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Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd November 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By Kevin Z
Re: Has anyone tried this to get clients?

You lost me at "Duda" :D LOL
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Kingfish85
Re: $1.99 new domain purchase or transfer at GoDaddy. Go Go Go !

Lol. Personally I'd pay 20 times the price and take my business elsewhere from both of these companies. Every tried to transfer a domain from 1&1? They'll continue to try and bill you years down the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By kenmichaels
Kindle Fire has big brass balls.

Some of you know i have been dealing with the kindle people for a while.

For the most part, i am making sure something i have in the works wont
piss them off. I also have a long term goal of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: OK, Let's all be straight here for a second...

Don't get caught up with other people's numbers bro... the only thing that matters is your own. Don't fall into a trap where you're trying to be someone else, just be yourself. A person that has a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By pmmorris
Re: Cold Calling Around a 9-5 job

Thanks for the responses!



Josh just out of curiosity on average how many calls were you able to get through during your lunch break?
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By JoshP
Re: Cold Calling Around a 9-5 job

When I first started my offline company, I was still working a full time job and what I did to make cold calls was take an early or late lunch.

I would take my prospect list, sit in my car, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Cold Calling Around a 9-5 job

Qualify first; sell second.

Use your initial calls to qualify people In or Out of your offer.

Arrange a second call/screenshare/webinar with those who qualify In, to discuss in more detail what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By HAdrian1239
Re: Cold Calling Around a 9-5 job

Just about anything you can do in person, you can do over the phone. If you can't one call close (which is harder... or can be harder and take more time to learn... ) you can do "phone appointments...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By abelamorales
Re: Cold Calling Around a 9-5 job

If you're in the EST zone, get yourself leads from PST zone businesses and give them a call. If you get home at 6PM that means that it is only 3PM for them so this will give you an opportunity to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,152
Posted By John Durham
Re: selling SMS to churches will this work???

Im the SON of a pastor, In fact Im typing in the pastors church office this very minute...and I use to play bass at the largest church in America (Church on The Rock)...amd so I know a thing or two...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,621
Posted By John Durham
Re: Cold calling: What is going wrong?

You wont need a mind map if you know exactly what you are selling. I think many peoples problem is that they are open to go any direction on the phone instead of focusing their sales pitch on a fine...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,284
Posted By Rearden
Re: Cold Calling Accountability Thread

Yeah, it's pretty neat -- Mojo Dialer calls three lines simultaneously -- if I'm on the line with one and another picks up, it plays a pre-recorded message about "How I can't hear you... I'll call...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Housing5
Re: Any need to register as a business?

Thanks for the advice... I'll admit I'm daydreaming a lot right now, but I'm also putting work into the site so that when I start calling/other advertising I'll have something good to show potential...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Any need to register as a business?

No... but when you can you should. Right now you're technically a freelancer, and will continue being one until you can legit start a business. You can get a DBA for cheap, thats the first step.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,284
Posted By Rearden
Re: Cold Calling Accountability Thread

For all you cold-feet cold callers out there, this stuff is JUST like exercising.

You dread doing it -- you think about other things you can do -- you think about busting your a$$ running laps and...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th July 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,567
Posted By badlimey
Re: What White Label SMS do you recommend/use?

For what it''s worth I think the CEO of Avid is a bit of a Jerk, I didn't like the tone of an email he sent me because I leveled a little constructive criticism. If I were you I would take a look at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Wallz
Re: Determination is key

Just secured my first web design client.
Meeting tomorrow with a potential lead.

Taking action is key to everything. Don't think, Do !
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,294
Posted By John Durham
Re: help with cold calling..yes another newbie

Also you can try drawing pictures on paper while you talk. It takes the anxiety out of your voice to have a slight preoccupation going on.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,621
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Cold calling: What is going wrong?

Thank you very much. You just proved what your intentions were all about.
and now nobody has to waste their time with this bogus thread.

P.S.
780 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,621
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Cold calling: What is going wrong?

i don't buy it bro.

There is no way anyone can talk to 400 people and NOT sell something.

even if you had the worst product, worst script, never ever even asked for the money
if you spoke to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By RimaNaj2011
Re: Website Design - How To Set Up Decoy Pricing Options

Why would you pay a plumber 300 an hour when you could probably just use a plunger to fix the problem?

There's people who don't even know what Wordpress is or know what a "domain" is. You're not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,576
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Websites Are NO LONGER Needed

Sales isn't about convincing someone they need a service or product. Sales is about taking that service or product and getting in front of the market that already has a need for it.

Your job...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I Sent My Prospect A Text, She Responded: What Would John Durham Do?

Yeah... Agreed

I mean.. why waste your time even thinking about how to follow up again with someone that just showed she was not qualified. Someone else is... go for them.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: I Sent My Prospect A Text, She Responded: What Would John Durham Do?

She IS interested, that's why she asked about price.

But you didn't do anything to get off the price question and came across as yet another commodity.

Go read this...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th July 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By Chris Chicas
Re: Fed up with Mobile. What can I do with Jason Fladlins Mobile PRO

Yikes, I think she was trying to pawn off the course and she got an ear full =D

Great advice though. Now go out there and make a million in mobile.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By payoman
Re: I Sent My Prospect A Text, She Responded: What Would John Durham Do?

Why would you follow up when they said blankly no, not interested?

Are you avoiding the phones? I have yet to even bother with door to door sales and I have about $3000 in the pipeline from the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,284
Posted By Rearden
Re: Cold Calling Accountability Thread

Results for today:

Total Dials: 566
Total Contacts: 201
Total A Leads: 2
Total B Leads: 1
Total Warm Leads Over the Long Run: Numerous

Pretty good day -- hit 200+ people and, as I expected,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th July 2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,567
Posted By Robert X
Re: What White Label SMS do you recommend/use?

Then why don't you create a wso and let everyone in on your amazing knowledge,

Attitude=Dooshbag

Robert X

p.s. anybody else thinking jerk?
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By kcom
Re: How would you respond?

@Jason Kanigan wins! The client's reply was to ask for a 50% discount, not going to do that, that's for sure.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: How would you respond?

Don't discount.

This is probably a strategy to get you to do that very thing.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Why is it so hard to decide on a theme?

I have run into this problem many times for myself and clients. I probably spend more time humming and hawing about the theme than doing the actual setup work.

Give yourself a time limit. Say...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Is leaving a message worthwhile?

The more details you leave the more likely they will screen you out and not call back.

"Hi, this is ____ from _____. I have a quick question for you about your business. It's 2:00 here on the east...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,908
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: How to tell a prospect thier site sucks?

Something you don't realize... what you did, you consider a failure, but it is a huge success. You managed to get a 30% response rate... That's great.

I scrape yellowpages and stuff like that,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,908
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: How to tell a prospect thier site sucks?

It might seem like semantics to you, but there is a huge difference
between telling someone that there website is un professional
vrs saying, your website sucks

saying unprofessional hits home...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,908
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: How to tell a prospect thier site sucks?

10 emails is not enough, try 2,000. Mass emailing, not individually.

Here is the last response couple response I got from a company that were initially mad and then were self conscious before the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,908
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: How to tell a prospect thier site sucks?

I have made MORE money by telling people their website sucks, than I have telling people they have a nice website. And yes... I have literally told them their website sucks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Re: Inbound calls problem.. suggestions needed

close yourself and the prospect at the same time????

you have to ask for the sale, a decision, an action.

when you are ready to close :

1. summarize the benefits of your offer (this gets you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By TheCG
Re: David Miller, David Miller How I Miss You...

I agree. Way too much BS around here. The few posters that are for real, I always look for them when I jump on here. David was one of those.

He never struck me as a future WSO Ho. Hope he comes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Question for Iamnameless

Maybe not.

When i first started sales i was broker then broke. It was cold calling for
credit card protection plus a benefits pack edge. We sold it for 99.00

Well i was broke. So 99 dollars...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By John Durham
Re: Do you have overdue bills?

Man this is an AWESOME post! I also sometimes think of how hard we tried to walk or climb onto a chair or mouth our first words... man if we only applied that effort to everything else...I think the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,743
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

I am very athletic and have a great body.

so, I go nude to see if it works.

However, I haven't closed a deal yet doing this.

most biz. owners seem to feel insulted and dis-respected.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Question for Iamnameless

Because it's a pain in the ass. I am good, very good at what I do and I consistently try to improve and get better. HOWEVER, I am NOT a good teacher. I had a friend that was doing some cold calling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By Sue Bruce
Do you have overdue bills?

You may not realize it but you have been selling your whole life. You convinced your mother to give you a cookie an hour before mealtime.

You convinced your classmate to be your friend.

You...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,743
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

There's no need though... and I've done bigger deals than that wearing a t-shirt and khaki shorts and guiness flipflops with a bottle opener on them lol.

People look up to lawyers, people envy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By NewAge29
Re: Why Emailing is Ineffective

Or you could just call them and talk to them.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By maxrezn
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

This is turning into a thread with some gold nuggets. I'd like to semi-retract my initial statement.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By Michael Bucker
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

I have to agree with the doctor here, 84% of all purchases are emotion based. What, when, where and how are fact finders. “Why” is the emotion behind it.

Get to the why and you have the emotion;...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By Offline Doctor
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

I don't take it personally, I know I'm right. I've been around the block many times, spent a fortune on sales training, coaching, etc... I know what works and what doesn't.

It's all about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,173
Posted By Offline Doctor
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

You should always be prepared to walk away. Prospects need to feel they want your services or product over the next guy. Look at Apple, it's hard to get people to switch away from the iPhone to the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,927
Posted By MdJones
Re: $200 For Duda Mobile Membership

We used Duda awhile ago, then dropped it when they started charging $200. For $200 and $6mo per site, didnt seem worth it when we could make our own. Also, besides the flash sites not working, our...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: The reason why I failed!

Lots of good stuff in that post that people can def learn from.

Now you need to stop blogging and waiting to see how people respond
to your post, and go pick up the phone.

truth be told, it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Cold Calling So Frustrating...

That worked for a variety of reasons, One of the reasons it worked
happens to be one of the HARDEST lessons to learn.

You were in control of that conversation, you did not care what his answer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Genius email obtaining strategy?

but if you only do 100 emails, and you were just a "one word tweak"
away from a successful email, and the 151st email would be the one to
prove to you that you were on the right track...

what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Cold Calling So Frustrating...

1.) People that immediately dismiss you without understanding, are not your market.
2.) People that are not interested, are not in your market
3.) People that can't afford it, are not your market....
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Genius email obtaining strategy?

I'm done fighting this battle.

Go ahead and try it, and see how much money you make. If someone were to call and ask me for my email, I'd think it was something scammy. Only amateurs resort to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th June 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By af7850
Along this line of thought... You can dominate...

Along this line of thought... You can dominate your competition without doing any real work, so why bother getting your hands dirty? Cold calling is just bad anyway. After all, if there are only 10...
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