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Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,210
Posted By globalpro
Re: Website vs Facebook fanpage for business

They really need to have both. A website is a lot more flexible for providing info about their business, services/products ready for sale, etc.

A FB page is where they can build a targeted...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,613
Posted By globalpro
Re: Clothing brand, Alibaba and chinese suppliers

I have a client who has an office in China and deals with manufacturing like what you are asking for.

PM me for his contact info.


Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By globalpro

I started out offering WP websites for $500 because that is what the local market was used to paying. I figured out after doing a few, that I wasn't charging enough.

Not a self-esteem issue, just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,275
Posted By globalpro
Re: John Durham back at it....


Even though Nathan's posts can be blunt (even come off as sounding harsh), I think he is in the group of people that would like to see you get things right, but...

the statements above...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By globalpro
Re: How I sell mobile web sites with ease

I use JumpMobi as well. If you can use wordpress, then you will have no problem with it and Jay's support is top notch.

Tim, PM me if you have any questions.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th November 2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By globalpro
Re: Rapport When Selling Services by Claudius

I will definitely second that.

Fishing is all about patience, persistence and focus. To be good at it, you have to spend the time learning what works and doesn't work (bait, hooks, lures,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By globalpro
Re: Rapport When Selling Services by Claudius

So glad to hear you saying this Claude. I always felt bad about spending the extra time to get to know potential client first. Especially after hearing over and over about the 'churn and burn' sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By globalpro
Re: Pay Day!

Well done Paul. Knew you could do it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By globalpro
Re: Package Deal or Upsell Later

All great answers above, as always.

It sounds like you already have your answer in what you posted as your question.

You are meeting with someone you know, who wants your "5 Best Strategies"....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By globalpro
Re: Client wants explainer vid

I just did this for client (set of help videos).

Like Russ said, no more than 3. The ones I did are based on what client said they wanted, and had a couple they wanted some change to verbiage (1...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By globalpro
Re: Pros and Cons of Providing Rep Management

I think you have to consider Rep Mngt. part of the 'new SEO' that all businesses online (even if they aren't online) need to consider.

They did several studies that showed people would look for a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By globalpro
Re: Testimonials

Not always true about being fake reviews. I use onsite testimonials for clients and a lot of their customers are older and sensitive about their privacy, especially online. They don't want a whole...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By globalpro
Re: Be A Professional (Rant)

The important thing is you overcame the 'haters' and moved ahead. Now it's starting to pay off.

I know when I got into IM many years ago, I would go to the MMO forum. Ones there could be very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By globalpro
Re: Need Help... Mobile Friendly Website

I do mobile sites. WordPress based, can be integrated into existing site, or standalone.

I use the JumpMobi Inspire theme by Jay Moreno.

PM me if you are wanting someone to handle for you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,331
Posted By globalpro
Re: Having an LLC but someone else owns your domain name

Short of playing nice and seeing if the owner will sell domain, you don't have any recourse. When you register an LLC in one state, it doesn't mean someone can't register that LLC name in another...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,368
Posted By globalpro
Re: They don't need you

I have a friend/client that has a very busy restaurant. He didn't have a website, but has a very active Facebook page. I built him a website to tie into the review sites, but he really didn't need...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By globalpro
Re: Mobile Site Creation

I can highly recommend Jay's theme for mobile sites. Was one of his beta testers and use it exclusively now. You won't find anything better.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th August 2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By globalpro
Re: Webinar Services


I have been studying up on webinars for clients to use with their business and started to dig into the Google Hangouts process. There a couple of plugins out now that seem to work very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th August 2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By globalpro
Re: What are your 3 biggest frustrations in growing your video production business?

I have to agree with BigBee. The video SEO part is what makes the difference.

There have been quite a few discussions of late about level of quality that's offered and what types of videos to do....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th August 2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,012
Posted By globalpro
Re: FB is killing our business - Restaurants will benefits

Do you have any statistics to back this up? Maybe some split testing would help.

Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,824
Posted By globalpro
Re: Make $1,000-$2,000/week Google Virtual 360 Tours + Photos

Looks like things didn't work out to well.

Shame too. You have some good info, but you need to work on your social skills a bit.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By globalpro
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th April 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By globalpro
Re: More smartphones sold than feature phones for the first time


So glad to see I am not alone on this. Loved everything you said, especially

When I talk to people, I used to 'apologize' for not having a 'smart' phone. Don't do that anymore. I know...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By globalpro
Re: Tell Them What to Do Not How to Do it

Even simpler is to tell them you are going to get them results. In the end that's all they really care about. Work on instilling confidence in you as the solutions/results guy.

An example I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,470
Posted By globalpro
Re: Are you educating prospects as your sales pitch? If not you should and here's why...

Rus, like Ewen said, glad to have you back.

The interesting thing about your post is the same understanding should be applied to the client you are working with. Establishing them as THE authority...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By globalpro
Re: Website Prospect: "That's Expensive!"...WF Pls Advise: Can I Put This In My Proposal/Offer?

You will get that reaction if they don't understand the value of what you are offering.

Knowing what others are charging where you are at is a good place to start (know what you are up against),...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,716
Posted By globalpro
Re: Doing Reputation and Review Management for Clients, (Better Read This) Before going any further

Thanks for posting this Rus...

and it is good to see you back.

Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By globalpro
Re: Living Social Visited Our Bakery today. They sent a walk in sales rep.

Here's something I found on Yahoo Finance this AM about the deal sites:

Groupon and Deal Sites See Skepticism Replacing Promise | The Exchange - Yahoo! Finance...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,272
Posted By globalpro
Re: Are you a bottom feeder?... Shame on you

The sad part about the OP's 'message' is while their are good points made, the self-absorbed attitude that it's presented with will keep people from seeing/hearing it. Just the insinuation that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,781
Posted By globalpro
Re: Reputation Management Webinar Replay FREE CONTENT NOTHING FOR SALE!


Watched the replay and some really great info. Especially love the 'secret ninja' tactic which I just started doing recently. Thanks for confirming my original thoughts on doing it.

Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th August 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By globalpro
Re: mobile website issue

What I do is thank them, leave them a card and tell them to let me know if they have any problems. That way when they can't get the webmaster to take care of it, and really want to get it done (not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By globalpro
Re: Can you be touched? Part 2. Wow..

Like it's already been said, call the law.

In Florida, what they have done is a class 3 felony, and getting arrested can really create financial and personal headaches for the people. Better than...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,741
Posted By globalpro
Re: Going to charge $1,500 Per Month for this...

LOL, here's my favorite from the thread.

Does 'reading compression level of a 4th grader' mean that he reads the condensed version of the book?

Oh, I see now. You misspelled comprehension. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By globalpro
Re: What Would YOU Do In This Situation?

Not to cut in here, but if you plan on being around here long, I would suggest more relevant responses. Building post count with irrelevant responses is frowned upon here.

And yes, I see your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By globalpro
Re: Google Places Now Requesting Business Licenses?

And yet I wonder if this isn't part of their overall strategy to stop people from 'gaming' the system. Legitimate businesses won't mind for the benefits of the listing (at least not from what I can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By globalpro
Re: "Factory" or "Consultancy" - What is Your Offline Business Model?

Having just started out this year, I have gone with the consultant approach.

Since I have been doing the 'service provider' route for several years, I jumped on the offline bandwagon for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,773
Posted By globalpro
Re: My $62,000 Bet

From Merriam Webster:

And Wikipedia:

Sounds like it fits to me.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 968
Posted By globalpro
Re: Is this forum suffering from the 'Clickbank effect'?


I think you will find this problem true for any forum. The difference here is all members are moderators. If you (or I) find a claim to be over the top, or a thinly disguised sales letter...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,214
Posted By globalpro

Happy Birthday John. All the best on your special day.


Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By globalpro
Re: What can you give away for FREE?

Here's something to consider.

Why would I want your $45 package? What value is it to me?

The first part about the 'free website in hopes of of a $50 hosting contract' is missing the point of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By globalpro
Re: It's Time That I Told The Truth


Great freebie, but am rather disappointed I didn't have to sign up for it.

And no OTO, what's up with that.


Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd March 2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By globalpro
Re: Billing SMS / Mobile Usage -- How To?


Not to defend Hypetext, but what he is saying about upping your pricing is spot on. Going as low as you are saying will hurt you in the long run. If you get started at that pricing, it will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th March 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,506
Posted By globalpro
Re: Free Audio Here- and Letter Of Apology to Offline Warriors.

Well said David. I guess we can consider this the premier of John Durham v2.0.


Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,506
Posted By globalpro
Re: Free Audio Here- and Letter Of Apology to Offline Warriors.


Thank you, am doing fine now. Every once in a while I think back, but am saying focused and moving ahead. For what it's worth, I know she's with the Lord, is happy and doing fine. Is what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,506
Posted By globalpro
Re: Free Audio Here- and Letter Of Apology to Offline Warriors.


It's like the old saying, 'life is what happens when you are busy making plans'.

I appreciate you taking the time to post here. Goes a long way to being real and transparent. In the end I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,930
Posted By globalpro
Re: New Local Lead Capture Site Done. Check It Out!

Russ nailed it on his helpful critique.

Just want to add well done. Nice looking site.


Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd February 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By globalpro
Re: QR code tracking services?


Since Jay has let the cat out of the bag, I am testing his set up and it's very sweet. Very full featured and the price is right. Has some really great features.


Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By globalpro
Re: How many follow ups are too many?


Agreed. Usually we don't understand 'life happens' until we are going through it. ;)

The biggest thing that helped me with having this problem happen is to always maintain the 'it's not...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th December 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,162
Posted By globalpro
Re: I Need Some Advice How To Handle This SMS Question!!

I think if you look at it from a customer standpoint, it shouldn't be a problem.

As a customer, most people will pay with a credit/debit card, especially at the places you want to work with. When...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th December 2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By globalpro
Re: Got a recommendation for a person to build mobile websites?


Take a look at what Quentin offers here: (no affiliate link)

May be what you need.

Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By globalpro
Re: Do Commercial Plumbing Companies Need a Website?

Like Jason said, ask them what the thinking is.

Usually a commercial plumbing contractor doesn't work with people calling needing a clog fixed or toilet replaced. They deal with businesses and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th December 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By globalpro
Re: I am working on a reception desk of block of offices: Can I pitch them my SEO services?

I agree with Aaron.

Also consider what kind of relationship you have with them now. If you are doing an awesome job and considered a valued employee, that will go a long way to getting them to be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By globalpro
Re: My Dayjob Has Becoming Online Marketing - Tips/Ideas

Congrats on your new position. The smart play would be to get all the 'on the job training' you can, then you can always go it on your own if the opportunity arises. Been watching your progress on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,765
Posted By globalpro
Re: Can We Please STOP Asking For Legal Advice?

I have to agree with Mike. With the mix of international users on the forums, and the varying laws of each country, to seek any legal or financial advice here is not the way to go.

It's not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By globalpro
Re: SMS campaign idea

I think the idea may be worth looking at. The area I live in is suffering the same fate. The big box stores have been slowly pushing out the locals for some time, but for the most part, they are the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,116
Posted By globalpro
Re: How to Create a Squeeze Page Without a Website?

I agree with Martin. What it costs to get a domain and hosting, the long term payout goes without saying. So much more you can do/control with your own site.

If you consider how much money you...
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