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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,056
Posted By yukon
Re: FIRST SALE!!

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By agmccall
Re: Can We Reinvent the Concept of Freelancing, or It Is What It Is?

This is a marketing forum. this and most of your posts have nothing to do with marketing. Do you think you could find a forum dedicated to freelancing and post there.

al
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By gingerninjas
Re: Ive finally learnt how to say no to clients - and its driving more business my way.

Yep, I have been called a little hard arsed of late, which I am actually fine with.

I was such a yes man, it was probably ridiculous so I am fine with this new approach.

The confidence to...
Forum: Copywriting 31st October 2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By marciayudkin
Jay Abraham's Headline Collection

Courtesy of Brian Kurtz, here is Jay Abraham's compilation of thousands of winning headlines.

I started reading and from page 1 onward found these samples so much more interesting than other...
Forum: Copywriting 30th October 2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Becoming a copywriter

Trumpeting success = dropping in, listing your win(s), and no other helpful info. Also known as bragging.

Using success to demonstrate expertise (failure can also be used to demonstrate expertise,...
Forum: Copywriting 24th October 2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Every Client Will Appreciate If You Use These 4 Tools For Writing

I don't use any of these tools, and I promise my clients don't appreciate me any less.

How many times do you need to hear "get out of your own way" before you take action, Nesha?

You're...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd October 2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By GordonJ
As a client I wouldn't hire anyone who DID use these tools!

I have hired scores of writers. Both the so-called content and the real Copy Writer.

It could be age, but, I wouldn't hire a single person who admitted to using any of these tools, especially...
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: How do I find clients as a copywriter?

Well, you just flunked the Copywriting 101 test.

Why should any marketer pay you (money or lost sales) to learn on his or her dime?

As part of your study for the re-test, do a Google Search...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd September 2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By jeremytimko
Re: How To Use a P.S. In a Sales Letter

Suggesting that '1970's style' copywriting doesn't work anymore is an interesting thought.

My question(s): has human consciousness evolved over the last 40 years? In such, the things that...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: How To Use a P.S. In a Sales Letter

Dang you Scott,



You took the words write out of my mouth. I'm just a cub writer. I only have 23+ years as a FULL TIME Direct Response Marketer and Copy Writer.

@Bill Jeffels - Great opening...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Scott Lunt
RE: How To Use a P.S. In a Sales Letter

The postscript, like other best practices in sales letters, is an element that's been tested into. Marketers have tested packages with and without P.S., different offers, messages in P.S., etc. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By Kay King
Re: Who knows the best web content writting service?

Because all people know, it seems, is "fiverr" - cheap.

Go to the "for hire" section of THIS forum - there are some good writers there who are quite reasonable and quite talented.

Test writers...
Forum: Copywriting 29th October 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,509
Posted By gjabiz
Maybe????

This sub-forum is about writing copy. YOU prefer to write short copy. YOU lose attention halfway. YOU see "right through the letter and its very tricks"...

Let me clue you in, OK?

If I ever...
Forum: Copywriting 26th May 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By gjabiz
While I'm thinking about it. The reading list.

Here is the list Gary said you must read.
I'd want you to read everything listed below: ...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: How to quickly and easily nail your hook, message, and offer in an afternoon.

Marcus Frind of PlentyofFish (POF) is a very interesting guy. Started that $10 million business in his bedroom ten years ago - after bouncing around from coding job to coding job. Guy's a...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd April 2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Direct marketing for musicians?

The old "meet and greet" is a good example. I think many of the big Vegas acts sell those kind of packages.

Like you said, I see Motley Crue is going on tour, billed their "final tour." The first...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: ‘Bad’ Sales Copy Examples… Has Anyone Got Any?

Hang around here and wait for a few critique requests...
Forum: Copywriting 27th January 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By The Copy Nazi
This Swipe will change your life (and make you lots of money)

"Beware the lollipop of mediocrity; lick it once and you’ll suck forever." — Brian Wilson.

Brian Wilson - who he? The genius behind The Beach Boys. Look it up.

Oh ok... I'll spell it out. If...
Forum: Copywriting 20th January 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Who can I book to do a strategy session with me?

Sorry, I should have said
In other words, where are you on the scale of ;

Absolute Newbee_________Me___________________________________Copy Nazi________ Bill Jeffels.

I sometimes forget the...
Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: The best books on writing Direct Mail

Yeah... the big spiral bound one is the one you want... there are shorter versions out there. I think the one with Russell Brunson is the shorter, edited version.

checking out Ebay... there seems...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th January 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,096
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Do you think wearing a Rolex watch impresses people???

I had to read every post to see if this was brought up. Nope.

Why do guys buy Rolex watches?

It isn't the watch, it's the story.
Men like to talk about how they got it, and how much they paid...
Forum: Copywriting 14th November 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: What to look for in a GOOD Copywriter?

Kevin nails it:

How To Hire A Copywriter - by Kevin Halbert (http://www.thegaryhalbertletter.com/newsletters/2011/hiringcopywriters.htm)
Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Scott Haines - live with Brian McLeod & David Garfinkel

Sidney,

One of the topics we're going to cover on the call is what Mongo's up to these days. It's true that he "went dark" for an extended period in terms of teaching and being publicly visible. ...
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Lightbulb Scott Haines - live with Brian McLeod & David Garfinkel

Quick note to let WF CW folks know about my free Live Monthly Copywriting Training
plus Q&A with David Garfinkel for October 2013

There's no cost to attend, but the value of these live trainings...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: ANYONE Can Dunk A Basketball! Please critique my sales page

Your headline is weak. It says ...

Here's how you can increase your vertical jump instantly...

Yet you don't follow through on the "instantly" anywhere in the VID or in the sales copy. And even...
Forum: Copywriting 12th September 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,215
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: Best Salesletter I've Ever Read...

Ummm.... in all fairness, coming on this board with 4 posts and shitting all over the work of a guy who makes millions with Turbulence training... I don't see the logic?

As with copywriting......
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Advice for Beginners.

Pro Tip: Don't barge into a forum and command people you don't know to do what you want in a one liner post.
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Best looking ADvertorial yet...

Full page advertorial from today's paper. New product from the EdenPure people...

http://i42.tinypic.com/wtd9w3.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 8th September 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: An interview with Brian McLeod

Glad you liked the interview, Alex.

But you bring up a good point.

I don't see a problem at all from a mod point of view, the fact that this particular interview happens to be with me...
Forum: Copywriting 6th September 2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,148
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: Affirmations For Copywriters

With love...

While you're reciting War 'n' Peace some other copywriter is actually HUSTLING in the real world to make great shit happen for his clients and create a frenzy of hungry leads.

---...
Forum: Copywriting 6th September 2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Glenn@AllGoodCopy
Post An interview with Brian McLeod

Hi folks,

I interviewed Brian recently and the result makes for a really interesting and useful read.

Hope you enjoy it:

An interview with American copywriter Brian McLeod | All Good Copy...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,753
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: How is this direct mail sales letter?

Other than the fact you don't know anything about what mailing formats are working? : )

http://i41.tinypic.com/s16f4h.png

The key word here is what is WORKING and not whether you like it or...
Forum: Copywriting 11th July 2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Best looking ADvertorial yet...

Full page advertorial from today's newspaper...

http://i43.tinypic.com/34ql0rq.jpg

It's made up of a number of articles and is the new expanded version of James Direct's old 1/4 page vinegar...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By shawnlebrun
To Kenneth Strong

When I was a police officer back in 1995... I felt a closer brotherhood to all my fellow police officers.

These days, as a copywriter and internet marketer... I feel a special bond and almost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,058
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is it hard to make 30K a year from writing?

I'm the author of three books. All on Createspace on Amazon.

I have other sources of income, but those books will net me about $30,000 this year. Just from the book sales. This involves a deep...
Forum: Copywriting 21st January 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By Mr. Subtle
$1,000,000 USA Today Print Ad Competition

A couple months ago Brian McLeod mentioned in some thread about USA Today having a print ad competition that "Exemplifies the Power of Storytelling".

I have never entered any print contest because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,435
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Customer paid twice, what to do?

Bill,

That would be the best advice, except for a few non-obvious practical issues. The first is the question of people not reading mail sent to their Paypal address. That's a lot more common than...
Forum: Copywriting 12th November 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Can you take a look a my sales page?

Works for me...

http://i47.tinypic.com/2ln70bl.gif
Forum: Copywriting 11th November 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,996
Posted By gjabiz
Case Study: Booklets to Bank

First, a question. (and thanks to Max for the subject).

Question...How many of you copywriters have a booklet for your business? One you can send in the mail, or a pdf to be downloaded? Just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,593
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: My Stolen Work....Now Selling In A WSO!..HELP

This is a classic example of the reasoning behind Rule #1.

I closed the thread in question and asked the seller what was going on. My exact PM was:The seller's response was simple, and not...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By ewenmack
101 direct mail case studies in 11 categories

Thought I'd reference these here since, in some cases,
consumers prefer paper and ink in their mailbox over any other
form of advertising.

64% UK gym users prefer it compared to 32% email is an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,935
Posted By Bruce Wedding
Re: I'm tired of the Profanity used by Internet Marketers !

Interesting thread full of conjecture and opinion. I've been around a lot of marketers you've heard of here and I only know of one that doesn't cuss like a sailor in personal conversations. That's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,935
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: I'm tired of the Profanity used by Internet Marketers !

One thing I want to bring up.

You have to know your market. Many comedians have used profanity in their
routines who have been incredibly successful.

In fact, the list reads like a who's who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By John Romaine
Re: Legal Issues with Medical Niche

This is an interesting topic actually....

I recall when I first got started in internet marketing, I went to a few seminars, and was told constantly by slick marketers "Don't worry about whether...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By VegasVince
Re: Google "Goo-Roos" and Monday Morning Quarter Backs.

8.5 months later.....cancer free big daddy. They can't kill Superman. :) Thanks for the shout Allen.....VV
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By VegasVince
Google "Goo-Roos" and Monday Morning Quarter Backs.

Saturday November 3 I placed wagers on 6 college football games. I ended up with 4 winners and 2 losers so it was a decent day. It got me to thinking however.....if I could have waited until after...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd November 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,561
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Who Wins In A Fight: Copywriters Or Marketers?

Your wish is my command NickN. : )

I've done a couple along these lines over the years, but this is the one I think Ben is referring too:

http://i50.tinypic.com/2e1ulnq.jpg

Along the same...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st October 2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 997
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Who Else Finds the Private Forum Ads Distracting?

Kay,Not any more he doesn't.

I am probably just about as sick of the "I can't have everything I want for free, so I'm going to create villains" crap as Allen is.

As an old boss of mine used to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th October 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 997
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Who Else Find the Private Forum Ads Distracting?

Not any more it's not.

You're "grandfathered in" because you were a member before it started, but as of 11 AM or so today, there is a $10 minimum fee to join the forum.

Why? Lots of reasons....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th October 2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 997
Posted By Kay King
Re: Who Else Find the Private Forum Ads Distracting?

You are a free member (which is why you see the War Room ad banner) - you use this forum to advertise YOUR stuff for free in your signature.

You are not in a position of strength to complain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,139
Posted By Mike Hill
Re: What kind of income proof is most convincing?

While people here tend to NOT believe income shots, videos, etc with good reason, that does not disqualify them. There are thousands (if not more) people who use screen shots/videos as part of their...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,377
Posted By Harlan
Re: UNCENSORED My Life As A Multi-Million Dollar Copywriter

C+? That high?

How about:

Just when you thought it was safe to brag about your career as a multi-million dollar copywriter no one ever heard of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,701
Posted By Joe Mobley
Re: Robert Kiyosaki's Shocking Bankruptcy!!!

Good call, Bill.

For a very few thousand dollars, including legal fees, a foreign corporation can be part of your asset protection strategy.

Joe Mobley
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,235
Posted By bob ross
Re: Best Postcard Marketing Course?

no one reads mail anymore, stupid.

the best method is to rank an sms qr code to share a free digital plr report on a mobile optimized google plus listing that got social media'd on pinterest.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,701
Posted By Bruce NewMedia
Re: Robert Kiyosaki's Shocking Bankruptcy!!!

You have to give the guy credit, though...he constructed a huge information empire from one book. Yet, no one has been able to substantiate even the identity of the "Rich Dad" he refers to throughout...
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