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Forum: Offline Marketing 14th May 2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,538
Posted By jessegilbert
RE: Cold Calling...The Truth...Really.

yeah. I have done online marketing and cold call marketing for a sales leads generation company. The script is key. It is soul crushing though. I was above average at it and couldn't stay with the...
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Which names do you like the most?

I like talkyard but I don't like the io.

I agree what you say about snobbish and words like top, elite etc...

But the whole theme of 'Creme of the crop' has it's origins in elitist mindset even...
Forum: Copywriting 13th January 2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 280
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Which names do you like the most?

I'd suggest exploring archetypes and appealing to your ideal user.

Polarizing or magnetically drawing in the people you want, based on some specific character trait, type or ideal.

There are a...
Forum: Social Media 13th January 2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: YouTube Brand Name Change?

Wander is the theme word because it is about travelling. If you go to Monder, you exclude the main word.

This is where brainstorming and focusing on the archetype of the type of person you want to...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud, Copywriting Psychology & Internet Marketing

Bernays was more of a propagandist.

Let me explain:

Rather than write copy and just sell,, he would stage events...And make propaganda for his clients...

The idea was to introduce, educate...
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 668
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: What problems do you face as a copywriter?

I suppose it comes down to setting expectations ;)
Forum: Copywriting 9th May 2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By jessegilbert
Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud, Copywriting Psychology & Internet Marketing

One of the most important influences for copywriting is Edward Bernays.

Even though he was not a copywriter, he is widely acknowledged as the father of modern PR.

Edward Bernays was nephew...
Forum: Copywriting 20th March 2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,313
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Is the Age of Copywriters Over?

Interesting. I think you can accurately gauge the trends in AI for copywriting if you look at advanced artificial intelligence weaponry (for example: Autonomous nuclear drones) that some countries...
Forum: Email Marketing 15th March 2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Cold Email List Response Rates & Best Practices

You might want to see if you can use send receipt on read options. I have this in squirrel mail. Not sure how accurate it is, but it can help to get an idea as to whether anyone is actually reading...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th March 2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By jessegilbert
RE: Cold Email List Response Rates & Best Practices

WIIFM (What's in it for Me) is probably always the most important grabber for subject lines.

This takes practice so you might want to send in batches and develop new catch lines until you come up...
Forum: Copywriting 6th April 2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: As a Copywriter, how crucial are design skills?

so true. I wasted a lot of time doing it. the thing is, I want the ability to make the graphics I have in my mind. I feel like less of an artist if I can't draw as well as I write.
Forum: Copywriting 25th October 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Taking Articles from Magazines for Blogging

If you want to do it, do it. Definitely. Offline content for online may not be a bad idea. Most content is borrowed on some level. Just make sure to make it totally original and follow the laws. If...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th October 2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,604
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Can passion be created?

good question. I have a hard time getting passionate about computers. my passion would probably be something offline like building farms or riding horses or going scuba and rock climbing, developing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Why is it important to launch a product?

yeah it's a good point but it depends on the niche. If you product rolls out over time then a launch may not really be as applicable
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Ideas for Amazon T-Shirt Design

I like

4. Design funny or wise words quotes using unique font style.

5. Design names of favorite or famous places: city, country, specific area with specific large community.

You could...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th October 2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Do you add your new posts to your auto-responder?

I think it is good to have a bunch in sequence and then send out broadcasts. I know your question.
Ideally I would like a theme of maybe at least 50 in a follow up sequence and in addition send...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Is the new Google domains the GoDaddy killer?

If Godaddy keeps up I doubt I would switch even if it means a few bucks less per domain.
I always found Godaddy pretty easy to use and support on call.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Help with website

I thought it was funny. But yeah if it is not original then it is like trying to sell the 1 pixel ad spots.

How about Potato Poetry or something...Have them send a poem on it instead...some slight...
Forum: Copywriting 16th October 2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By jessegilbert
Best Copywriting Quotes

I like these and collect them.

I think they may actually help me write:

On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. ~ David Ogilvy

"In truth...Only...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,971
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Find the right keywords to promote for my site?

looks like a cool site. looks like you could use some more words to develop content concepts. here are a few I found

change,
transformation,
conversion,
switch,
convert,
transform, ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,322
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: 30 Strange SERP Secrets = Breakthrough SEO Traffic + CTR

I agree on the targeted synonyms, definitely. it can only really help as far as I can see especially if worded coherently. AS for spinning and special characters no comment.
I do think the special...
Forum: Copywriting 14th October 2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,462
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: What's the difference between "persuasion" and "manipulation"?

It all depends on the product:

Something with value only requires persuasion. Something without value requires manipulation.

As I see it there is a fine line between persuasion and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: My first attempt - Step by Step. Can you please double check?

You might want to use a blog and a tracker like prettylink or click magic. also do you have a number of possible products closely related to sell? Are you using clickbait type text to make them hit...
Forum: Copywriting 12th October 2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Please critique my sales letter

You might change the headline to:

Get 300% Responses rate from your classified ads using these secrets....

looks interesting. where can I get a digital copy?
also I personally don't like the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: SEO with super thesaurus...

Any SEO specialist here, give me 1 topic you want to rank for, and within 2 minutes of reading it, I give you keywords you never thought of and a few ideas for great content. I have maybe the best...
Forum: Copywriting 10th October 2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Help improve my postcard copy

I like it. But maybe move the 'Trade In Your Kitchen Like A Car' to the top and put it in big red bold letters, 36pt Red Tahoma.

Then put the subhead with the 'Get up to 3000 etc...'
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Youtube and affiliate links

yes I think so but you probably want to direct all links through a domain that you own.
you can do this with a wordpress plugin like
http://brainstormpro.com/prettylink
all the links you spend so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: How do you come up with article ideas for your writer?

Brainstorm them first using words as the topic of what you want to write about.
Then develop a list of blog post titles that are original.
Then use someone to write it to get qiality content on...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd October 2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Guides and/or advice on execution?

I think it comes down to listbuilding and landing page. I'd probably just get an aweber account and learn to set up your lead capture systems, then learn to use wordpress and the available plugins...
Forum: Copywriting 10th September 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Short Copy, Long Copy, or VSL...Which One? Or, All 3

thanks for the links. these are interesting and highly relevant
Forum: Copywriting 9th September 2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: "But it's not for everyone": How negative can you go?

Maybe you could mention the type of tenant you are looking for:
and describe them in good terms like: hardy, resilient
who doesn't mind the gravel rd or occasional critter...
The place is durable...
Forum: Programming 5th September 2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By jessegilbert
where is the best place to find coders for plugins and addons?

I have a software project and I'm looking to open up the code a bit to some coders so they can develop the plugins for me.

Any suggestions? Any really experienced coders here who are interested?
...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd September 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: is print sales copy still working?

I think vsl can be good, I bought one yesterday, but the product was simply awesome and the vsl just highlighted it in a way that made me know 100% I wanted to buy it.
Like halbert or any copywriter...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: The Interview Effect (How to guarantee you sound natural in your copy)

I think that's what most of us individual self employed writers and developers aspire to...

At least I do...

Casual speak with your market audience, being real.

And you did it, a touch of...
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: How to hire a copywriter... from a copywriter's perspective

I love it. 3 minutes in and I hear it...right on the mark.
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Short critique: My thank you page's pre-sell copy

I think it looks like the start of a good promotion. You might create a headline other than P.S. have you seen this?
The headline could be at the top, above all of the writing, added in a row and...
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,609
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: copywriting competition

Sorry. I have been working over time so my writing quality here is a bit informal.

I will try to limit it and get it in the hands of writers. I probably have enough research now to make a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: Anyone having success with this technique?

I have found that it can be hard to get the clickthroughs on facebook ads for them to keep showing your ad...that is unless you bid really high per click. I would like to hear of your success though...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By jessegilbert
Re: best step by step system which is available

probably a blog with a few hundred articles on a topic you know well along with adsense and other forms of promotion. once you start getting traffic you can add on other revenue streams. just an idea...
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