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Forum: Copywriting 1st October 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Question about hiring a copywriter.

Just to add on ---

Let me dig a bit deeper.

It's important for your copywriter to know your product well.

Why?

You see ---
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: "Features AND Benefits"

Yes, a clever way of selling to two audiences.

One audience comprises people who have been suffering from such pains for a long time. They are expected to respond to the ad promptly.

The other...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: The Unparalleled Power of Emotions in Boosting Sales ---

Hi Abihnary,

Welcome to Warriorforum.

'If you are going all with selling emotion it doesn't work.'

Who said people sell only on emotion?

Read my last sentence in the thread. All that the...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Please Critique My "Warriors For Hire" Ad

Hi Mike!

Congratulations for the little success you have at least shown.

There is more to be done --- but improvement usually comes slowly.

Frankly speaking, your ad has created little...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Jomuli3
The Unparalleled Power of Emotions in Boosting Sales ---

We have heard it all ---

‘Sell the sizzle not the steak.’

‘People buy on emotion.’

‘Emotions sell’ ---

--- you know this is true because you have heard it several...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Why tugging on those pain points and emotional strings is so important

Pain Points ---

--- are defined in various ways. However, they all point to one thing --- Problems.

Problems could be bottle-necks to smooth business running. On the other hand they...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,536
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Convincing People To Buy

This thread has been hanging here for exactly two weeks now.

It has 783 views.

It has an average of about 55 views per day.

Quite a big number!

Surprisingly, despite...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,536
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Convincing People To Buy

Like Jason has pointed out, your first problem lies in the thread title.

What is exactly wrong with the title?

Look at the oxford dictionary definitions below?

To convince –...
Forum: Copywriting 29th July 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,737
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: "Guarantees" and "offers" in selling copywriting services?

Like an umbrella during rains, a guarantee protects and reassures the buyer.

To a copywriter selling his or her services, a guarantee that promises results shouldn’t be used.

This is...
Forum: Copywriting 29th July 2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,738
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Who's Had Experience with AWAI? (Doing an informal study)

I have a few questions/concerns about your thread.

a) What informal study are you doing?

b) How do you 'mentally reverse engineer' strategies?

c) Does AWAI 'SELL NARRATIVE' or a copywriting...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Starting out in Copywriting

Milhousexx,

If you seriously want to become a copywriter, carefully
note my observations and recommendation arising
from your thread.

a) You are writing to impress in your first paragraph.
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th July 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: a small tip that may help your copywriting.

Stories,features (Make Your Words Sell), pain --- all don't sell.

They, in other words, don't take center stage in the selling process.

Features help extract benefits. Benefits forge a...
Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Ray Edwards

Thanks for the clarification. I have been pouring my sympathy on a wrong Ray since I came came across this post.

I wish the other Ray better health.

There are a lot of similarities. Notable...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,436
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: NOBS trademark?

No B.S. Marketing to the Affluent, No B.S. Wealth Attraction for Entrepreneurs, No B.S. Ruthless Management, No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs, No B.S. Business Success, No B.S. Sales Success...
Forum: Copywriting 8th May 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Question About AWAI And DirectResponseJobs

I purchased Michael Masterson's Accelerated Program For Six- Figure Copywriting way back in 2003.

The institute is owned by top copywriters who have produced very good course material.

They...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Benefits-The Driving Force Behind Every Sale

Let me raise an analogy here to demonstrate why it is important to raise benefits in bullet form in a sales letter.

Once a good boxer realizes that his opponent is dazed with blows, he unleashes a...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Free copywright training plateform

First correct the spelling of 'copywriting' before somebody picks it thinking it is the correct one. The mistake is in your thread title.

I know it is a mistake because you have got it right in...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jomuli3
Benefits-The Driving Force Behind Every Sale

Imagine reading a sales letter that gives you no benefits.

Would you buy the product or service it tries to promote?

To sell persuasively a marketer should understand the reasons why people...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: If got dropped in the most isolated, remote.....

Zes,

You are right. This is the copywriting forum where we talk about copywriting issues. This is the rightful home of your thread.

Well, what should I say ---
uhhh, I'm trying to avoid giving...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: "Content is King --- Context is Queen"

Welcome to Warriorforum, Tom.

Yes, content must be of high quality if it has to bring in desired results effectively.
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,558
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Gary Bencivenga swipe file?

Having Gary Bencivenga's letter in his own handwriting was quite exciting.

I have been Gary's copywriting student. His copywriting techniques and strategies are awesome.

I purchased, among...
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Working for Competing Clients

That is well suggested.

Turning away a competitor, giving a reason, referring him/her to another good copywriter and invite him/her to send an e-mail when they have a different project could...
Forum: Copywriting 12th February 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Jomuli3
Working for Competing Clients

As a Copywriter who produces control after control, you could have more clients than you could handle.

Now, among your well paying clients could be those selling similar products.

Suppose you...
Forum: Copywriting 12th February 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Two Psychological Weapons to Hold Prospects 'at Ransom' With

She would be happy because she would know what is used are simple psychological techniques to make prospects quickly buy.

Her arthritis relief would be enhanced with the arrival of a fat check.
Forum: Copywriting 11th February 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jomuli3
Two Psychological Techniques to Hold Prospects 'at Ransom' With

A hen will fight anybody who tries to disturb its young ones regardless of size.

Any bird or animal does the same.

Why do they behave like that?

They do not want to lose what they own. They...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: ‘Bad’ Sales Copy Examples… Has Anyone Got Any?

Hi Glen,

I guess you are trying to find bad copy that you could improve. In other words you are looking for copy that is weak so that you give the owner a critique. That way you could get into...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Jomuli3
Turning the Competition into an Enemy

‘Make $1000 per day Using this Scheme’

‘Lose 15kg Body Weight Within 5 Days!’

We come across such curiosity-arousing hard-hitting headlines every day.

When the market is saturated with...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Cost of copywriter

Figure out what other copywriters are charging. This will help you to be within price range.

Selling copywriting service is not like selling goods. The quality of your writing might not be as high...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th February 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: The More Important Of The Two: Knowledge Or Imagination?

Knowledge and Imagination are both important to us. However, in terms of power, imagination knows no boundaries. Imagination can enable us design our own lives.

Knowledge and imagination can be...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Sales page review and critique

Innovator3,

There are too many mistakes in your sales letter. You wrongly referred to it as a report in the opening of your letter.

Asking for a critique or review in this particular case is...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Rote Memorization - Opinions

Thanks for the constructive correction.
Forum: Copywriting 27th January 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Rote Memorization - Opinions

Rote memory could be, to some extent, helpful in copywriting.

But the task is very difficult --- it is very tedious.

It is like you picking up grapes which have fallen from a vine.
If they...
Forum: Copywriting 14th January 2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Jomuli3
Write like them, Speak like them --- Be like them.

When a child begins to learn a language, there are no grammar rules taught. All that happens is imitating correct use of the language.

This seems to be a very effective way of learning.

If you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: How Does One Create an Effective Squeeze Page?

A squeeze page is used to persuade people to sign-up for a free newsletter.

The first thing one should do is to get clear understanding of the people you want to receive your newsletter. This will...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: How an Emotion-Packed Sales Copy Increases Conversions

Emotions are strong feelings. Fear, greed,vanity, lust, pride, envy, anxiety,anger and love are some of the useful emotions. Emotions can be classified as simple, complex and pure.

The emotion...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By Jomuli3
How Emotion-Packed Sales Copy Increases Conversions

Imagine you are seated under a tree at a restaurant. A big river and a pond are a few meters away.

A waiter brings you three big mouth-watering juicy lemons, cleanly washed.

The...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Jomuli3
Taking Copywriting Beyond its Horizon

If copywriting is about persuasion --- often times to buy or subscribe to a newsletter, then we can apply our copywriting skills in many areas in our lives.


A few years ago I applied my...
Forum: Copywriting 6th January 2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Jomuli3
Copywriting - a Historic Background

Copywriting is a missing word in many dictionaries.

Here are a few definitions.

‘Copywriting is any writing that promotes a product or service’

‘Copywriting is any writing that offers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: What should I put in my signature?

How do you point or link your signature to your thread within the forum?
Forum: Copywriting 2nd January 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: "Content is King --- Context is Queen"

I was showing the effect of context on what we say by using a bottle of coca-cola (coke.)

People would like it if it is put positively not negatively.

Which one would you like to hear if you...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 2nd January 2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Need a Benefit-crammed Profit-boosting Persuasive Sales Letter?

Good afternoon 2014!

Good afternoon Warriors!

This is a new year. As usual I found time to be in solitude. I set my goals and meditated on them. I visualized myself having attained my...
Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By Jomuli3
"Content is King --- Context is Queen"

Design a website. Leave your web pages blank. Will you make any sales?

Put graphics only on the same blank web pages. Will you make sales?

Hardly.

Now, put content only on the web pages....
Forum: Warriors For Hire 6th December 2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By Jomuli3
Need a Benefit-crammed Profit-boosting Persuasive Sales Letter?

Hey Internet Marketers/Direct Marketers!

Show me Your Product or Service, Watch me Skillfully Turn it Into a Need for Your Prospects, Using Feature-Driven Benefits and Profit-Boosting...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Creating 'fear' in a copy where none exists

I can start a thread about the importance of writing effective headlines but that isn't the only item that makes a successful sales letter.

As a Copywriter, like many others on this forum, I know...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Creating 'fear' in a copy where none exists

Fear could be used to help prompt quick desired action.

An effective sales letter will not only utilize negative tools to persuasively make a sale.

It uses positive aspects too, to a larger...
Forum: Copywriting 20th July 2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Creating 'fear' in a copy where none exists

Ray, you've hammered the nail right on the head. Fear might visibly be in a prospect's mind.

But fear might not be in existence in a prospect's mind, at times.

That is why we don't only aim at...
Forum: Copywriting 19th July 2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Jomuli3
Creating 'fear' in a copy where none exists

Fear is a negative emotion.

Human beings generally dislike negative things. But an effective Copywriter knows how to create and utilize the emotion of fear to raise desire for a product.

Used...
Forum: Copywriting 18th July 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Which of the two heasdline types performs better?

What makes sales?

Is it curiosity or benefits?

Some research conducted indicate that benefit driven headlines scoop a whooping 75% of results.

This leaves 25% for curiosity when the two are...
Forum: Copywriting 18th July 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Jomuli3
Which of the two heasdline types performs better?

The headline is a very important component of a sales letter. A persuasive copywriter would spent some time crafting a strong headline.

It must hook the reader and keep her attention.

If the...
Forum: Copywriting 16th April 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Research...What exactly are you researching?

When writing copy, it's important to do research work.

Research product - How can you write persuasively if you don't know enough
about the product. What makes it...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Jomuli3
Most Efective Way to Get Copywriting Clients

There are various methods of getting clients. Some copywriters use forums, bidding on certain sites like Elance, through e-zines, article writing, looking for old or weak copies on line etc.

Which...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,956
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Why do you love copywriting?

I love copywriting for various reasons.

I enjoy the advantage of working anywhere --- so long I have a laptop and internet connection. I decide when and how I work.

I also enjoy seeing the...
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Jomuli3
Writing a Job-Landing Proposal

There are some sites where copywriters bid for jobs. The discouraging thing is that there are so many writers who place there bids on one job. This means a lot of copywriters spend a lot of time...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Good bye folks

Your good bye is like a stunning slap!

We have been a family on this forum. Like in a happy home, saying bye can trigger secretion of tears. I, personally, followed your threads with keen interest...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Copywriting - An obvious sales letter? or disguise it as an article?

Like a rivet driven through a piece of wood, the earlier contributions are straight to the point.

In the copywriting world we believe that people like buying --- they, however, don;t want to be...
Forum: Copywriting 18th December 2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jomuli3
Re: Need a good coppy man who doesn't charge a fortune

A village headman knows all the corners of his land. He is able to answer most questions about his village. You are like that on this forum Mark! You always have a knack to fish out old posts.
...
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