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Lebensaufgabe: Bremsen und Faker identifizieren und ignorieren. Leute reden lassen. Eigenes Ding machen - mit den richtigen Partnern. Focus!

(21. Juni 2013, 10:04) twitter.com/Naii/status/348124

Some things will never change.

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If you’re curious about how I’m doing and what I’ve been up to 👉 alexanderkluge.org/now

Wanna meet in person or talk remotely? 👉 naii.io/meet

And yes, I also feature real sales copy from people’s websites and provide an optimized version. I recently did that yesterday with Hugo’s Mastodon hosting service masto.host where I analyzed his pricing tiers, dissected them, rearranged the pieces, and (hopefully) made something more favorable for his (future) customers. I’ll see what the results will show.

Cheers,
Alex

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Yes, I’m aware that time plays a role because you don’t immediately buy from someone you don’t know. I get it.

But through each email, I’m making sure it’s valuable for you (it makes you money, lowers your expenses, or (just today) reminds you that taking care of your health can only be the number one business priority—an unhealthy CEO is not a great CEO).

Here’s how you get this value:

1. Go to copywritingexamples.com
2. Enter your email address
3. Click „Subscribe” (and stick with me)

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Fourteen days ago, I started sending daily emails to our fellow indie makers and voiceover professionals. I’m targeting both. And I’ve sent 14 emails. Not a big accomplishment, right? Well is it really not?!

Think about it…

If I was on a weekly schedule (like many people are), it would have taken me 14 weeks - that’s three-and-a-half months) - to reach the same number.

And THAT’S quite a difference.

So remember when I was saying Zoom is a privacy and security train wreck? Apparently, that was an understatement:

“Zoom has ‘rolled their own’ encryption scheme [with] significant weaknesses … [and transmits] meeting encryption keys through China.”

citizenlab.ca/2020/04/move-fas

Via @ScottMortimer

@stvo

The Data Protection Commissioner in Zurich about #Zoom:

"Zoom can only be used during the #corona crisis. The Global Data Processing Addendum must be signed and returned to Zoom."

The original text in German:

"Zoom kann nur während der Corona-Krise eingesetzt werden. Voraussetzung ist, dass das Global Data Processing Addendum unterzeichnet und an Zoom retourniert wird."

dsb.zh.ch/internet/datenschutz

The 26 pages (!) Addendum:
zoom.us/docs/doc/Zoom_GLOBAL_D

#GDPR #deGoogle
#Jitsi #Nextcloud

#Zoom is taking it to a new level - after leaking your webcam data to anyone who knows your computer's IP for Mac & leaking your data to Facebook on iOS, Windows 10 is next with leaking your login credentials.
zdnet.com/article/windows-10-a

Enjoyed re-listening to a goodie and „oldie” from April 2017 where Kevin Rogers had Sean McCabe with him to talk about his business journey and how to overlap using a day job that makes it possible to build up your passion business (with a calculated risk) copychief.com/ep-112-sean-mcca

And to quote one of my favorite bands (also from 2008):

Angst

Hate

Tits

Weather report

Still valid 12 years after… regarding people’s behavior, maleducation, media production, gossiping, and media consumption.

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Let’s pretend Mastodon was there when it was 2008 (a time when Facebook was used to send a status update)…

I’m reading „American Girls in Red Russia Chasing the Soviet Dream” while listening to Blancmange - What’s the Time and Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better

(new old-school update with no link)

The solution to our privacy problems, suggested Hansson, was actually quite simple.

If companies couldn’t use our data to target ads, they would have no reason to gobble it up in the first place, and no opportunity to do mischief with it later.

From that fact flowed a straightforward fix: “Ban the right of companies to use personal data for advertising targeting.”

wired.com/story/why-dont-we-ju

Copywriting Analysis and Optimization of voice actress Leonor Lemée’s website

copywritingexamples.com/leonor

In the last seven days, I analyzed Leonor Lemée’s mobile website on the iPhone X and optimized it. It’s the result of 24 hours of work.

Leonor is a French-British voiceover actress who grew up in Paris and Ecuador. She is bilingual since childhood and now living in London.

Learn to write sales copy that sells, if you’re a voiceover professional or a voiceover service provider.

Our car insurance is due to be renewed in April. This is what my Apple News feed looks like right now.

Apple protects your privacy my ass.

#SurveillanceCapitalism

who said time-travel is only sci-fi…

I just traveled one hour into the future (joined by a couple of hundred million others here in Europe). How cool is that when you understand how relative and arbitrary time is…

Anyone remember The Inevitable Return Of The Great White Dope?

You can pimp your sales copy too? Go to copywritingexamples.com and get my daily emails and weekly real-world case studies to make more money.

The best way to defy Covid–19 times is to defy the complaining and blaming by taking action (deviating, pivoting, adapting).

See you at Copywriting Examples!

Cheers,

Alex Kluge

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For example, right now I’m tracking my time as well. The category? Business organization.

And by writing daily emails (I started this week), I’m, first of all, training my writing muscle and, second, I’m showing up and presenting my knowledge and expertise in terms of copywriting.

My goal with these emails: Make my readers more money and save them money through small copywriting and business tips.

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These 2 things made me more productive:

1. Track every second of your life (I’m using Toggl)

2. Write every day by sending daily emails to your list (I’m using Substack)

Why do they work for me?

With Toggl I know exactly how I’m spending my time. It’s the truth, and I’m using only 4 broad categories:

- Sleep
- Leisure time
- Commission work
- Business organization

I’m also using 3 project-specific categories that are less relevant for you because you have your own projects.

Just updated my blog post on Apple killing Offline Web Apps with questions after they silently updated their blog post (thanks for the heads up @xerz).

I’m now confused and wondering if they thought this out at all.

I’ve also added a link to @soapdog’s blog post on the same subject.

ar.al/2020/03/25/apple-just-ki

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