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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By ColT83
Re: Best way to promote my social network site?

WOW... what an amazing contribution!!! SARCASM.

Google search blogs that talk about scrap booking and make a list of them in word or notepad.

Use a free online tools to try to determine which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By DURABLEOILCOM
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By LuckyIMer
Re: Best way to promote my social network site?

Facebook ads, Google and forum related to your website content, if used correctly, they can help you grow your website quickly in an effective manner. Don't forget that you can also try offline...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By JessUBotNinja
Re: Best way to promote my social network site?

I would try to work with craft stores, local groups, etc. Many craft/fabric stores have classes, craft hours, and such where they put up fliers or hand out info to their participants. If you could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By internetmarketer1
Re: Best way to promote my social network site?

It's a very simple but still fun site.

You can advertise via Facebook ads, or simply rank them through SEO on any famous scrapbooking keywords. You can also go and pay for advertising on other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

Since she is starting a company up, you should check to see if that name is trademarked. Even if not, the site has First Use in Commerce trademark rights to the name. Are the products similar? I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

If the business your wife wants to start is in the same space then you are probably better off not using a name that's the same as the other person.

However, if you are in something completely...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

Try bustaname.com or nameboy.com to get some more ideas for new domains.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By amcg
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

I'd advise changing the name so you get the .com i.e add a prefix or suffix. The .net is ok but .com has the marketing spend behind it and overall much greater recognition.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By JCorp
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

Here's the recipe I follow when coming up with new domain names:

I first come up with a list of different names, at least 5 - you already have a name so no need for this.

I then go to namecheap...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By GforceSage
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

You might want to make sure that the other user does not have any filed legal rights to the name.

Also, even if you were to file for the rights to a given name and it came out that the .com user...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th March 2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Someone else is using .com. Should I use .net?

In my mind, the problem with choosing the same domain with hyphens or a different TLD is branding. I'd rather make the name more unique so I can brand it easier in the market.

Unless it is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By freshpublishing
Re: Need help with local online magazine name

Have you tried variations on the theme 'wedding'?

Bridal, bride, engagement, marriage... A good thesaurus will give you lots of ideas.

You could try dropping 'magazine' or use alternatives such...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,084
Posted By Jgregory
Re: How to decide what to charge for leads?

My own experience and same-same for my coaching clients...

Change your strategy. Don't sell leads.

Local Lead Buyer's Breakdown


Hot Lead Buyers - insurance agencies, mortgage brokers. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,084
Re: How to decide what to charge for leads?

Hi Mike,

Those are SIMPLE questions to answer (they're simple TO ME as I've spent many, many years in the trenches -- learning and implementing these things)!

Yes, absolutely there's a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,084
Posted By ADukes81
Re: How to decide what to charge for leads?

I look at the CPC and multiply it by 100. I then divide it by 8-10 (8-10% call - generous). I typically think 1 out of 4 calls convert.

Let's say $5 CPC

$5 *100 = $500
$500/9% = $45/lead
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,799
Posted By Bredfan
Re: Customer wants monthly e-newsletter written for him - what to charge?

I do this for several clients, and have been offering this for 3 years...

I charge $500 up front. For this, I create a nice Constant Contact newsletter template to match the look and feel of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 18,080
Posted By Preeti
I'M SO EXCITED!!! (and I just can't hide it!) Got my first 3 offline client!!! Here's how...

Hey fellow Warriors!

Okay, so confession time: I've been a lurker-WSO buyer-"I need to know everybody and anything about IM before I try anything" kind of gal. It's been about 2 years..yes 2...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,331
Posted By s62731
Re: A Heartfelt Plea To My Fellow Warriors...

Hi John and Mike!

I feel like I want to contribute to this in some way, however I do not have a list to send your wso out to.

In saying that, in the last 4 months I have gone from being dead...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,597
Posted By Stranger Danger
Re: Need help promoting music school.

-Why the extra step? The flier should act as the coupon. Do not make them take an extra step by visiting a website.

As far as ideas...videos work great for this sort of thing. For example, have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,896
Posted By Luke Bishop
Re: Why do local businesses need online videos?

Mike the voice lesson video is pretty good.

keep going!
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,896
Posted By rushindo
Re: Why do local businesses need online videos?

Mike, the video you made looks really good. Great job.

Brandon
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,896
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Why do local businesses need online videos?

Well, what are their problems? You have to uncover those.

Are they frustrated because a steady stream of qualified prospective customers isn't arriving at their door?

Are they upset that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Local Directory with a Twist

Mike,

Great idea. I say that because we are implementing it in our town. Here is what I have encountered to date. BTW, I cold call and almost always get to speak to the decision maker. I won't go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By rugman
Re: Local Directory with a Twist

Here is a great example of a site - found it on another post and am trying to figure out where it came form and how it was made - Montgomery Restaurants - Montgomery Restaurants is Montgomery,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By umc
Re: Local Directory with a Twist

I think it is a great idea, as I've thought before of doing pretty much the same thing. Business owners love to talk about themselves, their business, etc., so giving them a place to do so in a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By John Durham
Re: Local Directory with a Twist

Good idea... on number 3 I would specifically give the free listings to only the top competitors in the area to help you achieve credibility. All the smaller guys always follow the leaders, you can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

You've got a good eye because that's exactly what I was doing.

Since printing business cards these days is so inexpensive why not design one to go with your ad? It will remind the clients you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Mr. Subtle
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

Your whole ad is set in upper and lower case letters which makes it a hard slow read.

http://i44.tinypic.com/2r5svwh.gif
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By racso316
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

*Provide you with maximum Online Exposure, putting your name out there.
Maximum online visibility, get seen easily by your prospects
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Mobile Tactics
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

I think you should send them to a squeeze page and/or a voicemail number, and offer them a free report on how to grow their business. Which is actually a benefit oriented sales pitch. Headline would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By writer2009
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

Hello Mike,

Most business owners are far less concerned about having a website and much more concerned with attracting more clients, increasing their profits. It's usually a mistake to leave...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By racso316
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

Please put a call to action. Anything that will make the prospect know what to do and how. Also place some scarcity on top, ie "For the first 20 people that call..."

If you can write benefits,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

I will just say that you gotta put some kind of call to action in there.

Even something simple like Free enhanced qr code valued at $49 ,10 available
or a $49 custom page valued at $199 or a 3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By TyErickson
Re: Here's my ad for a local magazine.

I think I would change up the copy a bit..how about:

"Is Your Business The Best Kept Secret In Town?"

Get More Customers On Demand

-Revenue Generating Websites
-Profitable Google...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Re: Help me flush out this idea....it may help you too.

I have done similar things I have a guy who runs a cross fit gym I do the marketing. I get people to the site where we generate leads and give those leads access to my video series. They do this...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th September 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By WillR
Re: Did some pricing research - asked potential customer

Mike,

You can see my basic pricing structure here:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing-discussions/414052-how-sell-more-mobile-websites-should-help.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,816
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Would this be morally wrong or at worst, illegal?

I don't mean to be redundant, but don't do it without their permission.

Just tell them you like to record the consultation so you can refer back to it when creating their project, or creating...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,816
Posted By edakehurst
Re: Would this be morally wrong or at worst, illegal?

I have in the past used both of the suggestions above (telling them I like to review things afterwards to make sure I have't missed anything for them, and that I am creating material to help my sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,879
Posted By advertextmedia
Re: Mobile Coupons - Creating Your Own Mini-Groupon..

In response as far as your pricing goes you could base it on the number of subscribers you have on each list just like email list are setup. Let's say you have a list with 250 you could start out at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By redlegrich
Re: I need help with my business name.

I would create a very friendly domain name (or many) and make that your "company name". The back end of things, why duplicate it if you already have it. A note on the bottom of a site that it is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,778
Posted By ADukes81
Re: Started to do cold calling....discovered that I suck.

DM me your email address and I'll send you the mobile brochure I had made up. It looks really good and wish I could tell you that it has been effective, but I have been too busy to pass it out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,778
Posted By Bruce NewMedia
Re: Started to do cold calling....discovered that I suck.

Mike, you get an 'A' for initial effort....however, it does take a lot more practice and honing down a script that works.

I do some calling, but it's usually in person. Restaurants make great...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,778
Posted By John Durham
Re: Started to do cold calling....discovered that I suck.

I found out I sucked when I started at cold calling, and when I started playing guitar, and when I started typing and when I started to walk, that first time I ever jogged a mile I found out I sucked...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,778
Posted By Steven Carl Kelly
Re: Started to do cold calling....discovered that I suck.

Sorry to hear that you've encountered so much difficulty, but unfortunately your approach is really at the root of that issue. I know it's really hard to know how to handle promoting your new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,778
Posted By 10kperday
Re: Started to do cold calling....discovered that I suck.

Couch Potato..You were defeated before you ever started.

Sounds like you just wanted to get it over and done with before you died.

Well you lived.

Now it's time to cash some checks.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By AdBankPro
Re: Here's my skills and non-skills...what should I do?

Mike, you might check my signature and look at my videos. They really do kindof "boil-it-all-down" to the basics...and it's free. Be careful of WSOs here, I've purchased a few and the quality is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By Canada
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

Don't you hate that! I like John's idea of having both, though. That way those people that are looking just for enough articles to promote a product, or create a mini-site can get what they need, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By Peggy Baron
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

I would probably offer the 3 packs with the specific product content. When you have packs that are somewhat related, you can also offer a "special" price for those who want to purchase all 3 packs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By AliciaBowyer
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

$1 per article is a good price. A good limit for limited plr is between 50 and 100.
Hope this helps.
Alicia
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By Sheryl Polomka
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

1 pack sitting around wont make you money, so yes go ahead and open your store even if it just has 1 pack, you can still start selling that 1 pack while you are writing more.

I sell my packs of 10...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By Gary King
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

I could propose a number, but better to do two things:

1) do some searching and see what your competition is charging (hint: there are two of them listed above my post in the thread)

2) test...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By Rachel Zaouche
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

We opened today with four packs but I agree with the others. Having written for loads of people, I can say for certain people are great at telling you what they want articles written on. :D

If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,731
Posted By AliciaBowyer
Re: PLR Store - how many to start with?

I recommend that you start with just 1 pack. Open right away. You can always post something like "More PLR Coming Soon" or something like that and then just keep building up your PLR from there....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By BenDin77
Re: Domain name purchasing timeframe?

Nah...not true at all..

Maybe it has some place in Google 200+ ranking factors...

But not significant enough...Backlinks and Domain Authority is still NO1..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By LegitIncomes
Re: Domain name purchasing timeframe?

I've got a site registered for 1-year, and it's ranking on the first page of Google, right up there with some very large established sites, that are worth millions. Even ahead of them in some...
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