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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Pain Point Ideas For Website Redesign Cold Calling?

I've done a lot of cold calling and what I've found is a business having a crappy website isn't a pain point for a lot of them. I find webdesign work from people with nice websites, but they want to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By rbecklund
Re: US Offliners....

I early voted on Friday. It was great seeing all the long lines on the last day of early voting.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Telemarketing - Answer these questions please!

1. Very cheap, fastest way to get results
2. calling local (now regional) small businesses for seo & webdesign
3. read what I could on WF about cold calling and watched some youtube vids
4. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Poll: What's Your BIGGEST Hate When Prospecting?

Following up is my least favorite - but it has to be done...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,592
Posted By rbecklund
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

Nice initial post!

I for one am so happy I learned cold calling from John D. Just today, I closed my biggest website job - a large ecommerce site. Got it from cold calling. Never have met with the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,308
Posted By rbecklund
Re: nice $700 day, thanks to John Durham and Jason Kanigan

In the beginning the rude ones were hard to deal with, now they make me laugh. It's just something you have to get used to. But remember it's not you, it's them. If you're nice and polite they are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,141
Posted By rbecklund
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

jeans, button shirt, boots, 3-5 days beard growth (I hate shaving). Would love to wear shorts since it's so hot here but I got too many tattoos...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,618
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

Both points are valid. The reality is most of us are starting out or have young businesses so we are taking what work we can get and our prices are too low. But it is important for us to understand...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 942
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

This is what I do when I get CC payments - I have a paypal business acct, so I if you don't this might not work, But go into your acct and click merchant services along the top menu and click create...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By rbecklund
Re: [Challenge] Overcoming The Fear of Cold Calling

Good job. What I do for people that want an email is send them a short email maybe recapping what we talked about and telling them I will follow up. I also attach a nice pdf we have that covers all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,876
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Google Update Have You GOING CRAZY Wondering What To Do For YOUR OFFLINE CLIENTS!?

I've been analyzing the competition for some of my client sites for fairly tough local terms. The competitors are #1, #2 in google. This is across 3 competitive niches. With million population in our...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Law of Persistence very Powerful

Yep, persistence is key. I've been doing offline for one year now and since June fulltime. And since October this business is supporting two people fulltime. The main reason it has worked is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,463
Posted By rbecklund
Re: I'm On A FREAKING ROLL! The 8 Minute Sale On My Way To Lunch!

So Cool! I've thought about doing this a few times but haven't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,608
Posted By rbecklund
Re: After all these posts about cold calling...

The best way to get over phone phobia is to have rent due at the end of the month and no job...

Worked for me.

Flightrisk- keep doing what you're doing, it works. Don't get distracted by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By rbecklund
Re: How MAny Of You HAVE Your Own OFFICE!? I have some questions.

Having a physical office will make hiring better - it is easier to interview professionally in an office. People applying for the job will see you as more professional.

If they are contract...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By rbecklund
Re: What's best to build a website?

It might be a good idea to find someone to do sites for you, or partner with them. A college kid might work, or a designer who needs more work and doesn't want to market (which is lots of them). The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,764
Posted By rbecklund
Re: WELCOME TO REALITY, Volume 1, issue 1: How To REALLY Build Your Business FROM NOTHING.

Great post! One of the few I've read with real emotion and feeling and truth.

You are so right about having your back against the wall and how it creates the motivation that you need to really do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By rbecklund
Re: How to do payroll?

Maybe one of the wisest business tips I've read on this forum...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By rbecklund
Re: I am sending emails to business owners, how to reduce the chance of being ended up in spam folde

That's what I was thinking and I am doing. I hear from business owners (even my dad who sells antique pottery...) that they get emails for SEO/webdesign etc everyday. Lots of competition in this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By rbecklund
Re: What are some methods you are using to get clients?

Cold calling is the best in my book - maybe one of the harder ones but it works - Check out Jason Kanigan's (above post) and John Durham's info on WF.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By rbecklund
Re: How to setup demo sites

We've done demo sites off our main domain, but recently we got a second domain for demo sites and building sites. We use for our hosting and you can have as many domains as you want on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Selling Google Places Confirmation??

It is a foot in the door, or better yet, just something you can tell them you will do when they get SEO services.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By rbecklund
Re: A fight against medium/big Internet Company -- worth it?

Some businesses are very frustrated with the service they get from large companies. They get sold one thing and the company gives them something else. They just want someone that will listen to them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By rbecklund
Re: HELP NEEDED! What documents to take with me to an appointment

When I set an appt. I have asked enough questions to be able to analyze some related keywords and where they rank and whether they want their site redone. Some basic info like that. Then when i go to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Lead Generation For Artists

Here's for Art in America lists
Mailing List: Art In America by American List Counsel (

You might be able to get lists of sports...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,779
Posted By rbecklund
Re: Bum Marketing/Travis Sago

I'll second the Conversations with Travis program, it's now called 4 day money making blueprint. It has lots of videos that take you step by step through Travis' bum marketing. And there's the forum...
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