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Online Success Academy / chris fennell online success academy ltd

1 United Kingdom Review updated:

Selling the same online stores as found on eBay for £19.99 for £600 to £1000

I shale not be continuing with my enquiry!

Quick online check I've found this information and seems they are a new company.

FENNELL, Chris Correspondence address Office 2, Eddystone House, 6 Eddystone Road, Wadebridge, Cornwall, United Kingdom, PL27 7AL

Hope this helps

  • Online Success Academy Customer Care's Response, Aug 30, 2017

    Hi, i'm chris fennell, the owner of online success academy. it is pretty clear that this complaint is from somebody who sells poor quality websites on ebay.

    I have an in house team, all visible on my website, and we provide bespoke websites built to customer specification. this of course takes a lot of time and so we charge for that time. with 2 in-house developers, the minimum price for a website can't be below £450 because it is a bespoke service.

    The websites found on ebay for £20 are pre-made and duplicated to thousands of customers - therefore useless.

    Also worth pointing out, it's easy to find my name and address because we want people to know who we are! why would I hide it? clearly the writer of this "complaint" isn't willing to disclose their identity - my name, company name, staff names, photos and address is all over our website and within all communication to prospects and clients.

  • Updated by Onlinesuccess, Jan 21, 2018

    I have also been ripped off - Court Action is underway! Criminals

  • Online Success Academy Customer Care's Response, Mar 22, 2018

    Chris fennell here from osa.

    All I have to say is this:

    James taylor (or james marnley, kev waltham - whatever your name is) is single-handedly trying to destroy osa.


    Because he sells the same type of websites at double the price.

    And we've taken all his business (with a smile on my face)

    That's it.

    This whole thread is him.

    Here's my rebuttal video - doesn't take a genius to see that james is behind this whole thread.


    All the best

  • Online Success Academy Customer Care's Response, Mar 22, 2018

    Oh and of course as all my customers know and are told, online success academy is a new company - all my other projects since 2009 have been self employed and unrelated ventures.

    Osa is purely a business selling these websites, our accounts aren't due yet - that's why they haven't been filed.

    Just more of james trying to twist something perfectly normal and innocent into something it's not.

  • Updated by Onlinesuccess, Mar 23, 2018




  • Updated by Onlinesuccess, Mar 31, 2018

    Evidence Here - Evidence Here - Evidence Here - Evidence Here - Evidence Here - Evidence Here -

    Here is the proof once again Chris your nothing but a scam and don't have a clue how to build and develop websites. All your staff is teenagers in Cornwall with no business experiences whatsoever - Don't need proof you can just see that. One even has a dummy in their mouth!

    To remind the viewers who they are dealing with - This is Chris work from online success academy Ltd


    1, This is Chris video - He doesn't have real customers to leave good reviews so he pays people on to leave a fake review to try and trick you out of your money - WATCH -

    2, Here you can see the low quality websites he has made for his poor customers :

    3, Here is more fake reviews he had bought on to try and trick you :

    4, Here his the money which isn't 8 years old as he claimed -

    5, Like I said in my earlier post - Nathan Coombe palmed himself off to customers to try and trick customers he's part of profit - That's why you can see the banner.. Clearly Nathan Coombe in that photo who is part of your team!

    Lisa is in Turkey - She's from London -
    Again you don't know what your talking about.

    Dirty work ? Bad on the phone ? James has made more money in one single year all recorded on companies house! More then whatever you will do in the next 10 years.. Go online and customers will see you haven't even filed any taxes. You don't even have a VAT number because your a small business but on the other-hand meant to be so skilled you help people make money! NOT!

    Every single comment you've been blasted the truth and you cant get yourself out of it! Anyone with JUST a-little common sense will see what a rip off your websites are! Viewers who are looking to invest should just look at the websites above to have a better idea of this scammer!

    Again every single post backed by proof! Anyone can write BS but Chris cant explain away simple facts!

    And for English you best get yours checked.

  • Updated by Onlinesuccess, May 04, 2018

    Gone Cold ? Small claims get thrown out when you live overseas so maybe that's why. Ask Mel. Videos with links pointing to your site isn't really gonna benefit your competitors in terms of SEO. You clearly dont know anything about search engine optimisation.

    I wouldn't call it chasing competitors. i would call it doing a good deed to stop people from buying cloned websites which you can find on places like eBay for less then a tenner.

    With the growing number of people complaining about you online lately, Advice and guidance from me of course to point them in the right direction. You have suffered for many years to come. In just over a year your business has failed. This is what happens when you offer low quality garbage.

    So why is doing business with Chris a bad move ?

    Affiliate marketing gets a bad rep for many reasons. First off, there’s a ton of spammy affiliate marketing sites. These are sites which are what search engines refer to as bridge pages – pages set up with the sole intention of getting the visitor to the merchant’s site and providing no added value. These are deceptive sites that are set up very similar to large sale sites like Amazon, but if you actually try to buy something from within the site you’ll just be redirected to another site. This is spam links - No true value - And why should google rank you high for spam/copied content.

    Stop obsessing over Amazon Affiliate sites (or ANY kind of affiliate site for that matter)

    Seriously! You’re NOT going to make a living out of it especially if you’re a newbie

    If you want to build a sustainable, dependable, and long-term business, starting a product/category specific affiliate site that depends solely on Amazon & AWIN commissions is the WORST piece of advice anyone can give you.

    1, People buy from people like Chris because they want a second income and earn some extra money. Its good to learn from someone who is proven to be successful. Anyone can get a photo of a affiliate account showing 4000 Balance. This doesn't mean that your successful. And using that same photo/video to try and trick people in thinking that they can give up full time work or even part time work. Lets say you wish to learn judo, you wouldn't go to a teacher that has never one any fights and is a white belt would you ?? Chris mentioned in business since year 2009 - But only has an affiliate account with a balance of 4000. Come on guys you really that stupid.

    * What happened to the tax returns to prove your successful and have the skills to teach people ?
    * What happened to your VAT number ? You must be earning enough to be VAT REG ?
    * Why change your website - What happened to the last one ?
    * Why pay actors on to leave good reviews - You shouldn't need to if your successful ?
    * When you plan to grow your fb - only 140 fans in over a year.. You just gonna buy some on yeah ?

    Now that has been clear and out in the open lets discuss the websites that Chris Funnell sells;

    2, Datafeeds can actually have a negative impact on your site’s SEO. If your datafeed has the same short and long descriptions, product names, titles, image names, etc… as your main website, you are now allowing affiliate product pages to compete with the same content on your website.

    If you offer a datafeed, which is vital to many affiliate programs, make sure to have a second set of descriptions, images, etc… and the same goes if you are using marketplaces, comparison shopping engines, etc… They can use the same set of descriptions, etc… you send to your affiliates. I wrote this post about datafeeds that you should read if you are using one for any channel, not only for affiliates.

    * Chris data feeds are not unique - So now value in google eyes. You will not find many pages indexed in from Chris websites. Ask him for the domain name and then go to google and type in '' site: '' and the domain name and you will find how many pages are indexed. Here is an example type google - - Then you will non of Chris websites will ever be ranked in google. Not unless you have totally unique content.

    3 Not Producing Original Content

    Too many affiliate sites are little more than content-less shells with lists of products. You can spur traffic to these sites with PPC ads, but what happens when your advertising dollars run out? Your site will sink.

    “A real site has real value and unique content for your visitors, ” Polk said. “Why would a search engine want to rank your site over a vendor or the originator of the content? Answer: they generally do not. Yes, there are examples of sites that do rank, but the vast majority of sites that duplicate content do not rank well. You have to add value in order for the search engine to want to rank your site.”

    * Chris copies his websites over and over again.. Go to page one here within this forum and you will see.
    * The links are like link farms - No SEO value whatsoever. Thousands of people use those links. Why should google give you first page ?

    4, Duplicating Meta Descriptions

    Here’s a simple recommendation that a lot of affiliate sites are missing out on: ensure your listings’ titles and meta descriptions are relevant and unique. These appear as snippets in the SERPs and go a long way toward setting you apart from your competitors.

    * Chris will be unable to fix this because the affiliate link titles cant be customised. He is basically leading you down the garden path into a unprofitable online copied useless seo website.

    Here are the reviews for the affiliate companies Chris will get you involved with;

    About myself! I have been running internet companies now for almost 10 years. I have had a lot of companies all online based. I get board easily so often sell my business and move onto more exciting things. I spend a lot of my time researching different unique opportunities, Stock Market, Crypto Trading, And sometimes sell the odd website or app development for our clients. If I see a scammer online or giving misleading information, I will be the first to stand up and say something. That's me, I cant help myself. If my time helps somebody then that's good time well spent.

    Have a nice day people

Jul 29, 2017
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  • Un
      12th of Oct, 2017
    +2 Votes

    Issues and problems since the very first day

  • Mm
      4th of Apr, 2018
    0 Votes


  • Mr
      1st of Mar, 2018
    +1 Votes

    Wish I had found this forum sooner! I am going to file a small claims on this company because they have basically cloned my website and now not answering the telephone.

  • Ka
      17th of Feb, 2018
    +1 Votes

    Nothing but a scammer that Chris!

  • Gh
      4th of Mar, 2018
    +1 Votes

    The £3000 payment was for 2 amazon accounts to give me a better head start to the business. I have since viewed amazon's terms and services and I am unable to purchase amazon accounts. The seller expected me to trade under the old companies details using their bank cards and accounts. I have tried contacting this company and the person's involved and they seem to ignore my calls and totally acting oblivious to even selling me these accounts. The guide this company sent me is also a fraud as it teaches you how to stay under the radar and ways to manipulate and hides details so that amazon do not detect the users. Nathan Coombe and Jordan Snell are both the guilty parties here and Jordan is the person I dealt with after being handed down by Nathan to deal with the purchase of the accounts.

    They are scammers - Even paying google to post good fake reviews!

  • Vo
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Also your pics you posted clearly show a profit banner in the middle and the same red couch etc so obviously that is your office lolol

    Your are current director of profit ltd so I say that that is your office and also your equipment lol

    You are really not helping yourself here are you haha.

    As well as Italian you should get English lessons also by the way as it will really help your sales.

    He’s falling apart at the seems people haha

    I look forward to your next post lololol

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    You wish to see then take a look;

    Mr Nate - Nathan Alan coombe from sterling businesses ltd!

    Banged to rights! Police and under cover cops raided the offices for fraud! Taken all computers!

    This guy has been prison before so he isn't stupid. He was showing off on social media because wasn't quite enough evidence to to press charges.

    This is the guy! This is him! If you choose to visit this guy you will see it's him. It's all over

    South Devon and Cornwall police all over this! He is a crook. Been prison, arrested for fraud! Two small claims courts in one year. And many other people been scammed but not pressed charges.. court is very scary for alot of people! But Nathan knows the system so isn't worried at all!

    Viewers will see and they are not stupid Chris! They will see your running a fraudulent business. You even have actors saying they bought a business from you. The same actors are on - link above in this chat showing proof.. Your very silly!

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    Regarding James 240k it's all listed on HMRC! James has started a new business so he is closing his companies down.

    You however Chris you have not even filed one single tax return.. You however Chris can not list one successful website or company you've made for someone!

    You think it's ok to pay actors ? You never answer this question? What would your customers think if they found out the reviews you gave them was fake ?

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    And Yes James is living in italy! Most people would dream to pack up and move abroad! Like Dario Lopez said on whatsapp the other day = Your living the dream! Screen shot attached.

    And Dario Lopez who is a famous eBay millionaire and youngest eBay millionaire trader = that means alot for him to say that. He will be coming Italy in May!

    And yes James is living with Parents but only short term he has his eyes on some villas in auction..


    What's this got to do with you Chris? James is living the life!

    I'll post some links here soon some of the partners James helps in business. Closely connected to eBay training camp in isreal and helps setup eBay stores! Have over 300 in total!

    # What can you show ??

    If anyone wishes to see James he has a office in Sheffield, Lisa she's very friendly and English she moved to Turkey to live.. Meet Alex in Sheffield! Can even come to Italy and meet James and he will take you out = has spare apartments bring your family. Two staff in India who would also be pleased to hear from anyone. James Jones in London would also be happy to take a meeting. He Will be working with us soon.

    # Each one of these workers bought a business from us in the past! Now that's saying alot!

    Selling websites is just one small part of what James does now.. Crypto currency just launched called - PROFIT and Gold Standard Currency 21 million total supply. James is way above your levels!

    Chris! James will go out of the way to help people with their investments even if he gets a backlash!

    Hopefully people here are wise enough to see what your doing and the fake reviews your posting.. stupid boy!

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    And guess who's laughing when James is taken all your customers right from under your feet. Here below is a screen shot trading crypto currancy over 120, 000 USD! And that's just one crypto account.

    If happy to gamble 120k just guess how much other money he able to get his hands on ?

    Look Chris! The reason why all these people have come forward is because your business model is fraudulent!

    Once again Thank you!

  • Us
      22nd of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    WAIT A MIN! You say unrelated l! If it's unrelated why is it listed as a benefit on your website??

    You either have the experience or not! No middle ground. You haven't even explained to your customers why you have paid actors on fiverr to leave good reviews about your company!

    This isn't twisting anything! Two same paid actors found on fiverr $25 to make a video. So you can trick customers thinking they bought a business and should part with their money.

    Read back in the comments one user even mentioned you like to avoid the questions.. Just like a scammer would!

  • Us
      22nd of Mar, 2018
    -1 Votes

    How do you explain Wendy comment with a YouTube video showing the scam your running ?

    The reason you didn't mention this in your last comments is because you clearly don't know what to say.. You think it's ok to scam and trick customers?????

  • It
      30th of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    James James James.. As entertaining as this thread is as are all of the other threads that you’ve created having schizophrenic conversations with yourself and your many split personalities - It doesn’t take away the fact that you’re a conman and as such that you are now closing down all your UK-based businesses in order to stay under the radar and carry on scummy Ad as such also on run from the UK for fear of your life because you’ve upset so many businesses and so many people due to your immature attitude towards doing business and your inability to do business in any legitimate way since at least 2009.

    Trying to take on nightclub owners was probably very stupid move on your part in hindsight .

    Your documented and Criminal history is there on the Internet for all to sue and the only reason you are going after other similar businesses is that you feel they are genuine threats and that you are the only one in title to sell within this marketplace.

    Wake up and smell the coffee as there is always room for competition and any real business and any real business owner would positively in courage that as it breeds better businesses and lower prices for customers which of course is no bad thing .

    I reserved a spot for you under the bridge for when you come back and I’ll donate you a sleeping bag as I’m sure you’ll be low on funds and assets in the UK. It will be very wet I’m sure so you will have no trouble finding a mirror to shave in by possibly using a puddle .

    Thanks for all the reviews and all the special attention you’re giving us all and as I’m sure Max Clifford would see if you were still here that is better to have people speaking about you then not speaking about you at all so I look forward to reading all of your next months worth of fake reviews with great aplomb and can’t wait to see what fantastic though slightly generic names you choose to come up with In order to post them.

    Oh by the way it’s rather shady of you to have used your partners name to post your fake reviews as of course I wonder what she would say if she found out and also I wonder what her family would so if they knew - food for thought I guess.

    When you come back to the UK let me know and we’ll go to crash manor for a night out .

  • It
      30th of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    james has been busy chatting with himself again lol so funny when he is sat there thinking up these different names to reply to his own posts with haha.

    So you made £240k james?

    Joker. You dont have a bean and thats why your living with you baby mommas family abroad.

    Lets see any of the made up names here post any proof they have bought from chris, jordan, nathan, alistair or any of the people mentioned here and show us the results of all these court cases. Lol

    You cant.

    Best just to keep your head down i think as when you popup you just make yourself look stupid referencing all these links like its a community thing when its just you posting them whilst sat in your boxers in squalor eating tiramisu with your fingers because you haven't evolved enough to use cutlery.

    If your business is so fab then why is it shutting down and why are you so worried about the competition?

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Explain Chris?

    V stupid move! To fraudulently try and trick customers to part with money. Fake reviews you've given them..

    And your laughing in your customers face here on this chat! Saying you basically keep getting away with this..

    You are scum!

  • Ju
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Google yourself James lol enjoy.

    You have paid an actor to pretend to be you on you tube and have not filed accounts yet proving any income last year for your dying business.

    You have also paid actors to leave guides and recommendation for you on you tube.

    You also used fiverr.

    You can not actually prove any of the statements you make and if you can then where is it?

    Why have you fled the uk?

    Why are you shutting down your uk businesses?

    What happened to all these court cases?

    Why did they all fall apart or simply not even happen?

    What were you in prison for again?

    Haha you are getting very desperate with these posts but it’s funny to read so please carry on. Lol

    Can’t wait to read your next post, if you need a ghost writer, fiverr might help haha

  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Response to his message just now!

    Chris the difference is! Your allowed to pay actors to make videos! Your not allowd to pay actors to say they bought something when they didn't. That is lieing. James has over 700 helpful training videos. Nothing wrong with that. You however have paid people to lie!

    The more you talk the deeper your getting yourselves in the [censor].

    Left the uk for a better life with family. James partner is disabled and needs as much support as possible with the new born baby and emanuala elapipsy.

    When you close a business down you close it down and the final statement will be delivered by HMRC. You clearly havent been in business long. Clueless!

  • Fr
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes




    Even your ex wife on here saying you beat her haha

    And other people saying they been to your house, and that it isn’t you on the. Video - made by a fiverr actor no less lololol.

    shall we contact all of them and see if they want to jump in on this?

    Your all washed up James and living in Italy hoping that the price of bitcoins go up and you recoup another wasted investment.

    “To the moon” lol joker


    Your so funny living the dream, James if you were then you would not be bothered by any other businesses and how they make their money and you would just concentrate on running your own but you don’t seem to be able to do that do you?

    I wonder why?

    Your life for the last 10 years and your different names are plastered all over google and you have lost most of your uk friends and upset too many people here to remain in the uk - simple.

    I still maintain that if you can prove outcomes of all or any of these court cases you keep banging in about then do so seeing as you are clearly so well informed lol.

    Let’s see some hard evidence that any of what you say has happened including these drug busts etc as surely it would all be in the papers you [censor] lol.

    Hope you enjoy your Easter holiday wasting your time with more fruitless and unsubstantiated posts and when you come back to the uk when it all goes wrong for you over there, I will give you a character reference for a till job at KFC haha

  • Fr
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    You have no crypto company and also I could create 21 million coins, launch an ico and call them anything but it doesn’t mean people will buy them lol and you are no entrepreneur.

    Lisa lives in London by the way. Croydon in fact.

    You have no office in Sheffield and your so called employees are simply hired hands doing your dirty work because you sound so bad on the phone and are trying desperately to keep your business running but without connection to you or your name. They may not be aware of you but trust me it won’t take long.

    As I said you’re all washed up and clutching at straws whilst digging your own hole haha

    You have been seriously outed here on this thread and still can’t give any actual evidence of your claims.

    Why is that?

    That is marked as a total hand to head fail.

    Also why keep referring to yourself in the third person lol as it makes no sense, you are narrating your own posts to yourself in different voices lol are you off those meds?

    When you do it do you hear Morgan freeman talking lolol


  • Ja
      31st of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Chris nothing else needs to be said! It's been proven time and time again. Fake YouTube, fake company no accounts, 100s of other customers! Cloned websites and sold over and over again. Police seizures, court cases.. I will not be posting again on here!

    Better things to do! Best of luck!

  • We
      22nd of Mar, 2018
    0 Votes

    Hello All, Here is solid proof that this company has been paying actors on to leave reviews on themselves :

    How can you trust a company who leaves fake reviews to try and trick you out of your hard earned money!

    Nathan Coombe from Sterling Businesses Ltd, Done 4 U Ltd and Jordan James Snell, Search good and well you will see loads of scam reports. 100s of people have been scammed and ripped off by these guys.

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