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Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By savidge4
Re: Local Directory / Lead Generation (1/2 Ass Case Study....Results)

I am a big Local Directory fan. I personally implement them often and for a number of reasons. The more I learn about SCHEMA tags, the more I am using Directories, not only for the sake of traffic,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: WP Plugin For Adding Dynamic Text to Posts or Pages?

CaRP/WP can be used to inject RSS feed content into your posts, which updates whenever the feed updates: CaRP/WP - Display RSS Feeds In WordPress Posts With This Free WordPress Plugin...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By nettiapina
Re: WP Plugin For Adding Dynamic Text to Posts or Pages?

This is so easy to do that I would not even bother searching for a plugin. It's "10 lines of code in your functions.php" easy, and plugin would probably do all sorts of stuff you don't even need....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th December 2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By nettiapina
Re: Serp Shaker - Results?

There's a thread about this plugin on WF. I'd take everything about it with a truckload of salt, tho. And the hideous IM sales page doesn't boos confidence in this thing...

So basically it's just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By paulgl
Re: Serp Shaker - Results?

I'm sure you will hear (maybe) boatloads of kool aid drinkers,
as well as even people who swear they are or know the
developers.

Junk. Pure junk.

And yes, you can quote me on that. I don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By tryinhere
Re: Partnership into a company

If you were really the guy who made the phone ring, you would probably decline the offer and start your own company, otherwise your making money for other people.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,616
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Getting a % of sales from lead gen

The "ONLY" way to be sure is to call back all the leads yourself and even that isn't 100% full proof because the lead can just lie to you if they so choose.

In the end if the service provider...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By gjabiz
The difference between lead gen and referrals.

A couple of points. First, me. You can quit wondering if it it is genuine. It is.
There is a difference between lead gen and satisfied customer referral, I'll give you that education in a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: B2B Software Sales Advice Needed

Are you...screening?

Good impression? Send them a proposal? You are presenting to unqualified prospects.

Start over.

What key problems in this niche does your software solve? What situation...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,596
Posted By RedShifted
Re: If you are selling a package, here is my new pricing

LOL. This is an "interesting" package.

Here is the "package" I do (which isn't really a package cause I don't sell it) -

300-400 page website, good on page, strong internal linking (80%...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th May 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By yukon
Re: High PR, no-follow Backlinks = Good or Garbage?

If it's not a traffic link forget it, nofollow blog comment isn't doing anything.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th May 2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By hipeopo02
Re: High PR, no-follow Backlinks = Good or Garbage?

Aside from making your backlink profile appear natural what is the point of no-follow links? Traffic maybe?
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: Bandit Signs (for Roofers) - Thinking ahead

Great reminder, shockwave. I had a guy put some of these up for his headlight cleaning business. He's getting calls.

Would also work for laptop/phone repair. In fact, now that you've got me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By mojo1
Re: Bandit Signs (for Roofers) - Thinking ahead

Bandit signs could be so much more effective IF they displayed ez to remember domain names as well as phone numbers.

I can't tell you the number of times I've been interested in calling only to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th March 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,575
Posted By yukon
Re: Big Changes to YouTube SEO

It's on self hosted WP sites but that doesn't matter because I'm doing all the SEO by hand, the sites could just as easily be regular HTML sites. Like I said, it's basic SEO, decent external links,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By NewParadigm
Re: Businesses need to check their dang email.

Holy Camoly MIDAS! Geeeeezarooooo! This thread has NOTHING to do with lead generation for contractors. It addresses the issues of NOT having discipline/processes to handle incoming inquiries...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By James Foster
Re: Best place to advertise Local SEO Services

You shouldn't be selling SEO services anyways.

...At least not named as such.

SEO to offline businesses has become a commodity, and thus businesses shop around for the lowest price.

So...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Generating Leads Low Volume Keywords

I disagree 100%. Portfolio is useless if you can't provide results. That outlook is so surprisingly bad. How is a low value, low volume, low competition keyword a good way to build credibility? The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,007
Posted By TheBigBee
Re: Millions of Dollars at Stake in Internet Video

Thanks for your point of views.

We really wanted to just call up clients and pay them for their stories on camera - that was too costly... Then we figured lets find a location we can "stage"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Customer wants customers NOW!!

Desperate customers who are desperate for customers never make a good customer.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to avoid tire kickers?

Tire kickers are great. Be glad you found them... and have gotten rid of them.

Tire kickers don't have a business, from my experience. They don't understand marketing. They don't have a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ewenmack
Here's what I believe...

I believe there is plenty of opportunity in big markets where there are lots of competitors.

There will always be the unhappy, the new and the sophisticated who want
the slight edge.

When you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,699
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: MAKE $700 A DAY From Used Car Lots

I'm sure one of his reports will explain it for you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Does anyone have a prescreening process to avoid wack jobs?

Get an up front payment for demo/mockup sites. That way you're covered for your work.

Search for "monkey's paw" here on the forum to see how to do it.

Two things you didn't do:

Qualify your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,227
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Qualifying Budget

I tell them. I am now going to tell you what will work, most of the time.

"How much is this?"

"Bob, if you get our most expensive and complete service, the most you can possibly pay is $6,000...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Dominating Local Search, Youtube and Classifieds... What Else Can I do?

Red, first off congrats for the lead generation machine you have created.

I'll go over how you can get more leads.

First their are 2 types of leads, those that are ready to buy now because...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,126
Posted By bluecoyotemedia
Re: Proof that it works!!!

John

this is a great post my man.. and I always read what you say. I would agree 100%

except!!! :)


there have been alot of posts from people that posts specific strategies or concepts by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,858
Posted By Cashflowlife
Re: Failing at Site Rentals? Maybe this will help...

Finding companies is not hard at all I just scrape the yp.com (using yellabot) in a few cities & niches I have properties ready to go for, and spend maybe 2-4 hours a day calling for a week or so...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th December 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,097
Posted By Backlinko
Tip 17 Untapped Backlink Sources

I recently posted this at Backlinko.com (http://backlinko.com/) but wanted to share a short and sweet version with my fellow Warriors:

1. Submit to Audio Sharing Sites

SEO peeps NEVER use audio...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Selling from the stage?

Stephanie;

I've sold from the stage for several years now. It's far far harder than it looks. Have you ever sold to groups before?

Here are some of the things involved;
Finding a group to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,452
Posted By iAmNameLess
WELCOME TO REALITY, Volume 1, issue 3: Newbies Making $50,000-100,000/mo, What YOU NEED TO KNOW!

It has been a while since I graced you with another issue of the Welcome To Reality Series. For those that are new and what to see the previous two issues, you can view them below.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,600
Posted By John Durham
Why Isnt My Directory Site Business Model Producing Customers?

I hear people all of the time saying that the directory model site wont sell unless you have traffic already.... or this wont sell or that wont sell, or this model didnt work, or that model didnt...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,164
Posted By Same
Re: Craigslist Top 100 Cities by PageRank - [Free]

Thank you, OP, valuable information.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd November 2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,164
Posted By MartinBuckley
Re: Craigslist Top 100 Cities by PageRank - [Free]

Awesome, thanks for sharing this, it's very helpfull.

All the best,

Martin
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By helisell
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

shockwave.......

I keep giving this reply to people asking similar questions to yours.

Some of them take the advice.....though most don't, and yet I've built
a very successful business taking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

Have you considered flipping the site?

Or, contacting some place that offers windsheild replacement training or windshield crack repair training and sell the site to someone that just completed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By FBN
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

shockwave,

Have you thought about adding other glass repair, window repair, window replacements, window tint, window suncreens? It could attract to more businesses and hire price points.

...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By onSubie
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

Hi

I think one problem is the business you are targeting.

"auto glass repair" isn't really a business that thrives on lead generation. I don't mean they don't advertise their business or need...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By John Durham
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

First of all congrats on your site ranking and pulling leads so well.

I never have believed in the rental site concept, for no other reason than the fact that I very rarely hear anyone have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th October 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By sprks79
Re: Website Rental - Apparently I SUCK at it!...

Shockwave,

Fist of all its not the site, its the area. I actually live in Tulsa part time (4-6 months a year) and my lead gen/rental sites are taking a huge dip, so much so that I have put most...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,601
Posted By John Durham
Re: I think I am going to start an offline business cleaning garages.

My Dad went to prison for two years, because he got behind on his taxes.

When he got out they gave him a hundred bucks dropped him off somewhere in the middle of Dallas.

He went and got a cheap...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Google Plus local

I'm just curious how a Mortuary is going to get people into a Google Plus circle.

Google is fragmenting their brand and its going to lead to their demise shortly.

I think Google thinks the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,643
Posted By mojo1
Re: Dentists [Lesson Learned] - Local Lead Generation

@shockwave,

I've seen really cheap dental plans sold previously by independents. Similar to Prepaid legal plans where help and assistance is needed immediately.

I agree with the notion that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,643
Posted By mojo1
Re: Dentists [Lesson Learned] - Local Lead Generation

The advice from fellow Warriors and former dental professionals have been keenly insightful.

If you don't want to give up just yet, perhaps you'll figure out how to get in front of these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,292
Posted By rolltide
Re: You have a better shot of hitting the lottery than to rank a video!!

video marketing is hands down the easiest kind of seo to do.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,643
Posted By Bruce NewMedia
Re: Dentists [Lesson Learned] - Local Lead Generation

Just some thoughts about dentists:

I've had some success with them, but not nearly what I expected for the effort.
After many casual conversations with two, both my own personal dentists, for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,643
Posted By janhill123
Re: Dentists [Lesson Learned] - Local Lead Generation

Hey Shockwave,

I clicked on this link just to see what it was - I have worked in the Dental Profession for 20+ years. You are right - every dentist will advertise that they see dental...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,643
Posted By maxdev
Re: Dentists [Lesson Learned] - Local Lead Generation

Problem is you're appealing to their rational mind, and they're too stuck in their circumstances to see/hear/understand the value of what you're offering, which is pretty straightforward by all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,527
Posted By MonteMichaels
Re: Exactly HOW much $$$ for a commission sales rep

That may very well be the case. But quite frankly if you are interviewing a salesperson that is not making their rent, then they are not going to be a good performer.

I've done sales and sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,405
Posted By pwarde
Re: Ranked YouTube Videos - How much would YOU charge?

My answer to your question is this: first take a step back, and let's review the process. As I understand it you have a Youtube video for teeth whitening ranked number one in Google. Okay, first...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,019
Posted By P1
Are you having trouble looking for a market to target? Look no further

I just harvested this list from Superpages since I find myself running out of which market I want to target:
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