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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd October 2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: FBA: Private Label Question

haha "garlic press" I see you've been drinking the Scott Volker Kool-Aid.

I think this is a good way to proceed. I would just keep an eye on your margins and quality. If the low range product is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,222
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Amazon will sue 1,100 fake reviewers

Yeah, it's definitely fair.

I guess my point is also that the review groups are just about as close to buying reviews as you can get. Some will even tell the reviewers that if they aren't going...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,222
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Amazon will sue 1,100 fake reviewers

I think this is great in terms of trying to legitimize things, but let's be realistic here. None of the big boys are going to fiverr to get fake reviews. They are going to the facebook groups or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 443
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Need advice on investing in this business...

Oh man, I almost want to say do the deal because the lesson you'll learn for the $30 you'll lose will be well worth it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,323
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: I need to promote a phone sex operator

This one is a little different than most I've read here, but that's the great thing about the internet!

I'd say your best bet is Craigslist. It's free to try and you can really post it anywhere...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 12th October 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: drop shipping from source to amazon

That's 100% correct. I've been buying stuff from Amazon for years, but I didn't even know what seller feedback was on Amazon until I started doing retail arbitrage back in the spring.

I know I'm...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th October 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How terrible is my e-commerce site?

Definitely do what Adam Yunker said. A simple popup boost your email opt-ins tremendously.

Next, I'd add the ability to leave review on the products. I used to use the Yotpo app with Shopify. ...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th October 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Highest Profit Margin Products

Another way to look at it is what items have high "perceived value". So what seems expensive to the end user, but isn't really expensive to produce.

An example of this would be camping hammock....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th October 2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: drop shipping on ebay

How much would you have to start with though? You don't really need a boatload to get things rolling on Amazon.

I've listed the same product on Amazon through FBA and eBay and I'll sell 5-7 of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How would you market a a catering business?

Facebook and rely heavily on pictures so people can experience what it's like to have them catering for their party. Plus, with facebook ads you can laser target your ads to their local audience.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Automotive Repair Business - Assistance

I'd have to say sdentrepreneur hit the nail on the head!

Google places (or whatever they call it now) alone can really boost their business. I'd then work on getting them a really positive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Businesses need to check their dang email.

This happens all the time which is mind blowing. It's almost like people are trying NOT to get too much business. Funny thing is they'll be the first to complain that they don't have enough money. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,212
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How I paid off $50k debt using offline marketing – Thanks to the Warrior Forum!

Nice work!!

I love when Warriors come back and share their success stories with the rest of us! It gives hope to those who think it's too hard or just flat out not possible!

I'd say pretty...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 75,725
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How To Turn $500 into $1,000 In Two Days

As a serious Craigslist seller (gave myself that title) I could see how this would work. When you break it down it's as easy as selling a computer on CL. How you get that computer is up to you.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By Seantrepreneur
How to make selling Reputation Management services easier...

So I wanted to share an awesome article I came across the other day that talks about a study done at the Harvard School of Business that found if a restaurant boosts its Yelp score by one full star...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Let's play the game which makes you different

I'm a little surprised by the push back on this subject. Having a USP literally just means you can articulate what makes you different than your competitors.

I don't care what business you're in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Would you accept a % ownership instead of payment?

Exactly, and in our case where we outsource a lot of the work we would actually have to basically put money up. The idea sounds good and it's cools to say you own part of the company, but at the end...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Would you accept a % ownership instead of payment?

Hey Dexx,

This is a great thread because there are actually opportunities like this all the time. I'll tell you my experience with doing this so far.

We've been involved with 2 start-ups that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How Can I scale this up and get more clients?

Craigslist!

Create a nicely designed flyer and post it in your area on Craigslist. Of course you want to link the ad to your website. I can tell you 100% it works because our company has made...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: A Homeless Man Inspired Me Today

There is a big different between wanting to do something and needing to do something.

When I hear someone struggling in there business I always tell use this example. Let's say there is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,170
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: The Offliner Podcast

Ummm how about some experts in field that we sell to. So maybe a facebook marketing expert or a Google ppc expert. That way we can glean some helpful tips from them and use them in our own...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: SMS for restaurants- recommendations?

We personally use txt180 for our text marketing service. They are extremely awesome to work with and their service is great.

I believe the initial cost is still a yearly subscription of $295. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Want to buy an offline marketing WSO, recommendations?

What services where you planning on offering offline clients? Only websites or SEO, PPC, Rep Management etc..?
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

In my opinion you're all set with a Mustang. It isn't a super high-end car. On the flip side you might have more of an issue if you drive an old rusty pile of crap car. Think about it this way, if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,521
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Easy Direct Mail Method - Copy and Paste for Easy Profits

The best thing you did was narrow it down per profession. I'm thinking that's one of the reasons you have a good response rate. I see too many times ppl sending out mailers that aren't targeted at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: How to put together a SEO proposal?

We put our proposals together nice, clean and simple. We typically offer a couple different packages with the duration and a list of what's included in each. Under the packages we have a section...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,193
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Best way to search offline clients?

Networking gets it done. You are looking to build an Offline business, right? So don't be afraid to get out from behind the computer and meet people. You are going to be your best salesperson. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: What products to sell online this christmas?

Look up current trends on Google and you'll see what people are looking for recently.

Beside that it's a pretty loaded question. There are tons of things you can sell online. Was there a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,291
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: In a bit of a rut...

@SimTech Send me a PM if you decide to go the gold recovery route. I've got a connection to get 98% of spot which is insanely high. I'm not affiliated with them in anyway I've just used them many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Toll-Free or Just any old Number will do

I would get a toll free number if I were you. It will make you appear as a larger company as well.

Having a number from a random city in the US might raise question to a potential client which...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,291
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: In a bit of a rut...

Good point!

I think Aaron's suggestion might be the best way to go. Of course, you're going to have to find a way to buy the items. I'd say you're going to have to borrow money from someone at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,775
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: My $62,000 Bet

Quick question. What are the net profits of this business per year? I know you said the cash flow is $100,000, but I'm curious as to what kind of profits this business generates.

Sean
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,070
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Anyone successfully doing Offline Part-Time?

I started when I have a full-time job, wife, and brand new baby girl. It's hard, but it also makes you even more hungry. Of course, you are going to have to make sacrifices, but it all comes down...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: What do you do with clients who don't pay up on time?

Having this conversion with clients is always uncomfortable, but necessary. Unfortunately, not all small business owners are awesome at paying bills on time and you will have this problem if you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,930
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: New Local Lead Capture Site Done. Check It Out!

Hey looks really good. I've got a few suggestions for you.

Your Facebook and Twitter buttons take you off the page. You want to be sure to keep the visitor on your site instead of sending them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Take Action...but check your sources

Yeah don't take it personally at all. Don't even think about it anymore. Plus, I bet that person has a mobile "friendly" website instead of an actually mobile website. Do you know how many ppl say...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Launching my "Hybrid" business... A few questions before starting...

Here you go:

1. Search "website design contract" there should be quite a few that show up. Use them at your own risk though. I would still have a lawyer take a look at it at some point just to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: What's best to build a website?

If you are completely new to building websites and you are looking to put one up quickly I suggest looking at Homestead. It's extremely easy to use because of it's drag and drop functionality. They...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Physical Location for My Offline Biz....thoughts?

While I don't want to make it seem like I'm rushing you into something I can say from experience if you are looking for the absolute perfect space you're probably not going to find it. You'll always...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: A not so fun client to work with... Need advice

This is one of those mistakes that I say newbies will make. It's a great example that the offline world isn't perfect and you will make mistakes are you go.

Now with that said don't let it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Physical Location for My Offline Biz....thoughts?

Ya Digital Traffic is right with it getting expensive pretty quick, BUT I'm a huge proponent of having your own office. I'm about 10 times more productive having a place to come to away from the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Offline Marketers - Have Clients That Insist On Sending Hard Checks?

Umm maybe have them send it to a PO BOX and when you are traveling see if a family member or someone will check that PO BOX for you and deposit the check. Of course it would need to be someone that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,088
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Hahahaha! so first call of the day...

hahaha this made me laugh. We need more stories like this one on the WF.

Just goes to show there is nothing wrong with flubbing up. Everyone does it. The smart thing to do is just keep going....
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: New client and need some help

Do something in the community to remind people they are still out there. Partner with some kind of charity to drum up some publicity. Don't forget of the offline tactics that still work.

Or once...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Cold Calling is failing me.

I knew right when I read 10 call that you were going to get a talking too. haha It's alright tho because you got to learn from somewhere.

So obviously by now you realize that 10 calls isn't even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,269
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: My 1,000th Post: Tips For Everybody Trying to Make Money

Great stuff here, Jason.

The biggest challenge for newbies is knowing that they actually have to do work in order to get any kind of success. Everyone seems to be looking for the magic bullet...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Offline Networking Groups

Ya I think you are looking for more of a mastermind group. Networking groups are more for just networking and trying to find new business while mastermind groups are for learning. They focus more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th February 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Do you want to get more business? Build rapport. Communicate and Educate your clients.

We just closed a monster today. It took 4 months of following up with just about weekly. It was for a college so the proposal had to go though about 10 people before it got approved. Also, we had...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th February 2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: SMS Marketing Messages

Find out if you can make a presentation to a large group of people. That way you have their full attention. If you do this you can show a massive group the all the benefits of SMS marketing.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th February 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By Seantrepreneur
How to make MORE money using Craigslist! (Video)

So while I don't have a new sexy tip or trick to make a ton of money on Craigslist I do have something that might help your conversions.

I have been seeing a TON of people thinking about posting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: consulting agreement question

Here is exactly how our contract reads:

This Consultant Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into on DATE OF SIGNING, by and between CLIENTS LEGAL COMPANY NAME (“Client”) and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Creating an Offline Consultant Video and Need Your Help!

Maybe newspaper ads and/or radio ads? I know some still use it, but you hear a ton of ppl saying print is dead.

Maybe refrigerator magnets? haha I don't really know to be honest.

Sorry I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Is your committment deep enough or are you...

Awesome post, Rus. I absolutely love the Shank Tank.

This video pretty much sums it up for me: How bad do you want it?

At the end of the day you are the only one that can answer that question....
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Referrals, Referrals, Referrals

Great point. The best feeling is when you get someone calling in and saying that Joe Smith told me to call you because he thought you could help. Trust me it will make you smile inside!
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,910
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: My Secret to getting new clients!

Awesome post! You're completely right.

The best feeling is when you have people contacting you through systems that you have set in place to get customers. It's important that you are doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By Seantrepreneur
Re: Gave away services for FREE.... Accidentally

Pull the throttle back a little, bub. This isn't my first rodeo. I'm not "afraid" to lose this client as we are coming to the close of our contract anyways. It's an awkward situation to be put in...
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