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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Marketing in South Africa...Need Help w/Issues

Gosh everyone, thanks for the responses!

I actually have a merchant account and I don't accept PayPal right now because I will be doing a 1 click upsell.

I also have been mini-testing my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Marketing in South Africa...Need Help w/Issues

Okay, the average middle-class family is exactly who I'm marketing to.

So it seems I'm okay on price.

Does anyone have any thoughts on whether the foreign currency (US Dollar in this case)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By elsvirtual
Marketing in South Africa...Need Help w/Issues

Hey All...

I'm launching a product and a few of my hot markets are in South Africa.

I've never marketed out of the US before and I have a few questions I'm hoping you may have the answers to:
...
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I think I'm in copywriting hell. :-(

LOL! Great minds think alike!
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I think I'm in copywriting hell. :-(

You are so interested in proving yourself right that you're not listening to good advice. You should welcome copywriter critique because we spend hours-and-hours of our time studying split testing...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I think I'm in copywriting hell. :-(

You've got to be open to hearing that your hook is something other than what you think it is. What you think is your hook is simply a feature of your product. And you should know by now that...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I think I'm in copywriting hell. :-(

First some of your copy is a little awkward like:

I hope that I cannot sound like that last miracle program you bought

Huh? I have to stop and read the sentence again before I get what you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By elsvirtual
Anyone using Marketer's Cart?

I'm debating between 1 Shopping Cart and a Script for a 1 Click Upsell or using Marketers Cart which already has a 1 click upsell feature built in.

Is anyone using Marketer's Cart? If you are,...
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,502
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: How Much To Pay a Copywriter?

Oooh, or better yet, why not try a finding a high school student...I'm sure you could get your copy written for under $20!

(for anyone who missed the sarcasm...I'm sending you a virtual slap on...
Forum: Copywriting 13th May 2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Do sales copy formula turn you off?

Really? Because nothing makes me more ready to click that little red "x" and get the heck off of a website more than seeing a video that's more then 1-2 minutes long.

Maybe it's just me but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Help! Trying to figure out how to integrate eBook site, membership site and shopping cart

LOL!!! You just might get a few PMs soon ; )

Thanks a bunch, Jon...you're awesome!

Evy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Help! Trying to figure out how to integrate eBook site, membership site and shopping cart

Ahhh...so the Thank You URL page will have a sales pitch for the membership site...then when the person clicks to become a member, they go right to the membership site registration page.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By elsvirtual
Help! Trying to figure out how to integrate eBook site, membership site and shopping cart

I so need some guidance with this...here's the story:

I'm about to launch and eBook. When someone buys the eBook they will be given the opportunity to join the membership site via an upsell.
...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I think my copy stinks :o(

Ugghh, another realtor-site-that-looks-just-like-all-the-others site.

Well, the video is a good try to stand out. But...here's what I think you should do:

Scrap that whole page and put it back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Anyone using MS Publisher?

Sylvia,

I use CutePDF and it converts my Publisher docs no problem. It's free, too.

Just download it and when you've got your Publisher doc up, click print, select CutePDF as the printer and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,341
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Help! I'm killing myself here! What do you suggest?

Hi Craig,

I feel your pain...really. I can so easily fall into the same trap as you're in right now.

I'm struggling at the moment to get a WordPress site to work properly but there are some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Should you use your real name or a pen name in this business?

What about if you want to be active in your new niche.

For instance, I use my real name for my copywriting business...I'm branding that name. But I'm also in the middle of launching an e-Book and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Ebook vs Membership Site

First, if you sell your eBook for $7, you might lose sales because people won't think it's worth much. You actually lower a perceived value sometimes by charging so little.

Also, to figure out if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Newbie Requesting a Site Review please!

Hi Debbie...I've got a few comments for you:

1. The graphic header doesn't jive with what the content is all about...it confuses me.

2. The pop-up comes up so fast. It asks me if I want more...
Forum: Copywriting 29th April 2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: What's going on at the cw board?

Well, I know that most hosting companies allow a certain amount of bandwidth per account. Normally, the account you sign up for allows more than the necessary amount of bandwidth. Every time...
Forum: Copywriting 20th April 2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,172
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Anyone want to give me some feedback on my 1st landing page?

First, your headline has a glaring grammatical error I can't ignore:

"Finally, an Internet Marketing Expert that (change the word that to who) Shares His Private Tactics for Staying On Top of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: What Happened to WordPress WishList Member?

That's awesome to hear. I've only heard great things about so I'm excited to start using it when my site goes live.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: What Happened to WordPress WishList Member?

Yeah...it's back! They must have had a slight issue today.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: What Happened to WordPress WishList Member?

I'm a member of an internet marketing group and there was a special WishList URL for the members to sign up and even that's gone.

I wonder what's up?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By elsvirtual
What Happened to WordPress WishList Member?

I was looking at using it for a membership site and all the URL's are broken.

Does anyone know what's going on?

Evy
Forum: Copywriting 7th April 2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: How about now?

I hate to say it but you came back in about an hour with the new page. You should be putting more time into this. Effective copy takes a lot of time and research.

First, you need to do a...
Forum: Copywriting 7th April 2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Will these techniques work for a Realtor

You may want to look into direct response techniques to beef up your campaign. Your techniques may work but you've got to word them right and have at least a 2 step system in place to prequalify...
Forum: Copywriting 7th April 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: How about now?

You're still selling the steak and not the sizzle.

People with acne aren't concerned about the science behind it. They are desperate to stop feeling embarrased in public. They want to stop...
Forum: Copywriting 7th April 2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: How I Practically FORCE My Visitors To Read My Website

I think what Scheda's getting at is if you have nothing but graphics on a sales page, you wouldn't be able to sell a thing. But...you can have a sales page with nothing but words and sell millions....
Forum: Copywriting 5th April 2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Please critique my salesletter - much appreciated

Hi Kelly,

I think you should look at this article about marketing to women
w w w .imediaconnection.com/content/11359.asp

It's got a lot of great points that you could really benefit from.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Review my lens please

Look for this in your html: alt=""

PLace whatever words you want between the quotes, like this: alt="words"

Hope this helps.

Evy
Forum: Copywriting 4th April 2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Beginning a Copywriting Education?

Sign up the Clayton Makepeace's "The Total Package."

He gives priceless info on copywriting and marketing and he's got awesome guest bloggers.

You'll learn a ton.

I'd also say jump right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: now this is funny :) (for article writers)...

Woo, hoo! All I have to do is write 4 articles and I can get 1 item from the Mickey D's value menu!! Now who would pass up something like that?
Forum: Copywriting 2nd April 2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: I amn't a copywriter....

Hi Izzy,

I'm going to have to agree with everyone here and I'll tell you why.

I took a peek at your copy and I didn't even get past the headline. And that's because you have a feature-based...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: are you a copy-writer or an article writer?

I'm a copywriter, plain and simple.

Clients come to me because they want to increase their conversions and therefore, increase their profit.

I spend hundreds of hours every year researching...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,873
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Hopefully, this doesn't happen to the Warrior Forum... Michel Fortin's Copywriters Board closes

What??? Live without the board? I feel withdrawl coming on!

I do agree though that the off-topic section should be cut out. It's really where all the trouble began. It opens up too many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,873
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Hopefully, this doesn't happen to the Warrior Forum... Michel Fortin's Copywriters Board closes

Hi Christie,

I think I know the post you're talking about. I remember reading it and just wondering--why?

Two years ago those types of mean-spirited posts were rare. I don't know why the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,873
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: Hopefully, this doesn't happen to the Warrior Forum... Michel Fortin's Copywriters Board closes

That's the problem with censorship. What one person finds offensive (or assumes others will) may not bother anyone else.

I for one, found nothing offensive in Jason's post. I absolutely hate it...
Forum: Copywriting 17th November 2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: The Presentation of the "Offer"

To really delve deep into what makes a good offer...I think you've got to use empathy. If the prospect believes you understand where they are coming from, you've got a better chance of closing the...
Forum: Copywriting 17th November 2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By elsvirtual
Re: feedback please

Hey Shlomi,

I think you hit the colors right. Blue tends to pull better for self-help. But...

Your bullets are weak. They're too feature oriented and they don't entice me to sign-up.

Like...
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