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Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By powerfulwords
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

Thanks for all the great advice, and to Steve, my sincere apologies.

PowerfulWords
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By copyassassin
Re: Critique my marketing email

I'm only teasing u because I like u. Hopefully u take no offense.

I hope u get to post more often.

Mark Andrews.... the legend continues.

Welcome back.

Adam
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By copyassassin
Re: Critique my marketing email

Is this the real Mark Andrews?

I've missed you.

The forum is boring without you.

Adam

p.s. are the dosages working now :D
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

Lets not fret and fuss too much about testimonials.

Does anyone believe them anyway?

Maybe...

And yes, they are great to get and can very useful to dish out.

Over my illustrious 28 years...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Critique my marketing email

Ask yourself, "why?" - why is it important to them to appear like they have their finger on the pulse and are already successful.

What does appearing successful to others do for them?



...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

I saw the same thing. You're not going crazy. Ghosts DO exist!

P.S. Welcome back ya old geezer!
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

Shawn, it's about the same here in the sunny UK.

So I wasn't hallucinating, there was a flickering match and Mark has driven the charrabang into the forum car park (without bumping the bollards?)....
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

Steve! Glad to know we're not the only ones sweating our b*lls off.... it's been about 8 days straight of 90 degree heat here on the east coast of the states.

And yes, you're right... it appeared...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Re: Writing Copy for the Web

And the good people waited in eager anticipation...whispering in hushed tones tinged with a touch of sarcasm "Thank goodness another copywriting website AND a newsletter to wade through"

But said...
Forum: Copywriting 21st July 2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Critique my marketing email

I'm saying you don't understand your market yet.

You wrote from the position of waving your Client's directory around, wanting to reach into some poor image consultant's pocket and take their...
Forum: Copywriting 20th July 2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Critique my marketing email

Do you really think that's gonna get your Client's foot in the door?

Think about it.

You're an image consultant. Or at least you want to be.

You don't know how to market. You don't know zip...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th March 2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By HeySal
Re: Is there a flu or something going around?

Okay = there's another one I didn't think about. Yeah - here in central Oregon they've been spraying the snot out of us (apparently literally). Bromide and aluminum mostly from what I understand. ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th March 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By Patrician
Re: Is there a flu or something going around?

Poisoned Skies Over Oregon - Another Outrageous Chemtrail Assault

Here is one from Oregon - Poisoned Skies Over Oregon - Another Outrageous Chemtrail Assault (http://rense.com/general20/cmms.htm)...
Forum: Copywriting 20th March 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By deezn
Re: The Emotion Thesaurus

Adding this to my list. I've structured a few sales letters now. But there is no emotion. Too much logic. The logic side is easy, since I'm the technician (owner of my own business). The emotional...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th March 2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Is there a flu or something going around?

This.



This is a huge and growing and extremely alarming issue in healthcare, and it's frightening how little it would take for it to reach a "tipping point" at some time, especially with all...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th March 2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By HeySal
Is there a flu or something going around?

There seems to be a lot of people out here getting really sick. I don't think the Norovirus is still going around out here. Are a lot of people sick where you are? What is it?

Seems like...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th March 2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,817
Posted By Brian John
Re: Hard Hitting Documentaries

check out the vice guide to travel (http://www.vice.com/the-vice-guide-to-travel), they've got some good documentaries. here's a few...

Inside North Korea (Part 1/3) - YouTube
The Cannibal...
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By Raydal
Re: Do you think this will help or hurt conversions?

I've done that for several years now--offer sample chapters
from my ebooks. It offers a great way to build an interest
list by providing this sample to those who sign up.

It does help to boost...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th March 2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By lcombs
The Ghost Thread...

This is the ghost thread. That’s why it’s invisible.
If you figure it out, please reply.
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By shawnlebrun
Do you think this will help or hurt conversions?

So, I was reading "My Life in Advertising" the other day and noticed
where Claude wrote...

"It taught me a lesson which has saved advertisers a good many millions of dollars. It will teach any...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th March 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By bravo75
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

Thanks Mark. I actually sat through the whole video. Fascinating.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th March 2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By Big Rob
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

Thanks,Mark for putting another to- do on my overloaded dance card:rolleyes:
(Just kidding,much love my Cornish brother!)

Google "The creatures of Jekyll Island" by G. Edward Griffin

There is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th March 2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By RichBeck
Lightbulb Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

My friend, that is the beauty of it..... The bankers, investment firms and the government regulators are figuratively... and in a few cases... literally in bed together. They can raid the government...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By deezn
The Emotion Thesaurus

Just got this in, and wanted to say, it looks pretty damn good.

Amazon.com: The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide To Character Expression (9781475004953): Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi: Books
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By SunilTanna
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

No it won't

The republic of Cyprus is the legal internationally recognised government of the whole island, and is virtually all Greek cypriot. There are virtually no Turkish Cypriots living there....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By derekwong28
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

I think this is an extremely dangerous move which may cause a Europe-wide domino effect. Any country in the EU which is rumored to be in talks for a bailout could be subjected to a severe bank run....
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By Steve Hill
Re: Free Hot Direct Mail Swipe

Great find, Mark, and very interesting reading!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By Jamie Harp
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

This is a very bad idea to say the least, I have no idea what kind of riot this may cause. But if they decided to try something like this in the UK or USA the country would basically be comitting...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Placebo Effect Copywriting

Great copy should absolutely make the circumstances you're describing feel real.

And inspire action.

But that's not a placebo.

Of course...

Once the prospects purchases the product or...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Jason_V
Re: Placebo Effect Copywriting

Mark is just trying to become the e.e. cummings of copy, aren't you Mark? ;)

As to your actual question Mark, I can't speak from actual experience, as I'm just starting my copywriting journey (as...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By bravo75
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

Good point. But the way a lot of people are looking at it is, the banks and the EU screwed it all up, why should the average Joe bail out these corrupt, incompetent ****s who put us in this mess in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,606
Posted By kindsvater
Re: The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery by Financial Terrorists

One of the most dangerous places you can put your money is in a bank. The ease of digital transactions, downloading a list of accounts, etc, means this is becoming more and more an easy target of...
Forum: Copywriting 17th March 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Placebo Effect Copywriting

Personally? I find Mark's Da Vinci-style writing more helpful.:rolleyes:
Forum: Copywriting 16th March 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bruce Wedding
Ever Seen a $10 Bill Letter? I have... <pics>

I nearly threw this out but something told me to open it. The envelope was fairly ordinary, though stamped. The only teaser copy was "Here's the survey we wrote you about"

I didn't recall the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th March 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 995
Posted By MissTerraK
Grr! I don't get it!

Okay, overnight it rains and turns over to all snow as temperatures plummet to below freezing and winds measure 25 miles per hour. It isn't a large accumulation, but enough to cover the roads and...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 16th March 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By arfasaira
Re: Convert More Website Visitors into Buyers - This Low Investment WILL PAY FOR ITSELF Many Times O

errrrmmm.... are you feeling ok Mark?

Why on earth should an excellent copywriter like you be THROWING your talents away for mere peanuts?

Warriors, take note, as a copywriter myself, I don't...
Forum: Copywriting 15th March 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,657
Posted By maximus242
Re: An 80 page sales letter to sell a $5,000 copywriting course

Yes we know because he used more or less the same salesletter to sell seats to his seminar, which sold out very quickly. I believe 100 seats were available at $5000 each.

95% of the people who see...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th March 2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By Raydal
Re: Thank you and Good bye

Hi Alfred,

Maybe you should have posted that note here:

http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/765093-true-warrior-has-passed-away.html

That's the post...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th March 2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By Alfred Shelver
Thank you and Good bye

My name is Alfred Shelver my wife passed away on Tuesday and one of her wishes was that I inform and thank this forum.

She had 4 years where she was able to stay at home and we as Family were...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 14th March 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mark Pescetti
Re: Convert More Website Visitors into Buyers - This Low Investment WILL PAY FOR ITSELF Many Times O

Mark, Mark, Mark...

Are you nuts?!?!

Seriously, are you?

$297 for copy that can produce thousands upon thousands of dollars, virtually overnight?

I understand doing it once to help people...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 13th March 2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By laurencewins
Re: Thunder Roared & Lightning Flashed - EXPLODE Your Business Profit Potential Right Here Right Now

Sell your wife!
Sell your grandmother!
Auction off your kids if you have to.
Whatever price Mark is charging is peanuts compared to the results you WILL experience.

I know from personal...
Forum: Copywriting 13th March 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By deezn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,155
Posted By Jacqueline Smith
A true Warrior has passed away.......

It is with tears pouring down my face and the deepest of sadness that I share the news of the passing of a dear friend, Cathy Shelver.

Cathy has been battling cancer for many years and passed...
Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,157
Posted By scrofford
Re: Copywriting mentor

Mark, thanks for recommending this! It looks like a great course, and I went ahead and joined!
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By AuPhalanx
Lightbulb Re: A Great Book - J.F. Straw

Hi, all!

I was Jim's publisher. Thank you for your kind words about "Mustard Seeds, Shovels, & Mountains." It's truly a great book. Yes, I might be a little biased, but it's ultimately true. What...
Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Nick Brighton
It's Like Twitter. Except We Charge People To Use It." This is hilarious...

Thought some of you fellow freelancers might appreciate this (although might also be a giggle for the designers on this forum too.)

Check out this hilarious email discussion between a designer...
Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By Raydal
Re: The copy

Using humor in copy is tricky for the following reasons:

1. Not everybody finds the same things humorous.
2. The humor can backfire if it offends your audience.
3. If the humor is too good...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th March 2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Big Rob
Re: Grumbles

Florida Drivers-
1- We get some torrential downpours, many put their 4 way flashers on while moving, DANGEROUS! and against the law.
2- Texting,talking on the phone, Reading the paper, applying...
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,157
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Copywriting mentor

Here's a few copywriters that mentor or have mentored. Mentoring comes with a fee--I say that because some people think mentoring is free.

Coaches/Mentors

Ray L. Edwards
Ray L. Edwards...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Raydal
Re: Email Copy Quote for a Newbie - What to Price?

I think it would work out better for you in the long run if
you indicated that you do not write email copy. But to
try and learn a skill to satisfy a request is indeed a
gigantic undertaking. If...
Forum: Copywriting 10th March 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By LexiB
Re: Email Copy Quote for a Newbie - What to Price?

I edited your quote and only left the important parts.

Based on what you wrote above, why are you offering (or why did she ask) to write copy for this person?

I guess people will give you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By MrMonetize
Re: Aussies and Brits- What Do You Call a Lawyer?

That's a good point. It's simply a marketing strategy from them I'd say. The term 'Lawyer' is an Americanism, and considering the amount of tripe they send our way via the TV, perhaps that company...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By ymest
Re: Aussies and Brits- What Do You Call a Lawyer?

A lawyer in England and Wales is someone who doesn't necessarily practice the law! Can be a teacher who's gained a Phd for instance.

Lawyer is a generic term! Even postgraduates in the UK can be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By Cyberdog1
Re: Aussies and Brits- What Do You Call a Lawyer?

Didn't mean any disrespect.

But I still disagree, have to wonder what pubs you frequent? :)

All my life, my family, friends, people I know, refer to the person as a 'Solicitor' - never a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By Cyberdog1
Re: Aussies and Brits- What Do You Call a Lawyer?

Sorry Alexa but that's rubbish (are you even in the UK!?)

British people use the term solicitor in all cases unless Americanisms creep in, then it becomes lawyer and although the terms are...
Forum: Copywriting 6th March 2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Mark Pescetti
The feeling of helping people, help people

The first time my copy produced any real money for someone, I admit it, I felt jacked.

It was orgasmic.

The desire to keep recreating that feeling is addicting.

But I knew that feeling...
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