Our Least Favourite Dodgy Online Business Practices
Heather sits down with entrepreneur and “Tarot Lady” Theresa Reed to talk about shady business practices
If you’re not the real deal, I don’t have time: Do entrepreneurs give you trust issues? Does it seem like people are trying to sell you a dream without substance? Coaching, consulting, and entrepreneurship aren’t easy, but when buzz words and bad marketing are leading to loss, it might be time to rethink your approach.
Most people’s lives do not change that quickly. That’s why you need to be careful when online businesses try to sell you a quick fix to complex problems. “Budget” is not a sexy word. “Work” is not a sexy word. Yet the truth is that if you want to keep your head above water — not to mention make six-figures — you need to acquaint yourself with both concepts stat!
There are so many bad practices that businesses engage in so that they can retain customers. Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady, breaks down which of these practices piss her off the most — like encouraging an unnecessary addiction to a service, or selling expert advice without experience. We talk about how who you are as a person makes people trust you a lot faster than who you are on a business front — which means plagiarizing web copy is as stupid as it is shady. Don’t let businesses sell you a dream that isn’t realistic! Let yourself be discerning, and keep an eye out for these shady methods that are doing you a huge disservice.