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Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Using Sales Psychology to Improve Your Website's Copy

This doesn't make much sense. Psychology is part and parcel of persuasion.

How would it be possible to persuade people without using knowledge of psychology?

Marcia Yudkin
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By joe golfer
Building a platform to attract clients

Jason Leister is a veteran copywriter and marketer. He's put together a Kindle book of a number of his articles on building a platform to attract clients. You can get it here for free for a limited...
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Test Me As a Potential Copywriter?

Before writing a sales letter, read a book that teaches basic copywriting. That will give you a frame of reference.

Alex
Forum: Copywriting 26th September 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,691
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Has COPY become a "COMMODITY"?

Copy is not becoming a commodity. Copywriters have positioned THEMSELVES as commodities.

It's a subtle but significant difference. Hopefully, now that I've said it, the distinction will be...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By RickDuris
10 Opt-in Form A/B SplitTests [With Results]

10 Opt-in Form A/B SplitTests [With Results] - GetResponse Blog - Email Marketing Tips (http://blog.getresponse.com/10-opt-in-form-ab-splittests-with-results.html)


- Rick Duris
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,750
Posted By RickDuris
Re: How did you land your first copywriting gig?

Alex, I can "toot my own horn" any time I want when it comes to people I work with. As you can imagine, doing so would lift my public reputation considerably.

It's deliberate strategy on my part...
Forum: Copywriting 18th June 2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,750
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: How did you land your first copywriting gig?

Rick,

You rarely talk about your time with Jay Abraham on the forum. I think I've only seen you do so once.

Are you contractually prohibited from doing so? If not, your experiences working...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,972
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: Sales Letter pricing

This is not really true...there are plenty of writers you never heard of getting $5K+.

$5K is a very easy starting price among direct response publishers. AND....those deals almost always...
Forum: Copywriting 9th April 2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,243
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: Copy done by HUGELY respected forum Copywriter... Review please...

Any ethical copywriter wouldn't.

My quoted fee is my fee regardless of the size of the client or the price of their product. Many times, if it's something like a $7 product, I turn down the...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd April 2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By joe golfer
Re: RIP Sylvie Fortin

Here is an interview Michel did which gives you more background.

Bust a Move - Michel's Story - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 2nd April 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: How to find a mentor?

You're not ready to get the full benefit of a mentor.

Master the basic skills on your own, THEN shop for a mentor.

Buy books... read great copy... write a bunch of copy... and after you've had...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: RIP Sylvie Fortin

I'm deeply saddened to learn about Sylvie's death... what a tough, inspiring woman.

The way Michel and Sylvie loved, lived and worked with each other is a model we can all learn from.

My mom...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,774
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Sylvie Fortin

A note of sympathy and condolence for Michel Fortin. His wife Sylvie passed away after a long battle with breast cancer.

I Died Today - Michel Fortin (http://michelfortin.com/died-today/)

I...
Forum: Copywriting 13th March 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By max5ty
Ok...

Was going through my bookmarks and some of the sites I use...

thought you might find some of these interesting if you're a copywriter.

No, I'm not an affiliate or making money off these...just...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,824
Posted By angiecolee
1,000th post: my best advice to aspiring copywriters

So you want to be a copywriter, eh?

Cover your private parts, ladies and gents. This is a rough field to play. But sticking with it can be rewarding in the most unimaginable ways.

I'd love to...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By splitTest
Re: If you've got the time - I'd love your opinions on my copy - Image in thread!

Yep. All those systems that don't work have the same sort of pitch as your very own...

Also -- who are all these people trying system after system after system? :eek: Are they really out there?...
Forum: Copywriting 13th February 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By ewenmack
List of financial promo's recommended to study

This list comes from A-List copywriter Robert Hutchison, according to Clayton Makepeape,
that have come out for the start of 2015...

Weiss Research's "Why Die?" video...
Money and Markets...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By Len Bailey
Tip Makepeace-Bly swipe for your collection...

Found this while cleaning up old jumpdrives, and thought I'd share. It's the bookalog version of collaboration between Clayton Makepeace and Bob Bly. Those of you who used to read The Total Package ...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By ewenmack
Email and Perry Marshall: He's got answers to your questions

http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-ask-me-anything-wama/1040823-wama-perry-marshall-ask-me-anything-warrior-forum-thursday-february-12-5pm-est.html

One of the topics he's willing to talk about is...
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,544
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: Perry Belcher The World's Greatest Copywriter?

It's pretty widely accepted that Gary B. is the greatest living copywriter....at least it is in the circles I travel.
Forum: Copywriting 24th December 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,148
Posted By perryny
Merry Christmas, Copywriters

Wishing you all a very happy holiday. This forum is a great source of inspiration, entertainment and education for me throughout the year, and I appreciate you all.

Best wishes to you and your...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: How To Offer Bad Copywriting Advice That Sounds Legit.

At the end of the day, you need to decide if you'd rather be 100% right or be 100% happy. In my opinion, it's extremely rare that you get to be both of them with most things in life.

People have...
Forum: Copywriting 20th December 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,936
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Need Help in Choosing a Headline Please...

http://cl.ly/image/0e0G1P382N06/suckers.png
Forum: Copywriting 15th December 2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By colmodwyer
Re: Sainsbury's Video...Incredible!

And they all lived happily ever after...

Some nice irony in the fact WWI was sold to poor young saps as a war that'd be "over by Christmas."

Perhaps I'm too cynical.

Colm
Forum: Copywriting 15th December 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

He didn't say royalties from profits. Expenses can be inflated or deflated by an unethical client very easily.

The rule of thumb I use is a project fee plus a percentage of gross sales. Many of...
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By angiecolee
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

Cam, I wasn't disagreeing with you to be contrarian. I was disagreeing with you to bring up a valid point. So many people often tell newbs the only way to get a foot hold is to start for free, build...
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By angiecolee
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

I disagree with you pretty hardcore.There are a few industries where it's kind of expected that if you're new you're just going to work for free until you're magically educated enough to start being...
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By MRMagMark
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

Tihal,

I lurk on the boards but had to respond because quite frankly, you're headed for major frustration with your expectations.

Although you're ambitious (which isn't a bad thing), you don't...
Forum: Copywriting 9th December 2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By The Copy Nazi
swipes'R'us

Mike Schauer's new swipe site (http://swiped.co/) has just launched. Here are the first offerings. You may need to "Request an Invite" to see these.



The Breakthrough Ad That Helped Sell 20...
Forum: Copywriting 8th December 2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: To Mail or Not to Mail, That is the Question!

Once upon a different business lifetime, I trained salespeople. Lots of them.

We sold a professional service to independent inventors, which is a nice way of saying regular folks with product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Check my article/content uniqueness

Great post!

(if ya can't beat 'em, join 'em...)
Forum: Copywriting 6th December 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By shawnlebrun
What I Personally Do after Submitting a Client Proposal...

We all want to be liked.

And we all want WHAT we want... and it bugs the shit out of us if
we don't get that.

Unfortunately... when something you want or need is in short supply, it can cause...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,008
Posted By Cool Hand Luke
Re: Is it fair to critique copy found randomly on the web?

Lol that company is making MILLIONS right now. They have income claims on a few of their affiliate pages and listings and you can email Clickbank to confirm their numbers.

Critique away, just know...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,130
Posted By John Lloyd
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

Wow. I really appreciate the thoughtful (and brutal) critiques, guys.

Mal, after reading your post, I felt like I had gone a couple rounds with Mike Tyson.

Agonizing. But I agree with...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By Jack Gordon
Re: Advice Needed: Client (or his daughter) changed his logins without telling me

One more thought...

Is there anything that keeps you from going to his competitors, showing them what you did for him, telling them your relationship with him is over, and taking them on as...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,130
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

Young "Rock Star" Copywriter Is Giving YOU A One-Time Chance To Get Crowd-Pulling Copy At A HUGE Discount

Uh - you're a so-called "Rockstar copywriter" - that no one's heard of.

...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By Jack Gordon
Re: Advice Needed: Client (or his daughter) changed his logins without telling me

I would say this ex-client just did you a favor.

If you want closure, send him a professional letter informing him that due to your differing philosophies, you have decided to discontinue working...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,130
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

John,

Yeah... upon looking at it more closely, I can see why the lack of response.

Almost every single word you write is about you. And that would be okay, to a point,
if you used it to lay...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Mikesweeney
Re: Dynamic VSL?

Yeah, I really enjoyed that interview. Chris is an amazing copywriter. It would be great to see him test out this technology along with Jon Benson, etc.
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By David Rosa
Marketing Maniac Interviews Roy Furr (Wrote Titans of DR Letter)

Wes did it again with another great writer, Roy Furr.

If you've read the letter to titans of direct response - you've seen the power.

In any case - here's the interview page

Podcast - Wesley...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By ulianov
Re: What are YOU doing to make money this Black Friday?

I created an ad involved offer with coupon. People loves coupon so they will buy instantly when they saw my ads. I targeted some products/service which has rebill feature so I will get money...
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,899
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Titans Of Direct Response Seminar Notes

Here's Jay Abraham's portion of the event, captured on video...

Best,
Doctor E. Vile
...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By VinceA
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

I highly recommend getting a coach or mentor. I got coaching from Paul Hancox, a fellow warrior. His course is awesome.

There are several experienced copywriters who share great bits of...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By David Rosa
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

Yes indeedo get the basic understanding of what copy is first.

And while you do that, write out world class ads by hand every single day.

If that's too much, write em out every other day - or...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By Libman
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

I'm a brand new copywriter. I have zero clients and have just recently been studying and taking notes on The Boron Letters, Kickass Copywriting and John Carltons Simple Writing System. Next is The...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

Pretend you never heard about SEO. Ever. Copywriters write persuasive words for humans, not search engines.

Any clients worth having drive traffic through paid methods.

Okay, that said, the...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: How to Get Clients Now and in the Future

I don't believe it's getting any harder now to find clients then it use to be.

What is getting harder to find is "Low Hanging Fruit" type prospects.

Be honest that's what we all really want.
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By shawnlebrun
How to Get Clients Now and in the Future

I just read a reply by Ray on another thread... and I really agree with what he said...



I'm seeing this more and more.

Now, with that said... the GREAT copywriters who know how to produce...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 20th October 2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,262
Posted By Kay King
Re: Warrior Forum Moderator Updates

I find that shocking and a total lack of professional courtesy. What possible rush was there to excuse rudeness to people who have dedicated time and effort on this forum for years?

As for member...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 20th October 2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,262
Posted By pearsonbrown
Re: Warrior Forum Moderator Updates

It would have taken you very little extra effort to send PMs to the mods involved. I found out this morning when I couldn't use my mod tools. Some of us have been doing this for several years on an...
Forum: Copywriting 12th October 2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Is this the most embarrassing copy ever written?

It was the outbound links that got this post nuked, Koll.

They've been removed.

As for the copy, you could eliminate all of it except for this and a photo:



EDIT: As I re-read this now,...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 10th October 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Raydal
Re: How To Hire A Copywriter On A Budget?

These types of posts use to lead to some heated discussions so I guess
the forum is now beyond that. You come to realize after a time that
every business is free to set their own prices for their...
Forum: Copywriting 5th October 2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By RickDuris
Re: A sincere thank you

When you're done licking your wounds, you'll be back.

BTW, I was just out for a swim and I met this guy. Started talking.

Turns out he's one of the top people in his industry. You would...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By angiecolee
Re: "Features AND Benefits"

Something about a tiny girl keeping TCN in check makes me smile somethin' fierce.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By gjabiz
Great copywriting products...that never came out.

Prompted from an email. Someone stumbled across my interview with Pete Ziesinger of Green Tree Press from 2009 on youtube.

In the video Pete discussed a new product, the 35 year history of...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Who's hanging out with me, Garf and Kevin Rogers tonight?

Tonight at 8 Eastern is our FEC live monthly training for September.

Kev's gonna be teaching his remarkably useful "60 Second Sales Hook" and we'll also be yackin' about his new site, Copy Chief....
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