38 Reviews for Docstoc.com
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Horrible, deceptive site. Why can't they just be honest at the beginning and tell you it's a pay site? I would have considered joining if they had been up front. Instead they have to waste valuable time before finally making it clear that they want your money.
OMG...this company is a total scam, and the reviews are definitely done by their own people! I would give them a zero if I can on the rating! We the victims should get together to place a class action against them! We need to stop them before there will be more victims!
I have been using the site for years. I am a small business owner and I don't want to have to turn to my lawyer for every little document I need in my professional and personal life. Its not a service to fix all of your legal needs but it is a repository of a lot of quality documents that can be invaluable.
I was debited 19.95 from this company and apparently someone else used my credit card iformation. When i called i spoke with someone name Jane that was rude as hell.She made me feel as if it was me that authorized the transaction. I was and still is very pissed about this situation. My money is not being returned.All they could say is we will cancel the account...I'm like really no questions or refund when i was not the one authorizing it...I didn't know what this company was and now that i do i would never do business with a company like this....terrible customer service..
Scam? Really? Come on. I've been using this site for years and it's great. Some people just want something for nothing.
I'm pretty sure that I'm one of the original members of this site, finding it all the way back in 2007 looking for an apartment rental agreement. At the time, I recently started managing a 6 unit apartment building and needed an agreement to use since I did not have one. I've been using the same agreement to this day (6 years) and have not had any issues due to the quality of the document. I've since become a huge fan of the site, uploading many documents of my own which I hope have been able to help others out there as the apartment rental agreement did for me. I've recommended docstoc.com to all my family and friends and would like to publicly put my seal of approval for their service on SiteJabbber.
I signed up for he service and viewed 22 documents. After realizing, nine days after signing up, the content of the site did not serve my needs I called to cancel my subscription. The first operator I got was rude and continued to try and talk over me instead of first listening to me first. He knew my problem without even hearing it supposedly. I was initially told I "Downloaded" 30 documents and when I pulled up my library to my suprize it showed I had "downloaded" 22 documents. I never downloaded any documents from the site but was told I would be charged 19.95 for a months subscription because of these "downloads". After the nonexistent customer service from the first operator I was put on hold and transferred to the supervisor. The supervisor in turn did not listen either and continued to tell me I was the one wrong. I guess the training manual at docstoc must be filled with everyone's issues with the site so the personnel answering concerns will know them before you call. That way they can be twist the truth, be rude, condescending, belligerent, not listen and tell you how they'll get paid regardless of your true reason for calling! My best advise - D O N O T S U B S C R I B E - its a rip off!
This site has been more useful than I ever imagined. It's my go-to for so many things. I have a small business and I've been able to use it for contracts with my clients, rental and employee applications. With this useful took in my arsenal I'm able to appear more professional with proposals and letters, things I might have just written up myself and spent quite awhile perfecting are now at my fingertips and look much better than what I could come up with on my own. I initially got this membership for a single document, but have used it for so much more, both professionally and personally. I highly recommend docstoc, 5 stars!
Doc stoc has been a lifesaver for me. I'm in the process of opening a med spa and it had everything I needed. It's also very easy to navigate around. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone!
As a business lawyer, consultant, and entrepreneur I'm always looking for documents either for substantive information, or as a template. Docstoc has been a trusted source for me for over 4 years, with thousands of documents to view for free. Their search feature is very easy to use and Docstoc services like License123 and it's expert video series are also immensely valuable resources to businesses. I highly recommend this website for small businesses, executives and entrepreneurs.
Docstoc has been super useful for me. I've used them for multiple templates including small business documents and random things for personal use. great product.
This site is a total SCAM. It says you can download a document free. Before you download, you must grant them full access to your facebook account. Once you grant them access, you can dowload. The problem is once they get access to your facebook info and friends, you then go to a page that says you must pay for the document. There is NO free download of the document. It is a phishing scam. They are liars and cheats that steal your information. DO NOT FALL FOR IT LIKE I DID.
I have been using docstoc for few years now, and it's probably one of the best online sites out there that helps small business. A lot of useful documents that will save you a lot of time and money.
I've been using docstoc on an off over the last few years. A good place to start when looking for documents. Haven't had any problems. Check it out.
I have been using DocStoc for about 7 years now. Whenever I need a professional grade document, DocStoc is my first stop for several reasons. First, their documents are professional and top of the line. I have purchased several documents and used them as templates for Manufacturing Agreements, HR forms, Leases, Distributorship Agreements and many others. We use DocStoc's documents as the template and then have our lawyers review the documents. Almost always, the lawyers have been impressed with the quality of the document and its completeness. We used DocStoc to create an employee handbook and had our Payroll provider (Paychex at the time) review it and advise on items that were not appropriate for California. They came back with two changes in the entire 80 page document which I thought is a testament to the quality of the documents. Another document that we needed was an international distributorship agreement which we purchased from DocStoc. The document itself was complete with notes about which sections apply to which region and additional notes about best practices. Overall, we have been very happy with the quality and professionalism of the documents purchased on DocStoc.
I looked for a few documents that I needed and its the best place I found for the best value. Other options were very expensive. Since I already signed up I looked up more things on the site.
Total scam. "Free" documents require subscription payment several clicks into the process
I visited docstoc.com only to download a "free document" some months ago, and made a freetrial account via Facebook. I am pretty sure I did not provide any information on my credit card or my safe accession number. To my surprise I was debited in my credit card in US$19.95. Since I did not notice the debts on my credit card, I was debited for some months. I am trying to get my money back. Stay way from this site!
Same story as everybody else. Ask for email as barter for doc then asks for credit card information once you've provided your end of the deal.
Docstoc is a scam.
Docstoc.com is a complete scam! If you find a document on docstoc.com that you really need to save, then your best bet is to take screenshots of the document. Don't even bother trying to register, because right after registering you have to pay for their "premium" account in order to actually save or print anything.
Thanks guys I was a bit suspicious when I got the email telling me that the forms are ready to download and looked at the terms and conditions of refund. Your coments have confirmed my gut feeling. Thanks for sharing.
Rejected my email address, entered correctly. This raised suspicion it's really a phishing site. Then found this page. Seems it is. My advice: DO NOT USE.
I was looking for a document, they told me to enter my email address to access it. The next page then asks for my PAYMENT DETAILS to get access to the document (again). So the first page lies.
Then the homepage has an uncloseable pop-up asking for details about your visit before you can access it!
Avoid this website! F**kers.
THESE DOCUMENTS ARE GARBAGE!!!
i have just read through about 30 reviews only two were positive and who know they could have been submitted by anyone. Most of there Docs are junk mind you not all. Be carefull they spam, sell your email and it is very difficult to get the monthly charges to stop.
When I called to cancel and dispute continued charges on my credit card, they hung up on me. So I got my credit card company to call them on a 3 way and they hung up on us again.
Offers "free" trial of services to get your email address. Then tries to get your credit card for the "free" trial. Waste of time. Won't stop emailing me!
EDIT: Just read another review, apparently DocStoc sells your email address to spammers. I thought I was getting more spam than usual.
wow...who knew: I innocently give Docstoc my email address so I can get the price on a document and the next thing I know I'm receiving daily junk mail from Docstoc. I have now unsubscribed five times but it seems to be doing no good. From here on in, I am hitting Spam if I see another Docstoc email. What bush league stuff!
I signed up for Docstoc's subscription service to get access to a sublease agreement I needed. The $19.95 seemed a bit steep, but I couldn't find it anywhere else. Doc worked and I was able to watch some of their courses on using Excel, a bit dry but informative. I called to cancel my subscription and I didnt have the problems everyone else had. They cancelled it without giving me much hassle and I haven't gotten charged again. Actually, the girl on the phone was one of the nicest, most helpful customer service folks I have dealt with. Good doc and video. Good service.
i spent about 12 hours trying to download a bacs file layout form docsite. it saidit was free but every time i tried to do it it insisted is sign up first. please be aware this is the $#*!tiest most crap website in the entire $#*!ing world. not recommended at all.
I paid for and downloaded a legal form from Docstoc and it had several spelling errors. If they are going to charge for a document, they could at least do a spell check on it before selling it.
Also they are spammers. I only paid for the one document, and did not sign up for the premium service. They keep sending me emails nagging me to pay for their premium service. I un-subscribed, but they keep sending a string of spam email. Today I logged in and looked at my profile, and all the choices for them to send me email notices were turned on again!
If you sign up with Docstoc I suggest you use a throw away email address so you can cut them off.
Edited to clarify: the website is www.docstoc.com and for throw-away email address I would suggest a free service like www.mailexpire.com if your internet provider doesn't offer such a service, so you can cut off the unsolicited email advertising that will surely follow when you sign up with Docstoc.
I opened a "Free Trial Membership" on or around February 7, 2012. On February 8, per the company policy to send subscription cancellations by email, I sent an email canceling my free trial. On February 9, 2012, I received the following email from DocStoc:
Jane Bliss, Feb 09 15:41 (PST):
Per your request, your Docstoc Trial Membership has been cancelled. Your credit card will not be charged.
Thank you for trying our service and please let me know if there is anything I can do in the future to assist you.
Docstoc Customer Care
Then, on February 16, 2012, a full week later, the following "recurring charge" was placed on my debit card:
02/16/12 RECUR DEBIT CRD PMT02/15 DOC*DOCSTOC.COM/CH 888-4123627 CA 482851XXXXXX8036 082046252291519 ?MCC=5968 $19.95
Oh, there's DocStoc.com charging my bank account with a recurring monthly charge of $19.95! They are fraudulent. They promised me my account would not be charged, and then they charged it. I think this is their business model, and they simply hope people aren't checking their bank statements and noticing these things. Stay away from this website at all costs.
docstoc is a scam.
I found a "free" document and when I clicked to download it I was hit up for money.
Later I got an email that my document was "ready for download." Clicked on it and got hit up for money again.
Avoid these scammers.
Horrible. 1. the content that is free is garbage. 2. the customer service is pretty bad 3. the owner, Jason Nazar has an ego that is out of control and is pretty much the most snobby person i have ever had the displeasure of interacting with
Hi All.....these people are cheaters. In sept'11 I was in need of project report, where I was going thru google and got hold of this site and paid $25 thru my credit card. But I never got suitable document what I am looking for rather lot of spelling mistakes and scrap documents. When I paid it clearly mentioned that $25 is for one month for unlimited download, where in it didn't allow me more than two documents.
One of the cheating part of this team is, I never authorised one of the transaction which is debited to my credit card exactly one month later my registration. THIS IS REALLY BIG CHEATING. I have block my credit card now and raise the disput with Docstoc people......no response till today.
Please don't try to get registered, even if you register you will never get suitable documents....
The documents they provide are full of errors and they keep charging you even after cancellation! I regret ever buying a document from this website.
I activated an account to access some interesting documents for work and paid the initial monthly fee. I was shocked to see one of my documents on their website - but it had been posted on another website for anyone to download - so that part was fair enough. But, I didn't find that this was all that great a site and not really all that usefull or well organized. The following month; after I was charged I called to stop my subscription. The good news is that they did credit me for the month that I cancelled, but they went on to charge me again the following month and had to go through the same exercise again! I am hoping next month is better.
Docstoc is an out-of-the-way where one would search for Documents, Academic papers, Templates, photographs for websites, and generally all sorts of written material that could just fill a need you have. Certainly worth a browse one day.