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Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,869
Posted By SamyE
Re: Need help (flyer suggestions?) to market my wife's counseling practice

Contact all the local schools and speak to the guidance counslers, nurses, front office staff, and principle / assistant principle....

Create some leave behind materials for the staff to give to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By SamyE
Re: Do you know any course to sell door to door Internet Services?

No one goes door to door for this service,
I would say try this out and see what happens....

It is so unusual that business owners will take notice!!!!

Going door to door takes time, and many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By SamyE
Re: Getting Paid for What You Do!

IF they refuse to put money down u front, then "alarm bells" start ringing....
This is a sign of difficult clients who likely will give me lots of trouble down the road..... and make me wait forever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,548
Posted By SamyE
Re: My Frustrating Experience with the Rent-a-Site Model

Work these 28 wrecker companies against each other.....
Play each one against the other 27 wrecker co's

Buy 30 sheets of canary yellow stock cover 28LB stock paper, 30 envelopes, and had address...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By SamyE
Re: Help: Domain Trademark Issues

Call them up, tell them you are faxing an invoice for 150.00 and that as soon as the invoice is paid that you will transfer the domain. You can also drop in a line that they will re instate your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Places is 'Killin' me. Please help

Google will rank a site for either natural ranking or places ranking ... only one slot, either / or ... not both.

This may be your problem?
If you want BOTH then you will need a new site for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By SamyE
Re: can I trust someone in sending a check to my house?

Another option is

Check to credit card, where the check is converted and treated like a credit card transaction.... So check with you credit card processor ... if you have one.

There are also...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By SamyE
Re: Proof that Offline Companies are ready for a Fresh Take on Marketing

Yep,

My local yellow pages has shrunk by 50% and it now has Both the yellow and white pages ... So that makes a 75% reduction in one year....

They are now pushing online in addition to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,259
Posted By SamyE
Re: Marketing Ideas for Commercial Real Estate

WoW

HE has no list....
Set this up for him so he can automatically follow up with every one.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,483
Posted By SamyE
Re: Web design for local businesses

Call them up,

Tell them you are a local business owner like them doing some quick fast research for your book on why local business owners are not using web pages as an integral part of there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By SamyE
Re: What price to quote a local lawyer? Advice please

Kronic,

Add on an additional zero.

Find out how much he is paying for his ppc campaigne, this will likely blow your socks off. Just log into your google account and put the keywords and get the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By SamyE
Re: What kind of SEO is still working???

RollTide,


The whole google game is always in flux and always changing. I note you said you were using spun content and only article writing.

Never Ever put all your egs in one basket. You...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By SamyE
Re: Finding offline sales reps

You can use craigslist and post that you are looking for an insurance agent , also mention semi retired and retired insurance reps are welcome. Many of these guys will sill have their little black...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By SamyE
Re: Best way to Mechanic business quick?

HE needs to claim (you can do this for him) and correct his places listing. This is the first step. They may require a post card verification. Then fix his web sites so they reflect the new address,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,010
Posted By SamyE
Re: Thank You cards!

So few people take the time and effort to actually put a pen to paper, write something, then take it to the post office, buy a stamp and mail it.

While every one else relies on email, voice-mail,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Places Please Help

Two Points.

1/ if you want places on the SERPS you got to set the page up so it is local centric and local focused. See my earlier reply. Then you got to get google to see and list it under the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Places Please Help

You need to properly seo optimize the web page for EITHER Places OR organic. Google will not allow the same web page to rank and list for both.

If the client wants Places then you need to properly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By SamyE
Re: Offering Free Services (Direct Mail) - how to grab attention?

Just visit them when its dead empty and the wait staff is mumbling on the sides and offer him a demo and free trial on the spot.

Also find out who is already selling to them and get them to give...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,293
Posted By SamyE
Re: Hiring sales people

Try Craig's list. Consider some one older or semi retired who really knows the local business community. They were brought up in sales very old school and are used to rejection and have years of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,388
Posted By SamyE
Re: Losing Clients By Not Charging Enough... I just did, by quoting $1,700

Glad that you got the job.

If you are constantly seeing your competitors quoting much higher prices then your pricing is too low and you are leaving lots of cash on the table.

As you have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By SamyE
Re: New Comer

Welcome Aboard.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,789
Posted By SamyE
Re: LinkedIn?

See LinkedInForBusiness (http://linkedinforbusiness.com/)
This is a complete comprehensive course on linkedIn by Lewis Howes.
I bought the product and it rocks ....
Only 97.00
It has lots of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,684
Posted By SamyE
Re: Locksmith on Google Places? Rejected!

Locksmiths is targeted for scrutiny by google. Make sure you follow their guidelines exactly. You can only use the term in the name only if its in their legitimate business name.

keyword stuffing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,086
Posted By SamyE
Re: Does Newspaper Advertising Work?

I have not seen any web related ads that I can recall.

Best thing to do is buy a copy for one complete week and go through the paper page by page and see if there are any in the paper.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By SamyE
Re: Offline Consultant - Business Venture Scaling - In over my head -‏

I agree
Keep Control of the web site, this way you control the deal.

Start testing and find out what works, make sure you get your agreement in writing and that if covers who does what and when....
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 985
Posted By SamyE
Re: Bang Bang! Let's gooo!

First one is always the toughest. The rest come easier.

Great that you stopped fumbling with the email, called him, and got him on the phone and hammered every thing out.

Now go out and get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By SamyE
Re: Easy add on service you can charge monthly for

You may want to look at mobile and text marketing as this is just starting to take off with the sheer number of smart phones being sold. With the younger segment this may even be compulsory as they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By SamyE
Re: Advertising Funeral Services

Spheres of Influence
Who is there when a death occurs?
Where and whom do they go to?
Who are their trusted advisors?

What educational materials and buyers guides can you put into their hands....
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By SamyE
Re: Are You Doing This & Giving Away Sales In The Process??

This business is as much about the "theatrics and magic" as well as the technical behind the scenes work we all do.

Take any sports car, pull apart the engine and you will have a bag of parts,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By SamyE
Re: How NOT to Impress Offline Prospects

Yep I get them, they go right to my trash bin.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By SamyE
Re: OFFLINER pricing question...

I agree

Most business ownwes know nothing about fiver.
I think the videos should be just a bit longer aprx 90 seconds and would give them a fill in the balck form with questions and keywors as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By SamyE
Re: Looking to outsource for Google Place phone verification

I have heard that in some cases google is not giving the phone verification option and using the post card verification process.

Is this what you are referring to?

Or are you looking for some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By SamyE
Re: How much will simple (I Think) SEO run me?

I could not find you on places either, and the complete citation and address is missing from your web site. The lack of any text is not helping you either.

Google now pulls information from your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By SamyE
Re: local business opportunity

Couple thoughts ...


Did you see the Frank Kern Video about his "book" and how he needs a name, then sells you on paying six bucks to cover the shipping and printing, then upsells you on his...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,752
Posted By SamyE
Re: I've Got Leads, Leads, Leads & More Leads, and no one to sell them to - Any Ideas?

Zoro,


Couple things it could be.
5 freer leads may not be enough to truly entice them in, as well as the fact that they are "free". Of their conversion and sales process suck then they will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,295
Posted By SamyE
Re: What Phone Service Do Home Office Users Use?

I use Skype

Love it

Especially the Skype Video and my clients and prospects love the video aspect of it. They can see and hear at the same time, and I can share my screen as well.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By SamyE
Re: HELP! Whats the best way to get a massive amount of numbers to local businesses without scraping

OK

You a) Got No Money b) Need Business NOW


Here is what to do.

1/ Decide on ONE target offer (problem- Agitate - Solution) your potential market

2/ Find out who has access to them in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By SamyE
Re: How to properly prospect for business that need a mobile website.

The thing is, Business Owners are 1) busy and over worked 2) have no understanding of online marketing and even less about mobile marketing, QR Codes, and Mobile websites.

So you are sifting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,876
Posted By SamyE
Re: Don't Count out Craigslist: It just made me $9500

Way to Go Lazy.

I have used your services, and they were great, and I will use you again when I am ready.

:DYou can structure your craigslist tittle by adding in your keywords and phone number....
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,236
Posted By SamyE
Re: I took action

New Strategy for your Cold Calling....


When they give you anything but yes, go to plan B....

Thats OK, I understand, before I go, would you be interested in .....(Free Report & Bait Piece) ?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,051
Posted By SamyE
Re: Offline customer charges back and Paypal takes $250

Wait till this new consumer Protection Oversight fully kicks in and set up and establishes rules, policies, and procedures. Many see it as almost entirely consumer biased and pre disposed to not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,479
Posted By SamyE
Re: Need money in a hurry? Get your camera out and do what my friend Julie is doing!!!

You can also use a Kodak ZI8 and shot a short intro video, then upload to youtube and put the video on the clients web site as well
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,291
Posted By SamyE
Re: IMPORTANT Google Places Announcement - Phone Verification is GONE

Haven't seen this locally here in New Jersey yet.

Must be something new or its getting cough by some new algorthem. Lots as spamy google places listings so it makes sense that they could try the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By SamyE
Re: objections i face when promoting tech to local businesses

I have yet to see some one use or scan a QR Code. Lots of people out there selling the "make money with QR codes" but I have yet to see them in action.

Any one here making active use of them?
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,396
Posted By SamyE
Re: Groupon Prospecting - Has anyone done this??

Great Example of out side the box thinking.

1/ You can now take all that saved time from cleaning and now spend that time on working on your business.

2/ Do a Superb Job and get them to refer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Places Mystery

Who Knows .... Google has a mind of its own ....:confused:
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By SamyE
Re: Call To Action On Back Of Business Cards

You need

1/ A strong benefit laden call to action

2/ A really good attractive bait piece / offer Thing fresh ground meat in front of a lion that hasn't eaten in a few days

3/ Simple Video...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By SamyE
Re: 6 Ways to Guarantee You’ll Never Hear From Me Again. (Quite Possibly a Rant)

John,

I suspect that when you are writing off the cuff, you are writing at a subconscious level. You have lots of experience and it comes of in how you write and express it free hand. All the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By SamyE
Re: "Do you have a packet you can drop off?"

Yep,

This is usually a brush off. I usually just tel them. "you know, usually when I am asked for a packet it really means NO. What exactly do you need more information on.

The stay quit and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Boost Ad, Google Changed Its System

WoW

This leaves room for some one to step right in and steal the market. Rip me off once shame on you, rip me off twice shame on me.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,521
Posted By SamyE
Re: UBL.org Is A Joke

hmmmm


leaves room for some one else to step in and take the market.


trick me once shame on you, trick me twice shame on me.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By SamyE
Re: Software to assist in offline marketing or client services

Look into instant business finder and easily leads finder. These both will scrape info from google places. Or YPSpider that will scrape YP Sites for leads based on business category and location
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By SamyE
Re: Google Places Dilemma

The whole game has changed. Big Time.....

You need both citations and reviews as well as strong meta tags and on page optimization as well as offpage back linking and back link building.

Just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,082
Posted By SamyE
Re: Best Way to Approach Local Businesses? How to Open the Sale?

Cold Calling, either in person or via the phone totally messes up your posture and sets you up as just a desperate peddler peddling his wares! Totally Sucks Posture Wise....

No to mention gate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By SamyE
Re: Is there a way to create a new Places listing WITHOUT the postcard confirmation?

If there was no option for the call and the post card is the only option then you have no chioce but to wait for the post card.

You could rent storage locker/mail box where they will accept and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th December 2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By SamyE
Re: Speaking at a networking event tomrorrow, need help

With Professional Services Credibility is an issue. So wrap it around old school snail mail and new school email.

If you don't have a web site its just like not having an address.....Phone...
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