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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th September 2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 158,639
Posted By diyrob
Re: My AliExpress Dropshipping journey starts today!

Thanks for the updates. You have built a very professional e-commerce store. BUT - it is built on a foundation of copyright infringement and trade mark violations. All your images, all your products...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th February 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,242
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: Dropship or wholesale for Vaporizers and E-liquid

Most dropshippers listed in supplier directories like that are middle men that are buying direct from the manufacturer (or one of the manufacturer's authorized distributors) and marking it up before...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 12th February 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By dburk
Re: Why haven't I made a sale? What Did I do wrong?

Hi Chris,

Analytics is your friend.

Do more testing, 100 visits isn't enough data to learn very much. Even so you can look for segments in your data that show big differences and use that as a...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th February 2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By dburk
Re: CPC Calculation

Hi mrjosco,

Watch this video to gain a better understanding of how the AdWords auction works, it is very enlightening for anyone looking to solve the ad auction puzzle.

Insights on the AdWords...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th February 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By LucidWebMarketing
Re: CPC Calculation

Remember that bid and actual CPC are two different things. I may take a bid of $2.50 to get on the first page, based on competition bidding and their QS as well as your QS. But someone bidding that...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 6th February 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By sbwebmaster
Re: Adword or Bing ?

Use both if you can. But at the end of the day, all you really care about is the conversions/ROI.

Generally, Adwords is more expensive than Bing Ads, but Adwords also has more traffic volume. You...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 21st January 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By kingofthesouth
Re: Adword or Bing ?

Depends on what you are marketing. If the keywords have high competition you will pay a pretty penny for each click. Bing would be the better choice if you wanted to save money and the leads...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 21st January 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By MikeTX
Re: Adword or Bing ?

I split tested both networks couple months ago and found out that Bing gives me slightly better ROI. But there are some products that just won't work with Bing traffic.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 26th November 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,831
Re: Banned from Google, Facebook and Bing, what next?

Hi, I think it would be an error giving up on those ad networks altogether.

Here's what I'd do:

- set up a landing page where people can sign up for a free report, a free video series or better...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,627
Posted By fandbworld
Re: $3,800 A MONTH...from Restaurants!

Strong 1st post, hmm....

So they need someone to put a fishbowl out front and pick out a card? I don't think anyone in their right mind would pay anyone do that.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,627
Posted By palmettomike
Re: $3,800 A MONTH...from Restaurants!

Why would a restaurant owner outsource this service?
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,763
Posted By TheCG
Re: Your WORST Cold Calling Experience

The worst?

Had a guy start railing on me about the "No Call List" and how I faced all these fines, jail, etc.

I asked him if he was familiar with the difference between B2C & B2B?

"Besides,"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Critique My Pitch? :)

How is putting my name on a magnet going to get my phone to ring?

Personally I wouldnt pitch it in a way that infers they will get phone calls but rather I would let them come to that conclusion...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,922
Posted By MartinBuckley
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

Hey Jon,

I was just wondering if you have found the printer you are
going to use to get your magnets printed and if so have you
figured out your estimated costs and profits yet?

All the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: The TRUTH about sales

Totally agree with this. I look for niches where the owner is likely to be in their office or plant (manufacturing plants, ship builders was a great one--and when they're building they are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The TRUTH about sales

I'm going to assume that you want to sell in person. Maybe your price point is high, maybe you are selling a complicated service, maybe you have to be there to provide your service. I don't know.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By Voasi
Re: The TRUTH about sales

I must admit, restaurant owners are a tough bunch to get in front of you. They're always running around with their heads cut-off. Unless you are going to show them how you're going to increase...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By travlinguy
Re: The TRUTH about sales

You get good appointments by qualifying them. You ask them stuff like, "...and if I can show you how to_______, are you in a position to________?"

How to... get to page one of Google, increase...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd June 2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By midasman09
Re: Selling Mobile Sites & Apps by EMAIL!

I felt "compelled" to join in here and toss in my experience with "Mass Mailing" or "Mass" anything.

My first business was a "Burglar Alarm" company I started from scratch.

My first promotion...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,210
Posted By dad2four
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Being "everything" to the client

You have to limit the number of changes they can make in a written agreement. After that they pay more. Without it, you'll be making "tweaks" for the rest of your life.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Anthem40
Re: Being "everything" to the client

I would suggest setting up referral agreements between you and anyone you would sub out to. Just have the contractor throw you a bit of cash if that is the agreement and send the client to them.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Being "everything" to the client

I get those requests often. I always tell them that I'm not the guy for that. If I can recommend someone, I will.

If I were in your position, I might think differently. But I'm a expert in a very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By DaniMc
Re: Appropriate follow up for sensitive situation

Just me...

I would send flowers (if it was close in the family) or a card. Family deaths suck. There is no greater impression you can make on them than to reach out and express kindness.

They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,878
Posted By WillR
Re: Anybody Know What Happened To The Diet Solution on Clickbank?

Best you learnt this lesson sooner rather than later.

Affiliate products always come and go -- nothing is for certain in this industry.

For that reason if you are going to promote affiliate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By Jarrod
cold call script I'm using

I received a PM earlier from someone asking for the cold call script I'm using, in response to this post I made yesterday:
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th June 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By ronr
Re: Whats the best mailer for emailing prospects without spamming!

That's what we did when we were testing this. We found that sending through gmail had a higher deliver rate to the the inbox than a email address from a domain.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,489
Posted By DaniMc
Re: No Clients, No Budget, and No Time To Sell. HELP

You should never borrow money when you do not have a direct path for that money to increase. It's a bit too late but remember it for the future.

Another big mistake: Why did you wait until you...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th June 2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By Jarrod
Re: Don’t be an idiot – What I learned from a client

Very inspiring post.

Don't Be An Idiot - Dwight Schrute The Office - YouTube

:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By JamesW3
Social Media Marketing: Back to The Basics!!!!

Hi everyone,

My name is James. Some of you might know me. I am a graphic designer and small business owner. I have worked with a few different members companies here (branding, website design,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,602
Posted By WillR
What I've Learnt After $32,000+ of WSO Bumps...

Yes, that's right. I just added up all my paid bumps today and realized I have now done over 800 separate bumps of my WSO offers over the last 24 months. That equates to over $32,000 worth of paid...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th June 2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Beginner selling mistakes

You just learned a valuable lesson.

Always, and I mean always be willing to walk away from a sale.

The business owners are and you should be too.

It puts you both on a even playing field.
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st May 2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Mo Goulet
A free gift for everyone on my 1000th post

For my 1000th post I have a tip and a gift for everyone.

We all know about re-direct scripts that recognize a browser using a mobile device but, I made an interesting discovery today. I sent out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The opposite of a 'one-call-close' sales prospect....

You guys and your proposals and invoices.

You keep putting things between you and the money. My proposal is on the phone or in front of the client. My invoice is a receipt that they get after I...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th May 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Powerpoint presentation

If you want to try Powerpoint out and see if you can import your Impress files, you can get a fully functional 30-day trial version for free. Just google it.

.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th May 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By Rip57
Re: Hosting mobile site when client already has a website

Admins for existing sites can be a pain, as they tend to feel ownership of all of a customer's web-related business now and forever. I can't tell you how many times I've had a customer's current web...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Mwind076
Re: Pitching a free report via call - Need you phone monkeys

This is not how those calls go...or have to go if you know what you're doing.

Once mail, or email is sent it is MUCH easier to open a conversation with the prospect via phone because you have an...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th May 2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: "over the phone" sales meetings

Your demo should be the hardest thing to get out of you. I know this sounds counter-intuitive.

You want to only show off your abilities to people who are a good fit--qualify on need, budget and...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th May 2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By ronr
Re: "over the phone" sales meetings

Try join.me.

It lets them see your screen. Then you can talk to them and show them visuals and other websites you bring up at the same time. Clients don't mind because they are just watching your...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th May 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: "over the phone" sales meetings

I don't know if it helps or not, but I only use a phone and my words.

No mock up, demo's or literature ( that includes - emails, faxes and snail mail )
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd May 2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: "over the phone" sales meetings

Read this (http://thetelemarketingforum.com/index.php?topic=2592.msg17414#msg17414).

If it doesn't show you how to convey value, as it has to tons of people on this very forum, then I don't know...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd May 2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: "over the phone" sales meetings

http://www.warriorforum.com/mobile-marketing/607827-how-sell-mobile-websites.html
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th May 2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By Polarisman
Re: Whats the best mailer for emailing prospects without spamming!

Though I have not used them, my understanding is that Clickback (http://www.clickback.com/) allows the sending of non-opt in commercial email.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,503
Posted By mwright
Re: Pizza Parlor Promotion!

I totally agree! One of my friends is a Domino's franchisee. He's not a corporate giant who lives up a beanstalk; he's just a regular guy trying to run a LOCAL business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Pizza Parlor Promotion!

HUH!? The guy who owns the pizza franchise IS LOCAL. If he goes under he'll have to fire his employees who are also LOCAL.

The hard part of helping a franchisee is that they are already paying 5%...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By avandrunen
Walk in Sales Material

I have someone who wants to sell my web design services via the walk in method and I am curious what everyone has put together for these sorts of sales members.

They are asking for a hard copy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: Customer wants customers NOW!!

In my mind here is what I would focus on.

1. Get his google places to show up well. (has this been part of your SEO?)
2. PPC and landing pages (do not just send them to the home page). Make...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th May 2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By adeelv
Re: Cold email message?

CANspam allows for "human" level speed of cold emailing. Afterall, if someone has made their email public then it'd be stupd for them to not allow it. Its when you automate and send 100s of 1000s...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,023
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Success with PayPerCall ?

The self-promotion in this thread is astounding.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By Anthem40
Re: $1,000 to invest, but I could use some advice.

You need to consider what he is telling you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By DaniMc
Re: $1,000 to invest, but I could use some advice.

No - It sounds like a terrible approach. Your $1k will be blown before you even get started. It just doesn't work like that. You simply MUST get this passive income crap out of your mind.

You...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,266
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: Prospect Asked Me This & I Was "Baffled"...

'That's a great question and I'd be happy to answer it. First though I need to ask you a few questions about your business to see how much of a help I can be to you.'
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,003
Posted By DexterGallagher
Re: Mobile Website Objections - Overcoming Them?

I was in a restaurant last night and I struck up a conversation with the owner and he said to me point blank - "Why would I need a mobile website? I have customers!" I then saw a young couple around...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th April 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,385
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Cold calling to sell logos vs. web design

Qualify with your call.

"I work with business owners who believe that their current company logo no longer represents what they do, or feel that little twinge of disappointment and frown when they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,049
Posted By DaniMc
Re: There is too many "offliners(cold callers)"?

Red,

I get why you are pissed at the callers. Almost nobody ENJOYS getting the calls. So, I am not going to argue with your personal feelings on the matter as that would be futile.

But, I CAN...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Aaron Doud
The 10 Best TED Talks on Marketing That Will Blow Your Mind

The 10 Best TED Talks on Marketing That Will Blow Your Mind (http://blog.heyo.com/10-best-ted-talks-on-marketing/)

Fun list from our friends at Heyo. Figured I would share for those who didn't...
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