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Why does Big Mike hate vendors? Why is FIO not free?

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Anyway, I think the answer is to just pull the videos off YouTube or at the very least stop posting new videos to YouTube. You guys can still attend the live webinars.
Mike

well first,
I appreciate very much how this site is moderated, and hope it continues, so thanks for that

second,
Why do you care about your YouTube rank or Likes/Dislikes??
Maybe just most of us here aren't YouTube users?? I can't even remember my YouTube user name anymore, and i believe you have to be logged in to "like" something correct?

But much more importantly than that, if this weighs on you, get rid of it.

I have approximate answers, possible beliefs and different degrees of certainty of different things. But I'm not absolutely sure of anything and there are many things i don't know anything about.
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Why do you care about your YouTube rank or Likes/Dislikes??

I already explained it... if you don't understand, you could google it further.

A quick google search:

http://s1129.photobucket.com/user/HDnatureTV/library/?sort=3&page=1


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I have lots of stats as I've been under a dislike bot attack from a unethical, now terminated, but now back competitor. I have suffered over 2000 dislikes in 6 months on 60 of my top videos. You can see my analysis here:

http://photobucket.com/HDNATURETV

JUST 9 DISLIKES KILLS 50% YOUTUBE FEATURED AND SUGGEST VIEWS 57% OF TOTAL IN HALF ON A 110K VIEWED VIDEO..

6 MORE DISLIKES JUST 15 TOTAL on REDUCES FEATURED AND SUGGEST TO ABOUT 0.

VIEWS DROP FROM 350 TO 150 PER DAY TO 54 AFTER LAST 6 ATTACKS. WOW!

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since when are you so sensitive to other peoples (uninformed) opinions?
If people don't want to watch a video, b/c the # of dislikes, so be it.

Doesn't mean they're worth less or worthless.

edit: and I perfectly understand the impact of dislikes. But it's really not like the site (or you) is dependant on it's search ranking.
Would be different if you actually made a living from youtube & this site of course.

P.S.: If it's that obvious that this was abuse, just inform youtube - I'm pretty sure they will set that straight.
P.P.S.: I in fact DID vote for the last couple o' videos after your post. I watched them all at some point or another. They just didn't receive a thanks to date b/c I never "thanked" a video before. Ever. Which gives you my position on your webinars.

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since when are you so sensitive to other peoples (uninformed) opinions?

You are not understanding.

Being killed in YouTube search traffic is very bad for people ever finding futures.io (formerly BMT) content. Like I said in my original post, this has nothing to do with simply ignoring the trouble maker.

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My girlfriend is travelling for business and I have nothing better to do this evening then like the video's I have watched! Thanks for giving me something productive to do!

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You are not understanding.

Being killed in YouTube search traffic is very bad for people ever finding futures.io (formerly BMT) content. Like I said in my original post, this has nothing to do with simply ignoring the trouble maker.

Mike

I was a bit slow with editing, sorry 'bout that.
I understand the impact of dislikes on the search ranking, but along the lines of above post:
How do you expect people to find futures.io (formerly BMT) content without your youtube channel to begin with?

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I was a bit slow with editing, sorry 'bout that.
I understand the impact of dislikes on the search ranking, but along the lines of above post:
How do you expect people to find futures.io (formerly BMT) content without your youtube channel to begin with?

The removal of future recordings will just be until more people are made aware of what is going on, and give them a chance to like videos if they find them useful (and want me to continue uploading them to YouTube).

Mike

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edit: and I perfectly understand the impact of dislikes. But it's really not like the site (or you) is dependant on it's search ranking.
Would be different if you actually made a living from youtube & this site of course.

futures.io (formerly BMT) is a tiny fraction of my income, but is an ENORMOUS amount of my time. In that respect, I don't like to be wasting time.

Anyway, I will let you guys decide.

Mike

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The removal of future recordings will just be until more people are made aware of what is going on, and give them a chance to like videos if they find them useful (and want me to continue uploading them to YouTube).

Mike

Hi Mike, your not the only one dealing with those dislike bots, it's pretty much running rampant on YouTube at the moment. I have a couple of friends who run fairly large channels. They've been experiencing similar strange metrics over the last few months. Dislike bots have turned into a service from most of the like bot providers, it seems it just takes one person with a credit card to create an issue. Google really need's to step there game up and look into complaints as right now there email for complaints is pretty much as good as writing the complaint on a piece of paper and putting it in your garbage can.

Have you thought about using vimeo.com to store the futures.io (formerly BMT) webinars? I know its a paid service, and it doesn't help with search results or people finding futures.io (formerly BMT). But it would let you continue to post webinars for people who could not make them. I know I've only been able to make one webinar due to schedule conflicts but Its been a great tool to watch the replays of them.


Thanks again for what you provide here, I wish the trolls and haters would stop with there antics.


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I rarely attend the live webinars, but I watch many of them later on....losing them would be a great loss. I understand what's going on with google rankings and organic traffic but these webinars are a huge value add for new members and us old guys alike.

I'd not sure how to solve your problem but if at all possible the webinars should stay up.

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