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Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By dmaster555
Re: [QUIZ] Which copywriter discovered that long copy works better than short?

You don't have to feel so bad about not knowing the answer, relax. I don't know it either.
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By angiecolee
Re: [QUIZ] Which copywriter discovered that long copy works better than short?

Hey. Some of the girls don't throw like girls dude. I'm offended!
Forum: Copywriting 3rd November 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By EJ Lear
Farting sheep cause plane to make emergency landing

Of course I had to take a look at the story after reading this headline that I saw on AOL! Good example of a headline that got the click through :-)

Farting sheep cause plane to make emergency...
Forum: Copywriting 29th October 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By ewenmack
Re: EVERY Copywriting Formula In The History of Mankind and Womankind

As Dan Kennedy said at Titans Of Direct Response,
it's the mechanics and every good copywriter has them.

What's missing is delving deep into the mind of your prospects.

It's no use having any...
Forum: Copywriting 29th October 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
EVERY Copywriting Formula In The History of Mankind and Womankind

From Jo at Copyhackers.

She says it took 200 hours to write this.

And you'll see why it was worth it...
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Marc Rodill
If You're An Introvert And You Wanna Make Money Online, This Is For You

Look. If you're anything like me, then your favorite person is you. Not in a bad way or anything like that, but you'd rather hang out by yourself, and curl up with a good book, than go to a party.
...
Forum: Copywriting 26th October 2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By ewenmack
Re: A brick to the brain

We've both have gone through the same learning sources.

Best,
Doctor E. Vile
Forum: Copywriting 21st October 2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Email Selling SEO to Small Food Business - Please help

Salesfart, Complex is right.

Takes lot's and lot's of extra bagels sold
to pay for a seo service, therefore it's hard
to justify the investment.

On the other hand, if you were doing it for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,169
Posted By Raydal
Re: Where can you buy an autoresponder series?

Whatever autoresponder series you use that is in "general use" would
make you less unique. So you can either hire a copywriter to do this
for you or write one for yourself using a tried and true...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,737
Posted By allegandro
Best advice you ever had?

What was the best online advice you ever had?

Mine was to focus on one niche, one subject only.

From 1.000+ domains and small websites I went to one project.

Now I can focus 100% on that...
Forum: Copywriting 7th October 2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By gjabiz
Depends on the deadline.

In many instances, the client has put a time frame on their promotion. If they want the ad to appear in the Thanksgiving Day issue of ______, then you need to have final copy approved and ready by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,469
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: is the relationship niche still alive

Both the relationship and dating markets (not niches) are alive and well. And many of the niches underneath their umbrella can also be very profitable.

Most people who enter these markets don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By nettiapina
Re: Digital Marketing

It's a very broad topic. There's dozens or even hundreds of books written about it on general level, and truckloads more on some specific venue or strategy. You need to be more specific to get answer...
Forum: Copywriting 28th September 2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By shawnlebrun
Re: The best course for writing great emails?

If you've taken any copy courses... then your mind and your heart are the best
options for email.

Seriously, I made more money, per email, back in 2001 to 2007 when I would send my list emails...
Forum: Copywriting 28th September 2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By max5ty
Re: why don't principles sell?

Principles absolutely do sell...when they're advertised right.
Forum: Copywriting 27th September 2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By ewenmack
Re: why don't principles sell?

Actually there is a scientific reason
which has to do with energy consumption.

Even though the brain takes up only 2% of our organs,
it burns through 20% of the energy.

So to conserve energy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Danny Cutts
Re: What Makes A Great WSO?

When you find a good wso let us know.... I have yet to find one
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By jasondinner
Re: Let's talk CURRENT comparisons: Clickbank vs. JVZoo

JV Zoo is great, but they are bizopp/internet marketing heavy on products and affiliates.

Not much weight loss offers in there for example. And even less affiliates for weight loss.

But really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: What are your Income goals from Internet marketing business

Don't delay, I've already submitted an offer on Mars! :cool::P:D
Forum: Copywriting 24th September 2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,491
Posted By gjabiz
It is an infographic...

If it is too big, use Ctrl- to make it smaller.

Here is a brief explanation.

Your target, the right side, lives in their own world, in a bubble of preoccupation.

You on the left, live...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By gjabiz
And therefore...

What will make you ready? Isn't today a better time to start than tomorrow? How long? How many days, weeks or months will pass before you begin?

True story: At one time I had one of the largest...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By gjabiz
Some advice for a very few here.

There are 5 or 6 of you whom could benefit from this, or not.

Between 2000 and 2009 I did some very LOW cost consulting for scores of start-ups, the one man band types who wanted to start a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: HELP ME ! IM GOING TO START A NEW WEBSITE!

So you want us to do your 20-minute homework for you... for free?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: "Is it Time to 'Bury' Internet Marketing Formulas for ... Flexibility"? Your Opinion Please.

Take these questions and modify them *slightly*, and the internet marketing formulas become HIGHLY relevant:



What's the best way to PAY RANDALL MAGWOOD?



What's the least way to...
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By The Pines
Re: Writer's Market 2016 Available At Local Bookstores

Separated at birth???


ThePromotionalGuy


https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTVjugDOy-FA9SIJ01LuTdGEw5kOgu6oSD9AlPzhY30WKv_QIMP
Forum: Copywriting 29th August 2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Writer's Market 2016 Available At Local Bookstores

Struggling to make it as a copy writer? Can't find the right market that fits your writing style, knowledge or experience? Looking for a book publisher or literary agent?

Or maybe you want your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

Sorry, not true.

Correlation sometimes imply causation, sometimes they are both consequence of the same underlying cause, and sometimes are not connected at all.

But, I'm not particularly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Steve B
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

My experience with IMers suggests there is very little real emphasis on testing within the industry.

Sure, lots of people talk about it and suggest it because it makes perfect sense, but I doubt...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By gjabiz
Is it the Anaconda Mine or fool's gold?

I've been to the site, every page, read every testimonial, AND...

First the problems:
No Mac version.
Must have MS Word.
Shows a virus alert on Chrome. NOT small concerns.
No mobile app....
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,614
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: copywriting competition

The way I see it, I participate in copywriting contests all the time. I write stuff and it either makes a lot of money or it doesn't. I do my best to win, and most of the time, I do. I win cash...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,614
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: copywriting competition

Wow, this is incredibly delusionary.

You cannot hammer away at objections and get someone to want something that they do not want!

You can only hammer away at objections and get people to want...
Forum: Copywriting 17th August 2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By ewenmack
Re: What's the biggest question in writing profit-producing copy?

Even more powerful is having a real conversation with
real people, rather than imagine.

Takes the guess work, false assumptions and
lost money out of the equation.

After talking with a woman...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,151
Posted By Kurt
Re: Which video method converts better and most effective way to make such videos?

Neither converts better. It isn't the style of the video, but rather the quality of the video. And by quality, I don't mean production standards but rather things like story telling and copywriting....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By mcostanzo
How I got 60 targeted clicks for $5

Hey everyone...just wanted to share what's working for me with getting targeted traffic...boosting posts on facebook.

I wrote a killer article, posted on my facebook fan page, boosted it for $5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,026
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Coaching IM Entrepreneurs for Free: Need your input

Especially if someone else (ahem) will teach them how to Go From $0 to $4321.40 in 31 days FREE[/b]
Forum: Copywriting 28th July 2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Another Sales Letter Critique Request

Short and sweet: a good 80% of your letter is me me me I I I and very little "what's in it for you".

What will this do for them?

Why is this important?

What pain will they/their businesses...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By savidge4
Offline Theme Share

Saw this and thought there might be some that might have interest in this Intended for those Home remodel contractor type clients, but could be used for a wide variety of clients.

I personally...
Forum: Copywriting 26th July 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,915
Posted By angiecolee
Re: 1,000th post: my best advice to aspiring copywriters

I chose those words with intent.

Being honest hurts.

Anyone who's ever wrestled with that decision to say something that makes you look like a rockstar vs. telling the truth, who's decided to...
Forum: Copywriting 25th July 2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: GREAT article on the future of freelance copywriting

Shawn, I do not agree. It's overblown for the sake of dramatics.

Temperamentally, someone like me is NOT going to follow his advice.

As for his option #1, I have no interest in getting...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By gjabiz
Friends, Romans and Countrymen....lend me your ears...

The Marc Anthony speech in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is regarded as one of the finest examples of persuasive rhetoric ever.

You can tell the writer's of Orange, know their Shakespeare. This...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd July 2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Abuse My Sales Page

My blog gets 30,000 visitors a month. More or less. Free traffic, mostly from search engines...

http://copyranger.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/copyrangerblogtraffic.jpg

I built this up over...
Forum: Copywriting 20th July 2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,038
Posted By splitTest
Re: In Need of a Mentor

I wonder if maybe your depression is leading you to only go for jobs that pay small -- and not shoot for stuff that can help you make a real living.

I made that mistake early on -- thinking that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,163
Posted By lgibbon
Re: Forum marketing?

Are you quite sure about that?
The results aren't very flattering.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,128
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: Why I Need Copywriting?

You have no idea what copywriting is do you?

When you write a great ad and get more traffic to your site because people clicked on that ad, you've used copywriting to get more traffic. End of...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd July 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By The Copy Nazi
OTOs out the Wazoo

https://www.facebook.com/ryanleemarketing/videos/10153084144692991/
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,128
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Why I Need Copywriting?

I see your assertion that copy does not drive traffic, only convert...

...and I raise you Send your enemies glitter - (http://www.sendyourenemiesglitter.com/)

Most people I knew only needed to...
Forum: Copywriting 29th June 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: Tips for Writing Faster

First off, don't ever place speed above quality. We already have enough morons out there who assume that content quantity is king. It's not. Content isn't even King. Quality is.

Three or four...
Forum: Copywriting 25th June 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,204
Posted By gjabiz
And because of this:

offering critiques has become ...doing the work for them. No thanks.

gjabiz
Forum: Copywriting 23rd June 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,701
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 19th June 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By DanSharp
This letter pulled 100% response

This letter was sent to 24 people. All of them replied with $1000 -- this back when it was a huge sum of money.

SOFII ยท Deerfield Academy: the Bruce Barton classic long copy letter from 1925 that...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By shawnlebrun
New Copywriter? Just get your sh*t out there....

Man, I'm almost embarrassed to put this up here.

Not because my site has shown off my man boobs to millions of people (hey, my man boobs are also responsible for selling millions of dollars of my...
Forum: Copywriting 17th June 2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,866
Posted By shawnlebrun
Another for the swipe file...

Just happened to see this one circulating around a lot online... wonder how it's doing.

Not sure if Bill wrote it himself, but it's a doozy... it's one that if I was just starting out and was told...
Forum: Copywriting 16th June 2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,738
Posted By Len Bailey
Re: One for your swipe file ...

Sorry for the broken link, Warriors. It's fixed now.

Also, here's the link to another Eric Betuel promo...

Wake Up America (http://bit.ly/1cZqZG0)

Enjoy! :cool:
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Internet Copy Writing

Do you really need to be taught to string
together a short sentence?

Best,
Doctor E. Vile
Forum: Copywriting 5th June 2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By gjabiz
Re: Summoning the COPY GODS. Frappucino for your thoughts. Tell me WHY this sales letter sucks.

Please, allow me to be the ahole here, ok?

Any valid critique of copy has to include the target market, WHO is this promotion for? HOW will they come across it?

For people with High Blood...
Forum: Copywriting 1st June 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By ewenmack
Big Brand Secrets Most Direct Response Copywriters Don't Know

How could Target mail flyers with baby and pregnancy products
to a pregnant teenager before her dad knew she was pregnant?

Knowing when to put product offers in front
of people became Target's...
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