Selling My Name? You Suck At Marketing

by Harlan
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I recently bought a Clickbank product. It was nothing special.

But ever since I bought that product I've been getting calls from XYZ's office trying to sell me on expensive Internet coaching.

They keep calling however and it's so pathetic it's laughable.

Yeah, I know the business model.

Sell some unsuspecting person an ebook and than sweet talk them on the phone into an expensive coaching program.

You get a commission on the name and possibly the sale.

But the coaching program is a joke and you Mr. Marketer don't give a rat's behind because you got paid.

And since your initials are the same as a popular lubricant, it tells me you are slimy.
#marketing #selling
  • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
    Originally Posted by Harlan View Post

    Sell some unsuspecting person an ebook and than sweet talk them on the phone into an expensive coaching program.
    I am amazed this still works for anyone. Haven't we all gotten wise to it yet?

    I'm tempted to just go take out the infamous classified ad, "UNIVERSAL COAT HANGER, One Size Fits All, $19.95" - and everyone who mails me a check gets a nail.

    Seriously, these things still work? Damn, it's annoying being honest. Sometimes I question the intelligence of it.
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    "The Golden Town is the Golden Town no longer. They have sold their pillars for brass and their temples for money, they have made coins out of their golden doors. It is become a dark town full of trouble, there is no ease in its streets, beauty has left it and the old songs are gone." - Lord Dunsany, The Messengers
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  • Profile picture of the author WillR
    The problem is most of these products are aimed at the beginners who are not yet hip to these tactics... so it works.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by Harlan View Post

    I recently bought a Clickbank product. It was nothing special.

    But ever since I bought that product I've been getting calls from XYZ's office trying to sell me on expensive Internet coaching.
    How did they get your phone number?
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    • Profile picture of the author Kory Pearman
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      How did they get your phone number?
      This^^

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  • Profile picture of the author scortillion
    I got taken by a company like that a few years ago. They promised to lead me step by step throught the whole process and that I'd be making $3000 a month by the end of the course. They also said they would help me promote the product at the end of the course.

    Well I took the course and it was a JOKE! It was all very basic stuff and some of it was even wrong. I tried to get my money back but it was a huge fight. I finally managed to get 1/2 of it back. I know I should have gone for all of it, but I was tired of it and 1/2 was better than nothing. Guess they won in the long run.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hardik Jogi
    Hi,
    I was also called by some dotcomuniversity and they were talking about $5000 investment for a 52 week coaching ( 2 hr/ week webinar coaching not 1 on 1)....

    But if only 100 person joins they will be making half a million and simply they have to do is just have a 2 hr webinar every week!

    I am now ignoring their calls......Don't know how they were able to find my number....I live in india.
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