A Little Background on Tyler Cruz
Here’s a write-up about Tyler Cruz from the biggest authority in the affiliate marketing industry…
The first giant douchebag make money online blogger was obviously shoemoney. Then someone who wanted to be like him, copied everything he did. His name is john chow. Then uberaffiliate copied john chow, and people copied uber, all the way down the line till you get to TylerCruz.com. Same deal. No good content, tons of worthless posts and contests with the hope that some whale affiliate will accidentally click his link to sign up to marketleverage, or whatever flavor of the month worthless network is sending bloggers free stuff this week, and make him $500 per month to pay for his inevitably unused gym membership and a lifetime supply of little debbies and mt dew. Listen, bro, if you’re going to be a sheep and get one of those oh-so-gay caricatures drawn up as your blog logo, at least get one that doesn’t look 3 times as skinny as you are. Really dude, it looks like you ate the guy in your logo. Be realistic.
Seriously… Prevent Tyler Cruz from Eating
For some reason or another I stumbled on Tyler’s blog and saw this post: PublisherChallenge Explained
In essence, Tyler Cruz is now dedicating an entire site to his contests. His whole blog is one giant promotion for networks that real affiliates wouldn’t use, and now he’s wasted someone’s time programming it, and his time thinking about it.
You realize when you go through a referral link you’re cutting out a bit of your revenue. Networks only have so much $$ to work with, and that 5% referral fee is coming out of your paycheck. Now a man like nickycakes you don’t mind giving a cut too, cause most people wouldn’t be making shit if he weren’t helping them. But read Tyler’s blog and tell me one good bit of information posted on the piece of shit.
Now this fat beaver has the audacity to dedicate an entire site for tracking his own referral commissions. I swear to god it’s like Shoemoney and John Chow had a retarded baby and let him loose on the Internets. Fuck it, I don’t think John Chow would stoop this low. And that’s pretty fucking low.
The fucking comments on that post are hilarious. Here are some gems:
I think your retarded… I watched this design contest go on at 99designs It will look nice… But I still think your retarded…
You tried to take your blog’s discussion to another site with PublisherForums.com. It didn’t work. It’s filled with spam from 2008. You tried to take your “review me” concept and referral commission to another site with PublisherSpot.com. That didn’t work too well either.
I don’t see any indication that this site is worth the work you’re putting in. Especially when we all know you’re inevitably going to make the same posts on your blog announcing new competitions, updating us with competitions and doing all that crap to help the new site get off the ground. It’ll stay afloat as long as you keep pushing it on your blog but that will be the extent of its success.
With a little help from your friends you’ve realised that referring affiliate marketers is a very, very easy way of making money and now you’re trying to expand on it. Fair play, cos to be fair you don’t really seem to make that much money yourself, your own stats show that most of your money comes from skimming of people who do better than you.