Offline Marketing

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    Payment by Checks?

    Howdy Oh Experienced Ones... What is the quick and dirty on accepting checks for offline services? If I can summarize what I think I know... 1) you need a check ... [read more]

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    The BIG Benefit Of Being A Good Warrior Forum Citizen

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    Over the last few months, I've had what I call real players, contact me so we can work together. I'm writing this as encouragement as to what is possible when ... [read more]

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    A Quick And Dirty Message To Post

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    " Hi this is Mrs Hampton, I'm writing because there may be a critical gap in your x. Can you give me a call urgently?" This works for 3 reasons... ... [read more]

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    Flying away to London tomorrow.. Make it or Break it ..

    ownergolan in Offline Marketing

    So, as im from Jerusalem and the know-about websites and online services to sell off-line is pretty hard (also, you cant just buy a theme, you need to make it ... [read more]

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    Quality UK based consumer list providers

    gepisar in Offline Marketing

    Are there any Warriors here who have used a quality UK consumer list supplier? Can you recommend a reputable company or share your experience? With thanks.

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    Google Search Query String???

    Lazy Larry in Offline Marketing

    Does anyone know how to come up with a Google Search Query String for websites that are under construction? And if possible, can you add a modifier to it, like ... [read more]

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    Best Answering Service

    DesmondTan in Offline Marketing

    Hi All, What is the best answering service out there that is the most professional, answers calls 24/7 and yet provides the most economical pricing? So far what has caught ... [read more]

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    Went back to a day job. Here's why.

    I spent the last year and a half freelancing as a video editor/graphic artist after I lost my job. I had planned on keeping my job for another 2 years ... [read more]

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    What are common online review sites?

    Hey guys, What are sites and other places that are commonly used to find reviews for local companies? I know that Google Places is one, Yelp is another, but what ... [read more]

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    Proposal Tempates?

    cyowell in Offline Marketing

    I have been fortunate enough not to have to make formal proposals. All my business has been through referrals. Since my business is expanding, I am looking for a proposal ... [read more]

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    Friendship Farming

    Hey Warriors. Has anyone ever heard of the technique called Friendship Farming? This technique is from the company I work with myself, but I think it can be usefull to ... [read more]

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    For those who do web design...

    If you find yourself working for clients who never seem satisfied...who always want one more revision...who are time vampires... this morning's blog by Seth Godin (and if you aren't signed ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling Skills

    LadySara in Offline Marketing

    I would like to perfect my cold calling skills, but I don't really have a product or service to offer, so I'm ready to work as a telemarketer and get ... [read more]

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    Spirit of Offline: Businesses You Can Start Without Using A Computer & On A Shoestring Budget?

    K. Rondo in Offline Marketing

    I damaged my laptop recently and the days that I didn't have access to the internet made me think. I tried to come up with ideas for starting a business ... [read more]

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    YellowPages Scraper project

    abnation in Offline Marketing

    Hey there everybody, figured I would post this here as it's probably the most relevant section to post this in (based on interest). Anyhow, I'm currently working on a YellowPages ... [read more]

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    experienced Gumtree users - Any risk of email banning for replying to ads?

    Hey there guys, So just doing a bit of experimenting with replying to ads to try and get leads for online marketing/web design. Just using basically a template message that ... [read more]

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    How do you decide who you're going to target..?

    hayfj2 in Offline Marketing

    I wondered what criteria others use when creating a B2B prospect profile? Here's a wee video I produced - Considering self employment - Creating a Prospect Profile - YouTube But ... [read more]

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    Where to find yellowpages in print

    jondabach in Offline Marketing

    Hi Guys.... I know the yellowpages come by once in a while but my wife always throws it away. I'm trying to find the print ones as the people who ... [read more]

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    Aha! Sales makes sense now...

    kemdev in Offline Marketing

    For those keeping score at home, today's meeting was meeting #9. The previous 8 have all been unclosed - although I'm still holding out for 3 which I think will ... [read more]

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    Qualifying Questions

    dave147 in Offline Marketing

    I keep hearing that you must ask qualifying questions when you're cold calling... so what are the qualifying questions? for example...someone selling advertising, web design, SEO, or mobile websites. What ... [read more]

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    Google Local - Google Places - Google Maps?

    OK....lets get this sorted out once and for all..well...at least for the month of October 2012. This is how it looks to me and I would love some feedback, I ... [read more]

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    Salesforce Query

    mjbmedia in Offline Marketing

    Anyone know for sure if with the smaller Salesforce options where the number of users is up to 5, does that mean that if theres just 1 user , you'd ... [read more]

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    Most Updated Lead Gen Software/Scraper?

    ej155 in Offline Marketing

    Hi does anyone know of the most updated and working lead gen software/scraper for local businesses? Looking to scrape emails, names, numbers from Google organize, maps and other related sources. ... [read more]

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    Which of these revenue streams have you not yet got for 2013?

    hayfj2 in Offline Marketing

    Which of the following potential revenue streams could you add to help with cashflow for and during 2013 and integrate into your offline and online marketing plan and portfolio of ... [read more]

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    A new way to market escorts to businessmen, **bare with me on this one**.

    RedShifted in Offline Marketing

    I have a trait in my personality that is both a benefit and disadvantage. But I never stop thinking of ways to capitalize on peoples weaknesses. For instance, business men ... [read more]

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    Selling PPC Services?

    Hi there, I was wondering anybody knows a decent product that teaches How to sell PPC management services to brick and mortar businesses. P.S. I am looking for a product ... [read more]

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    Powerpoint presentation for selling SEO?

    joefalk in Offline Marketing

    Hi fellow warriors! Anyone of you have some good powerpoint presentation that you use when you are with a potential customer? Or have you seen something out there? Many of ... [read more]

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    Emailing Local Businesses - Report on their website. Quality not Quantity

    Hey guys whats up. I'm trying to test out new methods for leads and was thinking about this method. Emailing local businesses and giving them a detailed report on their ... [read more]

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    Can you get pre-orders via Escrow?

    I'm developing an electronics product which will cost around $60,000 to design. I would like distributors (who'll be my customers) to leave a deposit in an escrow account even when ... [read more]

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    Do you have a Virtual Reality Complex?

    Do you have a Virtual Reality Complex? What is this phenomena? ...Well, it is something that I have seen exhibited by some of the more prolific posters here... It is ... [read more]

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    Google Shopping....Any Success?

    Lazy Larry in Offline Marketing

    Has anyone done much with Google Shopping? I was done some research on a local car dealership in my area and typed in Ford Focus to see what PPC ads ... [read more]

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    A WARNING, to those who use sms marketing

    nyk24 in Offline Marketing

    Just a heads up for everyone. Despite it being legal in the uk to text companies who advertise in the yellow pages (as long as you offer an opt out ... [read more]

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    How Optimizing Meta Tags to Increase Your Site's Visibility?

    Meta tags are added to a webpage to increase its visibility in the search engine. The Meta tags consist of three important components which are title, description and keyword. Please ... [read more]

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    The Death of SEO?

    gmil88 in Offline Marketing

    Hey Warriors, just wanted to share this article with all of you and see what you guys thought about all this? Is Google really set on destroying SEO and the ... [read more]

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    How to record a sound file for Voice Broadcasting?

    abbot in Offline Marketing

    Forgive me, I have NEVER done any type of VB campaigns. However, I would like to play around and start a small campaign. I'm always looking for new ways to ... [read more]

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    Yellowpages vs Paid List for Cold Calling

    ej155 in Offline Marketing

    For those who have had great success with cold calling for web design, seo, etc, (1-4 conv rate), have you found that Yellowpages was a good list online to scrape ... [read more]

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    Sales Agent Trouble

    SuzanneRe in Offline Marketing

    I have been placing adverts for sales agents to sell mobile websites, on sites such as Gumtree etc. Now I am getting people to respond to each advert asking for ... [read more]

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    Offline online sales funnel

    I am developing a sales funnel through a squeeze page which I will promote using offline adverts. My question is this: Should the first OTO be a $7 product of ... [read more]

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    Cold calling frustrations!! Guys please help!

    asiamaria in Offline Marketing

    Hi Guys, Hopefully someone like John Durham Mwind076 or someone can help me. I finally made a start after staring at the phone for 2 years. I've done well over ... [read more]

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    Why Advertising Doesn't Work

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    First there is confusion between selling the intangible, like websites and the tangible, like a vacuum cleaner. One you can make the sale from the ad and the other very ... [read more]

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    Need a little motivation?

    umc in Offline Marketing

    While at a college football game locally, they played a video up on the screen that really got my attention. I found it incredibly motivating. I went home and looked ... [read more]

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    My Favorite Offline Business. 10 leads/mo=$5,000!

    areevez in Offline Marketing

    Hey Warriors, why not give another free stream of income away to the offline community, this is my favorite thing to do, I think it's actually a pretty fun business ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling Discipline Issues

    bob ross in Offline Marketing

    I haven't read all the threads about cold calling in here so forgive me if some of this has been touched on but I'd like to talk a little about ... [read more]

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    Anyone know a good reliable booking script?

    DaveTaylor in Offline Marketing

    Hi folks, I have been asked by a tutor I am doing website work for whether I can allow students to book lessons via her website. I would love to ... [read more]

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    Constant Contact 40% Off Today!

    vndnbrgj in Offline Marketing

    Hey, Just got an email from Constant Contact. Its Cyber Monday so they are giving 40% off for 3 months. For those of you without an autoresponder, get one! You ... [read more]

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    IPad vs Samsung for Mobile Website Presentation

    maxp76 in Offline Marketing

    Hello everybody, in these days I'm thinking to buy a tablet, to show to clients how bad a normal website could appear on those devices (especially Flash Website) I'm not ... [read more]

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    Trouble W/Customer's Google Local Places Listing

    Madam X in Offline Marketing

    I have a local customer for whom I made a Google Local Places listing. She has a shop on "Main Street" that sells baby clothes. I've done many local listings ... [read more]

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    Which of these common mistakes do you recognise that others have made...?

    hayfj2 in Offline Marketing

    I suspect that some of you will can relate to one or some of these, and even recognise certain people that consistently make some of these mistakes, or faux pas... ... [read more]

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    Something I wanted to share (and ask) living 60 miles north of Aberdeen...

    hayfj2 in Offline Marketing

    ...and 14 miles past the back of beyond. I had a speaking gig last week at the society of advocates in Aberdeen (scotland). The audience was a good mix of ... [read more]

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    One call close call to action help

    him77 in Offline Marketing

    Just looking for some call to action tips while on the phone with a small business owner to get a one call close. I usually have to make several calls ... [read more]

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    Google+ Local Outsourcing IN and OUT of WF?

    ej155 in Offline Marketing

    Just wondering if anyone have tried outsourcing services for ranking your clients for Google+ Local? I know Ku Fu Backlinks have a gig here and it looks good. Just wondering ... [read more]

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    How to talk directly to the owner of a store?

    lucafo in Offline Marketing

    Ok, it's time to ask you some help. How do you manage to speak directly to the owner of a store? When I go into a store I always find ... [read more]

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    Strike while the irons hot with new PayPal Here app...

    Not looked in to all the details yet however PayPal's new offering could be the ideal tool for off-line marketers doing face to face meetings with clients. This will enable ... [read more]

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    What's your conversion rate on cold calling web design?

    I think I'm at around 12%, based on my figures so far. Mind you, I'm just calling then emailing, then calling again, I never meet them face to face. So ... [read more]

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    Has Anyone Ever Worked With Dialogue Direct?

    JD has said before that the best way to learn sales is to go get a job in a call center that pitches the way you want to be able ... [read more]

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    Where To Find And Convert More Prospects Into Clients

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    I haven't seen this talked about in this section of the forum, yet it may open up a new client source and convert more to clients. Lets get right into ... [read more]