Everybody loves buying things, but most of us hate being sold to. Sales and advertising have negative connotations for many people and that’s because it makes them think of products being pushed on them. This is in no way unique to online marketing or the Internet marketing niche. Far from it. Pushy sales-people and -tactics have been around since long before the Internet came along.
In fact, online marketing is the perfect remedy against high-pressure selling, because it offers better alternatives.