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Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th August 2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By daveshu
RE: Can you make good money from adsense?

It's totally fair to say it's rubbish, because it is when you compare it against how it used to be, or just look at the volume of traffic you'd need to make a few hundred bucks from it now.

If...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th August 2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By daveshu
RE: Can you make good money from adsense?

"Just get quality traffic" and a couple above "you need Tier 1 traffic, and lot's of it".

If you're getting either a) lots of "tier 1 traffic" or b) "quality traffic" or c) both of these, then you...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 15th August 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By daveshu
RE: Can you make good money from adsense?

Adsense is rubbish, I wouldn't waste my time.

I made very good money from it in the past, but that was when the ads that displayed on your website were 100% on topic.

Now Google use...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 9th December 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By daveshu
Re: Stripe vs Paypal Conversion Rates

Everyone has paypal so it's easier for them - the more difficult you make it, if they have to sign up for an account, etc, the less they'll be inclined to use it.

People are also wary of inputting...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By daveshu
Re: Critique My Flyer Copy

Having last week been to my first ever murder mystery night, and having thoroughly enjoyed it, your product sounds very interesting and I bet it's great fun too.

However, most people are probably...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By daveshu
Re: Does this prompt you to sign up?

Does this prompt you to sign up?

No.
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,707
Posted By daveshu
Re: Best looking ADvertorial yet...

"An ounce of hydrogen peroxide is worth a pound of cure"

How do you measure cures in weights?

Anyway, it's such an old saying by such an old looking woman is anyone going to take it seriously?...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,550
Posted By daveshu
Re: Tips to increase conversion on OTO page?

Only in America will that sell well - nowhere else in the world would you suddenly need to fumble in your pocket looking for a knife, then remember your handy credit card knife that might just save...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,550
Posted By daveshu
Re: Tips to increase conversion on OTO page?

Offer them $1000 cash when they sign up for the $500 offer.

I.e. - value - that's what will sell it.
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By daveshu
Copywriting - it's nonsense

Here's my radical idea.

Copyrighting is a bit like SEO - it's become so embroiled in it's own importance that the core of what your doing has been forgotten and it's all become about the "formula"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 683
Posted By daveshu
Re: Having a helluva time getting my website to be profitable, can anyone help me?

Why don't you try some kind of content locker - you have 40,000 people who all want to know what's after the credits on star wars - charge them 50c to find out.

If you only get a 5% conversion...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd November 2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,960
Posted By daveshu
Re: EVERY Copywriting Formula In The History of Mankind and Womankind

I think the problem that 99.9% of people here have, is that they are all into looking for magic formulas instead of looking at the client, or even better, the end user - the person who actually...
Forum: Copywriting 15th November 2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By daveshu
Re: is your copywriting client gonna be a pain in the A$$?

The customers that ALWAYS become the biggest pain in the *ss are the ones who want champagne at lemonade prices.

Whether it's web design, or SEO, or anything else at all - you agree to do them a...
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,435
Posted By daveshu
Re: 450 Clicks, 0 Sales - What Gives? (and I think my funnel is pretty good)

Honest impression - who the Hell is Raza Imam or whoever, why should I listen to him - what does he know - and he's showing me a pic of chocolate - like I'm supposed to think that's good for me -...
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By daveshu
Re: Please critique my sales letter

If you just want to generate leads then simply ask them as you do at the top if they'd like a 400% increase or 4 times the response or whatever - that got my interest, as soon as I saw a 9 mile long...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th September 2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By daveshu
Re: Selling art

What about getting in touch with some interior designers - you would be able to bump up your prices if they are getting works of art, especially if they are limited editions.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By daveshu
Re: Ad Blooper: How They Failed To See The Obvious...

First of all I know someone who has to wear this very equipment and he is as fat as a pig.

He is not in the slightest worried about whether he looks "sexy" or not, he's terrified about whether or...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,898
Posted By daveshu
Re: Give me your expert opinion on these two headlines

The honest truth (if that's what you want) is that the problem with all 3 of your headlines is that you're treating your prospective clients like morons because you're trying to dress up a piece of...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By daveshu
Re: Ad Blooper: How They Failed To See The Obvious...

There's a difference between trying to not look stupid and looking sexy.

You're aiming for a hook, so why the flippety flop would you try and contort this into "lookng sexy" when these feckers are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th December 2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By daveshu
Re: Need Advice re selling high quality expired domains

I think the issue is that there are hundreds of thousands of pages on these larger websites and it's nigh on impossible to find them all, so depending on where you start will influence which pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th December 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By daveshu
Need Advice re selling high quality expired domains

Hi Guys,
I need some advice really if anyone can oblige.

I have spent ages looking for expired domains for SEO purposes and have found a LOT that are free to register right now, and some of them...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd August 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,246
Posted By daveshu
Re: Work From No Home. Someone tried?

Thanks Alessandro,
I'd be interested to know more about the advertising methods before I buy it.

The thing that really put me off was the same tired old story that I've seen a thousand times...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd August 2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,246
Posted By daveshu
Re: Work From No Home. Someone tried?

It's being promoted by John Chow (I think he's actually involved in the product) but I don't know if it's any good, I think it was launched today.

Looks to me, reading between the lines, like he's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 28,018
Posted By daveshu
Re: Google algo change today?

LOL - search for "social networks" "social networking sites" etc - where's facebook?

Search for "online auction" or "online auctions" - where's eBay?

LOL they've either:

a) really cocked...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 28,018
Posted By daveshu
Re: Google algo change today?

How did I say that?

The example contained spun content, but that was an aside - it was the unusual linking patterns they were interested in. One of the sites linked to in that example was owned by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 28,018
Posted By daveshu
Re: Google algo change today?

Just out of interest....

....how many of you have been using backlink "filters" to protect your money sites.

IE - You build links to site A, site B, site C, etc, and all of these point back to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,179
Posted By daveshu
Re: Googles Next Slap Coming - But Ist It REALLY A Slap?

Google is definitely not JUST about the marketers who pay them using PPC. I have used it extensively, I paid them £6000 one month (about $10,000 at the time), then one day - BAM!

I got the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,734
Posted By daveshu
Re: All sites hit with the unnatural backlinks penalty , rankings are dropping fast.

I think it's actually against the google adsense terms of service to disclose earnings (don't know if you did that in your thread?).

But anyway, it's kind of funny to read people talking about...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By daveshu
Re: Anyone care to take a look? (Critique)

I don't know what it does or what it will do for me, so I wouldn't bother.

Also I'd use the word software in the title rather than program.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,471
Posted By daveshu
Re: How Difficult is Local SEO?

Getting a site to the top of page 1 for local searches is pretty easy, but Andrew Cavanagh hit the nail on the head - it might not bring in any clients.

We've got a local restaurant to no.1 for...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By daveshu
Most Successful Online Sales Letter Ever?

With regards to online products only, of the "get rich quick" or "make money without doing or knowing anything" kind, which would you say has been the most successful (i.e. sold the most) of all...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd March 2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By daveshu
Re: Promised I wouldn't do this, but can I get a critique?

"Let me give you just a few ideas of what you can do with these articles to easily recoup your “losses” from this purchase."

I don't think that line paints a pretty picture - losses - really - it...
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By daveshu
Re: Writing for the market.. or the client...?

Why don't you suggest split testing his idea against yours.
Forum: Copywriting 13th March 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By daveshu
Re: What Would You Do If...

It's tough isn't it?

One the one hand if you need the money and won't be doing anything else with your time, then it might be best to take the money.

On the other hand if it's going to take you...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By daveshu
Re: Looking for Critique on my new copy Thanks in advance!

Why have a scroller?

Surely your headline should contain the key sales pitch.

To have a headline and a scroller, and a pre headline (above the header), and a sub headline (I assume that's what...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By daveshu
Re: Ads, flyers and sites

Yes restauranteurs are great.

I've been helping them out again today, and have had to fight tooth and nail to get them to do a bit of name dropping.

You see, the food is incredible, which isn't...
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By daveshu
Re: Ads, flyers and sites

I'd ignore local newspaper ads and go for flyers.

We managed to get a local restaurant (owned by some friends) TWO free full page stories in the local press (weekly paper, town population of...
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By daveshu
Re: Sincerity is the New Hype

Lol - very good rick, not intending to upset you
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By daveshu
Re: Sincerity is the New Hype

What? The energy of truth you mean?

If you sincerely want to help people, and you sincerely believe that the product will help people, then just sell the product on it's own merits, you don't have...
Forum: Copywriting 26th February 2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By daveshu
Re: What would you say is a typical conversion rate for services?

Yes okay Yasir other forms of marketing might help bring in more business, but that isn't the question I'm asking.

The question is what kind of conversion rate would you expect from a website...
Forum: Copywriting 26th February 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By daveshu
Re: What would you say is a typical conversion rate for services?

Whats generally happening is that people contact them to talk about the services, and this is where the assessing needs and fit, or selling is happening.

I guess you could say that the copy is to...
Forum: Copywriting 26th February 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By daveshu
What would you say is a typical conversion rate for services?

Hi,
when I say services I mean higher value services like public relations, training (i.e. proper B2B training) etc rather than ebooks or products - I think they're fundamentally different because...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,224
Posted By daveshu
Re: Critique of 150 Word Voiceover

I agree with Mal.

The problem with all of your copy is that it's written as though you're trying to sell to internet marketers - "two guys were listening to a webinar" - 99.99% of his potential...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 31st July 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 240,872
Posted By daveshu
Re: [MASSIVE PROOF INSIDE] Instant Local DOMINATION - Simple Plugin Takes over Two Competitive Niche

Quit being a lazy biggot? - I think thats a bit over the top and downright ignorant - it's a good job were online because if you'd said that to my face you'd now be in hospital you cheeky fxxx.

I...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 31st July 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 240,872
Posted By daveshu
Re: [MASSIVE PROOF INSIDE] Instant Local DOMINATION - Simple Plugin Takes over Two Competitive Niche

It sounds like an interesting plugin but your description of what it actually does is as clear as mud.

I always get the impression that the more vague something is described, the less useful it...
Forum: Copywriting 5th April 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By daveshu
Re: Headlines for Self Defence Classes

All I can think of is the old music lessons ad "they laughed when I sat at the piano....but when I started to play!"

So how about:

"They laughed when I stood up to the neighborhood bully....but...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By daveshu
Re: Critique of Squeeze Page

Thanks Guys,
according to Google the exact term "redundancy calculator" gets searched for 27000 times per month in the UK.

You can ring me tomorrow if you like on the number on the site.
...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By daveshu
Critique of Squeeze Page

Hello,
I wondered if some of my fellow warriors might be good enough to critique my squeeze page - it's at redundancycalculator(dot)net

I also need advice on pricing.

A couple of points, since...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By daveshu
Re: Please Review My Sales Page.....

I think your headline is missing the key benefit.

People don't want their website to be higher in Google.

They think they do.

They think they want their website to be higher in Google...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th January 2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 191,098
Posted By daveshu
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By daveshu
Re: Don't Fall In Love With Your Copy

I agree with you, I think the first one sounded simpler and more natural, the second one more hyped and dare I say "spammy"?

I think people are getting sick of reading about the "super turbo...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By daveshu
Re: How would you approach this???

Thanks guys. for the replies.

I appreciate 1% doesn't sound like a lot (well it isn't, is it?), but then again like was pointed out - if you're sending in $1000 of gold - which isn't hard to do...
Forum: Copywriting 9th January 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By daveshu
How would you approach this???

Hi Guys,
I wondered if I might pick your brains.

Basically one of my customers is a scrap gold dealer (a good one, not the scammy lot you see on tv) and he wants me to try and drive some...
Forum: Copywriting 13th December 2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By daveshu
Re: Site copy critique please..

Thanks Guys.

Seth, whats down there on the home page is exactly how the site was originally. I left the original content lower down because I didn't want the whole content on the site to change...
Forum: Copywriting 13th December 2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By daveshu
Re: Site copy critique please..

Thanks guys,
that's exactly what I'm looking for!

With regards to who's the customer - I know what you mean!

I expect all of our customers to find us via google, so I expect they're all...
Forum: Copywriting 13th December 2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By daveshu
Site copy critique please..

Hello,
would any of you kindly ladies and gents have a look at the copy on my revamped site and tell me what you think.

The site is here: SEO (http://www.seoexperts.org.uk)

Just to add that...
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