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Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Local Competitive Advantages

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Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,233
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Need advice on how to market my Dad's offline business.

I definitely agree with Dan McCoy to skip online first.

My personal thoughts in addition:


80/20 rule - find out the demographics of his best clients before deciding on marketing channels as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,235
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: afraid of bothering people - cold calling

My Thoughts:

Do your services bring true value to your clients? Most small business owners care more on their sales revenue rather than their presence online or offline. If your services do bring...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Is There A Software To Manage Sales Team?

crm systems like Salesforce or SugarCRM might be what you are looking for
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: What worked for me!

Nice job Tin!!! Keep it up.

Don't stop there, many business owners changes their websites once every 2 years. Keep it in a series of communication if you can:


email
direct mail
calls
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,431
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

Hey Kirby,

no worries... so long the objective is to create more value for this forum... nothing else matters...

Regards,
DT
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: What Would Be THE Uber Whopper Service That BIG Companies Would Pay £1000's a Month For??

If you are thinking in terms of big fishes as in MNCs, an easier sell would be to directly impact their revenue. If you can impact their revenue for 1 of their product campaign 20% to 200%, they'll...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Too of many us out there? Thoughts?

Hi iInvent (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/iinvent.html),

First off, there's there are certainly too many of everybody in any industry. Take car grooming as an example - when your car is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,431
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

Hi Fellow Warriors,

I must say, its really an interesting thread.

Coming from a background of 7 years of cold calling, I really couldn't say its dead as it literally created a whole new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,363
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Share your ideas for marketing auto body shops

Hey Dan,

You might want to STOP all marketing before you determine the USP for the business. Without the real unique selling point, all marketing methods implemented will never ever work at it's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Need a little guidance

Hey luke1213,

I have a couple of questions for you:


why should I advertise with you?
what can you provide me that your competitors can't?

Regards,
DT
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By Darren Tan
Offline Marketers - Has Everyone Gone Crazy?

Dear Offline Marketers,

Yes, have you guys all gone crazy? I'm seeing websites selling at less than $500 bucks,


Do you have a plan for your back-end at all?

If you don't, I can literally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By Darren Tan
My First Official Online Business - Can I Have Your Opinions Please?

Hi Warriors,

This is my first official online business selling physical product, can I have your opinions please?

Link is in my signature.

All opinions will be greatly appreciated.
...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 5th April 2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,198
Views: 316,417
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: DoFollow Blog Commenting Service (5 cents/link) - Dominate Google's first page NOW - 35 Rave Rev

What can I say? I'm totally Shocked! The only SEO stuff I did was ordered their cheapest package of 100 links.

Results: gotten first page ranking on yahoo for 2 main keywords, google results is a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Massive Internet Marketing Success in China

Hey Syndicator (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/syndicator.html),

Great insights there....

I still remember I've created a thread asking if IM in Asia should be the next big step we move...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Why many Experts say you need to follow your PASSION? Reason being....

Hi John,

Thanks for replying.

I do agree with you though (partly)...

We all started building sites and sites of niches, but think about it, this is because we are taught this way (do what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Darren Tan
Why many Experts say you need to follow your PASSION? Reason being....

Dear Warriors,

Frankly, do you really understand why you need to follow your PASSION like what all other Gurus is touting?

This is how I feel (which works really much better for me)..

No...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,482
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Question about buying Apple Computers from Wholesalers in China

Hi Val,

I'll be direct, no branded electronics will ever sell for low prices in any countries especially China.

Take for example IPhone, direct from factory is still USD $1100, so just forget...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th February 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,728
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Tapping into customer desire

Fantastic post MJ, if people really keep the emotional triggers in mind, they probably wouldn't need to take such long time before making their first sale.

Keep it coming MJ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Best Way to Monetize an HD TV Site?

Hi David,

Is there plenty of traffic?

Personally, this is what I'll do after trying quite a number of online monetizing methods:


go to my local electronic store and discuss a deal with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Video or Article Marketing

Just my suggestion:

Already have a converting offer:


Mash article marketing and video marketing together
When the money comes in, start PPC and media buys

If you are testing offer:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Offline Marketers: Some Basics to cover, need advice.

Hi G,

I really don't know, but to me I'll just start selling using the most direct way (for me it was cold calling, setting appointments, presenting and closing the deal) before I even think about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By Darren Tan
Your Thoughts: How are We Different From Importers who Sells Online?

Hi Warriors,

The title speaks for itself, I have been thinking about it for the past few days.

How are we different from those importers who imports from china online and sells online? Compare...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Stop Gluing Yourself to the Computer and Let Your Subconcious Do the Work...

Hi futurestrategy,

I think its also good for Jr Warriors to keep in mind that business is not dead stuff, creativity have to flow, but because sometimes they so glued to the computer that juices...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Stop Gluing Yourself to the Computer and Let Your Subconcious Do the Work...

Ouch a screwed tattoo, well it's worth it after all.. lol...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,753
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Please Help Me Make Money Online...

I agree to all your post...
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Darren Tan
Stop Gluing Yourself to the Computer and Let Your Subconcious Do the Work...

Hey Warriors,

Probably about 90% of us look for niches on the internet with all the superman software we have, but did you also realize that we are Giving Up all the opportunities beyond the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Do You Think This Should Be the Next Step For Huge IM Success?

Hey Ram,

That's what I'm thinking about too.



Hi Kristi,

That's the trend I predicted, because as more and more Asians wants to create their own empire, info products might have a market.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,260
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: What Desktop Email Client Do You Use? Outlook Driving Me Crazy!

Yeah Bev!

Totally agree.

Thunderbird is stable plus you do not need to keep refreshing to get new emails.

Regards,
Darren
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Darren Tan
Do You Think This Should Be the Next Step For Huge IM Success?

Hey Warriors,

As world money has been flooding into Asia, I'm just wondering, are we prepared to target Asia (especially China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)?

From what I do know, millions have been made...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Telemarketing - has anyone had experience with it?

Hi 5Tool

- shoe polish
- pen
- blank cheque
- cookies

turn on your creativity - try to use the most common daily stuff and link it to something beneficial for them

never try to send them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: For Those Who Moderate Blog Comments

Thanks Steven!

As always, never fail to keep warriors in mind.

I believe sooner or later blog comment moderating will be an additional outsource job for freelancers.

Spammers are just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,343
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Whose Newsletters Do You Look Forward To?

Hey Dennis,

the one & only newsletter I would not miss DAILY is Early to Rise's newsletter because of their low selling + super informative content.

You might want to check it out...

Hope it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Telemarketing - has anyone had experience with it?

Cold Telemarketing:


it works but do take note, that if all your competitors are using the same kind of pitch to set appointments, you might want to differentiate yourself from them
I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Anyone doing Facebook ads?

My own clients data do show that, facebook ads work better for local services where they need to make an enquiry using a form rather products.

So from what I see, we probably need to create an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By Darren Tan
HELP: What will You Do with An Exclusive Marketing Offer With A Market of 1 Million People?

Background

Market: 1 million local mobile users

Service: Free multi-chat (chat using SMS with many friends at once) service

Challenges: 3 local telco networks in the country, but service...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Can anyone duplicate the success of a Big Guy?

I definitely do Scott, just that I find that far too many of us neglected one very important part of the whole modeling idea which is the thinking process of the one we are modeling.

I personally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,033
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Is Anyone Making Money with BIG Sites?

Frankly speaking, I really find that 95% of the time, most of us here are really thinking in terms of how many OTHER people's products I can sell this month rather than how many of my own products I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: The next step in building a list?

The truth is there is really no one efficient method for all niches, some work better than the others. You have to test everything before coming to a conclusion of which method is more efficient for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Flat fee for IM consulting????

I usually separate the projects and charge setup fees for every projects:


lead acquisition - $997 + 15% to 20% (or monthly fees) of revenue generated
email marketing - $997 + 15% to 20% of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: What's Your Most Important Skill For Creating A Highly Successful IM Business?

hey Ruth,

I can definitely understand personally since ALL my relatives still thinks that I'm just plain lazy and not working at all.

Well who cares!

Most importantly I know I'll win at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By Darren Tan
What's Your Most Important Skill For Creating A Highly Successful IM Business?

For me it will definitely be the ability to create synergy between all members that have the KEY skills I need to create a highly successful business.

Not an expert yet, tons of room for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,169
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Do You Think It's Really Time To Make Our Websites Mobile Friendly?

Thanks Ken, I actually never thought of the security issues with mobile phones.



Thanks Elle for the WP plugin, I'll definitely look into it.



Thanks Chris. That's a pretty interesting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,169
Posted By Darren Tan
Do You Think It's Really Time To Make Our Websites Mobile Friendly?

Fellow Warriors,

Do you think it's really time to make our websites mobile friendly?

Reasons:


90% of the mobiles have internet access
many have also started purchasing using through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Since When...

I'm so glad George, that I'm not the only one who saw this, just this evening (my time) i saw this guy did his one liner spams on every single thread I was thinking to myself, what really is his real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Do you pay much attention to cultural differences?

Can you please explain so that I can learn more about it?

Reason being, when I was still with a company selling conferences, that's what I experienced from MNCs companies and when I started my own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Do you pay much attention to cultural differences?

Being in Asia, I can tell you first hand, some of the marketing techniques from Western countries like USA and UK really doesn't apply in Asia countries because we are born conservative.

Even for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Darren Tan
Guide - How I Took Affiliate Marketing To The Next Level...

Step 1

pick an online marketing method and master it no matter how long it takes and whatever it takes (for me it was PPC)

Step 2

open up your favorite business directory, and make notes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Can I ask a favor

Who are you targeting Chris?


new business?
established business?

It seems to me that you are trying to target everybody.

By the way, your conversion will probably do better if you just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: I Fired One of My Offline Client, Will You Do the Same?

I totally get what you mean John, it's probably the best case scenario if I can turn rejected clients into a source of referrals.



Hi Zahira, as a matter of fact, I really don't think customers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: I Fired One of My Offline Client, Will You Do the Same?

Thanks Mark!

As cruel as it may seem but I truly think that it's just a waste of time on them if we use everything we have to try to help them grow their business as much as possible but they only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: I Fired One of My Offline Client, Will You Do the Same?

Ouch! I definitely can understand the pain, just because they are paying us a measly sum, they thought they own us and all our precious time.



That's EXACTLY what I'm thinking. Thanks Bro!

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Darren Tan
I Fired One of My Offline Client, Will You Do the Same?

About the Client:


wants to take over control of PPC advertisement style (she wants branding style of advertisement, yet also want high CTR & conversion)
told her needs video on her landing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Darren Tan
What My First 10KM Run Taught Me About IM/Business...

I hate jogging (and I still do), but I still remember 4 years back when I'm still serving the army (reluctantly, compulsory for Singaporeans), I was forced to participate in a 10km run, in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,653
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Gene Schwartz's Breakthrough Advertising

Hey Rezbi,

go google and search for breakthrough advertising+boardroom, the result from make peace total package

Regards,
Darren
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By Darren Tan
Re: Need ideas for products to promote to responsive list

Bro,

You would be much better of asking them straight isn't it?

Nobody here will understand better than people from your list.

My suggestion:

If you haven't start building relationships...
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