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Headline Shortcuts Part Vii – Secrets Of (Blank)

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Repetition has long been described as the mother of
knowledge.

It’s so crucially important. That’s why I keep
mentioning what the late, great and iconic
copywriter john caples said

“73% of all buying decisions are made at the point
of the headline.”

It’s an indispensable part of copywriting. That’s
why I treat the writing of the headline with the
utmost importance and respect. So much so I’ve
created 11 different headline types that I choose
from on a daily basis.

Clearly without a “killer” headline, regardless of
how strong your body copy may be, your offer has
absolutely no chance of becoming successful.

Here in The Success Margin I have given you training
on six of the headline types which I use. Mastering
these headlines is a major reason for the success of
my copy in all media.

Previously I discussed these six headline forms:

1. Problem/Solution
2. Reason Why
3. Visualize It
4. Stacked Benefits
5. Get Benefits/Regardless
6. Problem Solver…

Today I’ll review an extremely effective headline
type which I’ve not previously examined. As with
many powerful marketing principles, it’s actually
very simple. I call it:

Secrets of (Blank)

Here are some examples:

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secrets of Living in Style
Without Any Money Worries!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Success Secret of the
Most Prolific Copywriter in America!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secret to Getting All the Credit
You Ever Wanted – Even If You’ve Been Bankrupt!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secrets of Not Only Surviving
But Thriving in Today’s Tough Economic Times!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secrets of Becoming a Popular
And Sought After Public Speaker!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secrets of Becoming
The Most Popular Date in Town
While Not Compromising Your Personal Values!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The Secrets of Dating the
Most Desirable Women in the World!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

17 Conversation Secrets That Will Help Make a
Favorable Impression on Any Important Business
Contact!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

Seven Headline Secrets That Will
Practically Compel Your Prospects to
Respond to Your Advertising!

* * * * * * * * * * * *

The fill-in-the-blank formula of this amazing
powerful technique is simply this:

The secret of (The ultimate benefit your product
delivers to the buyer.)

I challenge you. Don’t waste another moment!

Create at least 3 headlines for your product or
service using “The Secrets Of” headline strategy.

Let me know what it feels like for you when you set
new sales records!

Your correspondent,
Marko

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Steve is a copyrighter working for several international advertising agencies and has an immense range of experience in marketing, digital advertising, and creating new branding concepts.