Stop Being Sheeple

This is a late night rant prompted by some half-assed Jeff “Product Launch” Walker promoting something from John Reese. I don’t even know how I’m on these lists – maybe competitive intelligence or something.

The email reads, in part: “there’s a video, you need to opt in, but it’s worth it”.

Dear Mindless “Internet Marketer”:

  1. It’s only worth opting in to the person who owns the list and wants to sell you something. The video is not worth your time.
  2. There are no super secret tricks to Internet Marketing (well, maybe a few techniques, but nothing spectacular). SEO = build lots of links. PPC = convert more then you pay. Social Media = hope this garbage traffic backs out eventually. E-commerce = buy low, sell high. Domaining = hold out until you find a  latercomer to buy your premium name. I mean, it’s not rocket science. Have you read Digital Point Lately?
  3. The real requirements to success, in any business are: hard work and data.
  4. Don’t want to work hard or don’t have any data? You’re going to fail. Please do not try and sell me your domains when your wife realizes what you’ve done.

Have a good weekend, and better luck next time.

Ari


3 Comments


  1. LOL good post. Better to lead than to follow but as you say it’s not very complicated.

  2. Just proves the old adage. Its an ill wind that blows no good. A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain. Mark Twain 1835 1910

  3. People pay just to show that they are rich and to see who is the most successful – @ mostloaded.com