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Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Chat--love it or hate it?

Depends on what expectations you set up front.

Alan Weiss's best-paying clients know that he'll call them back within a few hours.

Dan Kennedy's best-paying clients know that they will never...
Forum: Copywriting 10th June 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,230
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Dan Kennedy's Ultimate Sales Letter book

Here's the reason why this topic is debated so much on this forum.

If you send someone a snail-mail letter, the only way to tell them more is to have a longer letter. The reader can read more of...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: How Important Are Testimonials?

Randall, this is awesome advice for you from Marc:



What have you done to make sure that you are fishing in an ocean full of hungry fish? (That is, to confirm that there's an eager marketplace...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,363
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: In Your Face Crapping Headline

Rich, I join the chorus of the dismayed.

The first line says that FOREX has not been easy to crack, until now.
Therefore I expect the next line will explain that FOREX has now been cracked.
The...
Forum: Programming 8th June 2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,565
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Need Custom Meal Menu Plan Plugin for WordPress

Michelle, this looks like a cool idea. You don't say which type of technology will be used to build the site. Is that not decided yet?

Pretty much any database-backed Website technology could...
Forum: Copywriting 8th June 2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: I know I need a copy writer

Kevin, I think you need an article writer, not a copywriter. Copywriters write advertisements that try to direct people to a particular action, such as a purchase. Article writers try to structure...
Forum: Copywriting 8th June 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: What's the skinny on using forum posts in sales copy?

Brian, the US copyright office explains that "fair use" has to do with the purpose and use of the material. If you use the material to make money for yourself, it's less likely to be fair use.
U.S....
Forum: Copywriting 7th June 2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,382
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: My first copy attempt - would you please critique?

Robert, the letter does a great job of joining the conversation already inside the mind of the prospect.

Take it down to the smallest possible pitch. Maybe just this much:
"Computer network...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th June 2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Staying motivated after being rejected.

Oh, you didn't tell me this things all happened on the same day.

Let me change my advice accordingly:
http://info.detnews.com/dn/history/shelters/images/11.jpg

I don't currently have a WSO but...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: What Are You Really Trying To Say?

Ray, this is a brilliant post and should be made a sticky for the Copywriting forum.

Chris
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: What do you call this market segment?

There's already a good term available from Robert Kiyosaki: "S type small business" - for solo or freelancer who builds a business in order to have a job for themselves, as opposed to building a...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd June 2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Critique My Sales Copy Please - Thanks So Much For Your Time

Hi Derek, here are my opinions and suggestions:

Change the name of your system. Sell the outcome, not the process. Sizzle not steak as pointed out above.

The benefit of your system involves...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 817
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: What Will Make You Not To Buy My Product?

The design is a lot better. On Firefox there's a lot of empty space around the video. Otherwise, there's nothing distracting like your earlier version. It looks much more professional.

It's not...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: >> Free Lifetime Membership for Best Headline

New pitch for you. Cheers, Chris

---

CB Tag Clouds
It's Raining Money On Your Blog...
...and all you do is collect a downpour of effortless profits!

Hi, I'm Tim Brechbil. I love...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th March 2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Folks, Here's Why You Should Be Happy At All Times

Nicola, I took the comment as a pep talk for ordinary life.

Of course a little forum pep talk is not a substitute for appropriate help and insight when that's necessary. It's foolish to ignore...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th March 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,918
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: napolean hill philosophy... not sure about something

I think the "died broke" thing is nothing more than an unfounded and unkind rumor that spreads because it's such a shocking idea.

It's directly contradicted by the Napoleon Hill Foundation's...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,461
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: To Copywriters -- If I Had to Do it All Over Again -- Lies Exposed

Provocative message, Maj.

You have several different ideas going on at once. I'm going to try to unravel the knot.

I agree that a personal service business is limited. It can only bring in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Do i need to Get War Room Access to get answers?

Sean, I like the War Room but it won't help you answer your specific questions.

Your thread history shows that you tend to post very vague titles. Try again with very tightly focused questions. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Buying a MacBook - I have questions...

lowendmac.com does the best, very thorough review of each model and its trade-offs. Click on Deals at the top of their page and you can then go through each model.

Unless you must have the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Sales Videos For Iphone and Ipads - Are We Ready?

I thought at first the headline said, "Are we worthy?" (Bill and Ted style. :D)

Will people want to watch a long video on a phone? I could understand someone settling down on the couch with a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: It's Time to Take The Bull by The Horn: Here Is A Challenge For All Nigerian Warriors...

Ah, that's cool. Sometimes it's hard to get tone of voice from just written words, isn't it? Cheers from across the pond!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: I AM ON DISABILITY- IN USA

Lawrence, in the U.S., the Constitution says everything having to do with copyright is at the federal level. The Library of Congress handles all copyright administration - U.S. Copyright Office...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th March 2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 856
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Celebrate with me! I've reached a huge milestone!

I agree with the praise, Lisa.

My focus has been on creating some software products. But I like the interaction here so much, maybe I should consider coaching too.

What's an Imad Visor? :p
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th March 2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: It's Time to Take The Bull by The Horn: Here Is A Challenge For All Nigerian Warriors...

Thanks!

Here are a few things I wonder about.

I don't know if most of the population is in just a few main cities?
Is it easy or difficult to get across the country?
Would it be possible for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Do You Give Guarantees For Your Offline Services!

GoGetta and para, it looks like your approach means the client does take a risk, one month at a time. If they ever get unhappy, they lose the last month's payment but they don't have any further...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Very Technical Question

It probably creates Javascript rather than Java. Despite the name they are two different technologies. (Javascript had a different name at first but the name was changed to cash in on the hype...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th March 2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 880
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Is Success Enough?...I Sometimes Wonder

I like your definition. If a person needs love, privacy, self-confidence, peace of mind, etc. (and most people do) then by your definition, they're not successful if they don't have those things......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Off Line Pro's - What would you do with this?

If you have an hour, plan to talk for 40-45 minutes. The event might not run smoothly before your turn. It might take a while to get the projector and mic set up. You can leave room for Q&A...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: A good software to design Book Pages?

It's a good question. Word is a great tool for writing (with outlines, table of contents, etc.). But it's lousy for the kind of flexible, creative layout you want to do.

This would call for a...
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,503
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: What's wrong with "Who Else Wants To Blah Blah Blah"?

Brian, if I understand you right:

Who else wants to use a tube preamp's euphonious even-harmonic distortion to gate the output of a plate reverb that provides automatic double tracking to thicken...
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: go and do your favorite thing!

Your user name here is clever, easy to remember and spell. The .com version of it is already taken, but how about some other clever, fun play on words like salescommandments.com, incometablets.com,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 880
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Is Success Enough?...I Sometimes Wonder

I really like this discussion. Lisa, Kim, Nathan, Sal and I are singing the same song. (Maybe we're each creating our own harmony lines?)

Success only means achieving something in particular. A...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Off Line to Online - Email Addresses

I think Kevin and I are on the same page here. (A squeeze page, naturally. :D) If he has a different perspective than I get to learn something new. Here's my answer:

It would be an ordinary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Off Line to Online - Email Addresses

Kurt, someone has to type in the customer's email address.

Might as well be the customer. Depending on the business, there could be a netbook for a customer to use. Put it next to a sign: sign...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 856
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Celebrate with me! I've reached a huge milestone!

Nice going, Lisa! I enjoy your posts and I think your students will get lots of great ideas from you.

What makes this a huge milestone for you? Did you have to break it into smaller steps along...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Disgusted With Warrior Forum

Berry, I know some people that are delightful to visit for a conversation, although their place is far more of a mess than I could stand. The cost of visiting them is that I have to step around...
Forum: Copywriting 9th March 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Review seekers: Copywriting is the LEAST important thing...

... out of all of these:

1. Who do you want to serve with your business? How many people like this are there? What are their qualities? How do you know that?

2. What do these people desire,...
Forum: Copywriting 7th March 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: This Should Be The Best Sales Page I Guess!

The picture/design is up to you! It has to be part of your own creativity for the site.

By modern web 2.0 look I meant look at Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Wikipedia, Blogger, Twitter, etc. The...
Forum: Copywriting 5th March 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,823
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Does my copy make you want to buy? - Best review wins the product!

There's a picture of Business Suit Dude, waving like a game show host: "Here's where blob figures climb over the shipping crate wall, except the ones we keep locked up back in red-light jail! Maybe...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th March 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: It's Time to Take The Bull by The Horn: Here Is A Challenge For All Nigerian Warriors...

King, I really admire the Nigerians like you and Adebola Oni who are trying to inspire a more positive way to live. I also wish you success!

Chris
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Why you should actually subscribe to and read as many opt-ins as possible

I did that for a long time. Eventually I noticed something.

Only a handful of lists actually had any kind of original, helpful information on a regular basis.

The rest just used the same...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd March 2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Today's Economics Lesson - How The Stockmarket Works

This is the part that's not realistic. I think that actually, the villagers subscribed to the Hot Monkey Secrets newsletter. The monkey advisor told them they should buy all the monkeys they could,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Do You Hate Helping People with IM?

That alone is enough reason, unless he saved your life in the war or something.

As I think more about it I suggest being totally straight up. "I like you as a friend and don't want to take you on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Do You Hate Helping People with IM?

Here's what I'd say:

"I realized you're going to need a full time person to work with you on your Internet launch. I'm too busy to give your project the attention it deserves. So you should get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: I AM ON DISABILITY- IN USA

The challenge here is to let your business make money, without increasing your own personal income. You should check with an attorney and/or accountant in your own area, because I'm not a financial...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Releasing My Book Online: Help Review My Salesletter

I see two big problems with the letter.

First, you say that one day you found some other book that changed your life. The only thing you say that made a difference for you was reading that other...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: I Can Take A Punch

For your next review cycle here, how about "I can take a punch so some kids won't have to."

When you do your revision, check formatting in each of the major browsers.
The squeeze page formatting...
Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: A New Opt-In Methodology to Increase Conversions

http://www.mandypatinkin.net/PB/sminigo1.jpeg
Hello, my name is _________________ ___________________.

You ____________________ my ___________________.

Prepare to ________________________.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: "Hot Tub Time Machine"...A Sign Of The Times.

Well as I type this, HotTubMoneyMachine.com is available. Make a parody with the middle-aged folks discovering that the hot tub doesn't just blow air bubbles, it blows money!

You can use this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,286
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Words Of Wisdom from a well Known Fellow Marketer........

ExRat: Awesome commentary, Roger.

I think Kelly makes some good points. I liked 'em enough to paraphrase them, in order to help me follow through his argument.

Fear and greed are eternal parts...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Medical procedures DIY in a box

And all thanks are due, now lots of other guys can work hard on that without worry.

About time someone proves there's no vas deferens between expensive "expert hospital" care and what you can do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 933
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Will U Guys Welcome "The Road Bandit" Randy for me?

Hey guys,

Randy's site doesn't come up at all. My guess is it might be slammed with lots of people checking it out at once. Would be really interesting if tomorrow, you could post what your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Something simpler than MSN or Yahoo Messenger

A while back I needed to use IM a lot and I really liked Miranda:
Miranda IM - Home of the Miranda IM client. Smaller, Faster, Easier (http://www.miranda-im.org/)

Their motto is "smaller, faster,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Here's What It Takes To Succeed In Internet Marketing

Brilliant post, Mike, thank you!

"Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it." - Henry Ford

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: does Google record all our sensitive info without our permission???

My guess is that Google rented the mailing list of some other business that's popular with Internet marketers... maybe Godaddy, Namecheap, Hostgator, Aweber, someone like that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Do you read the OP before you comment?

+1 for the thread. Sometimes it's so annoying when people don't read even the first post before they comment. Reminds me of that post where there was the link to Google and then a dozen posts down...
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