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Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: For MikeHumphreys - Character Arc & Copy

Hey Refund (Sorry I don't know your real first name),

Good job stepping up and putting together a quality thread... I'd love to see more threads in this copywriting forum addressing story telling,...
Forum: Copywriting 30th August 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By RefundHost
For MikeHumphreys - Character Arc & Copy

Years ago I wrote a guide book for a certain discipline
and bought classified ads in the back of a few relevant magazines.
It worked.
That was my first real writing and first real ad copy. I was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th August 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,682
Posted By fluffythewondercat
Re: The End of Bookstores and Record Shops? … What's Next?

I'm in California, too, and library closures are a political manifestation of budget cuts imposed by insane legislators. They are not a sign of any business failing.

Your premise is flawed.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th August 2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,682
Posted By fluffythewondercat
Re: The End of Bookstores and Record Shops? … What's Next?

Video rentals are all but gone. Record stores, however, thrive in the Bay Area. My guess is that many of them are selling out the back door on Amazon.

"Library" is not a business. Our local...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By max5ty
Copywriting Is Alive -- Part 1

Some talk lately about the death of copywriting.

I say baloney.

It’s alive and well, and now more than ever, good copywriters are needed.

I’m sitting here typing this at my $6500.00 desk,...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,713
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

My thoughts exactly.

Google Adwords might be the most popular PPC but it is not the only PPC out there. There are plenty of others that don't have the same copy "restrictions".

You don't have...
Forum: Copywriting 13th August 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,713
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

1. PPC is not the only game in town. Not by a long shot. So who gives a flying flip what Google and the other search engines think?

2. Yes, attention spans have grown shorter and advertisers...
Forum: Copywriting 10th August 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By Hans Klein
Re: I Don't Know What I'm Doing Wrong?

Hi Matt,

A couple of notes:

* Why is keyword research important?

You say, "you show how to find the best keywords"... but how are they the "Best?"

Get more specific...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,908
Posted By Folusho Orokunle
Re: Can You Make Money By Telling The Truth?

Some people have stated that you can't make "a lot" of money in IM without the hype, I agree. But hype doesn't MEAN lies. There is a difference between the two.

I know several people that are VERY...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th July 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,690
Posted By davemiz
Re: Anyone become a worshipful brother or sister of DotComSecrets Illuminati?

hey...who knows... you might even learn something from a multimillionaire marketer.

crazy, i know.
Forum: Copywriting 9th July 2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By Scott Murdaugh
Re: The Power Of CELEBRITY In Copy & Marketing

Celebs are worthless.

Thigh Master would have been fine without Suzanne Summers.

Proactive would be fine without Katie Perry, Avril Levigne, ect.

And the "George Foreman Grill" would have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,515
Posted By Chris W. Sutton
What's wrong with the Warrior Forum?

You know, I am seeing more and more threads complaining about the things wrong with the Warrior Forum, complaining about what is wrong with the WSO Forum, etc. I will be the first to admit that the...
Forum: Copywriting 26th June 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,542
Posted By gjabiz
I am a little confused.

This isn't personal Art, but why would anyone take ANY course if they didn't think the education and information they rec'd from it would be viable and useful?

Jay White has been around for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,961
Posted By Colin Theriot
Re: Let's be honest, product launches are DEAD!

I call shenanigans.



That's because that's not what they're for. They still remain a great way to START an ongoing relationship with new people becoming part of your list.



False. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,961
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Let's be honest, product launches are DEAD!

Launches are far from dead.

Communicating with a list solely for the purpose of promoting a launch might be less effective.

But pre-selling a product or service is quite alive and well across...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,418
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: Big Marketing Guru, busted by Feds.

If there's anything I've learned being in business for as long as I have been is to definitely not believe anything I read until I've gotten all the facts. The article cited has very little of them....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,418
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Big Marketing Guru, busted by Feds.

So do I. After all, it made me a little over $10,000 during the six months I used it.

Don made me a lot more money with that than any other product I'd ever bought, most of them a lot more...
Forum: Copywriting 12th June 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: "New" Copy vs. "Old" Copy -- Is There A Winner?

This isn't the work of a copywriter. It simply smacks of an amateur pretending to be one. A fake it until they make it kind of person.

No professional copywriter in their right mind would even...
Forum: Copywriting 6th June 2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By colmodwyer
Re: Fiction Books By Copywriters

List of former copywriters - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_former_copywriters)

Colm
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,033
Posted By davemiz
Re: Best IM Sales Video EVER!

no disrespect to anyone, its a slick video as far as production goes... the script is written well for what it is....

but if that made a million in sales it just goes to show how desperate and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,075
Posted By jmasterson
Re: Is MLM a scam or not?

This is a pretty good read:
The Simple Picture That Can Make You A Millionaire. | Fastlane Entrepreneurs (http://www.fastlaneentrepreneurs.com/2011/the-simple-picture-that-can-make-you-millions/)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,075
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Is MLM a scam or not?

Thank you.



No problem... that's why it's called a discussion forum! LOL



OK... here's the crux of the argument. You base your assertions on
what you believe is common sense and what...
Forum: Copywriting 25th April 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,647
Posted By ARSuarez
Re: You've Been Lied To

I'm not sure what you mean.

Do you disagree that the money is in the list?

I would comment further, but... I honestly don't know what you're saying.

Should we ignore the list?

Is list...
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Ross Bowring
Forum: Copywriting 8th April 2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Raydal
Re: The World Is Better Place When You're A Copywriter

This is a great ad for selling to copywriters but I don't know
how effective it would be in selling a car apart from getting
attention for the technique.

I could be proven wrong, but people...
Forum: Copywriting 7th April 2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,281
Posted By writeandreview
Re: ClickBank: New Rules

I love Clickbank. Clickbank have (or has, depending on your style guide) been very good to me.

Clickbank will compete against Amazon, whatever Apple decides to throw in the mix and a host of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,903
Posted By Mike McAleer
Re: Is it a smart move by Namecheap?

That is very weird but Bob is a good guy I think and funny.

He has some hot girls workin for him LOL
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: Sometimes, just sometimes, I Really Despair

I think because there are more players in the industry today than ever before that it just appears that there's more of these shenanigans going on. So we tend to notice it more often, especially if...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Psychopathic client. Public slander. What should I do folks?

Another point that nobody has bought up.

Nick, it seems to be un-professional to be talking about
a client in a public forum...especially where clients
and prospective clients congregate.

If...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By ewenmack
Is "News" The New Winning Theme For Ads?

Outside the Internet/ make money online field,
the "news" theme is rocking it with one promotion.

It's the "Just Leaked; Did Obama Lie?..." headline.

Gary Bencivenga's "most ablest competitor"...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,559
Posted By colmodwyer
Re: Psychopathic client. Public slander. What should I do folks?

Not taking 100% up-front and marketing to bottom-feeders invites these kinds of problems.

Learn from it and move on.

Colm
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th March 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,516
Posted By tryinhere
Re: Homelessness Come May Or June

You have written the same depressing rubbish here for ages, I complained about it a while back to you from memory, when you were on your last suicide bender.

Out of every post or whiner on this...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,452
Posted By Bruce Wedding
Re: Deadly Silence On Video Sales Letters...What's Up!

This video is slaying it. Its been running on Drudge for over a month and that ain't peanuts.

Stansberry's Investment Advisory (http://www.stansberryresearch.com/pro/1011PSISBBVD/PPSIM277/PR)
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By David Babineau
Dan Kennedy, Herds & Balls

If you've got an old copy of Dan Kennedy's "free gift" (the old one with 8 physical CDs, not the newer online one), you might remember his story about a woman's ballsy email.

If not, here's the...
Forum: Copywriting 29th January 2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By donk
Lightbulb Re: Credible Places For Copywriters To Advertise?

Clickbank anyone?

Or rather should I say, "Affiliate Marketing anyone?" as the following method will work for more than just Clickbank.

1. Find a product in the industry you are looking to...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd December 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,365
Posted By davemiz
Re: The Zen Master of Copy Is At It Again

all i know is despite me not loving the letter, i have mad respect for matt..... he's made a bunch more money than i have and i can surely learn from what he's doing.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd December 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,365
Posted By RickDuris
Re: The Zen Master of Copy Is At It Again

This one draws a long "Hmmm" from me.

Whoever wrote it, I admire their creativity. I really do.

But I don't believe Matt wrote it. Not for one second.

I'll share why.

I'm no martial...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd December 2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,365
Posted By davemiz
Re: The Zen Master of Copy Is At It Again

honestly, i dont think the copy is all that... but thats just my (uneducated) opinion.... the thing could be converting like gangbusters, what do i know? lol

as long as it's making money for him,...
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,255
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Sales Letter Conversion Rates - Authoritative Statistics??

I have not heard that.

And I would personally be are pressed to believe anything from "an authoritative source."

I mean c'mon, think about it...

Cold or warm list? It makes a difference.
...
Forum: Copywriting 11th November 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: Me again!! Different approach now...

I'm going to give you a piece of advice I know isn't what you're looking for... But hopefully it will help you.

I write a lot in your niche. My copy in health and fitness has generated more than...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd September 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Can I get a Review?

"See any glaring mistakes"??? Where to start. It's a terrible page. Starting with the twee line "Leading the leading edge in technology". Followed by a crap headline. Followed by an opt-in form...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,363
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Dear “Mass Domination Billion-Dollar Annihilation Secret Sniper Avalanche Formula” Gurus…

Stop buying and get off the lists so we don't hear your rants anymore. Simple solution. You put yourself there.

I personally am sick to death of all the guru bashing, product bashing posts. You...
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: Critique of copy (I did look through the checklist)

Larry,

Fascinating product... but I don't see it selling.

I'm wondering who exactly you're trying to target with this product... and by extension, the sales letter.

Is it a PUA thing? Is it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Tina Golden
Re: Who Makes More Money...

That's easy to answer....the best marketer. The one who knows his target market and put his product in front of them. As long as the buyer hasn't seen the material before, as far as he's concerned...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,737
Posted By David Maschke
Re: Video Sales Letters .. a Fad or here to Stay?

Yes, the video sales presentation will die out, just like television, commercials and infomercials. Definitely.
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By Rezbi
Re: Copywriting Checklists?

Just in case you're greedy for more... please, sir, can I have some more?

And why not?

Free 13-Point Copy Inspection Makes Your Website Sell Like Crazy ? | The Total Package...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,630
Posted By Neil Morgan
Re: Were You Conned By The Gurus?

Lose weight = exercise more and eat less.

Business success = create a product that has real value for real people and make sure they know about it through continuous marketing effort.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,516
Posted By MAJ
To Copywriters -- If I Had to Do it All Over Again -- Lies Exposed

I'm going to blunt. Some people will hate this, some will like this and some will begin to wonder whether or not they should continue in this direction.

I would strongly urge you to get out of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,633
Posted By bgmacaw
Re: Political discussions are not allowed here

Unfortunately there are political issues, such as recent actions by the FTC that essentially criminalize affiliate marketing, that online marketers need to be concerned about. Blithely ignoring the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,487
Posted By tomw
Re: Triple Play Scam. Shame On Them

The internet isn't some magical mystical place where we all hold hands and cuddle each other. If there's money to be made some people will always push it to the very edge of the law and beyond it -...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st September 2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,507
Posted By Michael Motley
Re: You Gotta Love Michael Moore

You'll also notice that while he's saying capitalism is evil....he damn sure isnt giving his movie away for free.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th September 2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,507
Posted By Scot Standke
Re: You Gotta Love Michael Moore

Let me get this straight...

Michael Moore does an anti capitalism movie.

How many of the millions and millions of dollars that he is sure to earn in this capitalistic society is he going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,246
Posted By LegitIncomes
Re: UNETHICAL? You Would Be Surprised . . .

It's WalMart's store, they can advertise however they like, they can run whatever promotions they like.

If people are "pressured" into spending the money they saved on a cross promotion item,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,246
Posted By LegitIncomes
Re: UNETHICAL? You Would Be Surprised . . .

So because poor people shop at WalMart, it's WalMart's responsibility to make sure they don't cross promote items or do anything else that might lead to a purchase. :rolleyes:
Forum: Copywriting 4th September 2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,038
Posted By Bond
Help design "The Gary Halbert Letters" The Book

Hello everyone,

This is Bond Halbert and I am putting together some of my dad's best letters into a book.

So far I have had professionals whose opinion he respected choose thirteen of his best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,507
Posted By NickMarks
FREE: Multi-Million Dollar Internet Marketing Funnel!

Hey Warriors,

I just posted a comment to someone asking if it's possible to earn $100K per day, I was telling them it is, that it's all in the back-end. Then I realized that this is probably a...
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