As many of you may remember, I used to publish a little Newsletter called “The Affiliate Review”, which was dedicated to reviewing the many products, services and Marketers on the net, in the field of Internet Marketing.

And suffice it to say, I made quite a few enemies by telling the truth as I saw it.

That is also how I made my name. And in so doing, I also made a lot of friends and gained the respect of a lot of powerful people in the industry, because I wasn’t afraid to tell the truth and expose “BAD” promotions or people, no matter WHO they were.

But as things usually go, one thing led to another, and I found myself seeing the places that were lacking in our industry, and started fulfilling them by designing small Software Apps that helped lighten the workload of enterprising marketers.

And as that business got bigger and bigger, I found myself publishing “The Affiliate Review” less and less, until I finally had no time left for it at all, and had to let it go all together.

But I DO miss those days. And being the crotchety old fart that I am, and LOVING to be controversial, I miss writing those scathing articles that warned people of the scams, semi-scams, or just plan BAD programs or systems that don’t work, and people behind them.

You see a lot of promotions telling you how “EASY” it is to make money on the net. ESPECIALLY if you use their ‘one of a kind Software’ that is just Push Button Simple!

“All You have To Do Is Push A Few Buttons. Then Sit Back And Watch The Money Roll in!”

Can YOU say Bull&%^t?

It’s always been MY experience that if it looks and/or sounds too good to be true … IT PROBABLY IS!

And while the Internet is a great tool that drastically helps level the playing field for all of us … IT IS STILL WORK! And the best you can hope for, out of the BEST software, is that it helps lighten the work load by automating those things that CAN be automated!

And then we have the “TEACHING” programs that profess to teach you…

“How to make YOUR Fortune by following a simple set of instructions. And for ONLY $2995, YOU TOO can learn the secrets of the “Rich and Famous”!

Again, I say “Horse Hockey”!

Most of these “SECRETS” are little more than common sense. And the rest only work for a lucky few out of the THOUSANDS that try. And NONE of them are anywhere NEAR as “Quick & EASY” as they are professed to be!

And even worse, almost ALL of these “Teaching” programs fall WAY short of giving you the whole story, and then ignore your requests when you ask for help!

Marketing techniques have gotten WAY more effective in the last few years, and there are a number of well known people out there who specialize in creating Winning promotions that almost NO ONE can resist!

Unfortunately, many of the products and services that these Promotions hype, fall far short of delivering on that Hype!

But such is the nature of the beast I guess.

And because of that (and due in large part to the many requests I’ve gotten from my subscribers), I have decided to once again start reviewing the many programs that come out, and giving you my HONEST opinion of them and the people behind them…no matter WHO they are!

So tune in again Next Week! Same Time, Same Channel as we reveal the truth about one of the WELL known recent programs out there, from the most recent trends of Instructional training.

I assure you, you WILL be surprised!

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2 Comments so far

  1. Paul Barrs on April 15, 2010 6:25 pm

    Fantastic Mate – It’s about time you got back into it 🙂 ! Since I came back Online I’ve been stunned by the amount of crap that’s now available… your reviews will be one of the few things that I actually *read* each week. Keep up the good work.

  2. Rick Carbone on April 16, 2010 12:20 pm

    Hey Len:
    Why not just set up an RSS feed?

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