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Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does Facebook PPC work for residential type services (Painters, Roofers, HVAC) ?

If you're actually using CPC on facebook and taking them away from facebook you're going to have waaaaay lower conversions than if you were using Adwords.

The cost per lead, depends on the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Peter Lessard
Re: Does Facebook PPC work for residential type services (Painters, Roofers, HVAC) ?

Facebook is amazing at generating leads for services BUT the devil is in the details. It is a different approach than what you would do for Google ppc.

You can fail miserably at each or knock it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By maxrezn
Never Starve For Clients Again. Super simple.

I want to share a very powerful, simple, and profitable
concept with you that will keep you from feast & famine cycles.

It's called "replacing the lead" or just plain old referrals.

Many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By Matthew North
Easy tips to (keep) cold calling!

1. Don't ever dial manually. Using your fingers to dial over thousands of calls increases time, fatigue and call reluctance. All of this of course compounds over the thousands of calls you will make...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By mojo1
Re: Selling Qualified Leads To Businesses

You're definitely on to something. If you don't want to talk with the companies initially, I have a suggestion for you that might not sit well with you initially. Go ahead and get the email address...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Whats Your Favorite Offline Niche For Prospecting?

Here;

Stop calling plumbers, they get called to death. Call businesses that sell something very locally (meaning local customers come to them), with a high ticket value and only a few products...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Arzak
Re: Whats Your Favorite Offline Niche For Prospecting?

I'm probably way out of the norm here, but I don't choose any specific niches... I only choose specific businesses I want to work with... ones that will also make me look good when I tell people I've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,180
Posted By MRomeo09
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

I'll tell you from my experience that James has some good ideas here. The main thing is NOT the facebook ads, but the positioning. When I first started in this business, I was taking a few grand for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd December 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By abbot
Re: How long do you let an offline client "slide" on making payments?

I have a handful of small businesses that pay me monthly for various things.
I've learned that once you let someone delay a payment, it never ends.
I like to "work with people" in helping them get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By shockwave
Re: TRAPPED!

This idea has been discussed and beat to death before by myself and others, but in your situation, I would recommend local pay-per-call lead generation. IMO, it's the quickest way to make some decent...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By RedShifted
Re: Questions for the successful Lead Gen guys

Well I don't do lead gen like most people on this forum as far as monthly fees go and having set prices for different things.

I own and pay for everything myself. The domain, hosting, tracking,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By Synnuh
Re: Thank you, WF! Just picked up a check for $2,917!

I just answered this in a PM, too. Pretty much, I'm working on a handshake. I'm not dealing with fly by night operations, these guys have been in business in this city for a long time. I'm also...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By Synnuh
Thank you, WF! Just picked up a check for $2,917!

About 3 months ago I got off my "1.5 year retirement" and came back to the IM game. I started out with an authority site, a couple small niche sites, and a local lead gen site. Everything is coming...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Matthew North
Prospecting tips

1. Have a specific prospecting list narrowed down and focus on that list ONLY. Think of who could benefit the MOST from your services. What size organizations? Where are they located?

2. Don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By kemdev
If I knew then what I know now...

Nobody starts perfect. And if you take the time to get every tiny detail right before bringing in paying customers... chances are you may never start at all. This holds true for virtually any...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By TheCG
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

I would rather give him the $150 back than spend additional hours of my life that I will never get back on a site that I can guarantee you still won't make him happy.

$150 refund = problem...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By Matt Lee
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

So is not issuing a refund... But I'm done with this thread.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By bsummers
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

So the client simply wasn't satisfied.

I think doing a simple pros-versus-cons chart would help decide on this.

Which is more important?
If you're determined to protect your "business ego"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By emory27
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

If you don't have a contract written up or any iron clad policies written on your website then just refund them and move on. A bad review can be fairly damaging. I have refunded people that end up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By ThePromotionalGuy
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

I love reading when young people start debating whether to refund or not.

Refunding should be judged on a case by case basis. Never hang your hat on any one piece of advice. As you have read there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By ewenmack
Re: good information for leads

If your prospects use Yellow Pages, then this street survey will be useful...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4cCZ0DHcBQ&feature=youtu.be

Best,
Ewen
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Dennis Ray
Re: Here's how to ask for high prices...

Fame causes money to move.
If you want to be able to charge more, and happily get that money - become more famous in your niche, become the MOST famous in your niche.

When you enter a new niche,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Any tips for selling IM at a doctor's convention?

Yeah;

I strike up quick mindless conversations like "Have you been to one of these before?" or "Could you tell me if you know anything about the next speaker?"

I just walk up to the hundreds...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,334
Posted By isosales
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

Hey cool, have fun with that! When you are done demanding the money back be sure to post a wanted ad for rep management/recovery.

Pick your battles wisely. A google search of your business from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How many of you warriors use a dialer for cold calls?

I use OsDial with a server that sits downstairs.

osdial.org/

Only need your own voip account. This is really something that I can recommend for a team but for one agent it works fine too. But...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By abbot
Re: How many of you warriors use a dialer for cold calls?

I can do about 75-120/hr if I set it to 1 second delay and don't leave messages.

Definitely much more efficient. And you have all contact information right in front of you and can easily take...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By abbot
Re: How many of you warriors use a dialer for cold calls?

Well it's called escrow dialer...FTW means for the win lol.

Ecsow | Skype Dialer, Phone Dialer, Auto Dialer, Predictive dialer, Autodialer, VOIP dialer (http://www.ecsow.com/)

There's even a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By abbot
Re: Find new customers?

Call dem bitches
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th November 2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,099
Posted By Matt Lee
Offline Businesses that earn $1000+ per customer

Making more money with your offline business starts by targeting the businesses that can afford you, AND see value in your service.

Here's a list of small businesses that typically earn $1000+...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does an offline marketer really need a website?

If I were a regular business owner and someone called me wanting to bring me more leads via the internet and they don't even have a website then why on earth would I use them? If an SEO company is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By AndrewCavanagh
Re: Sales Process While Closing

1. Ask questions and gather information about the
business and the business owner and what's important
both to him and to the business.

LISTEN and be genuinely interested in the business and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: Voice Broadcasting

"I'm willing to risk it"

An acquaintance of mine felt the same way about fax broadcasting. He asked my opinion and I sent him a copy of the law, and info on court cases, where violaters had been...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,968
Posted By trader909
Re: How to get offline clients?

try,fail,learn,try again...

i wish people would stop with the "hand it all to me" B*S*
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,284
Posted By abbot
Re: Experience Cold Calling (Will Update)

This topic has been beaten dead here.

Simple answer: Just keep calling

Don't worry about all the technical BS. Forget about seeking 'expert advice' right now. Just call, don't think about it,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,333
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Selling websites - How to find customers???

That is why they are the most sought after industries based on the misconception you just stated. However, when you look at it objectively, doctors, lawyers, dentists, etc. have med school bills, law...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,752
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: WORST Cold Walking Experience EVER - Offline is not for me.

I cold called in person for nearly 30 years. Nearly every day.

I've been asked to leave twice.
I've had someone raise their voice to me once.


If the story is true, I have some solid advice...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,752
Posted By joe golfer
Re: WORST Cold Walking Experience EVER - Offline is not for me.

What, are you kidding? This is FANTASTIC! It would be even better if he had let a Doberman out and you had to run! Come on, you can't buy these stories. Assuming it's true, wear it like a badge of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,994
Posted By ej155
Re: HELP! How do you get paid per call?

I've found that the Pay Per Call model is not as profitable as the monthly fee model. Because for some people like contractors, one job is worth 2k-10k for them. So if you're only charging them a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Easy cold calls, bank $$$.

Good deal. Thanks for clarifying. I should have looked closer and I would have recognized your username.

For everyone else:

Pick your niche and call it to death. TO DEATH. You'll understand why...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,240
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Offline business ideas to start

The fact is that it is REALLY EASY to sell advertising to local small biz, especially anything that costs a few hundred dollars or so.
They are desperate for business and as long as the idea is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,240
Posted By Jarrod
Re: Offline business ideas to start

Step 1: Get a list of small businesses. Localizer lead tool, hoovers subscription, jigsaw, infousa, whatever.
Step 2: Get an auto dialer. Callfire is great. I use MobilCTI Power Dialer app for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,240
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Offline business ideas to start

Sell anything! I say stick to business to business. You can either cold call and try selling over the phone or you can go door to door to businesses to sell services.

Some services you can sell:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th September 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By fernandofernandez
Re: Cold Calling Problem.Help!

This may not be the solution, but at least its a begining. ~ C.J.Craig

3 Techniques to avoid the GATEKEEPER:

#1: Try calling after hours; Some companies main phone numbers transfer all calls...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,062
Posted By easygoingdude
Re: Struggling to sell SEO services... HELP!

Why don't you offer some form of a guarantee? $300 per month with at least 2 leads each month guaranteed or your money back.

Also, I don't understand why people here talk about ranking keywords....
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