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Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,417
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I want to start selling local SEO and websites, but have some questions

People really think it's this easy, don't they? This is why so many business owners hate SEO and think it's a scam. People like Jarod get into the space, and outsource SEO, if there aren't any...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By bob ross
Facebook "local awareness" coming within the next few weeks

looks awesome!

Facebook launches local awareness ads to let businesses target users nearby | VentureBeat | News Briefs | by Emil Protalinski...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,099
Posted By joshril
Stop Selling Web Design and SEO...

I haven't posted in this section with anything helpful in a while, so it's time I share something REALLY valuable.

I thought I would share something that can change your mindset and put 4-5...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By ewenmack
The Mystery Behind Getting Big Brand Clients

I was asked this week by a consulting client on how I got
Puma and the country's largest beer brewer division as clients
for my paper receipt business.

Thought I'd tell you as it might surprise...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By StanHyeck
Re: Just bought a nice camcorder.....AGH!! It has no external mic input

Do you have an iphone? How about an android phone?

Seriously you'd probably be much better served buying a phone mount to put on a tripod and just shooting video using your phone than you are...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 15th April 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,149
Posted By Alaister
We're improving Warrior Forum infrastructure

Thank you very much for all your feedback and suggestions. We have been inundated with emails and messages and are going through all of them. Make sure you guys keep it coming. They are gold. We love...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Anton Louis
For all of you Mac users that don't have Screenflow yet ;)

I just saw this and wanted to share it with you all:

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I was more than happy to pay $99 for Screenflow and this offer gives you that + lots of other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,960
Posted By RedShifted
Re: "PROOF b4 selling Bonanza"

CAN YOU PLEASE POST YOUR PRODUCT REVIEWS IN THE >>>> PRODUCT REVIEW SECTION or IN RYANS WSO?

You are getting more and more audacious and spammy by the day. This is a complete & utter sign of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,334
Posted By bob ross
Re: Prospecting Objection: Send me some information

This is one of the most common objections my calling team gets and it's something we handle a dozen or more times per day.

I train them to agree to send information, which lowers their guard...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,771
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Why Irrisistable Offers Don't Work

Marty, you are right and a great observation.
For most people viewing the situation,
he seems like you just can't get through to him.

Well, with what he has been exposed to, as you mentioned,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,771
Posted By ewenmack
Why Irrisistable Offers Don't Work

Imagine a grumpy older man leaning back in his swivel office chair,
hands behind his head and feet crossed on his table.

And he's having a bad day.

He comes across a message saying
something...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Garble
Re: Need opinions on a video script

Hi Marty, thanks for the input. Funny I should find your response right now - I just came across one of your videos on youtube 10 minutes ago when I was searching for video marketing.

I agree...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,981
Posted By shane_k
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

lol, this is so true.




I think this could be true if the person who started the thread is the one who keeps bumping the thread over and over again, but if it is other forum members who are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By Peter Lessard
How I sell mobile web sites with ease

I see tons of posts asking about selling mobile web sites and how you can sell them.
We all have a million ways of prospecting so I am not going to bother getting into that. Instead I am just going...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,334
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Prospecting Objection: Send me some information

Strong stuff. I don't sell over the phone. I make appointments to see business owners. This is the best answer I've come up with.

"Can you send me some information?'
"No. I want to meet you....
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,981
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

Lots of great replies from every one!

Some people aren't opposed to the business opportunity posts feeling that they fall under the topic of this thread but I still disagree and here's my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By DaniMc
Tell your story 100 times before you waste time and money

I see people here on an almost daily basis asking how to get started. What letter to send. What ad to post. What phone script to use. What tools to research. Where to find lists. Etc...etc...etc...
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,659
Posted By SuziLindner
Re: I make Fantastic Videos for People.. but how do I market them outside of Fiverr?!

Hi Marty!

I found your advice incredibly enlightening. I have been a little worried about over-saturating the market, and while that's a ways off, the advice that you are offering makes complete...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Andrew H
Re: Get the "story".

This is so true. Personally I consider myself a pretty bad 'sales person', however I find it very easy to talk to people in general. I do web development, and my 'sales' meetings usually consist of:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By CageyVet
Re: Video Ranking "Secret"

Your advice has nothing at all to do with "video ranking".

It is a good tip for embedding a video into a webpage.

The thing is, if you have not convinced the viewer of taking action on your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By internetmarketer1
Re: "Check ins" are the new "Likes"!!

Check ins are kind of new, but I know how powerful they really are to a business. I've helped some of my clients get some quick new customers to their restaurant very easily through the power of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: How viral marketing works? and how to get viral?

He didn't say "make it go viral", he said:



As much as you seem to want to believe there is a magic formula for forcing virality, there isn't. All you can do is set up favorable conditions...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: How viral marketing works? and how to get viral?

While this may be a good way to attract targeted traffic, and it is, it's not the same as something "going viral". It could lead to that, but is not in and of itself.

A list like this, however,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Poker Site

Do you understand how the "poker sites" industry works, at all, John?

To own your own site, in the way you've described it, is tantamount to opening a casino. You'll be looking at a 7-figure...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Speaking Their Language

Marty,

The first appt I used what I consider a fairly creative strategy that I probably learned somewhere along the way. I called my dad's car salesman and left him a message asking him to call me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Speaking Their Language

I've gotten plenty of snickers and teased on WF for my sometimes "verbose" language and it definitely gave me something to think about.

I just started targeting new car dealers a couple weeks ago....
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: How Many Revisions Do You Give Clients?

I clearly define those for my web design & copywriting prospects before they become clients. I tell them: "A revision is: I give you something. You look at it, and tell me what if anything you'd like...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By bbminded
Insty.me hosting for Offline Marketing??

Is the insty.me a suitable hosting platform I can use for my offline clients wesbites? Or is there better options??
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By misterme
Re: The Single Greatest Answer To Every Objection

Permission to speak honestly, sir?

I don't mean to burst your bubble but that's not any definition of gangbusters. At best you prompted a counter offer.

I completely understand what you wrote...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By Claude Whitacre
The Single Greatest Answer To Every Objection

I'm not kidding.

For years, I sold vacuum cleaners door to door. I pitched, and answered objections (until one of us simply gave up) and then closed. I would work with other salespeople that were...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,010
Posted By Claude Whitacre
How I found A Secret To Cold Calling

Guys; I hope I haven't told this story before. I was just thinking about it this morning.

Around 1976 I was working for a Kirby vacuum cleaner distributor. I was his top salesperson, It was my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Mike Hill
WARNING to all Canadian's

FYI

Yesterday I got a call from someone claiming they where from the CRA and wanted to talk to me about my Incorporation that I had filed.

I said pardon?

I never filed for an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is there room for a video to rank above local results?

A high PR website probably created a link to the video. Or a few people are sharing it on social media. The views can show up days after the actual views.

I make sure my views are for the entire...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By TheCG
Re: Is there room for a video to rank above local results?

Well, not much of a strategy really. Just basic video ranking techniques.

1. I use the term I want to rank for in the title.

2. I use the term again a couple of times in the description and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Is there room for a video to rank above local results?

Man, I know I just put myself in this position. I do about 67 things to my videos to guarantee they rank on page one.

The vast majority of it is in my book, Local Online Marketing. You can get it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th September 2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By piney94
Re: No, I am not the manager (decision maker).

Walk away. He's not worth it. There are plenty of other businesses out there.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By bizgrower
Re: No, I am not the manager (decision maker).

Sounds like one who will avoid making decisions and being helpful as you work with him or her. Also, maybe you'll run into him changing his mind about agreed upon work and saying something like "My...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By DaniMc
Re: No, I am not the manager (decision maker).

Wow the thread went bad!

My 2 cents - he is hiding because he buys just about anything a salesman comes in for. He's a whale.

He now knows, because he has been ripped off, that he should hide,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By dave147
Re: No, I am not the manager (decision maker).

They'll be flushed out when they realise the value in what you're presenting
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By ewenmack
Re: No, I am not the manager (decision maker).

It appears the battle lines are drawn.

Never a good place to be.

Even if you did flush out the DM,
you are on the back foot.

Is it really worth proceeding in this environment?

You can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,450
Posted By shockwave
Re: Keep this little tidbit in mind with YouTube....

Marty,

I can't be 100% sure it was 1 person/business that caused the termination, but here's what I do know....(again, using Boston Plumbing Services as an example).



Aug 30: Suspected...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By Kurt
Re: Making Cool Online Videos

You may have read "simple, easy, and not complicated", but your post above said "NOT 10 minutes".

My opinion is, it's simple but it isn't easy. It will take some testing, experimenting and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By RaynayValles
Re: How one restaurant really makes sales

You're right. It could have ended very differently. Reasons why we trusted him:

First let me say I AM from Chicago. Not the suburbs but the city. My husband, my kid and I travel our city all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,753
Posted By Shannon Herod
Re: Making Cool Online Videos

She is not using a green screen. She is in a studio with a brick backdrop.

However you can do some awesome things without a studio. You are not going to wake up tomorrow, pull out a web cam and do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By RaynayValles
How one restaurant really makes sales

I was visiting New York with my family. It was Sunday morning and we had planned on a place on Manhattan for breakfast. We got there and it was closed. What did we do?

I whipped out my phone and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Guys: Pick Jason Kanigan's Brain For A Buck!

Marty; My print books are more. But the Kindle books are priced to maximizes distribution.

So far, my books are just the start of a marketing funnel. Although as I write more of them, the income...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 3,401
Posted By travlinguy
Re: fast food workers strike - again?

The underlying sentiment for paying higher wages to unskilled help here isn't surprising at all. Our schools reward poor or mediocre performance in the name of not hurting a kid's self esteem. People...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th August 2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By GuyR
One single line to increase your cold email response rates AGAIN

Hey guys, here's another little trick you can use to get the most out of your cold emails.

I bought a new phone recently (Galaxy S4 and it's incredible!) and I finished setting up my email account...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By SeanfromVanCity
Re: Feed back on my videos

I just watched one of your "cut the fat " videos and it was amazing also thank your feed back
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By Slate Marketing
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

I don't think it's that bad a move, depending on how many of their software programs you use. Usually, you would get 2-4 years out of a purchase (at most) before really needing to upgrade, but you'd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By heavysm
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

Me thinks it also has a tiny bit to do with those holding and using illegal copies of the software, because there is a ton of that going on.

Being able to have all their products for a flat...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By Raydal
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

Do you mean like paying monthly for autoresponder services instead
of buying the software? Now how are you going to convince people
to do that? :cool:

-Ray Edwards
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By Fernando Veloso
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

Exactly.

Some years ago I would run a marathon from Venus to Mars just to have this opportunity. Otherwise, pay 1K for Photoshop, 500€ for DreamWeaver and so on... Now we have all the collection...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

They also have a whole lot of disgruntled fans and it is a good opportunity for their competitors.[/QUOTE]

Survey: Creative Suite users loathe Adobe's subscriptions | Business Tech - CNET News...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By emigre
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

Graphic designers and those who use more than one adobe software regularly would rejoice for sure. It's a bargain compared to the several thousands you would otherwise need to spend.

For the rest,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,736
Posted By yukon
Re: Adobe kills Fireworks, stops selling software (subscription only)

Anyone that thinks this Adobe subscription is a bad idea can't do basic math.

Good grief, you get everything for $50 a month, always the latest greatest features/tools.

If you have clients,...
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