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Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Blase
Re: Local Business Websites

I tend to go about this differently.

I have a survey for the client that finds out what he wants and is willing to pay for.

He sells himself on what he thinks he needs or wants.

Then there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By Blase
Re: Marketing Door to Door Approaches

WOW! You've picked a tough way to sell.

Many years ago, I sold cookware door to door, i did well, but it wasn't easy.
I wonder if peoples attitudes have changed regarding a stranger at the door...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th June 2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,363
Posted By Blase
Re: Potential lead keeps asking me for "price" after explaining it

I don't come here much anymore for reasons that I will
keep to myself, but I just had to comment on this post.

If I understand this correctly the customer is asking how
much a website is going...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th June 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,233
Posted By Blase
Re: Store Coach

I am not trying to be a jerk.

I'm curious, did you try to Google it?

Where I'm at it came up as the 2nd result in a search.

storecoach.com

Yes it's still around. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Blase
Re: Other ways to monetize my direct mail database?

I hate to tell you this, so don't shoot the messenger.
In the states we have what's called SRDS, Standard Rates and Data Service.
This is an aggregator of lists, they tell you who has what
types...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Blase
Re: Spin, Hype & Credibility

This is a very interesting topic, your observations are correct, but I think on this forum my reponse will get a lot of hate mail.

Hype advertising for the most part is not effective right now.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By Blase
Re: Anyone heard of this plugin? Looks to good to be true. . .

A number of years ago we had simalar software that built
static sites doing the same thing.

People made a lot of money with adsense doing that.

Of course this software leaves a footprint for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By Blase
Re: Let's be honest: You don't REALLY hate selling, do you?

Two very different things.

I used to be a National Sales and Marketing Manager
so both departments reported to me.

The biggest challenge was getting the two departments to
talk to each...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Blase
Re: You Can't Help Everybody

LOL! I've been in sales and marketing for 49 years. The bulk,
30 years of that was selling electronics at the component level.

Through experience and more education I became a Field Applications...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Blase
Re: You Can't Help Everybody

LOL!!

People ask me all of the time, "how do you know that?"

I READ!!

I bought a Jay Abraham book back in 1989
for $1.00 per page, it was a 400 page book.

That book took me from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Blase
You Can't Help Everybody

This is a lesson I learned a longtime
ago, but it came up again this weekend
so I thought I'd mention it.


I took a 1961 Motorola counsel stereo
in to be reconditioned this weekend.

...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By Blase
Do This To Get Clients

I don't come here often, but something came up and I
thought of you.

My wife bought a Groupon to have her car detailed.
She took her car in and...
1. The help was not friendly.
2. They did not...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 25th September 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,150
Posted By Blase
Re: The quickest way to Ecommerce Success

This isn't the quickest way to success, but it's the quickest way
to get a site up that does everything you mentioned.

Check out ProStores and or Store Coach

They both have EXCELLENT support...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 23rd September 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,026
Posted By Blase
Re: How can I get started promoting my e-commerce shop?

I've run an eCommerce site for one of my clients for over 6 years.
E commerce is tough.

If you don't have any money you better start writing.

You can set up free sites all over the place
with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st July 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Blase
Re: Advice Please? What Should I Prospect For?

Best of luck to you.

A great sales person can make a ton of money.

I'm also very impressed that you are willing to
work fro straight commission. It's very hard to find
people that will do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st July 2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By Blase
Re: Advice Please? What Should I Prospect For?

Reardon,

This is just my opinion based on over 40 years of sales
experiance, selling, managing and training.

As long as you are on commision, focus on the
postion you are taking and don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Blase
Re: Question About Follow-Up After Mailing

Done that been there.

I started a local directory about 4 years ago.
I had to stop working it before I really got started for reasons
I won't go into here, but the site is still up and gets a...
Forum: Website Design 27th July 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,173
Posted By Blase
Re: Great WP Themes

Fin,

I've been using Thesis almost since it came out.
I do have a Dev. lic.

I just wanted to say, I can't wait, but I've been hearing this in emails
from Chris for over a year. I'll believe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,818
Posted By Blase
Re: What if internet marketing will die?

To answer your question, "what would you do if?, my advice
to anybody that is young and has a college degree would be
to get a job as an insurance agent selling property and casualty
insurance.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd July 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,770
Posted By Blase
Re: Gauher Chaudhry's PPC Formula 2.0

I've been a memeber since 2007. I bought the course
when it was a hard copy and a memebership.
Even that course is not out dated in most areas.

I would say Gauher is one of the top guy's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,264
Posted By Blase
Re: How To Stop Callers from Getting Your Price and Vanishing

Jason,

My hat is off to you for taking the time to share
that information. I've paid a lot of money for simalar
information, that was a gift!

I think another take away is that selling does...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,303
Posted By Blase
Re: Door to door prospecting

WOW! Reading John's posts brought back some memoires.

I started selling candy door to door when I was 11, made a lot of money
when I was 11. :)

How to... every door I knocked on got a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By Blase
Re: What is the "bulletproof" plagiarism checking routine?

Easy, write your own stuff.
100% guranteed to be copy safe.
That's the only sure way to do it.

And I am not trying to be funny or sarcastic.
Forum: Website Design 25th June 2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Blase
Re: Wordpress URL question

If it's what I think you are taliking about it's how you have
you your permalinks set up.

Go to your dash board
Bottom left Settings>Permalinks
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th June 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,818
Posted By Blase
Re: So I'm about to buy Photoshop.

I'm willing to bet Photoshop Elements will work very well for you.
I think you will be surprised at what's in Version 10.

I had regular photoshop and went to elements.

My daughter works for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,622
Posted By Blase
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

No worries Michael,

After 41 years in sales and marketing I am still willing to learn. :)

I think most people work for less is because they don't believe
what they have is worth more.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,622
Posted By Blase
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

Michael,

I don't know if you were speaking to me or not.

I re-read what I wrote and could have been clearer.

When I said $1,000 is a good deal, I do mean from
the customers point of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,622
Posted By Blase
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

:)

TheBlogger,

I just happened to see your post while reading through.

My comment is off the topic of this thread, but it may help
you and others out.

You may want to do some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,622
Posted By Blase
Re: Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

Michael,

I've never really seen this talked about here, I proably just missed it.

That is how the pros do it.
My daughter works in the ad industry with a decent size firm.
They charge...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Blase
Re: Want to begin a business to lower costs for manufacturing companies. Need advice

Dan,

I totaly get what your saying about a mfg not wanting to stop
mfging. I thought about that when I read the post. I think there
maybe potential clients, in the US at least, that may be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Blase
Re: Want to begin a business to lower costs for manufacturing companies. Need advice

I used to work for a manufacturing company.
Unless you know some magic to get the economy of scale
that the current mfg gets I don't know how you will
do it for less.

But, that wasn't your...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 19th May 2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By Blase
Re: EZ Lesson Manager by Incansoft?

I hope this doesn't tick you off.

I used that a longtime ago to set up a course.
It worked great.

I am betting you don't have the set up correct.
Meaning when you are trying to save the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By Blase
Re: 2,000 Cold Calls and Email Leads..No Sales

I have to congratulate you! You are not a quiter!

Here are a few thoughts...

I agree with the other comments, focus on a niche.
I also agree that it is hard to trouble shoot this
based on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Blase
Re: E commerce help please

Store Coach .com
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By Blase
Re: Super Nervous...Going For Big Deal Tommorow

Nathan, hit the nail on the head.

Don't sell! Ask questions that are answered by the benefits
that you and your services bring to the business.

Don't be worried learn from every call you make....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,251
Posted By Blase
Re: What's Best to Sell to Real Estate Agents...

Hey Tim,

Just my 2 cents.

I have a very good friend that has been
in real estate for 30 years.

I was talking to him about going after realtors.

He told me that on any given day if he is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By Blase
Re: Using Facebook to Sell Houses?

Hey grey38,

I have had a lot of prospects ask me to
work by getting paid on results.

I works great if you have 100% control!

If you don't your are relying on someone
elses ability to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Blase
Re: I need a bit of Flippa info. The site, not the dolphin.

Hey David,

I think it was Flipper not Flippa. :D

Check out this WSO it's only $5.00, maybe it's what you are looking for.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Blase
Re: Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

Hey,

I feel better after your reply.:)

The 1% response rate is an industry standard number.
There is a lot of mail that does a lot better.

It really all starts with picking the right list....
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Blase
Re: Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

I am responding based on your limited information.

First of all a good list broker will give you the list
any way you want it.

You can get one time use electronically. They stuff the list...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th December 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,611
Posted By Blase
Re: What niche/industry most in demand for webiste?

Another thought would be to take a path
a less resistance.

Educating a prospect can take a longtime.

Why not look for prospects that already have
a website, but it's garbage.

There are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th September 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,314
Posted By Blase
Re: just had my head chewed off by offline biz owners!

I could not hold this back.

I have seen a large number of people on this forum
and in there products talk about sending emails for
prospecting.

I even watched a video of a pretty well know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By Blase
Re: Feedback on my new website

Aaron,

Mark's a smart cookie, read what he said and do it.

You have to find the void in your market and fill it.

You are competing in a niche that does work for free
so if you plan on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By Blase
Re: Feedback on my new website

I checked the way back machine and you weren't listed so I know
it's a new site and your not just looking for clients.

Here is my 1st impression...

I had no idea what you do, or what you were...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 18th August 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,962
Posted By Blase
Re: Imnica Mail

This is just my thoughts, I am not bitching
or screaming so chill and take it for what it's worth.

I have been a customer for over a year.
I purchased a one year membership last July.
I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By Blase
Re: Good (and simple...) Directory Template?

Take a look at this...

http://www.phplinkdirectory.com/

One of the owners used to hang out here.
I've used it, good support at the time.
They have added a lot of features to it
since I first...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Blase
Re: What to do to keep website ranking on page 1 of Google Places (7 box)?

What I tell clients is...

I've been working with the Internet since 1997.

Internet technology changes very quickly and I
spend thousands of dollars per year to keep my
knowledge current.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By Blase
Re: Lifetime Customer Value/Profit & Overhead

Normally "most" business owners know
what their profit margins are so if you
use the standard.

Average sale =
+ number of purchases per year
X how many months/years

They know what that...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th November 2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,578
Posted By Blase
Re: Artisteer 2.5: A Disaster

They only thing good about those days where
your boss had no idea how long something should take
so you could get away with murder.

There was a guy I worked with that would sit with his
feet...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th November 2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,578
Posted By Blase
Re: Artisteer 2.5: A Disaster

Yeah, I used to use to program with punch cards back
in the mid 70's. We talked about bits and bites back then,
00101001, that actualy means something, but then somebody
figured out easier ways to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Blase
Re: Cold Calling - Legalities - soliciting?

Check this out...
Q&A: The National Do Not Call Registry (http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt107.shtm)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,300
Posted By Blase
Re: Suggestions for marketing to Dentists

Let's think about sending email for a minute.

pplbronx2, said in his question that he has
been told that dentists are a good market to
go after.

I think we would all agree that if you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By Blase
Re: The best DANG Internet Marketing Products of all time.

Adsense, Charles Montgomery, AzSno Both Warriors
CPA, Gauher Chaudry
Flipping Sites, AzSno Warrior, "Profit Loop Hole" Dave Kelly and Chris Rempel
Offline Marketing, Steve Benn Warrior, Jack Mize,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Blase
You Tube - Twitter - Facebook Merger

Hey,

I was at a picnic last night. Nobody there understands
what I do, but they know it has to do with the Internet.

So a friend walked over and said Blase, did you hear
about the You Tube -...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th July 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,531
Posted By Blase
Ecommerce Sites

There has been a number of posts about ecommerce
sites lately.

Here is a list of possibilities...
Shopping Cart Software & Ecommerce Hosting For Online Stores (http://www.americommerce.com)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Blase
Re: WARRIORS: The BEST IM Mentor?

I think the best answer to that question
could only be given after you decide what you
want to do as an Internet Marketer.

I have no idea how many ways there are to make
money online, but you...
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