The Rich Jerk... Internet Marketing Genius or Unethical BS ( btw, videos back up now)

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Well, I posted about the Rich Jerk a number of years ago here. Since then they took all of the videos down.

But yesterday going through some old Follow Ups of mine, I clicked on an RJ video and see where they are back up.

Fellow Warrior and Creator of RJ, Kelly Felix, must have had a change in heart to put them back up.

Anyway, always thought the Rich jerk was an interesting study in Marketing. Some people say pure genius others say despicable, useless product with no place in marketing.

It's well documented that Kelly was making about $10K a day for about a year or two with the Rich jerk. With a lot of affiliates selling the E book.

It's time has passed but whether you loved it or hated RJ you have to admit it was quite the Brand back in the
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Meaney
    I love the videos, they were more interesting than the run of the mill stuff around at the time.
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    I personally never liked his videos nor did I promote his product.

    I am pretty sure that his product is not good at all because he only relies on affiliates to make him money.
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    I remember when it first came out. It's wasn't my cup of tea, but it was huge and the guy killed it. It was entertaining though.
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  • Profile picture of the author Splatterfox
    To me, only people selling products that aren't bullshit or scam can be a true marketing genius. If you sell something and advertise it as something completely unrealistic or untrue ("make 50K in your first month easily"), you are not "marketing", you are bullshitting.

    In this case I have no clue since I actually never really followed this guy (saw like 1-2 videos).
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    Originally Posted by discrat View Post

    Fellow Warrior and Creator of RJ, Kelly Felix, must have had a change in heart to put them back up.

    Two very successful (but often controversial) marketers, Kelly Felix and Mike Long, teamed up to create Bring The Fresh. According to their FB page, they have been selling in this business for the past five years. They never really left the Internet ... just decided to change the business with a new name and new identity (brand). Someday, read Kelly's online story - it's the stuff movies and soap operas are made of.

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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by Steve B View Post

      Two very successful (but often controversial) marketers, Kelly Felix and Mike Long, teamed up to create Bring The Fresh. According to their FB page, they have been selling in this business for the past five years. They never really left the Internet ... just decided to change the business with a new name and new identity (brand). Someday, read Kelly's online story - it's the stuff movies and soap operas are made of.

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      Yep, it really is. Lived in trailer park with very modest family growing up in the south etc..etc.
      then off to mansion in Belle Aire.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    A couple years ago - all of a sudden - there were several threads about the Rich Jerk on this forum. Seemingly out of the blue people wanted to post about RJ as if the RJ persona was just launched.

    Then a few weeks later the relaunch of the RJ brand was announced - the timing was interesting....coincidence? Good marketing? Old friends on the forums?

    Is there another relaunch planned?
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    • Profile picture of the author nicheblogger75
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      A couple years ago - all of a sudden - there were several threads about the Rich Jerk on this forum. Seemingly out of the blue people wanted to post about RJ as if the RJ persona was just launched.

      Then a few weeks later the relaunch of the RJ brand was announced - the timing was interesting....coincidence? Good marketing? Old friends on the forums?

      Is there another relaunch planned?
      I thought he relaunched that on JVZoo not too long ago.

      Now that you mention it, though, it may be almost 2 years ago by now.

      Wow. Time flies when you're making money!
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  • Profile picture of the author cypherslock
    I've worked with Mike Long and Kelly (and had a rocking Magic Submitter coaching business thanks to the videos I did for them). I can say they both want folks to succeed and neither would sell crap.

    Like most things, folks don't want to put in the effort. They are both really cool guys and very laid back.
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    Oddly before the relaunch people were talking about they saw porn on the site. I thought I saw something strange as well but after so many people said they didnt notice it I just kept my mouth shut. Whilst, like Kay said, a bunch of raving fans announcing they cant wait until relaunch.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    a bunch of raving fans
    I think it was not so much raving fans - as hopeful affiliates...
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