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Thank you for the info
Posted By: Kara In Response To: Those Are Pretty Strong Words (Tom Brownsword)
Date: Monday, September 10, 2007, at 8:59 a.m.(pst)
In Response To: Those Are Pretty Strong Words (Tom Brownsword)
Thank you for all for your input. I've been reading about CCI over the last week and have been very hesitant to purchase the software because I too thought it was too good to be true. Also the research I did on the company and Mr. Jamieson all seemed to appear out of thin air. After reading all the post from this thread I've decided to purchase the software and I will report back in a few weeks about the outcome. Hope it turns out well :)
>> I have no reason to either credit or discredit them because I do not
>> know them and am not inclined to look at them at the moment.
>> In my post, I mentioned that it sounds a lot like article marketing
>> (A.K.A. Bum Marketing), which can work. It's just that Travis Sago's basic
>> site is free -- and "free" is often the only option available to
>> And competition? How can I compete with good, free information?
>> The Computer Career Institute and certification, to me, sounds like
>> some clever marketing (incidentally, I hold a computer security
>> certification and am familiar with the various standards for creating a
>> certification and almost all of the organizations that offer
>> certifications based on those standards, hence I'm a bit skeptical when I
>> hear of a certification from an organization with which I am not familiar.
>> Then again, as a nurse, you most likely know what I'm talking about!).
>> Nothing wrong with that, of course (after all, many of us here are
>> marketers, and one of us may actually be borderline
>> I also know that many do not find this board until after they have
>> been swindled out of their last dollar by some crooked "get rich
>> quick" scheme / scam and simply have very little cash left to try to
>> start making money -- so I always try to find no-cost or low-cost systems
>> for people to follow when I make recommendations on this board. So it has
>> nothing to do with CCI and everything to do with the target market for
>> this board.
>> In reality, you can find anything you want for free -- to include all
>> of the information included in expensive courses and products! However,
>> actually FINDING the information in a timely manner is the key, and paying
>> for information that is well-organized and instantly useful is a great
>> choice sometimes, and your experience seems to validate that.
>> From your experience (and remember, I have no experience with, or
>> opinion of, Computer Career Institute), it looks like the information
>> being sold is worth it and it might be worth it for somebody who can risk
>> the investment. At any rate, your input is greatly appreciated! Often all
>> we hear about "new stuff" is a bunch of skeptic-driven blabber,
>> so sharing your experience is invaluable (and being able to reach "a
>> real person" speaks well of this organization).
>> And keep up the good work (both nursing and marketing). There are lots
>> of people who have been plugging away at this business for years and
>> haven't made a single cent, so perhaps CCI is worth looking at. What
>> you've accomplished isn't a small thing at all.
>> Hope to hear more from you soon.
>> Best regards,
>> P.S. -- Remember, we're all a bunch of skeptics around here, so please
>> tread lightly. We have no objections to objections about issues, but we do
>> tend to get a bit miffed if it gets personal... Thanks for treading
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