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Forum: Mind Warriors 9th May 2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By josephkerr
Channeling The Spirit Of Las Vegas Capitalism To Turn Stumbling Blocks Into Stepping Stones

Lately I've been seeing advertisements everywhere for Aria, the new "center" of Las Vegas.

If you've ever had a fascination with (addiction to) gambling, you'll most likely be familiar with the...
Forum: Copywriting 1st May 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Spiderman's Moral Conundrum

This quote from the Spiderman movies with Toby McGuire, "With great power comes great responsibility" is big in pop culture for my generation. (I was born in the 80s so I'm coming from the younger...
Forum: Copywriting 1st May 2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Spiderman's Moral Conundrum

If someone believes they stop being a human being in order to be a "marketer", then it is possible to say things like it's not your job to validate the claims of the products you're associated with,...
Forum: Copywriting 1st May 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By josephkerr
Spiderman's Moral Conundrum

By now it's become a quote on par with anything written by James Allen or Napoleon Hill.

"With great power comes great responsibility."

And, this has become my moral conundrum. As a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th April 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By josephkerr
Abolish Fear

What's up warriors?

I spent the last year saying sayo-f******-nara to being a keyboard jockey.

I went on a road trip across the States, couch surfing from Oregon all the way to Vermont. I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Can anyone read this?

The state you've described as not possible is basic meditation. But let's explore this together so that it makes sense. Never was much won from a game of "nuh-uh!" on an internet forum.

What does...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Can anyone read this?

Hi Lalaine, I'm glad you asked!

You're exactly right. Athletes have described this state as being in the zone, and it's been called "flow" too.

You also asked, "What exactly do the words...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Can anyone read this?

You're right to say that a "conversation free from beliefs seems like there is no point of having conversation."

But you make an unwarranted leap to say that if there's no point... that is to say,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th August 2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By josephkerr
Can anyone read this?

I wonder if you can read this message.

Before you answer the question, please allow me to clarify what I mean.

What does it mean to read a message and understand it really? I don't mean...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th August 2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Why Setting Goals Is A Complete Waste If You Don't Understand This Truth That Nobody Talks About

Whoopsie daisy. Thanks Warrior-of-Light, for the heads up.
:D

And... as far as WSOs go... I just may.
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th August 2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By josephkerr
Why Setting Goals Is A Complete Waste If You Don't Understand This Truth That Nobody Talks About

Every goal you achieve is a goal lost. Even if you get to the particular goal you've invested so much time and energy into, you're doomed to repeat the cycle unless you understand one fundamental...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd August 2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By josephkerr
Beliefs... Good or Bad?

Does belief hurt or help us? Your thoughts, warriors?
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd August 2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By josephkerr
Re: If You Saw Broken Glass On The Ground, Would You Move It Or Leave It?

KansasDragon,

I agree. Reality is simple.

Sorry to confuse you.
:(
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st August 2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By josephkerr
Re: If You Saw Broken Glass On The Ground, Would You Move It Or Leave It?

Tina,

Oh! Thank you. Yes I agree, and I'm glad you said something. It can be very frustrating from a teacher's point of view to watch a student relinquish responsibility and stay trapped.
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st August 2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By josephkerr
Re: If You Saw Broken Glass On The Ground, Would You Move It Or Leave It?

Thank you for your reply Matt.

(I'm assuming that's your name, if not please correct me.)

Let us look at the statement that was made and explore what it means. Can we rob anyone of their pain?...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st August 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By josephkerr
Re: If You Saw Broken Glass On The Ground, Would You Move It Or Leave It?

Tina, Thank you for your reply.

I didn't say that nobody was moving it, I said I'm surprised by how often it's ignored.

It is important to me that precise understanding is happening when my...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st August 2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By josephkerr
If You Saw Broken Glass On The Ground, Would You Move It Or Leave It?

Nobody wants to answer "leave it" in a public forum, unless they're hoping to get brownie points for honesty (or humor!). But I'm continually surprised by how often the answer, when nobody's looking...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th August 2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,278
Posted By josephkerr
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th August 2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By josephkerr
Re: YOU GOT TO WATCH THIS !!!!

Effing awesome.

"There's no rule that says piano can only be played by hands."
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th August 2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By josephkerr
Re: How To Become Your Own Guru

P.S. Oorah Scottish games! Let's throw some cabers.
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th August 2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By josephkerr
Re: How To Become Your Own Guru

I'm not out to destroy the fundamentals, but put them in the right place in learning. It's only a creative, awake mind that can use them effectively anyway.

In Samurai tradition, for example, the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th August 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By josephkerr
How To Become Your Own Guru

"You must be a light unto yourself!" Jiddu Krishnamurti

"All knowledge ultimately means self-knowledge." - Bruce Lee

"What you do is what the entire universe is doing at the place you call here...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Is There Really Such Thing As A "Subconscious"?

Tonio, I kid you not. You're right.

It is that basic a question.

But be careful in this case not to mistake basic with stupid. I'm not denying my own stupidity, mind you... I know as a human...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th February 2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Is There Really Such Thing As A "Subconscious"?

don21stc, you had me at Heisenberg. < 3

Also, you seem to get it. So kudos to you, sir.
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Headline Help? Pleaseeeee

Care to share those testimonials? There might be a good story in there that you could use as a killer hook in your headlines.
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th February 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,972
Posted By josephkerr
Re: The Single Most Important Thing That Brings Success

The most important thing to bring success, really, the only thing that can bring success is failure. And I mean that quite literally. Not in the sense that "you need to learn from your failures in...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th February 2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Is There Really Such Thing As A "Subconscious"?

Well it seems the discussion is alive and well. The reason I ask is because it can be very enlightening to question the basic and what we take for granted. One of my favorite examples of this is...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By josephkerr
Re: F u cn rd ths msg, u 2 cn dbl yr incm w spdwrtng.

That was my first thought, Malcom. BTW, your avatar is impressively hilarious.
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th February 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Is There Really Such Thing As A "Subconscious"?

billMarket, I like that reply. "Find out for yourself." Well put, sir.

And Isaac, I think you have my favorite forum signature I've ever seen.

Thanks for the replies everyone.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,819
Posted By josephkerr
Re: For those about to quit article marketing (or those still learning)

For those about to quit... weeee saaaaluuuute you!

Sorry I couldn't help it.
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th February 2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,895
Posted By josephkerr
Re: What About You

Wow. If I had a lighter it'd be swaying back and forth. Kickass post.
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th February 2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,547
Posted By josephkerr
Is There Really Such Thing As A "Subconscious"?

Your thoughts please, forum friends?
Forum: Copywriting 8th February 2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Hey You, What is Copy Writing?

John Walton, you're actually demonstrating a keen ability to write copy with the subject of this post.

As a headline, "Hey You, What Is Copywriting?" attracts everyone who thinks they know...
Forum: Copywriting 24th January 2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By josephkerr
Re: How Dancing Can Make You A Better Copywriter

Ken... as long as you've got a cane and top hat, then you've got my attention.

Scott... thumbs out, lip bit, WHAT UP?! Do the white man...

Paul... you're too kind.

Denise... that's a badass...
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By josephkerr
How Dancing Can Make You A Better Copywriter

If You Learn To Dance Well, You May Be Able To Write Your First Million Dollar Sales Letter As Early As The Moment You Come Off The Dance Floor


If you'd like to master copywriting, or any skill...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th January 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By josephkerr
Re: The Dangerous Truth About Internet Marketing Culture From Somebody On The "Inside"

Sheesh. Great post ZigZag!:D

This is my favorite: "Some people like practicing Zen, other people like making Yen." Haha! Very well put.
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th January 2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By josephkerr
Re: How Napoleon Hill Helped Throw The Whole World Out Of Balance

Haha, how kind of you Jeff.

Here it is said short and simple... the moment you create a picture in your head of what life ought to be like... misery has already sprung up for you.

It is the...
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By josephkerr
Re: The Copywriting Subforum Drinking Game

but occifer... *yak*.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN0254u56Mc
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th January 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By josephkerr
Re: The Dangerous Truth About Internet Marketing Culture From Somebody On The "Inside"

Thanks for the encouragement everybody. :) I'm glad you're all enjoying this discussion.

Jerris, you bring up an interesting point. It's just speculation on my part, but I think it's educated and...
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Why You Should Study Magicians To Learn To Write Compelling Copy

Paul, haha! You got me. I was bracing for impact.Ultimate zing! Now this is getting fun...
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Hard Work and Success - Oil and Water??

Outstanding post. This is an insight that is as precious as any wealth that could ever be dreamed of.
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Why You Should Study Magicians To Learn To Write Compelling Copy

Hey, thanks a lot man. I still don't have enough posts to do grown up stuff yet. Good lookin' out.
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By josephkerr
Why You Should Study Magicians To Learn To Write Compelling Copy

One of the clients I write for has an interesting story.

His name is Mike Staumietis.

His father was one of the encyclopedia salesman who trained Gary Halbert to sell encyclopedias...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

@ "You "welcome criticism with open arms". Right. We've noticed.

...And it seems to me you're the one getting his knickers in a twist."

Hahaha. That's more like it. You zinged me. Well done. I...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Hahaha @ Travelinguy... "I agree with that 100 percent but not for the same reason the OP is claiming. Technique refers to style, to methodology, to delivery. And it's clear to many of the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th January 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Are you game? A proposed challenge

Hey, NavySeals91, you PMed me but I don't have enough posts to write back.

Wanna send another with your e-mail and I"ll get back to you?

I'm just on the other side of the park.
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Paul McQuillan for the win!

That to question is not necessarily negative, I couldn't agree with more.

Well said, sir.

Everyone is welcome to question and doubt and if you've got a good head...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Paul McQuillan for the win!

That to question is not necessarily negative, I couldn't agree with more.

Well said, sir.

Everyone is welcome to question and doubt and if you've got a good head...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th January 2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By josephkerr
How Napoleon Hill Helped Throw The Whole World Out Of Balance

If you'd like to know the real trick to self-help, then here is what's missing from most books, DVDs, and courses teaching you how to improve yourself, looked at through the lens of what you might...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Metronicity,

You have my sincere apologies if I came off as talking down to you. I was teasing the same way I tease my buddies in the service. Giving people a hard time is just a way I've learned...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Thanks Nathan, I appreciate the support. Really, my most sincere hope is that it benefits people out there struggling. If I can take the sting out of the process of learning for somebody or give...
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

For everyone who has replied, especially Travelinguy who actually made me laugh out loud, thank you. This... "endless and aimless post"... is a pretty good one-two punch and for some reason reminded...
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Forum: Copywriting 8th January 2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,097
Posted By josephkerr
Re: Free Shortcut Course On How To Write Copy Like The Legends... Even If You Feel Like A Copy Moron

Ken... heh heh heh, very clever.

Well put.

zthfitness... thank you, cheers and a million internets to you my friend.
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