Is The Do Not Call List A Threat To Startups?
from the say-what?!? dept
This is just one of those days with plenty of bizarre logic stories. Here’s a commentary from someone suggesting that the national “do not call” list is a threat to our startups. The writer throws up all the red herrings (lost jobs! environmentally destructive!) which have all been deconstructed before and aren’t worth discussing again. Then, he makes the odd leap from people not wanting to be bothered at dinnertime by boiler room operations to suggesting that startups won’t be able to survive if they can’t telemarket or spam people. Say what? What startups really built their market around telemarketing and spamming? A smart business knows that building a market and getting attention isn’t about bothering people, but offering customers something they want.