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Forum: Offline Marketing 10th September 2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Postcard/letter/brochure to neighbors of previous work

Stop looking, I found it

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Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,533
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: You did a great job, so why do we need you anymore?

Wolf is one of a handful I really take notice of.

He knows his stuff here. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Join The Million Dollar Team!!!! For free!!!

Here is one for the taking.

Foothills Foot Care-Foot Doctor-Podiatrist, Greenville SC, Greer SC, Simpsonville SC - Foothills Foot Care CenterGreenville. SC (http://podiatristgreenvillesc.com/)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,735
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: rent a website model

Trust me Trader, it works. I dont have a directory like you are going to do though. I have individual sites that I lease to tradies all over the world. (sounds like a lot but it aint. I lease 11...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,358
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How do I sell lead generation services to local businesses?

Tom,

It worked for 4 out of six sites I used it for (I rented the other 2 through word of mouth).

2 of the sites were picked up by sole tradies. The other 2 I rented out in North, South, East...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,358
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How do I sell lead generation services to local businesses?

Hi,
My name is Craig.

I developed a NICHE website, hXXp://YOUR-NICHE.COM as a test case for a course I am doing and this site is currently getting leads for YOUR NICHE work around YOUR CITY.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th August 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,451
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Amazon Review Sites: how to stay on page 1?

What I have found since April and a handful of other successful associates I hang with all came to the conclusion that if you have both Amazon and Adsense on your site you will get penalised.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,494
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: A fundemental question: Cold calling and disales is unethical and sleazy, how would you defend t

I'm all for this Rick, truly, on the other hand there are brands being damaged in the process I feel.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Lead Gen Sites and Keyword Questions

Perfectly summed up Trance. That is exactly how I did it. (Pssst Did "Emergency Plumber City" come up???? )

1. All 5 terms I got from the drop down list. Not from the same keyword though. I typed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Lead Gen Sites and Keyword Questions

Hi Cay,

I have a swimming pool site that ranks on the first page for 5 different keywords.
All 5 show zero searches in google keyword tool and all five had under 10 competing sites when put in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,958
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: FREE WSO: Easy Action System

Where is it Bob?
Cannot see a link
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Has anyone used eDirectory? Can you rate it?

I really like that. Looks great and simple admin sections
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,989
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: My Competitor Has Confused Me. How Is He Making Money?

Seems we have a few here that cannot take criticism.

"people in glass houses"
"you can give it but can't take it"

springs to mind

James,
Keep going mate. You're doing a great job (For a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How would you upsell a client who you gave a FREE website to?

Ebiz,

I have tried this 5 times and it worked twice. See what you think.

**example only**

Before last winter I gave away a heater repair site to a plumber and gas fitter. This got to top 3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Your Clients Results...

4 emails for every phone call
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Your Clients Results...

Hi James,

3 of my clients have asked me to take the sites down because of the work load.
( I didn't, I just took down their contact details)

I know of 2 that have put on extra staff and I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: I think the $100 Google Adwords vouchers are a scam!

Ahhh My bad.

Well done on the success. Onwards and upwards for you young man :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How are you all pricing site rentals + leads?

G'day Bryan,

This data is for a fencing site I have

I have an excel spreadsheet that was given to me by a fellow Warrior a few years ago.
I input some data such as conversion ratio and profit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: What offline business niches respond best?

Any home service like electricians, fencers etc.

I dig down into these trades with my sites.

For example:

Aluminium Fences
Downlight Installation
Timber Gates
Power Point Installs
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,099
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How do you justify charging a monthly fee for providing a website?

I charge a minimum $197 per month as rental for the site.
They are purely lead gen sites.

I have had 3 clients email me telling me to take it down because they got so much work from it.
One...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Some Will...Some Wont...SO What

I am waiting for a response Shay. Will post when I get it. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Craig McPherson
Some Will...Some Wont...SO What

I thought I would post this here to hopefully help some of you who are struggling to rent your sites and are perhaps staggered why someone will not rent it off you.

I got this response the other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

I give it 4-6 weeks and if it doesnt look like a winner I ditch it



Usually 50-100. If it looks like a keeper I will throw more to it.



I use 1 way links, social monkee and Feedage
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

G'day Aussie,

I was a touch ambiguous. Sorry mate.

I test the waters before I buy a domain. I put a page up on a generic website I have and throw 50-100 backlinks at it to rank it. If it fires,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

It's not a dentist site. All mine are in the home improvement niche. This particular site is a fence site.



I didn't start off like this but after trial and error I found ranking for the drop...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

As an example one of my sites got 731 uniques in Feb. It got 173 emails and 42 phone calls so that is... about 30% response rate. I got found for 231 search terms and 9 of the top 10 contain the word...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

Hi George,

I put the contact box below the header

Under that I put pain and pleasure bullet points. For example on a dentists site I would have:

1. Have a raging toothache and it is 3AM
2....
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-a-Site Marketers - Suggested WP Plugins?

contact form for capturing details
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

Once a site starts getting leads I will contact 4-5 contractors and say this. (This is the actual email I send word for word and I have rented out 9 sites doing this)

Hi,
My name is Craig.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

Hi Tom,

As many keywords as I can.
Whenever my stats tell me I was found with a particular keyword, I will add it to my keyword tags then backlink for that term. I check my stats every 2 days...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

Exactly what I do.
Google has told me what I get found for. I simply reinforce that by backlinking for those terms.

Another thing is this, and before I say it let me tell you I know absolutely...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

When people think of electricians they think of wiring a house but I dig down further.

I ask myself "If I wanted a safety switch installed in my meter box what would I type into Google"

"Cost...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

yeah Thomas, a URL direct to the new site.

I have tried keeping both the original and new sites up to give them 2 properties on the first page but I cannot seem to do it. I have seen others do it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

One site took me nearly 2 years to rent out as it was a micro local niche and tradies didnt want to traipse all over the city to quote for the service. It was only when I slpit the site into 4...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,131
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Rent-A-Site Marketers - Trouble With Client Acquisition?

I do it this way. I have rented out 13 of 16 sites doing it this way.
10 days ago I emailed a guy telling him I got 192 leads in Feb. He rang me an hour later and jumped at the $297 a month price.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st March 2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: My potential dentist rent a site model is getting very low traffic

Hi Trance,

I have 11 rental sites out and all of them were tested before I approached anyone. Much the same as what you are doing now but I would never go to them with the number of site visitors....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,768
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How I took my website from position 300+ to position #6 in Google in 1 week! Copy my success tod

My second biggest earner also waved goodbye in October. I did nothing to it as my Amazon sites were going ballistic but the end of January I made a little adjustment to a page and it shot back to #1....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,196
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Do the AMAZON GURUS have it all WRONG!

You are one lucky dude Wolfy.

You start a thread about a very relevant topic and it attracts people like Erica and John. Throw in all the other fantastic responses here and it makes one of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,410
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: $5000/month with Amazon?

Adie,

If you want to succeed with Amazon, follow people like Gaz
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,410
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: $5000/month with Amazon?

I personally know of 6 people that do and I would say there are more.



Now that I have smashed all doubt out of the ballpark, why not join that group?
Anyone with focus and determination can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th February 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: offline marketing for affiliate sales

There was a thread here a while back where a guy dropped pamphlets to stall holders at swap meets etc and made a killing. He offered each stall holder a % of sales. He had a great ROI if I remember
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: I REALLY Need Your Opinion On My Offline Business Idea

If the city you are targeting is a big city consider renting out to 4 different businesses.
I have a fencing site that I basically could not give away. I am averaging 8 leads a day for a fence quote...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Here Is A List Of Search Terms For Lead Generation Sites

When I moved mine to the center of the page my opt ins increased dramatically Ryan. If you are using a plugin for the form that might be tough to do tho.




I cant help you there mate as mine...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Here Is A List Of Search Terms For Lead Generation Sites

Hi Marcel,
I host my sites with Hostgator and they give you access to statistics of your website such as number visitors, popular pages but it also gives you the search terms people use to find your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By Craig McPherson
Here Is A List Of Search Terms For Lead Generation Sites

Hi,

Below is a list of search terms people used to find one of my lead gen sites. I thought it would be useful to some as you simply need to replace [KEYWORD] with your actual keyword and so...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How to Find Offline Niches?

I was at the supermarket and turned a corner quickly without looking and bumped into a lady filling the snack vending machine there.

After 3 minutes running "City snack vending machine" through...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How to Find Offline Niches?

To give yourself a helping hand with picking niches, select one where the product or service being sold is fairly expensive.

For example, I rented a site out last week and got over $2300...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Quick question about ranking offline site

You may have seen it during your research that some sites structure their title tag like

YourTown Childrens Dentist | YourTown Dentist Payment Plan | YourTown Dentist (70 characters max)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Quick question about ranking offline site

I have tested, and had success, with coming in the back door.

For example, rank for "city dentist payment plan"
For my city, google showed 1 result. I would be on first page in days. There are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,925
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: You Bet Your Sweet Bippee Renting Websites Works

I'm gunna debunk a few truths here but this is the story of the site. Let me say though that what is today aint necessarily what will be tomorow such is the fickle nature of SEO at the minute.

1....
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,925
Posted By Craig McPherson
You Bet Your Sweet Bippee Renting Websites Works

Guys,

Just wanted to encourage those that are in the renting/leasing of websites some encouragement.

Here is part of an email to a client

http://www.craigmcpherson.info/images/capture1.jpg
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st January 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,837
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Which is Better for Adsense - Multiple Niche Sites or 1 Huge Site

This sort of question will always be open to conjecture.
Supporters of both sides will say they have had success with either method.

There are so many variables as to why a site does well and if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th December 2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Question about multiple sites in same niche

I have 3 sites in the tanning niche.
All 3 kickin butt til Oct 13 when one got put in the bowels

Other 2 are still $30+/day sites
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th November 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Can I merge two keywords into one as anchor text?

Artion,

I have used the following with great success.

Spread your anchor text out over 3 words.

60% of backlinks for your main keyword (BLUE WIDGETS)
30% for your second keyword (BUY BLUE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,278
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: Best words to add to domain

Best is best
I have 7 sites with "best" at the beginning
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,273
Posted By Craig McPherson
Re: How my friend James paid his IM bills this month

Well said Tina.

Too many half empty cups here for my liking.
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