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Forum: Mind Warriors 14th May 2016, 11:46 AM
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Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By gjabiz
OK my thoughts.

0

Would these be new brick and mortar biz?
Work from home?

They may not have the time either. But, I might suggest you offer an ongoing hand holding for a period of time, on an escalating...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By gjabiz
Consider this...

We like to SHOUT test, test and test. I'll tell you this, a Warrior who has been here for a month and has done some serious studying,

KNOWS more than 80% of the people who are new to the whole...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By gjabiz
They vary. But mostly 125 bux

Limit 4 to a class. Will do for ONE. 125. BUT, discount if they have more than one person, so 2 may get it for 200.

A few I've done for free, or rather for BARTER. A couple for work, so I get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By gjabiz
Craigslist plus library.

Yes, recently tested and proven.

Ads run on craigslist. Courses offered:

Internet Marketing
Forbidden Keys to Persuasion Study Group
Set up a blog for fun and profit
Writing small reports...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By gjabiz
The myth of SEO...

Guys like Ron, and myself...who are in the field, have learned that for many businesses, SEO is not a game changer, as many of you SELLING SEO like to tout.

Even a page one listing, number one...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By gjabiz
eBay SOLD listings help with my research.

Marcia,

I don't sell on ebay today. But I do a lot of research and mostly look at the SOLD listings for the products/niche I'm looking for.

I want to see what people have spent, not what is...
Forum: Copywriting 8th May 2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,712
Posted By gjabiz
It is rare that I do...but

Thanks Rick, I really don't mentor "copywriters", but usually include that in with marketing.

When I have dealt with copy writing wannabees, I start with a Maslow Pyramid, and then match the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By gjabiz
Freelancers...oxymorons?

Modern "FREElancers" are some of the most enslaved people around.

For all those reasons you mentioned, especially CHASING after a Pay Check.

Yes, you are FREE to not work for someone, to not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By gjabiz
Re: What to write on first

First,

Write what most Warriors don't have.
Write your PLAN.

You want to jump in but don't know why or how.

Take some time and first write out what you are doing, this eliminates the...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,712
Posted By gjabiz
The dogma of copy...

Thanks Rick,

And there we see what may be the current state of copywriting instruction...

Too many... way, way, way too many teachers who are

rigid and righteous

with their formulas,...
Forum: Copywriting 6th May 2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By gjabiz
Speaking of a shot in the dark...

On my fridge is a magnetic flashlight. I use it often. I KNOW where the fridge is, I can find it on the darkest of nights for a late snack. I always put the flashlight back on the fridge.

Every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,563
Posted By gjabiz
You have taught me not to take you seriously...

I get the impression, all you want is your website to show up constantly...and over the last year, you have taught the WF members...not to take you seriously, at least I don't.

Now, with that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By gjabiz
What did you hope for?

.

Here is a true story of TWO Warriors.

Warrior A. Spoke with on April 12, 25 days ago. Suggested he write a short report to sell quickly. He wrote one, a monster of a report and set up a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By gjabiz
Here is a resource to get you started.

I've created scores of HOTSHEETS (cheatsheets) since 1985, I think it is a good idea.

Here is a resource to jump start some brainstorming.

Cheat Sheet : All Cheat Sheets in one page...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th April 2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By gjabiz
Wrong thinking.

And then from there you can sell through direct mail and telemarketing.

When you start from a premise a phone number and/or a mailing address will lead to sales, you put the cart before the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By gjabiz
Go guerrilla marketing.

Specialize.

Pick a few cars from his inventory. Now THINK. Who is the target market and how can I reach them?

We've done very well in TWO markets, college kids and work vehicles.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By gjabiz
Re: Does your marketing website suck?

Sometimes, it might suck by design.

To DISCOURAGE some people from becoming customers. If the design does that, then it may have been exactly what was needed.

gjabiz
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By gjabiz
I would peer into the future to see what people will be buying...

My Nostradamus water...
the crystal ball of Madame Blavatsky...
And Miss Barbara's "looking glass"...

give one an edge, perhaps, even an unfair advantage. If you lack one of the above or a magic...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By gjabiz
What are you offering?

What are you "qualifying" them for? Web design and seo should in some way complement or replace their current marketing and should lead to

more business. Right?

Personally, I'd argue you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By gjabiz
They can

but often choose not to.

I've known many salesman who would have to take a pay cut, work longer hours and deal with other employees...to become a manager.

Of course, any manager, who has...
Forum: Copywriting 27th April 2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,803
Posted By gjabiz
I won't HIRE certain Copywriters, but I would buy from certain gurus.

There's this guy in one of the Facebook copy groups, I call him the "Shit" copywriter. I've never read anything he's written that didn't have that word. Since he has earned the title of a shit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
NEO age pablum, lot of it here already.

Just do it.
You can do anything you want.
Control you mind, control your life.

Drivel and gibberish abounds at WF, this probably should get tossed in the trash bin here, aka, the "Mind...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd April 2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By gjabiz
When you put the client first...

Here, at THE COPYWRITING sub forum, we get bombarded with people who want to get more work, or even any work.

As an Independent Marketing Appraiser, my first client contact is evaluation or...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By gjabiz
With apologies to Pete Seeger...

"Gone to mountain tops everyone" OR

"Gone to Facebook everyone"

If you define guru as a "teacher"...

Then many are busy teaching, as in being paid for their expertise.
Some may be busy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,630
Posted By gjabiz
Consider a low cost franchise.

Just as an example, here is one for kids. As your kid grows, he will be surrounded by other kids. So, a kid oriented franchise might suit your needs.

Here's two (NO affiliation).
Start a Sing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
Amen.

^^^^^
and Hallelujah!

Thanks,

gjabiz

PS. Often times, they just haven't been exposed to the HOW to manage their life, or how life even works. Making money is an exchange of value. They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
If, before the effort...they put in the thinking.

I may be off on this, but the REALITY I see at the WF is...

newbs come here totally UNPREPARED to conduct business...

and just want the keys to the cash car they've heard about.

So,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
Pareto is 80/20

Actually, Pareto is NOT applicable in ANY competitive scenario. I do have a sales background, and also an analytical and statistical background...which causes me to challenge all

ABSOLUTES and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
You KNOW 99% of the people here?

Based on what knowledge of these people?

If you were to say it was unrealistic for you, no problem, but to project your limitations on to others, well, that's just not right.

What is realistic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
The Grow as You Go Plan...

Plans. About 20% of us think we don't need them. 80% might think we do.

Less than 10% of those that do, have them. And fewer still have them written down.

I like numbers. But phases as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
Understanding EXPONENTIAL efforts.

Say the goal is 5k US dollars per month, after a year.

Math teaches us that exponential growth comes from a CONSTANT, which translates here to ongoing and continuous effort, solving problems in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,480
Posted By gjabiz
NONsense...

Starting costs nothing.

In fact, in 30 days using only FREE tools, I've shown a young Warrior how to make over 1,000 bux, and that by offering a small report via his WF sig file.

And,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By gjabiz
Break into TWO groups...

As an Independent Marketing Appraiser, I've broken them down into TWO groups...

Those who don't bat an eyelash at my HIGH prices (know the value of my expertise).

And those who balk (and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
You raise some very good points.

Only because of being here, Warrior Forum, I will agree to disagree. I do agree with you, and if posted at a different place, even my own, I'd be on board with what you have written.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
This is a very good question.

And I don't have a good answer.

But, like in music, we all have preferences, so I may like Rock N Roll and listen to Queen, a younger person may prefer Kanye.

So, it is as much about what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
If a Warrior wanted a shortcut to success, here is how...

IF, I were a new Warrior.
I'd start a file, find all of Jason's posts for the last 6 months especially, and put them into this file. The guy has written more than a book of valuable, actionable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
"Unintentionally Celibate"...uh, broke.

Good Reads sends out feeds, the book, "Unintentionally Celibate" makes me think of too many Warriors, who are...
Unintentionally BROKE.

For those in a dry spell, the advice for the lonely would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By gjabiz
Regarding tweaks...and creativity...

Fagella had several role models, first Billy Blanks, a one studio guy in Boston, to another one in LA, to VIDEO, and direct response ads. TAEBO, pretty much was the "template" Fagella followed.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By gjabiz
$230,000.00 a MONTH and most of this comes from...

This from the story:

"Now the business earns about $230,000 a month in revenue.

Much like with Faggella's former gym, the bulk of the company's earnings come from recurring memberships."
...
Forum: Copywriting 12th April 2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,199
Posted By gjabiz
Be sure to drink your Ovaltine.

FREE. Listen to a few radio serials from the 40s and 50s before TV.

Listen to the last 30 seconds of several shows, to hear the "cliffhanger", the thing which gets you ready to TUNE IN for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,240
Posted By gjabiz
Sure, but...

Well, a different perspective.

I prefer

The ART of selling what people are already buying.

Eliminates the need for "psychological triggers" and the use of persuasion technique. They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,318
Posted By gjabiz
How about BILLIONS?

First, easy...I agree with another poster, what is easy?

Here are food for thought Case Studies:

William Wrigley.
GUM. Penny, then a nickle. Made BILLIONS.

So, yes, sell to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,480
Posted By gjabiz
Lots of words here.

I and others have made thousands of dollars with words, and some of my work has fewer words than your last few posts. Brutal enough?

gjabiz

PS. Job, definitely!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By gjabiz
Put some waders on...

to step over the excrement.

But wait.

WF sent their survey out, apparently, for a brand spanking new PAID subforum, and seemingly (by the survey) are testing price points.

IF their new...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th April 2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By gjabiz
Re: "Where do you begin?" Wonder no more . . . this is where you start!

You make far too much sense. Please bump this once a week. It will still get ignored, but, at least it won't disappear under the piles of excrement.

gjabiz
Forum: Copywriting 4th April 2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By gjabiz
SIX super Emotional Appeals (EA) to six TYPES of people.

You'll find these 6 types could be 80% of your customers (or zero %), but they are common "types".

Type ONE. Worry Warts. Doom and Gloomers. Cup half EMPTY.
The sky is falling.

Emotional...
Forum: Copywriting 4th April 2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,264
Posted By gjabiz
OK, you're five...here is how to get clients.

A- Low hanging fruit- 1) Here at WF Where is your WSO or Classified Ad which you can link to in your sig file? A very low cost way to reach prospective clients, albeit, low cost ones...BUT useful...
Forum: Copywriting 28th March 2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
In a hurry? Give it to a busy man.

I take a different view. I DON'T think we can judge how busy people are by their attendance here, and here is my reason.

I have a .58 per day post count.
You have a 1.03 post per day count....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th March 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By gjabiz
Here are a few ideas.

Since you have the local marketing covered, I'll skip that, other than to suggest you do a co-op postcard mailing. You "host" the card, put 6 to 10 surrounding merchants, like Subway, Spaw, Video...
Forum: Copywriting 27th March 2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
Here is my first questtion to all who call and talk to me.

The fee is more motivation for y'all and I'll tell you why in a minute.

First, the question everyone gets is, "Where do you see yourself in 2 years from today?" Then I go silent. And listen.
...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
Most certainly a fair question.

First. It is not a make money project, it is a "find some hen's teeth", we are looking for people to join in a multi channel marketing concern, people who can be "partners", in a new direct response...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
Yes, of course you are right Marcia.

Yes, indeed. And most of them are unknown, and they prefer it that way, as far as the general public goes. What is more important is they are known within their circles.

In my "WF Funk" (for...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
Which is why we not only love you but also...

...KNOW you are going to make it. You are probably closer than you imagine.

Keep up the good work and thanks for your contributions to this forum.

gjabiz
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,967
Posted By gjabiz
Well Princess, you should get out and attend some yard sales.

Whilst perusing a yard sale, behind the castle walls, I saw the mirror, used, by an Evil Queen, and the mirror spoke to my heart, I guess, in the same way a
prophet might hear the voice of his...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By gjabiz
Not about price or costs.

I'd gladly pay 250 dollars for the 100 good leads you claim some other company is already doing.

(i know there are services offering the similar, but they all seem too expensive - like $250 for...
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