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Forum: Copywriting 16th November 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: How to write copy for skin care products?

Sure there is. "Skin care" is a category (AKA vertical or niche). There are sub-categories within it.

Alex
Forum: Copywriting 12th October 2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 412
Posted By OptedIn
Re: I am not sure if I'm advertising myself right as a copywriter.

Headlines should always be centered. Text should never be centered, unless it's poetry.

These are commonly accepted conventions. You are free, of course, to do what you want, as long as you're...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Confusing, syntax-abusing text lost in poor layout seeks help

Don't think you can do everything yourself. There must be someone in your sphere of contacts that can offer you some assistance.

Don't resist spending money. If your not willing to spend money to...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd September 2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
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: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd July 2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By bestAd
Re: Some Noob Questions...

Yes, probably you misread it.

As a matter of fact, if you see anyone else using your copy, you can actually contact Shopify and they will send them a copyright infringement.

You can actually...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th June 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,843
Posted By ryanbiddulph
Re: Not getting any sales - Dropshipping

I think you're making the mistake of believing that numbers can purchase what you have to offer. But a number is an inanimate object. It cannot do anything. I never saw 18,200 do anything. But I...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By Oziboomer
Re: Want to Learn Copywriting

Here's one that springs to mind. . .

https://www.copyblogger.com

and you might also checkout some of the old content from this forum and some of the sites of its members.

Rick Duris has a...
Forum: Copywriting 31st December 2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,083
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: As a Writer, Where Do You Sell Your Copy?

Yup. A copy writer is far different from an article writer. Writing articles requires a good use of language and a little research on he topic. Writing sales copy takes years of study, and a deep...
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
Re: As a Writer, Where Do You Sell Your Copy?

Are referring to selling content/articles? Copy means sales copy to many people here. In looking at your other posts and signature I'm guessing you meant content/articles. Some of the responses...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,026
Posted By Copydog
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

Alan

Nice website sales letter:

www.copywriter-ac.com (http://www.copywriter-ac.com)

Love your fishing pics. ;)
Forum: Freemarket.com Discussion 8th September 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,892
Posted By fcf360
Re: Too bad, all the dummy crappy featured listings

I think you seriously needs to separate out DOMAINS for sale and WEBSITES for sale. That would take away quite a lot of clutter of listing everything piled up high.
Forum: Copywriting 11th February 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By V12
Re: Can Anyone Help With This, Please?

I haven't used these people but I know they have an excellent reputation in the UK. They've handled fulfillment for many UK direct mail millionaires and have been around for a long time.

Field...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 38,237
Posted By TheSalesBooster
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 38,237
Posted By joe golfer
Write Those Words So A Blind Man Can See 'Em: Storytelling Resources For Copywriters and Marketers

Here are storytelling resources for copywriters and marketers. If you have any good things to add, post a comment below and I'll put it on the list. (Post title inspired by this post by Brian McLeod...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th October 2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By Marty S
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

I used to use Camtasia (as well as Corel VS and Sony Vegas) and PowerPoint which was a decent enough combination. However a few years ago I purchased an iMac and started using ScreenFlow and Keynote....
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th October 2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Hey Alan (long time no type),

Since I'm fairly certain you're not interested in using a Mac and Keynote, I'd suggest you just step up your game with Powerpoint and use Camtasia to record/render.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By Brandon Tanner
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Strange that the trial download is only available for 64 bit now. I use Vegas Pro on a 32 bit Windows 7 system... works great. But yeah, download the 'Movie Studio' trial... the user interface is...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By Kurt
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Video Software for Under $100

For pure graphic text, Corel Video Studio is best, but has other issues.

Proshow Producer is best for creating slideshows, but I found it renders very slowly on...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By Michael D Forbes
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Sony Vegas is pretty powerful, streamlined and (mostly) intuitive. There is a LOT you can do out of the box with text, and if you add a plug-in or two you can do way more. The learning curve is way...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By paulie
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Hello Alan,

I would suggest Photodex Proshow Producer. You can do all that and more. It is not that cheap though, that's the only thing but IMHO well worth the investment. There are tons and tons...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,709
Posted By OBEYchristina
Re: Good Video Editing Software?

Camtasia!

It is easy to use and has tons of tutorials available and also able to do what you listed above... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,147
Posted By kencalhn
Re: I HATE webinars !!!!!

most webinars are awful.

I've been told my free webinars are better than most people's paid ones, which is why I've had as many as 2,450 register for them. I did 91 webinars last year, and have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,147
Posted By FrankJohnson
Re: I HATE webinars !!!!!

I tend to like them when they are done well (which isn't all that often). Often, I'm thinking to myself as I'm watching and listening, "Get to the point!" I attended one recently where the presenter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,147
Posted By Claire Koch
Re: I HATE webinars !!!!!

I predict the webinar trend will fade away after awhile. This could be a sign he verballized out loud but how many other people hate it and they're just not saying anything.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd March 2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,511
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: Michael Masterson copywriting course (AIWA)- anyone has any experience on it?

I love John Carlton's style and approach but have never tried his course. I did however have one of my newsletter subscribers tell me that the exercises were very niche and demographic specific and...
Forum: Copywriting 19th February 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,037
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: According to experts... women make much better copywriters than men

It doesn't matter who's "better". It just matters how much money you make at the end of the day--at least, that's my view of sales writing :-)

I agree that in general, women are more emotionally...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By MattinSD
Re: No One Else Sees a MAJOR Problem in October Finalized Earnings?

Because a couple of warriors have checked here over the last couple of days for information on this issue, I thought I'd post an update. The statement below is the first from Google on this...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By jasdon
Re: Mercedes Email - Sickening

A few years ago Porsche sent me a nice hard back brochure when they were introducing the Cayenne GTS.

"That's nice" I thought while trying to remember how long ago it was that I last test drove a...
Forum: Copywriting 8th January 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,446
Posted By Oxbloom
Re: "It's Like Selling Needles To Addicts"

I find "It's like selling needles to addicts" to be very powerful imagery. It speaks to me about the desperate, needful nature of the consumer...their almost animalistic hunger...and about the...
Forum: Copywriting 7th September 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,972
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: Why Are Copywriters So Expensive?

If you think a top level copywriter is expensive for your business... wait until you hire a shoddy copywriter ;)

The bad ones will lose you MUCH more money than you will make with a top...
Forum: Copywriting 7th September 2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,972
Posted By DomenicoGrecojr
Why Are Copywriters So Expensive?

Without a doubt a good sales letter can have a huge effect on how many products you can sell.

But...paying thousands of dollars to write a sales letter? Charging hundreds of dollars for an...
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,557
Posted By Raydal
Re: This copywriter really pisses me off...

It amazes me how some people can escape the real issue.

It has nothing to do with the ability, character or helpfulness
of Rick. It has nothing to do with being thankful.

The real issue in...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,175
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: Split-testing & Copywriting Tools

Hi Alan,

I'll answer quickly because I don't want to derail the thread completely. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to send me a PM.

My name is not visible on the...
Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,410
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: Copy Doodles

I've just stumbled across this resource, and thought it might be of relevance to this thread:

70 Hand Drawing Style Resources, Brushes, Textures,Icons And Tutorials | Graphic and Web Design Blog...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,581
Posted By Matt James
Re: One of the best I've seen

As somebody who worked at a shopping channel for 7 (long) years, here's something you guys might find interesting.

There was always a spike in phone calls and a sudden rush in orders just after we...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd November 2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,344
Posted By Loren Woirhaye
Re: Hypnotic copy! DUH!

The way I look at it hypnotic copywriting is the sort
of situation where the REAL reason a person would
buy your product is not something you can come right
out and say, because it's a hidden...
Forum: Copywriting 11th October 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Dean Dhuli
Re: THE best copywriter!!!

I've learned from more than one copywriter and I've learned
good things from each of them.

So it would be difficult to just pick one.

Instead of just looking for "the best copywriter", you...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By 3Darmory
Re: Writing Long Copy

R u writing for urself? If so then do not think that much, the readers will find u out. :)
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,672
Posted By Raydal
Re: Embedded Commands

Are you sure you're not confusing 'embedded commands' with commands in bed?

-Ray Edwards
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,071
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Say PLEASE

And that's a shame...



No "critique section" here... just a discussion forum about copywriting. Although some tend to treat it as a "free critique section" that's certainly not its purpose nor...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st May 2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Dean Dhuli
Re: Adwords Ad Writing Software?

Adwords editor does that... and much more:
AdWords Editor (http://www.google.com/intl/en/adwordseditor/)



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Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By Raydal
The Most Powerful Copywriting / Selling Concept In The Universe!

Well that’s one title for a post but I believe this to be
true and I’ll tell you WHY even if you don’t agree with me.

Copywriting Tips And Tricks The Most Powerful Copywriting Concept In The...
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Ken Strong
Re: Looking for Copywriter - $5000 budget

How come it seems like every single time anyone posts a thread here looking for a copywriter, everyone thinks it's a signal to jump in and offer their personal opinions on the OP's budget? The guy's...
Forum: Copywriting 13th March 2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Raydal
Tip Anatomy of a GREAT Offer ...

As a copywriter myself, I'll like you to believe that
copywriting is all there is to making more sales. But that just
wouldn't be true.

The first thing I look at before I take on a new client...
Forum: Programming 25th February 2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,621
Posted By Bruce Hearder
Re: Plain Contact Form - On Hostgator

Hi..

Change the lines that reads :


<input type="text" name="tellme" size="20" value="Email content"><BR><BR>


to
Forum: Copywriting 29th January 2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: What's Your Favorite Step-By-Step Structure for Copywriting Sales Pages?

Well, if we get to start making cool acronym formulas, I want in...

H - Holler at 'em - Gain their attention
E - Express your empathy with a gripping tale.
L - Lambast the *******s that created...
Forum: Copywriting 26th January 2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By procopywriter
Re: SEO and Copywriting

You don't.

They have two different--and mutually exclusive--objectives, despite what some seem to think.

People SEARCH for commodities and find a world of competing possibilities. But you want...
Forum: Copywriting 26th January 2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By Raydal
The Power Of Argument Structures In Copywriting

As a University freshman, one of the general courses I had to
take involved learning the ‘fallacies of argument’ and the
textbook was the well-known Straight and Crooked Thinking by
Robert H....
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Raydal
How To Avoid Tattle-Tale Copywriting

When she stepped on the scale a warning message popped out which
read, “One at a time please!”

So goes a local community joke from my childhood days. And it
definitely beats those, “Your mama is...
Forum: Copywriting 20th January 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,984
Posted By Raydal
Re: Best Copywriting Book?

By far the best copywriting book is Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene Schwartz. And I've read more than a few.

This book is NOT a beginner's book though and some people may think
it too...
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,984
Posted By Loren Woirhaye
Re: Best Copywriting Book?

You are truly bewildered my friend. You've found a reseller's
site, not Lenny's site - and read the copy of somebody who
bought the resale rights to the book and for some reason
wrote his own...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,984
Posted By Loren Woirhaye
Re: Best Copywriting Book?

Lenny Eng's book on Clickbank is very good for a beginner,
every bit as good as Maria Veloso's book on Web
Copywriting - available in paperback only. I would
start there. Bob Serling's ebook is...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,984
Posted By ZelimirGraf
Re: Best Copywriting Book?

When it comes to web copywriting, I loved Michael Fortin`s "The Death of a sales letter". This is a must read if you haven`t gotten your hands on it yet.
And it`s free! :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,020
Posted By ExRat
Re: The Real Truth About the Warrior Forum and the Ethical Dilemma

Hi Nathan,

I really like your lottery analogy. But I have to say that if everyone based their ethics on the example set by the state we would all be in a seriously philistine predicament.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th November 2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,581
Posted By shayne54
Re: Social Bookmarking Demon v4

I use posttoaster.com its free, easy to use and allows roboform to fill out the passwords/logins for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,120
Posted By radhika
Re: Health/Fitness Ezines?

Go to ezinelocater.com > scroll down > you will see ezines in health niche. (THere is categorization of ezines)
http://ezinelocater.com/

Try this too:
http://www.jogena.com/ezine/ezinedata.htm
...
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