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Signing off… (for now)

Howdy, Justin case you’ere wonder’n where’da heck I been hide’n… (if not, that’s okay). The answer: no’ere. I’ve been here. Out in de’open. I done switched gears a bit. I’ve been “evolvin’” as they say. As some a’you may understand by … Continue reading

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From hero to zero, and back again

There was a time, not too long ago, and certainly not in a land far far away, that I was content enough, with just “getting by.” I had given in, satisfied with the status quo way of life away: collect … Continue reading

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Proof of hope in a chaotic world

I was reading the news just a minute ago and came across an article about alleged sex trafficking allegations brought against a famous Hollywood actress recently; you may have heard. Apparently, she was arrested last month in Mexico by the … Continue reading

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The breakfast burrito approach to sell in email

Some will tell you to give away free content in your emails without asking for the sale. “Do it to create balance.” “Do it feel good about yourself.” I disagree, here’s why: Whether you’re selling or not, you’re still selling. Either … Continue reading

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Recovery for “warm-up sales” addiction

Subject: Write emails to sell In twelve-step recovery programs, step one is to first admit that you have a problem. The primary principle being, if you can admit you have a “problem,” you can recover from it. But that’s the catch. Because … Continue reading

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Why I believe in an outdated book of “lies”

Did you know that none of the stories in the Bible can be disproven? Yup, it’s true. Regardless of whatever you may believe about science or Darwinian theory, or Budda, or whatever. No one has disproven the Bible or its claims. … Continue reading

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How to go broke while still enjoying yourself

Getting a six and a nine-year-old couple of kids out of bed at six-thirty AM during school vacation to head over to the dentist for their semiannual teeth exam is as exciting for them as it was going to bed the … Continue reading

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A God fearing copywriters take on business development

A small chain of events occurred recently in such a way they got my attention and gave me the impression God was somehow involved with them. Not much more than a year ago, I became obsessed with the notion of writing … Continue reading

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Why (should) I believe, and in what?

Why do I believe, and what do I believe, exactly? For years, I have touted that I believe in God. Which frankly speaking, I still do. Or do I? I mean, I think I do. But why? This is a … Continue reading

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The inside life of a squirrelly Christian copywriter

So if you’re someone who reads my posts, you’re probably aware that I just recently published my email copywriting website within the last week. It was actually published a few weeks ago, as a rough draft. But it was only … Continue reading

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