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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,893
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Name My New Podcast

Guys;

I'm going to start a podcast. It will be me interviewing high producing salespeople, sales authors, trainers, and marketing people.

My question is, what should I call it?

My first...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,686
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: How do you handle failure?

There are different failures in business.

Not getting that one deal? (very short term failure) To me, it's just part of the process. In fact, I deal with it the same way I deal with short term...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 449
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Raising Money to Hire Writers

2 of 3 things happen here — an' I am eliminatin' #1 for your own benefit.

1) It don't mattah what you do; your initiative is guaranteed to bomb from the outset.

(I assoom my role as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By John Jonas Phil VA
Re: Content that works in cold emailing = negative marketing

Makes sense. We react more quickly when there's a problem that needs to be solved. We want to resolve it quickly. The positive emails can come in later, as a way of motivating the client to keep on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

The simple fact is that teachers are salaried employees, and nobody on a salary is qualified to teach entrepreneurship. Our current education system has largely been organized to make it easier for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

Friends who want you to give them money are really seldom friends.

Sure, after you know them for years, and they need $100 for something....but if they are long distance, and you send them money,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

I sent it to a good friend.
A paraplegic street musician.
He modified his wheelchair.
He integrated a speaker setup connected to a mobile phone and a karaoke app.
Along with holders for shakers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By Odahh
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

What is considered poverty in the USA is upper middle class/affluent in moch of the world

People who never figure out how to store econic value and grow it are doomed to live off what they can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

Yup.
Wealthy people just do things that generate more money than they spend. Poor people do things that spent the money they earn.

Another hard truth is that humans are not equal to each other....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By GordonJ
A look at HOW TO.

^^ Edited for brevity.

This is a look at the HOW. The idea of How To... is one of the fastest and easiest entries into the whole world of making money. And we have tons of templates to choose...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,853
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

I think the reason we are not taught how to actually make money is that it isn't socially acceptable to talk about how to make money.

It's acceptable to talk about saving money, managing money,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Monetize
Re: 5-Day Challenges

I have not heard about the five-day challenge. I do
not keep my ears to the ground on the latest things,
I tend to stick the fundamentals.

Most people want instant gratification, so five...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Serene Carmen
RE: How do you handle subscription payments?

Hi Matthew

Thank you for your reply, it sounds as though you have had a really horrible experience. Really horrible feeling not having access to your money.

Is there another method you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Why there is SO MUCH failure among make money online affiliates?!

My thought is that the reason affiliate ads don't pay is that there is nothing in place that creates a buying atmosphere.

In other words, when you show an affiliate offer to traffic that hasn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By DABK
Re: Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

My mistake. I did not mean use the original but create equal (or better) and similar intent content.


If you find a page about the 5 benefits of FHA mortgages, create a page with what you think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By DABK
Re: Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

That depends what you mean by reconstruct the pages. Like Mike said, you could run into serious problems if you do not do it right.


If you can reconstruct the pages with original content and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By MagicMarket
Re: Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

I also did this before, it works.
What i use to find the domains is a software called Expired Domain Spider.
Its cheaper than auction domains as you can find expired ones that you can just register...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,334
Posted By Kay King
Re: I've been scammed and cheated... What now?

Isn't' that what he/she has been trying to buy all along? One 'training' class after another - but he says nothing at all about what he has done to build his OWN online presence.

So - the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By JaMoke
Re: Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

Yes you can do that, it's actually a thing that a lot of affiliate niche site investors and SEO guys do. The market had been expanding with everything and prices going up. But there are guys sitting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: How should I price my product descriptions?

I would see what the competition charges and base my decision off that. For instance, this article lays out the pricing models for the similar services you might be up against -...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By DABK
Positioning and specialization = the keys to the kingdom.

Ran into a therapist recently.

Does family therapy.

Does not call it family therapy but has a fine, fancy name...

And argues that her stuff is not about family therapy but family...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Informational Scarcity. The Jordan Belfort Way

I have read over 2,000 books on the subject of selling. I have spent the last 40 years selling, teaching selling, and studying the subject of selling.

I'm not joking. I have never heard this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Kay King
Re: Selling bulk product descriptions to ecommerce and brick and mortar stores

I once wrote hundreds of customized short descriptions of every product on one of the largest 'halloween costume' sites online. It was mind numbing work but they use ONLY custom descriptions...and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By savidge4
Re: Selling bulk product descriptions to ecommerce and brick and mortar stores

First and for most in the pitch do NOT use the term SEO. MAYBE, a side mention that it might help increase listing position, but nothing more You are creating separation in market. what's the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By savidge4
Re: How to be the FIRST company to approach a client about web design or online marketing

As true as this statement is, is troubling. I take a kinda 3rd approach in all of this. I do build websites for clients. I do produce results for clients. But most importantly, without me in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By max5ty
Re: How to be the FIRST company to approach a client about web design or online marketing

Instead of asking if they have a website or need one...you can think outside of the box...

"Can I send you 100 new itchy to buy customers next month?"

Or, "There's a ton of customers looking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By options
Re: How to target hyper local keywords

I have done a local business for a client in the UK.

Main keyword in URL and location. so, /carpet-cleaning-new-york

Have a bit of text on their for onpage SEO, but don't over do it. This is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

And make sure it's a print book, not an e-book.

75% of the books I sell are Kindle books. Only 25% are the printed versions. But all my clients that bought from me came from the printed books....
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Sebulba
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

" Write a book or booklet and charge money for it.

The people who buy it, will be the best leads you will ever taste.

More than 60% will be easy laydowns, regardless of price and industry.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,407
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Since this is the place for offline...

EDDM (and mass direct mails to non-customers) are the exceptions, to me. You can waste a whole boatload of money mailing to mass audiences.

But your customers? Joint venture customers? My...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,407
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Since this is the place for offline...

Yup, yup, and yup.

The only caveat to what you are saying is that for the last year a huge amount of people are locked at home bored stiff, with ever-expanding needs.

My dad taught me at a very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

I've witnessed your growth from the beginning. It's impressive and you have a real future ahead of you. Congratulations.

With that said, it's time for you to grow some more by taking your method...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

Pure gold. The whole post.

In fact, a guy that briefly met me at a marketing event sent me an e-mail and a video that night. It was the only time ever that I actually bought from a person at one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By socialentry
Re: What if you have only a dozen or so prospects?

OK I originally wrote a much much longer post to this. but I cut down all the extraneous and unnecessary details, and it comes down to this:



I have a side project where I am trying to make...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Cold calling affiliate plan ? Is it good?

In business there are 2 main things to take into consideration...

1 What you say
2The economics

So if you had the best phone salesperson
the venture could still fail
because there is not ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By spartan14
Re: Long-tail keywords

Well this its the way to go if you want to filter this huge competition that its online right now .You need to be smart and to go with the long tail keywords . Also you need to make sure the long...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How I sell content marketing services

This is a great resource and guide, Matthew. Thanks very much for sharing. Realize it wasn't the main focal point of your post, but I found your comment on LTV interesting. IMO your idea that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Medon
Re: How I sell content marketing services

You have nailed it. Prequalifying potential clients is the first thing you must do to reduce spending your hard earned cash on campaigns that will not bear fruits.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By DABK
Re: Wanting to create an eccomerce/review/authority website

To take a commission for each sale, you need to have a way of tracking.


And you'd have to be responsible for the sale. Which means, you have to get small business owners let you represent them....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: I just joined the warrior forum. this is my 1st post. super noob question. please help! lol

The ad says it's a virtual class, so the location is in front of your computer.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: How should I pay my sales people?

Or you could just skip all the selling part, and build your own 5 page website...selling 5 page websites for $99.

Don't hire a salesperson. How would you be able to train them? Paying a salary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

Or you could be the middleman and take a cut from selling the end user client on having Matthew here do the work ;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By DABK
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

Jason and Matthew gave you good advice. I want to add to it, from experience, business owners get lots of offers from marketers. Many of these offers sound good, but the delivery behind them is not....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Tellya, if'n I weren't so factyooly lame, I would bend the rules simply to suit my libido.

But Corona got plenty to say 'bout all things blendyjuicy in its Darwinian plan to stop all its potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

I was talking with the operator of a high end cigar bar last night and was surprised to learn he had heard about geofencing. He understood the concept. But was anyone doing that as a service for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Will innovation take internet marketing to the next level?

I'm interested in seeing the role technologies like GPT-3 may play in an Internet Marketer's toolbox. Don't think it'll displace any copywriters worth their salt any time soon, but do think, with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2020, 02:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Will innovation take internet marketing to the next level?

I see a high tech shoebox.


You call up Mindy the Shoe Gal an' describe the heels or sneakahs you need.


An't then they ARRIVE in the box thanks to an exotic combination of predictive AI, 3D...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By Profit Traveler
Re: Will innovation take internet marketing to the next level?

They are going to release CyberPunk in November, I wonder how many internet marketers will be distracted.:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I'm going to take a risky stand right here and now. I believe that Jewish people exist.

There, I said it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I so glad powah stuffs comes down to kitties an' lickin'.


Prolly I ain't too cut out for lizards an' headbutts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

"Open" in this context mean "I don't know the answer".

In every conversation I have ever had with anyone, the term "Open minded" refers to the idea that critical thinking is abandoned, and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I have to address this.

You are again....telling me how I think, when it is impossible for you to know how I think.

I don't see things in black or white. I'm not sure anyone does. Saying that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Entrepreneurship is the future

Equally opportoon orbits
demand sum kinda gravitas
less'n they fly out noplace
kinda up their own ass.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Entrepreneurship is the future

Totally agree with the overall sentiment here. Cultivating the entrepreneur skill stack is one of the best ways of making one resilient to whatever the future holds, and capable of flourishing no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

You can disagree and still be civil. Even if you are 100% right, you can still be civil...a lesson I could learn more myself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

This situation is ever changing. It may be because of political pressures, or pressures from certain groups.

But during this pandemic, I would expect what is necessary one week, could be...
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