Posts by Chris Orzechowski

So… email marketing is dead, or something?

Have you heard the news? Email marketing is officially dead. Yeah, I know… you’ve heard it before. I know you’ve been hearing it multiple times every year since like 2010… but this time it’s for REAL. I swear it. I know it never really died after all those other warnings, but this time it’s TOTALLY…

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Should You Cater Your Copy To Your Ideal Avatar?

Last week I tried something I don’t usually do. When you learn how to write copy, one of the things EVERY expert tells you is to envision ONE person who is you ideal avatar… and ONLY write to that ONE person. Imagine what they look like. Imagine what you would say to them if you…

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My Review of Copy Chief Live

If you’re thinking about coming to Copy Chief Live this year, you’re going to love this article. I’ve been meaning to write this for a while now. Well… since I got home from CCL2 in 2018. I wanted to provide a “boots on the ground” perspective at all of the incredible things that happen at…

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Audience first. Product second.

I think the reason so many businesses never take off is because most entrepreneurs create a solution and then try to find a problem to match it with. This is, in essence, creating the product first and finding the audience afterwards. In my opinion… This is ass backwards. I’ve always found the most success when…

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The Pipeline Mentality

A few years ago I read a book that really changed the way I thought about everything I was doing in my copywriting business. The book (I believe) was Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki. In the book, he told a story about two men who were trying to make a living bringing water…

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Are Tripwire Offers Necessary?

I got a question the other day from one of my Email Copy Academy students: === I was wondering if you’re a believer in tripwire / entry point offers? You know, offering a small piece of your product for ~$7 to help move someone from prospect to satisfied buyer. And from there, it’s much easier…

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