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Frank Kern's new book

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by truid, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. truid

    truid Junior Member

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    Not sure if many of you have gotten Frank's latest email where he invites you to send him $6 and he'll ship you a "rough draft" of his new book on his journey to IM success.

    The URL is
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    https://www.frankkern.tv/book
    and personally, I think it's brilliant (even though it's old school). Frank's been laying low for a bit and hasn't (to my knowledge) been pushing any real IM products lately. According to him, what he has been doing is writing this book (B.S. imo). Yeah, I'm sure he's been busy writing this book but from the video he says it's about 141 pages ("about half of what the actual book will be" when published) according to Frank. Now, I've never written a book before, but 141 pages is not a lot imo.

    Now, here's the brilliant part, which is really nothing new. He says he's going to "give it" to you for free. All you have to do is pay a small shipping and handling fee of $6. I can guarantee you it will only cost him about a $1 (if that much) to bulk mail it out, so he's going to be making a profit of $5 per book. I'm not saying he's going to get "rich" (he already is) on this, but #1 sending this book out is NOT going to put him in the hole (like he claims) and #2 it's going to give him a better idea of just how "in demand" his book will actually be (testing the waters so to speak).

    So, what do you think of this idea? Are IM now going to start "giving away" their "tell-all" paperback books for free (just pay shipping and handling)?

    I wonder how he'll squeeze in his upsells?
     
  2. ArticleScatter

    ArticleScatter Newbie

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    I bought it just because I came up with an interesting title. I've read half of it. The funny thing is that it reads like sales copy.
     
  3. mantwo

    mantwo BANNED BANNED

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    I think it's funny that people are still sucked into buying shit from that guy.

    He has never, once, ever, produced anything original.
     
  4. rebelwax

    rebelwax Newbie

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    Agreed. Him and his "syndicate" crew give IM a bad name by selling overpriced piles of shit.
     
  5. blackma

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    Firstly, I doubt Frank Kern mails anything by bulk. A lot of bulk mail doesn't even get delivered.

    And why wouldn't you want a book made by a multi millionaire? Even if it gave you one good idea or strategy it would be worth it, no?

    As for the cost....the price of a pint of beer in Ireland.
     
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    I cannot believe the haters out there. This is crazy, for $6.00 I bought I read it and I loved it. The ideas just began flow. The copy examples can be changed up to support whatever I am doing right now. This was great. This is what we look for everyday, a real example and a bit of positive bs. He is successful because he knows what he is doing, don't follow the products,but follow what he does to get into your head. Thats what is making him rich. "Follow the links for Mind Blowing Secret Underground Stuff. Before it's too late."
     
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    My only real issue with Kerns stuff is that its usually three steps behind. When stuff is three steps behind and pertains to an offline market, by the time you start following any of his information it's already outdated and its been done before. I assume this is because most people will never take the first step in implementing anything that has to do with real local marketing, which = less negative reviews.
     
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    XG911 Regular Member

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    For $6, I'll give it a read...unfortunately, I can't find how to order it on the link. Any help?
     
  9. Mike Hunt

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    He now has your physical address which gets MUCH HIGHER open rate than a simple email address., make sense? It's an old school Dan Kennedy principle that getting something in the mail other than bills is like an experience. While it's sales letters he sends them in font like hand written on paper that looks like notebook paper. I bought him IM Millionaire manuals about 2 years back for 9.95 s/h I think then got a few letters. This is only a couple of bucks not $3K but something simple reenforced, maybe 101st time you read it & it clicks is worth it or maybe a new way of looking at something is worth it 100X IMO.

    PS: He usually has upsell for recurring but simple instructions to cancel if need be.
     
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  10. navimeister

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    I bought it too. International air mail costs more than $6 so he is not making money on me for sure. Why is he selling it like this? Buying mode.. after payment you are redirected twice to 2 different offers, $197 if I remember correctly.
     
  11. bikerboy

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    So does anyone have a copy of the book scanned?
     
  12. mantwo

    mantwo BANNED BANNED

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    How does a clued up business owner, who knows BS when he sees it, suddenly becomes a "hater".

    Quit throwing your money at people who only sell you things you already know.
     
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    To order, go here: https://www.frankkern.tv/book/step1
    (The link above shows once you are almost finished watching the movie.)

    I doubt that he is mailing it 'Media Mail' to get the lowest rate. He is most likely paying at least $2-$3 per book, printed, plus $2.67 postage, plus time and envelope. If it costs him $6, he gets $6. Breaks even.

    But... he gets your email address. Something he did not have before. And, he gets you pumped about the other half of the book.

    I think it is a great idea.
     
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  14. budhaya

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    " Frank's been laying low for a bit and hasn't (to my knowledge) been pushing any real IM products lately."

    Frank retired from IM last year.
     
  15. PedroJ

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    +1

    Furthermore, he recently told that he was fed up with product launches and IM...

    By the way, what is this book talking about?
     
  16. Bross

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    Congrats on voluntarily joining Kern's boiler rooms.
    IT has nothing to do with $5 profits. It has to do with you, your postal address, your valid phone number and your credit card which along the way will be charged without approval for something you don't need, didn't order and can't afford.


     
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  17. Bross

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    You really have no idea what you are talking about.

     
  18. ejm7788

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    Its funny that he is implementing a strategy here that he gave away in the MCM. Its him using the law of reciprocity

    Selling a quick ten thousand of these books is not for a great profit but it is to attract book publishers showing he sold 10,000 + on his own.

    Kern is a genius you just have to "watch" what he does to understand him
     
  19. truid

    truid Junior Member

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    I agree.
     
  20. bikerboy

    bikerboy Regular Member

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    I like how he provides value
    in this 9 minute
    email writing video.

    One of his most
    valuable strengths;
    email marketing.

    And he's not charging
    anything here?!

    http://www.frank-kern-videos.com/copyrewrite.html

    Pretty educational even for blackhatters.

    Talk soon,

    bikerboy

    PS: Click the link above to see
    Frank's FREE valuable video. Lol.

    PSS: Finally good old Kerny gives
    something back.
     
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