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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th May 2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,866
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Success With Anthony By Anthony Morrison

Back on topic...

I did something different. I didn't argue or slate it without seeing it. I spent $19 on it. A few beers less at the weekend and it's covered. If I don't get value, it's a CB...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd September 2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 43,013
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extreme Niche Empires

Unfortunately, the current loss of the forum devalues the course a little because by and large, it's the only help that's been available for some time and the membership is understandably peeved...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th July 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 43,013
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extreme Niche Empires

A quick review from an 'outsider'...

I purchased ENE as a means of investigating my client base and to see the type of work they're involved with. I analysed reports on the product through...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 28th June 2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 400,349
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: FREE! No Tricks, No BS - Just an Easy 5 Click Software That Makes You Money Fast! (Newbie Friend

Reno - Thanks for the prompt reply. I've run the software through one of my sub-domains and considering I've got the technical aptitude of a banana, it's amazingly self-explanatory and simple to...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 27th June 2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 400,349
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: FREE! No Tricks, No BS - Just an Easy 5 Click Software That Makes You Money Fast! (Newbie Friend

Hey Reno,

Huge thanks for giving something back to the forum. Glad to see it's amazingly popular, but the admin and personal service look incredibly time-consuming for you. Love the concept...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: tagline help - im stuck for ideas!

Excellent! :D

I chuckled!
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: How to Get Copywriting Jobs on oDesk

With every respect to those who have mentioned or commented on these two points, but I always believe they can't be reinforced enough...

I love it when I see people like the OP buzzing off of...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: tagline help - im stuck for ideas!

Surely the most simple solution has been thought of already?

Health Station - FEEL THE VIBE

With thanks to Mr Bambaataa!
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriting is Like Love Making

Disagree. Here's 20 good reasons why...


My clients don't tell me that their former copywriters performed better than me once I'm in a relationship with them
I've never had to get a client...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: "Feeling" words...

Dear God! That list sounds like a marriage!
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Any appreciation due certainly doesn't belong to me. It belongs to those I've religiously followed on here who never falter from what they believe to be right. That's not just writers, but also the...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: New Warrior Saying Hello to Everyone

Welcome aboard.

Degrees? PAH! I've got about 70 emails a day in my inbox saying I can buy one of those darned things whenever I want!

The one thing you need before anything else is ears and...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Dude - Let me tell you a little bit about love and relationships. They thrive on irony and sarcasm. If you think it's all roses and chocolates, you've been badly informed somewhere along the line.
...
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriting course / eBook

Assuming it's still available, this is the one I intend investing in within the next few months. It's a six month course from one of the most respected copywriters and marketers I've encountered but...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,919
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Extremely weird HUGE question for all expert copywriters

Oxymoron of the year! I actually think it's better than 'fighting for peace'.
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Why Copywriters Make the Best Internet Marketers

There's always that risk of becoming a 'jack-of-all-trades' if you over-invest your own time into what is essentially two totally different jobs. As the saying goes, you eventually become 'master of...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,111
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Warriors for hire section -- How to compete?

If that's what marketers are believing, and they are believing it on the back of conversions, I guess I'm not in a position to disagree.

But I do. I sell my talents as a quaility writer, and it's...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,111
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Warriors for hire section -- How to compete?

Until you read the reviews a little more carefully, and then the bigger picture unfolds. Dirt cheap writers sell to dirt cheap marketers, and I wouldn't want to have anything to do with either of...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Just to put a close on this one, but the trial finishes today and there are five new clients on board with the possibility of several more if I can squeeze them in. The ad cost $20 to post, and it's...
Forum: Copywriting 12th May 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Some fantastic thought and observations over the last day or so, and looking forward to commenting on them when time allows.

Just a quick update on the trial. No response from the sample article...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Article Writing Work

Thanks Cynthea.

Just a quick update, but there was something about the chap I worked with today that had all of my excitment bells ringing as soon as I heard from him. Article sent, and responded...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

First day report. Let's see how bad it's been!

Actually, it's been anything but bad. Completed the first sample article for a charming gentleman who was delighted with the work. Although the...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Just a brief update on the trial.

All seven slots were filled last night, and I've communicated with each of the WF members individually. One has already expressed an interest in using me for 20...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

Definitely a better way to go if you want to write straight away, and don't neccessarily need the money. I've never used Textbroker, but I've sold a few articles for between $50 to $100 on Constant...
Forum: Copywriting 8th May 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The approach I've used is experimental compared to the way I usually approach clients, but the response shows that there's a definite interest in quality on this forum, although that's not too big a...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The important thing is you've scoured the bottom of the barrell, baulked at the taste and want to swim to the top. That's progress as far as I'm concerned.

One thing you need to think about with...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

The apology was already in there, purely because I knew it was a sensitive, yet important, area of debate. It was a statement, not a generalisation. Just be honest with me here, and tell me where...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

You make a good point, and I genuinely understand where you're coming from. I know people have to start somewhere, and I obviously had to start somewhere myself. I started on 'those' websites and I...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

I'm glad you've had positive experiences of Elance, Russell. If I had to pick out the best freelance/bidding resource, Elance would win hands down. I've reviewed the profiles of some very talented...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Freelance Work

For my money, this is easily the biggest misconception that surrounds new writers. Bidding sites are for schmucks who want to be chained to a keyboard for 16 hours a day producing low-quality work to...
Forum: Copywriting 11th April 2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Critique This Hostel's Sales Copy Please? :)

I've actually stayed at that place. It's like the Bates Motel with sunshine.
Forum: Copywriting 31st March 2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: First Copywriting Gigs Sold

Very well done!

I'm primarily a content writer and am still in the very early stages of learning about copywriting. I'm not absolutely sure it's for me yet but seeing others succeed is nothing...
Forum: Copywriting 28th March 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Where do I start?

ANY business, irrespective of size, needs to sell itself. Somewhere along the line, somebody will be writing promotional material. It doesn't whether you are McDonalds or Greasy Joe's Cafe. You have...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd March 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,804
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: How To Get Business Right Now

This is a stunning, simple and wonderfully effective sales technique that I've used variations of before. My own work hasn't required me to part with hard cash in order to sell my services (not yet,...
Forum: Copywriting 11th November 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,069
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: $100 Write our tagline/logo

Happy to throw a few irons into the fire here! :D

Keller and Keller - Realty. Realised!

Keller and Keller - Nurturing your Dreams into Realty!

Keller and Keller - We Really Love Realty!
...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Credible Places For Copywriters To Advertise?

A quick observation regarding some of the sites mentioned above. I used to find that work providers who advertised for writers independently required potential candidates to register with Elance...
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,560
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: $50 Contest for Headlines...

Can't be Bothered to go Home for Thanksgiving?
Even the Worms in our Fruit aren't as Big as You!


Admit it! You're tempted by this one, aren't you? :D
Forum: Copywriting 19th October 2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Copywriters: How did you get your first client?

I picked up my first client through a UK freelance bidding site. I'd just been laid off from the motor trade and with no work on the horizon, a friend suggested using my writing as a means of earning...
Forum: Copywriting 19th October 2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,318
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: What percentage of copywriters also play the guitar?

I play the guitar. I only know three chords but they can play thousands of different songs.

I'm also a writer. I probably only have three basic skills but they can write me thousands of different...
Forum: Copywriting 19th October 2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,151
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Where to Find Clients that Will Pay a Respectable Rate for Writing

A quick mention about the Paul Hancox report.

I've purchased a copy myself and a single sentence on page ten will see this report pay for itself many times over. Although I've been making a...
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,151
Posted By Rigmonkey
Re: Where to Find Clients that Will Pay a Respectable Rate for Writing

Never compromise your integrity by working for providers who clearly aren't appreciating the effort that you're putting into your articles. Producing solid content or good sales copy is a talent and...
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