Copyblogger · Posted Jan 25 2006

Blog Pimping

“Pimpin’ ain’t easy but it’s necessary.” – Ice Cube Chris Garrett at Performancing writes today about “blogging for hire,” meaning a new corporate job description, or maybe a con...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 25 2006

The Structure of Persuasive Copy

We’ve seen that the purpose of each element of copy is designed to get the first sentence read, and from there keep the reader engaged step by step to the conclusion. We know to...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 22 2006

How to Write Headlines That Work

Your headline is the first, and perhaps only, impression you make on a prospective reader. Without a headline or post title that turns a browser into a reader, the rest of your wor...

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Shoemoney · Posted Jan 21 2006

Matt Cutts memo to Shoemoney – ‘I cant be bribed’

So I emailed my friend Matt over @ Google the other day asking him what size and where I should send his Official Shoemoney Shirt to. He replied with this – Hey, we try to kee...

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Shoemoney · Posted Jan 20 2006

Seo contest lets rankings speak for themselves

I made a site for stats on the Redscowl Blusingsky contest. Its located here Basically every 4 hours it queries multiple data centers takes the averages for ranks with safe searc...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 20 2006

To Be or Not to Be?

Now that’s a question. The first six words of Hamlet’s Act III, Scene 1 soliloquy are without doubt the most famous line William Shakespeare ever wrote. It’s also one of the mos...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 18 2006

SEO Copywriting is Dead

Before we get further into our “Copywriting 101” series of posts, I thought I’d tell you what NOT to expect. If you’re here looking for tips on SEO copywriting for your blog, you...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 16 2006

Fame, Love, Redemption, Violence…

Given the topic of today’s article, I just had to link to this Times Online (UK) article (via Seth Godin). Seth calls it the “headline of the year,” and I have to agree it’s an ex...

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Copyblogger · Posted Jan 16 2006

Don’t Read This or the Kitty Gets It!

Poor Fluffy. I asked you not to do this, and you’ve gone and broken the rules. Things don’t look good for this cute little kitten I’ve taken hostage in case my demands were not...

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Shoemoney · Posted Jan 14 2006

Whats my domain worth and how do I handle the sale?

The most common question from people in email or in person is “what is my domain name worth”. I always ask them if the have people interested or not. The answer is usually no, foll...

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