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Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th April 2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Don Rickles

RIP Don Rickles

Don Rickles Dead: Legendary Comic Was 90 | Hollywood Reporter (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/don-rickles-dead-legendary-comic-was-90-720153)
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By joe golfer
Do you sell a commodity? The robots are coming soon...

Do you sell a commodity? The robots are coming soon: "Unless you sell dreams or magic or negotiate using special perks, bribes or other valuable add-ons that have nothing to do with specifications,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th January 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Mary Tyler Moore

Sad news.

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/arts/television/mary-tyler-moore-dead.html
Forum: Copywriting 16th January 2017, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By joe golfer
How do I weigh the odds heavily in my favor so that I know an ad is a winner before it runs?

That's one thing copywriter Parris Lampropoulos asks himself as he works on a new project. In this Kevin Rogers podcast, he explains how he stacks the odds in his favor to help produce a winner.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By joe golfer
So how WOULD you sell me this pencil?

Yes, it's contrived and corny.

But, really...

If I asked you to sell me this pencil, how would you do it?

Here's how most people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 3,596
Posted By joe golfer
Re: No MLM Thank You!

I remember getting recruited for a Shaklee presentation back in 1979 at somebody's house. The presenters made sure there were two new Mercedes in the driveway, and they were dressed for success. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th December 2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By joe golfer
Google Sites update

This is a few weeks old, but in case you missed it: The tired old Google Sites is now updated and refurbished. If you are looking to create a free web presence with deep integration with Gmail,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By joe golfer
No more referrals left?

This advisor to financial planners posted about the death of referrals in that industry and the increasing need for non-referral business marketing methods. One reason for the death of referrals is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By joe golfer
Are you ATNA?

Are you All Talk No Action?

Not Joe.

Joe Girard explains a few things he did in sales to become the world's best car salesman.

Joe Girard - Lessons from the Best Salesman in the World -...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Question about closing sales

Good stuff. Also check out:

https://www.amazon.com/High-Probability-Selling-Jacques-Werth/dp/0963155032

It's also good to keep in mind circumstances constantly change at companies. New buyer,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th November 2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Warrior who is an attorney?

Thanks, the challenge is the host is in Europe and they deny any obligation to do anything -- which is expected because they are well known as a protective host for warez, cloned sites and other...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th November 2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By joe golfer
Warrior who is an attorney?

There is/was a Warrior a while back who is an attorney who handled internet stuff. I can't remember his name anybody remember? Or do you know an attorney versed in internet stuff. Somebody cloned...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th November 2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Leonard Cohen

RIP Leonard Cohen.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/11/obituaries/leonard-cohen-dies.html

Leonard Cohen - Bird on the Wire 1979 - YouTube

Here is a gorgeous cover of "A Thousand Kisses Deep"...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th September 2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By joe golfer
DMCA notice

I was consolidating several sites, so when one of them had a domain come up for renewal, I didn't bother. I had already moved the content to another site. Unfortunately, for several months I hadn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By joe golfer
Sales Sixth Sense

Loida Velasquez is a hustler. Here she talks to newer real estate sales reps about how her relentless door-knocking, objection handling rehearsal and pure hustle does more than create results — by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By joe golfer
The postcard that doesn't sell

Do all postcards have to sell? Here is one that is focused on branding.

A Look at a Great Postcard Mailer that Doesn't Sell Anything...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th August 2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 200
Posted By joe golfer
First human head transplant

Yes, this man is signed up for the first whole human head transplant.

This Man Will Get the World's First Human Head Transplant Procedure | Big Think...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th July 2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By joe golfer
I'll pay you to drink beer

That's what the Smithsonian said the other day. They need someone to research, drink and write about beer.

Smithsonian Will Pay Someone $64,000 a Year to Research Beer...
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Only Read This If Your Name Is Bob Or Lisa...

True, here are a few.

Most Expensive Homes in New Albany - Photos and Prices | Zillow (http://www.zillow.com/new-albany-oh/expensive-homes/)

Good place to buy a mansion cheap because 2 mil will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By joe golfer
Local jeweler blames store closing on millennials and the internet

A local jeweler closed its doors last month, blaming millennials and the internet.

A 72-Year-Old Jewelry Store's Farewell Letter to the Millennials Who Just Don't Understand | Columns | Store...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By joe golfer
Out Came the Glock

Want to make more sales? Get rid of the losers. Disqualify them FIRST.

So says Perry Marshall in this article where he explains how to find the sliver of prospects who are ready, willing and able...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By joe golfer
Flashback Friday - TV's First Commercial

Flashback Friday. First ever TV commercial. Short copy, y'all!

TV's First Commercial Ran 75 Years Ago Today | Media - AdAge...
Forum: Copywriting 26th June 2016, 02:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By joe golfer
Re: "Everyone knows that" and "Everyone writes this way"

I feel like I've had that same conversation hundreds of times. This is a classic example of why there is so much generic writing out there.

The BS I see over and over from pros and amateurs...
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 16th June 2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By joe golfer
Nobody wants to read your stuff

Nobody, I mean nobody, wants to read your stuff.

So says Steven Pressfield, the author of "The War of Art," in his new book "Nobody Wants to Read Your S***," which you can download free for a...
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Fred Catona

RIP Fred Catona, the "Father of Direct Response Radio."

FREDERICK CATONA Obituary - Philadelphia, PA | Philly.com...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th May 2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By joe golfer
Re: RIP Prince

Woah, this is worth a listen. 2000 choir members in Toronto sing When Doves Cry. Stay for the ending. Very cool.

Choir! of 1999 Voices Sings Prince - When Doves Cry *OFFICIAL VID* - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th May 2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By joe golfer
This is weird

Someone has somehow cloned an old (closed) site of mine with all my content and put it on a new domain. Not sure how they did that, but should I contact them or the hosting provider first?
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By joe golfer
Art or science?

This article says some people say sales is more art than science.

Best sales tips for closing deals faster - Business Insider...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th May 2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By joe golfer
Every top 5 hit since 1956 - this is cool

It's hard to describe, but this site continuously shows every top 5 hit, playing the #1 hit, for every day since 1956. Cool.

How Music Evolved: Billboard's Hot 100, 1958 - 2016...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Cheaper Pics for Content

8 Free, High-Quality Stock Photo Sites | Andrea Emerson (http://andreaemerson.com/8-free-stock-photo-sites/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th April 2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By joe golfer
Re: How do you answer, "How Much is it?"

Sorry, I don't follow. I don't know insurance. Why do they buy both policies? Doesn't the more expensive one cover what the smaller one does (but with additional features and coverage)?
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,001
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

Just get a utility like Ditto that saves everything you copy to a clipboard manager.

Ditto clipboard manager (http://ditto-cp.sourceforge.net/)

Right before you submit a post, highlight the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By joe golfer
Sales or Management

A manager is one breed, a salesman is another. Most good salesmen thrive in the field, wither at headquarters. "There I was alone," a true salesman once said, "with nothing but my golden voice."

-...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st April 2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By joe golfer
Re: RIP Prince

Sad news. Kurt's right - Prince's guitar skills were under-rated. Check out this solo.

Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne and others -- "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th April 2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By joe golfer
Doris Roberts RIP (mom from Everybody Loves Raymond)

Doris Roberts has died.

Doris Roberts Dead at 90 | TMZ.com (http://www.tmz.com/2016/04/18/doris-roberts-dead/)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th April 2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By joe golfer
Delete quicktime

This article says to delete Quicktime if you are on Windows as there has not been a real update in 10 years so it's a security vulnerability.

You must delete this one program from your computer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By joe golfer
Grabbing email addresses

Here is a resource if your sales development involves emailing prospects and you struggle to find their email address.

Enter a name and company and egrabber scours the web and pulls their email...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th April 2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By joe golfer
What if you put a GoPro on Superman? This is what happened

Superman dons a GoPro. I don't know how he saved the woman from the burning building.

Superman With a GoPro - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By joe golfer
The guy who turned it all around for Grant Cardone

Grant Cardone was going down the wrong path in his early 20s when he finally made the decision to get off drugs and stay clean. Instead, he threw himself into sales, and now he owns a successful...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By joe golfer
Answers to 10 common objections

Ryan Stewman published answers to 10 common objections.

Top 10 Most Common Sales Objections and The Scripts To Close Over Them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,040
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Please Review My Business Owner Training Portal

Looks clean but remember the 5 second rule. You want them to know what you do and the benefit to them within 5 seconds. Take a look at Unbounce for a good example:

Landing Pages: Build Publish &...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd April 2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,666
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Batman v Superman - the first reviews are in...

Due to the "overly serious" (?) B v S, the studio is shooting new scenes for Suicide Squad to add jokes and more fun.

Rumor: Suicide Squad is getting reshoots to add more fun | News | Geek.com...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd April 2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By joe golfer
Welcome to the jungle

Guns and Roses is delivering the goods on their new tour. This is from The Troubadour in LA on 4/1. Rawk.

Guns N Roses’ classic lineup reunites for first gig in 23 years: Setlist + video |...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd April 2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,358
Posted By joe golfer
The high price of health care in U.S.

Health care costs don't seem to be based on any reality. Wowsers.

The High Cost of Collusion: Why Health Care is So Expensive in the US - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By joe golfer
Periodic table of storytelling

Princess B dropped this in the storytelling thread in the stickies. Kinda cool so I thought I'd link it here.

Periodic Table of Storytelling (http://www.designthroughstorytelling.net/periodic/)
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th March 2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By joe golfer
Bing vs G

Dumb question:

Sometimes I have to use Bing due to some computer issues, and the results for the same query are always very different from G. After all this time, shouldn't most search engines be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By joe golfer
Amazons from "Wonder Woman" all white

In Marvel's new "Wonder Woman" some fans are questioning why the Amazons, who raised Wonder Woman, are all white.

The Newly Revealed Amazon Women From DC's 'Wonder Woman' Movie Are All White - Mic...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Google's $150 Nik photo editor now free

Cool, but check the comments in the article. Some people think Nik is going to be set out to pasture by G without any updates.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Garry Shandling

RIP Gary Shandling.

Garry Shandling Dead: ‘Larry Sanders Show’ Star Dies at 66 | Variety (http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/garry-shandling-dead-larry-sanders-show-show-1201738601/)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By joe golfer
Google's $150 Nik photo editor now free

Google has made the $150 (orig $500) Nik photo editor free.

Google's $150 Nik Collection of Photo Editing Software is Now 100% Free...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By joe golfer
I failed and I'm sorry

I didn't pass the "A4 waist challenge."

https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinese-women-showing-off-thin-064941961.html

I also didn't pass the "poster board waist challenge," or the...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Copy Critique: "If Arnold & Hulk had a baby; this barbell would be their son’s D"

This is really what you are looking for -- interesting angles you can use as hooks.

The one-legged golfer.

That's why research is so important and time consuming.

Creativity is fine, but...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd March 2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By joe golfer
Six Cameras, One Man

Six photographers were told different background information about the exact same guy. Their photos of him show how you can position your product different ways with the power of a good story.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By joe golfer
Audio Twitter?

Anchor is a new type of app (iPhone only for now) that I can see being popular for internet marketers with a following. (I have no affiliation with them, I just read about it on Gary V's site.)
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By joe golfer
Hey, man, I've had my new hair on order for weeks, bub!

This 3D printer can make muscle, bone and cartilage. It has worked successfully in animals. Now how do I order some new hair for my bald spot? What do you mean, you can print hair?

Incredible 3D...
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