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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Would This Be an Offer You Can't Refuse?

Awesome and dead on!

And I find those who say "Trust me" tend to be people you shouldn't trust. LOL
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Strategy Question

If the client is hardheaded and insists on doing the discounts, then make sure he segments out the people who already bought--that includes eyeballing the two lists to check for people like me who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Skype Troubleshooting Help

Thanks for the link, my Skype too was crashing every time I tried to type in it, and I re-installed to no avail etc. Like you, just deleting all the extra files in the Skype folder took care of it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,481
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Dr.Pepper Offends Women With New Slogan...

Well, obviously that deodorant company did a bad advertising job since it was Secret and not Ban with that long running ad!

IMO, it's just lame. Really, that's the best tagline they could come up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,829
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Doing Things The Hard Way

I would also search for "article directory" +name of your niche. You may get more targeted traffic that way.
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th October 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,150
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: I Want You To Want Me

"Yeah, I know that I have never actually done the service that I am going to offer, but that don't matter right?"

LOL. Exactly...

I want to learn on YOUR dime!

Well, I don't want to learn. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,496
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: How do I bury nude pics that come up when people Google me?

Hmmm... not sure which part you found informative--the ideas people shared on how to bury unsavory results or the ideas for Googling? LOL

But you're welcome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,496
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: How do I bury nude pics that come up when people Google me?

Well, I haven't heard of you either so I guess that's fair. :P
Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: NEW TITLE: When Copywriters Write Love Letters...

Good, glad to hear that's not the actual letter you would send! It's got me thinking though of being more sales-y in my online dating profile. Hmmm....

Think I could add an OTO when they try to...
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,046
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Your All Time Favourite...

"The Amazing “Face-Lift-In-A-Jar” Used By Hollywood Stars Who Don’t Want Plastic Surgery!"
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Photos, Clip Art, Illustrations for re-sale

There are video producers who include those and they are not cheap (from what I've seen). I believe some of those graphics in the Gamechanger DNA videos might have been done by this guy:...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th October 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,559
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Eban Pagan and Annie Lalla Marriage Wedding Vows

Knowing you, Bill, she sounds like a smart woman! God only knows what you would have made her do.

:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,590
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: I wouldn't mind paying $100 or $200 for a quality money making WSO. Most of them just DON'T work

"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" is a time-worn cliché for a reason...

But when it comes to making money, some people like to check their brains at the door. More people need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,004
Posted By TracyNeedham
How to Drum Up Business Fast

There was a great thread a few weeks ago about using thank you notes to bring in more business in a flash and I thought I'd share a few ideas of what has worked for me.

When you need new business...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,499
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: How Much Do Copywriters Make?

And the sales and affiliate pages that are linked in your signature look like they were written by a $155 copywriter--and I'm still probably giving them too much credit.
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,688
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Do I need to fire this copywriter?

Your question is very interesting. You didn't ask us to critique the letter, you asked whether the copywriter should be fired...

That says to me that you are already so unhappy with the copy,...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: A fix for the death of copywriting: The birth of ad writing

And that's how they become old schoolers--by knowing what it takes to have staying power in any market. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,435
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Customer Threatening To Take Legal Action... Thoughts?

I'm not a lawyer, I don't play one on TV and Jeremy's right about not taking legal advice from a marketing forum. But I'll share my thoughts based on my experience with deadbeat clients in the past. ...
Forum: Copywriting 10th August 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Direct mail controls galore from a guy you probably never heard of

I love it, thanks! Can't believe this guy went looking for a client on elance last year! And I wish he was still updating his blogs. LOL But a bunch of great stuff here!
Forum: Copywriting 9th August 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,872
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Copywriting Is Dead Part One

Anyone who just "waits for their ship to come in" is in trouble. You should always be analyzing and looking for opportunities and shifts to make. That's just smart business.

Sure, people are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,336
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: How Would You Use Online & Offline Techniques To Market A Restaurant?

Cool project! And yes, I have a couple of thoughts...

A lot of times restaurants will have one or several pre-opening nights that they invite people on their list to, folks in nearby offices, or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,286
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Did any Warriors ever hire a writer to create a eBook product?

On the flip side of having written ebooks for people, I can tell you one of the advantages of having someone else do it (as long as they know what they're doing LOL) can be...

--Making sure the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,694
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: What is the world's greatest problem?

I'm torn between greed and feeling the need to force your opinions and beliefs on others.

At the end of the day that, to me, is what all the terrorism is about--people can't just live and let...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: What sales pages are getting good conversions?

I just stumbled onto advertisingcopyswipes.com (http://www.advertisingcopyswipes.com). You do have to opt-in, but I'm seeing some swipes from companies I've been looking for so it seems worth that to...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: How Selective Are You When Choosing Clients to Work With?

I find a lot of them dance around the budget question and I can never decide whether to push further or not. I can see their point of view--if they shoot out a number, you're not likely to quote for...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Are there copywriters here good in print classified ads

I've done print ads and I agree, rates can vary widely, depending on the job. But I know I'd never post my rates for a specific project or samples in a thread--that's just asking for people to come...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Payment In Advance from Large Corporations?

Well, that's good to hear to people are able to negotiate upfront with some larger companies. My largest client, a mutual fund company, flat out refuses to pay anything up front. They say they don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 943
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: What Do You Believe Separates Out the Movers and Shakers on This Forum From...

The question is--do they make money from anything else than telling people how to make money?

The ones making the most money are probably the ones who don't have a lot of time to spend in the WF...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Great copy ideas everywhere...

Yes, it's good to have some place where you keep all the ideas. I like to keep song titles and phrases from lyrics and advertising taglines (mostly old ones, the newer ones tend to suck IMO) for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,956
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: A note to WSO buyers and sellers

Personally, I wish everyone would build a page off the forum. I want to promote more things listed for wso but I won't send my main list here. They're not IMers and it just wouldn't go over well with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Amazon Selling More Kindle Books than Regular Books Now

Interesting. Of course, BN has been doing this for a while. But still, for online only Amazon to get into the game, it IS interesting. And changes their business model a bit. I wonder how the deal is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By TracyNeedham
Amazon Selling More Kindle Books than Regular Books Now

Amazon put out a press release this morning that says they're now selling more Kindle books than regular books...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: US only - swiped testimonials; from an attorney...

I missed the original thread but thanks for posting this. That's interesting to know that the testimonial writer keeps the copyright although I guess it makes sense if you think about it. You'd be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Boogey-Man Prevention System or Free Pet Snake?

Yes, but you're not an 8 yo with a boogeyman problem.

Or the parent of one who's tired of the nightly bedtime struggle with his son, who's scared to go to sleep in his own room.

Good copy...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 30th April 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,630
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: 2011 Warrior Event

I just want to say if there's a good chance you are coming but you're still not 100% sure, you may want to go ahead and book your rooms. $69 is great for this hotel--and there are no other hotels...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Need Help to Create Add to Cart Icon

Did you try Free Graphics Creator For Internet Marketers - Create Buy Now Buttons and Graphic Headlines (http://www.freegraphiccreator.com?) That was created by Warrior Mark Hess. Not sure it can do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Visitors are engaged, just not converting - help?

Hi Matt,

Do you know how long I've been trying to get my sister to do something like this?! She just doesn't get it. Glad someone does!

Without even reading through the copy, there are a few...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,617
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: What Do You Think Of Webinars?

I think everyone here has good points.

I think the first question more people doing a webinar need to think about is--why a webinar? What advantage does that format have for what you're trying to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,950
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Do Membership Sites Work In Any Paying Niche?

IMO you'll probably find it easier with a hobby niche than something more general self-improvement unless you're targeting a specific market with that.

Sure, they probably can work in any niche as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,484
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: All-In-One: All About eZine Advertising

Don't expect magic from one ad...They say it takes people seeing you 7-9 times to even notice you. That doesn't mean you have to do that many ads or solo ads--hopefully, they're seeing you other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Urgh. I feel violated.

I have to say, I would be tempted to buy the domain "theREAL" then your domain name and point it at my site.

I know, it doesn't change the situation but it would be kind of funny. LOL
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,016
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Is It OK to Add People to Your Email List After They Give You a Business Card?

I'll have to look for that book, thanks for the tip Jack!

See I think it's a gray area with CAN-SPAM, because it's B2B, but obviously he's the expert.

But I think the chance of annoying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,082
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: This is How I Make Quick Cash when I Need It

Great tips! Here are a few more...

Used Books & CDs. It doesn't work as well as it used to, but you can still find stores that buy used books and CDs for a few extra bucks.

Metal Junk. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Should I hire the same person that designs my site to develop my site?

I hate to give a vague answer, but it depends on who you're considering. In my experience, people are usually best at either designing or programming--rarely is someone really good at both. It's just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,016
Posted By TracyNeedham
Is It OK to Add People to Your Email List After They Give You a Business Card?

When I went to a networking event a few weeks ago, there was a home party candle person standing by the front door, accosting everyone for their business card.

Sure enough--the next week I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Wanting to do a Press Release

I have done a lot of article marketing but never really got into press releases. Can I do too many? I'm not an IM newbie but not really sure where to start with these. Any advice would help,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,728
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Ashley Madison to surpass facebook?

You mean like Pets.com? Or PSINet? (Ravens stadium in Baltimore) Yeah that's a definitive sign they're rolling in the dough. :D

I agree it was simple and smart. I don't completely trust the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,244
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: The Big Banks might be about to cripple Internet Marketing.

You're right in that it's a gamble for the banks. But think about how long the government has let credit card companies ride roughshod over the American people with ridiculous policies and fees and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,244
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: The Big Banks might be about to cripple Internet Marketing.

LOL Same story I posted in my earlier comment. I guess I should have made the link more noticeable!

OK, let me explain quickly the dealio here for the banks, quoting from an industry source...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,728
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Ashley Madison to surpass facebook?

OK, from the parent company's website:

"Launched on Valentine's Day, February 14 2002, over 8 million people worldwide have since joined the top social network for married dating."

They've had...
Forum: Copywriting 28th March 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 73,715
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: The Biggest, Most Bad-Ass List of Awesome Marketing Lists...

For Self-Improvement, I'd add Learning Strategies (http://www.learningstrategies.com), which does paraliminals and a whole host of improve your mind and life type of products. IMO their direct mail...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: What DO you want in a product?

OK guys, give her a break. She's smart to try to do some market research. How many people launch products without bothering to do that?!

It would help though, Charlotte, if you narrowed the scope...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: Need advice. I have everything I need set up - What now?

I agree about the list building and haven't checked out the service above but you might have trouble using a co-op reg service with Aweber.

Once you decide what you want to build a list for, use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 79,630
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

Lots of good ones! Ones I haven't seen mentioned are:

Firefox Plugins -- addons.mozilla.org (http://addons.mozilla.org)

DownThemAll -- right click once and download everything on the page, or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,342
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: It's NOT HARD to find great writers!

Because you aren't worth my time. Of the two class action lawsuits I helped start, the pharma company has already been charged with paying $300K in fines to the FTC for illegal marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,342
Posted By TracyNeedham
Re: It's NOT HARD to find great writers!

I'm not a lawyer bet I bet it is IS illegal because it's false advertising. You're only pretending you're going to offer those people in the first ad the article writing job for $5. Just like when...
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