How I Made £4850 Plus £1500 recurring Monthly In 3 Weeks

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Hi Warriors,

I just wanted to share with you guys how I made £4850 ($7500 apx) And £1500 ($2300 apx) recurring monthly in 3 weeks.

I will show you step by step what I have done to get those results very simple:

Step 1: Search for businesses on yellow pages, local news paper, local magazine, you need to look for builders, plumbers, plasters, painters and so on that don't have a website, more on this in a bit.

Step 2: You need to contact then via, email, text or phone call.

Step 3: Close the deal.

Let's talk about step 1.

You need to search for local businesses that don't have a site but they have paid for an ad on yellow pages, local news paper or local magazine, as you probably know those kind of ads are not cheap. If those people paid for the ads chances are they will pay for a site that cost only £97 plus £30 for hosting, domain and 2 yearly update to the site. You need to target builders, plumbers, plasters, painters because it's very lucky that will never ask you for any update on a regular basis, instead if you go for restaurants, cafes and bars those business will ask you to update the site on a regular basis, change of menu, new event and so on, so avoid those.

Step 2: You can contact them via email, phone call or text messages. I have used something on those line:

Hi there (or name if you have),

We are a small web design company based (what ever you are), we create website for local business and we are running and crazy offer (price) limited to 50 orders. You can see a demo site on (yourdemosite url), call me or text me back for further information.

I personally like to text or email them.

Step 3: closing the deal:

You need to make sure that the prospect agree on the £30 monthly payment and sign an agreement to a minimum of 6 - 12 month contract. For the payment I use paypal because lots of people know about it.

This is the simple system I have used for the past 3 weeks.

I create the sites using wordpress, I have 6-7 premium theme for small business, pm for more info. If you don't know how to use wordpress pm and I will send you 20 free training video.

The sites are between 3 and 5 pages max.

To take it to the next level I am going to outsource the sites building and concentrate on getting as much business as I can, to take my earning to £10k monthly.

I hope you find my post helpful and if you need more help post your questions below and I will try to help you guys as much as I can.

Enjoy,
Simon Fusco



UPDATE: Another way you can use to get business is to use tripadviser, what you need to do in this case is to look for restaurants, hotels, b&b that don't have a website and contact them. Always make sure to check if they don't have a website by serching for the name in google.
#£1500 #£4850 #local business #made #make money #monthly #recurring #weeks
  • Profile picture of the author ish
    Thanks for your help...I'm looking to get into offline marketing right now and you have given some good ideas.
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    • Profile picture of the author Andy Bo
      Hi Simon,

      What are your "hit rates" on the email you send? ie how many do you send out to get a client?
      Do you do keyword research before hand and geo-target the site ie BuilderNorthLondon.co.uk or do you brand it ie BobsBuilders.co.uk.

      Is it more to do with providing a basic internet presence that can be used in their other advertising rather than getting a well-ranked lead generation site.

      Thank you in advance for your answers and I wish you all the very best in your business..at £1500pm I could give up my regular job ;o)

      Regards,
      Andy
      PS I can't PM yet but would be interested to see what themes you use for these small businesses....
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by Andy Bo View Post

        Hi Simon,

        What are your "hit rates" on the email you send? ie how many do you send out to get a client?
        Do you do keyword research before hand and geo-target the site ie BuilderNorthLondon.co.uk or do you brand it ie BobsBuilders.co.uk.

        Is it more to do with providing a basic internet presence that can be used in their other advertising rather than getting a well-ranked lead generation site.

        Thank you in advance for your answers and I wish you all the very best in your business..at £1500pm I could give up my regular job ;o)

        Regards,
        Andy
        PS I can't PM yet but would be interested to see what themes you use for these small businesses....
        Hi Andy,

        Yes I do keyword research and build the site around that. I regards to the "hit rate" so far every 20-25 emails or text I land a client.

        Good luck,
        Simon
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        • Profile picture of the author wings2341
          This is a great idea. I am doing a different variotion of this. I am selling mostly mobile websites. I am using dudamobile sites reseller package. This allows me to convert the companies normal website into a mobile site. That way I don't have to discuss a lot of info with the client, just wam bam thank you maam. I charge hosting for this too so I can collect recurring payments as well. The mobiles site syncs with there regular site so in order to update there mobile site they need to update there regular site which does not require intervention from me.
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          • Profile picture of the author Simon74
            Originally Posted by wings2341 View Post

            This is a great idea. I am doing a different variotion of this. I am selling mostly mobile websites. I am using dudamobile sites reseller package. This allows me to convert the companies normal website into a mobile site. That way I don't have to discuss a lot of info with the client, just wam bam thank you maam. I charge hosting for this too so I can collect recurring payments as well. The mobiles site syncs with there regular site so in order to update there mobile site they need to update there regular site which does not require intervention from me.
            Another great tip thank you
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          • Profile picture of the author stranger11
            Hey wings2301,

            That's a good strategy, but what kinds of businesses are you selling that service to? I am having trouble thinking of businesses that will need and pay for mobile sites. There is another thread in the mobile sites section (I don't have enough posts to link to it) where the guy was saying he was approaching restaurants because he figured they may be the only ones that need them, but most of them don't want such a service.
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            • Profile picture of the author Simon74
              Originally Posted by stranger11 View Post

              Hey wings2301,

              That's a good strategy, but what kinds of businesses are you selling that service to? I am having trouble thinking of businesses that will need and pay for mobile sites. There is another thread in the mobile sites section (I don't have enough posts to link to it) where the guy was saying he was approaching restaurants because he figured they may be the only ones that need them, but most of them don't want such a service.
              I sell sites to builders, carpenters, painters and so on, you can get their details via yellow pages, local paper and local magazine.

              Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by ish View Post

      Thanks for your help...I'm looking to get into offline marketing right now and you have given some good ideas.
      Your welcome happy to help.

      Best of luck,
      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author pipranger
    Well done Simon, going by your figures I'm guessing you've signed up 50 clients. Sweet.

    £30 pm recurring is amazing considering 1and1 dot co dot uk charges £4.99 pm for their basic package.

    Is your response rate for cold calling higher or lower than text or email?

    Thanks for the tip on businesses to target.

    Dayo
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by pipranger View Post

      Well done Simon, going by your figures I'm guessing you've signed up 50 clients. Sweet.

      £30 pm recurring is amazing considering 1and1 dot co dot uk charges £4.99 pm for their basic package.

      Is your response rate for cold calling higher or lower than text or email?

      Thanks for the tip on businesses to target.

      Dayo
      Hi Dayo,

      Most of the time I send a text I don't like cold calling.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author KenL
    Let's see if I got your math right, in just 3 weeks you got 50 clients @ L97 each and L30 monthly recurring. 50 is a pretty phenomenal number, you landed over 16 a week. Did you do this all by yourself or did you have help sending out the over 1000 emails? Please elaborate on how you obtained all the email addys and or phone numbers to contact. That's one helluva job you did, my hat's off to you and a big congrats.

    Are you selling them SEO services also? Here on this side of the pond I've seen charges starting from $500 up to $1000 to get their GPlace listing on the first page and $200 to $250 monthly just to maintain that aspect. Hope you're not leaving all that money on the table.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by KenL View Post

      Let's see if I got your math right, in just 3 weeks you got 50 clients @ L97 each and L30 monthly recurring. 50 is a pretty phenomenal number, you landed over 16 a week. Did you do this all by yourself or did you have help sending out the over 1000 emails? Please elaborate on how you obtained all the email addys and or phone numbers to contact. That's one helluva job you did, my hat's off to you and a big congrats.

      Are you selling them SEO services also? Here on this side of the pond I've seen charges starting from $500 up to $1000 to get their GPlace listing on the first page and $200 to $250 monthly just to maintain that aspect. Hope you're not leaving all that money on the table.
      All done by myself searching and sending text and emails like crazy, I have worked long hours. To build the site take me only 2 hours, I still have 15 left to be complete. The next step will be to outsource the site building.

      I get the emails and mobile numbers via yellopages, local magazine, local paper and etc.

      The next step will be selling SEO to local business. Remember people that run businesses don't have the time and don't really want to learn about webdesign, marketing, seo and so fort.

      Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author KenL
        Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

        All done by myself searching and sending text and emails like crazy, I have worked long hours.
        Simon
        That's extremely inspiring to hear that you put in all that hard work. That's going to keep me working just as hard to get it done knowing it can be a reality because Simon has actually done it.

        Have you thought about the hosting affiliate money that you can make? As an example, hostgator pays $100 per sign up. If your 50 clients bought hosting through your affiliate link, that would've been another $5000 for you.
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      • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
        Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

        All done by myself searching and sending text and emails like crazy, I have worked long hours. To build the site take me only 2 hours, I still have 15 left to be complete. The next step will be to outsource the site building.

        I get the emails and mobile numbers via yellopages, local magazine, local paper and etc.

        The next step will be selling SEO to local business. Remember people that run businesses don't have the time and don't really want to learn about webdesign, marketing, seo and so fort.

        Simon
        would love to know where you intend to outsource the site building if you are only charging £97 a site ? odesk ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Originally Posted by Chris Kent View Post

    Very nice and I like your approach to find non-fussy clients but how many did it take to get those figures?

    Also, are you visiting each client in person? Because in an area like London, I can see how that could seriously eat into your time.

    This low-cost low-hassle model is one I'm considering. I don't actually want to have clients build a highly dependent relationship with me. e.g. I want to be able to go overseas for months at a time with no problem.
    Hi Cris,

    Usually (95% of the time) I close the deal over the phone no need to go around businesses. Exceptionally builders, plumbers, painter they are always on the move.

    Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author sitekrafters
      Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

      Hi Cris,

      Usually (95% of the time) I close the deal over the phone no need to go around businesses. Exceptionally builders, plumbers, painter they are always on the move.

      Simon
      I have two questions for you.

      1. What is the order process like? Do you just direct them to a page where they click on the Paypal button and pay/subscribe?

      2. Do you stay with them on the phone while they pay?


      Thanks a lot for all the valuable information you have contributed !
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      • Profile picture of the author yinkamuyi
        Whats up Simon,Thanks for this free information, I really like to follow your foot step by target some offline people in my area. Could you please send me some free info expesially the Free Videos and the type of theme i can use.Yinka.
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  • Profile picture of the author WayneMoore
    AWESOME! As ever, the key is: TAKE ACTION!

    The leads are there waiting for our service we just need to get to them! Take note every one! :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author WayneMoore
    AWESOME! As ever, the key is: TAKE ACTION!

    The leads are there waiting for our service we just need to get to them! Take note every one! :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author guardado8
    i wished i could find their mobile phones so i could text them.
    that would be so much easier in my opinion
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by guardado8 View Post

      i wished i could find their mobile phones so i could text them.
      that would be so much easier in my opinion
      I got the details via yellow pages, local newspaper or local magazine, you get those everywhere.

      Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author onlineVisions
      Originally Posted by guardado8 View Post

      i wished i could find their mobile phones so i could text them.
      that would be so much easier in my opinion
      if you go to yell.com then search for builders in Birmingham for example, some of them got their mobile numbers..hope that helps
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    • Originally Posted by guardado8 View Post

      i wished i could find their mobile phones so i could text them.
      that would be so much easier in my opinion
      Best to avoid this route Guardado8, as you'll run into all of the rules and laws surrounding sending "unsolicited spam" via mobile. Could get pretty ugly!

      Success!

      Andrea
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by The-English-Webmistress View Post

        Best to avoid this route Guardado8, as you'll run into all of the rules and laws surrounding sending "unsolicited spam" via mobile. Could get pretty ugly!

        Success!

        Andrea
        So what about contacting you via mail or cold calling, are they spammers as well? I don't think so!
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        • Profile picture of the author Greg guitar
          Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

          So what about contacting you via mail or cold calling, are they spammers as well? I don't think so!
          Why is that relevant? The concern about sending spam texts was totally valid, and you shouldn't be suggesting people do it. Just because you're allowed to email or call a business does not mean you can send unsolicited texts to the owner's personal cell.
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    • Profile picture of the author Riich
      Originally Posted by guardado8 View Post

      i wished i could find their mobile phones so i could text them.
      that would be so much easier in my opinion
      Quite accessible for tradesmen, as they usually advertise with their mobile phones, as they're always on the move.
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

    Hey,
    nice post! Sometimes it seems so easy to make a decent income, it's all about taking action, believing in yourself and providing value good value to your customers so they are willing to put money out of their wallets - then the business is rolling.
    I've a little twist to your method...What about offering similar service to lawyers?
    Why lawyers?
    - they have A LOT of money (for sure more than plumbers)
    - they have no knowledge about website design etc
    - usually their websites look like crap (check it, seriously, recently I've even read an articles somewhere about poor design of lawyers websites, so you can offer a total redesign to their current websites
    - no need for often updates - they don't need a gallery, menu, event, etc, usually just plain text
    So this niche seems pretty nice and easy. After you create the site and charge per month for taking care after it, you build a relationship. When everything works great, both sides are happy and you build the trust, after 2-3 months you can offer many additional things:
    - mobile website (setup fee+extra monthly payment)
    - SEO (extra monthly payment)
    - Google Places (extra montly payment - I know little about it, but I guess it can be a nice thing to offer)
    - build a webiste about lawyers in your town, take it to the first page of Google, and offer them some ads on it (extra monthly fee). Only one/two lawyers from a specific discipline, so they don't have to compete - you'll gain even more trust.
    - maybe a YT channel?
    Then, before you notice, you will increase your recurring income from let's say 30$ to 300$. IMHO, 20 clients is a totally REALISTIC number in a big town x 300$ = 6000$.
    Not that bad!
    Good tip Marciano, I will send more text in the morning and let you guys know I love the WF!
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  • Profile picture of the author DPM70
    Your figures sound OK but surely you have set yourself up for a hell of a lot of work? I trust your figures are correct and you won't be working yourself to the bone to achieve this with a team on board that needs paying?

    Just don't burn yourself out.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by DPM70 View Post

      Your figures sound OK but surely you have set yourself up for a hell of a lot of work? I trust your figures are correct and you won't be working yourself to the bone to achieve this with a team on board that needs paying?

      Just don't burn yourself out.
      I have already put together a team that will take care of the sites building.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author farkry
    Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

    Hi Warriors,

    I just wanted to share with you guys how I made £4850 ($7500 apx) And £1500 ($2300 apx) recurring monthly in 3 weeks.

    I will show you step by step what I have done to get those results very simple:

    Step 1: Search for businesses on yellow pages, local news paper, local magazine, you need to look for builders, plumbers, plasters, painters and so on that don't have a website, more on this in a bit.

    Step 2: You need to contact then via, email, text or phone call.

    Step 3: Close the deal.

    Let's talk about step 1.

    You need to search for local businesses that don't have a site but they have paid for an ad on yellow pages, local news paper or local magazine, as you probably know those kind of ads are not cheap. If those people paid for the ads chances are they will pay for a site that cost only £97 plus £30 for hosting, domain and 2 yearly update to the site. You need to target builders, plumbers, plasters, painters because it's very lucky that will never ask you for any update on a regular basis, instead if you go for restaurants, cafes and bars those business will ask you to update the site on a regular basis, change of menu, new event and so on, so avoid those.

    Step 2: You can contact them via email, phone call or text messages.I have used something on those line:

    Hi there (or name if you have),

    We are a small web design company based (what ever you are), we create website for local business and we are running and crazy offer (price) limited to 50 orders. You can see a demo site on www.demosite.com, call me or text me back for further information.

    I personally like to text or email them.

    Step 3: closing the deal:

    You need to make sure that the prospect agree on the £30 monthly payment and sign an agreement to a minimum of 6 - 12 month contract. For the payment I use paypal because lots of people know about it.

    This is the simple system I have used for the past 3 weeks.

    I create the sites using wordpress, I have 6-7 premium theme for small business, pm for more info. If you don't know how to use wordpress pm and I will send you 20 free training video.

    The sites are between 3 and 5 pages max.

    To take it to the next level I am going to outsource the sites building and concentrate on getting as much business as I can, to take my earning to £10k monthly.

    I hope you find my post helpful and if you need more help post your questions below and I will try to help you guys as much as I can.

    Enjoy,
    Simon Fusco
    Dude, that's just totally awsome work, I like that fact that this clearly applies to the UK. I'm working on building my website sales machine at the moment & this info is very useful. I was wondering if you played with any other pricing points before you settled on the £97 build + £30 hosting ?
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by farkry View Post

      Dude, that's just totally awsome work, I like that fact that this clearly applies to the UK. I'm working on building my website sales machine at the moment & this info is very useful. I was wondering if you played with any other pricing points before you settled on the £97 build + £30 hosting ?
      Thank you man! I just went for the £97 per site + £30 hosting.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Superlearner
    That's great advice, thanks for sharing it
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  • Profile picture of the author rushindo
    I'm curious, how do you "email" some of them if they don't have a website? Never seen an email address (yahoo, gmail, etc) in a yellow page ad.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by rushindo View Post

      I'm curious, how do you "email" some of them if they don't have a website? Never seen an email address (yahoo, gmail, etc) in a yellow page ad.
      No via the yellow pages, you can find emails in the local newspaper and magazine.
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      • Profile picture of the author Ron20
        Hi everyone I'm new to this forum, but i have learnt a lot from here. Infact I have set up my own seo business after I learnt some online marketing methods from this great place!

        I am based in the UK and have been trying to sell seo services to small businesses. My smallest package is at 199 pounds a month for 5 keywords. Here are my cold calling figures... Please do let me know how am I doing.

        Number of calls made so far = 700
        Total sales so far = 5 (1 cancelled after a month)
        Total number of interested people in the pool (sent quotes to them) = 10

        Many were still interested but they either were in a contract with someone else or do not have the money right now.

        Any guidance on how am I doing? Is there anything that I need to improve on? Thanks in advance
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        • Profile picture of the author Noah Fleming
          Originally Posted by Ron20 View Post

          Number of calls made so far = 700
          Total sales so far = 5 (1 cancelled after a month)
          Total number of interested people in the pool (sent quotes to them) = 10
          You have ZERO relationship with any of these people.

          1) Relationship FIRST. Has to be rock-solid.
          2) Objectives to be accomplished.
          3) Measurement of Success
          4) Value - How is the client better off after doing business with you? WHAT is the value of reaching the objectives to be accomplished?
          5) ONLY when you have conceptual agreement on all these things, should you be submitting a proposal/price/fee.

          Everyone doing this "offline marketing" thing needs to stop thinking small and backwards. This is beans and pittance. And PLEASE lets start to understand the difference between Consulting & Freelance work.

          700 calls?!?! Start with 7 calls and start building relationships.
          You are no different than the 700 other people who called them this month.
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          • Profile picture of the author Ron20
            Originally Posted by Noah Fleming View Post

            You have ZERO relationship with any of these people.

            1) Relationship FIRST. Has to be rock-solid.
            2) Objectives to be accomplished.
            3) Measurement of Success
            4) Value - How is the client better off after doing business with you? WHAT is the value of reaching the objectives to be accomplished?
            5) ONLY when you have conceptual agreement on all these things, should you be submitting a proposal/price/fee.

            Everyone doing this "offline marketing" thing needs to stop thinking small and backwards. This is beans and pittance. And PLEASE lets start to understand the difference between Consulting & Freelance work.

            700 calls?!?! Start with 7 calls and start building relationships.
            You are no different than the 700 other people who called them this month.
            Hi Noah Fleming,

            Thanks for your reply. But you do sound a bit harsh though Could you please elaborate on what you said?

            How do I build a relationship with a prospect? Is it through an appointment?

            In my quote I do mention the benefits of SEO and how it can increase their business enquiries. I do mention all the work that we do and what results the client can expect.

            What do you think is a good conversion ratio for cold calls?
            1 sale for every 100 calls?

            Please do guide me as I am quite new to this and also if you can please try not to sound harsh!
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            • Profile picture of the author Noah Fleming
              Originally Posted by Ron20 View Post

              Hi Noah Fleming,

              Thanks for your reply. But you do sound a bit harsh though Could you please elaborate on what you said?

              How do I build a relationship with a prospect? Is it through an appointment?

              In my quote I do mention the benefits of SEO and how it can increase their business enquiries. I do mention all the work that we do and what results the client can expect.

              What do you think is a good conversion ratio for cold calls?
              1 sale for every 100 calls?

              Please do guide me as I am quite new to this and also if you can please try not to sound harsh!
              Ron,

              You go meet the buyer.

              You develop trust. You provide value.
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              • Profile picture of the author Ron20
                Originally Posted by Noah Fleming View Post

                Ron,

                You go meet the buyer.

                You develop trust. You provide value.

                Hi Noah!

                Thanks for the quick reply! I love learning from you guys
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                • Profile picture of the author Noah Fleming
                  Originally Posted by Ron20 View Post

                  Hi Noah!


                  Thanks for the quick reply! I love learning from you guys
                  You're new. You have a clean slate.

                  Don't be tricked into building some rickety old house when you have the chance to build a real business.

                  Attraction over pursuit... Just keep thinking that. Change the dynamic.
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          • Profile picture of the author Simon74
            Originally Posted by Noah Fleming View Post

            You have ZERO relationship with any of these people.

            1) Relationship FIRST. Has to be rock-solid.
            2) Objectives to be accomplished.
            3) Measurement of Success
            4) Value - How is the client better off after doing business with you? WHAT is the value of reaching the objectives to be accomplished?
            5) ONLY when you have conceptual agreement on all these things, should you be submitting a proposal/price/fee.

            Everyone doing this "offline marketing" thing needs to stop thinking small and backwards. This is beans and pittance. And PLEASE lets start to understand the difference between Consulting & Freelance work.

            700 calls?!?! Start with 7 calls and start building relationships.
            You are no different than the 700 other people who called them this month.
            Great input thank you
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            • Profile picture of the author ItchyChinny
              Hi Simon

              Well done on your progress.

              Can you pm the themes and text ypu use please

              Thanks

              Chris
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              • Profile picture of the author Simon74
                Originally Posted by ItchyChinny View Post

                Hi Simon

                Well done on your progress.

                Can you pm the themes and text ypu use please

                Thanks

                Chris
                Info sent, good luck!
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                • Profile picture of the author ItchyChinny
                  Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

                  Info sent, good luck!
                  Thanks Simon
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          • Profile picture of the author imwarrior84
            Originally Posted by Noah Fleming View Post

            You have ZERO relationship with any of these people.

            1) Relationship FIRST. Has to be rock-solid.
            2) Objectives to be accomplished.
            3) Measurement of Success
            4) Value - How is the client better off after doing business with you? WHAT is the value of reaching the objectives to be accomplished?
            5) ONLY when you have conceptual agreement on all these things, should you be submitting a proposal/price/fee.

            Everyone doing this "offline marketing" thing needs to stop thinking small and backwards. This is beans and pittance. And PLEASE lets start to understand the difference between Consulting & Freelance work.

            700 calls?!?! Start with 7 calls and start building relationships.
            You are no different than the 700 other people who called them this month.
            Thank you for the share!
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        • Profile picture of the author Sterlingz
          Originally Posted by Ron20 View Post

          Hi everyone I'm new to this forum, but i have learnt a lot from here. Infact I have set up my own seo business after I learnt some online marketing methods from this great place!

          I am based in the UK and have been trying to sell seo services to small businesses. My smallest package is at 199 pounds a month for 5 keywords. Here are my cold calling figures... Please do let me know how am I doing.

          Number of calls made so far = 700
          Total sales so far = 5 (1 cancelled after a month)
          Total number of interested people in the pool (sent quotes to them) = 10

          Many were still interested but they either were in a contract with someone else or do not have the money right now.

          Any guidance on how am I doing? Is there anything that I need to improve on? Thanks in advance
          Not to derail the thread too much, but what exactly do you sell them? A rank in Google? How much does this cost you?

          Reason I ask is that SEO would be a great addition to a 'premium package' site.
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  • Profile picture of the author J4y
    Simon, great post. I wouldn't mind the info on the themes and How to use WP. I have been playing around with WP but just don't seem to be getting anywhere fast. I seem alright working with Expression but WP is slightly different.

    Any help would be greatly received on this.

    Fantastic income and considering it is a slow time of year for some of the trades mentioned.

    I still don't have enough posts to PM so I am wondering if you can send me the details you mentioned about WP.

    I have been looking to see where you hit the Thanks button but can't find it.

    Anyways Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author AffScot
    Hi Simon,

    Really motivated after reading your post. Great to see that this is working in the UK, I am from Scotland, so wouldn't mind trying this in my local area to see how I get on.

    Could you PM me about the WP themes that you use, so I can get a rough idea how the websites look when you've completed them.

    Thanks in advance,

    Marc
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  • Profile picture of the author annemarieb
    Thank you for this post! I can't pm yet so is it possible for you to email me the WP training videos? I would appreciate greatly.
    innerglowmedia@gmail.com
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  • Profile picture of the author liam576
    I can't pm for my account level

    could i get more info please?

    would you send me your
    20 free training video please?

    or you can email me: moneyeey{AT}gmail.com

    we can talk here

    thank you so much
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  • Profile picture of the author seobizguru
    Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

    Hey,
    nice post! Sometimes it seems so easy to make a decent income, it's all about taking action, believing in yourself and providing value good value to your customers so they are willing to put money out of their wallets - then the business is rolling.
    I've a little twist to your method...What about offering similar service to lawyers?
    Why lawyers?
    - they have A LOT of money (for sure more than plumbers)
    - they have no knowledge about website design etc
    - usually their websites look like crap (check it, seriously, recently I've even read an articles somewhere about poor design of lawyers websites, so you can offer a total redesign to their current websites
    - no need for often updates - they don't need a gallery, menu, event, etc, usually just plain text
    So this niche seems pretty nice and easy. After you create the site and charge per month for taking care after it, you build a relationship. When everything works great, both sides are happy and you build the trust, after 2-3 months you can offer many additional things:
    - mobile website (setup fee+extra monthly payment)
    - SEO (extra monthly payment)
    - Google Places (extra montly payment - I know little about it, but I guess it can be a nice thing to offer)
    - build a webiste about lawyers in your town, take it to the first page of Google, and offer them some ads on it (extra monthly fee). Only one/two lawyers from a specific discipline, so they don't have to compete - you'll gain even more trust.
    - maybe a YT channel?
    Then, before you notice, you will increase your recurring income from let's say 30$ to 300$. IMHO, 20 clients is a totally REALISTIC number in a big town x 300$ = 6000$.
    Not that bad!
    Really nice tip Marciano... Thanks so much for sharing
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  • Profile picture of the author tomlee80
    Hi Simon74, congratulations on such a huge success after just 3 weeks! I've just started cold calling this week offering specific demo sites to small businesses with no website at all. Once I've sent them a link to the site I follow up and try and close the sale. So far I've had 3 requests for demo builds that will be sent out and followed up Monday. It's worth considering sending out an email similar to yours for all the customers I can't get hold of on the phone to increase my hit ratio!

    Also great tip about the lawyers Marciano. I've had a look on yell.com and there's quite a few solictors in my area tha don't even have websites!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by tomlee80 View Post

      Hi Simon74, congratulations on such a huge success after just 3 weeks! I've just started cold calling this week offering specific demo sites to small businesses with no website at all. Once I've sent them a link to the site I follow up and try and close the sale. So far I've had 3 requests for demo builds that will be sent out and followed up Monday. It's worth considering sending out an email similar to yours for all the customers I can't get hold of on the phone to increase my hit ratio!

      Also great tip about the lawyers Marciano. I've had a look on yell.com and there's quite a few solictors in my area tha don't even have websites!
      If you put the time and focus on daily tasks this stuff really works.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    All the emails and pm sent
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    • Profile picture of the author J4y
      Simon

      Not received the PM for the Word Press themes and vids and , I am not sure cause I don't have enough posts if I can receive them from you as well as not send them. Anyways my email address jason@allseasonsbansko.com

      Many Thanks

      Jason
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by J4y View Post

        Simon

        Not received the PM for the Word Press themes and vids and , I am not sure cause I don't have enough posts if I can receive them from you as well as not send them. Anyways my email address jason@allseasonsbansko.com

        Many Thanks

        Jason
        I sent you an email Jason!

        Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author AffScot
      Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

      All the emails and pm sent
      Thanks for the PM Simon. I can't PM you back yet so I'm replying here instead. I'd love to know if anyone in Scotland is applying these types of methods. We're very known to be tight with money up here :rolleyes: So getting people to say yes to an offer may be a little harder, but hey, it's all about letting them know the potential for their business. That example site you have shown me is currently number 1 on Google for that specific keyword and it appears that it's there mainly with just On-page SEO.

      Great work Simon and I'm glad I've noticed this topic.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by AffScot View Post

        Thanks for the PM Simon. I can't PM you back yet so I'm replying here instead. I'd love to know if anyone in Scotland is applying these types of methods. We're very known to be tight with money up here :rolleyes: So getting people to say yes to an offer may be a little harder, but hey, it's all about letting them know the potential for their business. That example site you have shown me is currently number 1 on Google for that specific keyword and it appears that it's there mainly with just On-page SEO.

        Great work Simon and I'm glad I've noticed this topic.
        Don't worry about other people, be the first to do it, you got nothing to lose, the worst thing can happen will be a no as a answer. Get a bit of knowledge about any services you want to offer and go for it. You have lots of free stuff here in the WF, you are already ahead of most people out there.

        Best of luck,
        Simon
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        • Profile picture of the author AffScot
          Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

          Don't worry about other people, be the first to do it, you got nothing to lose, the worst thing can happen will be a no as a answer. Get a bit of knowledge about any services you want to offer and go for it. You have lots of free stuff here in the WF, you are already ahead of most people out there.

          Best of luck,
          Simon
          Yeah, you're right. Now it's just to the drawing board to decide which way I want to go with this. I'll have everything planned out this weekend and begin contacting on Monday. Thanks again for your motivation.
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          • Profile picture of the author Simon74
            Originally Posted by AffScot View Post

            Yeah, you're right. Now it's just to the drawing board to decide which way I want to go with this. I'll have everything planned out this weekend and begin contacting on Monday. Thanks again for your motivation.
            Your welcome man, best of luck and if you need any more motivation or help just let me know

            Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
        Originally Posted by AffScot View Post

        Thanks for the PM Simon. I can't PM you back yet so I'm replying here instead. I'd love to know if anyone in Scotland is applying these types of methods. We're very known to be tight with money up here :rolleyes: So getting people to say yes to an offer may be a little harder, but hey, it's all about letting them know the potential for their business. That example site you have shown me is currently number 1 on Google for that specific keyword and it appears that it's there mainly with just On-page SEO.

        Great work Simon and I'm glad I've noticed this topic.
        I would also like a PM Simon please to view the site you have at number 1 . I tried a similar method with local builders and wasted a lot of time trying to seo the site to page 1, got some crappy fiverr gid that got the site de-indexed after it landing steady on page 2 with only the on page seo
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      • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
        Originally Posted by AffScot View Post

        Thanks for the PM Simon. I can't PM you back yet so I'm replying here instead. I'd love to know if anyone in Scotland is applying these types of methods. We're very known to be tight with money up here :rolleyes: So getting people to say yes to an offer may be a little harder, but hey, it's all about letting them know the potential for their business. That example site you have shown me is currently number 1 on Google for that specific keyword and it appears that it's there mainly with just On-page SEO.

        Great work Simon and I'm glad I've noticed this topic.
        I tried a few builders in Scotland who were leads from a business mortgage broker friend offering FREE websites and none got back to me. But it was only a handful of builders so can't really take that as a ball park
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  • Profile picture of the author dic
    hey Simon

    just PMed you on Youtube cos I don't have enough posts to PM here! lol

    cheers

    Benedict
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by dic View Post

      hey Simon

      just PMed you on Youtube cos I don't have enough posts to PM here! lol

      cheers

      Benedict
      Hi Benedict,

      I have sent you a pm!

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author obin94
    Hey,

    Thank you for this post!
    Sounds really cool!

    Could I see one of the sites that you make for them?

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

    @ seobizguru, tomlee80, Simon74

    Thanks, I'm glad you you liked my tip!

    @ Simon74

    So did you try to contact any lawyers?
    PS. I'd like to see one of your sites too if you don't mind!
    Hi Marciano,

    I will be on top of it from next week. I will keep you guys posted

    Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

      Cool, looking forward to your news next week. And can you pm me one of your example sites? I'm curious how extended they are.
      Hi Marciano,

      I sent you the info via PM

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Ngo
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    being a fellow UK marketer, i have to say that this really does work...you just have to take action, my business is run along similar lines as Simons'.

    here's some figures for you on my latest deal that i recently closed

    £7k upfront for website, link building, hosting etc
    £2k per month for link building for 12 months plus % of profits

    note-to be able to charge this you do need to know about SEO and be able to set up a proper wordpress site, not just a 3-5 page site
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    • Profile picture of the author spearce000
      A lot of good info here. Thanks for sharing.

      Just wondering: Who do you recommend for reseller hosting? What sort of markup is there?

      Originally Posted by Michael Ngo View Post

      £7k upfront for website, link building, hosting etc
      £2k per month for link building for 12 months plus % of profits

      note-to be able to charge this you do need to know about SEO and be able to set up a proper wordpress site, not just a 3-5 page site
      You could always outsource if you don't know this stuff.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by spearce000 View Post

        A lot of good info here. Thanks for sharing.

        Just wondering: Who do you recommend for reseller hosting? What sort of markup is there?



        You could always outsource if you don't know this stuff.
        I use hostgator reseller package!

        Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author MsMogulNike
      Originally Posted by Michael Ngo View Post

      being a fellow UK marketer, i have to say that this really does work...you just have to take action, my business is run along similar lines as Simons'.

      here's some figures for you on my latest deal that i recently closed

      £7k upfront for website, link building, hosting etc
      £2k per month for link building for 12 months plus % of profits

      note-to be able to charge this you do need to know about SEO and be able to set up a proper wordpress site, not just a 3-5 page site
      How many pages was the website you created for them? Was it priced higher due to services offered of design or combo? Was it a complex site?
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    • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
      Originally Posted by Michael Ngo View Post

      being a fellow UK marketer, i have to say that this really does work...you just have to take action, my business is run along similar lines as Simons'.

      here's some figures for you on my latest deal that i recently closed

      £7k upfront for website, link building, hosting etc
      £2k per month for link building for 12 months plus % of profits

      note-to be able to charge this you do need to know about SEO and be able to set up a proper wordpress site, not just a 3-5 page site
      what trade is needing more than a 5 page site ? and if you can build a 5 page site you can build a 50 page site just as easy
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  • Profile picture of the author obin94
    Thank you Simon!

    I don't have enough posts to PM back, but I appreciate the info!
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    • Profile picture of the author capper
      Hi Simon,

      Very inspiring post, thanks for sharing this. Good luck with your 10k a month target. Awesome

      Many thanks

      Mark
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by capper View Post

        Hi Simon,

        Very inspiring post, thanks for sharing this. Good luck with your 10k a month target. Awesome

        Many thanks

        Mark
        Thank you Mark
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    • Profile picture of the author mepops100
      Simon: can you please send me the themes and video to info(at) promoteyourbizlocally(dot)com to send me the premium theme and videos. I provided you the incorrect info on my earlier post: sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks!
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by mepops100 View Post

        Simon: can you please send me the themes and video to info(at) promoteyourbizlocally(dot)com to send me the premium theme and videos. I provided you the incorrect info on my earlier post: sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks!
        No problem, email sent

        Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author RAGolko
      I commend you on your efforts and accomplishments in gaining small business clients. For me, prospecting takes the longest time. There are some ways to take that off your hands and using already populated opt-in lists is a good idea.
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      thanks for sharing

      very useful indeed
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  • Profile picture of the author George Kelly
    Hi Simon congrats on your work nice to here some offline achievements for our side of the pond
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  • Profile picture of the author mepops100
    Thanks for sharing your success with us Simon. Please email me (info(at)promoteyourbiz.com) the information on the 6-7 premium theme for small business, and free training videos. Can you share with me (in your email reply): who you using for your outsourcing or where you went to find them?
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  • Profile picture of the author George Kelly
    Hi Simon just quick question what do you say in your sms when you contact them?
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  • Profile picture of the author stranger11
    Good job,

    This is my first post and I am just starting off. How do you offer hosting, do you have your own hosting servers? I don't know anything about hosting but it would be nice to have a recurring income.

    I came to the offline thread because I think combining offline marketing with online is the best way to go since you get way more targeted traffic.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by stranger11 View Post

      Good job,

      This is my first post and I am just starting off. How do you offer hosting, do you have your own hosting servers? I don't know anything about hosting but it would be nice to have a recurring income.

      I came to the offline thread because I think combining offline marketing with online is the best way to go since you get way more targeted traffic.
      Hi,

      To offer hosting you need to buy any hosting reseller package.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Benjam1n
    Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post


    We are a small web design company based (what ever you are), we create website for local business and we are running and crazy offer (price) limited to 50 orders. You can see a demo site on www.demosite.com, call me or text me back for further information.
    I hope that website url in your OP isn't actually the demo site you use, otherwise I doubt you get any business what so ever!! Has anybhody actually took a look at it????? :rolleyes:
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Benjam1n View Post

      I hope that website url in your OP isn't actually the demo site you use, otherwise I doubt you get any business what so ever!! Has anybhody actually took a look at it????? :rolleyes:
      Off course not
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      • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
        Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

        Off course not
        so what demo site do you use, have you several set up in each building niche ?
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  • Profile picture of the author iamnotfrankkern
    Nice job Simon! Thanks for the share.
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  • Profile picture of the author MartinBuckley
    Simon74,

    Great idea and congrats on taking action!

    To your success,

    Martin
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by MartinBuckley View Post

      Simon74,

      Great idea and congrats on taking action!

      To your success,

      Martin
      Thanks Martin, I do like your strategies as well

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

    BTW: If it's not a problem, please pm me these templates and video too, I forgot to ask for that.
    Don't forget to give a word about your results with lawyers this week!
    Pm sent Marciano

    Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author stradant617
    Many thanks Simon,

    Can see you've really thought this through - food for thought..!

    Georgia
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    • Profile picture of the author mcfcok
      Hiya Simon

      Would it be possible to get a pm off you with all the info on themes and the training video?

      Cheers

      Dave
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  • Profile picture of the author stranger11
    Simon can you send me the premium themes and the videos, and one of your demo sites that you show them.
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  • Profile picture of the author sbishop
    this is a great plan. I have been tring to put something like this together.

    Are you offering the websites for free if thay pay the 30 hosting?
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  • Profile picture of the author sbishop
    sorry Imissed the part where you said you charge 97
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  • Profile picture of the author everge
    Hi Simon,

    Excellent work!

    Can you PM me with details as I don't have enough posts.

    I'm assuming with the Text messages you send, you change the spiel slightly differently than the emails?

    Cheers,

    Graeme
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by everge View Post

      Hi Simon,

      Excellent work!

      Can you PM me with details as I don't have enough posts.

      I'm assuming with the Text messages you send, you change the spiel slightly differently than the emails?

      Cheers,

      Graeme
      The text message need to be short and to the point!

      All pm sent, thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Das Ich
    I cannot PM but I would be interested in your theme recommendations too. Do they include a mobile version?
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Das Ich View Post

      I cannot PM but I would be interested in your theme recommendations too. Do they include a mobile version?
      I don't include the mobile version at moment, I will use that as an up sell!
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  • Profile picture of the author currypuff
    Thanks Simon, great simple strategy. Another thing you can do to speed up the dleivery is to clone the WP sites with WPtwin or backup buddy. Saves doing it by hand.

    Would be interested in seeing your themes too. Can't pm yet.

    Thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author pipranger
      Hey Simon,

      Which text messaging company do you use in sending out the sms messages and how do you get the businesses to opt in to receive the texts?

      I tried cold-calling last week and discovered a deep dislike for it, so contemplating going down the email and/or sms route.

      I just need to know how to get the businesses to opt in first.

      Many Thanks

      Dayo
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by pipranger View Post

        Hey Simon,

        Which text messaging company do you use in sending out the sms messages and how do you get the businesses to opt in to receive the texts?

        I tried cold-calling last week and discovered a deep dislike for it, so contemplating going down the email and/or sms route.

        I just need to know how to get the businesses to opt in first.

        Many Thanks

        Dayo
        Hi Dayo,

        I started to send messages via my mobile first, here in UK you get lots of free text messages on a monthly basis. If you are in the UK a company you could use will be textmarketer.co.uk

        All the best,
        Simon Fusco
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by currypuff View Post

      Thanks Simon, great simple strategy. Another thing you can do to speed up the dleivery is to clone the WP sites with WPtwin or backup buddy. Saves doing it by hand.

      Would be interested in seeing your themes too. Can't pm yet.

      Thanks.
      Yes for sure, this is another step can be taken to make the whole process easier.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author dj0471
    Simon - thanked you in the original post !

    Any chance of PMming me a sample of the sites you offer?

    This is awesome!
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  • Profile picture of the author sanash
    Hi Simon,
    Could you PM me the info about the themes, site sample etc too please!
    Thanks, Sally
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  • Profile picture of the author markjob
    Hi Simon,

    This is just what im about to try and get into. One thing? Do you have your own site which markets this service? .

    PS I would be very grateful if you could either PM me or email me at markjob1(at)gmail.com the premium themes and the videos?

    Well done!
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanpadilla
      Hello Simon,

      I would like to get the videos and themes too. Can you pm them to me also?

      Thank you!

      I actually started selling sites to small business this week and so far have made $600. Earlier I was selling mobile websites but I wasn't getting the results I wanted out of it. Granted I did sell 8 mobile sites to different kinds of businesses and will definitely still look to be selling these sites, but I just find it easier and it makes more sense to me right now to sell websites as a shoe in to upselling marketing services.

      Selling websites and mobile sites is absolutely possible, and the only method I've been able to use with success is by cold calling. Yellowpages is a great source to find businesses. I am here in the US.

      On the mobile sites I managed to get two recurring clients, I do SMS marketing and email marketing for one of my clients and he has paid me 200 to 300 dollars every month since October, and so has my restaurant client.

      We actually got 13 new clients for my personal training client.

      Anyways websites so far is the perfect shoe in service to getting a client to trust you and continue selling services to them. Especially if you manage to get a recurring income from the websites. If you continue to work at it, you will have a long list of clients to upsell too, money coming in every month, and with the money coming in after a few months of hard work and marketing we can scale things up and hire people to do the appointments and sales for you.

      That's my goal.

      Anyways, nice post Simon.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by ryanpadilla View Post

        Hello Simon,

        I would like to get the videos and themes too. Can you pm them to me also?

        Thank you!

        I actually started selling sites to small business this week and so far have made $600. Earlier I was selling mobile websites but I wasn't getting the results I wanted out of it. Granted I did sell 8 mobile sites to different kinds of businesses and will definitely still look to be selling these sites, but I just find it easier and it makes more sense to me right now to sell websites as a shoe in to upselling marketing services.

        Selling websites and mobile sites is absolutely possible, and the only method I've been able to use with success is by cold calling. Yellowpages is a great source to find businesses. I am here in the US.

        On the mobile sites I managed to get two recurring clients, I do SMS marketing and email marketing for one of my clients and he has paid me 200 to 300 dollars every month since October, and so has my restaurant client.

        We actually got 13 new clients for my personal training client.

        Anyways websites so far is the perfect shoe in service to getting a client to trust you and continue selling services to them. Especially if you manage to get a recurring income from the websites. If you continue to work at it, you will have a long list of clients to upsell too, money coming in every month, and with the money coming in after a few months of hard work and marketing we can scale things up and hire people to do the appointments and sales for you.

        That's my goal.

        Anyways, nice post Simon.
        Great plan, go for it!

        Best of luck
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by markjob View Post

      Hi Simon,

      This is just what im about to try and get into. One thing? Do you have your own site which markets this service? .

      PS I would be very grateful if you could either PM me or email me at markjob1(at)gmail.com the premium themes and the videos?

      Well done!
      Yes I do have a site. You need something very simple!
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    Great info looking to try some of these methods..
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    • Profile picture of the author Simoshere
      This is definitely my game plan. i got until the 29th to reach my personal goal that i set for myself on Dec. 31st. Again, really useful advice.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by Simoshere View Post

        This is definitely my game plan. i got until the 29th to reach my personal goal that i set for myself on Dec. 31st. Again, really useful advice.
        Glad I can help, guys just go out there and try it out!
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  • Profile picture of the author SergeLight
    Hi Simon74. Great post! Could you PM the info on the themes? Also could you pm me an example of the contract that you use?

    I was wondering how you can charge 30 pounds per month for webhosting while other hosting comapnies are much cheaper?
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by SergeLight View Post

      Hi Simon74. Great post! Could you PM the info on the themes? Also could you pm me an example of the contract that you use?

      I was wondering how you can charge 30 pounds per month for webhosting while other hosting comapnies are much cheaper?
      I just want to clarify that I charge £30 for hosting, domain and 3 yearly update. But remember that people don't have time (especially traders, like plumbers, painters, builders)

      Simon
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    You can also offer them google maps service
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  • Profile picture of the author spearce000
    Further to my last post, I'm doing my “due diligence” on this, and have a couple of other questions.


    You say you close most of the deals over the phone and send the customer a contract to sign, do you e-mail this to them and get them to send it back in the post, or do you post it to them and wait for them to return it? Are there many people who “bail out”at that stage?


    Do you take a deposit when you close the deal? Have you had any problems with people not paying after everything has been set up?


    I ask because I abandoned a previous offline venture (designing brochures back in the 1990's) because of similar problems.
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    • Profile picture of the author rmao8866
      i am wondering on this too...what would be in your contract?

      look forward to hearing from you...

      thanks

      Originally Posted by spearce000 View Post

      Further to my last post, I'm doing my "due diligence" on this, and have a couple of other questions.


      You say you close most of the deals over the phone and send the customer a contract to sign, do you e-mail this to them and get them to send it back in the post, or do you post it to them and wait for them to return it? Are there many people who "bail out"at that stage?


      Do you take a deposit when you close the deal? Have you had any problems with people not paying after everything has been set up?


      I ask because I abandoned a previous offline venture (designing brochures back in the 1990's) because of similar problems.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by rmao8866 View Post

        i am wondering on this too...what would be in your contract?

        look forward to hearing from you...

        thanks
        The people pay you for the site with paypal (you need to have a website to market your services) after that you send the agreement via email and they can sign up the monthly agreement using paypal.

        Simon
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        • Profile picture of the author markjob
          Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

          The people pay you for the site with paypal (you need to have a website to market your services) after that you send the agreement via email and they can sign up the monthly agreement using paypal.

          Simon
          Im just getting my own website together right now so i can market my services. I have done enough reading and purchased a few WSO's but not many talk about this part. Without your own website to market your services i think would look un-professional.
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          • Profile picture of the author Simon74
            Originally Posted by markjob View Post

            Im just getting my own website together right now so i can market my services. I have done enough reading and purchased a few WSO's but not many talk about this part. Without your own website to market your services i think would look un-professional.
            Yes you need to look professional all the time

            Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author Deidra Renee
      Originally Posted by spearce000 View Post

      Further to my last post, I'm doing my "due diligence" on this, and have a couple of other questions.


      You say you close most of the deals over the phone and send the customer a contract to sign, do you e-mail this to them and get them to send it back in the post, or do you post it to them and wait for them to return it? Are there many people who "bail out"at that stage?


      Do you take a deposit when you close the deal? Have you had any problems with people not paying after everything has been set up?


      I ask because I abandoned a previous offline venture (designing brochures back in the 1990's) because of similar problems.
      I do the majority of my business this way (invoicing via email) and have not had problems, but I don't deliver any projects until I get paid. I let them know *I can get started on the project right away, BUT I will not be able to deliver anything until the invoice is paid.*

      You can avoid payment hassles by asking them *are you able to access your email right now so I can send the invoice* If their answer is no, you let them know payment is to be made within 24/48 hrs (or how ever long you're willing to wait) but also let them know they won't get the ending result until payment is made. That way, you don't waste your time!

      Don't think too much into it. If you call a plumber you can't tell him *I need you to unclog my sink today, but I can't get to the bank until Wednesday, so you'll just have to wait..but thanks for your services anyway* lol They expect to get paid upfront, so should you!

      Hope that helps..
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  • Profile picture of the author Publicity
    Hey I wouldnt mind getting those wordpress themes for business, they could come in handy.
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  • Profile picture of the author revstan
    I have seen this before, it worked for a lot of people. If you're lucky, you are in a remote location where someone didn't do this before.

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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

    Hey Simon, any news? Can you update your progress?
    Hi Marciano,

    I was busy with other projects this week but I will start from tomorrow and keep you guys posted.

    Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author AAAKamerling
    Hi Simon!

    Many congratulations on your succes. Could you send me the WP training video's and theme's you mentioned? Thank you very much in advance.

    Good Luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    Hi Guys,

    I just wanted to update you about Marciano idea.

    I have contacted about 30 Lawyers since yesterday and I close I sell and another 2 will get back to me by the end of the week. I couldn't send text to the prospects because on the yellow pages listing majority of the time (95%) you get only office numbers or email, so I tried the cold calling this time and it worked quite well so far.

    Also I got lots of email from you guys asking me if I would consider to do a WSO, the answer is yes of course, I just wanted to ask to the people that are interested how much would you pay for a tep by step guide?

    Keep you posted on the progress.

    Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author Alan Greenwood
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      I do something similar to this, my first contact is by text message, then I follow up a few days later with a phone call. Works a treat!!

      Simon I'll PM you with the Demo sites I use, see what you think, I wouldn't mind getting some advice on my sites from an expert!!
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by Alan Greenwood View Post

        I do something similar to this, my first contact is by text message, then I follow up a few days later with a phone call. Works a treat!!

        Simon I'll PM you with the Demo sites I use, see what you think, I wouldn't mind getting some advice on my sites from an expert!!
        Yes sure happy to help. By the way I am not an expert, I just try always new tricks out!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

      Awesome! If you close these 2 more deals, you'll have 10% conversion, nice.
      BTW: Do you do it all by yourself? You're like a machine gun
      Thanks Marciano, I am outsourcing the site building at moment. I do make the call and sent the emails or text because I want to make sure to deliver a great service and get many good reviews with an eye to outsource all sooner.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author jebarajsamuel
    hey, thanks for the info. I am planning to build mobile websites for a couple of local businesses.

    hope this idea helps. Find local businesses who need a mobile website and build it for them..

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  • Profile picture of the author jasssy23
    This is a great idea. I'm thinking about doing this, as soon as I have everything in place.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeremy Lacer
    Hello Simon,

    In my country hardly anyone has Paypal, how do you suggest to collect the monthly fee then?

    Can you also PM me about the themes? Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author RichardDin
    This is the simple and old known business. It generates cash though...
    But this is not automated business, it needs constant work
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  • Profile picture of the author imwarrior84
    You always give great info simon, very good system. Thank you for the great post
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    • Profile picture of the author zimbizee
      Hi Simon

      Could you pm me the wp themes that you use as well.

      many thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Norfolk
    Wow, Simon, this is great advice. Nothing new, but your results and the helpful approach make this thread a goldmine. Highly motivational. I'm going to pm you and ask some questions.
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    Hi Simon,

    can you pm me how to create a website using word press?
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    All pm sent. I just want to give you guys an update on following Marciano idea, I have now closed 5 sales.

    Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author asiamaria
      Hi Simon,

      Would you be so kind as to pm me some more details with what your doing?

      Too many offline strategies going around the head and little focus and results

      Im based in Leicestershire...

      Lee
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by asiamaria View Post

        Hi Simon,

        Would you be so kind as to pm me some more details with what your doing?

        Too many offline strategies going around the head and little focus and results

        Im based in Leicestershire...

        Lee
        Hi Lee,

        I use the same strategy I outlined in my post nothing else.

        Simon
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Marcinao View Post

      Sweet. Are these new websites or redesign orders? What's your ratio Simon (new sites vs redesign)?
      I ask because personally, I'd prefer to work with clients from scratch, messing around with current site and hosting pushes me away (low ROI, where investment is my time).
      All new sites for now.
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    Thanks a lot.
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  • Profile picture of the author WorkAtHomeExpert
    Great post and a wonderful business idea, definitely one i will offer to my email subscriber list. By the way what WP themes do you use, pm me
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  • Profile picture of the author farkry
    Hi mate, your post really inspired me to get cracking with a similar business model but I've got a few issues I need some advice on, I'd really appreciate it if you could make some suggestions regarding my current situation. Hope you don't mind me saking, Thanks. http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-...any-ideas.html
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    • Profile picture of the author iInvent
      Thank for sharing! Will keep an eye out for your updates!
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  • Profile picture of the author mbroadbridge
    Hi Simon,
    excellent post! really good idea. I can't seem to send you a PM at the moment and dunno if that means I will be able to receive them either.
    Could you email the 20 WP videos to me at mikejohnblog(@)gmail.com?
    Would really appreciate it, really want to give this a go!
    Thanks so much for your help
    Mike
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Hi Mike,

      I sent you the info via email.

      Simon

      Originally Posted by mbroadbridge View Post

      Hi Simon,
      excellent post! really good idea. I can't seem to send you a PM at the moment and dunno if that means I will be able to receive them either.
      Could you email the 20 WP videos to me at mikejohnblog(@)gmail.com?
      Would really appreciate it, really want to give this a go!
      Thanks so much for your help
      Mike
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      • Profile picture of the author Andy Brown
        Hi Simon,

        Great post.

        From a fellow Brit could you just say a word about what you define as an "update". I see you said you offer 3 a year. Can one update be a new page or more?

        Many thanks

        Andy
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  • Profile picture of the author Justin B
    This is an awesome thread. Very inspiring.

    Could you please send me the WP training video's and theme's which you mentioned?
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  • Profile picture of the author Captain_Morgan
    Simon can you please also send me some themes you use and the video's too??

    Also any example of the sites you make for these people, what is your strategy to rank for local seo companies???
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  • Profile picture of the author Andy Brown
    Simon I was rereading this post and using it as the basis for something similar I'm working on. I like the way you are sending texts and note you say they should keep them to the point.

    I wondered what exactly you said in your texts, do you include a few words of introduction and then state you are offering a website for $97.

    I would appreciate any guidance on what specifically worked for you.

    Many thanks for a great post.

    Cheers

    Andy
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    • Profile picture of the author Andy Brown
      Originally Posted by Andy Brown View Post

      Simon I was rereading this post and using it as the basis for something similar I'm working on. I like the way you are sending texts and note you say they should keep them to the point.

      I wondered what exactly you said in your texts, do you include a few words of introduction and then state you are offering a website for $97.

      I would appreciate any guidance on what specifically worked for you.

      Many thanks for a great post.

      Cheers

      Andy
      Simon I wondered if you would kindly give a word or two on the the texts you send to prospective clients.

      I would also really appreciate the advice you are sending via pm about the themes you are using.

      Cheers

      Andy
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by Andy Brown View Post

        Simon I wondered if you would kindly give a word or two on the the texts you send to prospective clients.

        I would also really appreciate the advice you are sending via pm about the themes you are using.

        Cheers

        Andy
        Info sent Andy!
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  • Profile picture of the author sloanjim
    ^^ he said £199 ^^

    What;s this?

    update on following Marciano idea, I have now closed 5 sales.

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  • Profile picture of the author Ant Marshall
    Hey Simon,

    LOVE what your doing and I'm glad it's working for you. There really are so many opportunities out there for people like us and it really does take just doing it.

    I have one question. Why are you selling your websites for such a little price? £97 to me sounds cheap. I'll give a better explanation on what I mean...

    There's two watches. (A) is priced £99 and (B) is priced £399.

    Would you rather have (A) or (B)?

    The fact you went for (B) shows that you, like the rest of us have a recognition of value. Both of the watches were only worth £99. But you paid £399 because your mind told you that it held more value and therefore was the better option.

    Seriously, up your prices. Not to sound harsh, but I've actually made business from clients that have bought a £99 website by simply upping the price and influencing them (through the concept of value) to be my clients. They also pay £75-100 a month for SEO services and social media. I also offer Facebook advertising campaign setups and a few more extras if they need them. I charge £30 for any updates that need doing and I do very well.

    I urge you to read the book "Influence". It will literally change your life, I promise.

    Good luck dude, you're an inspiration to the people.
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    • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
      Originally Posted by Ant Marshall View Post

      Hey Simon,

      LOVE what your doing and I'm glad it's working for you. There really are so many opportunities out there for people like us and it really does take just doing it.

      I have one question. Why are you selling your websites for such a little price? £97 to me sounds cheap. I'll give a better explanation on what I mean...

      There's two watches. (A) is priced £99 and (B) is priced £399.

      Would you rather have (A) or (B)?

      The fact you went for (B) shows that you, like the rest of us have a recognition of value. Both of the watches were only worth £99. But you paid £399 because your mind told you that it held more value and therefore was the better option.

      Seriously, up your prices. Not to sound harsh, but I've actually made business from clients that have bought a £99 website by simply upping the price and influencing them (through the concept of value) to be my clients. They also pay £75-100 a month for SEO services and social media. I also offer Facebook advertising campaign setups and a few more extras if they need them. I charge £30 for any updates that need doing and I do very well.

      I urge you to read the book "Influence". It will literally change your life, I promise.

      Good luck dude, you're an inspiration to the people.
      which book "influence" there are many do you mean this one
      Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by robert caldini ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Niks24
    Hi Simon...........Congrats on your success and Thanks for sharing such a useful tips for the starters.

    Myself being from India Should I also follow the same method as you have,Please suggest me on this.
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  • Profile picture of the author peterbokhorst
    Hi simon, that are some nice numbers!
    Congrats on the succes. i have a couple of questions though.

    What WP themes are you using to set this up? and how do you get the info to place on the site?
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  • Profile picture of the author sloanjim
    Man...i wish people would read the psots...he said £199 not £9 not £99, not £999 but £199

    It would be great to see which themese he uses though but no reply......so I guess he's given as much info. as he's willing to share.

    Thanks any way.
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    • Profile picture of the author jimbo13
      Originally Posted by sloanjim View Post

      Man...i wish people would read the psots...he said £199 not £9 not £99, not £999 but £199
      No he didn't. He said £97 upfront and £30 recurring.

      He has 50 customers.

      50 x £97 = £4850
      50 x £30 = £1500 recurring.

      Spot those figures anywhere? For example the title of the thread.

      Dan
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    • Profile picture of the author mikeb1
      Originally Posted by sloanjim View Post

      Man...i wish people would read the psots...he said £199 not £9 not £99, not £999 but £199

      It would be great to see which themese he uses though but no reply......so I guess he's given as much info. as he's willing to share.

      Thanks any way.
      if you are talking of the builders sites he actually said £97 if you were reading the posts
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  • Profile picture of the author sloanjim
    did he make some changes because i read £199 and he actually said that equals about $299 .....

    £99..man that's cheap. How much proft can you make from that?
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  • Profile picture of the author TimGreen1
    Nice, some good figures there.

    Have you thought of up-selling then another service, there are plenty out there that businesses need if they want a good web presence in their local area like:

    SEO
    Google+
    Google Places
    Mobile Site

    I'm pretty sure all of these can be outsources aswell, you could try following up your customers with a postcard or phone call saying something like "as a special offer to new customers we are offering SEO at half price..."

    If they're happy with your past work they'll probably accept an upgraded offer so long as you sell it to them properly and show them how valuable your services are.
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  • Profile picture of the author imwarrior84
    I just wanted to come back and thanks one more time Simon for this great system. I took action after reading the post and speaking with Simon many times over the system and he was really helpful, he could have asked for $100's easily for all the helped he gave me. I have reached around 30 clients and growing weekly.

    Thank you again for all your help, god bless you
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    Hi Simon, (or anyone else, would you be able to send me a PM with any additional info on the themes you use and the technique you are using to make sales in the email as I'm very curious!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by dennis797 View Post

      Hi Simon, (or anyone else, would you be able to send me a PM with any additional info on the themes you use and the technique you are using to make sales in the email as I'm very curious!
      Hi guys,

      I have replayed to all the request for the themes.

      Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author freeforme77
        Hi Simon,
        Fantastic post! Great idea. I can't seem to send you a PM at the moment and dont know if that means I will be able to receive them either.
        Could you email the list of themes, wording used to send in contracts to me at freeforme77(@)gmail.com Thanks
        Would really appreciate it, really want to give this a go!
        Thanks so much for your help
        Mat
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  • Profile picture of the author Dori int
    Hi Simon,

    The information you have shared is absolutely amazing. I believe lots of blessings are still coming your way. I'm not sure if your offer about the premium sites and the videos still stands. If it does kindly send me the info to stevidore(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Dori int View Post

      Hi Simon,

      The information you have shared is absolutely amazing. I believe lots of blessings are still coming your way. I'm not sure if your offer about the premium sites and the videos still stands. If it does kindly send me the info to stevidore(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk
      Thank you for your kind words I really appreciate it. I will send you the info via email.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    Thanks for the swift PM Simon. I'm really grateful for your help.

    One last question which I hope you can help me with being from the UK yourself. Where do you find your info for people with no site? I've been on yell.com and thats great for showing me who has no site, but it doesn't give me any email addresses, only phone numbers. I will have to have a look in the book as well as the site I suppose.

    Do you have a method for automating it, or do you just spend time looking at the yell site and the book?

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by dennis797 View Post

      Thanks for the swift PM Simon. I'm really grateful for your help.

      One last question which I hope you can help me with being from the UK yourself. Where do you find your info for people with no site? I've been on yell.com and thats great for showing me who has no site, but it doesn't give me any email addresses, only phone numbers. I will have to have a look in the book as well as the site I suppose.

      Do you have a method for automating it, or do you just spend time looking at the yell site and the book?

      Thanks
      Hi,

      you need to text or call them. All is explained in the post.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Andy Brown
    Hi Simon,

    Many thanks for taking the time to respond to my question on themes and texting.

    It is much appreciated.

    I would PM but my count is too low.

    Thanks again.

    Andy
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    • Profile picture of the author Darren Beecham
      Hi Simon,i love to take a look at the texts and themes as well if you could?

      thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by Darren Beecham View Post

        Hi Simon,i love to take a look at the texts and themes as well if you could?

        thanks
        Info sent Darren
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Andy Brown View Post

      Hi Simon,

      Many thanks for taking the time to respond to my question on themes and texting.

      It is much appreciated.

      I would PM but my count is too low.

      Thanks again.

      Andy
      Your welcome Andy my pleasure.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Pepinfo
    Congratulations Simon on your great achievement.

    I must say your post as stopped me in my tracks because I've been thinking whether on not to sell as site I've got ranked on google.co.uk page 1 position 5 for "UK Website Leasing" but you may have given me the inspiration to crack on with my original plan which was basically the same as you've done.

    I got it ranked and never finished it. I still may try & sell it if anyone's interested but just in case is there any chance you could send me those business themes please.

    Congrats again & Thanks For the inspiration
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  • Profile picture of the author jaginep
    This looks like a great business.

    I would like to see the themes and text also if you don't mind.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Pepinfo View Post

      Congratulations Simon on your great achievement.

      I must say your post as stopped me in my tracks because I've been thinking whether on not to sell as site I've got ranked on google.co.uk page 1 position 5 for "UK Website Leasing" but you may have given me the inspiration to crack on with my original plan which was basically the same as you've done.

      I got it ranked and never finished it. I still may try & sell it if anyone's interested but just in case is there any chance you could send me those business themes please.

      Congrats again & Thanks For the inspiration
      Originally Posted by jaginep View Post

      This looks like a great business.

      I would like to see the themes and text also if you don't mind.
      All the info sent.

      Good luck,
      Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author jaginep
        Thank you very much for the info Simon!
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  • Profile picture of the author RyanJ
    Simon,
    This is quite a testament to working hard. Great job. Your percentages on closing from cold emails is phenomenal. Could you share or PM me the subject lines you use?

    Thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author viralmarketing
      Hey simon id like to get a sample of that text and the themes you use as well thanks!!!
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by jaginep View Post

        Thank you very much for the info Simon!
        Originally Posted by RyanJ View Post

        Simon,
        This is quite a testament to working hard. Great job. Your percentages on closing from cold emails is phenomenal. Could you share or PM me the subject lines you use?

        Thanks.
        Originally Posted by viralmarketing View Post

        Hey simon id like to get a sample of that text and the themes you use as well thanks!!!
        Thank you very much guys I really appreciate your kind words. I will pm you guys all the info.

        Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author AdrianMansilla
        Me too, thanks pm pls

        Originally Posted by viralmarketing View Post

        Hey simon id like to get a sample of that text and the themes you use as well thanks!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author yudwill
    nice tips, thanks for your sharing hehehe
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  • Profile picture of the author Madridista
    Simon has good idea, I hope can do that
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Madridista View Post

      Simon has good idea, I hope can do that
      Give it a try it works
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      • Profile picture of the author asiamaria
        Hi Simon, many thanks for your excellent contribution and willingness to help others.

        Is there any change you could also pm the details for the themes, emails etc?

        Would appreciate it immensely

        Thanks
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        • Profile picture of the author Simon74
          Originally Posted by asiamaria View Post

          Hi Simon, many thanks for your excellent contribution and willingness to help others.

          Is there any change you could also pm the details for the themes, emails etc?

          Would appreciate it immensely

          Thanks
          Lee
          Hi Lee,

          Info sent.

          Simon
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          • Profile picture of the author lmooney1028
            Hi Simon,

            This is great stuff. I've got a methid thats working for me but i'm looking to spread out so that i don't just have one lone method of lead gen/income.

            If you could PM me the emails/texts you use that'd be a great help.

            Glad theres another UK warrior out there giving it both barrels

            Regards,

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  • Profile picture of the author rain21
    great idea dude, need to try this
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    • Profile picture of the author marvink1
      Hi Simon thanks for the informations you have giving to all of us . l would also like if you to send me the text and themse uou are using. l wish to pm you but l dont have enough post to send you.

      Thanks again and hope you will PM me with the text and themes info.
      Greetings from Germany.
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  • Profile picture of the author sintzu
    Really inspiring post! It's actually what I am trying to get going as well. I am just picking a niche right now and building the list and will get on the phones later this week.

    I have a couple of local business themes but am curious to know which ones have been working for you. I saw someone else ask you and you told them to PM you.

    If you can give me some insight as to what themes work with local businesses it would be much appreciated.

    Keep up the great work!

    P.S - My post count is not high enough to PM you, so if you can PM me the info it would be awesome. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author asiamaria
    Hi Simon,

    Many thanks for your pm

    I have a couple of questions if you wouldnt mind answering them?

    Are you building these test sites on exact match domains prior to selling them?
    I suppose if you built plumberslondon.co.uk then your leverage is smaller as you can only contact london plumbers? Could you give me more of an idea of how u do this without going too much into specifics?

    If you were targeting plumbers first would you build the test site then target plumbers then move on to the next trade?

    Do you sell the same site to multiple plumbers using the same test site?

    I have a hostnine reseller account but I presume hostgator have a better affiliate program

    Purchased your wso the other day, some really good stuff in there mate

    Look forward to your response mate when you get the time.
    Lee
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  • Profile picture of the author iScotts
    Hi Simon, this is really great.. Could you also send me some details on the themes and emails. Thank you
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    Also Do you use the yellowpages website?
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    Hi again Simon.

    I thought I'd update you with my progress having implemented your methods today. I wondered if either you or imwarrior84 who have both had success with this could give me further advice, perhaps by email as I cannot PM.

    I've built my list and today decided to send off 100 texts to start. Its not the largest sample but I was eager to make a start! I went for the handyman type niche, so plumbers, electricians, etc. Tomorrow I plan to up that to 2-300. I sent it in the same format as the one you mentioned in your first post.

    Unfortunately I only received one response from the 100, who called me back. I was quite nervous, and he seemed to really know his stuff, which threw me off guard a little bit, as I am new to all this, and have no experience in sales! The guy will go away and look at my site, he wanted to see a portfolio, but at this point I don't have one, and he will let me know by the end of the week if he is interested. I have a site which I built for my business, which I am pleased with, but was curious about the sites you were using, and if you had a large portfolio to show potential clients?

    I may have been going by stereotype, but I wasn't expecting the person on the line to know about HTML/Wordpress, servers etc. Is this common, or are they usually less knowledgable? What methods do you use to convert those that are showing an interest into an actual sale?

    Also what sort of response rate do you get? I had only a 1% call back rate. Of the people who get in touch with you, the warm leads, what sort of % of these do you convert?

    Overall I am pretty pleased with how today went, I took action which is the main thing. Having read around on this forum, the customer I am looking for is someone who is actively interested in buying a site, and 1% of my contacts fitted this category, though this was with too small of a sample to make any real conclusions.

    My goal tomorrow is to send out alot more texts, and hopefully have the opportunity to speak to more decision makers, so hopefully I can build my confidence and composure when making the sale, as I felt I was a little too nervous, although I didn't do awfully. But the main goal is to close a sale. This will give me the capital and confidence to invest in a proper set up (good headset and autodialler) to make calls.

    Sorry about all the questions!!
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    • Profile picture of the author Learner4life
      Hi Simon, inspirational post. I was hoping I could take a look at the themes you suggest and also the subject line too, could you PM me please, thanks

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      • Profile picture of the author BestHot
        Hi Simon,
        Thank you for this inspiring thread.
        Could you also PM me with the details and themes please?
        Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author imwarrior84
      Originally Posted by dennis797 View Post

      Hi again Simon.

      I thought I'd update you with my progress having implemented your methods today. I wondered if either you or imwarrior84 who have both had success with this could give me further advice, perhaps by email as I cannot PM.

      I've built my list and today decided to send off 100 texts to start. Its not the largest sample but I was eager to make a start! I went for the handyman type niche, so plumbers, electricians, etc. Tomorrow I plan to up that to 2-300. I sent it in the same format as the one you mentioned in your first post.

      Unfortunately I only received one response from the 100, who called me back. I was quite nervous, and he seemed to really know his stuff, which threw me off guard a little bit, as I am new to all this, and have no experience in sales! The guy will go away and look at my site, he wanted to see a portfolio, but at this point I don't have one, and he will let me know by the end of the week if he is interested. I have a site which I built for my business, which I am pleased with, but was curious about the sites you were using, and if you had a large portfolio to show potential clients?

      I may have been going by stereotype, but I wasn't expecting the person on the line to know about HTML/Wordpress, servers etc. Is this common, or are they usually less knowledgable? What methods do you use to convert those that are showing an interest into an actual sale?

      Also what sort of response rate do you get? I had only a 1% call back rate. Of the people who get in touch with you, the warm leads, what sort of % of these do you convert?

      Overall I am pretty pleased with how today went, I took action which is the main thing. Having read around on this forum, the customer I am looking for is someone who is actively interested in buying a site, and 1% of my contacts fitted this category, though this was with too small of a sample to make any real conclusions.

      My goal tomorrow is to send out alot more texts, and hopefully have the opportunity to speak to more decision makers, so hopefully I can build my confidence and composure when making the sale, as I felt I was a little too nervous, although I didn't do awfully. But the main goal is to close a sale. This will give me the capital and confidence to invest in a proper set up (good headset and autodialler) to make calls.

      Sorry about all the questions!!
      Hi denis,

      I have followed Simon system and got great results, but also I have implemented my own strategy. You need to try different things out because maybe in your area or city people react differently. I also go around newsagents, coffe shop any where where I find business cards without a website. I don't just text people but I call them aswell. If they don't reply to your text give them a call and you will be suppried on how many actually take the offer on.

      Gays give Simon system/strategy a go because it works.

      Best of luck
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    A quick update at the end of day 2 of texting local businesses. A futher 300 texts today, to add to the 100 sent yesterday.

    I have still yet to receive a single text response, but today I had a call to add to the one I had yesterday. But still no sales

    I have followed the exact methods you outlined in your first post, I have taken phone numbers from local noticeboards, from my local yellow page books as well as a couple of online directories and have been spreading my texts across numbers collected in each of these forms.

    Whilst I can see that this method will get you clients if I keep persisting I am unsure as to how you were getting a sale every 20-25 approaches. Given those numbers you would have between 16 and 20 clients whilst I have zero. I don't doubt you, I am just unsure what I am doing wrong! I'm not even getting a warm lead every 20-25 approaches, let alone a sale, it is so far one in every 200 messages for a response to my message!

    Has anyone else gained any success with this method that could perhaps give me some pointers?
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  • Profile picture of the author SocialExtreme
    Simon
    Great job and many congrats to you! I'm now getting into marketing (have always had an interest in it but never honed it into a focus). Your approach is similar to what I though to of doing just never saw anyone who actually did it. So thanks for posting as it's helped me tremendously. Would you mind sending the themes, video and sample site to me as well? I would truly appreciate that. I can't seem to PM yet so would appreciate it you can send to socialextreme (at) yahoo.

    Thanks again!
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    Gays give Simon system/strategy a go because it works
    Bit of a typo there I assume :p

    Thanks for your response. You said you gained great result by using Simons methods, does that mean when you started it you used his method exactly before tailoring to make it your own? It is my intention to start cold calling asap, I have built a list, I just want to make a single sale to build my confidence and so I can reinvest the revenue into a set up suitable for cold calling.

    I am getting a little disheartened, I am following the method exactly as mentioned. I am now 600 texts in and not a single sale. Today I contacted a further 200 businesses, all without a website, and didn't have a single response! So 600 texts, 0 sales and 2 warm leads. Simon said he was making a sale every 20-25. Either his numbers were wrong or he was doing something in addition to what he mentioned in his post, or I am doing something wrong. I think I have sent enough texts out to eliminate any sort of statistical anomoly now.

    As I mentioned before, I still have faith that using this method you can make sales. I have had two calls back, and will be getting back in contact with them both on Monday, where I will hopefully get that first sale. So to any newbies reading this I would still recommend giving it a crack, its a low budget set up and therefore low risk, however I would perhaps revise your expectations. When I started, I thought the figures were quite high, therefore was aiming for a 0.5% sale rate from my contacts, which is 10 times lower than Simons highest figures. I haven't even achieved this.

    I will keep going, and keep reporting how I'm doing for anyone who is interested, and who knows maybe Monday will be my breakthrough day!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by dennis797 View Post

      Bit of a typo there I assume :p

      Thanks for your response. You said you gained great result by using Simons methods, does that mean when you started it you used his method exactly before tailoring to make it your own? It is my intention to start cold calling asap, I have built a list, I just want to make a single sale to build my confidence and so I can reinvest the revenue into a set up suitable for cold calling.

      I am getting a little disheartened, I am following the method exactly as mentioned. I am now 600 texts in and not a single sale. Today I contacted a further 200 businesses, all without a website, and didn't have a single response! So 600 texts, 0 sales and 2 warm leads. Simon said he was making a sale every 20-25. Either his numbers were wrong or he was doing something in addition to what he mentioned in his post, or I am doing something wrong. I think I have sent enough texts out to eliminate any sort of statistical anomoly now.

      As I mentioned before, I still have faith that using this method you can make sales. I have had two calls back, and will be getting back in contact with them both on Monday, where I will hopefully get that first sale. So to any newbies reading this I would still recommend giving it a crack, its a low budget set up and therefore low risk, however I would perhaps revise your expectations. When I started, I thought the figures were quite high, therefore was aiming for a 0.5% sale rate from my contacts, which is 10 times lower than Simons highest figures. I haven't even achieved this.

      I will keep going, and keep reporting how I'm doing for anyone who is interested, and who knows maybe Monday will be my breakthrough day!
      Hi Dennis797,

      As Imwarrior84 said in every area or places you will get different results so you need to understand your prospects. Are you showing them a sample site? If they don't reply to your text call them. What I am trying to say is to don't give up or feel down because at your first try you only got 2 reply.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author mixerbarcoe
    hey simon thanks for the thread..could you PM me the Themes..Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author DamianQ
    brilliant - very simple but effective strategy!!
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  • Profile picture of the author iScotts
    Hi Simon , I am interested in knowing how you going about making them sign a contract dont they start running the minute you want to "bind" them to a contract? Also do you email it to them or is there some other way of doing this?

    Also when it is time to pay, do you just give them your paypal or what?
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by iScotts View Post

      Hi Simon , I am interested in knowing how you going about making them sign a contract dont they start running the minute you want to "bind" them to a contract? Also do you email it to them or is there some other way of doing this?

      Also when it is time to pay, do you just give them your paypal or what?
      After we agreed to get the job done I send them a contract to sign and they pay via paypal.
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  • Profile picture of the author bawo
    Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

    Hi Warriors,

    I just wanted to share with you guys how I made £4850 ($7500 apx) And £1500 ($2300 apx) recurring monthly in 3 weeks.

    I will show you step by step what I have done to get those results very simple:

    Step 1: Search for businesses on yellow pages, local news paper, local magazine, you need to look for builders, plumbers, plasters, painters and so on that don't have a website, more on this in a bit.

    Step 2: You need to contact then via, email, text or phone call.

    Step 3: Close the deal.

    Let's talk about step 1.

    You need to search for local businesses that don't have a site but they have paid for an ad on yellow pages, local news paper or local magazine, as you probably know those kind of ads are not cheap. If those people paid for the ads chances are they will pay for a site that cost only £97 plus £30 for hosting, domain and 2 yearly update to the site. You need to target builders, plumbers, plasters, painters because it's very lucky that will never ask you for any update on a regular basis, instead if you go for restaurants, cafes and bars those business will ask you to update the site on a regular basis, change of menu, new event and so on, so avoid those.

    Step 2: You can contact them via email, phone call or text messages.I have used something on those line:

    Hi there (or name if you have),

    We are a small web design company based (what ever you are), we create website for local business and we are running and crazy offer (price) limited to 50 orders. You can see a demo site on (yourdemosite url), call me or text me back for further information.

    I personally like to text or email them.

    Step 3: closing the deal:

    You need to make sure that the prospect agree on the £30 monthly payment and sign an agreement to a minimum of 6 - 12 month contract. For the payment I use paypal because lots of people know about it.

    This is the simple system I have used for the past 3 weeks.

    I create the sites using wordpress, I have 6-7 premium theme for small business, pm for more info. If you don't know how to use wordpress pm and I will send you 20 free training video.

    The sites are between 3 and 5 pages max.

    To take it to the next level I am going to outsource the sites building and concentrate on getting as much business as I can, to take my earning to £10k monthly.

    I hope you find my post helpful and if you need more help post your questions below and I will try to help you guys as much as I can.

    Enjoy,
    Simon Fusco
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    Great story, i would like to do something like that in the Netherlands.
    Can you send me your wordpress tutorial video's and the wordpress premium themes.

    bawo.sambo @ gmail.com or orishae @ live.nl
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  • Profile picture of the author ShaunQ
    Hi Simon,

    Thanks for the response. In the text I have sent I have been sending a link to my website. Can you tell me what sort of % rate you got for sales just from a text where the customer called you back? I will have to start calling the numbers on the list I created as hopefully this will generate more success for me. It is possible that different areas give you different success rates, but I am covering all the major cities in the Midlands and still haven't had any luck from texting alone!

    A little update on todays efforts, first thing in the morning, I decided to call the second warm lead again, as I realise I had played things a little wrong. She is interested, I offered to make her a mock up home page and if she likes I will continue and complete the site. I also think the money upfront may be an issue, but she was happy to pay a higher monthly fee on top of the hosting costs. Whilst not ideal I'm thinking I have to start somewhere and getting some sort of payment will do my confidence good.

    I then continued my texting, sending around 200 more today. No call backs, but I had some text responses for the first time! No leads but I was expecting simple 'No thanks' texts fairly frequently, but my first 700 or so texts I didn't get one person doing that. One person was nice and wished me good luck but said they had just bought a site.

    One person responded 'STOP' believing it was some sort of automated texting service which I found interesting. One of the reasons I think so few people have took my bait is just that reason. I've played around with about 3 different versions of the text I'm sending, but was always concerned it looked like some spammy automated text service, no matter how personal I tried to come across. This might have cost me several sales from interested people.

    The next step for me is to start cold calling I think. I think my problem with texts is that I don't really know if I'm getting a 'no' or they are just ignoring the text, but with cold calling I at least get to hear their answer and then move onto the next. I appreciate you posting this method still, and I'm grateful that it got me to take action which I'm sure will eventually pay off for me!

    All the best with your methods in the future and I'd very much like to hear an update of where you're at now as you mentioned you had a plan in place to expand?
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  • Profile picture of the author AdrianMansilla
    Hi Simon,

    Do you use some soft to send sms text?
    How man per day do you sent today?

    Thank you
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  • Profile picture of the author Ashwin83
    Hi Simon,
    Interesting thread. And thank you for spending your time helping others. I read the whole thread so I won't ask questions already answered.

    I can't PM you, so can you send me a PM with the texts and emails, wordpress video tutorial, the themes and any other info that can help me get started on this path? I appreciate it!

    Grazie tanto!
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    • Profile picture of the author Oimush
      Hi Simon,

      Fantastic strategy and one that I will be looking to implement here in the Scotland. I would be really grateful if you could sent me an email or PM with links to your videos and themes and perhaps a demo site?

      Thanks so much for giving back!
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      • Profile picture of the author Viperxxx
        Hi Simon thanks for the information ,i would love to take a look at the texts and themes as well if you could? Also how do you collect the monthly payments from them?
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  • Profile picture of the author shyanz
    Thanks for the information Simon. I'm going to use this technique straight away in my offline webdesign business!
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  • Profile picture of the author John W.G.
    Simon,

    thank you for the great thread

    pm'd you about what themes you use.

    I've found it difficult to find good themes for offline businesses.

    So many of the themes out there look way to flashy for what a local business needs
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    • Profile picture of the author oldturk
      Also like to say thnk you unfortunately i cannot pm yet but could i possibly ask for the themes and wp videos,texts to see if i can get this off the ground,if im not too late.

      Realised one way of getting mobile phone numbers for texting/calling to potential customers,when you are out and about just look for work vans with them on.Noticed plenty with mobile and landline nothing else
      Sorry forgot, 3 had email adresses no website unfortunately was only quick enough to get one of them,i was driving.lol.
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  • Profile picture of the author marigreen
    Ditto on the above statements so also have sent a pm requesting to see the themes. Thanks again Simon for an awesome and enlightening thread!
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      Have a look at Ink themes local business theme - just released and specifically for small businesses.
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  • Profile picture of the author sitefurnace
    Just a heads up. Are you aware that you are breaking the law by sending unsolicited SMS to sole traders such as these? You need to have consent or it's considered spam and the fine can be anything up to £5000

    It's ok to send unsolicited SMS to limited companies but you will find most tradesmen are 'sole traders' here in this country.

    Here's an article that covers it.

    Email and SMS marketing - staying on the right side of the law | Startups

    You may well get away with it but be careful advising others to do the same.

    This also covers Email as well.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by sitefurnace View Post

      Just a heads up. Are you aware that you are breaking the law by sending unsolicited SMS to sole traders such as these? You need to have consent or it's considered spam and the fine can be anything up to £5000

      It's ok to send unsolicited SMS to limited companies but you will find most tradesmen are 'sole traders' here in this country.

      Here's an article that covers it.

      Email and SMS marketing - staying on the right side of the law | Startups

      You may well get away with it but be careful advising others to do the same.

      This also covers Email as well.
      I never advised anyone to do anything, we all are adult we need to do our own risk assessment and research. I get promotional messages all the time from companies via text ( I am talking about big companies) so I am sure that there is a loophole some where as always. But like everything in life you need to do your own research before taking any actions.
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      • Profile picture of the author imwarrior84
        Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

        I never advised anyone to do anything, we all are adult we need to do our own risk assessment and research. I get promotional messages all the time from companies via text ( I am talking about big companies) so I am sure that there is a loophole some where as always. But like everything in life you need to do your own research before taking any actions.
        Very true Simon, we have to make our own judgment!
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        • Profile picture of the author Simon74
          Originally Posted by imwarrior84 View Post

          Very true Simon, we have to make our own judgment!
          Yes we need to take responsability for our actions, I am sharing what is working from me simple.

          P.S. I do think now I have send the info to all of you guys!
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  • Profile picture of the author linksbull
    Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

    Hi Warriors,

    I just wanted to share with you guys how I made £4850 ($7500 apx) And £1500 ($2300 apx) recurring monthly in 3 weeks.

    I will show you step by step what I have done to get those results very simple:

    Step 1: Search for businesses on yellow pages, local news paper, local magazine, you need to look for builders, plumbers, plasters, painters and so on that don't have a website, more on this in a bit.

    Step 2: You need to contact then via, email, text or phone call.

    Step 3: Close the deal.

    Let's talk about step 1.

    You need to search for local businesses that don't have a site but they have paid for an ad on yellow pages, local news paper or local magazine, as you probably know those kind of ads are not cheap. If those people paid for the ads chances are they will pay for a site that cost only £97 plus £30 for hosting, domain and 2 yearly update to the site. You need to target builders, plumbers, plasters, painters because it's very lucky that will never ask you for any update on a regular basis, instead if you go for restaurants, cafes and bars those business will ask you to update the site on a regular basis, change of menu, new event and so on, so avoid those.

    Step 2: You can contact them via email, phone call or text messages.I have used something on those line:

    Hi there (or name if you have),

    We are a small web design company based (what ever you are), we create website for local business and we are running and crazy offer (price) limited to 50 orders. You can see a demo site on (yourdemosite url), call me or text me back for further information.

    I personally like to text or email them.

    Step 3: closing the deal:

    You need to make sure that the prospect agree on the £30 monthly payment and sign an agreement to a minimum of 6 - 12 month contract. For the payment I use paypal because lots of people know about it.

    This is the simple system I have used for the past 3 weeks.

    I create the sites using wordpress, I have 6-7 premium theme for small business, pm for more info. If you don't know how to use wordpress pm and I will send you 20 free training video.

    The sites are between 3 and 5 pages max.

    To take it to the next level I am going to outsource the sites building and concentrate on getting as much business as I can, to take my earning to £10k monthly.

    I hope you find my post helpful and if you need more help post your questions below and I will try to help you guys as much as I can.

    Enjoy,
    Simon Fusco
    P.S. if you like the post I would appreciate if you click the thanks button

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    Good idea..can make you some quick money but your customer doesn't get anything out of the site if he doesn't rank on search engine, without it, to acquire customer ..the site owner will have to advertise his site somewhere ..So making site doesn't help him...if u don't get the site onto the search rankings...you could plug in SEO as an additional service...

    Cheers!
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  • Profile picture of the author meeka87
    Hey Simon,

    Can I get the videos for the WP training? Great post by the way.
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    Oh by the way...you can contact me at meeka0687 [@] gmail.com
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    • Profile picture of the author Ivar1990
      Hi Simon,

      Thanks for all the info!
      Can you show (/pm) me what kind of templates you use?

      Thanks.
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    This might help me a lot, thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author taxtherich
      Thank you so much Simon! Could you tell me what kind of WP themes you use as well? I can't PM but my email address is ndat.tran (at) gmail.com
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    Do you have any proof? if so please share the image or the link.
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    • Profile picture of the author WEB ORACLE
      Originally Posted by freeadstime View Post

      Do you have any proof? if so please share the image or the link.
      If you need proof you can make that much money selling websites to local businesses then this method is not for you.

      OP has went out of his way to offer up his method he used to sell websites.
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      • Profile picture of the author jrundle
        Would also be very interested too see what Wordpress themes you use and example of sites.

        Thanks for the inspiration.

        Janet
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    I think I send the info to everyone, if you didn't get them send me a message.

    Simon
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    Thanks for your help
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    • Profile picture of the author kylemarvin
      In 3 weeks you contacted approximately 1250 local businesses, and closed approximately 50 deals. That's realistic if your conversion is high, because that would only be about 60 emails a day (if working 7 days a week) which is about 7 per hour (if 8 hours a day). Not unachievable. The thing I would ask is how the heck did you find 1250 contractors without a website in one city? That's incredible.
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by kylemarvin View Post

        In 3 weeks you contacted approximately 1250 local businesses, and closed approximately 50 deals. That's realistic if your conversion is high, because that would only be about 60 emails a day (if working 7 days a week) which is about 7 per hour (if 8 hours a day). Not unachievable. The thing I would ask is how the heck did you find 1250 contractors without a website in one city? That's incredible.
        I lived in London at the time and there are over 8 mil people living in the city, very easy to do that if you put the time to it. Hard work is the key here.
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        • Profile picture of the author lplummer
          I'm very late finding this thread ... it's fantastic! Could I ask you, Simon, to also send me the videos for WP training, themes, etc? I don't have enough posts to PM, but my email address is linda (at) top-tour-of-spain.com ... many thanks.

          I expect that, by now, dennis797 has plenty of customers. But I think that, after reading his experiences, when I start offering this service, I'll probably do 2 or 3 for free (except for the monthly charge), so that I've got a small portfolio to show, ideally of local small businesses, and that prospective clients I contact will be tempted to pay for a similar website.

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          • Profile picture of the author Simon74
            Originally Posted by lplummer View Post

            I'm very late finding this thread ... it's fantastic! Could I ask you, Simon, to also send me the videos for WP training, themes, etc? I don't have enough posts to PM, but my email address is linda (at) top-tour-of-spain.com ... many thanks.

            I expect that, by now, dennis797 has plenty of customers. But I think that, after reading his experiences, when I start offering this service, I'll probably do 2 or 3 for free (except for the monthly charge), so that I've got a small portfolio to show, ideally of local small businesses, and that prospective clients I contact will be tempted to pay for a similar website.

            Linda
            Hi Linda,

            I will send you the info no problem. Yes for sure if you give away few sites for free you get:

            1) A portfolio
            2) People will refer you as well to others

            Simon
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            • Profile picture of the author lplummer
              Received your email and info - many thanks for such a quick reply. Have been trying to find a "thank" button, but to no avail. Went back to your original post, where I clicked on the link to the instructions you gave about this, and clicked on the "thank" button there, but don't think that is what I'm meant to do.

              Anyway, once again, many thanks.

              Linda
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              • Profile picture of the author Simon74
                Your welcome Linda, don't worry about the thank you button.

                Good luck,
                Simon

                Originally Posted by lplummer View Post

                Received your email and info - many thanks for such a quick reply. Have been trying to find a "thank" button, but to no avail. Went back to your original post, where I clicked on the link to the instructions you gave about this, and clicked on the "thank" button there, but don't think that is what I'm meant to do.

                Anyway, once again, many thanks.

                Linda
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                • Profile picture of the author isabellcmoe63
                  Hi Simon,

                  How are you?

                  I found this thread and just think it's fantastic!

                  I was wondering if it's too late for you to be able to send the key details to my email? hopefully not. Anyway it would be great if you could email the key details to isabellcmoe63 (at) gmail dot com as would love to give this a try.

                  Thanks!
                  Isabell
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                  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
                    Originally Posted by isabellcmoe63 View Post

                    Hi Simon,

                    How are you?

                    I found this thread and just think it's fantastic!

                    I was wondering if it's too late for you to be able to send the key details to my email? hopefully not. Anyway it would be great if you could email the key details to isabellcmoe63 (at) gmail dot com as would love to give this a try.

                    Thanks!
                    Isabell
                    Hi Isabell,

                    I sent you the email with the info.

                    Simon
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                    • Profile picture of the author lplummer
                      Have bought and downloaded the themes, and very much looking forward to working with them.

                      Simon, do you mind me asking how many pages do you usually build for each site?

                      Thanks.

                      Linda
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                      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
                        Originally Posted by lplummer View Post

                        Have bought and downloaded the themes, and very much looking forward to working with them.

                        Simon, do you mind me asking how many pages do you usually build for each site?

                        Thanks.

                        Linda
                        Hi Linda,

                        For £97 I do 5 pages!

                        Simon
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  • Great advice, thanks for taking all the time to answer questions, respond to messages, etc.

    I am an avid Warrior, but dont comment. I enjoy reading everything

    I'm going to be creating a new thread

    Everyone please check it out. Its strictly going to ask for advice and opinions. Open forum
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    • Profile picture of the author dangergirl
      Hi Simon,

      Thank you for sharing this method. I'm going to give it a try. Could you please send me your theme ideas and texts? I would greatly appreciate it.
      my email is dangergurl at gmail.com

      Thanks again
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  • Profile picture of the author kasei
    Thank you, Simon! This is really useful information and I am sure that eventually I will be able to get it to full use.
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    when does the WSO come out?
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  • Profile picture of the author Wiz55
    Hi Simon,

    I find this a very interesting thread. I am interested to know more and would like to help other people to setup simple sites as their internet marketing.

    Appreciate if you could send me some info through mail(@)jenillie.com , thank you in advance.
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  • Profile picture of the author BlueLounge
    Hi Simon,

    I've been reading your thread, very interesting and motivating! I'm not sure exactly what you're sending other Warrior's but if I could have the same resources sent to me i'd appreciate it alot! Thanks in advance.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Marketinc Solutions View Post

      Great advice, thanks for taking all the time to answer questions, respond to messages, etc.

      I am an avid Warrior, but dont comment. I enjoy reading everything

      I'm going to be creating a new thread

      Everyone please check it out. Its strictly going to ask for advice and opinions. Open forum
      Originally Posted by dangergirl View Post

      Hi Simon,

      Thank you for sharing this method. I'm going to give it a try. Could you please send me your theme ideas and texts? I would greatly appreciate it.
      my email is dangergurl at gmail.com

      Thanks again
      Originally Posted by kasei View Post

      Thank you, Simon! This is really useful information and I am sure that eventually I will be able to get it to full use.
      Originally Posted by webpln View Post

      Thanks for share your idea. Its should be work for me.
      Originally Posted by Wiz55 View Post

      Hi Simon,

      I find this a very interesting thread. I am interested to know more and would like to help other people to setup simple sites as their internet marketing.

      Appreciate if you could send me some info through mail(@)jenillie.com , thank you in advance.
      Originally Posted by BlueLounge View Post

      Hi Simon,

      I've been reading your thread, very interesting and motivating! I'm not sure exactly what you're sending other Warrior's but if I could have the same resources sent to me i'd appreciate it alot! Thanks in advance.
      Thank you guys I am glad I can help! All the info sent.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mrizzle1991
    I was wondering if you could pm me the 20 Wordpress tutorials since I'm not able to pm yet thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Christian Chan
    Thanks for the good post. I see why you're writing such a good post because of your signature (GOES RIGHT to your WSO). Your WSO is worthy to buy after such an excellent write-up.
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Christian Chan View Post

      Thanks for the good post. I see why you're writing such a good post because of your signature (GOES RIGHT to your WSO). Your WSO is worthy to buy after such an excellent write-up.
      Well the thread was created well before my WSO and for the records my WSO doesn't cover offline marketing. This is just pure content I wanted to share with the WF community because I learnt lots from it. I am simple giving back

      Simon
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      • Profile picture of the author Christian Chan
        Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

        Well the threat was created well before my WSO and for the records my WSO doesn't cover offline marketing. This is just pure content I wanted to share with the WF community because I learnt lots from it. I am simple giving back

        Simon
        There is a difference between a thread and a threat.
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  • Profile picture of the author Simon74
    I just made an update on the system Warriors, check it out!
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    • Profile picture of the author Mark68
      Thanks Simon for the post and the update. Can you email the links to the training videos and did you also have a themes link? mrh813@gmail.com

      Thanks,

      Mark

      Originally Posted by Simon74 View Post

      I just made an update on the system Warriors, check it out!
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  • Profile picture of the author untappedrep
    Thanks for the inspiration!

    I am going to start cold calling REALLY soon. I have an ultra targeted list I just want to build up my portfolio first.

    I like to get phone numbers off of local Business Listings. I find sites that have poor quality design, marketing, cellphone friendless, SEO, and I try and close them on a redesign or marketing solution.
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    • Profile picture of the author sipin tea
      This is an amazing idea! Thank you so much for sharing simon!

      I am new to WF and IM, and havent made a cent yet as the first 3months of my IM journey has been research and immersing myself in information on how to make $ online/with online.

      Your idea will be my first attempt! (hope your proud!)
      Im really excited to get this into action, please send/pm me your WP training video's and theme's i would be so very greatfull!

      lexr0102001 at hotmail com

      I am thinking of experimenting with my own little twist on the cold calling pitch, by telling them that since looking through the yellow pages all their competitors have websites except for them! (which will give them a feeling of being left out and hopefully spark more interest in a website).
      Thanks again -sipin Tea
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      • Profile picture of the author Simon74
        Originally Posted by sipin tea View Post

        This is an amazing idea! Thank you so much for sharing simon!

        I am new to WF and IM, and havent made a cent yet as the first 3months of my IM journey has been research and immersing myself in information on how to make $ online/with online.

        Your idea will be my first attempt! (hope your proud!)
        Im really excited to get this into action, please send/pm me your WP training video's and theme's i would be so very greatfull!

        lexr0102001 at hotmail com

        I am thinking of experimenting with my own little twist on the cold calling pitch, by telling them that since looking through the yellow pages all their competitors have websites except for them! (which will give them a feeling of being left out and hopefully spark more interest in a website).
        Thanks again -sipin Tea
        Hi Sipin Tea,

        I have sent you am email.

        Good luck,
        Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author cra16
    Thank you Simon. Some great information here. I will definitely give it a try. I don't suppose you have an example of your agreement form?
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  • Profile picture of the author cra16
    I'd also like the links to the training videos please. My email is c.pimbley@ymail.com
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  • Profile picture of the author garveyonweb
    Simon, thats great info, a complete plan. Key to implement is Take action. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Zaiyan
    Great post, great way to earn through a search and promote method.
    Thanx
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by garveyonweb View Post

      Simon, thats great info, a complete plan. Key to implement is Take action. Thanks
      Originally Posted by Zaiyan View Post

      Great post, great way to earn through a search and promote method.
      Thanx
      Glad you like it guys!
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  • Profile picture of the author newfriends
    Thanks for sharing, well make my package and get going.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stockypotty
    Hey Simon, great idea! Will try this out and report back in a week.

    Can you PM an example site you have done just so I have an understanding of the type of quality you are providing?

    Also, £30 per month for hosting seems like quite a lot. Maybe you would get better conversions if it was less?

    Also, with reseller hosting, can you set custom prices. So did you decide to set it as £30 when you could have set it as £5?

    I actually just finished building a website for a guy I met through work and he had a friend who was interested too. So I imagine you might get some work through that way too. Maybe like a "refer a friend to receive £5 off" or something.

    Thanks again!
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    • Profile picture of the author zimbizee
      Just seen something interesting on Sky news this morning in the UK

      There is going to be a major clampdown on spam text with fines upto £500,000 - primarily aimed at these accident and ppi companies, but could also affect anyone texting for marketing purposes.
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      • Profile picture of the author harrymctavish
        Originally Posted by zimbizee View Post

        Just seen something interesting on Sky news this morning in the UK

        There is going to be a major clampdown on spam text with fines upto £500,000 - primarily aimed at these accident and ppi companies, but could also affect anyone texting for marketing purposes.
        Hey, I also seen this yesterday, however, these couple were targetting individuals, which is against the law without a double optin, however business texts are not covered under these regulations, I have looked into this in great detail and as long as you follow a few simple guidelines it is not illegal to text potential business customers.
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  • Profile picture of the author BreakingRetail
    Hi Simon,
    I just wanted to inform you that your method works wonders!
    My team and I have hired a full time VA - Lead Generator, to do most of the prospecting, that is followed by my 2 partners qualifying the leads and I give the follow up call and close the deal. so far we were able to close 2 customers from a list of 50! needless to say many of them were very interested mainly because of the price but were not comfortable with making a decision today.
    I do have to ask you, what do you include in the simple website?
    Could you please send me an example of such site? thank you very much!

    Cheers!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by BreakingRetail View Post

      Hi Simon,
      I just wanted to inform you that your method works wonders!
      My team and I have hired a full time VA - Lead Generator, to do most of the prospecting, that is followed by my 2 partners qualifying the leads and I give the follow up call and close the deal. so far we were able to close 2 customers from a list of 50! needless to say many of them were very interested mainly because of the price but were not comfortable with making a decision today.
      I do have to ask you, what do you include in the simple website?
      Could you please send me an example of such site? thank you very much!

      Cheers!
      Michael M
      Very glad you are having success with the method! If you put into action the system works really well.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author harrymctavish
    @simon how many texts do you send a day and what is you sales ratio to number of texts sent?
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex6534
    I'm very interested in this, would you be able to send me a link to the theme/training videos? I'm getting familiar with wordpress but can't say no to free tutorials alexstewart.webdev@gmail.com

    Also, how did you host the sites? With a vps?
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Alex6534 View Post

      I'm very interested in this, would you be able to send me a link to the theme/training videos? I'm getting familiar with wordpress but can't say no to free tutorials alexstewart.webdev@gmail.com

      Also, how did you host the sites? With a vps?
      Info sent via email.

      Simon
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  • Profile picture of the author Stockypotty
    Hey Simon! Can you send me a PM with an example website and the templates you use? I would greatly appreciate it, you have been extremely helpful so far!
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    • Profile picture of the author Simon74
      Originally Posted by Stockypotty View Post

      Hey Simon! Can you send me a PM with an example website and the templates you use? I would greatly appreciate it, you have been extremely helpful so far!
      Hi,

      I sent you the info via pm!

      Good luck,
      Simon
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