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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th June 2011, 11:48 AM
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Views: 190,781
Posted By Iconik
Re: (Autopilot Links) #1 Backlinking Software |Grab your PR6 PR8 Links now "Hit Page 1 Of G in 1 hou

Warriors,

I'm writing, as someone who has purchased this WSO, in order to clear
up some of the confusion surrounding this product. I hope that this
post will help potential buyers make a...
Forum: Website Design 23rd February 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Iconik
Need 25 Beta Testers for New Server

[Closed]

This offer is closed thank you to all who participated.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th June 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Iconik
Re: Tips for Meta Description writing...

Your meta description is an ad for your page.

It should follow the same rules as a headline...

If your page is an information resource than
your meta description should describe what
the...
Forum: Copywriting 25th June 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By Iconik
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Iconik
Re: Please help with my USP, Bio and Samples

Hank,

That's a very good point.

Mike
Forum: Copywriting 24th June 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Iconik
Re: Please help with my USP, Bio and Samples

Hey Nicola,

As Paul said, trying to sell your condition as a
benefit to the client is an up-hill battle.

Many people have a preconceived bias regarding
these kind of things, and you'll end...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,417
Posted By Iconik
Re: How do I ask for quality testimonials

Hi Robert,

One way to accomplish what you're after is to NOT ask
for testimonials. Like you said...

When asking for a testimonial your customers feel
obligated to "build-it-up" and thus, it...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By Iconik
Re: Client hated my copy. Didn't even test it, but rewrote the whole thing himself. Now what?

Hi Nick,

If it were me, I would contact the client and
say something like this:

-----------
"Hi Client,

This is a first for me.
Forum: Copywriting 21st June 2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Iconik
Re: Give me some BASE clue..

Read This...

The Gary Halbert Letter (Hands On Experience Issue) (http://www.thegaryhalbertletter.com/newsletters/zfkj_hands_on_experience.htm)

Buy These (Not Aff Links)...

Amazon.com:...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,750
Posted By Iconik
Re: Short & Sharp

For Sale: Robert Collier Letter Book, read once.
Forum: Copywriting 17th June 2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By Iconik
Re: Annoying habit. (Plus a useful resource.)

Thanks for unselfishly recommending a resource that
has made a difference in your writing, Rick.

I've added it to my Amazon wishlist and will pick it up
the next time I place an order. Got...
Forum: Copywriting 17th June 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Iconik
Re: Can you critique my home page? I sell a sex guide for men, so I hope I don't offend anyone...

Hi David,

Interesting product.

I agree with helisell regarding the links.
Your sales letter should have one focus;
to get the sale. Remove distractions such
as links off the page, which...
Forum: Copywriting 16th June 2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Iconik
Re: Please review my first press release

Thanks fsirius,

I appreciate it.

and welcome to the Warrior Forum!

Mike
Forum: Copywriting 15th June 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Iconik
Truth in Advertising

http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/4865/1276629859153.jpg


I love 50s advertising.

Everything was sold with a smile...

Oh, and there's a "Soda Pop Board of America"?

Who knew?
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Iconik
Re: Please review my first press release

Hi Vision2000,

I read through your press release and visited the
company website shown.

The press release is well written but,
as others have noted, doesn't provide
any real reason as to...
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Iconik
Re: Top copywriters wanted

It's working for me. However, I did notice
that the links in the post are pointing to
a linkedin redirect script which may be the
issue.

Have you tried the hyperlink in Richards
signature,...
Forum: Copywriting 12th June 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Iconik
Re: What's Your Take on Customer Service as a Copywriter?

Thanks for your input guys. Great stuff.

It's important to note that the great copywriters of our
industry where first and foremost brilliant direct response
marketers before being great...
Forum: Copywriting 11th June 2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By Iconik
Re: The "Madison Avenue" Myth

Good observation.

I agree that brains make a huge difference,
but I think that without a side to side
comparison of 'Madison Avenue' vs
Direct Response copy, we can't simply
say that there is...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By Iconik
Re: Scared To Ask For Critique

Cool. I was feeling bad there for a minute.

After reading your post it immediately made me think
of what I had written in my post about privately
contacting you guys.

I then, went back to...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By Iconik
Re: Scared To Ask For Critique

Thanks for understanding Mark.

It is appreciated.
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By Iconik
Re: Scared To Ask For Critique

Alright, I think I owe an apology to
Brian, Mark and Rick for offering their
services without thinking.

Sorry guys, as I'm sure you know I
wasn't implying that your time and
skills are free...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By Iconik
Re: Scared To Ask For Critique

Hi ActiveTrader,

It really comes down to a comparison of
cost-to-benefit...

Does the cost of getting the critique
out-weigh the benefit you'll receive
from it.

In my opinion the benefits...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Iconik
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Agreed.

I don't think this one will be winning
a Caples Award anytime soon.

However, I nominate it for the
Warrior Forum Perv Award.

To bad they don't make Listerine®
for your thoughts.
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Iconik
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Hi Perry,

I'd be glad to sell one to you buddy.

But, you'll have to figure out on your
own "Where to stick it and get it
right the first time..." that "Will keep
the beast wet and...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Iconik
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Sex does sell, but not in every market.

Car ads use models because there is
an indirect implication that women
date guys with nice cars.

However, I have yet to see a mini-van
commercial...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Iconik
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Hi Rich,

No offense but your headline sounds
like your offering sex advice as
opposed to investment advice.

I agree with Rick in that you need
a better understanding of what the
prospect...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,923
Posted By Iconik
Re: How Important Are Testimonials?

Hi Randall,

Glad to see you made an attempt at writing
copy.

As others have said the testimonials are not
the biggest issue. Even with some great
testimonials to use I don't think your copy...
Forum: Copywriting 8th June 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By Iconik
Re: Here's another copywriting opportunity

Thanks for passing this along Rick.

It's much appreciated.

Mike
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Iconik
Re: What's Your Take on Customer Service as a Copywriter?

Hi Rick,

I think that you share that attitude with most
great direct response copywriters.

It is almost a hallmark of successful people in
any industry in fact.

I would not want to work...
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Iconik
Re: What's Your Take on Customer Service as a Copywriter?

Hi David,

Thank you for sharing that, very insightful.

Particularly the part about driving the right traffic to the offer.

Often, we overlook the fact that first and foremost a
copywriter...
Forum: Copywriting 4th June 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Iconik
What's Your Take on Customer Service as a Copywriter?

Every now and then I like to rummage through the
Archives of the 'The Gary Halbert Letter' and read
through a couple editions.

I usually gain some new insights by doing this. This
time,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By Iconik
Re: FREE Adwords $100 Coupon Code - Ends June 4th

No need to apologize Drew.

The fact that you made the effort
to share with the forum is what
matters.

Thanks again.

Mike
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By Iconik
Re: FREE Adwords $100 Coupon Code - Ends June 4th

Just wanted to say thanks again to maulsl88...

who forwarded the code to me within 5 minutes
of my post.

Its nice to have guys like you around the
forum Andrew.

Mike
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By Iconik
Re: FREE Adwords $100 Coupon Code - Ends June 4th

Hi Andrew,

I could use it.

Thanks for making the offer it is much appreciated.

Mike
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Iconik
Re: need help in receiving a website

Hi kendimann,

Namecheap.com is a domain registrar who
also provide hosting.

It sounds like the person you are working
with is trying to transfer the domain to you
first and then will send...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Iconik
Re: SUB-DOMAIN QUESTION

Main Domain Example:

Google.com

Sub-Domain Examples:

adwords.google.com
maps.google.com
translate.google.com
labs.google.com
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Iconik
Re: Getting clicks but no conversions - help!

By the way Christine,

I think the innuendo implied by the packaging of your

"Limited Edition - Large Size Tablets'

is hilarious.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Iconik
Re: Getting clicks but no conversions - help!

Hi Don,

I guess I'm going to have to eat my
words on this one. *sigh* :)

I was too quick to judge the candy
market it seems... in fact you
can sell candy online.

But, to be fair we need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By Iconik
Re: What paid traffic sources available to get traffic?

Hi ikuret75,

I would research the newsletters and mailing lists
that your target market is subscribed to and
then buy advertising on these lists.

This will ensure that you are only paying to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Iconik
Re: Getting clicks but no conversions - help!

Christine,

Your product is an important factor to consider
when developing your business plan.

And while your product isn't really considered
candy... It does target the same market.
...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Iconik
Re: Swipe File Extravaganza! Help...

Hi Ben,

Check out...

hardtofindads.com

You will find ads from some of the
best in the business.

Mike
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Iconik
Re: Please Critique: First Launch in Ex Back Niche

Hi Roshan,

The best critique you will ever get comes from the conversion
rate of your piece.

A good conversion rate will vary depending on who you ask.

Many businesses are happy with a 2%...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By Iconik
Re: Selling swipe files ...

Hi Al,

I would ask the person who wrote the newsletter or content for his permission.

2 Reasons They Will Likely Agree

1. Most people respond well to flattery -- Tell 'em that you think the...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,575
Posted By Iconik
Re: How do I learn copywriting?

Hi Oleg,

Here are a few books you should ead to get you started.

The Copywriters Handbook -- by Robert W. Bly

Breakthrough Advertising -- by Eugene Schwarts

Influence:The Psychology of...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,150
Posted By Iconik
Re: Copy Critique Request: Seduction Product (Inner Game, Hypnosis Audio)

Just wanted to bring to your attention some mistakes that you might want to fix.

The first line under the subheading:

"Why Am I OUT Of CONTROL?
Why Am I Nervous About
Speaking To A...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Iconik
Re: Critique My Sales Copy Please - Thanks So Much For Your Time

Here is a headline you can try.

-------Start Headline-------

Suck Your Niche Dry -- How to Squeeze Out & Exploit 100% of The Highly Profitable and Low Competition Keywords For Any Niche in 6...
Forum: Copywriting 28th May 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Iconik
Re: Need to improve sales copy for an ebay item. Help!

Hi Jacob,

eBay is a different kind of animal. I would write my listing
to look less like a salesletter and more like an informational
pitch (Please, test this as it's the only way to know for...
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By Iconik
Re: Quick Help - Which Headline Is Better

Hi Chad,

Why don't you run a small test and let the numbers do the talking.

by the way...

You chose headline #1 right? If not, this is going to be an embarrassing test... :)

Just...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By Iconik
Re: Possibly the most important thing you could ever read in your copywriting career.

Cherilyn,

Well put. A recommendation from Harlan is indeed a unique opportunity.

I sincerely hope that those looking to build a career in copywriting will take advantage of his offer. After...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By Iconik
Re: Affiliate Marketing Tips Please

Hi Salman,

In my opinion the single most effective
skill for making money online or off is
copywriting.

Learn how to write effective sales copy.

This will help you in every aspect of ...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By Iconik
Re: Has anyone here taken the courses offered by AWAI?

Hi Deanna,

I would save my money and exhaust
the resources on the warrior forum first.

If you've already done that, than check
out the thread titled 'Top Copywriting Books'
it's in the...
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Iconik
Re: Any Tips To Increase Conversion- Critique My PR3 Site- Advice Needed

I don't mind at all. I hope it helps to bring your conversions back up.

Good luck with your site,

Mike
Forum: Copywriting 14th May 2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Iconik
Re: Any Tips To Increase Conversion- Critique My PR3 Site- Advice Needed

Hi Dal,

I like the layout of your review/sales page. However, I think you could use a stronger title.

Try something like this:

How to Fix Any XBOX 360 with the 3
Red Light Error in 1 Hour...
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