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Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Creating 'fear' in a copy where none exists

Could you spend your resources focusing on other emotions instead of fear?

Perhaps you could discover what are the core emotions brewing within the market and focus in on those feelings.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,194
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: I GIVE UP!

Print out an inspirational salesletter from a proven product with tons of proof and paste it in front of you.

Follow the product's teachings all the way thru and thru every step exactly as they...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,893
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How To Make Money Off Copywriting?

Great goals spur men to greatness.

The thing is...what will you do after 30 days?

Throw in the towel and call copywriting the fakest thing since Kim Kardashian's rear?

Beat yourself up...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,633
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Please Help Critique My First Sales Copy

Agreed.

These people are probably depressed while reading the salesletter. It might not take much to push them over the edge and swallow a handful of mothballs.

I'd dive straight into a...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,633
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Please Help Critique My First Sales Copy

Comments:


Design needs to be more professional... If you find it difficult to piece together good design, my advice would be to strip everything down, forget the fancy header and shadow...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 6th December 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 194,509
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Best SEO Service On The Warrior Forum? - 900+ Page 1 Rankings Delivered & Rising

Hello, I just placed an order, signed up to your mailing list and emailed you the details of my url/keywords...

Currently SERPFox ranks my keyword at #15
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th October 2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

All necessary data was posted in the initial post. Perhaps you can specify which data you are talking about?

Thank you.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th October 2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

I use a good headline which I've seen around the internet on banners and modified it to fit my own purpose.

I use a few credibility elements like telephone number and a nice logo which I hand...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th October 2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

So I've switched the targetting back to when I initially started the Facebook campaign and my opt-in rates have gotten back to normal which is 44%.

Although, the creative's CTR suffered a big...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th October 2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

Im going to reset the campaign stats and target the same people as in STEP 1 and see what happens with the conversions...

Reporting back soon!
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th October 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

(1)CPC all the way thru all campaigns.

(2) PPC for STEP 1 = $0.72 , STEP 2 =$0.71 , STEP 3 = $0.94, STEP 4 = $0.49

(3) I targetted a different group of people from STEP 1 but used the same...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th October 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

Similar impressions accross all tests except STEP 4 which got the most impressions because by now I was thinking I got this in the bag so I doubled my campaign spend for the day.

Only to be...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th October 2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

Could be...

However I'm sending the clicks to a squeeze page, the same one as STEP 1... I believe this could be a targetting issue.

I should cater towards those interest groups (i,e, biggest...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 15th October 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By IdrisSG
Facebook Dilemma - What's your opinion

Here's what I'm doing right now...

STEP 1
I'm using Facebook to build a list of women who want to lose weight. Initially when I started I used a broad brush and targetted everyone who is a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th October 2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook >>> Squeeze Page. What's A Good Conversion Rate?

Thanks once again MikerFocus.

Which traffic source would you recommend to start out with once I've got a good campaign going on Facebook?




Added.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th October 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Facebook >>> Squeeze Page. What's A Good Conversion Rate?

@sufeyh: Sure, why don't you post your Skype ID or Gmail address here and I'll send you a reply. I do not have Facebook or Twitter.

@MikerFocus: Thanks, that's something I'll do. If its...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th October 2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By IdrisSG
Facebook >>> Squeeze Page. What's A Good Conversion Rate?

Hello, I've posed this question but wanted more input, so here it is:

Lets say you're running Facebook traffic to a squeeze page, what would be an acceptable conversion rate before you said "Ok,...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th October 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,607
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: 3 Tips on running a successful Facebook CPC/CPM campaign.

This is a great thread, thank you.

I wanted to ask you about your squeeze page. Right now I'm running a health campaign on Facebook and getting a 10% conversion on my squeeze page.

In your...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th July 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,151
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: I can't convert 7search

I just got a sale from 7search.

I've found a campaign which produces a rock solid return of 20%... EVERY TIME.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Google's Strange Games

Hello! : )

Yes I'm logged out of Google/Gmail. And I don't click on the piece of content which is a YT video




This is occuring to a YTube video. Which makes it super strange.

It could...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th November 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By IdrisSG
Google's Strange Games

A few days ago I launched a backlinking campaign for a piece of content I created and I'm on page 1 of Google.com right now for the keyword I targetted.

However the strange thing is that for my...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Does a coach need to be more skilled than you?

Coaches do not need to be better than the coached per say, I don't think that's what a coach is.

In my opinion, a coach has to know how to get you from point A to point B, he needs to know how...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: This is my first sales copy. I'm excited!

I'd suggest instead of a huge Download button at the bottom...

Load up an optin box.

And if you want to stick to the long copy format, I'd suggest utilising the space to the max.

Fill up...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

@Pusateri



Sleep is what I used to do until I realized that I enjoyed it too much and started doing uncalled for stuff like day dreaming and imagining I was a giant prehistoric condor/...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

@ Mark Andrews



Yes I am looking to make the process of copywriting more pleasurable. The main kick I get from writing copy is seeing the results it brings.

The rest of the process of...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

@ Alex Cohen



That's what I did with the salesletter I just printed and sealed into envelopes.

Get it done now rather than get it perfect later.
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

@RazvanRogoz



Agreed.

When I first started writing copy I thought it was supposed to take a long time, like 3 weeks to create everything. And I actually did take 3 weeks.

But as I grew...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

@Steve Copywriter



That's an eye opener.

27 times is huge.

Would I be correct to assume that each of those 27 times represent a specific edit you do?
Forum: Copywriting 29th October 2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By IdrisSG
The Right Way To Forget About Copy...

I've noticed an increased amount of frustration when creating copy.

As of this very second I've got a one page salesletter I'm sending out to business owners about a service I'm providing and its...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Research: I want to call some prospects on the phone...

This is really important. Getting to know your prospects is critical.

I'd suggest:

(1) Going to a forum, befriending some people there and trying to get their numbers that way.

(2) Post a...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Critique of copy for a post card mailing

Sounds like you've got a great offer.

However the copy reads too general. Its targetting too many people.

For example, you could tighten up your headline by making it more specific.

From...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Which Headline Would You Use?

To me firstly, I think there could be other strategies better than flyers.

Flyers gives an air of extreme "un-target-ness" like shooting at fish in the ocean with a blow gun... instead of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How do you capture email adresses on YOUR offline site?

"Climbing To The Top Of Google: How To Rank Your Website High On The World's Largest And Most Popular Search Engine In 30 Days"
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: My Client's Site Google Slapped....

Getting slapped is not as bad as getting sandboxed I believe.

Your best course of action would be to build quality links consistently, perhaps maintain your site better with the addition of more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: I owned the 1st page in less than 3 days!

You built a site "between classes" that's really amazing.

Did you use templates?

If so which one?
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How to do business with people who advertise in the newspaper?

There's one reason why they're advertising in the papers...

They want more sales.

If you can show them how to get more sales, give them actual proof and show them that they don't need to spend...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 20,599
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Land UNLIMITED Offline clients with these two simple questions!!(MY PHONE SCRIPT)

I think this should be transformed into a salesletter!

That act alone multiplies the power of this script.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,434
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How I closed 11 out of 11 meetings in the last 4 weeks

This is key. Assume the sale.

If its something they want they WANT IT fast.

Its been my experience too that when the business owner says thigns like "I've got a business partner and I need to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,716
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Educate me on what system to use for monthly recurring payments...

I just read a thread that mentioned this website:

Check by Phone / Check by Fax / 30 Days Absolutely Free (http://www.q-check.com/)

Check it out see if it fits your needs.

Good luck.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Theme for Medical Doctor

That is a beautiful theme.

It looks familiar though, I think I've seen this theme somewhere, its the top left corner's design that struck a memory.

Somewhere on Themeforest perhaps I've seen...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Aiming too high?

I think it sounds like you're aiming too high in terms of quantity of products.

Why are there so many items on your site?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 45,594
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Mobile Website Showcase [IMAGES]

These are just beautiful!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,811
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: My first check for $947 and how I did it.

Very motivational story.

Sounds like there should be some aspects of automation that could be implemented to make this biz run and grow smoothly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,185
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: This is why I hate Online Marketers

Its a good thing that you've managed to spot this trend.

You can save your cash and spend it on better things.

And might I suggest that you even learn from these marketers, flip the quality...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,530
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: First $100 day with affiliate sales! Here is how you do it.

Thanks Matt this is very motivational.

I've been dabbling with affiliate marketing here and there and I've made fistfuls of sales.

Its only in the recent weeks that I've created traffic...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: What the...why is my Privacy page ranked?

The way I see it you've got two options.

(1) Put a link prominently on your Privary page leading to your product

(2) Add a nofollow to your robots.txt file (do a google search for robots file...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,298
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: The Big MOBILE MARKETING Dilema !!!!

If you believe in the opportunity and they are as unmotivated as you say.

I guess the only solution is to do it for them.

And I mean everything. And they'll pay you per head that walks in.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Taking The Leap ...Do I Need An LLC?

I'd suggest that you GET a real business.

LLC or otherwise, something solid, something real. This serves two purposes:

(1) Increase your "legit-ness" to businesses buying from you

(2) Make...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,219
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: I just SOLD a domain for $1300 to an Attorney!

Also - I wanted to ask, and if you could share, what was the terms of the transfer?

I think it would help a lot of guys here, including myself to prepare for the eventualities that may occur when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,591
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How to find offline businesses with no websites?

I'd suggest going thru the pages manually.

Those companies that have websites usually display it in their Yellow Pages ad.

Pick a niche too, don't start at page 1 of Yellow Pages.

I'd go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,219
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: I just SOLD a domain for $1300 to an Attorney!

Good job!

Well done and thanks for sharing your story.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,496
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Newbies Make Money Now!! - Quit Saving Up For A PPC Campaign Or whatever...:)

I'm pretty surprised that someone with your level of post count would recommend these series of steps to a friend.

For example:

"Create an auto response "Welcome Email" That welcomes people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 889
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: How long do you take to create your product?

My take on it is this...

Don't spend a minute on product creation until all the market research indicates that it'll be a good idea to create a product in the first place.

Once you've got...
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: High end products copywriting

Check this one out by Dan:

Amazon.com: No B.S. Marketing to the Affluent: The No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take No Prisoners Guide to Getting Really Rich (9781599181813): Dan S. Kennedy: Books
...
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,953
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Psychic Predictions for 2012

I'm kinda excited for February 2012 now!

Lets hope its something cool.
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By IdrisSG
Re: Copywriter = fisherman

$10,000 a day social escort

I make your dreams come true... I know how to be what you want me to be. I fulfil your needs, your wants and your deepest unspoken desires...

Next to me you'll feel...
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