About Filsaime, The Droid, Young And Me

I don’t subscribe to many email lists anymore. The ones that I’m still on, I’m on them because they don’t pitch much and they provide me with valuable information. There’s a free email marketing tip for you :-)

In any case, I get an email directing me to the blog to read a post. It’s an interview that Mike Young did with Mike Filsaime, talking about what Salty Droid says about Filsaime.

First, I want to congratulate Mr. Young for getting Mr. Filsaime to talk about what Salty Droid says.

I haven’t decided if I have a dog in this fight or not. In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that I’m a fan of the Droid’s and I was also a fan of Filsaime’s.

Despite the coarseness of the language, the Droid’s blog’s message to me was simply “think before you spend your money.” The Droid engages in a lot of juvenile name calling and whatnot, but I don’t see that as hate.

Maybe I’m just naive like that.

The Droid presents a dissenting view to the marketing hype. If doing that makes him a hater, then so be it.

Don’t believe the hype.

To paraphrase Jeff Walker “in a vaccum” when all you hear/ see is the marketing hype and more marketing hype you tend to believe the hype and not listen to reason. Every few weeks, the next gooroo in line has the next “bestest thing evar” to help you make money. After you buy enough of them, you start to realize the next “bestest thing evar” is really the same thing that you just bought, only repackaged and more expensive.

Until the Droid’s site came around, I never knew that they deleted threads that were not favorable to products from the Warrior Forum. I didn’t know that Rip Off Report was a “buy in” site where you can buy good reviews for a fee. I never noticed how manipulative some sales pages and videos were. Maybe these things were obvious to other people, but it was never obvious to me.
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