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Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By lometogo
Re: Top names in Copywriting industry?

Typical Rick Duris: goes the extra step – actually talked to the man – and gave a positive shout out.

I worked with Rick for a few months back in 2011 and will tell you, you'll go a long way to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th April 2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 21,809
Posted By lometogo
Re: If You Could Sit Next to Anyone You Want on a 20 Hour Flight, Who would it be?

I'm usually an aisle seat guy, but I'm bending the rules (and myself) here and will take the middle seat and have Sasha Grey on the window seat to my right and on my left side, Osho, conveniently...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By lometogo
Re: Can you write emails? Want to work in a tropical paradise....

Alex, Malaysia is a mixed bag but is very friendly and welcoming to 'foreigners'. Long-term visas are relatively easy to get.

It's an interesting blend of Indian and Asian cultures.

Offers...
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By lometogo
Re: Catalog Copy: How to Get Experience/Samples?

Great suggestion, Etsy.

Many artist/craftspeople excel as artists but suffer as salesmen.

Here's a great tool to identify top Etsy sellers by category and country: Craftcount – Tracking Etsy...
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By lometogo
Re: Catalog Copy: How to Get Experience/Samples?

Do you use a Mac or PC? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Tsfh1GNvpQ
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,915
Posted By lometogo
Re: You are only ONE "swipe" away from becoming rich...and that swipe is:

Yeh, but who wants to spend their hours doing that?

I suspect the happiest copywriters are those flogging products/services they love.

Maybe it's not an option available to all, but I find...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By lometogo
Re: Who are currently known as the best copywriters

Another modest, but brilliant, marketing strategist and copywriter among us is Rick Duris.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By lometogo
Re: GREAT Craigslist Ad for a Jeep

Texans like him make up for the George Bush crowd living there. Kudos, swingbelly.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By lometogo
Re: I'm Looking for Feedback On My Opt-in Page

Congrats on the sale....

Some layout/design points that I think take way from visual crispness:
1. In the headline, I'd kill both the exclamation point and the colon
2. Too many exclamation...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,821
Posted By lometogo
Re: Anyone ever tried a mentor?

I see this thread is a bit old but in case you or anyone else is looking, here's my thoughts.

A good mentor will be worth every hour and dollar you invest.

But, how to find a good one? A good...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th December 2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,390
Posted By lometogo
Re: I have some questions about the law of attraction?

Ever noticed the guy who is always bitching and complaining about life? Perfect manifestation of the LOA in action.

Like a former poster, I have to say, for me, Abraham-Hicks is the premier...
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By lometogo
Re: One Page Website Sales Letter: Feedback, please

Thanks for the feedback, guys.

Two things it's clarified: I need to get a clearer idea of what I am selling to convey it more effectively and Paris has done nothing to warm up the copynazi....lol.
Forum: Copywriting 12th June 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By lometogo
One Page Website Sales Letter: Feedback, please

I'm putting together a very basic one-page WordPress website. Basically it's a sales letter.

Audience is the overworked, stressed-out biz person. My goal is to get that person to see I have an...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th February 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,108
Posted By lometogo
Re: 10 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

A wonderful Mark Twain quote: "don't read the news and be uninformed; read it and be misinformed."

And misguided, I'd add. The news is not intended, generally, to uplift, inspire, or motivate us...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,699
Posted By lometogo
Re: How to generate safe real YouTube Views

Do YT videos show up in organic Google Search or only if you choose the "videos" category on Google Search?
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th December 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By lometogo
Re: Best classifieds for each City

Craigslist is big everywhere but may not own certain markets.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 79,406
Posted By lometogo
Re: All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

Has anyone mentioned Workflowy (www.workflowy.com), the greatest to-do list software I have ever used.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By lometogo
Re: Looking For a Coach

I worked for awhile with Rick Duris....and would recommend him very highly, not only for his copywriting knowledge but equally for his biz development and sales skills.
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th December 2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,218
Posted By lometogo
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

"Don't be selfish in bed - share your sandwich" - Homer Simpson
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th December 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,218
Posted By lometogo
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

Jesus Christ is the only God and so are you and so am I -- William Blake
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By lometogo
Re: My hard drive died..and I lost this great article..

Thanks, Andrew, that was it! And thanks, Mark, for the bonus list.
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By lometogo
My hard drive died..and I lost this great article..

Some time back, someone posted a list of 400 (?) connector phrases, phrases like:

On the other hand,
Knowing what I did,
But that's not all..
etc, etc,

Does this ring a bell with anyone? If...
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By lometogo
Re: Difference between copywriting for the web and article writing

Damn, Cynthea, even NM cowgirls get the blues?

Most of my work used to be article writing, and I was quite happy at the time with the rates I could charge.

However, when I made the transition a...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,439
Posted By lometogo
Re: Top Copywriting Tips for Newbies

Tip #7: Write for your audience ... Don't use big words when a diminutive one will suffice!


You mean a 'dimunitive' one, or a 'little one'? Or were you taking the Mickey?
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By lometogo
Re: How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

Update: I just landed jobs #2 and #3 in the past 48 hours. Thus far, have have won three jobs out of six applications.

I only post this to give hope and encouragement to any newbies out there,...
Forum: Copywriting 21st June 2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By lometogo
Re: Copywriting is Like Love Making

......and I can write copy in any position I want without my client complaining.
Forum: Copywriting 15th June 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By lometogo
Re: "New" Copy vs. "Old" Copy -- Is There A Winner?

Makes me think the niche she may do well in is a certain age demographic: the young 20's who like it caustic, cutting, and "in your face"...maybe.

Maybe that market and the products it buys...
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By lometogo
Re: How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

Dean, Thanks so much. Great stuff.

I appreciate yours and Ray's kind words. The only point I was making is that I never used the word PROMISE -- Ray did.

I may be relatively new to copywriting...
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By lometogo
Re: How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

Ray, with all due respect, you might want to go back and re-read what I wrote. Show me the word "promise" anywhere in my copy.

I simply stated my read on this guy, and I stand by it.

And, if...
Forum: Copywriting 13th June 2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By lometogo
Re: Thank you for your feedback!

James,

Found a few typo/grammar errors I'd suggest correcting:

Capitalize "I" in interenet marketing? --- I'd make it lower case
Do nothing 'different'? --- I'd choose differently
Special...
Forum: Copywriting 12th June 2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By lometogo
How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

I’ve not yet reached the stage in my copywriting business that I have mega-marketers knocking on my door, begging me to create their killer copy and all the financial rewards that come with it.
...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By lometogo
Re: Haha - What Words Make Copywriters Cringe?

Utilize. Please, use will do.
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th May 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,509
Posted By lometogo
Re: Why All WSO's Will Fail You

Eric, great link to Brad Yates.

I've used EFT to recover from romantic meltdowns, successfully keeping me from jumping in front of the subway (ok, that's a bit of an exaggeration, but you get the...
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,770
Posted By lometogo
Re: Warren Buffet's 2010 Letter

And who exactly are "these guys" you refer to?

I don't think WB gives the impression he's an angel but the tone of his letter indicates he has certain values which make him and his company a...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,770
Posted By lometogo
Re: Warren Buffet's 2010 Letter

You know, Rick, I've heard about Buffet's annual letters to shareholders for years, but had never read one.

What a delight, in so many ways.

The main thing I come away with, however, is that...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Posted By lometogo
Re: A Question to Non-English Native Speakers

And it's not just the native language issue.

A further complication, even if you are a native American, is you have to understand the DEMOGRAPHIC for which you write.

I'm 63, and it's a stretch...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By lometogo
Re: How Do You Write?

Hemingway, right?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,027
Posted By lometogo
Re: Google's Algo Change: How it's effected me and my clients (I think article marketing is dead)

Peter, I think you're spot on. It's not necessarily the content they're targetting. Instead, it seems they're perhaps going after sites they deem to be repositories of LARGE QUANTITIES of...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 27th February 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By lometogo
Re: Help me put an ad on WF

A great big standing ovation for you, Fanny. Your attitude and willingness to help say a lot about you as an individual, and about the caliber of this forum as a whole.

I'll definitely be sending...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By lometogo
Re: Could you give me your opinion on this?

Absolutely welcome the "no's".

What too few people realize, especially those who haven't sold long, is that a NO is worth just as much as a YES.

Maybe not in dollars in the bank, but in terms...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,097
Posted By lometogo
Re: The Death of Article Marketing

The dogs bark but the caravan moves on....

Great news; thanks, Google gods. As a web consumer, I'm overjoyed that I may see less of this crap spun content and actually see usable information for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,906
Posted By lometogo
Re: Is $1,000/month that hard to make???

Nate, could you expand on this, or clarify the difference btw "phrase match searches of at least 1,000 per month" and "then search the same term in quotes in google and if the results are less than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By lometogo
Re: Anyone making full time income on Elance or Guru.com?

Two things here: it really depends on what skills you have to offer on these sites. Second, my experience is that a lot of bottom-feeders or cheap Charlie's look to hire on those sites.

I used...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th February 2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By lometogo
Re: Ultimate WSO Failure - Lessons I learned

I agree about good design. However, I'm very frustrated with my first attempt to put together an ad here.

Actually, I've prepared an ad for the "warriors for hire" section. I created it all in...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 26th February 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By lometogo
Help me put an ad on WF

I need someone to input an ad here for me.

I am a content provider wanting to run an ad in the "warrior for hire" section.

I have it all laid out EXACTLY as I want it in MS Word. I have worked...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By lometogo
Re: My potential $10,000 deal...

Absolutely agree.

Equally as important as the work you can do for them is the 'spirit of the relationship' you are building. It looks like a sweet deal for you.

Give them something to feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By lometogo
Re: I am new to forum. Some tips plzzz

Sorry to hack this thread, really I am.

Xind (Mike), I don't have enuf posts to respond internally to the msg you sent me and having a hard time contacting other ways. Please msg me again and...
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