They think it's evil to sell, they hate marketing, they think they are superior…oh wait, that's my list. Curious? Well read the official list of “Top 10 Reasons Geeks Fail at Online Marketing.” I can think of as many reasons why they might succeed…yes, technical skills can really help. Give me all the time and studying in the world and I won't be a database programmer.
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