Month: July 2017

Ep 126: Damian Lanfranchi – The Secret To An Entrepreneurial Life That’ll Never Pass You By

   In This Episode “I wanted to wake up everyday excited to start my day, but everyone I worked with was just waiting for Friday to come…” Damian said to me during our interview. “I never wanted to be one of those people who say ‘oh well, life just flies by doesn’t it?…’” My guest …

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Ep 66: The Hidden Selling Power Of Meme Marketing with Austin Lee

   In This Episode Here’s the thing: social media isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And with over 700 million users per month on Instagram alone… … it’s important you start paying attention to the hidden selling power of this medium. In fact, there’s a lot in common between the strongest sales messages… and the most …

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Ep 65: Beating Back “Writer’s Block” And Finding Your Flow with Angie Colee

   In This Episode My standard philosophy on “writer’s block” is, if it’s happening, you haven’t done enough research John Carlton taught me this and I’ve found it to be very true. However, there are times when you’ve got a hard deadline looming, or you don’t have the time to dive deep into your topic… …

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How to use the “Doctors Dumbfounded” effect to Build Credibility & Desire: From Shyamalan to Schwartz

There’s a simple story technique you can use to quickly build credibility and desire for your product. The best novelists and filmmakers use it, as so do the best ad-slingers. In fact, Eugene Schwartz lists it as the 7th (out of 13) way to “strengthen desire for your product.” I recently saw this storytelling tool …

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Ep 125: John Romaniello – Leapfrogging Your Competition With Superior Writing Chops

   In This Episode Here’s an indisputable truth… Honing your writing chops is the fastest way to set yourself apart in a crowded market. In fact, just by being a BETTER writer than your competition, you’ll leapfrog your rivals and build a loyal following faster than you imagined possible. So… how do you sharpen your …

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Ep 64: Tapping The Deepest Desires Of The $750 Billion Dollar “Over 55” Market with Julie Luedtke

   In This Episode The over 55 market boasts over 750 Billion dollars in spending power. Today I’ve got Julie Luedtke on the show. Julie is 72, just ran a 10K (6 miles) charity event… … and is on a MISSION helping people over 55 get fit, and live life with a passion that gives …

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Ep 124: Joe Schriefer – How Agora Financial Will Generate $170M This Year (And Why Joe Wants You To Be Their New Copywriter)

   In This Episode The most important thing in marketing today is emotion. If you don’t stir enough emotion in your prospect, your message is as good as dead. One of the most powerful ways to hit the emotional hot buttons of your buyers is coming up with fresh, new, even dangerous ideas worth testing. …

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Ep 63: How To Write Visually and Spring Your Sales Copy to Life with Henry Bingaman

   In This Episode Smooth writing and a great story are useless if you don’t tie ’em into your promotion. One of the biggest mistakes even top copywriters make is losing themselves in the writing and forgetting the purpose of the ad. And if your visual language doesn’t fit the promo like a glove, you’ll …

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Ep 123: Wesley Donehue – Business-Boosting Lessons From The Cut-Throat World Of Crisis Communication

   In This Episode Your audience craves transparency and authenticity more than ever. In fact, you’re more likely to hit your buyer’s emotional hot buttons shooting a real, raw video straight from your iPhone… … than splurging on a big budget production from some high-end agency. And the game is changing so fast, even political …

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