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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 29th July 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,995
Posted By mrjosco
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 15th February 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By mrjosco
Re: CPC Calculation

Just to add in case anyone else is just starting with PPC like me. When I first set my account up, I placed a small bid on my keywords. Google gave me an error message saying "bid too low for first...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 13th February 2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Google Landing Page Quality Score Mystery

I use a quality host and my load times haven't really shown to be an issue, based on my own anecdotal evidence and google analytics analysis.

It is frustrating, but I realized - if Google is...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th February 2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By mrjosco
Google Landing Page Quality Score Mystery

I have a vintage clothing website and I am bidding on Google for the keyword "Vintage T Shirts" with a link from the ad to a collection page that lists all my vintage t shirts. My ad score and...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th February 2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Using Facebook ads to build social media presence

You are saying Facebook falsifies their "like" tracking data to inflate the cost? Highly unlikely. And if they did, why would anyone trust their 'clicks' anymore than their 'likes'?


...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 10th February 2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By mrjosco
CPC Calculation

Anyone have any insights on how the 'first page' CPC estimate is formulated. I am pretty familiar with my niche, as I have been doing it for decades - but many of the main keywords have a 'first...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 8th February 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Adword or Bing ?

It doesn't help, because it shows a lack of understanding in terms of fundamental financial principles.



Your question is irrelevant. You aren't talking about ROI, you are talking about net...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 8th February 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,353
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Adword or Bing ?

Just by reading these comments you can tell that 90% of the people commenting have no idea what they are saying.

Anyone who says "My opinion is that X has better ROI than Y" obviously has no idea...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By mrjosco
Re: How to reverse being penalized by Google

I love how no one reads any of the forum history and keeps posting stupid responses on how he can do all of these things to get unpenalized

WHEN THERE IS NO PENALTY

Even better, half of the...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 29th January 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By mrjosco
Re: How would you guys make an extra 300 bucks a month with Ebay ??

I once was at an audition for a role in a show at a Six Flags theme park. While waiting in line a lady came up to me and showed me a watch on her wrist.

"This is a nice watch, isn't it", she...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 29th January 2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By mrjosco
Using Facebook ads to build social media presence

I am looking to soft launch my eCommerce store by building a strong following on eBay and getting targeted 'likes'. I am willing to spend a bit of money on facebook ads, but I get the impression I am...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th January 2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,348
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Advice - how to hire designer/developer to create ecommerce store on either BigCommerce or Shopi

The benefit of a site like shopify is that it is a simple platform that doesn't require any technical knowledge.

Certainly a programmer could offer great customization and design, but the overall...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,922
Posted By mrjosco
Re: What can I do to sell more children's books?

You are right, but you have to think of this like a snowball running down the hill.

You need to build a following with outside marketing - and your outside marketing will get more effective as you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,257
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Just started the 9x12 system.

Hope things are going well with those trying this.

I think it is a brilliant method, but I haven't had any luck. My town has about 35k in it. I was offering to send a mailer to 10k homes (nearly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,627
Posted By mrjosco
Re: $3,800 A MONTH...from Restaurants!

I am with the others. I don't get why they pay you $95 to draw a name from a bowl and call the person on it.

And I also don't see how this increases business for a restaurant. It just gives away a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By mrjosco
Re: To those of you that outsource Telemarketers

I have had really good success with Odesk callers. Of course, you have to pay for it. You can't hire a telemarketer for $3-4 per hour and expect good results.

Look for a few things:

1. Look for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,084
Posted By mrjosco
Re: door hanger marketing

I have found that door hanging alone can work, depending on the product, but it does have a pretty low return (an exception might be for some great deals on pizza delivery).

HOWEVER, I have found...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Will Google Wallet Eventually Give Paypal A Run For Its Money?

I don't know if Paypal should be shakin' in their boots, but Google might be able to get a big enough market segment to start giving us real choices - and choice is always good!
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Asking hard questions... and being honest

What seems to be forgotten in this discussion is choices.

Sure a mobile website might bring in $3000 per month - but that doesn't mean they should pay $2500 for it.

If there was only one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

Yeah, hoping for an update! Get any more spots filled?

ALSO - I am thinking I can also add some extra *ZING* to the offer by including a one page mobile website (with upcharge for full website).
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th June 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By mrjosco
Re: (LOOK) This is from creating an app

True, true... but he needs a GOOD one.

And one that won't get the leftover Ferrari's every two years!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th June 2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By mrjosco
Re: (LOOK) This is from creating an app

Kid needs a financial advisor, stat!
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By mrjosco
Re: The TRUTH about sales

I am not married to restaurants, but I have chosen them for two reasons:

1. I use to be a restaurant GM, so I know the industry pretty well and

more importantly

2. All my clients have been...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By mrjosco
Re: The TRUTH about sales

Sadly I can't afford a $700 training, but I will look up his posts in WF to dig for gold that way.

Something has to change. I am not selling a high ticket item. My prices usually ranges between...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By mrjosco
The TRUTH about sales

Well, I should say - MY truth.

The fact is, I am having issues. Major and consistent issues. Perhaps, however, there is a flaw in my approach.

First, setting appointments isn't that hard. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,540
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Who here actually sells products/services on regular basis

I am doing it. Lost my job, and needed a solution. Been messin around with web marketing for 15 years, so I thought I would try to make ends meet with something I know and love. I'm selling mobile...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th June 2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,141
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Selling Mobile Sites & Apps by EMAIL!

Thanks for dropping in! This sounds like a good plan, I will give it a try!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th June 2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By mrjosco
Overriding Wordpress Built in Mobile

So I bought a developer license for a theme that I have been using for clients. The theme is pretty nice, but it includes a mobile version (not responsive, it has a separate mobile version built in)...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,687
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Outsourcing cold calls?

I have hired someone to do cold calling for me. There are many reasons I did this, and limited time is one of them.

I pay this person to call for 10 hours per week and set appointments. I then go...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st June 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Help! 1st ever Mobile Lead but maybe i messed up

You could go there with a "free" option - a single landing page mobile website that has an ad for your business on it (small, and tasteful ad in the footer)

But really, that isn't what they need....
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Need help Setting up a Telemarketer

Everyone's situation is different and my circumstancial situation doesn't change the reality of the experience others have, but I will give my experience.

I have hired part-time telemarketers for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st June 2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 45,232
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Mobile Website Showcase [IMAGES]

Here is one of the first sites I made.

http://i.imgur.com/cvMocwb.png
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Refund advice needed

Hmm. I am having a VERY similar issue - except this was for a cheap product that offered a 5 day trial membership to a much more expensive subscription product as a "bonus". As soon as I noticed the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th June 2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjosco
Re: SMS Marketing Tips

Thanks for the input! They are not paying me yet, they are paying another guy who hasn't really provided much.

Before I send a proposal I want to develop some ideas of how we can make it work...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th June 2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjosco
Re: SMS Marketing Tips

To be honest I am a noob when it comes to SMS and I am trying to get my feet in slowly. I want to offer services that help my customers take advantage of the mobile site they just bought from me. He...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th June 2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjosco
Re: SMS Marketing Tips

I do not, but that is a good question. He thinks the issue is related to which TYPE of customers opted in.

I think he has a point.

He was also concerned because his employees only really pushed...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th June 2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjosco
Re: SMS Marketing Tips

They opted in at his bar.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th June 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By mrjosco
SMS Marketing Tips

I have a mobile website client who might choose to switch to me to manage his SMS campaign.

Right now he has about 400 subscribers, but his success rate (in terms of ROI) is pretty low.

Each...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th June 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Map/Directions Help for Mobile

When you use the form where they enter their location, it just prefills that into the google URL. Instead, replace that form data with "my+location" (that portion of the code in the link should read...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Let me know if I'm on the right path or not

Here is a suggestion to you, and other, future warriors in your same situation.

Maybe instead of sending unsolicited PM's you can open a thread in the "War Room". It gets tons of traffic from a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By mrjosco
Being "everything" to the client

I started my offline business because I lost my job. Not really the best way to start - as I would of preferred to have saved up some capital and started slowly.

Because of my 'situation', I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By mrjosco
Appropriate follow up for sensitive situation

So, I am hoping some wiser business folks can help me out here. This question may make me sound insensitive, but I am asking because I want to be sensitive to the situation, but I also realize that...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th June 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,141
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Selling Mobile Sites & Apps by EMAIL!

Dang, tell me more. I haven't had near that level of success with email yet.

Good job!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th June 2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Age of QR Code Users

People actually use QR codes?

I am kidding, sort of.

The adoption of QR codes feels to me much like the adoption of 'mini disc' players. They were the next big thing for years, until they never...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th June 2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,209
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Justifying monthly fee for mobile

These are good suggestions, but I do have some questions:

1. Isn't there a greater benefit to the customer if they host on their own domain? I heard that google gives 'points' to sites that it...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th June 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By mrjosco
Facebook "Click to Check-In" link

How do I create a link on a mobile site where a user can "Click to Check In"

Is this even possible, or do I just have to link to the facebook page and ask them to check in from there?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th June 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Mobile Website Builder

jQuery Mobile | jQuery Mobile (http://jquerymobile.com/)

This is amazing. My favorite mobile builder. It helps to have some basic HTML knowledge - and you might need to read some documentation -...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th June 2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By mrjosco
Webinar

Anyone here using in person conferences or online webinars to sell mobile? I have panic attacks with cold calling and cold walking in and it SUCKS. I do it, because I need to pay bills, and I don't...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th June 2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,209
Posted By mrjosco
Justifying monthly fee for mobile

Guys,

I have been selling mobile websites for a few weeks now. Not getting rich (yet), but selling about one per week.

Every week I get better at selling and expressing the value a mobile...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,330
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Client asking for a refund

But you haven't done any work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Social Media Marketing: Back to The Basics!!!!

Thanks for this post! I really like the way you suggested to have friends and family test the landing page. I had never heard that before. I always want to get 'feedback' from my wife, but she knows...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,228
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Offline business ideas to start

Sell anything! I say stick to business to business. You can either cold call and try selling over the phone or you can go door to door to businesses to sell services.

Some services you can sell:...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th June 2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Beginner selling mistakes

Two weeks and two sales - so I agree, not too bad. But it needs to be, and realistically can be, better. My goal is one sale a day.

I like the tip on pricing. I am getting more confident and...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th June 2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Don’t be an idiot – What I learned from a client

I agree. My pricing structure isn't as fixed as it should be. Especially right now as I am more in 'survive' mode than 'build a business' mode. - but I am getting better, and my attitude is changing....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd June 2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By mrjosco
Beginner selling mistakes

This post is as much for me as anyone. I am new to this mobile marketing business (only been doing it for a couple weeks) and I have made a couple sales.

I have also been making a lot of beginner...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By mrjosco
Re: What is your offline competitive advantage?

Correct. It offers debt. Loads and loads of debt.

There was a time when a college degree was reasonably priced and let you stick out in a crowd of applicants. That time is long past.

Now you...
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