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Instant Buzz Review
Date Added: 5/17/2009     Reviewer: windychris
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Website URL: http://www.instantbuzz.com
Company Name: Mike Filsaime.com, Inc
Alexa Traffic Rank: 266,878
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Instant Buzz Description

Instant Buzz is a service created by Mike Filsaime. It is a tool bar that can be installed in your browser to help you get traffic to your website. The whole concept is based around a traffic exchange a where multi level marketing referral system is integrated. It allows you to build a downline and leverage your referrals to bring you even more traffic

Instant Buzz Detailed Overview

Instant Buzz uses the concept of viral marketing to help you bring more traffic to your website. There are many traffic exchange programs in the market, but does Instant Buzz deliver the kind of results it promises? Let’s find out by talking about how the service actually works.

When you become a member of Instant Buzz, you can create a display ad for your website. You will then have to install a toolbar into your browser to start receiving traffic. What happens is that your ad will be shown every time you see someone else’s ad in the tool bar. You can say that this is a banner exchange in the form of a tool bar.

The great thing about the tool bar is that you don’t have to manually click on anything to rotate the ads. The ads will change by themselves as you surf the net. There’s another component called Mailspace Ads where you insert an ad on your personal emails in order to earn Instant Buzz credit. The third extra component is the HyperSpace Ads where you insert a code into your website and you exchange pop ups with other members of Instant Buzz.

In your account you can set up two different ads (you have to upgrade to run more), track your clicks, and look at how much credit you have. You earn more credit depending on how many people you refer and how many people your referrals bring in (the same system as an MLM pyramid).

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Instant Buzz Reputation

Instant Buzz has received mixed reviews from users in the Internet marketing community. It seems that the majority of people have reported that they have received little to no results from their Instant Buzz ads. However, there are still people who are getting a good CTR from their ads and turning that traffic into profits.

The reason why some people get results and other do not can be because not all people test their ads extensively to see which ones work. In addition, those that are seeing results have upgraded to the elite ($197) or pro ($149) memberships which gives you more credits, more ads, and more campaigns to run.

The bottom line is that it doesn’t hurt to use Instant Buzz since it’s a simple tool bar you can uninstall if you feel it ruins your surfing experience. You will have to make a decision on whether you want to use their HyperSpace and Mailspace Ads for more credit. These ads can distract your visitors and your email subscribers so you’ll have to see if they detract away from your regular marketing campaign.

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Not Useful

So the installation was no issue but however the actual usefulness is very much questionable. I'm pretty sure when I commit enough to download something I expect results. And Instant Buzz was not achieving them. I know it's easy to say how hard can it be to advertise for me, but I can't really when it's probably not. But when it's your job it is what's expected and I can't say that it did it's job. And any attempts to get help on this were nothing more than futile. So if it's my opinion you want, then please do yourself a favour and don't waste your time.
 
 


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avatar   by JavDaMan on November 16, 2014 at 7:51 PM CST

 
 
 
Instant Buzz is a real snoozer

I, too, downloaded the Instant Toolbar thinking that it would be a fast and lucrative way to advertise my various interests. Was I ever wrong! Installing the toolbar was easy, even setting up my advertisements was quick and easy. I used the service for seven long months and got no results at all. I tried to contact the support team on 5 separate occasions and never received a response. Truthfully, I am not even sure that my ads were ever rotated through, or seen by anyone, because support never contacted me to answer my questions. This was a big disappointment to say the least. Uninstalling the toolbar was a nightmare, but I finally got rid of it. Fair warning: Fast and easy is not always profitable.
 
 


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avatar   by lora55 on February 4, 2010 at 8:43 AM CST

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Needs More Developing

The tool-bar itself is easy to install and I had no conflicts with either Mozilla or Opera.

My opinion is that the entire program is well built, but does not possess a long future. Using a tool-bar to preview ads is a very limiting method to say the least. The new users develop ad-blindness in matter of days so efficiency is a big issue.

Being a free member means you will be guaranteed a low CRT. The need for account upgrades devalues the interest of new members joining so the amount of people using Instant Buzz is low compared to the hordes one would achieve with buying cheap advertisement.
 
 


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avatar   by watkins on January 27, 2010 at 9:15 PM CST

 
 
 
My introduction to toolbars

This was the first time I ever remember hearing of using a toolbar to make money. Thanks to them I have been reluctant to try them ever since. This program was a total waste of time and made it sound like I would just easily get hundreds of thousands of hits because everyone around the net would see the toolbar and my advertisement. I had to be a master marketer to even dream about sniffing 1000 visitors let alone 100,000 or more.

Don't these people understand that if I were that good at marketing, I wouldn't need them? Better yet, if I were that good it would be even MORE of a waste of time to use Instant Buzz.
 
 


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avatar 2,000 Credits - Top Contributor   by realplayer54 on December 23, 2009 at 2:00 PM CST

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I had no results with this product

I haven't used this product in over a year because my virus protection program kept telling me something about spyware, so I just took it down. I don't really think there is anything that will harm your computer, but at the time I was getting so many viruses I didn't want to take a chance. I didn't have any results with the program anyway.

I did try and sell some products at first, but when that didn't work I tried advertising a sign up page which didn't get me any sign ups. It's an easy way to advertise, but the results you get are going to be similar to the results you get with using Traffic Exchanges.

I am not saying you won't get results, but it didn't work for me.
 
 


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avatar   by clint48 on December 9, 2009 at 8:13 PM CST

 
 
 
What a mess

I downloaded Instant Buzz on Stone Evan's recommendation with 100,000 free hits. What a joke. Credits were gone in a couple hours with not 1 hit.

A lot of work to set it up and it took me days to get it completely un-installed. Splitter files were everywhere. Even after un-installing the toolbar would not go away. Played havoc with my computer and files.
 
 


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avatar   by LeonBowes on October 18, 2009 at 9:16 PM CST

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Instant Buzz--not worth it

I had trouble with this toolbar. It made my keyboard lock up so half of the letters didn't work. I thought it was because my computer is old, but after I removed it (without the problems everyone else had), my keyboard problems cleared up. I generally stay away from anything with Mike Filsame associated with it for this reason. Even if he is adding his approval to someone else's program.
 
 


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avatar   by tdebari48 on September 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM CST

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Instant is ADWARE

I'm saying this with all get out honesty here. I've downloaded stuff for my site that I am putting online and was told that this would generate traffic to my site. It's Adware. All I have ever had since it was downloaded was problems. It will stop in the middle of the site and say it's not responding then it goes back to the previous page sometimes and tells you to go to another site.

Also, I've had major problems using the sites I use to make money off of. I use Ehow and I can't write articles if I use FireFox because the instant buzz was on it. I ended up taking all of my documents off my computer and taking all my pictures off of my computer along with everything off of my desktop and ended up using a scan registry cleaner and found out that the instant buzz was adware. It takes information from the websites you visit and sends it back to them.

And instead of it installing a toolbar like it said it was going to go it makes it difficult as all get out to delete the program. I had to go in and manually delete the program individually and take firefox off my system to get the instant buzz off my computer.

Don't use this product. It's not worth it and it doesn't do what they say it will do. I've been on the internet for 10 years or longer and this is the worst possible product I have found regardless of it being a free download. They just want access to where they can get into your computer. I've not had information get gone, but I couldn't even use the web browser enough because it kept closing me out with this product on that web browser.
 
 


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avatar 2,000 Credits - Top Contributor   by crysontherocks on August 9, 2009 at 10:14 PM CST

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Good in concept but low on expected results

I thought Instant Buzz was a brilliant idea and did not hesitate to download and install it on my toolbar. Like a pipe dream, it doesn't really help bring you real traffic. I removed it after a few months because I realized that SEO was a much more solid solution to traffic generation. I figured out that all the other people who have Instant Buzz on their toolbars were just like me and did not really care for the other websites on the network.
 
 


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avatar 5,000 Credits - Internet Marketing Master   by worldlord on August 4, 2009 at 4:31 PM CST

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Not worth it!

Like other network marketers out there looking to find creative ways to get their site seen, I downloaded this little tool bar onto my computer. I really didn't see much benefit to it other than taking up space on my computer and because it runs on auto, in my opinion, less eyes would see my ads than manual sites.

Once I decided I didn't want it anymore, I tried to get it off my computer, but it just didn't want to leave. Easy to install, but very hard to uninstall. I think that opens up your computer to all sorts of viruses and other stuff out there.

There are other more effective ways to get your site seen out there. This is just not worth the trouble.
 
 


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avatar   by randimoore on July 31, 2009 at 8:54 PM CST

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Spend 2 minutes installing and 2 hours uninstalling

Not many people clicked on my well-worded ad. And just like most browser applications they take up your RAM and slow down your computer. The views and actual clicks go with the more traditional sites. You're only going to get a handful of hits and you have better things to do with your time. Like make money!
 
 


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