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Forum: Social Media 2nd October 2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: What Do You Think Of Posting In Facebook Groups For Traffic ?

If you do it correctly it's a very good traffic source. Most importantly, the leads convert. The leads I get from posting in Facebook groups are worth almost 6 times more than the leads I get from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 378
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: i lose my time in internet for nothing , i need help

Salam again Kamal.

I hadn't slept for close to 24 hours when I wrote out my reply to you since I'm working on a launch right now.

Don't feel like you have wasted your time brother. Nothing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 378
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: i lose my time in internet for nothing , i need help

Salam Kamal -

Consider selling in the Arabic language. I've got a few clients who sell their services in Arabic and Urdu. If you put the right offer together there is a decent market for it.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,079
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Am I Crazy? Paying $5,000 to an Instagram Model

Some of them make more, some make less.

You can get a great deal paying a few of them five times the price you quoted, and you can pissing money down the drain by paying some of them $500.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: If you can't get .com, what is the next best thing?

A good name matters, for example I don't imagine a sane person claiming "The Four Hour Work Week" would have sold just as many copies if it was called some other name.

Having said that, having...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Building a QUICK Affiliate Army. 200 new Affiliates a Day

I've never gotten 200 affiliates in a day from advertising to them on Facebook - but I've probably gotten close to 200 good affiliates in the last few years that way.

It's worth the time and...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 5th April 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Conversion Rate: Separate Upsell Transactions vs. One Big "Lump Sum" Buy

Some of my biggest breakthroughs have come when I was 100% convinced I was doing things "the right way" but tested anyway.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,381
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: The 11 Steps Formula For Earning $3,000 Per Month With Single Page Website

You could also just check out TLB and follow it, not try to improve on it -just do what Andre says and that will make you $3K and or more. Just saying'. Sometimes people on the WF remind me of people...
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,517
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Should a copywriter be able to write for any niche?

It really comes down to the niche you are working in and what you expect of yourself.

There are still several markets and niches where you can be "Good enough" and be considered one of the best. ...
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,517
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Should a copywriter be able to write for any niche?

I can do an ok to good launch in just about any niche, but the only excellent one's I've done have been financially related products (stock market education and newsletters, real estate, forex, penny...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd November 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

In my experience, and it's only my experience - #2 on that list tends to produce the best results. I wish, as someone who writes some copy and manages launches, that more people took that approach.
Forum: Email Marketing 19th November 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,746
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Sick of Emails Not Being Opened?

Who it's from means a lot more than the subject line. People are going to be inclined to open your stuff or they won't. Your primary focus should be on developing a good rapport and reputation...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 10th November 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By BrandonLee
Facebook vs Google Traffic

This might not be the best forum to post this one, but here is something for you all to think about.

Google is a great tool for lead generation, Facebook is for following up.

People who miss...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,669
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Long & complex sales page vs short and straightforward

Long copy works - even in emails, in spite of what people might tell you.

I did a launch in July and one of my affiliates screwed up a link - he put in a link to my ontraport affiliate page and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By BrandonLee
Need help finding some PLR packages

Just a quick question here that I hope someone can help me with.

Does anyone know of any PLR products/Packages in the Survival and "preppers" niche?

Thank you
Forum: Copywriting 30th August 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: CopyWRITING dead?

Also - I suspect that copy long form, direct response copy has been "dying" since the very day it was born. The other day I was at the public library and came across some old copies of Advertising...
Forum: Copywriting 30th August 2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: CopyWRITING dead?

I'm guessing that Agora thinks the sales letter is alive and very well. Go to any of the promotions they are running right now and the first thing you will see is a pop up that asks if you would like...
Forum: Copywriting 29th July 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: What's the deal with wanting copy - without a product ready to go?

I've written sales copy before creating a product several times before. I don't release the copy or the product, it's more of kind of an intellectual exercise on my part in that I'm writing out copy...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Autoresponder Series

People have a hard time telling the difference between you telling them something and teaching: I think the whole "move the free line" thing really just sets you up to get a bunch of freebee seekers....
Forum: Copywriting 8th April 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,467
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: How Did You Get The Ball Rolling As A Copywriter?

This article is old, but still valid, maybe even more so now.

If Clayton still has copies of MBS he goes into his business model in detail, and it would be very profitable for most good...
Forum: Copywriting 5th April 2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,467
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: How Did You Get The Ball Rolling As A Copywriter?

One other point. Network.

The advice to network with business owners is often given and valuable. But you should also network with the best copywriters and marketers you can get with. You will...
Forum: Copywriting 5th April 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,467
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: How Did You Get The Ball Rolling As A Copywriter?

If you can sell you will get work, period.

I tend to not make my deadlines and have an assortment of other non desirable traits. I'm not always very easy to work with. I can sell your stuff...
Forum: Copywriting 31st March 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Ugly drug dealer

I think when your starting out it's best to kind of toss around a little bit and explore a few different niches. Once you get going though you are likely to build a reputation in one or two markets,...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By BrandonLee
Ryan Deiss Swipe

First off - this is probably not the perfect section to post this question on, however I'm asking it here because I know that copywriters tend to collect swipe fills. I'm hoping someone has the one...
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Best Place to seek High Caliber Copywriting jobs?

I don't think the website is too important.

Don't offer your stuff on e-Lance. You will become known as an E-Lance copywriter - which means cheap. Don't ever compete on price.

It is important...
Forum: Copywriting 27th October 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Does anyone here actually enjoy writing copy?

I think that writing is one of those things you either enjoy or you don't.

When I was in 3rd Grade my story Little Rags and His Best Friend, about a hobo and his dog, won second place in state...
Forum: Copywriting 24th October 2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Self Defense - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Thanks for all of the links and feedback guys. It has given me a few good bits to work with.

Lloyd seems to be the big dog in the marketing department of that world to be sure. The guy I'm...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By BrandonLee
Self Defense - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I've started to work with a guy who is a top ranked BJJ competitor and a pretty good teacher too. He's a real small guy and we are hammering out a space for him teaching smaller guys how they can...
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By BrandonLee
Ninety-Five Percent will fail...

Wow - I just picked up my old copy of Dan Kennedy's The Ultimate Sales letter and have been skimming through it again and came across this statistic.

If you followed a random group of one hundred...
Forum: Copywriting 14th October 2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: The Most Expensive Piece of Copy

For a struggling or new writer what you wrote applies.

However, it doesn't apply to top level guys. I don't consider myself an A level guy by any means - but I'm booked up for the next 9 months....
Forum: Copywriting 14th October 2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Thoughts on Blind Copy.

In my experience that's not true. I've found, with very few exceptions, that blind copy will perform AT LEAST as well as non blind, and in most cases it's better, even taking into account the huge...
Forum: Copywriting 13th October 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Blackbelt Magazine

One of my favorite free learning tools has been the copy critiques that Peter Stone does.

Here is a link to one that he did for a self defense/martial arts product if you are interested.
...
Forum: Copywriting 13th October 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Blackbelt Magazine

Clayton actually reviews two self defense letters in his "Kick it to the Curb" product if I recall correctly. I know for certain he does one, but for some reason I'm thinking it's two. I have been...
Forum: Copywriting 10th October 2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: How do I learn

I have actually found in my communications with business and corporations that the less formal my tone is the greater the response. An executive get formal biz speak stuff all day from people, but in...
Forum: Copywriting 26th September 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: a big mistake no one talks about...

The "only thing that should matter is the numbers?" Really?

There is so much more that goes into it. What type of relationship is there between the affiliate and the product vendor - have I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Legal issues with promoting online pharmacies?

I don't think that most people end up in legal trouble from it to be honest, but why would you want to do that when there are so many other ways to make money?

We all make our own choices, and so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Email Marketing – do you segment?

I've run online promotions, emails etc for a few political campaigns for people running for national and state level offices - we do TONS of segmenting.

Figure out what cause you come to us from,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd September 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Leave the university

This is a little off topic - but IMO I-tunes university is just about the coolest thing in the world. There are entire courses from amazing teachers and universities available there. While you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,323
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Poor email open rate - any advice?

Posting that to stop email marketing is the best thing you can do is just proof that anyone can post on these forums, and anyone often does.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd September 2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,609
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Trend in Landing Pages for Info Marketers

Of course there is, and if your neglecting them your not as profitable as you could be - but there's also still a huge opportunity in doing launches to lists.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,323
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Poor email open rate - any advice?

I'm not going to argue with you about this all day, but no, the subject line probably is not "the next most important thing" because people either trust you or they don't.

In most well developed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,259
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Real Name Or Pen Name

If your going to deal with the general public - and really if your going to sell stuff on the Interwebz you don't have much choice - you should use a pen name. I've been online since 1998 and always...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd September 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Hey Bad Ass Copywriters, What Is a Good Subject Line?

The above isn't to say you shouldn't try to be interesting - because thats part of providing value and your subject line can amuse someone or inform them or pique a curious person to look more - but...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd September 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Hey Bad Ass Copywriters, What Is a Good Subject Line?

I think worrying too much about your subject line is becoming a waste of time because people are changing they way they consume email.

People do not look at the subject line nearly as much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,323
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Poor email open rate - any advice?

I don't look at subject lines, and most people I know don't look at subject lines anymore. People look at who it's from, period. And so the content you provide every single time you decide to intrude...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,385
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Best Copywriters...

I've worked with both David Raybould and Daniel Scott on launches, and both are excellent.

Not sure how much Dan will appreciate this, but I once had a launch and needed a copywriter in a niche...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,368
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Celebrating 13 years fulltime online this month.. lessons learned and hurray

I always thought that Ken took a high road. Him and I both ran pretty large text based chatrooms to the day trading crowd "back in the day". I can't believe how far the internet has come, but it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,071
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Which Paid traffic is most effective

The best traffic is endorsed JV deals and such. I've found that the very best is if you can get someone to put you in an offer right after someone buys their product, followed by a straight JV email.
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,609
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Trend in Landing Pages for Info Marketers

This is only a guess, but I've talked to Dan several times and he is a pretty smart guy. Never talked to Ben, but he is very well respected by everyone who I know who also knows him - so my guess is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,221
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Clickbank gravity - is there a sweet-spot here?

Gravity doesn't tell you ANYTHING about conversions or how much money a product is making etc.

I did a Forex launch on Clickbank a few years ago, we had a peak gravity of 56(ish) - our top 5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,205
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Traffic Ideas

I have found HARO (Help a Reporter Out) to be a pretty good way to get exposure, credibility and good (buyer) traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: What was your big break in Internet Marketing?

I got kinda lucky. I started way back in 1998 when email was still a novelty, you actually still had that stupid AOL thing "You've got mail!" and people would be so excited they'd open and respond to...
Forum: Copywriting 8th September 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Looking For a Coach

Must be like being a great athlete. I mean if your good who needs a coach? Guys like Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods who pay extra for coaching are silly, just wasting time and money. :D
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Do you suffer from 'over copyfidence'?

In my experience the best copywriters are actually very self critical and always looking to improve and learn. I know a $25,000 writer who I honestly don't think is ever totally happy with what he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Have you made any actual friends in the IM space?

I've been working online since 1999 and I'd say that some of my closest friends are people who I originally met online.

You can start a decent relationship with someone you partner with/meet on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Anyone on here making money with Pinterest yet?

I've never really used Pinterest and to be honest I'm not even interested in it at all - even if I could make some money from it. My mom and sister are both crazy about it though.

I think that...
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