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  • Prospecting with Scissors

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    Prospecting with scissors is build a relationship with your customers by cutting articles that they might like to give to them.
     
    I call it "strategic clipping." How it works is simple.... Whenever you come across an article in a magazine or newspaper that is relevant to one of your client's businesses -- or even his or her hobbies or personal life -- tear or clip it out of the publication ... and mail it to the client.  
    First, here's how I do it. I don't deliberately research material to clip and send to clients.
    Why is strategic clipping so effective? For 3 reasons: First, the content is extremely targeted and relevant to the recipient. Second, it has a personal touch -- especially the handwritten note -- and it shows people you are thinking of them.
    Strategic clipping works online too! When I get an e-newsletter in my inbox containing a relevant article, I immediately forward it to the appropriate person, also with a brief message
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  • Interested in Buying a Home? Worried About the One You Own?

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    Real Estate prices are higher than ever. Should you buy, hold or sell?
    Over 7 million people lost their homes in the Great Recession, and 5.4 million are still severely underwater, according to RealtyTrac.com. Are you making the bank rich, trying to pay off an underwater mortgage, while you're living in the poor house? One subscriber is paying $1.8 million on a home worth $850,000 and he is already above retirement age. There are far better solutions than this.
    Millennials are postponing their home purchase, due to high college loan debt. Meanwhile, they are making the landlord rich, instead of taking the wonderful and large mortage interest tax write-off, while building up their own equity. Wisdom is the cure. Time-proven solutions will be shared in this podcast. Feel free to share freely with your friends and family. With over 1/3 of Americans in debt collections, chances are very high that someone you know and love needs this information now.
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  • How to Master Your Ego and Reach Your Full Potential

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    “History is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition,” reminds Ryan Holiday in his book, “Ego is the Enemy.”
    Make no mistake. Your ego is one of your greatest mental enemies in life.
    Your Strengths
    1) Your Persistence
    You never give up.
    The world has thrown everything at you: Heartbreak, chaos, tragedy, career and business setbacks, and daily obstacles. But you’ve never given up.
    2. Your Generosity
    My friend Yanik Silver once told me, “You cannot out-give the universe.” Well, if anyone’s tried, it’s you. Your heart shines through in good times and in bad. You’re always there for everyone.
    Your Weaknesses
    1. You Forget About You
    You’ll do anything to take care of the people around you, but you forget to take care of you.
    2. You Hold Back
    People are out there “crying themselves to sleep” because they don’t have your help. You know it. You’ve heard them. And yet you’re still not being the leader that you can be for your team or your customers.
    3. You Are Being a Pushover
    You’ve done so much great work in your industry. People owe you. Yet you’re afraid to ask what you are worth. This is holding you back from enjoying the wealth and personal growth you deserve.
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  • Mitchell Levy: Using Social Media Enabled eBooks to Market You and Your Book

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    Mitchell Levy is an experienced author, facilitator, speaker , thought leader and entrepreneur. He is the author of 56 books. One of his latest books, Mitchell Levy on Creating Thought Leaders: Helping Experts Inside of Corporations Amplify Their Thought Leadership, helps the key staff, leaders, and proactive employees inside organizations internalize and act on becoming thought leaders in consonance with the fast-changing times. 
    He is also the CEO of Happy About® and THiNKaha®, thought leadership/publishing firms that help the professional expert become thought leaders in their fields. Mitchell Levy can write a non-fiction book in 8 hours , He is an expert leader, content curator, creative thinker and book publisher.
    About our interview he says, "Anyone can write a book in 20-60 hours or a social media enabled eBook in 2-10. As books are not dead and they continue to be a great vehicle for communicating a message, so people can get attention in days/weeks by writing an AHA book and becoming a recognized thought leader within a year. The reason why books are great is that anything written is perceived to be true. So you can create your own book by writing down your experiences. You can curate content easily and eventually become a recognized author and a thought leader in sometime. Thought leaders create trends and in?uence the industry. Thus, In order to be successful, you need to understand the concept of thought leadership. Listerers will learn:
    The steps necessary to grow your network with 5 minutes a day. How you can quickly test varying book ideas. How you can work with your community to crowdsource content and create goodwill. Techniques you can use to pick up work. How to quickly create compelling messages that your current and future advocates will want to share with their networks."  

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  • Here's What It Takes to Write an A+ Headline that Sells

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    The process for writing your headline is completely different than the process for writing any other part of your sales letter.
     
    Here's my easy five-step process that works! #1 Write 100 Headlines, Then Choose One Most world class copywriters write 50 to 100 headlines for any given sales letter they're tasked with writing. Only after completing all of these headlines do they choose the one they finally use.
    #2 Use a Combination of Original and Swiped Concepts If you want to write great copy, having a great swipe file is essential. Inside your swipe file should be dozens of potential ideas for attention catching headlines.
    #3 Space Out the Writing Write a few headlines in the beginning, when you're just starting the letter. Then write a few more as you're writing the body copy.
    #4 Read Them Aloud Read your favorite headlines aloud and see how they flow. Often you will identify misplaced words when you hear the headline out loud.
    #5 Selecting the Final Headline Once you've written out a wide range of headlines, let it sit for a few days. This will help sever any emotional preferences you may have attached from the writing process.
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  • Natural Copywriting for (Way) More Sales

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    When it comes to writing sales pages, squeeze pages and other online forms of persuasion many people freeze in their tracks. They're afraid if they don't get just the right (perfect) formula they won't sell a thing.
    Natural Copywriting Is a Conversation Pretend you're about to let a friend know about this great product, or service, or program you're about to write for and think about what you'd say to her.
    Elements of Persuasive Copy When writing copy, there are certain elements that are essential. And every one of them as a very specific job to do. Headlines: This is pretty much an essential element of most copywriting and has the most important job of all.
    Sub-headlines: So many writers don't use sub-heads and this is too bad. You see a subhead keeps the interest and curiosity flowing.
    Bullet Point & Numbered Lists: This too helps  break up small text but more importantly it helps move the reader down the page (closer to the sale). Testimonials: Testimonials are so important not only for credibility but also to make your reader feel like part of the community, part of the club. Benefits: Don't just talk about the product - talk about what the product will do for the reader. This includes things like: make more money, lose weight, be happier, etc. Product Details: Include items like the number of pages, format, warranty, pricing, etc. Include it all, and make sure the reader feels good about the "deal". Peoplewho  should listen to thissh ow are entrepreneurs, solopreneurs

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