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Forum: Copywriting 19th August 2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Would You Do Me A Favor?

Sorry about that last one.

Hoping the next one does better.
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

For some people, Coaching is something reasonable people ARE willing to pay for whatever the price.

Maybe you missed the part of my post earlier where I said if the coach delivers what they say...
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

Ehhh...

Actually no, for the reasons that Ross explained quite clearly and which Rick so kindly clarified even further.

For the record we're talking about good quality coaching programs that...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

Yes, of course.

It's all part of the sales strategy.

You can't hold it against a salesman for doing what he does best.
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

A no. of copywriters don't state their fees on their sales pages. Does that make them manipulative?

It doesn't bother me that much about the price not being stated, if I a particular coaching...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

I was listening to the story of Alex Jeffreys recently.

He was working as a construction worker and was looking for a way to financial independence.

He attended a seminar held by Rich...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Priceless coaching program

I went through a funnel like this recently.

I was attracted by the copy.

The funnel included a series of 10-16 emails which pre-sold the program. He only revealed the offer right at the end. ...
Forum: Copywriting 20th March 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By The Marketeer
Forum: Copywriting 3rd March 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: The ultimate guarantee - has anyone tried donations

That's a good point Marcia has made ^.

Have you considered giving it away to build a subscriber list?
Forum: Copywriting 3rd March 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,184
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: My thoughts on John Carlton and his seminar

Shawn, great post dude!

It's great to hear about people's personal experiences after using a product or visiting a seminar.

If you personally benefited from it then that's great. I'm sure...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd March 2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,184
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: My thoughts on John Carlton and his seminar

I was watching this programme the other day about Behaviour Management.

It's all about kids who have behavioural problems.

When these kids don't get enough attention they start to kick up a...
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is a Copywriter on the Same Level as an Ad Writer?

You're on the right track.

It's best to hire someone who specializes in a certain type of ad writing.

Different types of ads have different formats and rules which must be adhered to.
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: the elusive USP....

I agree with Rick.

I think it's possible to help the client uncover their USP without actually referring to the acronym USP.

It can be achieved by just going through the interview process and...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: I'll See You Guys Around, I'm Outa Here!

Me too.

I've had enough of this place...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Good bye folks

You seemed to be one of the Copywriting Forum residents and have made some good contributions here.

I think you'll find it hard to stay away.
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: One book that's changed my business and my life...

I have a confession to make.

I love...

Falling for things...

That make me more money.

If there's something wrong with that, then please show me the right way.
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Yep, I call myself a copywriter

There was a good discussion on this not too long ago.

Have a search for it.

I think it was started by a geezer called Andrews.
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Looking for competitor comparison charts

Gotcha.

Will keep an eye out for that type.
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Looking for competitor comparison charts

Here you go:

25 Comparison Tables (http://www.webdesigndev.com/inspiration/25-clear-and-beautiful-comparison-tables)
Forum: Copywriting 25th January 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Suggestions for my Site?

You're welcome.

It might also be helpful to speak to some angry people or via a specialized survey if that is feasible enough.

Ask them what kind of things make them angry and why. Then use...
Forum: Copywriting 24th January 2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Suggestions for my Site?

I'm not sure how this sales page will improve your conversations.

But if you're looking to improve your conversions then there's certainly room for improvement.

Here are some suggestions:

1....
Forum: Copywriting 22nd January 2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: $1,000,000 USA Today Print Ad Competition

Good point.

I think it could have served 2 main purposes or more.

Factor 1: The Google ad took the least amount of ink to print thereby saving them on printing costs. It would have probably...
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: $1,000,000 USA Today Print Ad Competition

I wonder if awarding Google 1st prize could influence the amount of money Google spends on future advertising with them.

You scratch my back etc. etc.

Just thinkin...
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,647
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: $10,000 Copywriting Challenge

What she said ^

I lost interest once the expert started speaking.

Needs better visuals.
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Husband Day Care Centre - Marketing Genius!

Dude, that is a brilliant idea!

You'd have husbands/boyfriends booking their partners in, weeks in advance for a service like this.
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
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Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By The Marketeer
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Thanks for the link.

Do you think it's possible that some pro's keep some of their best techniques to themselves?

There are also some that publicly deny knowledge that they actually use.
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Maybe some of you have mis-understood what Rezbi was trying to say in his OP.

Here's what I understood from his words:

"NLP isn't utter hogwash.

Yes, there are some elements which he...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: NLP, Hypnotic Copywriting...what's the REAL "secret sauce" of persuasion?

Thanks for that very informative post and video.

That's a good loop you've opened up.
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: "The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational"

I hope I haven't cognitively discriminated against anyone.

If so, I apologize.

Nothing personal.
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

From reading the comments on your article it seems that classic copywriting fans feel that NLP can never replace the classic principles of copywriting.

Now I wonder what cognitive bias that falls...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

Yeah.

I think I'll have to consciously apply some of those cognitive biases to the dark side of NLP.
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,264
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

There seems to be a contradiction in the following quote



Can anyone spot it?

I agree with what you say here:
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By The Marketeer
Forum: Copywriting 8th January 2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By The Marketeer
Remote Controlled Marketing

Hey Guys,

So there's this marketing technique I've noticed for some time.

But for some veterans this might not be anything new.

Anyway, here's it is:

Let's say people post requests for...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: I'm Overwhelmed - Where Should I Start?

You've got some kick ass resources which some people dream of having.

Despite that, if you still feel you need some motivation...

And a way to make sense of all the info so that you can start...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

Yeah good point.

But sometimes I wonder if maybe some cliche lovers become so attached to cliches that they find it difficult to let go of them.

Or maybe it's just too challenging for them to...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

I guess you're right.

When something gets used too much then it moves into the cliche zone.
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

I've got no bones with "tested, tried and true, classic, proven copy"

Because once a piece of copy has passed its initiation ceremony it moves into the big boys league.

Which is quite a...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

Thanks, glad to hear I'm not the only one.

Empathy and Rapport before Creativity.

Yes, I agree.

Thanks.
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

Good point.

This is where creativity comes into play, right?
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Beyond Cliched Openings

Tell me about it.

I just thought I'd let "the market" know the kind of stuff they're putting out there.

You know when I see good copy I really appreciate it.

I actually enjoy reading it.
...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By The Marketeer
Beyond Cliched Openings

I've noticed this trend recently.

Actually it's been going on for some time.

It reminds me of those moments.

When you're out shopping minding your own business and then suddenly...

Out of...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Trust Your Instincts and Get More Projects Done?

Good post.

I've found this to be very true in some of my work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: For web designers: your opinion on ads for your business wanted

Right ok. Thanks for the thanks.

Sorry I didn't read that far down to realize you decided against it.

Hope you've managed to find a better alternative.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: For web designers: your opinion on ads for your business wanted

Ewen, the WSO's that do really well use a sales funnel pricing system.

Low front end price. This is the main attraction for the WSO market.

Once they've taken the bait, then upsell them with...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd January 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Results of My Split Tests Defy Common Sense

You might want to change your Pre-headline from:

"Don't Buy Another Gym Membership of Fitness Product Until You Read This"

To:

Don't Buy Another Gym Membership or Fitness Product Until You...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: Converting OLD website to a "Newer" website

You need a contact form somewhere above the fold to capture leads.

Darker colored and possibly even slightly larger sized text.

State your competitive advantage and benefits.
Forum: Copywriting 31st December 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: One way I've improved my copy over the years...

That's a great piece of advice.

It makes sense to do what you suggest.

+1
Forum: Copywriting 19th December 2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: How To Become A Great Copywriter While Playing Games

Nice Headline!

What a great analogy.

That's exactly how I look at copywriting.

For me it's more like a strategic game.

You've got to enjoy what you do for a living otherwise you just...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By The Marketeer
Popular Euphemisms

Hey Guys,

It's been a while since I posted in this section.

Nice to see this place as lively as ever.

Sometime back I saw someone post a link to a PDF on the topic of "Popular Euphemisms"....
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,694
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: AWAI - The Master Program for Six-Figure Copywriting

Here (http://www.directresponsejobs.com/testimonials/) you go buddy.

I'm sure you'll recognize some names in their Hall of Fame.
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,694
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: AWAI - The Master Program for Six-Figure Copywriting

Check Ryan Healy's website. He completed it and mentions it somewhere on his website. The course is on a special offer at the moment.
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,467
Posted By The Marketeer
Re: To All The Ugly People...

Great thread. Sure got my attention.
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 1st November 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By The Marketeer
Exact Match Niche Domains For Sale - Get Them While You Can

Hey Guys,

I'm offering the following Exact Match Domains for sale.

They're all for very popular niches that people are searching for solutions in.

You can either flip them or set up some...
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