6 Ways To Improve Your Copy – Finding Ad Copy Inspiration

Viewmaster AdvertisingAny online marketer should be constantly examining ways in which they can improve their ad copy. The best way to find new inspiration for ad copy is to look at other ads and examine the trends that the industry is following.

Don’t limit yourself to modern advertisements either – there are a lot of lessons to be learned from the early days of the advertising industry as well.

You may well remember the Viewmaster – the company began in the late 1930’s, and what household hasn’t had one of these gadgets at one time or another? From it’s humble beginnings in 1938, who would have expected that the Viewmaster would still be on the market more than 75 years later?

Viewmaster trivia: Did you know that the military was a big buyer of the Viewmaster? During World War II, they purchased thousands of viewers to help teach artillery spotting and aircraft identification. [Read more…]

Getresponse & Email Series Secrets…

I’m going to let you in on a slick secret I use when writing my Getresponse email series. As you may know, Getresponse allows you to title your emails separately from the titles that subscribers see. So what I do, is add a prefix to my titles.

Now, I’m not going to give away my titles – you can subscribe to my list if you want to see the titles of my emails – but I wanted to share with you the first 30 days worth of prefixes… here they are: [Read more…]

Why You Don’t Earn Anything Online…

No DollarsThere is only one way to earn money online – put an offer in front of people who want that service or product, and convert them into buyers. There are, of course, many different sub-niches of how to do this… you could be involved in selling the traffic that people need, you could be selling your own info-product, you could be sending traffic to Amazon, you could be directly selling a physical product on Ebay… but all of these involve selling a service or product to someone

Now, there are only two reasons that you don’t earn anything online … and I’d like to delve into them to see if you can judge which of the two reasons you fall under. [Read more…]

Perfect Tools For Authority Blogging

Blogging ToolsHaving the right tools can make all the difference when you’re trying to begin a new online business… and make no mistake about it – creating an online authority website is a real business that will profit you greatly!

Some required tools, such as a domain name, hosting, and autoresponder – will cost you money. (they will also end up making you a lot of money!) Other tools listed here are completely free.

So without further ado – here are my recommendations in no particular order: [Read more…]

Say Goodbye To Google!

Google UpdatesGoogle has long been the online company with the biggest bite. If Google smiles on your websites, you can make a tremendously profitable lifestyle with affiliate websites. But then comes along one of their updates, Buffy, Dewey, Vince, Caffeine, Venice, Penguin, Panda… and many others… and your thousands of dollars of income drop to $50 a month…

Or similarly, you have a good business on Ebay, and they suddenly change the rules of the game… Wham! … there goes your business. [Read more…]

Churn & Burn Or Content Driven – Email Marketing Models That Earn Money.

When you begin setting up your online business, you need to first decide what model of list building you’re going to use. This will help you focus on the tactics needed to build your list.

I hope by now that you’ve understood that you must build a list. The only question remaining is how you’re going to build the list and profit from it. There are two main varieties of lists that you should understand before getting started. Each type has it’s advantages and disadvantages. [Read more…]

Can A Teenager Do What You Can’t Do?

Sometimes, one of the most motivating things you can read are the stories of other people trying to do what you want to do, and succeeding despite setbacks and difficulties that you don’t face. When someone is able to accomplish something – despite inexperience & youth – then you know you can succeed with your advantages, right?

You say to yourself – if they can do it – despite the problems they faced – then I can certainly succeed!

So today, I’d like to quote directly the story of a teenager who wanted the same thing you do – to make a full-time income online with list building. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it as much as I did: [Read more…]

An Autoresponder Can Make You Rich!

The Money Is In The ListAccording to survey after survey, it takes an average of 8 visits to a website before a purchase is made. So you must be pro-active – you cannot rely on your visitor to return to your website, so offer them something of value, a free report, a correspondence course, something to convince them to give you their email address. Getting their email address is critical! Then the following 7 visits can be initiated by you, rather than by your potential customer. With a good autoresponder series of emails – you can develop a relationship with your visitors, and encourage them to purchase what you have to sell.

The Money Is In The List

How many times have you heard this assertion? The money is in the list… How many more times will you hear it before it sinks in? [Read more…]

Smart Or A Sucker – Which One Are You?

Do You Work Dumb or Do You Work Smart?

SuckerThe average person got suckered a long ago… I know, I was one of them.  We grew up with the idea that you get hired at job, you work, and then you get paid.  You work, you get paid; you work, you get paid. Getting a job was always a prerequisite to getting paid.  Your pay is in exact proportion to the time you have invested.  Work 40 hours a week, get a full-time paycheck.  Work less, get paid less…

This is the paradigm for most people – it’s just the way things are.

You’ve been brainwashed to believe that pay is directly related to the time you spend working. [Read more…]

Do You Want Unsubscribers?

Do you want your subscribers to click on the link at the bottom of your emails to instantly unsubscribe? You can get as many people as you want to leave your list –  It’s really simple – just treat people as idiots, and they’ll be happy to unsubscribe!

I just got an email from one of the lists I subscribe to, and the subject line read: [Read more…]