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Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 544
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Help needed from a newbie

Hi there,

In our experience, getting direct contact with a doctor, dentist or other medical professional is a task for the incurably optimistic. Usually, you deal with the front desk staff - the...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 22nd December 2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By SashaLee
RE: [! STORE FOR SALE !] T-SHIRT STORE BASED ON DROPSHIPPING FOR SALE

So then, $1 sounds like a very fair price.

Cheers,

Sasha
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 21st December 2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By SashaLee
RE: [! STORE FOR SALE !] T-SHIRT STORE BASED ON DROPSHIPPING FOR SALE

Hi Yourbestshirts,

If you order a shirt on your site, just 1 shirt, the shipping is $389.00 no matter what location you choose to ship to.

You claim you have $8,000 in sales but how many...
Forum: Email Marketing 4th March 2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By SashaLee
Re: When your cold email gets rejected

Well, to get a response like, "I'm not interested" may result from any number of reasons, including:

1. You are talking about yourself, instead of talking about them and what they want
2. You've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By SashaLee
Re: How would you optmize this direct mail campaign?

Hi there,

@Robscom

Rooting is the process of removing the Android boot up screen and replacing it with one of your own. You can search Youtube on how to do this. One of our programmers did it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By SashaLee
Re: How would you optmize this direct mail campaign?

Hi there,

We had a similar client-getting puzzle and here is what we did,

We sent them an Android tablet with a custom video introducing the client, the process, the tools, the results and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,670
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Question: What's Stopping You From Using Direct Mail?

Ewen,

In fairness, you can't take the cost of printing and mailing off the table. How else would your direct MAIL piece be created? These costs constitute the largest portion of any mail campaign...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By SashaLee
Re: How do I get the phone number??

HI there,

You could also set up a free recorded message line using an 800/877/866/855 (if you're in America) and simply direct the form-fillers to that with a teaser headline (5 mistakes, etc)....
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,294
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Best way to market my mechanic shop ?

Hi there,

Pay close attention to the advice ewenmack gave you. In fact, if I were you I'd hire him to do a direct mail piece for me.

Polish in Chicago will use you if they feel you speak to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Subscription Model - Website Sales

Hi there,

Remember that while most clients "think" they need a website, what they actually need is a steady stream of qualified leads. Sure, they need a web presence, but they'll pay handsomely...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Ad Says DON'T Call Now???

Hi there,

The last time I was in America I had the radio turned on in my rental car and when an ad came on "People with last names A-N....." I immediately paid attention to the ad. Up to that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,449
Posted By SashaLee
Re: The best salespeople are extroverts

Hi there,

I think many salespeople are extroverts because that is what is expected, but I know quite a few people you could class as introverts who do quite well at selling. They fall into the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,681
Posted By SashaLee
Re: My Directory Sales Flyer Needs A Good Headline, Can You Help?

Hi there,

This is a little painful to watch.

Why don't you just hire Ewen to do this for you and be done with it?

In the time you've wasted here and in your own time coming up with these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Build Your Mailing List With A FREE Book Offer (And Get Other Advertisers To Pay For It)

Hi there,

This is a great share. Thank you - idea shamelessly swiped for tomorrow morning's meeting. Anyone could do this and this could be made especially effective on a local level.

All the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Let's Look at a Direct Mail Envelope: Video Analysis

Hi there,

You should have titled this " How to talk about an envelope for 8 minutes" - lol...I'm just teasing.

We are sourcing these. Very neat idea.

Thanks for sharing.

All the best,
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Desperate and this is what I am going to do

Hi there,

There's always jobs.

People need,

Windows cleaned
Lawns cut
Hedges trimmes
Cars washed
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Desperate and this is what I am going to do

Hi there,

Unfortunately, you've given yourself a time limit that has a ticking bomb at the end. The pressure of making money coupled with the lack of safety funds will kill your enthusiasm and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,789
Posted By SashaLee
Re: This direct mail change my life...

Hi there,

We received the same thing. It landed unopened on my desk and when that bullet slid out the first thing I thought was "How did this get through Customs?" (I'm in Europe).

It...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,789
Posted By SashaLee
Re: This direct mail change my life...

Hi there,



Results? I didn't see you post any results. If you're talking about how WE improve results we measure it strictly in revenue produced. We don't count pieces. Sales are the only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,789
Posted By SashaLee
Re: This direct mail change my life...

Hi there,

We do something like this almost monthly for clients in various industries. The tried and trusted cash grabber is always good, but we use all kinds of grabbers. The cheapest ones work...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Any ideas on an offer I can include in this package?

Hi there,

Restaurants - do they serve alcohol? Then, go to taxi drivers for coupons, go to those services that offer a free ride home if you are drunk. Dry cleaners for when you spill spaghetti...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By SashaLee
Re: telecommute phone sales job?

HI there,

We have clients with offline businesses that are currently hiring tele-sales people. They are established service business (unique services) and are growing leaps and bounds using...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By SashaLee
Re: The Order of a Direct Mail Campaign

Hi there,

Your point #2 is too vague, as is your post in general. You're writing as though a direct mail campaign should stand on its own. Those of us who do this for a living know that direct...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By SashaLee
Dealyze - For customer loyalty programs

Hi there,

For those of you who deal with restaurants this might be something you and your clients could benefit from.

One of our clients turned us on to it and I/we have no affiliation with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By SashaLee
Re: What Do You Think Of This Idea?

Hi there,

When you do actually plan to call these restaurants? When they're not busy?

Restaurants don't want widgets. They want customers who pay for meals and then come back again and it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th June 2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Surveying corporations

Hi there,

Get yourself a copy of this book. You can even get it for a penny used.

Amazon.com: Buying Choices: Solution Selling: Creating Buyers in Difficult Selling Markets...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Direct Mail - Letterhead vs. Non-Letterhead?

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Hi there,

I beg to differ.

We've had exactly the opposite results for a client in a business that's traditionally full of "fly-by-nights".

In a basic split test of 40,000 pieces...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,273
Posted By SashaLee
Re: I make 100 calls a day,give me some criticism on my script.

Hi there,

Do you even KNOW WHO you're talking to?

You are literally throwing mud against a wall without knowing what kind of wall it is or whether the mud you are throwing will actually...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Street sales tips

HI there,

Was your cold-calling profitable? Exciting is only exciting when it results in profits.

Use the same scripts and dress the part.

All the best,

Sasha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By SashaLee
Re: How would you market a product like this?

Hi there,

Forget about brand building.

Here's what we would do:

We would buy bulk quantities of the cheapest whiteboard pens we could find.

Then we would get on the phone and call...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th May 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Direct Mail Copy

Hi there,

You're not so clear in your question.

My advice would be to make your page wide enough so it just fits inside the envelope.

All the best,

Sasha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By SashaLee
Use This To Track Facebook Contests/Likes

Hello there,

This is not for everyone since it does require a little coding but you should have your web developer implement this if you run contests to gather Facebook likes:

2 Cool Things...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By SashaLee
Re: *Cold Calling Made Easy (You're Technically Not Even Cold Calling)

Hi there,

He has somewhat of a point. I received an email recently that was very personable and almost too friendly. It was clear the sender had taken the time to research me and noted items from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Assignment selling

HI there,

I think any type of qualification process could qualify but taking it to the level where the client actually has to complete something in order to get YOU to call/visit is ingenious.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Whats Your Go-to Website For Freelance Work?

Hi there,

We use guru.com almost daily. When we find a good freelancer - and by good I mean dependable and reliable we stick with them. The problem is, good and reliable freelancers don't remain...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Domain flipper experts... advice needed!

Hi there,

Rus is on the right track. One of our clients sold his site for the annual revenue - so 12 x montly revenue. The key is whether your site can truly maintain the revenue without your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By SashaLee
Re: The Worst Marketing Idea Ever

Hi there,

Not to derail or divert the thread but we have had some great successes by trolling Amazon and finding older books that pertain to our clients' business and doing a deal to buy as many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Example of letter to big companies which get meetings

Hi there Ewen,

You should really give credit to Drayton Bird who was the one who originally wrote that and recently (couple of days ago) sent out an email about it.

All the best,

Sasha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Dry Cleaning: How would you help to market?

Hi there,

I've often wondered why dry-cleaners don't advertise other businesses for a fee.

For example - many dry cleaners use a piece of paper to cover items like silk blouses and other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,941
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Easiest $1,000 You Will Ever Make No Cold Calling And Copy Paste

Hi there,

@patadeperro (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/patadeperro.html) Thanks for posting this. It is useful information for some people and it sparked another idea for me that's similar...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Lumpy Mail Campiagn - Specifics

Connor,



If the mail is lumpy mail, the outer envelope is not as important as the connection between the "lump" and the message. Go with white, or brown - standard business colours. Whichever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Why Hanging Up On Telemarketers Is a Lost Opportunity

Hi there,

It sounds like you're sucking on some bitter lemons after being hung up on over and over.

The company I work for has close to 200 SMBs that we provide marketing solutions for. Not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Do you have a direct mail sales system?

And thus make YOUR time only worth $5/hour??? That has to be some of the worst advice I've heard in a long time.

Sasha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By SashaLee
Re: An Untapped Source For Getting Clients

Hi there,

Great share Ewen! Thank you.

Sasha
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th October 2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Can you please help me check a site?

hi there,

Appears to be deceased.

All the best,

Sasha.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th October 2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 961
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Eben Pagen is poor?

The OP definitely needs to extract his/her head from his/her posterior. So a fella looks at an apartment in Los Angeles and you assume that's his only residence? It's quite possibly the 20th...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,075
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Have you had luck generating leads for a Bail Bonds company?

Hi there,

One reason might be the relatives of the inmate searching for a bondsman. Often the relatives are the ones who put up their houses etc as collateral for the bond.

Bail Bonds are one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,340
Posted By SashaLee
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Cold Call Script Help

Hi there,

We devised a program for one of our clients, loosely based on Joe Polish's Consumer Awereness guide (I think that's what it's called). We took the approach that the product they were...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By SashaLee
Re: How To Go from $0 to $1 Million in 2 Years

Following along from what Ewen said, here's a great speech by Mike Rowe on the demise of "the trade", or you could say "the boring"

Mike Rowe: Learning from dirty jobs - YouTube

Boring is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,283
Posted By SashaLee
Re: For the ladies in the room: your thoughts on a skin product

Yes, I almost commented on this. The more I think about it, I'd probably be 1000 times more likely to rub some on my skin than I would be to taste it.

All the best,

Sasha.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,283
Posted By SashaLee
Re: For the ladies in the room: your thoughts on a skin product

HI Ewen,

My mother was blessed with beautiful skin and I suppose I've inherited it. At 28, I don't use these kinds of products so I'm not your target market but I'm enamoured by the market...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,283
Posted By SashaLee
Re: For the ladies in the room: your thoughts on a skin product

Hi Ewen,

Don't ALL skin products marketed to women do this? SHOCK!

I think I speak for most of us when I say we will buy anything that makes us look younger, if only in our minds.

Good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Are you a problem child?

Hi there,

Thanks for the link to the book. Here's a link to less expensive version in paperback (no affiliate):

The Feldman Method: Andrew H. Thomson, Lee Rosler: Amazon.com: Books

I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th September 2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By SashaLee
Re: Today it's exactly 12 years since...

Hi there,

A horrible tragedy that's unfortunately fading from many people's memories. I recently visited the memorial when I was in America. Very sad. The senseless killing all around the world...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By SashaLee
Re: This has the highest open rate for mail?

HI there,

And if you want to make that open rate soar even higher make the direct mail piece look like an invitation. Of course, it helps if the letter inside makes reference to an invitation of...
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