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 […]

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 […]

BizOp Market: NOT a Nice Niche

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Are you a newbie thinking about starting the next great ‘make-a-million-online-overnight-at-home-while-you-sleep.com’ blog to rake in big bucks from the Internet marketing business opportunities niche? Think again!! PLEASE think again. I’ve had numerous discussions with my colleagues throughout the many years I’ve been involved in the Internet marketing space — and we’ve all talked about ditching […]

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 […]