Author Topic: Alignable  (Read 409 times)

Maggie Ann

Alignable
« on: January 19, 2023, 12:36:19 PM »
A writer that I follow just sent me this email.

 Hi,

Itís Sally from Writer in Overland Park.

Iíd like to be able to refer customers to you, so Iíve added you to my network on Alignable, a site exclusively for business owners to network with each other.

Seems to be some sort of marketing site, but I never heard of it. I have 24 hours to respond to the invite, but I hate to just sign up for things. Anybody have experience with this?

           
 

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Re: Alignable
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2023, 01:02:58 PM »
Reeks of either she's been hacked, or associate marketing.

Either way, for me, BIN.

I especially wouldn't click on any link.
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Re: Alignable
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2023, 01:08:30 PM »
It's a legit site but, for the love of all things good and precious in the world, run away.  Run away!

If I remember right, once you open an account, it is darned near impossible to unsubscribe from eMails and close your account.
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Re: Alignable
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2023, 11:09:30 PM »
Thanks. That was my reaction too. Just wanted to confirm.
           
 

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Re: Alignable
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2023, 11:55:39 PM »
Here are some of the complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau: https://www.bbb.org/us/ma/north-falmouth/profile/social-media-marketing/alignable-inc-0021-146157/complaints Aside from the first one, which sounds as if it may be a mistake, the others have a number of similar elements.



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Re: Alignable
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2023, 06:21:49 AM »
Here are some of the complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau: https://www.bbb.org/us/ma/north-falmouth/profile/social-media-marketing/alignable-inc-0021-146157/complaints Aside from the first one, which sounds as if it may be a mistake, the others have a number of similar elements.

Thanks for the info. I certainly do not want my contacts bothered with emails. I deleted the message. The author that I followed has not made any other contact not even a notification of a new release. She probably doesn't even know this company sent out invitations to all her contacts.
           
 

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Re: Alignable
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2023, 06:25:09 AM »
IMHO, it's a good practice that if an app or site wants access to your eMail or address book, just say no.
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