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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By funkynassau
Re: So Lets Be Honest ?

Two. One is our daily biz, (self employed) and the other is our online biz.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,917
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Sooo...What Do You Do For A Living?

I say - hubby and I have two small business, one is paint touchup repair on vehicles for area car dealers and the other is an online version for the DIY person who wants to repair the paint on his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Getting spammed from someone here

hahaha! Thanks for the link, I have reported this person.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 782
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Am I The Only One Who Thinks This Way?

Ii agree with you. I dont click anything that offers me the moon for nothing. We worked hard to explain our product realistically and honestly because we prefer to be honest, and we didnt want to...
Forum: Social Media 29th November 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,191
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook success in 24 hours - dammit, its so easy!

I just joined your fb page. If you think we are wrong for you then go ahead and delete us but of course I hope you dont! You can Like us back!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 851
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Computer or Cell Phone?

For me I have both, I wouldn't want just one. It's a whole heck of a lot easier to surf and read on a computer than on a cell phone. Tho I love my cell phone it really is a computer in my pocket,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By funkynassau
Re: how do you get your best ideas?

our best ideas come from sitting around the kitchen table and talking. One thing leads to another and then along comes some hopefully brilliant idea :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,685
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Issue with grammar mistakes

As a former magazine editor grammar mistakes bug me. You left a word out in your post and I spotted it right away! It doesn't make me think any less of you, but it does make me wish everyone would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,228
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Average Prices For Banner Design

I've paid $15 and I've paid $30. for banners, the more expensive one was definitely nicer.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,821
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How important is grammar... REALLY?

I do indeed think bad grammar and bad spelling are big negatives. I was a magazine editor for over 16 years and considered myself the Grammar Police for our publication. Grammar and spelling were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By funkynassau
Re: thinking of making a guide

Ok, I've been playing guitar for almost 8 yrs and bass for 2.5 yrs. I am also left handed and I play lefty. If you want to put out a guide that has chord charts in it, be sure to add in charts for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Is it a good idea to offer something free on a sales page?

From a slightly different angle, we decided to have a sale on our website, offering a lower price on one item for a month. The orders have been flying in! We never imagined such a good response...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Major Question:

It's ridiculous to tar all online businesses with the same brush and say they are all scams. How stupid. We run an online biz that is 100% legit, we deliver our product and it's a good product. We...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 795
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How do you deal with negative people ????

I agree with others here, keep your thoughts to yourself, hubby will come around once you start making a buck! My husband is very supportive and he is the brains behind the whole online biz that we...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,680
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What Paypal do NOT like...

It's one thing for them to be on guard and watching for potential problems, it's another to hold a person's money for months on end without a resolution. I havent had it happen to me, but plenty of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By funkynassau
Re: PayPal as only payment option, would it put you off making a purchase?

No it would not turn me off. We have PayPal as our "middleman" for our online biz and people arent freaked out about using it. Only one guy has ever said he'd send a cheque rather than use PayPal.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 688
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Competition - What are your preferences?

There is minor competition to us in Canada, we dont ship outside of Canada. Other similar products are not complete kits, you have to buy something extra in order to do the job. We created our...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,065
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Lack of overall drive, People drive me nuts!

It took me years, more than I care to admit to, to realize the negativity I grew up with in my family was holding me down, holding me back. Sometimes you just cant see the forest for the trees,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,669
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Bye Bye Google Chrome - Maxthon is MUCH better

I found a Mac version of it :-)
Forum: Social Media 27th May 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By funkynassau
Re: The Death of Email & The Rise of Social Media

Thank you for your post, I am really going to delve into this. I think my personal problem is I really hate emails trying to sell me something. I delete them, often dont read them at all, or even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Complex facebook question

Diana, I have PM'd you.

Thanks
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Starting my own business, finally!

It's normal to second guess yourself, and it' a good thing too, you really do want to be sure you are doing the right things. You believe you are but you arent quite convinced. So forge ahead,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,044
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How do I stop this lady from spamming me?

Set up Rules or whatever your email program offers to block her. If you use Mac Mail it has Rules and her email can be set to be deleted and you never even see it! What a wonderful feature that is!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Why do YOU want to work for you, yourself and you? (and in part fo' yur gu'mint of course)

When I lived in Toronto and got my first job, I found out fast I hated the office scene, it just didnt work for me. I tried lots of different jobs and the best solution for me was to work for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Any success stories?

We have had an online business for over two years now. Winter is slow to dead but spring makes up for winter! We are quite busy right now and it should keep on getting better. Follow my link and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How to handle a guy who wants a "special" deal...

I tend to agree with Exel. So far no reply from this guy.

Thanks again for all replies!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,268
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What's your day job?

I dont have a "real" job. My husband does stone chip repair on vehicles for area car dealers. I do the banking, answer the phone, do the general errands and running around for our small biz. We...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,454
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What is Your Plan For Today? Plan of Action?

We are working on another IM idea, to sell our product to commercial accounts who have been asking for such an item. We have it almost ready to go, we are waiting on our graphic artist to come home...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,038
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How Many People Selling Physical Products

We sell a physical product, stone chip repair kits for the do it yourselfer with custom mixed paint. It works well most of the year, but winter is borderline dead. We sell only in Canada and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What Do Used Cars And Internet Marketing Have In Common? Today's Lesson...

My husband's day job is in the car industry and he says they dont make much money on any car they sell, new or used. The money is in the "extras" they get you to buy, from undercoating to paint...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Forum Launching/Marketing - Need advice.

I play bass and wanted to say I think your idea is great!

Funkynassau in Canada
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,492
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What has been your worst online failure !!

Mine was getting myself blocked from kijiji. It seems almost impossible to get unblocked.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Trying to decide on a name, new small biz

Great ideas, thanks! I like PerfectPaintProtection.ca, that does sum up what we do!
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By funkynassau
Re: I'm a Business Owner, Are You?

My husband and I have had our own biz for almost 17 yrs. In the beginning it was hard to get going and money was slow to come in, but he's a determined person and stuck to it. Within a few months...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Marketers: What would you do with this...?

I'm not in the market for a fling while on holiday, but I gotta say I like your idea and hope you can make it work. Surely there are enough shy guys and women out there who'd like a few pointers.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th September 2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,432
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Are there Any Good Internet Marketing Chat Rooms

I'd like a chat forum too. How about someone start one up? I'm not sure how to do that, buy maybe someone else will.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 919
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Who Takes Over Your Business When You Die?

Our son, the college grad in biz marketing, would take over the online biz, he's involved in it right now, so he'd be the logical one to have it. Our day to day real life biz would just come to an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By funkynassau
Re: A silly Wordpress question.....

I hired a company to design our website and they did a good job and delivered it on time. However, they did not give me 100% access to all of the files. As there is an order form that runs thru...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Oh CRAP What Have I Done??? Wordpress help please!

Sheryl please write down your password and login info somewhere safe!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By funkynassau
Re: I'm organizationally challenged. How to keep track of it all?

I have an email folder called Dont Delete This! I put in stuff I may need down the road. If it's something that I have to take care of soon, like a bill, I print it out and tape it to the desk...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 688
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Customers who want it all...

I pick two and three. I had a guy just last week who ordered 6 of our kits and wanted them in two days. From mid west Ontario to Calgary! I said we use Canada Post expedited mail, probably wont...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Can you take the week off and not worry about your business?

We've done it twice, once for 15 days and once for a week. Both times were planned vacations far from home. I put a notice on our website's order page that we'd be closed from this date to that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By funkynassau
Re: What Gave and Still Gives YOU the strenght to go on

What keeps us going is a total belief in our product, we know it works. We are honest and above board in our dealings with our customers, we stand behind our product. We realize slow and steady...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By funkynassau
Staying the course does work!

Our new website has been up just since the end of April and business has slowly been picking up. I have learned a lot here as well as from other reading that I do. I have written two successful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,728
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Please tell me you're not lying

There's hype and then there's plain old BS. Not always the same thing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Returning Business Calls

The first time or two will be scary and nerve wracking but you'll get thru it. Make notes if you feel a need. If you have a website, get it up on your computer so you can view it with the customer,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Is Facebook and Twitter marketing a MUST?

I really dont get the attraction to twitter. I was on it for a while and it didnt do a thing for me. Our biz is on Facebook and I think that's a much better platform to get our name out there. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,861
Posted By funkynassau
Re: This will rub some people the wrong way...

My husband has just about all of the things needed that are in the original post. He has the skill and the experience behind our online biz. It is an extension of our daily biz we've been doing for...
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