The Magic of Influence is in the Details
You can change how people feel, think and behave through the simplest of influences…subtleties most people would never notice, but you will.
Not long ago, some brilliantly conceived experiments revealed just how powerful subtle can be…
The Power of a Victoria’s Secret Bag
Why is it that some (but not all) women at the mall feel more glamorous, good looking and feminine simply by toting around a Victoria’s Secret bag instead of a similar pink bag?
They didn’t even use a product. They simply carried around a bag.
Women who carried around a plain pink bag reported nothing out of the ordinary.
The Victoria’s Secret bag, however, had magic in it.
But the magic is not necessarily intuitive.
Most marketers, salespeople and advertisers guess. They follow their intuition and hope it leads them to the right answer. And that strategy doesn’t work very well…
Influence with Precision
Minnesota Researchers found that a single specific type of woman reported feeling more glamorous and even better looking after an hour with the Victoria’s Secret bag in contrast to a similar generic pink bag.
Perhaps it’s because they are glamorous or good looking, and carrying the bag enhances that?
Perhaps the reason is because they don’t feel good looking or feminine, and carrying the bag gives them more self confidence?
These are two plausible reasons that come to mind as to why carrying around a Victoria’s Secret bag would make someone feel sexier. But the fact is that neither is necessarily accurate.
Victoria’s Secret marketing and advertising people need to know a lot more about women than simple speculations, guesses and opinions. They need to know what really influences women and find out why not all women are impacted equally. This way advertisers can come up with effective marketing and advertising campaigns targeted toward specific “types of women.”
What is the answer?
Women who believe that their personality is not fixed but can change, are not influenced by carrying the Victoria’s Secret bag. They report no impact from carrying the bag.
However, those who believe that they are not able to change themselves, i.e. “they are who they are,” feel more glamorous and attractive when carrying the bag.
The Victoria’s Secret bag, instead of a generic pink bag, causes the fixed mindset woman to feel sexier because the Victoria’s Secret bag acts as a trigger to her non-conscious, and as a signal to the general public.
Signaling generally revolves around the concept of Successful Sexual Reproduction though we’ll save that discussion for next week.
The bag has rubbed its magical power on to a specific group of women who carry the bag, and in another conversation on another day would tell you that they know they can’t change who they are.
Remember that, because about half of your clients fall into this category of people. Half of the people you communicate are changed by tangible things on the outside but not by conscious thought on the inside….
Turn the pages, you’ll watch two Victoria’s Secret commercials. You’ll learn precisely what *you* can do to use The Victoria’s Secret Influence Strategies in your life, relationships, and with your clients and customers, and hey, I’ll share with you some of my favorite Angels….
The Power of Influence Resides with…
The same researchers went on to test the power of the influence of brand characteristics on another group of people. I’ll lay that out for you in a moment.
You probably have already figured out that you, yourself, are a brand. People who know you have come to ascribe specific traits to you. Companies often are well branded in such a way that the general public perceives the company’s brand to have a specific set of traits. The idea is that the individual uses the product, then acquires those traits through contagion.
I think of Apple Computers as a creative, superior and intelligent brand. Perhaps a bit arrogant.
You could speculate that people who do not believe that they can change their personality or intelligence might benefit greatly from using a computer that is branded as creative, superior and intelligent and you might be right.
Giving hundreds of people an Apple Computer to use in an experiment is rather difficult, so a simpler form of influence was introduced to a group of MBA students at the University of Minnesota.
MIT sounds like something you catch a baseball with if you aren’t a graduate student at University. But at University, you know that MIT stands for hardworking intelligent leaders. That is the MIT brand. And students were given a pen with the MIT logo to use for 6 weeks.
What happened at the end of the 6 weeks?
For those students who believed they can change and that they have flexible intelligence capabilities?
An M.I.T. pen.
For those students who believed “they are who they are” and they aren’t ever going to change?
They believed themselves to be more hardworking, more of a leader and more intelligent.
Precision Brand Marketing
Then, the researchers constructed a brilliant experiment where students were given either an article about how people can change or an article about how they don’t change. They then were given either a Victoria’s Secret shopping bag or a pink bag to do a treasure hunt with at the University.
Those students who had read the article saying people don’t change and then went on to collect items in the Victoria’s Secret bag reported that they were more glamorous, good looking and feminine.
Those who read the article noting that people can change?
It didn’t matter whether they carried a Victoria’s Secret bag or not. There was no magic in either bag.
People who don’t believe they can change are likely to be strongly attracted to brands because of the desirable attributes the brand signals to the individual and also to the those who see the individual using the brand.
Meanwhile, people who believe they can change certainly might purchase branded products but the magic of the brand to enhance self perception of the key traits of the brand simply doesn’t “work” on those who know they are able to improve the self.
Put Yourself to the Test
Confessional Moment: I recently put myself to a test.
“When do I use brands to “impress” or signal to others.”
I rarely go out to eat while home, so I experience no signaling behavior there.
I collect jewelry owned by Elvis Presley, autographs of well known celebrities, but I don’t wear the diamond rings or necklaces I collect. No one sees them except me. (Now that is kind of ridiculous now that I ponder that.)
I drive a vehicle that I purchased when the previous administration enacted a tax benefit for buying a vehicle greater than 6000 pounds. Otherwise I never would have bought an SUV to save my soul…but to get the tax break? I’m a proud owner of a Toyota Sequoia.
Who am I signaling?…
I wear my Hugo Boss jacket when I fly because I don’t want the flight attendant to see a label that says ‘Target’ (or whatever the jacket I used to wear on the plane says…I don’t know because I don’t want anyone to see it!)
There it is.
I need to signal the flight attendant that I am a savvy, smart dresser and the inside of that jacket which goes immediately into the jacket hold on boarding is seen ONLY by the flight attendant who takes my coat and retrieves it at the end of the flight. That one woman. That’s it. I have no idea when I leave town if she will be beautiful or plain, but my non-conscious mind is telling me to signal to her that I am fashionably savvy.
And now that I think about it, I am “self-conscious” about it. I really don’t want the gal to see “Made in Indonesia” or whatever I would prefer to wear onto the plane.
Go figure. The non-conscious part of my brain is compelled to signal status and prestige to a flight attendant.
Not to my doctor, a nurse, a therapist, an audience, a maid, a housekeeper, a hotel front desk employee, my neighbors…there must be SOMEONE else out there in the world I’m trying to signal, and I’ll let you know, but between now and then, just know that my non-conscious mind must have something plotted for a flight attendant…I’ll keep you posted…
I never really thought about it until now. I’ll go back to experimenting on other people. Much less vulnerability involved!
Continuously Influenced by Magic Brands
Most people have numerous brands from which they receive magic, the transference of specific brand traits from the brand to the person, because they believe themselves unchangeable at least in certain ways.
In other words, if I want to appear and feel more creative, I should bring the Mac I gave to my son, with me on the plane. If I want to look and feel more intelligent I could bring an MIT pen.
Typically, I bring something to read that will polarize the person sitting next to me so they don’t engage me in conversation…
Advertisers have created specific strategies for imbuing specific traits for the brand they are selling into your brain as desirable.
Victoria’s Secret commercials and advertising often use powerful imagery of women walking the runway while wearing lingerie and angel wings. Everyone knows that there’s lots of men and women watching those beautiful models walking the runway. It would only make sense that a lot of women will either think consciously or non-consciously something like, “I gotta get that.”
Hypothetically, the brain sees the lingerie being worn by her own Self and this probably causes that glamorous feeling to increase.
Is this only a signal to the Self?
Before I show you the videos, let’s get this figured out.
Most people will not see the woman who buys Victoria’s Secret actually wearing the lingerie.
Most people will not be aware that she is wearing Victoria’s Secret lingerie. But somewhere in that brain is there a story line that has someone seeing her in the lingerie that night?
After all what is the alternative?
If she finds herself in the position of not wearing Victoria’s Secret and the moment happened to come along where she needed that glamour, femininity, and enhancement to her physical appearance, she’d certainly want to be ready. If she got to that moment and was caught wearing drab boring Wal Mart underwear what would that do to how she felt about herself?
One thing is certain, the closer to naked you get, the more difficult it is to cloak reality.
I suspect that story line is running and I suspect that understanding that this is one story line about how the evening might go is part of what makes Victoria’s Secret such a powerful brand.
Don’t misunderstand, the story line is not necessarily a goal. It’s something that could transpire. The lingerie is simply being prepared for what might transpire.
And before we leave Victoria’s Secret, consider the most recent hypnotizing commercial.
First, watch it for the 30 seconds of bliss. Then go back after you read my comments on the next page and analyze the video.
Take a deep breath…
Watch and be Hypnotized…
3, then 5 stunning models walking down a hall.
There is a row of plush chairs on either side of the hall, but no one is sitting in the chairs. Your brain will fill that in as you watch.
The driving drum beat captivates any attention not already gained. “5 Ways to be Incredible” flashes on the screen. The first time I saw the commercial, I knew I had to do further research as the message to me was simply that there are 5 ways to be incredible and they are being in the presence of these 5 specific girls. A man can do nothing but appreciate the close up streaming video of beauty and busts simply as a gift to me. There is no way I could see beyond that. That’s hypnosis.
But to the woman watching the commercial, she sees what I don’t notice or understand. There are 5 different kinds of bras here. One of them is called a front close demi. Another is the front close push up. These things I understand, but have no identification with the need for the information.
And there is more that I don’t “see” on the first take of the commercial. I don’t see the models walking into the scene from what appears to be an elevator.
They boldly, intensely walk forward. They own the room. They could have been shy, reserved, sweet, gentle. That’s not these girls. They are intense. They would walk right over anyone standing in their way. They are wearing nothing but underwear and are in control of the room.
KEY QUESTION: How would you feel and behave if you walked off an elevator wearing nothing but your underwear?
Is there ANY situation where you would feel more uncomfortable wearing nothing but underwear than the hotel lobby? And how would YOU come off the elevator? What would your state of mind be?
But not those who wear Victoria’s Secret…
Would you be in control of the room? Would you be the power broker?
That super hero strength is part of what the woman who wears Victoria’s Secret gets from wearing Victoria’s Secret. And they want their partner to know and sense that.
Most men or women walking off the elevator in their underwear are having the nightmare of their life.
Can you imagine wearing something that would take your worst nightmare and turn it into your most desired dream?
Victoria’s Secret boldly goes where no man has gone before. They recreate woman in their own image and it all works if you are wearing one of the 5 Ways to Be Incredible.
In 2010, VS offered a brilliant commercial that was just as hypnotic with a command: “Give your angel a Christmas You’ll never forget.”
The woman watching the commercial knows she’s your angel and now is certain that you (assuming you are her male counterpart) consider her in the same way you considered the angels in the commercial. These angels were given gifts by their guy.
Get it, dummy?
Victoria’s Secret is a master of not only brand identification, but also permission.
As a man, in the presence of women, I need permission to stare and I just was given that permission to stare because I was being ordered to buy what these angels are wearing and give it to my angel. How else would a dumb guy like me know what to buy my angel? If I don’t watch, I’ll never learn.
Victoria’s Secret is telling the woman that you must let your guy observe this so he appreciates his woman…angel.
And who could argue?
But you work for the government, sell insurance, want to get the best deal in your next negotiation and want to persuade the girl to go out with you.
What does Victoria’s Secret have to do with any of these things?
It’s a fair question after being spellbound by such a commercial. This is cool and I lay it out step by step for you!
Here is what you will do…
The lesson is that: YOU bring attributes to the people who you work for and the other people you are with.
You transfer your brand (as in Kevin Hogan the person) traits to people who buy from you.
You transfer brand traits to the girl you want to go out with you.
Construct An Influence Plan
Do you have a plan as well-constructed as the Victoria’s Secret commercials?
The precise strategy Victoria’s Secret uses is the strategy YOU must use as an individual, entrepreneur, salesperson or marketer.
You are a brand. People who know you have three words to describe you. Perhaps they are feminine, glamorous and good looking. Perhaps they are smart, a leader and elite. They aren’t want you want them to be at this moment – those words are your brand image that you have developed for the last decade or two.
So when you walk down the hallway with someone, people who observe you walking with the guy or girl next to you take your brand image and transfer it to the innocent guy or girl. That guy or girl is signaling a message to everyone who can see her. That message is changed by walking next to you because she collects your traits, desirable or not.
Do this: Write down 5 – 10 keywords or keyword phrases that other people use to describe you, your look, or your personality. If you are blisteringly hot in physical appearance, write that down. It is part of your brand. It’s what stands out to the world.
You might be branded by the world as being sweet, kind, loving, caring, hateful, evil, psychotic, hot, beautiful, genius, sexy, good looking, plain, boring, fat, gross, disgusting, unpleasant, rude, generous, empathetic, gentle, brash, uncouth…Write the 5 – 10 words that you think people would write down if they were going to rapidly describe you.
That is your current brand messaging, for better or worse.
Next I want you to write down the 5 – 10 words that you want people to use to describe you when they are talking about you.
Now write down a detailed plan as thorough as what the director of the Victoria’s Secret commercials does. The plan is what you will now do to cause people to see you in the second image vs. the first.
Think of it this way:
“Why does someone want to come up to you and have a picture taken with you that they will then put up on their Facebook page?”
The answer is the power of your current brand. If you have what they need, they’ll do it.
If you do not have what they need, and they DO have what you need, what are you going to do to acquire that?
And do it!
The brilliant research cited in this article was from the brilliant and creative minds of Ji Kyung Park and Deborah Roedder John. Got to Get You Into My Life: Do Brand Personalities Rub Off on Consumers? Journal of Consumer Research, December 2010.
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Using the same strategies and techniques we’ve used to make a ZERO investment turn into *seven* digits…I’m thinking, you can do the same or at least half or a third or a quarter of that…
A few people have taken what I’ve done and turned it into EIGHT digits annually…THAT requires a significant amount of work, and maybe even some luck. So let’s stick with more attainable outcomes, at least for now.
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Question: What is the value of a 9+ week course if it brings in $100,000 in say 2013?
Well, I’ll tell you what it’s worth to me.
When your website(s) NET revenues total $100,000, that’s when you pay 2/3 of the course tuition. Less than 1/3 of your tuition is paid in advance.
Some people sell you an Internet Marketing package for say, $5,000.
A bunch of DVD’s or CD’s and a manual and that’s cool but will you REALLY do IT???!?!?!
Research says NO. Research says…the probability approaches zero.
You won’t fail because you won’t start.
So I’ve once again made use of this schedule for tuition.
Fair? I’ll be back to tuition shortly.
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Building wealth on the web requires doing a number of simple things right. It requires doing a few more complicated things fairly well and it requires being able to master ONE of about 20 different marketing tools. That’s it…one.
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55) I’ll show you how your website should read and look so they feel you are there with them when they are at your site.
56) I’ll show you how to make money….a lot of it…while you sleep…for real…
57) I’ll show you how to take credit cards….without spending thousands!
58) I’ll show you how to determine WHICH company to use and WHY.
59) I’ll show you how to select a company to host your store (if you are going to have one).
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There are so many people like you and me that are making a fortune on the web. Most people I know on the web make far more than a neurosurgeon and our incomes make pilots and some sports stars blush.
71) You can be ON THE BEACH and making money under the cabana or umbrella.
72) You can do what needs to be done daily from ANYWHERE on this planet and occasionally on the airplane! You have a business without rent, walls or doors.
73) You will learn how to make “digital” products and “ebooks” so fast it will make your head swim (in dollars or euro’s).
74) I’ll show you how to write a GOOD EBOOK in a FEW WEEKS. Not some piece of junk as 96% are…but a GOOD EBOOK that is VALUABLE to your customer…and that they will happily pay $47 for….and you have ZERO COST.
75) I’ll show you how to create hard products for sale in less than a month. (Sorry, no BS here. I could show you a bunch of junky ways to get stuff done in two weeks at first but let’s do it right!)
“I recently took your Internet Marketing Course and I was ‘blown away’ by the content and quality of the course. It exceeded my wildest expectations. I was more than pleased. I have recommended your course to many business associates and would encourage anyone who wants to ‘master’ the Internet to take your course. I am still amazed at the content and deliverables you provided! Job well done!” Steven Chambers, stevechambers.com
76) I’ll show you how to sell OTHER people’s products and services and not have to ship anything…not take a credit card…and have no customer service and still get paid HALF of the sale!!!!….
77) I have pages on my website that people stay for 4,5, and 6 MINUTES. This is unheard of on the internet. The longer people stay, the more likely they are to buy. I will show you ALL of my secrets!
78) I’ll show you how to build your opt in list of subscribers without having ANY traffic to your website at all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
79) Think you can’t make sales? I’ll show you the best technique on the planet, especially when you are NEW with the product or new in business.
80) I’ll show you the facts behind whether you should take Pay Pal and other forms of money transfer. I’ll tell you the costs, risks and rewards involved!
81) Should you offer a money guarantee? Sometimes YES and sometimes NO. I’ll show you EXACTLY how to know WHEN to do WHICH.
82) You’ll learn how to advertise your business for free…in hundreds and THOUSANDS of places on the web.
83) I’ll show you how to take advantage of amazon.com’s amazing ranking on google to help build YOUR business.
84) You’ll learn how to talk to the best affiliates in the world and convince them to sell YOUR products.
85) Want to know how to use Google AdSense and Google Ad Words? These hot commodities can make you or break the bank. I’ll show you what to do and HOW.
86) I will show you EXACTLY how to outsource to get people to work for you so you don’t have to. YOU DON’T HAVE TO KNOW IT ALL!!! (or do it all either!)
87) Increase your profits by leveraging the work of others in emerging countries like Romania.
88) Learn how to make the most possible money with what you have by EASY testing and tracking.
89) Learn how to use SIMPLE email strategies to put a system of income generation on literal automatic pilot. (LITERAL)
90) Email marketing isn’t just an E-zine. There’s more that can be done to turn big profits!
91) I will show you how to CONVERT visitors INTO CUSTOMERS. This is the crucial step in Internet marketing that no one talks about, because it’s the most difficult. I’ll show you how!
92) Learn the key strategies to get FREE traffic. I had almost 1000 people become Coffee with Kevin Hogan readers LAST WEEK. Not people on a list…we filtered OUT almost 9,000 people! NO. I’m talking READERS. You need to learn how to do this.
93) Learn the lead generation strategies of the pros!
94) Linking has NEVER been more important than NOW. 10 links from your friends aren’t likely to be anywhere near as valuable as ONE LINK from kevinhogan.com. You need to know WHO to link to. I’ll show you how to find out and WHAT TO DO TO GET THOSE CRUCIAL LINKS.
95) I’ll show you how to dominate the search engines. I’ll take you through step by step the FREE process I use to get my #1 or in some cases top ten rankings at Google!
96) I’m not going to say you need a marketing empire. but if you want it, I’ll show you how to do it!
97) Pay Per Click is growing FAST on Facebook and it’s bigger than Google. MUCH BIGGER. I’ll show you what to do and how NOT to get ripped off for everything including your shirt.
98) Learn how to advertise with the web and OTHER PEOPLE’S EMAIL….yes…for free and better than that: PROFITABLY.
99) Learn in such a way that IS EASY, NONTECHNICAL, NOTHING COMPLICATED IN ANY WAY. I EXPLAIN EVERYTHING which means it’s got to be SIMPLE.
100) Ask any question at any time during the 9-week course…and you WILL have your answers!
“The most remarkable thing about doing Kevin Hogan’s Internet Marketing Course was one week after we started, I had a website up and running! This is not the usual type of course where you receive all the subject matter and it sits on your shelf until you find the time for it, oh, no! Kevin is involved. Every day he send you emails with attachments. He takes you step by step through the process, especially in the beginning when you really need it. It’s in your best interest to keep up with the group, and whatever questions you have, he answers them all. You will receive absolutely everything you need to know about the Internet. Something else that would never have happened without Kevin, is that my website was spidered by Google 4 days after it was published, and Google still comes by every 3 or 4 days like clockwork. A month later, my site had a page ranking of three. For a newcomer going it alone, this is unheard of. The course was worth every penny. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in setting up an Internet company, big or small.” Sharon Dell, Durban, South Africa
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Every day I look at beautiful websites designed by creative geniuses that do absolutely nothing in net profits. (notice that word “NET”)
And I see websites that I can instantly tell you are making money. They look like they were designed by one of my kids….which is one of the ways you know….they will do well.
There are lots of great books and DVD’s and CD’s about making money on the internet and to date I have yet to see a comprehensive package.
There are lots of programs that show you how to build a website. (This is no longer complicated. I’ll show you how to build a website by typing as if you were typing any other document on your computer.)
Problem is having a website does you nothing if you have nothing to sell…or if you don’t know how to write in such a way that it compels your reader to trust you and buy from you….or if you don’t know how to GET PEOPLE TO YOUR WEBSITE…or if you ….get the idea?
There are lots of programs that address any part of the factors in building wealth on the web. I own a bunch and I’ve learned a lot over the years. But NO ONE has put together the COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM.
And of course when my mentor says, “Kevin, you need to put an E-Course out there that shows people how to do EVERYTHING involved in making a successful web business. Not just one aspect….and it has to be simple, fast and really work.”
And even I felt overwhelmed…. and it takes a lot to get me overwhelmed.
I mean that’s like saying, “Show people how to build a city, make it easy, simple, something that will generate more participants in the future from viral marketing and that will not take every second of your life….”
But because all of this is fun and there is actually no part of making money on the web that can’t be done by literally anyone with a 5th grade education…then it should be relatively do-able….
And it turned out it was.
If you think of a sport like football, basketball or baseball….you know that if you take out any one player…and play one man short….you are going to get creamed.
And that’s ultimately what web marketing comes down to.
There are lots of nuances that the experts and internet marketing scientists figure out and I LOVE to learn that stuff. BUT the fact is that the big pieces of the pie are far more important than the nuances in this game.
In fact, you can be an expert at say, getting traffic to your site…but if you have stuff that no one will look at for whatever reason…you make zero dollars. I don’t care if you can double that traffic. It doesn’t matter.
You MUST have ALL the pieces in place before you even CONSIDER working on the nuances.
As I look back at what I’ve accomplished on the Web, I know that it wasn’t the awesome website or the beautifully packaged program or the powerful search engine optimization (and yes, you want to evolve beyond basics) BUT it was having ALL the pieces in place… all the pieces of the puzzle operating competently that caused millions of dollars of business.
Everyday I learn something new but those things alone would never have gotten me where I am.
That required putting together a SYSTEM. And people need systems.
In this program I’ll take you to my original website. It wasn’t KevinHogan DOT com back in those days.
I’m going to show you exactly why good things happened. THE SYSTEM was in place. The technology was terrible, the design was not impressive, the programs had inexpensive designs.
THE SYSTEM was in place.
And what I’ve done is modeled what I’ve done and put it out there for you.
I’ve helped a number of other people put their business into the system. They seem to have done alright. Many have far outperformed what I’ve done. (Not even a question actually….)
I want you to LEARN THE SYSTEM.
THEN go and learn all the nuances and stay current in what is working in copywriting, promotional content, search engine optimization nuances.
THE SYSTEM: If you work the system it’s likely you will do six figures annually. How many of those six figures you do is up to you.
Unlike what some people tell you, it does take effort. In fact, anyone who says it doesn’t is kidding you. (There’s other ways to say this and be less polite…)
Effort IS required because it is a competitive arena.
BUT, I’ve never met ANYONE with basic education and knowledge that couldn’t do this easily.
I’m literally going to walk you through step by step as to what to do.
If you have taken my course on Professional Speaking or How to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book, you know that this is where my work may be more helpful than anyone’s out there.
I don’t leave out important steps and make you buy that product later. (Not that anyone would do such a thing…)
You’re going to learn it all and learn how to do it the only real way it’s going to predictably work.
And, just like one sentence in a contract as a speaker for a convention can cost or earn you an extra $20,000..and just like a similar sentence in a book contract is almost guaranteed to cost you at least $15,000 in royalties…I’m going to show you all the crucial elements of making the Internet work for you.
The only time I will get into nuances is when they are SIGNIFICANT to your SUCCESS.
THEN you will plod with me through some lengthier projects. Like writing copy. (An ad.)
Writing an ad is something that doesn’t come intuitively. Perhaps 1 in 10,000 people in business can actually write an ad. Perhaps 1 in 100 people in advertising can write an ad.
I’m going to show you how to write an ad…what is known as a “Sales Letter.”
I’m going to show you how to write a PROFITABLE ad.
And I’ll show you a dozen or so ways to spot an ad that won’t work.
And I’ve got plenty in my archives of things I tried and failed back in the late 1990’s.
Everyone has a learning curve. I learn fast but boy learning can be painful.
My role here is to take the five or ten years of learning pain and reduce it down into two months.
EVERYONE who learns how to make real money in business of any kind either suffers pain over the long term or if they are very lucky…only during the learning period. For you, we will move FAST.
I’m going to show you WHAT to put on your website.
I’m going to show you HOW to put it on your website.
I’m going to show you EXACTLY how to KNOW if it’s working or not.
There are no, “I wonder what I should do’s” in this course.
You are going to tell me up front if you have something specific you want to make money with. Maybe promoting yourself, your practice, your services or your products.
Or, if you want to sell other people’s stuff….
THEN we’re going to put together THE PLAN.
It takes about 4 hours to do this. IT IS WORK. IF you won’t do this, do NOT sign up for this course. Spare me the irritation.
I will make suggested alterations in your plan. Then it will be in stone (for awhile).
Then…forgive me, but I’m going to TELL YOU WHAT TO DO, and you need to listen. (OUCH)
If that scares you….thank goodness…you are a normal human being. It took me a LONG TIME to just listen to my mentor.
“Kevin, you are going to design the most comprehensive E-Course on Professional Speaking out there.”
“You gotta be kidding?”
And then I did it. Period. There’s no time to dink around. Time is money. Time is love. To waste or abuse time is not in my nature. It won’t be in yours either.
“As a complete self-confessed Internet amateur I started the Internet Marketing & Wealth Building Course both excited and challenged. Well, all my expectations were surpassed and then some. The information and knowledge has allowed me to feel and be ahead of the game when it comes to working via the web for business and wealth creation. Kevin was more than just a mentor, he was my motivator and friend. Throughout the course, Kevin was always ready and available to help and assist. His material invites you the student to create and explore wherever you are in business so that you achieve and go beyond yourself. Kevin has been the invisible force and drive which moved me to take action TODAY!” David Power, Clinical Hypnotherapist, London
And that is the great thing about building wealth on the web.
It’s all done from home.
It’s all done so you see your kids in the morning and when they come home from school. Commuting costs are whatever it costs you to get out of bed in the morning …to the computer…The weather doesn’t matter because your business is International. Doesn’t matter if the car doesn’t start or if you get fired from your job.
In fact, one of the things I’ve done very nicely with is understanding the people of the world and developing relationships internationally…both in person and on the web.
These relationships are mutually profitable. I have an affiliate (an affiliate is someone who sends me customers and I pay him to do so) in Romania. The funny thing is that even though he’s in Romania, most of the business he sends my way is from here in the United States.
That’s what makes the web cool. Someone can make M in Romania by having someone click on a link on his website and buying a program at mine. That kind of capitalism continues to change the world.
There are no borders. Your world doesn’t know prejudice.
It’s pretty nice for people to wait until you put out your next program and then when they do, they swoosh down and get it because they know it’s going to be even better than what you did before.
I’m grateful and appreciative, and so are they.
Hey go look at a website…any website that sells stuff.
Look for a testimonial that is signed “Cindy W.” or “John L.”
They aren’t real. I mean….Cindy W. doesn’t exist. Neither does John.
It’s a sad statement that the person can’t even get a friend to say something nice about their services. That’s not going to ever happen with you. And yes, I’ll show you precisely how to ensure that.
Go to KevinHogan.com and see what hundreds of average and real unsolicited testimonials look like. Every person whose name is there is above the town, state or country. Where possible we have put a link to their website so all of our customers can see these people’s businesses.
There are people from the world’s biggest and best companies, finest people and representatives of governments and law.
I’m going to show you how to develop a business where people will want to do and say such good things for you and too you….spontaneously… You’re going to do the same.
Integrity makes Money.
INTEGRITY MAKES MONEY.
Have that integrity? Apply now!
Next Course begins October 1, 2019. You can Apply now and save!
How does your tuition schedule work? Your tuition is divided into two parts. The total tuition comes to $10,000. $2,497 is your first installment. When you have taken home $100,000 in sales, then the balance of $7,503 comes due.
There is an installment plan broken down into 6 small payments on the $2,497 if absolutely necessary.
BUT, there is no installment plan once you’ve done your $100,000 in profits in your online business.
When you apply today tuition is only $2497