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Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By HypeText
Re: Apps VS Mobile Web for Local Business

Kevin,

"Credibility like this will take someone much further in their business efforts then the consultant that try's to grab a few extra bucks on a deal selling hype."

Got to admit....there...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By HypeText
Re: Mobile site seen as duplicate content

Actually that "webmaster" (Sorry WillR) has a point.

First, hosting your clients Mobile site on a totally separate Domain that you own that has nothing to do with your clients business CAN be seen...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By HypeText
Re: any done sms marketing for restaurants?

Brandy,

Every Product, Industry, and Geographic Area will have its own nuances.

What works in one Demographic will not always perform as well in another.

Your best bet is to test your own...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By HypeText
Re: any done sms marketing for restaurants?

Try a "Free Pizza for a Month" Promotion. Limit it to one per day...Dine in Only

Before you panic...and before the Pizza shop Owner Panics...and they will...until you explain it to them.

Run...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By HypeText
Re: SMS Pricing Question from my client

This is a perfect example of a Client putting the Cart before the Horse.

Sounds like you need to sit him down and provide him with a "Reality check", such as time to build an Opt In List, how...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th May 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By HypeText
Re: Apps VS Mobile Web for Local Business

For those not yet convinced...

Shoes.com, the largest retailer of shoes worldwide launched their Native Apps and their Mobile Website at about the same time.

After one year, they took a look at...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th May 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,724
Posted By HypeText
Re: Where To Buy Mobile Traffic In Bulk ????

Buying "REAL" Traffic = ADVERTISING SPEND
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th May 2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By HypeText
Re: Apps VS Mobile Web for Local Business

Consider this...

80% of apps downloaded are used exactly ONCE and then deleted.

Apps have cross Platform compatibility issues. At minimum they will need two...one for Apple and another for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,340
Posted By HypeText
Re: Directory sites - good examples?

While there is no actual "Rule', .ORG is generally supposed to be used for Non Profits, so if you are selling something I wouldnt go .ORG

.Net simply doesnt carry the same credibility as a .Com. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By HypeText
Re: How many appts should I expect from 500 calls per day?

I am not trying to be difficult but that is impossible to answer without knowing the pitch or even the skill level of the Telemarketers in question.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,340
Posted By HypeText
Re: Directory sites - good examples?

My company is in the process of launching SacSavers.com a Local to the Sacramento Region Coupon/Deal/Savings/Directory site with 20% of the Ad revenue going to a Local charity.

We have also...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd May 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,355
Posted By HypeText
Re: Giving Table Tents to clients on the spot...

The first thing I notice about this post is the "Text *** to **** for Special Offers"

Signage should always include the SPECIFIC initial Offer and it has to be strong enough to garner the interest...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st May 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,614
Posted By HypeText
Re: MMS vs SMS - Which is better?!

More often than not, a MMS is going to create additional charges for the recipient.

This is why SMS with a link for a Web Based Graphical coupon is often a safer way to go.

Obviously many...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By HypeText
Re: Farming phone numbers off CL resume section

First it violates Craigslist TOS. they strictly prohibit the use of Bots and Scrapers...

Not to mention its illegal to spam cell numbers without an opt in
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By HypeText
Re: Any SMS and/or Mobile WSO recommendations?

Don't be dependant on WSO's as a substitute for quality training. I'm not saying that WSO's can't or don't provide useful information but many are filled with fluff and misinformation.

A good SMS...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,362
Posted By HypeText
Re: Whats the largest list I can run on Twilio long codes?

Lee, it has to do with what they refer to as a "Longcode", which is really nothing more than a virtual Cellphone Number that spoofs the carriers into thinking the message is coming from another...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By HypeText
Re: Text Message Question

I'm not BeeSwarm, but I will answer it anyway...

If the Platform supports a mass upload of contacts...to be compliant it should send an Opt In message to the subscribers asking them to confirm...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By HypeText
Re: Anchor Mobile white label program

I'd disregard it...he has been posting nonsense like that all over the forum today...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,248
Posted By HypeText
Re: Avid Mobile or Lime Cellular?

Victoria,

You may have either incorrect or outdated info on Lime...

What are you basing a $700 price spread between the two on?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By HypeText
Re: Text Message Question

Brandy,

I notice you are in Texas so I figured I should point out that they are spoofing the cell number.

While that may be legal in the UK it most definitely is not for any sort of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By HypeText
Re: $50 SMS Service one time payment?? Opinions wanted

That assessment was based on info from their particular website...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th April 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,362
Posted By HypeText
Re: Whats the largest list I can run on Twilio long codes?

I honestly wouldnt use a Longcode set up for a critical function like that.

Shortcodes have highest delivery priority because the Aggregators are paying a fee to the Carriers for access to their...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,357
Posted By HypeText
Re: Any good ideas for a mobile business slogan or message?

He already has an identical post put up...better submit your bid there too! lol
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,357
Posted By HypeText
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,357
Posted By HypeText
Re: Any good ideas for a mobile business slogan or message?

First one, NOT good....there is no message that is going to make sense to a small business person.

Second One, been done

third one, been done!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd April 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By HypeText
Re: Testimonials for mobile marketing

There was a reason I asked the above question, which was ignored.

That tells me the OP was looking for Fake Testimonials to deceive prospects into purchasing his services...thats just bad business!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th April 2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By HypeText
Re: Thinking through pros and cons of SMS...trying to wrap head around a profitable business model

Every market will support a different level of service. I can tell you that $450 a month for a managed SMS Campaign is a little steep.

If you want to get a better idea of what your area will...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th April 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By HypeText
Re: new white label service?

I am not quite sure what you mean by a "Groupon Hybrid". could you expound a little please?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th April 2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,248
Posted By HypeText
Re: Avid Mobile or Lime Cellular?

Training is key. There are way too many jumping on the "Mobile Bandwagon" without having any idea what they are doing, and that will do more damage than good to a Business client...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th April 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By HypeText
Re: Worlds worst SMS Campaign...funny!

Well, wouldnt you rather go laughing than in a fiery crash while texting for driving tips? LMAO
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th April 2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By HypeText
Re: Worlds worst SMS Campaign...funny!

Did you miss the last line of my post? Thats what "I question the authenticity..." means! lol
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th April 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By HypeText
Re: PHP Scripts for making mobile websites

I have to disagree...on the Reseller side they bill the reseller....not the end client.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By HypeText
Re: PHP Scripts for making mobile websites

Well, I am sure there are others...just gotta dig a little. And they do have a Reseller Program...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By HypeText
Re: PHP Scripts for making mobile websites

check out DudaMobile for starters...

Mobile Websites Made Easy | Free Mobile Web Design | DudaMobile (http://www.dudamobile.com)
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By HypeText
Re: PHP Scripts for making mobile websites

I'm afraid that I am unaware of any PHP Scripts that will do what you are looking for. Doesnt mean they dont exist...just means I havent come across any...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By HypeText
Worlds worst SMS Campaign...funny!

This is absolutely hysterical. wonder what THEY where thinking! lol

http://www.hypetext.com/textingfail.jpeg

Just for the Record...I question the authenticity of the pic, but its still...
Forum: Copywriting 17th April 2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By HypeText
Re: The Middle Finger Sales Page....

Did I just REALLY read that?

You told someone they don't know what they are talking about based on how long they have been on the Forum?

Seriously?

How do you know the guy isnt the head of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,285
Posted By HypeText
Re: Don`t Use Hostgator for Client Sites !!

Amazons servers have more ups and downs than any Yo yo I have ever seen! lol

They don't stay down more than a few moments...but it happens a lot!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,285
Posted By HypeText
Re: Don`t Use Hostgator for Client Sites !!

If you are using Wordpress and hosting Wordpress Sites then you had scripts running. Thats one of the things about Wordpress...multiple installations place a heavy load on a Server...especially in a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By HypeText
Re: PHP Scripts for making mobile websites

WillR, just to add to what you said...most platforms will have somewhat limited functionality...however...

There are several that also give you access to the source code as well.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,325
Posted By HypeText
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

I can appreciate your concerns however your post makes one thing crystal clear.

Your Prospects simply arent understanding the BENEFITS.

Small business are strapped for cash and have to be...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By HypeText
Re: Face to Face Mobile Clients

First, I am saying this from actual real life experience, lose the "Do you have a minute" part of your approach. Medial Office Managers are generally insanely busy and usually fon't "have a minute"...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By HypeText
Re: Which Mobile Marketing Platform?

TXT180 is certainly an inexpensive solution however VERY limited on features...plus they compete against their resellers...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By HypeText
Re: Which Mobile Marketing Platform?

Lime is very robust however you can create groups to dumb down the control panel to only include what features you want visible to an Advertiser.

If you have questions about it feel free to reach...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,248
Posted By HypeText
Re: Avid Mobile or Lime Cellular?

I can't speak for others, but with the charging of a Set up Fee the monthly nut is pretty much automatically covered from the get go.

Knowing there is a bill upcoming can be a great motivator when...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th April 2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By HypeText
Re: What do you use to create mobile websites for your clients?

Another point, Brick & Mobile licensed Lime's Platform just as my company has.

Since the public cant go sign up directly with Lime you can't legitimately call them a "Reseller" as Lime is a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th April 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By HypeText
Re: How To Approach Mobile

Mobile Websites are just one aspect of Mobile Marketing and quite frankly, without other services are pretty much next to innefective.

Don't panic...I am by NO means saying a business shouldnt...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th April 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By HypeText
Re: new white label service?

TextCoMedia has been around a while and here are the issues you will experience.

1) They are expensive.

They are, as the above poster mentioned built on the DotGo Service. This means...

2)...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th April 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By HypeText
Re: How Did This Happen?

Verizon may be playing with the concept as well. they are notorious for lil stunts like that!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th April 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By HypeText
Re: How Did This Happen?

Certain Prepaid Carriers subsidize cheap calling plans with Ad Delivery to your phone.

Both Metro & Cricket have done this in the past. It can usually be turned off on your phones settings.
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th April 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By HypeText
Re: What do you guys think of Proximity Marketing

Real simple, it pisses people off, it's intrusive, and since there is no "Opt In" process to speak of it is most often considered "Spammy". It is also not compatible with all phones as not everyone...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th April 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By HypeText
Re: $50 SMS Service one time payment?? Opinions wanted

Since it mentions "POP3" it is pretty clear that it is sending via SMTP, since POP3 is an email Protocol.

That means no shortcode, you can only send outgoing and cannot receive, no opt in...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th April 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By HypeText
You stated that you cant get a response from...

You stated that you cant get a response from their support team. That in itself should raise a serious red Flag for you. Just think of the issues that could arise if there was a client concern.
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd April 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By HypeText
If you are in the US or Canada I can help...just...

If you are in the US or Canada I can help...just pm me or call the number in my Signature Line


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Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,041
Posted By HypeText
Re: Face to Face? I need some advice please.

Well, I hear a great set of legs and a miniskirt can make for a great door opener...you could always try that! ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,891
Posted By HypeText
Re: Question to the cold calling experts

I would call that adequate. Manual dialing has limitations. Calling B2B means the phone is answered more frequently so its hard to get serious call volume in.

As for whether they should set...
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