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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,511
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Cold Calling is failing me.

A few things,
First 10 calls is not very many. If you are going to set appointments on the phone look to make 100 or more in a day, often double that.

Second, if this is your home area try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Marketing to prospects long distance (google places)

If you are hesitant to just pick up the phone and make purely cold calls, try this:

Get Jing and do a screen capture of the search results for their area (Flagstaff optometrists) showing that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,468
Posted By dtaylor
Re: I Just Landed One of My Biggest Sales!

This reminds me of an expression one of my top salespeople used a lot:
"The harder I work, the luckier I get"

So true.

Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Best way to get into offline marketing?

A pretty fast way to get started is to begin with Mobile Marketing.

WillR on this forum has a good course.

Get yourself up to speed, then look up the most obvious candidates (restaurants,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 130,015
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

I don't know Bob, never met him or read any of his postings before that I can recall.

I do know this: this is actionable material whether you buy the WSO or not. Go to the Post Office and go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th December 2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 130,015
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

How much lead time do you usually allow?

For example, if I were talking to a customer today, when would the mailing actually go out? Do you allow 30 days? Does the question even arise in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd December 2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By dtaylor
Re: I own a "local" domain name - now what?

Warrior CraigRC has an excellent WSO called Fast Attack Rent about this same idea:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd December 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 130,015
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Well, you could offer them to fund-raisers to sell for $5 or $10 each. They would distribute them for you for free.

In my area, we see quite a few fundraisers for people that are injured, babies...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,542
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Audio Post! - TAKING CONTROL OF THE CONVERSATION- SLAM Your Next Session Home!!

Thanks John,
Always good content from your posts.

You hit the nail on the head: You have got to keep the conversation on track. If the prospect won't stay on your track, get them off the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th November 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,611
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Cold Calling Rant! (about Mobile Websites)

The nice thing about cold calling is that it doesn't cost a lot to get started. Also, it is immediate, meaning you can potentially get an order TODAY.

Cold calling gives you a confidence in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,611
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Cold Calling Rant!

I didn't find that new script from scotth.

However, I built this script and I'm going to try it tomorrow:

I just want to land one client, even if it's a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,791
Posted By dtaylor
Re: My first 24 cold calls

You are right, it could get awkward if you are doing the same service for multiple clients. Usually, out of 20 it would be unusual to get appointments with all of them. (if you do write a WSO...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,583
Posted By dtaylor
Re: The offline niche nobody talks about!

Send out more videos, try to target one service that you can do quickly and get paid, such as mobile web. Then talk to them about further services.

I don't like performance based marketing unless...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By dtaylor
Re: google places software

If you find one that works let me know.

Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,639
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Help on Offers & Selling Discount Cards

You could take this a huge step further by combining it with the Jobless Dad directory idea.

Multiple types of discount cards, fundraising cards, gift cards etc.

Sell access to the "members...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By dtaylor
Re: The whole SEO offline thing...

I generally get my foot in the door with a client with Google Places. I sell those for $297 or $397. Then, I talk to them about website (new or re-do), mobile site, lead capture with email...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Need a Crash Course for offline newbie salesperson!

This is just a suggestion but it is what I plan on doing for a salesperson I have coming on in a couple of weeks.

I will have him do some searches for local businesses. Have him look at some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,257
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Bob Bly's Advice On Prospecting

I know this approach of sending out a mailing and following up with a phone call is popular but here is something you may wish to consider.

A few years ago when I managed a sales division with a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,347
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Directory Sites - Still a Viable Business Model in 2011?

To jumpstart your directory, you could approach a local school or other organization about fundraising.

The companies that are participating in the fundraising would gladly pay to have a few...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By dtaylor
Re: What Questions Would You Ask When...

It is a big help to do a few Google searches on his niche to find out where he is in the serps and if he has even claimed his Places page. Print out a screen shot so he knows you have done some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Do you know of any free or low cost associations I can join?

Rather than join specific associations, try approaching different associations offering a free workshop on claiming Google Places listings or some other service.

Look especially for something...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th September 2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,618
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Promoting a pool cleaning business online.

I agree with Merrill.

The first step in a local business is making sure his Google Places listing is top notch. That means getting complimentary reviews from satisfied customers, making sure...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th September 2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Embedding Other Peoples Videos for SEO

In a couple of test blogs I had some positive results using videos along with written content.

It was not anything earth-shattering but it seemed to add content and I made the visitors stay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By dtaylor
Re: I want to create a PLR packet

I agree. Anything Tiffany Dow puts out is top-notch.

You can offer your services in the warriors for hire section. People are always looking for articles, ebooks, plr etc.

Go for it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Where to put a FREE report thread?

You should be a member of the WarRoom already. It is one of the best investments you will ever make in internet marketing.

The number and quality of free reports there is astounding. There is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th September 2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,158
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Anyone have a script for a 1 call close for Mobile Websites?

You are always closing over the phone.

You are either closing them on the appointment or you are closing them on the sale.

Different products, business types, price points have different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By dtaylor
Re: When and when not to appove wso affililiate requests?

I go to their profile page.

If they have just signed up (sometimes that day) I pass on them.

If they have been a forum member for a significant length of time I approve them.

WSO conversions...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By dtaylor
Re: List Building Tip (kill 2 birds with one stone)

Agreed, thanks for reminding me.

The busier we get with work the easier it is to simply send out a quick email. But you are right, putting a complete article on the blog is much more useful for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,799
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Buy an email list - how to not spam?

When you are first starting out you may wish to consider joining directory of ezines or a similar service. They are a listing of ezines that will mail to their list for you.

This puts you in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,090
Posted By dtaylor
Re: The Most Needed Service On The Web...

If I want quality articles written, I consider $10 per article a bargain. If I am just looking for churn-em-out stuff, I sit down and write 25 or 30 myself.

If I REALLY want something of quality...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th March 2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 37,865
Posted By dtaylor
Re: Social Monkee

I have been using Social Monkee for a couple of weeks. On one site, SM was all I did for off-page seo other than posting to a 2.0 blog.

I submitted my site (25 links as a free member) then...
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