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July 16th, 2009, 07:30 PM #1
Firm solicits Idiots to Write an Ebook on Internet Marketing
- Join Date
- January 18th, 2005
Here's a help-wanted ad I saw on Craigslist today, which might help some folks understand the mindset of people who sell internet marketing ebooks. Their plan is to hire a few people for one to three weeks to write the entire book. (Hmm, maybe what this really means is, they'll hire people to work for one week to produce a detailed outline, then refuse to pay them and send the outline offshore to be written into a book.)
This is the actual ad -- just one solid jpg image, no text (gosh, I wonder why?). I've merely removed the company's logo from the upper right corner. (The company's web site, which was first registered in mid-February of 2009, is little more than a placeholder, with no valid contact info and no meaningful information for advertisers or affiliates.)
July 16th, 2009, 08:15 PM #2
I make it a point to never respond to job ads that use the word "gig" in them.-Don't criticize anyone til you've walked a mile in their shoes. Then when you do criticize them, you'll be a mile away and have their shoes.
- Silence is golden. Duct Tape is silver.
July 16th, 2009, 08:26 PM #3
Anyone that would sell years of experience for a few bucks is surely an idiot.
July 16th, 2009, 08:27 PM #4
In all fairness, they've got to have someone to write all those "Books For Dummies".
July 16th, 2009, 08:33 PM #5
Personally I find this quite refreshing. I thought they were all written by monkeys.
-rematt"I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant." - Richard Nixon
July 16th, 2009, 08:34 PM #6
Curses. Now the pressure's really on to finish MY Internet marketing ebook before this team effort makes me obsolete.Generate more fake news.
July 16th, 2009, 08:40 PM #7
Why can't they just pull content from ABW like everyone else?Continued Success,
The secret of success is constancy of purpose ~ Disraeli
July 16th, 2009, 08:41 PM #8
Shhhh.Generate more fake news.
July 16th, 2009, 09:17 PM #9Originally Posted by Haiko de Poel, Jr.
July 17th, 2009, 11:31 AM #10Originally Posted by Snowfinch
Generate more fake news.
July 17th, 2009, 11:59 AM #11
I attract success and abundance into my life because that is who I am.
July 17th, 2009, 02:31 PM #12
craiglist "freelance" jobs = ripoff for the most part.Renée
Pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. -Wizardress of Oz
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