Learn Copy from the Greatest Copywriter - Perhaps the Greatest Human Being - To Ever Walk the Earth

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THECOPYGOD.COM

This is actually pretty clever marketing, imho.

One of the rare examples of how humor can really work in advertising (by going viral, which is the real power of humor).

Also begs the question -- is this content or advertising? I say it's content. And it works like good content -- by getting people to share it.

Links to opt-ins from Bob Bly no less...
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  • Profile picture of the author splitTest
    whoops -- looks like this has been discussed here before. Found the link in a recent email from Bob Bly (I'm on his list); thought it was new.

    Carry on...
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  • Profile picture of the author Cam Connor
    Ahh, the arrogent copywriter angle... No one's tried that yet...
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    • Profile picture of the author James Fame
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      Fire me a pm if you have a question. I build businesses and provide consulting. I do not do finance/money/internet marketing niches. Fitness, self-improvement and various others are welcome.

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      • Profile picture of the author Cam Connor
        Originally Posted by James Fame View Post

        Rich Jerk's coming back ... in the form of a God
        Felix you mean? He never left.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Cohen
    Originally Posted by splitTest View Post

    THECOPYGOD.COM

    This is actually pretty clever marketing, imho.

    One of the rare examples of how humor can really work in advertising (by going viral, which is the real power of humor).

    Also begs the question -- is this content or advertising? I say it's content. And it works like good content -- by getting people to share it.

    Links to opt-ins from Bob Bly no less...
    I'm curious. How could you have read it and actually thought it was a marketing piece?

    Alex
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    • Profile picture of the author splitTest
      Originally Posted by Alex Cohen View Post

      I'm curious. How could you have read it and actually thought it was a marketing piece?

      Alex
      From the piece:

      "P.S. OK, if you read this far, you've probably realized that "Ross Manly" is full of beans.

      But that doesn't mean you can't make $100,000 a year or more as a freelance copywriter - without all the B.S. the "get rich quick in copywriting" promoters shovel at you.

      So if you're sick of all the hype in the copywriting world, and want to get REAL information about how to write killer copy ... and make a fortune as a freelance copywriter ... just click below now:"


      The click goes to: Bly.com :: Free 4 Bonus Reports from Bob Bly worth over $100.

      It's not just marketing, it's clever marketing (content marketing), because it gets itself shared amongst its target market.

      Now, how could you have read it and actually think it's not a marketing piece?

      My guess: (***crickets***)
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      • Profile picture of the author Cam Connor
        Originally Posted by splitTest View Post

        From the piece:

        "P.S. OK, if you read this far, you've probably realized that "Ross Manly" is full of beans.

        But that doesn't mean you can't make $100,000 a year or more as a freelance copywriter - without all the B.S. the "get rich quick in copywriting" promoters shovel at you.

        So if you're sick of all the hype in the copywriting world, and want to get REAL information about how to write killer copy ... and make a fortune as a freelance copywriter ... just click below now:"


        The click goes to: Bly.com :: Free 4 Bonus Reports from Bob Bly worth over $100.

        It's not just marketing, it's clever marketing (content marketing), because it gets itself shared amongst its target market.

        Now, how could you have read it and actually think it's not a marketing piece?

        My guess: (***crickets***)
        Clearly a marketing piece. But why miss an opportunity to disagree with someone, am I right?
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      • Profile picture of the author Alex Cohen
        Originally Posted by splitTest View Post

        From the piece:

        "P.S. OK, if you read this far, you've probably realized that "Ross Manly" is full of beans.

        But that doesn't mean you can't make $100,000 a year or more as a freelance copywriter - without all the B.S. the "get rich quick in copywriting" promoters shovel at you.

        So if you're sick of all the hype in the copywriting world, and want to get REAL information about how to write killer copy ... and make a fortune as a freelance copywriter ... just click below now:"


        The click goes to: Bly.com :: Free 4 Bonus Reports from Bob Bly worth over $100.

        It's not just marketing, it's clever marketing (content marketing), because it gets itself shared amongst its target market.

        Now, how could you have read it and actually think it's not a marketing piece?

        My guess: (***crickets***)
        Into entomology?

        Anybody with Ad Block installed will not see the image. Therefore the entire piece comes across as satire.

        Alex
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      • Profile picture of the author Alex Cohen
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        • Profile picture of the author splitTest
          Originally Posted by Alex Cohen View Post

          Into entomology?
          Alex
          Yes, as it happens, I am into entomology. But that's beside the point.

          The piece is marketing. Welcome aboard!

          Originally Posted by Alex Cohen View Post

          Anybody with Ad Block installed will not see the clickable image and will view the piece totally as satire.
          Yeah, totally... Except for that confusing little "p.s." part quoted earlier in the thread, which doesn't quite fit into the parody...
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