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Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By TheCG
Re: PLR Video Bonanza

Thanks for pointing that out, Don. Guess I should have paid more attention in my remedial reading class.

Alot of shit SOUNDS good when you talk about it but the practical application is lacking.
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Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,391
Posted By TheCG
Re: Sending Lumpy Mail

$2.07...that is the cost for most of the "lumpy mail" items.

Once they go over a certain thickness, they go from being a letter to a "parcel" and cost accordingly.

Lumpy gets attention and it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th December 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,185
Posted By TheCG
Re: Reputation Management - Are there any practical methods?

Places Scout is fantastic and the customer service you get from Mark is second to none.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,669
Posted By TheCG
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

I would rather give him the $150 back than spend additional hours of my life that I will never get back on a site that I can guarantee you still won't make him happy.

$150 refund = problem...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By TheCG
Re: Forgot Paypal details..........

If you can't remember your date of birth you got bigger problems than PayPal.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,861
Posted By TheCG
Re: $497 A DAY!

WOW...doesn't take much to piss you off, does it?

Just wait until you get someone that is really pissed off/crazy with alot of time on their hands that sets up multiple sites targeting your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th October 2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,499
Posted By TheCG
Re: I'm mad and I'm not going to take it anymore....

Hmmmmmmmmmm....trying to figure out someway to get a client to screw me over next week....
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By TheCG
Re: Google helpouts, why have I not heard of this?

Thanks, Bob...

Now next week there will be 1000 WSOs on how to use this to make money. hahaha
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By TheCG
Re: HELP! STRONG U.S. IP Address needed

Back when I traveled overseas several months out of the year, I used Witopia (witopia.net) and was very pleased with their service and product.

You can choose from dozens of gateways each time you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,172
Posted By TheCG
Re: Yelp Lawsuit For Fake reviews

The glowingreviews.co url is now an affiliate link to LBLRobot?

hahahahaha.........
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By TheCG
Re: Pros and Cons of Providing Rep Management

It depended on the situation, the difficulty in ranking and how much needed to be done.

Simple situations (bad ratings or reviews, etc.) usually $499 - $999 a month

Stalkers or situations where...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th October 2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By TheCG
Re: Time For A Pointless Rant - Don't Bother To Read

Haha...had a client that I sold leads to that stopped answering his phone...he was letting them go to his voicemail and then calling them back. Guess he thought if he didn't answer he wouldn't have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,676
Posted By TheCG
Re: The Sam Ovens Lumpy Mail Thread

Hahaha...if that were the case, alot of prolific posters here should have all of their threads removed.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By TheCG
Re: Is there room for a video to rank above local results?

Well, not much of a strategy really. Just basic video ranking techniques.

1. I use the term I want to rank for in the title.

2. I use the term again a couple of times in the description and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,755
Posted By TheCG
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,131
Posted By TheCG
Re: Cold Calling Script - First Timer

You know, looking back, I can remember when I really worried about knowing exactly what to say when I would call a business.

If I had spent all the time I spent worrying if I had a perfect script...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By TheCG
Leads Website Part Deux

For those of you that may remember this thread from a month ago:

Holy crap...I just made money off of a leads website!...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,458
Posted By TheCG
Re: what bothers you guys the most about cold calling?

This...the amount of otherwise productive time spent to get to a yes.

Boring & tedious.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,332
Posted By TheCG
Re: Holy crap...I just made money off of a leads website!

UPDATE to the Leads Website...

Since the guy signed the agreement with me on the 5th, the calls have been coming in at anywhere from 1 to 3 per day most days.

It is cool as hell logging into...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By TheCG
Re: Need help with muck design setup

Of course.

You can create their website on a subdomain/subdirectory and when it is complete, transfer it over to their domain with something like backup buddy or WP Twin.

I, however, usually go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By TheCG
Re: Need help with muck design setup

A "muck" design? Do you mean a "mock" design?

If so, what I did was buy a generic domain like "heresyournewsite.com"

Then I made generic mock ups on different niches (plumbers, fencing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,332
Posted By TheCG
Re: Holy crap...I just made money off of a leads website!

All of the sites are just a homepage and a contact us page. That is it. They are all built with the standard WP 2011 theme with a custom header, again, made with generic photos.

Yes, the homepage...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By TheCG
Re: Cold Calling Out of State

Sorry, Claude but you hadn't responded yet.

So, Claude, how do YOU handle it? :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By TheCG
Re: Your WORST Cold Calling Experience

The worst?

Had a guy start railing on me about the "No Call List" and how I faced all these fines, jail, etc.

I asked him if he was familiar with the difference between B2C & B2B?

"Besides,"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,332
Posted By TheCG
Holy crap...I just made money off of a leads website!

I have been doing offline stuff for a couple of years now. Primarily simple websites for small businesses with some FaceBook and Google + thrown in the mix. Nothing to write home about but it has...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,761
Posted By TheCG
Re: Questions for the lead gen people that work on commission...

No way would I go the commission route. There is just no way to really track the leads you generated that bought and the commission due to you. It would have to be on the honor system with the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By TheCG
Want to Learn How to Outsource Like a BOSS?

Take a page fron this guy's book.

Outsource Master (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/story-man-outsourced-china-could-135701981.html)

It was all good until he got busted.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By TheCG
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,443
Posted By TheCG
Re: What company to use for call tracking?

I use CallFire for all lead tracking.

You can get a local number for any location, track the number of calls, forward the number to any number you like (and change that number it is forwarded to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,986
Posted By TheCG
Re: (FREE eBook) Quick Cash Profits - 10 Unique Ways To Make Extra Money

Damn, Martin.

Isn't it sad that you can't give something away for FREE and not still have to take some crap about it. :-(

Haters gonna hate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By TheCG
Re: Does It EVER Get EASIER?!?

Actually, this step is too late.

My advice is not to marry the b1tch in the first place.

...more advice from someone who has been there.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By TheCG
Re: Does It EVER Get EASIER?!?

What I learned in a previous business I had was that 3k a week with a life is 10,000 times better than 100k a month with the hassle of employees, tremendous overhead and no life.

It is all about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,524
Posted By TheCG
Re: Cold Calling R U getting desperate?

What is really the point of posts like this that hint at "something" but don't give you the "something"?

I always think a WSO is on the horizon.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By TheCG
Re: Why Isn't Our Username Our Real Name?

...because there are crazy people on the internet.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By TheCG
Hey! It's Bob Ross' 70th B'Day!

Check it out on Google!

Happy B'Day, Bob Ross! :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheCG
Re: Do you have any questions regarding phone sales today?

Great to see you back, David. I always look for your posts on here and learn alot from them. :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,488
Posted By TheCG
Re: Google Apps No Longer Free

Unless you have more than 10 users, you can still use it free.

https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/standard/new3
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By TheCG
Re: David Miller, David Miller How I Miss You...

I agree. Way too much BS around here. The few posters that are for real, I always look for them when I jump on here. David was one of those.

He never struck me as a future WSO Ho. Hope he comes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,569
Posted By TheCG
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

I bet Sam Walton's kids are glad he didn't feel that way.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,569
Posted By TheCG
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd June 2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TheCG
Re: Virtual Number for Lead Gen Sites

I use callfire with the whisper feature. $1 per month for the number.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,706
Posted By TheCG
Re: STOP IT! The New Google + Local is NOT a GAME CHANGER!

You talk about something changing and everyone gets all worked up, don't they?

Change is all a part of business and life in general. Roll with it.

I am sure there will be a couple dozen new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,228
Posted By TheCG
Re: I made $396,000 in 75 days.

Right. A post is only useful if it lays out for you from start to finish exactly how he did it so you can read it and say, "Gee, that is too hard. It will never work." and proceed to continue to sit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,134
Posted By TheCG
Re: Best Google Places Scraper

Never tried Russ's program but Places Scout rocks the house. I use it every day.

Got a new reputation management module coming soon that sounds incredible, too.

No, I do not sell it as an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,448
Posted By TheCG
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

I posted on this issue a while back and my solution was just to set up multiple Skype accounts with different emails and buy multiple subscriptions.

You have to do it this way because if you try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By TheCG
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

For sure the rate picked up as I tweaked and copy and the card. Again, the more they heard from me and felt more like they "knew" me, the higher the response to the mailing.

I was never that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By TheCG
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

Yes, 1-3% was what I counted on every month for an average. I liked to buy 2 or 3 houses a month and I knew I could generally mail out 200 - 300 pieces a month and get enough responses to do that in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By TheCG
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

My experience with direct mail was VERY targeted so this may or may not apply. If not, I apologize in advance.

It was distressed real estate. Tax delinquencies, foreclosures, divorce, MLS listings...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By TheCG
Re: Google Places Scout or GScraper?

Places Scout kicks major @ss. I use it every day in my business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 882
Posted By TheCG
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,400
Posted By TheCG
Re: Business Owner Has All the Business He Can Handle

I hear all the time "I have all the business I can handle." I guess the recession I keep hearing about was just at my house.

Anyway, it is just an excuse to blow you off. I will throw a couple of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,400
Posted By TheCG
Re: Business Owner Has All the Business He Can Handle

Don't agree with this at all.

When you travel, out of towners are looking for a certain type of restaurant, type it in on the phone and bam....Google Places pops up the top ones. Take a look at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,214
Posted By TheCG
Re: If you lost it all tomorrow and had to start again what would you do?

When you have nothing, making enough to cover next month's expenses is a BIG success. Once you hit that mark, you finally get that it can be done and done on a regular basis.

Glad to hear you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,516
Posted By TheCG
Re: Free Audio Here- and Letter Of Apology to Offline Warriors.

John, some people have been where you were and understand that sometimes things happen.

I have never really understood people that become so hateful and just plain mean over a product. There are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,203
Posted By TheCG
Re: Cold calling anxiety

It works for him...maybe I should try it.

That guy is an animal!

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,203
Posted By TheCG
Re: Cold calling anxiety

His name is Deric Lipski...he is freaking awesome!
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