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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 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.
-------------------------------------------------------
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 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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.
------------------------
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 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 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, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Guaranteed BUX!

Hurry, Hurry

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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, 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 25th October 2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Fear Is The Great Motivator.

Was in Lowes tonite and saw this display.
It got my attention and if we had a septic tank I would have bought this immediately.

1.Strong headline to grab my attention
2. Picture of disgusting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,028
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Millions of Dollars at Stake in Internet Video

I feel you Big Bee BUT if this is true
We need to be hated as much as we are loved.

then I dont see the need to get worked up when someone does not
agree with what you are saying or doing.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,028
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Millions of Dollars at Stake in Internet Video

You gotta love the Big Bee

He indeed lives in his own micro viral world.

You never know what he is going to be touting from one week to the next. Looks like he got someone to invest some good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,801
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I'm unemployed. I have the time now... Need advice

I like 'Dialing for Dollars'

Very conservative and doable numbers vberg.

Even if you totally suck and only call 200 people per day ( only 25 per hr based on 8 hrs of calling) you can make one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,801
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I'm unemployed. I have the time now... Need advice

Sorry but this comment make me crack up. Lets just change the name of it to fun calling and that will make it easy. Should we tell them jokes and do comedy impressions.

Lets change paying taxes to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,585
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Ben Feldman, A Legendary Salesman

Well you got the circle part right......
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Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,801
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I'm unemployed. I have the time now... Need advice

What is it that you really want to do? I know you said online biz but can you be more specific.

Also now that I see that its money that you need moreso than trying to build a long term offline biz...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,801
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: I'm unemployed. I have the time now... Need advice

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6602511/slap.jpg


Man up and quit your freaking crying and excuse making.
You dont just sound desperate you sound pathetic.

For a man in your position you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: how Boomhauer gets women

dang ole aldkfsl salfjsj kjlkjlkj dang

Boomhauer's guide to getting some. - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Raising Prices

Well then all this should be fairly easy to pull off as it doesnt seem like you have anything to lose by raising prices.

Although I can understand that you may have developed some long term...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,585
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Ben Feldman, A Legendary Salesman

....he spoke from behind a curtain

What do you mean, like the Wizard of Oz?


Saw some quotes from him , liked these 2 a lot and they can be used in non insurance ways.


“You haven’t done...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,585
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Curbside Cash! . . . How A Set Of Stencils Delivers

ditto $5 bucks is too cheap..even if you dont want to go to $20, $10 is much better and pretty much just as easy to sell as $5. Then you only need 5 per day vs 10 to reach $50

You may want to add...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,636
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Strategy to get clients without cold calling or...?

Funny I asked a similar question on a relationship board-

I would make a pretty good playboy as Im a very good lover and have developed techniques to please women very quickly.

My problem is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Trying To Work Out A USP, Input Appreciated!

ditto, dont let your mouth write checks that your ass cant cash.:eek:

"Make money with me or your service is free!"
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,920
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Your WORST Cold Calling Experience

Dont listen to the advice in this thread because THIS is what could
happen to you from someone on the other end of the line!

Killed by a telephone (subtitles) - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,693
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Do you ask if it's a good time to talk?

I almost never ask upfront unless they come in huffing and puffing (either for breath or with attitude) or if there is yelling and such going on when they come on.

I assume that if they will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,963
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: [Please Help Critique] Sending Postcard To Business Owners - Bob Ross Giant Postcard

Well considering that there are only 475 businesses I think sending the postcard and then following up with a phone call is optimal and manageable.

It wont be a complete cold call as
1. You can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Critique My Pitch? :)

How is putting my name on a magnet going to get my phone to ring?

Personally I wouldnt pitch it in a way that infers they will get phone calls but rather I would let them come to that conclusion...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th June 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,963
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: [Please Help Critique] Sending Postcard To Business Owners - Bob Ross Giant Postcard

My advice, dont be a puss, call them up or stop by and show them what you are doing. You will be able to sell the spots much quicker when you take the initiative, if you are waiting for biz owners to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Just made redundant – seeking advice on starting web design and hosting business

Suggest that you not think/present yourself as a "website designer" as they are a dime a dozen but rather as a

Badass builder of 24 hour/day marketing machines that can bring customers to your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: And you think cold calling is a pain in the butt?

Watch for this upcoming scam

Free breast exams via webcam
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,582
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Offline business ideas to start

The fact is that it is REALLY EASY to sell advertising to local small biz, especially anything that costs a few hundred dollars or so.
They are desperate for business and as long as the idea is...
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