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Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Vale Ken Strong

From his facebook page - One of the truly decent things that Mark Andrews did was to create a fund to help Ken (a Moderator here). Mark was going to row up a river near his home...
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,771
Posted By Harlan
Re: I'll Pay You $2,000 To Write Me This Sales Letter...

Thanks for shopping in the Warrior Forum.

The only place in the world where you can be abused for hiring someone.
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,771
Posted By Harlan
Re: I'll Pay You $2,000 To Write Me This Sales Letter...

There was a time when I would have been all over an offer like this.

And I remember those days.

I was glad to get anything.

I'd be so grateful an opportunity like this came along.

Forum: Copywriting 1st May 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: Question about scheduling

Hey Rick,

Some quick answers for your quick questions:

99% of the time anyone who wants to work with me has to go on a waiting list. But typically it's not too long, roughly two weeks or so as...
Forum: Copywriting 26th April 2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,241
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Examples of loops in copy

I'll show you an example of opening up a loop in just a second...

First, let's talk about what loops are and what they mean in copy.

Loops are pretty easy to conceive/write. You open up a...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Prospecting Email--Whadda' You Think?

You should test.

But I'll make a prediction: It'll fail.

It's the wrong strategy.

You're trying to close them on you and your services, when you should be trying to generate leads for you to...
Forum: Copywriting 12th April 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,675
Posted By Raydal
Re: When are you ready to launch a copywriting career?

I'd highly recommend that you read the book
The New Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz.

I doubt that your problem has anything to do with
your copywriting ability per se.

When you read the...
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By Raydal
Tip Potential Client's red flags ...

You don't have to be offering copywriting services
for very long before you realize that the great
clients are few and far between. That's why when
you get a client who "gets it" you should treat...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,294
Posted By max5ty
Reverse Engineering A Sales Letter...TRY THIS

Here's how to come up with an idea...let's say an ebook...and you haven't written the book...I'm going to show you how to come up with the material by first writing the sales letter...

I got a...
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,531
Posted By max5ty
Shut up...get going...

Everyone's looking for a shortcut...

I read a post yesterday where the OP had said he knocked on doors for 2 months or so and had 2 sales...this was after he read a post some marketer had wrote on...
Forum: Copywriting 18th February 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,904
Posted By abugah
Re: The sheer number of critique requests is getting ridiculous

I wholly support the removal of critique requests from the main copywriting forum.
However, since the forum is there to help all individuals, I would suggest this:

1. Have a sub forum for...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,642
Posted By Derek Pankaew
Re: What are some creative ways to get copywriting jobs?

... Did you even read the first post? It's about finding jobs, not hiring copywriters.

I still stand by what I said - The goal should be to find CONSISTENT ways of generating clients, not creative...
Forum: Copywriting 26th January 2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,611
Posted By RickDuris
Copywriting Research--The Rick Duris Method

Recently, three copywriters have asked me how I do research. Now that's a real coincidence.

Research is one of my favorite things and all three were blown away by what I'm going to share with...
Forum: Copywriting 14th January 2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,446
Posted By Mark Andrews
Best Copywriters...

...from this forum:

Harlan Kilstein

Scott Murdaugh Scott Murdaugh|Results Copywriting (

Dean Dhuli Expert Copywriter |...
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,676
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Making $3,000 In 30 Days From Copywriting…

This may not be of much strategic or tactical help, but from a mindset perspective, it could make all the difference.

When confronted with financial obstacles, here's what I've done:

Forum: Copywriting 5th January 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bruce Wedding
Re: Okay, Rip It Up...

Its not doing anything for me. I've never awakened in the middle of the night, slapped my forehead and said, "My God! How can I defend myself against human parasites running my life."

It's not a...
Forum: Copywriting 21st December 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,177
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: What would YOU do?
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By travlinguy
Goodies From Jay Abraham

Someone just put this up on the main board and I thought ya'll might like it too. I know that a lot of you don't get out much. ;) - Marketing Genius (
Forum: Copywriting 3rd December 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By max5ty
Momma told me there'd be days like this...

You're a copywriter...

At least that was the plan.

You've taken the latest course...they said you'd have clients crawling on their hands and knees wanting you to write a sales letter for them....
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By JoniWBeadle
Re: Please critique this one sentence...

Hi TW, love it!

How about: I Support Capitalism. It's Free. Are You?

Just a thought...:)
Forum: Copywriting 9th November 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,766
Posted By Diabolik
Re: Copywriters Favorite Tool

I have a huge collection of copywriting courses, swipes, and power words. I took the best of them all and categorized the sections -- headlines, subheads, bullets, emotional and psychological...
Forum: Copywriting 6th October 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,361
Posted By John_S
Re: Imagine If You Wrote Copy For Steve Jobs...

Apple competitor misjudgements (many times about Apple success) is one major reason Apple is successful.

Keep in mind every Apple product launch had been greeted as dead on arrival -- a...
Forum: Copywriting 18th September 2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,151
Re: Biggest Copywriting Secret - Never Before Revealed!


Am I right in thinking that 2 packs of Dunhill and 17 cups of coffee is not the best nutrition?
Forum: Copywriting 13th September 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By celestrist
Michael Masterson's 4U's- Tip your response rate over the edge to the "hyper-responsive" side

Hi fellow warriors,

I have posted a thread here asking for critique before.
Knowing that I am really suck at copywriting, I have
spend some time studying it...seriously.

It might be a good...
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By gjabiz
When you say mailing, is it an actual piece of mail?

Because it makes a difference, is the reason I ask.

Cause, if you are sending real mail, you have to get them to open it or read it...and a tickler on the carrier could solve your problem...
Forum: Copywriting 6th September 2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,848
Posted By arfasaira
Re: What's your biggest 'copy hate'?

Pete, I agree with you...

Just yesterday I was asked to write a sales letter for a course selling at a few thousand dollars...and the client gave me NO product to go through...just some notes of...
Forum: Copywriting 4th September 2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Mark Andrews
Plug Your Lugs...

...if you don't like bad language.

How to turn a customer complaint into a great piece of advertising sales copy...

Don't Talk - Angry Voicemail (Uncensored) - YouTube

What do you think is...
Forum: Copywriting 10th August 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,902
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Copywriting Is Dead Part One

Umm... I don't know about all that other stuff, but Bryan Zimmerman is REAL. Seriously. I've seen a picture of him. ;)


P.S. And Elvis lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. (Where have you been?!...
Forum: Copywriting 10th August 2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,902
Posted By Matt James
Re: Copywriting Is Dead Part One

Anybody else think Harlan might have a new course coming out?
Forum: Copywriting 9th August 2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,902
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Copywriting Is Dead Part One

In 2006, Michel Fortin published a document titled, "The Death of The Salesletter". And it got him a lot of attention.

Four years later Michel writing about the document said, "(it) became one...
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Are you an expert copywriter?

Um... No.


Would you mind?

I'd love it if you'd be kind enough to...?

Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Copy for the WF? What is a 'manageable' price for all involved?

Tiff... Listen to Alex!

Writing a killer sales letter takes weeks, involves consulting, researching, rewriting, revising, redefining, testing, chopping down and building up. This takes times.
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By max5ty
Arrow Here's a cheat sheet for bullets...

Every business owner should know they need a USP (unique selling proposition) -

- just as everyone that writes a sales letter should also know that people buy based on one thing, their emotions.
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,733
Posted By gjabiz
The old man is going to say it once again...

I think your brochure sucks.


I have no idea WHO is going to be seeing it either...and I admit I don't know everything, so it is possible it is good enough as is going to the intended...
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By RickDuris
Re: anyone heard of this guy?

If he is so certain, here's what you tell him. It's very simple:1. If he is so certain he can improve your conversions, tell him to rent a domain and put up his page and send people to your...
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By Michael Silvester
Re: Looking For Halbert's "Secrets of the Water Ad"


I think you'll find that most people from Australia are Awesome! :D

Michael Silvester
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,264
Posted By caspial22
Re: Should You Write Your Headline First?

I agree - there is no right or wrong answer. You'll figure out your own preference from experience.

I write copy with a "working" headline and then polish it last. Sometimes you reveal the best...
Forum: Copywriting 21st May 2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By Dean Jackson
Re: John Carlton Writing

Tell him you're from the WF, he might give you a discount :)

Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Jack Bastide

Jack Bastide is Real good


P.s. oops ... I meant to write that from my other account
Forum: Copywriting 24th April 2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,629
Posted By Ken Strong
Re: You've Been Lied To

This thread belongs in the Apples and Oranges Forum.
Forum: Copywriting 15th April 2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,251
Posted By Russell Barnstein
Re: Crossing The FTC? Priceless

If you actually read all of the provisions, you'll clearly see this is a good thing. The government is not "investigating" or "researching" whether or not you are using these practices. They are...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By travlinguy
Were You Raised By Wolves?

That’s a question my ninth grade English teacher would occasionally blurt out suddenly for shock value and it almost always came up as a result of “courtesy issues” in class. You know, stuff like...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,081
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: How long is too long for sales copy?

Truly the blind are leading the blind, so far, in this thread. For people to comment as they are doing without knowing what's being sold is ... somewhat "intuitive", to put it very politely indeed....
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,296
Posted By JJOrana
How I Closed $32,000 Deal In Just 10 Minutes

A miracle?

I’ll be honest that this deal was the fastest I ever had. But it’s something that I designed to make it happen.

You can do this too by simply applying the strategies I’m about to...
Forum: Copywriting 24th January 2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Ross James
Re: Copywriter for offline business Website?

if your website isn't working, before you hire a copywriter, walk right into the main office, lobby or business suite and ask to speak to the boss or director

Not only will it teach you how to...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd December 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By Irish Intuition
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th November 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,694
Posted By TommyG
Re: Place Ad in Yellowpages

Here's the thing. More than 80% of people looking to buy something USE the internet. The remaining 20% or less use radio, tv, newspaper, or the yellow pages. Why would you spend so much money trying...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,607
Posted By frank-kern
Re: Kern Goes "Offline"

You guys have given me some great ideas in this thread, thank you! Believe it or not, I never thought to release a course on offline marketing.

The boring truth is I've been working my way out of...
Forum: Copywriting 15th October 2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hank Rearden
[What I Learned] The Value Of God-Damned Hard Work

Welcome to the - very sporadically updated - What I've Learned series.
The goal of these posts is to make you a better copywriter, and help me
solidify my ideas. It's a win-win.

And our topic...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By TimCastleman
How To Make Money Offline Without Having To Talk To Anyone Or Do Anything

Stop it.

Seriously, stop it.

Offline Marketing, just like online marketing, just like working for someone else is a job.

Shocker I know.

It's a job. It requires work. It requires time. It...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,356
Posted By TimCastleman
Re: What would you pay for Offline marketing coaching?

Depends on what you value.

I've had coaching students go on to make $15,000 within a few weeks of class of being over.

She paid $388 or $495 (I can't remember but it cost $495 now).

I also...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th October 2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Dealing with Big Client's Impression of your "Small" Company?

If you have to be asked how many employees you have, you are not positioning yourself well enough from the get-go.

I have no employees, and have never once been asked how many employees I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By netkid
Re: Heavy offline competition moving in?

First thing I would do is play "mystery customer" and contact them and find out all what they offer.

Then I would weave a USP that plain outdoes what they do. I do this whatever market and...
Forum: Copywriting 30th September 2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By RickDuris
Re: On laying it on thick


It's questions/polls like these that make me feel I'm being baited.

You offer no market, no niche and no product.

To the point: The answer you seek is CONTEXT SENSITIVE.
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Copydog
Drayton Bird Reveals Unusual Headline Secret --> FREE Video

Have you seen this 13 min. video (
from Drayton Bird?

Well worth watching.

Gives a fascinating behind the scenes
look at some of the...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By Hank Rearden
[What I Learned] Day Six: How To Write A Badass Headline

Welcome to What I Learned Today - a randomly updated post series that
teaches you how to be a better, more successful and happier copywriter.

Today, we're gonna go after a SUPER basic, but...
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