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Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,989
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: What to do with 1200 unique articles?

Articles??? What the hell has that got to do with copywriting!!!!
Forum: Copywriting 23rd July 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: How to make my copy more interesting with sense of humor ?

God I despair. This place just gets worse and worse. Why don't you go tell Frank Kern, for instance, that humor doesn't work in copy.

Look you dopes. You can't please everybody - nor should you...
Forum: Copywriting 17th July 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

That is the saddest looking Victoria Sponge Cake I've ever seen. Google it and you'll see what I mean. That shot looks like some dried up piece of God-knows-what from a school canteen.

But...
Forum: Copywriting 16th July 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

They pull them out of their butt.

Is there even demand for this? Why pay you 7 clams when they can Google "how to bake a cake". Or get something off YouTube. For nothing. I think this is way too...
Forum: Copywriting 15th July 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: From where do you get clients?

As long as you talk about copywriting and copy as "a copy" you have no business being in this game. Perhaps Fiverr is your best bet for your fabulous copywrotong service.
Forum: Copywriting 15th July 2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: My Sales Page

https://41.media.tumblr.com/f785545e12b26650e8df16ed807d1aac/tumblr_mvfdc0uMsh1sk07bco2_500.jpg

Dude...a photo of a show kitchen???

There are no redeeming features on this page. Zip. Nada....
Forum: Copywriting 8th July 2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Give me your expert opinion on these two headlines

Allow me to be The Grammar Nazi for a moment. Correct English is "Newbie-Friendly WordPress Plugin Creates Amazon Money Sites in 49 Seconds"
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By The Copy Nazi
OTOs out the Wazoo

https://www.facebook.com/ryanleemarketing/videos/10153084144692991/
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Strongman Skirt Party - Brilliant campaign

This Quirky Campaign to Rename British Landmarks Boosted Chinese Visits 27% | Adweek...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Squeeze Page - Critique Please

Lost me at "Attention All Ladies". Great example on how NOT to do a squeeze page. Complete and utter rubbish that deserves to die an inglorious death.

There are many examples of good squeeze...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,687
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

Bull. Its headed "Public Notice". And they are looking for a sale - after the freebie. Obviously not doing this as a public service. Even Kevin says "Sneaky but ethical". "Merely advising residents...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,687
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: 4 postcards mailed, which was the winner?

I don't know how it works in Georgia but other U.S. States definitely prohibit the use of "Public Notice".

For instance the New Jersey Deceptive Advertising & Misleading Advertising and The...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd June 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: "Create your own product" -- what does that mean?

This may help you get started. No Product? Start With Bypass Surgery - Michel Fortin (http://michelfortin.com/no-product-start-with-bypass-surgery/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,953
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Easy $4,000/week Income that you can start TODAY!

"Easy $4000/week." Can't see it. Seems like a hell of a lot of work... for sketchy clients... for peanuts.

Every man and his dog hates cold-calling. Both the callers and the receivers. There's an...
Forum: Copywriting 7th June 2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Have you been found guilty of copy faux pas?

"copy faux pas" - probably at least half your audience haven't a clue what that expression means.

Who are you? Why should I take your advice?

Outcome - fail.
Forum: Copywriting 2nd June 2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,510
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: A Dog Walker's Sales Letter

Nope, nope and nope. It's all over the place. And the 5 cents thing is a dud. If it were me I'd do a hand-written envelope addressed "To the Dog living at #5 Ti Tree Drive, Merewether Heights"

The...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Who can help me...

For the most part... verbal contracts aren't worth the tongue they're printed on.
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,154
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Dare I Ask...? Yet Another WFH Critque Thread

How interesting. I'd forgotten I'd helped this guy. Apparently now he doesn't respect me. Don't think he ever PMed me with more of his stuff or even bought me a beer for that matter. Funny thing...
Forum: Copywriting 31st May 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,536
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Does long form sales copy still work?

Oh Jennifer that is hilarious. PM me. I want to send flowers. Hun.
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Making Up Story Examples – Your Thoughts?

Harlan Kilstein



Harlan Kilstein.

Throws more light on it.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,842
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Making Up Story Examples – Your Thoughts?

The copy was written by Harlan Kilstein. I presume he did the email sequence as well. Maybe Frank had some input. But Harlan definitely wrote the salespage.
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By The Copy Nazi
The Psychology of Pricing

Here, read this instead of pointless (and utterly nasty) catfights over short or long copy - Psychological Pricing: 29 Strategies and Tactics...
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,979
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Do You Ever Grow Tired of Having To Write For The LCD?

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Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,979
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Do You Ever Grow Tired of Having To Write For The LCD?

His last novel "The Old Man and the Sea" is a better read perhaps. Won him the Pulitzer prize and contributed to his Nobel Prize for Literature.
Forum: Copywriting 27th May 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Magalog Style WP Theme?

You might find what you want here - 1000+ WordPress Blog Themes & WP Magazine Templates | ThemeForest (http://themeforest.net/category/wordpress/blog-magazine)
Forum: Copywriting 26th May 2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Honest and Objective Review of Sales Letter Please

Dude there are thousands of chancers throwing up pages like this. It comes across as amateurish and unbelievable. It's like a "paint by numbers" salespage. No wonder it's not working. That video is...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,811
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

No it doesn't. This is almost a salesletter. Compelling headline...great use of subheads...good yarn...terrific wrap. Then study the comments. This would be wasted in the SEO section. But, you know -...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd May 2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,811
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Tip Not strictly COPYWRITING but WOW - great piece of writing

Confessions of a Google Spammer (http://inbound.org/post/view/confessions-of-a-google-spammer)
Forum: Copywriting 19th May 2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,945
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: The Most Powerful Copywriting Secret Ever!

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Forum: Copywriting 17th May 2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,993
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Click here now if you have bought an internet marketing product and you are making money now wit

You really think that's the bees knees? What if you have no idea what a "perfect referral generator" is? Or have no clue what "exponentially" means? You're going to scare them off, that's what. Write...
Forum: Copywriting 16th May 2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Planning Out Sales Pages - in Word (???)

Problem with that is you end up getting too many cooks spoiling the broth - everyone on the client's team leaving their comments. I did it once and it drove me to distraction. Never again.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 11th May 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Short Internet Marketing Video: Hits on All Story Elements

I agree with your sentiments but I think Adobe can afford to have some fun with their videos - "top of mind" and all that. This has "viral" written all over it - especially if they turn it into a...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Use the "dark forces" of copywriting to increase sales

Seems it wasn't a real business/real campaign at all -...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Use the "dark forces" of copywriting to increase sales

And yet the original study that this self-described "neuromarketing missionary" quotes directly contradicts what he says - Sounds like blogging bs linkbait to me.

Perhaps the phrase “You can...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,761
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Anyone read John's Reece's Spy for Profit copy?

Like I said - "great". Drip-feeding the info in short vids. BTW I asked F.K. about it and he says "it's doing fine".

Problem with this biz is that everyone plays "follow the leader". You see the...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Critique - Hold nothing back - Meetup Group

John's right. That sentence won't motivate anybody. But if you said something like "Facebook started in a dorm room reeking of smelly socks...

Twitter had its Genesis on top of the slide on the...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd April 2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,095
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Gary Bencivenga --- I'm not impressed!

I don't know why you bother debating this guy. Obviously has no idea and is not prepared to listen and learn. Just wants a blue*.


* "blue" - Australian slang for "fight" or "argument".

p.s....
Forum: Copywriting 27th March 2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: [Critique Request] Merchoo - The Free Brand Awareness Plugin

See this? Somebody posted this today. caps'R'us.

ATTENTION: Getting Auto Insurance Companies to Pay YOU the Full CASH Value of Your Total Loss Vehicle is Like Getting Blood From a Stone... Until...
Forum: Copywriting 27th March 2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,936
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: I'd love your opinion. It's my first Landing page.

What do I think? I think you need to hire an English native language copywriter for starters. This is terrible. I see what you're trying to do but it's not working.
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: [Critique Request] Merchoo - The Free Brand Awareness Plugin

Nope. The caps thing is rubbish. These days we use lower case - much easier to read and in my view, looks friendlier.

But that headline is a dead dog. Charge it up.

Dude... now you can easily...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,461
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: RIP Free WSOS. Another nail in the WF coffin?

Meanwhile... the banners are still showing stuff like this $7 report that shows you how to "make $300+ per day" on Facebook. Fast Cash Formula Special Report...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 1st January 2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,863
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Has Freelancer Done ANYTHING Good...

Yes. I hang out in the Copy section and things there are going from bad to worse. For instance... I've been contributing - yes "contributing" - helping people out, here since 2009.

Recently a guy...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st December 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Yo b*tch!

For my money... this is the spot of the past year -

(Mouse over and click)


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Forum: Copywriting 30th December 2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,588
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: An open letter to all DR copywriters who persist in believing content writing is not copywriting

Note that he says "content marketing" not "content writing". So we're still talking copywriting (as I see it) with a new name.

Well you are - but its a sneak attack. Who's the master at this?...
Forum: Copywriting 29th December 2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,588
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: An open letter to all DR copywriters who persist in believing content writing is not copywriting

Yes, yes I know I said "this is my last post" à la Max5ty some time back...but I can't help but comment after seeing some of the above. Exactly. As for the so-called "Mod queue" - laugh out loud....
Forum: Copywriting 24th December 2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,792
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Does my wife's site have potential to make money?

Nothing to do with copywriting. Nothing whatsoever. This forum has lost the plot. This is my final post. I'm out. Good luck with your blogging and content-writing.

...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: How To Offer Bad Copywriting Advice That Sounds Legit.

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Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: How To Offer Bad Copywriting Advice That Sounds Legit.

Once again we're talking about content-writing here. The clue is... she keeps saying "blog posts". But nonwithstanding that... the 3 tips are quite useful albeit not earth-shattering.

Here's a...
Forum: Copywriting 18th December 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,855
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Kill Yourself (Bill Hicks on Marketing)

From Wikipedia, of all places -
Forum: Copywriting 18th December 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,855
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Kill Yourself (Bill Hicks on Marketing)

Bumpety bump. Merry Christmas.
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Review my "about me" page / landing page

Imagine you're at a party. A beautiful girl (that you fancy) says "What do you do?"

Do you say "I just finished working 3 months at an ad agency".

Or do you say "I'm a copywriter. I've been...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Review my "about me" page / landing page

The "About Us" page from the mob you were working for (http://cheproximity.com.au/#about-us). Typical agency mumbo-jumbo.

But scrolling down I see some of their clients - Foxtel, GE Money, Mazda...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Review my "about me" page / landing page

And yet you write this - Do you think anyone gives a toss about any of that? As Chopper used to say "Harden Up". You're all hurt because I tore your copy to shreds. That's what it's like in the real...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,879
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Review my "about me" page / landing page

Amateurish. None of this strikes a chord with me. "The Metallica of copywriting"? Puh-leese

Chad...
I've been in this game a long while. I've worked for multinational agencies. I've had my own...
Forum: Copywriting 16th December 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Sainsbury's Video...Incredible!

Truce in the trenches was real, but football tales are a shot in the dark | World news | The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/16/truce-trenches-football-tales-shot-in-dark)
Forum: Copywriting 16th December 2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,904
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Including graphic "As seen on TV" vs none?

I've never tested it. A lot of scammy/spammy stuff has used that phrase. It's become a bit of a joke. Right up there with "But wait - there's more".

Interestingly....according to Wikipedia (yes,...
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