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A zero-content email for you

Tomorrow I’m releasing the new Masterclass to Dave Dee Inner Sanctum VIPs, and as of right now, it looks like you’re not going to receive it. That would be a shame, so I wanted to send you detail about the Masterclass is about so you can upgrade to VIP and get access to it. The […]

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My kids and why are protesting this request

Every year, for as long as I can remember, I’ve watched two movies over the holiday season, “It’s A Wonderful Life,” and “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.” My two biological kids watched these movies with me for years as well, and I thought they enjoyed it. Well, I brought up the subject the other day over […]

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The Scrooge School of Persuasion

Earlier today, I told you about two of my favorite holiday movies but failed to mention the third movie I watch without fail during the Christmas season:  A Christmas Carol starring Alastair Sim. If you haven’t seen this version, watch it as soon as you can. In the movie, Scrooge gets visited by the ghosts […]

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Anti-Black Friday Email

No more turkey, please. Good, lord, I don’t even like turkey. For the record, two family members chowed down on my meatballs after eating the bird. As you know, today is “Black Friday,” where thousands of business owners slash prices on their products and some of their services. While I like taking advantage of this […]

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Driving around frantically looking for a turkey

Earlier this week, Karen and I went to Whole Foods to get stuff for Thanksgiving. Pies. Check. Potatoes. Check. Bread for stuffing. Check. Fresh turkey. “Sorry, we’re completely sold out of turkey.” Say what? My initial plan was to have our youngest son, Drew, hide in a tree in our backyard with a BB gun […]

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The year I ruined Thanksgiving

The other day one of my kids said to me, “Remember the year you ruined Thanksgiving?” I was a little taken aback because I had no recollection of that incident, so I asked him to explain. He went on to recount how I made a big Italian dinner instead of traditional turkey with all the […]

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I stepped into a time machine yesterday

Happy Friday. Yesterday, I had a unique experience of speaking in front of 50 magicians at an event my long-time student Brad Ross put on. Fifteen years ago this month, Brad attended one of my first “Bootcamps” for magicians, became a successful illusionist for Disney, and ended up buying my information business for magicians. During […]

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Mr. Fix It Strikes Again

I have been on a non-stop marathon tour. Two weeks ago, I was in AZ for a one-day launch with a client. I was in Nashville, where I spoke at a high-level mastermind meeting, I’m in West Palm Beach for a speaking gig, and tomorrow, Karen and I go to Orlando to check out the […]

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Italian dinner and wine pairing sales secrets

Tomorrow, I’m making an Italian dinner for four friends. A couple of our guests are vegetarian, so I’ll be serving meatless courses. Here’s the menu. (For the record, there is a sales lesson here.) Course 1: Cheese Trio with Truffle Honey (Pecorino, Parmesan Reggiano, Ricotta Bruschetta) Prosecco  Course 2: Cannellini and Escarole Soup with Garlic […]

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{Part 3} A devilishly clever method for attracting leads

Boo! Did I scare ya? Today, in the final part of our unnamed series about attracting clients, I’m going to share with you a simple tip that produces spooktacular results. I’ve mentioned the use of an oversized postcard to generate leads when I sold Magnetic Marketing. There is stellar sales copy written by Dan Kennedy on […]

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{Part 2} A frighteningly powerful system for attracting clients

Yesterday in part one of this unnamed series, I gave you a list of all the tools I used to sell Dan Kennedy’s Magnetic Marketing program like a man possessed. Today, I’ll lay out the complete system I used that is so powerful, it’s frightening. First, the offline components: I mailed an oversized postcard, packed with copy, […]

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{Part 1} The doggone truth you need to hear

Over the next three days, we’re going to talk about the truth of what it really takes to generate a lead and then turn that lead into a customer, client, or patient. There will be no sugar-coating of the process. You’re going to discover the whole truth and nothing but the truth. To illustrate the […]

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