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Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,978
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Advanced Copywriting...Lesson 1..."Proof"

Memetics

you say My response to your rationalization of this is that if you trust your reader first, they are more likely to trust you.

However it happens isn't relevant - copywriting is...
Forum: Copywriting 26th June 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,978
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Advanced Copywriting...Lesson 1..."Proof"

Interesting thread. My take is that proof and facts aren't enough. For one thing they need to be believable - hence the customer reviews.

The other way is to get some trust. One way to get them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th February 2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Local Business - How Many Visitors A Day To Get 1 lead / Day?

Big question: do you have an autoresponder series? If not, set one up. If you do, well done!

Conversion optimization is not that hard, your emphasis will be different though. You aren't looking...
Forum: Copywriting 15th February 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Would YOU do this if someone didn't pay...?

Well. They say "half a year's worth of work" - no interim payments? Why not?

Anyway, aside from the funnier side of things, let's see what we can do for the future. Because these guys are the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th February 2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,141
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Seriously, How Many People on This Forum Actually Know What They're on About?

The problem is subtle. There are people who have been successful on the internet just through luck. Their success implies they are knowledgeable about it. They apply their systems to your needs. That...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,973
Posted By Moriarty
Re: I am WORN OUT and tired of SEO

It strikes me that you are experiencing what many offline businesses are experiencing: margins are getting tighter. People have to do more and usually earn less as thanks.

A question: are your...
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By Moriarty
Re: How does a Copywriter-for-hire learn the market he is hired for?

You say


This has nothing to do with trains. The guys who are hiring you know everything about trains. If you need details, they will tell you almost anything you need to know. Well, if they're...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Social Monkee - Any Point?

Total, utter and absolute waste of your time and your effort.

If your backlinks aren't bringing you real traffic that means real conversions they don't mean much. Whatever Google's use of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Multilingual website For Search engine

You need to set the html language tag to the language you want to be listed under.

You can find out more, here: Language tags in HTML and XML...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th February 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Any great article mading tools?

The very finest tool is your imagination. What's more, it's amazing fun.
Forum: Social Media 9th February 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Run FB ads for customer without them seing what I'm doing

Lars


What can you do? Nothing. Not one thing. So let them go. That's it. When they realize just how hard it is to run a Facebook page or advertising program is the time when they come back and...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Moriarty
Re: copywriting course

Mike, there is no real difference. The one uses a landing page that you can click, the other uses a piece of paper. Transposing the opportunity to click needs to be transposed to filling in a form or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Exact matching Keywords phrase in URL, Title & meta description

Content, content, content. The title is part of the content.

The URL is less useful now. The headcode (tags) isn't even read by the Google bot - and I doubt if it is noticed by the other bots....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,385
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Post Penguin Question -I Am Putting Original Content and Social Bookmarking But No Change in SER

Why is nobody talking about traffic?

My hunch is that Google sees backlinks as a source of traffic post Panda. If your links bring you traffic that stays on site, this affects your ranking because...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Crafting Killer Hooks, step by step methodology?

Aside David G's sage advice my thoughts run to what motivates people to buy a product that you're selling.

Imagine what motivates someone to buy your product.
Imagine what they ask when buying...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Price of 1 email copy written? (professionally copywritten)

It all depends on what you want. What's more it's not always the case that you get what you pay for.

If you're looking to hire, make sure that the person you're hiring is confident and chatty in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Organic Search Conversions

When your page shows up, find out what it is appearing for. Do that search yourself and see what others are doing. It might not be a term people use when wanting to buy something.

Does this help...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Can I add something here?

Old school I might be, only build yourself an email list. That way people who liked you aren't going to forget you. The basic affiliate marketing model died five years...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Good bye folks

Mark, take it easy, enjoy your days and make the most of what you have.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Question about google.com vs. google.ie

I think your friend is experiencing something rather more subtle.

He's been doing his research diligently, looking at all the opposition, checking it out for gaps in their story. Night after...
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Copywriting Opportunities

Rezbi,

sorry to be late to your party. It sounds as if you needed a break!

Just make sure that you are getting enough clients for the highly paid research jobs to make ends meet.

What's...
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Copywriters...If You Had To Get 2 New Clients This Week, How Would You Do It?

Angie, I do agree with you - only there are times when people won't try you because you don't have anything to show. How else do you start? How else do you get a gig? By offering your services at $20...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Moriarty
Re: What is in a good Local SEO package

Looks pretty good as it is.

I know a few small businesses (restaurants, local services etc) who have found Facebook and Twitter VERY important in their getting new faces. It is fantastic for...
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Copywriters...If You Had To Get 2 New Clients This Week, How Would You Do It?

Getting serious. The one thing you need to discover is what you like in your new job. You also need to find out what clients you like (and dislike). This is the basis of a sound business - and you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Adsense abroad question

Hi, there shouldn't be any problem with your sites overseas. The Google algorithm will pick the adverts that are most profitable to it to display - so you don't have to worry about that side of...
Forum: Social Media 4th February 2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Made my Facebook page, now how do I get likes?

Hi there, there are a lot of things you need to get traffic to a Facebook page. Paid advertising, or other social media channels - or through your website/blog.

The essence of social media is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Why I Don’t Backlink.. At Least The Traditional Way

When I first started on the net years ago - and up until the Panda revisions - my sites ranked for their keywords from content alone. In those days some backlinks helped reinforce this.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,691
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Blog comments useless?

The guys speaking about link building are right. I get lots of spammy comments and they get dumped. The days when spammy backlinks worked is dead. Google has trashed them, and more importantly,...
Forum: Social Media 4th February 2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,112
Posted By Moriarty
Re: How to build an email list?

The key to a good email list is keeping them interested.

This means you need to find a niche, find people who like what you write and give them more of it. Because if you don't you are going to...
Forum: Social Media 4th February 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,849
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Pinterest! I still don't get it!

Let's get one thing straight: Pinterest is not about making money!

Pinterest is about getting people interested. That is something else altogether. Because getting folks interested is crucial if...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

I am afraid that the more intellectual the person, the more gullible they really are. In fact the person who claims not to be gullible usually is.

Those who know their gullibility know where they...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Need tactic to create urgency to buy in sales letter.

Just a quickie because it is bedtime here in Holland.

Your coach has a business, I hope. We need to know what his clients like about him. You can check references or send out emails and ask them....
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Need tactic to create urgency to buy in sales letter.

From my perspective the use of irrelevant limits won't help. When someone sees that the deadline is close, they will simply click away and look for someone who does have the time to deal with them.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd February 2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Moriarty
Re: 2 Different Products, but GOOGLE considers them same. How to promote the 2 pages then?

I think we have a problem with the algorithm. To Google, Razor wire is barbed wire.

Have you used any other search engines? Because Google also has its "personalized search" algorithm installed...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,179
Posted By Moriarty
Re: Hate on my Squeeze Page

What a great page!

I do agree about the arrows, only it is still QUITE CLEAR what you want your prospects to do with two. That is a detail of the third order.

Fair warning: after a few days...
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