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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Internet Marketing and The Build A Better Mouse Trap Theory

If you had great marketing you could sell $1million worth of gift wrapped dog turds. Yes - you'd have an 80% refund (20% of the people would never even open the package) -but it would outsell most of...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,195
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Hubby Did My Copy! Should I Sack Him?

Yes, you should get rid of the uhms and ahhs and stammering..and not be like my mom and take 43 minutes and 41 seconds to tell a 3 minute story.

But, in the 3 minutes it takes you to tell the...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,195
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Hubby Did My Copy! Should I Sack Him?

I didn't read the copy cos it's been a mad house around here the last few days with school going back, the stock market going nuts, and my son has been sick. I probably make the chicken who lost his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Online Marketing Efforts

The only social media I've ever used for my business has been stocktwits. I've done some ads on FB, but I don't bring customers to "fanpages" or my personal page.

I have a Facebook account, but...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Copywriting Is Alive -- Part 1

Awesome post max. People online would do so much better to think of themselves as marketers, period...nothing before it.

I don't know jack smack about SEO, but I'm a pretty social guy - so I have...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,954
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Real Estate Copywriting

I don't know about copy for agents, but I have a tendency late at night to watch Real Estate infomercials on TV and a lot of them are pretty good and idea's from them find their way into my copy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,942
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Jeff Johnson banned from YouTube!

Well if it's a substantial part of your business you probably would moan about it, and with cause.


Relatively speaking obviously the child's situation is worse, that doesn't mean that this...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is this your opinion on launch sequence copywriting?

Not familiar with DAP so I have no valid opinion to offer there.
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is this your opinion on launch sequence copywriting?

Clickbank has decent tracking, not outstanding, but pretty good.
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is this your opinion on launch sequence copywriting?

What Rick said is also spot on.

If it's your first launch, unless your in a position to hire a good copywriter and launch manager, don't go for the top of the line "A Team" JV's just yet. The...
Forum: Copywriting 15th August 2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is this your opinion on launch sequence copywriting?

Like Drez said you need to have a script for your entire process.

Keep in mind that your first piece of prelaunch content is the most important. It's like the headline in your sales copy, it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is ClickBank worth it with the high refund rate?

I've made note of this several times on the forum, but it bears a repeat.

People should not be afraid of getting refunds, and they should not take them personally.

Your refund rate is often...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is ClickBank worth it with the high refund rate?

Ouch!

What launch was that?

I ask because I have JV relationships with most of the product owners in that market, and several of the top Forex promoters are also good friends.

I would...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,699
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

What I heard, and I didn't hear this directly from Google myself - but I heard it from one of the top organic SEO guys in the game, a guy who has a lot of ex google people working for him that still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,942
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Jeff Johnson banned from YouTube!

What happened to Jeff over on Youtube is just the start.

As we speak Google is in the process of changing EVERYTHING about their SEO algorithms.

Everything you think you know now, it will be...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,699
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Death of Copywriting Part Three

Google indeed is a business - and one thing we know for sure about them and the business they run is that they are hostile to direct marketing. They feel this way because they see the search user,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Secret of the "IM Myth" - Why you'll never make any money

I think your missing his point.

All marketing, not just IM, is about social dynamics.

You need to know your audience, what they want, where they are, what they like, what makes them respond...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What's Your Biggest Internet Marketing Fear?

I'd have to agree with Bruce.

My biggest fear, by far, is the government coming in and screwing things up as they are so prone to do.

It would be very easy to regulate small entrepreneurs out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th August 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 997
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What are your primary methods for bringing traffic to your website?

My best traffic comes from JV partners and from a space ad I run a few times a year in Investors Business Daily - the IBD add crushes every time I run it.

I'm trying to learn other methods of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Are You Teaching Your Children Internet Marketing?

My son's not always as interested in helping me as my daughter is, but another thing I try to do is have him read my letters out loud.

I do this because, sadly, the average American reads at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Are You Teaching Your Children Internet Marketing?

She loves it. My wife is a middle school English and drama teacher and was once over my shoulder correcting some mistakes and my daughter came by and yelled at her "MOOOOOOMMMMM....thats my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Are You Teaching Your Children Internet Marketing?

I'm the world's 4th worst speller so I pay my daughter 50 cents to find obvious punctuation and spelling mistakes in my emails and sales letters. She once made $51.50 on a sales letter I wrote - but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By kellyburdes
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Stocks and Forex Niche Products

Really unless you have your own lists and products it's pretty hard to make money in these niches.

This is the area I work in, and not a single one of my affiliates who makes any amount of money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,920
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: What to do if you're desperate

When I'm really desperate I just start to hump my wife's leg and hope she takes pity on me...maybe that's not what you are looking for though :)

It's possible this has been said before, but local...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Most Successful Single Piece of Advertising in The History of The World

I'm sure that people did get it over and over, but Dow Jones is not stupid. You can bet your bottom dollar they tested other letters against it, and it obviously kept beating them, or it wouldn't...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Selling the Bonus

Sometimes I'm only half as smart as I try to make people think I am, I have no idea why I didn't even think to look @ Halbert's archive.

Thank you Alex! :)
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: The Most Successful Single Piece of Advertising in The History of The World

It's also not accounting for what the dollar was really worth.

The Wall Street Journal piece is pretty old, and I'd bet $1 then buys you 10 cents today.
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By kellyburdes
Selling the Bonus

'm looking to build up my swipe file a bit and hoping a few of you can help me.

One effective tactic I hear a lot about is "selling the bonus", and not focusing so much on the main product.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By kellyburdes
Selling the Bonus

Shoot..I meant to put this in another section.

Please delete this thread. I'm sorry ;(
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,880
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Copywriting Is Dead Part One

This is a gem of a thread, and it should go into everyone's swipe file.

Even if you think Harlan is full of sh** and don't agree with a single world he said.

This is perfect "prelaunch...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: I Don't Know What I'm Doing Wrong?

Uhmmm...With all due respect, this is an idiotic answer.

It's obviously not working, so it's not "good"...even if it's "good to you".

Nobody is buying it. He could be offering the true and...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Can someone critique this fiverr copy?

I'm kinda reluctant to help you because I have a hard time believing you.

I actually know a couple people in the dating niche, not very many, but a few, most guys in that niche are lazy SOB's so...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I could certainly see some sort of synergy with a guy like Mike, and doing some sort of work with him in the future.

One of my primary reasons for coming to the WF was to meet new people - and...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

Make her a partner..pffftt...she already is.

Honestly one of my biggest faults is that I'm seriously terrible with money. If it wasn't for my wife I could make $10million a year and end up with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: best clickbank upsell process for maximum epc?

I don't know what niche your in, but a friend of mine just did a successful IM launch on CB a few months ago.

His funnel was as follows.

$37 front end. Upsale #1 $247. Downsale to $197, and a...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I'm a pretty bad speller, no doubt about that.

I pay my daughter to go through emails before I send them to my lists, and sales letters looking for spelling mistakes.

She gets 25 cents for...
Forum: Copywriting 12th August 2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

35 projects, holy cow! I'd really have to step up the coke habit to pull that...then poor Daniel would be really worried about me :)

And my wife might not take nicely too it either, and I...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

You know Thomas, a good copy writer understands that research is probably responsible for 70% of his success.

You could ask around about who I am and what I have accomplished and save yourself...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

Well guys like Paul Liburd, Steven Lee Jones, Mo Latiff, Chris Freville etc and others must not have successful business then...because that's what they told me offer. Obviously they are just a...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I'm getting way more of a response compared to what I thought I would, and so far I've been very happy with each person who has responded.

One thing I want to make clear - you don't have to be an...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

Fair enough - but I've already had PM's from two of the well known coaches on the forum recommending students to me.

I'm looking for someone who has not yet totally a proven commodity.

I'm...
Forum: Copywriting 11th August 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By kellyburdes
Looking for a Copywriter for a sales letter of CB product in the Health Niche

I'm posting this here on the WF hoping to find a copywriter.

Here's what I'm up too and here's what I'm looking for.

I've built a nice little seven figure sales business in the investing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By kellyburdes
Help with Product Creation

Hey I'm hoping some of my fellow Warriors can help me out here.

I've built a seven figure (sales) business in the investing niche -but I'm wanting to expand into other area's.

Eventually to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Click Conspiracy

That's a pretty normal disclaimer. The government (FTC) ain't no joke, anyone with half a brain doesn't wanna mess with them. Nearly any product you buy is going to have this type of disclaimer,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Deadbeat Millionaire may be an appropriate name...

He's a brilliant marketer and from what I hear a very nice guy too.

Actually in my experience that's true of pretty much of all the top selling CB IM guys.

But - you anyone who is serious...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Click Conspiracy

I thought so too, but also didn't figure it would take them long to get around it.

I bought the FB Conspirecy as a WSO from Tim Atkinson (Tim is the marketer behind Click Conspirecy, at least...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th August 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,192
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Deadbeat Millionaire may be an appropriate name...

Come on are you guys serious? The big angle this guy pushes is that he's a lazy SOB, that he doesn't like to work - that it's a rare day he spends more than an hour or two working. Did I mention...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: End Of The Web As We Know It (Ryan Deiss)

Ryan seems to come out with these kind of pitches/products every four months.

It's a great formula that's as old as the hills and has worked since people have been buying stuff. It's likely to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Product Launch Consultant - 5 & 6 Figure Launch

Thanks for the resource James!

I think it's one that people could get good use out of. I had no idea it was around. Any idea why JW doesn't really talk about it very much?

One point of...
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,111
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Is there Good Copywriting software?

The only copywriting software I've ever been able to get any good use out of us the mushy grey mater between my ears.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Product Launch Consultant - 5 & 6 Figure Launch

There are some good ones out there.

I think there are a number of them personally trained by Jeff Walker.

I know of three anyway - they charge between $5000 and $20,000 upfront, plus about...
Forum: Copywriting 4th August 2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Good Places to Start Learing CopyWriting

Check out Clayton's archives at the Makepeacetotalpackage.com
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: Critiques wanted

There are a lot of points to be improved on this, but I have to go pick up my daughter so I've not got time right now to go into it.

I'm sure other's may offer some tips and feedback, but I'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02 Aug 2011

To be honest that's one of those things that sounds good when you say it, and it feels good too because if your an honest vendor refunds feel like a rejection, and like you didn't live up to your end...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,908
Posted By kellyburdes
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02 Aug 2011

It's not only the FTC you have to worry about, depending upon the industry you are active in there can be various state and federal agencies you are accountable too.

While I personally don't know...
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