I remember one particular time where I was promised a ‘proven roadmap’ for landing high-paying clients.
But when I forked out $397 for the damn course, what did I get?
“You could try applying for jobs on job boards”
“Go to networking events - those clients often pay the most!”
“Try posting content on LinkedIn”
“Go to your email inbox… search for ‘hiring’... and see if you get lucky and come across an email sent by someone looking to hire a copywriter!”
(Sadly, I’m not joking about that last one)
At best, the ‘proven roadmap’ claim was completely misleading.
At worst, it was an outright scam.
You see, I bought (and EXPECTED) the wooly jumper…
...but all I got was a load of yarn.
It might as well have come with a card that said: