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Forum: Mind Warriors 14th May 2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By gjabiz
Just today, this morning...a guy at it for a decade...10 freking years

Aren't you the guy with dozens of websites? NOW that sounds like work.



gjabiz
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th May 2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By gjabiz
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: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By gjabiz
Why?

Why have you created a new forum?

What is the purpose?

I visited, couldn't figure out what the forum was about.

If you have a good reason as to WHY you created this, we might be able to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By gjabiz
Get some quotes...

Free Coupons: Printable Grocery Store Savings | redplum.com (http://www.redplum.com/)

SmartSource (http://www.smartsource.com)

Both do flyer inserts. Check local papers, especially weeklies,...
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 9th May 2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By gjabiz
OK, I'll start.

How will you drive traffic to this site? What keywords will you use?

How will a potential client find you?

Answer those first, BECAUSE...

when you know what the traffic is looking for,...
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, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By gjabiz
Yes.

YES. Indeed there is.

A complete guide on copywriting.

gjabiz
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: Mind Warriors 6th May 2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By gjabiz
Or maybe interested in the Gary Halbert pick up technique*...

And sometimes they get the 'chick', by just flashing a vial of coke. Some chicks just want to have fun. Then after the deed, the buyer's remorse sets in.

gjabiz

PS *As Gary wrote about in his...
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: Copywriting 5th May 2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,797
Posted By gjabiz
So, I guess you didn't find the criticism constructive then?

Actually, I did read Mark's post, when he wrote it four years ago. And again when you brought it back from the dead...

And to make sure, I just reread it.

I asked a question, about the Target...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By gjabiz
JV with an authorized licensed agent.

Hook up with a vendor who has "paid the price" to sell licensed merchandise. It won't be much, but a fast start. So, who is currently selling Bart dolls, for example? Couldn't you offer them a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By gjabiz
PROOF!!

And power-house INFLUENCER Marlon Sanders is spreading the word on Barb Ling, on his Facebook group where 1600 others will also help out...

Good job Barb. And for the Warriors not yet...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd May 2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,797
Posted By gjabiz
To whom are you sending?

So, you're a direct response copywriter and this is your best effort? Well, zero for 80 should tell you something.

First, who is getting the emails? On what day?

HOW could you possibly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By gjabiz
Just an opinion. Get others. However...

If it is working for you, so be it. It looks like the sort of affiliate site which became popular around that time, again, if it works. Just keep using it.

gjabiz

PS. On some of the downloads...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By gjabiz
Then it wouldn't be a Wso would it?

Warrior Special Offer.

Do you have a different meaning? Would people at those places mentioned know what a WSO is?

So, you want to post a Special Offer? Make it target specific, like,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By gjabiz
This would have to be a private discussion.

I'm not big on discussing this, but, I might talk on phone.

I had an OFF line method to bring them online. Once I reached a certain number, I closed it off, and all members risk being "fired" for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By gjabiz
What are you advertising?

Don't know if you're dreaming. Depends on what you want to advertise. Hopefully not your 1997 looking web site.

What works in your local Thrifty or Penny...who is advertising what?

What is the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By gjabiz
Have you ever sold any advertising to businesses?

Maybe. But I doubt it. Too complicated.

First, coupon blowback. Groupon has burnt that building down for many businesses, just not cost effective.

Second. How many? 5k or 10k and what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By gjabiz
Do you have an affiliate program?

I've had a lottery site up since 1998. What has worked best for me, is to have it very closed (even secret) which requires a referral. In lieu of that, they get a one week autoresponder with the...
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: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By gjabiz
Confused me. Can you UN confuse me?

Choice one I get. And it is doable, but isn't FAST nor speedy.

Two. Job tips? For who?

You DO job interviews? For affiliate marketing? This makes no sense to me.

Who is sending you email...
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, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 55,968
Posted By gjabiz
To a group of people interested in the subject/product.

1998. Sold a 500 dollar course on marketing, it was The Professional Remote Direct Marketing Home Study Course. My take was 333 bux.

I was ADVERTISING it to a group of people on a forum...
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, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By gjabiz
A hybrid, they aren't mutually exclusive, are they?

"Proven"... by whom and for what?

Why can't you use so called proven system and plug in your own adaptations?

Can you give us examples?

gjabiz

PS Anytime you try to put a square peg...
Forum: Copywriting 30th April 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,712
Posted By gjabiz
Isn't AIDA your "structure"?

Totally disagree with this post. Even within the post the OP says,

The right information is given in the wrong places such as
the ‘call to action’ given before the list of benefits. (Think...
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: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,373
Posted By gjabiz
I don't understand your question or the post.

Work for you?

So, you want some sort of a system to help you manage your time with copywriting, is this what you are asking?

I suspect clearer communication with your clients BEFORE you take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By gjabiz
Somewhat agree, but, INTENT and customer life time value come into play.

Sometimes, maybe 50% in my case, I have used 4 of the six and often get them done in hours.

Product-Mostly PDF files, from 2 to 16 pages, HOTSHEETS, reports, etc.
PAYPAL. And often have taken...
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: Copywriting 17th April 2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By gjabiz
Why are they on your list?

First, even having a list shows you may know enough already.
Why are they on your list? How did they get there? Have you asked them what they want, via a survey or by directly asking them?

I...
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,...
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