Offline Marketing

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    What About Promotional Products?

    mclpro in Offline Marketing

    It used to be that promo products were just pretty much giveaways. But now with the emergence of QR codes and smartphones, there's now an option to bridge the gap ... [read more]

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    Real Estate Niche

    Ok, I'm pretty excited because after looking for quite a while, I finally found a local keyphrase that gets 3000 searches/mo., has miminal seo competition and only 3 ppc ads. ... [read more]

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    I don't have a registered company, can I sign a contract for SEO service?

    joe0074 in Offline Marketing

    Hi there, I suppose to sign a contract with my client for SEO service. In the contract, it requires "your company name" But I haven't set up a company yet. ... [read more]

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    Initial Consultation as a Loss Leader

    Ever notice how companies often give away products (esp. nutrition products such as focus factor, etc.)? They obvioulsy are making nothing on the initial transaction but are looking at lifetime ... [read more]

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    1.5 years later ... Love this business ... how bout you?

    I started my offline consulting business in May 2009. Like many of you, I wanted and needed to do something quickly to change my financial situation. I rolled my sleeves ... [read more]

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    How do you handle referrals from family members?

    Rien in Offline Marketing

    I have several offline clients, but have a meeting with a new one next week. The referral actually came from a family member. I have gotten a few like this ... [read more]

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    Offer One Package Or A Choice

    Yogini in Offline Marketing

    It looks like I may have my first client though nothing is confirmed. Does anyone have any advice if it's better to offer one package vs two (the second being ... [read more]

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    Do you charge a initial SEO consultation fee?

    mnlewis in Offline Marketing

    I had lunch with a friend who wanted to hire me to re-do his website and SEO. He's been looking for awhile and can't seem to find the right person. ... [read more]

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    Fastest Way To Get Local Clients

    seoslayer in Offline Marketing

    Hey guys, I have been doing seo fulltime since 1997 and local for about 3 years. I do local in the "traditional sense" and a few other ways I have ... [read more]

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    Where is the offline gold?

    treezie in Offline Marketing

    So from experience, what offline industries have responded the most to your telemarketing efforts for web design? I just started selling web design via telemarketing. I got a 4k list ... [read more]

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    *Outsourcing: Where to find--> Phone Sales + Researchers + Mailers + PPC Savvy People

    MAJ in Offline Marketing

    I'm looking for people/teams to outsource the following duties: *People/teams/cos to do cold calling. (Phone sales) *People/teams/cos to research prospects and compile lists to call on. *People/teams/cos to perform PPC/SEO ... [read more]

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    Can someone explain to me Pls?

    FrFai in Offline Marketing

    Hi Guys Actually I am newbie to IM and got no computer knowledge. Can someone explain to me how can I desogn a website with wordpress pls? What's PHP by ... [read more]

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    Anyone Successful Working In a Small Community Where the Business Doesn't Have Much Competition?

    bshelite in Offline Marketing

    The town I live in is around 40,000 +/- and most of the businesses have minimal competition. Has anyone had any luck building an offline consulting business in a town ... [read more]

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    Offline Consultant Questions....

    b.super13 in Offline Marketing

    Hi, I have seen several reports about offline marketing for local businesses. I know how to approach the business but what I need to know is what someone would sell ... [read more]

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    Questions to ask potential Client

    Anthony K in Offline Marketing

    Hey Warriors, Ive decided I want to wet my feet with this type of business. Im looking for the most important type of questions to ask a potential client. Something ... [read more]

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    Got my first appointment!

    WOOT WOOT! :p I made ten phone calls, left a lot of messages, got two "no's" and one appointment! Holy cow, what do I do now? LOL

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    Need Help

    FrFai in Offline Marketing

    Can some one explain to me What the Word Press and Plug Ins? Pls I will appreciate your help Thx

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    Outsourcing

    raypatidar in Offline Marketing

    What are some of the pros and cons of outsourcing work overseas? Hoping folks can share some of their experiences

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    Recent Google Local changes...A Good Thing?

    cableghost in Offline Marketing

    Google has implemented changes for local searches, but I'm not certain it is very effective. I think Google would be better off in actually generating their own local directories. I ... [read more]

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    Got My First Offline Client ! Woop Woop!

    goindeep in Offline Marketing

    OK, So about a week ago i decided i have to quit my job. I have my own online project which im currently working on during after business hours, and ... [read more]

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    Really SMALL Town Marketing

    Okay, all you experts, I have a question. Some of the towns I want to market to have very small populations...1500 is right around the population of most of them, ... [read more]

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    Is Google Going to Buy GROUPON?

    jsherloc in Offline Marketing

    Doing some nightly reading and came across this in the times: Google, Groupon: Google in talks to buy Groupon deals site - latimes.com I will be very interested to see ... [read more]

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    Moving To Offline - Had a Breakthrough

    rizzy in Offline Marketing

    Lat month I started a beginner IM challenge here on the warrior forum. It was just a place for beginners to help each other out on the IM journey. I ... [read more]

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    How Do I Gauge What To Charge?

    In terms of SEO - how do I know what to charge per keyword? For Google Places optimization - how do I know what to charge? I just have absolutely ... [read more]

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    Free Haircuts and Gym Membership from Local Blogging

    Just thought i'd share an idea to you 'offliners'. I live in a village that has around 20,000 people. There was one blog for the village, but the guy had ... [read more]

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    Looking for a Google Places eBook for my Landing Page

    mike106 in Offline Marketing

    I'm looking for a simple Google Places eBook to offer as an opt-in on my Landing Page, any suggestions????

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    Google Places Question

    Sebulba in Offline Marketing

    Hello All, Can anyone tell me why some of my local searches turn up listing that look something like this -- and others turn up results that are like this-- ... [read more]

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    Googles Places or SEO is easy to sell to local business?

    joe0074 in Offline Marketing

    Hi there, I'm wondering which service is easier to sell to local business? Google Places or SEO? Which service tends to get more traffic to their websites between get ranking ... [read more]

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    Offline Marketing FAIL

    mkpoway in Offline Marketing

    Just received a letter via U.S. mail from a company called "Web Listings Inc". It looks EXACTLY like a bill for $85.00. It lists a domain name that I own ... [read more]

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    Who Here Does SEO/Web Design vs. "Offline" Strategies?

    Seems most people are focusing on SEO and/or building websites for local businesses. I'm wondering if anyone is using actual strategies to help a business owner increase their profits, optimize, ... [read more]

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    Google Places Question

    Sebulba in Offline Marketing

    Hi Guys, Google Places looks like the place for any local business to be, so I've been exploring and looking at how to do this, so here is my concern/question. ... [read more]

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    Dominating Places with organic SEO

    Rocketguy in Offline Marketing

    Guys, now that there have been some major changes with Google Places I have noticed that I am able to dominate the Places with using traditional SEO. My maps/places have ... [read more]

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    Tools that you need for offline marketing

    brazielr in Offline Marketing

    Ok, Just got back from vegas last week, spending time with some of the best marketers in the world. Mike Filsaime's private event, what a great event! Anyway so I ... [read more]

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    Quick Google Places Question

    My client just deleted his Google Places account and asked me to create a new listing under a different email address. After he deleted the existing one, I went in ... [read more]

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    My site has gotten the leads, now how do I guarantee a local biz to pay for them?

    I've got several sites that are on the front page of Google and ready to be turned into Lead Generation sites. My question/concern is how do I guarantee that businesses ... [read more]

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    Where do I start?

    Tiger_Claw in Offline Marketing

    I am curious if there are any decent WSOs you would recommend in regards to starting up my own brick and mortar consulting firm. I know there are plenty out ... [read more]

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    Free software to collect client email and name

    4webmaster in Offline Marketing

    I tried to find on the web a free simple software that can be used on POS and will be able to collect email and name of clients and maybe ... [read more]

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    Forums for Small Business Owners?

    Can anyone here recommend any forums where small business owners congregate? The first few listed in a Google search resulted in forums that seem to get little action other than ... [read more]

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    Google Number Tracking

    Ok, I am going to ask this because I have a client that would like me to use Google Phone Number to track our efforts. So, I would assume that ... [read more]

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    Other side of the tracks -- boundary of "money city"

    WildGale in Offline Marketing

    I'm helping my sis to rank for her business and she is literally across the street from the money town. What's my best strategy to rank her for this other ... [read more]

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    What do I need to do to get client in top of google places

    Hello Offline warriors, I am trying to get my client in the top 3 of google places when someone searches for her line of business in our area. Any ideas ... [read more]

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    Google local pouring on to page 2

    WildGale in Offline Marketing

    I see some "bullets" (old style), some new, some on page 1, some on page 2. I just found a page with three "new style" listings on page 1 and ... [read more]

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    What offline market is interested in your services?

    freemen14 in Offline Marketing

    I know this is a broad based question because there are many different services all of us offliners are selling. However I'm curious if you are finding that certain services ... [read more]

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    Is your fear of picking up the phone failing you in business?

    yoyo in Offline Marketing

    picking up the phone, randomly calling someone and then selling to them is a fundamental pillar of a succesfull salesman. If you think you can become successful at this game ... [read more]

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    Link Spam/Integrity

    Are you a link spammer? If so, stop it! If I find a blog or forum to get a backlink, if I can't make a post/comment that is relevant and ... [read more]

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    What is Offline Marketing all about?

    iYingHang in Offline Marketing

    Hey warriors, I always hear about offline marketing but I just have questions about it and I hope you guys can help me answer it. 1)What's offline marketing all about? ... [read more]

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    Fee to charge offline business for Internet Marketing

    Krishna876 in Offline Marketing

    So I've been thinking about coming up with a proposal for my friends dental practice. I figure I can rank easily for the city and state she's in for dentistry ... [read more]

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    Sample of a Letter

    I am just going to go out on a limb here. Does anyone have some 'copy' of what works for them in an email or letter?? something you would be ... [read more]

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    Wiley Publishing (the "For Dummies" publisher) opportunity

    Fellow warriors: I want YOU in my book! I've been asked to write a marketing book for Wiley Publishing and it's coming together nicely. There's a post about it on ... [read more]

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    JV between marketers and webdesign/seo companies.

    yoyo in Offline Marketing

    i see alot of marketers here would get some business from local businesses and either do all the web design/seo/online marketing themselves or outsource it using this forum or a ... [read more]

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    Whats the best tool for client website seo reports?

    jez111 in Offline Marketing

    Hi Guys I have quite a few new clients waiting for a seo report and quotes, i want to give them something proffessional looking, is there anything programs that anyone ... [read more]

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    Tying Online to Offline Marketing

    tomson in Offline Marketing

    Hi All, I would like to get some ideas how can I track my online campaigns to an offline local store? Its suppose to be based on success. Thought about ... [read more]

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    Requesting some advice: Website copy & search engines

    Hi all, Today I got a call from a prospect who wants to meet up to discuss his company's website and PR. The business is a directory of local businesses. ... [read more]

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    Evil marketers have great backlinks

    teaball in Offline Marketing

    As I have written a few times along with others ... feed gurgle what it wants and it will reward your site. I know that is obvious to some extent, ... [read more]