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Forum: Warriors For Hire 17th June 2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: CoverShark.com * [GET FREE CUSTOM DESIGN] * Lamborghini of Ecover Design & Social Media Cover De

It's not often you can combine Good, Cheap, and Fast.
But this is the one time you can.

And it was better than Cheap, it was Free.

Lucas took my idea and ran with it. Fast and it looks...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 2nd September 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,674
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: CPV Lab Tracking setting up stuck

But aren't you supposed to be using that URL supplied by CPVLabs in the lander for tracking?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st September 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,674
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: CPV Lab Tracking setting up stuck

I guess I don't understand.
I have the same issue. Well, not quite.

Works fine from my computer on FF or Chrome, from another guy across the country on Safari - but always comes up with "No...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Can anyone reccommend any offline sales training experts

Jason and Andrew 2 Thumbs up for each
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Can anyone reccommend any offline sales training experts

Go talk to Jason Kanigen.

He knows the whole sales funnel.
Helped me out a ton.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Pls HELP! Newbie trying to rank a local site.

That has been my easiest, best way to get local clients ranked fast. Google Maps (Places).
Setup specific landing pages for the city / niche, kml file, reviews, and videos.
Watch it rock then!
Forum: Website Design 2nd December 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,593
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Which Logo is the best? Please help me to choose

I like #2.
The first doesn't convey much and the third is too much. (Sounds like the 3 bears!) lol
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd December 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Getting sued for a negative review...

I spoke with my dentist about this and she was dead set against review sites. Her excuse? "Medical situations are different and how your body reacts is different than someone elses' thus it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By RandyRandola
Wordpress Ecommerce Solution

I have come across a few themes and solutions and would like to find out which people use and what worked the best for them.
Pros and cons, and a link to your site to review.
Thanks!
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th November 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,764
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: If you Host Mobile Website how do you use m.domain.com???

Two ways to look at it.

1) Redirect the subdomain "m" to your own subdir
2) Get the .mobi

Either way requires the redirect script.

I like #2 because it has been shown (though not...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th November 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Australian Text Message Marketing Info

I dislike short codes because they are shared among many customers.

Thus limiting keywords and running the risk that if someone abuses the number, there is a possibility the carrier can remove...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th November 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: sms trial for business

I have a basic demo account they can use.

They can be moved over to a "regular" account which incurs a setup fee. Sometimes I waive the setup fee in exchange for other services, prepayment,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th November 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Anyone having any problems with this? I think I know the answer

My clients love the fact they call me and talk about if they should or shouldn't do something. And many times I contact them about something that would make a difference to their business. This is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Aweber Alternative?

I'm an Aweber fan after trying various free and low cost alternatives.

The $20 a month is nothing when compared to the value using this system brings.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th October 2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By RandyRandola
Mobile App Builder

In the spirit of outsourcing and supporting WF, I am looking for someone (or another company) to provide mobile apps (not mobile websites) to me for my clients.

When responding, please provide...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Where is the best placement for a sales video?

Split testing is the way to go. But if you want to hit the road running, just R&D what the experts are doing. (rob & duplicate)

They typically are putting the sales vid to the left with sign up...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 24th October 2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Using Article Marketing for CPA?

Speedy is bang on.

This way, when the aritcle directories change their TOS or anything else, you still own the landing page.

And then ad in a squeeze area so you can start building your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th October 2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By RandyRandola
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th October 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google Analytics plugin update gives fatal error

Rename the plugins directory and see what happens.
If you can get back into your dashboard, then something else messed up.
Start re-adding plugins, on at a time.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th October 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Does anyone know any good Oxymorons?

HeySal - that first one is tooo funny!

- Calm before the storm (what? was it stormy before the storm?)
- Hot water heater (should be a cold water heater. Hot water doesn't need heating)
- Can I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Craigslist Ad Copy

Mike is on the ball with this one.

You need your USP (what sets you apart) and the problems you solve.

Then you're not a "SEO" guy or a "Video" guy or or or..

You are now the one with a plan...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Quick SMS question

A valid question.

You can guess (sometimes unlimited texts MAY point to SMTP) but I just ask them.

I also researched the companies and found their comments, reviews, etc and determined if they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Frustrated - I Hate Link Building

I outsource that stuff because to me, it's mind numbing. But it's very important to do.

I focus my time on the high value items - anything that costs me less than $50 an hour, I outsource. Soon to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google Analytics plugin update gives fatal error

No problems here either.

If you can't access your dashboard, go into your FileManager through cpanel or FileZilla and delete the plugin that way.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th October 2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: from customer - why should I use you - gomobi is $7/mth

I rarely get this response, but the odd time I do, I handle it like this...

There will always be cheaper people to go to if you want to "do it yourself". If you have the time and the skill to do...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th October 2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Yeez Mobile! Need Help!

I spoke directly with the CEO and President at Yeez with no problems. They are the solution of choice for Canada.

And for the US, I use Twilio.

They both work, doesn't cost me an arm and a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: What the...why is my Privacy page ranked?

It happens to me as well. I used to put noindex and nofollow but then thought, what the heck. Ranking is ranking and as mentioned above, your other pages will rank as you do your on and off page seo.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Help writing a simple contract (im lost)

All I ever do is create MOUs.
They are straight forward with no legalease.

Just outline:
objective
contact info
what you will do
what the client will do
what the client can expect
...
Forum: Website Design 17th October 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Please recommend WP plugin to protect my site

Preventing people from copying articles is impossible. You can make it harder for them by disabling copy/paste function, but if they want it, they're going to get it. If the article is that valuable,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Can Testimonial Increase Your Sales?

Testimonials (and even more so reviews) are called social proof. No one wants to be the first to buy something.

It's the same as when you go to a new ethnic restaurant. You wait and see how other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: 5 Ways To Get Your Emails Read Every Time

I would add to keep the sentences less than 50 characters long.
I use this tool to help me out...

Email Formatting Tool (http://www.formatit.com)
Forum: Website Design 13th October 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Can I keep this vid on my site

I use Viper's Video Tags plugin. This way I don't need the embed code.

But you should check to ensure the owner hasn't disabled the embed code feature. Keep things cool...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 13th October 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By RandyRandola
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th October 2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Do the lists that my clients build belong to me?

Did you explain this to the client?
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th October 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Ok to let client know about Google Keyword tool?

I've shown clients the tool. I don't show them how to use it unless they pay me to.
It's nothing different than someone asking to see a skill saw. Can they use it? There are lots of people around...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,213
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: HELP! Facebook Ad campaign... How much to charge?

Tough question.

You can:

Setup fee with monthly fee
Base it on a % of the monthly spend
Base it on the # of leads
Combination of the above...

I like setup fees and either % or fixed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: How Difficult is it To Rank Clients in Google Places?

Grab a GP WSO and just do what they say. Just about any of them will do and if you follow the advice, then you'll be golden.

But in a nutshell...

Fully fill out the profile
- proper business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google Places - Ranking in multiple Cities

They can only get ranked in GP in multiple cities if they have a physical address and a unique phone number in those cities.

You may get them ranked without that, but it would only be a matter of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,816
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Customer initiated chargeback - any suggestions?

This is one of the reasons I don't work with lawyers as they will find the smallest thing and then take you to court. It doesn't "cost" them any money but it will cost you.

There is a thing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: How to get offline clients without cold calling or meeting face to face?

I have a number of clients that I have never met face to face.

And I didn't cold call them either. It can be done, and it takes longer.

I determine the market.
I find out their wants (not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Second Postcard Campaign (1st Campaign bombed)

Jimbo13 is on the right track.

For companies that large, I send specific packages to them and follow up with a warm phone call. I get a much better response than from any other method.
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 10th October 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By RandyRandola
[Offline] The EXACT Process I Use for MY Local Offline Business Clients to Get Them To Rank Well..an

"This is the EXACT Process I use for MY Local Offline Business Clients to Get Them to the Top of the SERPs and... Stay There"

Hi. I'm a no nonsense type of guy who hates the hype and wants the...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 12th July 2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By RandyRandola
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“If you are a business owner who is tired of spending your already limited time reviewing every document that you have transcribed and wished you had...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th April 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Video Camera Recommendation

Zi8 is THE way to go. Buy 3 of them with 2 mics and now you can do real interviews without retakes. Professional and cheap!

Randy

PS: Dexx, drop me an email please. I dont have enough points!
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,704
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Customer Wants SMS Campaign ... Any Suggestions?

Not enough posts to PM. Please pm me. Thanks! (With your email addy)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Any ideas where to check PR, links, site age, etc in one spot??

I don't rely on any one resource because they have their own biases and skewed data.

I check multiple sources to get a clear picture of what is happening and then draw my own conclusions.

For...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,427
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Advertising Funeral Services

Social media supports your SEO activities.

And done the right way (engaging with your future customers) you will be top of mind when the inevitable happens.

I also encouraged one of my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: HEEEELP! It worked - now what?

Good for you for landing this. Go out an celebrate.

Then get down to business and map out what you need to do.

I landed something similar and I am a WP fanatic - but went with Joomla and a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google Places Question

That's a tough haul because Google Places is all about matching customers with local business - and that's based on their physical address.

You could try extending the area they service - yes I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google Maps/Places Review - Help !!!

All great comments!

My two cents worth...

- social bookmark each citation and Google Places
- fill out Google Profile
- add images and geotarget them in Flickr and Panoramio
- areas serviced...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Local SEO Question

Organic SE ranking is all about 3 things

- On page leverage
- Off page leverage
- Traffic

On page is all about content that relates to your main topic. (Including LSI)
Off page is all about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,828
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Post Card Copy?

Nicely done! Love the analogy!
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,664
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Could someone please provide an effective postcard/letter sample with good ROI %? (Please!)

I agree with TrekkieGrrrl. Tim Castleman has a great Postcard Marketing program.

And it's a steal at $47. (No, I m not his wife)

Anything and everything can be found on the net. It comes down...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: Google place/Maps question

The Google Places listing belongs to the owner of the listing (the physical address).

Let them use your website (you own it) in their listing. If you change your partner, you will still get leads...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,158
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: >>> Is this a good biz idea?

I've done this for a few niches and for some it works, others it doesn't. There doesn't seem to be a reason for it.

But I kept it simple.
I own the site.
- send the leads from the squeeze page...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By RandyRandola
Re: How NOT to Impress Offline Prospects

I help my clients rank well in city / service / product in both organic and Google Places. Once they rank well, they have all said the same thing...

They get inundated with phone calls about how...
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