I came across the Prime Time Profits site recently looking for new and interesting internet-based work from home opportunities to help me make some extra money.
It calls itself a done-for-you system that’ll generate $500 a day for you pretty much on autopilot… but can you really make money with the Prime Time Profits system or is just another time-wasting, money-sucking scam?
I am a huge fan of earning an extra income online, I mean having more money is always a good thing right? The trick is actually finding a method that works!
There’s no end of programs out there that claim to be legit ways of earning an online income – unfortunately most of them turn out to be nothing more than elaborate get rich quick schemes that are designed to put money into the site owner’s pockets while the rest of us end up worse off than when we started.
So, in my never-ending quest to find the best ways to make money online I decided to look into this site a little bit deeper to see whether or not Prime Time Profits could be a viable money maker or not.
Here’s what I found out.
What is Prime Time Profits about exactly?
The Prime Time Profits website has a big banner across it that says, “Copy My FREE Weird Trick to Make $500 Per Day Starting TODAY!”, making it sound like you’re not going to be asked to pay anything.
Underneath that there’s a video so I hit play to get a better idea of what this money making opportunity is all about.
I gotta say, it’s probably one of the strangest sales videos I’ve watched. The narrator starts off by asking what you would do if you found a special black box one day with a button on it.
Press that button, open it up and ‘poof!’ there’s a crisp $500 bill inside. You learn you can do this several times in a day and every time you do, the same happens.
While they say they’re obviously not going to send you a special black box in the mail, they do claim they have a system which is the equivalent of a virtual money making black box that they’re going to give you access to.
At the end of the video the guy says, “All you do is fill out your name and address below and you’ll get access to everything.”
I didn’t bother entering my mobile number that didn’t seem to be a problem. I was redirected to the next screen with another video saying “Well done! You’re halfway to getting that black box!”
The video is from a guy calling himself Charles McAllister who says Prime Time Profits works by using a stealth system to open up a back door into one of the biggest websites on the web – Amazon.com.
They say with Amazon facilitating 6 million transactions a day and making a $178billion profit last year alone, getting just a tiny slice of the action could make you millions.
They go on to say some Prime Time Profit members are making between $5,000 and $10,000 a day with video testimonials sharing their success stories…
Immediately alarm bells are going off in my head, because, well… I’ve seen these guys before!
Just a couple of days ago I did a review of the Your New At Home Career scam and these same people were in that promotional video too, bragging about how much money they’d made in just a few days.
I’m not saying these people are involved in internet scams directly, but they are hired by scammers as video spokespeople through a site called Fiverr.
When we’re on the hunt for new money making opportunities, it’s never a good sign when the guys behind the system have to hire actors. If Prime Time Profits are legit then they’d easily be able to share with you real success stories from real members.
Remember they said it was free on their homepage? I guess that’s not true either…
Hit the add to cart button under the video and you’re redirected to this secure payment form page and asked to pay $47.
Is Prime Time Profits a get-rich-quick scam? 6 HUGE warning signs!
After reviewing hundreds of programs claiming they have the ‘ultimate profit making system’, I can tell you that sadly, 95% of them turn out to be nothing more than another get-rich-quick scheme exploiting people looking for genuine ways to make extra money online.
Shockingly the Federal Trade Commission reported that people lost $905 million to fraud and scams in 2017. That’s a whole lot of money!
So is Prime Time Profits a scam to be avoided or a legit Amazon work from home program? I’ve got to tell you – from what I’ve seen so far I don’t think we’re onto a winner here…
According to Wikipedia’s definition of a scam, there are six common scam indicators to watch out for. So let’s put Prime Time Profits to the test and see how it stacks up.
1. Online scams will imply that anyone signing up will become rich within months to a year
Wikipedia says a classic tell-tale of a scam is that they offer you fast and easy money for little or no effort. I have to say Prime Time profits fits the bill right off the bat.
I remember Charles McAllister (if that’s even his real name) claiming you could make up to $10k a day with his ‘easy done-for-you’ strategy.
I mean, just look at their main homepage banner, it clearly says you’ll be making a lot of money from day one.
Incidentally, this is the exact same banner used in the Your Dream Websites scam I exposed recently. The website layout and everything is pretty much identical!
2. They will inform potential victims that the route to success is by following “secret formulas” that no one else knows about
Does this sound familar?
It reminds me of all that talk in the video about ‘magical black boxes’ and ‘stealth systems’ that get into a hidden back door of Amazon…
The truth is there’s no such thing as an ‘automatic cash system’ or ‘profit-spitting machine’ anywhere – offline or online.
Yes, there are a lot of people making a very good living out there as online entrepreneurs – but that’s only because they discovered you build an online income by creating a profitable online business.
It takes work and effort to become successful and there’s no getting around that, the same applies to any area of life. Anyone offering you a secret back door or shortcut to success is just trying to spin you a line.
3. They will often claim they have been seen on certain websites including Google and YouTube, causing the viewer to assume said websites endorse the product
I’ve seen dozens of scams use these kinds of tactics to deceive people by making themselves look more credible than they actually are.
Take a look at the Prime Time Profits homepage below and you’ll see that not only do they use the Amazon logo a lot, they also show news media outlet logos like Fox and Forbes making you think they’re legit…
But look at the wording carefully and you’ll see a clever little trick they’ve pulled here.
They don’t go ahead and say “Prime Time Profits have been featured in…” but instead, “Work from home opportunities have been featured in…”
4. They will utilize pressuring tactics to encourage the victim to sign up quickly, claiming that there are only a certain number of copies left, or using special discount prices that are only available for a short amount of time.
Another thing Prime Time Profits and many other internet scams have in common is their use of so-called ‘scarcity techniques’.
On their main sales page they tell you there’s only a limited number of places left…
When you click on the add to cart button you’ll also see a big red 5 minute countdown right on the checkout page.
The video employs another pressure sales tactic by telling us the site could be taken down ‘at any moment’ because they can only accept a limited number of members into the program.
5. Schemes of this nature will often employ the tactic of displaying testimonials from “previous users.”
We’ve already seen that Prime Time Profits uses fake video testimonials. I’ve shown you PROOF those testimonials are 100% phony – given by people who are paid to read from whatever script they’re given.
If there were people out there already making a lot of money with Prime Time Profits I’m sure they’d be proud to tell their story. That’s got to tell you something about this ‘money making opportunity’.
6. When trying to navigate away from their website, users are often presented with popup windows offering further discounts, in an attempt to make the user feel special.
If you’ve been on their website you’ve seen the giant pop up already, to be honest it’s pretty hard to miss!
Though they don’t give a direct discount, he does say the normal price of the Prime Time Profits system is $197 but right now it’s available for $47 for today only.
Looking at Wikipedia’s scam indicators, this system has all the classic warning signs.
On top of that, they make outrageous claims about how much money you can make, saying things like “This system dumps ridiculous amounts of cash into your bank account”, without ever actually telling you anything about how it works or giving you a legitimate business model.
I have to say Prime Time Profits is definitely a scam in my opinion.
Can you make money with Prime Time Profits?
Should you pay $47 to try this system out? I mean they do have a 90 day money back guarantee…
Honestly, despite the paid actors telling you you’re gonna make money within the first hour, I don’t think real people are not making any money with this so-called Amazon work from home system.
Unfortunately I’ve seen these kinds of scams many times before. They’re great at making big promises and saying all the right things – but they fail to make a difference to your bank balance.
The truth is, you don’t find money in magical black boxes or growing on magical money trees, you make money by running a successful and profitable online business.
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