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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,015
Posted By JKirby
Re: HELP ME (only if you can)

It is certainly not rocket science. However, it takes a certain kind of person to become a rocket scientist, and in the IM sphere of things, it takes a very specific kind of person to succeed.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,015
Posted By JKirby
Re: HELP ME (only if you can)

I'll help you by stating the obvious. Quit your dream of building an IM business. Seriously.

If you are too lazy to become an expert on something, but you plan on selling any product (affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By JKirby
Re: Suggestion needed: What would you do with a 10 people team?

Hey Frozen,

This question is very similar to someone walking into a gym and screaming, what's the best way to lose weight. You'd get a ton of different answers, all partially correct.

Depending...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 2nd August 2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By JKirby
Re: Landing Page Challenge - Jake Howard vs Paul Savidge

Not to pop into this discussion in depth, but if you look at the two landing pages, there's nothing that would create any interest versus your competitors for a visitor to get a quote from your site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By JKirby
Re: HELP NEEDED . HOW TO IDENTIFY A GOOD DOMAIN NAME

Best response ever...

Craiglist isn't catchy... it also ran off a .org for the longest time. And if Amazon's domain name wound up as buyandsellatamazon.com it would still be worth just as much as...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd February 2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By JKirby
Re: You Guys Understand Marketing Better... I'd Love Some Advice.

In general (or at least in the normal sales process), people buy the journey - not the end result. I wouldn't care to learn how Donald Trump buys and sells properties. However, I'd pay a fortune to...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 13th February 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By JKirby
Re: Need profit system

You also have to keep in mind, if they aren't selling a "complete system" that nets over $1k/mo for the "Flippa" prices, you need to rethink why they are selling cheap in the first place.

Is the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JKirby
Re: lead gen model?

Congrats... a big step in the right direction.


Charge every client what you are worth and what they can expect out of your service. If you can consistently bring in $10k, you can justify a $5k...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By JKirby
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

Too many people focus on the techniques of writing copy, where you should be focusing on 'the why'. If you understand why things work and why they convert high, you'll ultimately be a much better...
Forum: Copywriting 1st December 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By JKirby
Re: Want Sales Copy that gets thru the Clutter? . . .

The only thing I got from it was the two examples were not at all related...

The first is about someone seeking a job...

The second 'improved' example is someone trying to hire...

I don't...
Forum: Copywriting 29th November 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By JKirby
Re: Tear me a new one (review my copy)

First thing I noticed was that in the beginning 1-3 scrolls, it was all about YOU. As a viewer, I have no idea what I'm supposed to get out of it. Don't get me wrong, using stories that build rapport...
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By JKirby
Re: Kitchen Sales Copywriting Product Production Question

If this is true, then there isn't any reason you need to test the market first. I'm sure you'll have to test and optimize the copy for the best conversions, but it's not going to be 'testing' to see...
Forum: Copywriting 27th November 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,524
Posted By JKirby
Re: How to be a good copyrighter? Advise me :)

There's plenty of courses, books and coaching for copywriting that's available for free or if you just take an hour to look for them. My advice would be stop focusing on getting trained.Stop focusing...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 9th October 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,635
Posted By JKirby
Re: {FREE WSO} Take a hike if you are after a magic button – This is a real world success strategy!!

Sorry I forgot to include this last question, which is I guess specific to me:

What products/services work best with your system? For example, Offline Marketing Services (Niche or General),...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 9th October 2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,635
Posted By JKirby
Re: {FREE WSO} Take a hike if you are after a magic button – This is a real world success strategy!!

Just to help streamline the process, here are a lot of questions that people will eventually ask:

Do you need a website?
How much additional upfront cost is involved?
Any specifics on what this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By JKirby
Re: Massive Action Plan - Goal: 10K Sales in 30 Days by Outsourcing Telemarketing

Good telemarketers that have an decent English, regardless of where they are located, still expect a higher commission. If I get a call with a person with an extremely strong accent, I hang up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By JKirby
Re: Massive Action Plan - Goal: 10K Sales in 30 Days by Outsourcing Telemarketing

I'm going to chime in here for a moment. Not to drag you down, because it seems you are on cloud 9 here ;), but you need to think about some of the stuff you're saying.

First of all, especially...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th September 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By JKirby
Re: Prospecting & Lead Generation: Is there really a difference?

I think so too. It's a better 'accepted' word. It's a bit more passive and doesn't sound as aggressive as prospecting. Also I agree on your previous post about everyone staying away from sales, even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th September 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By JKirby
Prospecting & Lead Generation: Is there really a difference?

Lead Generation: In marketing, lead generation is the generation of consumer interest or inquiry into products or services of a business. Leads can be created for purposes such as list building,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th September 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,395
Posted By JKirby
Re: What to do if you're too scared to talk on the phone???

Right, when they are successful, sure outsource and hire people to do things you don't want to do. But do you honestly think people like Trump or Branson sat at their desk and said... "I don't want...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 19th September 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By JKirby
Re: Please Critique My Website

I'd be happy to help set up something with you, but you'll need to really focus in on the target market in order to get a compelling copy completed.

For example: Overweight Women
Learn why all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,395
Posted By JKirby
Re: What to do if you're too scared to talk on the phone???

Fear is an intangible problem that is created by you. If you can create it you can also destroy it. You need to be confident enough in your own services to get on the phone.

It's YOUR business,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By JKirby
Re: I've got something here...

The "product" was in the OP's initial claim. He is trying to figure out the legalities of making a product/course that explains the business model to sell to people on a medium such as WF.

I...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By JKirby
Re: How should I use my list to make money? 40k opt-in 98% from the USA

I'd say, rather than shoving affiliate offers down their throats, why not look at your business model and create a service than can be utilized as a monthly retainer?

A small fee for advice or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By JKirby
Re: I've got something here...

Which should cover him if he was going to run a business, but the product creation would still be open game for attorneys to crucify him for I think.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By JKirby
Re: Help selling SEO

He honestly looks like a wimpy version of Thor.



Anyway... despite what Becker does or doesn't do or have, using effective sales funnels with segmentation sales attached to them drastically...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 19th September 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By JKirby
Re: Full Time Job - Direct Response Copywriter / Marketer / Landing Page Designer for CPA Marketing

Just curious to see if your Utah Office was open to work from?

Good luck!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By JKirby
Re: Best FREE Traffic Source

Since you already have a list, why not try click banking?
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By JKirby
Re: Is That Click Rate Normal

What market or niche are you in? That may be high or low depending on the niche involved. How many emails have you been sending to get that $500? Have you scrubbed out the non-openers?

Just need a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By JKirby
Re: Help selling SEO

Yup! That's what prospecting the right way does. Getting in front of the right people with the right offer. Pre-closing them by means of prospecting!

When people have the right prospecting methods...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By JKirby
Re: Help selling SEO

It's not wasting time. But if you get a phone call, and it goes like this:

Hi, is this ABC SEO?

Great, I was looking at buying your $1,500/mo plan. I really need this to start today.

Okay, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By JKirby
Re: Selling Unified Communications

Most companies that give a hoot about their product/service should be using a script. Why? Not to have robotic employees, but to be able to see whats working and what's not.

I agree with the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By JKirby
Re: I've got something here...

Most NCC or CNCs involved not providing competition within a set location. Creating a product and divulging their trade secrets would inherently create competition for the employer. This would...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,869
Posted By JKirby
Re: Is Email Marketing still King ?

Absolutely.

Anyone can send an email. It takes a high level of skill in your craft to write email copy to persuade the reader to perform the desired outcome.

Remember, 'the money is in the...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By JKirby
Re: Email marketing most important point

If you do it the wrong way.

There's a huge misconception about the CAN SPAM laws. At least in the US, the land of the land is 'opt-out', not opt-in.
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 19th September 2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By JKirby
Re: I Want Your Expert's Opinion Urgent

Hey Magik,

It's a decent sales page... but there's big, quick fixes that can make it even better. I'll try to wrap it up in a few points:

You have multiple things going on in your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th September 2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,414
Posted By JKirby
Re: Google going to TV to determine Ranking - the beginning of offline signals to determine rank??

Wouldn't change too much in my opinion. They would still need a browser/search engine based algorithm in order to figure out what content/websites are relevant to the cartoons or sports you are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th September 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By JKirby
Re: Help selling SEO

I agree to some extent. When you prospect efficiently and correctly, you've already punched through their action threshold and have 'presold' the prospect.

In every buyer's market there are...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,869
Posted By JKirby
Re: Is Email Marketing still King ?

Prospecting avenues (Social Media, Direct Mail, Email Marketing etc) all have their own place in the marketing world. Where certain things begin to die out, others rise up.

Is email marketing...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By JKirby
Re: How to Extract Portion of List for IP Warming?

Just going to restate my previous statement, despite some unclear viewpoints on my previous statement.

You answered yourself in the OP. So you knew how to properly do what you're doing. HOWEVER,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By JKirby
Re: I've got something here...

To be honest what you're looking at doing will probably have been already covered by the small business.

Let's examine the facts. You were hired recently. The top dog left a year ago. The small...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 18th September 2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By JKirby
Re: Opinion on my LP

Which should actually be "Take a sneak peek inside."

Peak: the pointed top of a mountain

Peek: look quickly, typically in a furtive manner
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By JKirby
Re: How to Extract Portion of List for IP Warming?

Your response to a complete and valid answer is making me think your '100k' list is just garbage. You can't grow an organic list and not know how to segment out openers and clickers. You just can't....
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By JKirby
Re: I've got something here...

Seems like when he signed a No-Compete Contract, he obviously doesn't know what that means.
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 18th September 2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By JKirby
Re: Opinion on my LP

Not entirely sure what your point is, but this is an extreme case of pre-judging an entire market. Dogs, contrary to popular belief do not fall into any 'income bracket'. That's like selling a book...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By JKirby
Re: Selling Unified Communications

This is a horrible approach. What does your script look like? Has anyone in your team been trained on the products? If you haven't been trained on the products, don't have a script and don't have a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By JKirby
Re: Need your help fellows

Short answer: Nope. It's about the same.

HOWEVER, if you're conducting business and personal life within a single checking account, you're NOT running a legitimate business. You're running a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By JKirby
Re: Best way to find telemarketers/sales reps?

Hiring a telemarketer or sales rep at this point would be pointless. If what you're doing in the EU market works, great. Keep it up. If you're trying to replicate it in the US market, and are getting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By JKirby
Re: Help selling SEO

Why not create a lead generation site for a specific industry and sell on a per-lead basis?

If you cannot do that, then you have no business doing anything in SEO if you can't rank your own site...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By JKirby
Re: What Things Would You Want to Learn about Prospecting?

Thanks Underground. Exactly the nuggets I need to add into my course. I have already covered getting the market, need and overall 'touch' of their market. I haven't covered much of the competition...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By JKirby
Re: What Things Would You Want to Learn about Prospecting?

First of all, great contributions from both of you. To clarify what I am doing, I am not just gathering information about prospecting methods (i.e. email marketing) tell them how to do it and show...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By JKirby
Re: Becoming the Middle Man, $5-6000k a month concept

I think the biggest issue would be most tradesmen actually go in and run a quick estimate, if approved by the client, begins work on the spot. I think it'd be hard to structure the business model...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By JKirby
Re: What Things Would You Want to Learn about Prospecting?

I appreciate it. Although most courses focus on selling and building a specific business model, most courses neglect prospecting altogether. This is the second stage of creating my video course:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By JKirby
Re: What Things Would You Want to Learn about Prospecting?

That's a very good point. I have covered qualifying questions in regards to calling, but the pre-qualification process is equally important. Pre-Qualification is actually a huge part in prospecting,...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 17th September 2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By JKirby
Re: Opinion on my LP

Exactly. At the very least, if you change the Title in most cases it has a higher conversion rates because it is a specific solution to their personal need or problem. I'd change up a bit as well, so...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By JKirby
Re: Pricing on Website for Videography Business

Completely agree here.

You know the costs involved and labor involved with each project. While I believe you should base prices on some form of consistent pricing model, if one client is expecting...
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