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Forum: Copywriting 2nd May 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Richard: I disagree with you. If you were to hire a plumber to work on your pipes, and you went to visit his home or office and found he had lousy plumbing, would you hire him? I know I wouldn't. To...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd May 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

I agree with you. If you aren't living proof that your product works, no one will buy it. I won't get involved in buying a product or course, unless the owner is reliable, trustworthy, has impeccable...
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

Thanks for your suggestion. I re-did the guy's sales letter and sent it to him. He loved it and is now using it. Only time will tell if the copy will work or not. He told me he'll keep in touch and...
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

Yeah, I thought the same thing. I knew it needed work. I just wanted a second opinion.

Thanks for your comments.
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

For those that degraded the copy, can you tell me why?
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

I already know what to say, I just figured there may be some copywriters with more training and experience that can pinpoint the bad and the good, so when I write the copy, I can compare what I write...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

Thanks Shawn. I'll check out the links.

Have a good one.
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Advice with Copy

Hey Guys, this is a template response. It was sent to me by a client. I just wanted to find out what areas were good and what was bad. The client requested I re-write this copy. I am going to do...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By hhhusted
Need Advice with Copy

Hey Guys,

I've been away from this board for a number of days (actually for a few weeks). I've been dealing with health issues.

I'm back now. I have a request to make. Can you review the copy...
Forum: Copywriting 24th February 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

I agree. I would assume that most copywriters know how to create ads, besides sales copy. I know I do.

Thanks for the comments everyone. I go my answer.
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

I am a landing page sales copy writer only. I don't do print form. My copy is strictly direct response but for the web.

During my many years writing such copy, I have been approached by clients,...
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

He may be too literal, but is he right? If he is, it doesn't matter how literal his definition is, as long as the answer is correct. Being too literal is a choice of word usage. The main thing is...
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

I'm studying NLP now and find it interesting. The more I learn, more I find it fascinating.
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Actually, there could be a difference...here is an example.

I guess the client was either uninformed or was looking for someone to do two types of work.
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

That's probably why the client listed both terms. She wanted one person to do more than copy.
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

I agree with being a specialist. I also understand what you are saying. Your words make sense. That's probably why the ad was written in such a way. The client was probably looking for a copywriter...
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

Is there a reason why the advertiser used both terms? Maybe he/she is not educated as to what copywriters do? Thanks for the info.
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By hhhusted
Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

I was just wondering if a copywriter is on the same level as an ad writer, regarding skill level? Are they educated the same way? Does a copywriter have more experience?

I was asking because I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,892
Posted By hhhusted
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

I hate to tell you, my friend, but you can't use Elance unless you pay a monthly fee. Even with the other services, you still have to pay a fee to use the service. So I am unsure where you came up...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

The problem is not with NLP, it is with people and their understanding of it. I took a number of courses in psychology and human behavior, and even did part-time counseling, and one thing I noticed,...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Look whose talking. You act the same way. You have the personality of a dead frog sometimes. Take your own advice sometimes. Instead of trashing others when they make comments, you think are absurd,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,892
Posted By hhhusted
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

I was told by top Internet marketers to find a niche you like or have a passion for. Once you find that niche, make sure it has little competition. Next, find out what the biggest problem is for that...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd January 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Yeah, because it seemed that the issue of NLP in copywriting wasn't clearly answered. However, I did get a response privately that did answer my question. So I am good.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd January 2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,269
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Reading through all the post, I am getting a mixed bag of answers. What is the truth? Does NLP work in copywriting or not? If so, how has it been used in copywriting in the past?

By the way, I...
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

If you don't like reading it, skip over it. It is a legit question.
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

I totally agree. When your sales copy can provide very high conversions for your clients, you are definitely a wanted person. That company will do whatever is necessary to keep you busy.
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

That's why CEOs hire copywriters. They know they can't write.

Bob Bly once said that copywriting won't die as long as businesses keep alive. In other words, there will always be a need. The...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

Video creation is different. I'm talking about actual written copy compared to video.
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

Amen to that. Just like the X-Files (The Truth is Out There), money is the same thing. It is out there, we just have to know where to look. For that, having someone to direct us can help.
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

You might be right. In NYC, businesses are hurting big time. However, if I go on Google, I can find all the local businesses, contact them by phone, and set up a meeting with them by Skype, unless...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Is Copy Dead Or Not?

Thanks Shawn. I appreciate your comments. After reading them, I have to say I admire your way of doing business. If a person can offer more than copy to a business, that makes them more of an asset. ...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By hhhusted
Is Copy Dead Or Not?

I was on LinkedIn today in a forum for copywriters, and we were discussing copywriting and rates that many clients want to pay.

John Graham Seeliger made these comments. I thought I would share...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,931
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Best Place to seek High Caliber Copywriting jobs?

I like what you said regarding offering full solutions for businesses. When you can be the one-step service provider for a company, you will end up getting more business than you thought possible.
...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By hhhusted
Re: What I Do INSTEAD of Writing For Clients

I've been working in the Internet marketing arena for nearly 20 years and still don't know a lot about it. The field is constantly changing. What worked two years ago doesn't work today. You have...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By hhhusted
Re: What I Do INSTEAD of Writing For Clients

Harlan,

This doesn't relate to the original post, however, I am curious. At the end of your name you have Ed.D. I looked it up. This means you are a doctor of Education. Is this one step up from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Some Feedback on My Promotional Explainer Video Page Pls

No problem. Let me know how it works for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Some Feedback on My Promotional Explainer Video Page Pls

When I was in writing classes, my professor always told me to keep the concept simple and easy to remember and understand. Fancy words can turn someone off. When you explain something, use simple...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,084
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Where to Find Clients that Will Pay a Respectable Rate for Writing

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. You beat me to it.
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,084
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Where to Find Clients that Will Pay a Respectable Rate for Writing

You are right. You have to know your self-worth. You have must have confidence in your abilities to command high fees. When I'm on Elance, I only look for projects that pay $1000+. I refuse to take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Using Linked to Get More than $5,000 in Sales in 2 Weeks

As long as you have the budget for it, AdWords is one great way to gain instant traffic to your app course. Let me know how you make out with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Need Some Feedback on My Promotional Explainer Video Page Pls

I like the overall design of your site. It looks professional. However, the name sounds weird. Instead of using "Promotional Explainer Video," why not just say "Explain your product or service by way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,113
Posted By hhhusted
Re: How to say "THANK YOU" on the WF!

I agree. My believe is that it is nice to actually read comments from people, instead of seeing your name in the Thanks area. It adds a personal touch to it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,892
Posted By hhhusted
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

I started making money by creating a product that people want. I did research (free) and found a niche. I'm making money from that niche.
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Finding Work-At-Home Assignments

Thanks for the input guys. I bookmarked the site you gave, Joe. I'll read over what you guys said and make note of your thoughts.
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By hhhusted
Finding Work-At-Home Assignments

Anyone have an idea where I can look to find work-at-home copywriting or writing assignments that doesn't pay poorly?

Thanks for your input.
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,084
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Where to Find Clients that Will Pay a Respectable Rate for Writing

I just downloaded Paul's book. I bought Tiffany's PLR course earlier this year. Thanks for the info. Great stuff.
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,931
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Best Place to seek High Caliber Copywriting jobs?

Thanks for this list. It really will be helpful to me.
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,410
Posted By hhhusted
Re: How to score big fish clients

I just saw the link to this thread today, and listened to your podcast. Thanks for the info. Great stuff. I will use the tips.

Take care and Happy New Year.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Dealing with Old Copy

That's an interesting point. Thanks for mentioning it. I met a client that had no clue what a copywriter did, or what copy was. I guess he was new to the Internet. He hired me to write an e-book for...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

I had a client that hired me to write copy and an e-book for her. The problem-I was new to the industry. I was honest with her. I gave her a couple of my best samples, and she loved them. She told me...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

Yeah, I think some people forget that honesty is the best policy when it comes to creating sales copy.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

That's an interesting way to look at it. Testosterone can make one act crazy sometimes.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

When you think about it, this is kind of like the Rich Jerk's ads when he was promoting his eBook. Some of his ads stated things like the following:

"Yeah, I may be ugly but at least I'm rich....
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

This is true. At least this is what I was told by some copywriting and marketing experts. Anthony Robbins had mentioned this in his tapes and CDs very often. It deals with pleasure and pain. People...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Copywriters: Why Do These Ads Work?

It seems like the ads are using reverse psychology. A new twist to a headline. It aims for those that are tough. Like macho men.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd January 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By hhhusted
Re: Dealing with Old Copy

Yes, Brian. That is what is was. I was merely getting viewpoints from other copywriters. I just wanted to get an idea what other members in this forum would do.

Actually, I had an experience like...
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