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Funny Headlines

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Without Killer Kopywriting, Your Sales May Be Dying A Slow Death

Headlines like the ones shown are creative, attention-grabbing introductions to articles. Without them, most articles go unread.

How good are you at writing headlines and sales copy that sells?

Copywriting is one of the most valuable skills to have as a small business person, otherwise your message gets lost in the noise and ends up ignored.

I am NOT advocating you be sensationalistic to an extreme, but then again you should be so lucky to get THAT MUCH attention!

The point is, provocative headlines work as long as they don’t offend.

They get our attention and make us want to read the article, even if it’s just because we want to reward the author for the creativity in the headline.

Copywriting: Art And Science

Killer Kopywriting is one of the most potent business skills an entrepreneur or business executive can learn to grow a business. There is no substitute for literary precision and artistry when it comes to selling products and services.

That being said, sometimes contrast is needed to fully grasp the power of words to communicate a message, as these explains illustrate so clearly.

In an office:
TOILET OUT OF ORDER…… PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW

In a Laundromat:
AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT

In a London department store:
BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS

In an office:
WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN

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How To Write A Great Ad

Today’s post is an example of how to write a great ad. Using vernacular to great effect, The Lone Drainer and Pronto! David Conroy created this ad that well, says it all.

If you’re not an Aussie, you won’t get the play on words, but then again that doesn’t matter since this ad will appear only in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

I think it’s a great ad because it plays on words without being offensive yet provocative enough to get people’s attention which is what an ad needs to do. The call to action is simple and straight forward – SAVE 20% before March 31st.

A lot of people don’t know is that there is a cure for a roots problem – a cure that can prevent THOUSANDS of dollars of damage BEFORE it happens.

Many people don’t know – did you know? Now that you do know, aren’t you more susceptible to call The Lone Drainer for an appointment?

When would NOW be a good time? Isn’t 20% off a good enough  incentive?

So there you go – an GREAT AD for your ‘swipe file’!

Preeminence begins with a good personal bio

Today’s post is a long one, but well worth reading if you want to get more sales from BETTER prospects who VALUE who and what you are as a PERSON. This example is from Yvonne McIntosh, one of our Diamond Members who has graciously accepted to show the process involved.

The strategy of preeminence – A personal bio ‘Before, During and After’ Case Study

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