't do this.
     
    Moonlight Cat, Jul 29, 2016 IP
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    jrbiz Acclaimed Member

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    Wow, yes it is good that you moved slowly with a much larger investment. That one would have hurt.
     
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    You could actually fire a paypal dispute on this one. Thanks for warning others, and by the way exactly for the moment I am testing them with some CPA offers (I saw this thread too late, unfortunately). So out of ~200 banner clicks - 0 email submits.. okay? :D Yeah as a real their platform user I can admit that it is bot-junk traffic.
     
    itsmtv, Jul 31, 2016 IP
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    Moonlight Cat Well-Known Member

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    Yes, you are rigth. But the porblem is, that they have two deposit options:

    1.) Pay thru PayPal.
    2.) Pay direct from bank card (the RBS WorldPay billing).

    And i chose option #2, becouse for Russian customers (i am Russian Citizen) PayPal have very high currency exchange conversation rates. Now i understand that this was my mistake, becouse under RBS WorldPay billing T&C they don't have responsibility to refund money.

    But anyway, money is only second question.
    The one and main question is:

    They Don't Want To Investigate this.!!! Any normal company, who sell traffic, raise the alarm immediately, if they see google analytic report like this. But they try to convince me, that this is Ok.

    + 30% CTR to small bot-trap link - this is OK from BuzzCity point of view.

    Average time + 10 min, on empty pages site - this is OK from BuzzCity point of view.

    Site have 3 empty pages, but average visitor see more than 3 pages - - this is also OK from BuzzCity point of view.


    The porblem is, that BuzzCity - this not are small unknown company. This is the large company is South-West Asia region. They have land based offices. They owners is respected people. They managers have MBA degrees, many media in region wrote about success of this company. "The one of most successful technology startup in Asia". This is quote from mass media about BuzzCity.

    And this successful company don't want to hear, thas somebody sell bot-traffic in they network. The big question: Why?
    What is the real base of this "success"? Tricks like this?

    Sorry for my bad English.

    p.s. I sent to them link to this thread.
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2016
    Moonlight Cat, Jul 31, 2016 IP
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    Moonlight Cat Well-Known Member

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    After 8 days i receive this reply from BuzzCity

     
    Moonlight Cat, Aug 10, 2016 IP
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    Spoiltdiva Illustrious Member

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    BuzzCity has a Trust Score of 30% not great. You might want to go with ZeroPark they are cheaper than BuzzCity.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Sep 6, 2016 IP
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    Moonlight Cat Well-Known Member

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    This is not are problem, that somebody sell cheap traffic.
    The problem is, that buyers think, that they bought good traffic.
     
    Moonlight Cat, Sep 13, 2016 IP
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    Spoiltdiva Illustrious Member

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    Is there really a single traffic source that everybody will be happy with? No there isn't, truth is that some people will have success with a source, while others using the same source will fail.
     
    Spoiltdiva, Sep 13, 2016 IP
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    Fight with scamers still continue.
    They still keep silence.
     
    Moonlight Cat, Oct 11, 2016 IP