Blind pimping, bubble headed arrogance and ego’s abound

I am generally very calm, collected and level headed, but when I see enough of the same ol same ol I eventually get to the WTF threshold as I have recently. Everyone knows, or if you are very new to affiliate marketing you will soon know, one of the best ways to make money with affiliate programs is to promote those products, write reviews and encourage your readership to order as many wuzzles and widgets as possible, netting you the fabulous commission for that sale.

Recently I have been scanning my usual run of sites that I choose to read regularly and I’ve about had enough. Seeing someone promote something with an almost unaltered copy of the promotional materials as supplied by the original author, seeing the same images, the same words and often times the same witty, semi-informative “review”[…]