What to do with BAD advice received on this forum

by GrowthforLife 4 replies
I was just going through a thread on the bad advice people are giving in this forum.

Here's the thread

And it looks like many people do not understand the implications their 'advice' can have on someone that's genuinely looking for help.

WF is one of the most helpful resources out there - I'm sure many of us can testify to that. There are tons of IM veterans here who I look up to.

But please be careful with the advice which you take. Especially newbies.

If you are faced with decisions which are not very easy to reverse, don't always take the advice of someone on WF as final. Take the time to research other sources, read, educate yourself, get the opinions of other people in the field. That will really go a long way as far as helping you make the right decisions.
#main internet marketing discussion forum #advise #bad #forum #received
  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    That is the point of the other thread - to provide cautions and warnings about some of the 'bad' advice given here.

    I would say it's not only on forums. Don't believe everything you read online - amazing how many people think if it's written it must be true!

    Don't fall for rags to riches stories in every sales page - or buy things you don't need or don't understand how to use.

    Think for yourself - it's the best defense against bad advice.
    Signature

    Saving one dog may not change the world - but forever changes the world of one dog.

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11175125].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Rory Singh
    Most new marketers don't really know what they should be asking in the first place.

    Always use your God Given common sense and intuition as to what advice you should be taken.

    Lastly...

    It doesn't matter how 'perfect' the advice you're expecting is.

    You're bound to make mistakes right from the start.

    Most people don't want to do this (make any mistakes) and can end back and forth...starting and quitting and then starting again.

    Some people end up trying to piece together all this make money stuff ( in their heads) before taking any action at all.

    It's in the making of mistakes but most importantly...the correction of those mistakes...as to where your true learning lies.

    Success online is not black and white.

    It's not cut and dry.

    You will make mistakes and lose money / time here and there no matter what you decide to do.

    No matter what advice you are given.

    And if you aren't prepared to make any mistakes then maybe you need to stay off line.
    Signature

    No Other Career Has Created MORE Millionaires than Network Marketing. However, traditional Networking Sucks! Stop Failing With the Other 97%! -->>Here's how the Pros Do it Online--<<

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11175231].message }}
  • I've been a member for 6 years and am now just poking around. I haven't seen any bad advice yet, but I should keep my eye out so I don't walk down the wrong path.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11175287].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    Yes online you can find a lot of lies and some quick rich schemes .I see webinars of people where it was show to people that he make 20 000$ per day and guess what he was trying to sell as the method for 150$ .Well how the **** if you make 20 000 per day and you make a 2 hour webinar to sell a 150$ product
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[11175406].message }}

Trending Topics

  • 107 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    Warriors .... Warriors.... what would you like to LEARN?

    Good Morning awesome Warriors... I'm happy to announce that The Warrior Forum is planning to create our first COURSE. Yes... Powered by Warrior Wisdom... yeah!! Made at home. But before ... [read more]

  • 3 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    Insanely high Avg $/sale, ridiculously low Gravity? (Clickbank Marketplace)

    sprogy in Internet Marketing

    I'm looking at the top Avg $/sale products in the Clickbank Marketplace: And my question is, why are products that (supposedly) bring in so much money per conversion...and surprisingly, some ... [read more]

  • 1 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    Recurring payments via WF fr a WSO

    Neromancer in Internet Marketing

    I am trying to follow rule 16 - having a buy now button. I do not see any way to offer subscriptions. For example if I wanted to sell PLR ... [read more]

  • 91 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    How I Sold 985 Copies of an Affiliate Offer in 5 Days (Step by Step)

    When I first started online in 2002, it took me a year to sell 985 copies of anything. These days, I can typically do it in the span of a ... [read more]

  • 4 {{ upvoteCount | shortNum }}

    What I did wrong in your opinion? My first facebook campaign went bad.

    Hello guys. Over the last months I made my first dropshipping store. I choose to target action figures of videogames niche. I setup 500 product on my store, and I ... [read more]