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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By Marvin Johnston
The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Online Marketing Efforts

Perhaps like some of you, I am not a Facebook fan. My reasons are more of a gut feeling so I've had some problems trying to actually write them down.

A post by Sonia Simone on Copyblogger does a...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By max5ty
Copywriting Is Alive -- Part 1

Some talk lately about the death of copywriting.

I say baloney.

It’s alive and well, and now more than ever, good copywriters are needed.

I’m sitting here typing this at my $6500.00 desk,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By AdwordsMogul
The Secret of the "IM Myth" - Why you'll never make any money

You may want to pay close attention to this short post...

If you haven't realized yet, in reality there is nothing like "internet marketing" per se. What there is, is marketing as applied to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Intermission
Re: Are You Teaching Your Children Internet Marketing?

My daughter is 15 and didn't line up a regular job for the summer, so I told her she has to work in the 'family business' which is my IM business. She's my non-virtual, VA. She writes some product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Stocks and Forex Niche Products

Bruce (above) is totally right, in principle.

However, since I'm not in the niche, myself, but happen to know a little about it (with it being my father's profession and something I've dabbled in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Bruce NewMedia
Re: What's Your Biggest Internet Marketing Fear?

I really don't fear competition or economic events, but I do fear government over-reaching and slapping controls on internet usage and commerce.... that would strangle business and has crossed my...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Selling the Bonus

Halbert's excellent "Fireplay" sales letter used the tactic...

The Gary Halbert Letter (http://www.thegaryhalbertletter.com/Newsletters/ac_easyway.htm)

Another good example is Ben Settle's...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

Kelly and Mike,

Kelly: I have seen Mike's copy and it's definitely tier #1 copy.

The fact that he's got experience in the same market is a bonus.

Or you could pay Mike to consult or...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I think Kellyburdes knows what he wants. Clearly, he's thought this project through.

I think any attempt at getting him to offer alternatives would cause him to further to "dig in his heels."
...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By max5ty
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

Hey Kelly, congratulations, sounds like your doing good for yourself. I like hearing about people who are "getting it done".

Also sounds like a good thing you're doing by offering someone who is...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

For the record... there are no students of mine current or former who make between 1K and 3K for a sales letter. My newest, greenest student won't get out of bed for less than $4500.

Warning:...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I'll add to this...

First... these guys are established in their niches. If you're going into it as an unknown (and you may not be), your marketing is gonna have to be top-shelf. A lot of these...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I don't know the OP from the man on the moon but... It doesn't matter if you believe him or not.

His stated budget is his stated budget. That's what he wants to spend at this time. It's not...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,739
Posted By hitesh93
Re: Commission Ignition Review?

The product is completely ready, but trust me when you suddenly get hundreds/thousands of new users on various configurations, things start getting hairy fast...problems that you think couldn't exist...
Forum: Copywriting 8th August 2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By joe golfer
Tough Times Equal Opportunity

I read a story about an ad agency in Portland called Via that won Ad Age's Small Agency of the Year for 2011. The founder said "In some ways, the worse the economy got, the better we did. ... I...
Forum: Copywriting 8th August 2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,689
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: Foreign Language Copywriters - How to find?

"Foreign Language Copywriters - How to find?"

Go to elance looking for an English language copywriter and all the foreign language ones will crawl out of the woodwork.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By jk21
Re: Product Launch Consultant - 5 & 6 Figure Launch

Hi...

I just wanted to offer this resource... Google plm directory

I am one of Jeff's original Platinum PLM's...so please feel free to say hello and ask any questions you wish.

The main...
Forum: Copywriting 4th August 2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,310
Posted By ewenmack
Vin Montello's secret exposed

When a copywriter gets a reputation for monster hits and trained others to do the same,
it's very natural for your ears to prick up when his or her name is mentioned.

Even more so when the person...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,832
Posted By JustSomeWarrior
Re: Hiring a copywriter for a sales page

I'm so tired of this thread. Why do you all keep feeding it? Let it die, please.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,940
Posted By King Louie
Re: End Of The Web?... Oh Please!

Not surprising. The world will end on December 30, 2012.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By HeySal
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

I'm sorry, Rod. I do not believe this story. Could you please post the pictures to prove that? Pretty please?

Whatever the FTC says or doesn't say - they can fine you $11,000 for each infraction. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By scrofford
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

You are still under the impression the FTC is playing fair and cares about you. The FTC is in this business to make the U.S. Government money amongst other things. They DON'T care. They will find a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 728
Posted By myob
Re: Do You Single or Double...?

In non-IM niches I use single optin exclusively. They are buyers, so there is no need to put them through additional hoops. No complaints here either.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By CDarklock
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02/08/2011

Okay, raise your hand if you bought the funnel cake report last year and read my advice about how many offers to make and where and why.

I said outright not to make more than two upsells or have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 727
Posted By Patrician
Re: One of my friends from Mexico was killed yesterday.

I deleted my stuff too, Kelly. Thank you.

... I am so sorry if this added to Flowbee77's distress -

Now if I can get the last quote deleted by the OT mod this will be totally gone.

It was...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,832
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: Hiring a copywriter for a sales page

Personally, I couldn't care less whether or not $5k or $10k or name your figure is on the table. I would never just take your money and run with it. It goes against my own personal ethics to even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Shannon Herod
Re: How to find JV partners?

I use a product called The JV Jeannie. It allows you to find websites in your niche and gather their contact information. The cool thing about the software is it actually grabs their mailing address...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,275
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Refund requestsm annoying!

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Let me spell it out: you can't have refunds unless people are buying your products.

It's up to you which one you think is more important. And if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By JamesReynolds
Re: Marketing to marketers, is that why most aren't making money?

Marketing in the tiny IM space is over populated by savvy customers who will require more proof.

Market outside the IM markets, there is a greater abundance of opportunity and far less...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By Ron Douglas
No Product Will Ever Make You Money

I know this has been said many times but I still see posts here all the time like:

- "Please tell me of a WSO that actually made you money"
- "How much money did that product make you?"
- "I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: When To Start Promoting Products To Your List??

There are varying levels of promotion, from a quick tip in a PS to the all-out blitz. I believe there should be some kind of promotion in every email, even if it's to something free and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Who does clickbank?

The experience of my former clients who tested properly (sometimes at my "insistence"), rather than relying on assumption and surmise, was exactly the same. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,533
Posted By oneplusone
Re: Which Skill Should I Master?

The secret of your success? 10,000 hours | News (http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23588962-the-secret-of-your-success-10000-hours.do)

A lot of experts believe it takes 10,000 hours...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By drmani
Re: Do You View Yourself As An "Internet Marketer" or an "Entrepreneur" or something else?

I'm an Internet infopreneur.

I drafted this as part of an email to my list:

To me, "infopreneur" is a term that better describes
what I do - and what I'd love to teach you to do.

*...
Forum: Copywriting 29th July 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,832
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: Hiring a copywriter for a sales page

It's a tiring conversation that pops up monthly.

Sure... there is risk in hiring a copywriter. Do your homework... Go on reputation. Talk to others who have hired the copywriter.

A good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,290
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Article marketing is a drag

This is complete bollocks[/quote]

Very neatly put, with choice wording ... precisely the sentiment I'm so often trying to encapsulate....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By John Taylor
Joint Venture Request...

Here are a few tips for those people looking to
persuade other Warriors to participate in some
form of Joint Venture.

1. Don't just PM people with a JV request. We don't
know you, we have no...
Forum: Copywriting 27th July 2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,524
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Who do you think are the best direct response internet marketers and copywriters in the world?

So far we've seen people listed above who've done a great job of positioning themselves.

But are they the best?

Not necessarily. There are numerous internet marketers and copywriters who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,622
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: Can You Make Decent Money Collecting Soda Cans?

LOL at this thread. I would be awfully depressed if I were a newbie reading this thread. Why would a bunch of Imers where you are supposed to make all this easy cash be kicking around the idea of...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,261
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: this can't be selling...

One of the most brilliant posts I have read on this forum.

If more people followed advice like this I guarantee they'd see profits soar.

It's the kind of approach I advise my clients to take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Clickbank EPC list?

There can't be one that shows it reliably, BJ, because neither the sales figures nor the conversion rates are disclosed by ClickBank. (Nor should they be).

There are, it's true, many websites...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: How I Increased My Conversions By 35% This Year

Kelly...

Congratulations.

Studying... not just reading great letters is the real fast-track.

In my experience, writing letters out by hand and "reading" them... take a sorry second place...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,062
Posted By Bill Farnham
Re: The more I read the less I believe. Is there any other way?

If you had said, "Find something that the people are demanding for and hook em up with a better product then everyone else", I'd agree.

A race to the bottom serves no ones best interests. Niether...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd July 2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: This stuff makes the push button profits guru's look like saints!

In that niche, that's often an indication that nearly 100 people have each bought a copy of the product through their own affiliate links. It doesn't mean that anyone's actually promoting it at all -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,008
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: A note to WSO buyers and sellers

Really? You haven't looked around that section as much as some, then. We leave negative reviews as long as they fit the criteria described above. LOTS of them.

There is definitely a tendency for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,008
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: A note to WSO buyers and sellers

Paul, as usual, great post. It said what it had to say and did it very well.

Essentially, at least for me, it comes down to people acting like adults instead
of two year olds.

For some, that's...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th July 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 32,460
Posted By Black Hat Cat
Re: Chronic Commissions

One huge, mega difference....drug dealers actually deliver what they say they are selling(most of the time). They don't sell you a bag of weed, and then you get home and find out it's a bag of...
Forum: Copywriting 11th July 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: Help With Headlines

Kelly,

When I write my headlines... I usually aim for putting down the big idea.

I hang my hat on the hook or USP in the copy... sometimes both.

Not all the time, of course. But it's a good...
Forum: Copywriting 9th July 2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By adamlantelme
Re: Help With Headlines

I'd like to respond to this for a second. Ripping off or swiping headlines is never a bad idea. Obviously you don't want to plagiarize, but there isn't all that much new under the sun. If something...
Forum: Copywriting 9th July 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Help With Headlines

After you've been at this for a while, the various headline types become ingrained in your thinking. If you're not at that point yet, get Robert Boduch's book, "Great Headlines-- Instantly!". He...
Forum: Copywriting 9th July 2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By max5ty
Re: Help With Headlines

I've always thought great bullets often worked as great headlines. I posted a thread on here that gives you many different types of bullets - you can use the same ideas to create your headline.
Forum: Copywriting 9th July 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Help With Headlines

Great question Kelly, only if we had the one right answer.

I see it as very case specific, meaning no one answer fits all.

There are guides and our own stored memory of what's worked before and...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,618
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: What's the "exit strategy" for a Copywriter?

That really depends on the person. There are people who can do their passion full-time and still give equal time to other "healthy" activities like spending time with friends and family. They've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,683
Posted By Bruce NewMedia
Re: ClickBank lets Vendors Flat Out LIE About Refund Periods?

Purely from a sales perspective, I don't see advertising a shorter Refund period as a benefit anyway.

If these 'select' vendors state 14 day MBG, I suspect they will get the same or even more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By kindsvater
Avoiding Prison in IM Investigations

There have been a number of high profile government investigations and actions against Internet marketers. Not just of recent note, but over the years.

Google is reportedly under investigation by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,610
Re: PLIMUS stops Internet Marketing

Dude... how can you state something like that when your signature reads "$1,449.57 for 30 minutes of Effort a day ". Don't you see the irony?
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