Q: When do you absolutely know for sure that your dream is real?
On Saturday August 4 at Dream Chicago I’m giving a 3 hour mini-seminar. It’s a talk I’ve never had a chance to give before: “What I really want say to my artist and technician friends who dream of starting a business.”
It’s an advanced seminar for beginners. AKA “How to bypass your first 2 years of pain, suffering and misery in a startup.”
It is going to be extra unusual because….
Long-time Mastermind Club members Joey and Jamie Bridges came to my Autoresponder Seminar, the forerunner of our current Autoresponder Boot Camp. He sent me a note the other day that said, “Attached is an e-mail we wouldn’t have written years ago. Thanks to you and your teachings we did and every day someone on our list reads this e-mail.”
Subject: eddie would go
A few months ago I sent a CD to Renaissance Club members, where Jack and Matt interviewed my wife Laura. Got more feedback from that than any other interview I’ve put out in years. Peoples’ favorite part was when she said,
My wife Laura is is by no means a “Marketing Maniac,” but she’s learned a thing or two from years of sleeping with a guy who is.
Laura is heavily involved with relief agencies that serve the poorest of the poor in India and Africa. Last winter she went to a conference in St. Louis where hundreds of charities were recruiting workers and raising funds.
Her comment to me upon arriving home:
“It’s incredibly depressing that the same people who are doing some of the most important work in the entire world are the most abysmally horrible marketers.” And she plunks down a stack of brochures to prove the point.
Win Of The Week Some friends of ours put together a really clever site called www.BoostCTR.com. It’s a crowdsourcing site for improving your Google ads. Ad writers compete with each other to increase your Click Thru Rate. You only pay when there’s a winner. Or if you love the art of micro-copywriting you can cash in on that, by improving … Read More
Yesterday on a teleconference Amit Mehta announced the death of affiliate marketing as we know it, on Google. (MP3 is available to R-Club members.)
The days of “thin affiliates” brokering clicks on the Big G are over.