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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By imogenhobbs
My 5 basic, never-fail steps to start a consistent income flow

I'm no billionaire, but I do have a consistent income flow from a few streams. I thought I'd contribute something since I'm relatively new to the community. Here's my basic thought process when I'm...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th October 2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By James Fame
Re: Do You Make These 14 Fatal Mistakes In The Law Of Attraction?

Thank you for reading.

But knowledge is only power when you understand it enough to be able to apply it. Otherwise, you become enslaved to Knowledge instead.

BluezAce,

You are on the right...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th October 2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By James Fame
Do You Make These 14 Fatal Mistakes In The Law Of Attraction?

Absolutely nothing for sale, no products and just helping out...

Do You Make These Fatal Mistakes
In The Law Of Attraction?

What I'm going to talk about here is going to be controversial. But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By James Fame
Why Is The Money Never In The List??

"Oh why, why is the money NEVER in the list no matter how hard I try?!"

The money is in the list, the money is in the list, the money is in the ___?

If you've been around the online sphere of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th July 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,527
Posted By James Fame
"How come the Law of Attraction doesn't always work?"

I've always been asking that question...

..And you probably already know the answer, even if you do not realize it yet. Let me explain...

Why does it work for some, and not for others?

Why...
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Contest Winners!

Third Place Winner: Jason Parker - The "You Ate Too Much on the Holidays" Letter.

Second Place Winner: Tony Wells - The "J-Lo's Butt" Letter.

First Place Winner: Laura Kryza...
Forum: Copywriting 8th December 2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Here's another entry.

This one wasn't a very good one.

I'm not sure where you guys are learning copy but we are seeing the same mistakes again and again.

Weak, zero benefit headlines.
...
Forum: Copywriting 7th December 2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Here'a another entry and this one is a good one:

Copywriting Contest Exercise Harlan Kilstein - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 6th December 2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Let's continue.

This is an example of "let's scare the crap out of them so they buy."

Well it hasn't stopped people from smoking.

Copywriting Contest Exercise Harlan Kilstein - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

This one is definitely a finalist.

What do you think?

Copywriting Contest Harlan Kilstein Exercise Contest - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,249
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
J.F. (Jim) Straw Passed Away 12/3/12

It's with sad news to inform everyone of the death of J.F. (Jim) Straw. I just talked with him last week. He was a friend and mentor. I will miss him.

Here is the obit from The Dalton Citizen...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Here's the next contestant. So far, this is the letter I disliked the most. Not because of the author (who I don't know). But because of a major presupposition made in the copy.

You'll see why. ...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd December 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Here's Entry Number Two:

Copywriting Contest Warrior Forum Harlan Kilstein - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 3rd December 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,303
Posted By Harlan
Re: Copywriting Contest

Here is entry number one. (I'm not using names except for the winner)

Here ya go. Feel free to comment:

Copywriting Contest Entry 1 - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Re: To the Newcomers: Why you should stop doing this...

The so-called "internet lifestyle" is closer to "work like a horse" reality than to Tim Ferris' "4-hour a week" BS. I personally dont know any internet millionaire (and I have talked to quite a few)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Young Financier
Re: To the Newcomers: Why you should stop doing this...

No matter how often this advice is repeated, it needs to be heard every single time. I always tell people...there's no substitute for hard work and accurate knowledge. Going along with these...
Forum: Copywriting 13th November 2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,265
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Marketers View on Why Obama Won

(Note: Please check your political bias at the door. You can leave it right next to mine. :) )

Hey Everyone,

Perry Marshall has a really cool interview of Ben Morris from Kristalytics.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 11th November 2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,609
Posted By ewenmack
Frank Kern's 7 page direct mailer deconstructed

The return address is "International House of Ninjas".

It's got a dollar bill attached.

The P.S. tells the reader that it's put there because they probably scrolled down to it
and didn't want...
Forum: Copywriting 9th November 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By The Copy Nazi
The Care & Feeding of Copywriters Part 2

Rick Duris posted this a couple of years ago. Fine piece of writing. If you're lucky campers he might jump on here and give us Part 2.

The Care and Feeding of Copywriters...
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,467
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: To All The Ugly People...

Interesting. I didn't start out in car sales...but I worked as a salesman for a Volkswagen/Audi franchise for 3 months and was the top salesman every month.

My approach was to be completely...
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,467
Posted By max5ty
To All The Ugly People...

Lots of ideas on headlines.

Here's what I do.

I'm going to grab your attention...probably pi** you off...but you'll read the headline...then you'll continue...

"To All The Ugly People", was...
Forum: Copywriting 1st November 2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By Steve Hill
Re: A Useful Resource Besides A Thesaurus...

And sometimes if you have an accurate word and it's not quite the word you are looking for, Rodale's Synonym Finder is very useful. It's a thick (or broad, wide, beamy, large, big, ample, bulky,...
Forum: Copywriting 25th October 2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By The Copy Nazi
FREE Infographics Maker

Might come in handy for you - Create infographics | infogr.am (http://www.infogr.am/)

I knocked this (completely BS) one up in a couple of minutes -
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: Just out of interest if you had to pick just one...

Andrew, thank you for pointing to this letter.

It's almost three years old now, as is my son.

I was thinking about this the other day because my wife's about to pop out our third baby in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By P.Sharma
Re: Advice needed --> Entry popup or exit popup or squeeze page?

aweber sidebar and a squeeze page anyday. The newest and the most effective optin pages are like an image in the background with just an email submit.

Frank Kern, Chris, Andy are all using it and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Joseph Robinson
Re: More Thoughts on Passion

I actually agree with you that people don't come "pre-built" with a passion Jason. It's something that you manifest from life experiences, and it can take a ton of time to find it. I'll use myself as...
Forum: Copywriting 29th September 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,686
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: What's New In Squeeze Page Designs?

There was a recent thread (sorry, can't find it) that showed a couple of different options:

One was a "welcome gate" - essentially a squeeze page that appears before you can access the main site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By Jason Moffatt
It's Always The Same 3 Reasons...

Over the years I've coached a lot of internet marketers and in that time I've witness the same trends over and over and over and over again.

When a person is struggling to make an income online I...
Forum: Copywriting 27th September 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: What font type is this? [Direct mail letter]

Use this tool - What Font is (http://www.whatfontis.com/)

Looks like this Courier New (bolded)or a typewriter version of Courier
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,908
Posted By Walter Parrish
Re: This Is The 'Secret' The Guru's Always Leave Out About Making Money Online!

I think the guru's tell you all the time or at least steer you in the right direction. The problem is people don't listen. I see it every day on the warriorforum. People rather socialize with their...
Forum: Copywriting 24th September 2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By RickDuris
Creating A Style Of Your Own: Why It's So Hard (And Easy)

From an email from the folks at Psychological Marketing Business Tactics: Big And Small Business Ideas - Psychotactics - Big and Small Business Ideas (http://psychotactics.com).

I found this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Steve B
Re: Selling Without Effort Decoded...

Good post Winston. I, for one, believe there are a lot of what some people call "triggers" that push folks toward buying. Emotions are usually there. Self persuasion can be powerful. Other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Zend
Re: Selling Without Effort Decoded...

The problem is, how to sell without make them realize that you are selling. Sincerity, honesty, and pure motives is indeed blurred in the world of Internet Marketing. Every people know this,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Selling Without Effort Decoded...

I don't see how anyone would think you're a crack-pot for pointing out the truth about selling. As Jeffrey Gitomer says "All things being equal, people want to do business with their friends. All...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Troy_Phillips
Re: Selling Without Effort Decoded...

The power to have your recommendations taken serious enough to produce a sale comes with great responsibility.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Michael Oksa
Re: Selling Without Effort Decoded...

I would add one more thing...

People love to buy, but they don't want to feel like they're being sold to.

All the best,
Michael
Forum: Copywriting 3rd September 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By ThomasOMalley
Lack of flow in your copy

I've been noticing a lot of copy put up for critique lacks flow and cohesion.

Definitely model some successful sales letters as a start.

Then put your mind to the actual flow and cohesion of...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: Major Super SECRET about hypnosis and copywriting.

Shame on you. Wash your mouth out with soap immediately. Every post provided courtesy of Gordon, you should always read not just once in full but twice if needs be. He's absolutely brilliant. A...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Pusateri
Re: Gradualization = Pacing then Leading in Hypnosis

A sparkling jewel of a post, Winston. Any newbie who reads and understands it will leapfrog his peers.



That same leveraging is the neural root of branding, which when you prune away the...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Gradualization = Pacing then Leading in Hypnosis

Wow, some really good threads lately.

Nice, JP and Winston!

Made me want to share something cool David Garfinkel and I created about this topic.

Here's a cheat sheet PDF from our Fast...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By Harlan
Re: Major Super SECRET about hypnosis and copywriting.

Guys, you should print these posts out and study them like crazy.

There's gold in them.

Gigabiz, this has been the best damn post I've seen in ages.

I'm printing it out now myself!
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By gjabiz
Re: Major Super SECRET about hypnosis and copywriting.

Try Google.

Or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reticular_activating_system

The Reticular Activating System is ONE area of the brain that gives ATTENTION to PreOccupational Interrupters ...
...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By gjabiz
I admit the post is cryptic...so, in plain English...

there is only ONE THING, like the old cowpoke in City Slickers might say...

only ONE thing, the thing that makes the difference between a sale and a looky loo is

ATTENTION.

The reason why...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,827
Posted By ewenmack
Disturbing trend in the copywriting world

Here's the inside story on what direct mailers think of freelance copywriters
and what they are doing about it...

Best to sit down and read if you are a freelance copywriter.

Best,
Ewen
...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By gjabiz
Major Super SECRET about hypnosis and copywriting.

Major SECRET about hypnosis and copywriting.

Embedded in this post is a major secret, one of those secrets which are closely guarded, jealously protected and locked-in-a-vault type of secrets. It...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 8th August 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 240,687
Posted By NickL
BEST-SELLING WSO EVER! Video 'Players' Just Became Obsolete...

Mike Lantz and Nick LaPolla present...


http://instamagic.s3.amazonaws.com/PublicSalesGraphics/SVP-SalesPage-0-NL.jpg
Not Just a Video 'Player'......
Forum: Copywriting 5th July 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,797
Posted By Grain
Re: How Do You Slow Down The Sales Letter Skimmer?

Controversial subheads, eye-popping photographs
(in direct mail), "typo" errors, sudden change in
paragraph alignment (bullets, etc...).

I also tend to like to move along with the skimmer.
--...
Forum: Copywriting 5th July 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,797
Posted By Steve Hill
Re: Yes, of course.

I agree, and meant instructional design research could be used as a starting point to improve successful marketing that already exists, not as a point to start anew from.

It's also worth noting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By matt5409
Re: one secret trick in the bag...

Yup. You just need to develop a process to make people want to take some form of action. AIDA, or something, I believe they call it... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By louie6925
Re: one secret trick in the bag...

Great post! Makes a lot of sense!
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,502
Posted By RickDuris
Re: New Slogan for Head

I don't play tennis but are two HEADs better than one?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Darren Jennings
Re: one secret trick in the bag...

Thanks for that Winston, it is kind of common stuff but when written like that it makes sense a lot more, i have looked at many copywriting books ect and it sort of explains it but not that way.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Raja Kamil
I think, this is the best flyers in the world. Copywriting that make people act instantly ! (video)

This is a video regarding stop smoking.
My friend shared this on Facebook, so his friends stop smoking.

I, in the other hand, found something really interesting at the few seconds before video...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,502
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: New Slogan for Head

John Carlton, David Garfinkel and some knucklehead from Miami on how you've been tricked into buying stuff over the years through secret subliminal sexual triggers:

Fast Effective Copy » John...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,431
Posted By ShayB
Writers - DON'T write articles for free

I see a lot of newbies offering to write free articles so that they can get testimonials.

Don't.

Not only will you have some people that will take advantage of this and take articles and you'll...
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By Mark Pescetti
How Effectively Can You Put Yourself in Your Customer or Client’s Shoes?

The answer to this one question, more than anything else, will determine how many zeros you have in your bank or PayPal account.

You can study the greats, hand-write sales letters that converted...
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