Word Salesman


I posted this about a year ago.  It got such a wonderful response that I thought I'd bring it back.  It's a take-off on how a typical car salesmen would break down the price of a car.   I was thinking about what I do, which is really selling my words.  So accordingly, here is the breakdown of the price for a... Word Salesman: Words ..............................................................................$14.95 Title Fee .............................................................................$1.73 Order Tax (ya gotta have the words in the right order!) ...$20.99 Translation Fee (so my thoughts are in ENGLISH) ..........$10.75 Punctuation Accessories ...................................................$7.95 Adjective Fee ....................................................................$4.95 Paragraph Charge ..............................................................$2.23 PDF Handy Carrying Case ................................................$17.95 Years of Research and Education .................................$1059.72 ———————————————————————————————————- Total cost for one communication study! ......................$1141.22 For more moderately priced Speech Communication studies, visit Art of Eloquence.com! * Please post a comment with how you would break down YOUR products/services!

4 comments


  • Carla

    I think my fee comes somewhere between your Order Tax and the Translation Fee, right? ROFLOL Actually, JoJo, your studies are worth a whole lot more. I should know. I’ve read most of them word for word as your Editor. I think I would have to add a “pain in the butt” tax to mine. You know how doggone picky I can be. :)


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  • cindy holman

    Wow – think of how rich you’d be! You could come and live in a place not so hot – like Seattle!!


  • jojosblog

    See now I didn’t even put in the cost of editing, now did I? I love how picky you are, my dear!


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