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Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By kcbowman
Re: Can you critique my Copy

These are the most helpful comments made so far that give me real things to consider towards improvement, and I'm using them now to try and smooth this out!

Thank you all again!
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,361
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Question about Oren Klaff

Multiple perspectives on selling is good.

If you read several biographies about a famous person, you will run into the same events discussed again and again. But each biography gives you a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: Competition's price is way lower and I am losing costumers (please help)

jvyzsy,

Before you read my response know this I was in retail for 26 years. I've built other investors businesses and turned a failing franchise around. ALL WERE PROFITABLE!!

So my comments...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,512
Posted By DaniMc
Re: No Clients, No Budget, and No Time To Sell. HELP

You should never borrow money when you do not have a direct path for that money to increase. It's a bit too late but remember it for the future.

Another big mistake: Why did you wait until you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,608
Posted By Rearden
Re: If you are selling a package, here is my new pricing

When I lock my keys in my car and the driver uses a fifty cent tool to open my door and charges me $50, do I complain about the price or am I relieved by the results?

When my toilet gets clogged...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th October 2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
JD
Views: 1,159
Posted By John Durham
Re: JD

A Jacob,

Rus is a rep mamagement pro., this post will disappear soon, so it will only cause minimal damage to anyone, but the lesson will be remembered...hopefully.

Up to that point I was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th October 2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
JD
Views: 1,159
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: JD

I did once. But I was young, and I needed the money.:eek:
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By sbishop
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

I had the idea of aproaching a local radio station and trying to get a deal for one of the digital sub-bands for local and unsigned artist. Most of these new secondary channels are not being used. As...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Depends on how "exclusive" you want to be.

Maybe after you develop the traffic, PPC ads are the way to go for making money.

You want people using the site. Make it easy for them to.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By joshua138
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

I'm musician and your project seems to be really interesting!
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Hey!,

That sounds like an amazing plan. Make sure you
get all the details down packed. Musicians are always
looking for exposure.

cheers!,
Guillermo.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Well I guess it's time for a Negative Nancy. Or in my case, Norman.

There are lots of sites like this around, with booking calendars, so you have to make yourself different.

Think about user...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

He did a few posts up.
Http://www.unsignedyou.com
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By John Durham
Re: Is it my first WSO or is it just an ad? JD, Jason, Ken, iAMnameless???

Lots of questions here, let me re read a couple of times and I will try to answer. Congrats on finally getting something put together. :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By OldLodgeSkins
Re: What would you do to improve the seo on my site?

Hi,

I'd start by solving the couple of validation errors you have left: [Invalid] Markup Validation of http://moneymattersmagazineltd.com/ - W3C Markup Validator...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,620
Posted By Fernando Veloso
Re: Do people really think high post count = successful, reputable and correct?

One thing is for sure: people with 6000 posts here have a sense for MARKETING, cause they read and assimilated a lot to get those 6000 posts.

Not saying they are correct in each and every little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,620
Posted By Joseph Robinson
Re: Do people really think high post count = successful, reputable and correct?

I know people who are over 10k posts that are successful, reputable, and correct.

I also read posts from those with 100< that are successful, reputable, and correct.

It's all about whether you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,928
Posted By PCskies
Re: Laid Off, Again! Can You HELP?

I agree with Jacob Anthony. Try marketing your skills to businesses who need your services. Do you have a website already? If so, dig for some low competition IT keywords in your local area, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,928
Posted By Sabiha
Re: Laid Off, Again! Can You HELP?

Sorry to hear about your layoff. I recommend the following 3 step plan for you:

Step 1

I completely agree with Thomas Belknap, DO NOT waste money on gambling and try to look for any kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,928
Posted By larkykid
Re: Laid Off, Again! Can You HELP?

You probably did not want to hear this, but the best advice has been given by Thomas. When I lost a job at the start of July, the first thing I did was to try and get another one. I eventually...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,064
Posted By John Durham
Cold Calling Awkwardness...

Note, while its on my mind.

All week long I have been trying to learn this lick on the acoustic guitar. I have been playing for 33 years.

I have watched the guy on the video slow it down, and I...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Iconik
Re: Need to improve sales copy for an ebay item. Help!

Hi Jacob,

eBay is a different kind of animal. I would write my listing
to look less like a salesletter and more like an informational
pitch (Please, test this as it's the only way to know for...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Zentech
Re: Need to improve sales copy for an ebay item. Help!

The above is not a re-write, just a little tweaking and clean-up. The copy still isn't the best it could be, but I don't do full re-writes free. Even this much will help, though. Best of luck. :)
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Need to improve sales copy for an ebay item. Help!

Hi Jacob,

travlinguy is onto something.

I'd actually drive it deeper and I'll bet you hit a nerve.

Folks with acne are shy. Why? Because they are self conscious. People with acne think...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Need to improve sales copy for an ebay item. Help!

Your copy is okay but you need to make it more personal and push some of the emotional buttons harder. Stuff like:

Have you ever had a serious acne outbreak just before a really special date?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,830
Posted By A Bary
For Good Sake..Stop Hiring These F***ing Idiots!

Sorry for the title, but I am really pissed off.

During the last 3 weeks, I spent what could be hours of wasted time, deleting stupid comment spam, that recently spread like a plague, where the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kay King
Re: URGENT: Advice needed on raising $550 in 28 days with only $30 in bank!

What strategy?

After three months of effort:

You have a site half built.
You have placed "a couple" free ads.
You have written NO articles.
Everything you mention doing is "a couple of" -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,550
Posted By Brad Gosse
Re: URGENT: Advice needed on raising $550 in 28 days with only $30 in bank!

These are the worst kind of posts on the warrior forum.

If you need $550 in 28 days I suggest getting a job. You are going to get 50 different pieces of advice here and most of them will not get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd March 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,050
Posted By Kevin Birch
Re: Music That Gets You Pumped... Do Tell!

Oh boy . . .without a shadow of a doubt - not everyone's taste though:

YouTube - Pavarotti - Nessun Dorma
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd March 2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By HeySal
Re: Hey Sal...I Finally Got Off My Butt

I almost missed this thread Steve - I'm at the other place a lot now - much to do before opening the doors, ya know.

Scared hell. Steve, what can happen? Have you ever bent over to pick...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Zeus66
$1,000/Month? Try 'Ghostsiting'

I used to make a pretty good living as a ghostwriter, and I was thinking back on those days earlier today. I got out of it because it was caving my head in. I like to write, but not 50 keyword...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
Re: Can We Trust Our Fellow Warriors?

The forum is a microcosm of humanity. You'll find all kinds here, and that isn't likely to change without a huge shift in human consciousness.

Trust is earned in a place like this. Until someone...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th February 2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,877
Posted By frank.smith
Re: Your favourite TV show?

top gear, on bbc.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,877
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: Your favourite TV show?

As a child?

What age?

At 5 it was Superman

At 9 it was Lost In Space

As the years came and went, shows came and went. And as a kid, each
year is an eternity, unlike today when I wake up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,476
Posted By TinkBD
My Recent PLR Experience

There have been a lot of PLR related posts recently, with discussion running the gamut from *what is it* to *where is it* to *why waste your time on it* to *what are you looking for* to *where is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,877
Posted By Zero
Re: Your favourite TV show?

Captain Planet. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Darkwing Duck. Thundercats, James Bond Jr, Ghostbusters, Where on earth is carmen san diego?, Jonny Quest and so much more.

The early 90's was a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,877
Posted By Sumit Menon
Re: Your favourite TV show?

Earth, Fire, Wind, Water, Heart... Go Planet!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,877
Posted By Kenster
Re: Your favourite TV show?

I loved Captain Planet. Dont even know if its around anymore, but I was a religious watcher

"Captain Planet, he's our hero, gonna take pollution down to zero..."

ill stop, my voice is pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Kevin Riley
Re: I'm having trouble with product creation...

I could feel my ears burning.

OP, the whole "secret" behind a successful info product is bringing your own special flair to it. What can you do to make it as easy, or fun and easy, or quick and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By drmani
Re: I'm having trouble with product creation...

Because you're more PASSIONATE.

Because you're more KNOWLEDGEABLE.

Because you're more EXPERIENCED.

Because you're better at EXPLAINING/TEACHING it.

Because you're a NICER person.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th February 2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Vikram73
Hitler Gets Google Slapped

YouTube - Hitler Gets Google Slapped

Apparently he was into IM??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,092
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: What if... we matched our bonuses to our products?

As far as what Becky said about always having something to add, she's
right.

Let's say I don't have a physical product for an offer, but say the offer
is a book that teaches product creation....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,092
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: What if... we matched our bonuses to our products?

In following up on what John said (great point John) what I do when
valuing the bonus is actually look to see what that PDF is going for elsewhere,
OR if I can't find anything (has happened to me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,062
Posted By R Hagel
Re: Fast Way To Lose Subscribers

You walk into your friendly neighborhood grocery store. You're rushing around a bit because you need to get in, get out and get home before the kids get off the bus.

You only have time to grab...
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By Bret Ferguson
Re: I owe Rick Duris a MASSIVE THANK YOU!

True. But you are where you are in large part due to your life experiences. I think it's a good thing when people know the how's and why's their business and understand the entire process. It makes...
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: I owe Rick Duris a MASSIVE THANK YOU!

From the few posts I have seen Rick make here, I can honestly say that
he is probably one of the brightest bulbs on this forum.

Just goes to show you...you can't equate wisdom with join date and...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By DonFinch
Re: I'm a pretty good face to face salesman but...

Maybe there is not too much of a delta here!

The fact that you want to create copy means that you have a product or one in the pipeline, so there is your start. Writing copy is like having a...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By J. Barry Mandel
Re: I'm a pretty good face to face salesman but...

It's a different animal IMO.

Learning copywriting can definitely improve your sales game, but you need to intuit different strategies since people generally are reading your salespage.

You...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By mktgpro21202
Re: I'm a pretty good face to face salesman but...

Hugh is right that obviously the prospect cannot give you feedback and you need to anticipate objections and rebut them in your letter.

I think the biggest difference though is that on the...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: Thanks in advance for reading this...

Hi Jacob,

That looks a lot better now, so here's some more thoughts for you:

I wouldn't use 'write' and 'rewrite' in your headline, you could try something like 'that you've paid someone else...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: I know this is going to get torn apart but.....

Hi Jacob,

I'd try switching 'UK based' for something like 'native English speaker' as there are plenty of people over here who can barely speak the language.

You say there's two of you, explain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,149
Posted By Andyhenry
The ONLY answer to "the best way to get traffic?"

Hi Warriors,

So many threads get started by people asking "what's the best way to get traffic" that I thought we should just get it cleared up.

While I understand where the question comes from...
Forum: Copywriting 11th February 2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,926
Posted By RickDuris
The Care and Feeding of Copywriters

Dear Fellow Marketer,

Like you, I am a marketer.

But at my core, in my heart, I am a copywriter. I get paid thousands per sales letter and email. Frankly, even more than the late, revered...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 994
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: Is this fair?

It's a fine line.

I understand Kay's pov that it is a "more professional" way to handle things.

I also know what it is like to be new and starting out with something, have no money, and need a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 994
Posted By Kay King
Re: Is this fair?

I think the way you did it is more professional. Don't aim for the lower level just because others do. Having higher standards sets you apart.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 20,153
Posted By eibhlin
Re: Newbies - Don't fall into this trap - You're being fed BS

I loved the part where you said, "...then pay some people I don't know below minimum wage to write articles for me."

I'm seeing more & more perfectly awful articles that may pump keywords, but...
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