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Forum: Copywriting 28th April 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,553
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Are You Comfortable Using FEAR to Sell Your SOLUTION?

LOL...you guys are so funny.

As for the original question, yes, I feel comfortable using fear to sell.

Basically, it comes down to what's going on inside their heads. And in order to get into...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: YOU Are a Major Factor in Whether or Not Your Copy Converts

There's truth in this.

I am recently getting hypnotherapy to deal with limiting beliefs, and after only 3 sessions, I closed my biggest client to date.

Another lead wants me and only me to...
Forum: Copywriting 18th March 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,546
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Question about why women shop for clothes...

Fashion is aspirational. Especially higher end fashion.

I know the women in the Bay Area who like to buy these kind of clothes.

Here is a composite of my woman friends from the Bay Area who...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 853
Posted By OliviaHoang
Lightbulb Re: Copy or Graphics, which one is the better option?

I know exactly what you mean.

I often see rehashed subjects and debates on "this and that" in copywriting...

Only to find that if these people actually internalized what the masters have taught...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 853
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Copy or Graphics, which one is the better option?

Vic Schwab wrote about using layouts and graphics in copy a long time ago :-)

It's just too bad we forget the classics.
Forum: Copywriting 20th February 2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Critique needed (Need expert advice)

I agree with the above poster that your sales page lacks uniqueness, which makes it REALLY hard for you to compete in the ultra competitive Make Money niche.

When your market is this saturated and...
Forum: Copywriting 19th February 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,970
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: According to experts... women make much better copywriters than men

It doesn't matter who's "better". It just matters how much money you make at the end of the day--at least, that's my view of sales writing :-)

I agree that in general, women are more emotionally...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th February 2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: CraigRC SEO FastAttack vs TrafficGrab.com?

Traffic Grab is solid, but IMHO, it's not for beginners.

If you are new to traffic generation, Chris Farrell's material is the best I've ever come across for newbies.

He goes through...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,561
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Dear Copywriters, How Do You Carry Out Your Research?

A GREAT way to keep your fingers on the pulse of the conversation is setting up alerts using keywords that relate to your product.

Twilert is awesome for twitter alerts

Google Alerts is awesome...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By OliviaHoang
Arrow Re: Your Copy Must GIVE Your Audience VALUE!

Mark, I agree with Dan. This is why I have a section in my OneNote notebook titled "Mark Pescetti" :-P.

And believe me, I'm RUTHLESS about the notes I actually keep on file. I am a decluttering...
Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,766
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: 8 Things That P*** Me Off About Copywriters

WOW! All of that describes me PERFECTLY!

Did you think anyone would admit that?
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,167
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Fiction recommendations?

"The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton. It won a Pulitzer Prize.

Wharton was called the American Master of Storytelling for a reason. She writes so passionately.
Forum: Copywriting 26th January 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Time Management For Copywriters

I'm a HUGE fan of Microsoft OneNote.

I just got the 2007 version on eBay for $15.

I centralize ALL my notetaking on there, so I can find and search it easily.

Before OneNote, I used EverNote...
Forum: Copywriting 10th December 2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Can someone Critique my sales copy???

I'd change the headline to focus on only one ultimate benefit. I'd say something like...

"How a Formerly Lame Guy Learned the Secrets to Social Domination that the 'Cool People' Don't Want You to...
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,622
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Resources to Learn Direct Response Graphic Design Concepts?

For design theory, Robin Williams has a book called the Non-Designer's Design Book that is highly recommended by graphic artists to newbies who want to learn basics of design. She also has a host of...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Epic Advertisement... I Just Couldn't Keep This To Myself...

LOL! Thanks for that....great commercial...and made me laugh out loud!

I looked them up, and looks like they used an in-house writer:...
Forum: Copywriting 14th September 2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: 3 Things Copywriters Do Wrong -- Fix These And Buy A New Maserati For 2012

What's with all these posts with vague blanket statements? Are you trying to get your post count up?
Forum: Copywriting 4th September 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: Copywriter? Here's Plan II For Big Money

But a new website won't have much traffic or credibility. Wouldn't this affect the owners' willingness to spend time giving an interview?
Forum: Copywriting 22nd August 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,368
Posted By OliviaHoang
Re: How I Became a Million Dollar Copywriter in One Year (From Total Newbie)

I want to thank you, but I don't see the thank button anywhere. Anyway, thank you =)
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