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It doesn't bother me too much. Anybody who goes to one of the sites and tries to read anything will realize it is nothing but nonsense. Anybody who ignores the text and buys stuff from there anyway probably deserves whatever cr*p they end up with.
I'm more curious than anything else. Does this happen often? Are people actually able to make money on the net by offering nonsensical garbage? If it ever did begin to bother me, would it be worthwhile to spend significant effort trying to get them to stop?
On the other hand, methinks there must be something to it, because it seems to be a thriving industry, judging by how many writers have work doing this and how many people hire them.
I just know that as a consumer, a business loses me pretty quickly if they've got poorly written web copy. I figure if they don't care enough to present a professional image to the market, they aren't really professionals. I immediately perceive them as selling shoddy goods and snake oil, probably with the get-rich-quick-on-the-internet mentality, and most likely with unreliable customer service.
I'd like to know, too, if people buy from these websites.
I think they are depending on the illiterate masses that just look at a picture and look at the price.
If you get 10 times the traffic of a well put together site with real text, but because of your lousy copy your conversion rate is 1/5, you are still getting twice as many sales.
It is the basic SPAM principal. Sening out 10,000,000 emails a day costs almost nothing, and you can turn a profit if you only sell to a fraction of 1%. Get high enough traffic and it doesn't matter that your conversion rate sucks.