Offline Marketing

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    Any advice on choosing what should be the dominant colour(s) for your start up?

    workrmd in Offline Marketing

    Hi, I am working as a freelance PA for a start-up company that was set up on July 1st and they received a customer after 6 days and they need ... [read more]

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    When your ads get rejected?

    svedski in Offline Marketing

    I paid $6000 for a full page ad in a magazine that comes out once a month. The problem is that my ad got rejected for looking too similar to ... [read more]

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    My Genius Cold Call I Received This Morning

    Here's the call I got earlier this morning; "Hello, my I speak to Claude Whitacre?" (Clear voice,and he pronounced my name correctly) Hello, I'm (whatever) with (Whoever) company. I have ... [read more]

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    Their problem is not the real problem.. surface and deep level pain.

    When identifying needs and probing for pain, we mostly get symptoms of problems as opposed to the underlying issue. if we do not probe deep enough. Next time you identify ... [read more]

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    Anyone here does flyers?

    beasty513 in Offline Marketing

    Have you done flyer marketing recently and how is that working for you?

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    Hiring and managing sales guys

    Hi there, I'm nearly at the stage in my business that I may need to hire sales guys. I just need confirmation. Does one need to be good at sales ... [read more]

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    a Dish Network, DIRECTV company wants 2,000+ leads a month on a pay per call basis

    David B. in Offline Marketing

    Has anyone have experience with marketing a Dish Network, DIRECTV company? This company spends $12,000 with Yellow Pages to get 1500-2000 calls a month but YP don't deliver. Wants to ... [read more]

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    20+ MUST READ Sales and Marketing Books

    CLICK.OLOGY—What Works In Online Shopping And How Your Business Can Use Consumer Psychology To Succeed Inbound Marketing and SEO—Insights from the Moz Blog Measuring Marketing—110+ Key Metrics Every Marketer Needs, ... [read more]

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    Need b2b telemarketing list. Alternative to infofree?

    marc.v in Offline Marketing

    I just found out that infofree is now $50 a month with a one-time activation fee of $15. That would be fine, except they only allow 2,000 downloads a month ... [read more]

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    Success with affiliate sale in local classified ads?

    wschuler in Offline Marketing

    Hi, In our local version of the PennySaver (many different names for these local newspaper style classified mailers), I see ads for things like Viagra or other online pharmacy products. ... [read more]

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    Proposal Software?

    PhilaPM in Offline Marketing

    Just curious what everyone is using to write up proposals for web design and other online marketing services? I'm currently using just a word doc template but I'm looking for ... [read more]

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    Introduction + selling mobile websites

    Hello everyone, i`m new here. I recently lost my fulltime job and i`m coming up on a miserable list of bills. I have been a web developer for 14 years ... [read more]

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    Using t-shirts a good offline strategy?

    I am struggling to get traffic to my site, and I thought having shirts would be a good idea. It would be a little costly, for the little amount of ... [read more]

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    Limiting Services

    Do any of you severely limit the services that you offer? Let me explain the question. Let's say that you want to have a very tight and focused set of ... [read more]

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    Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

    thet in Offline Marketing

    Hi guys, I am new to the world of sales and have two job offers. One is recruitment, which is ofcourse a lot of selling to both client as candidate. ... [read more]

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    Tough Nut to Crack?

    Working with a new Start Up Company and slightly stumped on how to approach this client. My main thought is to leverage LinkedIn and LinkedIn Paid Ads to find the ... [read more]

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    How would you Market and Pitch this Business?

    ruless in Offline Marketing

    I have asked a few warrior about this, but wanted to expand on the marketing and get some feed back from everyone here on the forum. I live in Houston, ... [read more]

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    Has anyone ever done cold emails for local marketing?

    coloma21 in Offline Marketing

    Hi guys, Have you guys ever used cold e-mail marketing in order to generate call-backs, which hopefully turns into a sale? What are your experiences with it, and what kind ... [read more]

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    Commission only sales reps

    imperets in Offline Marketing

    I am curious if anyone has had any success with hiring commission only sales reps to advertise their services. If you did, what was your experience like?

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    Selling Airplane Parts?

    Ken_Stone in Offline Marketing

    This just fell in my lap this morning. Four MD-80 commercial airplanes...The kind that haul 160 people or so. They are currently being stripped for parts. The demolition guy wants ... [read more]

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    Laura Husson: How to Choose a NON-cowboy Website Developer

    Joe Mobley in Offline Marketing

    A couple that my husband and I are friends with have a gorgeous beauty salon in Wellington, New Zealand. Last week, they reached out for some help after they ... [read more]

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    How To Speak at Industry Events?

    Hey guys, I'm an offline consultant and right now I don't have a niche, but I'll find one eventually (while still accepting work on profitable non-niche specific jobs). I have ... [read more]

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    SMS Marketing - Offer to Local Businesses Offline

    To all your offline marketing gurus here, I wanted to know if any of you are promoting sms marketing to local businesses. I am very intrigued by this form of ... [read more]

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    Smart Phone Board Game App

    Hi Community, I can't find a game category here and so posting it here.. If find irrelevant, please create a category for game and move this thread.. I wish to ... [read more]

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    How do you sell an idea?

    Ie, you have a concept, but cant or dont want to produce it yourself, how do you sell it? For example, I have an idea that could be revolutionary compost/recycling ... [read more]

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    Materials and books on B2b Cold Calling objections?

    Zodiax in Offline Marketing

    Hello, I recently applied to work as an appointment setter for a cold calling company. I would like to know if anyone has any good resources. Like a list of ... [read more]

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    I've got a problem before I leave and I need your help

    joe golfer in Offline Marketing

    That's part of the Doorknob Close for in-home sales from Dave Yoho. How to use the Doorknob Close - YouTube Does this work?

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    Restaurant sues Google

    joe golfer in Offline Marketing

    After business dropped off, out came the lawyers: Restaurant Owner Sues Google for Sabotaging Weekend Sales

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    Selling Video Services on Commission

    arlittell in Offline Marketing

    Thanks to the help I've received from this forum, I'm set in 1 month to move to part-time work at my day job and focus more time on building my ... [read more]

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    Things never to do when pitching the media

    joe golfer in Offline Marketing

    You've written your offline marketing book. You even combed your hair for the photo on the back. Now you want to get some publicity from media interviews. This fellow lists ... [read more]

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    Best sales jobs out there?

    Hey there, After some soul searching and on the recommendation of Jason K., I decided to start looking for another job and most importantly drafting a long term plan. My ... [read more]

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    T-Shirt Printing

    Hey guys: What is the cheapest place to get a bunch of "one of" T-Shirts printed? I hope someone here has some experience in that. 90% of each t-shirt will ... [read more]

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    Need some suggestion for the elance Project

    Fat Wolf in Offline Marketing

    Hello All, I have posted a job at Elance, When I select someone and ready to work, He want me to do the full amount in the end once it ... [read more]

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    The Problem With Marketing As A Service

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    It starts out exciting. You can do magic for a business...if only they will let you. The frustration sets in when you get continually knocked back. Then somebody gets it, ... [read more]

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    ideas for a post card campaign

    sbishop in Offline Marketing

    I am currently working with a kitchen cabinet maker. I just got permission from a client to put up a sign in their front yard. I told them that it ... [read more]

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    Website Coupon Management

    Talltom1 in Offline Marketing

    Hey everybody, I've got a website where I want to offer coupons. I can roll up my sleeves and bang code to create the entire coupon management process. Then I ... [read more]

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    Cold Caller Looking to Sell

    Hi Everyone! I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas or a service I can sell for a commission. I was the top salesperson at a SEO firm but I left ... [read more]

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    John Durham back at it....

    Rus Sells in Offline Marketing

    Checking my email this morning and I see an email from John who's attempting to set up another forum. Apparently he's opening up some old domain that he used as ... [read more]

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    Putting prices on your site or not?

    Just a quick question with how you use your consulting / agency website. Do you put your prices of your services on your website - in the style of a ... [read more]

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    No handouts Expected...Well maybe a few Juicy Crumbs

    Thanks for clicking on a newbie post. Quickly: I'm a Digital Marketing Professional Recently laid off Obviously back in the hunt for a new position, but after spending the majority ... [read more]

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    Leading Questions - Yes Prime Minister

    I've been looking for this video since I first saw it some years ago. Besides being funny, there is a lot of truth in the skit: Leading Questions - Yes ... [read more]

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    need help with a slogan for local donation

    platinumaa in Offline Marketing

    Hello all, come to this site once in awhile for knowledge, have a question this time.. each beginning of school year my wife and I select 5-10 low income families ... [read more]

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    How to prospect clients for a Telemarketing Call Center

    fixstart in Offline Marketing

    I am planing to open a Telemarketing Call Center in the Philippines and would like to ask for an opinion on what type of clients to prospect (types of business ... [read more]

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    Google Places - Citation/Phone Number Question

    How exact do all the Citations need to be that match the Google My Business (Notice I used the new name)? Foe example, if the address on Google Page is ... [read more]

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    Anyone own a Media Company? Looking for Advice

    Hello all Me and my partner are seriously looking to start up a media company. We have access to all the equipment we need and are skilled in digital design ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling in Europe

    Dave992 in Offline Marketing

    What you guys think? I need some money and I will start tomorrow morning cold calling every single business I find on the yellow pages.. I'm good at Web Design ... [read more]

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    5 Irrefutable Laws of Selling

    Rus Sells in Offline Marketing

    Found this article on Business Insider and thought it would be a great share to those of us who have to sell every day to potential clients. Here are the ... [read more]

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    Do telemarketers prefer hourly pay or commission?

    belgianguy in Offline Marketing

    I'm about to hire a telemarketer for the first time. I was a telemarketer myself, but I'm targeting the US market and my english is not good enough to do ... [read more]

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    Big congrats to - Number 295 of Inc. 500!

    Every year Inc. 500 recognizes the top 500 fast growing companies in the country. I believe this is their second year in a row. Very impressive!

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    Want to grow secret agent practise, but lack know how

    Mailzas in Offline Marketing

    We organize spy parties for kids in London and Bristol. For our theme, we almost do not have any competition, our prices are quite similar to our competition, I think ... [read more]

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    2 Billion Dollar Company Could Do With Our Help

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    Shop Coffee Makers, Iced Tea Makers, Espresso Makers and Single Serve Brewers at With the knowledge many here posses [I know it from what's been discussed], how would you ... [read more]

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    NEED LIST - Infofree dropped from 2K to 1K for 49$ on Aug 1?

    Mwind076 in Offline Marketing

    We usually have our clients provide our lists, but we sometimes have to purchase a list. If it's a larger client/campaign we go with List Giant, however I need a ... [read more]

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    Is Bureaucracy inevitable?

    I don't remember where I read it but I think it was Peter Drucker that wrote that all organizations went through phases of growth. At first it is entrepreneurial meaning: ... [read more]

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    Best CRM December 2013 [Lead Management]

    Hey Offliners, Need your help. Whether you are selling SEO, Blog content, Local SEO, Web Design, SMS, PR, Mobile Website, Mobile Apps, etc.... I have searched around WF to get ... [read more]