Offline Marketing

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    SMS for restaurants- recommendations?

    Hi, I have an appointment with a restaurant owner who already has a nice website. I'd like to sell her my Facebook and SMS text messaging marketing services. Are there ... [read more]

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    Why I Am Focusing My Business 100% On Lead Generation

    TyErickson in Offline Marketing

    WARNING - this is long but hopefully worth it... I've been working with clients for a number of years by doing SEO and marketing for them amongst other things. While ... [read more]

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    Some Thoughts on "Cold Walking"

    Fellow Offline Warriors, I would like to get some input from you. Over the last few months I've tried several techniques for acquiring offline clients. I've tried cold calling and ... [read more]

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    Looking for Experienced Telephone Closer (for hourly rate plus percentage of sales)

    Hi ... I wonder if someone can help out here… Right now, I’m looking for an experienced telephone salesman to close a daily stream of highly qualified appointments I’m generating ... [read more]

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    Which Cinderella are you?...

    TimothyW in Offline Marketing

    Here's a good way to decide which path you should follow (and which wso's to buy to help you on the path you choose)... Cinderella Type #1 (the downtrodden chambermaid). ... [read more]

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    Sales Training Books

    Someone recommended Advanced Selling Techniques by Brian Tracy. Any other recommendations? Thanks.

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    Who's YOUR provider? Phone service :p

    If you are into telemarketing or any other high frequency calling, who do you use as a service provider? hows YOUR system set up? ie predictive dialing, manual dialing etc.. ... [read more]

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    Website Creations For Offline Local Business (Job)

    Hi, I have been in the online business for a long time trying out a lot of different things but I never knew about offline marketing until I came here. ... [read more]

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    I freeze, justy the thought of cold calling...

    I love "warm" leads, the type of leads provided for you when you have a J.O.B., getting faxed to you and all you need to do is to go out ... [read more]

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    How to compete with big sites for search rankings.

    Adwizard in Offline Marketing

    I was browsing through google for some different searches today and noticed that in my area most business categories are dominated by big directory sites or other big sites that ... [read more]

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    Who are your BEST Offline Mentors?

    Moose86 in Offline Marketing

    Hey guys and gals, I am looking for a few top notch offline warrior mentors.. THE VERY BEST Success leaves clues behind and I want to learn from only the ... [read more]

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    Bit of a wee share for you...

    hayfj2 in Offline Marketing

    Hi Chaps, my new site is in the final stage of live BETA testing... ...there is a couple of wee final wrinkles, but it is growing IT'S HERE:- Grow Your ... [read more]

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    if you could only buy one business-in-a-box lead gen site WSO?

    can anyone recommend the best lead gen site rent/lease WSO? i'm looking to buy just one so that i can learn as much as possible from one source (building them ... [read more]

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    honest opinion on getting traffic to a lead gen site?

    i've got a few advertising clients of mine that want to get more leads online. so, i was considering building a few lead gen sites for them. what's your honest ... [read more]

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    Credit card transactions over the phone

    Gdiddy in Offline Marketing

    Hello. I need to begin conducting credit card transactions over the telephone/internet. Could you please tell me what companies: 1. Would allow me to use a merchant account or give ... [read more]

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    Posting in Craigslist sections

    So I've seen a few craigslist "vets" talking about posting in the marketing/pr and web/info design sections on Craigslist. These are jobs sections meaning they aren't there to post your ... [read more]

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    Successful Outsourced Offline Business

    Here is a little info about my offline business. I have experience working with a company that had over 500 clients and was a “corporate machine.” When I started my ... [read more]

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    Surely! The problem has to be more than the lack of online marketing.

    zavhara in Offline Marketing

    I've been cold calling/prospecting for the past few weeks now, however, I've notice something with at least 30-40% of businesses I've called. - They take forever to answer the phone ... [read more]

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    Reputation management prospects are not just those with bad reviews anymore

    Defacto in Offline Marketing

    I have routinely emailed all businesses (where I can scrape an email) that have no reviews at all, or very little. There are certain industries where most companies will not ... [read more]

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    Suggestions on Marketing Client's Website

    Was approached by a client to market his website. His products are in a very small niche (haircare) and is targeted more towards the local market. Any suggestions on what ... [read more]

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    Keep going back to the well.

    I read somewhere that you keep going back to the well until it's dry. Which I never really applied. So I decided to try it. I sent out an email ... [read more]

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    Best Marketing Books

    rolough in Offline Marketing

    What are some marketing books you recommend? I love Seth Godin books, especially "Purple Cow". That is probably my all time favorite marketing book. What are some of your favorites?

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    10 Ways to profit from Print on Demand Services

    ShayB in Offline Marketing

    If you're looking for some unique biz ideas, take a look at this PDF. No opt in required. If you are looking for a newbie-friendly offline business (or a newbie-friendly ... [read more]

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    Can you turn around an angry person

    A guy told me on the phone within 20 seconds: Are you trying to **** me over? I could tell right off the bat the guy was angry. I messed ... [read more]

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    Looking for Previous Post

    earman in Offline Marketing

    He had posted he charges $59 a month hosting and maintence. He has 100 sites at $59 each or $5,900 a month recurring income. Thanks in advance

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    URL shortener for phone messages?

    Hesster in Offline Marketing

    I have my own domain of course, but the name has an N in it and when I leave voice mail messages I'm worried the listener might hear M instead. ... [read more]

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    Interesting Article on Online Retail/Mobile Sites

    boatree in Offline Marketing

    UK Retail Faces Virtual Future or Real Demise

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    Who has a proven mobile website phone script?

    Cay78 in Offline Marketing

    Greetings...just wondering if someone could share their proven phone script for selling mobile websites to local businesses.... Please let me know what you can offer. Thanks in advance!

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    WHAT FREE services for businesses?

    trevstar22 in Offline Marketing

    Ok, we know that you can build a free website for a business and stlll get a profit with a kickback--err commission. from the hosting company. What other free services ... [read more]

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    Thinking of Starting My Own Web Design Company [Serious]

    lirikh in Offline Marketing

    Hey guys, I'm seriously thinking of starting my own web design company. Since this forum has helped me progress my knowledge, I would like to once again hear members speak ... [read more]

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    Tracking Ranking for local and organic results

    123xyz in Offline Marketing

    I am sure this one has probably been beat to death already but wondering what is your favorite rank tracking program? Do any of the rank tracking programs automatically (without ... [read more]

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    The Flywheel: A Lesson for Persistance & Growing Your Business

    Thought I'd break this out into its own thread, since a lot of people should benefit from it: Originally Posted by nyk24 As soon as I started speaking in a ... [read more]

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    flyer mailing list builder

    mrfinnj in Offline Marketing

    Hi guys, i have an online store selling CDs and i need a piece of software that i can add peoples addresses to so i can physically send them paper ... [read more]

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    Should I take Voice Lessons to improve my Phone Effectiveness?

    Delta223 in Offline Marketing

    One thing I keep reading over and over on phone sales related books is the extreme importance of voice. I'm the analytical type with a flat, monotone voice, so I'm ... [read more]

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    John Donahoe- Ebay President - Online Purchasing Stats

    Just saw John Donohoe being interviewed On AETN, and took some notes. Here is some interesting stuff you might want to know. 1: Ebay Did 20 Billion Dollars Last Year ... [read more]

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    The Ofer: Little changes make a BIG difference

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    When working out offers for your clients... it could be the Bob Ross style Giant Postcard mailing... it could be sms or email messages to their existing clients... then what ... [read more]

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    Are Your Days Scripted? It Equals Freedom!

    What's up fellow Offliners and Consultants! I know what it's like to get caught up in the daily loop of email, FB, Forum. Tis' what Eban Pagan calls the OCD ... [read more]

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    Zig Ziglar's audio presentation

    Hi guys, hope you can help me with this one. I've been looking for Zig's ebook on his audio presentations. Does any of you here know where i can look ... [read more]

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    "Holy Jay Abraham Freebies, Batman!"

    With thanks to Katia Dorcin from Dez Futak's group: let's give credit where credit's due. No opt-in. I have to say, I was frankly a little nervous when I went ... [read more]

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    A sales-focused CRM: InsideSales

    Delta223 in Offline Marketing

    Lead Response Management Anyone have experience with them? They seem to have a very impressive CRM: Integrated power dialer, ability to call back web leads in seconds, automatically call out ... [read more]

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    Google = Creepy?

    Gary King in Offline Marketing

    Thought I would share an interesting tidbit that happened to me this week... QUICK SUMMARY: One of my clients used MY business email as their GMail recovery email. GMail then ... [read more]

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    How to set up on WP?

    I have a client whose site I'm redesigning in WP. What's the best way to integrate into WP? They need to be able to take payments and donations on ... [read more]

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    Interviewing Entrepreneurs for My Monthly Newsletter - Will It Work?

    fated82 in Offline Marketing

    Hi all, I am running a copywriting agency and is thinking of coming up with a monthly newsletter for my list. One of the things I am thinking of is ... [read more]

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    Coupon Book advertising

    Lokahi in Offline Marketing

    In my city, there are coupon circulars (similar to magazines) that let you place a quarter page ad along with a coupon. Do you have something similar in your local ... [read more]

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    Questions on Fiverr Arbitrage and Offline Biz

    I don't know if this has been discussed already but I will just take a chance and ask anyway. I wanted to get some suggestions and ideas here on the ... [read more]

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    Personal trainer client

    btyiw in Offline Marketing

    I just recently closed a personal trainer as a client and he's complaining that he's not receiving any leads from his websites. I took a look at his websites and ... [read more]

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    Chris Cho in Offline Marketing

    Hey what's up guys? Some of you guys might know me and some of you guys dont... but either way I've been around the offline niche for a while and ... [read more]

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    Craigslist Help....

    Been searching WF and don't get clear answers. What is the best practice to use to post in multiple cites? Is HMA the answer? Say I have 50 CL accounts, ... [read more]

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    Do you still use phonebook advertising?

    Lokahi in Offline Marketing

    Is phone book advertising still worthwhile? And, can you get real referrals/leads by using it?

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    Naming/Tagline winner gets $50

    Hi Warriors: You all are an impressive bunch of folks. I feel like I'm in the presence of greatness! I stumbled upon your group and so happy I did. So, ... [read more]

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    Ari Galper's "Curious/Humble" Approach to Cold Calling

    Delta223 in Offline Marketing

    Unlike the majority of cold callers who go in with the intention of peaking enough interest to get an appointment that leads to a sale, and controlling the conversation to ... [read more]

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    squeeze page for dentists?

    Hey anyone sell a WordPress squeeze page for dentist s? I don't like the one I have for my client. I need something that has a high option rate when ... [read more]

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    How To Google + Local In An Adjacent City

    rickmor in Offline Marketing

    So, in my area there are many small communities, cities and towns in between several large cities that make up the metro area. I have several small businesses that want ... [read more]

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    Do I have to charge sales tax for this?

    warscout11 in Offline Marketing

    So I've started a method of going to local businesses, taking pictures of the premises, and putting together a 2 minute youtube video for them. I'm putting together the sales ... [read more]

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    How would you invest $10?

    RyanLester in Offline Marketing

    How would you invest $10? Solo ads? Hosting? Domain name? Just trying to get some ideas. Let's go

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    2012 World Internet Stats

    Aaron Doud in Offline Marketing

    Customer Behavior - World Internet Stats: Websites, Email, Social Media, and More : MarketingProfs Article Use these stats to your advantage in your pitches.