[VIDEO] Succeeding In 2011 As A Marketing Consultant

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Here are a few videos I put together to help you out. Perfect if you are a newbie. Although, even if you are more experienced you may still find some useful information.

Since I am hosting them on YouTube I had to break the videos up. I may end up putting one, full length video on my site at some point. But for now, they are split up.

Some notes: Probably have to turn your speaker volume up. I had major audio problems with these videos. Spent a long time trying to fix it but no luck. Slight buzz in the background.

I'll post reference points in the videos to help you...in case you don't want to watch the whole thing and would rather skip to certain parts.


Video #1

Newbie stuff early on
5:33 - Productivity Tips
8:14 – 3 Questions to ask yourself




Video #2

Skills Needed
1:42 - Business comes down to 3 things
2:00 - Message, Market, Media
3:42 - Example of what criteria to use when going after clients
7:18 - Lead Generation



Video #3

Postcard Example
2:33 - Another Postcard Example

Link (click here) to get the Publisher file I mention in this video.




Video #4

1:00 - USP
3:00 - How To Grow Any Business
6:40 - Direct Mail Ideas




Video #5

4:32 – How to increase your clients business




Video #6

0:18 – Basic Business Formula
1:04 - Excel File Example
3:04 – Question you need to ask yourself right now.
5:12 - Start your day with intention




Video #7

I use an excel file to show you how small changes in a few key areas of a business can lead to huge profits.




Please hit the "Thanks" button if you got something of value from these videos.
#2011 #consultant #marketing #offline #offline gold #offline marketing #succeeding #vagabond 007 #videos
  • Profile picture of the author FormerWageSlave
    Haven't watched 'em yet, but hit the Thanks button anyway, just for putting the time and work in and sharing.
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    grrr...

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  • Profile picture of the author Dexx
    Havent watched yet either (it's midnight here and I'm working on some client stuff) but I'll def check it in the morning!

    Pre-thanks for taking the time to put together free content to help everyone succeed, hopefully the majority dont brush it off as "just free" but use 'em to get results. If not, I'm sure they'll be back asking the same questions about the same problems...or paying $47 for half the quality in some weird WSO =P

    Keep up the great work VB!

    ~Dexx
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    • Profile picture of the author topstarclubseo
      Thank you very much
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      • Profile picture of the author Jacer
        This is a great video series Gene. It's cool to see people like you adding great content to the forum that most people would charge for. It is making this offline section invaluable.

        FYI-You mention attaching a template to the post. Not sure if you maybe forgot or were not able to post it. Just thought I would let you know.
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  • Profile picture of the author blackstone
    Gene, thanks for taking the time to put this together.
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by FormerWageSlave View Post

      Haven't watched 'em yet, but hit the Thanks button anyway, just for putting the time and work in and sharing.
      Thanks.

      Originally Posted by Dexx View Post

      Havent watched yet either (it's midnight here and I'm working on some client stuff) but I'll def check it in the morning!

      Pre-thanks for taking the time to put together free content to help everyone succeed, hopefully the majority dont brush it off as "just free" but use 'em to get results. If not, I'm sure they'll be back asking the same questions about the same problems...or paying $47 for half the quality in some weird WSO =P

      Keep up the great work VB!

      ~Dexx
      Thanks, Dexx! Yes, hopefully the free aspect doesn't scare off people.

      I could have easily taken 2 of the lead generation ideas in these videos, added a template, and maybe another thing or two and sold it as a WSO.

      Originally Posted by topstarclubseo View Post

      Thank you very much
      You're welcome.

      Originally Posted by Jacer View Post

      This is a great video series Gene. It's cool to see people like you adding great content to the forum that most people would charge for. It is making this offline section invaluable.

      FYI-You mention attaching a template to the post. Not sure if you maybe forgot or were not able to post it. Just thought I would let you know.
      Thanks Jacer.

      The template - I didn't forget about it. I went to attach it and I couldn't since you can't attach Publisher files. So I'll have to upload it to my site or convert it to word (which would take awhile).

      Still have to take care of that and upload another video or two. But got sidetracked with other things, sleep, and digging my car out of the snow we got last night/this morning.

      Keep an eye out later today for the template and other video(s).

      Originally Posted by blackstone View Post

      Gene, thanks for taking the time to put this together.
      No problem.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony Wagner
    Wow, what a gift! Many thanks! Could you pm me your e-mail I have a couple questions for your wso. I cant pm yet because of post #.


    Thanks again,

    Tony
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by Tony Wagner View Post

      Wow, what a gift! Many thanks! Could you pm me your e-mail I have a couple questions for your wso. I cant pm yet because of post #.

      Thanks again,

      Tony
      PM sent.



      Btw, I added a download link for the publisher file. I updated the original post with it but just in case, here it is...

      Click here.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    Hey Gene, thanks for uploading this. While I "know" most of this already, you pack tons of concise info in a very short time. In fact, I'd love to get my hands on the Powerpoint files you use for the vids !!!

    This quote is indeed amazing :"Everything you desire is outside your comfort zone or else you'd have it already". I've read quite a few books and had not seen this one before.

    The postcard method was actually a WSO, that's why I never openly discussed it as I'd feel I'd release "private" info, but now it's been months since he sold it so it's probably OK (don't remember whom as well even tough I bought it).

    I've checked videos 1-3, and was about to see the "last one" but either I missed out many at first glance, or you've added more since then. Either way, this is great!

    Thanks a lot. Your WSO is on my list of coming purchases. Unlike with IM, this time, I'll buy "offline" stuff only after I've made money, probably investing around 5-10% back in education. I know enough to make some nice dough, I just need to get off my butt and get after it (and I'm doing that since yesterday, as planned, so I'm halfway there)
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      Hey Gene, thanks for uploading this. While I "know" most of this already, you pack tons of concise info in a very short time. In fact, I'd love to get my hands on the Powerpoint files you use for the vids !!!
      PM me your email address and I'll send them to you.

      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      This quote is indeed amazing :"Everything you desire is outside your comfort zone or else you'd have it already". I've read quite a few books and had not seen this one before.
      I heard it from one of the guys I follow...he isn't in the sales/marketing/IM field.

      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      The postcard method was actually a WSO, that's why I never openly discussed it as I'd feel I'd release "private" info, but now it's been months since he sold it so it's probably OK (don't remember whom as well even tough I bought it).
      Which postcard? The yellow page one or the google one?

      The YP one I learned from another consultant...not on here. He doesn't sell WSO's.

      The other one, I learned from a friend who just recently learned it. Not sure where he got it from, but I know it was NOT a WSO.

      So if it was in a WSO, that person got it from someone else.

      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      I've checked videos 1-3, and was about to see the "last one" but either I missed out many at first glance, or you've added more since then. Either way, this is great!
      I added 4 more today.

      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      Thanks a lot. Your WSO is on my list of coming purchases. Unlike with IM, this time, I'll buy "offline" stuff only after I've made money, probably investing around 5-10% back in education. I know enough to make some nice dough, I just need to get off my butt and get after it (and I'm doing that since yesterday, as planned, so I'm halfway there)
      "Buy after you've made money" is a great idea. Smarter than "buy buy buy and never do anything." Always good to make money first and invest a small part of it back into educating yourself and becoming better. "School is never out for a pro." Best of luck!
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    • Profile picture of the author Jimian
      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      The postcard method was actually a WSO, that's why I never openly discussed it as I'd feel I'd release "private" info, but now it's been months since he sold it so it's probably OK (don't remember whom as well even tough I bought it).

      I made mention of this offline marketing strategy in one of my WSO's
      and on my postcard marketing website Offline Marketing Magnet:



      Guy by the name M. H. It blew me away when I first saw it and Gene
      (on this thread... see Video #3) does an awesome job using this principle. You basically
      'tear the person's yellow page ad apart' ....

      I called it "Insult Marketing" Ha-ha.

      Jim

      P.S. I was watching CNBC special last night on 'Super Market' marketing...and one CEO lady said "part of success is knowing who to copy". There's a lot of Dan Kennedy-esqe stuff I copy in any marketing I do.... and a series of NO B. S. books.
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      • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
        Originally Posted by Tam Chancellor View Post

        Thanks again for the spreadsheet. It's a wonderful resource.
        I am even more grateful to you for introducing me to Paul Lemberg.
        He's in my neck of the woods...so to speak. Did some research on him.
        His coaching and speaking rates rival Jay Abraham. It seems like he was
        mentored by him.

        The best lesson was how he has positioned himself. Getting there...slowly.
        You're welcome Tam.

        Originally Posted by Ray Erdmann View Post

        P.S. I was watching CNBC special last night on 'Super Market' marketing...and one CEO lady said "part of success is knowing who to copy". There's a lot of Dan Kennedy-esqe stuff I copy in any marketing I do.... and a series of NO B. S. books.
        I steal, I mean borrow, a lot of DK stuff myself. He is my favorite and almost everything I know is because of him.
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      • Profile picture of the author allison1985
        So many videos, Thanks for sharing.
        I just see the first one, and I will see all of them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    "Buy after you've made money" is a great idea. Smarter than "buy buy buy and never do anything." Always good to make money first and invest a small part of it back into educating yourself and becoming better. "School is never out for a pro." Best of luck!
    The thing in IM is that it's so virtual that we almost get programmed to "seek out a better way". In consulting, it comes down to many tangible things we have direct and total control over, and one of them is certainly PROSPECTING. The thing we somehow want to avoid

    Basically, there's no excuse. And the refinements and improvements we can get by learning new things are wayyyy higher after we've actually tested methods in the real world and earned some stripes with experience.

    Anyway, thanks for everything Gene, I truly appreciate it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    Which postcard? The yellow page one or the google one?
    Well both actually.
    The YP one I learned from another consultant...not on here. He doesn't sell WSO's.

    The other one, I learned from a friend who just recently learned it. Not sure where he got it from, but I know it was NOT a WSO.

    So if it was in a WSO, that person got it from someone else.
    Who came up with what first anyway. Intellectual property on things like that is so fuzzy. And obviously, it's not because I learn something first from source XYZ that they did come out with it first, WSO or not... After a while, it's probably irrelevant anyway as it becomes "public knowledge" (if it wasn't in the first place and then packaged as a WSO) .

    I'm just glad to see an experienced consultant as yourself favor lumpy mail and postcards as a prospecting method. It certainly validates that approach in my eyes. I intend to use that one to get entree level business small deals (mainly autoresponders and Google listings) and transform some of them into real consulting clients afterward. Do you ever try to get high end consulting deals directly for the direct mail method?
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      Well both actually.
      Who came up with what first anyway. Intellectual property on things like that is so fuzzy. And obviously, it's not because I learn something first from source XYZ that they did come out with it first, WSO or not... After a while, it's probably irrelevant anyway as it becomes "public knowledge" (if it wasn't in the first place and then packaged as a WSO) .

      I'm just glad to see an experienced consultant as yourself favor lumpy mail and postcards as a prospecting method. It certainly validates that approach in my eyes. I intend to use that one to get entree level business small deals (mainly autoresponders and Google listings) and transform some of them into real consulting clients afterward. Do you ever try to get high end consulting deals directly for the direct mail method?
      Using the first one (Yellow Pages postcard), the only thing that would really be the same is the headline. Every postcard will have a different ad on it and different "tips" about that ad. So it's not really the same. And if you change the headline, it's not really the same at all. Same concept but not the same ad. So I don't see any issues here. Not to mention when I learned it, the person gave it away freely.
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  • Profile picture of the author jacquic
    So if it was in a WSO, that person got it from someone else.
    Yes, I've known about that for some time.

    Great resource, Vagabond! Thanks.

    ~ Jacqui

    Haha, I remember the first time I watched one of your videos this time last year (the lumpy mail set you did )...and discovered you are a man!
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by jacquic View Post

      Yes, I've known about that for some time.

      Great resource, Vagabond! Thanks.

      ~ Jacqui

      Haha, I remember the first time I watched one of your videos this time last year (the lumpy mail set you did )...and discovered you are a man!
      Haha, I think I disappointed a lot of male Warriors when I released those videos.

      If I was female and looked like that, I wouldn't be hanging out on a forum trying to make it in IM. I'd be modeling somewhere.

      That avatar is Adriana Lima, btw.
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      • Profile picture of the author TE2
        I think you have already achieved your goal of offering free content that is better than most paid offerings.

        Your post could have easily been a WSO and one that would have been well worth the money.

        I'd give it a 10 stars rating but WF only goes to 5.

        My Rating Scale - 10/10
        Warrior Rating Scale - 5/5

        Excellent all around!

        Regards,

        John

        ps - How do we get your Ultimate Sales & Marketing Mind Map?
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        • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
          Originally Posted by TE2 View Post

          I think you have already achieved your goal of offering free content that is better than most paid offerings.

          Your post could have easily been a WSO and one that would have been well worth the money.

          I'd give it a 10 stars rating but WF only goes to 5.

          My Rating Scale - 10/10
          Warrior Rating Scale - 5/5

          Excellent all around!

          Regards,

          John

          ps - How do we get your Ultimate Sales & Marketing Mind Map?
          Thanks John!! I appreciate the kind words.

          Per rules, I don't think a person can directly link to their product in a post(??). So you can get my mind map by clicking the link in my sig (I just edited my sig so it's more clear).

          Thanks again.
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          • Profile picture of the author TE2
            Originally Posted by Vagabond 007 View Post

            Thanks John!! I appreciate the kind words.

            Per rules, I don't think a person can directly link to their product in a post(??). So you can get my mind map by clicking the link in my sig (I just edited my sig so it's more clear).

            Thanks again.
            I'll grab a copy - worth every penny that you are charging.

            What about the excel spreadsheet for the 5 areas of improvement. Possible to get a copy of it as well?

            Thanks,

            John
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            • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
              Originally Posted by TE2 View Post

              I'll grab a copy - worth every penny that you are charging.

              What about the excel spreadsheet for the 5 areas of improvement. Possible to get a copy of it as well?

              Thanks,

              John
              Sure, shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send it over. Can't attach excel files on here.
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              • Profile picture of the author bsuperiority
                I buzzed all of my hair off to be more "presentable" to local clients this year...and now this is being offered. What more can a guy ask for???

                Sir Vagabond, I clicked and saved on the publisher link, but it wouldn't open for me. May I ask you or another Warrior to send it to me? I don't have enough posts to insert my email, but my skype is valid and I can message someone from that.

                I sure would appreciate it! Thank you!
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  • Profile picture of the author rafterman
    excellent videos, thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author beachtime
    Wow, that is a fantastic resource you have created.

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by bsuperiority View Post

      I buzzed all of my hair off to be more "presentable" to local clients this year...and now this is being offered. What more can a guy ask for???

      Sir Vagabond, I clicked and saved on the publisher link, but it wouldn't open for me. May I ask you or another Warrior to send it to me? I don't have enough posts to insert my email, but my skype is valid and I can message someone from that.

      I sure would appreciate it! Thank you!
      It didn't work for you?? I double checked it, worked for me. Stupid question, but you do have Publisher on your computer, correct?

      I'll triple check the link again.

      Originally Posted by beachtime View Post

      Wow, that is a fantastic resource you have created.

      Thanks
      You're welcome.
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  • Profile picture of the author pheonixrises
    This is great. Thank you for taking the time to put this together and post it up!
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    Yes, "pheonix" is spelled incorrectly. There's a story behind this. If you're curious, just ask!
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  • Profile picture of the author bsuperiority
    Again, I'm sorry to ask, but I sure would like to receive this information. I do have Publisher. Here is the message I get from the link:
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  • Profile picture of the author Wilter Quesada
    Nice, Cool stuff Thanks for sharing
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    The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by pheonixrises View Post

      This is great. Thank you for taking the time to put this together and post it up!
      No problem!

      Originally Posted by bsuperiority View Post

      Again, I'm sorry to ask, but I sure would like to receive this information. I do have Publisher. Here is the message I get from the link:
      I could download it ok, but it wouldn't open in Publisher for some reason. Not sure what is wrong. :confused:

      Email me and I will reply with the file attached.

      feedback [at] vagabond007 [dot] com


      Originally Posted by Wilter Quesada View Post

      Nice, Cool stuff Thanks for sharing
      You're welcome.
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  • Profile picture of the author James Morris
    Hi Gene,

    I’m having the same issue as bsuperiority. I also have publisher (version 2007) and when I try opening the file you have linked for the postcard template is gives me an error that publisher cannot open the file. Is the file saved in a later version of publisher?
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by James Morris View Post

      Hi Gene,

      I’m having the same issue as bsuperiority. I also have publisher (version 2007) and when I try opening the file you have linked for the postcard template is gives me an error that publisher cannot open the file. Is the file saved in a later version of publisher?
      I just emailed you about this.

      But just to let you and everyone else know, I edited the webpage so you should be able to download the file from there now if you want. I tried it on my computer and it worked.

      www.NoBsMarketingAdvice.com/template.htm
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  • Profile picture of the author dv8
    Wow, better then some of the WSO's I've purchased!

    Thanks for the taking the time to make these videos.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    I'm sending this back to the top as many people might have not seen this yet.

    Great, concise, FREE advice on how to grow your business (and manage yourself).

    Check it out!
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    • Profile picture of the author hastla
      I also wanted to say, that this video series is awsome. Please have a look at it all, as it helped me a lot understanding some things I didn`t know yet. So I just have to enhance that this is one of the most important free video series available; Also paid often for not such a quality!
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      • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
        Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

        I'm sending this back to the top as many people might have not seen this yet.

        Great, concise, FREE advice on how to grow your business (and manage yourself).

        Check it out!
        Thanks Jay!

        Originally Posted by hastla View Post

        I also wanted to say, that this video series is awsome. Please have a look at it all, as it helped me a lot understanding some things I didn`t know yet. So I just have to enhance that this is one of the most important free video series available; Also paid often for not such a quality!
        Thank you.


        QUESTION TO EVERYONE - Anything in the videos that you would like to me go over more in another video? Something you need explained in more detail? Or something you would just like to hear more on?

        And NO, this is not a lead in to some WSO. I would post it in this section, for free.


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        • Profile picture of the author TE2
          If you like this thread and really want to support and thank Gene (Vagabond007), then you need to do three things:

          1. Make sure you are logged in and hit the "thank you" button on the lower right corner of Post #1
          2. Go the top right corner of post #1 and give the post a 5 star rating (see the "rating" dropdown...)
          3. Post your comment in the thread
          Regards,

          John
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        • Profile picture of the author efowlk1
          Originally Posted by Vagabond 007 View Post

          Thanks Jay!

          Thank you.


          QUESTION TO EVERYONE - Anything in the videos that you would like to me go over more in another video? Something you need explained in more detail? Or something you would just like to hear more on?

          And NO, this is not a lead in to some WSO. I would post it in this section, for free.


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          Hi Gene,
          I would love to hear any and all details you are willing to provide regarding the following topics:
          1) Phone scripts for secretaries/receptionists
          2) How to write/re-write a client's Yellow Pages Ad
          Thanks!
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          • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
            Originally Posted by jamesfowlkes View Post

            Hi Gene,
            I would love to hear any and all details you are willing to provide regarding the following topics:
            1) Phone scripts for secretaries/receptionists
            2) How to write/re-write a client's Yellow Pages Ad
            Thanks!
            Sorry, just seeing this now.

            Phone Scripts - No set script to share here, as obviously it depends on a many factors. But just test different scripts and see which ones work best. This, of course, means you have to track.

            For call ins from ads, which I assume is what you are asking about (??), don't forget to ask for things like a tracking #. Basically, you want to find out which ad prompted the call. And of course always ask for the sale. Don't assume people will order/know how to order/know what to do next.

            Yellow Page Ads - First I'd give more thought to using Yellow Page ads. I personally hate them. But, there are times where they have worked for businesses.

            The most obvious thing to me with a Yellow Page ad is to make it stand out. You'll notice most ads all resemble each other and say the same thing. So if all the ads look the same and sound the same, then why would a customer call one business over the other?

            "Free Report" type ads can work well. Something like "7 things you need to know before hiring an attorney" or something along those lines. Then just direct them to a free recorded message to leave their info, or an opt in page.

            Bottom line, you want to stand out and get noticed.

            But again, I'd give more thought to if the YP's is the best use of a businesses ad budget. I'd explore other avenues first.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
    Thanks John!
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    • Profile picture of the author Nealva61
      This is probably some of the most valuable information that I have seen offered in this forum with no opt-in or other obligation.

      You should much good Karma for some time to come.

      Thank you for your generous giving of your time and knowledge in creating these videos. You could have EASILY charged good money for value of this caliber.

      Cheers!

      Neal
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      • Profile picture of the author RakeshB
        Hi Gene,

        I HAD to hit pause while 80% through video 1. I then scurried over to Youtube and downloaded all your vids.

        I already have the mindmap, and am planning to customize it to my needs, and then print it out in A2 size to put above my desk.

        GREAT work. THANK YOU very much. I haven't seen the vids yet so don't know where to follow you/ your mailing list. Please please please send it to me by PM and I will subscribe using my primary email ID and not my standard opt-in ID where I have 43,000 unread tips from the gurus promising to change my life forever.
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        • Profile picture of the author RakeshB
          PS - The FREE tag probably reduces the perceived value of the post and and the Adriana avatar doesn't help any either. I almost skipped this one. I'd change it if I were you. Just my 0.002 cents.
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          • Profile picture of the author blackstone
            No!!!!!!!!!!!
            Don't change the avatar!!!!!!!!!!!
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            • Profile picture of the author dv8
              Originally Posted by blackstone View Post

              No!!!!!!!!!!!
              Don't change the avatar!!!!!!!!!!!
              +1

              I agree!
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            • Profile picture of the author Tam Chancellor
              Originally Posted by blackstone View Post

              No!!!!!!!!!!!
              Don't change the avatar!!!!!!!!!!!
              LOL

              It is incredibly generous of you to provide these videos for
              free. Easily beats a lot of offline WSOs. Even though I know a lot that was in the videos, it was a great refresher course. I really loved the Excel spreadsheet in the last vid. Can you provide more info about it? A Paul Lumberg (?) product? That name is unfamiliar to me. I can really see using it could help close a lot of visually oriented prospects: the show-me-the-numbers prospects.

              Thanks
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              • Profile picture of the author Mobilize
                I finished watching all 7 videos. Just want to say Thanks!
                Great example of moving the "free line". If you provide great content like these for free...
                So I ordered your mind map, looking forward to devouring it.

                Thanks,
                Jeff
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                • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
                  Originally Posted by Nealva61 View Post

                  This is probably some of the most valuable information that I have seen offered in this forum with no opt-in or other obligation.

                  You should much good Karma for some time to come.

                  Thank you for your generous giving of your time and knowledge in creating these videos. You could have EASILY charged good money for value of this caliber.

                  Cheers!

                  Neal
                  No problem, Neal! Glad you like the videos.

                  Originally Posted by RakeshB View Post

                  Hi Gene,

                  I HAD to hit pause while 80% through video 1. I then scurried over to Youtube and downloaded all your vids.

                  I already have the mindmap, and am planning to customize it to my needs, and then print it out in A2 size to put above my desk.

                  GREAT work. THANK YOU very much. I haven't seen the vids yet so don't know where to follow you/ your mailing list. Please please please send it to me by PM and I will subscribe using my primary email ID and not my standard opt-in ID where I have 43,000 unread tips from the gurus promising to change my life forever.
                  Hi,

                  You can click on the link in my sig, on the far right (NoBsMarketingAdvice), that will take you to a page where you can sign up. And don' worry, I won't send you a bunch of junk emails. I'm so sick of them I unsubscribed from almost every one.

                  Originally Posted by RakeshB View Post

                  PS - The FREE tag probably reduces the perceived value of the post and and the Adriana avatar doesn't help any either. I almost skipped this one. I'd change it if I were you. Just my 0.002 cents.
                  You don't like Adriana?



                  Originally Posted by blackstone View Post

                  No!!!!!!!!!!!
                  Don't change the avatar!!!!!!!!!!!
                  Haha, no worries, I'm not changing it.

                  Originally Posted by deesangels View Post

                  Gene,

                  Loved your example about the Bostonian Shoes-- The easiest prospect to sell is another salesperson. They are just soooo easy!

                  Dee
                  Hi Dee,

                  Glad you liked it. That pair of shoes is STILL sitting in the box.

                  And yes, I think part fo the reason I bought them is vecause I was impressed with how the sales woman sold them to me. I got talking to her afterward and was asking her some questions. She has been at that store for over 10 years. She was very good at selling...nice, friendly, caring, helpful, and had the timing just perfect on the up sell.

                  Originally Posted by Tam Chancellor View Post

                  LOL

                  It is incredibly generous of you to provide these videos for
                  free. Easily beats a lot of offline WSOs. Even though I know a lot that was in the videos, it was a great refresher course. I really loved the Excel spreadsheet in the last vid. Can you provide more info about it? A Paul Lumberg (?) product? That name is unfamiliar to me. I can really see using it could help close a lot of visually oriented prospects: the show-me-the-numbers prospects.

                  Thanks
                  Tam,

                  His name is Paul Lemberg. Shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll send you the file.

                  And I'm glad you liked the videos. Thanks for the kind words.

                  Originally Posted by BlueStreak View Post

                  I finished watching all 7 videos. Just want to say Thanks!
                  Great example of moving the "free line". If you provide great content like these for free...
                  So I ordered your mind map, looking forward to devouring it.

                  Thanks,
                  Jeff
                  Hi Jeff,

                  Thanks for the kind words and I appreciate your investment in my mind map.
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  • Profile picture of the author deesangels
    Gene,

    Loved your example about the Bostonian Shoes-- The easiest prospect to sell is another salesperson. They are just soooo easy!

    Dee
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  • Profile picture of the author MIB Mastermind
    Awesome adive, like said above you've provided more valuable content for "FREE"
    Than some folks would sell for $47

    Oh and by the way I purchased your mind map a couple of week back and it's a great product and I no it will prove most valuable inmy business over the coming months/years.

    One last thing I would also be interested in the excel file, is this something we can get for free?

    Thanks

    ~Bryan
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by MIB Mastermind View Post

      Awesome adive, like said above you've provided more valuable content for "FREE"
      Than some folks would sell for $47

      Oh and by the way I purchased your mind map a couple of week back and it's a great product and I no it will prove most valuable inmy business over the coming months/years.

      One last thing I would also be interested in the excel file, is this something we can get for free?

      Thanks

      ~Bryan
      Hi Bryan,

      Thanks for the kind words and thanks for investing in my mind map a few weeks back.

      And yes, PM me your email address and I will send you the Excel file.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tam Chancellor
    Thanks again for the spreadsheet. It's a wonderful resource.
    I am even more grateful to you for introducing me to Paul Lemberg.
    He's in my neck of the woods...so to speak. Did some research on him.
    His coaching and speaking rates rival Jay Abraham. It seems like he was
    mentored by him.

    The best lesson was how he has positioned himself. Getting there...slowly.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ray Erdmann
      I'm going through your videos now, and have subscribed to your YT channel!

      As for the publisher file, I don't have this particular MS product pre-installed, thus besides upgrading/buying said product, do you know of any free alternatives that would allow me to view the file?
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanjm
      Definitely as good or better than many WSO's. Thanks a lot for taking the time.
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  • Profile picture of the author RaptorGabe
    Wow, I'm shocked you aren't charging for this . GREAT information, I've been doing this for 4 years and I even picked up a few cool tidbits.
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by GiftOnline View Post

      Tnx for the excellent videos.
      Originally Posted by ryanjm View Post

      Definitely as good or better than many WSO's. Thanks a lot for taking the time.
      Originally Posted by RaptorGabe View Post

      Wow, I'm shocked you aren't charging for this . GREAT information, I've been doing this for 4 years and I even picked up a few cool tidbits.
      You're welcome! Glad you guys liked the videos.
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      • Profile picture of the author LarryS
        Really appreciate all the good info.
        What company can I purchase the lumpy mail products from? (trash can, x-ray, etc.)
        Thanks.

        And don't change the avatar!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author PabloVTB
    Great videos, very informative. I do think this could be a great opportunity in 2011, and am planning to offer SEO related services to local stores in my community anytime soon.
    Thanks for the videos
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  • Profile picture of the author Intermission
    Thanks for sharing these videos. I've bookmarked them for tomorrow and will go through them taking notes.

    I started to watch one of them, but ... Not the voice I was expecting - seeing your avatar
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  • Profile picture of the author nandi
    Love the videos and thank you very much for sharing. Thanks a lot for that publisher file goes a long way. And if thats not your face whose is it?
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  • Profile picture of the author tyrabelle
    Hi Vagabond,
    I am in the process of using the postcard technique that you suggested in your video. I downloaded snagit but I am having a problem sending my sceen captures to MS Publisher. How are you able to do so? Thanks so much.
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by nandi View Post

      Love the videos and thank you very much for sharing. Thanks a lot for that publisher file goes a long way. And if thats not your face whose is it?
      You're welcome.

      It's Adriana Lima.

      Originally Posted by tyrabelle View Post

      Hi Vagabond,
      I am in the process of using the postcard technique that you suggested in your video. I downloaded snagit but I am having a problem sending my sceen captures to MS Publisher. How are you able to do so? Thanks so much.
      Just save the file as a JPG (or PNG). Then, when you're in Publisher, insert a picture.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brucew0617
    So many useful videos, I will watch them one by one.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sparksman
    Thank you Vagabond for a great FREE set of Videos. I'm currently trying to get into the whole "Offline" thing. These Vidz are invaluable help. Thanks again.
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  • Profile picture of the author AppsFromHome
    Wow these videos are fantastic. As of the start of 2011, I am pursuing a career as an IM and all around marketing consultant full time now so the insight and motivation in these videos is very helpful. Thank you for sharing.
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  • Excellent videos
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  • Profile picture of the author ADukes81
    I have NO idea why I waited this long to watch these videos. Awesome work!

    Thank you for this!
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  • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
    Thanks for the kind words everyone. Glad you guys like them!
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  • Profile picture of the author justfun54
    Thank You Vagabond007 for all the stuff given away free. I have retired from work resigning from Flight Attendant job of 32 yers after realising the difference of the BS at the TOP & the pits of being a wage owner.

    I really want to get in to the offline area.

    Thanks again & Success Always.
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by justfun54 View Post

      Thank You Vagabond007 for all the stuff given away free. I have retired from work resigning from Flight Attendant job of 32 yers after realising the difference of the BS at the TOP & the pits of being a wage owner.

      I really want to get in to the offline area.

      Thanks again & Success Always.
      You're welcome. I used to work in the airline industry about 10 years ago.

      Glad you like the stuff I've posted.
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  • Profile picture of the author nthmarketing
    Big Thanks for all the great information I know how much time it must have took to do it and I for one not doubt appreciate it.

    Aloha,
    Fred
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    • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
      Originally Posted by nthmarketing View Post

      Big Thanks for all the great information I know how much time it must have took to do it and I for one not doubt appreciate it.

      Aloha,
      Fred
      Hey Fred,

      Thanks for your kind words!

      Yes, it took me awhile to put together those videos!! I was newer to Camtasia and editing at the time.
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      • Profile picture of the author rackman63
        Again thanks gene for sharing with all of the WF your inspiring videos great stuff

        thanks
        phillip in san diego
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        • Profile picture of the author Vagabond 007
          Originally Posted by rackman63 View Post

          Again thanks gene for sharing with all of the WF your inspiring videos great stuff

          thanks
          phillip in san diego
          Thanks for the kind words, Phillip!

          For whatever reason, I am just seeing your comment now. Sorry about that. But gives a good opportunity to bump this thread for anyone else who hasn't seen the videos yet.

          Hope they helped.
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  • Profile picture of the author CoachMikeH
    These are awesome. It will greatly enhance my service offerings as an offline web consultant. Thank you! This is going to make me better and be able to better articulate what the business owner needs and how I can give it to them.
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    will check these out later
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  • Profile picture of the author Dasilva.
    Respect dude!!!

    What a contribution... you could have easily made that into product, and its actually much better than most products and with more marketing principals than most "offline marketing courses" out there!!!

    And thats why eventually most people fail, they have a system handed to them but no knowledge about its foundations.
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