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Forum: Copywriting 8th September 2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 491
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Yes it looks offensive but think twice okay...

All I could decode from this is...

Before the Internet age there were great copywriters...

When learning something new you might feel dumb...

OP wants to show value and speed up the learning...
Forum: Beginners Area 1st September 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 264
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: So annoying...

Love it Scott! This should be a blog post and shared on social media.
Forum: Copywriting 30th August 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 584
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Those who know copy...

SAR -

Here's a rough draft from the homework you gave me.

Hopefully it shows some improvement. I kept it pretty short, 214 words.

So here goes nothing...

* Side note the lower half...
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 584
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Those who know copy...

Marcia & Gordon -

Thank you for you honest and sincere feedback.

It was very refreshing to hear and after some evaluation, I agree with your observations.

Tbh, I didn't realize my ego...
Forum: Copywriting 24th August 2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Opinions Needed On My Sales Page

The only adjustment I noticed was the “A” in the title...

I won’t even call it a headline.

In fact maybe it would be a better sub headline after an actual attention grabbing one.

I will...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Opinions Needed On My Sales Page

Here's a headline for you...

How you can become a football manager NO experience needed

Rookie or Pro? Simple steps to become an expert football manager

The secrets other football managers...
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 280
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Why Does Everyone Seem to Hate This Ad?

Copy Bloggers and Copy Hackers are good places to start.

So as you see, your page and objective is totally confusing.. Let's keep this simple.

You ultimately just want to give free music...
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 280
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Why Does Everyone Seem to Hate This Ad?

Literally your value is lost behind a boatload of graphics and subjected texts under each...

Headline is a bit better.

You totally lose the audience to where I honestly won't even read it.
...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th August 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 932
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Is starting a online business not really a good idea?

I would agree with your last statement lol.

Failure or failing has many meanings.

Including becoming of poor quality or behaving in a way contrary to expectations.

There’s different degrees...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th August 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 932
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Is starting a online business not really a good idea?

OP -

You also realize that IM isn’t the be all venture opportunity out there using your laptop or computer right?

You seem like a very analytical guy. Your personality is basing things off of...
Forum: Beginners Area 16th August 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 932
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Is starting a online business not really a good idea?

Name one business owner no matter what the model who HASN'T failed....

AND failed over and over and over before hitting success..

Common reasons why most fail internet opportunities..

-...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Can you turn a decent sales script into copy ?

I appreciate the response.

As for copywriters creating the sales scripts - that may be true for your company, but is it for all?

All sales scripts are not created equal.

There’s plenty of...
Forum: Beginners Area 15th August 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: What do you guys think about highly competitive/saturated niches?

This may sound very blunt, but this is how I see "competition".

Who cares?

Who really cares what the next person is doing in a specific space?

By playing the competition game you will...
Forum: Beginners Area 15th August 2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 446
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Easy skill to learn to do freelance work?

If I were in your shoes, the absolute number 1 skill and the only true skill you need in life to never be broke is this....


SALES!

Learn the art of sales and everything you can.

Get a...
Forum: Copywriting 13th August 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 878
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Copywriting tips for emails?

Mixer did a nice job outlining some pointers.

I will chime in as well.

- Subject lines are 70% of success.. This Is especially important for emails.
- The sub-headline - first sentence is...
Forum: Beginners Area 11th August 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Blogging guidance..

Dave and Rose thank you for your feedback and I suggestions.

It definitely helped me out with ideas.

It’s been so long since I have blogged so was sort of cloudy to me content wise.

The...
Forum: Beginners Area 10th August 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Blogging guidance..

My niche is pertaining to a particular skill within copywriting - email copy..

As for industry, I would target B2B companies. (if that helps).

There's plenty of copywriters out there that...
Forum: Beginners Area 10th August 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 446
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Easy skill to learn to do freelance work?

I would suggest staying away from bidding sites like Upwork or Fivver...

You won't get much respect, you'll be underpaid for your worth, and get taken advantage of. It's also not a consistent...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th August 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,444
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Should I just keep my day job?

She can do it partime, so telling her not to do it flat out is poor advice.

I work full time and am working on my business partime.

That’s how majority of people start out.

It’s very rare...
Forum: Beginners Area 7th August 2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,444
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Should I just keep my day job?

I won't read through all of the feedback which I'm sure has some good points.

To keep it very simple though..

How much do you trust yourself and is your back against the wall enough for you to...
Forum: Copywriting 7th August 2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Copywriting Newbie Needs Help From Walkers not Talkers

A few things...

By reading your post I first think you are hanging on too much expectation even from a forum.

You seem to want to hit the grand slam rather than walk bases in terms of advice...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd August 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 206
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Working Hard vs Working Smart - Which is better?

Can’t succeed without failure.
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd August 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Looking for new copywriting clients to market to - Any advice is welcomed.

From what I hear you’re saying nothing is your problem, but if that were the case you wouldn’t have so much objection no?

So somewhere you are losing control and not delivering the bigger picture...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd August 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 206
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Working Hard vs Working Smart - Which is better?

Sure... Maybe I missed that joke?
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd August 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 206
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Working Hard vs Working Smart - Which is better?

I think the issue many people get stuck in is working hard at pointless tasks.

What do I mean by that?

Well - How much time in a day do you spend actively doing something than in reality is a...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: How far will a swipe file go?

In short, swipe files should be used to help you brew up your own ideas and get creative thinking a jump start.

Use them as a reference, never try to re-write them.

Always be original.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By Copylifemike
RE: Can you turn a decent sales script into copy ?

I'm very much against sales scripts and here's a short version why...

They are impersonal and do not show your own personality.

Sales and copy are both the same... It's salesmanship (just one...
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