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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Thinking about getting my own office...what should I do?

I wouldn't go down the route of shelling out for an office just yet.

You really should build up suitable cashflow before you even consider adding anything to your overhead costs for now.

Focus...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,448
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Revenue sharing with contractor/handyman?

This is similar to Adrian Browning's brokering method. Instead of selling them the leads at $80 - $90, why not use your marketing skills to find these contractors high paying jobs and then take a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: How Many Niche Markets To target At First?

In starting out, you definitely want to avoid targeting "niches".. I mean, all companies pay out the same currency right? So what does it matter?

You want to spread your net as wide as you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Client: It's winter now, so we dont need a website [LOL-NESS]

Most business owners are prone to ANYTHING that guarantees to 'make them MORE money'. It is as simple as that.

If you approach me and leave me with the impression that:

1. My association with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Which is the best offline method of Promotion?

Don't fall into the trap of looking for which is "the best" marketing method. Simply put - THEY ALL WORK!

Every single marketing method generates Leads. It doesn't matter what type of business you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Offline Marketers: What Would You Do?

Definitely number two. That way, the follow up calls wouldn't be "cold"... instead they would actually be a warm calls which can, in some cases, increase conversions.

Personally, I don't even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Client currently spending $15K/month on marketing..how much can I charge for SEO?

Okay so their marketing budget is $15K... Well, what I'd do in this situation is work out how I can get myself a much larger piece of the cake here.. I mean why stop at SEO?

The fact that they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Help me close!

It's more than likely you won't close this deal. I mean.. he may give you a call back on one random Thursday, but I wouldn't bank on it.

In selling you should never appear desperate. Once you do,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: The Best Way To Promote Offline?

^ Very true!

It seems like you haven't got a system in place for generating qualified leads.

You need to really put a lot of time towards working out who your market is. Then you'll know how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Easy Money from Dentists...

You can ask for "theory" or you can go out there, put your ideas in motion and gain your own "practical" experience.

I'd say go ahead and give it a blast.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Anybody know of an offline designer?

You need a good copywriter to put together the copy for your Direct Mail, flyers and your postcards..

Then go and get a graphics guy to work on the design.. and there you have it - a high...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: OK, Let's all be straight here for a second...

The niche doesn't necessarily have to be "high-end".... Just untapped.

There are hundreds of guys on this very forum that are in the background silently killing it due to the 'strange' niches...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: HR departments

I would like to second this.

Especially since you are offering your training for "free". I doubt any HR department would take you seriously i mean really, how valuable will your training be to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: HOw to deal with this client?

There is no shame in walking away from a deal.

I mean there are options you could explore if you really needed this deal, but most of them would require a fair bit a capital to draw from..

For...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th July 2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Measuring the Newspaper Vs Seo ROI

This is very simple, when generating Leads it is 100% imperative that you know where they are coming from. Without this information, you'll never know which marketing activity to scale up and which...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Offline Business Situation

There are thousands of ways to generate Leads for Offline Businesses. The main focus is to get the word out so that a substantial amount of people know about the service or product being offered.....
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,419
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: How to market web design services

These are the best ways to generate Leads.

The key is to use a combination of methods. 2 or three at a time rather than wasting your time and money on just one.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Charging for building Wordpress sites

Wise words.

Don't fall into the trap of competing on price. It is a losing battle, there are hundreds of people out there offering websites for pennies..

You have to sell on value if you really...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: The Importance of Networking

I can't stress how important getting out there and shaking a few hands is to any business. Personally, I try my hardest to attend at least two networking events per week.

Just to get the word out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,526
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Just Picked Up A MEGA Contract! Want To Know How?

Yeah classifieds do pull in a healthy amount of Leads, and the best thing about it is that all the Leads are warm and much more simple to convert.

A thing I'd like to stress with classifieds is to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,903
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: WARNING: This little ad trick blows the competition out of the water!

Back in 2006 I did this exact thing. I was intentionally trying to think outside of the box and develop numerous untapped methods of generating Leads whilst gaining a larger share of my market at the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Building any type of offline business

I wouldn't say direct mail is "tough".. It all comes down to strong copy, and implementing the correct tactics.. Nothing difficult really.

At time same time, I wouldn't suggest that Direct Mail...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,002
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: SEO Contract?

5 Years is highly unusual.. The longest contract I offer my clients is 12 Months.

You can't predict the way Google or other search engines will operate in the future, so anything over a years...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,103
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd July 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,392
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: "Money I the root of all EVIL" Warriors, Do you agree with this?

I agree somewhat.. Because there are many people out there that will go to any length for a little piece of money.. You know, armed robbers, drug dealers.. etc.

However, whilst this is true,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Marketing for a relatives business with no budget?

I'm afraid that marketing is a "you get what you pay for" type of business.. Sure, there are many cheap low-cost options out there but free?

Anything that comes at no cost will surely produce...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What Do You Do When Asked To Show SEO Proof & You Have None?

Andrei,

I'm not sure what your business model is or how you operate, but when I started out alot of my prospects would ask for examples and proof etc.. Some people are adamant about it, some just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,312
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What are the best Offline services to offer clients?

Well every service produces income. There is no best. Because at the end of the day you are the one setting your own prices.

Your success doesn't boil down to what service you're offering. It's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,070
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What is YOUR favourite prospecting method?

Prospecting is seriously my favorite activity, it's highly rewarding when an expensive campaign you put together produces insane ROI.

But for me to come and say I have a "favorite" method wouldn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Question for Warriors Who Sell Web Design

It all comes down to the budget of your client.

If someone wants to give me £3000 for a webpage design I'm going to take it, and if someone wants to give me only £500 I'm still going to take it....
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What Would You Do If You Needed $865 By Friday?

Well given that you need this money urgently. Why not look into Mobile Websites?

They can be created almost instantly and if you mark up your prices high enough, you shouldn't have any problem...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: "Why do I need a website?" - Here is 10 reasons why...

Good points.

Regardless of whether you operate in the Offline space or not, when it comes down to it you are still an internet marketer..

an internet marketer without his own website - very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Why do you prefer Offline to Online?

Currently I employ 5 sales reps.. all of them on hourly wages.

Your success in this field really comes down to how well you market your own services. I mean, here we are on a fourm full of SEO...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Why do you prefer Offline to Online?

1. Because I set my own prices, meaning my earning potential is as high as I want it to be

2. The lure of being CEO of an actual business with actual employees was too hard for me to resist
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: You Tube Channel Optimization For Offline

This will have absolutey no effect on your rank.

Ip adresses and SEO haven't the slightest of things to do with eachother.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: % Commission

Well that all comes down to how much of your own money you want to give away.

I think 10% is highly justifiable. Especially if you are offering 10% of the entire SEO contract. I can't imagine...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Help with finding a new product to sell to clients

I dont see the problem here. You can outsource everything on that list with minimal difficulty. and it doesn't matter if you offer something "different" than they do because I'm sure that every...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: 1800 number for roofing client?

You can find handfulls of them on google. There are several low-cost options to choose from
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Does anyone have experience with having a website taken down?

You would be faced with alot of red tape trying to get this website taken down and I do mean ALOT. Not to mention lawyer fees etc.

Have you ever looked into ORM (Online Reputation Management). I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: How Much Do You Charge?

Charge whatever you want. Payment is only compensation for the amount of work you put in. So however valuable you feel your work will be to this person, set your price according to that.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,453
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Do you advertise in your local newspaper

I have and still do advertise in local and national papers. Also, £150 for an ad in a local paper is a bit steep. I hope you're not paying the asking rate? Newspapers love new guys that don't haggle....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th July 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 752
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: The real purpose of backlinks?

It's all about referral traffic. If you have enough quality content linking to your website. From other quality pages, related blogs, comments etc google will view your website in a better light or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th July 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: does seo really work?

Wow.. well how else do you think websites find themselves in high ranks on google? Luck? Voodoo? or SEO?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th July 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,594
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Is Google trying to kill SEO?

No. Just trying to banish the 'cheaters' and stop other spammy methods that are really congesting alot of websites.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: After 1 Year Of Reading Warrior Forum I Took Action.

Good! You've just taken a step that 80% of people wont.

Remember, you won't ever see results without action.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 979
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: The Business is out there! They need websites...

Exactly. People always seem to believe that the market is somewhat saturated in the UK especially in London. This just isn't the case.

My company serves 'dozens' of new start-up businesses each...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: How To "Resell" SEO Services To Web Designers??

Makes more sense to do this^

Why would a web designer casually gift away all their hard earned clients to you?

Instead of looking for a designer to sell your services to why not source some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: losing my job, no scams?

Nothing in life is "easy". But £20,000 a month is extremely achievable, even for a complete novice.

It all depends on how soon you take action, and how hard you're willing to push yourself.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th July 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: A conversation with my 12 year old self...

Very interesting indeed.

Would have enjoyed doing something like this when I was younger.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th July 2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,947
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Banks Are Despicable Looting Entities

This is common practice all over the world.. It's just a shame that people choose to cover it up
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Internet Marketing for Corporates

One of my firms specialises in training companys and their employees. It's really the same process as when dealing with your other Offline Clients. We gauge where they are struggling, and also find...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What's the best way to learn a sales presentation?

Practice really does make perfect. There is no other way to be honest.

You've just started out so it's gonna take you some time to get used to it, but a few weeks down it will almost be second...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Do you need to know design to offer website creation services?

You just need to know enough to explain it to your clients if asked. Other than that, just find a reputable person to outsource the design work from and you'll do just fine
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: What offline services demand recurring $?

Every deal you complete offline should bring you a recurring monthly fee.. That's the luxury of being an offline marketer..

You sell a website, you add some hosting.. Then a week later you get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Modern Design Question

I was just having this exact conversation.. Really, I think it all comes down to the fact that in the early 2000's it wasn't as easy to do some of the things we take for granted today..

I started...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By EnzoBlaque
Re: Is Cold Calling Suitable For My Business?

Well, that all depends on how you want your business to be perceived by your market. All successful businesses are successful due to the brand they create and how their customers view them. Ask...
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