Mike Pavlish

A Common Headline Mistake

Here’s a very costly copywriting mistake that even experienced DR owners and copywriters make. Mistake: their headline and lead talks mostly about THE PRODUCT. This is a mistake, because people buy because of BENEFITS THEY WILL GET from buying the product. For example, this headline talks about the product too much: New Body Flush Powder… Continue reading A Common Headline Mistake

What wins in copywriting – talent or hard work?

I have coached 110+ direct response copywriters and seen everything about them close up. Some of these copywriters had great natural talent. Some had mediocre talent, some even less. Their learning and work effort ranged from pathetic to fantastic. The copy that converts the highest most often came from copywriters with mediocre talent who learn… Continue reading What wins in copywriting – talent or hard work?

2 Keys To Success of a NEW OFFER

I’d say about 10% of the new offers turn out to be big winners in this industry. Sadly that means 90% of the new offers are NOT big winners even though the owner put in the exact same time, effort and expense. That’s only a 1 in 10 “hit” rate. What a shame, isn’t it?… Continue reading 2 Keys To Success of a NEW OFFER

How To Develop a New Product

A great product is the best copywriter. A great product nearly sells itself when presented. It has built-in competitive advantageous that prospectswant and will pay for. When prospects see it, they want to buy it now. The product name conveys the benefit. It has sufficient or overwhelming proof. *** That’s why I always spend a… Continue reading How To Develop a New Product

Successful Copywriting is Only 1/3 About The Words

Successful direct response copywriting is: … 1/3 PSYCHOLOGY (what benefits does your prospectwant the most, what are they thinking now, what aretheir main objections, etc.) … ⅓ RESEARCH (what makes your product different andsuperior to competing choices) … and ⅓ WRITING (great salesmanship in print)Yes, only 1/3 is the actual writing! This is very important:… Continue reading Successful Copywriting is Only 1/3 About The Words

The Magic of Curiosity

When used properly, almost NOTHING will increase the conversion rate, sales and profits of your direct response sales copy more than ….CURIOSITY! The legendary David Ogilvy even said curiosity was his secret weapon. Curiosity is extremely powerful because it is based on humans’ insatiable desire to know the unknown, to discover the answer, to close… Continue reading The Magic of Curiosity

Watch This Copywriting Critique on YouTube

Here is my video copywriting critique of a Keto Diet E-Com Page … Watch this and see how to DOUBLE the conversion rate and the profits … the common type of copy that STOPS the reader and LOSES sales … “helpful copy” that actually LOWERS the conversion rate … and much more. https://youtu.be/znzsKzQ0ekg

How Tapping Into ANGER can Increase Conversion Rates

Anger is a great emotion to use in selling, and this includes direct response copywriting. It is an “action now” emotion. Target an enemy your prospects are angry at. That keeps them from their goal. WHO are your prospects ANGRY AT? And WHAT are they angry ABOUT? It can be: … doctors that just prescribe… Continue reading How Tapping Into ANGER can Increase Conversion Rates

What ChatGPT Does NOT Want You To Know About Copywriting

ChatGPT or a similar AI site will produce C or B- level copy for you. Then you take this copy and do one of two things with it: If you ARE a great copywriter yourself, you’ve just found a great timesaver to get yourself a first draft rough copy of a sales letter, email or… Continue reading What ChatGPT Does NOT Want You To Know About Copywriting

Successful VSL Copywriting Secrets (Podcast Interview Part 2)

Here is Part 2 of me being interviewed on Copywriters Podcast for how to have a blockbuster VSL for your business: https://youtu.be/KPAKw94LuDM

Here’s how to have a VSL that FLOODS YOU with sales

I’ve written over 135 VSLs that have crushed it –and I reveal the secrets in this short podcast interview … Just click below to watch it: https://youtu.be/KPAKw94LuDM

2022 Year In Review and 2023 Surprising Predictions

This year, I wrote 20 long form VSLs or sales letters, all sellinghealth supplements, information or coaching. I have received results back on 15 of these. 12 were winners (80%),2 did ok and still optimizing (13%), 1 was a failure (7%). It was another extremely successful year for my clients and myself. Best categories: digestion/constipation,… Continue reading 2022 Year In Review and 2023 Surprising Predictions

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗣𝗮𝘃𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗽𝘆𝘄𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗞𝗲𝘆𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻

Women and men respond VERY DIFFERENTLY to words, phrases, benefits, tone, personality and claims. If your copywriting is written by someone who doesn’t know these differences, or doesn’t have many years of experience with these, or if you are using “one size fits all copy”… … it is COSTING YOU A LOT OF MISSED SALES… Continue reading 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗣𝗮𝘃𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗽𝘆𝘄𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗞𝗲𝘆𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗼 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻

My 6th recession: predictions for 2022+ for direct response marketing business and copywriting

This will be my 6th recession since I’ve been inthe direct response business. Here are five things I’ve learned from previousrecessions, and how you can profit from them: 1. Most of your competitors will operate out of fear (the strongest emotion) and cut spending on marketing,quality, personnel.If you stay strong and keep these up, you… Continue reading My 6th recession: predictions for 2022+ for direct response marketing business and copywriting

New Offer Success: 9 Keys To Creating A New Offer That Is A Big Winner

Here are key questions that will dramatically increase your odds of developing and launching a new offer that is a big winner. These questions are based on my real-world experience in having been involved in over 75 new product launches in the direct marketing industry.  “Are similar products or services already selling good?” People have… Continue reading New Offer Success: 9 Keys To Creating A New Offer That Is A Big Winner

Headline Copywriting Tip

This headline copywriting tip almost always increases response. Usually by A LOT. The tip: make your proof element part of your headline. This adds credibility and believability which increases readership which increases sales. Here are three basic examples: ************************* NO: How to lose weight fast YES: How to lose weight fast according to Harvard University… Continue reading Headline Copywriting Tip

Why THINKING is MORE IMPORTANT than COPYWRITING

Many people are SHOCKED when point this out … Great copywriting results come from a lot of hard THINKING and include: * market niche and product selection * thinking like your prospect is thinking * market research to determine customer desires * research to find compelling mechanisms, hooks and reasons why * positioning * offer… Continue reading Why THINKING is MORE IMPORTANT than COPYWRITING

How To Find A Great “Big Idea”​ For Your Direct Response Sales Letter or Video

Everyone knows you need a powerful “Big Idea” for your sales letter or video to be a big winner. It has to be VERY STRONG for it to scale on cold traffic and make a lot of money. But I’d say 90%+ of the sales letters I see have a WEAK Big Idea. It is NOT strong enough to… Continue reading How To Find A Great “Big Idea”​ For Your Direct Response Sales Letter or Video

The Gain/Escape Copywriting Tip

All copywriting includes the benefits to be gained… But the most successful copywriting ALSO includes … the NEGATIVES that will be REMOVED from the buyers life. Why? People are even MORE motivated to ESCAPE a NEGATIVEthan they are to gain a positive. If you only talk about gaining positives, you are missing outon a more… Continue reading The Gain/Escape Copywriting Tip

Mike Pavlish’s Empath Copywriting Secret

The Empath Copywriting Technique that generated $700 Million in supplement sales If you want a BIG increase in your conversion rates, and to make a lot more money, read this … Here’s a secret I use to write copy that crushes it and that has has sold over $700 Million in health supplements and info… Continue reading Mike Pavlish’s Empath Copywriting Secret

The Mike Pavlish Curiosity Principle

Curiosity, used properly, can dramatically increase the conversion rate, sales and profits of your direct response advertising. Curiosity can be as effective as using traditional customer benefits, and sometimes even more so. When copywriting combines these two together –curiosity and customer benefits– it can increase the response rate of advertising exponentially. Curiosity is extremely powerful… Continue reading The Mike Pavlish Curiosity Principle

MIke Pavlish’s Power Of Unspoken Desires

To write a sales letter that is a big winner in highly competitive direct response niches today, you need an “edge”. Using the power of Unspoken Desires gives you this edge. Unspoken desires are customer benefits and desires that are NOT found by using traditional market research methods, yet these are the most powerful motivating… Continue reading MIke Pavlish’s Power Of Unspoken Desires