June 11, 2016

Just two type Pages....

Two Type Pages

This is a look back at one of the "strange" books that I have in my collection.

Just Two Typed Pages Brought $2,000 a Week … and that was only the beginning
by Samuel Lee

If you looked at the Weekly World News or Small Business Magazines in the 1990s, you would have seen some ads with the headline: "Just Two Typed Pages Brought $2,000 a Week … and that was only the beginning." It was very clever marketing to get to you buy the book and then join their reseller program.

I am confused as the correct author as someone on Amazon.com is selling the exact same book but written by Sam Pitts. They are currently selling the book for $46. I’ll save you the time and money and let you know that it isn’t worth the price.

I purchased this book from a magazine advertisement sometime in the late 1990s. I have never read the entire book. The core part of the book is about how to use direct marketing to sell a product. If you don't have something to sell, they has some products that you can resell. (This sounds very similar to what Don Lapree was doing.)

Inside the Book

This is the first couple of paragraphs in the book:

As you may already know from ordering my book, my name is Sam Lee. I’m 36 years old - still a young fellow. I have custody of my three children and life has not been easy, by any means. No doubt, every person who has ever lived has a story to tell. Almost everyone has been through the school of hard knocks and many of us have created our own problems. Many other times we have been victims of situations beyond our control. Whatever types of problems we have, they’re usually notes to deal with. I guess I’ve been blessed with one of those attitudes - you roll with the punches and you try to make the best of everything.
One thought I’ve had about life is you’re either rocking the boat or rowing the boat. Needless to say, if you want to get to the other side of the shore you need to be able to row the boat. But enough for the philosophy.

Back side:

A new and fresh motivating approach to making money - starting with almost nothing and making as much as $2,000 a week. Why work for someone else when you can have your very own business and make as much money as you want, whenever you want? I waited for ten years before I made the move to successful mail order business. I hope this book motivates you to start today.

That's all he Wrote

The book is no longer available. Apparently the publisher, National Publishers, has disappeared too. When I checked out the address, its now an abandoned warehouse in Osark Al. Oh and reading parts of the book I learn that the publisher is part of the same enterprise that the book is selling.

Most of the book content is not relevant in the Internet age.

I am unable to find out what ever became of Samuel Lee. Twenty years later is he still typing two pages? Did you end up getting this book? Did it work for you?

Comments

Bob

November 17, 2016.

he was Sam Pitts..He owed a small fortune to money making opportunities magazine.

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