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Forum: Email Marketing 20th November 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Why I Unsubscribed from Ben Settle

Ben replied to you. Here's a link since you unsubbed: Opt-out Drama Queenery (http://bensettle.com/blog/opt-out-drama-queenery/)
Forum: Copywriting 27th September 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By Will Compton
Re: What did Gary Halbert say about direct mail?

"Bulk rate is the dumpster rate." - Halbert
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Domains that are older than trademarks

I think you're talking about copyrights... this is a forum for copywriters... writers of advertising copy.

But to answer your question (disclaimer: not a lawyer), no... they can't just take over...
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Student asks me: "What if I don't have a phone?"

What about direct-mail... like a physical sales letter? It sounds like they are making excuses for their inaction.
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Show ... Don't Tell? How Do You Do It?

NicheMan,

Instead of telling a logical fact you could tell an emotional story instead. (Sure, you need facts too... but remember... people buy on emotion and justify their purchase with logic.)...
Forum: Copywriting 7th September 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 188,530
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Top Copywriting Books... Ever

Here's some other books that will help you hone your copywriting chops...


Propaganda by Edward Bernays

How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie

The Game by Neil Strauss...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,657
Posted By Will Compton
Re: If It Was So Easy Everybody Would Do It

Dear The Niche Man's Best Friend's Daughter,

Here's a simple two step action plan to becoming a top copywriter:

1. Read this letter from Gary Halbert...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,104
Posted By Will Compton
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,708
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Using copywriting skills for online marketing

John Carlton talks about going through your "Shameless Whore" period where you'll take any writing job you can get for whatever they'll pay you. And it's just to make sure you can deal with clients...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Alaister, pay attention!

Wow, good point, that's a lot of good links, quality traffic and profit they are losing... and for what? Such a shame...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By Will Compton
Secrets From Five Copywriting Jedi Masters On How To Write Magnetic Headlines!

"And now you too can have these hidden gems of wisdom without sifting through the garbage...


"Secrets From Five Copywriting Jedi Masters On...
How To Write Magnetic Headlines!"



...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,252
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Save the Copywriting Forum: Insert Your 2 Cents Here...

Greg,

Do you work for Freelance? How much did you have to do with this change? Was it your idea?

Because you clearly have a vested interest in the title change. I mean, you joined today,...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,252
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Save the Copywriting Forum: Insert Your 2 Cents Here...

After a long absence I posted my first thread in The Copywriting Forum yesterday.

And talk about bad timing...

When I opened the Warrior Forum to check my thread this morning I was shocked...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,186
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Massive Work on a Tweet that Croaked -- What Went Wrong?

I see what you mean and here's a great quote from Hopkins about that:

“Samples sometimes seem to double advertising cost. They often cost more than the advertising. Yet, rightly used, they...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,186
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Massive Work on a Tweet that Croaked -- What Went Wrong?

Here's my guess:


Committees murder ads
Social media is almost worthless
The artwork doesn't add to the salesmanship
There is no "reason why"
There is no call to action
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By Will Compton
Lightbulb 19 Quotes From Ad Legend Claude Hopkins (The Father Of Modern Marketing) On Salesmanship In...

"19 Quotes From Advertising Legend
Claude Hopkins (The Father Of Modern
Marketing) On Salesmanship In Print!"




From: Will Compton
Just North of the Rio Grande
Thursday, 11:20
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,442
Posted By Will Compton
Re: [Critique request] Please give me you expert opinion on how to improve this ad copy.

George,

I really want to help you make your product a success...

So let's go through the whole process from the very beginning because writing copy is the tip of the iceberg. It's the research...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,442
Posted By Will Compton
Re: [Critique request] Please give me you expert opinion on how to improve this ad copy.

Dear George,

If this was my sales page, here's what I would do:


Put the headline at the top, center it, and make it stand out more (This is the most important part of your letter, I spend...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd April 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Will Compton
Re: First copy for free.

John Carlton (http://www.john-carlton.com) (the most ripped-off writer on the web) calls it the "Shameless Whore" stage where you are taking every job that comes your way for cheap - or free. In The...
Forum: Website Design 6th September 2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Wordpress editing, coding questions

Check out tutsplus - Learn HTML/CSS in 30 days (http://freecourses.tutsplus.com/30-days-to-learn-html-and-css/). If you are really motivated you can get through the whole course in a day or two.
Forum: Website Design 6th September 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,852
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Udemy clone in wordpress

Seems simple enough to do with custom post types, custom taxonomy, custom fields, and a membership/ecommerce solution.
Forum: Website Design 25th August 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Hex codes for colour?

Check out Adobel Kuler (http://kuler.adobe.com/) (it's free).
Forum: Website Design 25th August 2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Will Compton
Re: What are the various breakpoints for a Responsive Web Design?

The default breakpoints for portrait-handheld is 320px and portrait-tablet is 768px. I just resize my screen until the design breaks, then I drop in a breakpoint. But I use the Gumby2...
Forum: Website Design 25th August 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Your help will be very much appreciated.

You can use Contact Form 7 (http://contactform7.com/), its easy to use and free.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By Will Compton
Re: WP Comparison Chart Plugin?

You might try WP Table Reloaded (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-table-reloaded/), and make a table with check marks...

From the WP Table Reloaded plugin download page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Exit Pop-Ups

You should check out the ExitRescue Plugin (http://www.exitrescue.com/). It's free but I use it on self hosted WP installs, I'm not sure about the restrictions for WP.org installs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,161
Posted By Will Compton
Re: I suck at converting! Conversion tips anyone?

It really depends on what kind of site you are trying to increase conversions for. For an adsense sniper, change the position of ads, put more ads, take ads away, etc...

I really comes down to,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 882
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Branding: Will it Ever Be as Important as SEO?

Branding is way more important than SEO for infoproduct creation, but less important for adsense snipers, but still pretty important...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Social Network Marketing.... Digger? What is it?

Are you talking about Digg (http://digg.com/news)? If you are, it's a social news site and getting on the front page will bring so much traffic to your site, if you don't have throttle and cache,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Where Can I Find This Person

You are in luck because Jason Fladlien is going to hold a webinar tomorrow called "How To Outsource Your Entire Internet Business To The Philippines For $2.50 an Hour"...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Alternative to StatPress

I'm pretty sure StatPress tracks keywords searched but...

...but you could try the Statcounter WP Plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/official-statcounter-plugin-for-wordpress/).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,487
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Internet Marketers you follow

I follow Jason Fladlien. He's one of the only people I'll open an email from.

Also, but not as much, Grizzly (http://makemoneyforbeginners.blogspot.com/) and Ben Kong...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Hit me with some niche Ideas!!! I love: languages, martial arts and money!

You will be more successful in a niche where people are trying to solve a problem rather than you trying to improve their lives...

...like if you title your product How To Cure Depression, it will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Setting Up Free membership Site Using Wordpress

You should check out the s2Member plugin (http://www.primothemes.com/post/product/s2member-membership-plugin-with-paypal/), it's free and can be integrated with PayPal for a paid membership site.
...
Forum: Website Design 11th October 2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 40,663
Posted By Will Compton
re: All-In-One: WordPress Plugins & Modifications

Essential Security Plugins:
Secure WordPress (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/secure-wordpress/) - Secure your WordPress Installation with small functions.

WordPress Firewall...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By Will Compton
Re: WP plugin for OTO but automatically closed when the countdown runs out?

You should check out the FREE WP OTO Manager Plugin (http://infosteals.com/wpotoplugin/):

From their website:


Create time limited special offers for your website visitors.
Add timers to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By Will Compton
Re: Internet Marketing - The Red Pill

Taking action is the most important advice I would give someone:


Choose your business model (adsense, list buiding, info product creation, etc...)
Write out a business plan with short term /...
Forum: Website Design 11th October 2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Will Compton
Re: WP Question: Posting article to the main site and not as a Post

It's simple to make a static landing page in WordPress...


In the sidebar, go to Pages --> Add New
Enter your content --> Publish
In the sidebar, go to Settings --> Reading
Change the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,860
Posted By Will Compton
Re: All my sites have been HIJACKED

That's sad to hear. I'd say HTML websites are just as vulnerable as WordPress sites, but if you do have a WordPress site take steps to secure it by changing file permissions like spearce000 said, and...
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