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Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Please Critique My Letter For Contacting Influencers On YouTube & Instagram!

Hi Gary,

Here are a few basic points to keep in mind...

1) If you're contacting YouTube influencers, you want the email you send them to be a PERSONAL note. Be friendly. Compliment them and...
Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By savidge4
Re: Please Critique My Letter For Contacting Influencers On YouTube & Instagram!

Black is ME ME ME and Red is the party you are speaking to. You need to flip the percentage. The letter should be about THEM, and not you.

You produce awesome content, and I love your art, many...
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By art72
Re: Please Critique My Letter For Contacting Influencers On YouTube & Instagram!

ATTENTION:

Art Lover's and Creative Geniuses'
Are You Leaving MONEY on the Table?

*If so, we should definitely talk!

Hi, my name is Greg Reed,

I am a highly skilled professional who...
Forum: Copywriting 15th December 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By GordonJ
Re: What's the most challenging part of copywriting for yo?

Well, I find it challenging in getting people to separate copywriting from writing copy...and to keep them differetiated:

Copywriting is a term used for those who write with the INTENT to sell or...
Forum: Copywriting 12th December 2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By DABK
Re: Things to study as a newbie copywriter

I have to disagree: there is a lot more than correct spelling and grammar involved. By a lot, I mean psychology and conversions.

Read a piece by one of the greats, and you will see the above is...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 810
Posted By PlatinumPen
RE: Would you use AI for copywriting?

The day that AI outwrites me is the day I leave the industry and get a job stacking shelves at Tesco.

That's not happening anytime soon.

Now don't get me wrong, AI writing has its merits. It's...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 810
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Would you use AI for copywriting?

AI is instinctuallly serval — so why not expose it to your plan in a productive way?

The highlights will surely always be beneficial.

Especially in the digital age where most peoples of the...
Forum: Copywriting 25th October 2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 810
Posted By agrajag
RE: Would you use AI for copywriting?

Whether or not AI is effective at writing is still debatable, however, the same adage applies; "Garbage in, garbage out".

At some point, someone still needs to prep these systems and many of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Most Important Areas of Business and Life?

Luck is a huge factor. One that isn't often acknowledged by the "Success guru" crowd.

But my belief is that good luck and bad luck eventually even themselves out. ( I mean random chance. "Luck"...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: [URGENT] Read this...

I think Marcia has touched on a key element regarding urgency.

Most of you will be familiar with the Robert Collier dictum about entering the conversation already taking place in the customer's...
Forum: Copywriting 16th April 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Kay King
Re: Critique My Copy | What am I missing?

My opinion - it's overdone, a bit too fast/pushy and some facts are not quite right.

Cats scratch to remove the dead layer of cells that appear on their claws - to mark their territory, etc.
...
Forum: Copywriting 14th March 2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Your process of writing for specific customers

Ah. Well here's the problem: Curse of Knowledge mixed with not having actually listened to the target market.

I don't say this to be insulting. Happens to me fairly frequently and I ought to know...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,334
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Interesting (and helpful) to note how many accomplished folks here distinguish between "free" (worthwhile as a means to generate strong testimonials and social proof of your high quality services)...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By max5ty
Re: How do you get higher paying clients?

High dollar clients come from high dollar results.

There has never ever, ever, ever, been a time when copywriters have it so easy.

In the old days, it would take days and weeks to see if you...
Forum: Copywriting 27th January 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,073
Posted By GordonJ
Why I like the WF.

I belong to several copy writing/marketing/influence groups on Facebook, and at all kinds of websites. Almost all of them have a very particular bias, often toward a person, even long dead copy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: A personal question.

Yes. But the vast majority of people will respond to sincerity and the feeling that you are telling them the truth.

Personally, I have just a couple of different "faces' when selling.
When...
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Creativity - Your Way?

Sometimes the "creativity" is just sayin you'll give the basics
you'd expect others would give, but don't.

Like I did in my lawncare biz.

"I will Turn Up On Time, Do What I say I Will Do,...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By SARubin
Re: Copywriting for a Type A client

Just out of curiosity, Stephen, what kind of business does this client own?

Only asking because if you can use some of the language from his world, it may help you bridge the communication gap and...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By SARubin
Re: Using Transubstantiation In Your Sales Copy

I'm not a roman catholic so I had to look up the meaning of the word.

Based on what I just learned (over the past 5 minutes) Transubstantiation seems like just another way of putting a new spin on...
Forum: Copywriting 24th October 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Copywriting, Cults, Storytelling, Hypnosis, NLP

Coolest thing 'bout the hooman voice?

It got dual-purpose smarts intertwinin' so sweet the outcome always gonna be BLAMMO.

Sound you got floatin' up offa your chops is bcs VOCAL CORDS deep down...
Forum: Copywriting 5th October 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By max5ty
Re: Should i write about copywriting topics?

No bad grammar or poor punctuation doesn't sell.

You'll look like an idiot and a hack that is working out of their moms basement.

Haven't seen any fortune 500 company or any other fortune...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By OliviasDad
Re: Why consumers sign up for webinars

Honestly, people want to learn how to do stuff, but also want the learning to NOT have gaps in it.

From 'zero' to 'hero' when learning 'How-To [Insert Task Here]'

There is nothing worse than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is Amazon Free Promotions good for Ebooks?

Thank you. I mean that in a good way. ;)

Another idea about free e-books is that the most prolific authors have one free book and the rest are paid for. The free book acts like a "sample'. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 330
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is Amazon Free Promotions good for Ebooks?

The free books will boost your rankings and get you some reviews.

But much of the results I get on selling books on Amazon is their paid advertising.

I spend about $5 a month total,...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 390
Posted By myob
Re: I'll end my participation in this discussion with this:

A MASTER CHEF of copywriting does not push, shove, cajole, manipulate, or use any overbearing influence. Those are the tactics of a common salesman, just as you in "pull, want and demand"...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 390
Posted By myob
Re: Euphonics

If euphonics is all you've got, you're going to sound comedic (as we see right here in these posts :)), ridiculous, or tiresome depending on the type of audience. You need to mix in and season to...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 390
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Euphonics

Tellya, any book goes into detail 'bout "the seductive, slippery S" kinda scores supah sensational in my speculative scenario sensorium.

Gotta figure Alexander Pope had it nailed in his exotic...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 390
Euphonics

Yes, I didn't know what it stood for either (for a second I thought it was a band).

But by chance I happened to stumble across this here book -


Euphonics: A Poet's Dictionary of Sounds

...
Forum: Copywriting 17th October 2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Arming a copywriter to write for my product

Deal I got is how any kinda time-savin' app don't gotta suck my mortality outta my ass.


Saves You Time. Nails Your Schedules. Sets You Free.


Prove that gonna happen, prolly even uberditzes...
Forum: Copywriting 27th August 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By perryny
Re: What ain't I getting about my product?

Who is it for?

It's for people who feel they need a tool or system (such as GTD, 7-Habits, Bullet Journal, etc.) to be productive and get their projects done.

However... this app is very much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By Odahh
Re: Stop Producing Great Work

I fully understand what you are trying to say .

But you are presenting it wrong .

When musicians and bands go to record a new album they write 50 or 60 songs and the best 10-12 make it to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By NetMan
Re: Stop Producing Great Work

Well, it's a way to see things.

For my part, I cannot stand producing mediocre work and / or products / services, I cannot even conceive how one can push out such quality level out there. For...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,137
Posted By eccj
Re: Nobody Replies Emails...

You got some really good insight and I would heed it.

We all have a lot to learn and unless you realize that, right now, you are going to fail in this business and whatever you decide to do next....
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Nobody Replies Emails...

Been there, done that. Tired of it.


Or perhaps they are very Internet savvy and can smell spam and a dime a dozen offer a mile away. Or perhaps they've been burned by people like you (no offense...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By DIABL0
Re: How to sell HIGH-TICKET offers?

Your post has absolutely no info about how to sell high ticket offers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 866
Posted By Jonathan 2.0
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Sometimes that's true. However personally I have learned a great deal about Life, Success, and Business from the "Self-Help/Personal Development" niche. In fact it has completely changed my Life. : )...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 866
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

"O to be petals
kissed by lips,
steada deliverables
of the Apocalypse!"

(I paraphrasin' Medoosa here fore'n the press-ganged sales guy called & flashed his BLING.)

(But that ain't actschwlly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 866
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

In whose Cosmos?

As an optimist, I am heartened by Marcia's positive viewpoint.

Call me a lame asshole, but I jus' wanna cruise out on my yogah mat, packin' all the serenity my mortally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 866
Posted By Jonathan 2.0
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Interesting post. Thanks Marcia.
: )

Something I thought I would add is that some People are more motivated to move away from pain than they are to move towards pleasure. (I used to be like that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 866
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Introducing the benefits someone could receive if they purchase a particular product can create a huge probability that someone will buy.

For example, in the instance of a man trying to save his...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd July 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By DABK
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

Without Paul's context, to me, it means someone who owns a part of a billion, with the (unwarranted but deeply felt nonetheless) expectation that it would be used only when that part was a...
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

When I heard Perry use the phrase, it was in the context explained by Rose in the 2nd post of this thread.

Before entering the marketing game, Perry was an engineer. I wouldn't be surprised if...
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

I agree, and this is the problem we have with words. "Multi" implies many, but not necessarily how many. If you had $500 million, you'd technically be a multi-millionaire, but the term doesn't really...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

Prolly Marshall shoulda said "forevah actualizin' billionaire".

That way, he mighta pointed up the guys's clear potential for greatness steada jus' framin' him as a loser klutz.

Tellya, anywan...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Rose Anderson
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

Marcia,
I've only seen it used a few times. In those times it meant someone was a billionaire based on their investment in pieces of real estate or shares of a company or bitcoin, etc. As opposed to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,019
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: How Warrior Forum is Changing in 2019

The best thing you could do for the forum is to get rid of the "modern view" or whatever it is called. Everything has been on a steep downhill decline since that flaming POS was launched.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Claude Whitacre
The Fifth Thing You Must Never Say To A Prospect Or Customer

I just got done reading an excellent post on the 4 things you must never say to a customer.

And now here is my addition to that.

Never criticize a prospect/buyer's previous buying decision....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

And when talking to a prospect/customer...never say that you are selling..or that you sold someone.
They bought from you...you helped them...but if you say you sold them, it's almost like saying...
Forum: Copywriting 20th April 2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Jonathan 2.0
Re: What's the name for this linguistic phenomenon (maybe in NLP)?

I think sometimes it depends on the emphasis you put on the words/sentence. (Intentionally or otherwise.)

For example there's a guy here in The UK (Derren Brown) who played Russian Roulette...
Forum: Copywriting 20th April 2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: What's the name for this linguistic phenomenon (maybe in NLP)?

In her esteemed Harvard treatise on self-defeatin' cognitive biases It's Never Your Fault Until It Is, Dr Casey I. S. Mae-Earp identifies what she calls 'masochistic goobers' as the Number One...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Is the long form sales letter an endangered species?

1a. Converted TM is a previously paid customer and the product is high cost I use a long sales letter.


A previously paid customer in a target market is a prospect for repeat sales and that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,260
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I call BS on "people don't like to be sold to" -- a mini Rant

You always let the buyer be in control. If you try to pressure them, the only way they can get even with you...is to not buy.

But at some point in the conversation you have to establish (through...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd September 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,874
Posted By GordonJ
All you have done is provided a list, which is meaningless.

Learn WHAT? From WHO? All you have done here is create a post to promote your link, and you've been on a tear lately. What good is this list?

HOW does it help in any way to a new or wannabee...
Forum: Copywriting 24th August 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 571
Posted By Kay King
Re: What's your thoughts on this sentence...

Was that written by a man?


The story it brings to mind is probalby not what you intended....


I immediately thought of an anxious, dependent woman married to a shallow, overbearing man. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 634
Posted By Rose Anderson
Re: To all Newbies - This forum is for marketing to you. You are a dollar sign and nothing else

“Rule of life. If you bother to ask someone’s advice, then bother to listen to it.”
― Sophie Kinsella

You don't have to follow it. But listening is usually a good idea.

Good luck with your...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: Marcia, bear with me, this may offer more than you asked for.

Hellor Gordon,


That fellow is Danny Margulies. He is a spokesperson for Upwork and also a freelancer. He sells an Upwork course: "Secrets of a Six-Figure Upworker"

There is something else...
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