Call this the Gush Game.
Some contend testimonials for books' dust jackets and listings online are mandatory. Maybe they are. In any event, I advise clients I am ghostwriting books for to include them. But no need to go crazy and have them in the triple digits.
That need poses a problem to those with no networks. Who will pen something to endorse the book and sing the praises of the author as expert? Well, an enterprising soul is trying something.
On Craigslist in the New York section, there is a help wanted to pitch in for this. However, no compensation is offered. The good news is that telecommuting is okay. Ha-ha-ha.
The ad is headlined:
"PhDs, Professors, Historians, Spiritual Teachers for book testimony (new york city)"
Here are the details and how to take advantage of this offer with comes with no money to be earned.