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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,297
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: John Durham back at it....

Well considering he was trying to get all chummy with everyone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,297
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: John Durham back at it....

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Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,546
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: How to build your network, make new friends, get business and awesome personal recommendations..

Solid stuff Dan.
Just doing that simple email sequence will put you head and
shoulders above the "make a sale" kinda guys. No one does this kind of stuff.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,195
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: FREE Tool Stops Buyer Resistance

This thread reminds me of that old joke..

How do you keep a moron in suspense?
Ewan will tell you tomorrow.
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Might as well add to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I need a $10 idea (yep, thats it)

collect the change underneath you couch cushions.
Offer free couch cleaning to neighbors, collect the change PROFIT!

If you still dont have $10 call dominos and then rob the pizza boy!
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: My proposed monthly client fees - How much do you charge? What value do you provide?

To most people this seems like a duh, no kidding statement.

BUT it is not, in the market the vast majority of your competition are just hustling for the dollars(or pounds in your case), they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Get a handle on it....

This comment reminds me of its related cousin... When person A brings to light an opposing viewpoint of a subject person B started, person B is miffed and auto responds by saying, "why are you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th April 2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Black and white or full color?

I dont know what would work BUT I do know that If it were me this is the first thing that I would try.

A flyer using high quality resume type paper, yellow color

A headline like
Attention Job...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: 13 yrs of phone exp; my only problem is I have no clue what to sell!

How do I sign up for such sweet deal?:rolleyes:
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th April 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Are You A Member of Any Marketing Associations

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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: *Cold Calling Made Easy (You're Technically Not Even Cold Calling)

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Get off my forum!!

But seriously man, this is horrible:
Don't try to sell, just email them as if you were to email a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Selling Your "NFL Experience" To Customers

"If you can make your product or service more than about the actual thing and more about the experience, then not only can you charge more, "

Can you please give a couple examples of how to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Selling My Crime Magazine locally

This type of rag can be very popular in the right neighborhoods.
In fact there are 2 different papers that do the same thing in my city and I often see them BOTH in various gas stations around town....
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,821
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Stop Asking To Speak To The Owner

Yeah that "How are you doing today" is so lame , even though I understand thats how so many were taught to start a conversation.

It annoys me because if they have something good for me I would...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th March 2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: All you need is Love!

Reminds me of these great words from Og Mandino

"The Greatest Secret in the World"
Og Mandino

I will greet this day with love in my heart.

For this is the greatest secret of success...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,473
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Top 10 offline Marketing Services

In the top 10 of services is graphics creation
For example
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Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,142
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: How would you sell more cookies?

rebrand them.
Try out Grandmas Peanut Butter Cookies
Auntie Ems Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

A nice story behind the characters wouldn't hurt either.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,059
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: This Elephant You Can't Sweep Under The Carpet

The easiest way to keep them from price shopping
is to give them something they can't get anywhere else.

But Eddie, They can get a web site from anyone.
If you cant figure out why they should...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Need help for a Psychologist friend

I have a friend who is a very well qualified psychologist who is recently coming off her tour in the Air Force.

In the not too distant future I will help her set up a complete marketing campaign...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,621
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: 9 by 12 EDDM - Offering a gurantee

Really I was just trying to say that no guarantees are needed , you are already giving them the best advertising value of anything available, you already have that "thing that no one else has". So...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,621
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: 9 by 12 EDDM - Offering a gurantee

The only guarantee you need is that you will guarantee that you actually do what you promise to do, print and mail out x number of cards.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: 9% of Business is from Coupons

I think each biz is different.

For years we never went to Arbys without a coupon, in fact without the coupons their prices always seemed too high for what is basically fast food junk.
They...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: What cold calling techniques are working for you?

Well you never answered who you are calling but I am going to assume its small biz owners.

Im not sure if it fits your personality but this is what I would
do based on the price points you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Constructive Criticism - Calling Scripts

Then I see you write this:

Quote:
Sorry I'm a newbie and confused but I thought that is what this forum was for. I apologize if I was wrong about that.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: What cold calling techniques are working for you?

Describe the typical customers you are calling on.

What is the range of investment for the primary product/service you wish to sell to them?
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Need feedback on first cold calls please!

"I'm sure you are aware that repeat customers routinely spend more money than new customers. I'm a mobile agent. Basically, I enable businesses to keep in contact with their customers using text...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Will you ever consider a "no-upfront" payment scheme for your business/service?

Just in case the point hasnt been made crystal clear already, please
allow Tracy Morgan to explain one more time:
no no NO, HELL NO!!! - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,888
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Gatekeeper asks "What's this call regarding?"

Tell them you are the

"King of Rock, there is none higher, sucka Mc's call me sire"

Now put David on the phone without delay.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Most local businesses said my price was too high or they already have all their online prescence

Im going a step beyond this and stating that I dont think this guy even has the knowledge or ability to help them.:eek:
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Most local businesses said my price was too high or they already have all their online prescence

Basically, I see all these posts on here where people approach local businesses and walk out with a cheque for $1000 or whatever. You all make it sound so easy,but my real world experiences did not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd February 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: [Interview] Copywriter Bob Bly On How New Businesses Can Get Clients

No, I just think no one knows/gives a damn about Bob Bly :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Are you the next Claude Whitacre?

Claude's first reaction upon reading this..

Hey, whats that supposed to mean:confused:
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: What is the most effect eddm for a single client

I dont know of any studies that can tell you this but I will say from
my own experience that something right around

6x11 inches will get my attention most of the time.

Then again, no one has...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I really need this to work (4 week plan)

Okay, best success to you.

It may work out better than expected , especially if you can upsell
a few people.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I really need this to work (4 week plan)

I cant help but think that it will be about as easy to sell
4 at 525 compared to 7 at 300.

Then again someone else will say they can sell one at 2100 just as quickly as 7 at 300.

Have you ever...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Can you guess why these people DON'T call?

Pretty much what Jason said.
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Also

I wonder what would happen if you sent the email out like now except that you just confirm their entry . tell them drawing is in a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: catchy slogan help ideas

Maybe this concept will work, the idea is based on people seeing ad on your car around town whilst they are sitting in traffic thinking how much traffic sucks and how their life is boring.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,700
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Planet Fitness and Pizza.... is this wrong?

Well they gave out free quinoa patties and vegetable chips last time but that didn't work out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Have you accepted you are different?

Sick post.

Its one of the biggest mistakes I have made in the past.
At certain times I had other's interest at heart BUT I assumed they wanted the same thing as me and were willing to make the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: A Glengarry Christmas

Always
Be
Cobbling Bitches
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Getting to Beauticians! Some of my thoughts!

This is NOT a market worth pursing in my opinion.

Their mentality as a whole does not believe in marketing and
although you may be able to make some sales to the owners, the individual...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Pizzeria Wants to Interview me - Help me Offliners

Look mr pizzaman, I got about 10 different ways to help grow your business but it doesnt make sense to just blindly quote you on a bunch of stuff without know what you are willing to invest.

If...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Cool, cheap ideas for xmas gifts?

May I suggest the Jelly of the month club..its the gift that keeps on giving the whole year...

Clark Freaks Out - Christmas Vacation (9/10) Movie CLIP (1989) HD - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,769
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I am too scared to cold call!

Help, Im scared, 50 calls, gimme a break.:D

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Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Pizzeria Wants to Interview me - Help me Offliners

I know you dont have the swagger yet just from the tone of your post but you need to come with the attitude that YOU are interviewing them.

Resist the temptation to just go in there and start...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: 50,000 hours of marketing research distilled into 62 slides

Good stuff, every result makes sense once you truly understand the human aspect of marketing.
My favorite is the normal promo style email vs letter style email.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Guaranteed BUX!

Yes, yes and no adsense.


I kinda figured a guy like you who has been around would find this idea horrible because it involves spending lots of time and doing videos on spec HOPING and PRAYING...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: "Deleted" a client's Youtube video due to non-payment... then this happened.

I agree with Guitar Greg for the MOST part BUT
here is what is not being said.

Possibly the reason it was so hard to collect
this hundred bucks was because of the way it was sold. Whats a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Guaranteed BUX!

Hurry, Hurry

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6602511/midas%20man.jpg

You gotta love this guy. Don sure knows how to repurpose and recycle, his brilliant ideas. Its like the same thing over...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,862
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: $497 A DAY!

Dang right, set them straight Dandy Don, you tell them...

This post is about hype and to draw attention to myself and my sig, its not about reality and telling you how to get it done for realz.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Advice Needed: Approaching Local Clients w/No FB Fanpage Photo

This took me a while to figure out and it can apply to most anything you can share with these small biz owners about marketing.

If they just dont get it a first but genuinely want to understand...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Advice Needed: Approaching Local Clients w/No FB Fanpage Photo

Its like having a storefront with no signage.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,156
Posted By Eddie Spangler
re: [Solved] Where to sell used appliances besides craigslist?

There are usually several facebook groups in any city devoted to buy/sell used items.

You can stand out by having value added listings, meaning having attractive looking pictures and or doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Client paid deposit for website design and now wants a refund. What should I do?

I totally get the guys who say demand the money, professionals dont work for free.

You however are NOT a professional yet else you would not be in this position.

I say just chalk it up as a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 749
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Got my first client :o)

First off your whole attitude is setting yourself up for failure and disappointment.
You think that them "letting" you promote their coupon is doing you a favor?

Not sure how doing free work is...
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