Dear Weight Loss Specialist

Please allow me to write this letter in a form that I feel quite comfortable in: as a comment structured around one good and one bad thing about what you do.

I would first like to commend you on your extreme motivation to sell your product: I am sure your company is very proud of your work ethic. Even when shot down time and time again, you still come back to peddle your plans and berries.

That said, I think you might want to try a different approach: adapting to your target customers. For example, if you want to sell commercial products and services to members of a creative writing website, you will need to become a creative writer.

I think the first step to achieve this would be to exercise greater creativity. A good start might be your username, which is seen almost like a pen name across the website. Make it something important to you, but not something obviously linked to your product nor obviously to a fake account. That means no JohnSmith, no BestWeightloss, and no Acai101. You need to be more inventive.

Besides sounding dumb*, these usernames show nothing of creativity. They also make you easier to spot and subsequently remove from the website. And as much as I love playing Whack-a-Mole with my Ban Hammer, I'd prefer if the game were more challenging: it'd make my job just a little more exciting.


Jack Rubashevskiy, on behalf of the Protagonize Moderation Team

*no offense intended toward the John Smiths of the world.

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