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Forum: Email Marketing 22nd June 2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How To Revitalise An Old Email List

I'd echo the thoughts of the two above posts.

Apologise, give them something to 'make up' for your absence (a discounted deal or free eBook), then send one or two more emails apologising again. ...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Facebook groups on copywriting?

???

I don't know if Mark Pescetti still posts on here, but he's done VERY well by establishing himself as an authority in the Cult of Copy group. If I remember, he's picked up at least a couple...
Forum: Copywriting 21st June 2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Facebook groups on copywriting?

CopyMonk (https://www.facebook.com/groups/copymonk/) too. :)
Forum: Copywriting 12th January 2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Test Me As a Potential Copywriter?

Why not kill two birds with one stone?

Write a sales letter offering your copywriting services.

That way if you DO have it, you can get going straight away. :)
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: [FEEDBACK REQUEST] Personality Development -> Time Management Niche / Online Course Sales Page

Hey man,

I've taken a look at the first 2 pages or so and gave you some feedback.

You've got two big problems...

1. Your headline doesn't grab attention at all. It should be more direct...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Feedback on my first sales letter

To me your headline and sub-head are dry...

Sell Your Home in 60 Days Without an Agent, and Save Thousands in Real Estate Commissions.

Your market already knows they're going to have to shell...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: If you've got the time - I'd love your opinions on my copy - Image in thread!

Easy,

I got stopped at the headline...

"Sick of trying systems that just don't work?" - Okay...

"Then I'll show you how to make quick, easy money from home!!" - Oh, another one of them...
...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Email and Perry Marshall: He's got answers to your questions

Wow. This is the best WAMA yet.

I met Perry briefly at Titans. Really nice guy.

His presentation was certainly in my top 3 for the whole event.

Thanks Ewen,

I won't miss this.
Forum: Copywriting 16th December 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Including graphic "As seen on TV" vs none?

What product are you selling?

Chris :)
Forum: Copywriting 15th December 2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Sainsbury's Video...Incredible!

And for anyone interested in a spoof...

The Hot Gulp Christmas Video - Sainsbury's Advert Parody - YouTube

;)
Forum: Copywriting 12th December 2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

http://i1354.photobucket.com/albums/q699/fictionfrenzy3/GIFs/wtf2_zpsdf922240.gif
Forum: Copywriting 11th December 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

No one is explicitly saying "go for $50k."

People are saying "you don't need to work for free."
Forum: Copywriting 6th December 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: To any copywriters who have some free time on their hands...

It's interesting... but...

In my opinion, most copywriters who have some success behind them aren't going to write for a chance of getting paid.

Newer copywriters will - and it's a great way...
Forum: Copywriting 6th December 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Job Dilemma

It comes down to how much you really want to be a copywriter...

There's no right or wrong answer.

Having a plan B is great... but your option potentially delays your career by two years.
...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,130
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

I know the struggle... :smilies_rolleyes:

It comes down to your confidence as a copywriter. Right now you're in a mindset of... "I may not be good enough (I've got no portfolio), but I can be the...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,130
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

John,

This section isn't tired of critique threads, just pointless critique threads where the business owner doesn't use any of the advice. :P

Anyhoo... here's my take...

So you're offering...
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Marketing Maniac Interviews Roy Furr (Wrote Titans of DR Letter)

I'll be listening to that during my 3 hour car drive tomorrow. :)

But also...

Thanks for the link to this podcast. I hadn't heard of it before now... but jeez, check out the guests:...
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,709
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Is there an ideal length for a sales page?

This has been discussed many times here... the best way for you to find out is click here: https://www.google.com/search?btnG=1&pws=0&q=site%3Awarriorforum.com+long+copy+or+short+copy&gws_rd=ssl

:)
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How to Get Clients Now and in the Future

LinkedIn is also a good way to find clients (if you're in a good market for it).

Especially if you've already built up a few connections in the industry. It's not too hard to get introductions or...
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Advice on project proposals for freelance writing.

Wheels,

Check out this guide: Hacking Elance (http://under30ceo.com/hacking-elance-the-step-by-step-guide-to-how-i-made-23700-in-4-weeks/)

It really helped me when I was struggling.
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chriswrighto
The 22 Rules to Perfect Story Telling, According to Pixar

Hey all,

I found something on my Facebook timeline which stood out today:

"Back in 2012, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had...
Forum: Copywriting 19th November 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Being Hilarious...

You grab attention with a relevant headline/lead.

You can use Michael Masterson/Mark Ford and Bill Bonner's 4U test to craft a compelling headline:

Does it feel urgent?
Does it feel unique?...
Forum: Copywriting 7th November 2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Ambitious newbie

Have you "learned" copywriting? If not, I doubt a single copy chief will take you on.

Put it this way... A copy chief is outsourcing work to a cub, but the final deliverable is a reflection of the...
Forum: Copywriting 18th October 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Best copywriting course/books?

Do some research man. It can't all be handed to you.

That list of books is the first place I went to learn the craft.

Let me assume you're brand spanking new to writing copy, I'll list the...
Forum: Copywriting 15th October 2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Putting up a Warrior For Hire Ad? Style vs. Substance?

John, I have found that a well-written ad doesn't get overlooked.

I tend to place a graphic at the top for my headline and then let the rest of the ad be text.

What's your price point?
Forum: Copywriting 15th October 2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Chris Haddad - live from my house tonight...

3AM for me...

But Chris Haddad is really talented (understatement).

I've been following his LOD (The Language of Desire (http://languageofdesire.com)) launch via his Facebook.

He's a genuine...
Forum: Copywriting 15th October 2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,878
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Gentlemen, Please Help Me Raise $199

Why not just launch a WFH post offering your copywriting services for $297 or so?

Make it clear that it's a OTO.

You're going to need a reason why... perhaps because you've found yourself with...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 10th October 2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How To Hire A Copywriter On A Budget?

Just a heads up - someone who can make it convert like wildfire with a proven track record probably won't even have time for a $97 job.

You could try offering something like 15% on the back-end...
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: About to Launch - Please Help Review My Sales Page

I agree with Rick.

To point you in a direction... Mark Pescetti writes a lot of health copy. Although last time I spoke to him (a few weeks back now) he was pretty busy. Anyway... if you can meet...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How many licks does it take?

I would't think too many copywriters cold call.

I remember listening to a Doberman Dan call with Ben Settle and Caleb Osborne...

Caleb said, he put together a package promoting himself and...
Forum: Copywriting 21st September 2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: I would be very impressed if....

Cheers split.

Why not do it? Here's my reasons...

1. My fees vary per project. I don't have a "set price". Could ending my quote on a '7' be effective at $1000-2000 range? But have a negative...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: I would be very impressed if....

A copywriter's product are the results he/she produces.

I don't doubt that charging $2999 or $3000 makes a difference on the buyers mindset.

But I also don't believe that it affects even 1%...
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,070
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Earn extra cash mentoring.

What are you bringing to the table? Here's an example:

I'm currently being mentored by someone who has had huge success writing copy in multiple niches...

He brings that experience and some...
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Practice makes perfect, so how do you practice?

If I was brand new to the game and only had an hour a day...

1. I would read courses and books for the first month - learning everything I could about the basics, so I can move on to...

2. I...
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Last minute copy critique

Firstly, I want to know WHO are you emailing?

Are these people who know and have a relationship with you?

Are these people who have put their hands up for an interesting making money with...
Forum: Copywriting 4th September 2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Please, help critique my copy

Hi Michael,

Hope you're well.

Here's a bit of what I think, starting with your headline...

"A Lethal Weapon and an Offer No Smart Marketer Should Refuse"

It's not specific enough... what...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Squeeze Page Copywriting Critique Needed!

Hey Jeremy,

There's a few problems with your landing page...

1. Your page looks amateur. Without even reading a word it looks like something I was taught to make at school.

2. I don't like...
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,218
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Can I make it as a copywriter?

Yes learn. :)

Treat it as any other job...

Doctors learn first.
Plumbers learn first.
Tailors learn first.

Get what I mean? :P
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,218
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Can I make it as a copywriter?

Man, I'd recommend you understand the basics of copywriting before you offer your services.

(From what I've seen so far, you don't YET.)

As copywriters, we live and die by our reputations......
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Copy Writing "Speed Bump" Clarification Please

When it comes to testimonial Speed Bumps...

I always make sure to lead in to the testimonials as though they are a segment of the copy.

So I'd say something like...

"I've worked with...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: F you, pay me - Must watch

This is awesome.

The best advice is to have a clear definition of what work you're completing for your client.

SO many gems in here about covering yourself legally... and as freelancers we MUST...
Forum: Copywriting 21st August 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,708
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: The Gary Halbert Letters All-Star Audio Series...

Awesome, can't wait.

Who else is going to be doing a reading?

(If it's not top secret :cool:)
Forum: Copywriting 21st August 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,690
Posted By Chriswrighto
Forum: Copywriting 21st August 2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,097
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Some Copywriting Issues on my squeeze page

David, I think you need to address this...

I've taken a look as well and you've taken their book and removed their link. Not cool.

And you've posted this on a public forum too?

Michael...
Forum: Copywriting 19th August 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,690
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: A New Description For the Copywriting Forum...

Bad opinions can lead to a lot of lost money for the people who come here to get a critique.

Whereas article writing topics can easily be ignored at no financial cost to anyone.

-Chris
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Critique please! Be as blunt as you can, desperately want to improve!

The headline:

Discover How To Go Out Anywhere Anytime And Pull Multiple Women Using Your Charm

Multiple is a really boring word. And it seems to out there. Most guys just want to be able to...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,690
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: A New Description For the Copywriting Forum...

Mike,

Reminds me of another awesome post crafted by yourself...

http://www.warriorforum.com/copywriting/175723-how-get-more-copywriting-clients-warrior-forum.html

Relevant to this thread....
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,690
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: A New Description For the Copywriting Forum...

The only solution is the return of The Copy Nazi.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_hiMwf4onmEs/S5HQtHnhjTI/AAAAAAAAAJ4/39QaMRd5W1A/s1600/batman+light.jpg

I mean that seriously too.
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,503
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: P.S: Don't Put It At The End of Every E-mail In An AR Series...

Andre Chaperon is real successful with email marketing and is a huge advocate of using P.S. to "tease" what's in his next email.

One of the reasons why he does it is to create "open loops"... You...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,594
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Why We're Not Entering a Dark Age Of Copywriting

split,

The thing is, there's such a difference between Elance copy and a professional Copywriter.

You really have to dig through the crap over there to find someone good.

But are people who...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,475
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Critique my upsell (monthly sub) copy?

My main concern with the copy is that I don't believe it.

It sounds like you're trying to trick me into using extrovert techniques.

I don't even begin to believe you're an introvert until late...
Forum: Copywriting 7th August 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: A Note To Anyone Who's Using The Term "Killer Copy"...

We're all competing with this guy... we're all offering copywriting services.

(And I'm happy to compete with someone who thinks he only brings $5 of value to the table... all day long. :cool:)
Forum: Copywriting 2nd August 2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How not to be schemed?

I know you want to get paid for it, but here's another thing you could try as written by Joe Golfer in a recent thread... he was quoting a post Brian McLeod wrote.

So, the real credit goes to...
Forum: Copywriting 31st July 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How Studying Restaurant Menus Can Make You a Better Copywriter. Proof!

This is actually something I did as a past business venture... It started whilst at my part-time job back, when I was 17/18. I would generally work as the Restaurant Manager on the weekends.
...
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: What The Walking Dead Taught Me About VSLs

I believe this also applies to webinars...

Especially if they're part of a funnel.

I'm working with a client at the moment where the webinar could be the end of the funnel (if they buy the...
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,950
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: "Titans of Direct Response" Event - Great Sales Letter?

Roy,

The intro didn't do it for me.

It felt flat, and I don't really like talking about death so early on in a conversation.

It's certainly got a place in the copy but I don't want to know...
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