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Forum: Mind Warriors 27th February 2024, 04:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 763
Posted By naviown
Re: Quick question...about being stuck.

If you have a clear vision/goal, you won't stuck. Basically what you need is a target,either it can be a financial target or health target or for example to lose weight target. You must know whats...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2024, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Odahh
Re: It's Not Important What You Do ...

I’m not going to go into great detail but in the rapidly changing world I believe instead of important. The more important feeling from what you do is valuable.

It’s value far beyond just the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2024, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Vivian Wilson
RE: It's Not Important What You Do ...

Thank you for this reminder! It prompted me to think that everything we do is about feelings. Feelings form the fundamental backdrop for our actions.
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2024, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Jamell
Re: It's Not Important What You Do ...

Having a purpose gives you direction and incentive to achieve a particular goal .
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th February 2024, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Kay King
Re: It's Not Important What You Do ...

discrat-

When I learned what you 'do' - I thought it was impressive that you figured out a way to make those businesses work FOR you! You choose your territory and your hours - I would never...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2024, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By discrat
Re: It's Not Important What You Do ...

Couldn't agree with you more, Jonathan!

I know people kind of snicker when I say I run my own food delivery business and find out it's "only" DoorDash and Uber Eats.

But I take pride in it...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2024, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By socialentry
Re: It's Not Important What You Do ...

dude hav u watched one punch man
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2024, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 763
Posted By Kay King
Re: Quick question...about being stuck.

There are forums and blogs that help with frugal living and saving and budgeting. There are forums and blogs and therapists that help people get unstuck emotionally.

On an IM forum like THIS one -...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2024, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 763
Posted By Odahh
Re: Quick question...about being stuck.

I have been getting help and doing what I need to do for a very long time. I have been working on my mental and physical health and gotten much better.

There are things I can do their are things...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2024, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 763
Posted By GordonJ
We are not at loggerheads, far from it.

I have to say your PROCESS, as you laid it out in various threads over the years, is a gold standard and the course on eBay you posted in the PATH section is all almost any Warrior needs to read to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st February 2024, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By discrat
Re: Last few weeks I have been...

It's pretty straight forward , really. Just decide what Thoughts and Emotions you want to fire and wire. And just go for it, and never look back !
It's not rocket science
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st February 2024, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By GordonJ
Here is a meditation, just for y o u and a million others.

Well, feel free to ignore this advice (assignment).

You wrote: Thought I was putting together a story of struggle and overcoming trouble. But I’m not a good story teller and no on cares.

This...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th February 2024, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By Odahh
Re: Last few weeks I have been...

Yeah I have been working through some stuff . It was never physical abuse I dealt with the repeated trauma that started when I was young. And has recurred with my family friends every job.
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th February 2024, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By discrat
Last few weeks I have been...

Untangling and "unwiring" and "unfiring "
(through Meditation and Visualization) very negative neural pathways that have bogged me down for quite sometime.

I have been highly focused and very...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th February 2024, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By alexcray
RE: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

I'd be curious to hear how you apply this concept in your own entrepreneurial or marketing endeavors. How does it help you overcome difficult situations and maintain motivation? Knowing your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2024, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By waltermulder
Re: List building

I would suggest:
1. Opt in page > thank you page
2. Daily emails providing value and affiliate offers
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2024, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By Moodesburn1977
Re: List building

chris i would probaly do as much as that pitch twice a day, i would stick to sending a email once per day

and always try to give value, i would mix the emails one day a pitch one day a curosity...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th February 2024, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 283
Posted By Kay King
Re: What is your Emotional IQ ??

Google search for the term yields 790,000,000 results....and a mental health .org site gives this definition:




That's really asking a lot, isn't it???
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th February 2024, 12:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Marcellus12
RE: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

Absolutely! Providing value consistently is key, and occasional sales pitches are natural. Taking action consistently yields results. Thanks for sharing this insightful perspective!
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th February 2024, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By discrat
Re: If you are to switch careers with someone here

A world renowned salesman/marketer/author who just happens to be an expert in retail vacuums wouldn't be a bad gig at all, imho
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2024, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By Jamell
Re: Looking for sketchy tips on how to hide your online reputation?

Be honest and forthcoming but never try to hide anything .Transparency is an intangible asset .
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2024, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Niamat Ali
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

Inspirational Dissatisfaction is the catalyst for personal growth. Embracing the discomfort of dissatisfaction often fuels the drive to strive for better, fostering a mindset of continuous...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2024, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Odahh
Re: Sometimes a person can be so dissatisfied with their life...

If you actually talk to a wide range of people. Face to face about the problem they have or with people on the lowest tier. Much of their dissatisfaction comes from things they feel they can't do...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th February 2024, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Odahh
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

Okay I understand that .

If the things you need to do to increase the level of satisfaction in your life. Require far less effort than champion level effort.

What if nothing you need to do to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th February 2024, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By discrat
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

I use that term loosely. It's really subjective anyway. Many interpretations of that word "champion".

For instance , I believe a single mother raising three kids through college is giving champion...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th February 2024, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

My prahblem is I don't evah read too straight.

I try desprit to be forensic, but my emostuffs color the day always.

How troo may this be for evryone else, I wondah, doorin' these tarrms when...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th February 2024, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By TobiMDD
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

Easier said than done in some situations but still a great reminder :)
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th February 2024, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By discrat
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

Thanks J-man, good stuff!!

I think what separates the champions from the "also rans" is that champions know there will be tough times in the journey. But they still forge ahead each and everyday...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th February 2024, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jamell
Re: Inspirational Dissatisfaction

We a have those days when we don't feeling doing it but it's the passion and discipline that guides us through .


Great post .
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2023, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By ExRat
Re: Bum Marketing In 2023.

Hi,

I remember when someone came up with that phrase and made a WSO about it! I'm a little surprised to see that the phrase is still in use.
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th October 2023, 02:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 619
Posted By dee4d
Re: DEALING WITH FEAR

Whenever you are control of your conscious mind, you become a winner and overcome fear. We just need to take control of our thoughts, emotions and behavior.
I believe in affirmation and reframing of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2023, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 619
Posted By DWolfe
Re: DEALING WITH FEAR

I prefer this quote instead "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Forum: Copywriting 23rd October 2023, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By max5ty
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

I know this thread is kinda old...

but I was going through some stuff today and came across something that I had forgotten about...and probably everyone else has heard about.

It's like what...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th October 2023, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By Odahh
Re: What PROPELS you forward? Anti hold back post.

Im 45 natural lifespan based on family history get s me to about 80. I have no expectation of retirement and no children to take care of me in my later years.

There is plenty of research now on...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th October 2023, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By GordonJ
What PROPELS you forward? Anti hold back post.

The what is holding you back post was a one time poster, and we see more and more of those these days. And we also saw some answers, mostly about FEAR, as being the thing that holds Warriors back.
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th October 2023, 01:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Po Last
RE: What's holding you back?

I understand that it can be difficult to identify the emotions and behaviors that are holding us back. I've been there myself. But it's important to be honest with yourself, because once you know...
Forum: Copywriting 9th October 2023, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
RE: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Email is a whooooooole different thing mate
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2023, 04:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,911
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is AI ready to write a great book?

There are all these courses because the appeal is universal. Do nothing and get rich.

There are already tons of courses on using AI to write books, write sales offers, and blog posts.

Best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2023, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Produce video ads and VSLs in a few hours for fast, effective testing

So I've been in this direct response industry for 18 years now.

It used to take a few weeks... if not a month to produce VSLs.

Now? Holy $%$%$

If you’re running traffic on Facebook, YouTube,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2023, 08:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,911
Posted By talfighel
Re: The centuries old secret to rapid success.

Today, YES, anyone can write a book and make money when others buy it.

The most challenging part is.... How do you promote it when there is so much noise in the market place?

If you can figure...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2023, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Another way to sound negative is to offer a "damaging admission" that is actually a benefit.

Male enhancement pills were advertised with a warning "If erection lasts for 4 hours or more, see your...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2023, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By max5ty
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

One thing I think everyone should understand is that a lot of the ideas they read about were used on a list...

sometimes, depending on your list, you can do things that wouldn't work on someone...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2023, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Kay King
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Did a bit of cleanup and re-opened the thread because it is a good discussion with some excellent examples.
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2023, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

There's a more effective way than that in the follow up email sequence.

Personalize to many.

In your email dashboard look for the multiple opens that haven't bought.

Instead of the pressure...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2023, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

It depends on the previous interactions with the seller.

For example, if the persona was that of The Rich Jerk,
then the hard negative close is fitting.

The woman relationship coach who exudes...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2023, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Yes. The reason this copywriter said all of that, isn't because he method is a proven way to sell.

The writer said all that for two reasons I can immediately see;
1) He is trying to differentiate...
Forum: Copywriting 19th September 2023, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Throw out a vacuum fulla nuthin' whatsoevah, likely all kindsa stuffs gonna SWOOSH to fill the place.

"Why, it's like I was carried along, as if by magic — simply for fear of missing out!"
...
Forum: Copywriting 18th September 2023, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

It works if you're addressing the audience that is susceptible to that type of manipulation.

Step 1 is to identify the audience. Step 2 is write in a "voice " that speaks to them.

If you're...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2023, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By SARubin
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

My mistake. I thought you were asking because you were actually considering trying it out on your own list.
I guess I was just projecting my own intent onto your question (I usually like to see if...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2023, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Paul Hooper-Kelly
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

Probably the most famous use of the negative sell was the American Express mailing piece.

It started off "Quite frankly, the American Express card is not for everyone..." It proved to be highly...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2023, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

I would never use anything close to that in an e-mail.
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2023, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

See what he did there, everyone?

It wasn't personal. He was speaking about a hypothetical person, and then immediately went on to describe how nearly all of us would describe ourselves...rightly...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2023, 03:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By SARubin
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

I doubt this works on many people, if any.

If someone is already drooling over this guys previous brilliant insights, then it might work? Otherwise it comes across as insulting and patronizing...
Forum: Copywriting 15th September 2023, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone Tried/Tested "The Negative Sell?"

It doesn't work well as you stated it.

A version of this that works well is implying that there is a limited number/amount of what you sell. It could even be a limited amount of time you have.
...
Forum: Copywriting 15th September 2023, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By GordonJ
The frame is the picture.

There are shades of gray in this type of selling, as presented, it is borderline insulting (by intent) and may be used to trigger a specific reaction...and how it is presented, or what the context...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th September 2023, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By lanfear63
Has Intuition Ever Saved You From Anything?

Did you ever choose not to take that car journey with friends, later to find that the car crashed? Did you have a bad gut feeling about a business deal and backed out because of it, only to find it...
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