Offline Marketing

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    How not to handle business: Maid service allegedly leaves threatening voicemails

    A maid service advertised their service via a van with a big sign parked around town. They received a few complaints and responded by allegedly threatening several people. The story ... [read more]

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    My Direct Mail Strategy $100.000 In 90 Days

    Hey Folks, Andrew here... I hope you`re doing AWESOME! So lets talk about this thing calls direct mailing. Oh before I get in to it sorry for my grammar errors, ... [read more]

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    What Will Be The Most Powerfull Offline Niche in 2013?

    I was planning for the next year. I am wandering what will be the trent of the offline business in next year. I hope you will share your thought here ... [read more]

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    Developping rapport

    What do you usually do to develop rapport with a prospect? I think I can avoid the major landmines but I must admit that I am not extremely good at ... [read more]

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    News means ch-ch-changes

    Want to set yourself apart from the pack of smelly, crooked-teeth, polyester-wearing, good-for-nothing competitors in your niche? Try brushing up on the news in your industry. For example, here is ... [read more]

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    Local E-Gift Certificate/Cards???

    i want to create a website that promotes local e-gift certificates. It can be automatically emailed with the link with the gift certificate. Is there any software that can help ... [read more]

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    500k Restaurant Leads

    TheBigBee in Offline Marketing

    Here are a half million restaurant names, addresses, and phone numbers. There's other data on the list, but it should mainly be good for cold call or direct mail. I'll ... [read more]

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    How much are businesses paying for yellowbook sites?

    mmoconnor in Offline Marketing

    Does anyone know how much businesses are paying for these simple 1 page sites that they get from yellowbook? Here is an example: Roofing Contractor Hamilton Township, OH - Ryan's ... [read more]

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    Great Local Marketing Videos

    JohnDavid in Offline Marketing

    I'm trying to get ideas for creating great looking and converting local business videos. Most of what I see and have made are slideshow vids, as they are quick and ... [read more]

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    LeadGen backend system

    scttech in Offline Marketing

    I am in the beginning stages of setting up my lead generation company. I have a website for a given niche which generates the lead via form, email or phone ... [read more]

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    "Just settling for any old thing..."

    Hey Offliner, If you truly believe that your life is the blank canvass upon which you write your hopes, dreams and greatest ambitions, why not choose greatness? I get that ... [read more]

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    Burma-Shave Sign Method

    Aaron Doud in Offline Marketing

    Burma-Shave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Feeling nostalgic? Now you'll rave! Here's the story of Burma Shave. This method seems to have been abandoned by most companies. But for smaller ... [read more]

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    LinkedIn Stats

    I'm always trying to stay on top of the latest social and mobile media usage stats to share with propsects and clients. Here is a very in-depth slide deck on ... [read more]

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    Cold Calling: Number of Dials per Contact

    johniemail in Offline Marketing

    What are your thoughts on the # of dials you should make to a contact that you cannot reach? When I make calls and hit VM, I leave a message, ... [read more]

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    Start business with low startup cost

    An important factor in operating a business is capital or budget. No matter how much money your have, it is a good idea to start a business without spending too ... [read more]

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    Any Google 360 Photographers here?

    Can you tell me a bit about the approval process? Exactly what was needed from you to get approved? What equipment? Did you have an interview? Exam? Thanks

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    Constant changes/ new software etc

    mjbmedia in Offline Marketing

    We are well aware there are multiple new software solving various issues for us marketers, ways to win on Google, Facebook solutions there seems to be new ways of achieving ... [read more]

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    First thing in your mind as soon as you see "OFFLINE MARKETING"

    For some reason, as soon as I think of offline marketing, I instantly think about bandit signs on the road lol.. what about you guys?

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    Writing an email

    dpeench2 in Offline Marketing

    So I need to write an email to the head of the booster club for different schools. I want to sell team merchandise to fans and students. It will be ... [read more]

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    Lead Gen For Assisted Livings?

    Does anyone have any great success stories with a becoming a lead generation for assisted living senior communities? I have a background in caregiving, certified nurse and marketing. I would ... [read more]

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    Youtube videos?

    rolltide in Offline Marketing

    What free software would you recommend for free text/picture videos to upload to Youtube?

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    Dialer Software And Why Salespeople Should Make More Calls

    Osman_M in Offline Marketing

    This articles touched on some great points about phone sales: Dialer Software And Why Salespeople Should Make More Calls! Just goes to show, that selling over the phone is far ... [read more]

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    How I Use Balloons And Advertising To Earn $1,300 Per Month

    Here's how it works ... In a nutshell what I do is sell happy bithday balloons that i buy for a $1 at my local dollar store at 5 different ... [read more]

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    Converting LinkedIn connections into clients

    SGTech in Offline Marketing

    I have a decent number of LinkedIn connections in my target market and when they connect with me I send them a message thanking them for connecting with me and ... [read more]

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    Local Marketing Course & Presentation

    intmailmc in Offline Marketing

    What is the best local marketing course that also has prospect presentation materials? I am looking for something that goes further than Google Maps/Local/Citations and also includes a very practical ... [read more]

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    best cold calling day thus far

    Jarrod in Offline Marketing

    I heard it said once that "when the heart is full, the mouth will speak." Thus this post. Today is my best day cold-calling ever thus far and I'm feeling ... [read more]

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    Cold Call Script Help

    Hey Guys, Wanted to get your opinion on a couple of scripts I have been using to see If I can get some good feedback. Background: I'm selling a "bottle-less" ... [read more]

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    Buying a List

    Gdiddy in Offline Marketing

    I remember (a couple years ago) there was a company who was selling lists on a flat rate annual membership basis. I think they were based in the midwest. It ... [read more]

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    Getting Accurate Leads?

    richie311 in Offline Marketing

    I'm basically asking people to submit contact info to search houses on my site, and that alone isn't easy to do. Is there anyway to get these guys to submit ... [read more]

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    Need Help... Mobile Friendly Website

    Chris Cho in Offline Marketing

    Anyone know how to make mobile friendly website? I have more than handful of clients who are asking for mobile friendly websites. Do you guys know of a whitelable company ... [read more]

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    Give YOURSELF Leverage When You Schedule Appointments

    hometutor in Offline Marketing

    Give YOURSELF Leverage When You Schedule Appointments My first year of business was tough. I went in cold turkey, building up my business as I was paying bills and feeding ... [read more]

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    Has anyone ever tried placemat advertising before

    hademade in Offline Marketing

    I was just curious to know if anyone has ever tried placemat advertising before. I don't see any threads from this forum that deals with placemat advertising. It has gotten ... [read more]

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    Best way to start a local SEO / Web Design business

    AlexGeorge in Offline Marketing

    I was thinking of starting a business re-selling SEO and doing web design for local clients. Any one who has been successful at this kind of thing care to share ... [read more]

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    Video Marketing to local businesses

    Sidestepping the messy red-tape when it comes to Animoto as discussed here many time before by others -- Animoto wants you to pay $500 to use their site to create ... [read more]

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    Linkedin for lead gen?

    Was just talking to a pretty successful marketer and he says that messaging targeted prospects on Linkedin has been his best source of leads. He says he gets 10% response ... [read more]

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    Text SMS marketing is the new email marketing?

    I am seeing more and more of these bandit signs in Philly such as "Text ABC to ##### to learn how to make $2000/month at home" I think SMS marketing ... [read more]

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    Effortless Cold Calling

    I've been thinking about this a lot recently. And I've been asked by people how I can just get on the phones, write the content and do the things I ... [read more]

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    Firming up appointments made by telephone

    Nothing is more frustrating than driving all the way out only to be met with a time waster. Professional appointment setters are somewhat common in business, which I find quite ... [read more]

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    Barter Arbitrage and Affiliate Marketing Sports Cars et al

    VegasVince in Offline Marketing

    Too many of you spend a life time searching for the perfect product and sellers of same....using the same time consuming, spirit draining methods. . Granted you need to start ... [read more]

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    Attention: Will split a 1/4th Page ad in Home Business Magazine

    jake244 in Offline Marketing

    If anyone is interested... I have a 1/4th page ad in Home Business magazine that I am trying to sell 2 or 3 (1 inch ads ) in to offset ... [read more]

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    Help with lead pricing

    lvteos234 in Offline Marketing

    I am having difficulty with pricing of a lead generation site. For a cpc of $50, how much should I charge per each lead? can anyone point me to wso ... [read more]

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    Local SEO Plugin for Wordpress with Schema-Markup (Free)

    albaniax in Offline Marketing

    Hey folks, I hope this is the right section to post on, but I guess this is very good to use for offline clients. We (DH) have released today this ... [read more]

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    "I was dying a little bit more each day..."

    Hey, It's not that I'm against using hard-core prospecting methods like cold-calling, going door-to-door and attending networking events, because they all do work. However, I am 100% against doing soul-crushing, ... [read more]

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    4 Million Bucks Gets Your Business Here Next Year

    I sent this to my newsletter subscribers yesterday and thought you warriors may grab the value from it as well.... It's blazing out here in the Midwest and they say ... [read more]

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    Offline Product Launch Ideas

    m30jake in Offline Marketing

    Finding it hard to come up with ideas without wanting to copy what other companies have done! Like the idea of launching 50 helium filled balloons with an offer attached ... [read more]

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    How bout $7,000 A WEEKEND from HS Football!

    midasman09 in Offline Marketing

    CORRECTION: $7,000 A MONTH from HS Football Games! Warrior Ben has a great thread (below)where he suggests selling Ads on Seat Cushions ....then selling the seat cushions to the Fans ... [read more]

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    Do You Think This Reputation Management Tactic Is Legit?

    aharrold in Offline Marketing

    I saw this brought up in a threat recently where someone stated that giving incentives for reviews is illegal- just wondering if anyone can actually cite this? Do you think ... [read more]

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    Door-to-door selling technique

    James Festini sells a lot of real estate by making hundreds of door-to-door sales calls. You'll get some ideas you can apply to your sales prospecting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJDy...4CmueRIEnhql7w He explains his ... [read more]

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    Lead Generation using PPC

    AussieT in Offline Marketing

    I am thinking about using PPC to test niches for Lead Gen. Does anyone know if you can set up a campaign without a website just a phone number or ... [read more]

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    Healthcare/senior is all I know....Resume service OR Lead Gen?

    Since I'm experienced in healthcare I'm trying to decided on what I can bring to my local community. So far writing rsumes for nurses or lead gen for healthcare? What ... [read more]

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    "I don't need another stinking lead generation software..."

    Hey Offliner, I don't mean to come across too harsh, but I'm pretty much done buying lead generation software. It's not that I don't need more leads. It's just that ... [read more]

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    Trouble with getting a hold of store owners

    Hey guys, I'm trying to promote my service business to local small business owners, but the problem that I'm having is actually contacting the business owner. Every time I call ... [read more]

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    Lead Generation vs 1 step approach for local mailing

    Delta223 in Offline Marketing

    I have a small painting business and am looking into doing a shared mailing with non-competitive people in home improvement. But I'm wondering if... I should do a straight promotion ... [read more]

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    If Master Salesman Ben Feldman Was Advocating SEO

    ewenmack in Offline Marketing

    "You've invested $15,000 in this years Yellow Pages and got *X dollars back...let me walk in and I'll get you those dollars at a deeper discount." First it relates to ... [read more]

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    Google "Keyword Planner" SUCKS!! Any other suggestions?

    Hey guys! Maybe I'm just an idiot, but for the life of me I can't get this new keyword planner to give me the same results as the old keyword ... [read more]

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    How should I get pay (and how much) if marketing an Industrial Cookie Bakery?

    David B. in Offline Marketing

    I work in the warehouse for a Cookie Bakery that supply cookies for the food industry and would like to approach the owner about doing marketing/web exposure or lead generation ... [read more]