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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 7th October 2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 275,187
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: A REAL business that is highly fulfilling and extremely rewarding.

Update: I've secured Party B-a little less than $300 profit! It took a little longer than I would have liked, but I'm working on this on a very part time basis as I run another business so that...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 28th September 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 275,187
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: A REAL business that is highly fulfilling and extremely rewarding.

I wasn't planning on doing a review this quickly because I didn't think I would have any results yet! I just launched this yesterday (purchased it a few days ago, but did nothing with it until...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th May 2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: We seem to be going backwards lately

Of course you should have a basic knowledge of what you're trying to sell, but *I'm* assuming people already have that knowledge if they're even thinking about starting an offline business. With...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: I'm not scared of cold calling anymore! 5 calls = 2 "leads"

Look at them as learning experiences, not mess ups. Did he know you were 200 miles away? Maybe you could have asked him how serious he was about getting started as you're 200 miles away and can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: We seem to be going backwards lately

I think people ask these questions over and over out of procrastination. *If I don't know what to charge, I can't possibly pick up the phone and sell my services* a.k.a fear. I used to do it, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: I'm not scared of cold calling anymore! 5 calls = 2 "leads"

This is why I don't do face to face meetings. I would have been pissed if I drove 200 miles and this was the ending result (I have little to no patience lol). I'm not knocking YOU, just saying. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,706
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Outsource Appointment Setting

I don't think he was speaking directly about your company, I could be wrong but I also disagree that a pay per appointment model is not profitable as I do it literally everyday for insurance agents....
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: First Attempt, Potenital Sale, Now I Need Advice

All of that for $50? As far as the appointment goes just explain what comes with the website, what you just explained in your post. Explain the benefits the website will bring to her business, why...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Are you missing the ball with buying signals???

That's what I was going to say. If they're asking you anything about your product, they're interested. If they're showing interest, it's a buying signal.

Example: *Well, what does (your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,337
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Anyone working with independent insurance agents?

The insurance agents that I work with (currently 4) aren't interested in online leades. Why? Because those are usually people just looking for quotes and not necessarily ready to buy. I do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,524
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: If You Aren't Getting 40% call back from your direct mail

I haven't tried the Fedex thing yet. I just use regular 9x12 gold envelopes, handwritten addresses, no return address. I put images in the letter (depending on what I'm selling) usually a snapshot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: A serious question about closing leads

They're not hogwash, it's just that you don't know how to do it yet. Well they actually may be but it's still possible. But if you have a ****load of information for them why aren't you sending it to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Is this business owner being sarcastic or does he want to know more?!

He's showing interest and you should move quickly with whatever the next step in your process is. I don't think he would have taken the time to write that if he didn't really like it especially...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: My Cold Calling Experience- 7 hours In the Field

Yeah, that rep management pitch sounds like it would be an easy sale, but I don't know anything about rep management. Makes me wanna find out lol
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: My Cold Calling Experience- 7 hours In the Field

You should stop calling dentists immediately lol Or if you insist, try calling them like maybe before 8am or after around 5pm, they MIGHT be available then. I've never seen my dentist answer his own...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,977
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Outsourcing

Seriously? Professional as in you've worked in a callcenter and never closed over the phone? or just working from your home? I've worked in a callcenter and sold a $20 discount card..over the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th March 2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,098
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Telesales for the non-salesperson! How to make loads of $$$ working from home!

LOL..It did and I just found a WSO of yours with phone scripts and I think I'm about to get it for the mobile websites script. I said I was going to stop cold calling for a while (busy) but this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th March 2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,098
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Telesales for the non-salesperson! How to make loads of $$$ working from home!

I'm assuming KenMichaels is not promoting his own software as not to take away from someone else's thread so I'll do it for him lol He has a KILLER scraper that gets about 5.5 billion leads in 5 min...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,653
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: ***Proof*** Of Sales Inside- Brokering International Export Deals- Broken Down "Real Simple".

To the person (or people) wondering about being a *legit* business. If all you need is an EIN to be verified on trade sites; you can go to your Secretary of State's office and register your business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,436
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: I'm On A FREAKING ROLL! The 8 Minute Sale On My Way To Lunch!

Try it and see how normal it really is. People give out their credit card info over the phone everyday. When you order something online do you personally know the person that created the form to put...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Who is the Best?

I think anyone who shares their real world experiences, and not just stuff they think or heard will work is worth listening to. I guess it's pretty hard to figure that out though on a forum like this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,276
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: I haven't seen a thread about closing in a long time

It depends, if you already jacked up the price just to get it down to where you really wanted it, you can stand to drop the price. In my case (this just happened to me today actually) I forgot to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,163
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Getlisted.org+email marketing=$$ for you?

A lot of these business owners actually think you NEED them just because they're paying you. They have this attitude as if you work for them, not you're a business owner just like them. It's probably...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th April 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,163
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Getlisted.org+email marketing=$$ for you?

The subject line for the email I sent to her was *Couldn't find your listing* the other ones were *Your listing.*

I agree that was a good respnse rate and I don't want anyone to think that it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th April 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,163
Posted By Deidra Renee
Getlisted.org+email marketing=$$ for you?

So I was reading John Spangler's *Jobless dad* thread over the past few weeks and came across a post where he tells you to go to getlisted.org to see if a business has claimed their listing before...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,318
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: A Heartfelt Plea To My Fellow Warriors...

@ Mike I think it was the fact that it sounded like you were coming here with the same story as if this JUST happened. Looking more into it I realize that he's been sick but you just got into a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,178
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Insurance Lead Generation - Half Success Story, Half Me Needing Advice

3 leads in 8 hours is absolutely unacceptable. I think they're only working about 4 hours if they could only get 3-4 leads. Missing information is also unacceptable. It makes you look bad to your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 944
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Physical Location for My Offline Biz....thoughts?

I've been looking into shared offices also and I actually like the idea. I would only be using mine for interviews when I hire sales people, so I wouldn't need to use it that much.

I guess it all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,481
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Letter Gets 40% Of Business Owners To Phone Back And 100% Of Those Buy

I was just getting ready to do a small mailing some time this week (implementing BobRoss's wso..the saturation mailings/premium one) and this will help me a lot. I was going for a more *non sales*...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,642
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: WELCOME TO REALITY, Volume 1, issue 1: How To REALLY Build Your Business FROM NOTHING.

[QUOTE=WAL08;5801171]I hope so Chris. I appreciate your comment. Frankly, I have spent a considerably less amount of time here because I got sick of these Gurus telling newbies how easy it was/is to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,490
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Cold Calling is failing me.

So if you send out 10 letters and don't get a response..what's your next move? My point is that it's absolutely ridiculous to stop a marketing method after 10 anything..emails, letters, calls, etc..
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th February 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: *ATTN: PHONE WARRIORS* HELP WITH GROUP HEALTH LEAD GEN SCRIPT!!!

You would need to get detaild information from the agent about what qualifies someone as a *good lead.* That way you can tailor your script when calling so it's more of a conversational tone.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th February 2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,225
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Landed 17 clients in two month

It's understandable that you don't want to give EVERYTHING away, but considering the fact that you said you learned from the forum I think it would have been ok for you to give more details....
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: 2 New Clients Today and $20,000 Extra Per Year

I'm glad you put the emphasis on Not Guaranteed because I think that's the problem with these *naysayers.* I think when they expect to get the results someone else talks about and read these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Taxes and Charity Donations

Instead of getting smart you could have used your common sense and realized that some people had actual careers before coming to this forum and guess what mine was..an accountant for 4 yrs with AG...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Are You Guys Serious?

I understand you not wanting to poke fun at them, but at some point they need to utilize the search button. This is the offline forum so clearly you can find at least ONE way to make money with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Are You Guys Serious?

Sometimes people forget to subscribe to the thread they asked a question in so it makes it hard to find. I rarely ever subscribe to threads. I made one the other day and didn't subscribe to it.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 79,432
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: NEWBIES READ THIS!!! How Y-O-U Can Make 50k From Nothing With ZERO HTML Knowledge

You don't even have to say 'renting' if you don't want. Just tell them the way to get the site for $200 is to host it with you but you can build them a site within their hosting account but it will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 79,432
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: NEWBIES READ THIS!!! How Y-O-U Can Make 50k From Nothing With ZERO HTML Knowledge

You don't have to just *drag and drop* you can build your own site with homestead. Get a custom header/logo done via someone on the WF or fiverr for $5 and upload it to homestead. Those templates are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 42,049
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: How I Made £4850 Plus £1500 recurring Monthly In 3 Weeks

I do the majority of my business this way (invoicing via email) and have not had problems, but I don't deliver any projects until I get paid. I let them know *I can get started on the project right...
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th January 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: I am getting married!

The only thing I would suggest is take out *over all partner* You could just say *My wife, my best friend* and end it there..

Anyway, Congrats!
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Websites & IM services - specialising in the "Professions

Excuse me..I am a Certified Public Accountant (used to be) and I am NOT boring! lol But you can use your experience in that field to build rapport with clients in that industry, but it's not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Lunchbreak Warrior - My first cold calling results

Try targeting plumbers, electricians, painters, etc.. Basically the *contractor* niche first, you may speak to more people. The food industry is usually busy which maybe why you don't get through to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: The hardest thing about offline marketing?

I had a problem with going off of other people's results. If I would see someone saying *email marketing doesn't work* or *it takes 6 months to start seeing a real income*, etc..it would make me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,913
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

I don't know why I'm just finding this thread, but to anyone that's having doubts about if a company will actually pay for this type of service..I worked at a callcenter and we did b2b phone sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Is anyone using homestead to create websites?

I LOVE homestead, but the problems above are true. If you are just starting out and don't know how to build websites, I recommend homestead..hands down! Why? They have pre-built websites, not just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,756
Posted By Deidra Renee
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: *** Best online Business***

She could do basic affiliate marketing (Amazon) Another thing it sounds like she may be interested in is dropshipping, kind of the same as affiliate marketing but more detailed. I haven't done it so...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,848
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Why doesn't someone offer cold-calling in Warriors For Hire?

And this is the mindset that you DON'T want to be in if you are going to coldcall (no offense laurencewins) But you can not think like that and expect a positive outcome. You can make sales with a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,848
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Why doesn't someone offer cold-calling in Warriors For Hire?

@ Larches, if you do a search for *cold calling* you will find PLENTY of information and some scripts too! Just try and ignore the negative cold calling threads..they will definately make you NOT...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,977
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Are you having trouble looking for a market to target? Look no further

Thanks for the great list! I have just started targeting the Bail Bonds niche and the ones without websites have been VERY receptive to getting one setup..for anyone that's selling web design :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th December 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,201
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Gatekeepers and how we deal with them....ideas?

I try to be as vague as possible with the gatekeeper. If you're selling fanpages and they ask *what is this regarding* you could say *A fanpage* or *THEIR fanpage.* I like to use THEIR because it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Challenge Me !!! I DARE YOU !!

ooohh I love this! lol This one gets my vote :) It's great for the cold calling haters too :p

This way we can see which one gets results faster..we may be surprised!
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th December 2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Accountability journal: first week of cold-calling!

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Try calling contractors, they rarely have gatekeepers, unless it's a big corporation or something. 9 times out of 10 you get the owner, or business partner on the phone.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,952
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Phone Sales - Let's Try Again

Ok, so someone asked me via PM how did I use John's script and get into the close so here was my response to that question.

After you're done explaining your offer and have quoted the price, just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,952
Posted By Deidra Renee
Re: Phone Sales - Let's Try Again

I actually *surveyed* my sister too lol She's a receptionist at a doctor's office and I asked her how many sales calls they get because I too was scared to be an annoying telemarketer and she told...
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