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Forum: Copywriting 30th November 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Copywrititng courses/books

I get e-mails from Ben Settle. He's a top copywriter that sells books about copywriting.

I subscribed to his list just to accumulate some of the best Subject Lines I've ever seen. And his sales...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Using Transubstantiation In Your Sales Copy

wow - did not know that - that's a great one. I feel like there's a chance I bought a "Chinese gooseberries" supplement at some point - be ironic if I picked them up at the same store I purchased my...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By max5ty
Re: Using Transubstantiation In Your Sales Copy

https://www.earlytorise.com/the-secret-of-transubstantiation-part-1/
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By SARubin
Re: Using Transubstantiation In Your Sales Copy

I'm not a roman catholic so I had to look up the meaning of the word.

Based on what I just learned (over the past 5 minutes) Transubstantiation seems like just another way of putting a new spin on...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Using Transubstantiation In Your Sales Copy

Love Bob Bly and his works - esp his B2B stuff.

Fun fact: I believe the oldest and most well known meaning of this is actually from Christian religious/biblical scripture - "the Miracle of...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By GordonJ
Turning junk into gold.

First thing, I like Bly. Good teacher, good writer.

My first encounter with the subject was WONDER BREAD, how by eating this crap (my father called it) one could build strong bones and health. ...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 18th August 2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,019
Posted By Osman Safdar
RE: Case Study: How I made Over $3000 Using This Stupidly Simple Traffic Method

Yes, it can be used for list building as well. I mean consider this.. I've been using this method to send traffic directly to my sales page and im getting sales. So i imagine it would be more easy...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 18th August 2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,019
Posted By MTVida
RE: Case Study: How I made Over $3000 Using This Stupidly Simple Traffic Method

After purchasing Lazy Cash Manifesto, I can say that I'm quite happy I did!

The case study it's self was concise and to the point, and comes with an actionable plan that anyone can use to set up...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 17th August 2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,019
Posted By Osman Safdar
RE: Case Study: How I made Over $3000 Using This Stupidly Simple Traffic Method

These are my results from the last few days, basically making money by doing what i show inside the case study. You can see the dates as well.

https://i.ibb.co/WGryVfR/paysc-censored.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By Profit Traveler
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

That OP Pic makes me think of the Youtube Thumbnails ha.

But yes that was very stand out marketing of yourself kudos. I wonder how many people got jobs because of their looks, sexy etc. Hard to...
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By socalscribe82
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I believe it was Brian Kurtz who told a story about a rookie copywriter who hand-copied a big chunk of Breakthrough Advertising and sent it to him in the mail. Brian ended up hiring/helping the guy.
Forum: Copywriting 17th June 2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By roshnialba
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

Wow that seems a great idea. My brother is a fresher in data science, I think I would try direct mail idea for him.
Forum: Copywriting 15th June 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Share With Us One Secret You Are So Proud To Know About Writing Good Copy

And the result?

The reader thinks "This guy really knows his business"

And then "There's no way I want to take the time to learn all this. I'll just have him (or her) do it for me".


For...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

That's when the Fans Only girls will start using offline tactics
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By mandiradebnath
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

Though I don't have any story like this to share, but I enjoyed reading this letter undoubtedly.
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By myob
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I've had astounding success with "lumpy" mail for many years, after reading Dan Kennedy's books such as "The Ultimate Sales Letter" and No B.S. Guide To Direct Marketing"

Over the past few months...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

There is - or can be - a lot of psychology - about grabbers.

What to use, how best to use it, does it add value, is it a surprise, does it make them laugh, has it got a shock effect, a relatable...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I'm not sure it was the grabber that got you the job.

The vast majority of people that are looking for work just hand out resumes.

As someone who has hired hundreds of reps, I can tell you...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I could be wrong... (be an interesting "test" campaign).

But if you sent out your rather unique grabber.

You might be able to add 15% to the copywriting fees.


Steve
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

Prolly I should start mailin' out my panties.

"Simply throw these babies on your head,

send me the selfie —

an' a generous 15% copywritin' discount shall be thine!"

Problem is, ain't no...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Re: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

Over the years I've used many grabbers - they always bumped up the response.

One was similar to Gary's dollar bill - and yes, I got the idea from him (in the days when the "GH Letter" was sent by...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By JPs copy
RE: How Gary Halbert and an empty coffee cup got me a job

I've actually had that same idea and wondered if that would work. Gotta love the famous dollar bill grabber. I'm assuming you sent your resume with it too?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Nail Yener
Re: What wordpress theme is this?

Another way for looking up the theme of a WP site is to press "Ctrl + U" and search for "wp". You will see a line like the following, which shows the theme name.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By agmccall
Re: What wordpress theme is this?

https://www.wpthemedetector.com/

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 814
Posted By Michael Meaney
Re: Does Commenting on other blogs still help to generate traffic?

If you look at comment sections as communities, you'll do better.

Use commenting as a way to get on the blogs radar and network with the authors, in preparation of pitching a guest post.

So...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd September 2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Why does mailing copy like this work?

It's profitable for a couple reasons:

1. What a retail business wants is warm bodies in their store. This does the trick.

2. If prospects have an interest, a meaningful percentage will often...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Tom Addams
Re: Paid newsletter?!?!

Justin,

I'd happily be your first paying subscriber. When your newsletter is ready, you know where to find me.

But - you first need to convince me to part with some cash. I spend a lot of...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By RickDuris
Re: prospective copywriter - please help

It’s perfect and you just don’t realize it yet.

I can imagine you someday writing for yourself, promoting a health supplement of some sort saying...

"Hi, I'm Mike, the Paramedic. No, I'm not...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Sean DeSilva
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

The proper length is the length that makes the strongest case while filling all midterm checkboxes. In the longform letter, I think the top few paragraphs should be cut because of their woeful...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By ChrisNosal
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

On the surface level, that seems logical.

But here's the thing:

We will sit and watch it 2 hour movie, or read a 600 page book, Or listen to a 10 minute song.

Length actually has very little...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Sean DeSilva
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

Maintaining interest is such a big part of the sale. Sometimes the main challenge.

My opinion: your long form letter rehashes a message that's already been said. you're losing a lot of eyeballs...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

I don't think your sales have anything to do with the length of your copy. Quite honestly, I think you got lucky on the second one.

Both versions had heaps of generic terminology I could have...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Raydal
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

I agree that the data is too small to make any reasonable conclusion
but that is indeed a market that want just the essence of the offer, which
the shorter copy provided.

In fact, any long sales...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

Hey Tony,

Thoughts:

1) Simple offer, impulse buy at under $10 price point. Might have written them right out of the copy before.
2) Perfect example of what to split test - BIG differences...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tim R
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

The numbers are statistically irrelevant, you need a larger sample size.

But beyond that you've got so many obvious differences that it doesn't matter anyway. If you want to accurately split-test...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By DABK
Re: Short Copy (260 words long) Worked Better?

The short one ought to work better because it's clear what it is about (who it is for and what's in it for them). The other one, meh...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By PLR Basket
Re: This is better than craigslist?

Never heard of those but these seem like a goldmine for people who are into reselling stuff. I'll look into it...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,482
Posted By chillheart
Lightbulb AHA!

So that was his name... Mel Martin.

I thought for SURE there was a copywriter known for ads that are mostly bullets.

This was haunting me for MONTHS. :eek:
Forum: Copywriting 1st May 2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,973
Posted By stoltingmediagroup
Re: What Are The Most Important Elements To A Sales Page?

Looks like the DIVI theme with some customized CSS ?

The image on the top of your page suits your project,
however I'm on the fence about the white font color on the right,
Even though I'm not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th April 2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,389
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Sales Letter To Business Owners

James, are you wanting them to pick up the phone
and call you?

Best,
Doctor E. Vile
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd February 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By TheLondonPromoter
Re: we will provide all graphic design work logo,stationary,banner,header,icon,and etc starting from

How the hell does the name Noushad Siddiqui sound like Jason King. We don't like fraudsters & scam artist on the warrior forum.
Could you believe that this chap then had the cheek to charge me for...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd February 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By TheLondonPromoter
Re: we will provide all graphic design work logo,stationary,banner,header,icon,and etc starting from

My review of Jason King
My client was and still is in desperate need of a logo. The log he wanted is pretty straight forward. Just 3 letters and a merchants chest. It took 8 attempts and 10 days for...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th February 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,181
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Can you fill me in on Perry Marshall

Is it not enough for you that more than a decade ago, Perry Marshall quite literally "wrote the book" on Google Adwords?

"The Definitive Guide To Google Adwords" was one of the most important and...
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,848
Posted By Raydal
Re: Perry Belcher The World's Greatest Copywriter?

Irrespective of the abilities of Perry, I don't think that Ryan is making an
unbiased statement since he is being promoted in his marketing material.

It's much like me saying that my wife is the...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: How to download a VSL?

There will be times when the source code doesn't have the file name in it OR the video is not on You Tube.

When that occurs, try this:

Using Firefox, from the menu click File + Save Page As. ...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By Cool Hand Luke
Re: How to download a VSL?

Literally all of them are on youtube. Find them, then use one of the bazillion youtube vid rippers to download them.
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,626
Posted By phfactor1
Re: How to download a VSL?

One way would be to view the source code and then look for an embed code + video file extension (.mp4, .flv, etc.)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By Raydal
Re: Best course to create Video Sales Letter?

A video sales letter is a sales letter adapted for video presentation.

I squirm whenever copywriters try to convince people otherwise,
as though there are some secret sauce to writing a video...
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: How would you respond on Craigslist?

It's all about salesmanship dude.

You gotta catch their attention, be different, be unique, give them reasons why, etc...

Again, sell yourself.

Just like any other sales communication......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By quadagon
Re: Why marketing is stupid...

You see i would say thats part of the foundations of marketing; you need to know your customer, your product and to a lesser degree your market before you start to market.

BUT if you know...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th December 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By jfalxr
Re: I'm Dreaming of A Whitelist Christmas

Agree with this..

I have seen some marketers put a disclaimer below their email.. Maybe we can start adding this thing. So basically our emails will have a disclaimer and whitelist reminder in the...
Forum: Copywriting 7th December 2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 992
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Why People With Brain Damage Make Better Copywriters

Over 1000 Proven Headlines You Can Adapt. George Katsoudas - "The Greek Geek" - pointed me to this collection. And it's a beauty. I love playing with headlines - don't you?
...
Forum: Email Marketing 29th November 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,678
Posted By AdwordsMogul
Re: Help monetizing 20,000+ list of loyal buyers weight loss niche...

Here it the best thing you can do: get Matt Furey's email course, and you'll be amazed at how fast you'll make money.

If you're asking this question, then it's simply a matter of understanding how...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th November 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By NeedBucksNow
Re: My subscribers are asking me questions....

Good idea! That would be cool to see on a website and would kill two birds with one stone.
Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: What do you do when you fail?

You fail.

Listen dude... I'm on a mission to educate all you dopes that insist on calling "copy"..."copies". We're not talking about photocopies... we're talking "copy" - short for "copywriting". ...
Forum: Copywriting 6th October 2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Re: Safeway does in-store display advertising?

It's a dull generic information Ad.

They only tend to work on people who want the services right now.

It's like a typical Yellow Pages Ad.

There is nothing compelling to make them want to...
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