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The Battle for Your Mind


It's a lucrative industry in itself. If you know the skill of copywriting, you can make a very good living. Why? Because there are marketers who will pay big bucks for it knowing their final profit will be far greater than the thousands of dollars they shell out for the services of a good copywriter.

But this article isn't about becoming a copywriter, it's focus is to help you avoid being sucked into a product's advertisement. Which is what most all marketer's try to do. If they can get you sucked into the copywriting piece, get you fantasizing about what their product can bring and get you to buy on impulse on the spot...the copywriting has done it's job. They become a little richer and you become a little poorer...if what they sold you doesn't perform like they promised it would.

Don't believe what's in the last paragraph? Don't believe you can be sucked into a piece? Here's just a couple of the terms being tossed around in the internet marketing community today...hypnotic marketing, mind control marketing, etc. And it's big business and people are willing to shell out a lot of bucks to learn how to use it because, unfortunately, it works.

What does all of this have to do with your search for a telecommuting job? If you are searching for one on the internet...a lot. Well, that is if you want to avoid being persuaded into purchasing every product out there promising you work from home employment.

Now, don't get me wrong, there are many great products offered on the internet today. Some you may need, many you don't. I just want you to be aware of the tactics used to get you to part with your money.

The Simple Tricks of the Trade

Here's copywriting in a nutshell:

1. Grab your reader with an attention grabbing headline.

2. Present the benefits of what you have to offer...not just the features of your product.

3. Keep the readers attention with subheadings throughout.

4. Tell the reader what you want them to do (purchase now)

5. Tempt them with valuable bonuses.

6. Create a sense of urgency. (Only for the next 50 buyers, only until midnight tonight, etc.)

7. Add a P.S. that creates an urge to purchase now by reviewing a benefit or other means.

Now go out and look at some copywriting on the internet and you'll surely find out that the above is accurate. Why are so many products sold this way...well, it works.

Keep the following points in mind when you're out searching on the internet for that work at home job. You are going to come across a lot of products promising you the moon if you just enter your credit card number and push submit.

How to Avoid Getting in Over Your Head

1. As hard as it is sometimes (copywriter's are good at what they do)...try to look through all the hype. Gain back the control of your mind by being realistic instead of buying into the fantasy that is sometimes portrayed on sale's websites. I know it's fun to dream, but if it seems too good to be true. Well, it probably is.

2. Avoid buying multiple products on the same topic. Take for example: telecommuting. There are a lot of good books out there on how to find a good telecommuting job. But regardless of how much there copywriting says that their book is the answer, most of them have identical information. Buying four books in the hope of finding that secret formula for finding a dream job is only going to make you a little poorer.

You'll find out that there are only so many ways to locate a telecommuting job. And they all involve hard work and dedication. So do yourself a favor, stick to buying one book, APPLY your new knowledge and see what comes of it. Only then decide if you need that new ebook that came out promising the secret to finding your telecommuting dream job.

3. Make it a habit to find outside opinion sources for a product you are interested in. There are many discussion boards out there for any number of subjects. Locate a good, active board dedicated to your interests and ask those involved what they feel about a certain website or product. You'll get an unbiased opinion from those who have already been exposed to the product in question. I do this all the time for information on marketing. It can save you a lot of heartache and money.

And here at Telecommute Now, we offer unbiased opinions of some of the best products we feel are available on the topic of telecommuting and working from home. So be sure to check our website regularly.

Begin to use these simple tips to win the battle for your mind and your checking account.


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