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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,090
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Consultant Questions....

Guys. I'm loving this thread. Let's keep it going.

I have a few thoughts about low fee, large client base businesses:
A. They take great systems. Systems are expensive to conceive and expensive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By reilly3000
Re: What % of traffic goes through Google Maps rather than SEO?

Guys, take this from somebody who's got an ifbyphone account, a kall8 number, and is a marchex call analytics whitelabel parnter:

CALL TRACKING IS BAD!

Why do you ask?

1. its a great way to...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Autoresponder Copywriting Gig

@Mark - No specific budget in mind. I'm just looking for a quality writer that can help sell products/services of offline clients. If you can build enough value you can charge anything right?

...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By reilly3000
Autoresponder Copywriting Gig

I would like to collaborate with somebody on getting my offline clients some quality copy for their autoresponders. I lack the time and talent, and would like you to "own" the projects. That means I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th May 2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,699
Posted By reilly3000
Re: How to get backlinks ?

Unique, authoritative content is king. You have to ask yourself, would you honestly forward your web content to a friend?

Google loves links that are earned. They have no pattern. Link submission...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Hey all, what are your feelings on promotional products?

Pens, mugs, notepads, magnets, etc?

Spray and pray waste, or effective local marketing?

My gut reaction is that:
A. it had better...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

with the agency model UBL is invisible (per their design). You are invoiced for the renewal annually.

If you don't pay they take you out of their database. The directories that rely on them for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

To clarify, once you claim it then UBL and other services can't update the data and it must be updated manually.

One thing UBL offers is unlimited updates for a year for $30 ($20 if you're an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I found out about UBL back in Oct 2009. Got ALL excited. I thought I was sitting on a goldmine. I signed up for their agency program, set up a website, and sold their offering with a nice healthy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Hey folks, I here's something I REALLY want to know, and I know ou guys can help with:

What does a conversion optimized web site look like for a local business, such as a pest control company or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Happy to help. Interesting to hear about Javelin to Capsule- sad how petty naming battles can distract good companies.

As you jump into using the tool, make sure to practice using it in your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

AP- as usual, TOP NOTCH stuff on local.
If you guys want to get up to snuff on Local SEO, your first stop should be getlisted.org

Then read David Mihm's blog, then localseoguide.com, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Maria didn't recommend Basecamp as a CRM, she recommended it as a project management system. Very important distinction.

CRM is for managing your sales pipeline. Keeping track of whom you've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

ZohoCRM is a really solid system for internal use, it is close to par with an out of the box install of Salesforce.com IMHO. I have not had luck introducing it to non-techies. Its got a lot going on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Hey folks - Another round of thanks to all.

I'm taking action.

I wrote a 3 page sales letter last night and am sending to 25 insurance agency brokers in my local market that gross over $1M in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Truly, I do feel like we have a good thing going here- if only family was so generous :) In whatever form it takes I hope that we can maintain some level of mutual support in the days, months, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Offline Warriors- I've been honing my USP for days. Before I got live with it I would love your feedback. Although imitation wonderful flattery, I would appreciate it if you kept this USP Unique to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Yes.

The system itself costs $39 to $79 depending on the # of users. See attached for full price list (if I get in trouble for sharing this I'll take it down, but go ahead and grab it now if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Lol, I just press "o" in my browser to pull up this thread : )

Thanks ALL for the moral support, inspiration, coaching- pure gold. Vagabond, you are 100% right- its a self limiting belief to think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

In regards to demanding an uninterrupted meeting, AP I feel this is some of the best advice you've given.

I know this the hard way--- I have a good client that I could have done a lot of things...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I have had a lot of success with bartering but recently took it to a new level. I just signed up with ITEX- they are a national network of business owners that barter for goods and services. What is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Aaron... I take issue with you calling networking groups "BS" - I thought the idea of hosting a free networking group was a phenomenal idea.

There are many local and national networking groups...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I love the Kootenays! I was up there just over a year ago for a ski trip at Red. Just had got a HUGE dump of snow, but their wouldn't open the mountain (mid november)!! There was at least a metre (I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Oh one more thing... almost hate to ask beacause you've given so much.

How do you handle reviews? Aka, are you doing any programs to actively solicit and/or syndicate online business reviews?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

First of all, shorter than I thought! I generally haven't used contracts but when I offered one I came up with this 12 page boilerplate thing and didn't end up getting the deal. Brevity is powerful. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

AP,

Do you use Universal Business Listing for placing your clients in vertical directories or do you do it with manual submission via VA?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

You are way right. I have added at least that much value. I just personally struggle to charge more that I feel my time is worth because this stuff is so damn easy. I know that is the wrong mindset. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

True. Read jeffery gitomer if you want to live!! he is a lot of fun, and incredible to see live. Nobody does a power point like gitomer.

Anyhow. It is vital to learn how to CLOSE. This starts at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

1. Google local is one place to rank for a local business, but you can get more for a business than that. The top organic listing still produces lots of clicks. You can also get them multiple maps...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

istock, can I ask you what you charge for managing a facebook fan page? what do you include with it?

FYI I did a fan page for a business including setup, one FBML custom page, and 2 hours of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

My homework.

AP – What a great exercise. I’m loving everybody’s ideas so far, this stuff is gold.

1.I would have my assistant (or myself) secret shop them and take lots of notes.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Can I ask some numbers questions? I'm all about numbers...

What do you consider capacity - i.e. how many clients can you and your staff service effectively?

What is your close ratio on what you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I heard an EXCELLENT CD with a few tips and a pitch by a sales consulting guru Scott Channell with some excellent prospecting tips. He covered a very interesting technique that uses fax:

Assuming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

You should really look at getting freshbooks. Its a SaaS billing solution that lets you invoice AND charge your clients (including EASY recurring billing) via e-mail or snail mail. The good thing...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th January 2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,280
Posted By reilly3000
re: Senuke Detonator??

Agreed, very excited about this potential 'turn-key' use of SENuke- its a phenomenal software and takes some skill and time to use. If they can deliver good service its a much better value than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
What to wear

This may seem off topic, but I think it is very relevant to positioning and selling yourself:

What do you wear?

Appearance is very important "offline" IMHO and I haven't been able to figure out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By reilly3000
Re: same google.com, different result

Personalized search has made rank checking a huge pain. I have given it up almost entirely and use authoritylabs.com for all my sites and keywords. It works great PLUS runs once daily so it saves me...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th January 2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,095
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Traffic Geyser FirePower Offline Business Builder

I haven't tried Traffic Geyer Firepower, and based on the hype factor in their videos I don't intend to.

I do want to say that local organic traffic converts really well. It is much more valuable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 962
Posted By reilly3000
Re: If you had 1 hour to drive traffic, what would you be doing?

white hat: write an article about a trending topic. post it and ping it

grey hat: use software to make 20-30 high PR backlinks automated in about 15 minutes

black hat:...
Forum: Website Design 4th January 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,427
Posted By reilly3000
Ways to obsficate the H1 tag

Everything I read about onpage optimization says that H1 tags are a really important place to put your keyword phrase. However, with the design of a couple of my client's sites, it just doesn't look...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,655
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

I do offline work now for lots of clients. Been in business for a year now. I charge way too little, I've known that from day 1. I work about 70-80 hours a week (well if spending time on IM forums...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By reilly3000
Re: Selling a website domain?

just browse around flippa and see if you can find other sites like yours- like using ebay to establish value of your old skis
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