Many, many people are anxious to know how to profitably invest in cryptocurrencies. At some point or another, a large fraction of those people will see an ad offering them exactly what they desire in the form of author and entrepreneur James Altucher’s paid newsletters.
The distinctive ads have become ubiquitous virtually anywhere on the internet that cryptocurrency gets mentioned, which is just about everywhere after several weeks in which bitcoin and other currencies have experienced four-digit-percentage fluctuations.
Altucher’s mop of curly hair may ring a bell. The graphics are flamboyant enough to draw the attention of cryptocurrency savants and media insiders, and have provoked near-universal derision. Mashable called Altucher “the face of the bitcoin bubble.” On Thursday, Yahoo Finance published an exposé that noted, “It’s as if Altucher has thrown in the entire infomercial playbook.” More….