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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th December 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Manage local offline biz's FB fan pages? Great, right?!? (oops, I just looked at the numbers)...

You're creating a job for someone else. That's what you're missing.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,192
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

Eventually, maybe. But, you're VASTLY overestimating the reach of this forum.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,192
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

I put my clients' branding info on the landing pages when it's called for. Sometimes it is. I've never run up against paused campaigns, delayed ads, or anything of the sort. In my case, my clients...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,192
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

This is correct.

I am the end advertiser and I use my account to promote ads for my clients, except in one case where my client also runs ads themselves.

The only requirement is that I need...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,192
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

Hey, this is exactly what I do in my little city. Great stuff!
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By somacorellc
So I got this email...

Long time, no post. I figured if anyone could use this, it would be you guys. I downloaded a free template from templatemonster a while back, and they just sent me this promo code for 50% off any...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Dilemma

It's your money, your site. He probably doesn't even know about it. I'd just renew it and use it for yourself.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Which from these wordpress members plugin do you recommend...

I have the pro version of S2member and highly recommend it. The only negative is that there's so many options that it can be overwhelming.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Client Asking for Refund. Advice Needed!

I would say no to a refund. You've already done the work and delivered results. Unless you own google, you have no control over their website and how they display results.

My only other advice...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By somacorellc
What? No holiday thread?

It's been a while since I've been around, and I just wanted to stop in and say Merry Christmas / Hanukkah / happy winter to all of you here in the Offline forum. You guys and gals have provided me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,670
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

I closed a $4,500 website +$500/mo service plan rolling up in my Honda Fit.

Represent.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How do you get in front of the owner?

Find the only reserved parking space on the company's parking lot and put a flyer on the windshield :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,698
Posted By somacorellc
Re: WARNING: This little ad trick blows the competition out of the water!

You're kind of looking too much into it. If you're good enough, your prospects won't even think to go anywhere else because you've provided answers to questions they didn't even know they had. In...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Looking for a template that drives phone calls for small businesses

This isn't a ready made theme or whatever, but I always refer to this graphic when designing client sites. It's built specifically for landing pages, but contains some ultra valuable tips on a number...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Businesses that use DemandForce

Companies always need help in some way. A lot of my clients use Quicken but still have an accountant. They might use DF but still need a website, or a mobile site, or help with email marketing, or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

We ended up right at 90ish minutes for the whole thing.

1. Meet and greet (15)
2. What marketing methods are you using for your business right now? (10)
3. What marketing methods would you like...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

So that was a gigantic FAIL!

I'm still glad I did it because now I know firsthand that it didn't attract my target market at all. Of the 10 people that said they were coming, only 3 showed up....
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

Great stuff. For this initial meeting I have a small budget and quite simply don't have the time to come up with an entire day's worth of content and plan the logistics of an all-day session. Please...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By somacorellc
Re: DM busy? Send a hot sexy email

Yet another post where you don't share info, you just solicit for PMs. I'm starting to think you have nothing of value to share.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By somacorellc
Re: have you purchased offline leads before?

I used Thumbtack.com leads for a while ($14.99/mo) but they all suck. Mostly tire kickers or people that want an ecommerce site and SEO for like $150 a month.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

To answer some questions:

1. Hosting at a local Panera Bread. They have a walled-off meeting room of sorts that will hold about 15 people, and is free to rent.

2. This week focusing on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

Hey guys,

It's been a while since I've posted much here. Mostly focusing on my biggest project to date, working on my sales funnel, taking on more clients, and expanding my marketing repertoire....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By somacorellc
Re: LinkedIn Lead

Why is it that you can't be bothered to give advice in the open and instead suggest that everyone PM you? Leaves a bad taste in my mouth for your posts.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Simple hook to open a lot of doors

He did say a few months ago, so back then you could still see if a site was verified. Not so much, anymore.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Simple hook to open a lot of doors

Not to be like, critical of your email - but did you intend for the bad grammar and spelling? I mean is that the exact thing you sent?
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Building website for fitness/gym

Yeah I'm using Wordpress + S2member (s2Member® | A powerful (free) membership plugin for WordPress® (http://s2member.com)) + SSL Cert for the secure shopping cart.

S2member has a pretty steep...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Do I take on this client? Or say peace!!

Your posts are really weird lately.

I would walk. You're doing a website which is easily worth $2,000 and hosting which is worth $30/mo and he's only paying you $15 a month? So over the course of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Building website for fitness/gym

I have a gym/personal trainer client - let me lay out some stuff that we're doing.


Secure site for selling tshirts, supplements, and kettlebells + other equipment
Private Member forums
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Cold Calling And Taking Action

Cold calling is not the same as working for them. Even if they are your client, you can still fire them if they're abusive. You don't need that crap.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Cold Calling And Taking Action

***By the end of the year? What are you waiting for? Just start today. Figure out the details when you get a client.

1. This has happened to me exactly once in thousands and thousands of calls....
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By somacorellc
Re: google places (really google + local)

Stop buying WSOs. They're worthless.

Just read this and other authority sites.
Local Search Marketing • World-Class Local Search Expertise • D. Mihm (http://www.davidmihm.com/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,123
Posted By somacorellc
Re: YOU all are MISSING OUT ON MONEY if you are not doing this..

I got mine in the mail a couple weeks ago. They give you ten cards in the little holder (they're all $100 coupons) and then they email you about 5 new coupons a month.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,807
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Here is a method I used to snag a 4 figure client

I did this when I was first starting out - it landed me one of the top real estate agents in my state, who is also a state legislator.

PS. And I got him to do a video testimonial for me. Bonus :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By somacorellc
Re: OffLine SEO what do you want to know?

Not sure how familiar you are with this forum, but in here we share actionable information instead of give teasers for WSOs. (At least, that's how the respected members of the offline forum do it.)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Client currently spending $15K/month on marketing..how much can I charge for SEO?

Yes, obviously there will be more than one keyword. The bigger point I was trying to make is that you have more information than you think you do.

The $1,000 was based on one keyword in one city...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Client currently spending $15K/month on marketing..how much can I charge for SEO?

This is your number. We'll say $12k just to make things easy. If 1 student pays $12k and finishes in a year, that's roughly $1k per month net for the school. In my area there's about 400 searches...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By somacorellc
Re: If you have 70 seconds....

This is not appealing in the least to me. Here's (a few reasons) why:


Your voice is very loud and nasal sounding. I would write your script and get someone on Fiverr to record it.
Your intro...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By somacorellc
Re: What Types of Companies Have The Following?

I'll tack on some more:

Lawn care, house cleaning, dentists, roofers, salons, pet grooming, veterinarians, home security.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By somacorellc
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Coaching???

Then why are you so heavy-handedly promoting your product in this thread? Would you expect anyone on the WF to be earning 300k+ a year? It's certainly not rolltide from the content of his posts.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,867
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Coaching???

Edit: remove offensive bits.

What level are you at? You don't have to be specific, but on a scale from "I'm paying my bills" to "I have a lambo out front (and it's mine (and it's paid for))" how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Any Experienced E-commerce Store Developers?

I could probably help you out. I just designed and built an ultracart site from scratch which was a definite learning experience but one of the better platforms I've ever used for a shopping cart.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Facebook question

No app required. When you create a Facebook page there's an option to invite your friends to the page. It's not quite a PM, but the user will see the invite. All you have to do is create the page,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Being Stonewalled By A Website's Designer/Host

Whatever you do, do not start over on the Google Places unless you have access to the current GP account. If you create a dup listing you could get yourself into Google Local Hell - not a fun place...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By somacorellc
Re: This is a prospect?

lol.

Jackass alert. He's trying to sound smart but fails completely. I would call him up just for the entertainment value to see if he's so quick with the hoity toity vocabulary on the phone. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Help a Lawyer Get More Clients Online

Shocking truth: sometimes internet marketing doesn't work. You can have all the social media profiles and SEO the crap out of his site and have 592 videos all pointing back to his website and grab...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Cold Calling: Putting the F U in fun

I do this all the time. Since I'm calling people in South Carolina it's fun to whip out the redneck voice and say "Ahh ain't need nah websahhht!" It's a great way to remind yourself that you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Client doesn't want to get Paypal Verified

It's a lifetime limit. Refer here: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/security/verification-faq#id4_header
Edit: Click the "send limit" question header to see what I mean.

In your situation I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,569
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How To Make $4,800 With Auto Discount Cards

Seriously?

Coupons and discount cards are a huge economy/niche. On the small scale (locally) you have those coupon books that you buy for $20 that have been around forever and are used for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Want to start cold calling tomorrow, some questions!

No, you haven't. If you were jumping in with both feet you'd be calling right now!

1. Search the forums or ask him.
2. The phone book.

The others I'm not going to answer. Good luck!
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,934
Posted By somacorellc
Re: First day cold calling, 55 calls.... 55 'no's

If you made 55 dials and talked to 55 decision makers I'd be impressed, even if they all said no. What were your real metrics on this?

Where's your list coming from?
What are you saying to them?
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Greatest Concept For "OFFLINE" USP... "Money Back Guarantee?"

Awesome stuff.

Part of the power of the sales pitch is that you can say things that are blatantly obvious to you, but frame them in a way that makes you look awesome, like John is doing. You're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By somacorellc
Re: For those folks using Adwords to generate leads

Yup. Sounds about right.

This will take some time but do this:
Get AdWords certified | Google Certification Program (http://www.google.com/adwords/professionals/)

Once you complete the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Can I REALLY Make A Sale And Have Cash Within 3 Days?- Is That Realistic?

It seems as though it can't become saturated, at least until the internet implodes. Look at what you've got:


web
fbook
twitter
youtube
pinterest
instagram
google+
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By somacorellc
Re: For those folks using Adwords to generate leads

Ha, I have a testimonial from him too. Crazy.

For adwords, I always always go out of my way to create a unique landing page for the exact keywords I'm targeting, and with a specific call to...
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