Doctor Of Credit

Old Oct 6, 19, 12:37 pm
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Doctor Of Credit

How have we gone so long without a thread for Doctor of Credit? Some good info there, and even though "William Charles" has self admitted that he's not as big into the travel game and redemptions as most others in the space, he still has some good info on the card side of things.
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Old Oct 7, 19, 10:58 am
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I find DOC to be one of, if not, the best blog in this space
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Old Oct 8, 19, 9:02 am
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Threads for blogs this board likes don't tend to be very active.
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Old Oct 8, 19, 10:49 am
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DoC doesn't use CC affiliate links so isn't beholden to the banks. Usually quick to correct/update information in a post, rather than disappear it down the memory hole. Reliable and pretty much gets to the point most of the time. Especially in the CC forums here, I'd say DoC gets linked and referenced more than others on average.

DoC doesn't censor comments on the site for contrary opinions, in fact readers are encouraged to post differing data points, etc. Also is fairly active on Reddit. So plenty of opportunity for interaction and open discussion in other venues, so I suppose there probably isn't much need for such here. And I guess when you're a straight-shooter people don't have as much to say about your aim.
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Old Oct 8, 19, 12:10 pm
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I've always wondered how he is so useful, yet doesn't appear to be making money?
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Old Oct 8, 19, 12:12 pm
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I've always wondered how he is so useful, yet doesn't appear to be making money?
I'm pretty sure he has affiliate links and referral links, just not to credit cards.
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Old Oct 8, 19, 1:26 pm
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I should say... making money... relative to most of the other blogs in the space
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Old Oct 8, 19, 4:42 pm
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He should take the card links. We have links, no-one has ever accused me of putting money ahead of honesty. Look at the roasting I gave the new SME BA card last week, which pays nicely.

If you have integrity and readers know it, it is fine.

I estimate 3m monthly page views is what you need to make $1m pa from ads, points.com, hotel and airline links - no card money needed. Not sure how close to that DoC is.
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Old Oct 8, 19, 6:51 pm
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He would need to get approved for those. I understand that outside of an aggregator like Boarding Area, this isn't too easy anymore.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 9:57 pm
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I've always wondered how he is so useful, yet doesn't appear to be making money?
I thought there were other non-credit card referral links, like Amazon, where the site makes money.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 11:37 pm
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One of the best blogs, with lots of useful data points instead of pointless drivel focused on driving referrals.
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Old Oct 10, 19, 1:11 am
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He would need to get approved for those. I understand that outside of an aggregator like Boarding Area, this isn't too easy anymore.

BArea doesn't assist you in getting approval at all.

DoC is an awesome resource.
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Old Oct 10, 19, 11:25 am
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One of the best blogs, with lots of useful data points instead of pointless drivel focused on driving referrals.
I also find his comments sections to be actually decent with good datapoints.
He also updates old posts constantly with new datapoints, info, rumors, etc
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