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So Many Facebook Ads…

The instant I made writing-focused social media accounts and posted the word “blog,” my Facebook and Instagram feeds have been inundated with personality quizzes, entrepreneurial advice, and get-rich-quick promises. It probably wouldn’t be so bad if I hadn’t clicked on this one seemingly harmless little ad to discover my creative archetype. The quiz was fairly simple, and since I had read through other people’s comments with their quiz results, I could figure out which archetype I was going to be within the first question. My instinct was correct.

Email from Cathy Heller with Don’t Keep Your Day Job

Investigator. Hmm. Now, what on earth could I do with that?

I finished reading the email, reopened the Facebook app, and BAM! Suddenly every third post on my feed was a self-help ad. “Join my Masterclass!” “Free webinar!” “Five Things You Need to Know FREE in Your Inbox, No Catch!”

Surely there couldn’t be that many consultants on the internet, right?

I was very, very wrong.

So I decided to use this little “investigator” talent of mine to figure out which of these webinars, email courses, and checklists are actually worth your time and which ones should really go in the Internet dump heap.

Even the cat wants to help…

Today, I declare myself your designated tester of boring self-help webinars. I’ve started testing five programs already today, and I can’t wait to share the results with you every week. Let me know if there are any freebies you want me to review, and connect with me on social media so we can discuss the pros and cons of each technique!

Thanks for reading, y’all! Have a happy Friday!