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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By King Manu
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

Great post!

I would also like to add "one time offer".

Rarely something can be bought ONLY at that specific time and place with that price. Yes, you can have a special offer or limited time...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By WF- Mark
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

This. Definitely something that makes me hold back on a purchase when i see this on their descriptions/guarantee.

Lots of good points on this post.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By onlinemarketing88
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

HI Friends
"Much of the time, the number one thing the customer is looking for is an apology. Always start with sorry, and mean it. Even if you're not at fault, you can still empathize and feel...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Jeffery
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

I never say "The product works as advertised" unless I created the product and advertised the product.


P.S. Also, I never say "My wife said so"
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

Never accept credit for them wanting to buy. But always spread the credit for their purchase, and their previous purchases.

And, as a personal example, a customer says "Why are you selling this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Medon
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

Good pieces of advice. The idea is to transfer credit to the product. It makes potential customers know that you are dealing in a great product. They get convinced that the product will give them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By cearionmarie
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

I'm sure these aren't the only words to avoid, but you have highlighted the most important ones. This is also an important refresher as one tends to forget something so basic after quite some time.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By naviown
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

This is amazing! There are so many gold nuggets hidden in the replies. It does make a huge impact, just by reading it, I perceived it as way more positive.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The Fifth Thing You Must Never Say To A Prospect Or Customer

Not just confrontations. Answering sales objections often...almost always...becomes a matter of Selling By Arguing. And that's another big reason salespeople lose sales. You can listen. (It's hard to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By jmosticc22
RE: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

These are all great points especially for starters, really these apply to most businesses out there. No matter what kind it is or who your customers are avoiding the said aspects will help you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Claude Whitacre
The Fifth Thing You Must Never Say To A Prospect Or Customer

I just got done reading an excellent post on the 4 things you must never say to a customer.

And now here is my addition to that.

Never criticize a prospect/buyer's previous buying decision....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: 4 Thing you MUST NEVER say to a Customer

And when talking to a prospect/customer...never say that you are selling..or that you sold someone.
They bought from you...you helped them...but if you say you sold them, it's almost like saying...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By misterme
Re: The Ultimate Ballsy Sales Line

The way he said sounded inferred that one way or the other the money I'm asking for my widget is going to get spent so you might was well spend it on yourself now rather than after you're dead.

In...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The Ultimate Ballsy Sales Line

I see the reason this often works. But it would only get the desired result if the prospect was ready to be tipped over.

I sold a vacuum cleaner to a man's son. When I went to see the parents, the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By animal44
Re: The Ultimate Ballsy Sales Line

So that's how Bernie Madoff was so successful - A sucker born every day...! :P
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By palmtreelife
RE: The Ultimate Ballsy Sales Line

Older salesmen have the best stories and "lines"....and they WORK!

I love to be sold stuff. I not an expert, but I recognize the game. I enjoy sellers showing me how I need this product,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 471
Posted By misterme
The Ultimate Ballsy Sales Line

I met an older salesman the other night, he told me about a sales line he's used to give the prospective buyer justification to spend the money, if he has to.

He tells the prospect, "Look, you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Claude Whitacre
"Highly Likely Prospects" VS "Qualified Prospects"

Yesterday afternoon I got a call from a young man that read my book on sales prospecting, and he was a little confused over what I meant by "Highly Likely Prospects".
This is the essence of what I...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 28th March 2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By vanished
★ GUEST POSTS ON REAL SITES WITH REAL TRAFFIC - Get Placed on Sites That You Will Be Proud of! ★

Hello dear Warriors!

For the past 5 years or so I've been working with hundreds of bloggers and website owners in various niches and verticals. I have published hundreds of valuable guest posts on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Claude Whitacre, Kay King, Ron Lafuddy...

Your video touched me and made my day. Thank you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By DWolfe
Re: Claude Whitacre, Kay King, Ron Lafuddy...

Very good to see you on the forum. Hope your improving on a daily basis.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: Claude Whitacre, Kay King, Ron Lafuddy...

Always good to hear from you, Russ. Hope things are going well.



Ron
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Kay King
Re: Claude Whitacre, Kay King, Ron Lafuddy...

Russ -


Sounds like you are making progress - that has to be really hard work but you are doing it!


Thank you for thanking us....


kay
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By dburk
Re: How to Generate B2B Leads???

Hi Brett,

I've been generating B2B leads online for clients for about 19 years now. I'm happy to help you out.

Here are a some general tips and advice to get you started on the right track.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By GordonJ
Pope on the rope.

Old scam made new. Great scene in DEADWOOD about a guy selling soap with a prize in it. Seth made him pay.

Anyways, when Pope John Paul II died, many companies were ready with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Yvon Boulianne
Re: Selling Apps To Local Businesses

There's market everywhere today but how are you going to reach them? Do you have a marketing budget? want to go door to door(very time consuming but work)?

There's also the business model, do you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By Yvon Boulianne
Re: How to Generate B2B Leads???

I tried a lot of things but really cold email is what did it for me, i got so much success in it that selling leads became a business in itself :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By eccj
Thinking Inside The Soap

I was given a bar of money soap for Christmas. Money soap is a clear soap bar that has a plastic pouch in the middle that holds either a $1, $5, $10, or $50 dollar bill.

The odds of getting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th February 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Google doesn't give results from my blog

Hi Claude,

Did your site ever show up?

Have your pinged your website using a tool like Pingler?

Best to use it for each post you've made.

Best,
Ewen
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th February 2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Google doesn't give results from my blog

Guys; I don't know where else to put this.

I have a Wordpress blog website...Claudesblog.com. My problem is that Google doesn't list any content from the website when I do a Google search. Even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By AmericanMuscleTA
Re: A local business co-op model worth studying

I love the last paragraph...


"BTW - This business doesn't have a website. They do have online payments etc but I've discussed the website situation with them and they found they don't need one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By Oziboomer
A local business co-op model worth studying

Towards the end of last year I was approached by a cold caller who mentioned I was referred to them via one of the golf clubs we do regular work for.

I get many approaches from cold callers trying...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd February 2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 496
Posted By Michael9
Educating customers by giving them famous books?

I would like to give away marketing books from Jay Abraham, Dan Kennedy, etc. to freelancers and small businesses, just to educate them, bcs they have no idea why they need marketing.

I would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By TeamBringIt
Selling Apps To Local Businesses

Hi warriors,


I am thinking of possibly getting into the business of selling apps to local businesses. Is this still a hot market to enter? On average (for those that sell apps to local...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By rritz
Re: How to Generate B2B Leads???

People may not be looking for advertising services online but they may well be looking for marketing and advertising ideas, case studies and statistics online.



I know I am. And as a former...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By savidge4
Re: How to Generate B2B Leads???

If it were me... I would skip the response above me because the TRUTH is there is strength in diversity no matter how you look at it.

I would hit LinkedIn all in. I would create white papers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By animal44
Re: How to Generate B2B Leads???

1. If it's working why change it?
2. What makes you think your clients are looking online for your services?

Edit to say: I don't believe people search for advertising services online, so I think...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By Brett W
How to Generate B2B Leads???

My company provides niche advertising services to businesses looking to get in front of hotel guests/travelers.

Our main clients are retail shops, restaurants/bars, nightlife, beauty...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th December 2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 940
Posted By John Durham
My 6000th post...

I am John Durham.

I have more thanks to my name than actual posts. This is my 6000th post and I doubt that I will ever reach 7,000, because, since Allen left, this place has become a shithole......
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,424
Posted By ewenmack
Finding emails in bulk for free

I discovered a way to get the most from Manta.

The challenge was it was slow and messy.

Yesterday I discovered I can create my own custom search engine
for any website, including Manta.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,549
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Cold Calling...The Truth...Really.

I hope this helps someone.

Cold calling is selling. It isn't what you do before selling...it's selling.

And the vast majority of people are terrible at it. Just like the vast majority of people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Lee Rees
What to do with a 20,000 member FB dating group

Guys,

I own a 20,000 member facebook dating group and am struggling to monetize it. Every CJ affiliate scheme I try and join rejects me.

Any other people have some advice?
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By eccj
Re: Zumba Class Attendance

Find the next fad and get in front of it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Zumba Class Attendance

Sounds like her problem isn't necessarily sales. It's consumption, which leads to retention.

If zumba runs anything like most gyms, you have three sets of users...

> The hard core who would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By helisell
Re: Zumba Class Attendance

You need to ask her some questions.

How did she get her current customers?

What advertising has she done [if any]?

Does she have a facebook page/group?

How much is a new customer worth to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By dddougal
Re: I have very good…

Welcome Back.....Makes me seem kinda lazy!
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: I have very good…

Good to see you back, Rus. I have really missed your input on the forums.

Ron
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By DWolfe
Re: I have very good…

Rus we miss your posts. Did not know the extent of your illness. I'm glad to see you back here on the forum.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Kay King
Re: I have very good…

Welcome back, Rus - good to see you here!

kay
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By PaulintheSticks
In-Person or Email Proposals

I've got 3 proposals to deliver and I'm debating whether to deliver them in person or email. The 1st mtgs were on the phone, then we had an in-person mtg. and now I've got to deliver the proposals....
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Any Ideas on How to Market for a Mechanic?

Hi Jim,

I'm pretty good at finding my around Facebook targeting,
for some reason I can't find age of cars, can you point me to that option, please?

Best,
Ewen
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,380
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: What's Your Advice on Becoming a Star Salesman?

Read sales books by star salespeople. Go to Amazon.com and buy the books with the most positive reviews.

Keep notes of what happened on every sales call, whether you sold or not. Spend non-selling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,380
Posted By Oziboomer
Re: What's Your Advice on Becoming a Star Salesman?

Read some of Claude Whitacre's books and chat to him on the forum.

Look up some of Ewen Mack's - Dr E Vile - threads - contact Ewen as he has a some valuable perspectives to add to help you with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By ebookdaddy
Re: Sending Postive Thoughts and Energy to Rus Sells

Russ is a great guy and always willing to help out on Skype and the Facebook group. Hope you recover soon Rus!
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By Chris Grable
Re: Sending Postive Thoughts and Energy to Rus Sells

Prayers and positive vibes heading your way, Rus!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By mak25
Re: Sending Postive Thoughts and Energy to Rus Sells

I received the same email. Thoughts and prayers go out to you Russ.
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