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Forum: Social Media 10th August 2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By SiteSmarty
Target Specific Facebook Groups

Is it possible to target specific Facebook groups? If so, any resources to show how?
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Pizza Internet Marketing

Copy what Dominos is doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: traffic trend for Fitness is it kinda " standard "??

Marketing isn't a set it and forget thing. If you have the right marketing hub in place you can use it like a throttle on a car. In the months you're busy save part your marketing budget for when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Reputation Management Help

This is hypothetical. If that page is visited often (out of the usual) search engines would de-index it. MacroScheduler;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,623
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Offline funnel that converts.. I have a great way to send traffic.

Process:

Step 1:

>> Target business owner
>> Business is an AdWords advertiser already
>> On Monday. Send hand written note, in a hand written, envelope to target (Snail mail)
>> Something...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd February 2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Minimizing the Gatekeeper

John. You're living in the past. Get people coming to you. We call people after they indicate they want to do business with us, not before. Conversion is high.

I personally hang up on all cold...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Does anyone here do this for offline businesses?

UMC. We are all guilty of lousy follow-up at one time or another. Why not offer a push notification service that pushes the notification to the company and the customer at the same time so they...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th January 2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,985
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Are Mobile Websites Dead?

It's about speed: https://www.ampproject.org/
https://googleblog.blogspot.com/2015/10/introducing-accelerated-mobile-pages.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Off line Marketing Small Business Services.

Tim. Not sure what you're smoking, but you could send me some? If you use WordPress with the "best in class" plugins, apps, hosting, etc., you mostly likely won't have any security problems and if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,011
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: I want to double my business in 2016

Websites? Nobody wants a website. Nobody! The reason you suck at your business is you're building websites. Nobody wants a website. You want to position yourself so you do less of what you're doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd December 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Google My Business

Jlngalls. You're selling concrete countertops, so why are you trying to optimize (make your listing better) your listing yourself? Hire someone that knows what they're doing so you can sell more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas to Help Electrical Contractor? (My Brother)

Copy whatever the best electrician in your city is doing until the loot starts rolling in, then optimize your system better than whatever the competition is doing. He needs to do it all. Online,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do Businesses Really Care About Their Google Business Listing?

I haven't come across any local business owners that didn't want their Google Business Page or Google Map to be claimed or optimized. You can get a local business to do just about anything if you...
Forum: Email Marketing 23rd November 2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Email marketing for the hotel business

We setup an email marketing campaign for an RV park. They had 12,000+ customer names, addresses in their database that had been entered over the years and never looked at it again after clients...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: The Marketing Myth That Is Killing Businesses

People buy from whomever can deliver the perceived result to their problem or want, when they want it. Doesn't matter if they're in a tribe, herd or a lone wolf. If you're at the right place, at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 890
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How Do I Pick a Niche?

Whatever you do, don't do it on your passion. Do it on a wish list:

- What do people wish for? What do they want? ( I wish I was skinny. I wish I was rich.)
- Find the question they are asking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: [TEESPRING] I need help about selling my shirts

Sinkata. Fish where the fish are.

- I agree. I like the t-shirt.
- I'd get rid of the shipping add-on (Free shipping) That's a stopper. You're better of at $54.99 than showing the shipping.
- Go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How to make money with simple optimization for clients?

Micheal9. You don't need a partner with a great reputation. Build your own reputation. Become your own authority. It's baby steps. You need to get your toe in the door. Here's how to start:
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,881
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

You're kidding right SalesGod? There are many ways but I'm not sure you'd be able to figure it out without a step by step. I'm a kind person so I'll help you start. If you can't figure out how it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,881
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

Instead of calling prospective clients, why don't you have them call you?
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas for Barbershop Marketing Client

Freebiequeen1999:

Not sure where this comes from: "do speak from experience, not some wso theory off the top of my head"

We do a lot of business updating local businesses online presence. We...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas for Barbershop Marketing Client

They don't need SEO or brand help. They already have all the customers they can handle right there in front of them.

Here's what to do:

>> Have them buy an iPad
>> Have them setup a MailChimp...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th October 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,669
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Rainmaker WP Platform

They had a big upgrade. It's looking good.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,771
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: EDDM Marketing for home and auto insurance

1. As mentioned test everything before you invest. You can use AdWords to test. Easy and cheap.
2. Use a plain white envelope with a handwritten address. It gets opened. They throw cards in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

So true.

Glad I posted this thread. Reminds me why I deal with offline business owners only.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

You mean it only worked for the day he wrote the post?

The folks he is referring to still have the alliance and they seem to be doing pretty good.

I see alliances working on here all the time....
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

I never thought of that. Good point.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

Read about it here (http://www.problogger.net/archives/2009/08/25/let-me-show-you-inside-a-secret-blogging-alliance/) ... (Looks like you guys already have your own alliance);)
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

You're not grasping the concept. More about a secret alliance is here (http://www.problogger.net/archives/2009/08/25/let-me-show-you-inside-a-secret-blogging-alliance/)... (I didn't come up with the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

Good Questions:

I'm not seeing the franchise connection thing. Can you expand on that?

The idea is to promote each other helping make them an authority in their chosen locations. (Similar to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

I'm Canadian. Right now I'm living in Costa Rica but will soon be moving a city in the USA which I will own. Just thinking of the best approach to scale services in a city. Going it alone won't scale...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Do you want to own a city?

The secret is the secret alliance of marketers in the alliance group. The other marketers in your alliance strategically promote each others business online. In other words, they help establish you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By SiteSmarty
Do you want to own a city?

Would you like to be in a secret alliance of offline2online marketers that own
a membership site offering services to upgrade offline business owner's entire
web presence offering them all kinds of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 733
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What do you look for in a membership site?

First you have to establish yourself as an authority. Your affiliates would help do that. If you say your an authority, nobody cares. If others say your an authority, the perception is that you are....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 733
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What do you look for in a membership site?

Free is no good!

You need a valuable mini course worth $47 or more. More is better. You do the 100% affiliate commission—paid instantly. When they buy from your affiliates, you grab their email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By SiteSmarty
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By SiteSmarty
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: If You Think You're Too Young/Too Old or whatever...watch my interview with Scott Britton on Biz

Great interview. I'd like to see the cold email you sent him that got his attention:)
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,157
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What to sell to no search volume towns?

Claude. I watched your entire video. I only have one comment to make about it. Awesome!
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,457
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: EDDM 5,000 Mails - Will I lose another $1200 with this Postcard?

ewenmack has the right idea. You have to educate before you can build a solid repeatable business. The only purpose of your direct mail piece should be to point prospects to your opt-in form, front...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Rapid Action Profits for WordPress 3.6 - Does it work?

Thanks Brian. I appreciate your explanation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Rapid Action Profits for WordPress 3.6 - Does it work?

Thanks Nate. It works with WordPress just trying to find out if it work with the upgrade to 3.6?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By SiteSmarty
Rapid Action Profits for WordPress 3.6 - Does it work?

Does anyone know if RAP is updated to work with WordPress 3.6?
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By SiteSmarty
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Trouble with getting a hold of store owners

Warm call. The pro looking mail goes in the garbage.

- Get a white envelope
- Hand write the contact persons name and address
- Place your pitch in the envelope
- Mail it
- It will get opened...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,185
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What to offer companies that have alredy website

You don't need to know anything and you can sell them something they want. Some even think they need it. You need to get your foot in the door, get half dozen testimonials and you're off and running....
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What camera do you use? BEST Easy To Use DSLR Camera To Make HD Local Business Videos

I have a Nikon D700. Pain in the butt! Heavy. Not portable. Useless other than sitting on the desk. I guess if you're into photography it's good, but a smart phone works just as good.

Pro video...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas for fitness centers....

I work a niche where the first thing I do is have the owner/manager resurrect their past customer list. (most never follow up with past customers) New customers are good, but old customers are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Building Offline Email List, Then Aweber?

I've set this up for a couple of businesses.

AWeber Partners with OnSpot Social for Simple In-Store Email Subscriptions with iPads...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Upsells to existing customers?

The upsell is after you're already in the drivers seat.

It would take me to long to lay this out for you but if you're looking to make a few bucks in your home town do this:

- Go to a directory...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Plumber Sure To Get Attention With His Sign

That's the best I've ever seen. Thanks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What is the highest converting product I can sell?

Salesperson? Selling is over with.

You educate—then up sell if you want a real long term business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: 21 Year Old Kid Gets Off His Butt

You guys are right. Opportunities are everywhere. More now than ever before. Like you say Timmy most of us are trained to fail, but some of us can't be trained because we think for ourselves. Some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By SiteSmarty
21 Year Old Kid Gets Off His Butt

I was at a BBQ this weekend and a 21 year old was there with his wife and new baby. He was complaining about his job.

I'll admit I'm a little rough around the edges. Any how I said "why don't you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How much content before launch?

Don't launch just start posting one at a time. Give each post the full meal deal. G+, G webmaster tools, Bing webmaster tools, etc. Spend time getting each post out there. One a week. By this time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: advice on kickstarting myself online again

Before you do anything grab a topic. Drill down to the bottom niche in that topic. ( I can think of a 1000 off the top of my head, so can you if you have the desire) Sub sub sub niche and build an...
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