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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: My 6000th post...

I could go on and on about this but I'll keep it short. It used to be a great place, very active, lots of great information even if I felt like some people were full of shit.

Was a fun place to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 705
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Cold emailing: how do you track opens?

I see people are still commenting on posts giving advice they know nothing about... that's great.

Maybe you should read the CAN SPAM act...

Did you know only 2 countries in the entire world...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

Come on... live a little. The world would be a much better place with more people walking off cliffs and playing in traffic. :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,860
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: 1 Million by 25, Rich or Die Starving.

My advice:

Get a job. Get another job. Land some side work.

$30 is a lunch, not seed money for a business. Once you have a serious amount of money to invest, then revisit the idea. Hopefully...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

Google said they're only accessing the user name and email address for the log in. Apparently this was already fixed and Google was working with them on addressing the issue.

Just basic info, not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 948
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Pokemon Go to Local Businesses

I know two business owners that have pokestops for their businesses, an ice cream shop and a sandwich shop.

They've been using lures and both have reported a 300-500% increase in sales just over...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Delete account?

Because that's not the actual answer. That's how you cancel your war room subscription.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Any Ideas?

Check out some local facebook groups, the same applies to linkedin, and Google+.

You know what really works in those types of settings? Raw transparency... Share with them the same exact thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,808
Posted By iAmNameLess
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,808
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Who are your favorite famous marketers?

I don't mean any disrespect at all, but I'm curious... What exactly have you learned from John Chow?

The reason I ask, is because you're not the first person to say it. I checked out his blog a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st June 2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By iAmNameLess
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st June 2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,273
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: How do I earn £2M/year after all biz costs, biz taxes and personal taxes

Intuition is never wrong my friend. For example, every time I've gone to a strip club, I knew there would be a black girl with the stage name ebony, or chocolate.. and a handful of other girls with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th June 2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,360
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I'm done

You're probably right, but is there even a point anymore? Members don't exactly have a vested interest. The WF's best days are certainly over, traffic/members have been splintering off into other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

I have enough experience to know that experience isn't measured by age, but thanks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 80,494
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: NEWBIES READ THIS!!! How Y-O-U Can Make 50k From Nothing With ZERO HTML Knowledge

You're asking why people buy websites?

It's well over a billion dollar industry.

Facebook pages have very limited reach unless you pay to play. You don't own the property, you don't control...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th June 2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

I don't think the problem initially starts with fulfillment, I think the problem initially starts with positioning and qualifying. If he were able to get a bit more profit, that clears up some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,050
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: How to stop people ripping off your blog content.

I used to have people copying entire websites from me. My agency website was copied word for word quite a few times, and I had about 150 pages, not including blog content.

Now, with my blog, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

I do not consider a 2K/mo thing, a business. If you do, good for you. If Tommy does, that's fine. If Lindy does, that's fine too. I don't think of 2k/mo as a business, sorry.

Look, for those of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

Lindy, just because you repeat a story enough doesn't make it true.

You can often tell where people are in their business based on the information they post. Your value, is the same as always,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

Easy rebuttal...you're just wrong. However, with anybody that has eyes, that can read and comprehend what's going on here, they see he is running it as a hobby, not a business.

:D

The main...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,614
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Am Making Some Money, Is It Scalable?

1-2k/mo isn't a business, it's a hobby.

If you feel your team isn't creative enough for you to be able to scale, then you need a better team.

Your concerns are typical of someone at 10k/mo......
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2016, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By iAmNameLess
How To Find Out if Your Leads Are Ignoring You!

So.... since it's deader than a cemetery in here, I guess I should contribute a little something to open up the coffins.

You have someone interested in what you're offering... now the problem is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: So this company that sells trampolines

Wow... Savidge, did you look up and see that punch line zoom right over your head? LOL

A trampoline company.... worried about their bounce rate.... trampoline... bounce.

haha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: PICK THE WINNER: Your Prize...Double Your Sales

Just because someone says that one version performed better, how do we really know? How do we know that the sample size was of statistical significance?

Can see the initial post about it here:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: My sales strategy

I didn't read any other posts in this thread, so maybe someone already pointed this out....

You didn't get good at closing out of nowhere... you were able to charge $500 for someone, but you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Pricing leads for attorneys

For attorneys it wouldn't be illegal, just against ABA rules if they solicited, but they could still lose their law license.

What makes it illegal, and totalattorneys.com has gone through...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing

Well that's what inbound is, you use content marketing, content being leveraged in general in order to bring in traffic, which then converts into leads.

I guess it depends on your definition of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Pricing leads for attorneys

ABA rules don't allow this.

For those of you interested in selling leads to lawyers, I have never, in my life, seen a lead gen site in this niche that wasn't breaking the law.

Even if you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th May 2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Dan Kennedy said a postcard to website CTA doesn't work well. Is this still true?

Yes, it absolutely is still true.

Go for the phone call, don't waste your time trying to push a website CTA. Doesn't mean you shouldn't have your domain listed somewhere on the card, but your CTA...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,781
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: how to make an extra $200 or more per week

Cool little idea.. this could also be scaled up.

I've always liked Craigslist, even though it's been on a rough decline the past couple years.

The for sale section is still pretty busy,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: 100 cold call a day challenge,

There is no do not call list for businesses.

Anyway, congrats on taking steps. Gotta crawl before you can walk.

Are you broke? If you have money, you should be leveraging that money so you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Finding businesses without website

I don't have any suggestions, except one that's not related to your question.

I assume you're asking because you want to target businesses that don't have a website. You will find that businesses...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,773
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: cold calling local businesses ...

No, not really.

I don't know why you want to limit yourself locally though.

Anyway, there's what? 28 million businesses in the USA? For the sake of simplicity, lets just say 10% of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Anyone manage facebook ads for clients?

Guess I started commenting before you added the "P.S."

For you specifically, without knowing what you're offering, I would say to test it out for yourself first.

Once you do that, you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Anyone manage facebook ads for clients?

I have, but sparingly and not as an individual service but part of a more complete marketing "package".

In my opinion, and in most cases, I just don't see it as a profitable service to offer most...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does Cold Emailing Work?

So people that advertise to millions are spamming? I guess we view advertising in different ways.

I never claimed to be a Seth Godin "Permission Marketing" evangelist... I only care about what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,265
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: On average, how many clicks does your signature get?

I'd like to see some proof of the numbers being mentioned in here. I have many posts on this forum, many posts in threads that continue to get search traffic, and while I have received 100+/day...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does Cold Emailing Work?

Spam:

irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.

unwanted or intrusive advertising on the Internet.

send the same message indiscriminately
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does Cold Emailing Work?

I never understood why someone that is so anti-marketing, is on a marketing forum blasting every single tactic people discuss. You saying it doesn't work, is ludicrous.

"If it worked you would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Does Cold Emailing Work?

Eh...

What do you think about the junk mail in your mail box? What about cold calls? What about door knockers? What about annoying ads at the beginning of a youtube video? What about those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,241
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Have about $2.5k to spend on online marketing..

Ah yes... that is exactly what you should do with 2.5k. Awesome insight... :smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: If they're not a fit for you, fire them. Quickly.

I miss the show...

Favorite scene was the "Mark Your Man" pitch.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Local Lead Generation Shakeup ... Courtesy: Google

I'm actually working on a blog post about this, so I'm not going to share everything here... lol.

Select cities in California are part of the pilot program. It has nothing to do with taking on...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th March 2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Keeping Dropbox?

What about Google Drive?

I have amazon cloud (I don't use it, not sure why I bought it), Google Drive, and Dropbox... You could probably get by with the free version of drop box and free Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Will more traffic increase google rank?

Gary Illyes said bounce rate is not a factor.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,124
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: The Sad Irony of Some Reputable Marketers here :(

Maybe the person just doesn't like you. LOL. Just kidding, but maybe it's a possibility?

I would move on though, if they don't care enough, why bother? Or maybe they're like me, when I get a PM I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Asking for the call in a cold email vs sending to a landing page?

No, that is very unlikely.

Look, if you care about conversions and you want people that will buy, you want to generate the call. A phone call is much more valuable than someone filling out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Electronically Signed Contracts

Echo Sign is good...

However, I'm a big fan of making it as easy as possible to do business with you. Your contracts should be straight forward, and easy.

I dunno what kind of price points...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Accepting Checks by Phone

Hahahahaha... yeah, if you ask them over the phone beforehand, they don't really know what they're talking about, they'll say no. You print it out, hand it in, it's usually not a problem. I never...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Offline vs online marketing, am I missing something?

A lot of Valpak franchises are struggling as it is right now.

I'm not criticizing the OPs idea... but as far as it being a sustainable business, it's a question that needs to be carefully...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Offline vs online marketing, am I missing something?

It's a matter of profit, recurring income and fulfillment.

People like to outsource... People like to charge a nice amount of money for certain services, and with things like SEO, it's recurring...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By iAmNameLess
Awesome FREE Tool To Help Your Clients with Local Search and Organic

Found this on a Google+ community, originally shared by Linda Buquet. At least, that's where I first saw it being shared.

AnswerThePublic.com: that free visual keyword research & content ideas...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Accepting Checks by Phone

I think you may be making it more difficult than it needs to be. You don't need any of that, really. The reason I mentioned it is that when you have them write out a check and take a picture of it,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Accepting Checks by Phone

Verbal is usually enough, but if they send you a picture of a check, then you have proof they were okay with it. Or just a one line response in email will give you written record if your bank asks...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Sales Guys: Handling Verbals that go Ice Cold?

Yeah, according to the Uniform Commercial Code, they must accept them unless they suspect fraudulent activity, but they need to have some reason to think that.

The funds aren't usually available...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Problems with EDDM?

That is truly awful.

I've seen much higher ROI on EDDM than that. I'm surprised they report that as a positive. lol.
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