I have been wanting to post this for the longest time to expose the naked truth of paid social media jobs but I’ve been hesitant to write about this until I gather some more evidence.
I just want you to know that I have been observing this industry since I’ve joined them. As you can see the above video is the one that Paid Social Media Jobs are using to promote their business.
In my research about Paid Social Media Jobs, I believe this is owned by some Asian guy name John Wai, who is an IT engineer support by profession. He said that he began building Slick Social Media Jobs a site dedicated to all things paid social media jobs and training. In November of 2012 he discovered all about being able to earn money mucking around on Facebook, Twitter or Youtube.
As you can see his About Me page he doesn’t tell much about himself.
John Wai doesn’t say much where he grew up with, where he was born, or even say anything about his family. So I am leery about this because I don’t know how sociable and does he even engage with the people who are members of his site.
In my opinion the members area of Paid Social Media Jobs is pretty lousy.
I don’t see any real people engaging with you there. Everything is automated. For all I know I don’t even think he has real customer support.
Some of the complains about Paid Social Media Jobs
- what they say cannot deliver its promises
- this company is nothing but one big upsell
- you don’t have to pay someone to get social media jobs
- clickbank taking the time to refund the money
- there is no customer support
- it’s not true you can make money in 3-days!
The lists can go on and on. I can just mention a few things on top of my head. When you do your Google search about Paid Social Media Jobs you will see what I’m saying. There are more complains. More negative written articles about this company than positive. The reason why I wrote about this is to enlighten the mind of those who are naive about this subject.
Paid Social Media Jobs Scams
I can reveal to you everything they have and I am not ashame that I have joined this company. Whether this is a mistake or this is to gain knowledge from them, I am not really sure what to say about this company. Except they are not scam. They over compensated for what they can do.
…and some of the things they say are not true.
Some of the hype and upsells about this company is all propaganda. They have to exaggerate this to play your emotions in signing up to their membership. I am revealing to you the naked truth of paid social media jobs. I want all of you to wake up what you are getting yourself into.
It is true that when I saw this advertised in SimplyHired.com, I was intrigued by it.
I was curious to find out. I wanted to be a Social Media Manager. I thought hey…I know Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, and YouTube, I can benefit from all of the knowledge about these social media.
Making 6-figures on Paid Social Media Jobs: True or False
It is true that you can make 6-figures in Social Media Management, like the video you see above.
However, I don’t think that video derived from having a job from Paid Social Media Jobs company.
That video exist as a true evidence that some people are really making money tweeting, answering comments on social media like Facebook, creating videos for YouTube, doing business campaigns and all that. But there is no evidence that these people got their jobs from PSMJ.
Otherwise, you’d be hearing testimonials from people what they really experience from this company. The thing about this company is they don’t really have any testimonials from real people.
I’ve seen a few of them in YouTube but very few.
And the ones who gave dramatic experience, I’m not sure if they are for real either or just some people got hired faking their experiences or what. You do your research and judge it for yourself.
Don’t believe what other people say or what I tell you either. You should be skeptical.
Do your own research and go from there. Before you join anything specially membership of some sort, make sure you ask around and do your own research.
I cannot emphasize enough or extend enough the word “do your own research” because some of these companies wants you to make quick decisions in certain period of time because the more people they get the more money they make. That’s the game.
But I’m not saying using strategy like “certain period of time” in sales marketing is bad. It works in some criteria like: selling eBooks on Amazon, for instance. To a certain degree it works.
If you see a computer on sale and the time is limited, it always works for this company. You can save a few hundreds or thousands by purchasing big items such as computers, cars, furnitures…but then you should always be skeptical and don’t let your curiosity wins you.
Because that’s what happened to me. I was curious about this $1 offer on PSMJ and then it rolls over to $97 of one time charge membership. I’m sure they lowered their membership to $47 to $37. Perhaps not too many people are buying this and so they have to lower their prices.
Paid Social Media Jobs Legitimate
Yes. Social Media Jobs are legitimate.
But not necessarily have to come from signing Paid Social Media Jobs. You can do this without signing up to this membership deal. Some of the companies I’ve found out where you can find the ones below…just to mention a few online companies who advertise real Social Media Jobs online.
It is true that some of the business owners do not have the time to do their own social media and so they would hire others to do this job. I have met people from Meetup groups that some of the business owners needs a part time Social Media Manager and you can set your own price in whatever you think is fair.
Some have asked me to write a Business Proposal for such job. Paid Social Media Jobs have their own PLR business proposals written but I have never put it to the test. If you want you can put it to the test. I’ll make it available for you here.
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And if you want to write a Social Media Proposal you can download the document here. I have never tried this but you are more than welcome to put this to the test. I have written my own proposal and I can tell you my Business Proposal works. It leads me to a job interview.
However, my proposal is entirely different from what Paid Social Media Jobs have written. If you want to have a copy of what I have written, my own business proposal, my own words and preposition, you can contact me and I will send it to you as soon as I receive your email.
Social Media Jobs From Home
It is true that you can now do jobs at home like being a Secretary, Medical Biller, Medical Transcriptionist, Data Entry, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Technical Writer, Content Writer, Teleconference Operator, and so many more jobs titles that I don’t remember.
The 21st century is more flexible compare to the 20th century.
We are in the Information Technology era and the proliferation use of modern devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones…makes it a possibility to work with an employer in New York City while you live in California. You get the picture.
I am affiliated with Paid Social Media Jobs…
…BUT I am not putting my affiliate link on this one. I am not sure if I should be proud of this or should I be ashame that I even joined this company. As a VIP member I have access to all of their stuff like:
- social media job training
- ebooks about how to make a profit
- videos about affiliate blogging secrets
- how to set up and use wordpress
- finding work on paid social media jobs
There are some valuable stuff in there. I can’t say that it’s all worthless. He must have hired a professional voice announcer and as an IT Engineer he knows how to manipulate his members area.
However, the Paid Social Media Jobs in there are from places like: Elance, eBay, oDesk, Freelancer.com, PeoplePerHour, Indeed, Craiglist…I can only mention a few of them and not all. Imagine jobs like you can find on Indeed yourself, this person is advertising all these jobs that you can find yourself just by doing a little search on Google. I’m not too impress by this.
Also the members area is kind of sloppy. He could have hired someone to organize this because the members area is not all about being a “Social Media Manager”. But there are things in there he talks about making money on eBay and/or Craiglist.
He talks about being a Graphic Designer of some sort. It’s all confusing in one place.
He could have done a better job designing the members area in sections, so the not so savvy, so naive and so new members are not very confuse. I admit that I have learned how to set up my WordPress from PSMJ and what company to choose from to register my own domain, what hosting service to use.
But his job training is incomplete. It’s like having a recipe to bake a pie not knowing all the ingredients are not included. The crust is missing and how can you hold the pie together without the crust? So that’s what I meant his webinars are not thorough and complete. He mentioned some things but there’s only part of truth in there, not all. There are a lot of these stuff you can find on the Internet for FREE.
When I signed up for PSMJ, I actually wanted to become a Social Media Manager but I end up Blogging instead because they claimed that I could make money blogging.
While that is the truth, they never told me that making money blogging can take time. But they want you to think that you can make money on an instant.
So the “make money on 3-days” is a lie.
There’s no way in the world you can make money in 3-days! Reading all the stuff in their members area can even take a year before it finally sink into your brain. So again, that upsell is very misleading!
“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”
The company may not be a scam but a lot of people think they are. I don’t think they are scam.
However, it is very misleading and a lot of the things they say are not true.
They over compensate for something just to make you sign up. In my opinion, I think it is better to say less about your company but over-deliver something to your client or customer instead.
If this guy is selling something on eBay and he did not follow exactly what’s on his description, he would have a negative feedback by now!
And so I don’t think I want to support a company that over compensate for what they can do and so I am not putting my affiliate link on this.
As far as affiliate marketing is concerned, I am trying to stay away from this.
Some people offered their product affiliates but I am still thinking about if I should go ahead and try this again. But so far, I am busy on getting my business offline. Meeting clients face-to-face instead. I am lowering my profile on affiliate marketing and instead boost up the sponsor advertisement in the future.
Anyway, I hope this product review helps you make the right decision.