October 23, 2021

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Passive Profit Pages Review: Why I Had To Get A Refund

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Want to make serious money online but don’t know if Passive Profit Pages is legit or yet another get-rich-quick scam?

You’ve come to the right place because in this Passive Profit Pages review I’m going to sign up myself and show you what the members’ area looks like, how the software works and ultimately whether you can make $1,000 a day with this or not.

And just so you know: I’m not an affiliate of Bill McRea’s Passive Profit Pages.

I’m here to give you the inside scoop as someone who’s been successful at affiliate marketing and seen my fair share of crappy fly-by-night programs that get you no closer to making your online income goals a reality.

That being said, let’s dive in!

What We’ll Cover In This Review:

What Is Passive Profit Pages?

Passive Profit Pages is a done-for-you website building software with limited affiliate marketing training that was created by Bill McRea in 2016.

It promises to generate $1,000 in commissions within 24 hours and reveal the secrets to making $25,000 a month for just an hour’s work a day.

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If making money was this easy EVERYONE would be in on it! The truth is that $1,000/day generating systems don’t actually exist!

And if Passive Profit Pages really did do what Bill tells us it does, then why go through all the effort of trying to sell it to us?

It just doesn’t make sense.

And as I’m about to show you, what you get for your money is shockingly awful.

How Much Does Passive Profit Pages Cost?

You can buy Passive Profit Pages for just $9 and it comes with a 60-day money-back guarantee. Fair warning though, this product comes with $1,392 worth of upsells.

Already bought it and wish you hadn’t?

You’ll find my step-by-step guide on how to get a Clickbank refund handy.

After I Bought The Product

As with 99% of products I’ve reviewed in the make money online space, there were a few upsells and downsells I had to skip before I could access the members’ area.

The first upsell was Passive Profit Pages Pro going for a hefty $197 which supposedly gives you the option to host their done-for-you websites on your own domain to earn faster and rack up your profits by an extra $7,400 in 7 days, or $360,000 a year.

We’re told this special opportunity is available for “today only” which is an outright lie.

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Hit the No Thanks link and you’re taken to a second screen offering a $50 discount:

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After that you’re taken to the Profit Pages X upsell at $196 that we’re told will “turbocharge your affiliate commissions” so you’ll earn a whopping $5,000 overnight thanks to their top-secret traffic source.

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Again, say you don’t want it and they offer you a $50 discount:

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On the fifth screen, you’re given the chance to join the Passive Profit Pages Online Community (a Facebook group) for $20 a month.

But the upsells don’t end there:

Finally get inside the members’ area and the welcome video says you can still buy the upsells if you want and tells you to register for John Crestani’s free webinar which is an hour-long sales pitch for Super Affiliate System priced at $997.

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However you look at it, offering $197, $196 and $997 upsells for a $9 product is pretty darn ridiculous. It’s also a not-so-subtle way of squeezing more cash out of you.

After skipping through the numerous upsells and downsells, I decided to go ahead and try out the page builder.

How Does Passive Profit Pages Work?

On the face of it, making money with Passive Profit Pages is as easy as completing 4 simple steps:

Step 1: Add Your ClickBank ID

Enter your ClickBank ID in the box provided and your affiliate links will automatically be inserted into your websites. 

The good thing about ClickBank is they have a wide range of affiliate products available in a ton of different niches, from gardening to language learning, woodworking to losing weight. 

If you’re new to ClickBank be sure to check out my how to make money with ClickBank guide to learn the RIGHT way to promote ClickBank products.

Step 2: Choose A Passive Profit Pages Website Template

There are 5 templates to choose from and each comes with a ready-made template and done-for-you content.

As you can see, these templates look as if they were designed 20 years ago:

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You’d be way better off creating a free website with WordPress. At least then you’d have 10,000+ themes to choose from and complete control over the look and design.

Step 3: Choose Your Subdomain

Right now MyKetoSlim.net is the only subdomain available, meaning even if you choose the guitar or affiliate marketing templates, your website will have to have MyKetoSlim in the website name. 

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I went ahead and registered simoncrowe.MyKetoSlim.net and hit the Build Passive Page button. You’re told to wait 6 hours for an email to confirm your website has been created.

I waited (and waited!) and sure enough, 16 hours later I got the email…

It wasn’t worth the wait though as the website looks like utter crap:

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It comes with 20 done-for-you posts avergaing at around 700 words each. The posts were okayish I suppose but contained only very generic information. 

And let’s not forget:

Your website is identical in every way to 100s if not 1000s of other websites out there and there is no way of logging into the backend to add your own posts or edit the pre-written ones. 

Click on most of menu items and you’re taken to a blank screen and the only affiliate links I can see are the Clickbank University sidebar banners.

Step 4: Drive Traffic

Now you have your links and website set up, they say it’s just a case of getting people (traffic) to your site and watching the ClickBank commissions roll in.

So how do you drive traffic to your website to earn $1,000 today?

This is where the training is supposed to step in and show you how… except if you thought the page builder was bad, the training is even worse. 

Passive Profit Pages’ Terrible Training

I’d go as far as saying this is the worst training of any so-called make money online course I have ever seen and I’ve seen over 500 of them so that’s saying something!

The training (and I use this word very loosely!) consists of 6 videos and a Traffic PDF:

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To be honest, the trainer comes across as abrupt and seems more annoyed than anything. It’s as if they’ve created these 20-second videos because too many people emailed them asking about the same thing.

Here’s a quick rundown:

Video 1: Get ClickBank (4 mins 34 secs)

This video talks about how to create a ClickBank account and get a ClickBank ID if you haven’t already.

Video 2: ClickBank ID (0 mins 19 secs)

This one shows you how to insert your ID into the page builder to ensure you’re credited for any future commissions.

Video 3: Use Lower Case (0 mins 26 secs)

A quick reminder to use lower case letters in your domain to avoid glitches in the software. The software is very buggy.

Video 4: Give It Time (0 mins 22 secs)

They say setting up a website takes 6 hours to complete.

Video 5: Custom Domains (4 mins 57 secs)

Bill goes through how to buy your own domain and redirect it to your Passive Profit Pages website.

Video 6: Rebuilding A Page (1 min 6 secs)

Here they say you can delete your site and start over if you want to change your website niche or theme.

That’s barely 12 minutes’ worth of training in total. 

If they put even half the effort into the training that they put into creating the sales videos then you might be getting something semi-decent, but it seems to me like the Passive Profit Pages creators just couldn’t be bothered.

Traffic PDF

Finally, we have a 2-page Traffic PDF that’s supposed to show us the secrets to driving 1,000s of people to your new website.

Traffic is absolutely crucial to any online business because without it you’ll never make sales.

So what does Bill recommend?

Sharing your website on Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit and in Facebook groups.

Seriously that’s it?!

First off, spamming links in Facebook groups is just going to get your account banned and on what planet do people see spammy links on social media, then go on to click and buy anything anyway?

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I don’t know if this is just plain old ignorance or blatant deception but Bill goes on to say if you spend 20 minutes a day sharing your links on social media then search engines will start ranking your sites and people will find your affiliate website on the likes of Google. 

Either way, I can GUARANTEE this is NEVER gonna happen. 


Because Google is on the lookout for high-quality, unique content. As all you get with a Passive Profit Pages website is a ton of duplicate content, Google will never let it see the light of day. 

Not only that, but every website made with the Page Builder is also insecure (I.e. no padlock in the address bar) which is a big no-no if you want traffic from Google.

Good luck trying to make $1,000/day spamming links on Facebook. I’m gobsmacked he’s telling people to do this in 2020, talk about affiliate marketing done wrong! 

Can You Make Money With Passive Profit Pages?

You might get lucky and a make a sale here or there from someone landing on your site from somewhere like Pinterest but it is highly unlikely thanks to the crummy site layouts and low-quality content. 

Your biggest problem is going to be GETTING TRAFFIC. 

And as your site won’t ever get Google rankings for the reasons I’ve mentioned, your only option is to pay for traffic which is risky and never recommended when you’re starting out.

Simply put: No website rankings = No targeted traffic = No revenue!

Passive Profit Pages: The Pros

1. Low Starting Price And Money Back Guarantee

Whenever I review products I do my best to show the full list of pros and cons but with Passive Profit Pages, I’m really struggling.

One good thing I could say is it’s only $9 so you’re hardly breaking the bank. That being said after seeing it for myself, I don’t even think it’s worth that.

2. Affiliate Marketing Is The Real Deal (When Done RIGHT)

With over a million lucrative niches, 4 billion potential customers and 6 million products to choose from, affiliate marketing gives anyone the opportunity to build an income-generating business of their own.

But you need the right education, tools and support to make it happen.

Grab my full affiliate marketing guide for newbies to get started for real right here.

Passive Profit Pages: The Red Flags

1. No Real Success Stories Here

That’s right, every success story you think you heard in the sales pitch was fake.

We’re told this guy has made $200,000 in the last 8 months thanks to Bill McRea and his Passive Profit Pages system when in reality, he made $15 by making a bogus member testimonial:

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2. Crazy Income Claims Not Backed Up By Disclaimer

Time and time again I see hyped-up get-rich-quick scams making crazy claims like:

  • “Make a gazillion dollars instantly for doing nothing!” 
  • “Learn this secret to earn $360,000 a year on autopilot!” 
  • “Click your mouse once to become an overnight millionaire!”

I can’t stress how much Passive Profit Pages doesn’t live up to its crazy income claims.

Anyone buying this system believing they really will make $1,000 in the first 24 hours is going to be bitterly disappointed when they realise they’ll make diddly squat. 

Don’t take my word for it though, read what it says in the earnings disclaimer:

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Is Passive Profit Pages A Scam Or Legit? 

Passive Profits Pages is a scam because no legit program needs to resort to using fake testimonials, but the biggest reason is it doesn’t do what it tells you it will do.

The sales page is misleading to say the least and the promise of $1,000 a day is just ludicrous.

Without a doubt, this program gets a massive thumbs down from me and I sincerely hope I’ve done enough in this review to show you why Passive Profit Pages is a scam that over promises and underdelivers.

Ready To Start Profiting Online For REAL?

The internet is littered with scams but follow the right training and you absolutely can make your dream of earning an income online a reality. Click HERE to find out how.

If you’re ready and willing to put in the work then building an online business can be truly life-changing. And I should know. 

Thanks to affiliate marketing I’ve been able to: 

  • Wave goodbye to my old contact centre job
  • Book a one-way ticket to Thailand
  • Earn $1,200 in a single day
  • Make at least $7,000 each and every month
  • Achieve Super Affiliate status and get an all-expenses-paid trip to Vegas

I achieved this because I followed Wealthy Affiliate’s step-by-step training and applied myself. Follow the same training I did and you WILL get results.

And thanks to Wealthy Affiliate’s free Starter membership it costs nothing to get started and you’ll have your first affiliate marketing website up and running in the next 30 minutes.

Get In Touch If You Have Any Questions!

I created this website to help people like you get where you want to be, not to mention I have experience building several successful online businesses in a variety of niches, so if you have any questions at all then I’m here to help.

Share your question below and I’ll get back to you myself personally! 

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Simon Crowe is the founder of The Make Money Online Blog and is on a mission to help as many people as possible kiss their bosses goodbye.

Get his free Affiliate Marketing Guide For Newbies to learn exactly how to build a real income online and make your dream business a reality.

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