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Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 13,567
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Is NLP Utter Hogwash?

After reading most of the posts here, would it be true to say that NLP advocates have failed to nail down a specific example of NLP in copy?

Something that can be clearly identified as NLP, rather...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Aweber is stressing me out

I value your opinion, Alexa. Thank you.

I was booted from Aweber the other day. They had asked us to implement some stuff like adding unsubscribe links at the top of emails, but over the holidays...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd November 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Adwords services: Is this the new normal?

@Rick
Hiring someone like that makes no sense to me. Surely the ad and copy have to dance to the same tune and work together like a perfectly choreographed display of Torvill and Dean?

@Mark
If...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd November 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Squeeze page holes

@Brian
I didn't know it was an explicit rule. Sorry.

I didn't intend to name them initially, but since I can be conclusive about the fact that it will never be resolved, then I figured Mark might...
Forum: Copywriting 1st November 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Brad Pitt Chanel #5 Stinker

It has to be that bad on purpose.

No?

I mean, it's got us talking about it.

I can see the proposal to the marketing department. Whatever happens, get people talking about this.

Okay....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,482
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Clickbank cookie question

@Alexa
I've heard this before, Alexa, but it's really enlightening to read it again.

I've set up my product to pitch it over several days after they opt in, but if reliable affiliates are put off...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,871
Posted By Dietriffic
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,098
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Best Health Affiliate Products.

By 'best' do you mean:

The product that actually works for the customer?

Or, the product that makes you the most money?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,278
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Cookie Law 25 May

There's a great site (not mine, and I'm not affiliated) that I link to in my sig about this.

It's got a video to explain the matter in layman terms.

Check it out.

I've been thinking about...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,849
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Will you help me with my slogan, please?

Something like:

"Mel's Coach From The Couch Rapid Fat Loss Plan"
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Squeeze Page with Very Few Optins

I that case you're wasting your time asking for it.

Why not ask for an email, give them what they want initially, build trust, and then send them an email later on directing them to a form where...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: This left a bad taste in my mouth. Is it just me?

Good tip. It certainly felt that it was just a money spinner when I realised I wasn't going to get his super-duper product.



Doesn't bother me too much when they start at 11pm. Not so much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 953
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Can I make it as a noob building one authority site?

You definitely don't have to be already classed as an authority in order to create an authoritative site.

Think of this approach for example: Learning DSLR Video | Learn How To Shoot HD Video With...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th May 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: The right way to choose a domain name

Make sure it passes the telephone test.

People should be able to spell it when they hear it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: A woman is worth her weight in bandwidth ;)

Plenty of Del Boy's around here.

;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: A woman is worth her weight in bandwidth ;)

The amazing part?

I had time to post it!

:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: A woman is worth her weight in bandwidth ;)

I have no idea what thread is being referenced, or what exactly was said.

But, I've built a business out of written communication.

And, I did it all along with keeping the house tidy, ironing,...
Forum: Copywriting 12th May 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,718
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Marie's Interesting Launch Sequence...

Melanie,

Many UK companies had the good sense to locate their call centres to bonnie Scotland – just so their customers could hear the soft lilt of the scots lassies accents.

They saw their...
Forum: Copywriting 12th May 2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,718
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Marie's Interesting Launch Sequence...

You're clearly not the type of person she's targeting.



Yes, how do you think I feel?

I'm almost finished my first video training product, and although I've yet to complete the launch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,475
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: "Guest post is fine, but it must be 100% unique"

Totally agreed, John.

The phrase, 'personality-driven' which you use is a good one.

There's also a question of what the goal of the content is. Is it just to inform your reader base, is it to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,475
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: "Guest post is fine, but it must be 100% unique"

While currently there are no penalties for duplicate content, Google have made it clear that if it finds duplicate content, then you're leaving it up to them to decide which article to show.

So,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Membership choice is down to 1; now tell me, can I make this deadline?

Splash out and get DAP and OP.

Forget about s2member. Just go with DAP. It's easier, more flexible, and faster to set up.

And yes, I'm using OP and DAP.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Membership Websites

I've tried most of the plugins.

I'll mention no names at this stage, but there's one I definitely wouldn't recommend.

For now, DAP is the leader of the pack by the proverbial country mile.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Delivering video content with eBook

Why not just turn it into a membership site and break your content up into modules and chapters?

It would make it look much more valuable than an ebook with embeded videos (if it was possible).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: The Fastest Way to Get Good Images for Blog Posts

Hey Roger,

I actually don't use the generated html provided by PhotoPin.

I strip out the url which links directly to the photo on the users profile.

And you can easily select 'commercial' in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By Dietriffic
The Fastest Way to Get Good Images for Blog Posts

Providing your approach to blogging isn't polluting the search engines with 'auto blogs', then one of the ways to set your blog apart from others is to use decent images in your posts.

If you're...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,836
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: What do you think of Ted Nicholas?

Fascinating.

Is that 17 words for the whole main headline, or does that include a sub headline?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Where's the best place to sell unwanted domain names ?

It's for domains, too.

Any good ones in the weight loss/nutrition area? ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Using "Content Delivery Networks"

Personally, I'd go all out and get MaxCDN.

I did it a few weeks ago and it has made a fantastic difference.

My full load time went from 3.7 seconds to 1.6, or thereabouts.

Worth every penny,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,583
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Blogger Threatened with Jail!!

There's a prevailing influence today which seems to cry out that university education is a waste of time.

Many smart people don't go to university and do well for themselves, so why bother?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,583
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Blogger Threatened with Jail!!

I haven't studied this out, but as a Registered Dietitian in the UK who writes on my own fairly popular blog, I find this fascinating.

I'm not sure what to think, to be honest.

There's no doubt...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,765
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: List Building. Don't Believe the Lie!

No, I haven't tested that.

However, I fail to see the difference in overall income (percentages may change).

If you have no popup, and people sign up because of the content, that's great.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,765
Posted By Dietriffic
List Building. Don't Believe the Lie!

So, occasionally I think of something I can give back to this forum.

Something which hasn't been done to death.

So here goes...

We all know the money is in the list.

Or at least, in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,996
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Just got this email: [INVOICE #095] PAYMENT OWED: $1,997!

My instant reaction?

You lied about what the email was about, so you're probably lying about the amount you charge for 1hr of coaching.

Furthermore, if this is what you teach, why would I want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,581
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Clickbank Marketers' Underhanded Tactics To Funnel Away Commissions

This angers me. I'm still relatively new to this game. I can't believe how crooked people can be.

I'm tempted to hire someone to go through every product in the weight loss niche and give me a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: 25 000 page views per day and my Adsense figures are dissapointing.

It's hard to help without seeing it.

But almost certainly you need to place your ads in more obvious places. Only use the large square type ads, and the wide skyscraper.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Which membership site script?

I've had Wishlist and Digital Access Pass.

DAP wins hands down. You can't even compare them.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,259
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Your Best Email Writing Tips?

Here's what I'm realising...

If you entertain them, nothing else matters.

Length, frequency, offers, etc, etc... none of it matters. It only matters if you don't entertain.

People have...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,530
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: How Much Do Copywriters Make?

If you're good, the sky is the limit.

If you're bad, don't give up the day job.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,501
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Only Making $400/m - How Can I Make More?

$2000/month from Adsense with 15,000 visitors??

Are you for real?
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Test, test, test...

@Steve
"The copy is brilliant".

Wow! What a glowing commendation!

I've said before, my husband isn't a copywriter.

But I can say that he's a determined character. He's just bought "Yes" and...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Dietriffic
Test, test, test...

Right, just to give back to this section of the forum a little, here's a personal case study about the importance of testing.

This won't be new to the more experienced here, but it might help...
Forum: Website Design 17th August 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,307
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Capacity of Wordpress for building a large membership site

I went for a WP + DAP + vBulletin solution.

There should be no problems scaling up with this. If there are then

a) You're running poorly coded plugins (as has been stated)
b) Your server is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Joined the War Room and . . .

Don't do it.

The less people know the info in there the better.

Stay away if you know what's good for you.

Plus, it's more rewarding spending months and years trying to figure out everything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Kindle plus Clickbank?

Sorry to hijack the thread a little, but why do I keep reading this nonsense about 50% refund rate on CB?

Even if I didn't know anything about Clickbank, I'd know there would be no way it could...
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,003
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Copywriter Pricing Guide...

I thought some of you pros had this stuff down to an exact science??

You're talking here like a bunch of 'creatives'.




;)
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,003
Posted By Dietriffic
Copywriter Pricing Guide...

I was wondering if there's ever been a pricing model, not only for new copywriters who wonder what to charge, but for those wanting to hire?

I'm not familiar with how different people think about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th August 2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Higher Pr

Forget about Page Rank. It's ALMOST worthless. Unless you plan on making an income on site advertising, which isn't the best business model.

Definitely not worth worrying about.
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 728
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: domain idea needed for new bargain website

in that case, something with the word 'auction' in it would work.

E.g. AuctionShed.com

Just thinking... make sure your target market are familiar with the word 'shed'. I'm in the UK and it's a...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,703
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

I nearly think there's too much ego in this thread for there to be room for my comment, but here goes...

With the growth in mobile devices that connect to the Internet, I would have thought it's...
Forum: Copywriting 19th August 2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,201
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Hubby Did My Copy! Should I Sack Him?

We'll add a few smaller 'add to cart' buttons through the copy.

Cut it in half? Not sure about that. You're not interested in reading it, of course, but you're not a mum looking establish better...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: your sales page is to long

How does one of the best living copywriters sell his $5,000 product?

He uses an 80 page sales pitch.

Marketing Bullets (http://www.bencivengabullets.com/b100dvd.asp)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Clickbank Weirdness

This is interesting.

I wonder what exactly it is that you're changing that's making the difference?

Is it the 'buy' links, the download page urls, the file names, or what?

Would it not be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,820
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Everything You Need To Know About Persuasion In 1 Sentence!

Roger,

To clarify, my niche is healthy eating and weight loss related.

I help my people throw rocks at fad diets! :D


This discussion has, thus far, been very helpful. Thank you for having...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,820
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Everything You Need To Know About Persuasion In 1 Sentence!

Call me Melanie, if you like. That's my name :)



It's how I conduct myself online, that's all. And I judge its effectiveness by the many emails I receive from my list.

Granted, when I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,820
Posted By Dietriffic
Re: Everything You Need To Know About Persuasion In 1 Sentence!

Hi Roger,

I was intrigued by your response. It sounds like you've thought a lot about it.

So have I, and I see it differently.

I don't think that quote means you can't be yourself.

First...
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