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Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Be the Person in Your Copy!

I just spent the last day researching Adwords Specialists for a client of mine.

I finally narrowed my search down and started contacting people to bid on the project.

The gal who I was most...
Forum: Copywriting 8th June 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By Steve Hill
Re: Start earning what you're worth

That was an interesting essay, Mark, and it doesn't matter to me what you charge.

One thing not mentioned is that on an individual level, if used wisely, money does buy free time...time that can...
Forum: Copywriting 7th June 2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Start earning what you're worth

Mark,

I hear you. I appreciate your altruism, it's good energy.

And it feels good to feel powerful, wildly exceeding the hopes of those otherwise unable to have what we can offer.

But...
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Steve Hill
Re: Is A Business License Needed?

If nothing else, you'll almost always need to have filed and published a fictitious business statement in order to get a business bank account. There are also tax advantages and writeoffs associated...
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By OutOfThisWord
Re: Is A Business License Needed?

Olivia...

...anytime you ask ANY gov. entity whether you should give them money or not, their answer will always be YES.

Sure some bureaucrat will tell you, you need a license to write from...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,696
Posted By max5ty
Getting Started In Copywriting...When You Have Nothing To Start With...

So many times I read posts from Warriors who have no experience in copywriting but want to get started in it...

I'll give you a tip on how to do it...with no resume...no portfolio and no...
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,353
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Ultimate Headline Swipe File

I hope you're joking, Ronak.

Right there on page one, are the Cosmo headlines we were orgasmic over a couple of months back.

Oh then lookie what we have in the #9 position! 127 Eugene Schwartz...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th May 2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,720
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Why around 90% of people who try, fail in Internet Marketing?

From The Empire Strikes Back:

Luke: I don't... I don't believe it.

Yoda: That is why you fail.

Mark Pescetti
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th May 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: How a you feeling RIGHT NOW?

Bingo!

For most people, intentions and affirmations are fleeting.

"I intend to create an extra $5000 this month."

Perfectly reasonable affirmation, right?

Oh, but wait a second.
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Michael Ten
Re: How a you feeling RIGHT NOW?

Right now, I feel slightly irritable.
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Selling Your Services is Different Than Pimping Out a Product

When I first started writing for other people, I called my business Reflection Marketing.

My tagline was "your vision, mirrored."

The essence of my message was that the most successful...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,832
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Not nearly enough information for me to even know where to practically start thinking.

The obstacles that get in the way of people who want to lose weight are invisible.

They're emotional...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th May 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By JasonChoi
Re: Can hypnosis really fix the broken bits?

As an NLP guy, hypnosis does work but audios generally never worked for me due to my own internal resistance. Also its not that we are broken and need to be fixed, rather we are successful at...
Forum: Copywriting 29th April 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: I need a professional sales letter , can you help me?

Hey Rob!

I totally respect your feedback.

I can clearly see where you're coming from and I'm not faulting it for a second.

But you know what they say about assumptions, don't you?

I don't...
Forum: Copywriting 28th April 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Pusateri
Re: What Made This Letter So Successful

The reader is presented with two characters. He wants to identify with the more successful one, but he has to ask himself, "Which one am I really?"

Subscribing to the Journal it the quick and...
Forum: Copywriting 26th April 2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,265
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Examples of loops in copy

I'll show you an example of opening up a loop in just a second...

First, let's talk about what loops are and what they mean in copy.

Loops are pretty easy to conceive/write. You open up a...
Forum: Copywriting 20th April 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: Copywriters Are To Blame for the Ignorance Taking Over the Planet!

Well, I've always said that copywriting is a form of propaganda.

That's because the copywriter is, by definition, a cheerleader for the product owner.

However, on a personal level, you don't...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: YOU Are a Major Factor in Whether or Not Your Copy Converts

Congrats Olivia on the huge breakthroughs!

And bodywork is amazing!

feeling freedom from physical restrictions in your tissues can have profound effects in every aspect of your life...
Forum: Copywriting 18th April 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Mark Pescetti
YOU Are a Major Factor in Whether or Not Your Copy Converts

In a mindset I did this morning, I said:

"…I could write the EXACT same copy for 10 different people to market… and watch 10 different results unfold.

Same copy.

Different results."
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,043
Posted By Curtis2011
Re: Is This An Obvious Lie In The Truth About Abs Sales Letter

This just in: People lie to make money!


Also in other news: Scientists discover that water is wet.
Forum: Copywriting 12th April 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,631
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: When are you ready to launch a copywriting career?

It's not that your copy is bad.

It's certainly not great by any means.

However...

Here's where you'll regret EVER thinking this way or potentially putting this out as a WSO or something:
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st March 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,221
Posted By marlon
Re: Auto Responder Madness 2.0

Hi,

Andre's stuff is of the absolute highest quality.
Really the kind of product you savor and cherish
and refer to over and over.

Completely brilliant.

Best wishes,
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: So my work has been plagiarized by another copywriter

Rip 'em a new one...

"Look here old chap, I think you may have made an honest mistake and accidentally added the wrong letter to your portfolio. Slip of the hand I'm sure. Easily done. Sorry to...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: How is it possible to write a sales letter in a week or less?

I've written a couple letters for my own wares in a matter of hours/days. That's because I'm coming to these letters "warm" to the details of the client (me) and the product (that I created.)

But...
Forum: Copywriting 13th March 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,546
Posted By Pusateri
Re: Question about why women shop for clothes...

I have a ton of these women in my life...literally. If you weighed them to total would be about 2000 lbs.

A woman buying high end clothes is establishing rank. She's not necessarily saying she...
Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By Robert_Rand
Re: How is it possible to write a sales letter in a week or less?

I think the biggest key is your attitude and what you think is possible. What you think is protocol and what kind of limiting beliefs you're willing to break through.

Sylvester Stallone wrote the...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By ThomasOMalley
Re: How is it possible to write a sales letter in a week or less?

If a copywriter is getting paid a reasonable amount of money, then a copywriter will spend the required time to do a good research job and write the copy accordingly.

If a copywriter is not...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By BarryADensa
Re: How is it possible to write a sales letter in a week or less?

BTW, I've written sales letters in less than a day, because I had "all of the above" mentioned above.

But the client would never know that.

I normally quote a minimum turnaround of two weeks on...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By BarryADensa
Re: How is it possible to write a sales letter in a week or less?

Baby shoes, never used.

How's that for a sales letter that took Hemingway less than a minute to write.:D

Okay, it wasn't supposed to be a sales letter.

I read that it took Makepeace 2 hours...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd February 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By Mark Pescetti
STOP! Read This BEFORE You Write Another Word!!!

I’m going to make myself totally vulnerable… to make a point…

…Because I REALLY believe this can help other copywriters and newbie-marketers alike.

You see…

You can have...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Tip Your Copy Must GIVE Your Audience VALUE!

The single BIGGEST thing you can do in your sales copy is GIVE your audience something of INCREDIBLE VALUE – in & of itself!

You’ve absolutely got to weave into your copy that GOLDEN NUGGET...
Forum: Copywriting 19th January 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Posted By Jennie Heckel
Re: Do I need Ultimate Desktop Copy Coach...or is deconstructing winning letters enough?

Hi Oliva,

I love Clayton's Desktop Copy Coach, it is my main bible for inspiration when I get stuck. Clayton has a way with words that inspires me!

I think if you visit his website most of...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Do I need Ultimate Desktop Copy Coach...or is deconstructing winning letters enough?

I say land your next client and treat yourself as a present. - Rick Duris
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Re: Do I need Ultimate Desktop Copy Coach...or is deconstructing winning letters enough?

Hi Olivia,

It really is one of the most ultimate copywriting courses.

The title changed to the "Quick - Start Copywriting System" (it actually does what it says on the tin - "the fastest way to...
Forum: Website Design 13th January 2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By BriteRise
Re: How do you put padding around a block of text in Wordpress/OptimizePress?

what ever you want to separate you must wrap with a separate class or id

exmaple <div class="special">content</div> then take that class and style it using css

.special {css stuff here}

Plus...
Forum: Website Design 13th January 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By Istvan Horvath
Re: How do you put padding around a block of text in Wordpress/OptimizePress?

In normal circumstances that should be a LIST - so you edit the style of that specific list...
Forum: Website Design 13th January 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By KyleGolemMedia
Re: How do you put padding around a block of text in Wordpress/OptimizePress?

1. Use a browser with a web inspector (Firefox = Firebug Plugin, Chrome = right-click "inspect source")
2. Find the .css that's being called to for that block of text.
3. Add padding to said...
Forum: Website Design 13th January 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,545
Posted By Absolute Logo
Re: How do you put padding around a block of text in Wordpress/OptimizePress?

Check this out.. Lots of stuff you can learn here :) CSS Padding (http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_padding.asp)
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By adammaxum
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

I used 99 designs, and wasn't satisfied. I received only like 5-6 designs, and each of them had to go through 5+ revisions. My biz partner still wound up paying, but yeah, you don't have to pay if...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By P.Sharma
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

Rodrigo Werner has done a few WSO graphics that got to the WSO of the day so he must be doing something right.

NO AFFILIATIONS HERE! Just a great guy overall so I think he'll get your vision.
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By colmodwyer
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

I just finished working on a project with Kory Basaraba...

Grow Fast Marketing – Direct Response Graphic Design (http://growfastmarketing.com/our-work/graphic-design/)

He used to write copy, so...
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: What's wrong with Paypal?

PayPal have a reputation for "freezing" accounts and keeping the money.

I know two close friends of mine who hate it (though both still use it).

I've never had any problems, but I also only...
Forum: Copywriting 27th December 2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

I think she's trying to nudge you to contact her as a potential designer partner.
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,939
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: What in your opinion makes a good copy chop?

Being rich doesn't mean one has class, respect, character, dignity, awareness, tact, compassion, intelligence or leadership qualities.

"Mark smiles, turns his head and walks away - looking...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By CopywritingKing
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

Warrior for Hire is a place I recommend, but be sure to ask for references (other Warriors) who can vouch for their work. I have had great experiences, except for once, where the work was delivered...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Micah Medina
Re: Please don't tell me that my copywriting skills sucks

Change the copy of your website so that when I google a snippet from your testimonials... I don't see the same phrase repeated 1,720 times. Sale instantly lost.

Appeal to bandwagon usually works...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Please don't tell me that my copywriting skills sucks

Je m'excuse, mais...Change it so that you charge up front.

Don't be worried--if people want what you can do, they'll pay. 50% up front or 100% up front; it's your choice. People respect you more...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By NewAge29
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

Warrior For Hire is a great place to start. Not only is the quality of work great (assuming you choose someone with good reviews and such), the price is usually very good and you are supporting the...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By Jays80
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

Hi,

Get in touch with karl warren. ( a warrior forum member) He has worked on one of my sales pages. great work.

thanks,
Jay
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: How did you find a suitable graphic designer to partner with?

They're hard to find.

Currently I'm using Daniel from Webcore - Logo design, brand design, website design, graphic design & stationary design by Webcore Design (http://www.webcoredesign.co.uk/)
...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Interesting swipe

Would help if people knew what the hell you were talking about. You know - "the rest of the world".

I'm guessing you mean the Doss Eckie (yes thats the way you pronounce it) campaign - The Most...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By Bruce Wedding
Re: One space or two?

Pusateri nailed it. Modern typography with proportional fonts does not require the extra space. The only time you'd use 2 spaces, that I can think of, is if you're using a fixed font and trying to...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By Pusateri
Re: One space or two?

The old double space convention is left over from the typewriter era when all fonts where monospaced (meaning each letter space was the same size, no matter the size of the actual letter).

Since...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: What's wrong with Paypal?

Yes, I use Paypal and have never had a problem with it. Sometimes it asks to confirm that I want to receive a payment, which is tedious. But hey, who knows what kind of person might try to dump...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: What's wrong with Paypal?

My thoughts exactly.

If my bank let me accept livestock as a form of payment, I would.

As for the PayPal fees, you could always have your client pay you by doing a mass pay. Personally, I just...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By abugah
Re: What's wrong with Paypal?

It depends on the business model one goes for.

However, if you decline to accept cards or PayPal when you have the ability to do so, I have no doubt you would be leaving money on the table.
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