Is it ever a bad investment to become a full warrior member?

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I'm very hesitant to shell out $37 for access to the war room and access to WSO posting, which costs an additional $40. That's a lot of money! I suppose I just need some good reasons to shell out a total of $77 to post my first WSO which, while good, might not make over $77. Any good experience or advice?
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  • Profile picture of the author Wally Conger
    Just my two cents worth...but the War Room ALONE is worth the one-time $37 pricetag. The info value is phenomenal.
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    • Profile picture of the author bhuff85
      The War Room is worth it's price 100 times over. You'll find LOADS of incredibly helpful info (as well as some of the hottest WSO's for free, too). Don't run - sprint over there now to get it!
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  • Profile picture of the author ritaj
    To ANYONE who is thinking of joining, the $37 fee is extremely well worth it.
    You will get back so much more than that money is worth, and it will keep on
    giving, as they say.

    As for paying for a WSO, so ok your first effort may not bring you in all you hope,
    but the experience will be well worth it, and having broken the ice, as it were
    your next offers will have more cudoz in the forum, and will start to produce
    better results, always assuming your offer is good, which I am sure it will be.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
    Originally Posted by mandark View Post

    I'm very hesitant to shell out $37 for access to the war room and access to WSO posting, which costs an additional $40. That's a lot of money! I suppose I just need some good reasons to shell out a total of $77 to post my first WSO which, while good, might not make over $77. Any good experience or advice?

    This is an example of how the WSO conditions can be self-regulating.

    If, as a marketer, you cannot see the long term benefits of this investment and you consider the cost to be exhorbitant, then, quite honestly, you're not yet ready to submit a WSO. My advice is to continue reading and learning.

    The cool thing is that your education might well be accelerated by joining the War Room.


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  • Profile picture of the author Jon Daniels
    War Room is worth it big time...so many options to bolt on to my current set up.
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  • Profile picture of the author mediasurgeons
    If $100 is a push for you then you're not ready to create a WSO. Moreover, if you don't think you'll make your money back then your probably not bringing sufficient value to the marketplace.

    Are you creating a WSO because you can help other people or are you creating one because you want to help yourself?
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  • Profile picture of the author mandark
    Thanks for the advice, everyone - the War Room is starting to sound a bit magical

    If, as a marketer, you cannot see the long term benefits of this investment and you consider the cost to be exhorbitant, then, quite honestly, you're not yet ready to submit a WSO. My advice is to continue reading and learning.
    Thanks for the honesty here. Maybe I'm not ready to submit my first WSO because I don't know enough yet about selling myself well - that's the part I'm nervous about. My WSO idea is in an area that I am absolutely experienced in. As in, I would be baffled if someone were disappointed with the quality. I just need to figure out how to write it such that people will click on it, understand the value, and purchase it.

    Has anyone had a bad experience selling a high quality WSO because you didn't describe it in an enticing enough way? Or have you found that warriors are able to discern high quality pretty well, even if it isn't the flashiest? Of course I will try to make it appropriately enticing, but as it will be my first try, I probably won't do it quite right.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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      Originally Posted by mandark View Post

      Has anyone had a bad experience selling a high quality WSO because you didn't describe it in an enticing enough way?
      I don't know whether anyone's going to own up to it, but I can assure you just from being a customer that the answer's definitely "yes".

      Several times I've bought very high quality WSO's (whose sales pages gave the appearance of having made few sales, i.e. little interest, few posts, very few testimonials etc.) whose sales copy was pretty dreadful, and entirely unenticing. (I've bought those through "knowing stuff about the vendor" and wanting to see what they had to say).

      Originally Posted by mandark View Post

      Of course I will try to make it appropriately enticing, but as it will be my first try, I probably won't do it quite right.
      There's no law against getting a bit of help with the sales copy.

      But remember that the idea (in fact the "requirement") of a WSO is that it's intended to be an additional outlet for something you're already selling somewhere else at a higher price. It's for vendors already selling successfully to offer fellow-Warriors a discount.

      The $37 for war-room membership is really an entirely different matter. But it's almost unimaginable that you could fail to get $37-worth of value out of it very quickly indeed.
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    • Profile picture of the author AlexR
      Originally Posted by mandark View Post

      Has anyone had a bad experience selling a high quality WSO because you didn't describe it in an enticing enough way? Or have you found that warriors are able to discern high quality pretty well, even if it isn't the flashiest? Of course I will try to make it appropriately enticing, but as it will be my first try, I probably won't do it quite right.
      the greatest product (WSO of otherwise) can fail if you don't promote it effectively. If you want to go it alone, then brush up on writing effective sales copy, otherwise ask for help in the copywriting forum.

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  • Profile picture of the author mandark
    Are you creating a WSO because you can help other people or are you creating one because you want to help yourself?
    Both. It's only for me in that I need some money right now. But I genuinely think my WSO would significantly benefit the Warrior community - and is something I haven't yet seen implemented properly by any IMer. I have a lot of knowledge and resources in this area, and can definitely provide value. As I mentioned before, I'm not worried about quality as much as presentation.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joyful Thiek
    I invested a total of $77 + $40 + $40 this past week on the War Room, WSO, Bump and Bump, and I made a profit of $1000. Most profitable investment ever!

    Here's my thread should you be interested: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...-warriors.html

    The War Room alone is worth more than $100, way more actually.

    My advice: well it's obvious. If your WSO is any good, the amount of money you can make is just sick!
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  • Profile picture of the author poweraff
    Honestly i think it worth, Go for it
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  • Its a great investment. A TON of valuable info. BUT you have to APPLY it for it to be worth your money. If you think that for $37 you're going to solve all of your problems it isn't. BUT it will give you the tools and ideas you need to get going.

    Would say the war room is a no-brainer!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jake Gray
    For the warrior room, it's quality content.

    In order to get approved in there, you must be approved by the administrators.

    So, they don't accept nonsense to put it in simple terms.

    As for your first WSO... If it's good, it'll sell and you'll easy make back that $40.
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    • Profile picture of the author merlincat
      War Room is worth it with some great information. However, it does distract you from what your working on and can be overwhelming.

      But it might show you the best way to move forward with your other project
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  • Profile picture of the author briancassingena
    Originally Posted by mandark View Post

    I'm very hesitant to shell out $37 for access to the war room and access to WSO posting, which costs an additional $40. That's a lot of money! I suppose I just need some good reasons to shell out a total of $77 to post my first WSO which, while good, might not make over $77. Any good experience or advice?
    Ah, what a can of worms we have here. Listening again to DK's Ultra Advanced Sales Seminar, where he talks about how your prospects have had the ball pulled away from them like in the Charlie Brown cartoons, which makes them reluctant to buy.

    You sound just like Charlie Brown telling Lucy he thinks she'll pull the ball away when he goes to kick it. Remember we here at WF are friends.

    Also, here's a copywriting strategy tip - if you don't think a WSO will make you more than $77 - it's not even worth a second of your time. If a client didn't think he would make back my copywriting fee, or if I didn't think they would, I wouldn't do the job.

    Try testing your WSO as a free gift with opt in - if you get a lot of opt ins, it could be worth testing as a WSO
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Solem
    I'd say it's a good investment if you're someone who buys a lot of WSOs or if you want to sell one of your own.

    If you're a buyer, you'll find lots of great valuable freebies and all kinds of good info in the War Room - and if you're interested in selling, if you have something reasonably decent you don't have to sell many copies to make your investment back.

    I'd suggest investing just a little more than the minimum though and buying some WSOs about running your own WSO if you want to sell one of your own. I bought everything I could find before running my first wso last year and it was money well spent.

    Cheers,

    Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike McAleer
    I would definitely do it. It is well worth it.

    Also, never say that you can't sell more than $77 worth of a WSO.

    Send out some review copies before you launch so that you have social proof.

    Also, it helps to make a name for yourself.

    If you use WSOPro, you can get WSO of the day possibly...

    Just go for it!
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  • Profile picture of the author talamoth
    Don't even think about NOT doing it. I'm a new to posting but I've been lurking for a long time. The information available as a War Room member is fantastic. If you are serious about growing a business and getting reliable, useful feedback in the process, why stall over a piddly amount of money? Go for it.
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  • Originally Posted by mandark View Post

    I'm very hesitant to shell out $37 for access to the war room and access to WSO posting, which costs an additional $40. That's a lot of money! I suppose I just need some good reasons to shell out a total of $77 to post my first WSO which, while good, might not make over $77. Any good experience or advice?
    In case you didn't know, there's a FREE War Room Sponsorship on this thread! When I find it, I will post it!

    However, if you can state a strong case on why you should be sponsored, someone will sponsor you. Heck, there was someone here that had less than 15 posts that was sponsored last week (and they signed up just in January 2011)

    My God, I think you've earned it! You have more than 300 posts under your belt!

    Go For It!

    Edit: Here's the thread to sign up for: http://www.warriorforum.com/member-c...-100-warriors-
    sponsored.html

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  • Profile picture of the author mustas4
    I just joined war room
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