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Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th November 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

Great question! I'm sure you're not alone in hearing that objection...

A couple of points come to my mind - generally about sales:
a) When you hear, "Thanks for bringing it to my attention" -...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th November 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

Hey BKH,
Thanks for keeping it on topic!

Typically, in dealing with bigger companies, the decision making process includes an introductory committee or two, and that can substantially increase...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st October 2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,341
Posted By GilNelson
Re: Sold my first 2 Mobile Websites this afternoon!

Yeah congrats on implementing a strategy and the patience that it takes to get something rolling!

Trade can be a great currency. I just did some keyword research for one of my General...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th October 2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

I totally agree. It's about their interests, not yours.
Read Jasons' statement again... "Then they tell me, and I sell them something that helps them achieve that."



Alright - For anyone that...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th October 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

@russmarsha - Great point. So it sounds like you target businesses - in this case the quality indicators (of the lead) are 1) if they already see the value of advertising, and 2) if they don't have...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th October 2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

ok

It sounds like you're saying that the customer objection is:
"Why should I, my competitors aren't"

Is that what you're running into?

I think it's a valid enough objection to address -...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th October 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
Re: What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

Great point. What if you could show them how many sales they are losing?

With a Mobile emulator, you could take a screen shot of their existing site on a mobile device. With an image and just a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th October 2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By GilNelson
What's the Hardest Part of Selling Mobile for You and What Tips Do You Have To Help Others??

Hey Warriors,

I'm looking to compile some anecdotal stats and stories about where you guys, active mobile resellers (even if you just started in Mobile), have had the most trouble – especially...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th October 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By GilNelson
Re: Need your advice about my new site

Hi ismaelmeskin,

re: design - it's a clean design template, that's good. The one slider image you have is blurry/out of focus... I suggest you remake that image a little bigger to make it clear....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th October 2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By GilNelson
Re: I need your help re Outsourcing skill set

Hey Mike,

For mobile sites and tablet sites - hosted on your server, I'd look for these skills:
html
html5
php
css

Apps dev - huge area... more info required to answer
There are cool...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th October 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,646
Posted By GilNelson
Re: How I landed my first of 6 current SMS clients.. it is possible!!

Awesome! Good marketing ideas win, don't they? To a huge degree, it's NOT about the platform or the cost per message or per keyword... it's about the consultant. Listening to the real needs of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th October 2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By GilNelson
Re: How Do I Add Audio (mp3) To A Mobile Site?

Here's another article showing what mobile browsers support which type of file, and a code example that's slightly diifferent than what I posted up above:
Mobile and HTML5 Audio | Shi Chuan's blog...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th October 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By GilNelson
Re: How Do I Add Audio (mp3) To A Mobile Site?

Hey Ronnie,
HTML5 is the way to go. I'll skip the huge lesson and just give you some code to try out...

<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Audio</title>
</head>
<body>
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th October 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,324
Posted By GilNelson
Re: Text Message Marketing Providers

I've been studying SMS platforms for over 3 years and by studying, I mean testing and running campaigns for myself and for clients. I've used long codes and short codes. I have affiliations (White...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd October 2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,574
Posted By GilNelson
Re: I Suck at Sales: A Memoir. (I took action today!)

Hey Larches,

While the drinking and business aspect of your story isn't something I'd do, I appreciate your totally honest "journal" of your experience. Seriously. Very bold.

I've done my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th September 2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 17,665
Posted By GilNelson
Re: How I Landed My First Offline Clients (Step by Step)

Hey Shawn,

I'm following along with my review copy of your soon to be released WSO and I landed here. I'm 3 pages in and already, you've shared some very clear insight.

This thread is quite...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,708
Posted By GilNelson
Re: txt180 or yeez

You guys are all missing the point.
(IMO)

The question was txt180 or YeeZ.
apples and oranges

here's a few reasons to look at Yeez for yourself. Don't take my word for it.

1) txt180 is...
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