Today’s Ben Settle Show podcast puts a spotlight on the ugliest yet easily one of the most profitable websites on the Internet, and shows what makes it “tick.”
This site is so ugly it looks like a 10-year old built it.… READ MORE
Waaaaay back in 2008 I bought Gary Bencivenga’s Farewell Seminar DVD’s where he revealed all his secrets. I was, of course, blown away by it. In fact, it had such an impact on my copywriting and overall business & marketing philosophies, I just had to send him (and his wife, Pauline) an email telling them how much it meant having it.… READ MORE
“The night of the fight, you may feel a slight sting. That’s pride f—ing with you. f—k pride! Pride only hurts, it never helps.”
— Marsellus Wallace
Podcast listener Kyle Davidson (who’s been binging on the old school masters John Caples and and Claude Hopkins) recently sent me a thought-provoking email related to all these people (rampant on facebook especially) who don’t treat their websites as anything other than a way to build a list/make a sale.… READ MORE
Let me tell you a lil’ ditty about pounding out emails.
Several years ago, one of my business partners at the time wanted to challenge elBenbo to a game of wits. He wanted to know if I was “for real” with this whole email shin-dig, and wanted to test me on it.… READ MORE
Once upon a time, I was talking to my droogie Doberman Dan when he told me about how his merchant account was suddenly shut down out of the blue.
And, no reason whatsoever.
(His track record was “hounds tooth” clean.)
Someone in ye olde bureaucracy decided he was high risk.… READ MORE