Sure, marketing has its place in your business, but the problem with it is that it can be a form of manipulation. Marketing is all about convincing people to buy things by selling them to them. This is what we do in the business world. We convince folks to buy our services by making it seem that it’s our product or service. We convince folks to buy our product or service by making it seem that it’s someone else’s product or service.
It can be dangerous to trick people into buying things. A lot of people are easily manipulated and can’t see their own motives, so they’ll listen to what you say and then go along with whatever you say even if it’s bad. It’s a common problem in business that you can’t see your own motivations. You’ve got to trust people with your ideas, so you’ve got to give them freedom to choose the way they want to go.
We like to tell people that we do not manipulate our readers. We simply give them a tool that they can choose to use. We put tools in their hands that allow them to choose what they are going to do with the information and it really helps them do that. You can even have your own blog and not manipulate readers.
Yes, we do manipulate our readers, because we have a lot of readers. We need to keep them engaged so that they stick around and read our blogs. However, it is also true that we manipulate our readers in other ways. We can try to use social media to manipulate them. We can manipulate them by sending them a tweet that says “Hey, I have a great blog” or “Hey, I have a great blog.
Yes we do manipulate our readers. We try to get them to engage with our posts, but we also use social media to manipulate them. We send tweets that are designed to be a form of advertisement. We send tweets designed to make our readers think that our blog has something to offer them that they don’t have. We send tweets designed to make them think that our website is a better place to go than they are.
To be clear, we do not manipulate our readers. We are not trying to get people to write for us, nor do we even try to get them to sign up to sign up to our newsletter. We just want to draw them in.
It’s pretty common for blogs to try and manipulate their readers for clicks and traffic. As an example, the post at the beginning of this post was written by the blogger who wrote the post. His main goal was to get people to click on the link in the article. When he did this, though, he wasn’t trying to manipulate his readers into going to the website with the link. What he was doing was just trying to make people click on the link.
There are also some social media platforms that allow marketers to manipulate their followers by sending them messages which do not reflect what the company wants. As another example, one of the strategies that marketers use to manipulate their followers is “leaving them on the fence.
In the last 10 years, I have received more direct mail than ever, but I have never received a direct mail message which was not carefully crafted to manipulate my response. There is a reason why I call my mom a lot.
Sure, I can’t claim to be immune to these marketing tricks, but I am immune to the way I respond to them. I never know what she’s trying to say.