Offline Marketing

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    Major Car Dealership Group here in Chicago - They Want Leads ONLY - Next Step?

    DennisM in Offline Marketing

    Hello All, I've been offered an opportunity to work with a huge car dealership group here in Chicago. They have 10 franchises! Several millions of dollars a year in business. ... [read more]

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    Launching Facebook Promotion for client:UPDATE

    adriver38 in Offline Marketing

    One of my clients owns a salon/spa (been in business 20+ years) and Ive gotten him ranked #3 on Google places and now we are working on a Facebook giveaway. ... [read more]

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    Online Marketing for brick and mortar businesses

    Does anyone have any information and/or advice on how to effectively and successfully market a CATERING company in Los Angeles online?

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    how to manage offline clients who don't pay?

    yianni in Offline Marketing

    hey i do some offline consulting work i recently took on a client where did initial seo and then ongoing work usual is to pay upfront fee then ongoing monthly ... [read more]

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    Postcard Mailing

    Hi Guys does anyone know any good sources for postcard leads for home biz? Thanks Kevin

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    Offline Marketer's Wordpress Plugin #1 (free)

    For all the offline marketers out there, I have released one of my time-saving plugins today. It allows you to quickly add essential disclaimers to your client's websites (Wordpress CMS). ... [read more]

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    Trademarked domain names

    jayesser in Offline Marketing

    Can anyone advise on the use of trade marked domain names? If you use a name that is trademarked as part of your domain name (and clearly has the "TM" ... [read more]

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    Just saw this new google feature for local results...

    I know everyone has mentioned about Google "Places"... but this is a new feature I just noticed a few minutes ago: Google is now not only "showing" me localized results, ... [read more]

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    How do you manage your business?

    I think I've gone through all of the posts in this section. I see there are a lot of people running their "offline business" a lot of different ways. What ... [read more]

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    New Lead Source?

    FYI... Got a recorded call this morning from an IMer - went to his website to see who it was - no clue cuz there's no info on the site. ... [read more]

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    Online marketing to local biz - G7 box

    eSubmarine in Offline Marketing

    Hi Warriors, Recently I have been working on list building and some other things in my business which are all going well. But yesterday I was out down the pub ... [read more]

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    Please comment on my idea for making websites for local buisnesses

    dave18 in Offline Marketing

    Hello, I am unsure how to pursue my idea. I want to contact local businesses, ask them if they would like a website, then make it for them and maybe ... [read more]

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    SEO Analysis Template

    Can anyone recommend a good tool or template that they use that will easily populate SEO information onto a report. I'm considering going with Raven Tools, but wondering if anyone ... [read more]

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    My first offline experience...

    AidenChong in Offline Marketing

    Well, technically speaking, I have yet to get any offline clients, I've drawn interest on them, I've got their contacts etc, but I haven't provide any service to them. My ... [read more]

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    CPC vs. Organic Clicks

    Anyone know what the conversion rate of Adwords clicks vs organic clicks is? I'm trying to figure out how to price my rent-a-sites. A lot of people just use an ... [read more]

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    I want to partner with offline consultants...

    Okay here's what I'm thinking...I'm perfectly content to stay at home on the computer doing the grunt work (building links, creating videos, submitting directory entries). I don't have any interest ... [read more]

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    What are the best modifiers?

    I am curious as to your thoughts....... Do you prefer to use modifiers at the beginning or the end of a domain if the exact match is not available? ex. ... [read more]

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    What is the best Auto Responder can we use?

    Ryan Shaw in Offline Marketing

    Auto responder? Aweber? I use aweber for IM and constant contact for business owners? Any others that are good out there?

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    Offline consultants: Please tell me how my offer plan is

    areevez in Offline Marketing

    S.M.A.R.T Marketing S.M.A.R.T Marketing focuses on the most important aspects of advertising in the new age. The acronym stands for SEO Marketing, Media Marketing, Autoresponders, ROI Maximizing, Testing/Tracking. I believe ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling and CPA Networks. Some advice please?

    Hi guys, In the past as a kid I worked for various firms cold calling clients. I drummed up a fair bit in sales for them. Right now I'm a ... [read more]

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    Issue with Offline An Selling website services

    scoopy in Offline Marketing

    If you guys are redesigning sites or adding to a previews site have you guys found trouble getting the password or info to get inside the website that a previous ... [read more]

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    New Client Yesterday: Here's The Video!

    Ryan Shaw in Offline Marketing

    I was working on a new strategy to get offline clients and let me tell you; it works!! I didn't want to share it until I was sure. Anyway, here ... [read more]

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    Where is the Most Reliable Information for Google Places SEO?

    Trivum in Offline Marketing

    It seems there are a lot of people here who've had success getting their clients good rankings in Google Places. Do you have recommendations for a "one-stop" info source about ... [read more]

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    Local Marketing How To Guide Recommendations

    ccasselman in Offline Marketing

    I am looking for a simple "how to" guide or "step by step" guide on how to market a website locally on the search engines. Any recommendations?

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    Google Places - One account for Multiple Clients?

    Stefan Vee in Offline Marketing

    If you have multiple clients, Is it advised/required to open a new Google account for each client's place page? Thanks!

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    Directory Program / Service

    Ryan Shaw in Offline Marketing

    Is there any service that will post a review for a small business on all the different directories such as Yelp, Superpages, Yellowpages, Google, MSN, Yahoo Businss Listings, etc? That ... [read more]

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    Weekly Magazine Advertising

    Hi Warriors! Anyone have any good sources for weekly magazines to advertise in for home biz? Thanks Kevin

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    How I got my first 2 offline leads

    It was actually fairly easy. All I did was offer a free consultation, and I posted an ad on craigslist, and a couple of local classified directories. In my ad, ... [read more]

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    what do you think of this method (for marketing offline businesses)?

    BJ Min in Offline Marketing

    hi, i think it's BEST to create your own SEPARATE domain and promote that link (which redirects to your client's site)... ...i think this is better than promoting your client's ... [read more]

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    So You Want To Show Your Clients The Power Of The Internet And What They Are Missing?

    zoro in Offline Marketing

    Found this great Free tool that shows you how fast the internet and social media is growing. You can get the embed code and place it on your website. Check ... [read more]

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    UK Shipping Expensive!

    dcyberpunk in Offline Marketing

    Hi there, I have several online businesses which involve shipping physical goods around the globe. In my experience in this field I have found the cost of shipping from / ... [read more]

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    Offline Marketing For Online Business

    Preneur in Offline Marketing

    Successful Online Entrepreneurs as Case Studies for Upcoming Book, Course and Articles We are looking for online entrepreneurs – people with web-based businesses (be it niche or not), who have: ... [read more]

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    best offline marketing course?

    BJ Min in Offline Marketing

    hi, i have done internet marketing for my own sites and affiliate marketing...but have never done any offline marketing... i recently talked to someone who i can personally provide offline ... [read more]

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    Targeting generic keywords for locals

    With google putting local terms mixed in with generic results maybe it would make sense to target the generics for local listings. For example for "bankruptcy" the fourth or so ... [read more]

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    Why Bother Telemarketing?

    Jacer in Offline Marketing

    Someone asked me the other day to explain the reason why I use telemarketing. Here is the email I sent them. My answer is really simple: "I want to make ... [read more]

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    Who's Still Ranking on The First Page - Contribute to this list

    NickMann in Offline Marketing

    Some industry specific directories, Yelp, Citysearch, Insiderpages, Urbanspoon, TripAdvisor, Yahoo Local, Judysbook and others are still showing for various local search... Please add here... Thank You Nick

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    Would this work?

    muse88 in Offline Marketing

    Setting a random store/table on the street selling a method to making money on the internet? disc with an ebook in it, do you reckon that would work? Just a ... [read more]

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    oK guys - I have this site..WHAT TO DO?

    Hey guys, My father in law has a fancy cutting/carving machine (called a CNC.) I am trying to get him online so he can transition from more of a cabinet ... [read more]

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    Over looking something??

    Excuse me for wondering out loud, but I can't help thinking folks are over looking the obvious starting point in their quest to build an off line business. I personally ... [read more]

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    Looks Like Google Places is the New Top Spot - Share Your Best Here

    NickMann in Offline Marketing

    1) Have a Keyword in your Company Name 2) Use Keyword Rich URLs 3) Tags, Tags, Tags 4) Participate with Google 5) Max Out Pictures & Videos 6) Create a ... [read more]

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    Google Moves Map ? - Do You Like It ?

    NickMann in Offline Marketing

    This is different... It brings the organics up (nice) What do you think? Attached Thumbnails ***Check out the new Thread - Warriors best Ideas for Ranking in Places

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    #1 Site Disappears from Google

    Brand Spanking Newbie here. Just built my first ever wordpress website....local niche, seo'd for one keyphrase with keyphrase domain. Initially, the site was in the wordpress folder so it showed ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling - Legalities - soliciting?

    Adam Roy in Offline Marketing

    What's the deal with cold calling? I've received many phone calls, "hey would you like more attention to your business...blah blah" I always thought that kind of activity was soliciting. ... [read more]

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    Social Media/Facebook - 4 Off Liners.

    Hey guys, Stumbled upon this Eaaarly this morning ('bout 5am). This looks like something that could be very useful to those wondering about using Facebook, etc. Lots of great articles, ... [read more]

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    Facebook fanpages

    Hello everyone!! I have been reading alot about just helping local biz's on ranking higher in google and giving them more then just their website as a result in local ... [read more]

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    Extremely Difficult Time w/ Local Keywords and Data

    jkstam3 in Offline Marketing

    Hey guys, I've been searching through the forums for this one question for quite sometime..I've seen it partially answered and tried to ask for elaboration on it but have been ... [read more]

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    You Have 2-3 Minutes in Front of a Potential Client - What Do You Say?

    Trivum in Offline Marketing

    Suppose you could get a potential client to watch a 2-3 minute video as an introduction to your services - a "why-they-need-you" pitch. This video would be the same for ... [read more]

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    Introducing GOOGLE BOOST For Small Businesses!

    jsherloc in Offline Marketing

    Well well me miss Cleo or just paranoid, but I am pretty sure this is the PROOF I've been looking for that signals the true beginning of "pay to ... [read more]

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    What would you do in this situation?

    Hey guys, Starting tonight will be a BIG County Fair (actually, it's dedicated to a local cash crop - the Peanut.) It will last 9 days. I have to work ... [read more]

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    Google Places - Little Change For Some Keywords/Strategies

    Jimian in Offline Marketing

    Hey Offliners, Yeah, in some cases things have shifted around, but I was surprised to see in other areas, it remains the same: Notice the "website" in listing A doesn't ... [read more]

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    Survey for Offline Businesses

    Rabs1979 in Offline Marketing

    Hi everyone, I'm going to a small conference which could be best compared to a chamber of commerce meeting with lots of small business owners. I am going to have ... [read more]

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    Ranking Factors on Google Places has changed

    Riz in Offline Marketing

    Well the new look has taken over everywhere now i think. I have noticed shifts in the rankings of my clients. Here is what is happening: It looks like the ... [read more]

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    What Wordpress Theme Is best for Small Businesses?

    ExtraZeros in Offline Marketing

    Warriors- General question on Wordpress theme of choice. Which theme do you suggest? Also which plugins do you prefer? Thanks very much for your help

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    What should the plan be when you are #8 local search now?

    With the new google changes, I am trying to figure out what the plan should be when you are first of the perceived "organic" searches - #8? It means you ... [read more]

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    Easy Coupons

    Ryan Shaw in Offline Marketing

    I have been making my coupons from scratch using Photoshop... It works, but here's a much easier way! Plus, it looks more professional. I am including an iframe in the ... [read more]

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    Local Search Results? New to this

    JayVance in Offline Marketing

    Anyone know or can point me in the direction of how google's local search results work? I am working with my first offline client who wants his business to show ... [read more]