CB Passive Income 5.0 Review (Get Email List And Make Money)

CB Passive Income 5.0 Review

CB Passive Income 5.0 Will Be Officially Shut Down on 1st November 2019

Is CB Passive Income 5.0 Really Simple As Patric Chan Claims?

Patric Chan, the founder of CB Passive Income, claims that this affiliate marketing system has generated passive income for him every single day – without fail.

And now he has clone this entire business for people who want to earn money online since year 2013 at a price consisting small fraction of the total production cost (read my review on CB Passive Income version 3.0)

What is CB Passive Income 5.0?
How Does CB Passive Income Works?
What’s New in CB Passive Income 5.0?
How To Promote “Secret Web Pages”
Who Is CB Passive Income For?
Good Things About CB Passive Income
Things I Don't Like
Price of CB Passive Income 5.0
Is Patric Chan A Sly?
My Verdict

If you purchase his program which is now at version 5.0 (recently launched on 22ndOct 2018), he will do ALL THE WORK so you could make passive income like him.

The only thing you need to do is to get email list from as many people as you can and give away his pre-designed products for FREE.

NO SELLING required!

Hard to believe right?

I started to review CB Passive Income since 2015 and this review will provide with you all the necessary information for you to make wise decision.


Product Name: CB Passive Income 5.0

Founder: Patric Chan from Malaysia

Product Type: Affiliate marketing system with done for you sales funnel

Price: $47 per month or $497 for one-time-payment

Best For: Beginner to Intermediate marketer

Summary: CB Passive Income is a very powerful and profitable Done-for-You affiliate marketing funnel system. Patric Chan will promote offers to your subscribers and your will earn a commission when someone buys. What you need to do is to get as many email subscribers as possible and he'll do the rest. In short, he says
Your webpage builds your list and our marketing system monetize it for you”.

Rating: 90/100

Recommended: Yes

What is CB Passive Income 5.0?

CB Passive Income 5.0 is a Done-for-You affiliate marketing funnel system created by Patric Chan to help beginners get email list and earn affiliate income with Clickbank.

Patric is a successful internet marketer, starting out in 2003 and has launched many best selling products on ClickBank that includes CB Passive Income.

Other than owning a reputation of a great funnel creator, he is also a bestselling author of WakeUp Millionaire and co-authored a book called Clicking Cash with Robert G. Allen, New York Times best-selling author.

Patric Chan books

CB Passive Income was ClickBank’s best-selling product for many months the last few years and I won’t be surprise if it will rise again in the first place with the newly launched version 5.0.

It's an extremely simple to use system for a complete newbie to start a legitimate online business. with many big names within the industry also promoting this system.

I believe anyone who has a laptop and internet connection stand equal opportunities to monetize from this system.

Read the full details HERE.

How Does CB Passive Income Works?

Despite this simple system has the potential to help- you quit your 9 to 5 job, but you don’t control every part of the business because Patric done all the complex work for you.

This is how the system works

  1. You are given a set of professionally designed & proven to convert landing pages with high quality freebie to offer your prospects.
  2. Your job is to send traffic to the secret web pages that has your unique link (I’ll discuss later).
  3. Once visitors willingly gives their email address in exchange for freebie, they receive continuous emails and offers from Patric Chan on your behalf (in the name of Patric but you gain access to the emails too).
  4. Your commission will be reflected in your ClickBank account they buy something.

You are only responsible to send traffic to the landing pages. Other jobs are taken care by CB Passive Income 5.0 system.

In short, Patric says “Your webpage builds your list and our marketing system monetize it for you”.

Here’s one example of its landing page.

CB Passive Income 5.0 Book Funnel

The best part of this CB Passive Income 5.0 system is that it allows you to focus on mastering traffic strategies rather than building a funnel on your own.

With great traffic skill, you can literally sell anything online to make unlimited amount of money.

Some people are skeptical about this system as you are not in control of many things such as how your list will be used, what offers will be promoted to your subscribers, will each offer genuinely contains your affiliate link and many more.

I suggest if you want to see results from this program, you must be willing to trust the system or should I say the owner.

Personally, I believe reputation of Patric sells. So, it’s up to you whether to give it a try and make it profitable.

This is just a jump-start for you to make money online as  beginner. Ultimately, you will advanced into building funnels as well. 

At least when you reach that stage, you are already well-versed with driving traffic with a huge list build with CB Passive Income.

What’s New in CB Passive Income 5.0?

With version 5.0, more video training has been added to teach you about online promotions and how to get traffic!

Previously, you are only cloning Patric’s products and webpages, but in version 5.0, you are now able to CLONE an entire proven funnel. This includes…

Your subscribers will not only be sent different offers but also fresh new content and newsletters that bring value to them

Every single email promo sent will carry your ClickBank ID to generate 100% affiliate commission for you.

All the commission earned is yours, without splitting with Patric.

Read the full details HERE.

How To Promote “Secret Web Pages”

After you login to the CB Passive Income, you will find an introduction to the program.

You are required to read through the checklist, find out how it works, then follow instructions to setup your account and fill in your ClickBank ID.

Without a Clickbank ID, you cannot monetize from this program. You can create one here.

CB Passive Income 5.0 Customer Dashboard

After these are done, you can get your unique links and start sending traffic to the landing pages.

There are 7 unique links (3 of these are funnel links introduced in version 5.0) at the time when I am writing this review.

More links will be added over the time as promised by the Patric.

Inside CB Passive Income 5.0, there are 3 main training to get traffic where members can access for free.

  1. Solo Advertising
  2. Bing Ads
  3. Free Youtube Traffic Training

I love all the training. Despite it's not really step-by-step and sometimes with upsells, but the content is great.

However, you still need to take action by putting in some creativity. Otherwise, nothing is going to happen. 

This business is no magic, you still need to learn and work hard.

Once you are done with the training, you can immediately start to get traffic to your unique links. Here are some traffic strategies not taught inside CB Passive Income.

On top of the regular training, when you sign up for CB Passive Income 5.0, you will also receive 3 very powerful Special Launch Bonuses which are NOT free for existing customers.

To let you have some idea, Special Launch Bonuses allow you access to more in-depth training, inner circle club and masterclass with Patric Chan.

Read the full details HERE.

Who Is CB Passive Income 5.0 For?

CB Passive Income is suitable for people who are serious to make money online but do not know how to start. 

It’s created for beginners who are willing to take action and have some additional funds to buy solo ads, advertise on Bing or willing to spend time creating YouTube videos.

Also suitable for people who are not willing to spend time creating sales funnels and testing tons of landing pages. 

Despite it works for more experienced marketers as well, I don’t think they are ready to let Patric take full control of their sales funnel.

Experienced marketers will prefer to design their own funnel, find profitable affiliate products to promote, create own landing pages and autoresponder emails so they have more control over their business.

Good Things About CB Passive Income 5.0

Beginner Friendly: The program is created to help beginners get quicker results. As member of the program, you will only be responsible to drive traffic and get as many email subscribers as possible.

This means you do not have to go through the steep learning curve of finding & hosting a domain, creating sales pages that convert, create autoresponder nor design any sales funnel.

It can never be simpler than this one

High Conversion Rate: The conversion rate is high. I am referring to converting cold traffic to become subscribers.

I managed to get 138 email leads with only 270 unique clicks when it was still a version 3.0. That’s a 50% conversation rate!

CB Passive Income 5.0 High Conversion Rate

When you can increase email leads to 2,000, then you are able to earn more.

In FAQ provided inside member’s dashboard, to make money with this program requires at least 2,000 email subscribers.

Despite, CB Passive Income 5.0 sales page is not as attractive as Profit Builder created by Sean Donavan nor Sqribble created by Adeel Chowdhry, but it does convert.

I wonder how CBPI managed to become best-selling product on ClickBank when the sales page is not even attractive, in my personal opinion. (somehow or rather I bought too… lol)

The only reason I can think of is the intrinsic knowledge and experience Patric has which nobody can explain, neither can it be cloned easily by other people if they want to build from scratch.

Continuous Upgrades: Since launched in Aug, 2013, CB Passive Income has constantly provides free upgrades to existing customers without the need to pay extra (except for Special Launch Bonuses).

Patric created updated versions of CBPI 2.0 in 2014, CBPI 3.0 in 2015, CBPI 4.0 in 2017 and now CBPI 5.0 in 2018.

More and more training, tools and resources were added over the years.

For example, in CBPI 3.0, Patric added multiple landing pages that converts (read my review here).

And in CBPI 4.0, more mobile features were added, such as the Facebook Click-to-Optin feature.

To know how CB Passive Income evolves over the years, you can find out here.

Patric Adds Value To Existing Customers: As I mentioned earlier, Patric includes 3 Special Launch Bonuses onto his CB Passive Income 5.0.

But it’s not free for existing customers who paid one-time fee to buy earlier version of the program.

You must be asking if it is not free, then why do I like this?

The good news is Patric offers all existing customers a one-time discounted price of $97 to gain access to the Special Launch Bonuses.

If you bought earlier version of CBPI at one-time price of $97 just like me, you can gain access to the Special Launch Bonuses by only paying additional amount of $97.

So your total investment to gain same access to all features inside the new CB Passive Income 5.0 would only add up to $194.

That’s a huge saving of $303 compared to what new customers are paying.

That’s how Patric rewards his existing customers!

So the sooner you become his customer, the better value you can get. Luckily I got mine 3 years ago.

Things I Don't Like

Reduced Control: The truth is, people subscribe to Patric Chan’s list but not yours. And you have minimal control over the list and won't know what's the content delivered to them unless you subscribe to your own list with another email and monitor. 

Neither are you able to build a solid relationship with your subscribers in your own brand. If you want to promote anything to your list, I guess the best way is to re-target them using paid advertisement.

That's the only way you can truly make them become your list.

Upsells: Existing members are promised full upgrades but there are many upsells you can find inside CB Passive Income 5.0. Here are the upsells that I found inside member’s dashboard.

Inbox Pro Version

This feature priced at $97 allows you to connect your CB Passive Income account with your autoresponder.

Mass Bot Profits

An automated chatbox to promote digital products on Facebook Messenger. Original price is $197 and existing CB Passive Income customers will get $70 discount with guarantee of no upsells after this one time investment.

Other Upsells

  • L1nk Track – a link tracking software
  • The Mobile Leads Getting Package – a mobile website creator
  • WebFire – for traffic automation

The good news is these upsells are not necessary needed to make CB Passive Income system work for you.

So is entirely up to you whether to buy as you can get results without them too.

Price of CB Passive Income 5.0

Setting up a system like CB Passive Income 5.0 on your own would cost around $25,000, requires good funnel strategies and months of work by experienced contractors.

Starting your own business can be expensive, but with this program, your new affiliate marketing business will only cost a one-time fee of $497 or monthly billing of $47.

Not only is there ongoing support once you sign-up to use the program but there is a helpful walk-through to get you started.

If there is anything within the program that you don’t quite understand, you can send support ticket to the team in Client Area.

Is Patric Chan A Sly?

Unlike Adeel Chowdhry who has more than 120k followers on his Facebook, I would say Patric is not so social savvy.

But this doesn’t mean Patric is a sly who hides away from social networks so he could quietly suck the money out from you.

Let’s look at his Facebook activity.

Despite not consistently postings, he is still actively giving free advice through videos (currently he is at episode #49) and sharing his latest business projects.

By looking at the posts in his personal Facebook, one thing I am pretty sure is he dares to speak out and has the charisma to build personal trust.

If a person who dares to speak out and present his true self on his social networks, I do not think he is anyway near to even being called a sly as described by some bloggers who review CB Passive Income program.

Patric Chan’s reputation is a strong reason why you should consider to give it a try. Your subscribers receiving emails from him will improves your chances to get results.

Patric is not a sly, in fact is the REAL DEAL!


My Verdict

In my previous review of his CB Passive Income 3.0, I already mentioned that this is a legit program despite having mixed feelings due to past issues of broken links, insufficient traffic training and some secret web pages rejected by Facebook advertisement.

I would say the current CB Passive Income 5.0 has improved a lot with introduction of new ways to advertise on Facebook and inclusion of 3 additional unique links that cloned his entire sales funnel.

Adding to the credit is the 3 Special Launch Bonuses that can help beginners to effectively get traffic to landing pages. This increases members' chances of success.

This program is very suitable for beginners who are serious to earn money online but not willing to spend time and learn how to:

  • do research to find profitable affiliate products;
  • create free giveaways, for example ebooks;
  • create opt-in landing page; and
  • write email autoresponders.

For those who are still not sure about this program, do not worry as there is a 60-day money back guarantee.

You can cancel the program anytime within the guarantee period and get refund with no question asked.

So, you have nothing to lose at all.

Thanks for reading my CB Passive Income Review.

I hope you now can have better understanding on how CB Passive Income 5.0 can help you start your online business.

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24 thoughts on “CB Passive Income 5.0 Review (Get Email List And Make Money)”

  1. Hey Florence,

    I’ve really enjoyed reading this article on “CB Passive Income 5.0 Review” as you’ve offered us with tonnes of valuable information. I liked how the platform functions and all the other aspects but there is a question that I would like to ask. What if I pay and didn’t like the platform? Is there a money-back guarantee or something like that?

    1. Yes, there is a money back guarantee policy. You can ask for a refund within that time frame. I highly recommend you to try out this program if you want to quickly start making money online with paid advertisement. 

  2. Florence, your website is full of very useful info. Getting money from affiliate marketing every single day sounds a bit fishy but when you wrote you tried it and had a 50% conversion rate, I mean, wow! This is unbelievably good! Since I am new to this I’m confused about secret web pages and emails. Can you explain it to me?

    Thank you,


    1. I bought solo ads to get this conversion rate. But there’s no earnings involved. These are people who subscribe to my list via the “secret pages aka lead landing pages” created by Patric. You can check out information on landing pages in my Profit Builder Review. 

  3. I find this product really interesting, the strategy adopted by Patric Chan is an amazing one but it will definitely open the question of trust among people. I am confident in your trust for him and this program, also for the fact that it’s begginer friendly. I would have thought the price was high at $47 monthly, but considering the income generating potential of the product, it is absolutely worth giving it a try. Thanks for the detailed review.

    1. Yes, provided if you decide to pay monthly. But to gain access to a one-off purchase, you just need to pay $497. I started with this program few years ago, and only paid for $97. Patric Chan is awesome! He really value his customers. 

  4. I have being coming across the cd passive income reviews for quite some time. I have actually gone to the sales page myself and have checked it out and it does seem interesting. I have kept track with them for sometime and have actually seen how they have upgraded their program. 

    It is a good opportunity and sometimes I tell myself that program might just be too good to be true. A lot of people are making use of it and there are a lot of success stories. Those finding it difficult to make money online can most definitely give it a try

  5. It is nice review. I heard CB Passive Income the first time. Looks that it is a  nice affiliate marketing system. As we always say that money is in the list. The system provides the detailed instructions on how to get email list and how to use the list to to earn passive income.

    1. Yes, it is indeed a great system. If you want to see quick results promoting this system, then I suggest you go for paid advertisement. Otherwise, it would be better to learn free traffic strategies from Wealthy Affiliate. 

  6. Hey, thanks for this review! I just subscribe to Clickbank and Patric Chan’s program is one of the most famous ones out there to promote, but I didn’t really get how the system works. Now I kinda get the idea.

    How did you first get the email list btw? Would love to know some of your tips!

    And you’re right that we won’t be getting the email list and the personal connection to the email list. I think that’s one bad side that people have to think about because at the end of your business, data is one of the most powerful thing to have :/

    Reading your review, maybe I’ll try to see whether I should join in too and maybe promote it as well.

    Thanks for sharing the review though!

    1. HI Gina, there are many ways you can get subscribers to give you their email. Apart from creating highly compelling guide (you can create one with Sqribble), you need an optimized landing page (I use Profit Builder) and good email marketing tool (I use Aweber). Once you get all these ready, you can start driving traffic to your landing page using these 8 methods. Hope this helps. 

  7. Hi Flo,

    I absolutely loved reading your CB Passive Income review!.  I heard of it before but did not know the details til I read your article.  Very interesting and I read it to the end.  

    It is good to note that Patric has updated his product time and time again.  As an affiliate marketer who has used Clickbank with a little success I can understand how making an income with CB Passive Income would work.  I just might join up to learn traffic building.

    I also like the design of your site.  Bright and happy colours.

    Well done, keep it up!

    1. Thanks Stella. I’ve reviewed so many similar products like CB Passive Income but nothing beats this in terms of quality and price. I highly recommend anyone who want to learn paid marketing to get this program. 

  8. Great Review. I’ve never heard of CB Passive Income before, but this sounds very interesting. Can you really make enough money with this to quit your 9-5 job? What is realistic time frame to start earning money on this? I think I wold interested in looking more into this. Thanks for the info.

    1. I think you can. But this program focuses more on investing in paid advertisement. As long as you consistently learn and willing to invest in paid advertisement, I believe it works once you managed to find the lowest bid that can generate highest ROI. There’ll be trial and error involved in paid traffic which means, you might be losing money initially too. 

  9. Wow, excellent review. I hadn’t heard of it before, but your review of this affiliate marketing system is thoroughly enough to give plenty of information.  I daresay it’s an interesting approach, though I am uncertain about handing over control of an email list. You mentioned that as a negative as well. I’m curious, if you had to pick just one extra service to pay for, which would be the most profitable? 

    1. If I am to purchase the upsell, most probably I will want to get either Mass Bot Profit or The Mobile Leads Getting Package. Mobile browsing is really growing rapidly. Therefore marketers should focus on mobile marketing and speed of delivering information. Both these 2 products fit into the direction that I am heading. 

  10. Thanks for this review of CB passive income 5.0 , its the first time I will be hearing about it and it sounds like a really great idea. Also the subscription rate seems fare enough, As someone who is new to programs like this I will like to know what the earning potential are and the processes involved in increasing one’s earnings.


    1. The earning potential of this program is unlimited. Once you managed to find a profitable way to promote this product, you can easily scale the results by focusing on that particular method. However, if you are thinking to leverage on SEO to promote, it might take longer. Inside CB Passive Income 5.0, there’s no training to drive free traffic via SEO. If that’s your intention, then I suggest that you learn from the niche marketing program that help me build my online business. You can find more information here. Hope this helps. 

  11. Hi! CB Passive Income is definitely something I will look into. I’m just not sure if I’ll be able to drive traffic to my landing page(s). My blog is relatively new so I’m not getting much traffic as of yet. So my question is, is the program for newbies with little to no traffic, or is it solely for more established bloggers?

    Thanks for sharing this informative review!


    1. This program is newbie friendly. Inside the program, there are training to teach newbie how to buy solo ads, use YouTube to drive traffic, Bing Ads and also ways to leverage on Facebook to drive traffic. However, they don’t believe in SEO as it takes too long to see results. That’s why there’s no training on SEO. If you prefer to drive traffic by ranking you web pages on Google, then I suggest you to download my free guide to start a small business online. In this guide, you will learn how to build a niche website and drive free traffic. 

  12. Great review on cb passive income system. Have seen this system around for a while but never ventured into it. I do know they have been one of the top sellers for a couple of years. As you know Florence it’s all about conversions. As long as you have a great email serious to follow up and convert them to buyers. Love the IM niche too. Great stuff!

    Wish you all the best of success, 


    1. Thanks Reinaldo. Yes, CB Passive Income not only has been maintained at top few positions in Clickbank, the owner has also constantly make improvement each time new version is introduced. The best is when you become his customer, you will definitely received better bargain that new buyers.

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