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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How Warrior Forum is Changing in 2019

Simple. Track down and bring back Big Frank. It was all downhill once he was gone. :-)

Optie
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By OptedIn
Optie's Monthly Check-In

Greetings Folks,

Just wanted to stop by and say hello and relieve you of your withdraw(al) symptoms from having to face each new day without my bon mots of intelligence and sardonic wit.

All is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th January 2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By OptedIn
Greetings from the Grand Ol' Optie

Greetings Adoring Fans,

Just checking in to say hello and let you know what I have been doing. If you're afraid of hard work, or like to do nothing more than 'talk' about completing your projects,...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd January 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Excellent observations, all. Thank you.
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st December 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 797
Posted By OptedIn
Re: The More You Fail ...

Oh, how I envy you, your unbridled power. lol
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to find companies that advertise on billboard?

Google Maps street view of major highways.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Subscription Wordpress Post Plugin?

So - you think that maybe someone looking for something to aid them in making money would be willing to pay for it?

Been here, very long?

The word, "Free," is generally implied, if not spoken. ...
Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Correct. I guess 'copywriters' will take any job that pays.



So the question becomes, why would anyone? Are you implying that parts that bored me wouldn't bore anyone with an IQ over room...
Forum: Beginners Area 30th December 2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By OptedIn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 50
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Where to post new artwork to see what people like???

I thought that art was supposed to be subjective? What one person loves, another might hate. Just put it all out there. If no one likes any of it, then at least you know it's time to look for a new...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

I've written all my own copy for 50 years, when active in business, during that time span. I've done OK with it. Be honest, anyone can call themselves a copywriter, but most who think they're so...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

Well, at least I was paid union scale.

Did you get anything beyond, "All you can eat?" :-)
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

A professional always gives their all, regardless of the audience size. That's not to say that I have never delivered a soliloquy, while contemplating what I was going to have on my after-show pizza....
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

No. Once you get your union card, you must hand in your thespian card. Only college actors call themselves thespians. :-)

I spent the day looking for a video my sister recorded of a bit I did on...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

OMG. I had to force myself to read that until I screamed and quit. What part of the first 10 paragraphs have you not seen a variation of in any two-bit sales letter ever put together?

I get it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 850
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

My heart was in the right place. You know, that lump of black coal in my chest cavity. :-)
Forum: Beginners Area 29th December 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 161
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Promoting in groups that discourage self-promotion

Why not just accept that you maybe you shouldn't look for a work-around, or cheat-around?

Just a thought.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th December 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 1,339
Posted By OptedIn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 850
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

While most people fail repeatedly, many have success right out of the box. Failure is not a mandatory prerequisite for success.



You will surely fail if you're not smart enough and brave enough...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 850
Posted By OptedIn
Re: How to guarantee failure with Internet Marketing in 2019

One in a thousand is not a stat for anyone to look to replicate. There are always rare exceptions to every rule. Best to ignore them.
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Gary Halbert Came By Last Night...

As a former professional actor myself, I have always known that there can't be great performers and performances, without exceptional scripts. Every great play or movie, as well as the performances...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th December 2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Marketing Magic?

People who love to snack.
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th December 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 373
Posted By OptedIn
Re: 1 Stern Warning About Persistence

Not in this lifetime. lol
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Will you be doing anything different in 2019?

If that's true, I'm warning everyone - don't you dare try to wake me up. I've been working in my home office for 20 years and life doesn't get any better than this.

My doggie, keeping my feet all...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th December 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 373
Posted By OptedIn
Re: 1 Stern Warning About Persistence

Sorry. If you're still struggling after 5 or 10 years, you haven't done anything correctly. You should have quit and found something new, long before hitting the 5 year mark. Only a total loser would...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th December 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Don't Lose your time use it

I did. I wound up making reindeer stew. And Santa wound up taking Uber home.
Forum: Beginners Area 26th December 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Achieving my goal!

NEVER put the words 'blog' and 'profit' in the same sentence. That's akin to 'military intelligence.'



It was just something to consider. I understand what you are saying,



"Necessary...
Forum: Copywriting 26th December 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Client prospecting

Asked and answered a hundred times on this forum. Utilize the search function to get immediate answers.
Forum: Beginners Area 26th December 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Achieving my goal!

If you have to start somewhere, why not concentrate on something you already have an affinity for and can convert into an income stream.

Looking outside yourself to focus on something new may not...
Forum: Beginners Area 25th December 2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,211
Posted By OptedIn
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd December 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Don't Lose your time use it

An extremely small piece of the puzzle for many people. Some people can accomplish in one hour what it takes others 5 hours to accomplish. For many people, taking an hour and screwing-off affords...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Will you be doing anything different in 2019?

The only thing hollarin' is that poor possum!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Will you be doing anything different in 2019?

Be honest. Possum sandwiches will be a bump up, unto themselves.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Will you be doing anything different in 2019?

Well, if you think about it, every day is the beginning of a new year, starting that day. :-)
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd December 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Isn't converting popular blogs to video a fast-track to success?

Putting the word, 'blog' and the term, 'fast track to success,' in the same sentence is certainly humorous - if nothing else!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,279
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Is it true website traffic affect in holiday period(Christmas and New Year)?

True. There's at least a dozen threads that I'd be willing to pay to see them locked.



Don't be a piker. If you're serious about this we need to establish $5 increments.

I bid $55. I'm...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st December 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,320
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Its come to this?

And we're all waiting, with bated breath.

I only posted this so you could say, "Except for Riffle. He's waiting with doggie breath."

You're welcome and Merry Christmas.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st December 2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 408
Posted By OptedIn
Re: The world's most powerful MRI machine

How else could he piss and moan about all the future impending doom. Smoke signals???

AU is not a very forward thinking country, as a whole. Do you know that when a chunk of Skylab crashed in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,279
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Is it true website traffic affect in holiday period(Christmas and New Year)?

Dear Mods. I will donate $50 to the legitimate charity of your choice if you will lock this absurdly ridiculous thread.

It's cheaper than my having to pay a shrink to recover from this lunacy?
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th December 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By OptedIn
Re: "World's Most Beautiful Dog" Named

Honey is a ham.



Toothpicks and Superglue.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th December 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By OptedIn
"World's Most Beautiful Dog" Named

Seriously? You thought it would NOT be Honey. Who dresses you folks in the morning??? :-)
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th December 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By OptedIn
Re: jumping on the 'service animal' ...plane...

And, should the animal gain entry, the owner should have the right to capture, butcher, deep-fry and serve it with french fries and coleslaw.

Renaming it as a, 'Cholesterol Support Animal,' is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th December 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 797
Posted By OptedIn
Re: The More You Fail ...

Keep at it, James. I'm a totally-disabled, combat-veteran and have been homeless, twice. Once, in Manhattan, which just might be the worst place in the world to be so.

I'm 100% disabled with PTSD...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By OptedIn
Re: My 5-Step Formula To Affiliate Marketing Success Based On Learning And Experiences

More extremely generic info that any marketer should already have burned into their brain.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th December 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Proof - Behind all good Internet Marketers is an alien!

If it helped you in any way, you were certainly in dire need of some help.
Forum: Beginners Area 18th December 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Is 8000 facebook page like enough to generate high website traffic

I have a FB page with 10K likes. It's worthless, since all I did, as an experiment, was to see if I could get 10K likes in 5 days. I did. I don't think it's had one like, since then. lol
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th December 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By OptedIn
RIP Penny Marshall (75)

Complications from diabetes. I really needed to hear THAT.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 272
Posted By OptedIn
Re: i need an honest feedback on an on-demand graphics design service.

Like I said - read the fine print. So much for, 'unlimited.'

You can't make this shit up. Unbelievable.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th December 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,320
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Its come to this?

There's no one easier to sell to.

"Look, I get it, you've bought 3, 6, 9, 12 - maybe more programs in the past, all promising the same thing - untold riches. I feel badly that I didn't get my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Lessons You Have Learned From Networking?

Same, here. Whenever I hear, "I don't need more business," I think to myself, "I wouldn't worry about it. I doubt you'll be getting any."

Cheers.
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th December 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 797
Posted By OptedIn
Re: The More You Fail ...

Agreed, but no one can say that failure is mandatory nor a normal part of doing any project. I've failed at some things and with others I've had reasonable success, right out of the chute - and, no -...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th December 2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By OptedIn
Re: the one book you need to read - its growing fast

As long as you didn't read it, upon publication



Which Frank? The one with all the common sense or the one that is never wrong. :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Lessons You Have Learned From Networking?

And sales lead to referrals. Most business owners know that if they are getting something for free, that it's usually worth absolutely nothing.

As I've posted previously, I'll generally do...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th December 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 1,339
Posted By OptedIn
Re: What well known movie have you never seen?

We get it. You don't like Biopics!
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th December 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 271
Posted By OptedIn
Re: the one book you need to read - its growing fast

I'm willing to bet that what you have written, here, is more instructive and meaningful that anything you will find in most books that proclaim they are 'life-changing.'

You do realize, of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th December 2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,320
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Its come to this?

Make sure that your Depends are pulled snug: https://kopywritingkourse.com/how-to-scam-people-for-money/

You can thank me, later!
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