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Forum: Offline Marketing 7th November 2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: First month, $1500, How I sell the web building service

Who says you have to ask them to buy something?
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: First month, $1500, How I sell the web building service

Yes, exactly, You need to make a contact at some point, there is no instantaneous "networking" that just happens out of thin air. You need to reach out to these people at some point and initiate a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: First month, $1500, How I sell the web building service

Soooo... "networking"?

Okay. Got it.

Say.... how do you qualify them in this process?

I mean, you spend all that time and energy setting up a referral-based meeting with a new prospect...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: First month, $1500, How I sell the web building service

Ok. Then what? I've found my group of potential jv participants, a whole list of them!

...I'm going to have to reach out to them at some point and in some fashion.

Let me guess.... I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th November 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,523
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: So scared of cold calling

It seems like you're jumping about a mile ahead of where the op needs to be and is likely just going to exacerbate his fear issues.

He needs to first learn an effective and repeatable intro that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: I Got Qualified Leads For Mobile Sites, Can’t Close Them!

Yes! Totally agree but I posted it because I get the feeling that the OP's inbound aren't really being handled well (zero sales from inbound calls!) and I thought your script has some excellent...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: I Got Qualified Leads For Mobile Sites, Can’t Close Them!

Nothing new to add. You just need to use the search function better.

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/809394-script-when-people-call-mobile-site.html#post8395688
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,168
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How to convince local business owners they need to pay me $2000 / month?

Perhaps they are treating you as a commodity (simply as a price-based solution) because you are allowing them to do so?

Own up to the fact that it's you causing it to happen, figure out how not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,168
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How to convince local business owners they need to pay me $2000 / month?

None of those things you list are giving a reason to buy from you. What revenue does all that stuff bring in to a customer? Figure that out then you can price your services intelligently.

Here's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd November 2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Vetting resellers

And something that offers residuals on each account. Software / SaaS product for small businesses.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Mobile Is Dead!!!

SMS/Text is continually overlooked or just an afterthought. Yet it comes with one of the highest read rates, which makes sense (just think of the last time you heard a text arrive and you didn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: LEADS, LINKS OR SOMETHING ELSE... IDEAS PLEASE?

Instead of just giving away the leads, use them as currency to set appointments with decision makers that you can then pitch lead gen or selling the website.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,715
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: When a Prospect says "We'll call you later" and doesn't

I just despise squishy responses. I'm busy and need definitive answers, completely uninterested in hearing "no's" disguised as something else.

I usually soften things in my delivery (its...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Appointment Setting

So then be a closer not an appointment setter.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Appointment Setting

What's stopping you from going to a commission-only opportunity? If you want lucrative then you will have to remove the security blanket at some point and just go for it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Do you think this can work?

The tech development is the easiest part of this. I think the best advice you could give to the OP would be how your wife was sold on installing the app. Did she see in-store signage? Did the clerk...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Do you think this can work?

I agree with those sentiments. Marketplace sophistication levels are high, especially when it comes to those that are installing apps on their mobile devices. Unless it's a well known brand or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Do you think this can work?

At what point do you get the prospective customer's permission to deliver an advertisement?
Forum: Warriors For Hire 20th October 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,364
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: [Live 1-on-1 Call] Increase Your Conversions with This Marketing Pro's Expertise : Funnel Frenzy

I met with Jason Kanigan this past Sunday to review and discuss some of the inbound marketing efforts I'm rolling out for my service offering. I'm well versed in setting up a sales funnel, understand...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Is there any market for student local IM services?

What's stopping you? If you're experienced in ppc then pick a niche in your area, build a campaign and gets some leads in your pocket.

Walk in or cold call your target niche and offer them a lead...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,033
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: A plan to make $1,000,000 dollars

Has anyone mentioned the idea that going through the exercise of cold calling into a target market and figuring out the best way to establish a conversation is an excellent primer to developing an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,047
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: My journey to becoming a successful telemarketer

Yes. If boredom is your only issue then forget the hourly wage work and find a commission-only position that has a bigger financial reward.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How To Get Clients Asking For Your Help, So You Can Avoid Rejection And Make More Cash… In 4 Ste

Great stuff DABK... I especially liked this one and can see how to adapt it to other target demographics. ..
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How To Get Clients Asking For Your Help, So You Can Avoid Rejection And Make More Cash… In 4 Ste

I'm no expert by any means and perfectly fine with getting shot down if this is way off....

-- "Weird exercise removes love handles in 30 days" (or replace "love handles" with some other jargon...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,855
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Do You Still Sell SEO For Local Businesses?

Define this.

If it's a service business, I have been working with the local level commercial printers and SEO service providers that have these "local business clients" as customers to incorporate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How To Get Clients Asking For Your Help, So You Can Avoid Rejection And Make More Cash… In 4 Ste

Sorry to jump in but I think this is quite relevant to the op...

Hey krzysiek, what is an acceptable clickthru rate for your orthodontic target market?

Tot # clicks to your lander page / tot #...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

What's funny is that in my experience giving the leads away was more difficult that i expected! Lol!

You don't want to just dish them out to some random person that picked up the phone. You want...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,802
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: SMS Campaign Management - What to charge??

I know this thread was resurrected for a different resson but I wanted to comment on pricing strategy.

We stick to basing everything off of gross margins for the total number of messages for a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Cell phone numbers for business owners?

Call up the business and ask for it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,715
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: When a Prospect says "We'll call you later" and doesn't

"Thanks, we'll get back with you next week with an answer."

<reply>
"Is there any reason why you cannot give me that answer right now? If there's something I'm perfectly capable of addressing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Questions about MLM

I'm not involved or building a network but did in several years ago. This is how I approached it and would advise anyone to do the same. The problem is MOST view it from "the company I am with",...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

No. There's never going to be anything simple for you because you are not willing to put in the effort to make what appears to be complicated to you, less complicated.

You said in your OP:


...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

Really? I don't see how that is possible unless you didn't put much effort into a search. I just typed in "Selling Web Design" or "selling SEO" and there's a ton of relevant information. But this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th September 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,300
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Cold Calling Basics In A Nutshell.

That's not what he is asking.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th September 2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Offline SMS

SPAM sucks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th September 2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Why agonize over any thing?

Then aren't you using the wrong skills? I'm not exactly sure what "skills in web" is, but I assume you mean some kind of website designer/builder/developer --- in which case, that's the wrong skill...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Offline SMS

To be honest, that page of yours is simply hideous. I wouldn't want to submit.my cell number into it.

My concern wouldn't be that the biz owners wouldn't like it (although that's probably going...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Offline SMS

Niche down even more. If it's Italian restaurants then make the background of your optin page look like a cozy Italian Bistro and tailor the coupon so that it's appropriate for that particular...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,310
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Can't sell my Web Development\Design Service

This one is just a few posts down too:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1104712-cold-calling-website-design.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,310
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Can't sell my Web Development\Design Service

What have you done to learn to sell?
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,310
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Can't sell my Web Development\Design Service

What have you done to learn to sell?
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Why agonize over any thing?

Do you have an existing SaaS product yet?
Do you have at least a mock-up or quasi-functional service yet?

If you are just working with an idea then it might be tough going, but if you have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Bringing on a salesperson...

I'm a fan of a very simple rule: the owner/originator/founder/whatever of a startup should be the one to generate the first 25 sales. Period. No way around this.

Here's why:

1. It will take...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th September 2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Some advice for a very few here.

I've been providing recurring commissions for the lives of accounts to anyone willing to build a customer base. I consider it passive revenue for sure and in fact I had a semi-retired gentleman...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th September 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,108
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any ideas on this Local Lead Gen Sites Flipping

Carsten,

Kenny is on twitter, there's also many other contact sources for them. You should certainly pursue a refund if you're not happy with your purchase.

I personally went into my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th September 2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,234
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

ONE?

You need several in that part of your sales process to present the idea, answer questions, address concerns, and build enough trust (or whatever they need) to begin doing business together....
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th September 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,234
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

LLM is a software application you install on your computer.

That 25-40 number are "dials". It fluctuates based upon how many conversations i get into. It drops more when i get into product...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,234
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

I prefer Ewenmack's approach when talking with 1st person that picks up the phone...

"Who should I talk with about bringing your restaurant <insert your unique selling proposition>?"

I don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: How do you get jacked up?

By taking the completely opposite mindset of being "jacked up". By not caring for one second whether or not I need this person's business because my pipeline is full of people already, my calendar...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Today, in the field, there is coupon blowback.

I don't remember who said it or where I read this but it's along the same lines of this. Basically, they presented the notion that any business idea or action plan concocted, it should just be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Whining about getting a live person on the phone. Really??

I was thinking from the customer perspective.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Hiring Commission Only Sales Rep?

At best it's going to be difficult finding someone that is willing to perform something that you yourself cannot or will not do. Bare minimum, you will not have the right expectations for the people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Online local coupon business idea?

heh. It's incredible to me.

I might do some experimenting next week with framing my position at the start of the calls to really be aggressive.

John: "Yes?" <not even a "John here, how can I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Online local coupon business idea?

When I'm calling up businesses I'm amazed at how often someone picks up and says, "Hello?".

Really?

Are you like working in your garage or are you an actual business doing xyz for customers? ...
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