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Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By laird
Re: Easy way to $100,000 - Stop over complicating things


I have a friend that started trading stocks in January of 2011 with $2k in her trade account. She systematically pushed that to just over $44k in December. She repeated this process in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By laird
Re: Plastic Business Cards?

If you can live with credit card dimensions and rounded corners, I like* ( with their 30mil thickness and mirror finish. Expect long turnaround times...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By laird
Re: What is the best recent Offline WSO - opinions?


If cold walk-ins work for you, stick with 'em for as long as you can. I'm not sure how long ago it came out, but the folks at SqueezeMobi offered a mobile presentation wso which could aid in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By laird
Re: Taking payments??

If you're talking about an ecommerce system or something with an api that connects through a gateway to your merchant account, go with (I used them for an ecommerce site for 9 years)....
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,992
Posted By laird
Re: Another Bob Ross Post Card Method Idea.

Lol. For every company like Apple, there formerly-existed thousands of idealistic young dreamers and their businesses sure they had a better way.

Good luck in your endeavor.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By laird
Re: This Positions You As THE Expert In 30 Seconds

Tested the 30 Second Expert position on a sales call today for a mobile website. Worked flawlessly. Now going to test it on a direct mail component to land next week. Nice share Ewen!
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By laird
Re: Advice please for setting up a members site

Check out this link: All-in-One: All About Membership Sites (
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th October 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By laird
Re: Real Estate Agents - Mobile MLS integration

Keep at it.

The 2012 NAR Member Profile had some amazing stats. Still a hugely-viable market.

Couple key takeaways:

Median Income: $34,900 on $1.3 million sales volume
Transactions: 11...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th October 2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By laird
Re: Real Estate Agents - Mobile MLS integration

You'll need to look into IDX vendors that essentially parse MLS data for website integration. It's specific to a MLS provider (and there are a LOT of them) generally tied to specific Associations.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By laird
Re: Just got off the phone with a DM printer (EDDM Business Related)

What part of " 100% Money Back Guarantee" scares you from taking a chance and just buying it?

If it isn't right for you, big-haired Bob Ross will send your money back faster than I can finish this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By laird
Re: Reporting Fake Local Places Listings Help

Found this on the "Google and Your Business" Google Products forum:

If you see a search result listing which appears to be fake you can report it through the Edit business details link and choose...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By laird
Re: Offline client needs a document management solution

Not sure if your client is tech savvy, but they can always go for a server in a colo or an EC2 (Amazon) and run a document management application such as those found on
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th August 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By laird
Re: Real Estate Listing SMS


I've been working with a few real estate agents on a software project that ties into QR codes - are you using standard riders that really can't be clearly seen from the street? There are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,989
Posted By laird
Easy way to $100,000 - Stop over complicating things

I was having a chat with several friends last night and one of them has a retired friend living up in Reno, NV. He's not of retired age (over 65). In fact, the gentleman is only 46.

What was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,177
Posted By laird
Re: selling SMS to churches will this work???

I have a man on the "inside," - a youth pastor AND had the fortune of great timing as he was able to present the service at a major pastor event (over 1,000 attending pastors). That initial...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By laird
Restaurants, Direct Mail and a Nice Business Model, Oh My!

Was talking to the manager of a chinese restaurant over lunch today and found out she's partnered up with a company that provides two services for them:

1) Direct Mail - sends their menu bi-folded...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th May 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By laird
Re: SMS Pricing Question from my client

Were you presenting price (cost) before ROI? I know that's not the question you're posing to us, but questions centered around a client's perception of affordability is generally due to their lack of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,979
Posted By laird
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

Don't think this will help you, but from 1999 to 2007, I helped design and mail over 4.3 million postcards (4"x6" size - full color front, black and white back) within a specific vertical - home...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 15th April 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,126
Posted By laird
Who makes for a good SMS Client? Churches that's who.

Sent a letter out to several churches offering them a 30-day trial of SMS Broadcasting for their congregation. Only one took me up on the offer. At the time of this writing, they haven't signed up to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th May 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By laird
Re: FREE DOMAINS - Giving them away to Warriors

dp40oz - domains pushed. Enjoy!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By laird
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th May 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 946
Posted By laird
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,151
Posted By laird
Make iPad-Friendly ePub books for FREE

Convert your pdfs into epub format (what iPad uses)...

Go to Calibre (

Grab the appropriate epub generator for your operating system.

Give the resulting book to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By laird
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th March 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By laird
Re: Dragon dictation or Mac Speech Software - How to SUPERCHARGE your article creation X1000


MacSpeech uses the Dragon Naturally Speaking engine so if you're running on a Mac Platform and not using VMWare/Parallels/BootCamp, it's your only option - unless you're interested in their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By laird
Re: An Offline Magic Marketing System- "Watch Me Pull A Rabbit Out Of My Hat"

That thread 'o mine generated some seriously wonderful ideas - glad people like you are taking those ideas and turning them into $$$-generating systems.

Your spin and introduction tactics are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,362
Posted By laird
Re: Offline Cash Cow - My Story could be your Inspiration

Way to take a plan and work it! Well done! Rinse and Repeat. :-)

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By laird
Re: Expiring domains - anyone want 'em

Valdor - pushed to your namcheap account.

Kelvin - pushed to your namecheap account.

Eric - Still need to get a PM from you with your Namecheap info to push...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,241
Posted By laird
Cash Cow Gone Wild!

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