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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th May 2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,866
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Success With Anthony By Anthony Morrison

Back on topic...

I did something different. I didn't argue or slate it without seeing it. I spent $19 on it. A few beers less at the weekend and it's covered. If I don't get value, it's a CB...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd September 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Best way for a complete newbie - adsense?

Keep an eye out for a forthcoming WSO called 'Easy Adsense Profits'. I read and reviewed an advance copy this week and it's by far the easiest eBook I've read on the subject.

Perfect for newbies...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd September 2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 43,013
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extreme Niche Empires

Unfortunately, the current loss of the forum devalues the course a little because by and large, it's the only help that's been available for some time and the membership is understandably peeved...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th July 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 43,013
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extreme Niche Empires

A quick review from an 'outsider'...

I purchased ENE as a means of investigating my client base and to see the type of work they're involved with. I analysed reports on the product through...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Quick Piece of Advice Needed

Some great information, and genuinely appreciated.

The nearly-finished project is a combination of reviews, promotional material and marketing initiatives which will most likely be passed down...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Quick Piece of Advice Needed

Thanks for the recommendation. Social media is, admittedly, an area that I'm still very green about. I've gathered plenty of information in the last couple of months about the importance of...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Rigmonkey
Lightbulb Quick Piece of Advice Needed

I knew this would be the best place to come, and hopefully one of you guys can help me out. It's only a small query but I need a fairly quick resolution.

I'm happily beavering away on some...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 28th June 2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 400,351
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: FREE! No Tricks, No BS - Just an Easy 5 Click Software That Makes You Money Fast! (Newbie Friend

Reno - Thanks for the prompt reply. I've run the software through one of my sub-domains and considering I've got the technical aptitude of a banana, it's amazingly self-explanatory and simple to...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 27th June 2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 400,351
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: FREE! No Tricks, No BS - Just an Easy 5 Click Software That Makes You Money Fast! (Newbie Friend

Hey Reno,

Huge thanks for giving something back to the forum. Glad to see it's amazingly popular, but the admin and personal service look incredibly time-consuming for you. Love the concept...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: tagline help - im stuck for ideas!

Excellent! :D

I chuckled!
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

With every respect to those who have mentioned or commented on these two points, but I always believe they can't be reinforced enough...

I love it when I see people like the OP buzzing off of...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: tagline help - im stuck for ideas!

Surely the most simple solution has been thought of already?

Health Station - FEEL THE VIBE

With thanks to Mr Bambaataa!
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriting is Like Love Making

Disagree. Here's 20 good reasons why...


My clients don't tell me that their former copywriters performed better than me once I'm in a relationship with them
I've never had to get a client...
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Differences (if any) between US and UK businesses aimed copywriting

Couldn't agree more.

I love writing for Aussies. There's a certain level of relaxation in the way they're prepared to accept the written word and it gives you a genuine opportunity to be creative...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: "Feeling" words...

Dear God! That list sounds like a marriage!
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Any appreciation due certainly doesn't belong to me. It belongs to those I've religiously followed on here who never falter from what they believe to be right. That's not just writers, but also the...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,111
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Subliminal Advertising Embedded Imagery

So you want more evidence, huh?

Disney Subliminal Messages « The Official Subliminal Messaging Blog (http://www.subliminal-messaging.com/disney-subliminal-messages/)

:D
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,111
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Subliminal Advertising Embedded Imagery

Disney have a history of adult-themed subliminal message use, Dean. Take a look at word "Frog" on the image below, and the letter "O" in particular:
...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: I Laugh Myself :-) (sometime)

It certainly is.

It's not necessarily a sign of marketer failure. Some products and services have a limited life, and you can only flog them to death for so long. Websites come and go, and it's...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

If she said this...

"Yes, your jokes with little John have something that turn me on :-D But he is too young for me... I'm just drawing a nude now. There is a beautiful young woman with nice...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: New Warrior Saying Hello to Everyone

Welcome aboard.

Degrees? PAH! I've got about 70 emails a day in my inbox saying I can buy one of those darned things whenever I want!

The one thing you need before anything else is ears and...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Dude - Let me tell you a little bit about love and relationships. They thrive on irony and sarcasm. If you think it's all roses and chocolates, you've been badly informed somewhere along the line.
...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Client wants to know if I will "tweak" my sales copy later

Sebastion - As admirable as your efforts are, maybe it's time to take a breather, analyse what your business needs and put provisions into place so that things work more efficiently.

While...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Really? Thanks for adding to my admittedly poor knowledge of poetry! I'm more of a Parker or Larkin man myself. At least they were every bit as miserable about life as I am!

Funnily enough, that...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriting course / eBook

Assuming it's still available, this is the one I intend investing in within the next few months. It's a six month course from one of the most respected copywriters and marketers I've encountered but...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Haha - What Words Make Copywriters Cringe?

Not words as such for me. More actions... The devaluing the product by offering a discount when the prospect attempts to close a window.

Yes! I know it works for others, but it doesn't work for...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

:D

Without wishing to hijack the thread, I'll add one more before leaving our lovesick hero to win over his fair maiden.

We went to a 'Gentleman's Evening' some years ago. They're pretty...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Need Critique For The Following SITE

Duff headline that doesn't grab attention followed by text that looks like it was formatted on an abacus. When you start reading it, things just get worse.

You need a copywriter, and you need one...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Oxymoron of the year! I actually think it's better than 'fighting for peace'.
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Pah! Hardly a collection of his best poems if it doesn't include "I do not love you (http://www.akgupta.com/Poems/I%20do%20not%20love%20you.htm)". Brilliance...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Why Copywriters Make the Best Internet Marketers

There's always that risk of becoming a 'jack-of-all-trades' if you over-invest your own time into what is essentially two totally different jobs. As the saying goes, you eventually become 'master of...
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Boy! Whatever happened to the good old days? When you wanted the attention of a girl, the best way to get it was to make a move on her sister (or, as we got older, her mother).

My tuppence...
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriters block

If you really believe that 'a window is just a window', you're going to find it really hard to sell your product. You may have the same windows as your competitors, but that doesn't mean there won't...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,512
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Unpaid invoices

How about something along the lines of...

"Many thanks for your continued supply of work. I'm currently in the process of consolidating my outstanding invoices and notice that the sum of...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: The Copywriting Skill

My tuppence worth...

Always remember that anything you do on forums will leave an impression. You did that on the first sentence. You are 'almost new to this industry'. So when will you actually...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,112
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Warriors for hire section -- How to compete?

Yes. It definitely does. The age-old tactic of filling websites with inferior articles with a ridiculously high keyword density are behind us, and a good bloody riddance to them as well. However,...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,112
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Warriors for hire section -- How to compete?

If that's what marketers are believing, and they are believing it on the back of conversions, I guess I'm not in a position to disagree.

But I do. I sell my talents as a quaility writer, and it's...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,112
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Warriors for hire section -- How to compete?

Until you read the reviews a little more carefully, and then the bigger picture unfolds. Dirt cheap writers sell to dirt cheap marketers, and I wouldn't want to have anything to do with either of...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Just to put a close on this one, but the trial finishes today and there are five new clients on board with the possibility of several more if I can squeeze them in. The ad cost $20 to post, and it's...
Forum: Copywriting 12th May 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Some fantastic thought and observations over the last day or so, and looking forward to commenting on them when time allows.

Just a quick update on the trial. No response from the sample article...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Thanks Cynthea.

Just a quick update, but there was something about the chap I worked with today that had all of my excitment bells ringing as soon as I heard from him. Article sent, and responded...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Some good stuff as always, Ken. It's interesting to see the 'conflict' between copywriters to a certain degree, and it's raised one major issue with me that relates more to articles, but it touches...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

This is one of the reasons I'm glad the mods let this thread continue. As much as we like to deny it, copywriting and article writing will frequently cross paths because of the arena we work in.
...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

I'm glad the thread has remained as well, not least if it helps newcomers to clarify those big, big differences between copywriting and article writing, and why the copywriters deservedly make more...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Hi,

No. As stated earlier in the thread, I'm just trying a different approach based on the debate between WF members. I trying to generate interest on a basis of quality and nothing else. The...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

First day report. Let's see how bad it's been!

Actually, it's been anything but bad. Completed the first sample article for a charming gentleman who was delighted with the work. Although the...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Just a brief update on the trial.

All seven slots were filled last night, and I've communicated with each of the WF members individually. One has already expressed an interest in using me for 20...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Definitely a better way to go if you want to write straight away, and don't neccessarily need the money. I've never used Textbroker, but I've sold a few articles for between $50 to $100 on Constant...
Forum: Copywriting 8th May 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The approach I've used is experimental compared to the way I usually approach clients, but the response shows that there's a definite interest in quality on this forum, although that's not too big a...
Forum: Copywriting 8th May 2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

For those who are interested, the trial has been published. It's a long way from being the best ad in the world, but I've never professed to be a copywriter. I'd normally pay someone to do this for...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The important thing is you've scoured the bottom of the barrell, baulked at the taste and want to swim to the top. That's progress as far as I'm concerned.

One thing you need to think about with...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The apology was already in there, purely because I knew it was a sensitive, yet important, area of debate. It was a statement, not a generalisation. Just be honest with me here, and tell me where...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

An idea, maybe, that shows quality clients can be picked up without revealing a portfolio or a website.

I've just drawn up a quick piece of writing that I'm going to trial on this site. I was...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

You make a good point, and I genuinely understand where you're coming from. I know people have to start somewhere, and I obviously had to start somewhere myself. I started on 'those' websites and I...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

I'm glad you've had positive experiences of Elance, Russell. If I had to pick out the best freelance/bidding resource, Elance would win hands down. I've reviewed the profiles of some very talented...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Thanks for so expertly reinforcing my own views. An earlier poster mentioned the need for using bidding sites as portfolio stuffers, so I was pretty much building on what had already been said. It...
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