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Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Direct marketing bodysnatches institutional Madison avenue advertising

Harvard gotz blogs?

This has inspired me. Thanks for posting it, Rick!
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Corporations slowly embrace direct-response

Does anyone know of any forum that deals with more of max-esque type of posts? My company hasn't written a single page for IM-related products, and I don't plan on ever doing so. But this is...
Forum: Copywriting 4th September 2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By JakeDaly
Forum: Copywriting 21st August 2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Dating Copywriters

Speaking of veal, the two restaurants I always get it at have recently stopped serving it.

Has veal gone up grossly in price? Or are people anti-baby cow eating all of a sudden?
Forum: Copywriting 13th August 2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,718
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Who Do You Rate As The Number One Copywriter Of All Time?

How is Thomas Paine not listed somewhere in this thread? And don't give me any of that "Well because he wasn't a copywriter hurr hurr hurr!"

His pamphlet, Common Sense, helped to spark the...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: MINOR But ANNOYING Freelance Writing Issue. Any Suggestions?

Sounds like one of those rich white people problems.
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Collection Of Best Converting One Liners!

Perhaps better formatting would be advisable, but still.. good collection. Thank you for posting.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,651
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Does Accent Impact Sales?

British males clean up American strange on accent alone. And American males are attracted to cute women with British/Scottish accents. You'll do fine.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: You might want to join David Garfinkel & Brian McLeod Wed. evening...

I'll be there.

Is it cool if I put a piece of black tape over my webcam? I'm insecure about my complexion.
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: How a Simple Direct Mail piece and a "free gift" turned me into a lifelong customer

Something similar happened to me, but it was for the Schick Quattro. Seven and some odd years later, I still pay Schick around 8 dollars for a pack of 4 razors :D And happily do so..
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: If I only had about an hour a day for copywriting...

That's not fair, max. Lots of men and women are trying to set aside an hour or so a day to further their careers and better their lives. Time spent doesn't always equal proper intention.
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Looking for an article/book on hiring copywriters - can you help?

Thank you for standing up for copywriters, Scott! I feel like most professions need a consultant like you to occasionally remind business owners how to treat certain employees :-)
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Copy for a physical book (questions)

I've read somewhere that 1 in 30 living people are descendants of Genghis Khan's bloodline. I'd love to do something similar.

Although, aside from raping and pillaging whole Asian cities, I can't...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Copywriters: Do You Accept Western Union Payments from Clients Outside of Your Country?

I've used Western Union, but never for accepting payment of services. I hate using it, personally, since you have to pay something like 12 or 15% of whatever you send in fees, especially if it's a...
Forum: Copywriting 25th April 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Stupid agencies that don't know nothin' about conversions

Here's an article in TIME about that exact campaign:

Six Flags Ad: Why Use a Creepy Old Guy to Target Kids? - TIME (http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1912454,00.html)
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: I seach for bus' without a website and 99.999 of them already have one...

Man up and offer to build them a better one..

Pu**y.
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: The surprising email subject headline that 46.91% opened

Pretty good! If I may ask, copyassassin, are you a CPA?

EDIT: Nevermind, I see that you're a CRTP.
Forum: Copywriting 18th April 2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By JakeDaly
Forum: Copywriting 8th April 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,461
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: How Did You Get The Ball Rolling As A Copywriter?

Good job, Dylan! Typically for a first-time client, I'll do the 50/50 split. But once you're comfortable with a client, you can really come up with any payment plan that's ideal for both of you.
...
Forum: Copywriting 8th April 2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,695
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: What's wrong with me? (this is a serious request for feedback)

I have to agree with max.

That said, I have compiled a few quotes about creativity. It is never one and the same as it is in another.

"Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Embrace that sh*t...

http://cdn.memegenerator.net/instances/400x/26694689.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 14th March 2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,618
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: The one Gary Halbert page that has made me the most money....

Hey - I don't know much about the story. How does one go about losing $48,000,000 in a single day?

EDIT: Nevermind, I followed Mal's link. What a shady scouse!
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,713
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Good bye folks

Love you, Mark.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th January 2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 711
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: 5 Year Old Girl Suspended: 'terroristic threatening' after chatting about 'bubble gun'...

http://global3.memecdn.com/if-guns-dont-kill-people-people-kill-people_o_150299.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 24th January 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,680
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: $10,000 Copywriting Challenge

http://global3.memecdn.com/forever-hungry_o_177346.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By JakeDaly
Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Chances Are We've Already Solved Your Problem

"One cracker of a headline"

I cracked up reading that. Thank you, Steve. It's a helluva headline, I'll give you that.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Merry Christmas to my Fellow Copywriters

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Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: mmm i ate a crayon hehe

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Pq-xYEYQxfc/TyW1O_k6iNI/AAAAAAAABLQ/Joc2J-LGBno/s1600/blog+c+crayon2.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 10th December 2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Copywriting For Teens

You sure he ain't smoking that reefer? I was smoking the reefer at his age and my grades started to slip, too. He'll get over that stage.

While your plan seems well-intentioned, it also seems...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Which litterary writers would you recommend to a marketing copywriter?

John Kennedy Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces

My favorite book of all time. It may not inspire your copywriting.. but it will inspire you to be a man. Actually, it probably won't do that, either....
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,344
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Copywriting Contest

Dang, I just saw this thread. I'll try to scratch something up in the next 36 hours just for fun. Should be a good opportunity!

I was searching for long-tail keywords related to copywriting for...
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,629
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: A Copywriting Master Formula?

Interesting video, thanks Ross.
Forum: Copywriting 28th November 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Which Movie Title Would You Most Like To Use As A Headline?

Made some shrimp etouffee.. been really into Creole cooking lately.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,013
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: [Advice] Clients planning to Sue...

And tell the idiot to look up the definition of "slander"
Forum: Copywriting 28th November 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Which Movie Title Would You Most Like To Use As A Headline?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Next (retirement home marketing.. only because one doesn't normally market a mental health ward)

A Few Good Men (highlighting corruption of Wall Street/investment banks...
Forum: Copywriting 13th November 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Help needed in presenting membership levels

Don't sell yourself short - charge them 9.95 a MONTH for the premium service! 9.95 for 6 months? Bollocks, you're cheaper than the Indians and you don't want to attract that kind of clientele.
...
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Are domain email addresses useless if you're a badass?

When I started my e-book writing business back in '05 or so I didn't just use 'e-mail@mydomain.com' .. I used 'sales@mydomain.com' to try to give an even greater air of 'professionalism' to the...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: To All The Ugly People...

Hey Max, why'd you buy more than one Range Rover to begin with?

I just got back from Bocas del Toro - beautiful, and the Panamanian government is taking steps to keep it that way.. despite the...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: What's Your Vibe?

Hey Mark - I bookmarked this thread, it's good to be reminded of this from time to time.
Forum: Copywriting 27th October 2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Copywriting Infographic - Copywriting Basics Simply Explained

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Forum: Copywriting 23rd October 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Does anyone here actually enjoy writing copy?

Of course! And I'd love it if even more people hired me to do so :P
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,385
Posted By JakeDaly
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,385
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: UNCENSORED My Life As A Multi-Million Dollar Copywriter

It's raining cats and dogs here this month in Costa Rica, but I wish I could walk to the market right now and buy my own.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,385
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: UNCENSORED My Life As A Multi-Million Dollar Copywriter

Am I the only one that likes this Max character?

Even if everything he says is a crock of shit, he's still the most entertaining poster in this or any other sub-forum.. as copyassassin alluded to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd October 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Can't See AdSense When I'm Searching Google.com

Hmm.. I'm an idiot. You're probably right it has to do with my location.

Now I shall go try to find a way to circumvent this.
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: I turned a $2,000 per week Offline business into an Online business. Is it going to work?

Mr. Andrews gave you a damn good headline.. I suggest you use it verbatim.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Can't See AdSense When I'm Searching Google.com

Thanks guys! But like I said.. I'm not even searching my own keywords.. just typing in semi-related ones to see what type of ads my competitors are producing. I use Google to research so much, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Google Could Disappear

CNBC is in one business: Ratings
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Can't See AdSense When I'm Searching Google.com

Clarification: I'm not searching for MY ads, just ads relative to copywriting to get an idea on what the other ads are saying. Competition is stiff for the keywords so I know there are many ads out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By JakeDaly
Can't See AdSense When I'm Searching Google.com

Hello everyone! Quick question. I've recently started utilizing AdWords for my business and I'd like to search terms relative to my business to get an idea of what my competitors are doing.. but no...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Arrogant And Greedy

Dennis sounds like a socialist. But thank you for turning me onto Perry's blog. Motivating and I like his no-BS style.
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Just out of interest if you had to pick just one...

Ross is the man! I still refer to his Stripped Naked Sales Letter from time to time.
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Are You Crackers?

Who you callin' a cracka?!

Interesting post.. I've also read studies done on the creativity of people who are either unipolar or bipolar. An excerpt:

"Many people with bipolar disorder may feel...
Forum: Copywriting 18th October 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: While You Were Out

F*** the Browns!

-Bengals fan


... but thanks for the heads up, Joe. I'll check it out.
Forum: Copywriting 17th October 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By JakeDaly
Re: Ninety-Five Percent will fail...

Good points, Red! I only brought up the $250,000 as the top 2% to bring across the point that it can be assumed the top 1% makes a good amount more than that, and thus can be considered by most as...
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