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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,807
Posted By DABK
Re: Why do most people quit?

You sound like you think quitting internet marketing is always a bad thing.


I disagree.


Sometimes, the best thing someone can do is quit early. People quit for the reasons you and others...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By kenmichaels
Internal Documents Reveal the Marketing Strategy Peloton Used to Become a $1.8 Billion Company

And provide lessons and strategies any business can use to attract and retain customers.


Peloton 2019 internal branding deck (https://imgur.com/a/HzqchGE)


You can learn a little about what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,807
Posted By Declan O Flaherty
Re: Why do most people quit?

People quit because they don't succeed. They don't succeed because they chase rainbows. The ones who give a real go, fail because they simply aren't cut out for it, which is perfectly fine of course....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,807
Posted By allegandro
Re: I am most people. Some people. Many people, Here is why I quit the WF.

Gorden, let me start by saying: Even as a successful internet entrepreneur, with more than 20 years of online business behind me, I still wonder sometimes why people give up so easily.

Sure,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,807
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Why do most people quit?

Why do they quit?

Because they think it's going to be easy. That some magic Easy button is out there on the internet, and all they have to do is pay someone $27 and the secrets will be revealed.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,807
Posted By agmccall
Re: Why do most people quit?

Just because they stopped participating here at the forum does not mean they quit internet marketing. Warrior Forum is not the "Be all End all" of intenet marketing. They probably just moved on to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By sbishop
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

I use business cards all the time. I have a full color fron with a black and white back that has the word notes and a bunch of lines. I am in landscaping and remodeling. I write the quote of rthe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Goodbye Warriors

I thought of that. Dan Kennedy posted that he was going to die in a couple of days, a couple years ago. Rumors spread that he had died. People were sad...I was sad.

But he didn't die. Eventually,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,549
Posted By Diego Aguirre
RE: 45 years in business, and NO sales. What am I doing wrong?

Quitting is never an option, not if we are hanging out on a website called the Warrior Forum.

Warriors fight as if their life depended on it... Because it does depend on it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By savidge4
Re: Opinion on this Niche Please

Based on the information above... would it not stand to reason that YOU are the person most qualified in the room to answer the question you ask below?



I personally break things down into 3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

1) Experienced salespeople tend to HATE prospecting. Closing and prospecting are two different skill sets. The salesperson typically feels that prospecting is a huge timewaster, and a misuse of their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Kay King
Re: Goodbye Warriors

I think this has been coming on for a while - Jeffery's comments here changed at the end of the year and a couple of us had mentioned he seemed angry when we never saw that before from him.


He...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Monetize
Re: Goodbye Warriors

JA's announcement hit me hard. When I
first saw that post title I thought it would be
someone announcing they were leaving the
forum because they were angry or upset.

After I read his final...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Goodbye Warriors

Jeffrey posting about his impending death made me think quite a lot about...what would I do if I knew I only had a day or two?

Who would I tell? So Cheryl and I discussed how she should get in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Kay King
Re: Goodbye Warriors

Jeffery AshClarksville62, 22-Mar, McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home.



https://obits.tennessean.com/obituaries/tennessean/obituary.aspx?n=jeffery-ash&pid=198120096&fhid=3983



Mark - I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

This is my fault. I didn't explain fully.

I agree with you. E-mails ...that get responses...are very hard to put together. And it takes skill in creating an e-mail campaign that gets results..
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Email is Dead!

This is unbearable and embarrassing to watch.

Thanks to the Warriors who actually read posts before posting. You are helpful and the reason the forum is still alive after, what, 24 years or so. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By jamesmason1432
RE: Email is Dead!

It's a totally fake news about emails. Emails cannot be die.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By Kay King
Re: Goodbye Warriors

I've been checking the clarksville obits - we don't know jeffery's last name - I've known him online for years and don't know it.



If I see anything I will post the links here but I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Email is Dead!

Never mind, Mark. At least you tried. :smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Email is Dead!

It's so much better when people read not only the post headline but also the post content before answering. LOL It's not abundantly clear that my post is kind of making fun of those who have cried...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th March 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 727
Posted By Kay King
Re: Personal happiness

It is amazing that with all the accurate info available regarding clinical depression...so many people will still say "WHY are you depressed"?


You can have a great life - and suffer from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By Kay King
Re: My Rant - People's perception of Internet Marketing

Your idea is better than mine - I always just thought they were stupid....;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,549
Posted By visimedia
Re: 45 years in business, and NO sales. What am I doing wrong?

sounds like a dabbler than a business person
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By socialentry
Re: What if you have only a dozen or so prospects?

Yeah, rereading myself, the post really didn't make a lot of sense. With hindsight, I prolly should have focused on:”What checkboxes do I need to build and sell a business?”

That's really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,549
Posted By kris777888
Forum: Copywriting 2nd March 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By WarriorForum.com
Is WordPress Completely Out of Touch with Publisher Needs?

A new article on Search Engine Journal (https://www.searchenginejournal.com/wordpress-out-of-touch/397202/) asks, given publishers have been scrambling to fix Core Web Vitals, does the fact that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: What if you have only a dozen or so prospects?

I deal with founders looking for investment every day. I can say it is not the case that most have an idea no one has seen before. Some do have new technology. Most just don't know what they hell...
Forum: Beginners Area 2nd March 2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Help please - So tired of of the sea of scammers and gurus

What do you have to offer that is valuable to someone else?

When you can answer this question, you'll get somewhere.

Right now you're outwardly focused, searching for the magic bullet. There...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st March 2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: What if you have only a dozen or so prospects?

The book Pitch Anything may be for you. The guy who wrote it raises capitol for start ups.

For seeing a very short list of prospects The Power to Get In will give you a tested, proven method to...
Forum: Beginners Area 1st March 2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Help please - So tired of of the sea of scammers and gurus

I'd caution you about labeling people scammers just because they offer a product for sale. That's a common mistake and it demonstrates a mindset not prepared to succeed online.

I mean you yourself...
Forum: Beginners Area 1st March 2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Kay King
Re: Help please - So tired of of the sea of scammers and gurus

You already KNOW enough to get started - and other questions could be answered with searches on this forum and reading FREE blogs found with a google search.


You are looking for someone to 'lead...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,401
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

I don't mean this personally, but I want to address this idea.

You cannot just sell anything to anyone. Nobody can.

Nobody has the power to sell somebody something they don't want to buy. This...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By max5ty
Re: Cold calling affiliate plan ? Is it good?

Probably like calling a girl/guy you never met and asking them to marry you.

They have no doubt heard of marriage but you weren't on their radar which generates a lot of thoughts as to who you are...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd February 2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 412
Posted By SARubin
Re: Is this good enough copy for a healthy habits course?

Yeah James,
That headline is not great.

3 powerful ingredients to a high performing headline are...

- Self interest
- Newsworthiness
- Curiosity

Of the 3, self interest is the highest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,549
Posted By Iota Consultants
RE: 45 years in business, and NO sales. What am I doing wrong?

It is very common for startups/businesses to fail. Make sure you spend the time to create a business plan - this can also help determine feasibility of your venture.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2021, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Who's starting a new business?

Are you serious? I recommend a better attitude! Sure, maybe you shouldn't be starting a conference business, or a restaurant, or a games center or anything dependent on groups of people physicially...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

I use business cards the same way everyone used to do. I hand them out to customers, when they buy. I give them to people that ask for them.

But if I really want to talk to this person? I ask for...
Forum: Beginners Area 15th February 2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By Kay King
Re: How do Warriors build their email lists

Except - you aren't just starting out, are you? You asked about lists way back when and had lots of advice in the thread. Did you try it - what worked and what didn't?



There have been...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 434
Posted By whateverpedia
Life And Death

On Sunday, February 7, about 1pm AWST, I was headed to the room I use as an office to finally announce the winners of this year's Whattys when I felt something akin to someone standing in my abdomen...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

If a new tradesperson comes to my house and they don't have a business card, they probably are not going to get my repeat business. There are certain trades I use only once every couple of years,...
Forum: Copywriting 9th February 2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,202
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Here is a question...
How do you know you are any good at copywriting?

Personally, I knew nothing about writing ads that paid. So I spent 2 full years studying ads in magazines (maybe 20 years...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,202
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

That's the difference.

It's not even that successful business people put up with the grind, because it takes them to their goals. It's the grind itself, the struggle that attracts them.
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,202
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Hellor LondonPrince,

First off, I'm jaded.

My advice is back alley. Unpopular. In Your Face!

You and probably those here won't like it.

I grew up running the streets when I was 10.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By SARubin
Re: What color would most get your attention in direct mail?

I suppose any bright, fun, or out of the ordinary color will attract attention.
In a mail box full of black and white, any color is exciting.

But whether or not I'd use it depends on what we're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: What color would most get your attention in direct mail?

I find that neon yellow/ green works better then red...by a large margin.

...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,202
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Split test yr flaps thusly ...

1.

"My life was changed utterly by your service! Top Dollar! Angels now spring from my ass and perform $$$ miracles!"

Mike Whatevah
CEO You Don't Give AF or...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,202
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Yes. When I train brand-new copywriters, I have them right in the middle of the training line up 1 or 2 acquaintances (relatives, friends, local businesses, favorite nonprofits, etc.) for whom...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Can you help me segment today's opportunity seeker?

As a team, you'll have a stronger knowledge, skills and resources
in a media format than others.

Whatever that one is, your best bet is to match a list,
the audience who are also proven to buy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th January 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: That is a great question.

This is where I may add something.

Is your friend going to talk to the buyers? If it's strictly online (maybe video tutorials), then I'd spread a wide net, and have the first few purchases (from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th January 2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Can you help me segment today's opportunity seeker?

Gordon, I think a better question is, what are the lists of buyers
of similar products, price point
your friend will be aiming for.

The biggest directory of these is on nextmark.com.

Best,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th January 2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Can you help me segment today's opportunity seeker?

Are you looking to make different offers to different types of Opportunity seekers? Or are you looking for one specific profile, and want to extract those names?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,549
Posted By Peter42
Re: 45 years in business, and NO sales. What am I doing wrong?

Wow, 45 years! That is some record and an impressive one at that, can I just mention that after reading your post I can't see why you wouldn't have made a single sale. The reason being is that the...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 748
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: The Scapegoat Technique (A Must Know + Dangerous)

Princess Balestra Drahps Outta The Sky by Parrershoot
Mebbe Too Late In The Day
For Nowan's Ass To Be TROOLY SAVED



Lookin' at that headline from a personal POV, I gotta say I missed out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 524
Posted By savidge4
Re: What are some good services to sell via cold calls?

I'm going to throw what was a game changer ( for me ) of a statement into this... Small to medium business' is your niche.

It doesn't matter if its a plumber, a shoe store, or a dentists office......
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By max5ty
Re: How do you get higher paying clients?

High dollar clients come from high dollar results.

There has never ever, ever, ever, been a time when copywriters have it so easy.

In the old days, it would take days and weeks to see if you...
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