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Forum: Copywriting 27th July 2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By amo992
Re: Does My Squeeze Copy Need A Makeover?

The word 'blog' is being used a lot in the beginning of the copy.

The title is misleading. I was expecting to see the blogging mistakes.

You immediately discount anything you have to say when...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By amo992
Re: Multiple offers?

Honestly, I believe that this is something that needs testing.

I wouldn't be surprised if you were to bump up the ultra-premium to 1,200 and receive the same amount of conversions or increase the...
Forum: Copywriting 20th July 2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By amo992
Re: Using Article Marketing Experience to Break Into Copywriting

Great responses.

The copy that gets you your first copywriting gig is proof. I look forward to reading your WSO's copy.
Forum: Copywriting 11th July 2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By amo992
Re: Copywriting Riddle Tests Your Skills

Stats 101:

Testing the two headlines is an observational study, not an experiment, which means you can only claim correlation. Correlation is not causation.

In this case, RAGolko is right. The...
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By amo992
Re: Creative Pricing of Kindle eBook

I suggest you do some testing. I'd approach it simply economically.

Make a demand curve and try to find a spot where you get the most money, but be sure to take into account the psychological...
Forum: Copywriting 4th July 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,482
Posted By amo992
Re: Idea: Remove "that" from your spell check dictionary

Removing the overuse of 'that' and 'to be' verbs was a challenging experience.
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,490
Posted By amo992
Forum: Copywriting 21st June 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By amo992
Re: Salescopy Critique For List Building Supremacy Please???

I'm going critique the intro your new copy as I have some time to spare.


The Intro: First Eight to Ten Paragraphs

The title is a ridiculous hyperbole. This is a copy for your copy, so spend...
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By amo992
Re: Golf copy example | Swipe file | 20-year control

Instead of saying it was a specific trigger ("us against the man"), I think the underlying principle would be better interpreted as reactance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reactance_(psychology)).
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By amo992
Re: Images vs. No Images in Auto Responders

Is needing to click 'show images' a problem? or do you think people are more likely to click and read on because of curiosity of what the images look like?
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By amo992
Images vs. No Images in Auto Responders

I recently signed up with groupon and noticed that their newsletters included a lot of images, and, more importantly, could not be completely viewed unless I clicked display images.

Personally, I...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By amo992
Re: My Headline's a Headache! Suggestions needed as bad as Tylenol at this point

I scrolled down looking for the copy...but there was none. :(
Forum: Copywriting 16th June 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By amo992
Re: What it takes to be a Copywriter

I would say a lot of people--myself included. I don't think it's necessary to be the best or to be regarded as the best to find the fulfillment that many seek to achieve.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By amo992
Re: Is this competition hard or easy?

I'd suggest you compare the results with inurl: and intitle: with the exact KW

To be honest, it seems easy as there is no site that is specifically for the keyword.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By amo992
Re: Name Some Web 2.0 Portals!

Somebody! Anybody?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By amo992
Re: advice for a wordpress website

It doesn't matter, as long as the keywords are good and the content is relevant and well written.
It does not matter, but the niche should stay the same so there is relevancy.
Keep posting...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By amo992
Name Some Web 2.0 Portals!

Hey,

Could you guys list some of the Web 2.0 portals that you use? What's the most effective way to use them? :confused:

Thanks in advance! :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,394
Posted By amo992
Re: Number 1 on google - but why?

If you look carefully at the competition, there is NO other site strictly dedicated to causality auto insurance like causalityautoinsurance(dot)org

You do SEO not to compete against a standard,...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th May 2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By amo992
Re: FB ad Help getting approved

ROI on facebook is usually crap and/or hard to squeeze out. The best way to approach it is to make a fanpage that you advertize. Sure, it'll take an hour or to to create the page and doll it up a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th May 2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By amo992
Re: CPA using lottery?

It would be illegal in the united states, but I believe it's legal in canada and maybe elsewhere.
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,732
Posted By amo992
Re: Nothing Is More Unprofessional...

My sales letters beg to differ.

Here's the technique:
That's Not All (TNA) (http://changingminds.org/techniques/general/sequential/not_all.htm)

In the end, it's a numbers game.

Even though...
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By amo992
Re: How Do YOU Approach Copywriting?

You're awesome. :cool:
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By amo992
How Do YOU Approach Copywriting?

Personally, I find myself moving through my copy systematically. First, I list tactics that would work best with the audience. Then, I fit them together into a copy. Another way to think about it is...
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By amo992
Re: Can you write an effective sales letter without proof or testimonials?

I was about to suggest that you either ask her in person or over a phone. If, by chance, you will see her in person, have pen and paper in hand and ask her to write something nice about your work as...
Forum: Copywriting 13th May 2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By amo992
Re: Looking for help writing phone sales script

Also, try opening a phone book and cold calling for fun.

Pick a goal in mind like having the target say "I like the beach" and try to make it happen.

After you get over your nerves and make it...
Forum: Copywriting 13th May 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By amo992
Re: How I became a copywriter in one year

Are you expected to write a certain amount per hour? Could you elaborate on this a little please?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th April 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By amo992
Re: Affiliate Management

Thanks a lot guys!

I'll look into the options and will post my decision just in case someone with the same question chances upon this thread.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th April 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By amo992
Affiliate Management

Hey Warriors,

I have a question for those of you who have your own affiliate platforms.

Can any of you recommended a good affiliate management service/software/platform? :confused:

Thanks!...
Forum: Copywriting 6th April 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By amo992
Re: Elements of Proof

It's actually credibility and likability that is necessary for the source.

What makes a source credible?
a) expertise - how much the source knows
b) trustworthiness - whether a source will...
Forum: Copywriting 6th April 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,768
Posted By amo992
Forum: Copywriting 2nd April 2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By amo992
Re: The HEART of a market: How Are YOU Doing Market Research?

First think about your ideal customer. Since you are doing lessons on email marketing, your customer is someone who wants to learn or learn more about email marketing.

Why would he/she want to...
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,321
Posted By amo992
Re: Can ANYONE become a GREAT copywriter?? Or are they actually a ELITE breed?

It takes 10,000 hours to become elite in any skill you want to master.
Forum: Copywriting 21st March 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By amo992
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By amo992
Re: Best way to use Scarcity

Scarcity is a must.

Logically, diamonds CANNOT be worth more than water. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradox_of_value)

Scarcity can be presented in many ways, but the root is always in...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By amo992
Re: Sales Letter Breakdown

Persuasion 101:

The source
The message
The audience

1. Define each.
2. Then expand each with various social influence/persuasion tactics
3. Tie them all together and create systems and...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,801
Posted By amo992
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th March 2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By amo992
Re: affiliates;google hates you. adsencers;google loves you.

Your conclusion of affiliate hatred is not legitimate nor warranted. Your test does not have a controlled comparison.

Please try created a more valid test before you make such strong conclusions.
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th March 2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By amo992
Re: What's Your Excuse?

I was hungry--I couldn't help it.
Forum: Copywriting 16th March 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By amo992
Re: Get My scruffys For FREE

Awesome!

I have been looking for arrow shapes for soo long. Thanks a lot!
Forum: Copywriting 16th March 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By amo992
Re: Copywriters tools to interact with clients

I was thinking about a better way to handle revisions of the copy. So, I tried posting on google docs, but it turned into a comment war. Later on, google docs *accidentally* stopped working for me...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th March 2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By amo992
Re: What mental tools do you use?

Self-hypnosis coupled with meditation was by the most effective mental tool (if you could call it that). I used it to manipulate my mental state. For example, I could go on for seven-eight hours...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th March 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By amo992
Re: The 'Inner Game' of Goal Setting

Hey guys,

I am currently writing an eBook on choices and goals through psychological principles, so I thought I could contribute a few words.

But, before we go into goals, I would like to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By amo992
Google Keyword Rank Finder Needed

Does anyone know a tool that would allow me to check what keywords that my sites are ranked for? (Ex. I put in the url, and all the all the ranked keywords are displayed)

I feel like a couple of...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,585
Posted By amo992
Re: Average price for squeeze page/copywriting

Yes.

I recently completed a few projects, each between 900 and 1,100 words. I charged $40-$60 per project because the quality was sub par (I had researched and written each one in 90 minutes or...
Forum: Copywriting 17th February 2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By amo992
Re: Testimonials Decreased Sales by 0.4%

Have you considered placing a link to testimonials which is placed on a different page?
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By amo992
Re: Sales Page Critique please?

Pick something shorter and more memorable for the title--a single idea or theme. I suggest that you use the title only to establish authority because people are skeptical of scarcity especially in...
Forum: Copywriting 16th February 2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By amo992
Re: Social Psychology and Copywriting

Well, it pertains specifically to your response--the information in your response is exactly the kind of stuff I am looking for. You copywriters are the most eloquent of the bunch. Thanks!



I'm...
Forum: Copywriting 15th February 2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By amo992
Arrow Social Psychology and Copywriting

I'm planning on writing a series of eBooks on social psychology and I wanted to your gauge interest about the topic.

For those of you who do not know, Social Psychology is the scientific study of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By amo992
Re: PPC Budget For Listbuilding

1. I suggest you figure how much you will be able to monetize per subscriber. To simplify, you are buying low and selling high, but how can you tell what's low unless you define high.

2. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By amo992
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
Posted By amo992
Re: How do YOU write?

research, research, and more research

then i create concept maps on a white board

then i start typing paragraphs attempting to fulfill the concept maps
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd February 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By amo992
Re: How to index profile backlinks?

social bookmarking :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By amo992
Re: What Do You Consider A Proportional Response?

This problem could be solved by looking at the definitions of opportunity cost and outsourcing from a microeconomic standpoint.

You have opportunity cost: cost related to the next-best choice...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By amo992
Re: What is the best WSO for building & designing websites

Experience > any WSO in buildling and monetizing a website
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st January 2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By amo992
Re: Do h1, h2, h3, etc.. Make any difference?

I did a quick read of the article...I think you should add positive before "externalities=jobs"

To answer your question, yes.

However, if you are using the time you could be writing articles to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th January 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By amo992
Re: Importance of sitemap

VERY

sitemap is vital for good on-site SEO
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