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Forum: Social Media 1st November 2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,851
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: I spend $50 but didn't receive a single sale.

IMHO You need to spend that much on any PPC campaign just in testing, by the time you test splits etc, otherwise your just shooting in the dark.
Forum: Social Media 1st November 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,851
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: I spend $50 but didn't receive a single sale.

What exactly where you advertising? How were you targeting? What are your expectations? Honestly 30 clicks and no sale is pretty standard fare, the FB ad conversion rate hovers around about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,189
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Why Isn't Our Username Our Real Name?

Ditto. Agreed 100%

If a client wants to Google me I don't want them finding a place where I talk to other marketers about them and the numbers we pull and the selling techniques we use.

Least...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,353
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Anyone Used LinkedIn PPC Advertising?

Never looked into it and after reading this thread I do not think I ever will!!! :-O

$2 per click? Holy crap balls that is ridiculous!
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Cold calling - How to deal with "...get him to call back"

Try building a rapport with the GK first, simple things like a joke about it being Monday etc can really loosen them up.

Also how are you asking for the DM? Maybe rethink your wording, or try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,671
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Groupon Allowing Web Design???

I see no way this can be good for business. Selling yourself cheap only to be overloaded with work from clients who want a full price effort.

Might work for some but if I have to put in 100%...
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Help with Facebook

Easiest way is to like your own page (if you have not already). When you post something on your page, you will see it in your news feed. Then just click the share button and bobs your uncle.
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,127
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How to promote a facebook page?

I like to use VERY targeted advertising on my own and clients pages. I also think it is important to make sure your content is engaging, relevant and gets updated regularly.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How to start on unemployment?

Yeah I am also confused? If you want help building a business this is the place to be, but it sounds like you expect us to give you a pat on the back and $5000....

I was in the Army for 6 years so...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
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Views: 1,159
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: JD

Just to highjack this thread I got your PM Mwind and I'll get back to you after the weekend. Got 10 billion things going on here atm.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Webdesign Quote help?

Send us a PM mate and Ill see what I think
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Opinion and advise needed on new model!

Probably not worth a WSO, but putting a ad in Warriors for hire might get you something. Those prices are pretty close to retail too, so be aware that even after the discounts Warriors might not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Need help setting up Host Gator Reseller account

I love hostgator. There support has always been brilliant. To be fair to the OP WHM can be confusing if you are only used to Cpanel. But once you get it it is easy as pie. Add me on Skype and if we...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Client Not Responding to Email- Should I Call or Text?

If you actually want to make a sale call them. Texts as follow ups just say I am lazy.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Where do I get this list?

I user a guy on fiverr to scrape the yellowpages for me. He does a great job and is pretty cheap @ $5 per 500 records
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Strike while the irons hot with new PayPal Here app...

Would love something like this for Australia. I just use a EFTPOS terminal with a SIM card in it, but rolling out to more than a couple of reps would be really expensive @ $44 a month per terminal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

Just do what I do bro. Park in a car park and walk to the client :) no offense was ment and I hope none was taken. You don't have to prove anything to anyone on here, just your clients and yourself....
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

Agreed with Iamnameless and 300SMG. At the monent I drive a 2007 Sonata because I like it. Is great on fuel. Has leather. Full electrics. Sunroof. It's great :) In the past I have driven everything...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By SJJPFTW
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: This is how NOT to run a Facebook page

Ill organise that now. Just blurring names etc due to privacy.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: SEO/PPC monthly reports

Have you tried SEOMoz? $100 a month but has some pretty good reporting functions
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Stop Offering Marketing Services!

Agree completely. If you are happy to outsource ( I do it too) and just act as a salesperson for a particular solution then that is 100% fine.

I was more referring to people that try to do it all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By SJJPFTW
This is how NOT to run a Facebook page

I just had to share this one. I have hit these guys up for rep management in the past and they just don't seem interested in letting anyone outside of the family touch anything.

That's fine.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Stop Offering Marketing Services!

Forgetting the exact definition of consultant for a moment, I think the big issue here is people going out into the world and trying to drum up business as a marketer when they have no idea what to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,697
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Cold Calling Sunday

In Australia it's against the law. No cold calling Sunday.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How Important and Effective it is to have a Business/Calling Card?

They are vital. I keep them everywhere. In my wallet, in my car, in my fiancées purse. Not carrying them cold cause a lot of missed opportunities.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How to transfer Wordpress site to new domain?

Here you go

Moving WordPress « WordPress Codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress)
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Any easy way to pick up clients in your daily life...

Agreed 100%. Every interaction is a opportunity.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: What hardware and telephone services are best to use for cold calling?

Agreed.

I use whatever is in front of me :D Landline, mobile, VOIP, whatever. I know from my offshore dudes that for calling international Skype is still the de facto standard and I assume...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 20th October 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Take my eBook PDF file and make it compatible with Mac's "preview"

As far as I know there are a couple of things that cause this, so Ill try to remember them for you but it has been a while.

First do the pages with the blurry words have .png formatted images in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,305
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Auto-Dialer recommendations? Or i'm I just having first world problems..

First world problems :-P

Seriously though if it is just you or you and a few people a auto dialler will probably slow you down believe it or not.

Plus a lot of people will hang up when they get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: To pay...or not to pay...Upfront.

Agreed, contracts only keep the honest people honest as far as payment goes but they are also important as they actually specify what you are to do for a client.

Does my web design include a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,299
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Offline Sales Is For Wimps! - Claude Whittaker, You might Agree!

I could not agree more John and Iamnameless. Going back 10 years I used to work for other people (yuck) and I did appointment setting, door to door knocking for business and resi, and just plain old...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Website / FB Community / Sell Adverts

Please do not use Wix. It is terrible. They load slow, pull HEAPS of data from the Wix servers, are crap for SEO, no control of your hosting...I could go on.

Wordpress is just as easy and 1...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: To pay...or not to pay...Upfront.

25-50% NONE refundable deposit and a contract my friend, those two things will ease your pain a lot, trust me. Also as someone mentioned, a escrow service, but I would only use that for BIG jobs and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By SJJPFTW
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th October 2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: What's the fastest way to sell...

eBay all the way. I got rid of a few hundred there earlier this year in under a week.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th October 2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Google got hit hard today

:Ouch. Wonder wh will happen to the printing service that delivered the earning reports early :eek:
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Upload to Youtube at 360p not 720p

YouTube all the way. Google loves YouTube because...well....Google loves itself lol. :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How Refreshing..

That's what I love about this forum. There are so many people here that are happy to give out their knowledge and help others out, especially people that don't know where to start.

Gives me some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: What is your website design/building after sales support?

We charge a set hosting/housekeeping fee which entitles them to X amount of content changes per calendar month (defined in contract and depends on how much they pay per month).

Content changes and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,910
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Facebook Ads

I've gotten pretty good with FB ads for offline businesses, even if I do say so myself. Sent you a PM, if you want to give more detail I will do my best to give you a hand
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 18th October 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: [Reviewers Wanted] Ultimate Facebook Offliners Advantage

Hi mate, I am interested, but for some reason it wont let me PM you, can you post a email address?
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Just got off the phone with a DM printer (EDDM Business Related)

Going off that pic I would say the answer is no to business only as it looks like you can select residential, residential and business but not business as a solo option.

Have you thought of using...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

That is how I started on the phones back in '99. I worked there for 3 years and I don't think the sales team was ever 100% the same from one day to the next lol :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

Great thread Ken! I really appreciate the time you have taken to share this here and I am sure I am not the only one.

Keep up the great work.

:)

Oh forgot to ask, during this training are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Upload to Youtube at 360p not 720p

I believe YouTube selects the best resolution based on your available bandwidth...could be wrong though.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Calling Gumtree/Craiglist adverts after 6pm?

C2C no worries as most people expect to get calls after work.

B2B probably not the best idea

B2C nope, don't do it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Potential big project... unsure of how to proceed

Do NOT do a proposal until you speak to the DM. For all you know you will write it up only to be told "Didn't ask for it, don't want it".

Call back and ask to speak to him/her. Set up a meeting....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 796
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Give me suggestion for radio ads

Usually the radio stations will help with your script once you have signed up to advertise with them. They are interested in seeing you succeed so you keep coming back.

As for script length I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,453
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: After 6 Weeks of Cold Calling...My Closing Rate Is Finally 60%

Yeah that's the way I read it and I was like WTF....lol

60% appointment closing is very achievable once the leads are interested, which they clearly are to agree to an appointment. Would love to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Easiest offline service to sell?

The easiest one to sell is the one that will make your prospect some money and generate more customers.

Do a little research before you approach them about the current state of their business.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,867
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Elegant Themes - Anyone used them?

Yeah woothemes is great but @ $200 startup plus $25 p/m may not be a option for some. I use both but if your on a budget or just starting elegant will get you moving no worries.

Note price above...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Tool?

The best results I have had for scraping are via fiverr gigs. Very cost effective. Just make sure you pick someone with a good rep.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,867
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: Elegant Themes - Anyone used them?

I use them. As far as price you can not really go wrong and the actual themes are quite good quality.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By SJJPFTW
Re: How I got over 100.00% opt in rate on my Squeez page, quick Tips!

Yeah I don't get it? >100% opt in rate is not possible unless you break the law of maths.
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