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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By TheShark
Re: Need suggestions.. Need Best monetizing strategies for Exact Match Domains

Good luck with rank and rent to attorneys in California. For Google to give you love you'll need a real physical address and substantive off page seo. Further, California attorneys are a little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By TheShark
Re: Need suggestions.. Need Best monetizing strategies for Exact Match Domains

Ok got your reply - was going to respond privately, but there might be something valuable in here for others - or maybe it might trigger an idea for someone to help you that I haven't thought about....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By TheShark
Re: Need suggestions.. Need Best monetizing strategies for Exact Match Domains

Depending on the number of domains that are DUI and the number of Divorce sites - there are a few options.

If you want to PM me - tell me the city names and I might have an idea for you depending...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th August 2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By TheShark
Re: Local SEO issue for two businesses in one location

Not sure if you ever got this fixed. I can tell you - having to deal with this specific issue for over 10 years at different locations with attorneys specifically (and many different changes in...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 28th August 2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By TheShark
Re: Testing the Waters For San Francisco and Bay Area Interest

Let's see what we can do to start another. I'm in the Monterey Bay area - but going north is not that big of a deal for me. I currently run both online and offline marketing for both my own and...
Forum: Social Media 26th June 2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By TheShark
Re: Getting Attorneys as Clients using Facebook Ads

What are you trying to sell them - "clients" is very vague.

Selling SEO, PPC, DM, Online, Offline?

The Shark
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th June 2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By TheShark
Re: Pricing leads for attorneys

Let's see if I can help you a little.

CT is probably not a great state to do it in, but it might be possible. If you are going to marketing to Bankruptcy attorneys - there were only slightly over...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By TheShark
Re: Pricing leads for attorneys

George,

First of all, good job on doing your research. You can monetize the information you have and although I agree with the vast majority of what iAmNameLess says, he is somewhat off when he...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th March 2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By TheShark
Re: Google's Take On Multi-Sites w/Same Phone?

I have extensive experience with this.

2 services, 2 sites, 2 phone numbers!

It's all about the NAP (name, address, phone number) -

You will just mess up the SEO, with 1 number on 2 sites -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By TheShark
Re: How to go about finding an online mentor?

Kudos,

On other idea to consider - I didn't come up with it, a person I mentored over 22 years ago (offline marketing) - came to me and asked to help me in my offline business for free in exchange...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By TheShark
Re: Website builders: do you offer a free draft design?

In 3 Words... "Don't Do It"...

Now, instead have a notebook and a tablet.

The notebook - a printout copy of a website on the left side pages and a testimonials to go with the website on the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By TheShark
Re: Does anyone here do this for offline businesses?

Yes,

I've done it for my own business and several others - even teach at least 1 hour on it at my 8 hour seminar - including handouts they can modify.

The problem - it's hard to sell to service...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By TheShark
Re: Increasing Collection Rates on Continuity

Not enough information....also, there might be a cool alternative for you.

Are you just dinging the credit card every month? If so and the banks are causing you problems, if could be the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By TheShark
Re: You Must Learn How To Sell Technology To Make $$$$

AlexTee,

Great post. For anyone that reads Chet's book on the list, be careful, a few techniques in there can potentially really update a potential great, high dollar, client. He says (past...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By TheShark
Re: Bad Facebook Review Removal !!!

Generally when I teach business owners, there are 4 ways to deal with reviews on different sites, but here is what I would normally do (and have done)...

If you know for certain, not speculation,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th June 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By TheShark
Re: Online Reputation Management - How are you getting reviews for your clients?

First, if all the reviews are 5 stars, potentials clients won't trust them.

Second, we do that for several law offices...it's time consuming but worth it. We actually "mine" their old clients...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th June 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By TheShark
Re: Offline Facebook package marketing

When you sent them the 2 page proposal...did you send it email or tangible mail.

I'd send tangible mail - convert it to case studies (dollars vs. clicks) - then offer money back guarantee,...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd February 2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By TheShark
Re: Sales letters for hypnotherapists?

Having advised several over the years, the 2 biggest sales you are looking at for cash flow are: Lose weight and stop smoking. You have to ask yourself - how are you going to find those 2 types of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By TheShark
Re: Anybody familiar with Findlaw?

First of all, Findlaw hates me - full disclosure. I've helped take a lot of business from them and prevented people from the mistake of doing business with them. I've also advised in a few lawsuits...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 18th August 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 240,687
Posted By TheShark
Re: Mike Lantz: First Ever 'Video Marketing Platform' Makes Video 'Players' Obsolete...

Quick Question (couldn't find answer in sales pitch or threads, but it may be here):

Does the plugin give the option to prevent the youtube "related videos" at the end of the play if we playing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By TheShark
Re: The Lowdown On Legal Niches

FYI - The numbers posted may be average for New York, but not average for the rest of the country. I deal with most of those types attorneys every day and the numbers, except for the personal injury...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
Posted By TheShark
Re: How I get Paid 50-100k per Internet Marketing Client

What - I can't get rich with a single email or phone call in my underwear?

Being both a marketing business owner and a law firm owner - I can confirm the truth in your words from both sides of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

What he means by it I don't know -

I can only can speculate from my experiences. I have about 5-10 "local in my geographic area) people a week try to get appointments to sell me on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

Okay, got the responses to:

If they were actually interested in receiving more work, how would they prefer to be contacted, with what medium and in what way?

DUI - "Not by F^%&ing email - I've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

StrangerDanger-I've forwarded them the questions along with a few more of Bob's.

My own personal response to your lead comment - that is correct, can't pay for leads, however, there may be a new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

Question presented to me privately because of this thread (even though not monitoring, since it was caused by this thread I think it's only fair to post it here):

I sent this one to all three...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

Beeswarn,

Actually, I don't see anything wrong with that - but here on this thread, it was meant to help people and I see your post as really not helping people - I've been on the forum a lot...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

Stranger Danger - no problem - I'm actually looking at trying to get some questions answered for the group. Although your post numbers are higher then mine, you may want to look at my join date AND...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

Although not really a question for the attorneys. To answer your questoins, it was Bob R. (not sure his handle here).

We meet in October at the Atlanta event, and then again in Fort Lauderdale...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By TheShark
Re: Any pro lead genners out there with some tips for this painting site

Testimonials with...

BEFORE and AFTER photos have a major impact.

TheShark
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

John,

I appreciate the content you wrote and what I'm trying to do is give the people that have questions for real attorneys a chance to get them answered. I know it's easy for you and I to sell...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,392
Posted By TheShark
Re: Cold call from my local or toll-free number?

From a business owners standpoint - we have over 25 incoming lines for my business - if the # comes in from an 800 (or 888, etc.) my receptionist knows to only take a message and never puts them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By TheShark
DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To Them

Hello,

One of the Warriors has been bugging me for several months to interview several of my offline clients...He finally convinced me with a pretty good bribe (not good enough to interview my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By TheShark
Re: Critique my site idea

Yes and Yes.

You treat it just like any other web site. Remember though, that google actually ranks pages. Do your SEO - keep them on the page. Make sure to keep it white hat, have a little...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By TheShark
Re: Do you spend more time doing what you love?

It's a great statement. It's one of the reasons you should always keeps the salespeople from knowing at least 3 keys of the business or

1) They will leave and start their own
2) They will go to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By TheShark
Re: Direct Mail and mail-box stuffing

Mobile Tactics,

GREAT flyer, I love it.

TheShark
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By TheShark
Re: Advice on non-paying client

LOL

Actually, if they decide to sue you in small claims, even if the law is on your side, the judge can rule against you - so be careful if you are using their business name (I'm not talking your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By TheShark
Re: "Factory" or "Consultancy" - What is Your Offline Business Model?

Consultancy,

Factories close, China undercuts, rules change, office managers leave...consulting with the decision maker, adding unexpected value regularly sends you and the family to Hawaii.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,955
Posted By TheShark
Re: How to decide what to charge for leads?

If you are selling real leads and they are not closing - then teach them to close and they'll buy the leads from you forever...first hand experience.

TheShark
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By TheShark
Re: Direct Mail and mail-box stuffing

Door hangers!

Throw it in my yard and I get pissed of having to get out and pick it up (I have a longgggggg driveway). Tape it to by box and likely to get the cops called by my neighbors...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By TheShark
Re: Rent A Site Model

In response to Aussie T...

Yes - I get a phone number for each site - many places to do thing - ring central, google voice, skype, etc.

All you do is forward the number to their number - keep...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,996
Posted By TheShark
Re: How do you justify charging a monthly fee for providing a website?

Why not add ongoing content and videos - that is what I do for my clients and they are very happy paying a $ that most wouldn't believe - but it keeps them at the top of google in very competitive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By TheShark
Re: My clients site has been slapped. What do I do?

Just a suggestion - I always "pre-frame" my clients that their sites can move or disappear - it's a great sales tool because that is why they don't just hire you to 1) do a site and disappear and 2)...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By TheShark
Re: Google Places Acting Up?

This is most likely what happened...

Citation Problem - client might have filled in something themself somewhere and created a conflicting citation (my client's do it all the time and it causes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By TheShark
Re: Is this a conflict of interest, a bad idea, or should I just go for it

Don't do it.

Why help the competition? I use to, but it started costing me more money than they were making me.

Good luck.

TheShark
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By TheShark
Re: Rent A Site Model

Rent of Site Works.

One of the simple ways for people with patience...get a site up, let it age, get it to #1 casually, then rent it.

Keys I've found.

1) Generic Service businesses (no...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By TheShark
Re: Advice on non-paying client

BE VERY CAREFUL,

If the facebook or website addresses are actually under the business name - you may have some legal problems.

I had someone do this to a client - refused to hand over the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,815
Posted By TheShark
Re: Walk in or Cold Calling which do you suggest?

Depends on who your target market it, the time of day and what your pitch is.

I'd seriously consider a combination of both if that is the way you want to go. You might consider a call followed by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th February 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By TheShark
Re: demo sites content

I know this is a little bit old - but you want to fill it if you can...why?

It's now owned mentally by them and if they don't take it (buy) you will be taking away and it will cause them pain...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,934
Posted By TheShark
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

If Attorney is sender, must be "Solicitation" or "Advertisement" on the outside of the envelope in California...and can't be sneaky, has to be bold.

When we send to attorneys, we leave blank.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,934
Posted By TheShark
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

In response - SOLICITATION is required for attorneys in California...or they can get in big trouble with the bar and sued by competitors as well.

The Shark
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By TheShark
Re: Risk Reversal for Offline 10x10x4 method?

I know this thread has been vacant for a while - but just in case someone comes here...

I would and do (in my marketing business and seminar business) offer a "satisfaction" guarantee with a time...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,934
Posted By TheShark
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

Everyone is writing about direct mail - I've been doing it for myself and others since 1997.

It's all in the numbers and testing.

Latest project (not as profitable as most of them).

Played...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By TheShark
Re: Getting in the A spot in Google places

Hello,

Just 2 quick notes that I haven't seen mentioned (I'm getting a 7 pack, not a merged listing when I look).

1) How long ago was the listing actually created or updated?

2) Google may...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,449
Posted By TheShark
Re: *HELP NEEDED* - Google Places SEO for Dentist!

How recently was it optimized? If it was just optimized in last week or two, could take a little while to show and he might not be penalized, just awaiting google to move it.

I have not looked at...
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