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Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,339
Posted By John Durham
Re: I freeze, justy the thought of cold calling...

I guess my perspective is different. But I can see that nothing is really wrong with yours either. Its probably just my own feelings about things, and I shouldnt be so judgmental.

That being said:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,339
Posted By Greg guitar
Re: I freeze, justy the thought of cold calling...

I can put in a great word for him, he is a very good man, and his approach to calling is both brilliant and kind to both the caller and recipient. It is a refreshing antidote to the usual "rah rah,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,600
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: John Durham: Entrepreneur, Telemarketing Expert, Warrior … OWNER OF MANY FAILURES.

John, I actually agree with you, your teachings HAVE created a lot of success stories. You didn't invent telemarketing though, just teaching it in a way that makes sense to a lot of people here. When...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,600
Posted By John Durham
Re: John Durham: Entrepreneur, Telemarketing Expert, Warrior … OWNER OF MANY FAILURES.

First of all, an average telemarketer makes about 8-15 dollars per hour... depending on what industry they are in and who they work for. Even the very best closers in 90% of the call centers still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,810
Posted By TheCG
Re: Does It EVER Get EASIER?!?

What I learned in a previous business I had was that 3k a week with a life is 10,000 times better than 100k a month with the hassle of employees, tremendous overhead and no life.

It is all about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,600
Posted By John Durham
John Durham: Entrepreneur, Telemarketing Expert, Warrior … OWNER OF MANY FAILURES.

Hey Warriors, I want to share something that is very close to my heart right now. This post isn’t about some secret skill, strategy, or a lesson on phone sales as usual. This post is for your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sandalwood
And you say you can't make one phone call...

I just received word that my buddy's world record is official. He sent along this:

"The most consecutive boxing rounds is 120 and was achieved by David Smith (Australia) at the Holy Trinity Church...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th November 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,514
Posted By Sue Bruce
Cold Calling R U getting desperate?

Recently read many threads and spoken to people completely lost.

Maybe we overpromoted it? Or maybe we didn't promote it properly.

If you're going to run a successful offline business (many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,439
Posted By iAmNameLess
WELCOME TO REALITY, Volume 1, issue 3: Newbies Making $50,000-100,000/mo, What YOU NEED TO KNOW!

It has been a while since I graced you with another issue of the Welcome To Reality Series. For those that are new and what to see the previous two issues, you can view them below.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,233
Posted By John Durham
Re: Offline Sales Is For Wimps! - Claude Whittaker, You might Agree!

Here it is Ken...This guy gives a KILLEr motivational talk that will inspire anyone...even non guitarists.

Guitar Technique - How To Play Fast Using Legato - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,233
Posted By John Durham
Offline Sales Is For Wimps! - Claude Whittaker, You might Agree!

@ Claude

One of your posts Inspired Me.

Maybe this blows you away too reading the forums, it cant just be me:

"Thousands of people are willing to go door to door in sales jobs every day...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By Mwind076
Re: 22min/day from cold caling GREATNESS.

I guess if it works for you, do it, but that routine daily would have me tired out before I get to work! Having done this for years, I tend to wake up...wander downstairs, eat breakfast, find a movie...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,323
Posted By John Durham
Re: NEW To WF or Marketing? - Here's why the Offline Forum Is Best For You!

You are not way off, you are spot on.

Alright, now we are onto something , Im just gonna embrace it and go with it...

Ken, after a couple of years off the sales floor, I got into doing ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,323
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: NEW To WF or Marketing? - Here's why the Offline Forum Is Best For You!

nahhh, i don't think you really need a kick.. ever.

IMHO, you need self motivation. period.

your are one of those that actually control there own destiny,

and you know it.

It is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Eat That Frog! Overcoming the Common Objection

It has been a long time since I first posted this vid, and there are so many new questions about cold calling in the forum now, that I thought sharing it would be really worthwhile. Used to be you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,078
Posted By gordongecko
Re: Need to get $50k within 60 days

Thank you John, I thought all hope in humanity is lost :D LOL and then I come across you. Not despising anyone else, everybody is entitled to his own opinion and at the end of the day they are all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,323
Posted By John Durham
Re: NEW To WF or Marketing? - Here's why the Offline Forum Is Best For You!

@Reardon,

I , much like several others here who get alot of PM's , I dont really check them every day, there is a reason- because there are always 200 and by the time you knock 20 down they are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,323
Posted By John Durham
NEW To WF or Marketing? - Here's why the Offline Forum Is Best For You!

"Yaaay , I have only been marketing for 6 months and I just made my first 32 cents!! I'M Sooo Excited!!"

Have you ever seen one of those thread titles before in The main discussion area?

...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,569
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Websites Are NO LONGER Needed

Putting your business in the hands of another business is not a good idea. Facebook page? Yeah, it's trendy but not permanent and if they shut you down, then what?

Saying a website is not needed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By John Durham
Re: The Cold Calling Venture

Well Jason, Im surprised you didnt catch the glitch...

Simple. Theres NO WAY if he truly does that plan that he's only going to get 2 $500 sales per week.

Its a bust, forget about it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,694
Posted By iAmNameLess
No Money? NO PROBLEM!! $5,000 Website Deal Went Bust, Then Turned Into a $50,000 BOAT!!

So, I had a potential client, does excavating and other construction work, just got into the business for himself. He contacted me maybe 6 months ago about a website and some very light marketing. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Money Loves Speed- The momentum Factor- Extremely Important In Offline.

Absolutely!

When I show people how to find work, I get them doing activities to 'fool' their mind into thinking it's employed. Guess what? The job shows up, fast.

Same thing with sales.

In...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,535
Posted By John Durham
Money Loves Speed- The momentum Factor- Extremely Important In Offline.

Hey Guys,

This post isnt about a business plan- its about "How to get yourself to work".

There is another identical post somewhere, but I wanted to give this its own thread.

Lets talk...
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By John Durham
FREE - The "POWER POSTING" REPORT- For My Offline Brothers and Sisters Who Post Alot

I want to give this report away to the offline readers, if thats okay, to say thanks for reading my stuff.

Its going to piss off exactly 19 people who got the jump and bought this report at $21......
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,262
Posted By payoman
Wow. Cold Calling works. $3.5k+ of new business in a week.

OK, we all knew it works, but anyone who has been following me on this forum knows about my complaints, whining and other bitching about cold calling, but I thought I'd offer some positive news for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,079
Posted By John Durham
Re: What To DO If You're Desperate? (10,000 Views Required)

Paul, maybe Im wrong, but I feel like I have read somewhere that you had some phone experience... Its hard to imagine,because I think of you as a great writer, but it would explain where alot of your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,172
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

David, I'm glad you got the contract and your situation is more rare then most I think. It's good you provided the reference and ended up with the job.

Personally I would have tried to pitch both...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,172
Posted By John Durham
Re: Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

I think you were wise and 24k was worth jumping through a hoop...I think that what we are trying to relay is that you should try to avoid that through making "yes" the logical answer by truly selling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By John Durham
Hottest, most SIZZLIN, SMOOOOKIN Post of the week agreed?

Woops, need to add quotes:

This is by "Iamnameless":

"....

Never stop calling...

THIS WEEK, is the gateway to whether or not you can do this. This is going to show you if you can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,193
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Need help now. Cold calling which niches?

Awesome stuff man, you're going to succeed without a doubt! BUT, something you should look at, is the eviction itself. I went through the exact same thing. Did you get served yet or just a regular...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,193
Posted By John Durham
Re: Need help now. Cold calling which niches?

Good job. Close him while the iron is hot...How many calls did it take?

BTW, he aint closed yet. Get the check on the table!

Also, beware of the "I got a callback coming" trap, and dont put too...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,274
Posted By John Durham
Re: FREE OFFLINE REPORT-"The Great Telemarketing War Report" - Make Money Starting NOW!!

Thank you. You are one of the first people I have ever heard say that, but I think its MOST peoples issue.

It isnt rejection that they fear, they dont fear someone saying "no" when they say "Hi,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,652
Posted By rbecklund
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

jeans, button shirt, boots, 3-5 days beard growth (I hate shaving). Would love to wear shorts since it's so hot here but I got too many tattoos...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
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: 5,652
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 23rd June 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,652
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

Last Friday I met with an orthodontist for a big project. I wore a black polo shirt(slimming effect right?) along with shorts, and my flip flops.

I'm in business for myself, not to have a dress...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,969
Posted By payoman
Re: NEWBS!! Can You Make Money in 48-72 Hours? - Here's How I Did It And How You Can Too!

Just confirming John's method works.

Did around 400 calls this week, got 20 leads and a sale ($575).

Not counting the extra leads, or lifetime value of the new client, it worked out to around...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By Michael Bucker
Your Biggest Problem in Selling, Solved!

I am creating this thread to help those who have problems in sales. Keep in mind my solutions will be coming from my years of experience in the offline world selling retail and now training sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,969
Posted By John Durham
NEWBS!! Can You Make Money in 48-72 Hours? - Here's How I Did It And How You Can Too!

The answer is "Yes".

I have done it , others have done it.

A: Go find a guy here that can design websites and who you can outsource to (Time: max 2 hours)

B: Get out a phone Book Pick a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
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, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
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, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,986
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I've quit my job for this.

I can't say it was the smartest decision, but I definitely wish you the best of luck. I hope you have some money saved up because unexpected things happen that you can not prepare for except having...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: What can I sell to offline businesses?

If that were the case, then why do businesses hire accountants, use quickbooks, use freshbooks or other invoicing software? Why do businesses use exchange servers for syncing their calendars to their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By HeyAdMan
Re: Need recommendation for someone with great reputation for creating Offline WP sites

Hi David,

Email sent as requested. I look forward to hearing from you.

Randy
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By robbishop
Re: Need recommendation for someone with great reputation for creating Offline WP sites

Hi Dave,

Do you have a portfolio plus pricing please?
Regards,
Rob
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 8,511
Posted By John Durham
Re: $8 million dollar telemarketing business-3000% returns.

If something has to be explained in private, its usually because you know it wouldnt stand up to warrior scrutiny on a thread. Thats why people buy my own reports...

Because I will say it on a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Theres gotta be a better way to close web design over the phone....anyone?

Yes, drop the mock ups, they are not needed.

No offense to any body , but a lot of people in here using the " mock up" approach,
are using them as a crutch, most times because they aren't really...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Michael Bucker
Re: Need recommendation for someone with great reputation for creating Offline WP sites

David Stewart I will have to say for credibility and quality. He is my goto in any situation to date big small in between.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By John Durham
Re: Need recommendation for someone with great reputation for creating Offline WP sites

David Stewart, you can look him up here. You cant go wrong.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,172
Posted By Rus Sells
Why I never give out reference list's EVER!!

When I was a roofing contractor I was continually updating my reference list. All of the contractors have one and in almost EVERY case prospects ask for them.

One day I was updating my reference...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,554
Posted By MichaelHiles
Offliners, do you really know what the market price is for website dev?

In the business world outside of the low end, tiny mom and pop business, "web design" is called UX or UI design.

User Experience or User Interface.

This is where a designer mocks up a graphic...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,143
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I made $396,000 in 75 days.

Like yours?

I personally think this is one of the most valuable threads on here, because I've seen it first hand. I've seen Ryan go from being unsure about this, that, and every other thing to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,143
Posted By ryanmckinney
I made $396,000 in 75 days.

Now that I got your attention. I did not make that amount of money,

But you clicked on it, and you were hoping that I had a shiny thing in here, that you to could do what my subject line said.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By ShayB
Directory site twist

I promised an update, so here you go. :D

I asked John Durham to start the Directory thread because I wanted to see if I could incorporate that strategy into what I was already doing (offline...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,268
Posted By Michael Bucker
Conquering Sales 101

The following offer you are about to read is over, However there is some content below that will be useful as another warrior asked a question about sales.


This is a very special invite to my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,905
Posted By David Miller
Re: Directory Site Profits 102- The Continuation- Back To The Basics- and THEN Some!

I see a little bit of chatter here about allowing your subscriber to log on and change their own listing. The goal apparently to be as "hands off" as possible. Believe me, I get it!

But I think...
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