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Re: Web Promotion Specialist Certification
Posted By: Alex In Response To: Web Promotion Specialist Certification (Barb M.)
Date: Monday, September 17, 2007, at 5:08 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Web Promotion Specialist Certification (Barb M.)
>> Has anyone taken the online WPS Certification Course from the Computer
>> Career Institute? If so, did you use their job referral service and have
>> you been able to make money at this? See www.computercareerinstitute.net.
>> It certainly is an impressive website. Real or Scam?
Save your money folks, it's just another BS scam! :(
I fell for this scam more than 3 weeks ago, and got the "certification" more than a week ago. Which certification consist in: they give you a "home lesson" to make 3 blogs, and they review it, saying: "you're certified now". That's all, not one single paper you'll get from them stating that you are really certified. Imagine that folks, this process says all about their seriousness and professionalism, and what really worth your certification...
And about them finding you work with Fortune 500 companies?
Forget it, it's just another gimmick. When they congratulate you, and confirm that you're certified, they ask you if you'd like to have them send your name and contact info to companies looking for WPS-es.
Of course I asked them to do this, so far in 8 days I heard nothing back from them, and no companies at all contacted me.
By the way, all this is about blogging, they teach you the same "secrets" you can find in about 2-3 e-books sold for $49-59 all over the Net.
Maybe all this would work, if only maximum 1,000 people would do this worldwide, but only these scammers have sold many thousands courses for $249 (the fact they tell you normally the course is $499 but right now you can get it for $249, of course is just another gimmick, because all their courses were sold for this price).
I just wonder how we could legally prosecute them, to get back our moneys... :(
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