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Category Archive for "Marketing"

The 5 Step ‘Sideways Sales Letter’ Method

Yesterday when I was working from a coffee shop when I overheard a conversation between a marketing consultant and a client. Let me tell you, it was painful listening. The consultant was trying to convince a rightly cynical client that

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Sales Funnel Masterclass – Jeff Goins’ Tribe Writers Relaunch

The best copywriters are also the best marketers. With a dash of marketing nous, there’s no reason to be scrambling for short change on freelance bidding sites or mailbombing marketing managers to get work. You can create it yourself. After

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Guest Post – 6 Secrets to Landing High-paying Clients (Without a Portfolio)

Landing high-paying clients is one of the toughest challenges we face as freelancers. You can try scratching out a living on freelance bidding sites. But if you’re serious about growing your income and career, client outreach must be one of your daily tasks. But

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Frustrated Fiction Writer? Unleash Your Creative Talents with ‘Mash Stories’

  Like many of us in the copywriting trade, my journey towards this profession began in creative writing classes at school. Crafting stories every week was a rare opportunity to cut loose on something I actually enjoyed. If, like me, you still

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47 Elite Email Marketing Tips – Strategies to Earn $44 for Every $1 Spent

Forget the mobile and social media hype. Email is the sales powerhouse to focus your efforts on. For every $1 spent $44.25 is the average return. With such a massive ROI, email marketing is the best way to convert leads

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Homer Simpson, Donald Trump and Marketers Rattling Cages

To the uninformed, The Simpsons is a kids’ cartoon. To those that know better, it’s been one of the best satirical programmes for decades, shining a mirthy light on what’s ridiculous or plain wrong with modern society. In one episode

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Frank Kern will kill me if he finds out I’ve told you this

B2B marketers can learn a lot from Frank Kern. The thing is, most marketers in the corporate world have never heard of him. Funny when you consider that the world’s ‘highest paid direct response info marketing copywriter’ has made over $47

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4 Step Lead Generation Strategy

When I submit proposals to clients I like to provide them with strategic advice, and not just how many keystrokes they’re getting for their money. Recently a client asked me to recommend a lead generation strategy. I was happy to comply. This

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Earn $300 Per Page Writing ‘Key Message Copy Platforms’

Wouldn’t it be great to get paid for writing proposals? Or are all those unpaid hours putting together marketing plans part of the cost of doing business? Well, B2B copywriter Casey Demchak has been pocketing a tidy $3,000 writing ten

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9 Reasons Your B2B Copywriting Isn’t Converting

Slowly but surely, B2B copywriting is getting better. The message is getting through – you’re not selling to cold corporate entities. You’re selling to people. But occasionally, you still run into B2B copy that has the panache of an instruction

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