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Top Copywriting Books in 2016 and Why You Should Read Them

Copywriting books are aplenty, but the good ones are hard to find. This year, many promising copywriting books were published. To dig out the real good ones, I asked my copywriting sensei to choose his best copywriting books in 2016. And thus, the following list came to exist. For reasons beyond me, my sensei prefers to remain in the shadows, with his real identity held as a secret.

Copywriting is a skill you need to master. Even if you hire the best of marketing copywriters, you need to have a vision, strategy, and action plan. Those books below will help you to achieve this. Read on.
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Samsung Gear IconX Review; very light yet short-lived

The Samsung Gear IconX headphones are entirely wireless and Bluetooth ‘light’ earbuds.

They offer many highly innovative “smart” features like:

  • A built-in 4gb music player,
  • an independent exercise tracker,
  • and a heart rate monitor for fitness and exercise purposes.

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Email Marketing Tips & Tricks, Tested & Trusted

Lots of good email marketing tips are all over the internet… but here I shall share the best tips that I’ve learned during my work as a marketing copywriter.

eMail marketing is still relevant in today’s online marketing activities.

Lots of businesses rely mainly (and in some cases only) on sending out marketing emails to generate sales.

Companies sending several million emails each month is quite the norm.

More  than 205 billion emails were sent out every day in 2015. (Source: Email Statistics Report, 2015-2019, RADICATI.)
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SanDisk Ultra II 480 GB SSD Review

SanDisk Ultra II was the SSD drive I’ve decided to buy (purchase link) based on Amazon’s top selling SSD drives list. It came third on the list in the top Internal Solid State Drives offering SATA 3 connectivity. The 1800+ favorable user reviews helped me to seal the deal. I needed that SSD drive for my Lenovo cheap laptop. I was getting tired of the long waiting time for Windows to load and for my applications to work.

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How To Start a Blog, a Step-by-step guide with pictures

To date, I keep getting questions and emails asking me how to start a blog. Eventually, I decided it was time to write a thorough, step-by-step guide based on my 10+ experience in writing for the web and blogging. A guide that anyone can follow to learn how to make a blog, relying on the best blogging platform at the moment (and I mean WordPress). I don’t stop there, as I recommend all the best free WordPress plugins to install, what WordPress theme to buy, and how to be found in the blogging realm. Are you ready for a new adventure? Good, let’s kick off the Start a blog guide, but first:

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Online Store Interview with ShopCoraLife.com

Welcome to another episode of Wajeez Online Store Interviews, where we ask some good questions to an online store owner, about how he runs his e-commerce business, and what online tips can share with us. Our guest today is Elijah Solidum, who has the following to tell us about himself, go ahead Eli:

Eli: I am currently attending the University of Missouri and will graduate next August 2016. I graduated with two degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. During my time in university, I founded three different companies. Two of which are still up and running today.
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Top 10 Guest-Rated Dubai Hotels To Try

According to the Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing, Dubai currently has over 612 hotels offering more than 85,000 rooms. The Dubai government is hell-bent on monitoring those Dubai hotels very closely to guarantee they offer the best services possible in their class.

Dubai also listens to any complaints by any hotel guests, and if the management did not remedy such problems, they are slapped with hefty fines or worse, face having their license canceled. All of this leads to the high-standards and pampering services offered at majority of Dubai hotels.
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Samsung Gear S2 Classic Smartwatch Review

Samsung Middle East sent me their Samsung Gear S2 Classic Smart Watch for review. They chose for me the brown, leather strap version (aka Classic). I took out the smartwatch from the box, charged it with the wireless charger included. Took 2+ hours for a full charge. I connected it to my  Samsung Galaxy Note 5 via Bluetooth. The connection was established smoothly, although I had to install / update the Gear Manager on my phone which took ~10-15 minutes.

Tip: when I tried to connect the Gear S2 to another mobile phone, I failed miserably. I had to ‘factory-reset’ the Gear S2 before I could connect it to another phone.
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Rise of the #Hashtag’s Power

A #hashtag is now mightier than the pen and the sword, here’s why. On the eve of the bloody Brussels attacks, the Federal Prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel and Vice-Prime Minister and Interior Minister Jan Jambon addressed the world, telling them what happened and the Belgian Government will do about it.

All the world was watching, and on the podium where they gave their speech was nothing but 2 prints: the hashtag #BEGOV and Federale Regering (or the Federal Government of Belgium). Nothing else. In their background, the backdrop just said Belgique and Belgie.

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