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Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By guruMail
Re: Any good white label Google Places or Plus guides out there

If you know the process, then take a couple of hours, write it out, find a Google Local freebie hand out from one of the million gurus on here and substitute your info for theirs/or just create the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,111
Posted By reboot38
Re: How I built a directory and make over $10000/month

Traffic. And they do get traffic - promoted correctly, quite a bit and most of it local.

NAP - one more place to get their name, address, and phone published.

Solid backlink from a locally...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,111
Posted By jaybyrd42
How I built a directory and make over $10000/month

First off, a little about my background. I have been a lurker on WF for over two years, reading everything I could on making money in different ways and up until now have yet to put anything into...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: B2B cold calling

5 hours is a lot, and much more than other people are doing.

I recommend 2 hours, twice a day to grow your business. You have to be feeling a '10' to make calls confidently. You need to be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th September 2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,024
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Is the idea of a new "city portal website" any good?

This is a good time to start a local site because so many big companies walked away from the hyperlocal market. NBC's Everyblock and others closed down--they couldn't make the math work.

Don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,936
Posted By Matthew North
Easy cold calls, bank $$$.

The problem with most cold calls is that they are generic which leads to an equally generic outcome; 'NOT INTERESTED!'

They follow a predictable pattern which the caller has received over and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By joe golfer
The Big List of Sales and Marketing Books

Here is a list of sales and marketing books recommended by posts in the Offline Forum. Add a comment with books I've missed and I'll add them to the list.

Sales and Marketing


Jay Abraham
Get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By ewenmack
How To Get More Yes's

The moment of truth.

Your prospect sees or hears your marketing message for the first time.

The brain goes straight into sorting mode...

"shall I find out more or ignore it?"

This tiny...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th June 2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,821
Posted By Matthew North
Why telemarketing OBLITERATES other forms of marketing

Haha, so I wouldn't think I would need to write this post; preaching to the choir is kind of redundant. However, there will also be not so many of you out there that continue to question...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 968
Posted By yukon
Re: Evidence that Google have messeup with with penquin

WTH kind of keywords do you people search for?

I've been doing Google searches On/Off tonight for personal stuff & the SERPs look fine.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By JSProjects
Re: Accessing Scrapebox

I know this may be a dumb question, but did you activate it?

I'd download a fresh copy and run the activation. (If it's not already activated.) Usually takes them about 6-12 hours to activate it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By Jason Kanigan
We seem to be going backwards lately

This subforum isn't headed in the right direction of late.

What should I charge?

How should I structure my offer?

Should I work for free?

And then the opinions come rushing in. "Higher!"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Places question

Use the home address, not the PO Box and just don't display the address. Build citations like you normally would WITH the address, and I would also put the address on the website. The Google places...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By payoman
Why I Nearly Gave Up, And How I Bounced Back

So I haven't made a post in a long time. Well, a constructive post that helped readers, anyway. I have dropped the odd question in this forum, or another, but I wanted to give anyone who knows my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By kenmichaels
It's just advertising folks

This is something started writing a while ago and never finished and it is
looking like I never will. Claude reminded me of it, so i figured
I would just post it as is, maybe it will help some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,372
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anybody sell offline products that you've created?

I sell information packages on how to use video to sell your product. Plus about a dozen books and CD sets.

I can tell you this with absolute certainty. The money is in the services you provide....
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Cold Calling and Emailing

You think you are going to get a ticket or get arrested for selling?:D
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Anyone barter their offline marketing skills for stuff they want?

You're right about soft cost services being easier to barter. But I also barter with hard goods with little markuo.

Used cars? The huge advantage is that the car is already paid for. The prospect...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,156
Posted By scottgallagher
Our ONE YEAR Local SEO Plan for our Local Customers

Enjoy!

TABLE OF CONTENTS (disregard the numbers)

1 Online Assets 5
1.1 Personal Profiles 5
1.1.1 Top Officers 5
1.1.2 Sales 5
1.2 Business Profiles 5
1.2.1 Local Profiles 5
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By TheBigBee
Re: When is the best time to email businesses?

The answer is in the data, and that can be found here: THE LEAD RESPONSE MANAGEMENT STUDY (http://www.leadresponsemanagement.org/lrm_study)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,294
Posted By yukon
Re: Rank for harder Keywords with slideshare

That's a lazy excuse.

Those slideshare pages are loaded with competition + Ads.

This will be tomorrows EZA & we all know how that ended up.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,440
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: What is the #1 Reason Brick and Mortar Small Businesses Struggle?

I own a successful retail store and speak to groups of brick and mortar business owners. So I have a little experience.

Location can kill you. Opening a poodle babysitting service in a town of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By Hesster
Re: salesgenie is giving away all their info for free for 3 day

Like I said, the local library web site.

King County Library System - Databases (http://www.kcls.org/databases/subject_categories.cfm#4)
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,554
Posted By John Durham
Re: It feels to me like so many people here have it wrong- It's all about the value

Marcos

Maybe we can JV once I get my database cranked up and you can upsell all my directory site customers into becoming 20k clients.

I think you would LOVE all these people who own directory...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,126
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Proof that it works!!!

Thanks John, for another shot of adrenalin.

I've had lots of salespeople (that worked for me) say "That doesn't work".

Here is an immutable law of physics;
If only one person has made it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,126
Posted By John Durham
Proof that it works!!!

Do Directory Sites Work? Yes.

Does starting a mailing list work? Yes

Does cold calling Work? Yes

Does Direct mail work? Yes

Does Emailing work? Yes
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,640
Posted By Riz
Re: List of all the ways offliners can help small businesses?

Most of what you list are products you can offer. They are all required as possible solutions for any business looking to implement an internet marketing strategy. However, at the top of the list...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By buddhaflow
Re: Email is driving my f@#$#@n crazy...

A third for thunderbird. It has really saved my bacon in managing different emails.

In gmail and hotmail, just enable POP and you're golden.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By konakid
Re: Email is driving my f@#$#@n crazy...

I would also recommend using Thunderbird, it'll let you manage all your accounts from one place. Sounds like what you're looking for.

I use my gmail account to check and send email from other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By iwillbeontop
Re: Email is driving my f@#$#@n crazy...

I use Mozilla Thunderbird and have over 10 accounts all set up with Thunderbird. I can access all emails from one location. Also, look into outlook.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Email is driving my f@#$#@n crazy...

have them all forward to 1 main account. OR get a multi account pop 3 reader
it will auto download for you and you can read at all your emails
in one place (while keeping them separate)

My...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th February 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,175
Posted By John Durham
Re: "I am already getting all the business I need", rebuttal?

Honestly I think my canned reflex response for dealing with:

"I am already getting all the business I need"

Or

"We dont need anymore business"

Is to hang up and think to myself "That...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By max5ty
To All The Frustrated People...

Sales not going as planned?

Want a common sense, simple solution to sell more?

Want a new car? A better house? Fancy clothes? Better stuff for your family?

Well, all you have to do is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Going to a trade show/expo

I can only tell you my experience.

Sell something. People are there to buy. Everyone else is taking orders, why not you? Put up a banner saying something like "Buyers Will Now Be Able To Find You...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By NewParadigm
Re: Going to a trade show/expo

have your booth open, not a table in between you and the prospect. Stand in the aisle or front of your booth and engage.

Have a sign w/ a catchy phrase such as you would w/ an email subject...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By TurnKeyShane
Re: Going to a trade show/expo

I do full websites for clients and not directory sites so my business is slightly different but the way I work trade shows is to gather contact information and possible leads. Its not to make sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By John Durham
Re: Having trouble selling premium listings in your local directory?

It would be difficult to say which is easier for any individual, but both are equally reasonable. Honestly , most people have trouble asking for alot of money, so it would be easier for them to sell...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jason Kanigan
The Flywheel: A Lesson for Persistance & Growing Your Business

Thought I'd break this out into its own thread, since a lot of people should benefit from it:



I emphasized that.

Gatekeepers are a problem until you realize they are not.

Prospecting is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By Irish Intuition
Re: Walking In Cold - First 138 Doors

I find it is not just cold calling or pounding the pavement that
unmotivates people. They really don't do anything but buy
WSO's and sit on this forum all day looking for a magic
lottery ticket....
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By Rearden
Walking In Cold - First 138 Doors

With all the great threads on cold calling over the phone, I thought I'd make a thread about my experience walking in cold in person.

I am not selling offline services. I am selling uniform...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Payment by Checks?

I use EZcheckprinting... got it for free with a subscription on stamps.com then canceled the subscription.

Account number, routing, name on the account, account holder address, check number......
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Claude Likes The Offline Marketing Section

This is really for the Administrators, but I thought I would share.

I belong to three Forums. Two in my core business, and this forum.

What makes this forum superior? Is it that internet...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By MadLion
Happy Thanks Giving - My gift to You.

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I thought I would share something that may benefit 97% of the people on this forum.

I recently read a post about a member who said he is done posting in this section...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

It was pretty much always a networking thing for me from day one. I never actually set out with any sort of parameters. I knew I could create phenomenal value, and there aren't really any "rules"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

You're marketing for the brand company. Although you COULD also do marketing for subsidiary companies as well - depends on the deal and their offerings in the market. But you'd generally be marketing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

The number one thing I try to understand is also the fundamental in any marketing - what specific problem are you solving for what specific kind of person? The avatar. Understand the end customer.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

I have different responsibilities. Operationally, I am 100% marketing and sales, and I am the strategic tastemaker identifying acquisition companies and partners (because that's pretty much a 100%...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

You nailed it down.

Aside from creating the level one sales opportunity, the bigger value created is the rocketship growth curve in a business that investors drool over.

The money isn't in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

Yes, the target is a company in current operation.

But at this stage, I also have a posse that I can tap if need be. ;)



Yes. They have to also see the upside potential.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

Now we are talking about the ladder to get to be a real entrepreneur.

These steps are...
employee
self employee
employer of others
buy build and sell businesses
package and sell stakes in a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

Isn't the real challenge in ANY business finding and keeping talented people?

They're the real reason for success.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By Rocket Media
Re: Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money

So in layman's terms you work as an independent contractor (being very general here bare with me) under a new business name brand... for a company.

In essence... you are going to fund all of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By MichaelHiles
Are you creating REAL value? Create Real Value, Create Real Wealth (aka How I Make All My Money Now)

Sure, we all hear about creating value etc... as part of the marketing vocabulary.

But what does it REALLY mean?

In the past, I've talked about things like understanding what services you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,819
Posted By Rus Sells
My story and my last post in this section of the forums for a long time or maybe forever.

With much consideration I've decided that I won't be posting in this section of the forums for a long ass time maybe even forever. I'll get to that at the end of the post though but first my story.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th November 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By John Durham
Re: Cold Calling Advice ~ J Durham, Kanigan, Iamnameless, KenMichaels Claude

1: Go to the yellow Pages

2: Pull out two straight pages of roofers

3: Two straight pages of beauty shops

4: Two straight pages of attorneys

5: Two straight Pages of Auto Body Shops
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: What would YOU say in this situation?

QUALIFY.

Chris, you know this.

Who do YOU want to work with?

"We're looking for marketing company managers/owners/principles etc. who are:

* frustrated with __________
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