In this Prosperity Marketing System Review, I will attempt to give you as much information as I can so that I can help you do your due diligence to make a decision about whether this affiliate program is worth the time, effort and cost to join.
This program has been around a while so you may have seen it advertised on one of the many internet marketing mailers, safelists or traffic exchanges since that is a main platform for this program. I will discuss this in more detail later. This program is also known as The 12 Dollar Funnel, or you may recognize its short name PMS.
Name: Prosperity Marketing System (AKA, The 12 Dollar Funnel)
Price: 3 memberships available: tour taker, student membership $12/mo., Owner $97 one time
Owner: Darren Olander
Products and/or Services: 98 out of 100
Training: 95 out of 100
Support: 90 out of 100
Overall Rank: 94 out of 100
Although, we believe that PMS is a good program, due to the amount of work involved with advertising in Traffic Exchanges, Safelists and Mailers, we feel there are much easier and effective ways to make a passive income online.
Prosperity Marketing System, Product Overview
The Prosperity Marketing System, PMS for short, is really a downline building program that allows the owner to promote whatever primary business they want to, in addition to earning a 100 percent front end commission for the system itself.
There are three levels of membership:
- The Tour taker – is free and allows you to check out the system and use a splash page builder to create landing pages. The tour taker has very limited access and has no access to any actual training.
- Student – A student can start with a 7-day trial and while in the trial can try to earn 100 percent commissions on new sign ups. They have complete access to the training, can integrate any autoresponder, integrate a tracker, customize (add or remove) 15 affiliate programs, and use the same primary business as their sponsor. Once the 7-day trial is over, it is then $12 a month.
- Owner – This is a unique membership level. It is very similar to owning your own script. An owner has full control over editing any training page within the system and can totally add their own content. They can change the primary business page from their sponsors page to their own primary business (any company they want). This option is a one time fee of $97.
Pros and Cons
Even at the student level, there is a lot of customization options available within the Prosperity Marketing System. It is the heart of the benefits in my opinion. Having owned my own lead generation website and understanding how a website script works and how expensive they are, I am amazed how flexible this system really is. Especially at the owner level.
For under $100 you can get a fully customizable business. You can add or delete any of the programs within the script itself. You can even customize your capture pages and call it what ever business name you want. Plus, you can customize your own training program within the system. Create your own training videos and use any autoresponder system you want.
Pro 1: As an owner, you have a fully customizable business system. At the student level, you can customize up to 15 programs.
Pro 2: The Training in the system is pretty good. Especially if you are into using mailers and traffic exchanges.
Pro 3: The owner is very knowledgeable and available for questions and always seems to respond.
Con 1: Beginners usually do not see the advantages of a customizable system. This is really more of an advanced feature and benefit.
Con 2: There are a lot of programs to sign up for. This can be confusing for someone just starting out with internet marketing.
Con 3: There is a big learning curve to successfully use mailers and traffic exchanges. The only other marketing option is solo ads and they can be quite expensive. But, overall the training is a bit weak.
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The Prosperity Marketing System, Products and Services
There are 5 main sections within the back office of PMS:
- Training Courses
- Income Builders
- Personal Branding
- Affiliate Center
We will cover Training Courses in the training section below.
This section covers the primary business, which, unless you are an owner, you will be directed to join your sponsors primary business. Of course, you don’t have to, if one of your prospects joins within the system and you don’t sign up for it, the referral commission will then go to your sponsor instead of you.
If you are an owner, then you can add your current primary business or any other affiliate program for that matter.
This section also covers the autoresponder. This, by default is GetResponse, which you can also be an affiliate for. If you choose not to use GetResponse as the autoresponder (you can choose another one in another section), you can still be an affiliate for GetResponse since it is free to be an affiliate. You can earn additional affiliate commissions when your prospects join under you.
GetResponse starts at $15 per month if you use the responder to build your own list, otherwise you will not be able to build an email list of your own. This is an added cost.
The list building training within PMS is pretty good, however, the list building skills taught in Discover Heal go to a much higher level.
The Ad Tracker is covered in this section as well, and by default you are directed to an ad tracking company known as Trck.me with is a tracking service that tracks your capture page clicks as well as your op tins. You can track where all of your traffic is coming from and which one are generating op tins for you. This service also has a fee associated with it and it is $9.95 a month. You also can earn commissions from this service as well if your prospects join under you.
Another income builder in this section is known as the Advertising Coop. The advertising coop that is used is called Viral Traffic Coop, which is “an advertising cooperative that pools together member’s advertising funds in order to buy bulk traffic at huge discounts. This is a big win-win for everyone, in your case you can get great traffic at a dirt cheap price without lifting your finger”!
The Viral Traffic Coop is owned by Darren Olander as well as many of the viral mailers and safelists. He owns 10 different websites I believe.
The rest of the income builders in this section consist of list builders (safelists) and traffic exchanges, most of which are owned by Darren Olander. This whole system is built around the use of mailers and traffic exchanges.
Who is The Prosperity Marketing System For?
In my opinion the Prosperity Marketing System is for the marketer who likes and is very familiar with using mailers, safelists and traffic exchanges as their primary source of traffic. It has been my experience that there is whole network of internet marketers that are into these types of traffic generating programs.
They mostly consist of owners of these types of programs and their followers.
I honestly do not think this is the system for the beginning internet marketer who is primarily interested in simply making money on the internet. There are better ways of making money on the internet then spending hours a day reading emails and surfing traffic exchanges.
Prosperity Marketing System Training
The training courses consist of the essentials, Prosperity Marketing, Traffic Generation and Solo Ads.
The essentials consist of computer basics and internet marketing basics.
The computer basics include the following:
- How to Cut, Copy, and Paste
- Easy file management
- How to download files from the internet
- How to change your browser homepage
- How to use favorites and bookmarks
The internet marketing basics are simply a brief explanation of “what is internet marketing and why is it so awesome”.
Very brief training in this section.
This section of the training is a description of the fact that PMS is an affiliate program and a marketing system. It provides you with a few capture pages to promote what is known as the “$12 funnel” and how you can earn $12 per month for each affiliate member you bring into the business. In addition to this, you can earn commission by promoting a variety of other programs known as downline builders. It then goes on to explain how PMS is the ultimate downline builder itself.
This Segways into a video training on an introduction to down-line builders. You can watch the video below for details:
The training then goes into traffic generation which is a fairly extensive training on how to dominate viral list builders and safe-lists.
You can get an idea of how this training works by watching the video below:
Once you are familiar with viral mailers and safelists, the training goes into how to effectively use traffic exchanges, and lists 6 traffic exchanges that the owner suggests using. He also suggests spending about 20 to 30 minutes a day surfing these traffic exchanges.
The training then goes on to say you should try solo ads. There is no real formal training here, just a link to a solo ad exchange known as Udimi solo ads.
My Final Thoughts The Prosperity Marketing System
This system would be ideal for…
I do believe if you are an experienced top Network marketer and you have a primary business and you are interested in having your team use a good system, then I would highly recommend the Prosperity Marketing System for that purpose.
The reason I say that is that, you can upgrade as an owner, fully customize the system to use any traffic method, training program or even customize your capture page under the name of your particular team. This would be an ideal program for that purpose.
Many top Network Marketers use customized systems for a large team and spend a lot of many for those types of programs. PMS would essentially do the same thing. It is fully customizable and, in my opinion, should primarily be used for that purpose.
VERDICT: LEGIT/NOT LEGIT