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Forum: Offline Marketing 8th April 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,781
Posted By digichik
Re: 9x12 Postcard Printer w/ EDDM mailing Service

I have used Bob Ross for printing EDDM, his prices, service, quality and on time delivery are top rate. I highly recommend.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,292
Posted By RedShifted
Re: HELP! I'm failing miserably doing the 9x12 postcard system

I'm not going to address all your questions because many people already have. But I will address 1 thing which is getting & closing clients.

When I use to use this method this is exactly what I'd...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,292
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: HELP! I'm failing miserably doing the 9x12 postcard system

Lot's of great advice already in this thread. The issue isn't price of course. It's your ability to sell it. I would guess you don't believe in your ability nor your offering. So let's address...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: 9 by 12 EDDM - Offering a gurantee

If you're not controlling the content of the ads filling the spots your selling, there is no guarantee you can offer besides the non-competition and that you will send the quantity you promise to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,163
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

I've done a couple of things that have worked:

1) I use a one page letter (copy on front only) and have sent another version (copy on front and back). Never have sent 2 pages.

Bear in mind...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,163
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

Right on Paul ... long live direct mail!

I use it EVERY SINGLE DAY to generate leads for the past 20 years.

Have had great success using the following envelope size/type.

I buy these at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,910
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: How to tell a prospect thier site sucks?

I always start asking questions with a small compliment to get the answers coming;
"Well, it looks like someone did alot of work on this site, who did it?"
Then listen until they wind down.
"Do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By jmacinnes
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

Being successful in high-end decor and fashion is all about establishing a brand. If you are going to charge a lot of money for items that are available for less elsewhere, you need to establish that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By karensworld
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

I was once a 'prefered client' of a designer retail store, and they invited me to a "my friends" shopping experience.

Basically, I would designate an 'after hours' shopping spree for me and my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

I think you are best playing off be first to be notified that we have new inventory in the shop so come and check it out angle.

Put them on a VIP Early Bird list or whatever you want to call it. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By bob ross
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

Postcard Marketing can definitely work wonders for her. VDP (Variable Data Printing) can be used to highly personalize the postcards.

Instead of coupons use them to advertise something that's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By midasman09
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

My wife opened an Antique Shoppe in Aspen, CO (Can't get anymore affluent than that)

I printed up some "BROWSER BUCKS" (worth $10 Off ANYTHING in the Shoppe. These were handed to each person...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By shane_k
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

For the email marketing option what I would suggest is to not call it an email list, or a newsletter.

Call it her "Exclusive VIP list"

And that is the way she should promote it to her...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By GforceSage
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

To build off of Geckos post, I would consider having "A something of the month activity." For example, by having a designer or product line of the month, you recommend a social hour where the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th August 2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By gordongecko
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

I had a Business Consultancy for middle sized companies (sold the company). We had a couple of businesses that catered to the "high income" folks. One aspect that should be obvious in all of your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

Read this:

48 Hours with the King of Cold Calls, Market Research and Strategy Article | Inc.com (http://www.inc.com/magazine/19910601/4660.html)

Yes, it's from awhile back, but you know the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Rearden
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

ALSO:

You should DEFINITELY leave a flyer with your business card attached, AS WELL AS collecting a business card of some type.

Will you get a FLOOD of business that way? Probably not. But...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By s62731
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

(Sorry if this has already been said, didn't read all the responses)

If you're going to be doing door to door sales (or any type of sales in fact), try not to "shove" your service down their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Rearden
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

Great thread.

For all the negatives that cold calling and cold knocking gets, that fact is there's almost nobody doing it anymore.

Everyone's convinced direct mail, email, or some type of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

Thank you. Get the Book The Power To Get In. It will completely map out everything you need to do to see CEOs . I was shocked at how well this method worked. This is if you want to see a specific...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

I wouldn't leave a sales letter. Brochures, sales letters, and other promo materials just get thrown out, and it makes it too easy to leave behind thinking you have a chance. It's highly likely this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By mrjosco
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

There are different views on this. Some say don't leave anything behind because it will just be thrown out, but I don't stick to that mindset.

Here is why: Sometimes a sale takes more than one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By beeswarn
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

Hey midasman, I have good news: You're winning your argument.

The bad news is that you're arguing with yourself. No one told him not to make in-person visits. Quite the opposite.

No one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

You got it! Those visits aren't going to make themselves.

Lots of people want that Easy button. It doesn't exist. Expertise and training can help you shorten your learning curve, but you're still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By beeswarn
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

We're not in disagreement, Jason. I thought he had something to say or would develop something. But I like that people are teaching him how to get it together.

I just wanted to point out that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

Interesting. I don't quite agree. I mean, this stuff'll help you, but if your message isn't right tons of visits won't work.

You really need an excellent 30-second commercial...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By beeswarn
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

1. Work hard.
2. Make a lot of visits.
3. Be aggressive



I learned that when I failed to do any of the three things above I had unsatisfactory results.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,069
Posted By Kung Fu Backlinks
Re: Door-to-door Business Sales - Advice Needed

If I had any sort of video talent... here's what I would do:

1. I would suggest creating a website that is a hub for local business reviews / spotlights / news, etc. You can even personalize and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,366
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: SUCCESS!!! How I got $17,240 Set-Up and $6400/month

Stories, don't get results. Information, provides encouragement. Coming in here with a couple posts to make a thread about a success story that offers little substance isn't what the community needs...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By RyanJ
Re: Local Keyword Research

Here is what I do...

First find a niche like roofing and write out general non-city assigned keywords like these,

roofing
roof repair
roofing companies
roofing contractors
metal roofing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th April 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,718
Posted By rolltide
20 clients in the month of May!

Has this ole boy from Alabama lost his damn mind???? Only time will tell!


I have dabbled around some in lead generation over the past year. After learning some new methods of late, I am...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th April 2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,967
Posted By John Durham
Re: Directory Sites 102- The Continuation- First, Back to the basics- and THEN some!

@ Rob

As far as word press Rob, Im no design expert, what I teach is about the site layout and the sales strategy. Although, for the reports etc... I have a guy from here in the offline forum...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th April 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,967
Posted By John Durham
Directory Site Profits 102- The Continuation- Back To The Basics- and THEN Some!

Reminder of The Basics...

Owning a directory site business is simply this:

Instead of creating full blown sites for each client and having them pay you monthly, all hosted on different unique...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,095
Posted By beeswarn
Re: How I'm Making Money with Offline CPA Drop Cards

I'm slow to judge. And I'm slowly starting to form the opinion that what MartinBuckly probably does full time is make up stories.

And don't forget -- he started it with the PM spam.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,095
Posted By beeswarn
Re: How I'm Making Money with Offline CPA Drop Cards

I'm not out to bash the OP, either, but I'm beginning to doubt the the truthfulness of his claims. If you add all the total claims he makes in his typical "How I make $150 per hour doing..." and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Google Penguin killing off sites

Do you realize you linked to the discussion about the panda update, from march 2011?

AND you just said the same thing Daniel Tan did in his email, LOL, word for word.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By econnors
Re: Voicemail Technique

LOL

These are funny. Only thing is...I don't pick up women at the bar :eek:

I get your drift, though...thank you for sharing!
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By John Durham
Re: "The Traffic Myth" - Get Over it.

@ IAMnameless

Thanks,

They all want traffic. And they could all be the one that gets the top spot... but that doesnt mean they are going to get a positive ROI "directly from search engines".
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,773
Posted By beeswarn
Re: My $62,000 Bet

"The true meaning of an entrepreneur is take under performing assets and add value to them."

That's not the true meaning of entrepreneur, it's a loose interpretation of the definition of a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th April 2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,775
Posted By David Miller
I'm so ashamed of myself for what I've done

I've think I've been pretty clear about my view of the "systems" that pop up in this forum pretty often. Used to be that I would comment quite strongly about them, waste far too much time explaining...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 87,637
Posted By unlimitedmarketing
Re: Directory Site Profits 101- How To Make Money With Directory Sites In 2012!

Hi FormerWageSlave,

I actually started with the Geoplaces Version 3, and it seemed to be a little more stable. The best way to get it set up is to allow it to populate the dummy data, as it gets...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,712
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: An Easy $180 A Month from Restaurants

You're going to have to live without his awesomeness for a while. I have asked him previously to be a bit more civil. It appears he needs time to consider what that means.


Paul
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,875
Posted By Vagabond 007
[VIDEO] Succeeding In 2011 As A Marketing Consultant

Here are a few videos I put together to help you out. Perfect if you are a newbie. Although, even if you are more experienced you may still find some useful information.

Since I am hosting them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th November 2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,270
Posted By keliix06
Re: Got a GREAT offer from a business owner tonight if I would do SEO for him

The same kind that would moles... Oh, never mind.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By marketingva
Re: Anybody working with Chiropractor?

Hi,

I've been working for a chiropractor for years. Here are some of the keywords I used:

back knee pain
chiropractic doctor
spine pain
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th November 2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 181,524
Posted By Terry Kyle
Re: Terry Kyle’s Big 60-Day Backlink Experiment

It's getting kinda late now so tomorrow I will come back and do a proper analysis of the CB stats - there's hopefully plenty of food for thought there already.

WHAT NOW: THE NEXT MONTH?

My plan...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd November 2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 181,524
Posted By Terry Kyle
Re: Terry Kyle’s Big 60-Day Backlink Experiment

Before getting to questions, I wanted to give a live example of hyperlinking full stops/periods in sig files in high PR forums for my 'Forum Cluster' method outlined above.

I just created one on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Tom Goodwin
Re: SEnuke And Article Marketing Question

I've only had it for 2 weeks, but here is what I can tell you about the latest version:

There are currently 5 operating "modules"
- Article Directory/Social Network Nuke
- Video Nuke
- Social...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st September 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By Tom Brite
Niche Domination 101 & The Art Of Working Smart NOT Hard! (My 1000th Post)

Hello Hello Hello,

Another exciting milestone in my Internet Marketing career which is that this is my 1000th post on the forum!

Why is that exciting?

Because as a result of that im going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,156
Posted By mikkosant
Re: A Challenging question to Article Marketers

This is very simple. It's not because he has awesome google rankings for competitive terms.
That author pretty much owns the most viewed category for this niche.

Blakhat my friend.

On the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,737
Posted By Tom Brite
Re: 9 Days To Payday - Need Immediate Cash! PLEASE post your ideas!!

Then why the f*** are you promoting it if you don't even use it yourself!

Dude come on... don't promote stuff that you don't know works!

Tom Brite

P.S. Just saying what everyones thinking!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Zeus66
Re: Please shoot me.

Tell them you have all the answers they could ever need for $XX, and send them to your sales page. Then, after they pay you, but before you let them get to the answers they just paid for, force them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,707
Posted By Nicholas William
Tip As promised... my SEO system for high ranking on google

A big thanks to everyone for their interest and patience with me on this one, I'm sorry I didnt get it posted within an hour as mentioned. I hope that the content makes up for it and this helps...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By Bev Clement
Re: I don't understand why the plethora of marketers who have sand in their butt cracks over opting

It depends on how it is done.

When a marketer on their thank you page says, "You will not get this product until you sign up" then there is something wrong. Have an opt in box on your thank you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By Zeus66
Re: I don't understand why the plethora of marketers who have sand in their butt cracks over opting

Do you think you could be perhaps a bit more honest in your characterization of what people are really complaining about? I think we both know what you just wrote left out a very crucial component. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 18,605
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