Craigslist Ad of the Day - 8/19/12

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Michael Thomas Mitchell
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Craigslist Ad of the Day - 8/19/12
Aug 19, 2012

It's been a week since I've had time to do this. So, if you enjoy seeing these, I'm sorry for the absence. And if you don't.... well, then why are you looking, anyway?

Today's ad pushes the boundaries of the typical business model by begging the question: When so much is free, what is there left to pay for?

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/crs/3215914118.html

Free engagement session? Check
Free first album? Check
Free second album? Check
Fifty percent off the package? Check

With no website or published prices, it's impossible to know whether the client is merely paying for all this free stuff and discounts with a loaded front end price. But whether they are or not, is it just me, or would all this "complimentary" stuff -- not to mention "50% off" -- seem a little creepy (for lack of a better word) if you were the client? Don't get me wrong... I LOVE free stuff as much as the next guy. But doesn't just seem like so much cheese in a trap here?

Will this photographer find clients? If so, who?

Share your thoughts.

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