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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 436
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Thanking Your Customers

A thank you once in a while goes a long way
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 436
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Thanking Your Customers

My wife just got something dog-related off of TikTok. She got a hand-written note from the owner.

Handwritten goes a long way. If it's on a sales page, it probably will get glossed over.
Forum: Email Marketing 7th April 2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By JPs copy
Plus, you never really know what emails your list...

Plus, you never really know what emails your list is going to open. You could spend an hour writing what you think is the best email, and no one clicks on it, or you can write something in 15 minutes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Approaching my 5-year mark...clearing $10K per month is relatively normal

That's awesome! Thanks for posting your milestones and your challenges
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 522
Posted By JPs copy
A few years ago I went down the YouTube rabbit...

A few years ago I went down the YouTube rabbit hole with Jordan Belfort's videos (Wolf of wall street guy).

I was fully expecting him to give his group secret one-liners to push prospects along.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By JPs copy
RE: What about Vertical Videos?

I never thought vertical videos would take off, but Instagram stories and TikTok are doing well.
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By JPs copy
RE: WordPress options for collecting emails and autoresponding

If you use Elementor, which is the WP drag-and-drop plugin, you can create pop-up boxes for opt-in's. They work with a lot of autoresponders.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 814
Posted By JPs copy
RE: using images from google images

What are you using the images for? If it's anything for print, definitely purchase from a real stock photo size, if anything else to get the right resolution.

If it's for a blog, what's wrong...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,462
Posted By JPs copy
RE: [Affiliate Case Study] Clickbank direct linking success

I'm not gonna lie, I completely forgot about Bing until stumbling upon this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,462
Posted By JPs copy
RE: [Affiliate Case Study] Clickbank direct linking success

Checked out the video. Nice job Dave!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By JPs copy
RE: The internet minute

You raise a good point, I've usually never given infographs the time of day, but this one has a good mix of useful info, colors and fonts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By JPs copy
RE: The internet minute

I was always curious about the breakdown of hours uploaded to YouTube. 500 every hour! Geez.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Free tools to find Real Estate owners

There's also the question of residential real estate or commercial real estate.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th August 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Multiple streams of income - Small online store?

Guy with 2 dogs here. For me, pet beds are a dime a dozen.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th August 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Multiple streams of income - Small online store?

What are you interested in to pursue as a potential side gig? Trends come and go. What's hot today is not tomorrow. If something is popular, but you're not interested, it's going to be a slog.
...
Forum: Beginners Area 11th August 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By JPs copy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By JPs copy
RE: I'm not sure exactly how to make a "funnel" out of what I have?

Your typical sales funnel involves a main offer page, with a few upsells afterwards.

And yes, you should absolutely send weekly emails to your list. Be informational, entertaining and try and sell...
Forum: Beginners Area 27th July 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How to make a friend in my niche.

Nice step-by-step relationship building in this order. And if it doesn't work out, move on to find another potential friend
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By JPs copy
RE: What landing page elements should be used on a B2B one page website?

What will the video section contain? Will you have one big edited video, or a few of them?

If it fits, move a video up towards the top of the sales page.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Some quick thoughts about prospecting after being away from the phone..

People hate prospecting, and honestly, so do I. But it's a necessary evil. You can't just sit and wait for business to come to you. It's like dating. You have to make the first move.
Forum: Copywriting 14th July 2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,084
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Do you listen to music when you write copy? Or you write in total silence?

I started listening to binaural beats a few months ago. They definitely help me focus more when I'm on a deadline crunch, as opposed to listening to podcasts where I can get easily distracted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,027
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Is It Sleazy TO Sell Products You Haven't Tried?

Having been in B2C and B2B sales for a few years, I have sold several products I wouldn't use myself. It's not exactly about me, it's about what the customer wants.

Here's an example. My realtor...
Forum: Copywriting 8th June 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,112
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Share With Us One Secret You Are So Proud To Know About Writing Good Copy

If I had a big secret, I'd sell it for a lot of money. Haha

The name of the game is really creating interest and then turning it into a sales pitch.
Forum: Beginners Area 8th June 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,602
Posted By JPs copy
RE: What is the acceptable percentage of plagiarism in Blogging?

There's a YouTuber I somewhat paid attention to years ago, and I had to stop because I realized his videos were just nothing but keywords jammed together in sentences. Like entire minutes would go by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th June 2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Are phone calls ESSENTIAL when you're in the B2B sector?

Speaking from experience, I worked in B2B sales for six years. Unless someone is an established customer of your's, using the phone is pretty essential. A lot of it comes down to a lot of business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By JPs copy
RE: What makes an art piece valuable?

There's a Dan Kennedy video where he talks about the reason why people buy from someone doesn't boil down to value provided but perceived reputation. So if someone visits a doctor who is high in...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

That's when the Fans Only girls will start using offline tactics
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Targeted TRAFFIC is NOT even ENOUGH!!! - Here's the MISSING PIECE

And my experience, it's just easier to tell the truth. You'll be seen as more trustworthy and you'll get more repeat business
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I've actually had that same idea and wondered if that would work. Gotta love the famous dollar bill grabber. I'm assuming you sent your resume with it too?
Forum: Email Marketing 25th May 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Do you know good list building product ?

Wordpress with Elementor makes good squeeze pages. If you want to set-up an opt-in, like a pop-up box, you'll have to upgrade to Elementor Pro which I believe is $49 a year.

Like others have...
Forum: Beginners Area 25th May 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Hi. I thought I'd introduce myself.

Cool background. Welcome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By JPs copy
RE: thinking of starting a new local agency ...

If you're going the local route, look into groups in your area. See if you can join and present on a topic. These groups are always looking for speakers.
- Chambers of Commerce
- Toastmasters
-...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Minimalism

My wife and I throw things out constantly to create more space in our home.

Our one mutual friend has thousands of movies, books, board games, clothes, you name it. They have items that still have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By JPs copy
RE: a short press release question

For press releases, include your business website with your contact info, or in your boilerplate at the bottom.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Starbucks reopens some stores in US

I've cut WAY back on my coffee consumption during quarantine, mostly due to minor stomach issues. I've cut back from 5-6 cups a day to just 1 in the morning. It's no wonder that my sleep has improved...
Forum: Email Marketing 6th May 2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How far apart should my soft selling emails be?

I've seen both. I've seen soft sell emails clumped together and I've seen them spaced out between content. Even if they sign up to get newsletters, they probably know deep down at some point you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Starbucks reopens some stores in US

I don't drink a ton of coffee anymore, but I could go for a White Chocolate Mocha right about now
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Whats App Broadcast Vs Telegram Channel Vs Email Broadcast? Which should I built?

Definitely agree. You should be testing and measuring everything.

Having said that, you can't go wrong with email automation.
Forum: Email Marketing 14th April 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How Long Should an email marketing Campaign message be?

I'd say a handful of paragraphs is fine. If it takes you one minute or less to read, you're in the clear.

Just don't make it too long. I've seen emails with enough copy to be entire sales pages....
Forum: Beginners Area 14th April 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How to market research a consulting service

Hunter.io is a great chrome extension for finding emails on sites
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By JPs copy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Best Hosting Company 2020

I've had Dreamhost for a few years now. Extremely easy to use, and support is very helpful. I'm sure others have different suggestions, but I have no problem recommending them.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th April 2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 981
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Best TV and Streaming Shows to Watch in 2020

I’m a big fan of Westworld. This season is shaping up to be really good.

And to think I was actually looking forward to GoT last year...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th April 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 3,681
Posted By JPs copy
RE: What Was The Last Movie You Recently Watched

I watched The Incredibles last night on Disney+.

I had never seen it before. It's a pretty awesome flick.

The worst scene was when Mr. Incredible was in his boss's office getting yelled at. But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,153
Posted By JPs copy
RE: Any suggestions on what are the best niche as an bloger?

This. Don't try to find the next hot topic. Pick a niche that's interesting to you.

If you're going to spend hours writing a blog, you might as well enjoy it along the way.
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How often do you email your list?

I agree. There's too much content out there that's just thrown together and everyone is betting on playing the numbers game. In my previous experience, you gotta lead with quality.
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By JPs copy
Forum: Email Marketing 30th March 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By JPs copy
RE: I am sorry if this is a silly question...

What is your newsletter? Is it a stand-alone email or is it an email with graphics and multiple links?

I would say email as often as you can, but make sure you're emailing good stuff that people...
Forum: Copywriting 13th October 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By JPs copy
Swipe Copy from a 30 Minute VSL

I wanted to give you guys some swipe copy from a 30 minute vsl I watched years ago.

The product and niche isn’t included, but it really isn’t all that important.

And 90% of the material in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th September 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By JPs copy
Re: Do trade shows still drive profits up?

I coordinated events for a SAAS company briefly.

The company would exhibit at all the major industry trade shows. They had lead forms available where customers/prospects would write their name,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By JPs copy
Re: how come brick and mortar stores dont collect data

Some brick and mortar stores train their staff to ask for an email at the time of checkout.

Of course that pales in comparison to the amount of customer data that's rented and sold on the back-end.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 10th September 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By JPs copy
Re: Are subscription box businesses dying?

It depends on what each market wants, and how they adapt.

I don't see as many ads for Trunk Club these days, if any. Those have been replaced by Stitch Fix.

The problem that Trunk Club and...
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