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Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 26th August 2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By virginiad
Re: Closed, thank you!

Here is my review. You can edit it if you want.


I was fortunate to get a review copy of this WSO. I have written several ebooks and have published books on Kindle and Create Space. I have...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 15th August 2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By virginiad
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,786
Posted By virginiad
Re: Hahaha I LOVE this Forum!!! Success Story!

Hey, Kyle

That is great. Congratulations on actually taking action on the advice that you were given.

There are several great copywriters here who are very generous with their advice, but very...
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By virginiad
Re: Plz critique my salespage

You may have a problem here, in that if he is named at all during the course, customers will be commenting online, and will be using his name. If you want affiliates involved, it may be difficult...
Forum: Copywriting 19th June 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By virginiad
Re: What are your views on enthusiam and copywriting?

It seems as though the only time that enthusiasm would hurt is if your copy was too "over the top" and appeared to be phony.

I guess that what is "over the top" would vary depending on the market....
Forum: Copywriting 16th June 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By virginiad
Re: This would probably KILL this copy forum

After a certain point, you have to test. But, a lot of the questions that are posted here can be answered from experience or education that the OP doesn't necessarily have. In that case, an...
Forum: Copywriting 15th June 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By virginiad
Re: What Headline Fits Best?

What about...

If you had died yesterday, can your family pay the bills?

Notice I didn't say..."If you die tomorrow...", because that is still possible. You want them to think about it but...
Forum: Copywriting 14th June 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By virginiad
Re: Can you please critique my squeeze page?

From your ad, it seems like they are doing the work (you are teaching the staff and they are doing the implementation)

Most small business owners are too busy and want someone else to take care of...
Forum: Copywriting 9th June 2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By virginiad
Re: Please Critique My For Hire Page

One quick change you can make. Instead of having the "contact" link, put in an opt-in box with some type of bribe (ebook would be easiest) which starts to postiion you as an expert (ie "Don't make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By virginiad
Do you need PLR content that you cannot find? Suggestions Wanted

Hi,

I am going to be writing a few ebooks to sell as inexpensive PLR WSO's and decided that it might be better to write about topics that are in demand.

So, I am going to make an offer. If you...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 31st December 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By virginiad
Re: Native English Speaker/Article Writer/SEO/Top Quality Work Guaranteed!!

Hi,

Can you provide some samples of your work?

Thanks
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By virginiad
Re: giving cold calling a try newbie

I would join BNI and your local chamber of commerce.

If you are already a member then start getting involved.

There are some great cold calling threads in this forum already.

They would be a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By virginiad
Re: I Have Over 300 Bottles of Unique Skin Care Gel

You might be able to sell through Amazon.com.

There is already a listing. What you could do is sign up for a seller account and ship the product to Amazon. They will fulfill and do all customer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,306
Posted By virginiad
Re: Amazing Way to Get New Clients (USA Only)

Mike...thanks to the Giants for taking down the Pats!

Jack...I would like the info, too.

Thanks

Virginia
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By virginiad
Re: Fax instead of Email?

Sending unsolicited faxes could get you into trouble. In some places it is illegal and you could be sued for damages.

I wouldn't do it.

Of course, you are in Florida, where anything goes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By virginiad
Re: Help me chose domain.

You may get into trouble with the double s, because if people type it in, they will probably leave off the last "s" and be sent to someone else's site.

It might be better to add in a modifier...ie...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 79,939
Posted By virginiad
Re: All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

Jing...especially good for customer support issues so you can show the support people exactly what is going on...a video is worth 1,000 words
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By virginiad
Re: Interview on Monday - Need your suggestions!

Good point, but there are probably others in the same position that may benefit.

My best advice...don't lie and make sure you have nothing embarassing on any social media sites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,222
Posted By virginiad
Re: Article Marketing ??

Hi,

since you already have 70 articles written, you can convert them into videos...just make up a few powerpoint slides for each, read the article and record with windows movie maker...then submit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By virginiad
Re: For the Newbies

i think the most important thing is to start off in the right niche.

It has to be something that is of interest to you so you want to do the work required and enjoy yourself. Of course, it also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 665
Posted By virginiad
Re: building website need few tips

Use Wordpress:

1. For a tips website, you will be adding content on a regular basis, and it is much easier to do it with a blog.

2. You will want to encourage comments by users and interact...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 59,094
Posted By virginiad
Re: Jobless Dad Revisted -Offline Secrets' I've Learned Over The Last 3years

Hi, Mark

I have been watching your videos. They are very valuable. I have one question...

Were the original appointments set for doing the listing on the directory site? If so, are the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By virginiad
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

It seems to me that for a simple site for a client that probably won't be adding content...just a site that tells about the business, services, products, directions, etc. it would be better to upload...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By virginiad
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

Hi,

Looks like a good system. I checked out the trial on Artisteer and am going to purchase it.

I have one question. Are there any tutorials on how to create sites with the program? I saw...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 59,094
Posted By virginiad
Re: Jobless Dad Revisted -Offline Secrets' I've Learned Over The Last 3years

Hi,

This is such an intriguing and inspiring thread. I am trying to get started in offline marketing, and really hate calling business owners on the phone. It is also difficult for me to go into...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,762
Posted By virginiad
Re: My Favorite Offline Business. 10 leads/mo=$5,000!

Hi,

That is a cool idea.

One question...In the ad, do you tell which complex the apartment is in?

If so, couldn't there be a problem with people just going there instead of contacting you?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,381
Posted By virginiad
Re: Offline Mastermind Group - Interested?

Hi, Ashley

skype id = virginia_drew

Thanks

Virginia
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st April 2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,037
Posted By virginiad
Re: BNI = $18197 in Sales This Past Week

The referrals do not need to come from business contacts. For example, if you know someone who is looking to buy a house, you would refer him to the real estate agent. This could be anyone...a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st April 2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By virginiad
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By virginiad
Re: Google Officially Ends Support For QR Code in Places

I agree with this comment that is on your linked page:

"I don’t really see QR and NFC solving the same problems—thus not being interchangeable.


You can’t just print a NFC on your business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By virginiad
Re: SMS Campaign for someone who refuses to give anything away?

Yes, I was thinking about going back some night to see how busy it really is. I wonder if anyone actually gets to the door, realizes that their dress is not acceptable and leaves.

Maybe it goes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By virginiad
Re: How I got my first client without cold calling and For Free

Hi, Miguel

Great story. You really are very creative.

I am sure that none of the telemarketing aficionados would be insulted by your presenting a different method.

Thanks for a great idea
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By virginiad
SMS Campaign for someone who refuses to give anything away?

I had an interesting discussion with a restaurant owner this morning.

When I started to explain how to generate a text list I said that he would offer something (1/2 off dinner, free appetizer,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By virginiad
Re: SMS Texting vs. SMTP Texting - Which is better?

Hi,

I am using the company run by Jack Mize, but they have closed their mobile offering to new people.

I could offer to let other marketers go through my account, because it is white label. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,361
Posted By virginiad
Re: SMS Texting vs. SMTP Texting - Which is better?

I use an SMS service which charges per text but allows unlimited keywords. The SMTP services I have researched allow unlimited texts but only allow one keyword per account.

The ability to use...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,939
Posted By virginiad
Re: Online ordering for pizza delivery

Hi, all

Thanks a lot for the info. Some great points to consider.

I have found a few online services that either sell software or provide
an online ordering platform.

I though about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,939
Posted By virginiad
Online ordering for pizza delivery

Hi

I have an appointment with a prospect who owns 3 pizza parlors. One thing he mentioned was that he wanted to enable people to order online.

Does anyone have any experience with this? ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By virginiad
Re: Boom First cient totally nailed it

I tried to join a local BNI chapter but couldn't because a local advertising agency which was a member said that they do internet marketing for local businesses.

I went and checked them out and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By virginiad
Re: Boom First cient totally nailed it

Hi,

BNI stands for Business Networking International (or something close to it). They have chapters in many countries.

Google "BNI" and you will be able to find a chapter near you.

The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,037
Posted By virginiad
Re: BNI = $18197 in Sales This Past Week

Hi, Abdul

Are there any other BNI chapters near you? Most are not like that one. I have visited 4 that are near me and all were very active in referring business to each other.

I would not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By virginiad
Re: How Would YOU Promote My Business?

There is also Backpage...similar to craigslist
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By virginiad
Re: How Would YOU Promote My Business?

Hi,

A couple of quick suggestions:

Network through Chamber of Commerce, BNI

Form some Joint Ventures with local advertising agencies that do web promotion but cannot do videos inhouse
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By virginiad
SMS Cross Promotions

I heard an idea the other day which makes a lot of sense to me.

When a client sends out a text coupon, etc to their list, they could offer to put an optin at the bottom of the message for another...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By virginiad
Re: SMS Campaign for radio stations

Hi, Shane

good idea...I have one question. A radio station gets most of its revenue from advertisers, not listeners. Would they monetize the list itself (by offering to sell things to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By virginiad
Re: SMS Campaign for radio stations

Hi,

Thanks. I was thinking along those lines. The radio station could introduce the idea of sms list building and help the advertisers start building their own lists.

I don't see a link to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By virginiad
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By virginiad
Re: Critique my cold calling script.

Hi,

I agree with Steve.

You have to use the call to set up a face to face meeting. Then, you can establish rapport, conduct an in-depth discussion and show him how you can help him.

The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By virginiad
SMS Campaign for radio stations

Hi,

I met a man who works for a company which operates several radio stations (in this area they are all music stations).

He is interested in learning more about using text messaging for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By virginiad
Re: Why Telemarketing Wont Work For You.

Great post...thanks a lot.

this one post is worth the cost of your WSO. Can't read your followup one now...time to get to work!

Virginia
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By virginiad
Re: Told one of our clients yesterday that Mobile is the future.

The last I heard, it was about 5 billion mobile devices vs 1.2 billion computers

Of course, in the US the ratio is probably more even, because we are lagging behind in the mobile department.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,704
Posted By virginiad
Re: Customer Wants SMS Campaign ... Any Suggestions?

For the service I use, I set up a "campaign", which includes a keyword, short code and any text messages you want to send.

I provide the platform...the software that enables me to set up the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By virginiad
Re: Looking for marketing suggestions

An example of a keyword that someone would type in when they are ready to buy as opposed to one who is just a tire kicker...

For a plumber...if someone types in "plumber", they are less likely to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By virginiad
Re: Looking for marketing suggestions

Hi

One thing you have to remember if you want your website to bring in customers...it should have only one purpose, and that is to get someone to call you.

It really only needs to be one...
Forum: Copywriting 18th January 2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
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Forum: Copywriting 17th January 2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,720
Posted By virginiad
Re: 4 Unbreakable Copy Rules

I think you missed a very important one:

The Big Promise: show them how their life will be inifinitely better if they purchase your product, and just the same old, same old, if they don't
Forum: Copywriting 1st January 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By virginiad
Re: Pronographic hamburgers?

No, just carelessness.

And I almost misspelled that, too:)
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