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Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Need Help in Choosing a Headline Please...

They look like they came out of the world of porn
where length is prized.

Not so in creating a positive response in your ads.

If you have to resort to using adjectives in your headline
and...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Need Help in Choosing a Headline Please...

Toughen up, fragile flower. You're making this personal - it's not.

You're supposed to be a direct marketer... a paid advertising champion. Get a grip.

In a headline, every word, every comma,...
Forum: Copywriting 21st December 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Need Help in Choosing a Headline Please...

http://f.cl.ly/items/1b3e2d2S0v2B281y340H/butthurt.png

MAYBE five minutes in Photoshop, dude...

Heads up - if you want expert help (for FREE), don't get defensive when you get it.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd November 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By Len Bailey
Re: Best thesaurus?

Me, too. I've seen split-test results where changing one word boosted response by 300% and more. :cool:
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Best thesaurus?

Meh. Different strokes for different folks.

I rather enjoy the hunt for the just-right word.
Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Best thesaurus?

try wordhippo
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Best thesaurus?

It, the RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary (http://www.rhymezone.com/), the Scrabble Word Finder (http://www.scrabblefinder.com/), and Thesaurus.com are all in my go-to arsenal, mostly for developing short...
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Best thesaurus?

Try the Idiom Dictionary (http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/).
Forum: Copywriting 6th October 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By Raydal
Re: Critique Request Unlimited Success Program

Hi Jim,

If "professional copy" reads like "professional copy" then its NOT professional copy.

The beauty of a great actor is that you cannot see that he is acting.

The beauty of...
Forum: Copywriting 5th October 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Critique Request Unlimited Success Program

http://cl.ly/image/3X1u101T180n/BronsonShakingHead.gif
Forum: Copywriting 19th September 2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By magikb
Re: Your Expert's Critique Needed

Hi MonteMichaels (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/montemichaels.html)

Thank you for your feedback. Great idea with this header!
Forum: Copywriting 22nd August 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,088
Posted By max5ty
Re: Copywriting as a career

When you say moving people with the power of words...reminds me of every guy that's had his girlfriend tell him his love letter was awesome. Straight BS when it comes to copywriting.

I was one of...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By max5ty
Re: Need Some Money?

Sounds like a true case of analysis paralysis.

Vicky lives in a 1984 Dodge van under a bridge in Seattle Washington.

Couple weeks ago she came up with an idea.

Was a simple idea.

Problem...
Forum: Copywriting 7th November 2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,555
Posted By Charles Harper
GREAT Craigslist Ad for a Jeep

Hey folks,

This was in my newsfeed and I figured I share it.

Here is a Craigslist Ad for a guy selling his Jeep to die for.

Check Out This Texas Man's Macho Craigslist Ad For His Jeep...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By max5ty
Need Some Money?

Copywriters have an advantage...they know how to write ads that sell a boatload of products.

Was talking with someone about this a few weeks ago.

They were saying they didn't have a product...
Forum: Copywriting 6th June 2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By directmaildude
Re: How much should I disclose about myself? Should I even admit the really bad stuff?

Correct, people will in fact think you are a criminal... because you committed crimes.


Why is that "as far from the truth as you can get."

You were willing to extort money and sexually...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By RickDuris
This is what can happen when you swipe

What can happen when you swipe too close to the bone...

BuzzFeed Writer Resigns In Disgrace After Plagiarizing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By joe golfer
Hey, I got your rebuttal right here...

I was collecting the rebuttals from this thread (http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing-discussions/532616-closers-only-rebuttle-game-training.html) in one place so they were easier to follow....
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Check it if you like NO BS selling

It isn't the swearing.
It isn't the talking about religion.
It isn't that you mentioned politics
Although, those are incredibly stupid rookie mistakes.
It's that you absolutely missed the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,383
Posted By iamchrisgreen
How to consistantly get clients that pay you over $2000 a month.

Let's face it, if you're going to put a TON of effort into getting clients, you may as well get the ones that will pay you a good chunk of money. I put this free training together to show you how [no...
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By shawnlebrun
a great way to build wealth as a copywriter

I'm sure many, if not most of you know Joe Polish.

And maybe to a lesser extent, Dr. Tom Orent.

But what about Greg Milner?

Or his company Worldwide Salon Marketing?

If you're not aware...
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: Need Sales Letter Critique

Just because this is the Copywriting Forum doesn't mean good manners escape our attention. If you'd said 'please', undoubtedly you'd be in receipt of much better answers.

Copywriting, that is,...
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By joe golfer
Re: 265 up to date freelance copywriting jobs

Could also try:

SearchTempest Online Classifieds Search - All the Classifieds. One Search. (http://www.searchtempest.com/)
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: Need Sales Letter Critique

There's such a word as 'please' as in...

"I would like to get some critiques on the letter please so I can know if I need to tighten some of it up."

A few manners go a long way.

Bruce...
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By Mark Andrews
265 up to date freelance copywriting jobs

Take your pick, there might be a
gem or two in amongst this little
lot if you do your research...

Search ALL of Craigslist™ (http://goo.gl/Piy4R)

Smoking hot,


Mark Andrews
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,861
Posted By Mark Andrews
Re: Price of 1 email copy written? (professionally copywritten)

Quite possibly the worst advice I've seen on this forum in a good while.

Take this advice on board and your business is pretty much doomed.

There is a reason why copywriters can charge what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By dnjoseph1
Case Study MUST READ: If you prospect with Craigslist, you NEED to read this

Warriors,

I've spent a lot of time in the past replying to ads on Craigslist in the "Gigs' section where people were looking for web design help. Of all the times I've replied to someone, I've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Adrian Browning
Re: Local Clients Wanting Everything For Free !

"$185.00"... "$85.00" ..? Wait, is this serious?... What are these figures?

Look, your client wanted the service for free because he doesn't see the value in you or what you do and these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Local Clients Wanting Everything For Free !

I mean this in the nicest way. If 62 clients treat you like this, and that's all the clients you have...you are training them to treat you this way.


A couple guys here have just asked if the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
Posted By sprks79
Re: US Offliners....

Perhaps,

However if there are millions of people with the same attitude, then what?
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,433
Posted By ewenmack
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

Adrian, you've posted links to my posts about ads
to justify your position.

What you may not know is that I'll be making cold calls again on Monday.

This is how I've landed national...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,433
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

Lets role play :

Objection



------------------------------

ME
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,433
Posted By cash89
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

I hope more and more people come to the same realization that you have. It's going to make it that much easier for those of us that are not scared to pick up the phone and make sales!
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th July 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,060
Posted By John Durham
Has anyone noticed the strange vibe going on in the Offline Subforum Lately?

I have noticed the past week or so that cold calling threads are not so prevalent on the front page, and you know what else I have noticed...alot of diverse bells and whistles "How to..." and alot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By stopgo
My telemarketing opinions

Hi all.

Love love LOVE! the warrior forum BTW :)

I have been reading through the forum when ever i can the last few weeks.

I am ATM a contract telemarketer. Looking to sell my own stuff...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,297
Posted By John Durham
Re: Wow. Cold Calling works. $3.5k+ of new business in a week.

Glad you life is changed...are you getting daily sales consistently now?



2 hours per day to land 4 appointments is in effective?

6 hours of dialing to make $3500, and phone close 3 new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,603
Posted By Crew Chief
Re: What do you all do to close a deal over the phone - National or regional

WOW!

This thread certainly took a turn for the worse. That said, if you are wise, you can glean some great nuggets from it in spite of the attempted detour and apparent sabotage. ;)



I would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,297
Posted By payoman
Wow. Cold Calling works. $3.5k+ of new business in a week.

OK, we all knew it works, but anyone who has been following me on this forum knows about my complaints, whining and other bitching about cold calling, but I thought I'd offer some positive news for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,240
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Need help now. Cold calling which niches?

Awesome stuff man, you're going to succeed without a doubt! BUT, something you should look at, is the eviction itself. I went through the exact same thing. Did you get served yet or just a regular...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,175
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

Any one who can learn to put ALL the BS aside, and just learn that
one tiny little line of info you just gave them, can be the next
sales super star.

Your product hardly matters, people buy YOU,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Rus Sells
Finding my guy...

I recently had a meeting with a friend of mine that is in the oil business, he's been in this space for many years and the training he's provided in his industry has resulted in many new successful...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,568
Posted By MichaelHiles
Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

In the business world outside of the low end, tiny mom and pop business, "web design" is called UX or UI design.

User Experience or User Interface.

This is where a designer mocks up a graphic...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By TyBrown
Re: Easy Way To Help Restaurants Make More Money...

I think the idea is that when you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. You made a hasty and silly evaluation of a method and now you're doubling down on it.

If you are in business and you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Chris Rivers
Offline Business Builder Series: "Closing Offline Clients By Yelling At Them?...!"

Hey Offliners,

I'm a pretty easy going guy, but last week I got into a fairly aggressive consultation with a prospect.

There was even one time when it felt like I spent more time fussing at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,946
Posted By SteveSki
Re: What Works Good Email or Cold Call or Door to Door Sale?

They all work....

A better question to ask yourself is... Am I willing to work?... Am I willing to cold call... am I willing to face my fear of rejection and constantly improve my approach and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,712
Posted By shockwave
Re: Exactly HOW much $$$ for a commission sales rep

I have to agree with everyone else. I think you will probably end up having to convince a sales person of this caliber why they should even consider working for you in the first place.

A hardcore...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Check out My plan on Cold Calling Business listed on YellowPages

I've never heard of anyone else doing this. I'd be super cautious treading into new waters with this one.

Seriously, what do you want us to say? It's the same thing a million other people do....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,712
Posted By midasman09
Re: Exactly HOW much $$$ for a commission sales rep

Here's been my experience after having MANY sales people sell for me;

You better PAY the GOOD salespeople a GOOD amount...or....you'll be "Trainging Your Competition"!

Mediocre of Poor sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 129,277
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Some quick thoughts off the top

1. work harder and call more people
2. worry less about the other guy and more about your own value proposition.
3. promote as a marketing campaign rather than a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,681
Posted By bob ross
Re: Question for those that use infofree

Yep like others, I've had my telemarketers call thousands and thousands of the numbers and they're almost always correct. I LOVE LOVE LOVE infofree and under my $24.95 promo code I have over 1300...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,977
Posted By David Miller
Re: Directory Site Profits 102- The Continuation- Back To The Basics- and THEN Some!

I see a little bit of chatter here about allowing your subscriber to log on and change their own listing. The goal apparently to be as "hands off" as possible. Believe me, I get it!

But I think...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,214
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: How To Make $840 A Month With Business Cards

If you really want to take this idea to the next level and make it super professional consider setting up a network of small businesses and promoting a community biz card
display.
Some visuals can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By David Miller
Re: Will a script like this work?

I have to agree with a couple of things in this thread.

1. I agree with Ken Michaels (no shock there I guess) that scripts must be tested and perfected in the process of making hundreds and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By mojo1
Re: Thoughts of hiring 100% commission sales reps in other markets (COMPLETELY OFFLINE)

@MonteMichaels

I had just logged out when reading your response above but couldn't log back in fast enought to tell you how spot on you are. The thanks button didn't work for me but in my best...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By David Miller
Re: Thoughts of hiring 100% commission sales reps in other markets (COMPLETELY OFFLINE)

Basically you're asking "how do I hire a salesperson?" and you want to keep what you do close to the vest so as to prevent anyone from stealing your idea.

No problem there, it's your perogative...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By marc.v
Re: Update on my insurance lead generation adventure, and a question about LeadTree...

Not my idea, but I agree. It is pretty cool.

I do make cold-calls as my first contact with the insurance agents. I just talk off the cuff and that works well for me, but sandalwood posted a...
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