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Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,607
Posted By JRG
Re: Give me your best SMS provider and information

I've also heard great things about CallLoop (http://www.callloop.com). I am not doing a lot of SMS with my clients but I do like the features CallLoop offers. I've looked at a few others but I'm not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st March 2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By JRG
Re: Look what people are charging for basic Google listings

Wow, this thread is entertaining. From the person who thinks those prices are "outrageous" to the person who thinks a Google Places listing is a "5 minute" job!

As 5Star said, there is a lot more...
Forum: Programming 22nd December 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By JRG
Re: Looking to jv with a coder.

Be careful with this guy. He was just caught designing a program for someone to sell and then selling the same program to someone else right here on the WF. Very shady dude.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By JRG
Re: Someone should make this

Be careful with this guy. He was just caught designing a program for someone to sell and then selling the same program to someone else right here on the WF. Very shady dude.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By JRG
Re: Facebook sending out postcards to businesses???

Facebook is sending out postcards to businesses who have a place listing with them and have not claimed it. It's not the same as a fan page but they can set it up to act like one. Same thing Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,429
Posted By JRG
Re: Facebook will die off soon?

Facebook is just now hitting puberty. It's got a looooong way to go.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By JRG
Re: E-mail VS Social Media

Email is also the only thing that stays constant between social media platforms. It is also needed to signup to things like Social Media.

Personally I think email for messages between friends is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers Have You Had Any Experiences With AT&T PPC Services

I had a client approached by them as well but it was a pay per lead deal. Seemed pretty good. He has had success with another service like that. The only problem is may times the leads are not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Are you talking about like a link to articles of incorporation?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

AP, I remember you saying in a post to link to our Secretary of State business link?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Another question for those using UBL. Are you paying renewal fees? Would probably not be a big deal if it is for a client I have an agreement with but just wondering what happens if you do not pay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Yeah I would definitely not use UBL as something to resell. Then you are back to being a commodity. My thought was to offer it is a service in my full marketing package and not even mention it, just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Thanks! I have been paying $15 for someone here on the WF for social bookmarking but it is 150 sites. But it would be nice to have my own setup for submission.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Thanks for the Universal Business Listings tip. AP did say he uses them but the link that was posted was incorrect and I never did find the site. Definitely will be a good tool.

And the cosmetic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I know that AP said he does all the directory submissions himself. Has anyone found a quick way to do this? I thought about outsourcing but I too would be concerned about someone screwing it up.

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

First, thank you for ignoring the trolls and continuing to contribute cause I know it can be frustrating.

Those people still emailing you with doubts will be here months from now looking for a way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Comments in blue



Sounds to me like you got it and thanks for listing it out. ;)

AP?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I looked at some VA services, I believe there is even a WSO for one from Rachel Raffe. These are kinda cool because you have access to all of the VA's so you are not lacking any specific talent. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I have run into this issue with a client, here is what I did.

I optimized the site for both the keywords and the keyword + location. Here is how I did it. Throughout the site I mixed up phrases...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I'm sending you a pretty long email, maybe you can enlighten me in a reply, ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I don't see why they would be.

A vertical directory is just a niche specific directory you could call it. The yellow pages, ibegin, merchant circle etc.. are all horizontal directories, they cover...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Thanks again AP for a great document.

I can't remember if I posted this before or not.

On the Google maps tips, here is something I have done for my clients and have sometimes had great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Just downloaded MindJet on AP's recommendation. Pretty sweet program. I had freemind but it was clunky and hard to figure out.

Putting together some new mindmaps and making one big mindmap and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

The letters are not so much you pursuing them but informing them of your offer. Most importantly a limited offer with scarcity. The goal is to show them the offer and then take it away so they are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

First, thanks again AP as you have helped not just myself but also many people here. Thankfully even though I am sure you are filtering through a ton of "yeah but" emails from some who will never...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Just want to give everyone an idea of what businesses deal with and why you should avoid being "that guy" at all costs.

I was at a home show with a client last weekend and this guy walks up and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2010, 10:29 PM
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Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

If you download AP's resource guide he recommends that wso for writing a book. It's a pretty good wso and has everything you need to get a book published.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Just ordered the amazon system. That will be my homework for the weekend.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

To be honest, this thread has caused me to hit the reset button on my business. I have done ok in the offline biz but not enough to say it is full time. I still have other projects that make the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

lol, the worst was when it was a split mini deal with a referral. A whole $25 commission!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I have worked with the small clients and it is such a headache. They usually barely have the money to pay you. Which means that any ideas you have for them that may cost additional money, will not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,959
Posted By JRG
Re: OFFLINERS - Proof Companies Are Dumb...In This Case, Real Dumb

The funny thing about this is that Timken is still getting talked about from a press release over 5 years ago! That's a great ROI! lol


And for the record,

I think "World's Best Cup of Coffee"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

OK, I will try to keep the business generic meaning it could be any of the one's AP listed.

Here's what I would do.



Make sure that the company has a "Unique Selling Proposition" and see if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Yeah I can honestly say that reading it that was my first thought. Most of the guys who know what they are doing have a questionnaire.

It was just last month that I was BS'd by a competitor about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Oh and just as another example of how sometimes businesses are truly clueless.

One of my newest clients among many mistakes, does not have call waiting on their phone. And their answering machine...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,916
Posted By JRG
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I've been following AP's posts since I first found him on another thread and have seen some great content. Any question I have asked in PM I have also received a quick reply to.

He clearly knows...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

Yeah this guy literally got upset because I used the term "Joint Venture" to describe 2 businesses in a similar industry, that I set up to sell each others services.

I have no doubt that the guy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

lol, well, I didn't give him anything he can't search for online. Like using all in one seo on wordpress sites etc..

But it was an interesting meeting.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

lol that's awesome!

Hey John I'm assuming that I am only a few hours away from you, so make sure that if you head up this way to let me know so we can do lunch.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

So interesting story.

I just got out of a meeting with a potential client's "business coach" who he hired for a 3 month term. My hope is to replace the business coach because my understanding is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

Yeah I just added all books mentioned to my Amazon wish list.

I have raised my prices after talking with AP a bit. Also redoing a lot of my methods for getting clients.

Sometimes the hardest...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

Topic seems to be shifting a bit but here is what I have found to be a problem.

If you are marketing to businesses and selling them on an auto responder for example. David Preston has taught on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th December 2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By JRG
Private Message Question

If a private message is sent to someone who's inbox is full, do I get a notice that the pm was not delivered?

I noticed a few times I have seen posts where someone said they sent a PM to someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

lol I love Val-Pak I actually use those to find more clients. Sometimes it is best to find them in places where they are already spending money.

Yeah pretty sure Michael knows his stuff!
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JRG
Re: Great Comebacks For Cheap Offline Clients?

Yeah I don't think guys like AP mean to sound arrogant but I understand that they are the type that are just to the point. Most people with the kind of experience they have are.

But at least they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By JRG
Re: Get a Dmoz Listing

I submit and forget. It's not worth losing sleep over.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,356
Posted By JRG
Re: "You Know How I Know You're Faking It?..."

You know how I know you're faking it?


Cause you're using this image as proof of your "riches"

http://www.shoemoney.com/gallery/d/5222-6/adsensecheck.jpg


lol and you aint Shoemoney!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By JRG
Re: Just as I was thinking about buying some traffic, I read this...

You also have article marketing.

The best method is to use all of them wisely. If one fails the other is still there. SEO is changing a lot and can change drastically if Google is feeling picky...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By JRG
Re: Please explain this to me (web hosting affiliate programs)

No problem ;-)

And as a tip for the offline marketers. That is one of the first things I try to establish with a client. What is the lifetime value of their customer? Makes it easier to figure out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,503
Posted By JRG
Re: Make money from Amazon?

I found it funny the other day when I heard someone refer to Affiliate Marketing as a scam. I asked "How do you like Amazon?" he said he loves it and orders most of his books from there. lol I said...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By JRG
Re: Please explain this to me (web hosting affiliate programs)

It's all about what the lifetime value of a signup is for them if it is $300 per signup on average, then paying you $100 is a good deal for them. And if they are good that lifetime value should be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By JRG
Re: I am really TIRED!!

Well, in many cases article writing is considered the grunt work. And with so many people willing to do it so cheap you really have to work hard at separating yourself as something better.

My...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 911
Posted By JRG
Re: Why do you sell ebooks etc...

Yeah as theemporer said 99% won't do it. Many will buy up a bunch of products but do nothing with them.

Also you should always be moving on to the next thing. No matter what it is you are doing if...
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