Sick of all these Internet Marketers thinking selling Facebook Ads to a client is a career choice.

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Not going to name names....but I have seen several Internet Marketers selling Facebook Ads courses to people, claiming they are making a career of selling Facebook Ads to business owners.

Facebook Marketing is like 1 of 10 strategies that I have been providing to business owners, entrepreneurs and start ups for 10 years now. They are doing them a disservice by just selling some Facebook Ads and rookie Sales Funnels.

Some people might get some lucky wins but business owners are more savvy now and I do see them falling for these #flybynight Facebook Marketers.

These are just my thoughts....what are yours on this topic?

Thanks Warriors!!!

JMH
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  • Profile picture of the author Ron Lafuddy
    Well, you can't blame them, Jim. Their Porkerman Go reports stopped selling, so
    the fadsters had to find something else to hawk.

    Ron
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
    Just the latest iteration of the "Offline Gold" craze that swept through here a few years ago. Course sellers blowing smoke about how offline business owners are so ignorant that they will hand over thousands to some punk for FB ads. Then said punk will post a thread here asking how to do FB ads for their new client.

    Whether it's trying to peddle brochure sites, Google listings or FB ads, this too shall pass.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ron Lafuddy
      "Offline is a Goldmine!"

      Wasn't that the catchphrase?

      I'm not complaining.

      Ron
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      • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
        Originally Posted by Ron Lafuddy View Post

        "Offline is a Goldmine!"

        Wasn't that the catchphrase?

        I'm not complaining.

        Ron
        It was, and it's still true. If you have the skillset to pull it off.

        And, like the gold rushes of old, there are plenty of grifters selling bogus treasure maps to clueless greenhorns.

        I actually saw a course that taught people to sell services for hundreds or thousands of dollars and then look for someone on Fiverr to deliver. Made it sound like local B&M business owners were waiting at the door, checkbooks in hand, waiting for the newly minted "consultant" to save them from bankruptcy.
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        • Profile picture of the author umc
          Originally Posted by JohnMcCabe View Post

          I actually saw a course that taught people to sell services for hundreds or thousands of dollars and then look for someone on Fiverr to deliver. Made it sound like local B&M business owners were waiting at the door, checkbooks in hand, waiting for the newly minted "consultant" to save them from bankruptcy.
          You'll find courses like that today in the WSO section. I bought a ton of those courses when I first came here. They still sell today.
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          • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
            Originally Posted by umc View Post

            You'll find courses like that today in the WSO section. I bought a ton of those courses when I first came here. They still sell today.
            I wish there was a way to get rid of them. They devalue what a competent consultant or service can bring to the table. People who attempt that nonsense leave a bad taste in business owners' mouths. Makes it much harder for the next person.

            If you want an example, check out the opening scene in Meredith Willson's "The Music Man". Travelling anvil salesman Charlie Cowell huffs and puffs his way to the train station lugging his sample case. A horde of angry townspeople is right on his tail. Charlie escapes onto the train and drops his case with a metallic thud. Charlie is an honest guy, so why do the townies hate him so much?

            They don't. They hate all travelling salesmen because "Professor" Harold Hill sold the town a boys' band, complete with instruments, uniforms and instruction books by promising to teach the kids to play. Problem is, Hill "doesn't know one note from another" and simply disappears after collecting his money.

            If you are a legit consultant or service provider, the frauds trying to cash in are Hill and you are Charlie Cowell...
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          • Profile picture of the author Ron Lafuddy
            Originally Posted by umc View Post

            You'll find courses like that today in the WSO section. I bought a ton of those courses when I first came here. They still sell today.
            That's a profit center here. Always has been. Won't be going away.

            It's a full time hustle for some.

            Ron
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