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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,970
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Is It Just Me Or Do Most WSO'S Seem To Be Junk These Days?

Spyder77,

Don't let one idiot WSO seller stop you from taking advantage of learning.

There are always bad apples in anything we do in life. If someone treated me like that I would dispute my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By High Horsepower
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,319
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: world economic collapse?

We're in Good times right now, the Worst is yet to come.

Congress will not pass anything to help the economy, they will not do anything to help OBama get elected.

All you youngins gonna learn a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st July 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,319
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: world economic collapse?

Bingo!

This world crisis is a very complicated mess. There are no easy solutions, only Hard Solutions.

Politicians don't like making dramatic changes, that's why they've been "kicking the can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: PPC vs SEO!!! Which one do I recommend.

People who say SEO is free are ignorant.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,956
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: A note to WSO buyers and sellers

No, it's not a great thing. Have you seen some of the ridiculous comments members post?

I purchased a WSO that launched today and almost walked away from buying it because members had made such...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,248
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: What's the proper etiquette for giving Honest reviews on WSO's?

I ran my 1st WSO several days ago and I believe all my reviews were positive. I ask my buyers to post an honest, no fluff review. No bonus, nothing. That's it.

I've had members email me asking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,807
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: WSO Sales Letters

Some of the best selling WSO's have no images/graphics/logos whatsoever. Just plain ol BB code with good copy. ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,599
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Any room for a groupon clone?

Groupon owns this market, in fact, they dominate this category. LivingSocial is second.

What most IMers don't realize is that both of these companies are losing 100's of millions of dollars. Both...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By High Horsepower
We are all so Lucky...

Do you realize how great our opportunity is right now?

The economy is in crisis, banks don't lend money anymore, business owners can no longer tap their home equity loans, unemployment is really...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd July 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: I"m Fed Up And Taking A Stand

I think everyone here is missing the Point. You're in business to make MONEY.

The Longer your Guarantee, the more Liberal it is, the more sales you'll make.

Way more sales.

Make it Easy for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd July 2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,648
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: I WANT TO QUIT IM, NEVER CAME BACK

What are you most happy doing? I like working with small businesses and showing off my internet skills :p

In the Offline World someone with skills such as yours can not only make a ton of money,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: HELP: BIG MONEY CLIENT WANTS ME TO DO PAY PER CLICK

You should be afraid of Lawyers. They have different rules in every state of the US. If you don't know the guidelines stay away, they will sue you bigtime.

Adwords takes months to years to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How to answer two tough offline client questions.

Simple questions, give simple answers. If someone is asking you for references usually that means you haven't done a good enough job of gaining credibility with that person. Positioning is very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,055
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Is Paid Press Release Marketing Taking The Place Of Article Marketing?

I have been doing PR for several years and will take them over article marketing any day. My offline clients get great results and satisfaction using PRs.

All of my PRs are page one Google and my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: I have a client that I do not have any knowledge in do we have any Hunters?

Discounting prices is for piss poor marketers. Anyone can lower prices, why would they need you to do that?

You need to offer tremendous value for people who want to visit their shop. I'm a bow...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Offline Marketing: The Naked Truth About Your Numbers

Sorry for not responding yet. My brick and mortar business are very busy in summer, can't even takes my kids fishing for a day I'm so busy.

Most of my clients are local, although I have some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Offline Marketing: The Naked Truth About Your Numbers

Hi BAYO,

I'm a numbers guy, in fact, you can call me a fanatic. Once you know your numbers/metrics everything in marketing is EASY. Very few do this, including small business owners. When I sit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: The Next Step You Take After Getting A Client Is The Most Crucial

I'm going to put a little twist on that statement. In the last 8 years I've worked with 100's of clients, big and small. After you have landed your client, I believe the 1st thing you should do is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,948
Posted By High Horsepower
Big Marketing Guru Busted by Feds!

Update: 'King of Infomercials' Don Lapre Arrested -- Indicted for Fraud | TMZ.com...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How does Google Places help increase sales for the customer?

Huh? It acts the same as another virtual piece of real estate. I own 2 brick and mortar businesses and both are in Google Places, page one. In most cases Places is above all the Organic rankings,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Groupon Poised For Collapse? Interesting Article.

I hope Groupon, Living Social, and all these other "daily coupon sites" stay here forever. I started exploiting Groupons weakness about a year ago and I'm killing it. Look at Groupon as an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,402
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: This isn't that friggin hard

I don't think that's true in many cases. I think newbies worry/fear thinking they have to know it all, be the "know it all guy".

I also believe "confidence" plays a big role. If they haven't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,402
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: This isn't that friggin hard

Offline marketing is easier than it's ever been. I own 2 brick and mortar stores, plus I do offline marketing permanent part time. I make well over $100,000 part time from helping other business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,533
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Is It Really Okay to Email Small Business Owners?

I send bulk emails with no problem. Make sure you are 100% compliant with CAN-SPAM and give them an easy opt out, don't hide it.

Fortune 1000 companies do bulk email blast daily. In fact, I save...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,258
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Why does a Local Business need a Website and SEO?

Don't believe everything you read here ;)

You don't necessarily need SEO if you are a local business. I'm an expert at offline marketing, own my own brick and mortar businesses, and do very well...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,623
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: DO NOT Cold Call - complete waste of time!

No, that's where you're wrong. Positioning properly will always give you more credibility, more leverage, more money, etc...

Donald Trump has more positioning in real estate than some local...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,853
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Your #1 Internet Marketing Survival Tip Please

All the above advice is Technical stuff. Offer your customers tremendous value. Do whatever it takes to make their lives better, improve their business, relationships, health, etc... and the money...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,127
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: I f*%king Hate dealing with offline clients, but I love the money!!!

I've been in the offline market since 2003 so I'll throw in my two cents.

#1. How are you positioning yourself when prospects find you?

#2. How are you managing expectations?

#3. Price...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,577
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Some offline business owners don't reply emails no matter what.

In regards to #3 business owners DO check their email. I do very well with email marketing. I just made $15,000, annualized (landed 3 clients) a few weeks ago with an email blast, so yeah, it does...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,577
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Some offline business owners don't reply emails no matter what.

Paul (MYOB) is an email expert, listen to this guy. Both Paul and I do email blasting and I can assure you there is BIG money for those that do it right.

Last month I was discussing with Paul how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Can't seem to break 1k a month - Need advise from others who have

I'll put in my 2 cents. I have been online/offline since 2003. Online marketing, Clickbank, CPA, Adwords, Adsense, etc... is a b**** It is hard work and you constantly need to have your -A- game...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,740
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: My Paypal account FROZEN and lots of VERY WEIRD questions... can you help?

No, fairy tales are not cool. PayPal sucks, I'm sick of people defending them. To anyone using PayPal, get a merchant account asap. It's not "if" but "when" is PayPal going to screw you over.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,740
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: My Paypal account FROZEN and lots of VERY WEIRD questions... can you help?

You have no clue about PayPal. Last year my PayPal account was frozen, not limited, FROZEN. PayPal told me that they no longer like Internet Marketers, they have refunds as high as 40% in this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How Im going to get 30 new clients in the next 30 days

30 new clients in 30 days sounds like a nightmare. Do you know how hard it is to handle 1 new client? I have less than 30 clients and I've been doing this for 8 years, lol. I make six figures a year...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Mistakes 96% of Biz Owners Make

Believing they know marketing better than we do.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,271
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: i am bit skepitcal of these "searches" for local marketing

I'll put in my 2 cents. I own an offline businee and I've done offline marketing for clients since 2004. The niche/category definitely makes a difference. My own site is Rated #1 Organically...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,048
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How to rent out my well-ranked local business sites to local business owners?

It's fairly simple, done it many times. First, don't try and rent the site, let them see the VALUE of having that site. Forgot about the money you'll make and concentrate on the money they'll make....
Forum: Website Design 17th May 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How much would i charge a local business?

How much is your time worth? What type of business is this (hot dog stand vs legal firm)? How many pages? Who's providing content/images? Is there any video on page? Are you doing SEO? How much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,780
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: Email Marketing: Question

That's a lot of complicated questions. No email service like AWeber nor anyone else will touch that.

Paul (myob) gave you some good advice. I just did something similar to what you did but I had...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How do you do Keyword Research for local businesses...?

There's several ways. You can view their competitors sites and view the source code to see what keywords, meta tags they use.

City+Keyword (New York Cosmetic Surgeon)

Use Google Keyword...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,116
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: How Many of You Offer Services Other Than Traffic/SEO

I offer the following services:

Website/Blog creation
SEO
Custom Video with YouTube setup
Autoresponder setup
Newsletter setup, both email and physical
Social Media setup, FB, Twitter,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,554
Posted By High Horsepower
Facebook is useless for small businesses, eMail works better.

Selling Via Facebook Benefits Few, Study Finds - In Charge - WSJ (http://blogs.wsj.com/in-charge/2011/04/07/selling-via-facebook-benefits-few-study-finds/)

Forrester Research reports that having...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 24,395
Posted By High Horsepower
Re: sms text messaging to small businesses? Does it work?

Even that's high.

Everyone uses this example:

Let's say your restaurant/hair salon/bar is slow, simply blast a text and people will be lining up around the block. :rolleyes:

In most cases a...
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