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Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By John_S
Re: A Freelance copywriting site?

Don't get me wrong. I do not believe this kind of site can't work.

I just have not seen anybody with clue one on making it work.

It's all "wow there's a 99bottomfeeders site ... let's do one...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By John_S
Re: A Freelance copywriting site?

Do you mean anything like...

99copywriters (http://99copywriters.com/)

Getcopywritingjobs (http://www.getcopywritingjobs.com/)

The AWAI board. Copywriting board's job section. Etc. For a...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By John_S
Re: Copy or Graphics, which one is the better option?

They can. The question is do they? Do most people, in the majority of cases, just naturally pick out the best graphics?

Problem being most people pick pretty stock photos that fail to CONVERT...
Forum: Copywriting 12th February 2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By John_S
Re: Your Copy SHOULD Change HOW People Think, Part II…

I think there's a good and a bad way to look at this topic.

Let's take the starving crowd. If your timing is right, you can influence people who know only that they are hungry to go for Italian...
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By John_S
Re: The Lost Cat Poster Theory

http://www.27bslash6.com/images/missing_missy2.jpg


Don't worry about whether the cat is actually found or not ....it's building the brand.
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,541
Posted By John_S
Re: Here's Why You Can't Sell Your Stupid E-Book.

Seth Godin = Purple Cow = USP.

Yes. Genius. Seth gets it how nothing exists, unless the online crowd invents it. The is no movie industry, just YouTube. No infomercials, just online sales...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,541
Posted By John_S
Re: Here's Why You Can't Sell Your Stupid E-Book.

I think the answer is telegraphed by the term stupid e-book. (http://www.buymystupidebook.com/)

The page I linked isn't funny because it is so unlike every single stupid e-book out there, ever.
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th January 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By John_S
Re: What's the Best Way to Formulate a Killer Offer?

1. Develop a killer product.

2. Write a press release for a full hands-on by press, select reviewers, influential bloggers, etc.

3. Video the press event and participant interaction with the...
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By John_S
Re: Copywriting Help! Apology

These are questions that people with sound judgement -- educated by poor judgement -- only come to understand after a long hard road.

Let me put it this way: The less you know, the more it costs....
Forum: Copywriting 2nd January 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By John_S
Re: Satirical Copywriting / Copywriting Satire

Buy my Stupid eBook!!! (http://www.buymystupidebook.com/)
Forum: Copywriting 24th December 2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By John_S
Re: Interesting swipe

Ever notice Ogilvy's...



Is similar to the 1933 Pierce-Arrow...



This guy probably did (http://www.earlytorise.com/2010/01/04/the-man-in-the-hathaway-shirt/). And maybe these guys...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By John_S
Re: What is Copy Writing?

So ... not about adding that (C) thingy at the end?

Huh.
Forum: Copywriting 10th December 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,452
Posted By John_S
Re: F*** it: Would you mind reviewing my homepage copy? (I'll even do ya a favor.)

Okay. You talked to 60,000 customers.

So what?

Your headline doesn't tell me you sold them anything ...or learned anything ...or anything.

Paco Underhill has learned something about...
Forum: Copywriting 10th December 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By John_S
Re: What is this type of writing called?

Yes. It's called marketing communication or institutional copy. There are direct marketers in this space, and it's a specialty like catalog copywriting, with specialty list brokers and so on.


...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By John_S
Re: Long form Vs Short Form

Client goes to site with long copy examples. Hires writer. Gets long copy. Objects.

Client goes to site with testimonials. Hires writer. Gets request for testimonials. Objects.

Client reads...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd December 2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,063
Posted By John_S
Re: Long form Vs Short Form

When the assumption changes from "people don't read anymore," to "I have my prospect's product/service, and they have my money."

It is not length or word count. You can be under two hundred and...
Forum: Copywriting 21st November 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By John_S
Re: List-Builder on Crack

Opt-ins. Geez. Lame. You people bore me.

Here's a little story. No WSO. No opt-ins. You pay me nothing.

Let's see if you can figure it out.

Mr Jones is an avid stock investor. He goes to...
Forum: Copywriting 20th November 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By John_S
Re: Headline Writing Noob. Help please?

If you went out, and did nothing but go after people without a site, who never developed web business, you did well. That's Amish people.

I suspect that business was people who were familiar with...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By John_S
Re: Help My Wine Site

What am I trying to do with this? All that is just sell the sizzle, not the steak.

Online content writers seem to think that means an amino acid inventory list, plus a percentage of carbon.
...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By John_S
Re: Help My Wine Site

I agree with others here. The site is the web designer's fantasy about what's supposed to sell. Not anything backed up by analytics. You can see that right from the top page.

You need a...
Forum: Copywriting 15th November 2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,779
Posted By John_S
Re: Tagline Ideas for Local Animal Rescue Campaign

Yes. Right now all I've got is...

Buy this coupon book ...or we'll euthanize this dog.
Forum: Copywriting 13th November 2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By John_S
Re: Headline Writing Noob. Help please?

I am not sure what the purpose is here. Let me suggest one: Getting on the phone with the client. Getting in a client pitch meeting. And slitting the throat of cut rate competitors who lowball those...
Forum: Copywriting 12th November 2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By John_S
Re: Another Long vs Short Copy Question

This is a nonsense issue. Gary Halbert's famed "Coat of Arms" letter -- in many swipe files -- comes in at two hundred and odd change. He dubbed it one of the most successful sales letters of all...
Forum: Copywriting 7th November 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,588
Posted By John_S
Re: Copywriters Favorite Tool

More customer research.

Less need for booze or digestive bisquit.
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 843
Posted By John_S
Re: Would You Say That Social Proof Outsells Sales Copy?

[quote] The f**cking thing doesn't want to sell. [quote]

...? ...with the whole ...and me wasting my ...and the sides ...with the words and 'splainin'

Serves me right.
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