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Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By allegrity
Re: Good E-mail Subject Lines?

Can you share some examples of ones that you have used? :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,328
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Smackdown: Long Codes vs Short Codes

They both have their uses. Short codes I imagine are better for national/large area campaigns and long codes are better for local/small businesses.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By allegrity
Re: Clients Site Hacked = Big Mess

Another thing everyone should be doing if you are running client's websites is doing entire backups of their websites weekly if they are static or daily if they have constantly changing content. That...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By allegrity
Good E-mail Subject Lines?

So, I'm going to be giving e-mail another go to try to get clients. I have a good idea on how to write good e-mail messages to business owners but one of the hardest parts is making an e-mail subject...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By allegrity
Re: SMS marketing guys...please assist

A good business plan is always great but just go out there and get your clients. Don't waste time planning and thinking.

A loan? You don't need a loan. Just a few dollars to start if you want to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By allegrity
Re: Google Places Changes Format

There are like 10 threads about this already, haha.

Yes, it changed. Someone else can probably better explain though, I'm not too into Google Places. I believe they removed some of the page...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By allegrity
Re: Two Resources That Help Me Immensely in My Offline Business

If I wasn't using Thunderbird, I would definitely look into these plugins they seem very useful. Time to look for alternatives!
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By allegrity
Re: Outsourcing is a pain in the backside

What a great way to get work done locally. I will definitely be doing this in the future if I need contractors for web work. Thanks for sharing this!
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

ADukes,

Thats a GREAT infograph to show to potential clients. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By allegrity
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

Nice outline rotten, this will definitely work for people that are trying to sell websites and get their foot in the door to other services or for referrals. Just go out there and do it!
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By allegrity
Re: How I landed a huge client.

This is the start of your offline business! If you do a good job after this, I'm sure you will get some referrals!
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By allegrity
Re: Twitter and Facebook linked?

To link the Twitter page to the Facebook page so that when he posts on his FB Page it also posts on his Twitter:

Go to the FB Page as the Admin
Click on 'Edit Page' on the top right corner
On...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I hit it right on the money sign...but still have not made any money! Blah.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By allegrity
Re: Toilet Paper Just landed me a lucrative Contract

Hey Quentin,

I understand you are targeting suppliers with lists and forming a sort of JV offer with them...the thing is where are you finding these suppliers? Thanks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By allegrity
Re: Facebook Fan Page integration?

Are you trying to make a brand new fan page? You can't transfer fans over to a new page. Just work on the existing one and replace and fix what you need to.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,200
Posted By allegrity
Re: What Is Your Mobile Phone's Screen Resolution?

Apple iPhone 4
320 x 480
Portrait
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By allegrity
Re: QR codes for restaurants?

You just need to send them the image file of the QR code, try to make it as small as possible so it can fit on all their print advertising that they want to put it on. With the image file, their reps...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By allegrity
Re: Deals with local PR and marketing companies

Thanks for the info, Voasi. I'm contacting some established PR, marketing and web design agencies in my area to get them to offer mobile services to their clients and hopefully get them to outsource...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By allegrity
Re: Opinions on this mobile site i built for TEDx Dubai - OPINIONS!

Agreed with all of WillR's points. Mobile sites need to be quick to load and an over 100kb page will take some time on a lot of networks.

But aside from that, the website looks very nice. Great...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Just go to the websites (groupon.com, livingsocial.com, yelp.com) and contact the businesses you see listed. A lot of them are open and responsive to mobile since they already know the value of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By allegrity
Re: Real Estate open house website ideas?

What I would do:

Make a mobile website for her and have a separate page for each property/open house. List the information of the home on the page plus a small image of the home, get the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By allegrity
Re: E-Mail Conversion Rates

Don't e-mail blast or send the same message to every business. Make personalized e-mails written just for that business. Don't try to sell in your first message.

In my experience, I have not ever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By allegrity
Re: How To Find Unlimited Clients For SMS – Using FREE OpenVBX Software

This is a great idea. I will try this out, thanks for the info!
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By allegrity
Re: Joint Venturing with other businesses?

I have sent a PM to both of you, don't know how I missed them!

I will be contacting some local established web design and online marketing consultancies on Monday. I guess I will post here to let...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

To be honest, you need to figure out the needs of a business and offer them the services and solutions they need...you can't just force them into package deals, no two businesses are the same....
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By allegrity
Re: Joint Venturing with other businesses?

I have sent you a PM, M_Jones.

So, no one else have any thoughts or experience with joint venturing in general? I thought this was something at least a few people were doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By allegrity
Joint Venturing with other businesses?

Hey WF,

So, as I am still on the hunt for my first client, I am thinking and implementing various different methods. One thing I read before that has worked for others is joint venturing. If you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,437
Posted By allegrity
Re: I Got My First Mobile Website Client Today!

Congratulations! I hope to have the same luck as you in getting my first client soon as well.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By allegrity
Re: Our new Clients today

Quentin, where do you find these promotional companies or businesses that work with other businesses?

I'm having such a hard time getting my first client...I have been trying so much. Throw me a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

A question to Quentin and other people getting work my referrals from their existing clients:

How do you go about asking for referrals or getting them?
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Thanks scotth, I also know cold calling and setting up appointments will work.

To others, don't waste your time e-mailing clients if you can just call and meet up for a short meeting with an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,152
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 FAQ I Wish I Knew When I Started in Offline Marketing

Thank you for sharing this information! Very insightful.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Manny, you are going to have to send a lot of e-mails before you get a sale...I've been doing it for months and have not made one yet. Better to just call businesses and set appointments.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th June 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By allegrity
Re: Simply Take Action to Make Money Today

I have been taking action for almost 6 months now. Every day. Not one client yet. I feel really close though...its just gotten to the point where it is really frustrating and tiresome.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,120
Posted By allegrity
Re: Woo-hoo! Got my first offline client with no face-to-face meeting and no cold-calling...

Hey Nail, just wanted to pop in and see if you made anymore sales?
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,628
Posted By allegrity
Re: Twilio cuts prices in HALF on SMS sending

I've never heard or something like that? So you have to have a shortcode for SMS marketing?
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,628
Posted By allegrity
Re: Twilio cuts prices in HALF on SMS sending

Do you mind sharing that use, SCK? ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,628
Posted By allegrity
Re: Twilio cuts prices in HALF on SMS sending

Yes, I have also gotten this e-mail. I plan to use Twilio for my SMS services once I get those clients. There are nice scripts and apps you can use as front ends that I found that you can use for SMS...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,987
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 Month Case Study!!

^^^

Totally agreed. Just start adding content and people will surely come.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I know that cold calling has a higher close rate lol...I just can't go to appointments right now. That is why I am getting people to go to them for me and I can set them. I have no problem calling to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Update on my progress:

No sales yet but I feel closer every day. I am still using e-mail marketing and I am waiting on a few people to start that will go into appointments for me that I will set...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By allegrity
Re: My father's business is failing. It is up to me to save it. Help!

Thank you everyone for the advice. I am currently working on the on-page SEO aspect of things and have started to cleanup and optimize his adwords campaign. I will be working on something everyday. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,987
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 Month Case Study!!

Bump, come on guys I thought more people would be interested in this! I'm really interested in seeing this case study.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By allegrity
Re: My father's business is failing. It is up to me to save it. Help!

Joseph,

Thanks for the advice. I agree that the adwords expense is huge and I will be going over it and seeing what is bringing in sales and conversions and eliminating the rest.

As for on-page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th June 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By allegrity
Re: My father's business is failing. It is up to me to save it. Help!

Thanks for all the help and responses so far. I'm going to try to get back to everyone.



All of the manual onpage SEO work he has done on his website over the years has really helped him out to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By allegrity
My father's business is failing. It is up to me to save it. Help!

Hey everyone,

I'm normally from the offline part of the forums and have been trying to start my own business selling mobile marketing but it has been tough trying to get clients. I am here on the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,987
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 Month Case Study!!

Thanks for taking the time to do all of this to help us out, IvanovaiKai. I really appreciate it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By allegrity
Re: Branding - How Important is it?

Branding is essential if you want to grow your business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

You have inspired me, Nail. No success yet but I will keep going!
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,120
Posted By allegrity
Re: Woo-hoo! Got my first offline client with no face-to-face meeting and no cold-calling...

Congratulations, Nail!!!! I'm still trying to close my first sale via e-mail as well and I have also been following your route...it is only a matter of time I guess.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,987
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 Month Case Study!!

Yep, trying to sell mobile websites. And no, I have taken action every single day.

Cold calling, setting appointments (although I can no longer do this as I no longer have transportation to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Take the time to read through the whole thread...you will figure out everything you need to know. You also might want to check out Quentin's or Will's mobile website WSOs.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,987
Posted By allegrity
Re: 6 Month Case Study!!

I'm interested in seeing this. I have been trying to get sales for 5 months and still nothing but things are starting to at least look better.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

No sales so far, nothing with followups either. Will keep going.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,694
Posted By allegrity
Re: .mobi vs m.

I am going with m. I agree with pretty much everything Nail has stated above.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th May 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,205
Posted By allegrity
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I don't buy any lists. I just go on coupon sites or look at the first page of google and e-mail those companies (i e-mail the ones using CPC ads too). I dont target any specific niche...some of the...
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