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Pressure Mounting On Article Marketing Sites
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Pressure Mounting on Article Marketing Sites

Now the world is going through a very large recession and more and more people are finding themselves out of work. This now includes young people with skills. It's not like the elderly who find modern technology a bit beyond them but who keep on trying. No, these kids have been using this technology since they were knee high to a grasshopper and doesn't confuse them in the slightest. What this means is that although something may be a trite confusing to them initially, they are eventually going to pick it up much faster. The other thing to remember about the young is that they are more inclined to take chances and risks and not bother about the consequences. This is what I think is happening.

So in the beginning or four or five years ago it was elderly people who first felt the pinch. So because they had time on their sides decided to look into the phenomena of the Internet. They may have taken a basic computer course prior to this or maybe not?

I personally decided to join Wealthy Affiliate University and began their great teaching course. Most of it being completely and utterly over my head. Whilst here I eventually came to the conclusion that I was best suited to Article Marketing or bum marketing as it was known then and probably still is. No complaints, it was a personal choice and over the next four years I learnt plenty by my standards and there were very few of these sites around. Lately these sites have proliferated and now they are ten a penny. I'll tell you why from what I have seen.

Essentially it boils down to a code of ethics. So you are a newish site with newish members and gradually through the use of your members writing, the site begins to do well. All the time however management is looking to increase memberships and eventually it becomes more important to them to have new members and disregard the old?

The old members soon pick up on this and feel left out and hard done by. So they begin to look elsewhere and the more savvy of them with better skills decide. I'll just build my own site along the likes of the old one. Something new is born. They then look for people they were friends with on the old site and encourage them to join the new site which they do because they are disheartened and on and on it goes.

This strikes me as bad business from the original sites point of view. It's akin to having a shop or business where all your loyal customers who helped you get where you are. They are pushed aside and ignored for new customers. That's maybe great provided you are getting them. You forgot one thing, people have long memories and the moment they decide they are being cheated in some way, whether there is any truth in this or not. They are going to leave you and in droves.

New sites are springing up on a daily basis and offering more and more people better and simpler ways of doing this. Pressure is mounting and the winner is going to be the one where people feel they are not being cheated in any form whatsoever. People have just had enough of it. Look around you.


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Great article Spook Moor and you are write. After everything is said and done you really find out who is legitimate and who is not. Who is after your money or do they have your best interest in heart. Time only tells. We know that Wealthy Affiliate is legitimate and has been tested with time. Check out you article Is Wealthy Affiliate Legit you be the judge by Ken.

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  about 8 years ago

Thank you and once again I'm inclined to agree with you.

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