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Forum: Copywriting 22nd August 2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Dating Copywriters

Easiest way to date a copywriter?

Simple ... just cut them in half and count the rings.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,412
Posted By Jeremey
Re: List Of Best Sales Videos Online

Are you talking about the explainer-style videos you link to in your sig?

This conversation is about video sales letters, right?

A different breed if you ask me. Product owners speaking...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Cosmopolitan & National Enquirer Back Issues?

If you're looking for Cosmo headlines check this out:

Cosmopolitan Cover Gallery - Cosmo's Past Cover Girls - Cosmopolitan...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By Jeremey
Re: GRAPHIC DESIGN QUESTION: Does butt UGLY sell?

Doesn't it boil down to your market?

Would you sell a photography marketing planner to a bunch of photographers on an "ugly" site?

I do think there needs to be a distinction between "ugly" and...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,984
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Advanced Copywriting...Lesson 1..."Proof"

One thing I've learned as I'm sitting down to write copy is to just strike the concept of "proof" from my mind entirely.

Proof = Logic

Integrity, Believability, Credibility = Emotion
...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Could you take a moment to take a look at my copy?

Well, you really need to ask yourself ... do I want to sell this product, or do I want to learn how to write copy?

Here's a suggestion though ... your intro is pretty flat. At the bottom of the...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Jeremey
Re: How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

I've always been amazed by the similarities between deep Louisiana, San Francisco, and some NYC accents are.

I do realize this map is linguistic and not "accents" - looks like Louisiana, NY, and...
Forum: Copywriting 7th June 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Jeremey
Re: How much should I disclose about myself? Should I even admit the really bad stuff?

You are in the dating niche.

I would not use the "sexual abuse" angle as your USP.

Why do you have to go into specifics?

People don't need to know that you abused heroin – and extortion &...
Forum: Copywriting 11th April 2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,700
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What's wrong with me? (this is a serious request for feedback)

Adam, you need to find some healthier, super-motivating factor out there that is going to fire up your synapses and get your hair tingling and fingers dancing...the next time you get angry about...
Forum: Copywriting 11th April 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By Jeremey
Re: The Perfect Salesletter: Stories, Humor, or Education?

If Jerry Seinfeld wrote sales letters, he'd probably be preaching a different point of view...

The thing is, you don't want to entertain prospects with a sales letter. You want to engage them.
...
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Re: 140 Character Contest to Get Your Butt inside Brian McLeod's Warrior Event

By the way Adam, hope all went well with your special delivery!
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Re: 140 Character Contest to Get Your Butt inside Brian McLeod's Warrior Event

Bruce, was great to meet you and hang out for a bit as well...

Excellent event, and thanks to you Rick for passing along your ticket! I have quite a few pages of handwritten notes and will follow...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd April 2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Is there a future if I specialize in email marketing?

Can you tell us more about why you think you should specialize in emails? What's the reason for picking out email writing versus other areas of copy?
Forum: Copywriting 1st April 2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By Jeremey
Re: How do you turn copywriting into a residual income model?

Hey Daniel!

I've seen "royalties" and "commission" or "percentage of sales" kind of used interchangeably around these parts...all meaning the writer gets a percentage of the gross sales of a...
Forum: Copywriting 31st March 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,979
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What would you call writers with no formal copywriting experience calling themselves "copywriter

I'm sure he would...As someone with about 10 years of direct sales experience myself, I can vouch that the experience far overshadows my lifetime of writing and my english degree when it comes to...
Forum: Copywriting 27th March 2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,979
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What would you call writers with no formal copywriting experience calling themselves "copywriter

That is indeed correct.

Clearly I have to work on making my satire a bit more obvious...

:)
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,979
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What would you call writers with no formal copywriting experience calling themselves "copywriter

I see a lot of "template" style MMO sales letters where the seller is desperately developing their product in an effort to escape their job flipping burgers at some fast food joint.

I'd love to...
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Wait, is that Kevin Rogers?

Ha, Kevin sent an email alert out about the webinar today...in his words:

"But because I'm in Seattle, the birthplace of grunge, I was inspired to wear flannel.

See if you can pick me out :)
...
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Do you think this will help or hurt conversions?

Shawn, if you're using WordPress can you just use a Lightbox plug in and have the chapter pop up that way? I wouldn't know how to do it on other platforms but it seems like it would be pretty simple...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,151
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Copying Copy, has it helped you?

I'm lazy and I don't have a whole lot of time on my hands. I wanted to write out some ads in longhand because I've heard that it can be beneficial, but my hands get tired easily and my handwriting...
Forum: Copywriting 15th March 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Embrace that sh*t...

I'm kinda like Bruce, in that all the distractions get in the way of writing. I have to write in my office without music, preferably without Facebook, Reddit, or Skype running in the background :)
...
Forum: Copywriting 15th March 2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Jeremey
Re: External Links On Website Page - Bad Idea, Right?

Thanks Andrew, that's what I was thinking!
Forum: Copywriting 15th March 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Jeremey
External Links On Website Page - Bad Idea, Right?

I've always understood that when creating a website (not a sales landing page), you should pretty much eliminate any opportunity for prospects to click away from the website...Meaning no external...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What do I need to know about sales copy to promote a business intensive in Hawaii?

Your costs will go up exponentially when you include a video crew and production for the event, but it's something you could recoup on the backend, assuming there was enough meat in the video that...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jeremey
.….........

Good find, Andrew!
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Re: 140 Character Contest to Get Your Butt inside Brian McLeod's Warrior Event

LOL, thanks Marcus...

I actually had a master plan. The band is performing in Charlotte on Friday, and I did my damned best to find a venue in Raleigh for the night of 4/6, but it was too short...
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What do I need to know about sales copy to promote a business intensive in Hawaii?

Hey Adam, I just did a sales letter for a 7 day mastermind in Thailand at $10k per head. If you have any questions about what worked for us feel free to shoot me a PM.
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,691
Posted By Jeremey
Re: 140 Character Contest to Get Your Butt inside Brian McLeod's Warrior Event

Count me in:

My band is in Charlotte the night before, but I’d like to go just to offer Rick and Brian singing lessons in exchange for copywriting tips.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Facebook "Pay to Promote" SCAM??

Yeah that makes sense - If I look under the details of the promotion it says about 250 organic "views" and at this point over 5,000 "paid" views.

Only 4 of those views actually resulted in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Facebook "Pay to Promote" SCAM??

This is exactly why I did it - Because I knew that even though I had 870 fans, the way FB works now is that only a small percentage who may have recently interacted with my page would actually see my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Facebook "Pay to Promote" SCAM??

Yeah, it should have definitely been promoted to the Fans of my page and their friends. To my knowledge I don't have ANY fans of my music in Singapore. And I went through a sampling of some of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Facebook "Pay to Promote" SCAM??

Thanks Kevin - the thing is, this is the OFFICIAL Facebook "promote" button. It's not paid 3rd party likes or anything else. This is what the actual Facebook company is offering people, and they are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jeremey
Facebook "Pay to Promote" SCAM??

Hey everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with this.

I have a fan page of 870 likes for my music. Yesterday I made a post to promote a limited sale of my CD.

It gave me...
Forum: Copywriting 7th March 2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Jeremey
Re: A credibility example

Pretty awesome stuff. $12,000 was an entire year's tuition when I went to school though. Wow!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Jeremey
Re: DIY Online Marketing in Music Industry?

To sell your own music, either digitally or through physical CDs, the best route to take is to set it up through BandCamp. They take a small fee after a certain amount of sales and that's it. CDBaby,...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 7th March 2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Jeremey
Re: >COPYWRITING: WEBSITE COPY CONVERTS AT 30%, SALES LETTERS FOR $50K LAUNCH? REVIEWS & DETAILS INS

Hey Altug - Thanks for your inquiry...I have not ever had an offer like that, but I know there are many well established copywriters who do offer that service at a lower rate than their standard...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Jeremey
Re: A different kind of campaign

Amanda Palmer is an absolute master at internet marketing. I can't say I agree with her business model (in fact, I tend to look at her as a wolf in sheep's clothing), but she's certainly been...
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Another boring-ass video?

That explains a lot. Thanks!
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Another boring-ass video?

That's what I was hoping you could provide some insight on - why it's converting so well. I don't know, I have no idea how well it is converting, but I take your word for it...

Personally I didn't...
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Another boring-ass video?

Harlan,

Can you please give us your expert insight on why this video is converting so high? I would love to learn more about this.

Thanks!
Forum: Warriors For Hire 27th February 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Jeremey
Re: >COPYWRITING: WEBSITE COPY CONVERTS AT 30%, SALES LETTERS FOR $50K LAUNCH? REVIEWS & DETAILS INS

Thanks for everyone's inquiries - My schedule is currently booked through March... If you have a project you'd like to discuss that fits around this time frame, please send me an email!

Jeremey
Forum: Warriors For Hire 27th February 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Jeremey
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Funny Bullet

Great imagery...But maybe I'm looking at this wrong.

Because what I see in my mind is women hurling puppies against the wall. Ouch. Is that what I'm supposed to be seeing?

Or women hurling...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Jeremey
Re: What Job Did You Say Cheerio To...

I wonder how many people out there finally get the chance to do the job of their dreams when they suddenly realize they have nothing to lose? I found myself in that situation twice!

Ever since I...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 18th February 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Jeremey
Re: 3 Spots Left For February

Currently have 3 more spaces for sales letters, email series, website copy between now and end of month.

Email me today for your quote! (mailto: jeremey.hunsicker@gmail.com)
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Can you beat these headlines?

If we're just talking headlines here, I see a disconnect Gordon between "Million Dollar" and "Whore."

"Whore" does the job of grabbing attention, but the contrast between "million dollar" and...
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Would YOU do this if someone didn't pay...?

This guy Frank reminds me of Nedry in Jurassic Park.

Anyway, I'm pretty sure that defacing their website involved some sort of hacking into the system, even if he had access to their control...
Forum: Copywriting 14th February 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By Jeremey
Re: the elusive USP....

Rick and Mark both make great points.

And it certainly takes a ton of time to properly develop a USP and implement it across all aspects of a client's marketing.

When I read Shawn's OP, I...
Forum: Copywriting 14th February 2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Master Interrogator Got 90% "Conversions" Through Persuasion, Not Punishment

Well, here's the thing. In certain niches and markets, fear is a very powerful and effective motivator. Health and nutrition and financial for example. How effective have recent financial promotions...
Forum: Copywriting 14th February 2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,117
Posted By Jeremey
Re: Why are images more effective than words when it comes to marketing?

I'm running a test right now with some of my own advertising. One with a visual hook and then another with the same copy, stripped down, no visuals.

I was excited about the visual concept but...
Forum: Copywriting 14th February 2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Jeremey
Re: How can this commercial script be improved

I couldn't figure out what it had to do with SEO at all. Was the guy waiting at a Drs office, and worried about his SEO while he was waiting? What does that have to do with SEO? Or is this some sort...
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Jeremey
Re: How does a Copywriter-for-hire learn the market he is hired for?

This here is key.

You can know everything under the sun about toy trains, and it won't help you sell a single caboose unless you spend your time learning about the prospects. My time is spend...
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By Jeremey
Re: the elusive USP....

Speaking of plumbers, we have this (http://s382.beta.photobucket.com/user/rockinteen16/media/Turdbusters.jpg.html) here in Roanoke...

It's certainly a unique hook for their business, though I'm...
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Jeremey
Master Interrogator Got 90% "Conversions" Through Persuasion, Not Punishment

I came across this article (http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/0/19923902) on WWII German interrogator Hans Scharff this morning.

Scharff worked with Allied airmen shot down in the latter half of WWII...
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