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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Tips for success when closing an interested prospect?

What Helisell is telling you is this.

If they clearly understood your offer, what it will do for them, and the price was fine, why would you not take the next logical step and sign them up then...
Forum: Copywriting 28th September 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Be honest: Do you know this word?

Cheeky is common usage in the UK. I doubt a single child has not been called cheeky at some point.Usually at least once a week. It is a very mild rebuke.One of endearment really.

When a child...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,349
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Making literally 300 calls a day, critique my script I feel stuck.

Hello Mr Randomly plucked out of the ether business owner.

I know nothing about your business and have no proof I can do what I am proposing but you are smart, do you want more customers in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Sears Store Closing - Appliance Technicians that are Facing Lay Offs or Need a Job

On paper, making people redundant is an easy financial decision to keep a company alive.

In reality many employers are loathe to make people who have worked for them, sometimes for decades,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,730
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Struggling Mattress Store

The Savoy hotel in London have known this for over 100 years.

Which is why in 1905 they set up Savoir Beds Luxury beds | Bespoke Beds | Savoir Beds (http://www.savoirbeds.co.uk)

Another...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Mail - Sample - Engagement - Survey - Response

Good morning.

Is there a particular reason why your household is receiving tea samples from two separate companies?

Has your wife filled something in prior to receipt or maybe forgotten she...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Mail - Sample - Engagement - Survey - Response

They can track it quite easily because they are looking at market share % changes and/or gross revenue changes..

eg They paid 140,000 to a design agency in the UK to redesign the packaging on one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Have skills to offer value as consultant but need direction

Well let's just assume you can do some form of lead generation.

I would suggest that you approach your old employers eg The Window Company or Kitchen company and propose a trial for one of them.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By jimbo13
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Reputation Management Cold Call Script

It is Dan :)

I understand the monetizing but I think you are going into it too soon. (Well in the UK you would be)

Maybe the same cultural difference is what makes me think the opening is a bit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Reputation Management Cold Call Script

Does that give you a reality check of what is likely to happen if you say what you have written?

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By jimbo13
Re: PICK THE WINNER: Your Prize...Double Your Sales

Why don't you see what happens when you click on their website?

www.expresswatches.co.uk

They seem to have lasted all of 3 months.

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2016, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By jimbo13
Re: First Post: Questions about web design/maintenance pricing for offline clients

Don't go crazy on prices but here is some food for thought.

There is a pub not too far from me that has a sign outside saying it is for sale. The brewery have also added the information that they...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th May 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Interview tomorrow...how do I spin being let go or laid off from my previous sales job?

You don't need to spin anything.

I worked for a small company that unfortunately has had to make some redundancies in order to keep it's head above water.

Moving forward I am looking to join a...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd May 2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By jimbo13
Re: COPYWRITERS: Why should a prospect buy the "video course" version of the product?

For a few thousand years every country in the world has had an educational system that involves it's citizens watching a teacher instruct and demonstrate.

Whether a Masai Mara building a straw and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How much of ambitious IM are you ?

Most people who work for others make more money than most people who work for themselves.

That is based on 30 million tax returns a year in the UK. I imagine other countries are similar.

80% of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,249
Posted By jimbo13
Re: This Lights A Fire Under A Prospects Ass To Take Action

He is not looking for three specific words one would say but three words that describe a state of mind the recipient already has.

Having said that 'You don't want ...' works in conjuntion.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Any Math experts?

Winning is 70% ie 70/100 => 7/10

Losing is 30% ie 30/100 => 3/10

Just multiply.

3 winners and 1 loser is 7/10 x 7/10 x 7/10 x 3/10 = 1029/10000 => 10.29/100 or approx 10%

I got this from...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Any Math experts?

It is 24%

7/10 X 7/10 X 7/10 X 7/10 = 2401/10000 => 24.01/100

ie The Probability of 7/10 (70%) occurring 4 times.

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Name that film?

Alistair

If you have plenty of time you can go through the BBC Archives.

I am assuming the film was on BBC 1 or BBC 2 as your mother flicked the telly over to ITV

Ok, you will quickly bore...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By jimbo13
British Radio DJ and Copywriting

So on Sunday a famous Radio Presenter died in the UK. He had been around since the 1960's and was still going 2 months ago. Terry Wogan was his name.

Steve the Copywriter and Andrew Gould would...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Google (Alphabet) passes Apple as most valuable company

It is no where near being the most valuable company. Saudi Aramco is valued in the $trillions

It does $1 billion a day in revenues. :eek:

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By jimbo13
Re: COLD CALLERS

A husband painting his stairwell in his new house is your example of what exactly? :)

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Setting up meeting between your companys CEO and your potential client?

Well Michael and I are English you see. Straight to the point.

The Americans would write Essays about this. :)

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Setting up meeting between your companys CEO and your potential client?

Yes it is quite normal so nothing to think over. :)

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Really? $4.3 Million for That Photo?

Apparently it is massive and took months to set up and do all the digital stuff.

Having said that, I would have paid a little bit extra to have the photographer killed to limit his originals....
Forum: Copywriting 7th December 2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Ready to launch, just a few quick checks...

I imagine so as you at least seem courteous when you get advice.

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th November 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Thank you for educating and creating MY future clients...

In a nutshell 'Preach to the converted'

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Selling Will Writing Over The Phone

Does that answer your questions?

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Selling Will Writing Over The Phone

So what is everyone else doing and why haven't they told you?

If your boss believes you to be wasting leads then he is comparing you with someone or everyone else.

That would be your first port...
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To All The Discouraged People...

Imagine 3 Coupon Ads per page.

3 x 20 pages = 60

60 Ads x $40 = $2400 (donation)

Less $400 printing = $2000 (profit)

Number of books sold x $10 cost per book goes to the charity.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,797
Posted By jimbo13
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Of course it wont.

There are only two scenarios.

One: Your conversation moves you towards the next step. In which case they wont be thinking 'gosh, that was unethical to call me out of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,660
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How many calls did you make today?

I think you will require a few batches of 72 the way things are going.

Que pensez-vous?

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,797
Posted By jimbo13
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Which industry are you trying to call?

Dan
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By jimbo13
Re: So, it's come to this...

Not a Copywriter so I am going to guess.

I have seen people here say they started by going to businesses and re-doing their newspaper Ads.

I think this is quite feasible and easy for you to do....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To anyone who has/is selling in homes

I am not joking but this book is excellent. It is a very short book and is highly relevant to what you are doing.

One Call Closing: The Ultimate Guide To Closing Any Sale In One Call:...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th October 2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 969
Posted By jimbo13
Re: 5+5+5

5 x 3 is 5 lots of 3.

5 people with 3 apples each is not the same as 3 people with 5 apples each.

I doubt there were many schools anywhere in the US that would have taught differently. If...
Forum: Copywriting 14th October 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Help improve my postcard copy

Paid him for what?

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How would you overcome this objection?

That is not the objection.

They were wondering that when they read your letter and asked you to call them.

From the moment you dial them and started speaking you should be presenting to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th October 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,320
Posted By jimbo13
Re: These 10 Countries Are The Most Prosperous In The World, And They Don’t Include The U.S.

Hardly anyone lives in those countries.

NY and London have populations greater than half of them. Do it that way and London or NY would be up top.

Another completely pointless bit of research...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th September 2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,499
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Door to door issue. Need Advice

No it is not.

You are miss-reading though.

He knocked on 70,000 odd doors

Got 12,000 presentations out of it.

Sold 7200 of those 12,000 presentations.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How The Movie Groundhog Day Will Double Your Sales

Well considering most companies don't do those two simple things he is not wrong.

Oracle Corporation phoned a friend of mine today to sell him God knows what. He just has a small shop.

And...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th August 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,049
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Breaking now: TV crew shot dead during live interview

I was referring to your understanding of why Germany didn't invade Switzerland. Not really anything to do with the for or against intervention :)

I thought the thread was about an irrational prat...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th August 2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To get a "rest of the call"

I wonder if you can help me, who is the best person to speak to about ------------- (increasing, decreasing whatever)

is from Yellow Pages script 1980's

Dan

PS: Yellow Pages as in UK Yellow...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th August 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,049
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Breaking now: TV crew shot dead during live interview

Switzerland is not in any geographically strategic area. Have a look at a map of Europe.

That is why no one bothers invading it.

Nothing to do with Swiss having guns. That would be irrelevant...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Outsourcing Question

Stick with a UK book-keeper who will prepare everything as your Accountant wants it.

Sounds like yours is a simple set up anyway so s/he can do this once a month and shouldn't take too long so...
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Rookie would really appreciate critique

Yep. Over 1000 years of Universities in Europe and no one has this problem. Or a very miniscule amount of people at best do.

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Lawn Service Flyer Help

I think you were grassbusterdesign :)

https://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/987014-lawn-service-flyer-help-me-critique.html

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Problem building desire

***** Ok I am a slow typist and you have answered and clarified some of what I have written *****


What Claude said sums it up.

They are going through sequential steps.

Do you know what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,291
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Best way to market my mechanic shop ?

In which language would this be contradicting? :)

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,323
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How I made £25000 and you can too!

Register for VAT.

It is not relevant to a business that is VAT Registered, they claim it back. It is more expensive for them to buy from you if you are not Registered. Plus you can claim VAT back...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By jimbo13
Re: What is an online equivalent to the phone book (UK)?

Scott

Not sure about online but BT do still print physical phone directories and you can buy them outside of your geographical area as before.

However, they also have the entire country on a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Nottingham Some Help

Pretty much everyone in the UK uses Rightmove to look for property.

UK's number one property website for properties for sale and to rent (http://www.rightmove.co.uk/)

Just type in Nottingham or...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Strongman Skirt Party - Brilliant campaign

No problem.

Two years ago The Government ran Ads in Romania and Bulgaria to let everyone know how crap The UK is.

Horrible food, weather, women, low paid jobs etc.

Romania and Bulgaria...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Strongman Skirt Party - Brilliant campaign

We're not re-naming them.

The campaign is brilliant. Got 300 million Chinese viewing it, calls for participation and had a measurable result. 27% increase in visits to the UK. So one could...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Sell Me Something

It is true as I remember seeing the clip of it. Don't know what it was on though as I'm in England. Was yonks ago.

It is more of a trick though as opposed to selling.

Lawyers have the world's...
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