Is Razoo.com A Scam?
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If you've read my review about Swagbucks, then this company is pretty much like it. If you liked that site then you'll like iRazoo and you can skip through the review below. Just sign up and start making that money. lol For everyone else, read on so you know how this works.
So What is iRazoo.com?
iRazoo is basically a search engine like Google that rewards you for doing searches. In other words you get paid to search!
How iRazoo Works.
Visit iRazoo.com & do a search for something into the iRazoo search bar. It doesn't matter what it is. Just conduct a search like you usually would do at Google or what ever site you use.
A winner is randomly picked to win points. If you're lucky it's you. Winners tend to get 75 points for their search. (Don't worry, the points are actually worth something real.)
Log into your iRazoo account. Click on the RAZOO Rewards Catalog. From there scroll through the prizes and redeem your points for a prize of your choice. You can redeem them for things such as ipods, Cameras, Memory sticks & Video Game systems! But I think most of you will opt for the cash like I did since it requires less points. At the time of this review it only took about 3,000 points to get a $5 Amazon Gift card. (It may change.) Unfortunately they don't have a paypal option but the amazon gift card option is basically like cash.
You can also watch the video below where I walk you through the process and you see social proof that this works. By the way you can make the video full size for better quality.
Not bad huh?
How To Earn More Rewards with iRazoo!
If you're a loyal subscriber you already know where I'm going with this. This company has a referral/affiliate program as well. I know, what a surprise. I keep telling you affiliate marketing is every where. Might as well get on the boat. lol In any event, their referral program is free and easy. Here's how it works.
iRazoo provides you with your own free personalized url/website. This site is basically an exact copy of their site except it has some code attached to it that lets iRazoo know that any referrals that come from this site should be paid to you. It doesn't matter if you don't understand the technology. You don't need to. Just know that it works and gets you paid. lol Here's an example of my personalized site for iRazoo:
Like most referral program websites, you can't edit the site or anything like that. This doesn't matter. All you need to do is promote this site around the web, to your friends, strangers or who ever you think would be interested. Considering that everyone searches the web, your audience is wide open. Who doesn't want to get paid for something they already do? If you want an easy way to do this, read my free affiliate marketing guide.
In any event, anytime someone joins iRazoo through your free iRazoo website, you will earn "50" points. Better still your referral gets '50' points as well just for joining! That's obviously a win win for everyone. Currently there is no limit to the number of points you can earn this way. You have no daily limit on referring new people. So the number of points you can earn are unlimited!!!
I hate to sound like an informercial but wait there is more. lol You will automatically earn matching points each time your friend earns points. For instance, if your referrals wins 75 points while searching, you will also get 75 points added to your account as well. However there is a cap of 1500 points per friend. Any points after the first 1500 they earn won't be matched to your account. (Yeah I know that sucks.)
So let me recap, you get paid 50 points when someone you refer joins and you get matching points for every time their search results in a win up to 1500 points. Do you see how easy that can add up? I'm not really great at math but I think even Helen Keller can see the potential here.
By the way you can keep track of your friends and how many points each of them have earned for you by going to the "My Account" page and clicking on "Points earned from my referred users"
Is This Opportunity International?
Well, it's somewhat international. At the time of this review, only users from the United States, Canada and UK are eligible to earn and exchange points. I know that sucks for my buddies outside these countries. You know if it were up to me, I would hook you guys up. But I don't make the rules, I just report on them. Don't fret. Just visit my international page for options for you.
iRazoo Tips & Advice
Since the concept is pretty much the same as Swagbucks, I'll basically repeat what I stated in that review here:
1. Take advantage of the referral program.
I know I sound like a broken record & you may be tired of hearing me mention internet marketing, but yet again this another company with an affiliate program. The proof is in the pudding. 99.9% of companies have affiliate programs and that's not going to change. It's an industry that is recession proof if you know what you're doing. As I've said many times, it's not easy but that's more of a reason to succeed at it. Because most people won't and that's more money on the table for you to pick up if you're properly trained and have the right mindset. That being said, I think this program is a much easier "sell" for even newbies and aspiring affiliate marketers. Why? Well who doesn't use a search engine to find information online? Who wouldn't want to make a few bucks every month for something they're doing for free anyway? It's the same logic I argued for Clixsense which many of you have taken advantage of and made money with. Even if you just referred family and friends you could probably make some decent change with their activity and your own.
2. Use iRazoo.com for ALL your online use.
For instance let's say you use yahoo for email. Just log into iRazoo.com, search for yahoo email. Then click on the search result for yahoo email that way. If you do you may earn some iRazoo points. Repeat these steps every time you need to visit any site. It may improve your chances of winning iRazoo points.
I followed the steps listed above and was able to earn points quickly enough to redeem my amazon gift card. So if I can do it, so can you.
It's all good and dandy to discuss what's great about iRazoo but you already know how I do. I have to give you the negatives as well. So here there are.
1. Prize Selection Sucks
I think they're a fairly new company so maybe that's the reason for this. But the fact of the matter is their prize selection is very limited. If you're already a member of swagbucks this becomes glaringly obvious. Personally I would like to see iRazoo offer more prize options that are easier to obtain. At the very least add a paypal option. Some folks would like to use their points to pay bills & not buy stuff. lol
2. Site Can Be Sluggish
Maybe I just have some lack of delayed gratification. But when I do a search on a site I expect the results to pop up in a millisecond. But this site can take a lot longer than that to load. It's a minor inconvenience but I had to note it.
3. Comments on the results page are annoying
Depending on the search results there are comments on certain sites. They can make the page scroll down really long. Most of the comments are also useless and provide little value. So all and all it's just annoying to see them. Nothing major that you can't ignore. But I had to point it out.
4. Search Results aren't the best.
This is something that is across the board for many search and win sites including Swagbucks. You have to keep in mind the business model of most search and win sites is to make money when you click ads or fill out offers. So they purposely have sponsored ads that are mixed into the results. Sites like Google do a better job of making this clear. But search & win sites like iRazoo don't. Sure they mention sponsor under the listings but we already know most people don't actually read anymore. So I can see how folks will think the results may not be good especially if they happen to click on some of the crappier ads. However it's pretty much easy to work around this. Just use iRazoo in conjunction with whatever site or search engine you already use. Problem solved. lol Ads are just a part of life especially when most work at home seekers are skeptical of paying for stuff (as you should be.). It's a nice compromise and one I follow on my sites. So keep that in mind when using sites like iRazoo or any other site that provides free information.
5. Referral Points Cap
As you read above iRazoo puts a 1500 cap on your referrals. So let's say your mom who you referred via your Irazoo site is an internet searching junkie and ends up racking up 3000 points in a week. Well because of their annoying capping policy you'll only earn the first 1500 points. Swagbucks has the same lame policy. From a business perspective it makes "cents" because it encourages you to keep getting new referrals which helps their company grow. That being said from a user perspective it stinks and why I have to hate on it and mention it as a con.
6. Restricted Countries
You know "Eddy" loves all people. But apparently iRazoo doesn't. lol Well not neccessarily. They're just not open to all countries. Most of the time this is purely because of administrative reasons and cost. It's nothing really sinister. Although I've heard there appears to be a lot of online fraud that is more pervasive in some countries than others. So many companies just avoid them all together just to keep their lives simple. Whatever the reason maybe be if you're not part of the "in" countries, this opportunity isn't open to you. So that's definitely a con.
I'm not psychic or anything but I'm pretty sure you have questions. If so, then click here to visit iRazoo and click on the contact us link at the bottom of the page. You can direct any questions to them directly. What I've listed in this review is pretty much the extend of my knowledge about them at this juncture.
In general I think iRazoo is a winner and highly recommended. It may not be as a robust as Swagbucks in terms of tools, prizes, etc. But at the end of the day it pays and it pays pretty well. I think it's actually easier and faster to earn an amazon gift card with iRazoo than it is on Swagbucks. Either way I think this company is legitimate and should be added to the mix of various multiple streams of income I recommend.
It's like I always say. You might as well get paid for things you already do for free. The other thing I would like to drill into the heads of those that are sticking their nose up in the air at this opportunity is the following: some income is always better than none. There is absolutely no reason why you can't make money with iRazoo while continuing to pursue traditional work at home jobs or building your home business or career.
These type of opportunities are too easy to pass up. The fact of the matter is you already engaged in these activities. Stop making other people rich without getting your share!
In any event, what do you folks think? Have any of you tried this opportunity? Let me know what you think either way. By the way if you want to stay up to date with content like this, be sure to become a loyal subscriber by clicking here.