The ‘partner with’ idea is far too common in the internet marketing field and never works out well. The product name makes it sound like you’re working alongside someone who is a success online and taking advantage of all their expertise.
That’s never how it works. You’re not actually partnering with anyone. You’re simply buying a product that offers a strategy or teaches some techniques. There might be some training or videos from Mike, but you’re not likely to get much (or any) one-on-one interaction.
In the end, the product name is simply a marketing technique. Which begs the question, what does Partner With Mike B really offer? Is it all marketing hype or can the product help you earn some money?
Manipulative Marketing And Inconsistencies
Aside from the concept, the first problem with Partner With Mike B is the misleading promotion. Apparently Mike’s team already went and set up your commissions account. Not only that, but the account is live and is apparently making money, as the team set up your website too.
Does that sound a little farfetched to anyone else? The idea is completely absurd, especially as the video isn’t live in the first place. I’ve seen the marketing trick a few times and I’ve never understood why product owners think the claims are believable. Regardless, it’s a clear attempt at manipulation and that’s never a good thing.
The video also gets a little odd in places. Early on, there’s a claim that all of the people we’ve heard from are making money with the system. At this point, there haven’t been any testimonials in the video. There are none on the site either.
This suggests that parts of the video might have been lifted from somewhere else or repurposed in some way. That would also explain why parts of it sound incredibly familiar.
Another inconsistency is on the page for affiliates. This talks about how affiliates can earn commission from every $7 product sale, along with upsells. Right now, Partner With Mike B costs $37 and there don’t seem to be any discounts when you click away.
If the price has changed, why not update every place that it is mentioned? The $7 claim is just text, it would be easy enough to update.
The site wasn’t always called Partner With Mike B either. One of the testimonials on the side talks about getpaidfromfb.com, which is an entirely different website. If you enter that URL now, it just redirects to Partner With Mike B. It seems that the program was called Get Paid From FB (or Get Paid from Facebook) at one time.
The testimonials also mention something called FB Vault Private Mastermind. This is another product, that Mike sells. In fact, he has quite a few different ones, if you take a look at his JVZoo profile.
This might suggest that Mike knows what he is doing, until you look at some of those products. They’re all filled with the same type of marketing hype that is common in this industry. Many just seem to be variations on the same concepts. It feels like he’s taken his ideas and respun them to create multiple similar products.
Some of the products, like FB Vault Private Mastermind, will probably show up in the sales funnel for Partner With Mike B. As always, each upsell will sound amazing and claim that you need to purchase it to ensure that you truly succeed.
The sales video for Partner With Mike B also mentions something else interesting – the provision of an online coach. This is meant to be a good thing, suggesting that you get decent support and training.
Support can make a large difference if you want to make money online, but that’s not what this is. You basically end up talking to a salesperson who will pitch you various other products along the way. Their job isn’t really to support you. They’re meant to make sure you fully buy into the system.
They’ll also end up with your contact information. This may mean that you get random offers and cold calls down the line. I personally prefer digital text-based communication with coaches or mentors. At least that way I remain in control of the process and can verify their claims.
The Facebook Vault
There’s a reason for all of the inconsistencies. Mike used to sell another product called The Facebook Vault or FB Vault. I’ve reviewed that one in the past and it was questionable at best.
The product was a training course that cost $7 initially and $1 if you tried to leave the site. This is precisely why the affiliate page for Partner With Mike B still says $7.
The course itself contained 10 videos that were each around 5 minutes long. There was some useful information in the mix, including aspects of Facebook marketing and CPA offers. Of course, the videos spent just as long trying to get you to purchase the upsell. That’s always frustrating, but it’s forgivable when you’re only paying $1 for the videos.
I also thought the product was poorly targeted. It was marketed at beginners, yet the videos heavily focused on CPA. Many beginners won’t know what that is. More experienced marketers wouldn’t get anything out of the videos, so the product doesn’t end up suiting anyone.
Mike also promoted shady tactics in his videos, along with some odd ones. For example, one video focused on making a fan page for Call of Duty, which is a popular game. The offers he chose to promote on there were related to baby products.
He also taught watchers to use fake claims and competitions to try and make things popular. You could probably get away with the tactics for a time, but they’re not legitimate or sustainable.
Partner With Mike B is a different system… theoretically. The problem is that he’s using all of the same marketing claims and is even using testimonials from FB Vault. There’s a good chance that much of the sales video comes from FB Vault as well.
The Actual System
If you purchase Partner With Mike B, you end up with a training course for making money online. As the marketing video suggested, the idea is to promote products on your own site. They provide all the marketing tools and sales funnels, so your focus is on getting people to the page initially.
Having the marketing done for you could be useful, if it led to conversions. The sales video for Partner with Mike B gives a good indication of the approach to marketing (i.e. heavy on hype, light on substance). It seems unlikely that you’d get many sales. There are so many other products that make the same types of claims and most viewers wouldn’t be convinced.
If you want sustainable sales, it’s normally best to promote products with value and focus on that value in your marketing. That way customers end up buying things that they want or need, rather than being tricked into making purchases.
Sales aren’t actually the difficult part anyway. The biggest challenge is always getting traffic to begin with. Partner With Mike B suggests that you rely on Facebook ads, along with other Facebook angles. Based on FB Vault, it’s clear that the Facebook training isn’t going to be that powerful.
Facebook ads also get expensive fast. They can be a way to gain traffic in some situations, but not in the way that Partner With Mike B suggests. You’d end up spending far too much money, while ignoring all of the free techniques for getting traffic.
Making a system like this work is a lot more difficult than Partner With Mike B claims. It takes time and dedication, along with a considerable amount of trial and error. Facebook campaigns using paid traffic are best saved for when you have a quality product and decent online marketing experience. Even then, they can be more trouble than they’re worth.
Speaking of products, the main aim seems to be to promote Partner With Mike B itself and possibly other products from Mike too. There is no quality in products like this. Instead, you’re making sales through manipulation.
Why do that? There are so many affiliate programs out there that focus on decent products and most of them don’t cost to join. With those, you get to help people, rather than try to manipulate them out of their money.
You could, theoretically, earn money through Partner With Mike B. If you tried the approach, you’d find that the process takes much more work than the marketing claimed and that the income is considerably lower. This same conclusion is common among junk products in this industry. They promise easy profits, and delivery a broken system that you can't say “doesn't work”, but isn't really what the marketing promised.
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