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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,552
Posted By Steve B
Re: Where to Start if You're Broke

Thanks Jeff . . . a thoughtful post.

Yes, you need to sacrifice in order to see your dreams come true.

Most people don't like that concept . . . but when you think about it, what major...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,818
Posted By Vastidious
Re: Google+ Hangout is going to be huge for IM.

Just another reminder. If you want an invite, I HAVE TO HAVE YOUR GMAIL EMAIL ADDRESS!

I keep getting messages from people asking for invites, and they don't send me their Gmail address. So,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,818
Posted By JR Consulting
Re: Google+ Hangout is going to be huge for IM.

It's not just G+ vs FB, it's all of Google vs FB. Google is shifting gears big time and making the entire Google experience social, from G+ to search and everything in between. With a few hundred...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,818
Posted By rekerlolz
Re: Google+ Hangout is going to be huge for IM.

Google is pretty much the god of the internet. I really don't doubt they're capabilities to out do Facebook. Its kind of like how Facebook punked on Myspace ...there is always something new to come...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,151
Posted By JR Consulting
Re: Facebook killer? I don't think so.. But: Google's Social Network is here!

Here is a pretty comprehensive article on Google's plans moving forward, as they strive to become more social overall, and why it might not be that hard for G+ to catch up to FB.

Inside Google+...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,818
Posted By Vastidious
Re: Google+ Hangout is going to be huge for IM.

I was thinking that it would be pretty good for IM myself. I was about to post a thread seeing if anyone was interested in joining together in Google+ to chat and share information and such.

If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,099
Posted By tmoby
How to make 200$ a Day with Twitter without a Twitter account!

*Update* Check the bottom of the post for my free in depth ebook I wrote for this method


First of all, Hello!

Second of all, this is just a small twist to a regular method, but it can yield...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,416
Posted By bobsilber
Re: Someone took part of my WSO and made them bonuses in His WSO !!!

Chris,

First let me say this. I feel your pain. I wouldn't take a WSO PlR and offer it as a bonus on the WSO.

A couple years ago I asked Allen that question and at the time he had no problem...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By JoshuaZamora
Re: 10 Upsell ideas? I need suggestions Please...!

It had to be a Joshua to Hit the nail on the head :D listen to Joshua
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,416
Posted By Barry Unruh
Re: Someone took part of my WSO and made them bonuses in His WSO !!!

Something doesn't seem right about this? Any thoughts?

Actually Yes...After being in the shower I have a question for you.

Why did you not make a different decision as a marketer?

This could...
Forum: Copywriting 12th September 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,698
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Can you legally make impossible promises?

Codswallop and piffle.

Or as we call it here in 'Mericuh - BULLSH!T

Don't post about what you don't know. What you've
written is incredibly ignorant and DANGEROUS.

Ugh.
Forum: Copywriting 6th September 2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: Does hiding the price or putting it right at the end really work better?

Hi Cathy

To me, the thing about whether to be upfront with the price or not is how likely your target market is going to respond to the price, if that's all they knew.

If you're selling a $7...
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Does hiding the price or putting it right at the end really work better?

I don't try to hide the price, but I'm not shy
about doing my best not to make it easy to
find where it makes sense to do so, either.

If I can hook a skimmer with a punchy subhead
while...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Arrow 2 Copywriting Legends, One Post...

Hey gang,

Got a couple of really cool things to mention to you guys
today (it's been a busy freakin' day, in a good way!)

A) David Deutsch

Let's just say "hypothetically" that David...
Forum: Copywriting 1st April 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,679
Posted By Mr. Subtle
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Forum: Copywriting 31st March 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Copywriting Confidential - tales from the underbelly

How's your week? Mine's been a bit of a horror-show. Been mucked around by several clients. Be a great business if it weren't for them. :rolleyes: But I just remembered this quote and it's helped...
Forum: Copywriting 28th March 2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,743
Posted By Tinkerbell
Re: Is copywriting an art, a skill or a trade?

You asked: "Is copywriting an art, a skill, or a trade?"

I say copywriting is a skill learned, practiced in trade, and then perfected into art.

My $.02 :)
Forum: Copywriting 26th February 2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
A New Opt-In Methodology to Increase Conversions

Came across this and thought it was interesting:

LukeW | "Mad Libs" Style Form Increases Conversion 25-40% (http://www.lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?1007)

Using a "narrative" style opt-in form may...
Forum: Copywriting 24th February 2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,266
Posted By Stephen Dean
Tip Faux Copywriters Vs. Pro Copywriters

I recently was reminded of a quote from Michel Fortin that I blogged about once before. In one line, he sums up the problem with many of the new copywriters sprouting up on the web:



EXACTLY....
Forum: Copywriting 23rd February 2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,849
Posted By BrianMcLeod
A Copywriter Turns 40...

My friend and fellow copywriter Kevin Rogers
was born one day after I was, on Feb. 23rd.

He sent me a funny happy birthday message
that said, "40... is the new 39."

Now, Kevin's a riot - and...
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By Scott Murdaugh
Copywriters.... You Need To Hear This...

If you haven't heard it, you need to check out Doberman Dan's free teleseminar "How To Make Big Bucks As A Freelance Copywriter"...

He posted the replay here...

Big Bucks Copywriting Replay |...
Forum: Copywriting 19th September 2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,337
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Finished My Salesletter But......

Here's the difference:

My name is James.

I was a former Acne sufferer and here's how I cured my acne.

---

Let me tell you about Sasha...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,512
Posted By ecoverartist
Re: Just Got My "Lulu Revenues" Email... Are You Selling Printed Copies Of Your Ebooks Yet?

I use createspace - www.createspace.com (http://www.createspace.com) to publish my book. Easy and direct way to get on Amazon and Target.com for what it's worth.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,512
Posted By Kristy Taylor
Re: Just Got My "Lulu Revenues" Email... Are You Selling Printed Copies Of Your Ebooks Yet?

If you're serious about publishing books POD you could skip Lulu altogether and use the same digital printer/distributor that Lulu uses and get your books on nearly all on-line bookstores as well as...
Forum: Copywriting 13th September 2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,875
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: Features vs Benefits?

The following post might help you:

How To Become A Copywriter (Part 7 - Feature Converter, Desire Magician) | CopySnips...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: AWESOME Warriors -- I want to give a shout out to...

Without sounding like a school girl cheerleader, I think Paul understands
people probably better than anybody else I know. His intuition is uncanny
and the way he explains what's really important...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By CDarklock
Votes of confidence

It's really cool when you get that order for articles that basically says "here's my niche, write ten articles of any length on any subject and take all the time you need."

If it was a first...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 3rd September 2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 1,789,012
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: Warrior Forum Going Back To Paid Status

Heck, I'm still trying to figure out how to send my $37 even though I'm
already a War Room Member.

Help??? :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Warrior Forum News 2nd September 2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 1,789,012
Posted By Kezz
Re: Warrior Forum Going Back To Paid Status

Personally, I'm gobsmacked that anyone is complaining at all.

1. Why should anybody pay their own money, to offer a free service to everybody?

Hosting PMs, hosting the forum, paying for...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 2nd September 2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 1,789,012
Posted By Eric Lorence
Re: Warrior Forum Going Back To Paid Status

Then you haven't been on any forums "worth" joining.

Many more business forums that run thousands of dollars in fees, and are worth the money just for the "contacts" you can generate.

There is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,106
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 16 up for grabs

Has anyone else done the math and seen that over $700 so far has been pledged by Warriors to help other Warriors into the War Room... with nothing asked or expected in return?

And that doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,106
Posted By drmani
Re: Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 13 up for grabs

We're ALL *** WINNERS *** here.

I hope everyone who posted on this thread sees it.

If not, please let me explain.

1. We've seen the impact of GENEROSITY. Kate started
out wanting to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By lisag
Hey single Warrior Moms... I'm worried

Are you a single, divorced or widowed mother with drive and ambition but short on cash? Well, if you're not already a War Room member, here's your chance.

I offered a sponsorship, or a...
Forum: Copywriting 29th August 2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By MontelloMarketing
Re: I've got a weird question for copywriters

The whole 2-6% part is what puts the wrench in the works.

I can easily say how long it takes for me to write copy.

It's pretty well known in the industry that I put the same extreme effort...
Forum: Copywriting 27th August 2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Kyle Tully
Re: How To Create Authority

Sure you can, it's all about perception.

There are a TON of strategies available to imply/borrow credibility, and a whole bunch of tactics you can use to strengthen/enhance every single little...
Forum: Copywriting 27th August 2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Bill Jeffels
Re: Email Autoresponder copywriter Required(Ghost Writer) [30+ emails]

How much money do you want to make from this campaign?

Because I would think a few thousand... maybe more. So, is that fair to pay someone $30 to bust their a$$ so that you can make thousands.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,106
Posted By kf
Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 30 Winners announced!

Sept. 1 - Winners announced Post # 270, page 6. ( some people deleting their posts, look near 270, currently 268) * ADDITIONAL prizes, post # 364, page 8*

** Be sure to see the last P.S. ---...
Forum: Copywriting 16th August 2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: The Very FIRST Thing Your Visitors Ask (In Their Minds) About Your Sales Letter Is...

Hi Joshua



Yes, and in fact, one marketer tested this and found that his "keywords" headline outperformed what he considered to be good, creative headlines!

I wrote about it in one of my...
Forum: Copywriting 13th August 2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,358
Posted By MikeHumphreys
Re: Free SEX!

Friends don't let friends beer goggle... :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Michael Oksa
Re: When obvious lies are in a sales gimmick

I don't want to make assumptions, but for the sake of argument let's say you make $50k/year. Said marketer makes 7 figures per year.

Do you think the definition of "pool" in both cases could be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: When obvious lies are in a sales gimmick

Hypothetical Scenario

Let's say I have a $5,000,000 net worth...

...and I want to buy/build a pool for $35k...

I can either:

A) Spend my own cash...
B) Generate the money out of thin air...
Forum: Copywriting 6th August 2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,070
Posted By Matthew Iannotti
Re: Critique the Best Copy Around ! !

A review..Just pm me your contact info and I'll shoot you over the copies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,040
Posted By CDarklock
Re: O... M... G.

Nope. Penguins. I'd have to use penguins.

http://www.crapcomix.com/classic/images/sk8er206.gif
Forum: Copywriting 6th August 2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,596
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Embedded Commands

I think about a sales page in layers. Imagine it's three-dimensional. The big text is closer, the small text is farther away. And your reader comes up and starts travelling through your text.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Peter Adamson
Re: What DO you need? Seriously, I NEED your answer...

People only read something if it entertains or if it edifies.

Money only changes hands when a problem is solved.

Put 2+2 together, and you need to entertain (draw them in), edify (give them...
Forum: Copywriting 6th August 2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,752
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Should I ask a refund on this one?

Dimitry,

You've painted yourself into a dark corner here.

If we take you at your word that you did in fact agree to pay somebody $3k to beat your control, you hired a hack... somebody without...
Forum: Copywriting 6th August 2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,752
Posted By Daniel Scott
Re: Should I ask a refund on this one?

Not the brightest crayon in the box, are you?

Here's the situation:

You are using SOMEONE ELSE'S WORK WITHOUT HAVING PAID THEM FOR IT.

That's theft.

The fact that you are considering to...
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,596
Posted By Collette
Re: Embedded Commands

That's actually an excellent point. And a valid one.

The trick is to never irritate a prospect's itch unless you offer him a solution.

So in the Eben Pagen examle quoted above:



He...
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,596
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Embedded Commands

That's an excellent technique, but it sounds like they overused it. That's a good sign of someone who has some training, but isn't very experienced... they fall in love with one technique, and use it...
Forum: Copywriting 5th August 2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,596
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: Embedded Commands

Hi Nathan



That is totally the OPPOSITE of what you're supposed to do :D

Embedded commands are called embedded for a reason, so they DON'T get processed by the subconscious mind. So why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,040
Posted By CDarklock
O... M... G.

I do not think I will ever get a stranger job for the rest of my life.

I got a request via email about my article writing services. The questions revolved around what I needed to write articles,...
Forum: Copywriting 31st July 2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,966
Posted By Paul Hancox
Re: Copywriting: Talent or Learned

Someone once said, copywriting is salesmanship in print. In other words, writing copy is a combination of WRITING and SELLING.

I'm just in the process of writing a series of blog articles...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Before You Ask For A Critique *rant*

It's for them more than us.

You write something that takes you three hours. You say "what do you think?" and people rip it a new arsehole.

Most people don't want to admit that they spent a...
Forum: Copywriting 17th July 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,966
Posted By Collette
Re: Copywriting: Talent or Learned

Anyone can learn the mechanics of writing a sales letter.

Anyone can learn the mechanics of selling.

Blending them seamlessly... that's an art.

And not all artists are able to create a...
Forum: Copywriting 16th July 2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,966
Posted By Raydal
Re: Copywriting: Talent or Learned

No two copywriters are the same and no two letters take the
same process, but this is how I write sales copy:

1. I get as much information from the clients as possible. This
includes the filled...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th April 2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,896
Posted By ryanman
Lightbulb Why Do You Shower Every Day?

Yes that's right...Why do you shower everyday?

Most people would simply say for personal hygiene...And missing showers would only make your body stink.

Similarly if you don't motivate...
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