The 10 Online Snake Oil Salesman Commandments



Yes, today we’re all over online snake oil salesman! Maybe you’ve noticed that I quite enjoy writing posts on the dark side of online business, or more precisely, the dark side of online business education. In other words, I love to stumble upon some hip new douchebag marketer techniques, also known as online snake oil salesmen (in memory of their idols from back in the day in the wild west).

Anyway, I’ve decided to compile these 10 commandments of an online snake oil salesman. This post was not written for pure entertainment though. Each commandment presents a common practice done by real people who call themselves marketers. Try to look at this list as a big warning sign – whenever you see someone using a technique described in here, they may indeed be a snake oil salesman.

Warning. This is a reverse tutorial. I actually don’t want you to take part in anything I’m describing in this post.

1. Thou shalt employ crack-head price lowering

I love this technique. Here’s how it plays out (it’s easier to explain this with an example):

  1. You come to a sales page and see an offer.
  2. The offer isn’t that impressive so you decide to leave.
  3. As soon as you hover your mouse over the “x” button a pop-up appears with a new deal and a slightly lower price.
  4. You still don’t want a part in this so you click the “x” button to close the window, but…another window appears with one more discount.
  5. That’s a “no” again.
  6. Another window appears; this time trying to convince you to subscribe to an email list.
  7. And the craze continues for a couple more steps…

I’m sure you’ve seen those sales pages a number of times. The offers just keep returning like a crack-head who needs some drug money, hence the name.

2. Thou shalt get on board every product launch in thy niche

Everybody knows this. To make serious money, you have to promote everything there is in your niche to promote. Period. And I mean, jump on any crappy product launch out there. Promote the big guys as well as the wannabe snake oil salesmen. In a word, everything.

The best way to do it? Your email list.

3. Thou shalt send only promotional emails

That one’s obvious. These days, no one has time to produce their own original newsletter content, so the only way out of this is to send promotion, exclusively. But here’s the kicker, you don’t even need to write those promotional emails yourself. Every launch or affiliate product will come with a set of pre-written email templates that you can use successfully.

Those templates are deceptive as hell, by the way. They promise one thing, only to send the reader to a webpage where the only thing they can do is buy some crap product.

Here’s an example of such an email >>


4. Thou shalt spam

Contrary to a common belief, spam is extremely profitable.I’m sure you can buy a list of email addresses off Craigslist to get started… And let’s face it, emails are not the craziest thing you can get on Craigslist.

5. Thou shalt use boiler rooms to sell stuff

Believe it or not, Alec Baldwin is not the only one involved in the boiler room business.(The Boiler Room – movie starring Alec Baldwin, for which he won an Oscar despite being in the movie for only 7 minutes!)

There’s a really big number of marketers using modern boiler rooms as part of their so-called business. The procedure is this: they get some email addresses, sell them to an “agency” (= a boiler room), and then they begin calling people up, targeting senior citizens specifically and offering them all kinds of BS.

6. Thou shalt use sales videos that are supposed “to go down soon”

Hey, this video will go down! Seriously, you guys!


I don’t know what’s the deal with this, but for some reason, more and more people believe that the only thing they have to do at the beginning of a sales video is to say something like:

Hey, you need to act fast because I’m only testing this offer and this video will go down soon. Heck, it may not even be online the next time you visit this page.

Oh really? Really? There’s not one time when I saw a video promised to go down that actually went down.

7. Thou shalt always quote the exact amount of money you’ve made

Does this sound familiar to you:

Here’s how I made exactly $16,456.37 and how you can do the same.

You obviously have to quote the size of your wallet to the nearest cent, otherwise people won’t believe that you’re for real.


8. Thou shalt align yourself with genuine experts

There’s no simpler way to distract someone and pretend you’re not an online snake oil salesman than to align yourself with genuine experts. All it takes is quoting a legitimate study here, mentioning a well recognized name there, or better yet, lying about knowing someone credible personally, and it’s a home run. For instance, one of the lamest ways of doing this is to use a fake “as seen on” block on your sales page. Like these.

9. Thou shalt publish only fake product reviews

Fake product reviews are those that have been written without actually putting your hands on the product.Such reviews are written purely from the promotional material that’s available for the product, and are designed to show the product in the best light possible.Fake flaws are another common thing in this department (flaws that are very insignificant and have no impact on the overall impression of the product).

10. Thou shalt steal content and say it’s yours

Stealing content is way too easy these days. What you do is take an article published anywhere on the web, and I do mean anywhere, and then put it through a translator, to say, Spanish. Then, to English again, and voila! You have a shiny new piece of content that’s slightly reworded and much more unreadable than the original.Now, the trick is to publish this piece on as many spam blogs as you can, and pointing all links back to your money site – the one with your constant promotion on fake promises.


{Reality check}

There we have it, my 10 online snake oil salesman commandments. I’m really amazed at how many people actually try to do business online using the techniques and tactics described above.

I know that apparently they do work and can bring big profits, but come on… Is annoying 95% of your audience really THE way to do business online?

Again, this was a reverse tutorial, which means that I don’t want you to do anything that was described in this post. This is just a warning sign of sorts, so you can have your finger on the pulse and notice any suspicious figure who tries to trick you into buying some snake oil.

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How Gurus Use Mind Tricks to Sell Their Crap

I actually like learning from all the top online salesman gurus out there. And I don’t mean buying their crappy educational products that only educate you on damage control when you’re forced to fight for your refund. No, I like to learn by looking at what they’re really doing, not what they say they’re doing.

So today let’s focus on some of the cool Jedi mind tricks used in sales copy, sales videos, ads and so on.


Disclaimer. This post has been written for entertainment purposes only. I don’t advise using any of the techniques mentioned here. Actually, you’re a thinking human being so you can decide for yourself if it’s worth it or not.

Constant repetition

This is the first thing that always raised my eyebrow when examining some selling materials in the guru space. I’ve noticed that in every 300 words or so, or every 2-3 minutes of a sales video, the person repeats the benefits of their product, or even repeats the core sales call to action (“call us,” “click the button,” or so on).

Then I stumbled upon this text on the repetition principle. As it turns out, if you say something often enough, after a while, the visitor will not only be familiarized with the message, but will also treat it as being true.

In other words, the best way of making people believe your product’s benefits is to mention them whenever you have the chance…over and over again.

Swear a little

Swearing makes every message more personal, more emotion-driven, and more interesting in general. Damn straight, right?!

This all has to do with the fact that we don’t consider swearing as part of the traditional marketing/business talk. So whenever someone uses a little profanity, our guard goes down a bit because their message sounds less business-y. And therefore, we are more prone to the actual marketing contents that are still in it.

Swearing makes people seem more real and more natural. And being regarded as someone natural (and therefore truthful) is among the main goals of every salesperson.

Drive a car

This is a real, genuine mind trick.

It’s used in all kinds of sales videos. The idea is that the person speaking is driving a car while recording the video. Some of the reasons why this works involve the fact that the video seems more natural (like it’s being shot as a “by the way” thing), and the fact that it’s easier for the person talking to stay natural because they still have to focus on driving the car itself, so it does take some camera-stress away.

But the absolute main reason why this works is a subconscious message of going from point A to B, and arriving at a destination (the videos always end when the person talking reaches the place where they were driving to).

To break it down, here’s what happens. You see the person driving (moving from A to B) and talking about a product/solution at the same time. The product too promises some kind of destination. At the end, the fact that the person talking reaches their destination creates a good impression about the product’s credibility itself, by association.

I saw this explanation somewhere a while ago. I’m sorry but I can’t find the original source. This is not my own original interpretation.

The beach

This is a pretty simple trick but people still continue to use it. It’s most popular for all kinds of biz-op or internet money products.

The idea is that the person talking is at the beach while recording the video. They don’t have to mention the beach in any way, the sole fact of them being there has its effects.

The message is simple: “Hey, this is my lifestyle. Buy my crap and you’ll join me.”

Exact sums of money

I’m sure you’ve seen this hundreds of times…

“Here’s how I made $142,300.56 in a month with [technique x]“

“Here’s how you can make $53,987.34 in just a week with this simple [product x]“

…and myriads other promises just like the above.

I mean, come on! Quoting an exact sum of money is just so 2006. Nevertheless, I guess it still works since people are doing it.

Presenting fake flaws

Every product has its pros and cons. Good products have a lot more of the former than they have of the latter, though. But in the end, there is quite a bit of both.

And we don’t have to look far for examples. Everything Apple does have a number of flaws. Real flaws that are quite frustrating during everyday use.

Yet…some online marketers tend to take a different approach and list a number of fake flaws that are not actually that serious at all, or are obvious as hell.

The idea is that since people know very well that everything has flaws, a marketing message should point out at least a couple of them or the product doesn’t look real. In other words, it’s shown as too good to be true.

Verbally opting out of the guru camp

What’s the easiest way of not being affiliated with other internet gurus? Just say that “they” are bad but you are just fine and dandy.

Here’s a nice phrase that gurus like to use:

“If you’ve ever been scammed by an internet guru then you know how deceptive those products can be. This is why I will show you exactly why this thing is different … blah blah etc.”

This is all it takes. What this means in plain English is indeed: “they are bad, I am not.”

Talk/write with confidence

Confidence tends to win over facts and other traditional values.

As it turns out, humans prefer cockiness to expertise. In other words, people who can convey their message in a confident and energetic tone win over audiences and get sales.

It’s our lizard brain that’s to blame here. Our most primal subconscious instinct tells us to listen to the most confident specimen in the pack. No matter if it’s at the office, at the church, or during a sales webinar for a crappy online biz product.

Getting people to agree with you

Every professional salesman working in the traditional manner (door to door or direct marketing) will tell you that getting any kind of “yes” means the world in the sales process.

And the best thing about it is that the “yes” doesn’t even have to be directly related to the thing on sale. All expressions beginning with “have you ever” follow this exact principle – to get people to agree with you early on so you can sell to them afterwards.


This closes my list but I’m sure there are way more examples just like the above that I failed to notice. Feel free to let me know in the comments or even shoot me an email.

And finally, let me disclose this again that I’m not encouraging anyone to use these techniques in their sales materials. I’m just reporting on what’s out there. It’s up to you to decide what to do with it.

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There’s a Thing Going On … It’s Called the Niche Site Duel, Here’s Why You Should Participate

If I were to take a wild guess, I’d say that there is way over a hundred fairly popular online business courses available on different sites. While this does sound great for anyone who wants to learn how to take their undertaking off the ground, there is a “slight” problem with the quality of many of those courses.

To be more exact, when you’re searching for a new program to join, you can’t really know for sure if the thing is going to be quality or not. Everybody has great promotional videos, sales messages, testimonials, and what not, so that at first sight, every such program looks great. But it’s only after you’re two or three weeks in that you’ll know if it’s actually working out or not.

And what if it doesn’t work out for you? Well, if you’re dealing with a scumbag marketer then they are very likely to say something like:

“This product is only for people who are willing to work hard and take dedicated action. This isn’t for those who are searching for a quick fix. The results I’m presenting are not typical.”

Even though such message doesn’t sound that bad right away, it’s actually a mind trick. And the trick is simple: if you fail, it’s your fault (because you didn’t work hard enough).

I’m sorry, but if 90% of your “students” fail to achieve the promised outcome then it’s not their failure, it’s yours – the teacher’s.

Enter the genuine

nsdAnd this is where Niche Site Duel (NSD) comes into play. This is the second edition that’s just started. It’s run by Pat Flynn and focuses on teaching you how to create a niche site and make money with it (sorry for simplifying the idea, Pat, if you’re reading this).

Anyway, Pat understands that the best way of teaching is by example. That’s why in NSD, Pat builds a niche site himself and presents every step of the process with detailed descriptions, tutorials and so on.

In short, NSD is on the top of my online training resources revolving around the online business for two reasons:

  1. It’s free. I love free.
  2. Pat is not afraid to take the responsibility for what he’s teaching. He’s decided to lead everyone by example and if the program fails to achieve results (which it won’t) then Pat will be the one to blame.

What the rules are and where to join the game

There’s a hub for the duel at You can get the most updated info, guidelines, rules, and so on, there.

Here’s a shortened version:

  • Everyone starts by picking a keyword they want to tackle with a new niche site.
  • Getting a domain and launching a site revolving around this keyword is the next step.
  • The final step is to make this niche site the go-to resource for its niche.

Obviously, that third step is the tough part where the action happens.

Now, why is it called a “duel?” Because it’s a race to see who can get the best results and “win” the duel.

Are you in?

Granted, this isn’t a course per se. It’s more action based. This means that every participant learns along the way by looking at what others and Pat are doing, and then in the end everybody wins.

The only question is: Are you in? I am. Feel free to connect with me on the NSD forum.

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Behold! The Great Huge Secret of YouTube Traffic Finally Revealed by Internet Marketing Gods

secretWell, you don’t have to know me for that long to know that I’m not the biggest fan of all these “next big thing” internet marketing products.

The thing that has gotten my attention lately is called “Tube Kaboom.” It’s said to be the holy grail of YouTube Marketing.

Disclaimer. I am in no way affiliated with that product. Nor do I recommend you to buy it. In fact, I strongly recommend against buying it. That being said, I don’t have any actual first-hand experience with it, so I may be completely wrong with my short assessment here. I guess my lawyer would advise me to label this post as: “For Entertainment Purposes Only.”

First of all, what’s the deal with YouTube marketing and what benefits it can bring to the average online business.

Benefits of YouTube marketing

YouTube is one of the most popular sites on the web. Currently, 490,000,000 people visit it every day (that’s 490 million). This translates to 5,671 visits every second. (Stats by WolframAlpha.)

In short, no wonder that so many online entrepreneurs desire to get a piece of this traffic for themselves…

And it’s not only entrepreneurs. YouTube is responsible for promoting people in many areas, so to speak. For instance, remember the young pop-singer girl by the name of Justin Bieber? YouTube created her. Or Ken Block – the rally car drifting sensation? Essentially, YouTube again. Or the epic cooking show – Epic Meal Time?

Long story short, huge careers can be made at YouTube, so figuring the platform out is surely a great skill to posses. But how to actually do it?


Why Tube Kaboom is NOT the solution

Tube Kaboom is a YouTube marketing service. Some of the things on offer include:

  • Link building to YouTube videos directly.
  • Social bookmarking.
  • Video embeds onto a “quality” network of sites – syndication partners.
  • Actual views of your videos – viewer buying.
  • Fool the “time watched” parameter service (not actually called that; more on this below).

Right off the bat, the first major drawback is that it’s promoted by Mike Fil.saime (yes, with a dot right in the middle – it’s his new name according to the “from” line in my inbox). But that’s not all.

Even more importantly, I don’t believe that the product can actually match the potential of another well-known YouTube marketing technique … creating great videos.

Sorry for using the cliché, I really feel terribly bad about it, but the best approach at YouTube actually is to create quality content. (I really hate when anyone says “quality content,” as it’s the most useless piece of advice online, but in this case it really makes sense.)

If you take a look at who succeeds at YouTube, you’ll see that it’s almost exclusively people who have figured out how to create great videos that are very entertaining to watch. They didn’t build links, build embeds, social bookmarked anything, etc. The only thing they’ve focused on was recording great videos.

YouTube viewers these days are much smarter than a couple of years ago. Right now, everyone expects a well-produced show, and if you can’t adhere to the standards of quality then no one will watch you no matter how well your “Kaboom” is performing in the background.

The main difficulty for new youtubers isn’t the lack of links or embeds, it’s the fact that it’s no longer easy to produce a great video. There are essentially four elements of a quality YouTube video from what I can see:

  1. The idea/topic quality.
  2. The execution quality (how well you can present the idea).
  3. The video quality (technical production).
  4. The audio quality (technical production).

And you need all of them to get noticed on YouTube. Yet Tube Kaboom helps you with none.

In essence, the approach presented by Tube Kaboom simply isn’t how YouTube marketing should be done. Getting big on YouTube doesn’t involve building a network of syndicated embeds and thousands of links. It involves focusing on the content itself.

YouTube has made a lot to recognize which videos are the quality ones in their collection. That’s why they’ve introduced the “time watched” parameter. Basically, if a big percentage of viewers watch your video all the way through then it’s certainly a quality one. But if everyone stops after two seconds then it’s not.

What Tube Kaboom offers as part of their service are video views longer than 30 seconds each. In plain English, this is a way to fool the “time watched” parameter. Well, if you think that YouTube won’t get a grasp on what’s going on at some point and ban you completely for doing such a thing then you have a surprise heading your way…

The actual client base for Tube Kaboom

As you can see, this isn’t any cleverly disguised promotion, I’m really being genuine and advise you not to buy this. However, as I’m sitting here and writing this post, I’m starting to realize that there actually is one group of people who can benefit from Tube Kaboom after all.

Basically, if you have a set of crappy videos that you want to promote anyway then this product is tailor made just for you. And I mean it. I’m not being sarcastic or witty.

Think about it, since this product provides various promotional mechanisms based on fake views, embeds, and so on, only to create YouTube presence and improve rankings (both on YouTube and Google) then it’s actually the only possible way to get by for anyone with crappy videos.

If you have good videos then there are many other options to promote your content, and you can even go the 100% organic way (focusing on content exclusively), but for crappy ones, Tube Kaboom is basically the only solution…

Just like I said in the beginning, I don’t really know for sure what this product is, so if you bought it and it turned out to work great for you then feel free to correct me in the comments or send me an email and I shall update this post or even take it down. But for now, stay away from Tube Kaboom.

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Funny Marketing Trick (the “Douchebag Ninja”)

If you’ve been interested in making money online for any amount of time then you’ve probably seen one of those sales videos where the narrating voice tells you to shut down all distractions so you can “receive the most value” when watching the video.

The instruction usually tells you to shut down Facebook, Skype, Twitter, close your other browser tabs, and even (believe it or not) turn off your phone and lock the door of the room you’re in right now.

… And it’s all so you can “receive more value” … yeah, right.


It’s actually a marketing technique I like to call the Douchebag Ninja.

By the way, have you noticed that I’m using the word douchebag an awful lot lately? Anyways.

The rules of the Douchebag Ninja

First of all, why the name… It’s all because the technique is kind of stealth in nature, and because it’s about deceiving the visitor that there’s something special waiting for them, only to make them more receptive to the marketing message.

The main goal of the Douchebag Ninja is simply to maximize the conversions that the offer is getting. And one of the things that work quite well in doing so is convincing the viewer to shut down all possible distractions around them.

It’s actually very easy to lose a sale when you’re an online marketer. All it takes is one single distraction and your prospective customer is no longer paying attention to anything you’re saying.

Therefore, if a marketer manages to convince the viewer to lock themselves in a room and throw away the key, they have much better chance to close the sale.

The problem with the Douchebag Ninja

The problem isn’t the technique itself but the deceptive instructions used by people trying to apply it.

The thing is that you don’t need to shut down distractions to “receive value” from anything, and if someone tells your otherwise, they just want to sell you something.

Picture this, can you imagine yourself in a crowded bus, standing, yet holding a great book and reading it with complete dedication despite the overall noisy environment? It’s probably no problem for you… The fact is that we can always tune ourselves for receiving value, no matter the scenery we’re in. And we certainly don’t need anyone to tell us what to do with our phone, Facebook, or other “distractions.”

The takeaway

Basically, there are two lessons to take away from this post.

  1. Don’t believe anyone who tells you that you “need to shut down all distractions because what you’re about to see will change your life forever” – it’s just the Douchebag Ninja technique in practice.
  2. If you’re trying to sell something yourself, don’t try to trick people into paying attention to you. Instead, make your message interesting enough so people will shut down distractions on their own.

I guess that’s it about the technique itself. Have you come across anything like this in the online marketing space recently?

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[Revealed] Distraction Selling; or Distraction Marketing

distractThis is a really nice concept I’ve stumbled upon recently. Where by “nice” I actually mean that it’s one of the douchebag marketing techniques I’ve been talking about in some of my latest posts.

The method itself is not that new, it’s been in use for years now, almost exclusively in internet marketing (ain’t that a mystery?), but I didn’t have a name for it until today.

Distraction selling/marketing is something done mainly in video marketing - where marketers use videos to convince people to buy or to take some other action.

The whole idea is to distract the visitor by tackling some common objections, only to take advantage of those objections later on in the video.

This definition probably doesn’t sound very understandable so let me give you some specific examples.

Saying that it’s not a get-rich-quick scheme

Probably the simplest trick in the book. Marketers using it take the first 2 or 3 minutes of their videos to tell you something like this:

“Hey, this isn’t just yet another of those get-rich-quick schemes that so many shady marketers try to sell these days. This is a legitimate method that will make you money.”

But then the marketer goes on to present their product exactly like a get-rich-quick scheme just 10 minutes later into the video.

They even go as far as naming their thing “the magic solution” or promise that it can “automate” the whole process (cheers, Mike Filsaime, or Mike Fil.saime, which is the name you currently use in your emails).

In short, if you want to be a douchebag marketer … say that you’re not offering a get-rich-quick scheme, but then say that you actually do (but make sure to place the second message further down the video).

Saying that no magic results are guaranteed

… but then, of course, saying that the thing on offer will teach the viewer how to pay their credit cards, car loans, even mortgage, which is, in fact, a disguised results guarantee.

The funny thing is that some sales messages say those two things in one video segment. Literally, something like this:

“Hey, I can’t guarantee any outstanding results from this, it all depends on your dedication, but imagine how great it would feel to be able to pay your credit cards, car loans, and mortgage with no effort.”

Just … come on.

Saying there are no push-button solutions in existence

This is a great example of distraction in practice. In the first segment, the marketer finds a common doubt in the visitor’s mind and addresses it by agreeing with the rational point of view.

The doubt is that there are no push-button solutions that work. Here’s an example:

“We all know that there’s no such thing as a push-button solution. People who offer them only want to trick you into buying their products.”

Which is a statement everyone can agree with. So the visitor begins to trust the marketer – they think that “he’s one of the good guys.”

Then, 10-15 minutes later into the video, all that the marketer has to do is to start describing their product exactly like it’s the greatest push-button solution of them all.

This is actually quite similar to the situation with get-rich-quick schemes. But this one’s even easier to pull off because getting rich overnight raises much more objections.

Mentioning the things “others want you to believe in”

The easiest way of finding a common language with the visitor is to do it by finding a common enemy.

And in internet marketing there’s no better way of applying this than by saying something about “them” and the shady things “they” want you to believe in.

This isn’t a separate element, per se. It can be used along with the stuff about get-rich-quick schemes and push-button solutions.

The idea is to say something like:

“Countless marketers want you to believe in all these push-button solutions, which clearly is only a way of convincing you to buy their crap.”

Again, at this point, the marketer is building some trust. The whole trick is to later on convince the visitor that they should indeed believe in what the marketer is saying. A kind of “hey other marketers lie, but I’m telling the truth.”

Of course, the douchebag element in this is that the marketer tries to convince you to believe essentially the same stuff that they warned you about just a while ago…


Saying that the solution is not going to work for everyone

This distraction is all about saying something simple like:

“Hey, this solution is certainly not meant for everybody.”

But then, the marketer goes on to describe the person who is likely to get results. Now the best part, the description of this ideal persona actually fits everyone.

Something like this:

“If you want to finally make it on the internet, build a real business, make profits, and help people, but without having to work 12 hours a day then this product is perfect for you.”

The above practically describes the niche of “everybody.”

Let’s end the list with two crown jewels in the distraction marketing handbook:

1. Promise to share some specific information

… but then share nothing useful at all.

Here’s how it plays out. Have you ever seen a video where the marketer promises to tell you some great secret, only to find out that they really share nothing except an invitation to join their list (or something) at the and of the video?

In order to make the video seem attractive, the marketer promises some specific piece of info, like: “The 7 Killers of Online Business.”

But then, even if they do mention those “7 killers” the advice will be designed in a way that the visitor can’t take any specific action apart from subscribing to the marketer’s thing. In essence, the things they say sound attractive, but they are incomplete, i.e. they’re garbage.

Virtually, it’s like me telling you this: “Hey, do you know why you’re not winning the lottery? Because you’re betting on the wrong numbers.”

2. Distract from the main purpose in general

For instance, the way we get caught up in these videos is that the marketer promises some specific outcome – the result we’ll get after watching the video. But then, throughout the video, the message shifts from “wanting to teach us something” to “wanting to sell us something.”

It’s an outstanding distraction practice, and some great douchebag marketers can really pull it off.

From the viewer’s perspective, it seems like you no longer know why you’ve wanted to watch the video in the first place. All you know now is that you want to buy the thing on offer.

To be honest, that’s basically why those so-called informational videos are so long. It’s difficult to distract the viewer from the main purpose in less than 10 minutes, but in 30 it’s quite doable.

So … there you have it! Distraction marketing in a nutshell!

Of course, don’t use these techniques unless you want to become a douchebag marketer. I’m publishing this only as an informational resource so you can notice what’s going on when someone tries to use distraction marketing on you.

Anyway, what’s your opinion? Do you see a lot of distraction marketing going on?

[Revealed] Distraction Selling; or Distraction Marketing |