Archive for the 'Killer Kopywriting' Category

Exponential Marketing 101

Today’s topic is the example of a good idea that could have been great. First, have a look at this IT workshop Money Back Guarantee proposition… Don’t get me wrong, it’s different and will probably resonate quite well with the target audience, but can you pick up the sub-optimal presupposition? It’s not obvious… Re-read it […]

Funny Headlines

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, […]

Antimimeticisomorphism: Poo Pourri

Every once in a while, someone comes out with a really great product… but the only way it can sell is by being provocative. Here is one BOLD example –  enjoy!

Weird Al Yancovic – Word Crimes

All I can say is – WOW – what an awesome video. I teach Killer Kopywriting and I will make this a must-watch component of the Pre Program Preparation for the workshop. So many lessons with captivating graphics.  

Weird Al Yancovic – Mission Statement

I am not into buzzwords and business jargon even though I have my own list of definitions for what I do… This video shows how you can talk a lot without saying anything… Courtesy of Weird Al Yancovic – the master of this art of parody.

Enter To Win

I guess the copywriter who wrote “Enter To Win” was a little too literal in his description!

The power of a story – video

There are many concepts, strategies, techniques and approaches that make Exponential Marketing so effective, efficient and economical. One of the foundational building blocks is what I call Killer Kopywriting. It’s more than just words that sell, it’s a system that teaches you how to establish Killer Konversations that Kreate Killer Kampaigns to Konvert more Klients. […]

Killer Kopywriting

Whenever I teach Killer Kopywriting – using words that sell – I make sure to emphasise that there is always a balance between what is said and is meant. Sometimes it’s subtle and sometimes it’s lost in translation… 😉

Muddled Messages

I recently blogged and asked if your clients understand you. Today’s photo of the week is a great reminder of the need to avoid muddled messages. In marketing and sales, the clarity of the message is a key component of success. That being said, all too often, messages get muddled by the time they reach […]

Benefits Versus Features

We all know how effective Apple’s commercials and advertising are, but why are they so persuasive? In this instance it’s the singular focus on benefits rather than features. In our Killer Kopywriting System, we explain this in full detail, but for today’s blog post ‘exercise’, just watch this video and see if you can do […]

Killer Kopywriting – New Vocabulary

I recently blogged about jargon and other overused words to avoid. Today’s post is a tongue-in-cheek look at how new words are created… CARPERPETUATION (kar’ pur pet u a shun) n. The act, when vacuuming, of running over a string or a piece of lint at least a dozen times, reaching over and picking it up, […]

Do your clients really understand you?

Sometimes you might think you’re being understood when the exact opposite is true. In business, the art and science of clear communication is the key to success in sales and marketing. Writing good copy is easier said than done, which is why we developed a system to teach you the most important elements of writing […]

Verbal Vomit

Being exponential, I am always fascinated by how people abuse jargon and terminology to confuse and muddle their messages. Jargon consists of technical terminology that makes perfect sense to your colleagues and co-workers but is annoying, useless and even confusing to outsiders like your clients, prospects and suspects. The #1 culprits are politicians who babble […]

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 […]

Business Growth Products

I recently created a short YouTube video (48 seconds) that highlights what you can do with the exponential power of the Internet. In less than 1 minute, I am able to introduce myself as The Exponential Growth Strategist, promote my 1 Percent Improvement Doctrine to help you get more done with less effort, and make […]

Are You A Cost Or A Benefit?

Clients see you in one of two ways, either as a COST or as a BENEFIT. Examples of companies that are perceived as a ‘cost’ Lawyers Dentists Plumbers Gym Search consultants/headhunters Examples of companies that are perceived as a ‘benefit’ Restaurants that you want to eat at (non fast food) Jeweller Concerts and events Zoo […]

Why You Lose Clients

This graph says it all… As a regular reader or subscriber to this and my other blogs, you know about my holistic approach to business. One of the key components of what Exponential Marketing is all about is establishing authentic and genuine rapport with your suspects, prospects and clients via what I call “Killer Konversations“. […]

Qantas Message: Volcanic Ash

This is an example of a superbly written explanation. It’s direct, to the point and reinforces why Qantas remains the safest airline in the world. I teach Killer Kopywriting to business people and will make sure they read this as a perfect case study example. I wasn’t affected during this period, but I have to […]

Belief Builders and Credibility Creators

There is a four step process everyone goes through as they make a purchase. Consider – Before anyone makes a decision, they must consider this opportunity. Most salespeople skip this step to their detriment. Decision – This is when the ‘sale’ takes place. However, most ineffective salespeople skip the consideration stage and try to force […]

Facts Whisper Fear Screams: Lessons From The Japan Earthquake

If you’ve been transfixed by the catastrophic events in Japan, you’ve seen and heard the media’s insatiable appetite for fear mongering. I heard a quote ” Facts Whisper, Fear Screams” that I thought was appropriate and timely. I am staging my Killer Kopywriting Workshop this weekend in Sydney – if you want to attend, give […]