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Forum: Copywriting 30th January 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Copywriting Heaven - Finding new products to sell

Also for pure search-trending, don't forget Google Trends (http://www.google.com/trends)
Forum: Copywriting 30th January 2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Hate on my Squeeze Page

Hey there,

If this is your first copywriting attempt, than good job, you're wayyy better than most newbies.

Here are my thoughts:

First of all, big claims need either big proof or a unique...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,048
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: What services are you outsourcing and why?

Graphic design is what I outsource the fastest. There are so many good deals out there. I've actually gotten ebook covers off Fiverr.com that were better than ones my friends paid $300 for.
Forum: Copywriting 29th January 2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Need Help Writing Copy for Screenwriting Analysis

Hey Tim,

I'm a screenwriter myself (as well as a copywriter), so it's great to see someone else in the industry here.

I would guess you're drastically overestimating how much you can "give...
Forum: Copywriting 10th January 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: My first product - criticism desired!

Hey Nick,

Welcome to the Warrior Forum! (And for the record, there's no better reason to join than to get help on your current projects you're taking action on.)

I'd work on tapping the big...
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: New to copywriting, help please

Hey Blaze,

"Just keep writing" is necessary but far, far from what is sufficient to get paid for your work. You can be an amazing writer and still not have any idea how to write great sales copy...
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Does my squeeze page suck?

Hey 4K,

Some major issues to correct on this one.

First off, you need to create a headline that gives a compelling description of what you offer and why it's special. You have a nice "slogan"...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd January 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: You can tell that the copywriter sucks when...

Just wanted to pipe in here.

I half-disagreed with a number of these, but wanted to especially point out this one:

"5. They don't use bullets... and when they do, it's usually to tell you what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: What Makes You Click Unsubscribe

With most email lists, if I'm not interested, I often just won't open the emails anymore, and they'll go unread into my archive.

However, there is one type of email promotion that peeves me off so...
Forum: Copywriting 13th September 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,742
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: good copy outside the 'make money'/IM niche?

Hey Dave,

Ross Jeffries (of SpeedSeduction.com) had a legendary one for his home study course ten years ago. His new copy is ok, but his old sales letter was dynamite. I had to search for it,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th September 2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,416
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Easy Paycheck Formula? Its About Physical Product

I bought it last week. I have yet to apply it, but I'm very happy with the product presentation so far, and am beyond impressed with Sara's customer service. It is rare that you get this much...
Forum: Copywriting 29th August 2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Can You Help me Choose The Best Headline

Hey Warren,

Davemiz is right, testing overrides all.

However, here is a critique of your headline strategy anyway.

1) It's unclear what the "$2000+" represents. Is it $2000 a month? A...
Forum: Copywriting 27th August 2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Dan Axelrod
The "Catchy Slogan" Trap

Hey guys,

Since there are a lot of new copywriters here, and business owners interested in improving conversion rates, I'm going to be sharing something more basic, but absolutely essential today....
Forum: Copywriting 27th August 2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,047
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: How To Establish Yourself As A Copywriter, Without Previous Credibility, Testimonials or Experie

John Carlton talks about something called "The Shameless Whore" phase for copywriting.

It's when you take any job you can get, charge pennies (or nothing at all), while you build your portfolio...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Feedback on product graphics

I think you could scale down the photos.
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th July 2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,496
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: The 4-Hour Work Week

It's a MUST READ, but take it with a grain of salt.
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th July 2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,100
Posted By Dan Axelrod
If You're Broke, Ask Yourself This...

"Do I love money more than I hate poverty?"

I got this question from watching Bob Proctor's "Born Rich" program, and it had a profound effect on me.

There are twin polarities in achievement: ...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: Help to Build the "Pay for Information" Case In Sales Letters

Bear in mind that a lot of this is taken care of for you already due to good ol' fashioned human nature.

A lot of consumers believe...

"You get what you pay for."

"If this guy is selling...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: do you turn down copy clients with poor products?

Without passing judgment on the ethics of the question... it really depends on you.

You have to check in with yourself on how it'll affect your self-esteem and confidence as a copywriter. For many...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,210
Posted By Dan Axelrod
Re: First copy writing job

My thoughts:

Quite good for a first try!

Let me give you some feedback for you to make it even stronger...

DESIGN:

I know you were thinking about copy here more than design, but visual...
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