unsurprizingly, "smiles" started a thread 'Passage to $1 Million" now is offering emails, skype and a free trading room, and most likely soon, will be the paid version... Already had a twitter and facebook on his OP We have seen these too many times. Please do not go the predictable path of "we will wait and see." A journal does not need off-ET communications. A paid service in training DOES need off-ET communications. http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=202034&perpage=40&pagenumber=2 Either a journal is a place to track your trades, or a place to build a subscription list. If this is a way to build a business, let us know, and we all can make money using ET's gracious free advertising. Time and time again, ET is blind to these freeloaders, as ET does not seem to appreciate the value to them of building up a distribution list, subscribers, and others. On ET, it appears to be free.