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Forum: Social Media 23rd June 2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Linkedin...Is this a valuable social networking site?

A JV is a joint-venture.

What specifically do you do in the travel industry?

I'm actually putting together a membership site right now to help people become successful freelancers; so I'd...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd June 2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Content: [closed]
Views: 145
Posted By Chriswrighto
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: Social Media 22nd June 2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Linkedin...Is this a valuable social networking site?

It's a good site if you're a freelancer offering services. If you're a product seller, MAYBE you could find JVs on there, but I would just reach out to them directly.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Getting practise/building portfolio

Mike,

You can write some sample letters, but if you're anything like me you're probably very averse to working for 'free'.

Surprisingly, I rarely get asked for samples - even back when I was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd June 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Enough complaining! I am taking action

I haven't posted regularly on the WF for about a year and a half now. I thought I'd come back from today and start again - but with the copywriting forum in this state, I might not. :/
Forum: Warriors For Hire 22nd June 2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Content: [closed]
Views: 145
Posted By Chriswrighto
Lightbulb [closed]

[closed, cheers. ]
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: Warriors For Hire 8th January 2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: [EMAIL COPY FOR 1 WARRIOR ONLY] Finally! Email Copy That Gets Your List Handing You Cash!

Thanks for reaching out.

I do - but before I share, please follow the steps outlined in the sales letter so I can see if we're a fit first.

Cheers!
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 10th September 2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Examples of 'Damaged Set' Emails.

Hi Chris,

Its not exactly "damaged set" but Scott Haines recently sent out a similar promotion.

It started with...

"Scott Haines here. I'm in the process of moving from "Fabulous
Las...
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,201
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Critique my ebook copy

You need to get a native-english speaker to write your copy. Or at least edit it.

I'll say this about the copy...

Men with low testosterone feel lost. They start to doubt their very...
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Writing Autoresponders

AndrĂ© Chaperon has just released a new product, along with Michael Hague: Storyfluence Workshop – The Hollywood Story Method for Marketers (http://storyfluence.com/workshop/)

:)
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,750
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How did you land your first copywriting gig?

I'd like to hear this too. :)
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Which direction should I go?

Not much to add -- but great name, man.
Forum: Copywriting 8th April 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Does The UK 'Do' Direct Response?

Absolutely.

I assume you've heard of Money Week? Apparently it's the "UK's best-selling financial magazine".

Well here's a promo of theirs: The End of Britain - MoneyWeek...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,605
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Help With Landing A Job At Agora

Abraham,

I think you're going to have a hard time finding a person willing to recommend you to their Agora contact -- unless you already know them.

Your best bet is to connect with Agora...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Any London Based Copywriters?

I live near London right now.

How come?
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: [Critique Request] Merchoo - The Free Brand Awareness Plugin

That's a pretty broad range of people. Especially for something you say is fairly unknown.

You'd be better off focusing on one market in this sales copy. As a blog owner, I would think my only...
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 24th March 2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: [Critique Request] Merchoo - The Free Brand Awareness Plugin

Stardust,

WHO is your target market?

And are they aware of this solution?

Chris
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

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Forum: Copywriting 12th December 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

Not confrontational, a genuine question.
Forum: Copywriting 12th December 2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: To the best copywriters on the forum

What's your problem? Why is it a bad thing that people are giving this guy encouragement?

Read back over the comments. No one is saying Tihal will land $50k as a first job, but there's a lot of...
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: 3,129
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, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,129
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

I agree.

Until you do have proof, you could tell the reader about the copywriting techniques in your arsenal that you're ready to unleash on their sales letter.

Here's a few examples you can...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,129
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 3rd December 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By Chriswrighto
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Dynamic VSL?

This was mentioned on Brian's show with Chris Haddad. It sounds really interesting and I'd be keen to hear the results. Hopefully Chris tests it and emails his affiliate list with the results. :D
Forum: Copywriting 30th November 2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

Ish.

It's fine for someone who's got experience writing copy to use that sorta thing...

But for the majority of beginners, they'll end up with 3 pages of a poor copy which no one bothers to...
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: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: What are YOU doing to make money this Black Friday?

No doubt, it's crazy out there.

Best for us to stay home and work on our biz. ;)

But I guess that's an introverts life anyway...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: What are YOU doing to make money this Black Friday?

Very nice. So why are you selling it now? Seems like Black Friday is growing every year in the UK. In fact, this year seems to be the "tipping point".
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: What are YOU doing to make money this Black Friday?

Awesome. How's it going? High response?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By Chriswrighto
What are YOU doing to make money this Black Friday?

It's Black Friday... and everyone has their money out, ready for a deal.

People KNOW they're going to be sold to. They KNOW they're going to part with money. Which means you can be ultra direct...
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 27th November 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

Ship, what have you already learned?

Alex is right, you need to understand the fundamentals of good copy before anything. I'd recommend taking his advice...

...and everyone else's here as it's...
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 21st November 2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: How much social proof counts for you?

It's hard to say whether there's a threshold number - all aspects of the offer come into it. At least in my opinion.

And then there's things like the ratio of 1 star to 5 star... 2 star to 4...
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 7th November 2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: Ambitious newbie

Lost,

May I ask why you think you have the skills under your belt? (Not being an asshole, just curious.) Copywriting typically isn't something you can just "do". :smilies_rolleyes:

Read some...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By Chriswrighto
Re: What do you think...

I like the tone too. Really comes across as someone who is there to help, someone that has something genuine to offer.

I like it overall.

But as someone who has spent days just trying to put a...
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 16th October 2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Chriswrighto
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