Lets see if I can answer all these questions.
1.) As a provider, I can use MY OWN Expert advisor (I don't Use EA's but you can) to trade my account. Zipsignals provides a Trade Copier (EA), That will send ALL the Activity from My account to the Clients Account automatically. The delay when using the Zipsignals Trade Copier EA is fast. within 5 seconds or right around there.
2.) If you are an aggressive Scalper and 5 seconds is Too long, then you can Log into Zipsignals Website and Trade straight from their Platform. I have done this during a News Release and the Delay to the Client is Milliseconds. Zipsignals has put much effort forward to ensure satisfied Signal Providers and their Providers clients. I am very Impressed with their System.
3.The Client receives ALL of the trade calls via Expert Advisor provided by Zipsignals for Free. A Provider also has No Fees or monthly charges. As a provider, Zipsignals Only takes a small percentage of the Signal Signup Fee. I do not know the Fees associated just yet, as I am still new and my signals have only been available for 2 Weeks.
4. You do not need to use an Expert advisor like most Signal services.. I believe ZipSignals is the First Trade Call Provider Designed for the MANUAL Trader ;-) It's about Time.
5. All Trades are Posted LIVE, with 'up to date' Percentages, Drawdown, etc. It is updated every Minute I believe. All trades are subject to FXCM Spreads.. So on EURUSD you are looking at 2.3 spread. So this ensures that We are not using some shady Bucket shop that has .5 spreads on All Majors. NO arbitrage Trading Here.. It is all transparent and Real as REAL LIVE TRADING with Realistic Spreads.. We can not cheat this system.
6. Yes, Zip, charges commission on Each Client's subscription. Very reasonable considering What they have to Offer.
7. ZipSignal Sends the Signal to the Client, the Provider does not have to anything more, than Trade for themselves ;-)
8. The client has Complete Control of Everything. You can Turn off the trade calls, if you think your trader will do poorly on some specific Event. You have complete control of Lot size, Risk. If you want to control the TP and SL, I offer an Order Closer for my subscribers, However, the Order Closer is not needed, because I am the one controlling the Risk Management. I am the one deciding what will be the Take Profit and Stoploss. But, I also believe that the Client should have the CHOICE as well. Hence, I am offering the iMANAGE EA for Free.
That should do it!