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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Is it better to have a single feature focus sales page vs multi-features focussed sales page?

A message targeting four different people with four different interests is never going to be as powerful as one message targeting one person with one interest.

Membership can be general in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

I know Jonathan, so have I learned a lot from that stuff. In fact, I spent 2 years in that market teaching people how to better their lives. I left after that because I saw it was a waste of time....
Forum: Social Media 9th July 2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 461
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: The Usefulness of Social Media

I've been telling people on my list for 8 years now that social media is mostly a waste of time. That was around the time I deleted my own FB fan page with over 7000 people. It was useless. And I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

How's things Jeffrey?

Good points, and one's I agree with completely.

As for problems and solutions - I use the word solution to mean a benefit, not just solving the problem itself, but...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th July 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Marketing to a non-buyer email list (6 months old)

Have you thought about re-engaging them with a fine piece of content?

Sorry I haven't been in touch...blah blah blah... let me make it up to you with...great content...blah blah blah...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How to Make a Replicated Sales Funnel

There are free plugins you could use to create a funnel and then 'export' the pages. Your people would simply install the plugin, for free, and then import the pages to their own WordPress website.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Political = Problems

Same difference mate.

Just so we're on the same page: I wasn't 'trying' to say anything - I said categorically that problems get more attention than solutions, because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Is that why you're linking to a cheap JVzoo system and using a 'blind' squeeze page to build your list?


Pretty sure your audience are opp seekers Adrianne :eek:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Am I in a marketing forum here, or on seasame street :D

If a man believes his wife is going to leave him, then THAT is the most important conversation going on in his head.

It would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Good for you Adrianne.

When attracting opportunity seekers, I would always lead with a promise of easy money too.

It’s far easier to sell ‘free money’ to ANYONE, because we ALL want free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

They sure do my friend - and we must get their attention first.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: You think just to make sales ? You fail

Good points.

Here's the deal: If I have a headache, I don't need to be buttered up first before you offer me the pill. My head needs attention right now. No need to educate me or give me '10...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

Yep, I agree with that Steve.



Even though I aim to start with the problem, in some cases it makes sense to start out with the benefits.


The problem I see with most marketers headlines,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 652
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Why talking about the 'benefits' may be hurting your sales

What would happen if the news was filled with with fluffy, positive, feel-good stories?

How long before people stopped watching?

The people behind the news, know that “fluffy” stories don’t get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 642
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: One website or multiple

I have had dozens of domains. Which meant I had to send people to dozens of different sites to find out about the dozens of products I was selling. Soon enough I had dozens of blogs - dozens of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Help With Call To Action

Put the CTA that most relates to the post they just read. What's the 'natural' next step after reading your content?


You know what they say: Given too many choices, most people won't bother.
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th June 2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: the psychological effect of trusted brands....

Funny how you are talking about 'brand' (trust) while also talking about deception.

Is your avatar an image of yourself?


Unbelievable!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: What are some "don'ts" of building your ideal customer profile?

Don't be vague about who they are.

Make it a real person. Someone you know inside out. Someone who you can interview to uncover problems they experience on an emotional level.

If you create an...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th June 2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Question for fellow Warriors.

Do you know who you are targeting?

Do you know their biggest problem?

Can you solve it in a unique way (different)?

I don't know how ANYONE on here can give you advice on where your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 156
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Delivery Method for Info

Do you want people who download paid stuff for free on forums, as customers?

No. You don't.

So what have you lost, really?

Loss of income? For a weightloss product with great information?
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th June 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 164
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Any experience with uniquetraffic.org?

Don't waste your money.

If they were able to flood a website with traffic, they would create a better one for themselves and send the traffic there.

But they don't, because 1) The traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 412
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Tip to increase Sales Online

Good point.

It's important to go in with the mindset that you are ALWAYS getting a result.

Some people, maybe more, think a 'result' is when you make a sale or get a sign up, when in fact,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th April 2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Has anyone used SoloAdEmails.com

Guys, you shouldn't need to try a service like that. Clearly if their solo ads worked, we'd all be filthy rich considering the amount of people they are sending the ad to.

I'm not being bitchy or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 148
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How to define a target group?

Not knowing your Solitary Target BEFORE you start any marketing tactic or strategy, is a bit like being a fantastic golfer, with long drives and a knack for chipping out of bunkers onto the green,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
DIAMONDS in the DUNG HEAP

The Jack of All Skills... Gets Killed

A few years back there was a housing crisis over here in Dublin.

Because of this, there were less houses being built, which meant there were less jobs...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th March 2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,050
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Best email opt-in landing page client?

There are two plugins which are free, and work together inside your wordpress dashboard to build landing pages.


Those two are:
1) Beaver builder (you ONLY need the free version, which is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th March 2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 227
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How important is time management for your online work? Warriors?

Never found time management to be anything other than another excuse, or tool that gets in the way of "accountability".


Time management? Or self management?


Which is it?


If the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Is offering resale rights a viable offer today

Buy the product for $97

Get resale rights of same product for $497-$997

I do this myself, always making sure I'm getting extra cash for the same product, with no extra work on my part....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 57
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Which 2-Step Funnel Is Better? (Just Opt In VS Opt In+Revealing Info On First Page)

You're prob'ly overthinking it.


There's only one job for a sq page; to get the email. Do that first, then do whatever else you desire... second.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 250
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Meditation for Anxiety & Depression - Niche Market Size

Take a look at what they're doing here (not aff link)
https://www.hypnosisdownloads.com/anxiety-treatment

Notice how they are targeting 14 different individuals with anxiety issues?

If I...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th September 2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Lightbulb The most important email in your autoresponder sequence

Have you ever bought a solo ad and then got pissed when your email opens diminished after they opened your welcome email to download their freebie?

One thing you have to understand, is that if you...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd September 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: I sell information. How can I still use email marketing?

Have you ever read a book and then watched the movie version?

Have you ever heard something said a billion times, and then BOOM! out of the blue you hear the same thing said in a different way,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th January 2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Lightbulb A Devious trick almost everyone falls for

Here's something you should consider if you're not happy where you're at, in your business or in your personal life:

You are where you want to be right now.

On the surface, that statement...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 801
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Hey My Warriors - How Many Hours Do You Spends For Your Online Business?

I work from 6 - 12am (highest priority tasks)

I think about work from 12 - 6pm (ideas - planning - non priority tasks - daydreaming - getting out of the house/office)

The second part of my day...
Forum: Email Marketing 6th October 2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Link to a blog post, or just email the content?

For the SEO part, there's nothing stopping you putting the content in the email, and THEN putting the email on your blog. Or putting the content on your blog and then putting it in the email.
...
Forum: Email Marketing 29th September 2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Am I doing this right? Promoting Affiliate Offers Through Email Marketing

Piss off.

******************************************

To the original poster:

helisell above has got it right.

Your squeeze page is way too generic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,008
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Tons of Bad Advice In This Thread

Kim Roach and Terry Dean teach their audience to email every day. Not sure where you're getting your facts from. You're entitled to your own opinions, not your own facts.
Forum: Email Marketing 16th December 2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 720
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Is Email Marketing Dead?

How many times have you been inside your inbox today?
Forum: Email Marketing 18th November 2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Sink or swim its all in the subject line.

Seems like you're already looking for a gimmick to get your emails opened and not thinking long-term.

Really think about what you're saying here.

Just use your own name.
Forum: Email Marketing 4th November 2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 514
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: DONT EVER WRITE IN CAPITALS + more email marketing worst practices

2 to 3 times a month is simply not enough; in fact, it's ridiculous.

If you mailed more, you have more chance of catching people when THEY are ready to buy.

Who cares if people unsubscribe?
...
Forum: Email Marketing 26th October 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Email Marketing Best Practices

No offense mate, but that post read like a term & conditions agreement. Which, by the way, goes against one of the main objectives of email writing: Write like you bloody speak.

Good tips though.
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 16th January 2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
[Free Videos] More Practical, Actionable content in 4 videos

If you got into this business with the aspirations of creating a better life for yourself, but instead you ended up with a crappy job, and now you're pissed off that it's not working out the way you...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th September 2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Create Attractive Emails

Engagement will get you clicks anyway, so that's where your focus should be IMO.

Be yourself.

What happened today? Is there a lesson there?

If you can hold a conversation with the guy or...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th August 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: The best FREE email copy writing training

If more people understood how important this really is, they'd do a lot better with email.
Forum: Email Marketing 6th July 2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Forum: Email Marketing 10th June 2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,226
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Email Marketing Is Dead

Everyone has their own way of doing things; however, you have tried the free content approach and ONLY promote once in a while, which you say is not working for you - so maybe you should try the...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th May 2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Shall I start driving paid traffic to squeeze page?

They told you to keep it simple, but did they tell you to write that copy?

Okay, you're claiming to help people overcome self esteem, but that doesn't motivate them to give you their contact...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th May 2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Shall I start driving paid traffic to squeeze page?

You need to be far, Far, FAR more specific in what you're ogffering in exchange for my precious contact details.

Your headline: Don't let others Determine who you are:

I don't know what that...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th May 2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Best Email Marketing Cources

You can't go wrong with Ben Settle or Daniel Levis.

Maybe a bit pricier than a few others out there, but with email marketing, you get what you pay for.
Forum: Email Marketing 28th May 2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How do you structure your first 5-7 autoresponder emails?

Different strokes, different strokes, Tim.

I email every day, so each email is like a separate event.

As long as your emails are NOT written for fence sitters, are interesting, engaging,...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st May 2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How many emails before you offer a product?

Either you're in business to get praise from free loading peasants, or you're in business to make money from selling solutions to problems that investment minded people have.

...and, if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: How to create newsletters to send to your list?

Someone has been feeding you bullshit.

You build the relationship and let the product do the teaching.

Now, more than ever, people are looking to buy into people before they buy into their...
Forum: Email Marketing 5th May 2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Unsubscribing Issue

Like Heruma said, there are many variables to consider when it comes to why people unsubscribe.

Personally, if I'm not getting unsubscribes, I'm not having much affect on anyone, really.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,749
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: We are not all 'Bros' & 'Dudes'

First: Just because you think these terms show a lack of respect, it doesn't mean you have any clue what you're on about. You clearly don't. I would place far more trust in an individual who...
Forum: Email Marketing 25th February 2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,764
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Email marketing.

Seriously dude, stay away from the medicine cabinet. My head hurts after reading that trite.

To OP:
Go study what works. Even then, whatever you learn will be redundant until you start your...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th February 2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,691
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: What percentage of email open rate is considered good.

Better subject lines will get you higher opens; but what then? What happens when the subject lines don't work anymore? And believe me, clever subject lines only work well on people who don't know you...
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