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Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By unlimitedoptions
Re: Squeeze page alert: Stop giving FREE ebooks. Here is an alternative that converts way better..

Hi Junaid:

That's a good idea as has been said before. I see more and more of the top marketers using this approach. The course does have more perceived value and breaking it up should keep your...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By aizaku
Re: Squeeze page alert: Stop giving FREE ebooks. Here is an alternative that converts way better..

yea,, especially if its in video


nice share and good job explaining

-Ike Paz
Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By Courage
Re: Squeeze page alert: Stop giving FREE ebooks. Here is an alternative that converts way better..

I've done this myself in the past and it worked really well.

- Don't stop sending emails after day 7
find a way to transition from the course
to "Regular" emails and keep going.

- Make sure...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By discrat
Re: Squeeze page alert: Stop giving FREE ebooks. Here is an alternative that converts way better..

Yep, I've always found an E Course qualifies your Leads better and you get more responsive ones who are committing to it
... versus someone who wants to get the E book and "run" ;)

- Robert...
Forum: Copywriting 15th November 2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By customerblast
RE: Are the days of hype marketing gone?

I think it depends on the context of who is delivering the hype,

if the reader trusts that person then yes it works, but if you are just an unknown stranger online they just found 10 minutes ago...
Forum: Copywriting 15th November 2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By neshaword
RE: Are the days of hype marketing gone?

Interesting question J. The times have definitely changed, but we can also say the same for the people. Modern users/customers/buyers call them what you like, have much bigger and more demanding...
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th November 2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By Reimaru
Re: How being less needy makes you 900% more appealing in IM?

Yeah, I can imagine how neediness is a turn off. I mean, I've met people who seem to beg for attention with every ordinary interaction. One of my old college friends was like that, and she had a...
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By neshaword
RE: Why you should think of yourself as 'sales-detective' rather than just a copywriter?

Nice one J. I have to say that I was immediately attracted by the title. You made your point with the limited number of words. So, copywriting isn't my stuff, but as a content writer I can say that...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th August 2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By dmgwriting
Re: The largest list of excuses all losers make.

How could you forget the #1?

I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH TIME.

Get's me every time :D Not to mention a few similar others:
- I couldn't do this or that, I don't know anything about it
- I will start...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th August 2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By Reimaru
Re: The largest list of excuses all losers make.

Best quote for this topic:

"Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses." - George Washington Carver

Many are afraid of success...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By aizaku
Re: This ONE WORD is the reason why you will always remain an underpaid Freelancer.

to the OP

Your headline is great and your post is well written..

brilliant example of copywriting.

-Ike Paz
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By writeaway
Re: This ONE WORD is the reason why you will always remain an underpaid Freelancer.

Great post

Stick to a price.

Do one hell of a job and you will never lack for customers.

Why?

Most of your competitors are hot/cold - they aren't consistent.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By ryanbiddulph
Re: This ONE WORD is the reason why you will always remain an underpaid Freelancer.

Hi Junaid,

I like this a lot.

Being clear on why you're freelancing helps you release on urges to lower pricing. Or, to attach heavily to high or low pricing, and to focus instead of serving,...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By gingerninjas
Re: Should I use humor in my copy?

I think it comes down to your audience. In this case, it sounds like you are targeting a medical niche and the people who are more than likely going to view the ad are medical professionals, medical...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: Should I use humor in my copy?

Hellor Junaid,



I can't help it. But I don't believe your target audience is doctors.

Yes they are the end user, who will buy, but to keep the brand intact while bringing humor into it, I'd...
Forum: Copywriting 14th August 2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Re: Should I use humor in my copy?

Ah the humor debate (it's been raged about a few times).

I like humor in ads (Kern, Halbert, Kennedy and many others use it).

It is very subjective and you need to be careful not to offend.
...
Forum: Copywriting 1st August 2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By techdiva
Re: What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

While I can't say there is a single skill... in my experience you should try to master these three "Rs":

Reading ...
Read over all the past and current marketing materials, publicity articles and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By expmrb
Re: Some useful ideas to effectively enhance SEO for successful digital marketing.

Social Media channels can never get you ranked higher unless your content gets tremendously liked by several millions of users. They are only good for getting your word out in the crowd.
Forum: Email Marketing 31st July 2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By wordsandthebees
Re: 7 things I keep in mind before writing any email copy

Yes, it sure is debatable.

I'm sure that Gmail has it's advantages, but having a Hotmail account almost from it's inception in 1996, my history is well and truly embedded in their system....
Forum: Copywriting 31st July 2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By GordonJ
Copy writing is NOT a vague term.

It is so well defined, it has a wikipedia page:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copywriting

It is not nor ever was only about SELLING. If you want to break it out to mean selling something...
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By GordonJ
Re: What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

The single vital skill that most new copywriters never master is:

Message match to qualified targets, at the right time.

GordonJ
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By RefuseToLose
Re: What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

Meaning if you are already a competent copywriter?

The next best skill to learn is adapting to the world around you and creating a...
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By 1Bryan
Re: What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

Ain't it obvious?

What's the difference between a blogger and a copywriter?

Sales.

Anyone can "write." That's really not hard to do. Not everyone can sell. And if you can't sell?

You...
Forum: Copywriting 30th July 2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Re: What's the single vital skill every copywriter must master?

Well, as there are 1,097 skills which are vital in learning the noble art of copywriting (+ or - 2).

Most are interdependent so you can't single out just one.

But…

After you've tuned and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By BradVert2013
Re: Would you recommend new freelancers to work for content mills/farms?

I started out writing for a content mill. Only got a couple of dollars per article. While the pay was crap, I did learn how to write good articles that got me repeat clients.

Eventually, one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By William Waltham
Re: Would you recommend new freelancers to work for content mills/farms?

Not all content mills are created equally. I started out working for myself online in 2006 by writing for content mills. Some of them paid less than I could make working part-time at McDonalds. But,...
Forum: Social Media 28th July 2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By simon28
Re: How Amazon can be used as an effective $$money$$ making tool for starters?

These are some pretty neat advices. OF course, there's much to talk here but it's a good start point.
Forum: Social Media 28th July 2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By DWaters
Re: How Amazon can be used as an effective $$money$$ making tool for starters?

Thanks for posting this useful information about selling on Amazon.


My initial thoughts are that I would not suggest a person starts with a private label product but rather sell well know...
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By ewenmack
Re: In copywriting, Whats your favorite headline formula?

I don't have any favorite headline structure.

What I do, is take into consideration what the ideal client/customer
experienced...either as a customer or seen marketing messages
about the...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th July 2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By gingerninjas
Re: 7 things I keep in mind before writing any email copy

What a great "Email Bible", thank you for sharing! I do believe your seven points will help create a successful email.

As discussed in other posts also nailing the subject line will grab the...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By max5ty
Only Read This If Your Name Is Bob Or Lisa...

A black Maserati pulled into a local burger joint in Columbus...

...at the Columbus Airport they have hangers where private jets are stored.

Take a drive on the outskirts of Columbus and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th July 2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By gingerninjas
Re: Why everyone is talking about quitting your 9-5 job? Is this a healthy trend?

While I can't speak for everyone here, I think the discussion of 'quitting your job' is usually a discussion point usually and hopefully people have put a little more thought into bidding farewell to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd July 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 317
Posted By Steve B
Re: Why everyone is talking about quitting your 9-5 job? Is this a healthy trend?

Should anyone who has spent any time at all as an Internet marketer wonder why the gurus are promoting the "quit 9-5 job mindset?"

They want to sell you their products, systems, and services. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 127
Posted By Steve B
Re: How to overcome these 3 strongest obstacles stopping you from starting an online business?

Maybe the sad truth is, most people looking for an easy way to start an online business are just lazy!

1. "I don't have time" - This is simply an invalid excuse. What they are saying is "I don't...
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th July 2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By wordsandthebees
Re: What is stopping you from charging what you’re worth?

This is a great post, thanks for taking the time to share.

As someone who's relatively new to their industry, I don't charge as much as I know that I'm worth due to inexperience.

I think at...
Forum: Copywriting 17th July 2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 313
Posted By GordonJ
It is not as silly as most of your posts.

Two of the best copywriters I worked with had similar styles. Dimmed lights, and one did classical music, mostly Baroque and Largo. The other did nature sounds, mostly running water, always made me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 354
Posted By agmccall
Re: Everything is fair in love, war and marketing?

What you are talking about in your post is basically illegal. Advertise a price and then when the time comes to close the sale you say oops. Good luck with that.

On the other hand. Home...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 354
Posted By ryanbiddulph
Re: Everything is fair in love, war and marketing?

Hi Junaid,

Hmmmmm....when I withhold the truth from someone, I feel bad. Because I am manipulating them. Feeling bad catches up to me. Which pours over into my work. Which means, suckiness for me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 354
Posted By George Schwab
Re: Everything is fair in love, war and marketing?

Sell by any means? Or sell by fair means?

Fair wins the game.

What doesnt exclude funny headlines as long we understand its a joke:

"Take the pill and go to sleep - wake up skinny"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,529
Posted By Jeff Burritt
Where to Start if You're Broke

I see these questions a lot. I need money. How can I start making money in IM, but I don't have much money to spend or invest right now. What can I do?

Well, I started as a total newbie six...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 354
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Everything is fair in love, war and marketing?

You're the one who has to live with yourself.

I find, people only resort to trickery when they can't do it any other way.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 354
Posted By Rose Anderson
Re: Everything is fair in love, war and marketing?

I think he would appreciate it if you spelled his name correctly - Cialdini.
Forum: Copywriting 14th July 2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 230
Posted By BellaZee
Re: Have you ever mocked and laughed at some of your old writings?

I used to read over my old stuff but not so much anymore. One, because I automatically would start making changes in my head, which is a waste of time, and two, well, because as others have...
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 160
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By aizaku
Re: Do you get refund requests for your 'money-back guarantee' offer?

As Steve mentioned..

its not appropriate for every type of product, it could also be a nightmare....

I sell downloadable prints and the price point is very low. I tested with and without; and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By ForumGuru
Re: Do you get refund requests for your 'money-back guarantee' offer?

The one and only unsatisfied customer full refund that I can remember making was on a print that a customer was not satisfied with. If I remember correctly, it was some sort of misunderstanding so I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By Steve B
Re: Do you get refund requests for your 'money-back guarantee' offer?

First of all, I do believe it is important to offer a money back refund when you can (it may not be appropriate for every type of product). But I don't do it for the reason you stated - to be seen...
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 230
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Have you ever mocked and laughed at some of your old writings?

Think of a zillion year-old turtle ballsack.

Tellya, that is the extent to which I have shriveled 'pon review of past miracles.

I guess you gotta figure if nuthin' you ever did — includin'...
Forum: Copywriting 12th July 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 230
Posted By wordsandthebees
Re: Have you ever mocked and laughed at some of your old writings?

No. I personally make a point not to go back over old work once it's been signed off by the client.

For one thing, without their brief in front of me, I'd find it hard to remember exactly what...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th July 2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 154
Posted By wordsandthebees
How to be more charismatic!

Wel,l we all know that charisma is one of the number one sellers and if you have enough of it, you can sell snow to Eskimos! Check out this cool infographic telling people how to have more of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By discrat
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

Consistency and Conditioning ( as Al pointed out)
Excellent points, here.

And in some cases it can literally be the kiss of death. Remember when you got that first puppy. How relatively easier...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By Edwin Torres
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

You should always provide value. Reciprocation is one of the "6 weapons of influence" covered in Robert Cialdini's book. People are more willing to do something for you if you give them something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By agmccall
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

I was just reading a kindle book on email marketing and one of the chapters was about giving too much away for free. Here is the meat of the chapter

al
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By agmccall
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

Another point to remember is we are not "Taking" from out audience. We are suggesting a product or service that could be of value, probably more value than we can provide. If they make the purchase...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By danieldesai
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

Honestly, why do so many people think you can't provide value and sell at the same time? :smilies_confused:

Also, if you have a product that can actually help your market, and you don't recommend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 528
Posted By rishwoj
Re: Give 51%.Take 49%. Is this the best way to build an audience?

The way I see it it is this...

You have a list for a reason and that's to make money from it right?

Yes its true that reciprocation is powerful persuasion tool, along with Social Proof,...
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