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Forum: Copywriting 29th October 2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: CONNECTIVES: The Copywriting "Trick" To Help You Make And Complete The "Perfect" Ad:

THE OLDER YA GET THE MORE DEAD FRIENDS YA HAVE THAN LIVING FRIENDS.



I used to call Barrie about once a month or so.

I loved that man.

He was something of a mentor to me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

One way to find a "hungry crowd"... pay attention to changing gov laws.

If a law is coming down the pike, and many will be effected by this law... and you can... get in front of the law and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

YOU GET IT CLAUDE,

I opened this thread with the idea of "THE MARKET ITSELF IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOUR SUCCESS THAN THE MARKETING."



Can you find the market?

Is the market growing,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

I keep going back to this... a lesson taught by Gary Halbert.
You can have the very best hot dogs, but if you don't have a hungry crowd, you're screwed.

I got a call from a consulting client...
Forum: Copywriting 8th September 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Should i write about copywriting topics?

When I was a young copywriter I was competing to land this one client... and my competition had written a book on advertising. I hadn't.

He got the job and I didn't.

His book gave him...
Forum: Beginners Area 4th September 2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Hi everyone! New to the forum, I am looking for some tips on getting my copywriting career start

The Drip System Marketing Plan

Way back, in the 80’s, I started my ad agency. I knew nothing really about the “ad agency business”. But I knew how to make ads based on direct response...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Making money this way... OFF LINE... has so many advantages.

I just heard through the grapevine that even Frank Kerns is now selling a $29 book on marketing or copywriting or something... if...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 811
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Do you listen to music when you write copy? Or you write in total silence?

Pat Metheny has help me write hundreds of sales letters for all kinds of industries.

Check it out:
Pat Metheny Group - Jazzfest Wien 1991 - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Claude Whitacre
ASK me to show/share the letter I was talking about earlier.
I heard just the other day, the client was getting close to 20% response on the letter.

Keep in mind, the letter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

The trick I was trying to suggest to my copywriting buddy/client... was to write his letter to a REAL PERSON... his first effort was like he was speaking to an audience of women in an auditorium.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I have a copywriting buddy who calls me from time to time, when he's stumped on a copy assignment.

He recently called with an assignment for sell something to women.

I told him to write the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Banks, real estate going up in price forever?

NOTE: Every expansion of easy credit and easy money...
is always followed by an equal contraction of money and credit.



This is perhaps the most important subject to ponder for warriors.

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I've been around for a while... as a copywriter and marketing consultant.
I've argued that "free" and "you" are two words you want to use as much as you can.
But just as a quick post, I think the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,638
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Hot Content Niches Right Now

Since covid is all the rage, what about starting up a COVID CASKET company?

Yeah, dead bodies everywhere, right?

Plus... imagine a COVID CASKET MLM company, just get 2 distributors who get 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Registered new domain – discovered heaps of old spam backlinks!

My marketing buddy Jay Peters (an old direct mail list broker, who is still at it) said something like "Direct mail has so many fewer headaches than online marketing." And this thread reminds me of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Dear Claude...
I learned my craft of ad writing from Clyde Bedell. Among other things, Bedell did a hellava bang up job for furniture stores across the country in the 1960's through the 1980's.

...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

MYOB... YOU'RE A GOD.

THANKS FOR THIS POST.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Claude... here is the letter, I just copied and pasted it it, the graphics don't show up... so... hope you can make heads or tales out of it.

Let me know.

Linwood
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Dear Myob


Which is why I'm stuck on BLIND LETTERS of some length.

Post cards, by and large, don't work.

But blind letters, asking for interested parties to raise their hands... is the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

I think Barrie Bedell has passed.

He was some 85 years old. And I've called him to chat, once every few months.

But his phone is now dead.

I'll miss him.

He was a "chip off the ole...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

I NORMALLY HATE TED TALKS... SO PRETENTIOUS



THIS GUY GROWS FOOD RIGHT NEXT TO THE CURB.

GUERILLA GARDENING


YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
THIS GUY SAYS WE'RE ENTERING A JR ICE AGE... YIKES

THE ICE AGE FARMER
is a sun watcher... and say's it not as active and we're entering an ice age, at least a small one.

Better learn to farm NOW... and learn to use Greenhouses.

Also... you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

MOST of the biggest MLMers come from the wealthiest zip codes. Meaning that those guys already have success in their blood, so if you recruit from that zip code, you'll more likely recruit winners. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: FIVVER IS NOW ADVERTISING ON TV??? WTF???

Hold on there bucky... you can't sell just anything on TV. Most TV advertising is a miserable failure when measuring COST PER LEAD and COST PER SALE.



The Sock Puppet, selling what... some pet...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Dear Sir,

If you think $15,000 is a "ripoff"... what about paying $100 bucks for a salescript that brings you NO leads and NO sales? That, my friend is a "ripoff".



I've been paid $15,000...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Someone told me the other day that there is some "internet guru" who claims Joel Salatin as his marketing hero.

Joel is a farmer. And a direct marketer.
Ain't that somethin'?

Linwood
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
FIVVER IS NOW ADVERTISING ON TV??? WTF???

Ya know, google still used direct mail.
I'm posting this so that you know... online advertising and marketing is fine, but TV, and direct mail... old fashioned, I know... still has some power. If...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

http://theadmansdiary.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/cost-per-sale-financials-scaled.jpg


PLEASE NOTE: IT'S JUST NOT EXCITING TO WATCH A BALL GAME, UNLESS YOU WATCH THE SCORE BOARD.



IF...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd May 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,099
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: MONEY IS BORING

If money (and credit) cost you nothing, you don't respect it.

But if you EARN money, you do respect it.

Unearned money is boring.

Easy money and easy credit lead to twouble. Just wait...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,949
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Huge Amazon Associates Pay Cut - time to switch to EBAY

AMAZON treats you like an employee, while over at ebay, you're still an entrepreneur. (https://www.bing.com/search?q=entrepreneur&FORM=AWRE)


Maybe we should buy from EBAY sellers, instead of...
Forum: Copywriting 11th April 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 526
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: How often do you email your list?

From my experience, you cannot mail "too much".
Even during the snail mail days, I had a client who mailed to the entire list 3 times a day from 3 different business names/addresses... and they had...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Empty store shelves could mean this thread is more important than we originally thought.
Forum: Copywriting 28th March 2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: What is difference between copywriter and senior copywriter?

Some folks say "I have 20 years of experience as an adman."

What they mean to say is "I have one year of experience, that I've repeated 20 times."
A "senior" copywriter is at least familiar with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
HOW TO FEED 100 FAMILIES OFF AN ACRE OF LAND

The NO-TILL GROWERS can make about $100,000 or more off an acre of land, selling direct, and about half of that is profits and the other half pays for labor and other expenses.... but the COOL THING...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th March 2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: Just got off the phone with an old client/friend from New York.. He's worried.

WHAT A GREAT LINK... THANKS DWOLFE



HERE IS A SHORT VIDEO ABOUT THAT GUY WHO GROWS FOOD ON ABANDONED PARKING LOTS... Nice guy, I've met him.


The Story of Sole Food Farms - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
REAL PRODUCTS VS HOPIUM PRODUCTS

For the longest time, we in the direct marketing community have known that it's easier to SELL vague products than real ones.
It's tough to sell real products---cars, furniture, tires, bolt...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th March 2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 3,374
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: What Was The Last Movie You Recently Watched

I watched Rawhide recently, the TV show from the early 60's (it was Clint Eastwood's first big break)... watched a few episodes... and I'm quite impressed with the story lines.

When I was a kid...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th March 2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,099
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: MONEY IS BORING

MONEY IS BORING... THOUGHT CONTINUED:
1. Money is ... really... a tool for trade.

2. At one time, SALT was used as money. That's where we find that old phrase "He's not worth his salt."

3....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th March 2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,099
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: MONEY IS BORING

You can even find this speech on youtube, read aloud by different people.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: What MLM and IM have in common....

I LOVE YOUR POSTS...

Speaking of knowing your "costs of customer acquisition" ... gotta tell you this story... I was a speaker at a MEMBERSHIP HVAC convention... during lunch, I'm at a table with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th March 2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,099
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
MONEY IS BORING

When I was a much younger man... money and women confused the hell out of me.
I chased both.
I studied both.
I've concluded that both are exciting up to a point.
But sooner or later, you get...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: He was a bum on the streets, I ask "Where do you live at?" He said...

IT'S GOOD TO HAVE HEROS. CLYDE BEDELL WAS MY COPYWRITING HERO.

HERE IS WHAT I WROTE ABOUT HIM...
https://diaryofanadman.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/how-to-write-advertising-that-sells/
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
He was a bum on the streets, I ask "Where do you live at?" He said...

"You may ask where I live, but you may not ask 'Where do you live at'..you see, AT is a preposition, and does not come at the end of a sentence."

He was a bum. Bums were "homeless" before the word...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Odahh (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/odahh.html) YOU SAID:

...it could take several years to build up the skill the market and resources to not only make six figures..."



It's that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th February 2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
HOW TO BUY A BUSINESS FOR $1 DOWN

Now, I don't know if you'd find this of interest, in these days of affiliate marketing, clickbank, JV Zoo, and all that... not to mention the hundreds of MLM companies you can join for a few hundred...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th February 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW A "NEWSLETTER" CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR BUSINESS.

HOW TO MAKE $25,000 A YEAR PUBLISHING NEWSLETTERS... an old book from the 70's.

Don't let the "$25K" fool you...

$25,000 in the 70's might be the same as $250,000 in today's dollars.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
WHEN THE MARKET IS SOFT, YOU MUST MAKE A SOFT OFFER

PROOF:
Way back... Dave Delgatto... sold HOW TO BUY REAL ESTATE FOR NOTHING DOWN for $300 bucks, straight off the TV ad...
After Dave blasted the marketing, along comes Carlton Sheets who offered...
Forum: Email Marketing 26th February 2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
HOW A "NEWSLETTER" CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR BUSINESS.

There are two kinds of newsletters, a paid one, and a "free" one.
TRUE STORY:
Years ago, I heard about this Insurance man, who had a heart attack.
His doctor told him he'd need to take a year...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Mr. Bloomberg.. disparaging farming seems to me like a moron. All true wealth, moves from the country side into the cities... We can all get along without Wall Street, Hollywood, and Washington D.C. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Dear Kay,

I grew up on a 700 acre farm in Virginia.

When I came of age, I left the farm and spent years as a direct response advertising copywriter. One of my advertising hero's was James...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,299
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

There is a style of farming, called "NO TILL" gardening/farming.
Turns out that NO TILL farming, is better for the microbes and earthworms and soil life.
Tillage (tractor farming) really plays...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,699
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

I don't hate MLMers. Gary did.
I see it as just another "business model"... but one where you can jump into for a small amount of cash... as oppose to buying a franchise to sell hamburgers.

But...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: "I have no competition" ... he said, but in fact, he had TWO NASTY COMPETITORS

Yes sir ree... the market is sitting there saying SO WHAT and WHO CARES...
that is "apathy" and "inertia."


For those who say they have "no competition" ... look out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
"I have no competition" ... he said, but in fact, he had TWO NASTY COMPETITORS

Over the years I've helped a few clients who felt they had "no competition".
They had some unique product, service or some unique angle on the whole thing. And it gave them this groovy feeling like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: The Passing Parade- Why change your advertising if it's working? Unless you're bored???

So... what you're saying is that there are many markets within the market??
Some segments of the market are larger than others... and some are too much hassle to deal with... the "shiny new" buyers...
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