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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

For those who care but don't know....

The Gateway Pundit (TGP) is an American far-right fake news website. The website is known for publishing falsehoods, hoaxes, and conspiracy theories.


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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Why Do People Fall for Things Like This?

I look at it a little differently.

These cheap offers are something I buy regularly. Sometimes I use them, sometimes I don't.

But these are things I study.

First, I study the sales letter....
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Whats the best platform for making outbound calls

I recommend you buy voip minutes. Your supplier should provide a cloud or software softphone you can use to make calls so you can copy paste.

I personally use a Voicent predictive dialler and have...
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Drop Everything And Read This Now

I think he was kidding. I took it as a joke.

In fact, I laughed out loud when I read it.

Just like people used to laugh at me when I sat down at the piano....but then when I started to play....
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
Posted By marciayudkin
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

If a new tradesperson comes to my house and they don't have a business card, they probably are not going to get my repeat business. There are certain trades I use only once every couple of years,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: New Movers Are BIG Spenders

Of course, all these services are needed. But to me, the takeaway from this is that after buying a home (the biggest purchase in a life) their "Buying glands" are turned on. It's so much easier for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
Posted By savidge4
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

I use a lot of cards... not a fan of the "digital pass".

The issue I have with passing ( phone pass ) off my number, is that you end up with theirs and they have yours... and you end up with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

Dude, it went digital years ago. When you see two people pointing their phones at each other's phone they are exchanging digital business cards. Some events even have public digital card machines...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th December 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 395
Posted By Kay King
Re: What is your famous book in USA?

So - you mean fiction?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By savidge4
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Apples to apples you would multiply 8,833 ( deaths in the Philippines) by 3.02 ( to equal US population ) and the equal by ratio death count would be 26,676

Throw in a variable such as this: (...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Shane, I like you, I always have, and one of the reasons that I like you, is because you have such an interesting way of thinking and no shame for what you think. (In-case your unsure...that's a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Many, many bad things can happen other than a dirt nap.

Here is one example.

Head of White House security office has his right foot amputated because of severe COVID-19 and is facing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st December 2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,067
Posted By Janice Sperry
Re: The Most Absurd Thing You Ever Heard

I have heard a lot of absurd things in my life. I have probably believed a few of them for awhile.

But the most absurd thing I have ever heard...

"COVID-19 is a hoax."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

A philosophical thought, for all of us. A short story.

It's wrong to scream "Fire!" is a crowded theater. In fact, it's the most popular example of an exception to free speech.


But what about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I don't know about all that. What I do know is COVID kills and that is all the reality I need to know and do my best to prevent death for me, my family, friends and everyone.


COVID kills
Forum: Email Marketing 28th November 2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By agmccall
Re: How Covid-19 has transformed email marketing

I do not open emails anymore because I do not know if the person writing them was wearing a mask

al
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,564
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Easy Money

Easy Money? If you consider an 18 to 24 hour work week and earn a minimum $1.000.00 weekly - some of us have been doing it for years. You just won't learn how it is done on this forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Well, boys and girls (and the other 174 genders now)

We are now at ten million cases in the US,

We are now at 240,000 deaths.

We are now holding pretty steady at 1,000 deaths a day.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

well, boys and girls...

In the US there are now an average of over 100,000 cases of Covid-19 a day.

The election coverage is pushing that news on the back burner, but we aren't out of this yet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By agmccall
Re: Are you ready for Cyber Monday?

blah blah blah
every year the same stupid question

al
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th September 2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 351
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: In-home sales and one-leggers

I sold in people's homes for 35 years. After the first 100 "one leggers" with only 2 sales, it finally got through my head not to give them a presentation..no matter how much they promised "I make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I didn't take it as an insult as much as a positioning statement.

Saying that someone is "open minded" is a positioning statement. It implies that you are an intellectual superior that knows more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I watched the whole thing.

The first 5 minutes of the video is when he's giving facts. These are real numbers from the CDC. and nothing he said there is different from anything I have said about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

That number, this early into the situation is a big fat red flag. I'm sorry that you don't see or understand that.

I forget who, maybe you in this thread mentioned how can we say its the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Death isn't always the worst option. A lot of the youngsters who believe they are invincible are going to be in for a surprise when they lose a limb or need a new set of lungs or now have to worry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I agree. And I agree that this is happening (and worse) in the "cable news".

Both sides are editing the information to make the pandemic either sound much worse than it is, or much better than it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: "You've Got To Play The GAME"

I'm going to address that, because there are people here that are taking this seriously.

In the beginning of a sales career. You know nothing. Everything you think and say is wrong.

In the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: "You've Got To Play The GAME"

That is true. It is possible to perfectly memorize a script that is sub-standard.(added later) And I've seen scripts that were so bad that they were worse than winging it. And memorizing a terrible...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By Jeffery
Re: "You've Got To Play The GAME"

Would you please stop using BIG words. ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Yup. I'm amazed when I see distributors in MLM (or salespeople selling anything) who ignore all the great marketing materials that have been provided by the company.

Although there are some bad...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By whateverpedia
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Starting? That horse has already bolted.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th August 2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: INSTANT POT users??

Aw, see — that is my actschwl problem.

Like Satan said, "Eternal destruction is a certainty. This means it matters not how it happens."

Course, they don't nevah say this in most ressipy books...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd August 2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By lanfear63
Re: INSTANT POT users??

Very disappointing opening this thread, thought it was about something else. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is your business set up to FAIL?

Let's take the restaurant example.

Lots of people think of opening a restaurant. Why? They like being in a restaurant. The servers seem nice...so...viola!, they want to open a restaurant...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,600
Posted By culpetm
Re: What Services or Goods can be SOLD during a corona recession?

Brass doorknobs and sink handles - brass has copper which kills bacteria and viruses

https://www.fastcompany.com/90476550/copper-kills-coronavirus-why-arent-our-surfaces-covered-in-it
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 502
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Is your business set up to FAIL?

A few are. I call them Loss Leaders.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By whateverpedia
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

29/50 States (58%) - out of control.
10/50 States (20%) - trending poorly
6/50 States (12%) - Caution Warranted
5/50 States (10%) - Trending Better

https://i.postimg.cc/P5jpRynj/Map.jpg
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I for one stopped socializing at honky-tonks. Instead I practice social distancing via home delivery.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

A new wrinkle...

Infected children have at least as much of the coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults, according to the research. Indeed, children younger than age 5 may host...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I've heard that on the news several times. Long before now.

I'm pretty sure it was even mentioned here in this thread...one of the first few pages.
[/B]- 'wow, that's new'.[/B]

Selective...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th July 2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,441
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: It is obvious, you are not ...

Actually I love getting fund raising letter. I never send money......but I get torn between admiring the craftsmanship of the urgent request...and the contempt for the people that believe that these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

MYOB... YOU'RE A GOD.

THANKS FOR THIS POST.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,764
Posted By AdmanMrWoo
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Claude... here is the letter, I just copied and pasted it it, the graphics don't show up... so... hope you can make heads or tales out of it.

Let me know.

Linwood
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: What do you think of management consultants?

Yeah - sense is that those / more stereotypical types dominate the mental images and headlines (and to be fair, *do* comprise a high proportion of the actual "suits" working in those professions. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

You are suggesting that humans are rational creatures. We are not.

The people you are talking about aren't seeing this as "Truth VS Lies". They are seeing it as "Us VS Them". That's the lens they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: What do you think of management consultants?

In my pre-internet experience of the corporate world there were two main reasons why businesses would hire a consultant: 1) It was a means of distancing the "decision makers" from any potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Guides To Straight Thinking. With 13 Common Fallacies.by Stuart Chase. It was written in 1956

I "Collect" old books on reasoning. I think this may be the first one I read, maybe 50 years ago.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Dan Riffle
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Claude has a book he frequently references. I was speaking specifically to it.

Although, I wouldn't be surprised if the book you linked to is the same one I read in college.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Trained people doesn't mean they are educated people. Next time, if you want to make them think twice, ask them "Is it difficult being an uneducated person in an educated world?"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

I don't believe they are self centered. I think they believe what they say. They are ill informed.

This happened in my store yesterday...
A man came in without a mask (our Governor mandated...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Do you list prices on your website? Why or why not?

One of the normal rules in creating bundles is that, other than the main offer, most of the other parts of the bundle have a high perceived value, but a low cost to you...maybe no cost. Guarantees,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Do you list prices on your website? Why or why not?

Yup, a lesson for us all. Bundle selling adds value and diffuses the price. It's near impossible to comparison shop when you offer a bundle like this.

I do it in my ads.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,372
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Weight loss tips

It is in Richard III.

"Did the pond finally reveal a catch?
Did your lips finally find a snatch?"

The bard was kinda reprisin' the Excalibur myth in this passage, which sounds like an...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,372
Posted By lanfear63
Re: Weight loss tips

The British Pound in money was the joke, try to keep up.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,853
Views: 48,645
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Well Folks;

In the US, there are almost 4 million confirmed cases. That's more than 1% of the population. The CDC estimates that there are really 10% to 25% of the population already infected, and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,372
Posted By lanfear63
Re: Weight loss tips

You should have run your business in the UK, You'd have lost Pounds
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