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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Tips for success when closing an interested prospect?

What Helisell is telling you is this.

If they clearly understood your offer, what it will do for them, and the price was fine, why would you not take the next logical step and sign them up then...
Forum: Copywriting 28th September 2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Be honest: Do you know this word?

Cheeky is common usage in the UK. I doubt a single child has not been called cheeky at some point.Usually at least once a week. It is a very mild rebuke.One of endearment really.

When a child...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,345
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Making literally 300 calls a day, critique my script I feel stuck.

Hello Mr Randomly plucked out of the ether business owner.

I know nothing about your business and have no proof I can do what I am proposing but you are smart, do you want more customers in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Sears Store Closing - Appliance Technicians that are Facing Lay Offs or Need a Job

On paper, making people redundant is an easy financial decision to keep a company alive.

In reality many employers are loathe to make people who have worked for them, sometimes for decades,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,730
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Struggling Mattress Store

The Savoy hotel in London have known this for over 100 years.

Which is why in 1905 they set up Savoir Beds Luxury beds | Bespoke Beds | Savoir Beds (http://www.savoirbeds.co.uk)

Another...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Mail - Sample - Engagement - Survey - Response

Good morning.

Is there a particular reason why your household is receiving tea samples from two separate companies?

Has your wife filled something in prior to receipt or maybe forgotten she...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Mail - Sample - Engagement - Survey - Response

They can track it quite easily because they are looking at market share % changes and/or gross revenue changes..

eg They paid 140,000 to a design agency in the UK to redesign the packaging on one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Reputation Management Cold Call Script

It is Dan :)

I understand the monetizing but I think you are going into it too soon. (Well in the UK you would be)

Maybe the same cultural difference is what makes me think the opening is a bit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By jimbo13
Re: PICK THE WINNER: Your Prize...Double Your Sales

Why don't you see what happens when you click on their website?

www.expresswatches.co.uk

They seem to have lasted all of 3 months.

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th May 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Interview tomorrow...how do I spin being let go or laid off from my previous sales job?

You don't need to spin anything.

I worked for a small company that unfortunately has had to make some redundancies in order to keep it's head above water.

Moving forward I am looking to join a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How much of ambitious IM are you ?

Most people who work for others make more money than most people who work for themselves.

That is based on 30 million tax returns a year in the UK. I imagine other countries are similar.

80% of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,249
Posted By jimbo13
Re: This Lights A Fire Under A Prospects Ass To Take Action

He is not looking for three specific words one would say but three words that describe a state of mind the recipient already has.

Having said that 'You don't want ...' works in conjuntion.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 591
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Any Math experts?

It is 24%

7/10 X 7/10 X 7/10 X 7/10 = 2401/10000 => 24.01/100

ie The Probability of 7/10 (70%) occurring 4 times.

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th February 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Name that film?

Alistair

If you have plenty of time you can go through the BBC Archives.

I am assuming the film was on BBC 1 or BBC 2 as your mother flicked the telly over to ITV

Ok, you will quickly bore...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd February 2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By jimbo13
British Radio DJ and Copywriting

So on Sunday a famous Radio Presenter died in the UK. He had been around since the 1960's and was still going 2 months ago. Terry Wogan was his name.

Steve the Copywriter and Andrew Gould would...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Really? $4.3 Million for That Photo?

Apparently it is massive and took months to set up and do all the digital stuff.

Having said that, I would have paid a little bit extra to have the photographer killed to limit his originals....
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th November 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Thank you for educating and creating MY future clients...

In a nutshell 'Preach to the converted'

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Selling Will Writing Over The Phone

Does that answer your questions?

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,180
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Selling Will Writing Over The Phone

So what is everyone else doing and why haven't they told you?

If your boss believes you to be wasting leads then he is comparing you with someone or everyone else.

That would be your first port...
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To All The Discouraged People...

Imagine 3 Coupon Ads per page.

3 x 20 pages = 60

60 Ads x $40 = $2400 (donation)

Less $400 printing = $2000 (profit)

Number of books sold x $10 cost per book goes to the charity.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,797
Posted By jimbo13
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Of course it wont.

There are only two scenarios.

One: Your conversation moves you towards the next step. In which case they wont be thinking 'gosh, that was unethical to call me out of the...
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By jimbo13
Re: So, it's come to this...

Not a Copywriter so I am going to guess.

I have seen people here say they started by going to businesses and re-doing their newspaper Ads.

I think this is quite feasible and easy for you to do....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To anyone who has/is selling in homes

I am not joking but this book is excellent. It is a very short book and is highly relevant to what you are doing.

One Call Closing: The Ultimate Guide To Closing Any Sale In One Call:...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th October 2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 969
Posted By jimbo13
Re: 5+5+5

5 x 3 is 5 lots of 3.

5 people with 3 apples each is not the same as 3 people with 5 apples each.

I doubt there were many schools anywhere in the US that would have taught differently. If...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How would you overcome this objection?

That is not the objection.

They were wondering that when they read your letter and asked you to call them.

From the moment you dial them and started speaking you should be presenting to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th October 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,320
Posted By jimbo13
Re: These 10 Countries Are The Most Prosperous In The World, And They Don’t Include The U.S.

Hardly anyone lives in those countries.

NY and London have populations greater than half of them. Do it that way and London or NY would be up top.

Another completely pointless bit of research...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th August 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,049
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Breaking now: TV crew shot dead during live interview

I was referring to your understanding of why Germany didn't invade Switzerland. Not really anything to do with the for or against intervention :)

I thought the thread was about an irrational prat...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th August 2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By jimbo13
Re: To get a "rest of the call"

I wonder if you can help me, who is the best person to speak to about ------------- (increasing, decreasing whatever)

is from Yellow Pages script 1980's

Dan

PS: Yellow Pages as in UK Yellow...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Problem building desire

***** Ok I am a slow typist and you have answered and clarified some of what I have written *****


What Claude said sums it up.

They are going through sequential steps.

Do you know what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,323
Posted By jimbo13
Re: How I made £25000 and you can too!

Register for VAT.

It is not relevant to a business that is VAT Registered, they claim it back. It is more expensive for them to buy from you if you are not Registered. Plus you can claim VAT back...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By jimbo13
Re: What is an online equivalent to the phone book (UK)?

Scott

Not sure about online but BT do still print physical phone directories and you can buy them outside of your geographical area as before.

However, they also have the entire country on a...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Strongman Skirt Party - Brilliant campaign

We're not re-naming them.

The campaign is brilliant. Got 300 million Chinese viewing it, calls for participation and had a measurable result. 27% increase in visits to the UK. So one could...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Anyone recommend a good UK list broker - that includes advertisement activity?

Nope.

However, this is a reputable list broker so have a chat and see if they can point you in the right direction.

They may even be able to source what you want themselves. After all they are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,074
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Business zero capital

Damned good name that's why!! Probably all born in the 1970's. Half my dorm were called Daniel at school. :)

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,074
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Business zero capital

You work in a smallish company that is growing right?

One that has sales systems, order processing systems, fulfillment systems, maintainance systems, HR systems, legal systems, property systems,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By jimbo13
Re: The Secret to Marketing

Hang on a tick American people

She is a reasonably well known English Actress. One of those 'I know her but can't name her types'. She has been in lot's of TV programmes. The most popular soap...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By jimbo13
Stray Dog Joined Extreme Sports Team - Interesting Story

Hello

I was just reading this story and know some of you like stories like this. Well, I do too actually. :)

Meet Arthur the stray dog who followed an extreme sports team through the Amazon...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Claude youtube - Best cold call ever

I thought you were.

Yes they do have emotions. Ultimately IBM did all the groundwork for you in a very famous Ad.

'Nobody got fired hiring IBM' sums up the underlying thought of all career...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Claude youtube - Best cold call ever

Who are you calling?

I might be wrong but I thought I read somewhere that your solutions cost upwards of £500k which means you are not calling rinky dink little businesses. (or was it $$s are you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By jimbo13
Local Newspaper Opportunities For People Like You

So, I was having dinner with a friend last night and was told that some of my local newspapers are to be closed by the parent group.

If you are in England these are The Reading Post, Bracknell...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,486
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Objection - "Everything works perfect. I don't believe you can add value to that"

^^ Kind of but in a different way.

'Hand on heart can you say that what (be specific eg computer) you have now is what you will have in 5 years time?'

Or 'the way you do things now' or whatever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By jimbo13
Re: What is the end game for your business?

Sell otherwise you are never realising the work put in.

Even Apple is up for sale right as we speak. ;)

Dan
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Question for people who sell in smaller niches...

So if you have a shop would you not chat to me when I come in?

Would you not chat to me when I am at the desk for at least two minutes paying and you doing the till and bagging up bit?
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Being pushy in cold calling

Define pushy.

Life is about momentum. Things move. From the planet to a sale.

And Newton's First Law of Motion covers what you need to do.

'Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Really poor offline lead gen site I saw...

If you are in the business of doing the right thing, then do the right thing.Call the dentist and let him know.

What he does with the info is up to him but he is probably unaware of the site.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By jimbo13
Re: High ticket phone selling advice please...

You don't know what you want to sell but you wish to do it over the phone?

Yet you have spent 10 months selling cars and you say that you like sports cars.

Maybe I am being simple but why don't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th November 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By jimbo13
Re: A Christmas ad that'll bring tears to your eyes

Three years ago The Premier League paid for a football pitch to be built at Ypres. Since then there has been an Under 18 Premier League game played on Christmas Day.

For the 100th Anniversary they...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th November 2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By jimbo13
Re: A Christmas ad that'll bring tears to your eyes

Perhaps the Board of Sainsbury's could have a football match with the Boards of Lidl and Aldi.

I have been informed that on Christmas Day this year a football match will be played at Ypres...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th November 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By jimbo13
Re: 10 years and 6bn kilometres later, space probe lands on a comet

Well today's update (14:00 GMT) is that it has landed upside down in a hole with one leg up in the air and sunlight cannot reach the solar panels to charge it. Instead of 6 to 7 hours of sunlight it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th November 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By jimbo13
Re: First photgraph of a human being

I was thinking how deserted it was too. However, reading the text in the link explains why. Which I guess explains why many very old pictures in the pub I go to have stationary cars but not ones...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st October 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,322
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Do we need expensive clothes, houses, and cars?

How come all of these happy, upbeat people risk death every day to get into our countries then?

Migrants storm UK-bound lorries at Calais - Telegraph...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th October 2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jimbo13
Re: UK's favorite tourism sites - top 10

Good point. Three problems in one go. Wonderful.

Dan
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th October 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By jimbo13
Re: UK's favorite tourism sites - top 10

Sal

As a rock enthusiast you would probably like the Jurassic Coast.

Home - Jurassic Coast (http://jurassiccoast.org/)

And whilst in the Devonshire bit, you can sit and have a Devonshire...
Forum: Copywriting 1st October 2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Mock copywriting letter idea?

And here are the two letters. :)

I think someone from this Forum did it.

A Tribute to Gary Halbert : The Power of Words (not for the faint of heart). - YouTube

Dan
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,409
Posted By jimbo13
Re: how can we make this cool

Ok thanks.

I think if you can adapt your programme for school children and develop a workshop that can be licensed then you could have something that schools are going to become increasingly...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,409
Posted By jimbo13
Re: how can we make this cool

What is your programme?

One to One workshops or Group workshops.

Or is it books, DVDs etc.

Dan
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