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Forum: Programming 11th March 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Value of programming for IMers?

The "full featured" WP page builders have nothing to do with programming... They essentially "replace" a Web Designer... A Web Designer is far from a programmer...

Programming itself doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By RichBeck
Re: What marketing software would you pay $100 for?

Starting with, "What's your budget?" is not the way to go...

It could be $70,000... and it could way too little.

First, you need to do Roadmapping sessions (creating User Stories) with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By RichBeck
Re: What marketing software would you pay $100 for?

$100 only buys you a tiny fraction of "off the shelf" software...

Custom software? As Thomas wrote, $100 barely pays for one hour... You couldn't even "nail down" the Roadmap (User Stories) for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th March 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 217
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Car Accident

That depends on your state.....

In some states, it is illegal to raise your insurance rate if your vehicle is parked and someone hits it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Oh, c'mon, Nabisco: You can turn this potential PR disaster into a product FEATURE instead!

I'm sure they can spin it into a "benefit" some how....

In all seriousness, this shows you how much food coloring they put in those cookies. That should scare the (pink) poop out of everyone!
Forum: Website Design 12th February 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: What's the Legality of Video Downloaders?

As always, I would strongly suggest contacting a competent Attorney in your jurisdiction.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By RichBeck
Re: How do you handle the objection - we do not outsource?

Agreed.... Be a "Treasure Hunter."

One of the most profound books on Sales I've ever read is Exceptional Selling...
Forum: Email Marketing 25th January 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 769
Posted By RichBeck
RE: Hotmail Instant-Spam

I've been in the email marketing game since 1995...

What I see is your domain is "aged" (3 years old) but no reputation (you haven't sent any emails)... While I don't know exactly what algorithm...
Forum: Copywriting 19th January 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Creating A Buyer Personna

For a "high level overview" on how to create a Customer Avatar, it doesn't get much better than this...

How to Create Your Customer Avatar - YouTube
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 28th December 2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By RichBeck
Re: FaceBook Ads 0 Conversion Rate

I personally think you're selling the steak... and not the sizzle. You need to sell the sizzle.

With my 22 years in IT and 16 IT certifications, I'm in the demographic you're looking to reach.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Does 25k for this deal sound good to you?

I think you're going the wrong direction here....

You own the assets they want....

They want you to move to LA and work for roughly 25% of what you should make given the cost of living?

If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 303
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Your thoughts about my new policy: You don't like - You don't pay?

You're welcome...

It is a great feeling for me... knowing I helped you along on your journey. :-)

I pray you find lots of success in the future!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By RichBeck
Re: I have an idea and need to raise capital - will my IP still be protected if i crowd fund?

Patenting software is a very tough process in many countries....

The problem is you need to meet various criteria in each country...

Unless it is something "Earth shattering," it would not be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 303
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Your thoughts about my new policy: You don't like - You don't pay?

I wouldn't do any type of "agreement" via email... It is too easily modified and doesn't look professional.

I would have the contract, agreement or whatever you'd like to call it up on Docracy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 303
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Your thoughts about my new policy: You don't like - You don't pay?

You've got some excellent suggestions already....

What I'd add is... Create a short contract to use for your work... Your Client signs it before you begin.

It states you own all rights,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By RichBeck
Re: I have an idea and need to raise capital - will my IP still be protected if i crowd fund?

I'd disagree...

There are some people you can trust.... :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By RichBeck
Re: I have an idea and need to raise capital - will my IP still be protected if i crowd fund?

Don't be fooled... "Inexpensive" Developers can be very expensive... They can single handily destroy your business... and your reputation. I've seen it happen several times.

I could elaborate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By RichBeck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By RichBeck
Re: I have an idea and need to raise capital - will my IP still be protected if i crowd fund?

First, you have an idea.... Ideas cannot be given any "legal protection."

Second, if you hire an App Developer... You can make him or her sign an NDA and a non-compete. Neither are worth anything...
Forum: Copywriting 8th August 2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: John Thornhill recommended asking you for a Critique!

I knew what you meant, my friend. :-)

I just couldn't resist making a joke...
Forum: Copywriting 7th August 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By RichBeck
Re: John Thornhill recommended asking you for a Critique!

That is true....

If you're marketing to everyone, you're marketing to no one.
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Write it yourself or hire a copywriter?

My advice would be....

Read Web Copy That Sells by Maria Veloso...
Forum: Copywriting 16th July 2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 321
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: What do you wish you'd known as a new copywriter?

As soon as you discover you're dealing with a Client who cannot be pleased, I suggest firing him or her immediately... I've never seen even one of these situations end in good way.
Forum: Copywriting 11th July 2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 321
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: What do you wish you'd known as a new copywriter?

Defining it as "negative feedback" will usually make you have bad feelings about yourself, your work or your clients. You really don't want that.

All feedback is good....

If that feedback is...
Forum: Copywriting 11th July 2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 321
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: What do you wish you'd known as a new copywriter?

Angie beat me too it....

I remember Frank Kern saying, "No one needs to anoint you as an expert." That is so VERY true.

Put yourself out there as an expert... and continually gain more...
Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By RichBeck
Re: What new freelance copywriters must do to land high-paying projects right away?

Gordon,

You've given some excellent advice.....

The one vital aspect I would add is when you're "improving" copy and marketing materials for a website.....

You need to have a contract in...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 273
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: How to find a good copywriter?

Very true....

First and foremost, understanding a potential Client's needs is vital.

As for "price shoppers," I've found those focused on price and not results are a pain in the posterior from...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th July 2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Which is more important in IM: Heart or Brain or Luck?

I think it is none of the above...

It is focusing on money making activities.... and eliminating everything else.
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th July 2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: How long can you really be productive for in a normal work day?

I find I'm most productive when I work in time blocks....

I focus 100% on a task for roughly two to three hours.... I then take a break and do something completely different for 30-45 minutes.......
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th June 2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Questions or disbelief in the Law of Attraction

Very true....

The "source" for much of the LOA "teaching" is "The Science Of Getting Rich." If one carefully reads or listens to this brilliant text, he will come to understand it is a combination...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Reputation Management Cold Call Script

Dan... or Jimbo...... or whoever.... :-)

The first technique to "get around the Gatekeeper" is directly from Kenny Cannon.....

The second technique of "monetizing the problem" comes directly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Can a niche be too big?

You need to create your "Customer Avatar" first....

Your Market may be.....

Back Pain Relief For Women Over 40
Back Pain Relief For Women Over 50 Who Work Sedentary Office Jobs
Back Pain...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th May 2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb This Pop Guitarist Thinks He's Jimi Hendrix.... Playing The Guitar With His Teeth...

Toto - Live in Paris - Hold The Line

Of course, this is Steve Lukather (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Lukather) of Toto..... Named by Gibson Guitar Corporation as one of the top 10 session...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th April 2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Is IFTTT a Good Tool for SEO

Kurt (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/kurt.html) has an excellent IFTTT related product covering Video Marketing and SEO - Toob Ring of Fire (http://kurtmelvin.com/RingOfFire/) (not an affiliate...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th April 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 13,823
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Jeremy Lin is quietly dominating the NBA playoffs....

These are some interesting stats on Jeremy Lin....


Jeremy Lin is quietly dominating the NBA playoffs...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st April 2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By RichBeck
Re: RIP Prince

Prince was truly a legend..... He was talented in so many areas.... I loved his music....

I've also watched Purple Rain over 100 times.... :-)

My favorite story about Prince was from a...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,943
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Email Copywriting--What's Working Now

Rick, you hit some awesome "hot buttons."

I really love the flow... How each sentence makes you want to read the next. :-)

Awesome work, my friend!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st March 2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Developers excited about HoloLens, say it needs a whole new way of thinking

From the HoloStudio page....


HoloStudio (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us/apps/holostudio) looks amazing!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st March 2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Developers excited about HoloLens, say it needs a whole new way of thinking

Another exciting development from Microsoft about their "mixed reality" HoloLens .....

Check out the article and video....

Developers excited about HoloLens, say it needs a whole new way of...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,388
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: How to land your first copywriting job?

Here's what I would do after you've registered on the "freelancing" websites....

Step #1 - Figure out which "evergreen" niche (weight loss, dieting, dating, etc.) interests you.
Step #2 - Find...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd February 2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Help! Salesletters are assembled quote...

The one I've heard several times.....

"Copy is not written. If anyone tells you ‘you write copy’, sneer at them. Copy is not written. Copy is assembled. You do not write copy, you assemble it. You...
Forum: Copywriting 8th January 2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By RichBeck
Re: How to sell to the woman who has everything

I look forward to your analysis on how God "persuaded" the "great Pharisee" Saul to follow Him. I am sure it will be insightful.
Forum: Copywriting 8th January 2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By RichBeck
Re: How to sell to the woman who has everything

Great analysis, Ray! I wonder how many other "persuasion techniques" you could find in the Bible that were "invented" by Advertising and Copywriting experts. :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By RichBeck
Re: arghh im sooo lost with this marketing stuff

James,

You're going down the rabbit hole, my friend... You can be stuck there for years and years....

Drop everything you are doing and Google "Eric Louviere." Go to his Blog.... Opt in to his...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,113
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: How Can I Earn $150/Day As A Copywriter?

I agree totally......... The "age" of the thread has nothing to do with it...... As you aptly pointed out, not much has changed....

I'd MUCH rather have one thread on a topic than fifty.... like...
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Is This Ethical?

Ray,

You were blessed with a VERY wise Mother.

My grandfather used to ask, "Is that a lie or a true lie?" That was his "gentle" way of calling someone out. :-)

All The Best,

Rich
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd October 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,019
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Documentary, History Of Big Pharma and Natural Cures

Sal, I'm not sure how much Nutrition training is required by Medical Schools now.... BUT, I remember one Doctor saying in all his years in Medical School, he was required to take one class on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd October 2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,019
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Documentary, History Of Big Pharma and Natural Cures

We have a winner here....

Step back and look at it from a strictly business perspective...

You own a multi-billion dollar product with massive profit margins... Someone comes in with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,719
Posted By RichBeck
Re: How can I get 1000 visitors per day?

Very true.... I'd HIGHLY recommend this Bloomberg.com article - How Much Of Your Audience Is Fake? (http://www.bloomberg.com/features/2015-click-fraud/) to anyone who is even pondering using any form...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Help Me To Help You See The Value In This Ministry

jbearnolimits,

You've received some excellent advice so far.....

There is a saying, "Sell them what they want. Sneak in what they need." I have no idea who said that.... :-) But, that is...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Forum Flashback: Rick Duris Research Techniques

That is an awesome post... I will look forward to revisiting it periodically.



Joe, thanks for the legal advice.... I can still sell my "Rick Duris Guitar Method." :-)



Oziboomer, I don't...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: Swipe File For Testimonial Questionnaire

Angie,

I believe the Internet is already spoken for by "the politician" who "invented" it. Since WF policy doesn't allow Politics or Religion, I cannot mention his name. :-)

My intent was not...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Swipe File For Testimonial Questionnaire

I did a search in this subforum and found a lot on testimonials but nothing specifically pertaining to swipe files for testimonial questionnaires...

I'm creating a Sales Page for our new SAAS...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By RichBeck
Re: JVZoo - Instant Payments or Delayed? I'm doubting my policy!

I agree with BIG Mike..... Delayed payments... unless you know them personally.

The biggest problem with "unknown affiliates" is the financial risk the product seller must take... because of the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd April 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By RichBeck
Re: Don't be afraid to look like an idiot!

All Entrepreneurs who put themselves "out there" risk looking like an idiot.... It comes with the territory.

Look at Steve Jobs..... He was a colossal failure with the Lisa computer... He missed...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th February 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,965
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: NBC's Brian Williams Caught "Exaggerating" War Story...

I see it this way......

David Letterman appearances = 21

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon appearances = 18

Jon Stewart's Daily Show appearances = 22

Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon...
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