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Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,175
Posted By dennis09
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

What about phrasing your response as a matter of respect? Something like:

"Im sorry, but it is my policy not to give out contact information to those i do business with. How would you feel if I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 8,534
Posted By newbizideas312
Re: $8 million dollar telemarketing business-3000% returns.

If you are in sales or in business, you will enjoy

Here you go warriors.

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Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Cold Calling So Frustrating...

Payoman,

You did good brudda. This is just me talking cuz I've been doing it for 27 years. Instead of frustrating I set my mind in a different tone. I called it fun. I couldn't wait to hear what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: First Step To Cold Calling Like a Pro

You don't have to let them reject you.

A prospect who isn't a fit just isn't a fit. It doesn't have to be rejection unless you allow it to be.

Qualify first, sell second.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By maxrezn
First Step To Cold Calling Like a Pro

I wanted to make this thread because I see a lot of topics touching on this idea but very few making it clear. I'm referring to the theory of cold calling. If you can actually understand this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By maxrezn
Re: Getting Clients Effortlessly: Let's Get This Straight, It's Possible

Referral Engine
1) Determine how much you would spend to buy one client. Example: Right now I'm selling mobile websites at $500. I would spend $400 personally to get one client. In theory, you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: What software do you use to manage projects?

Collabtive... if there is something I need and can utilize and there is an open source alternative I use it. Collabtive is free, easy to set up on your own server, mine is working on hostgator and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,761
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Why cold emails will work: real life evidence

and I get 900 clients out of 1,000 calls...

See how easy it is to make claims?

On average, offering offline services it takes 1,000 cold emails to get a client, from a testing sample of about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By maxrezn
Re: Getting Clients Effortlessly: Let's Get This Straight, It's Possible

Yes, I need to update that, I lived in Brazil for 6 months, but all business was always done in the US.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By maxrezn
Getting Clients Effortlessly: Let's Get This Straight, It's Possible

Disclaimer: I have been running my design firm for about a month now, after being in the high end auto detailing industry for 5 years. When I started my detailing business, I struggled to get 3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Why is there never talk about getting leads using PPC?

It works well I think. I've used it for myself but for my clients it's a bit iffy. Certain niches have different conversions and different sites have different conversions.

A lot of people try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Check out My plan on Cold Calling Business listed on YellowPages

ebizman... when do you plan to stop planning and start doing? We see your plans all the time... its time for you to do something.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By af7850
I think it might suit you well to go through a...

I think it might suit you well to go through a wholesale auto dial provider.

Did this in the mortgage business, worked out very well. We paid an admin fee, plus a flat fee per live transfer.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

yeah, you don't want to use a t for data any more, cable modems blow
them away at a fraction of the cost.

but you can have a t-1 split into POTS line ( plain old telephone lines )
which is what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

Here is my chat from Nextiva
Business VoIP Systems | Hosted Office PBX Services | Nextiva Office VoIP (http://www.nextivaoffice.com/business-voip.html)

Blair W.: Hello Jon?
Blair W.: How can I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Auto Dialers + Recorded Scripts + Auto Callback Scheduling

I would go with it.
I would consider the trial version. Listen to the call to see how they are pushing the branding in it. Unless, you have the few hundred to try it.
And go with a Skype...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Auto Dialers + Recorded Scripts + Auto Callback Scheduling

I would give it a shot.
Maybe with the trial version first, and using an Unlimited Skype account???

Here is my only problem with something like this, and the reason I haven't done it yet.
I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

fyi, you can get a t-1 nowadays for 250.00 with some companies , less...
have it split into POTS, that's 23 or 24 if you don't have any data line,

then don't call instate, instate is more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

A lot of makeshift solutions here... that would not work in the real business world. I think it depends on whether if stranger danger is going to be using this himself or if there is going to need to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By umc
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

Yeah, the forum has been slow for about a week. Then last night I went to post a reply and when it took me back to the thread the reply wasn't there. So, I clicked back, copied my post, then went...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By MartinBuckley
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

Yes, I made a post yesterday night and for some reason it posted it 5 times and a few times I tried to answer a post and it would let me, so there have been some issues going here, but I'm sure they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By HAdrian1239
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

I've been using this service for about a month. So far, I LOVE them... they do have a 5000 minute a month limit, but do allow you to go over that at an additional charge, and as far as I can tell...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By MTVida
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

Yup, having problems here too. I've also noticed that people are posting less in the CPA forum. Maybe people are getting discouraged by the slow loading times :(
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Robert Domino
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

I've been having trouble with WF loading slowly for over a week. I thought my internet connection was screwy until this thread.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By RyanJ
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

I was having issues too. It seemed like the threads were not updating and I had to have the mods delete a couple duplicate threads I tried posting.

Funny, I thought it was my archaic four year...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

Check this company out. Toktumi (http://www.toktumi.com/Pricing.aspx). I cant answer any questions about then but spent a few hours doing research a couple months ago and this looked pretty good back...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,652
Posted By maxrezn
Re: Question for those that use infofree

I've cold called about 500 info free leads in various niches so I have some first hand experience.

Verdict: Yep...it's amazing.

I've cherry picked and downloaded lists of 200 audiologists from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

Not really, I talked to a rep a couple times, and have done some research. I' going to need to go VOIP when I get into my office. The current phone I have, and the setup I don't believe is going to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By iAmNameLess
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,652
Posted By iAmNameLess
Question for those that use infofree

Is it REALLY as good as it seems?

Can you export the leads in csv and import them into Vtiger or other CRM's?

Are the leads CURRENT?

Are they formatted decently in excel or a csv so I can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By TheCG
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

I posted on this issue a while back and my solution was just to set up multiple Skype accounts with different emails and buy multiple subscriptions.

You have to do it this way because if you try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,429
Posted By mojo1
Re: VOIP Solution With Less-Restrictive Fair Usage Policy?

Not sure if you saw this but might be helpful

About.com: http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/business/skype-connect/...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By DWolfe
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

Something is still wrong here. The format has changed. It look like it changed from a threaded forum to hyper-threaded. Also I was sent a Private Message at 2:10 pm yesterday saw it in my gmail...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By StevieJK
Re: Forum Problems - 05-10-2012

Yeah, something was going on.

I remember the forum was sloooow for most of the day, and then this morning it seemed that no posts were showing from the 11th for a while, then they all suddenly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,886
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I'm 16, I own a forum - How to achieve success?

With vBulletin you have a referral system. You can run a contest with that, and filter out the contest period and see the IPs and host names of the people who sign up to see if there is any foul...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matt Lee
Re: Auto Dialers + Recorded Scripts + Auto Callback Scheduling

I hate those calls & always hang up. I know it's a number game and you will get SOME leads, but just not my style.

I had one guy who harvested my number from the net, and then he didn't set up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By Matt121
Re: Auto Dialers + Recorded Scripts + Auto Callback Scheduling

In my opinion, I'm not one to take robotic cold calls. I don't know if it's the thought that its automated or I prefer talking to a real person. In any case, if I were to receive a call like that I'd...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

Yeah.. I mean, I see how people could be hesitant but I dont want to be thinking like that because I one call close and people come up with reasons why that isn't possible.

Taking check by phone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

A guy I used to work with, he offers web design for pet shops, vets, rescues, etc. He accepts ONLY check by phone, and prints them all himself. Currently he is a multi million dollar company.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

Yeah.. but the problem is you still have processing fees, monthly fees and merchant account BS. You can avoid ALL that by getting a printer with magnetic ink, software, and print your own checks.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By Robert Domino
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

A merchant account representative himself recommended using eChecks (or whatever authorize.net's virtual checks are called) for online services like SEO. Apparently they hate SEO because there's a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,722
Posted By econnors
Re: My one call close seo script.. CRITIQUE IT nicely (JASON AND JOHN especially)

I know I'm no expert, but I'd like to step up to the plate...if nothing else, I'll increase my batting average. :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By econnors
I would nix the "Im sure you're busy..."...

I would nix the "Im sure you're busy..." part...if you continue on, you are implying that you could care less how busy they are...


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Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Will a script like this work?

That is a kick right to the nuts :mad:

I think we have all been there, maybe not a script, but bent over backwards to help some one here out, just to see it wasted.

It definitely makes some of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By MonteMichaels
Re: Will a script like this work?

There gets to be alot of post like these where someone throws together a script without any thought in it whatsoever, and wants the rest to critique. Usually with that critique they want the script...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By ebizman
Re: How would you upsell a client who you gave a FREE website to?

I just gave away 2 free websites yesterday. I should have the sites done this weekend.

I'm getting $35/month per website for hosting/maint.

I plan on upselling SEO services and social media. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,722
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: My one call close seo script.. CRITIQUE IT nicely (JASON AND JOHN especially)

===============================================

All sales scripts that work have the same basic format.

Open / introduction
warm up / qualify
Body / tie downs / yes questions / closing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,722
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: My one call close seo script.. CRITIQUE IT nicely (JASON AND JOHN especially)

Sorry that took a lot longer then i expected.

I have some questions for you before i jump in.

Do you know what these are?

tie downs
take aways
buying signals
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,722
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: My one call close seo script.. CRITIQUE IT nicely (JASON AND JOHN especially)

OK here goes, and ill try to be gentle ...

"Hi __________ is this a okay time to talk?"

that line leaves them an easy out. if they say no... then what?
your forced to hang up and call someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

Yeah, that's how it works. It basically makes the process much easier in my opinion. The signup process, I believe, is pretty quick and you can start accepting payments in about a day or so. When I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

Authorize.net is a gateway, not a merchant. Most merchants will use authorize.net as the internet gateway. More people know about authorize.net and understand what it is, than me just saying that you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Authorize.net - Opinions?

DUDE! The link in my signature, click on it. This is not my business, just a friend who I can fully stand behind and vouch for the service.

The reason you should go through merchant inc.... No...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,964
Posted By Lee M
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

The mere fact that you KNOW (have calculated) these numbers means you are ahead of 90% of most who use any form of direct mail marketing. Bravo! Having said THAT ... don't worry about other mailers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,622
Posted By Michael Bucker
Re: I'm about to go door to door selling Mobile Sites..

I rarely do this on the forum and this will be my first time. I completely have to disagree with my friend from the UK. The fact that no one has made money doing this is probably the number one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,972
Posted By John Durham
Re: Directory Site Profits 102- The Continuation- Back To The Basics- and THEN Some!

Quick Thought guys.

Here is what I like about this. When you are working on a directory site model, you are working toward building a real business that is going to serve you for the longterm, as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,933
Posted By nate3445
5 Tips For Putting Your Offline Income on Autopilot

Hey everyone. I don’t contribute on here much as I should but I plan on becoming more active on the offline forum here at the warrior forum. I was having a scotch on the back deck last night and...
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