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Forum: Warriors For Hire 11th September 2019, 12:26 PM
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Forum: Warriors For Hire 22nd August 2019, 08:31 AM
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Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd July 2019, 08:37 PM
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Forum: Warriors For Hire 25th April 2019, 11:16 AM
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Views: 48,727
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: [Copywriter] SELL MORE NOW... With TRUE Professional Quality Sales Copy -- Amazing Reviews

Hi trader9,

If you've ever spoken to a sales person in a store or read a sales letter in a newspaper or magazine -- that's what sales copy is for (to sell).

You see... it isn't enough to drive...
Forum: Warrior Forum Help 23rd April 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By Johnny12345
FIXED

FIXED

Thanks,

John
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd April 2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Before you sell an information product, READ THIS...

My example was a simplified one -- I omitted several variables. However, in that example, the LOSS would be $48.70 (I rounded it to $49).

Opinions will vary, but I don't find the break-even point...
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd April 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Before you sell an information product, READ THIS...

I agree with your point of view, of course. However, if you read my original post, it does say:

"Therefore, you must...

* Have a good product that is in demand."

John
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd April 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Before you sell an information product, READ THIS...

Some people learn the hard way that a little math is essential to business success. I used to assume that every marketer knew their numbers... but was surprised to find that simply isn't the case.
...
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd April 2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Before you sell an information product, READ THIS...

I think what commonly happens is that so much time and energy goes into creating the product (and often a very good one), that the marketing is rushed.

Which is unfortunate. Because a little bit...
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd April 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Before you sell an information product, READ THIS...

What's really interesting is that making relatively small changes can often turn a losing product into a winner.

However, if you don't know your numbers, you may be inclined to give up. But, with...
Forum: Beginners Area 21st April 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Johnny12345
Before you sell an information product

As a copywriter, there's a very common problem I come across. And that is... marketers NOT knowing their numbers.

For example, if...

1) Your product sells for: $27

2) Your sales conversion...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,378
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Is it possible to sell anything?

Yes, you can. If you're a skilled copywriter and understand that products are primarily sold based on emotion -- not logic. And also if your simple/useless product has a good story behind it -- or a...
Forum: Programming 26th March 2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Anyone using Visual Basic?

I love Visual Basic (although, it's now known as "Visual Basic Dot Net"). I started using it decades ago. I use it for desktop applications and PHP for the web.

It's not as popular as it used to...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 26th March 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: looking for advice on adding a "physical products store" onto website

If you have a popular YouTube channel, a Shopify store could be a great way to monetize that traffic. You could do t-shirts and/or other physical items (depending on your niche).

So, you don't...
Forum: Programming 26th March 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Scraping/crawling data

You can use a Python script to scrape the web. Al Sweigart has a chapter about it in his book, Automate the Boring Stuff with Python. He also has a Youtube channel.

You can read that chapter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,155
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Best way to promote a website

There are many ways you can promote your products, but one good approach might be to use YouTube ads. Your ad could do a demonstration of the advantages your material offers -- and video is a great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Best free tracking link service?

As Dave mentioned, if you're looking for tracking you can use Google Analytics.

Or, you can search Google for free PHP tracking scripts. (I wrote my own tracking script in PHP, but I'm sure there...
Forum: Programming 26th March 2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What is the best website to use for selling ownership of a desktop program?

Thanks. That's an interesting thought. My software is targeted toward Shopify store owners and other e-commerce merchants.

John
Forum: Programming 25th March 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By Johnny12345
What is the best website to use for selling ownership of a desktop program?

I have a simple, but useful niche program I developed that I would like to sell ownership of. The software is a native Windows desktop application.

My question is, has anyone here done that...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Version from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.1

I think a lot of people follow the "if it ain't broken, don't fix it" rule.

I use PHP 5.6 for my tracking scripts. It works fine. Therefore, I see no immediate need to go through the work of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Crafting my offer / package - HELP

I would suggest that you simplify your approach. The thing is, you seem to have run into a roadblock... and your solution is to ADD complexity to the mix. In my view, you should do just the opposite....
Forum: Beginners Area 25th March 2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,030
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Best way to get YouTube subscribers?

Here are some basic (but good) tips...

1) Create great content that your target viewers will want to see -- this is KEY.

2) Search YouTube and learn about basic YouTube SEO.

3) Use good...
Forum: Beginners Area 25th March 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: how to find clients

First of all, you didn't say what type of freelance service you're trying to offer. That makes a difference.

In addition, you didn't mention which platform (or platforms) you are trying to break...
Forum: Beginners Area 25th March 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: I need money ASAP! Ideas?

Will Amazon let you work part time? That way, you could reduce your stress, but still bring in some money while you explore working online. (Or, maybe just find another job?)

If you have a skill,...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd February 2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Dropshipping Guitar Products-finding a partner

Ryan,

I think one of the most important things for your marketing will be producing effective promotional materials -- for both print and video.

Your copy and images need to tell your story and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 499
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Unable to generate traffic in my blogging website

Follow these 2 simple steps:

1) Make sure your blog has high quality content. People aren't going to read generic, two-cent-per-word, filler content. It must provide value.

2) Go to YouTube and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 509
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Multiple Sources of traffic produce no sales- HELP

First of all, it's harder to point out the problems with your site without seeing it, but I'll attempt to do it anyway (because the problems are almost always the same)...


1) You say, "You know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 226
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: How many niche sites do you run at a time?

It depends...

If you're trying to produce content for blogs by yourself, then the number will be VERY limited.

However, if you outsource the content creation and focus just on posting the...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 3rd February 2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,727
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: [Copywriter] SELL MORE NOW... With TRUE Professional Quality Sales Copy -- Amazing Reviews

Hi sekhar203,

Thanks for your inquiry. I sent you a PM.

Best,

John
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 524
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: How to write copy for skin care products?

Then someone (perhaps a competitor) complains about your magic potion and the FDA shows up at your door with guns drawn... and the FTC is right behind them with a lawsuit summons.

And, all of a...
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd November 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: How Pop-Up Window will impact on SEO of any website?

If you're concerned with SEO, I probably wouldn't use pop-ups. If you do use them, there's a good chance Google will hate you. Furthermore, most website visitors hate pop-ups, too.

In other words,...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 16th November 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,727
Posted By Johnny12345
Forum: Copywriting 11th November 2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 770
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Advertising determines almost everything in our society

Ewen,

Your post reminded me of the late Corey Rudl. He was, as I'm sure you'll recall, one of the early internet millionaires.

Most marketers create products and then try to sell them. But...
Forum: Copywriting 10th November 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 770
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Advertising determines almost everything in our society

OK, now I get it...

Once I realized you were talking about companies like Apple Computer, it all made sense.

Good post.

John
Forum: Copywriting 10th November 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 770
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Advertising determines almost everything in our society

Ewen,

Really nice post. As usual.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,169
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What's in your opinion make user trust the website?

The term "Hero's Journey" is from Joseph Campbell. Copywriters use it as a story structure. It's not a phrase typically USED in ad copy. It's jargon used in the copywriting world.

Skilled...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,169
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What's in your opinion make user trust the website?

I might be wrong. Check with OptedIn -- maybe Bob Dylan said it.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,169
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What's in your opinion make user trust the website?

You're certainly entitled to your opinion. But, story-based copy is a staple of the copywriting world.

That said, I dislike fabricated stories. Because, as Ernest Hemingway said, "The truth has a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,169
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What's in your opinion make user trust the website?

Sorry, I don't know what you mean by that.

I meant by telling the story of your journey to becoming an expert... and overcoming the problem you're going to help them solve. In short, your Hero's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,644
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Is there an alternative to ClickFunnels by now?

I use a crazy new technology called HTML (with a little CSS and PHP thrown in for good measure).

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,169
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What's in your opinion make user trust the website?

That's simple. You just need to do THREE things:

1) Use proof elements such as a sample, demonstration, data, or testimonials.

2) Demonstrate your expertise and credibility by telling your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,971
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

So, the problem is that you want to sell something. Got it.

To do that, you need THREE things:

1) You need to know who your market is. (Not in vague, general terms, but in very specific terms.)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: What Youtube video player to use on a sales page?

Another very popular option is Wistia. It's used by a lot of marketers.

John
Forum: Warrior Forum Help 20th October 2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: My Warrior for Hire ad has gone missing...

Hi Gabriel,

Thank You for fixing it. :)

Best,

John
Forum: Warrior Forum Help 18th October 2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By Johnny12345
My Warrior for Hire ad has gone missing...

When I try to go to my Warrior for Hire post -- which has around 45,000 views and has been running since 2009 -- I get a 403 ERROR.

What happened to my ad? Here's the link...
...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 14th June 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,727
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: [Copywriter] SELL MORE NOW... With TRUE Professional Quality Sales Copy -- Amazing Reviews

Hi seoparadise,

Thanks. I look forward to working with you.

Best,

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,434
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: If you could offer a first-time entrepreneur only one piece of advice, what would it be?

The best advice I could give a beginning entrepreneur (or internet marketer) would be to learn the fundamentals of marketing.

To make money you need to sell something. That might be your own...
Forum: Beginners Area 23rd May 2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 394
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Mentor Wanted Please?

Gary,

Frankly, very few people know how to do EVERYTHING themselves. So, if there is a technical task you don't know how to do, the solution is simple... OUTSOURCE IT.

There are people in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Sales Letter - no longer asking opt in

No. This is not what I have observed.

For the most part, marketers still try to collect the email address of potential prospects. Why? Because email is still the most powerful marketing tool...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,200
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: My Direct Mail Vacuum Cleaner Ad.

Claude,

That's a nice ad. There should be more ads written in that style and tone. It's the kind of copy that Roy H. Williams (The Wizard of Ads) would write.

But... there are just two small...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,262
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Paid Traffic

If you can't seem to get paid traffic to work, you could try "attracting" traffic via blogging, YouTube, Instagram, or Pinterest. Use them to build a list, them market products to that list.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Which Funnel Creating Service are You Using in 2018?

In many situations, I just code my own "funnel" with PHP. So, it's FREE. :)

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,463
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Why people choose affiliate marketing instead of product creation?

Affiliate marketing versus product creation involves a trade-off.

With affiliate marketing, there is very low risk. That is, you don't own the product, so there's no time involved in creating a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,620
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Looking for ways to promote family owned online jewellery business

There's an old saying in advertising, "The more you tell, the more you sell." As long as your sales copy is interesting (you can't bore people into buying), longer copy is best.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,620
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: Looking for ways to promote family owned online jewellery business

You said "text," rather than sales copy. So, that might be the problem.

The majority of Shopify stores I've seen have HORRIBLE sales copy (if they have any at all).

Their copy reads like a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: OPINION NEEDED: Earning money offering free websites for clients.

What you need to charge largely depends on two things:

1) What it costs to get a paying customer. And...

2) What level of profit you require for your effort.

If it costs you $50 to get a...
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