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Re: *** IDIOT!!! *** (yes, I'm screaming!!) -- BTW, today is the LAST DAY (as far as I know)...
Posted By: MiracleOne In Response To: *** IDIOT!!! *** (yes, I'm screaming!!) -- BTW, today is the LAST DAY (as far as I know)... (MaaMaw)
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2007, at 9:42 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: *** IDIOT!!! *** (yes, I'm screaming!!) -- BTW, today is the LAST DAY (as far as I know)... (MaaMaw)
OK-I am new here. I have gotten some really great information. However, I am a bit confused. Why is this web site of Corey Rudl's being promoted so vigorously? MaaMaw, do you really not make money from endorsing their site in some way. Or any other input from anyone would be helpful. MaaMaw sounds very sincere in her effort to inform and share her experiences, I am just a little skeptical about the promotion of this website and spending this kind of money. What's up? Thanks.
>> A few months ago, I decided I absolutely could NOT afford to join (or
>> even think about joining) Derek Gehl's Internet Entrepreneur Club (through
>> IMC of Corey Rudl fame).
>> Being a loyal customer as well as a long-time affiliate, I got a pile
>> of emails, which I promptly deleted after I found out it cost $97 a month.
>> "BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!" I laughed -- then I zapped 'em with
>> my pinky!
>> And I continue to struggle.
>> A few weeks ago, they started a short promotion -- a 30-day trial for
>> $2.95 -- which I ignored (for myself) and chose NOT to promote (to you,
>> Dear Kiddies) because -- well, you know, I can't pay $97 a month and I
>> thought it was too much to ask of you (I tend to think in pennies and
>> So anyhoo -- today, a well-respected somebody said to me -- YET
>> *AGAIN* -- "I can't understand it; you should be making close to six
>> figures with FIB by now."
>> This person clearly said SIX -- could be s/he have meant FIVE? -- but
>> who cares, because I'm making in the LOW **FOURS** and I have been since
>> Something snapped.
>> Kind of like part of my brain got sucked into my nose, recharged, and
>> put back in.
>> This is stupid.
>> It's just plain STUPID!
>> Here I sit with NO retirement, NO savings, and NOTHING but my house to
>> show for 25 years of relentlessly slaving over my business(es).
>> I suddenly realized -- if it can help me increase my income by just
>> $100 a month, it's FREE. Right? Or is there something wrong with my logic
>> So anyhoo -- I signed up... not for $97 a month, but for the $2.95
>> trial (hey, I'm no dope).
>> I am COMPLETELY BLOWN AWAY!!
>> Have I increased my income yet?
>> SILLY GOOSE! I only signed up an hour ago.
>> What I'm blown away by is the PERSONAL MENTORING by Senior IMC Staff
>> in the form of THOUGHTFUL, very PATIENT, very DETAILED forum postings
>> -- site reviews
>> -- answers to specific questions
>> -- line-by-line critiques of sales copy
>> -- analysis of design issues...
>> the list goes on and on.
>> As always, I left this 'til the last possible second.
>> Okay for me, because I've been completely buried in my editing
>> business and family things ever since I got back from Florida and I
>> wouldn't have had any time to benefit from it if I'd signed up sooner...
>> Not so good for you, because the $2.95 promotion ends TODAY.
>> As far as I know, the promotion REALLY ENDS today -- August 14th --
>> but I'm just an affiliate, so I can't swear to that. All I know is that's
>> what they've told us.
>> Don't get your bowels in an uproar when you go to the site and see
>> that it's only available to "the first 100 people." That's a
>> marketing tactic -- sorry, not my fault, it is what it is -- but I do
>> believe today is the deadline.
>> You pay $2.95 plus shipping for the "Welcome Package" (which
>> I don't really want but oh well) (and shipping is peanuts, $16.41 where I
>> You have 30 days to cancel, and you will not be charged another dime
>> (and I know for an absolute fact that they faithfully honor all their
>> Then you pay $97 for your second month. The way I read it, if you
>> aren't 100% satisfied, you can return your "Welcome Package" and
>> cancel anytime between 60 and 90 days and get a full refund (although I
>> doubt that includes shipping).
>> I was a little annoyed after I chose my username and password and got
>> taken to a pitch for a "One-Week Internet Business Building
>> Clinic" when they were supposed to take me to the login screen -- but
>> then I checked my email and found what I needed so I cooled off.
>> Derek is a slick salesman, no doubt about it -- constantly pushing
>> something -- but I have yet to be disappointed, so I just try to ignore
>> what bugs me.
>> I'm putting my affiliate link at the bottom of this post.
>> If that offends you, then bypass me (I hope you won't, but I'll
>> forgive you if you do).
>> But, Dear Kiddies, if you're serious about improving your Internet
>> bottom line, I think it's worth $2.95 + s/h to see -- just SEE -- if
>> personal mentoring can put you over the top.
>> I can't get back to it myself for about two days and it's killing me,
>> but I can see I'm going to become completely obsessed, and I have
>> obligations to clear up first.
>> That's about all I have to say -- except DON'T BE AN IDIOT!!
>> I can't believe I've been moaning and groaning every time somebody
>> tells me how much I *should* be earning and all this time I've been
>> telling myself I "can't afford" to pay for help. I mean, I
>> bought the course, right?? I *am* paying the mortgage every month,
>> right??? What more do I need??
>> What a dipstick.
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