7 Mindset Hacks for Copywriting Success

“Father of online marketing” Mark Joyner knows a thing or two about stress.  During his time as a CIA agent spying on North Korea, he had to be aware of his surroundings every waking moment on edge.  The ability to
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Easy Way to Get $5k Retainers

Google “[keyword] we hate spam as much as you do” to find newsletters related to your area of specialist knowledge. 2. Signup to their newsletter and see if their thank you page takes you to an affiliate offer 3. If

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Mass Hallucination

I’m guy wearing the hat second from the right back row Last weekend I attended Project Persuasion Goes Dark in Phuket. Over 3 days I was lucky enough to rub shoulders and grab quick chats with legendary marketer Mark Joyner,
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FTC Compliance Guidelines for Supplement Advertising – Turn a Minefield into a Trust Tree

Click here to download this post as a handy reference guide From the way Facebook is bashing down on supplement ad campaigns with its banhammer, like a frenzied game of whack-a-mole, it’s clear supplement ads have to be whiter than
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Big 3 Copywriter Traits to Go from Good to Great

In our line of work, there are no diplomas, certificates, or league tables to tell you when you’ve made the grade. There’s no board of examiners to say when you’ve progressed from competent to craftsman. Sure, praise from clients and

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My Advice to a Copywriter Starting from Zero

A couple of days ago I got a letter from an aspiring copywriter. I sent him an email back with advice on what to do when joining the game from square one. I thought it might be helpful for others

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2 Pro Level Tactics for Busting the Feast/Famine Cycle in 2018

How did the freelancing life treat you this year? Get a steady flow of clients to keep amassing your cash pile, Scrooge McDuck stylee? Or find yourself scrambling for change on freelance bidding sites just to cover the rent? If

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Next Week Only – Free Live Training from John Carlton and Colin Chung

At Copy Chief Live 2017 You’ve heard of the legendary John Carlton, right? One of Gary Halbert’s original “road dogs” who’s known as the “most ripped off copywriter” on the planet? The brains behind the one legged golfer ad and
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Onboarding Process for Copywriting Clients – Set the Ground Rules from Day One

When working with a new client it’s wise to set some ground rules. Outlining how you work will establish yourself as the adult in the room. It will also avoid mission creep and “just touching base” emails gobbling up your time.

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Copy Chief Radio Appearance – The YouTube Remarketing Generator

How much are you paying for clicks these days? A dollar? Two dollars? Even higher? How about your cost per lead? If you’re paying less than $3-5 you’re doing better than marketing heavyweights like Russel Brunson. The fact is that

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