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I think Steve nailed it
Posted By: Mel. White In Response To: Re: Web Promotion Specialist Certification (Steve MacLellan)
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2007, at 9:02 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Web Promotion Specialist Certification (Steve MacLellan)
>> Hmmm! It cost $249 for 6 hours of training and you can earn $125,000
>> your first year.
Unless you're already very computer literate, you simply can't learn all the ins and outs of website promotion in 6 hours. There's a lot to think about, to study, and to practice. And if someone's gambled a lot of money on a website they want to hire someone with stated results... not a certificate.
>> One woman claims to have earned $84,000, working an average of 10
>> hours a week.
I think there should be a period inserted between two of those numbers. Either that, or she's been working at it for 10 years and has only made $8,000 per year.
>> I get a kick out of all the noise the promotion makes about you might
>> be able to get hired by a Fortune 500 company. With six hours training,
>> about the only work you would get is delivering pizzas, as long as you
>> didn't mess up finding the correct office wanting the pizza.
>> Barb, save your money.
Steve's so right on this one. If you want to learn the business, hang out over at www.searchenginewatch.com and learn about search engines and promotions. You'll get a better education (for free) than you will from paying for that.
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