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Forum: Copywriting 12th March 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Just made my 1st sale in March and would like to give a shoutout to a copywriter who...

Congrats Ben! So nice to have great clients who give you some love. :o
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How to sell your own product the right way....

There are lots of creative ways to get affiliates.

Figure out what value you can offer to potential JVs and their lists. Free Webinar training is one example.

You can also reach out to JVs by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Hey Warriors I need Advice on something.

Promote relevant offers and build an e-mail list to which you can send more offers.

You can send offers for game guides, games themselves, etc. This is a rich market and there is no shortage of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: A Quick Sales-Increasing Tip

So glad you're testing it out Joseph, I'd love to hear how it goes! :o
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By MissLauraCatella
A Quick Sales-Increasing Tip

Hey gang,

Hope you're all well. :)

I wanted to hop on and share something that I've been doing quite a bit of research on for clients lately.

The idea is that less choices result in more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,143
Posted By MissLauraCatella
$50 Hands-free bucks a month, doing something that I enjoy one time...

Hey Warriors,

I love makeup.

I'm an addict, even, I love buying it even when I have no need for it.

"I'm a collector."

So I decided to put my makeup collection and love of makeup to some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,725
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: i got 500 visitors my first week is that good?

Who cares? ;)

How much money did you make? How many optins did you get?

Don't just let 500 people visit and dip. Keep them and sell them :)

(oh of course it's a lovely start, you deserve to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,631
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Are WSO "Dream Merchants" Really Scamming People?

People love buying (yet hate being sold to).

For some, WSOs and info products can become just another thing one gets addicted to buying, especially with WSOs getting cheaper, and cheaper.

It's...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,907
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Why write by hand?

The idea of writing good letters by hand comes from the thinking that you'll physically (and intimately) develop the flow, pacing and structure of good writing.

The thing with that now, for me, is...
Forum: Copywriting 30th August 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: An Honest Copywriter?

Good copywriters don't lie, we dramatize.
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Copy for the WF? What is a 'manageable' price for all involved?

Totally. When Tim heard that I was charging $300, he scoffed as if it was ridiculously cheap. Now, that's what I do, too. I have a whole new reality now thanks to him.

His encouragement changed...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Copy for the WF? What is a 'manageable' price for all involved?

Hey Tiff,

"Just charge more." -- Colin Theriot

Seriously, when Colin told me that, it changed the whole game for me.

But let me elaborate on a few other important things.

You've got a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Tips On High Converting Squeeze Pages

Hey my dear warriors,

Nothing for sale here! Just a quick video on how to make simple, compelling squeeze pages.

‪Copywriting: Squeeze Page Tips and Tricks‬‏ - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Why Is Your Sales Page So Crappy?

"Expensive fancy pants" may come with bells and whistles that will distract, and not hook, a potential customer.

For example, your pretty social widgets could lead a visitor to Facebook, where a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th July 2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,409
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: This copywriter is making me $580 an hour

Thank you so much John!

"Guy" is gender ambiguous enough for me. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,695
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Do not commit to Video Sales………it will Finish You

As has been said, you cannot attribute your preferences onto the marketplace. It'll always surprise you.

Lots of people prefer PDFs, I see it commonly said on this forum.

The fact of the matter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,567
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How Can I Find Clickbank Affiliates To Sell My Product?

Sure, going out and finding affiliates is important. I also suggest you having the right sort of stuff for them.

e-mail swipes, articles, banner ads, adwords campaigns, free reports, squeeze...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 702
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: how to build a list?

I'll assume you're a totally raw newb.

First, sign up for an autoresponder service. There are a lot out there, but most offer free or $1 trials, so you can get started on the cheap. Get Response...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Someday I may have to..

Jenny Sweets,

Pretty sure you're referring to sales pages. Squeeze pages don't sell anything and serve only one purpose: to capture an e-mail address. They are usually very short, most without a...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,709
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Stop being cheap (a lesson I just learned)

Thanks Tim! :)

I'd also like to add -- that putting a nice chunk of change down as an investment into your sales copy is a motivating investment that reinforces, or even intensifies, your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Article writing: use of bold, italics, and underling

Reading on the screen is a very visual experience for me.

I like things clean, spaced out, and I like to see the text all pretty at the appropriate times. Makes reading much more interactive and...
Forum: Copywriting 27th June 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,126
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Long Copy - How long is too long?

Whose the market? Is it people who like to read a lot?

The length of my pieces is always proportionate to my estimate of the market's attention span. Some spans are much longer than others.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Tips for getting started on writing articles for money?

Hey Kyle,

Alexa's advice to you is golden. And it's something I wish I had learned when I was first starting out.

For someone with a good service and quality skills such as yourself, making...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,600
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: What is the cost of hiring a copywriter?

Would you hire a cheap surgeon?

Most people wouldn't. It's the same with copy.

If you're on a budget, I'd suggest you draft the copy yourself and seek out a professional to critique/tweak it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Stop Subscribing To Lists

You're exactly right Matthew, GREAT list of names. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,114
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Stop Subscribing To Lists

Hey folks,

Let me preface by saying this post is partly inspired by the Warrior Event in Raleigh this past weekend. What a great event and for those who missed out, ya missed out. And to those who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How long did it take you?

Social media may be helpful in your quest for traffic, but the best thing to do is think specifically about the type of blogs you've got and go to the places your readers' hang out, like related...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How do you test squeeze pages?

Google website optimizer lets you test different versions of the same page easily. Just gotta put some codes that Google provides onto your page variations and Google will automatically show...
Forum: Copywriting 24th May 2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By MissLauraCatella
I like features...

*hides*

When I'm in shopping mode, and am reading copy, I scan for features. I especially do this with IM stuff, so I can get a sense of what I figure a product "really" is.

Like, if I see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Questions For The Writers

Excellent!! You will be VERY busy. Now pay attention to what earns you the most and makes you the happiest, and scale that up as much as you can. Congrats on all of the action you've taken, it should...
Forum: Copywriting 4th May 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By MissLauraCatella
A Great First Line For Some Copy

"The first thing I want you to do is close your eyes."

Yup. I peeped this in a sales letter. It made me laugh and sad at the same time. Am I over-thinking that? Might such an odd command actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,134
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Payloadz...does anybody use this? and how good is it?

Payloadz simplifies the payment/downloading process for you, but costs $15/month or so for services you can do yourself. If you're not into using FTP or creating your own downloads, it may be worth...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th May 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: The Problem With Other People

Thank you Michael and Cynthea,

As always, the thoughts and kind words from other warriors help lift my mood and get my head back in the game.

I can relate to you Michael, I enjoy being alone....
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th May 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By MissLauraCatella
The Problem With Other People

I find that my biggest barrier to success is other people.

Be they good influences or bad, they're all distractions to me. I'm so into taking action and working on my career, that even phone calls...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: What is wrong with this short copy?

First things first. Your title and first sentence are a snooze-fest. It reads like the first sentence of a homework assignment. Compel me. Tell me right out why I should care about the PRODUCT....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How do I turn my Facebook Fans into customers?

Hi!

Sounds like you're off to a good start. Facebook fans don't tend to be the most targeted bunch, and I've seen complaints lodged by other warriors about them converting poorly. That said, I'd...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd May 2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Do you use formulas or write from your heart?

I agree. If it's written for you, you're not writing! I don't want to come off as a snob. I'm sure templates can help one understand how a piece of copy should work and its components. But I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Questions For The Writers

For Demand Studios, tailor an objective specific to writing content for DS, which can leverage your X years of online writing experience.

Then list your experience with TextBroker and any other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 780
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Questions For The Writers

Hi Amanda,

I've used Textbroker too, it's nice to have as an option to earn a quick buck.

Demand Studios pays a pretty high flat rate per article, $15/400 words or so. You've got to submit a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th April 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,651
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: So, what do you think's going to happen with the US Dollar?

We're going to have a North American Union currency that's shared among the US, Canada and Mexico... Like the euro. The ultimate goal of the big banks is one world currency... I'm pretty sure.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th April 2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Whatcha up to this Friday night?

!! Thank you so much for asking! xD

I had so much fun, won 21k, and was admittedly more lucky than smart. I'm just really grateful for the whole crazy experience.
...
Forum: Copywriting 28th April 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: Warriors I need a quick look-see please

Hey Ottosh.

81 ain't so many.. but I get your concern since you're giving something away. Where's your traffic coming from?

Overall I'd say it's a layout/formatting issue. There's no call to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Online Business Investments

Let's talk about the real ish: the true secrets... how much everything really costs!

I'll get the obvious objection out of the way. Yes, you can earn money online with absolutely zero investment....
Forum: Copywriting 11th April 2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: complete new bie in copywriting, where should i start?

Regarding your fonts question, Serif fonts (fonts with little "feet" on the ends of letters like Times New Roman) are easier to read (for a majority), so you may want to consider sticking to those...
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th March 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,270
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: I am very lazy.

Thank you! Good thinking patterns lend way to good behavioral patterns (aka habits). A positive attitude can be your best friend, maybe try this: think daily about the good things that you've...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th March 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,270
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: I am very lazy.

Develop good habits and patterns. Maybe start off slowly and list 1-2 short term goals you'd like to complete each day, try to pick things that can become habitual for you. Once these become second...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th March 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,944
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Would Robin Hood have good or bad karma?

I've been thinking a bit about karma recently.

Karma is a subjective term, and my take on it is rather loose. In fact, I subscribed to the following philosophy for a long time before realizing...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th March 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,878
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: The Single Quote That Changed Your Life Forever

what a great thread everyone :)

Got two.

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde

"Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be met with...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th March 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,196
Posted By MissLauraCatella
Re: How Do You Deal with Negative People in Your Life?

I've dealt with this situation with a past s/o and I tried to untoxify his negative attitude by putting my generally positive one into overdrive.

You know what. It didn't work.

Your first...
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