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How To Stop Being So Gullible All The Time

Four schemes manipulators use to exploit you.

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Seven years ago, a copywriting mentor shared his most effective persuasion secrets. In response to his lesson, another person on my team posted a message on our bulletin board that read something like this:

“Is anyone stupid enough to fall for this shit?”




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Barry Davret

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