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Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th August 2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By Rymico
Re: Client Hosting vs My Hosting

Well, I sell domains also. So I sell them a .mobi, host the site, and build it. No one else involved from start to finish. Like some above, the recurring income is the key. You do not have to go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,264
Posted By Rymico
Re: 9 x 12 Direct Mail Magic Money Machine?

Here ya go.


http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing-discussions/494983-make-5000-per-month-hero.html
Forum: Mobile Marketing 15th August 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,107
Posted By Rymico
Re: Real Estate Listing SMS

The company you are talking bout in the UK is selling to do it yourselfers. A realtor in the US does much more for their money. They advertise, do open houses, show houses when you are working and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,282
Posted By Rymico
Re: I am seriously thinking of taking a course in "the psychology of selling" for marketing purposes

I first studied Tom Hopkins _ How to Master the Art of Selling back in the 80's. But much of his stuff is still relevant today. I use it a lot.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st July 2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS Marketing Problem

Gonna agree with Mo on this one. I would not send more than 2 a week of any sort. It does not matter the value, they will just see you bothering them.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th July 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,287
Posted By Rymico
Re: Whitelabel SMS Providers

MissTR, there are some platforms which apparently have this function available .

I know the platform I use does, and it seems Avid does also. I can send questionaires or polls either one, for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th July 2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,287
Posted By Rymico
Re: Whitelabel SMS Providers are not created equal - review

That was a big part of why I chose Lime. They sell only to resellers, so you do not ever compete with them.

I do not know how many texts you are getting with Avid with the starter plan. But,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th July 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS Marketing - Coupon or No Coupon, Which is better?

I have to agree with Will above. Coupons only train the customer one way. Text alone train them another.

With my platform, I send texts,coupons, text to win contests, polls, questionaires, etc. ...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th July 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,287
Posted By Rymico
Re: Whitelabel SMS Providers are not created equal - review

Also, use a different keyword to be able to track the success of different campaigns. If you only have one keyword, you have to manually track it. Use different keywords and it pops out at you how...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd July 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Rymico
Re: Mobile websites

Do you know how to build a website and make it mobile optimized?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th July 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Rymico
Re: sms for churches.

First off, as said above all churches are a business. You need to treat them as a business. Set them up to have sms help them, in whatever way you decide. Do not get hung up on the fact they are a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th July 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS campaign prospecting - direct mail or cold calls?

I do not think an untrained caller will be able to get the appointments for you that you need. They may get some, but the ROI will be bad.

Sms text programs are not like many other products...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th July 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS Pricing Question from my client

I took a course from The Local Coach in which he gave us his ROI calculator. It has been very helpful in my selling. I am guessing that his WSO is the same or very similar to the one I have. I...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th July 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rymico
Re: Vlad's Mobile story! Updated daily!

First off, I do hope you succeed with this.

But, I do have to say this. I have sold over the phone for over twenty years. Not a telemarketer, but a phone salesman. And if you are building...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th July 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,570
Posted By Rymico
Re: What White Label SMS do you recommend/use?

Edge, there are only a few aggregators. You can just google of, I think it is, text message aggregators and they are all listed on one of the results.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Rymico
Re: Starting with Filezilla after login where the sub folders ?

I recently bought a WSO from WillR and filezilla just about did me in. I am a salesman, not a techie. As I say, I am self taught and had a terrible teacher. But, Will in his mercy lead me thru...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rymico
Re: 40 minutes on the phone 2 mobile website clients.

The time to close a sale is when the time is right. You can not put a time limit, high or low, on when to close. Every customer is different. Some perceive a need for speed and some do not. And...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS Pricing Question from my client

I think in this case I would just give him a graduated rate plan. Start around $300 for 4,000 texts. Maybe $500 for 7,000 and $800 for the 10,000. By the time you get to the $800, he would be...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS Question: Does any provide offer this...

But they did have their link at the bottom !
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,076
Posted By Rymico
Re: Fax marketing?

I am not sure where you got this definition from, but it almost word for word a very good definition of spam. As said above, if you do not have permission, it is spam.

And just about all...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th July 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,570
Posted By Rymico
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Rymico
Re: "Million Dollar Idea"?

Here is a thread from the mobile marketing forum. It is not all the same idea, but quite a few posts and ideas on it. The thread only has a little over 250 posts so far. lol
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Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th July 2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

I believe I was told that for legal reasons in the U.S. anyway make the sms message have to come from the short code number.

In the U.S., that is what shows for Lime.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th July 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,079
Posted By Rymico
Re: Motiply?

Just lining up the quotes.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th July 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,570
Posted By Rymico
Re: What White Label SMS do you recommend/use?

So, from the numbers Edge88 provided, it would cost me $6,000 up front and then $500/month for the lease PLUS the cost of the text/month.

According to iBrandyvertise, the text are somewhere under...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th July 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rymico
Re: Has anybody built a desktop site for their Mobile Biz? Show me!!!!

The strategy is what I am talking about. My potential customers do not really know what they need. They think they do and may have a slight idea. But, they really have only a general idea of what...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th July 2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rymico
Re: Has anybody built a desktop site for their Mobile Biz? Show me!!!!

Robert, here is my take on the website.

With mobile being so new to most people, I do not think it is a good idea to put your pricing and order info on the website. I prefer to have people...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th June 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By Rymico
Re: smishing sms text in walmart

It is not Walmart with the report site. The phone carriers have put together the system, so they can kick the scammers off.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th June 2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rymico
Re: any done sms marketing for restaurants?

The sign-up call to action on take out orders works great. On pizza, just a small strip of paper taped on each box. Text pizza to 71441. On a hamburger joint, stick it in the sack. Text fries to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th June 2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Rymico
Re: Going in "Cold" or Appointment First?

Not real big. Only about 120,000 people. And we only moved here in 1988.

But, we owned two insurance agencies for over 11 years. We had over 3,000 families with us at any one time. We were...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Rymico
Re: Going in "Cold" or Appointment First?

For me, walking in is more effective. But, I know many of the owners because of Chamber of Commerce and other social activities in town.

And, I have been selling for 40 years. Sold a lot by...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By Rymico
smishing sms text in walmart

This is just a FYI. The article I linked to is talking about sms contest scams. Good info about turning them into the carriers.

Walmart warns of text message scam | Bankrate.com...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Rymico
Re: What should I charge for SMS?

How many texts for $100? The price will depend greatly on the number. of texts. For a managed program, $100 sounds too cheap to me.

How much are mom and pop spending on advertising now? Bet...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By Rymico
Re: Going in "Cold" or Appointment First?

Guess I have just been selling with cold calls for too many years. My best luck has been just walking in the door and finding the decision makers. Then I have a number of techniques to close them....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By Rymico
Re: What should I charge for SMS?

How many texts are you giving your customers for that price? As app29 said above, if the system is not simple, you handle it for them. The pricing is 180 degrees different if they are doing it vs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,048
Posted By Rymico
Re: Spammers spotted, keep your eyes peeled and report them.

Yea, I hit the triangle in mobile marketing this morning. Seven threads posted on and three we word for word one liner posts.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th June 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rymico
Re: One-Time Usable SMS Coupons

Another thing to consider is exactly what your customer wants.

There is actually no difference to your customers bottom line between 5 customers redeeming a coupon and one person redeeming it 5...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th June 2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Rymico
Re: One-Time Usable SMS Coupons

When you build your Lime coupon, there is an option for redemption by SMS. That option is on page two of your coupon build. It is up to your customers staff to make sure that their customer sends...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd June 2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,395
Posted By Rymico
Re: How to implement mobile coupons system?

I am always one who is picky on words. Just me, but I do not like the word scheme. That , to me, denotes something underhanded. Just how MY mind works.

Anyway, that is a very general idea of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st June 2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rymico
Re: Selling SMS locally?

It works. lol

As you know, T, the text coupons I use look just like a newspaper coupon. Put their name, an outrageous special and be sure to say it is only a sample. Walk in with only your...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st June 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rymico
Re: Selling SMS locally?

I would be careful about delivering a mail pouch without paying postage. Could be trouble there. Soorry, my Dad was a Postmaster and I grew up hearing about things like that.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st June 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Rymico
Re: Selling SMS locally?

Try this out of the box idea.

Build a 50% off coupon for the business. Go by when you believe the owner will be there. BUT, not a real busy time. Show the person at the front the coupon and...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

I did not explain the domain name thing well, I guess. It can be changed to your .mobi or other domain.

I am not competent enough to do it without complete instructions. But, if you send me an...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Since you said the first issue could be worked thru, I will leave it alone. It can be done, just a hassel, I understand.

Issue #2 As I understand it, Lime will transfer the domain name to a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Ty, that is the whole idea. The more texts you buy, the less they cost you each. So, each account actually makes more profit than when you were on the lower levels.

When you are at the $297 for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Well, Lime just won't quit. Last Friday they had a webinar about yet another feature they added. I liked this one.

As I said above, I am a salesman, not a computer guy. So, I like their simple...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 15th June 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Rymico
Re: Purchasing a .mobi domain for hosting - who owns it? the customer or you?

I buy the .mobi domain and I am the registered owner. I then lease it to the customer, along with a mobile site. The paperwork says this when we get started. So, there are no surprises.

If they...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th June 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Not gonna address anything else right now. But the middle east country associated with Lime is Israel. Just wanted to make that clear.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th June 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Rymico
Re: SMS companies in Canada?

Check out Lime Cellular. They are with most, if not all, carriers in Canada.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th June 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

The 30 customers is my goal. My $297 charge would be good for 4,000 texts each. That would be 120,000 texts/month total. The $497 Lime package is for 35,000 texts. So, there is 85,000 texts to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Rymico
Re: What this noob has learned from WF in 3 days

Just a suggestion on the problem with the kids helping to type. Write your post in word, set it up, spell check and all of that stuff. Then, when you have it where you like it, copy and paste to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th June 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

mcfcok, I manage the campaigns for my clients. I started out selling them a package for $x.xx and letting them do it. And several did well with it, at first. Then, they got busy, had other things...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th June 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Well, Will, when it comes to any kind of site building, I am a pretty basic guy. I am a salesman, not a computer specialist. And right now, the people I see have usually never seen a mobile site,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th June 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,503
Posted By Rymico
Re: Why I Chose Lime Cellular

Here is my mobile site from Lime. It is not finished yet and I have not moved it to my .mobi site yet.

www.rymico.mymobisite.us (http://www.rymico.mymobisite.us)

I am also working on a site...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd June 2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,398
Posted By Rymico
Re: Text Message Marketing Providers

I jumped in with yeptext too fast. Found out I could find more and better features for a fraction of the cost.

Now, I am with Lime Cellular . They cover the U.S, Canada and UK.

Rodney
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd June 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rymico
Re: Isnt It Risky To Offer SMS Services ??

That is the way. They can furnish you with a list of previous opt ins and you cand\ capture them using a double opt in process..

Then you can continue to manage their account for them.
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