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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,424
Posted By bawls
Re: Google Places SEO?

The centernoid seems to still be a huge factor...though I think its a bad metric for Google to rank places in such a way, still seems to hold true.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By bawls
Re: Should you make the first offer?

I think it is bad to negotiate, state your price and stick to it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,948
Posted By bawls
Re: Never got a "NO" from selling this

nobody really pays attention to whom they are calling but you can switch to clients brand after you get one.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By bawls
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By bawls
Re: What do you sell to car dealerships?

What ever helps them sell cars, that is all they care about
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By bawls
Re: How to properly SEO for a local offline business

add craigslist, Facebook and other streams of leads
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,123
Posted By bawls
Re: US Postal Service Gone Within One Year?

by "streamlining" you mean pay less than livable wage, but I think you are naive to think that those saving would be passed on to the consumer.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,123
Posted By bawls
Re: US Postal Service Gone Within One Year?

I did expect to see this many "uninformed" comments, Fact the USPS is a profitable non-subsidized government function...but in 2006 lawmakers at the request of their pay masters , past a law...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,647
Posted By bawls
Re: WP theme optimized for lead generation

Best thing to do is have a coder modify the 2012 theme to what you want it to be, nothing can be better than this.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By bawls
Re: Sales Force - Are you worth a Poop?

LPN is really the only game in town...Sure it has its peccadilloes but in the end it flat works better than anything else going for massive site creation.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By bawls
Re: Phone leads - what niche?

I agree to a point with this, but it all depends on what you are offering...I let any client refuse to pay for any lead he/she does not believe is quality, so how I generate the lead is moot.

Not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By bawls
Re: Do you think Online Reputation Management is ethical?

Its as ethical as back linking a site for SEO purpose.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By bawls
Re: Lead generation???

Its not what I would charge, whats a good ROI for both parties should be the question.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,026
Posted By bawls
Re: Success with PayPerCall ?

Is someone "involved" with MF on this thread?
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,026
Posted By bawls
Re: Success with PayPerCall ?

Tell us how you really feel...lol
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By bawls
Re: Benefits by Helping an Addict! Help me!!

Guy having someone close your leads should not be a problem here.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

sold a ton of SEO via CL, don't like site design as a rule so never tried it but can't see why it would not work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

pm me you skype handle?
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

That thread has little to do with what I was talking about

Nope service industry and it all depends on the federal law not the state unless its CA law ...I as an advertiser from another state am...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

if the ad is in that state, how could a state demand a website based in another state comply with their laws, when you go to CL no matter the state the ad is in California..not like a print circulate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By bawls
Re: Lead generation???

Maybe not a scam but defiantly convoluted payment structuring...but the bottom line is your ROI, I have tried ring revenue etc. and found the localized markets are far better than these strange...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

Its defiantly no asset based marketing but for people who:

* have no access to the US market

* don't like selling on the phone

* cant write an effective ad

* want something that makes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By bawls
Re: Shift it, Shift it

The best of them all

Vern Fonk - DANCE! - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By bawls
Re: A question for those offering site redesign....this has been bugging me for a while......

not to sure they have a choice but if all else redirect the dns on the domain to a new host with redesign.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,770
Posted By bawls
Re: What do you charge a local client for a 5 page website?

As much as you can plus $50, is the correct price to anything that does not have a tangible value.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By bawls
Re: Getting resellers through cold calling...

You might be in a pickle if you expect anyone to be contractually obligated to use your service, when they can use others without that stipulation..less you offering such a deal they cant walk away...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

You dont use VOIP to verify CL accounts there are number you can get for that, you use VOIP to track leads.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Re: Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

Not sure how you could miss the point, as in does it seems easy enough...as in legal problems, state law has no effect on a website based in another state, so it is California law that matters in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By bawls
Re: A question for those offering site redesign....this has been bugging me for a while......

Get a back up redesign it in a sandbox and have the business owner have the web company upload it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By bawls
Re: Lead generation???

Let me tell you how most the timed based lead cost calls will go, "let me call you right back"
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By bawls
Re: Shift it, Shift it

This is genius...even if accidently so
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By bawls
Re: $1,000 to invest, but I could use some advice.

Find a IM business model that you feel not one that you can intellectually rationalize and the rest is a step by step process, all money is going to do is accelerate a working model not create one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By bawls
Plug~n~Play Lead Generation

This whole idea started when I met an individual that was pull an astronomical amount of leads from one craigslist city, over four niches. Of course as someone who knew the value in online classified...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,266
Posted By bawls
Re: Prospect Asked Me This & I Was "Baffled"...

How to make your phone ring with new customers, if you knew how to do this we would not even be having this conversation.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By bawls
Re: Offline Marketing - Do I need degree? Should I do online first?

All you need is balls, brains, and uncanny problem solving skills.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By bawls
Re: Offline SEO Specialist Question

sadly you really need experience to be an "expert" because there is so much flawed information out there that it would take expertise to know the difference.

might just look around here and find...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By bawls
Re: rent a website model

If the site gets use then lead generation, if not that much use, then rent it or sell it
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By bawls
Re: I've been consulting local businesses

I think its a semantic difference, every thing you do to make money has an hourly rate...if you make X and it takes Y hours to make it you make Z an hour. So if you bid out a job you should know...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,704
Posted By bawls
Re: Outsource Appointment Setting

You can hire a cold caller sure.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By bawls
Re: I've been consulting local businesses

I think $75/hr in the hand is better than $150/hr in the bush, people think $75 is too low but they probably also are not making 3k a week if you worked 40hrs @ $75/hr.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By bawls
Re: Forbes Writer Says: Facebook Pages Are a Bad Investment for Small Businesses

I don't think Facebook fan pages are a good investment for offline businesses either but the is right to a degree just for the wrong reasons.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,948
Posted By bawls
Re: Never got a "NO" from selling this

so send it to someone who can use it (just forward the #) then call them after a few good ones and ask them if they want to buy them.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By bawls
Re: Now I just need the sales

The only problem I see with that is, anyone that can sell offline services on the phone effectively already knows the money involved and most probably can provide the services.

I think the only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By bawls
Re: The Most Daring/Dangerous Thing You Said In Order to Close a Deal

"I really don't care if you buy anything from me, I am good at getting new business, I'll be talking to a guy just like you tomorrow and the next, but the question is will you be doing the same in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,948
Posted By bawls
Re: Never got a "NO" from selling this

Well Star just like most paid programs, you probably don't need them. It just takes a bit of deductive reasoning / reverse engineering.

Ill make money if X happens and need to do Y to make X...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By bawls
Re: SEO is Dead - Here's Your Pivot

Just more hyperbolic non-sense from Google.

The only reason video does well on Google search is they are desperately trying to turn YouTube into a profitable site...but as anyone who tracks such...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th April 2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,486
Posted By bawls
Re: Aliens, Do They Exist? Hard Evidence May Come Out April 22

Sure it is, at least functionally, you can never prove a negative or unfalsifiable claim...so the only rational thing to do is not believe in anything til evidence is presented.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 793
Posted By bawls
Re: Tell me your opinion about my business name

I never understood the need to be a "snazzy" anything, if you are a company that is more than yourself dealing with clients then you probably need a company name, otherwise you just trying add false...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By bawls
Re: Email Marketing Services for Offline Clients?

SMS does work better for restaurants, lest the data seems to think so.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By bawls
Re: why a lot of marketers want to post in the job section of Craigslist?

its not the nofollow you need those for link diversity anyway, it is the noarchive that makes them worthless.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By bawls
Re: The Uber System

whats the buy in on something like that to test the market, what if you put a trivia question ---Ad--then answer?
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,948
Posted By bawls
Re: Never got a "NO" from selling this

Yes sir, thats the magic of it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,948
Posted By bawls
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By bawls
Re: The 3 nos rule

There is a sale made on every pitch, either you sale them on your ideas or they sale you on why they can't. You just need to be better at sales than they are.

a "NO" is a three point shot
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,248
Posted By bawls
Re: If you're a lead gen company...

selling on a % of bid or contract can be very profitable but here is why I don't do it.

1. I am relying on the clients ability to seal the deal which most of them suck.

2. you can always adjust...
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