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Re: Michael Masterson/AWAI Copywriting Course Scam-Link Removed
Posted By: TheShadow In Response To: Re: Michael Masterson/AWAI Copywriting Course Scam-Link Removed (Kay)
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011, at 6:26 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Michael Masterson/AWAI Copywriting Course Scam-Link Removed (Kay)
>> If AWAI were a scam, why would some of the world's top, most
>> successful copywriters, advertisers, social media experts, and businesses
>> put their name to AWAI, and come to boot camp in droves in search of a
>> highly qualified professional copywriter? And find them? Year after year.
>> The author of this site appears to be uninformed, bitter, and
>> unprofessional. Success is not a fast-food reward. Sorry.
The wording and passion of the post has the ring of a certain woman who has known, and been in the employ of, Ford for decades, and who's always been willing to do his dirty work for him. If it is the woman I'm thinking of, she once said about Ford and Nadel (Ford's late partner at American Media Group), "I'm not going to jail for these guys," which tells us all we need to know about her threshold of moral behavior. She'll do anything, literally, short of getting thrown in the clink.
I challenge "Kay" to name the "top" copywriters and advertising execs who hire out of AWAI, or who set up interview booths at AWAI's bootcamp. Name and company, please.
It's maddening to read the slick garbage that AWAI scam artists are so willing to write. And it's particularly galling to see "Kay" decry a "fast-food" mentality among AWAI's critics, when it is EXACTLY a fast-food mentality that AWAI actively fosters in the unqualified and naive saps they tempt to spend their hard earned cash on a silly correspondence course, which no self-respecting Madison Ave exec or "top" copywriter would consider any kind of credential whatsoever.
Shamelessness is a hallmark personality trait of Mark Ford. And as we see from "Kay's" post, he's created a culture among his employees where shamelessness reigns supreme.
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