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Forum: Copywriting 24th October 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,681
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: What do you think of princesses who swear like sailors?

I think it misses the underlying premise of the polarization
of people who care or don't about cursing. The people who
put importance on "proper" language have a visceral
response to cursing. ...
Forum: Copywriting 24th October 2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,972
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: A little bribe for your critique, fair enough?

I don't know if you're still looking for feedback but here's
my take.

There's a problem with believability. You make claims
without any support. Overall I am left with more questions
Forum: Copywriting 26th September 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Does this work?

Would you say the letters Halbert "requires" in his 30 day
challenge are proven?

This should be KEYED ads that constantly run. Without
the key they very well could be losers run by those who...
Forum: Copywriting 26th September 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,307
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: On the trail to becoming a high paid in-demand copywriter...

Do you think this signals a broader shift in copy writing?
Should we now study the classics not just for a solid
foundation in the fundamental principles, but also for
tone and structure?

I ask...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: how can we make this cool

Here's a couple I dug out of your text. The first is a shocker and
I imagine risky.

"How to be cool and get ahead -- even if you're a dork"

"How to build confidence and boost relationships --...
Forum: Copywriting 15th September 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,395
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: If you had 30 days to learn copywriting...

Here's a link to the letters put in order:
The Gary Halbert Letter - Organized and In Order (LINKS) (
Forum: Copywriting 12th September 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,395
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: If you had 30 days to learn copywriting...

The AWAI copywriting course might be what you're looking for

Acquire the Skills You Need to Make a Living as a Writer (

Out of curiosity,...
Forum: Copywriting 10th September 2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Starting Copy With A Question

One of the most successful letters in history starts with a
question: "Do you make these mistakes in English?"

so I think your underlying assumption is proved false.

The truth is you have to...
Forum: Copywriting 24th August 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Real Product Letter (last request before I try for real)

Here's some scary stuff you can draw on:

Cysts in Drinking Water - Universal Water. (

As for the copy, for me it lacked believability,...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd August 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Why Does This Work So Well?

It's not an ad for sunglasses. Just look at the caption under the
image: "They look like sunglasses". In conjunction with the
headline the implication is these are not sunglasses, they're...
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Scientific Advertising - Claude C. Hopkins

Here's a print version:
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Power of Words

To really tie this back to copywriting, this parody is inspired by
a video that borrowed from a story in a book by Elmer Wheeler
titled Tested Sentences That Sell
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Selling a Philosophical Work? Any ideas?

I think this is the crux of your problem. You not only can, but you must, sell
a philosophical book, or any book, on what the reader will gain from reading it
and what they will lose if they...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Who's Had Experience with AWAI? (Doing an informal study)

Do the newcomers courses teach you enough copywriting and practical
industry skill to go out and earn enough to pay to "kick it up a notch"?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 9th July 2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: PPC/CPM networks that allow direct to affiliate or email squeeze page?

Your assumption is wrong and insulting, but...

I've realized where there might be some confusion. In the
title when I mentioned a squeeze page I meant my own. I
can see how the wording could be...
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Best sales pages or videos out right now...

You can find the gravity in the marketplace listings. It's in the
stats under the product description listed as "grav".

Gravity is a calculation by ClickBank that estimates the number
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th July 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: PPC/CPM networks that allow direct to affiliate or email squeeze page?

You have both missed the point of this post. I am trying
to find PPC/CPM networks that allow ads to be directed
to a squeeze page or directly to an affiliate offer. That's
what I want to do....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By IDoTheLegWork
Re: Converting Traffic

When you get the answer to this question share it and
we'll all be rich! ;-P

Seriously, think about the fact that it has been proven
a change in color of word can have a statistically...
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