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4 Simple Rules to keep from getting suspended

Rule #1 - Spamming with messages
Sending copy/paste system messages to everyone your associated with is considered spamming. IBOtoolbox does not allow this process for a simple reason. It DOES NOTHING to build your business. It does NOTHING in IBOtoolbox, does nothing in Facebook, it does nothing anywhere.

However, sending relationship building messages to your associates is important. Why? Unlike spamming, a new friend, partner, alliance, or follower will help you build your business! Word of mouth advertising is the cheapest and most effective type of marketing. Use IBOtoolbox properly and you will be rewarded by a solid group of supporters. Those supporters will watch your actions, see your strategies, and most possibly join your next venture. The most successful people on IBOtoolbox are those who have a good reputation for making everyone feel welcome, offering value, and following the basic rules of IBO.

Rule #2 - PR, Video, or Wall Comment Spamming
One of the most irritating things a member of IBOtoolbox can do to get their account suspended is Comment spam! This is the act of commenting on someone's PR, Video, or Wall Post with devious intentions. If you are commenting on a PR, Video, or Wall Post, please post a relevant comment.

Do NOT talk about your opportunity, product, or website. You are suppose to be helping your fellow member by posting a relevant, positive, and encouraging comment for other members, non-members, and potential partners and customers to read. Posting comments on IBOtoolbox is big business for the people using the system correctly. Why is it big business? Because Internet Marketing is all about that reputation or referral. IBO members help each other build consumer confidence and reputation be receiving good PR, Video, and Wall Post Comments.

Remember IBOtoolbox family of sites receive around 300,000 unique visitors each day. That is A LOT of eyes on those comments you are posting!

Commenting Note: If you didn't read the PR or Watch the video, then please do not comment. Comments that read "great pr" or "nice post", might as well read, "I don't have anything valuable to add". Such comments are not going to do anything for the author, and definitely not doing you any good at all. So please, if your going to leave a comment, leave a good one! Also remember, if you have 5+ stars, you can earn credits for comments on PRs and Videos!

Rule #3 - Using, Selling, or promoting automation systems
Because IBOtoolbox is the largest business building social network, there is going to be people trying to make money riding our developers coattails and attempting to take advantage of our platform. IBOtoolbox is constantly slammed with DOS, auto account creaters, auto inviters, message senders, etc... We have systems in place that automatically suspend or delete accounts that are obtained using such software.

We have many member come to us after their accounts have been terminated asking to come back if they promise to stop using the automated systems. IBOtoolbox does NOT allow anyone to use, promote, or sell IBO automation software (Software that automates the use of IBOtoolbox).

If you have purchased this software, ask for your money back. The software is actually illegal as it is not conforming to the AUP of the site.

Rule #4 - Post Adult/Gambling/Illegal Material
Probably one of the fastest way to be removed from this platform is posting an Ad, PR, or profile image with nudity or adult content.  This is NO place in IBOtoolbox for scantily clad women, adult content, or provocative images.   Anywhere.

The same goes for gambling, online, casino marketing, or any sort of illegal activity.  This things do not have a home here @ IBOtoolbox and your account will be quickly suspended.

In Closing, IBOtoolbox works if everyone follows the simple rules.  If you see any of this activity, please let us know by sending Security a support ticket.  They have been known for giving crdits to those who help us keep our system clean!

IBOtoolbox Operations

Press Release comments:

The 4 best rules here, and common sense for most all. A nice group of people here from what I've seen over all these years. If you're new, please read the above twice and if you have any questions please ask Admin, Kris Karafotas or many of those here that are "old timers", hey now... I don't mean in age, I mean in experience on the IBO platform of course! ;-)Whitney Jacqueline

You know when someone didn't read your PR, is when they type, "Nice PR, thanks for sharing". If you don't want to read it, don't read it.Dominic Goss

Hey Admin , FYI, The link to this press release is Dead and shows Error 404 ! No Article Found. Crypto Vend

Looks like the three simple rules have been suspended! :-)Tom Riach

I like to read this press PR, but When I click on View Press Release I am redirected to 404 Error: The link you followed is dead.Alicja Tapia

Thank you for educating me on this subject. I am new to IBOtoolbox.Anthony Devapriya

Glad to see this post on rules. Hopefully some will take notice. Thanks AdminMicky Gramlin

Thanks for this useful rules to keep from getting suspended. Now i really understand this rules well.  -via IBOmobilevictor Health

Well said. Thank you for sharing important information to keep this community a safe and great place to build and brand our business.Zoey-Red LeFey

Point well taken - I had to laugh today because I see a Member of the Day featured but there profile is suspended...Thanks for the article Kris and thanks for working hard for all of us...we or at least I appreciate that...:)Mike Seals

Spamming of any kind is mostly untargeted and is often discarded because of this. But spamming in the comments is ignored and it's doubted that anyone would bother copying a URL that is spammed in the comments. And bots on whatever platform do not help you build relationships as the followers didn't discover you or your content themselves.Dominic Goss

Thank you for this post and keeping this a place not only for safety but to benefit us all. This is a must for everyone to read and adhere to.Sandra Pugh

Well said and certainly a way of keeping IBOtoolbox and its associates safe. No bending of the rules. Comments that read "great pr" or "nice post", might as well read, "I don't have anything valuable to add." This is suggesting that the post was not read. Good point!Cosmos Parris

Thank you Admin for this post.Every member of IBO should be made to read it before they can participate on the platform.Denzil Ward

Thank you IBO for this post, and for making and keeping this platform safe and clean for all.Deborah Blades

Thank you. IBO Toolbox is very useful for all Marketers.Reuben Amos

Thank you for making IBOtoolbox easy to use and clean, IBOtoolbox Admin...Go IBO!!! ;-)QUEENHAJAR AKANQI

Good to know we have a safe and authentic space to contact business ethically and professionally. Thanks IBO! Live long and prosper, all!Yvonne Finn

I like this Pr IBOtoolbox, Nobody wants to be suspended from Ibo especially if sales can be made here,cory tangye

Thank you for this information :)Jeruel Garado

Thanks so much for this information, because i did got suspended once and i don't want this to happen again. IBO TOOLBOX is such a awesome platform.Romesh Earn BTC Hourly

Thank you IBO for posting these Rules!George Galvin

Thank you for this information, most of it is common sense, but it's good to get a reminder. Thanks againDana C Beck

Thanks for the reminder about the rules. This is some great information for everyone.Cindi Tilson

Thank you for keeping IBO the best place for us to network ethically. More power!Tet barredo

Thanks for sharing the rules on how not to get suspended from IBO.Gigi Lee

Thanks - always important to follow rules by everyone - I call it fair and democratic!Annemarie Berukoff

Thank you for explaining the rules so clear and concise. I always do my best to follow themSteven Ackerman

Clearly and exact inforamtion in this pr, using common sesnse too always helps, thanks for the reminderGraham Commander

Very useful information. I saw a few people were suspended and I had no clue why they were. This verifies the reasons for it.Christina Anisa

YEP..I love IBO because it is IBO AUTHENTIC. Thank you Admin for keeping the platform clean!Starr Lucas

Thanks for sharing your rules and regulationsTravis Harnish

Thank you for laying down the law so plainly.Myra James

Great reminders - back to the top for more views.Coach Kim

Thanks for sharing your rules and regulations PR with us.Ta bargains

Thanks for the rule update. We all need a reminder before we step out of bounds.Darren Sharp

So, basically, be an authentic, nice person and you'll do fine. I think I can do that. :)Mary Klaebel

Thank-You for out laying the RulesBrenda Baeumler

Thank you for spelling out the rules fro not getting suspended.Christopher Byrd

Thank-you for sharing this valuable information. Have a great IBO day!G L Giddings

Easy enough to follow. Thanks IBO.Keith Boyd

Very informative. I knew nothing about the automation systems so that was good to know.Sheila Caldwell

Admin, thanks for keeping us abreast of the rules and the benefits that's attached to doing the right things.Imogene LewisBroderick

It is always good to get a little reminder.Franz Buhlmann

That was very informative . I wondered how someone got their account suspended . And I certainly don't want my account to be suspended . So Thanks again I will certainly follow the 3 simple rulesKris(with a K) Brooks

I am always glad to completely understand the rules. IBO is a great place to have as a platform for your business. A lot of people seem to be confused what networking actually is!Micky Gramlin

Thank you! And thanks to all my fellou members for support.vane kocev

Thanks for The 3 simple rule. Admin! Go iboKARI DARNES

Great to know that IBO has systems in place to stop the bots!Sharon B

Thank you For sharing this very helpful info appreciate. IBOTOOLBOX AdminKoula Kanos - Advanc-ED PD

A very relevant post. It should be common sense but, people need a reminder occasionally. Thanks for posting the rules.Donald Gaw

Simple Rules indeed - I wonder why some of the members are unable to follow them :-SRob aka Cerberus

Very helpful tips to ensure that one's account does not get suspended. Thank you for sharing, IBO Admin.Patricia Reynolds

Thank you for this information and the assurance that the interests of IBO and the members are protected.Mervyn Drury

Powerful and to the pointShawn Perrin

Great PR. Good to hear about the systems IBO has in place to suspend non compliant marketers.Pastor Ced Reynolds

Excellent PR in reminding members on how best to participate on ibotoolbox and the benefits of sharing and providing value when communicating with our membersMike Conkey

Thanks for sharing Admin, when in doubt it will be good to refer to this PR. IBOToolBox is a great resource we have. And to loose membership over something that really doesn't benefit anyone isn't worth it.Robin Robinson

Indeed, IBOtoolbox works if everyone follows the simple rules. IBOtoolbox Admin, thanks for sharing this valuable information!Nichola James

GREETINGS Admin,WELL DONE!!Suspension is one step below Banishment.This IS a wonderful and useful site (of which I'm a member and infrequent visitor) yet updates regarding Rules and Regulations gladly accepted and honored.CHEERS!!G. Eric GaitherEric Gaither

Thanks Admin for providing some important steps to protect our valuable IBO accounts from being suspended .John Aiken

This is a great press release. Thank you so much for writing it Admin. I am tired of people spamming me through the message system. It gets so old. Thanks for making that theStephanie Hill

Good to remind everyone of the rules.Jonathan Jenkins

Very Useful information Thanks Admin.Leroy Ross

Thank you for sharing. Great press release, enjoy your dayBob & Shirley Rushing

Thanks for the info, Admin. It's always good to know the current policies. Spamming doesn't help anyone.Rix Robinson

Thanks for the info, great informationBobby Brown

Know the rules well, so you can't break them. Thanks for the reminder,Admin.Luc Dermul

Thanks Admin for these important rules. It is hoped that reading it all people here.Andreas Wenske

Thank you for clarifying what type of interaction is acceptable and what to avoid on the IBO platform.Monique Ivory

Superb Press Release. Have a great weekend.Jikly Batista

Thank you for establishing a set of rules that helps maintain the IBOtoolbox community as a safe haven for online independent business owners.Lonnie Glosup

Admin, thanks for always keeping us abreast of the platform rules that can benefit all members/associates!Imogene LewisBroderick

Incredible. Thanks for sharingShawn Perrin

Simple rules indeed!Dennis Grant

Friendly reminder to all IBO members and for the future members. Everyone should read this one! Thanks admin!Nica Abesamis

These are simple rules and when everyone obeys the rules then your success will happen on IBOtoolbox. This is how the platform works for branding you and generating leads, traffic and sales. This is a timely PR and a must for veterans and newbies to read as well. ~Terri Pattio - MLM Coach/Mentor with a servant's heartTerri Pattio

This information is quiet valuable for starters like me.Gifted Mogbolu

Understanding the value of this system. The rules are simple, yet are common sense.Christopher Reams Sr

Thank you Kris for keeping us abreast of important information like these rules. It's easy to be good. JUST DO IT!Daraline Witherspoon

A great reminder on what makes this community so great.howie martell

Thank you IBO Admin for this post. It speaks to how deious some people will be with their marketing; otherwise a post of this nature wouldn't be necessary. SPAMMERS Beware! :)Irene Blackett

Thank you admin for clarifying the rules on what is acceptable when using the platform.Vincent Keize

Great tips, thanks for sharing this information.Sheila Caldwell

Thank you for this enlightenment. It should be reposted periodically to remind newbies that join the community daily. Some of them come with bad habits that are not accepted here. Let's keeping educating ourselves for a better future for all.Mohammed Sunmonu

Thank you so much Admin for informing us with this PR how not to get our account deleted in IBOTB.Jessmond Tenio

Hello Admin,Thanks for sharing basic 3 rules to use IBOTOOLBOX....Its our responsibility to follow all the guidelines set for all members to use IBOTOOLBOX.Gangadhar Kulkarni

The most annoying thing to me is a private message spamming me. It has been said that traffic comes from outside of IBO toolbox. Members do not need to constantly spam with private message to check out your latest .... what ever you are promoting. As a full-time renovation and repair contractor, I am thankful that I provide enough value that I do not have to advertise. Almost 10 years of referral and repeat business. Try providing value first before you think about spamming your fellow IBO TB members. ps. hope this does not get me banned.David Hardy

If you use IBO properly everyone will see your posts and they can decide if they want more information from you, no need to spam anyone. Thank you Admin for posting and letting members know, appreciate that you have.Wanda K Robinsoin

much Needed Info. Responsibilty Is Most important When Posting Messages. Thanks For Sharing This. Esp. New Members Will Benefit More.vasanti vijay iyengar

Thanks for such powerful information, as a matter of fact every one benefits from Ibo platform, the onlyest requirement is just follow and abide by the rules.Sharon Naraine

Good information with relevant advice and will benefit many of us. Thanks for posting it :)Anne-Marie Ronsen

I believe we have a responsibility and opportunity here on IBOtoolbox’s platform. As business owners, we have a responsibility to help others in-turn will help our business. This is a great opportunity finally for online marketers to have a level marketing platform to exchange marketing ideals and strategies for advancing their products, offers and services online…that’s the art of the site. Why shouldn’t we just follow the rules? Thanks IBOtoolbox Amin., for the post.Bobby Sims

I just read all the information from you IBOtoolbox, thank you so much for your work and also thanks for guiding us in a right path. Go IBO!Sunny Dominion

Excellent post; very informative; thanks IBO Admin for sharing these great tips to prevent one from account suspension ~ Go IBO! Grateful and Victorious VelmaVelma Joseph

Thanks IBO for restating! Very simple 'Rules" that also of are huge benefit for all members! Great question Jaye!Todd Treharne

IBOToolbox Admin thank you for keeping this form fair. I know this exchanges is great place to connect with others. I am happy to be able to express and learn too from all the other IBOers. Thanks again for a great format.Jim Redland

You email us with PRESS RELEASE NOTIFICATIONS...for the purpose of other people commenting on the PRs. The purpose is for other people to comment ...is that SPAMMING? Or are you just talking about spamming with IBO MAIL where they include a clickable promotional link?Rafael Cruz

Those are simple and common sense rules, that nobody should have problems following. In a community like this, it is best to follow the golden rule in dealing with fellow members. Thank you admin! :-)Herb Ratsch

What about managing one of your associates accounts (as a service) ? Is that prohibited behavior?Bill Bateman

One thing I have wondered, is if you message a lot of people but it's not for selling or joining an opp, is that considered spam to simply message a lot? Great PR, first one I have seen by admin...will there be more to come?Jaye Carden

I think it is human nature to try and find shortcuts, but it is clear that behavior will get one suspended.Tony Koker

Very timely and needed press release admin. I was really wondering why so much people were being suspended as some did not look like bots, but actual people. Thanks againGary Welsh

Thanks for the great tips on how not to get account suspended.James Stevens

Love it! This very informational I hope this cut back on spammers.Rickey Smith Jr

Thank ou for sharing these three rules with usLonnie E. Shipe, M.A.

Team IBOT, I was alarmed at the rate of suspensions but was reluctant to inquire. Now that you have so ably laid out these three simple rules, it would be prudent for Associates to be reminded thereof. In appreciation :)Athena Gay

Hmm! let me see if I get this right. You don't want me to say "Great PR but go to my wonderful make you 100,000 before tomorrow link."LOL! good information and thank you for posting it. Especially about asking for a contact with someone and then sending your opportunity to them without asking when you know nothing about them.Bo Tipton