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Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Quality sources for articles?

Who knows, who cares. This is the copywriting forum. Or at least that's what it says up top. These days I'm not quite sure.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Persuasion lesson from Orange is the New Black: speech to convince inmates "donate" panties...

I stopped at "Outrages". Learn to write proper English. And again - just a bunch of crap that has NOTHING to do with copywriting.

HELLO Moderators. Do your frigging job.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,292
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Plagiarism Issues?

And again - what's this got to do with copywriting? Nothing.
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,989
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: What to do with 1200 unique articles?

Articles??? What the hell has that got to do with copywriting!!!!
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: How to make my copy more interesting with sense of humor ?

God I despair. This place just gets worse and worse. Why don't you go tell Frank Kern, for instance, that humor doesn't work in copy.

Look you dopes. You can't please everybody - nor should you...
Forum: Copywriting 17th July 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

That is the saddest looking Victoria Sponge Cake I've ever seen. Google it and you'll see what I mean. That shot looks like some dried up piece of God-knows-what from a school canteen.

But...
Forum: Copywriting 16th July 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

They pull them out of their butt.

Is there even demand for this? Why pay you 7 clams when they can Google "how to bake a cake". Or get something off YouTube. For nothing. I think this is way too...
Forum: Copywriting 15th July 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,474
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: From where do you get clients?

As long as you talk about copywriting and copy as "a copy" you have no business being in this game. Perhaps Fiverr is your best bet for your fabulous copywrotong service.
Forum: Copywriting 15th July 2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

https://41.media.tumblr.com/f785545e12b26650e8df16ed807d1aac/tumblr_mvfdc0uMsh1sk07bco2_500.jpg

Dude...a photo of a show kitchen???

There are no redeeming features on this page. Zip. Nada....
Forum: Copywriting 14th July 2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,010
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Best Book on Copy writing?

So why not make it easier for people and link to it?
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Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Give me your expert opinion on these two headlines

Allow me to be The Grammar Nazi for a moment. Correct English is "Newbie-Friendly WordPress Plugin Creates Amazon Money Sites in 49 Seconds"
Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,582
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Interesting review of copywriting software from Bob Bly

Interesting landing page they have - Home - Persado Persuasion Automation (http://persado.com/)

$21M start-up capital.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By The Copy Nazi
OTOs out the Wazoo

https://www.facebook.com/ryanleemarketing/videos/10153084144692991/
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Strongman Skirt Party - Brilliant campaign

This Quirky Campaign to Rename British Landmarks Boosted Chinese Visits 27% | Adweek...
Forum: Copywriting 28th June 2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Squeeze Page - Critique Please

O.P. tells me he used this checklist of Jeff Johnson's - http://talta-launch.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/bonus_13%20Ways%20to%20Design%20a%20Winning%20Optin%20Page%20Cheat%20Sheet.pdf

You'll notice...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Squeeze Page - Critique Please

Lost me at "Attention All Ladies". Great example on how NOT to do a squeeze page. Complete and utter rubbish that deserves to die an inglorious death.

There are many examples of good squeeze...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,675
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

Bull. Its headed "Public Notice". And they are looking for a sale - after the freebie. Obviously not doing this as a public service. Even Kevin says "Sneaky but ethical". "Merely advising residents...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,675
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

I don't know how it works in Georgia but other U.S. States definitely prohibit the use of "Public Notice".

For instance the New Jersey Deceptive Advertising & Misleading Advertising and The...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: "Create your own product" -- what does that mean?

This may help you get started. No Product? Start With Bypass Surgery - Michel Fortin (http://michelfortin.com/no-product-start-with-bypass-surgery/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,926
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Easy $4,000/week Income that you can start TODAY!

"Easy $4000/week." Can't see it. Seems like a hell of a lot of work... for sketchy clients... for peanuts.

Every man and his dog hates cold-calling. Both the callers and the receivers. There's an...
Forum: Copywriting 7th June 2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Have you been found guilty of copy faux pas?

"copy faux pas" - probably at least half your audience haven't a clue what that expression means.

Who are you? Why should I take your advice?

Outcome - fail.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,498
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: A Dog Walker's Sales Letter

@ Seth

Dude...he's a dog-walking service not a trainer. You're off brief.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Your opinions on these headlines...

Yeah but "mobile-friendly" is boring. You need to riff on "responsive". I could write you a killer campaign on this. Got a budget?

It's qualified by this - "Google will use mobile-friendliness as...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,498
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: A Dog Walker's Sales Letter

Simple works best for this kind of stuff. We all get way too much advertising stuffed in our letterboxes. Halbert used to say "America opens its mail over the trashcan" (same goes for Australia and...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,498
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: A Dog Walker's Sales Letter

Nope, nope and nope. It's all over the place. And the 5 cents thing is a dud. If it were me I'd do a hand-written envelope addressed "To the Dog living at #5 Ti Tree Drive, Merewether Heights"

The...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Go buck yourself

Chap PMed me this morning with - Yes campers "best flyer wins a price!". Ignoring the glaring typo...want to help him/her out? My headline suggestion was -

"Get Bucked!
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Your opinions on these headlines...

None of these are any good. Know what the magic word is Glen? "Responsive". I guarantee you most people haven't a clue what that means*.

"Google loves it when you're responsive baby"

(I'm not...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Who can help me...

For the most part... verbal contracts aren't worth the tongue they're printed on.
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,153
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

How interesting. I'd forgotten I'd helped this guy. Apparently now he doesn't respect me. Don't think he ever PMed me with more of his stuff or even bought me a beer for that matter. Funny thing...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,533
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Does long form sales copy still work?

Oh Jennifer that is hilarious. PM me. I want to send flowers. Hun.
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Which direction should I go?

Presumably that would be the "whole bunch of 12-figure businesses" you mention in the other thread? Geeze you must be writing for Apple or something. Bet you've got some good stories. Do share.
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Making Up Story Examples – Your Thoughts?

Harlan Kilstein



Harlan Kilstein.

Throws more light on it.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Making Up Story Examples – Your Thoughts?

The copy was written by Harlan Kilstein. I presume he did the email sequence as well. Maybe Frank had some input. But Harlan definitely wrote the salespage.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By The Copy Nazi
The Psychology of Pricing

Here, read this instead of pointless (and utterly nasty) catfights over short or long copy - Psychological Pricing: 29 Strategies and Tactics...
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Do You Ever Grow Tired of Having To Write For The LCD?

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Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Do You Ever Grow Tired of Having To Write For The LCD?

Well that's not what you've written in your original post is it? - So what are we supposed to make of that?

As Halbert said - "Being on-target is much more important than being facile with words"
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Do You Ever Grow Tired of Having To Write For The LCD?

His last novel "The Old Man and the Sea" is a better read perhaps. Won him the Pulitzer prize and contributed to his Nobel Prize for Literature.
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Magalog Style WP Theme?

You might find what you want here - 1000+ WordPress Blog Themes & WP Magazine Templates | ThemeForest (http://themeforest.net/category/wordpress/blog-magazine)
Forum: Copywriting 26th May 2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Honest and Objective Review of Sales Letter Please

Dude there are thousands of chancers throwing up pages like this. It comes across as amateurish and unbelievable. It's like a "paint by numbers" salespage. No wonder it's not working. That video is...
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,805
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

At first I thought you were joking. "What's the point"? He gives you chapter and verse on exactly what he was doing - adding to the credibility I would have thought. I have it at 2754 words. The last...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,805
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

I'll take that compliment. But no - nothing to do with me. No affiliation/never met the man/nothing in it for me. Jerst a darn fine peace of writtin Homer.

Clue for the Clueless: if a blog post...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,805
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

Well in that case, your lame "1000 Post" should be moved to "Mind Warriors" or something. IMO all you've done is post a quote you found on the net to draw attention to yourself. Have a noice day (the...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,805
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

No it doesn't. This is almost a salesletter. Compelling headline...great use of subheads...good yarn...terrific wrap. Then study the comments. This would be wasted in the SEO section. But, you know -...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,805
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Tip Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

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Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,940
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: The Most Powerful Copywriting Secret Ever!

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Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: 160 words, repeated, turn into $12.9 billion in 2 years

Exactly. I started to watch and nodded off at the cheesy Sinatra intro.
Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Click here now if you have bought an internet marketing product and you are making money now wit

You really think that's the bees knees? What if you have no idea what a "perfect referral generator" is? Or have no clue what "exponentially" means? You're going to scare them off, that's what. Write...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Vitamin Copy Controls

"By the time you watch this it may already be too late"


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Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Planning Out Sales Pages - in Word (???)

Problem with that is you end up getting too many cooks spoiling the broth - everyone on the client's team leaving their comments. I did it once and it drove me to distraction. Never again.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: This is actually a pretty good dm ad, imho...

There's something else going on here.



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Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Critique and advice

"50% Off" and "Liquidation sale" have been misused to the point where people are highly suspicious. "What's the catch?" they'll be thinking. If it were me I'd be addressing that problem straight...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Short Internet Marketing Video: Hits on All Story Elements

I agree with your sentiments but I think Adobe can afford to have some fun with their videos - "top of mind" and all that. This has "viral" written all over it - especially if they turn it into a...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Writing Web Copy For B2B Niches

A "mini sales letter"? No it's not. Its just the usual corporate-speak bs.

First up - who's the target audience? I Googled Ghana but got side-tracked reading an article about its Internet...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Use the "dark forces" of copywriting to increase sales

Seems it wasn't a real business/real campaign at all -...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Use the "dark forces" of copywriting to increase sales

And yet the original study that this self-described "neuromarketing missionary" quotes directly contradicts what he says - Sounds like blogging bs linkbait to me.

Perhaps the phrase “You can...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,733
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Anyone read John's Reece's Spy for Profit copy?

Like I said - "great". Drip-feeding the info in short vids. BTW I asked F.K. about it and he says "it's doing fine".

Problem with this biz is that everyone plays "follow the leader". You see the...
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