10 Reasons to Avoid Automated Blogging

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I’ve recently come across so many misconceived notions (and outright lies) about automated blogging that I thought it best to share my white hat perspective on the subject. So, what is automated blogging? Also known as automatic blogging, autoblogging, splogging and scraping; automated blogging is the process of using software to “scrape” content from other […]

Affiliate Promotions on Craigslist

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Well, I’ve just come across another example of an affiliate marketing coach who charges through the nose for training that takes people down a path leading to nothing more than a waste of time and effort. In this case, the affiliate ‘coach’ teaches his students how to place ads for Clickbank products on Craigslist. If […]

So NOT an Internet Marketing Guru

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Seriously folks, I can’t believe what you’ll fall for in terms of ‘internet marketing’ gurus. Just because someone calls himself a ‘guru’ doesn’t make it so. And by the way, I have NEVER referred to myself as a ‘guru’ of any sort. For the past decade and a half, I have been a student of […]

Facebook Stalker Spam

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Good grief. What’s up with the Facebook Stalker app (and all the idiots that are promoting it)? Folks, it’s just another way that scammers are getting you to give up your Facebook password. Don’t fall for it! First of all, if your Facebook security is good (no telephone numbers, addresses or real birth years), then […]

How to Spot a Scarcity Marketing Scam

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Scarcity marketing is a strategy used by sellers to create a sense of urgency in the prospect to buy a product immediately. This is most often accomplished by stating that the product is available for a limited time or in limited quantities, e.g. “Offer ends March 31st” or “Only 36 copies left”. The latter tactic […]

The Death of Bum Marketing

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I think it is very likely that what has become known as Bum Marketing is doomed to die a dismal death in the near future. What is Bum Marketing? Bum Marketing is a strategy used to generate affiliate commissions through distribution of articles written specifically to rank highly for low-competition keywords. The method was promoted […]

Rich 16 Year Old Girl: Don’t Buy – Don’t Promote

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I’m probably going to take some heat for this, but this so-called affiliate marketing program training offer was driving me completely nuts (because it is SUCH a scam), that had to make the accompanying video while wearing my jester hat again. Basically, it’s about the the “Rich 16 Year Old Girl’s” affiliate marketing training program […]