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Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,714
Posted By ewenmack
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

I would of thanked all if the Thank You buttons were working.

I would of quoted you Brian and Rick individually,
if the quote buttons were working.

I'm not even able to make a new comment as...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,714
Posted By angiecolee
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

I have an unfair advantage (and I suspect a mutual connection) in this competition. I'll keep my mouth shut (or fingers still as it were) and see what interesting observations others may have.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
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 21st May 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By mellymags
Re: So… I have Lupus (plus 3 easy tips for writing copy - without killing yourself. Literally.)

You had me at Hello.

A few years ago I started having numbing sensations in my fingers, hands, and legs. Then shooting pains in my lower back. Within a week my legs felt heavy and I had to heave...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: So… I have Lupus (plus 3 easy tips for writing copy - without killing yourself. Literally.)

Love you guys (and gals;-)! All your words are massively appreciated.
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By Mark Pescetti
So… I have Lupus (plus 3 easy tips for writing copy - without killing yourself. Literally.)

Earlier this year, I got hit with a Lupus diagnoses. It was… and is… pretty rough honestly. My blood counts were so bad that the doc said I’d keep going downhill pretty fast — if I didn’t take their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Patrick Batty
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I've been pretty much AWOL, doing my thing for a few years.

I used to get wrapped up in discussions, but eventually just got turned off from it.

I used to buy a lot of WSOs but eventually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By discrat
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Glory days , smory days !!

As a few have said the Times are a Changing.

Quit trying to live in the past and move forward.

I see a lot of crap these days here, but I saw a lot of crap back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

So true. I searched the CF archives so often when I first came here that I started a list of the best posts, and that list has proven very popular. Some the brightest IM marketing minds started here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Lance K
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I'm starting to feel all warm and fuzzy.

We've got some spirited, yet civil (mostly) discussion going on in this thread. A little bit of tomfoolery, but for the most part a good conversation...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Moto
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

As another ...newbie...Thank you Brian , I have been trawling this forum for a good while now , and the good info is still here , but you do have to wade through a lot of ...umm... how can I put it ?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By todd001
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

As a newbie with no posts, I can't thank you with the button. But this post resonates for many reasons. Thank you!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Willie Crawford
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Excellent post Brian, and excellent observations.

I believe that I joined the forum before Y2K, but I could be wrong. I remember
us changing platforms several times. I've been in/around...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Kay King
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I don't understand how someone can come up with a grand conspiracy against people of one large nation when the topic was not mentioned in the thread. Silly, huh?

Some time ago, I posted an opinion...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By gjabiz
The parade. 30 years of online marketing.

Probably closer to .001 % as it is with Network/MLM marketing off line.

30 years ago there were unspoken rules, enforced by the managers of bulletin boards, and one of those was: no COMMERCE,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Stephen Crooks
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Couldn't agree more Brian.. I have been here for about as long as you and have noticed the exact same decline in the "soul" of the warrior forum.

Without wanting to sound like an old fart harping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Chri5123
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Brian,

Would just like to say that is one of the BEST threads and piece of advice I have EVER read here.

I hope you DO stick around - took me YEARS to work out what you have put in this thread...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Social Media Ava
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

This is a great thread, and if it's any example of the type of discussions that used to take place here, then I am disappointed that I somehow missed it in my tenure. I've gone days, weeks, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Jonathan Vodini
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

thanks for your post mate, you have really encouraged me to go more further into IM, and give my best to reach success in it, especially now that i miserable failed after a little project i was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I want to make a pitcher of Mimosas! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By DWolfe
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

First off Thank You Brian. Reading some of the post above. A newbie complained a thread they started was removed by the moderators. Claiming those in the MMO Nich did not like new information ?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By NeedBucksNow
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

More often than not, I see to use the search button when a newbie asks a question about getting started online. While they may have no idea how to use this, you can bet that the same questions have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By kdrinky12
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I think the forum is in a rebuild stage and maybe the more experienced members can show a little patience. Take the time to answer some newbie posts and guide these people in the right direction when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By tryinhere
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Smarter people look to avoid trouble before it happens and Its probably better to just lay low in the background than become involved with much of the general banter, less stress these days that way.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By XponentSYS
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

I'm one of the "vets". Been a full time self employed marketer for 15 years. I agree with both the OP as well as this post.

In my career, Ive probably forgotten more than most know. I used to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Troysean
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Great post today is my first time scrolling through these forums this happened to be the first post I read. And what a great post it is , these are things I have heard before but its so true. It is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By The Niche Man
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Interesting thread Brian as usual.

You made a lot of interesting ( and accurate) points. But I do have a question that I've posed from time to time. The majority of peope who come here and start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By icoachu
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

The only thing that is constant in life is CHANGE.

Adapt or die.

As far as 'sentient marketers' well, skill sets change with time.

I've picked up tons of gems from newbies here and I expect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Lance K
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Where's the "Thunderous Applause" emoji???

A lot of great minds have moved on from the forum and left a great void. The kind of void that I don't see being filled anytime soon (if ever).

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

That's why i don't like making excuses. I don't want to get cursed out the way Brian did in the 1st post on this thread LOL. :)

Great post! I'm an action taker.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By kk075
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Hey Brian- great post!

You are 100% right, there is not quality conversations taking place here like there should be. Part of that is definitely the people here looking for blanket advice on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Brian, I have never thanked a post where the poster asked for it. No matter how good it was or who they were because I hate that with a passion. I did yours. And I'll spell it out again - Thank You. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Johnny Slater
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Great post Brian.


As you know I have been away for a long time. As someone who is just coming back and seeing everything with a fresh eye everything you posted above is spot on.


Even though...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,113
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Warriors: Do You Want To Make Money Or Make Excuses?

Brian: it IS hard to participate here.

Seeing the same questions asked over and over again.

Empty questions.

Questions from people wanting Push-Button Millions.

People, it takes YEARS to...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By copyassassin
getting them to believe

every marketer faces this challenge (and here's one way to overcome this issue):

your potential buyer thinks you're a liar. a fraud. a loser. a snake oil peddler. a used car salesman selling...
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,364
Re: Gary Bencivenga --- I'm not impressed!

Anything that makes tons of money impresses me. I don't care if its boring, or not flashy. Its not that it is impressive, its more about the results and money. His skill is where he is able to...
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,364
Posted By splitTest
Re: Gary Bencivenga --- I'm not impressed!

Sometimes the "long-windedness" is necessary to set up a sales point. For example, olive oil lovers might not appreciate the fact that this product arrives within six months of pressing without...
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,364
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: Gary Bencivenga --- I'm not impressed!

What is your opinion?

That anybody could sell an olive oil of the month club by giving away a free bottle?

Or that the copy doesn't work but he keeps giving the olive oil away hoping to make it...
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,364
Posted By Mario Castelli
Re: Gary Bencivenga --- I'm not impressed!

Fortunately for him, Gary's job isn't to impress anyone.

He (self-admittedly) isn't the most talented "writer."

The reason he's considered one of the best is because of the results he...
Forum: Copywriting 10th April 2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,824
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: [Need A Critique] Clothing Store Website Sales Letter

You are working way to hard at that...try something simpler that's entering the conversation already going on in the prospects mind...

Why Pregnant Women Dress Like Old Ladies

And how to feel...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th April 2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,833
Posted By .X.
Re: What Happened to WF During My Six-Month Vacation?

Two main things:

1) Freelancer's move to take over the cart system
in the WSOF has pushed most of those offers to
people's own sites. That's got to account for a huge
decline in traffic.
...
Forum: Copywriting 6th April 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,216
Posted By Raydal
Re: Long Sales Copy

One factor that is always overlooked in these discussions about how many
people do what, is CONVERSION.

A typical sales letter would have, let's say, 3% conversion? This means that
the other...
Forum: Copywriting 5th April 2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,875
Posted By MichelFortin
Re: RIP Sylvie Fortin

Here's a special tribute to Sylvie.

Special Traces In Memory of Sylvie Fortin (http://www.armandmorin.com/special-traces-in-memory-of-sylvie-fortin/)
Forum: Copywriting 4th April 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,216
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Long Sales Copy

Less isn't more and more isn't less and more isn't more and less isn't less.

What's just right is the least amount of words it takes to
tell the story EFFECTIVELY. Sometimes that's two...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd April 2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,875
Posted By joe golfer
Re: RIP Sylvie Fortin

Here is an interview Michel did which gives you more background.

Bust a Move - Michel's Story - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 2nd April 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: How to find a mentor?

You're not ready to get the full benefit of a mentor.

Master the basic skills on your own, THEN shop for a mentor.

Buy books... read great copy... write a bunch of copy... and after you've had...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,205
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Copywriting Class

How To Find Copywriting Courses

Courses

John Carlton
Freelance Mastery Course
John Carlton Freelance Course | Marketing Rebel (http://marketingrebel.com/freelance-course/)
Simple...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,868
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Question To All Copywriting Warriors!!

True.

For Ram, it was stripped down to one easy digestible sentence.

That is a lesson in itself, being able to leave the reader
with one compelling thought, which btw, Brian is a master at.
...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,868
Posted By Ram_Bhatkal
Re: Question To All Copywriting Warriors!!

Thanks Brian :) that really helps.

Yes, your rewrite is 1000 times better than my post.

btw.. I recently hand copied your Fast Copy sales letter :)
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,875
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: RIP Sylvie Fortin

My heart breaks for Michel....

I've known of him since 2001 when I started and
got SO much value from him and his critiques.

When he met Sylvie... you could just tell the happiness he felt,...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,875
Posted By joe golfer
RIP Sylvie Fortin

A note of sympathy and condolence for Michel Fortin. His wife Sylvie passed away after a long battle with breast cancer.

I Died Today - Michel Fortin (http://michelfortin.com/died-today/)

I...
Forum: Copywriting 16th March 2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,394
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Copywriting with a story

Post interesting questions and when I have time, I'll do my best to provide interesting answers. Study a lot of the other regular folks on here too - Raydal, RickDuris, Steve the Copywriter, Alex...
Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Re: Copy On Apple's New MacBook Site Made Me LOL

Maybe this explains more


Apple Engineer Talks about the New 2015 Macbook - YouTube
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Copy On Apple's New MacBook Site Made Me LOL

What's obvious to one segment of the target market is not necessarily obvious to another.

(Many inexperienced copywriters have ignored that fact to their peril over the years.)

The "obvious"...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,935
Posted By angiecolee
1,000th post: my best advice to aspiring copywriters

So you want to be a copywriter, eh?

Cover your private parts, ladies and gents. This is a rough field to play. But sticking with it can be rewarding in the most unimaginable ways.

I'd love to...
Forum: Copywriting 4th March 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,691
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Good copywriter USP examples?

Joe,

Vin Montello (former Hollywood screen writer) and Kevin Rogers (former stand-up comedian) both have good USPs.

In each case their point of differentiation benefits the client when writing...
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