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Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,995
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: $200.00 a day for doing NOTHING!

Here is another idea to potentially outsource/speed up/scale up sales and editions:

-Pick a target market somewhere, anywhere
-Advertise a "business referral program" on CL...asking for people to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,995
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: $200.00 a day for doing NOTHING!

Here is one idea I have on how to potentially speed up ad sales, and scale at the same time:

I would stumble on interested business owners during my emailing who liked the format, but wanted a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,995
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: $200.00 a day for doing NOTHING!

Just PM'd you guys and we can bang this out on email.

There are pros and cons to both the 12 plus ad 9x12 and my modified 6 ad 6x9. You make more $$$ on the 9x12, but have to get a lot more ads to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th June 2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,995
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: $200.00 a day for doing NOTHING!

To jgabiz and mojo1...

Fellas- it sounds like we are all after the same thing...some variation on the 9x12 that can be outsourced, scaled, and automated.

I am 100% ready to dive in and try to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th April 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,393
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: I want to share my 9x12 spinoff business...

Here is the prospecting email I used:

SUBJECT LINE:

Mailer going out to 5,000 single family homes in NAME(S) OF NEIGHBORHOOD(S) IN ZIP CODE #####

YOUR COMPANY NAME HERE is an effective,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th April 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,804
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Desperate and this is what I am going to do

Just posted this if interested in other business ideas...

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1069986-i-want-share-my-9x12-spinoff-business.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th April 2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,393
Posted By BUFFALOBT
I want to share my 9x12 spinoff business...

For anyone interested in Bob Ross' 9x12 huge postcard co op mailer business, I developed a version of it using only 6 ads instead of 12, with a NET profit of ~$800...instead of a few grand.

I'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

After we did our first 2, the fun was gone...too much stress on my wife(my designer)...too many moving parts.

And- we didn't outsource the EDDM...did all the sorting and delivery to the post...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th December 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: 2015 Goals and Resolutions For Offliners, Whatcha Got?

Lose 7 pounds and get back to my ideal weight.

Add one new edition of my co op mailer each month in 2015.

That's it...Happy Holidays everyone!
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,860
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: The Challenge - Start A Part-time Business Co-op

I personally don't think enough business owners will want to pay anything to belong to a group, BUT I have given thought to organizing a leads swap program for any of my advertisers who might be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

Co op competition in general...Valpak, Money Mailer, RSVP, etc...they're all here.

I only need 6 out of thousands that like my format...pretty low bar to be successful.

And you are welcome!
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: 9x12 Response Rate Question

People get hung up on this all the time, but you aren't doing yourself any favors by even talking about it.

Why? Because...we all know that someone needs to see your message like 5-7 times before...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th December 2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Thanks, it is educational.

You got it...my net is ~$900, but will go up with volume.

Only worth my time if I can get these going monthly...we'll see what happens.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

$135 to sort and deliver to the post office...well worth it.

And not at this time...don't know what else I would offer, and staying focused on this.

Update...I just got 2 more interested from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

I agree...I've been thinking about how to tweak it so it can be MOSTLY automated.

I don't mind sending out emails...the ones who respond are very interested- so you focus on those, and forget the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

TC you are welcome.

Trying to herd 12-14 advertisers is/was very stressful...especially on a deadline.

My wife is my designer, so it made for some tense moments- wasn't fun or worth the $$$...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

Here's the deal...you need to send lots of emails...over and over again to the same group of emails.

Then- you have to continue to find good emails, and add them to your growing email list...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

SUBJECT LINE:

Mailer going out to 5,000 single family homes including NAME OF NEIGHBORHOOD(S) in ZIP Code 12345

EMAIL BODY:

YOUR COMPANY NAME is an effective, simple, and inexpensive way to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

Hey golf! No magic to my email...happy to share it with you.
I've been doing it manually, and lately paying someone from elance $3.29 an hour to google specific categories/cities.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,349
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

I did 2 9x12s back in 2012, and just started an offshoot of it...less ads, more targeted, bigger ads, etc.

Anyway...my first one just went out this week...sold all ads using email and the phone to...
Forum: Email Marketing 12th July 2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 59,345
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: A List Building Strategy that's working extremely well for me.

Awesome share Frank!

How would you apply this to a postcard marketing for dentists business...where I would be looking for ways to build a dentist list for future postcard mailing opportunities?
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th November 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,805
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: 9x12 Troubleshooting (I guess?)

I would skip the QR thing, along with your 10% comment...imho.

Business owners know they have to spend money to find new customers. Your mailing is one of several ways they can get in front of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

My advice to you is stick to your guns...don't change your format...find the ones who "get it"...don't waste your time on the ones who don't.

There will ALWAYS be competition and business owners...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Yep my wife and I have done 2 so far...never done it before...no reputation needed.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

My only bit of advice for you my friend...share don't sell!

Selling sucks...share your program and how it can help a business.

Your goal is to find the ones who "get it"...don't waste any...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Hello Red!

All of your points are more than valid- thanks for sharing them.

The great thing about this model is that there are so many ways to be successful at it...key is to do whatever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Happy to share any details please email me at bill(at)TheNeighborhoodSaver(dot)com thanks-
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

I would give yourself 30 days to sell all of your ads...then another week to do the add design, collect the $$, and send it off to the printer.

So 5 weeks total...same timeline has worked well...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

ckbank,

There are a handful of us who have already crossed and overcome the obstacles you have listed, along with numerous others you haven't thought of yet.

My point is that you have lots of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Chris,

All I can say is that this is an AMAZING way to build a real business- from scratch!

We are currently working on our 2nd and 3rd cards- in 2 different parts of the country.

We are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,271
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Email vs Cold Calls

They both work...one better than the other based on LOTS of variables mentioned from others in this thread.

I happen to HATE cold calling...it's just not my thing. So- I have gotten pretty good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,765
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

$1,400 per filled edition of 14 ads($100/ad).

How? Commission only after the edition is mailed out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Monthly Mailer Coop Advertising Start Up

We are doing flyer drops to businesses, emails, and we have a telemarketer making calls.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Monthly Mailer Coop Advertising Start Up

No problem and no secrets here on The WF!

We advertise 6.5 cents per home out to 10,000($650), but offer a discounted price for our current edition of 4.5 cents per home($450).

Everyone doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: Monthly Mailer Coop Advertising Start Up

By the way, you should all read this post and thread from "Bob Ross"...this is the new format we are using with great success so far, and it might be something you decide to do on your own:
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By BUFFALOBT
Re: NEED FEEDBACK ON MY WEBSITE!

Thanks for the awesome feedback everyone- I appreciate it!
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