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Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Rate (or Pimp) My Bullets:

Nice bullets. You write well.

A few of them might be a bit long. You may want to shorten them.

You can do it like this, for instance.

ORIGINAL BULLET

"Find Out Why The Quickest Way To...
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By ejunkie
Re: NFL Player turns copywriter

Rick, you do have a knack for finding such 'hidden' copywriting stories.

And the great thing is you share.

I have not been able to shake off that story about Louis the killer copywriter from...
Forum: Copywriting 4th August 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Copywriters, keep your clients happy

"you would only need a few regular well paying clients"

I agree with it... and your point about how to treat clients.

Btw, your artworks are awesome.
Forum: Copywriting 4th August 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Copywriting advice from a killer turned copywriter

Rick, great share.

Louis' story just blew me!

@Jason, I can't agree more.
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Interesting read for copywriting history buffs...

You really got me there.

Thanks for sharing.

And thanks aandersen, for those links.

I am an incorrigible history buff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,971
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Oh boy, tell me about it!

I just spent 2 days emailing... calling (international calls at that)...

Almost had a heart attack dealing with them... but finally it was resolved. What a relief!
...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Trigger Happy

Nice.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,262
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Should You Write Your Headline First?

Nice thread.

My personal preference is headline first.

I collect all the info & details at the outset. But i usually start with the headline.

I write around 5-15 headlines. Until & unless...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Steel Cage Death Match: POM v. FTC

Yup, read the mail just minutes ago.

It's definitely going to be interesting to say the least!
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What Does It Take To Be a Copywriting Intern?

Anthony,

I forgot to add one more thing which i think is important.

As an intern the pay usually is pretty less. In some cases they don't pay interns at all.

But don't let that deter you....
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,212
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Michael Masterson copywriting course (AIWA)- anyone has any experience on it?

Years ago I was seriously considering the course.

I did some research on the net, and bam.... came across some of the worse reviews i have ever read. And it stopped me dead in my tracks.

By...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By ejunkie
Re: headline needs looking at

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Test out something like this.

Although be cautious about income claims.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Copywriting blogs

Not exactly a blog.

But a must must read.

Marketing Bullets (http://marketingbullets.com/archive.htm)
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Classic copywriting books. Any ideas?

Great suggestions all.

One report you would want to read is called ONE SENTENCE PERSUASION. And it is free.

It is not exactly about copywriting... more about persuasion. But at the end of the...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What Does It Take To Be a Copywriting Intern?

Your grammar looks ok to me.

But it is good that you are self aware of your weakness. Which means you can focus on that area.

About internship...

Have you thought of joining an ad agency?...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Copy Writing, Is it really worth it?

A simple reason why is...

Every business has to market itself or its products or services. That demands communication with its prospects. Which in turn calls for copywriting.

It is important...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,754
Posted By ejunkie
Re: IM FAIL FAIL... to IM SUCCESS! FINALLY!

"spend more time trying to succeed then learning how to succeed"

Well said.

Great story. Congrats & more success to you.
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,846
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Ok, now that we have something to work on, here is my humble suggestion.


Mel's Weight & Watch Video Therapy
Just 15 minutes a day to burn your fat away

Or

Mel's Weight & Watch Video...
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What's the best headline you have written so far?

Hi taylormarek,

Short, specific & simple.

Nice.

I am reminded of the classic, "How to win friends & influence people."

Simplicity works, doesn't it?
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Writing for competitors -- copy ethics question

Hi Dapplecreek,

I really welcome & completely respect your views.

And I am glad that you were kind enough to highlight the importance of ethics from a moral standpoint which i believe is very...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,430
Posted By ejunkie
Re: My first 15 headlines - help me choose the best

Nice.

Great headline.

Great design.
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Who Do You Post for Here on the CW Forum?

I usually post to interact with other copywriters. Not only to pick their brains but also to see who they are as individuals. Personality doesn't matter to me. Character does.

I also post to see...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Writing for competitors -- copy ethics question

That's a good question.

And there are several sides to it.

1. If you are under an agency's employment, not only you ... even your agency can't.

2. If you are a freelancer and clients...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,846
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

I can see why you were successful with that angle & your overall strategy.

Nice.
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,846
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Hi Melanie,

Yeah, you can name them both differently and keep them separate.

Or make them part of the same package with popular & premium versions.

Or something. I really don't know... I...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,846
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Now, this is a nice suggestion!

Why not brand & position yourself, and not just your product. Well, in this case you do both!

I think somehow bringing in the video course bit would enhance this...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,846
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Hi Dietriffic,

Not to sound an alarm or something...

But be sure to check if you can use the word 'Cure' for naming a product or making a promise claim.

I have worked with mainstream...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,430
Posted By ejunkie
Re: My first 15 headlines - help me choose the best

I dig this as well among the ones you wrote.

Although i am not too sure about the teacher bit. Why would a teacher keep something like this from his/her students if he/she knows about it?

I...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What's the best headline you have written so far?

Hi Seth,

Thanks for sharing.

That's very intriguing & interesting!

Did you think about why it might have worked?

Was it for a sales page?
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What's the best headline you have written so far?

Hi Copy Nazi,

That's a great feedback.

Hail Sir!
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What's the best headline you have written so far?

It was provocative enough to generate quite a bit of popularity and inquiries for an unknown brand. It ran for a day as it was a topical ad. Later we shifted to a lifestyle, image building approach....
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
Re: What's the best headline you have written so far?

To set the ball rolling, here are two from my portfolio,

First they treated her like royalty.
Next they took her to a secluded beach.
Very soon they stripped off her clothes.
And then...
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ejunkie
What's the best headline you have written so far?

Hi fellow copywriters,

We have all written headlines. Sweet lord knows for what not.

We know how enjoyable the whole process can be. And is.

And how satisfying... when we come up with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,176
Posted By ejunkie
Re: FTC Sues for MMO Promises Used as Front-Ends for Upsells

Things are going to be extremely interesting for internet marketers as well as online copywriters.

Although i do share the concerns of those who think,

1. It is unfair to have painted all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 43,226
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Stop saying "Thank you for purchasing my product"!

Seriously, you don't even want to say a simple thank you to your customers!

What do all checkout guys at shops (or organizations) ... big or small ... say after you purchase something from them. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,176
Posted By ejunkie
Re: FTC Sues for MMO Promises Used as Front-Ends for Upsells

Frankly, it is a good thing.

The industry would be better off.

Advertising & marketing is all about claims. If traditional or mainstream advertisers or marketers make some fraudulent or...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By ejunkie
Re: PEER GROUP: concerns

Warriors here might have been harsh. But they do have a point.

All those courses and programs, and yet you make basic spelling errors!

Peer groups can come later (which is not a bad idea btw)....
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Critique my landing page PLEASE HELP!

There is no one single powerful headline. Instead it looks like there are multiple headlines... all vying for attention.

It is confusing actually.

Moreover, there is no need to mention "Whats...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Questions are powerful, no doubt.

As headlines. As subs. As opening lines. As bullets. Even call to actions.

But as the thread points out asking the right questions is what it is all about. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,268
Posted By ejunkie
Re: So Who's Raking It In With Membership Sites?

Very helpful thread.

I have been toying with the idea of a membership site, so the tips & insights here are really appreciated.
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,878
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to Find More Clients

Hi arfasaira,

That's a good one!

This is something i shall add in my arsenal, and try out in the future.
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,878
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to Find More Clients

I am very intrigued about post card marketing because i haven't tried it. And i know it is quite successful as a media vehicle.

I have read & heard great stories using postcards. Surely,...
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,878
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to Find More Clients

Folks,

It is not about thinking doing one gig for the client you prospect this way. It is them handing you gigs over and over again if done right.

You start with a few tips about tweaking...
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,878
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to Find More Clients

Folks,

The debate is unnecessary i believe.

Page 1 or 3 is irrelevant. Or the implications of being in those positions. Whatever they may be. Of which there are many. Of course.

But the...
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,878
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to Find More Clients

Great advice.

This has been my primary way of netting clients.

It is simple, direct and surprisingly effective. Not to mention cost-effective.

When i came across this thread, i couldn't...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By ejunkie
Re: The Secret Life of Pronouns

Sounds interesting!

Nice title as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,395
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Tell me what you think of my new eBook cover...

Hi Fin,

Great look & design.

This should pull.
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Looking for some help when it comes to copywriting..

Those are some great sources.

Check my signature. Apart from great copywriting resources, it also has tons of marketing secrets from some of the top guns in internet marketing. The entire...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Is Video beating old fashion copywriting?

The video is the medium.

The message is the copy.

The medium may be hot but if the message (copy) sucks, the purpose of having the video there is all lost.

As far as copywriting is...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By ejunkie
Re: How to lose a sale in 3 seconds

There is a great sales & marketing lesson in that story.

Moreover, a skeptic that I am, i checked the statistic about aids & women on the World Health Organization's website.

At least the guy...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,294
Posted By ejunkie
Re: video sales letter scripts

Good copywriting adapts itself to the medium.

Conversely, each medium because of its inherent nature & attributes lends itself to different kinds of copywriting.

A good copywriter knows that...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Prospecting Email--Whadda' You Think?

Hi jgrink,

There is no doubt that email works but it shouldn't come across as a sales page or pitch... not just because it is unsolicited.

Also reading your thread immediately brought to mind...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,040
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Have you given up on Google and SEO?

Diversify your traffic sources with what other warriors have already mentioned.

Because building a business that revolves around Google for traffic & revenue will be potentially disastrous...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,848
Posted By ejunkie
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Is Anyone Using WP Theme Generator? Do You Recommend It?

Thanks Andy.

I was curious about these theme generators.

Lubith looks quite user-friendly for a tech novice like me.

However, going for a framework or a custom built looks like a better...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,703
Posted By ejunkie
Re: Help me with my USP and earn $50...

My humble observation(s).

Why All Hours Airs... and then Heating & Air Conditioning?

Why not just All Hours ... and then Heating & Air Conditioning?

And then let the USP come from the brand...
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