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Forum: Website Design 21st March 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By digichik
Need Help - Best Companies for WhiteLabel Reseller Hosting Account

I'm considering setting up a reseller account for hosting the websites of my client. I need suggestions for companies who offer whitelabel reseller accounts, and have stellar tech support/customer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By digichik
Need Help with Facebook Ads for Offline

OK, I'm one of those people who avoids FB like the plague. However, I have a client who is thinking about running ads on FB. I'd like to know if there are any methods or software apps -- like...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By digichik
Re: If you only had $1000

Every method mentioned in this thread will work at some point or another. You need to know there is no silver bullet; however, if you combine marketing tactics you will get results. Figure out a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By digichik
Re: Are phone calls still a major source of marketing?

Yes. telemarketing still works. I use this method constantly to get clients, it's both fast and effective. Contrary to popular belief, it is not intrusive. True, you may call someone when they are...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st September 2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,953
Posted By digichik
Re: Anyone heard of Textbook Money from Luke Sample and Jon Shugart?

The price and the monthly fee, if you didn't purchase on the webinar, are ridiculous. Another too good to be true.

The other give away is he took the first 30 minutes of the webinar repeating...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By digichik
Re: 9x12

No where is any of my comments did I say I was struggling to sell ad spaces. Print ads are still a very effective way to advertise, and ads on the 9x12 mailings, have been beneficial to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By digichik
Re: 9x12

I'm not talking theory, I'm speaking from experience. The business owners need to offer more than 10-20% off if they want this form of advertising to work.

Discounting is a great motivator, take...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 910
Posted By digichik
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

No Sh*t!!!!!! Literally lmao. Thanks for the giggle.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 910
Posted By digichik
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

Hey Nathan, you're right they did make some changes to their TOS; however, they are keeping all of the data they collected before being outed about the amount of data they were collecting, and their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 910
Posted By digichik
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

I wanted to know what all the fuss was about so I looked into Pokemon Go. When downloads and signs up to play the game you are giving the company COMPLETE access to all of the information on your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st June 2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,263
Posted By digichik
Re: I'm done

Jason, you're right. This place has gone down, and the powers that be, seemed to be deaf to those like IamNameless, who offered valuable suggestions to them, on keeping the forum lively and relevant....
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By digichik
Re: So this company that sells trampolines

Hey there, I always enjoy your posts. What do you mean you stopped watching the comedy channel, CNN is the comedy channel! I had to turn the TV off and remind myself to ignore it all and MAKE MORE...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By digichik
Re: Are you making a Faustian Deal with a DEVIL?

Here are 2 good ones (I'm not an affiliate of either) --

SiteScout (http://www.sitescout.com/rtb/)
ClickCertain (https://www.clickcertain.com/register/agency/)

They make it possible for small...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By digichik
Re: Are you making a Faustian Deal with a DEVIL?

I just received a notice about a settlement of a class action lawsuit against Paypal for unfairly freezing accounts, and other bad practices.

It's difficult for me to get past facebook's arrogant...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By digichik
Re: Are you making a Faustian Deal with a DEVIL?

Too funny. I thought I was the only one who experienced this strong dislike of FB.

I have a client that tried to set up a new account in order to do advertising, and they wanted him to send in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By digichik
Re: Are you making a Faustian Deal with a DEVIL?

Have you ever tried any of the display advertising platforms, the ones that allow you to specifically target your audiences, even more than facebook?
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By digichik
Re: lead...lift...and lever - 1000th post advice

Logged in just to say Congratulations on your 1000th post! I've been around here going on 6 years, and this is just my 628th post.

More importantly, thank you for posting interesting content and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By digichik
Are you making a Faustian Deal with a DEVIL?

Are you making a Faustian Deal with a devil?


Everyday I get bunches of messages about how to use Facebook Ads or join a Facebook group/mastermind. It seems everyone is locking their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By digichik
Re: Long Webinars, the 80/20 Rule, and limited time offers

I sure hope those who offer webinars see this, 18 minutes is enough time to present your product.

I have started clicking off webinars because they are disrespectful of the attendees time ( and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st November 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,108
Posted By digichik
Re: The A List Of My Most Popular Posts In One Place

I just gave this a 5-star rating too. I can't count how many hours I have spent searching for various Dr. E. Vile posts. I finally started a folder "EWEN" on my computer to save all of these gems...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By digichik
Re: A different response to cold calling...

No I haven't taken time off, just been suffering from a bad case of complacency. I get lots of referrals, and past customers call for new projects, so I just coasted. That's not good.


Yep, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th October 2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By digichik
A different response to cold calling...

For the last month or so, I have started cold calling again, for at least 2 hours, at least 3 times per week(Tues., Wed. and Thurs.). I could just keep going off of referrals, but I have learned...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By digichik
Re: Im setting up the appointments, now what?

What are you selling?

If you are giving them limited information, the way you have given us limited information, in this thread, no wonder they are backing off.:smilies_confused:
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By digichik
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,462
Posted By digichik
Re: Qualifying Questions Thread

Thank you Claude for starting this thread.


Qualifying is the sexy part of sales, it's where the real game takes place.


Asking them intelligent questions and really listening to their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,822
Posted By digichik
Re: A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

Actually the same blog I got the 7-Figure Plan from has another blog post about this very subject.

Here is the link : EP032 – $24,000 From One Hour of Calls...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,822
Posted By digichik
Re: A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

DaniMc--


It's 2015, almost 2016, isn't having Common Sense illegal or something, worse yet actually displaying it???


When you're right, you're right.


I was going for 'minimal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,822
Posted By digichik
Re: A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

This is great, almost all of my favorites have commented on this:
Claude
Jason
John
Dan
Kay - (there are so few of we women)
Reminiscent of the good ol' days on WF

I'm one of those...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,822
Posted By digichik
Re: A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

I was hoping to add a little spark to this place.;)

I guess what really caught my eye, in this formula, was that one only needs 33 clients paying 2500/mo(recurring) for 12 months., which works out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,822
Posted By digichik
A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

I didn't say it is push button easy, but somehow when you see it in black and white, it seems so doable.

7 figure sales plan:

Target $1,000,000.00
Average Sale $30,000 = 2500.00/mo x...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,352
Posted By digichik
Re: Car Dealer Marketing

GM lost million$$$ of dollars on Facebook ads and then pulled out. They found that FB is not a great place to sell cars.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By digichik
Re: Is Google taking over everything?

Google only has the power we, as members of society, give it. Same with Facebook.

It's simple, just stop doing everything through them. Spread out your searches through other SEs, spread out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By digichik
Re: Nail it out until the bitter f!@#$ing end.

This is so true.

Wrong! You need intensity and versatility.

Success in sales requires versatility, that is, knowing different ways of selling. A really good salesperson knows...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,860
Posted By digichik
Re: Real Offline Biz - Problem/solutions?For those who actually work offline -

Since we get paid in full up front for 90% of our projects, it's not worth it to me to charge a late fee. For the larger projects, we are providing most, if not all, of the content. The big...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By digichik
Re: How do you prioritize your business?

I have started systemizing my business. I have 'templated' the various lists of tasks that need to be done for each new project, for each customer. If I get a new client for PPC there is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By digichik
What??? Google no more?

They've changed their name to Alphabet. No joke. They want to be everything from A-Z in our lives. Wow. Can't help but wonder, is this some kind of schizofrantic identity crisis they're going...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,597
Posted By digichik
Re: B2B Marketing Pieces

You may want to check out Bob Ross' M3 program. He has an interesting twist on ways various businesses can get together for promotion.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,860
Posted By digichik
Re: Real Offline Biz - Problem/solutions?For those who actually work offline -

I have adopted a tactic used by John Logar, I get most of the important info I need from them in the initial meetings, prior to closing. I don't do "proposals", but I do use that information in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,074
Posted By digichik
Re: Wanting to Start My Own Business - Ideas???

You have a huge advantage over most, you already know how to sell. However, if you are planning to keep your job, I don't think Reputation Management is a good place to start. Rep Mgt. will require...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By digichik
Re: You people come here all the time

It's kind of like calling the same phone list over and over, the funny thing is there are still sales and money to made from an old list. The prospect may have been having a bad day when the last...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By digichik
Sending Postive Thoughts and Energy to Rus Sells

Just got an email that Rus Sells has suffered a very serious health issue. He's contributed alot of positive help to many of us. I'm sending positive thoughts and wishes for a speedy full recovery to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By digichik
Re: Where do you folks get your business cards from?

I have used Bob Ross' printing, The Printing, The Service and The Price were excellent. He's east coast and I'm west coast, I got everything on time and the quality is excellent.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By digichik
Re: Hiring an expert so you can tell them what to do. Are you guilty? been the expert?

This is so true.

I am the benevolent dictator. Like you, I am willing to take responsibility, if I have complete control. Otherwise, it is not a fit.

I have had a few of those clients from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,225
Posted By digichik
Re: Any Legit Offline Business That ISN'T an Internet Consulting?

No I don't misunderstand the goal of the forum, keep in mind things have changed a bit since Freelancer took over.

Bob Ross had a great thread(hundreds of posts) about using direct mail and EDDM,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,225
Posted By digichik
Re: Any Legit Offline Business That ISN'T an Internet Consulting?

"Offline" is all about selling internet/digital services to businesses. All of the services you have listed are LEGIT.

If you are not interested in selling internet services(Offline) to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,523
Posted By digichik
Re: Old School Vs New School selling.

Hallelujah!

Sales and selling are not bad things. There is no old school or new school, it's just SALES.

One needs to understand the individual(s) they are selling to -- some people respond to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,504
Posted By digichik
Re: Sales Strategy, which is better?

Affiliate marketer (online) = Commissioned Sales person (offline). Exact same thing, except to people who hang out on the WF. Hmmm.....
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,656
Posted By digichik
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,824
Posted By digichik
Re: My 3 month cold calling test results - Inexperienced caller, ridiculous script, results

Wow, finally a really interesting thread. It seems like it's been years since we've had a thread this lively. "Makin' me pine for the good ol' days of the offline forum."


My personal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By digichik
The next Google slap could be a doozy -- Coming April 21, 2015

I received the following information, in an email from EndlessRise, today. Does anyone have any additional information about Google slapping non-mobile friendly websites, and not acknowledging many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,549
Posted By digichik
Re: Fastest way to bring new business for Offline Local Biz?

Perhaps, you have never seen me, because you are the one who just "drove up". I've been here for almost 5 years.

The only one who is being ridiculous is You. You are going from thread to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,053
Posted By digichik
Re: With all the big-name competition, how are web developers making money?

This is so true. A pretty website means nothing if no one sees it. The business owner, who does it themselves, will need to know how to build in on-site SEO. How to phrase calls to action. Where...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By digichik
Re: Case Studies and Testimonial's: How To Squeeze Every Last Drop Of Money Out Of Them

Ewen, a timely post as usual. I was finally beginning to put together some case studies for my potential customers.

I really appreciate your copy writing skills. You have inspired me to put more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By digichik
Re: Digital Marketing Job Offer

Heck, in California 90k/yr is poverty wages. In the Bay Area the after tax income on that 90k won't get you a 1 bedroom apartment, forget buying groceries and gas.

Somehow, I can visualize you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,771
Posted By digichik
Re: Help! Never had a client request this before?? Meeting with local Restaurant Businesswoman

Instead of knocking others plans, ideas and suggestions, perhaps you should get a better understanding of digital marketing yourself.

Perhaps you don't fully understand how the OP could build out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,549
Posted By digichik
Re: Fastest way to bring new business for Offline Local Biz?

The best info is from MRomeo09, it is a solid plan, hard work that is easy to execute and will get you some results fairly quickly.




It's called "forum posting" and is a recognized way of...
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