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Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

Nah. I think Perry is just talking about a (significant) fraction of a billion. I found the context. He uses it twice on the sales page...

"In 2014 I held a now-legendary seminar with fractional...
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

I agree, and this is the problem we have with words. "Multi" implies many, but not necessarily how many. If you had $500 million, you'd technically be a multi-millionaire, but the term doesn't really...
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: To the word people among you, what does this phrase mean?

It's new to me. I guess the phrase, like every other word and phrase in existence, has to be considered in its context. "Multi-millionaire" refers to multiple millions. The frame around it is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,673
Posted By John Durham
Re: What i learned after cold calling about 600-800 businesses.

Someone here said "Stop Using Scripts" ... I would say that goes against the advice of every multimillion dollar telemarketing operation on the planet.

Does it make more sense to fly by the seat...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 125
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: In the context of his example, NO.

Maybe that's an opportunity then :o

Well, that's a shame for them. If they'd perhaps spent some of those ad dollars cultivating a relationship with the "stage 1" and "stage 2" prospects, they...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th May 2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 241
Posted By tagiscom
Re: Should I become a Generalist or Specialist? Which is better? Which is needed?

Agreed, you can always spot a writer, since they cover the same ground til our eyes bleed, and we yearn for a Anthony Robbins book on the 1000 points of positive thinking.

:eek:
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th April 2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By tryinhere
Re: I find University/School to be a waste of time, therefore I want to drop out. RECOMMENDATIONS?

You made it all the way to University, and do not not know how to write using paragraphs?
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By GordonJ
Consider the University as a marketplace.

You will do yourself a favor, if you go the SubForum here, THE WARRIOR PATH and read every post in the Savidge4 thread, $40 to $250 in 30 days.

Does anyone buy anything on Campus? Is there...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I find University/School to be a waste of time, therefore I want to drop out. RECOMMENDATIONS?

First, good post.
Either I didn't communicate well, or you misunderstood what I said, so....

The university degree isn't a backup plan. I said "Getting a degree may help you get a far better...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By Kay King
Re: I find University/School to be a waste of time, therefore I want to drop out. RECOMMENDATIONS?

Here's a truth - in the lending community the 'job classification' of 'entrepreneur' means 'broke'.

A successful entrepreneur is someone who can RUN a business he creates. Business classes on...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I find University/School to be a waste of time, therefore I want to drop out. RECOMMENDATIONS?

Dear person who does not know me at all;

You are young. Probably in your early 20s...or younger.

Except for a couple of jobs in my late teens, I've always owned my own business. I have for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th March 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 843
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I find University/School to be a waste of time, therefore I want to drop out. RECOMMENDATIONS?

You are 18 years old. I remember being 18 years old. But I was 18 years old for an entire year. And I know something you do not. I know what it's like to be 19 year old...and 20..and so on to 64.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 476
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Need thoughts on expanding my offline business

The real money would be to do everything for them as a complete packaged service. You book everything, make the calls, send out the e-mails to your list of dealers/booth renters/companies/attendees....
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: What are the best books to learn copywriting?

Seriously?

If that's true, why not just go to your board game closet, pull Scrabble out and play a game or two? Before you know it, your sales copy would be written.

But make sure you play...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th March 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Regional Warrior
Huge spider rescued from Queensland floodwaters

If any one get the heebeegeebees looking at Spiders close this thread now , rescued from Queensland floodwaters

The spider is believed to be a whistling spider (Australian tarantula) — the name...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th January 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,639
Posted By travlinguy
Re: quickest way to make $100k in a short time

I'm not sure if the OP is even following this thread anymore but I'll put my two cents in.

This isn't going to get you a lot of money quick. You have a better chance of winning a lottery than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By Tom B
Re: What marketing software would you pay $100 for?

There is a reason I have been a customer of Sid's for 9 years or so. I can't even remember exactly how long but suffice to say a long time. haha

Sid's RAP script is worth every penny and let's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By Tom B
Re: What marketing software would you pay $100 for?

He is talking about unrealistic expectations from people like those that frequent this forum. The same people who expect $7 custom articles or $7 wso's that will make them millionaires.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By Tom B
Re: What marketing software would you pay $100 for?

How many software programs have you created?

There is a lot that goes into software development besides the programming.

I was making 100 an hour the last job I had as a software...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th May 2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By TimPhelan
Re: Big Baller Brand ZO2s

Courtesy of Charles Barkley. lol

http://terezowens.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/smith-2.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By joe golfer
How do I weigh the odds heavily in my favor so that I know an ad is a winner before it runs?

That's one thing copywriter Parris Lampropoulos asks himself as he works on a new project. In this Kevin Rogers podcast, he explains how he stacks the odds in his favor to help produce a winner.
...
Forum: Copywriting 31st December 2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By GordonJ
Re: How many words makes the best landing page?

798 to 1142

GordonJ

PS. But syllables should never exceed 2176
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Does It Matter/Where Should I Put Testimonials?

Here's what you want to do--specifically in the weight loss market:

Pick a testimonial and picture with the best results that most closely aligns with your market.

Put that testimonial above...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 303
Posted By technotronic
Re: Your thoughts about my new policy: You don't like - You don't pay?

It's more than a great find, lol. Just saw it. Hope there are no limits how many times or docs you can download. Just checked the ICA (Independent Contractor Agreement) there and it looks great. You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 286
Posted By gingerninjas
Re: I have an idea and need to raise capital - will my IP still be protected if i crowd fund?

Interesting Rich, thanks for your comment.

I would agree with you to some extent with the 'cheap' developers. I have seen clients time and time again decide on cheaper developers to 'save costs'...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,157
Posted By angiecolee
Re: How much are you charging?

When I started, I was lucky to be making $2 an hour after all the work I put into stuff. I thought I would work much faster than I ultimately did, or I SORELY underestimated what it'd take to get...
Forum: Copywriting 15th November 2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,157
Posted By GordonJ
For your consideration and a question for the group.

I know hundreds of REAL copy writers. When I say real, I mean men and women making their living, and for the most part, a pretty decent one...

by writing copy.

I don't know ONE, not one, ...
Forum: Copywriting 31st October 2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By marciayudkin
Jay Abraham's Headline Collection

Courtesy of Brian Kurtz, here is Jay Abraham's compilation of thousands of winning headlines.

I started reading and from page 1 onward found these samples so much more interesting than other...
Forum: Copywriting 7th August 2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 295
Posted By angiecolee
Re: John Thornhill recommended asking you for a Critique!

Honey, you better put on your big girl panties if you plan to last long in a STILL male-dominated industry. There are a lot of ladies now entering the marketing space, but they don't have time to get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th July 2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By ForumGuru
Let The Bodies Hit the Floor

I recently saw Drowning Pool play up at Chicago Open Air and I am seeing them play again later this year at the Make America Rock Again show.

Here is an old hit from 2001...

Drowning Pool -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,111
Posted By ShayB
Re: IM is overwhelming...

You may not like my advice, but I will still give it. :)

Start off offering a service. Whatever skill you have (or can learn).

Building sites, writing, etc.

Learn from the people who hire...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By RickDuris
Re: To All The Broke Copywriters...

Wow! A real article. Written by a real copywriter.

It's been a long time, but I remember these.

Great job, Max.
Forum: Copywriting 14th July 2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 174
Posted By Raydal
Re: What logical fallacies should copywriters avoid?

I don't think that ANY copy can stand up to full investigation and be clear
of all logical fallacies. Yet, at the same time the writer should not try to
trick the reader into making a positive...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th July 2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By TimPhelan
Re: "Pokemon GO will have more daily users than Twitter by Tuesday"

I drove by a park tonight and there's a bunch of people walking around in circles slowly looking at their phones. They reminded me of the walking dead
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By GordonJ
Re: Have you offered any spec work?

I read them all, saw NOTHING copy about them, quasi or otherwise. If the links generated any traffic, or made any sales, then you might be able to call it article-action writing. If they provoked...
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By GordonJ
Have you offered any spec work?

On April 15, of this year you wrote:
Thanks for the feedback. It's my second go at copywriting and I'm actually charging for this.

My first question, did you get paid for this work? And then, ...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 230
Posted By GordonJ
"I've looked at clouds from both sides now..." Joni Mitchell

NO. It does not happen to ALL writers. There are different kinds of writers.

I refer to Rock Hall of Famer, (as well as songwriter and other HOF) Joni Mitchell.

In a recent interview she was...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 273
Posted By Raydal
Re: How to find a good copywriter?

I don't think it is very difficult knowing where to find good copywriters
but how to determine who is good and who is not. I find that many
potential clients don't even know what questions to ask...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th July 2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By neshaword
Re: Which is more important in IM: Heart or Brain or Luck?

Honesty is the best policy. This was brutally honest, but at least you're being honest about it. Appreciated.
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By DABK
Re: Using Sales Psychology to Improve Your Website's Copy

Elementary, Marcia. You write your very persuasive copy; then you remove every 3rd word and, voila`, you're one third less persuasive!:D
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Using Sales Psychology to Improve Your Website's Copy

This doesn't make much sense. Psychology is part and parcel of persuasion.

How would it be possible to persuade people without using knowledge of psychology?

Marcia Yudkin
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th June 2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ForumGuru
Re: This Pop Guitarist Thinks He's Jimi Hendrix.... Playing The Guitar With His Teeth...

Oh man, if you have not seen them yet they are a must see. My wife and I have seen them play eleven times over the years and every time they delivered a great show. We will be seeing them again next...
Forum: Copywriting 26th June 2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By RickDuris
Re: "Everyone knows that" and "Everyone writes this way"

Not to sound cocky at all, but my clients know what good copy is. That's why they hired me.

If you have to educate your prospect or client about what good copy is, I can't tell you what's wrong,...
Forum: Copywriting 26th June 2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By joe golfer
Re: "Everyone knows that" and "Everyone writes this way"

I feel like I've had that same conversation hundreds of times. This is a classic example of why there is so much generic writing out there.

The BS I see over and over from pros and amateurs...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Reputation Management Cold Call Script

Rich, I know we had our session 4 years ago now. My reaction to this was: "Is that how I taught you to call?!"

It reminded me of my 2nd year operations management teachers, upon seeing the 4th...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th June 2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ForumGuru
Re: This Pop Guitarist Thinks He's Jimi Hendrix.... Playing The Guitar With His Teeth...

Same old Frank A.Troll, I see. Got the ol' flamethrower repaired, eh? http://www.pbase.com/minoltaman/image/163391323.jpg

I have some starving artist stuff right here.

John 5 playing national...
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,908
Posted By Raydal
Re: Exploring online copywriting courses - are they worth it?

You can see a VERY detailed treatment of this subject in the stickie above.

http://www.warriorforum.com/copywriting/729604-1000th-post-resources-new-copywriters.html

-Ray Edwards
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What are the best tools for writers?

Look into "Write or Die 2" if you're feeling lazy to write and/or need motivation. One of the program's features is deleting your words if you take more than a few seconds to write. It's hilarious...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th May 2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By ForumGuru
Re: This Pop Guitarist Thinks He's Jimi Hendrix.... Playing The Guitar With His Teeth...

Cool version for sure. Personally, I prefer Africa done with a little more metal. :D

Africa by Toto Meets Metal - YouTube

Almost a million views on this one...not too bad. This guy, Eric...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th May 2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By gjabiz
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th May 2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Joe Mobley
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th April 2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Kurt
Re: Is IFTTT a Good Tool for SEO

Those folks left out that Quora is a great parasite. That's what I call irony. ;)

I really like sites such as Quora and should be using it a lot more myself. Not only is it a parasite, but it can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th April 2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Kurt
Re: Is IFTTT a Good Tool for SEO

Rich probably brought up Toob Ring of Fire because it deals with IFTTT and how to set up IFTTT accounts. This will be similar whether a person is trying to do SEO for videos or for their own sites....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th April 2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Kurt
Re: Is IFTTT a Good Tool for SEO

IFTTT is a very good tool to use for ranking Youtube videos. It also has some value in "regular" SEO, particularly in helping to rank parasites.

There's two schools of thought with this type of...
Forum: Copywriting 26th April 2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,803
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Does Profanity Hinder Professionalism?

Go ahead - don't be a chicken.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th April 2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I'm Doubling My Money Every 2 Months - How Do I Get A Business Loan?

And that's why I post every day. If I say a stupid comment every day, I can make up for it in volume. I double my stupid comments every day, and at the end of a month, I have a new religion.

And...
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