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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,385
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: ladies i need your opinion

3 or 5 - the colour schemes for those are the only that will match the expectations of your desired audience. Plus they just look cool, and caught my eye :)
Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: What sorts of writing does Copywriting cover?

Copywriting is really almost any business writing, which does technically include content for business purposes. However, when we see pissing contests here in the forum about what *is* and what...
Forum: Copywriting 25th June 2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Need a copywriter, but don't have a lot of cash? Read this...

I wanted to post this here because I know a lot of people come to the copywriting section of the warrior forum looking for a copywriter, but maybe they don't have the biggest budget in the world.
...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Client hated my copy. Didn't even test it, but rewrote the whole thing himself. Now what?

That's just it, Nick - there are always factors at play that we can't see, even if we think we have the whole picture.

I once had a client ask me to redo the concept for a salesletter because he...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Client hated my copy. Didn't even test it, but rewrote the whole thing himself. Now what?

Trust me, I've had the same thing happen. Only mine didn't turn out so well... My big clickbank guru guy and his partners disagreed about the copy. The client loved it, and was over the moon excited...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,362
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Perryny - I thanked you for that. Why? Because you said what I was thinking, before I even knew it.

Thanks. :D
Forum: Copywriting 26th May 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
If you could ask a copywriter any question...

... what would it be?

I'm interested to hear what types of questions you warriors have for copywriters, whether it is about the business of copywriting, how to write sales copy, when sales copy is...
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Copy Doodles cont...

AWESOME link, thanks for sharing it!

FYI, I also like using dafont.com for free fonts - including symbols - to do things like that. You can get some great handwritten and symbol fonts there, even...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: 5:1 email copywriting service rate?

Loren - there are exceptions to that. Many Clickbank products offer slashed prices for a "limited time" on their website, and I have used those "sales" before in affiliate promotion emails to garner...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Possibly the most important thing you could ever read in your copywriting career.

I wrote this as a blog post today, but instead of linking to it (which could be construed as self promotion) I'm simply going to copy it in its entirety here.

And then duck.

Because a lot of...
Forum: Copywriting 20th May 2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: I'm Looking For A Few Newbie Copywriters

^^ Wow. Just, wow.

This is why the seasoned copywriters in this forum need to stop ranting and raving at everyone who comes in here looking for a copywriter. It makes newer copywriters think that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Whats the most you have ever paid for an article and why

Okay, I don't pay for articles (since that is part of my job description!) but I hope I can provide some insight here...

For junk SEO articles, stuff to submit to EZA and other content farms - the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,849
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Web 2.0 is dead here.

Not putting the blame on newbies here at all - for the most part, it is the entire incestuous internet marketing community. If you spend all your time reading hype about internet marketing products,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,849
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Web 2.0 is dead here.

I came across a quote today, and I want to share it with all of you. Why? Because with a little bit of modification, it touches on a subject that I've been very passionate about lately. Especially as...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: I need a copywriter - Suggestions?

Hope I can give you some advice...

First off, how much it is going to cost you will depend mostly on your budget, really. There are copywriters both in and above everyone's budget range, unless...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Selling Out To A Publisher?

My best advice, without seeing your product or your info - go with the publisher. Sort of.

Get some of your material published with McGraw Hill (a great name to be published under, as it can never...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: My 04/08 prediction of copywriters during the downturn...

An interesting trend I'm noticing, especially in content (since I do both now, not just sales copy...)

Businesses are more cautious with their money. Sure, there are still thousands of wanna-be...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,348
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Time Management For Copywriters

I have some favorites on this subject... For example, a huge time saver for me is Outlook. You can't have 10 email accounts, and not have Outlook. I even have rules that put email from specific...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Why Be A Professional Copywriter?

I personally stay a copywriter because I love to write. It's the same reason I run two blogs, volunteer to moderate forums, write articles, and spend way too much time making lists. My hands feel...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,692
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Copywriters - something to remember

Hello, all. It has been awhile since I've posted here, for various reasons (most of which stem from my having nothing interesting to say, as business has just been cruising along at a good pace...)...
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Arggggggggggg

Just make sure you understand what you're doing here. It might sound fantastic to take vacations whenever you want, make millions, pay less in taxes, etc. but for most - the self employed lifestyle...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Looking for an experienced website copy writer based in UK/USA

And why only US/UK? Most Canadians grow up speaking English, as do Australians, and Canadians have an advantage of understanding most US colloquialisms since we're exposed to them on television on a...
Forum: Copywriting 14th November 2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Do I need a copy writer ?

^^Agreed. In fact, I turned a potential client away just the other day for the exact same reason. No good high priced copywriter would take on this project, knowing that you probably wouldn't get a...
Forum: Copywriting 28th October 2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 964
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Has there ever been a Copywriter contest here?

There is something I've learned in my years of copywriting, and that is - no offense intended to anyone here - but if you can't afford a $1000+ copywriter, one of two things is going on.

Either A...
Forum: Copywriting 19th October 2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Please Checkout my Ad Copy for Local Direct Mailer

I'm glad you decided to go with two separate ads... IMHO, as a business owner, seeing that "Be your own boss" stuff instantly loses ALL of your credibility with me - it'd be filed in the "round bin"...
Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Good Warrior, Please comment on AbMyths.com .. my re-written squeeze page ..

Ahh, you're a newfie! That explains the blue back ground, it reminds you of the ocean. LOL!

Just kidding of course, I love the culture in NL - I live in BC, we only have other countries' cultures...
Forum: Copywriting 1st October 2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Under the copywriting bridge, there lies a secret... And it has purple hair.

Do you remember those little dolls from "way back when"? Many considered them good luck charms, for some unknown reason. They often had neon purple or green hair, were about 3 inches tall, and had...
Forum: Copywriting 24th September 2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,243
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Don't Want to Get Screwed When Hiring a Copywriter? Read this first...

You may be here on this forum looking for a copywriter, or you may be hiring a copywriter from one of the many freelance bidding sites scattered around the web, but there is one thing anyone who is...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Looking for Sales Writer to write 20 Forex Auto Responder Emails

You asked for my suggestion, so here it is. I suggest you rewrite your ad as follows:

Seeking a Killer Email Copywriter!

I'm looking for someone I can trust for an email copy project. I'm going...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,370
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Looking for Sales Writer to write 20 Forex Auto Responder Emails

I hate to say it, but good luck getting anybody BUT the elance types to touch this project. Any copywriter worth their salt (i.e. one that can actually make you money) wouldn't live with those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,052
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Why I unfollowed (almost) everyone on Twitter... Should I follow you?

Well, I did it. And it feels almost as good as purging my inbox!

I unfollowed almost everyone on Twitter.

If I'm still following someone, it is because I either have a pre-existing relationship...
Forum: Copywriting 27th July 2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,268
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Calling All Female IM'ers, Help... or males :-)

Dr. Livingston - okay, now I see the problem with your sales copy :)

First off, I commend you for going a step further and finding sales pages in your niche that are converting well. Good on you!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
$100 per month automated income blueprint in this post!

Hi all! I just wanted to share this with everyone, since I've been getting such great feedback on it. I would post the flowchart, BUT it has some promotional stuff on it so instead, I'm just going to...
Forum: Copywriting 11th June 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: What to say when you didn't contact your subscribers for a long time?

Brian, that is perfect :) That is exactly what you want to do - be honest with your subscribers, explain why you were gone for so long, and tell them that you're happy to be emailing them again....
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
How to get a 5% conversion rate - TODAY

Okay, standard form disclaimer here - this is what works for ME. Do your own testing. I can't tell you that you'll get a 5% conversion rate as a guarantee, because it depends on your product, your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,967
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
FREE Traffic Techniques for Everyone to Use!

I know most of you struggle with traffic, I wanted to post this here.

I just want to make it perfectly clear - IF you do not have a follow up system in place, half decent sales copy, and a half...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: The Great American Copywriting Outsource Conspiracy

Be careful posting this... I have learned that if you post out of concern for internet marketers about the dangers of hiring the "copywriters" you speak about, you'll get a backlash of people telling...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: How Direct Response Copy Can Sell Anything.

Hahaha - "Piano Liquidation Department" - I love it ;)

It's true, copy can sell anything... BUT the trick is, convincing others that it works. Not always easy.

I once did a write up for my...
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Should I Try a New Pitch Page Or Not?

Right now, it probably means you don't have enough data from your testing to come to that conclusion yet. :) I would seriously look into using Google's website tools, it would probably help you out a...
Forum: Copywriting 25th May 2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Salesletter/Salespage Framework

There's always wordpressppc.com - wordpress theme without all the other junk, designed for sales letters.

I've been recommending it all day it seems LOL - great little tool. I think the aff. link...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,332
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Why Not to Charge $197 for your sales copy... Or pay it, either.

Wow, this turned into quite the thread while I was away! :)

Mike, that was exactly the point of this post. It wasn't intended to "scold" anyone, or any such thing. Because, as Kay said, they don't...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd May 2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,332
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Why Not to Charge $197 for your sales copy... Or pay it, either.

Okay, so this might tickle a few feathers, but I'm just going to come out and say it.

I could tell you not to charge $197 for your sales copy out of professional courtesy, but it doesn't devalue...
Forum: Copywriting 15th May 2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: The Most Powerful Copywriting / Selling Concept In The Universe!

Yes, Guru bashing is where this gets dangerous. Like you said in your original post, you absolutely must differentiate yourself from your competition if you want to see any kind of success,...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Read this before you ask for a critique - some friendly advice :)

Because this forum is SO full of critique requests, I feel it appropriate to post this here.

To all of you who are seeking critiques from your peers, first - good on you for being proactive. You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Top 5 Tips for Newbies Thread!!

Hi all! Its been awhile since I've posted in the main forum, so I thought I would start a thread that has been at the top of my mind lately...

From experienced IMers, what are your top 5 tips for...
Forum: Copywriting 12th February 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Need some Experienced Advice!

There is some truth to what Justin is saying, but can I make a suggestion?

Move your sidebar. Put the links across the top if you can, the content on the left, and your opt-in form above the fold...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,314
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
FREE Proven Way to Add Thousands of $$ in Profit!!!

I posted this before in another thread, but I figured it deserved some elaboration and perhaps, yes, its own thread. So here we go...

I know of a time-tested and proven way to add literally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Ok, so all this offline stuff was right...

Just an update (I got so busy I forgot about this thread!)

1. I found the client through a "buck or two" style local classified, not even prospecting (this was an "extra cash" kind of thing.) I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Pretty Cool Twitter Tool...

Just found this, and thought I would share. Neat way to integrate video marketing and twitter marketing. :)

BubbleTweet - Add A Video Message To Your Twitter Page (http://www.bubbletweet.com/)

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Ok, so all this offline stuff was right... (See Update)

First off, no I'm not going to ask you to follow my progress. There will be no mastermind group, no WSO, no product, no articles, and no email list. I just wanted to say...

You were all right.
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th January 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Now I Know why Good Writers Cost Good Money

Since we're in the copywriting forum, not the article forum, I AM going to hijack this thread and say...

The exact same thing happens in copywriting.

There are people who have paid for certain...
Forum: Copywriting 15th January 2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Copywriter Needed To Write 150+ Articles.

Actually, precious, copy-written means written with the tactics and principles of persuasion, by a copywriter. Here's a wikipedia article on the subject. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copywriting)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: where to post want ads looking for help?

There is no dedicated section for this, really. It has never even been tried. People fear it would turn into a bidding style forum, where people post jobs and the lowest bidder wins, making it a...
Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,313
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Does anyone make a living writing for Elance or Guru?

I think the entire matter also depends on your idea of "a living". eLance can provide you with a great living if $10/day is enough to live on in your area, otherwise you may find all freelance sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,858
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Let's Save Tinkerbell's Home

I posted this in the other thread too, but I want as many as possible to see that last part so we can get things going!

So, to quote...

Tina, if you get your report finished, send me a copy....
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By Cherilyn Woodhouse
Re: Some of The Most Powerful, Check Cashing, Car Buying - Draw Dropping Headlines...That Hypnotize!

Any headlines that use the following words...

Discover
Powerful
Secret
Confidential

and of course...

FREE
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