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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Big Al
Re: How do I protect my website from hackers?

Make sure you don't use 'Admin' as your login name.

I now use WP Security Scan and Secure Wordpress pluggins.

Both are free. They'll change the prefix's on your tables, do a few other things I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How do I protect my website from hackers?

The best way is to choose the right hosting company with a higher security package. a Dedicated IP can help, but check with your host to see what security packages they offer.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By socialhydra
Re: Mens Lifestyle niche purchasing power statistics?

You can check out top sites here and just search for your niche:
alexa dot com/topsites/category/Top/Society

There are some sites having forums so you can check out most asked questions and what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,749
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: 100+ unique visitors per day... 5 total sales

Shounak, since you are mainly using SEO for traffic, I'm going to guess that your content is pretty well optimized for the search spiders - plenty of keywords, etc.

The problem is, as you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Kerryrus
Re: How Do I add Twitter To My Website?

Hi,

I add a twitter badge to my blog and use the following plugins:

Follow me so people can follow you straight from your wordpress blog
Tweet me me so people can retweet your content and...
Forum: Copywriting 30th September 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: Want to read the ad that paid me $300 off Odesk?

Hi Sebastion,

You'll get more response if you put your copy online rather than forcing people to download it.

Anyway, here's my thoughts for you:

Why have you got two headlines like that? ...
Forum: Copywriting 30th September 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By jasonthewebmaster
Re: Want to read the ad that paid me $300 off Odesk?

Hmm... the copywriting is ok I guess.. but it needs some formatting before i would even consider mailing it out.

Also, this would be a "sales letter" not a sales page, page is a website. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By marcuslim
Re: Pop up squeeze page wordpress for free or $$ Which one? Help.

You simply need to upload your pdf report via ftp onto your web host. For example, if your download link is

http://www.absoluteability.com/download/report.pdf

then you just need to upload...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Ben Armstrong
Re: How do I guage my websites multiple positions in Google?

use the rank checker plugin for firefox.

You can save a list of all the keywords you want to rank for and quickly check the rank for each one at the click of a button every day.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Alexandru
Re: Need veteran help for my self help blog. I have 100 people a day visiting.

Hey Sebastion,

I recommend setting up a Facebook fan page. That's probably the best and most cost effective way of getting subscribers.

If you target your ads to Vancouver and then create...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By John_S
Re: Client wants to know if I will "tweak" my sales copy later

I'm not going to look at the link.



That's one of the reasons for the two hundred, a contract is a list of your (bad) experiences -- codified. I have mine. They have theirs.

You can find...
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Russell Barnstein
Re: How I lost an $1800 copywriting contract

Sebastion;

I know you're using Elance as a major platform to launch yourself and that's great. One word of caution:

Always message from within the PMB. Here's why:

Email servers-...
Forum: Copywriting 4th May 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Danielle Lynn
Re: What is wrong with this short copy?

As others have pointed out, it has some serious flaws going on.

I would scrap this entire thing and start from scratch. Try to touch on the emotions these infertile mothers are feeling.


Let...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By O0o0O
Re: Promoting Iphone apps...is it profitable?

Right now, people find apps by just going to their phone, going to the app store, picking the category they like and install or buy something on the first page. Therefore, if your app isn't on the...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Loren Woirhaye
Re: I need something to sell

If you're good, buy some PLR products and rewrite the letters,
since PLR salesletters range from awful to decent, but seldom
is the copy robustly persuasive.

You can't sell non-original PLR...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: I need something to sell

I thought "people kept hiring you"?

A tad silly to start one thread telling people how you don't work for cheap... and insinuate how "in demand" you are...

...then start another one lamenting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By jbsmith
Re: $150 or $47

What is your conversion rate? If you are getting one sale a month on a 20-30 visits per day that is much different than getting one sale on hundreds or thousands of visits each day.

I would...
Forum: Copywriting 24th February 2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By RickDuris
Re: So Random. You never know who you will meet in a cafe

Sebastion,

It's nice to someone poised to jump on opportunity.

1. To compete you want to do videos. Not an eBook. Although an eBook can complement the videos.

For instance, go out to...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd February 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By maximus242
Re: So Random. You never know who you will meet in a cafe

You should go down to a guitar store, ask people, see whats on the shelves, ask the clerks what books sell the most.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By entry
Re: Really dumb question

ask admin, they should be able too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By JoshuaZamora
Re: Really dumb question

To join the war room click on the Red triangle on the bottom right that says "The War Room" dont know about name ?
Forum: Copywriting 12th February 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Woody C
Re: Price Justification

You have the comparisons to other programs, which is good. Now you have to make the actual price of the product look good.

The way a lot of copy writers do this is by saying: "If so and so costs...
Forum: Copywriting 8th February 2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: Causing pain in the reader

Well put dammit.

Sociological studies consistently show that about 80% of people are problem solving focused. In other words, they don't get up in the morning like many of us entrepreneurs and...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd January 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By fasteasysuccess
Re: What are the hot niche's?

Pets can be a huge and a reliable niche-I pulled this gathered by APPA and this doesn't even include extras like clothes and dog houses all that other stuff sold.

It shows how much is spent on...
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By Scott Murdaugh
Re: How did you get started?

I got started in sales.

Besides a 4 year stint in the Air Force, sales and copywriting is
all I've ever done.

Knowing how to sell "belly to belly" was, and still is, my biggest
advantage. I...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Mike Schwenk
Re: I got a copy writing job!

While I wish you the best and can appreciate your ability to take action...

Why don't you just take the product and use it to practice?

You're coming here and asking to be spoon-fed details...
Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,056
Posted By FranciscoDancon
Re: Any examples of brilliant online sales copy?

Go to the clickbank marketplace and look for high gravity products. Chances are, that copy is converting well. Obviously it it possible that it is high gravity for reasons other than the strength...
Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By clever7
Re: Lifehacker Copywriting Article

Having a family is nice. Congratulations for the baby!

Now, about the article, I agree that this technique simply describes what a copywriter does, by generating emotions around a certain topic....
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By Thirty3Down
Lifehacker Copywriting Article

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind (http://lifehacker.com/5715912/how-to-plant-ideas-in-someones-mind)

(link at top)
Great article in Lifehacker about copyrighting
(they weren't even trying to...
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By arfasaira
Re: Selling stuff or writing copy?

I second Sally on her points, at this stage, you need money and you need it fast. If you are already good at writing, you don't just have to stick to articles.

I suggest for some fast cash, get...
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By 247Copywriter
Re: Selling stuff or writing copy?

Your need (pain / trauma / frustration) right now as you stated is...

To make some fast cash.

You're not going to be able to accomplish this goal, writing 'direct marketing sales copy'. You've...
Forum: Copywriting 14th January 2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Ross James
Re: Critique my very short ebook

Now you're starting to think like an online marketer Sebastion. See it's not that bad, It's fun building a list, you turn that list into a business. I had a funny feeling after commenting on your...
Forum: Copywriting 14th January 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 961
Posted By warguru
Re: Copywriting in an office

Sebastion, are you talking about direct response advertising, or mainstream branding-type advertising?

These two are *shockingly* different.

I should know. I work in a branding-type agency.
...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By alcymart
Re: Critique my copy pleeease

Your ad will require about 5 passes in order to become a killer one. Here's a first quick pass of your ad. I included 2 or 3 hypnotic lines to get them drooling a bit:

Learn to Attract Your Dream...
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Ross James
Re: Critique my copy pleeease

Consider a new headline, the one there just doesn't do much for you.

Consider writing a huge benefit in X amount of time that alleviates the pain of walking up to a female.

The problem is that...
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Alex Cohen
Establishing Hero Status

Knowing how to establish "expert status" is something most copywriters know how to do.

If you even need to establish "hero status" in your copy, read this news story. You'll find the exact...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By 247Copywriter
Re: Is copywriting your dream or your nightmare? New guy looking for help.

Send me an email, I'll get you on the right track. Address below in my signature...

Copywriting is salesmanship-in-print pure and simple. Might not be your thing plus the learning curve is steep....
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