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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Online Marketing Efforts

The only social media I've ever used for my business has been stocktwits. I've done some ads on FB, but I don't bring customers to "fanpages" or my personal page.

I have a Facebook account, but...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Copywriting Is Alive -- Part 1

Awesome post max. People online would do so much better to think of themselves as marketers, period...nothing before it.

I don't know jack smack about SEO, but I'm a pretty social guy - so I have...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is this your opinion on launch sequence copywriting?

Like Drez said you need to have a script for your entire process.

Keep in mind that your first piece of prelaunch content is the most important. It's like the headline in your sales copy, it...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,699
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

Google indeed is a business - and one thing we know for sure about them and the business they run is that they are hostile to direct marketing. They feel this way because they see the search user,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What's Your Biggest Internet Marketing Fear?

I'd have to agree with Bruce.

My biggest fear, by far, is the government coming in and screwing things up as they are so prone to do.

It would be very easy to regulate small entrepreneurs out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Are You Teaching Your Children Internet Marketing?

She loves it. My wife is a middle school English and drama teacher and was once over my shoulder correcting some mistakes and my daughter came by and yelled at her "MOOOOOOMMMMM....thats my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By kellyburdes
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,929
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What to do if you're desperate

When I'm really desperate I just start to hump my wife's leg and hope she takes pity on me...maybe that's not what you are looking for though :)

It's possible this has been said before, but local...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

35 projects, holy cow! I'd really have to step up the coke habit to pull that...then poor Daniel would be really worried about me :)

And my wife might not take nicely too it either, and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: End Of The Web As We Know It (Ryan Deiss)

Ryan seems to come out with these kind of pitches/products every four months.

It's a great formula that's as old as the hills and has worked since people have been buying stuff. It's likely to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02 Aug 2011

To be honest that's one of those things that sounds good when you say it, and it feels good too because if your an honest vendor refunds feel like a rejection, and like you didn't live up to your end...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

Not only the FTC, but all the other alphabet soup federal agencies too.

And not just in the United States, but in the EU as well, though they tend to not be as aggressive and over-reaching -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

Try using that in court when they come after ya.

It don't work :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: One of my friends from Mexico was killed yesterday.

I'm half Mexican and look 100%.

I grew up in Wyoming, so I think racism is something I know when I see.

While I don't totally agree with her comments, I don't think that they are based in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

Don't be so sure. The major players responsible for these types of launches and promotions have known about it for about a month, and have been spending a lot of time masterminding the issue, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

I had so many people call me a liar and crazy when I posted this news the other day, I'm just glad I can now cancel my appointment with the psyciatrist and wont have to go on crazy medicine :)
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By kellyburdes
Clickbank Game Changer?

I started to hear about this from a few people about a week ago.

Vendor Promotional Messaging Guidelines...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: One of my friends from Mexico was killed yesterday.

I can't even imagine how awful it must feel for you, her other friends and family.

You have my deepest sympathy.

Also sorry I brought up a political issue on the thread. After I did it I had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: How Do You Find The Best Products To Sell From Clickbank?

Vendors will also use various affiliate links when driving their own traffic to a product because Clickbank is not a merchant account, and if they suspect you of using them as a merchant they will...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: One of my friends from Mexico was killed yesterday.

Btw Patrician - Please understand I am not trying to pick a fight with you, or even change your mind on the these issues.

It's obvious that you care, which is more then can be said for most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Penny Stock ClickBank products that convert well?

Vin Montello recently wrote the copy for a Penny Stock product, which I believe is on clickbank.

I think the product is called Penny Stock Egghead, or something to that effect. Hopefully if I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,275
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Refund requestsm annoying!

I strongly disagree with this, and all of the available evidence supports this.

I used to do everything I could to keep refunds to a minimum. I thought it made me a bad person, a bad vendor and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What do you do after you buy an e-mail list?

Consider it money down the drain and never use the list! :)

Safe lists are anything but "safe".

I had an unfortunate experience early in my career with one, back when I knew a lot about the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,533
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Which Skill Should I Master?

It always seems to get back to that answer, which certainly isn't what people want to hear.....and it most definitely doesn't sell well...and that's this.

If you want to make serious cash....
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Who does clickbank?

My best advice would be "get your own product", and then use the leverage you get from that to become a much better affiliate.

Even if your primary goal is to be an affiliate and your not wanting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Who does clickbank?

I think I agree with everything Alexa said in post #5 above.

I'm primarily a product owner, all of my affiliate selling activities come about because I'm promoting someone's product in hope's of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Do You View Yourself As An "Internet Marketer" or an "Entrepreneur" or something else?

The internet is not a business, it's simply an advertising mechanism.

If you have a company and most of your business comes from Radio Ads, would you call yourself a Radio Marketer?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,181
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Actors on Clickbank

I just made it up and figured I'd come onto the Warrior Forum and post it, because between running my business and taking care of my family I have nothing better to do aside from make up stories...
Forum: Copywriting 29th July 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,832
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Hiring a copywriter for a sales page

Like Vin said above even the best writers will sometimes miss the market, but overall copy writers live and die by the reputation they build for conversions. If they throw out a couple of duds in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,181
Posted By kellyburdes
No More Actors on Clickbank

Wow, wow, wow, wow!

I just heard through the grapevine that starting in about 1 month you will not be able to use paid actors in your clickbank video's for product launches and pitch pages...
Forum: Copywriting 27th July 2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Great example of creativity in sales copy

You should check out some of the stuff on Whiskey and Gunpowder, the site Jim used to be the editor of.

It's an incredibly libertarian publication, so depending upon your leanings you may not...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Talking about blind copy

A lot of people seem to be assuming refunds are the most important part of the equation, which is far from the truth.

What if you have a product that converts at 8% with a 35% refund rate, or...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By kellyburdes
Tip How I Increased My Conversions By 35% This Year

My fiscal year 2011 just ended and I gotta say I'm pretty proud of myself.

I grew my overall sales by 130%, and increased my profits by 89%. (In order to increase the sales I had to stop being a...
Forum: Copywriting 24th July 2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,261
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: this can't be selling...

The 8 days is only the amount of time that the shopping cart was open.

Everyone loves to talk about "million dollar days" and things like this, but that is not the reality of a launch.

The...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By kellyburdes
This stuff makes the push button profits guru's look like saints!

I've always owned my own products and not gotten much into affiliate marketing - but I'm curious to learn new things, and especially to do better with traffic. Because of this I'm running some...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Direct Mail Copywriting

I did a small post card campaign for my brother when he decided he wanted to open his own HVAC company. He went from being a pretty much unknown one man show to one of the largest, with 18 employees,...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Direct Mail Copywriting

I believe that Bob Bly has a course on getting into freelancing with large mailers. I've never bought the course, but I seem to recall having come across the site a few times.

Also, Clayton talks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Eban Pagan's model - Offer Top content Free...then sell the product - Who does this model ?

The "freeline" is a great way to sell stuff if you do it the way Eban does, which is useful but incomplete. He is a master of that.

Too many people take the freeline to mean give your best ****...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,356
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: How would you convince your dad to let you do IM?

Your 16, you have your entire friggin life to run a business and be an adult.

Be 16, go out and break your curfew and drink beer and sleep with scandalous girls - because you can't do it forever.
Forum: Copywriting 5th July 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What's the "exit strategy" for a Copywriter?

I've not been a member of the Warrior Forum for a long time, and I've not built up friends and relationships here yet....so I'm not trying to step out of line or cause any type of ruckus. I gotta say...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,120
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: IM'ers Health Insurance?

Not that good is better then none at all.

My cousin started his own business online and started to make as much as he'd been making at his full time job, so he decided to quit, knowing that the...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Syndicated Copy

As others have said, Bob Serling has a course called Million Dollar Licensing on this exact concept. He has some great free material when he does his launches, and a lot of people have made six...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,754
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: I'm sick of Clickbank

Then don't be coming here asking people how to make money, because your refusing to do the one thing that's critical to making it.

Either quit, or acknowledge that your web "business" is not a...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,352
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Gary Bencivenga Free Swipe file copy example (no opt-in)

Drez you've been giving out some awesome stuff lately, thank you!

The swipes you give out free from your signature are also awesome, hopefully everyone is taking you up on it them.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th May 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Investing In Gold/Silver

Investing in Gold/Silver right now is a little bit like investing in Real Estate in 2005 or tech stocks in 2000. Can they continue to go up? Sure, and there probably is still some upside in...
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,388
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Get FB Ads Free Copy - 'Fess Up - Who Wrote It?

Just a quick note here, an add on.

I don't want to come across as though I'm supporting any vendor who is lying and scamming and putting out crap. Personally I don't know how they sleep at night....
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,388
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Get FB Ads Free Copy - 'Fess Up - Who Wrote It?

Not to be a total dick, but if you didn't have the $47 you shouldn't have bought the product in the first place.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th February 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 75,181
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Any review of Coffee Shop Millionaire?

Eben never has and doesn't need too. Maybe the fact that Eben mailed it tells you this is actually a quality product.

I have no disagreement that most of the stuff coming out us utter rubbish.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Product Launches Bombing

I agree with you there Net - I went through the same thing myself, going from one sure thing that would work while I sat on the beach scammin on girls drinking taquila to the next. I was on the merry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: How much was the most amount of money you earned in IM in one day after expenses.

As a side note the biggest launch I've heard of (and believe the numbers) was a stock trading advisory service that did $43million in 11 days.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: How much was the most amount of money you earned in IM in one day after expenses.

I know a lot of the people in MMO/IM, but I myself don't play in that racket myself.

This particular product was an options trading (stock market) product.

If you don't hear of launches...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Are we seeing the end of blind copy?

I'm not personally involved in the MMO niche, but many of my friends. I've done some coaching, but honestly didn't enjoy it because people don't follow through so I felt like I was wasting time.
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