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Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,228
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What Are The Biggest Challenges in 2016?

Why don't we (marketers/tecchies) look at it from our other set of eyes/ears.

We are consumers too ,buyers, users, what do we want, how do we want to be approached , pitched to , sold, cared...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,114
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Do You Really Want To Get In Front Of The Business Owner?

had this one for a while and yes agree with Claude,. the attack from many angles is a winner
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By mjbmedia
Social Media listening tool for Linked In

I used to use Hootsuite to find keyword content on Linked In eg every time someone typed "wedding venue" I would get it into my stream on Hootsuite , now it doesn't do that with Linked In , It does...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Getting past vs engaging the gatekeeper ?

Phone up to the sales/ customer service dept first off to talk about a potential order or make up a customer service issue and get it 'dealt with' , then ask that person to put you through to the MD...
Forum: Social Media 1st December 2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By mjbmedia
Social Media listening tool for Linked In

I used to use Hootsuite to find keyword content on Linked In eg every time someone typed "wedding venue" I would get it into my stream on Hootsuite , now it doesn't do that with Linked In , It does...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Telemarketing tips&tricks for beginner

good luck and good on you for coming here to ask.

If you have time before the call read Neil Rackhams excellent book ' SPIN selling'
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

and yet sooo many business owners just don't get it when that's one of the first things I/we try to focus on for their quick wins, theyre all about new clients, and don't monetise their existing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,370
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: I resign from the WF today.

No no no no no DONT YOU GO! :P

JD call me ....................... (see what I did there!)
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,479
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Car Dealer Marketing

People aren't going to buy a car unless theyre already considering buying a car, you wont attract them to buy a car by spouting crap on Facebook or getting likes etc .

your job is to discover...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,479
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Car Dealer Marketing

not really secrets, just put some relevant terms into your Hootsuite type of software and develop a relationship between the prospect and you (on your clients behalf)
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st August 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,479
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Car Dealer Marketing

Can anyone convince someone not looking to buy a car to become a prospect? Probably not for such a purchase.

so you need to connect with people already looking to buy , use SM tools to catch...
Forum: Social Media 29th August 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Linked In

No I gave up ;-) genuine question tho if you know the answer
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Looking for a good website to generate qrcode with image

you seen their site ? nothing there? Im sure it's short term though as I know you are genuine so guess they're redoing the site
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Doubling Of Information Every 2 Years Has Created Problems And Opportunity

I seen this quote loads of times and whilst Im in no way detracting to you Ewen, I don't agree with it, what they fail to realise with this quote is that there has been tonnes of information created...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,629
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: The Unappreciated and Overlooked Way To Close More Sales without More Leads.

Winning prospects for ourselves was the OPs original query.

This doesn't need the long winded content driven approach IMO, not saying there shouldn't be any, just that there is a quicker way. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,629
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: The Unappreciated and Overlooked Way To Close More Sales without More Leads.

haha no Im not saying screw them at all, tho I get why you say that and know its partly in jest.

Im saying a way, one way, to shorten the nurturing and lead cycle time is to actually show them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,629
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: The Unappreciated and Overlooked Way To Close More Sales without More Leads.

What is the aim of nurturing prospects?

you hope they end up buying

You can inform, educate, entertain them til youre blue in the face with social media, email, video, face to face, direct...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,629
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: The Unappreciated and Overlooked Way To Close More Sales without More Leads.

few years back I was selling Sky TV packages , cold calling ex, new customers, predictive dialler .

anyway rules were they were allowed one call back and then bin them til the next data run.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,629
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: The Unappreciated and Overlooked Way To Close More Sales without More Leads.

Doing something effective, quick for you to do or get done and inexpensive for you to do or get done but bringing a decent return for the prospect will often shorten the lead gen cycle .

If youre...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Digital Marketing Salary

I know what you are talking about, its the same as me. Using the most effective phrases to win business as opposed to winning ranking positions or webpage visits . We are on the same path and I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th January 2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Digital Marketing Salary

yeh but that's partly my point, SEO consultant can easily send 200 people to a webpage, but are they targeted correctly to then be able to be converted, are they people searching for a term that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Digital Marketing Salary

Of course youre right, I was meaning an SEO result for the businesses point of view rather than the consultant
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Digital Marketing Salary

thing is Sav, the bigger business you go for, the more chance they already have in house teams in place , of course you can replace them at less cost and better ROI , but that's a tough sell .
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,957
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Blind leading the blind

haven't read the posts, but for me, too many people aren't thinking of how to run their business.

Do what youre good at, pay others to do the things youre not good at , do NOT NOT NOT use your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,966
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Why don't more businesses spend money on SEO?

Well, they got their businesses to where they are without SEO, and without SEO they'll likely carry on growing (if that's their plan) .
SEO isn't going to bring more people through the door to spend...
Forum: Social Media 16th December 2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By mjbmedia
Linked In

If someone has connected with you, but you haven't connected with them , are they still considered a contact by Linked In ie can they (depending on your settings) see your profile and connections etc...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Objection - "Everything works perfect. I don't believe you can add value to that"

on reading your posts I see you sell components for manufacturing???

so different from marketing services , so I can understand more that you may get the response you mention whereas we would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Objection - "Everything works perfect. I don't believe you can add value to that"

not those exact words as I never had your type of response, but I will certainly respond that strongly and confidently, its not rude or challenging, just inviting them and me to totally focus on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Objection - "Everything works perfect. I don't believe you can add value to that"

If you did ever hear something like this then ............

'so when you say "everything works perfect" , can you explain to me what 'perfection' is in your companies case and exactly how todays...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Getting Google to move its map marker

but that number is for USA only? it seems, or USA PT times anyway, and im 8 hours or more away from that time zone.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th November 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Getting Google to move its map marker

I have deleted the google plus listing, but on searching for the business on google search the map still comes up showing my home location , they just don't seem to understand the issue , I don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,743
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Getting Google to move its map marker

ok so still getting nowhere I ring their UK number 0207 0313000 and it says enter ext number or 0 for reception, I press 0 and it cuts me off, useless morons
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: How NOT To Sell.

so how did the new suppliers win your business ;-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Web Designers: WIll you use this?

OP, this forum is an ideal place to test it with people like us, just a suggestion, then we can validate it works through actual real life usage and then you have recommendations galore
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: I earn a living destroying businesses

Im not so sure about that http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1002491-how-win-real-new-clients.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: How to win 'real' new clients

My reason for this thread was a to highlight Savidges post cos I also felt it had been overlooked and deserved more recognition but more so was to suggest that our jobs as marketers is to get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: I earn a living destroying businesses

interesting http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1002491-how-win-real-new-clients.html might make you reconsider. Unless you truly mean the traffic as in on Google, though even so...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: I earn a living destroying businesses

oh yes admittedly I don't the greatest delivery of the elevator pitch type thing, its not my strength but I do often reply, 'where in all that I just said did I even mention building websites? '
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By mjbmedia
How to win 'real' new clients

For growth in this environment you have to stay consistent with the clients that you have and start reaching into that 85% of the market that has not been tapped. That is where I see LONG TERM...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

yeh Ken and Michael, thanks I understand the points you made much better now , thanks gents
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

hi Ken thanks for the feedback

Not sure if you read me right or if Im not quite understanding your response.

I am suggesting the prospects member of staff would be working the 35-40 hours a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: How do I Combat? "Why do I need a website? How Will it Bring Me More Business?"

I agree Michael , however theres no doubt that the majority of web site bods only know how to do the website, design, layout, prettiness etc , they don't know nor really do (properly) the money...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

OK Michael and Romeo , I have tried before to be the marketing dept for some prospects, but the main no was cos they said I wasn't going to be in their company, as a member of staff would so I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Timing, is it everything?

See 99% of businesses are going to have a website, yet they say no to 99.9% of people who offer to supply one for them.

The same for mobile optimised sites, whether stand alone or not, businesses...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,904
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: How to target, land and service $25k+ a year clients

I quite often struggle to get the prospects to open up enough , you ask them questions to get them talking but too often they don't open up, they don't want to tell me things about their business,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By mjbmedia
Timing, is it everything?

Years ago, many businesses didn't have websites, they still got new clients though.

Over time they were approached in numerous ways to suggest they need and have a website, many people would have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: finding out age of websites

yes I should have been more precise, apologies.
I meant the second option, when was the last time they done a decent changes to their site , some site look dated, but some actually 'arent' even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

So, start such a thread now and we will join in, cos Im with you on that Id like higher level threads and discussions on more lucrative clients and strategies to deliver to them .

Of course such...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By mjbmedia
finding out age of websites

Is there an easy quick way to find this out with most sites ie how long ago they were set up .and then ideally when the most recent significant design/ layout/ coding change happened etc etc .
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

well there isn't much scope for new exciting things, so of course theres going to be a lot of repeat topics, it's not like this area of marketing is cutting edge like AR or anything .

It would be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Best local business model for getting tourist business clients

this thread is over 2 years old, let it go please
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,395
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: What to do if you're too scared to talk on the phone???

Dans right, tho I think the OP may have moved on as theres been nothing coming back from them but lets continue for others at least

On the phone, you are talking to another human being, that's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Wining and dining

I like this approach, mmm business dinners for specific trades/ industry buyers with a conversation throughout .
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Social Media for children

Excellent thanks to you both , will look more into your contributions when I got a bit more time later
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By mjbmedia
Social Media for children

I got a client in character confectionery, I want to target the kids who eat the stuff, I know I cant totally target them as in advertise /sell to them but I want to engage them to come up with their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By mjbmedia
Do you also find that .....

the most receptive people when you call them about marketing are more often than not the ones that already have pretty much everything in order.

They have mobile optimised site, they have an...
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