Cashvertising

Author: Drew Eric Whitman
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 9781601638878
Release Date: 2008-11-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Barely one in a hundred businesspeople knows these facts about creating powerful advertising. Do You? FACT! Sixty percent of people read only headlines. Your headline must stop them or your advertising will likely fail. FACT! Captions under photos get 200 percent greater readership than non-headline copy. FACT! Ads with sale prices draw 20 percent more attention. FACT! Half-page ads pull about 70 percent of full-page ads; quarter-page ads pull about 50 percent of full-page ads. FACT! Four-color ads are up to 45 percent more effective than black and white. FACT! New York's biggest ad agencies use dozens of these little-known secrets every day to influence people to buy. And now--thanks to Cashvertising--you can, too. And it won't matter one bit whether you're a corporate giant or a mom-and-pop pizza shop. These techniques are based on human psychology. They work no matter where you're located, no matter what kind of product or service you sell, and no matter where you advertise. In fact, most don't cost a penny to use. Like a wild roller-coaster ride through the streets of Madison Avenue, Cashvertising teaches you the tips, tricks, and strategies that New York's top gun copywriters and designers use to persuade people to buy like crazy. No matter what you sell, or how you sell it, this practical, fast-paced book will teach you: - How to write irresistible ad copy - How to create powerful ads, brochures, sales letters, Websites, and more - How to make people believe what you say - "Sneaky" ways to persuade people to respond - Effective tricks for writing "magnetic" headlines - What mistakes to avoid--at all costs! - What you should always/never do in your ads - Expert formulas, guidance, tips and strategies

Cashvertising

Author: Drew Eric Whitman
Publisher: Career PressInc
ISBN: 1601630328
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides comparisons between different types of ads and their success rates in percentages, tips for making a headline in ad work, a look at the benefits of captions under photos, tricks for making people respond to an ad, guidelines on things that should never be written in an ad, and more. Original.

Ogilvy on Advertising

Author: David Ogilvy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780804170055
Release Date: 2013-09-11
Genre: Social Science

A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called "the most sought after wizard in the business." Told with brutal candor and prodigal generosity, David Ogilvy reveals: • How to get a job in advertising • How to choose an agency for your product • The secrets behind advertising that works • How to write successful copy—and get people to read it • Eighteen miracles of research • What advertising can do for charities And much, much more.

BrainScripts for Sales Success 21 Hidden Principles of Consumer Psychology for Winning New Customers

Author: Drew Eric Whitman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071834070
Release Date: 2014-10-03
Genre: Business & Economics

The newest, most successful strategies for landing the sale—based on the latest discoveries in neuroscience and consumer psychology BrainScripts for Sales Success explains consumer psychology to teach you how to personalize and enhance an approach and use basic, primal responses that are subtle but extremely effective. You'll learn how to use the powerful emotion of fear to convince stubborn prospects, make prospective customers successfully demonstrate the product inside their heads before they spend a penny to buy it, use speaking patterns that build desire for the product or service, and much more. "A masterpiece! This is one of those rare books that I wish wouldn't get published. This gem will become the new sales bible." Dr. Joe Vitale, author of Hypnotic Writing and There's A Customer Born Every Minute “Read it and sell more—it’s just that simple.” Roger Dawson, author of Secrets of Power Negotiating “Puts you light years ahead of your competition. Read it... before your competition does.” Dr. Tony Alessandra, author The Platinum Rule for Sales Mastery “Gives you an almost unfair advantage—yet it’s all perfectly legal!” Richard Bayan, author of Words That Sell “Take all of the text books ever written about persuasion, influence, marketing, and salesmanship. Strip away the nonsense. What do you get? BrainScripts. It's a mistake not to read this book.” Mark Joyner, founder and CEO of Simpleology “Can you imagine the power in your sales presentation when you understand your prospects better than they know themselves?” Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, Sales Presentation Skills Expert “It's like looking into a crystal ball of human behavior.” Thomas A. Freese, author of Secrets of Question Based Selling “The material in BrainScripts is so powerful it should require a license for use.” Art Sobczak, author of Smart Calling—Eliminate the Fear, Failure, and Rejection from Cold Calling “BrainScripts shows in detail how beliefs become established, how they affect behavior and, most importantly, how business owners can ethically tap into them to help their companies grow and prosper.” Robert Dilts, Founder NLP University “BrainScripts gives you actual scripts to help get your sales message across without setting off your prospects’ ‘What’s the catch?’ alarm.” Tom "Big Al" Schreiter, author of How To Get Instant Trust, Belief, Influence, and Rapport! “BrainScripts is the definitive advantage in sales strategy. Read it and win... or pray your competitors do not.” MJ DeMarco, author of The Millionaire Fastlane “BrainScripts takes sales psychology to a new level. Drew’s practical and easy-to-use tips will also take you to the next level.” Kerry Johnson, MBA, Ph.D.; America's Sales Psychologist “BrainScripts brings you face-to-face with the prospect's intimate evaluation procedures so you can turn them into sales motivations and close the deal!” René Gnam, author of René Gnam’s Direct Mail Workshop “Drew Eric Whitman has swung open the vault to generating buyers en mass. BrainScripts just might be the best investment of your business life and selling career.” Spike Humer, author of The 10 Day Turnaround

Phrases That Sell

Author: Sally Germain
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0809229773
Release Date: 1998-07-02
Genre: Business & Economics

"An excellent 'ready reference' both for copywriters and for those entering the field." -- Robert Goldsborough, Special Projects Director Advertising Age "Holy smoke! This is amazing! A thesaurus for advertising copywriters. Where has it been all my life?" -- Denny Hatch, Editor Target Marketing Six seconds. That's all you have to grab your prospect's attention and make a sale. Use the right phrase or slogan, however, and you've made your sale. Use the wrong one, and you've lost your opportunity . . . maybe forever. Choosing the right phrase or slogan is vital to your success. And so is Phrases That Sell. It's the ultimate resource for anyone needing hands-on, instant access to the key phrases, slogans, and attention grabbers that will gain more attention and sell more product. Organized by category . . . indexed and cross-referenced for ease of use . . . loaded with expert advice on how to write copy that sells, Phrases That Sell covers everything, including those hard-to-describe product and service qualities and those product/service attributes that are subtle or abstract. It has 143 selling phrases to describe service, 153 for fun, 341 covering style and design, 180 phrases related to price, and much more! In this book you'll find: 5,000+ sales phrases for consumer and business-to-business products and services a copywriter's primer called "10 Basic Rules of Copywriting," with insider's tips on usage a special section on the seven steps to writing winning slogans Expert advice on how to target your message to specific audiences Whether you sell products, ideas, or services . . . whether you are a novice or an old pro . . . this creative toolbox will give you fresh ideas, new perspectives, and renewed confidence. With Phrases That Sell at your side you'll be able to enthusiastically tackle the most challenging copywriting tasks and eliminate that dreaded "writer's block."

Raise the Bar

Author: Jon Taffer
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544148307
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

The host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue distills the secrets to running a successful hospitality business as based on his Reaction Management strategy for creating desirable reactions in customers.

The Advertising Solution

Author: Craig Simpson
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 9781613083512
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Distilling the wisdom of the world’s greatest advertisers, direct marketing expert Craig Simpson delivers an education on direct marketing and advertising copy that creates brand awareness, sells products, and keeps customers engaged. Walks readers through time-tested methods of creating effective ad copy that increases profits. Dissects the principles of legendary marketers like Robert Collier, Claude Hopkins, John Caples, and David Ogilvy.

The Irresistible Offer

Author: Mark Joyner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118040538
Release Date: 2010-12-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Your customers are going to give you three seconds to make the sale. Do you know what to say in those three seconds? The marketing methods of the past are losing effectiveness as consumers are getting smarter and smarter and have less and less time. What is needed is a new way of doing business-a method that is simultaneously socially responsible and far more effective than "old" marketing. This new way is The Irresistible Offer. "The Irresistible Offer is the missing link in many marketing books." —Joe Sugarman, Chairman, BluBlocker Corporation "The Irresistible Offer reveals secret after proven secret guaranteed to pump fresh power into your sales process." —John Du Cane, CEO, Dragon Door Publications, Inc. "As the world's fastest reader (Guinness Book certified) I've read just about every business and marketing book in existence. The Irresistible Offer by Mark Joyner is, by far, the easiest and most powerful. If you want to make a profitable business (any business small or large), The Irresistible Offer should be your starting point." —Howard Berg, "The World's Fastest Reader" "I've read every book on marketing printed in the last 150 years. This is the first breakthrough in over fifty years." —Dr. Joe Vitale, author of The Attractor Factor "If I had to choose one modern marketing genius to learn from, it would be Mark Joyner. The Irresistible Offer belongs in the hands of everyone wanting to wildly succeed in business." —Randy Gilbert, a.k.a. "Dr. Proactive" host of The Inside Success Show

DotCom Secrets

Author: Russell Brunson
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 9781630474782
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Business & Economics

If you are currently struggling with getting traffic to your website, or converting that traffic when it shows up, you may think you’ve got a traffic or conversion problem. In Russell Brunson's experience, after working with thousands of businesses, he has found that’s rarely the case. Low traffic and weak conversion numbers are just symptoms of a much greater problem, a problem that’s a little harder to see (that’s the bad news), but a lot easier to fix (that’s the good news). DotComSecrets will give you the marketing funnels and the sales scripts you need to be able to turn on a flood of new leads into your business.

How to Write Copy That Sells

Author: Ray Edwards
Publisher:
ISBN: 1614485038
Release Date: 2016-02-16
Genre: Business & Economics

The definitive modern handbook for copywriting that gets you noticed and sells your products and services.

Web Copy That Sells

Author: Maria Veloso
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814432518
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

With the rise of social networks, "Twitterized" attention spans, and new forms of video content, the techniques that worked in crafting attention-grabbing, clickable, and actionable online copy a few years ago are simply not as effective today. Thoroughly revised, the third edition of Web Copy That Sells gives readers proven methods for achieving phenomenal success with their online sales and marketing efforts. They will learn to: * Use psychological tactics that compel Web surfers to buy * Create effective, highly-targeted Facebook ads * Test copy to maximize response * Write online marketing video scripts that sell * Craft compelling copy for interactive advertising banners * Produce high-converting video sales letters * And more Proven and practical, Web Copy That Sells shows how to quickly turn lackluster sites into "perpetual money machines," streamline key messages down to irresistible "cyber bites"...and ensure that Web copy, e-mail, and marketing communications pack a fast, powerful--and sales generating--punch.

Words That Sell

Author: Richard Bayan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 0809247992
Release Date: 1987-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

"A thesaurus that works as hard as you do . . . you'll wonder how you ever managed without it." -- Advertising Age Listing more than 2,500 high-powered words, phrases, and slogans, Words That Sell is the ultimate reference for anyone who needs instant access to the key words that make the difference in selling. Arranged by category for handy reference, it covers everything from "snappy transitions" to "knocking the competition," from "grabbers" to "clinchers." There are 62 ways to say "exciting" alone; 57 variations on "reliable"! Whether you are selling ideas or widgets, Words That Sell guarantees the expert sales professional an expanded, rejuvenated repertoire and the novice a feeling of confidence. Features: Cross-referencing of word categories to stimulate creative thinking Advice on targeting words to your specific market Tips on word usage A thorough index A concise copywriting primer A special section on selling yourself The first real improvement to the thesaurus since Roget, Words That Sell is an indispensable guide to helping you find great words fast.

The Adweek Copywriting Handbook

Author: Joseph Sugarman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118428795
Release Date: 2012-06-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Great copy is the heart and soul of the advertising business. In this practical guide, legendary copywriter Joe Sugarman provides proven guidelines and expert advice on what it takes to write copy that will entice, motivate, and move customers to buy. For anyone who wants to break into the business, this is the ultimate companion resource for unlimited success.

Hypnotic Writing

Author: Joe Vitale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470893060
Release Date: 2010-06-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover the secrets of written persuasion! "The principles of hypnosis, when applied to copywriting, add a new spin to selling. Joe Vitale has taken hypnotic words to set the perfect sales environment and then shows us how to use those words to motivate a prospect to take the action you want. This is truly a new and effective approach to copywriting, which I strongly recommend you learn. It's pure genius." -Joseph Sugarman, author of Triggers "I've read countless book on persuasion, but none come close to this one in showing you exactly how to put your readers into a buying trance that makes whatever you are offering them irresistible." -David Garfinkel, author of Advertising Headlines That Make You Rich "I am a huge fan of Vitale and his books, and Hypnotic Writing (first published more than twenty years ago), is my absolute favorite. Updated with additional text and fresh examples, especially from e-mail writing, Joe's specialty, Hypnotic Writing is the most important book on copywriting (yes, that's really what it is about) to be published in this century. Read it. It will make you a better copywriter, period." -Bob Bly, copywriter and author of The Copywriter's Handbook "I couldn't put this book down. It's eye opening and filled with genuinely new stuff about writing and persuading better. And it communicates it brilliantly and teaches it brilliantly-exemplifying the techniques by the writing of the book itself as you go along." -David Deutsch, author of Think Inside the Box, www.thinkinginside.com "Hypnotic Writing is packed with so much great information it's hard to know where to start. The insights, strategies, and tactics in the book are easy to apply yet deliver one heck of a punch. And in case there's any question how to apply them, the before-and-after case studies drive the points home like nothing else can. Hypnotic Writing is not just about hypnotic writing. It is hypnotic writing. On the count of three, you're going to love it. Just watch and see." -Blair Warren, author of The Forbidden Keys to Persuasion