Job Seeking: Submit your Resume to an endless supply of websites in the hopes of getting an employers attention.
Internet Marketing: Submit your Website to an endless supply of directories in the hopes of getting Google’s attention.
Job Seeking: There are several scams out there offering to submit your resume to tons of job sites.
Internet Marketing: There are several scams out there offering to submit your link to sites.
Job Seeking: Mind numbing work for no potential return.
Internet Marketing: Mind numbing work for a guaranteed return of at least a few pennies.
Job Seeking: Have to spin tons and tons of resumes and cover letters for every job. Making sure to pick out certain keywords that are asked for in the job description.
Internet Marketing: Have to spin tons and tons of articles for backlinks. Making sure to pick out keywords that are searched for.
Job Seeking: Quality of employee doesn’t matter directly. Only the strength of the deeds done on the resume.
Internet Marketing: Quality of website doesn’t matter directly. Only the strength of the backlinks.
Job Seeking: Almost impossible to get an entry level without external manipulation(friends, family, schooling).
Internet Marketing: Almost impossible to get entry level visitors without external manipulation(linkbuilding, forum posting).
Job Seeking: Attend tons of job fairs in the hopes of dropping your resume only to find out that they only accept applications online.
Internet Marketing: Visit tons of websites in the hopes of dropping your link only to find out that they use the nofollow tag.
Job Seeking: Evil human resources department whose sole purpose is to prevent you from getting a job.
Internet Marketing: Evil nofollow tag whose sole purpose is to prevent you from getting link juice.
Job Seeking: Visit job fairs in the hopes of finding someone in the know to talk to and only find recruiters who don’t know anything.
Internet Marketing: Search for information on Internet Marketing, only finding sales letters to charge you money to not know anything.
Internet Marketing wins because at least you get pennies. What do you think about IM versus Job Seeking?