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Posted By: Bluto Samartino In Response To: Re: Why even bother? What good could it do for you? (Nathan Haines)
Saturday, 7 January 2006, at 3:08 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Why even bother? What good could it do for you? (Nathan Haines)
NO "ouch" really needed, really. I meant no offense to Maw in my suggestion to her. Just telling her something I think might actually help her.
I have no doubt that Don Alm has had some degree of marketing success. Does that legitimize him? Not even slightly. Means nothing. No one is questioning whether he is a successful marketer or not/ The question is, what kind of a marketer is he.
If you read different sites including this one on how to spot a bad biz opp or dealer, Don Alm fits the bill quote nicely. Shady as hell and not at all someone to be associated with.
I don;t have experience with Don Alm's products, I was never foolish enough to think that they were worth anything. My only experience of Don Alm is through emails. I have emailed him on several occasions when on a forum, he posts about this new biz he started and tells people to "email me if you have any questions". So you email the guy and he either replies with really vague non-answers or he merely gives you a link to buy a product which is supposedly supposed to answer all your questions you could have on his new and profitable biz opp. I don;t know about you, but when someone welcomes people to email them for answers to questions on something they are talking about and all they do is just not answer the question or direct you to where you can pay them to supposedly get the answer, that is not very honest. It's one thing to offer help and it's quite another to offer a consulting service.
11his marketing abilities but rather
> Bluto, sales hype, networking and exaggerated earnings claims are part and
> parcel of the whole biz-op scene. Everybody, credible or not, does it.
> Guys like , say, Jim Straw, Yanik Silver, or Marlon Sanders are hypey,
> pie-in-the-sky, spammish to the core. But then again, their products are
> pretty good.
> I don't know about Don. I've always just ignored him.
> He's had a couple of favorable threads here and there, ie. :
> Personally, I believe he has had some degree of success with his marketing
> efforts. He does, in fact, have some good ideas. I'm sure he hypes the
> hell out of his stuff. I'm sure he's pissed people off, and perhaps
> defrauded them. I don't think the issue is as cut and dried, as you make
> it out to be.
PCRM is actually PETA - A Scam - Do NOT be fooled!
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