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Marketing Fail

Sunday March 27, 2022 | By Hieronymus Hawkes | Writer's life | Leave Comments

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I get emails all the time trying to get me to spend money on a fruitless ad campaign. I've learned a lot in the last year about marketing but this is a great example of how not to do it:

Hi Effacement,

I hope you are doing well, we came across your book "Hieronymus Hawkes", it seems fantastic. Would you like to promote your book?

If you want the massive views, exposure and targeted traffic then you can definitely choose our services. We have 16k Subscribers. And we get 20K to 30K visitors per month.

What will we do for you?

• We will promote your book on our various social media platforms.

• We will send 3 promotional tweets per day to our Twitter followers.

• We send our subscribers weekly newspapers on Monday, in which we will include your book.

Know more & submit your book here:- XXXXXXXXX

Thank You


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