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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd September 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Social Link Infuser?

I, too, bought this product and requested a refund (twice) with no response. Went to PayPal and disputed the charge but ended up that they refused to issue the refund even though they have a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd September 2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Anyone try SocialLink Infuser?

I, too, bought this product and requested a refund (twice) with no response. Went to PayPal and disputed the charge but ended up that they refused to issue the refund even though they have a "60-day...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th September 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,287
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Proposals Will KILL Your Offline Business...

I never start out with a proposal except for one that says I have to perform keyword research and a competitive analysis before I can give them the full one. I explain that everything online is not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,415
Posted By mouseffects
Re: SEO pricing for local clients

I agree with this post. And, I'd like to add my 2¢ also.

After 12 years in the business I've learned that your initial mindset has to be focused on results and not how much you are going to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Issues with local Restaurant Portal website... thanks for your help!

Maybe it's not the restaurants but the sales technique? (no offense to you)

I've found that, to sell mom-and-pops online services, you have to equate it to something they are used to. In the...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 23rd August 2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,900
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Want to tap into mainstream media for you or your offline clients?

Just purchased... can't wait to read it & learn (I have a customer looking for press coverage right this minute so the timing is perfect).
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 25th July 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 240,150
Posted By mouseffects
Re: [PROOF INSIDE] Instant Local DOMINATION - Simple Plugin Takes over The Medical and Insurance Nic

Thanks for the nice plugin. I went for the developers and can't wait to put it to use.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Hubpages

Hubpages is a place online that has high PageRank (PR) where you can place articles with important backlinks to your (or your customer's) page(s). They allow you to place up to two links within the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,758
Posted By mouseffects
Re: I'm newbee Closed a 30K deal with SMS marketing that i know barely nothing about

Be very leery of partners you don't know. I've been in this business 12 years and picked up a partner because of his cash on the 2nd year. It took me 7 years to get rid of him (he was just weight and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Where to go to learn about SMS marketing?

I'll be happy to talk to you about it. I provide it to my local clients and do well with it.

Write to me at larry at innovedia dot net if you'd like.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Weird Google Places Question?

Places IS THE SAME as Google Local. It's designed for the local business.

That being said, you can get an international company a Places page but only in their home town and/or areas where they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,748
Posted By mouseffects
Re: I'm stumped... How would you explain the benefits of an Online presence to a restaurant owner??

I prefer to go the text messaging route with restaurants. With a 96% open rate (84% within 10 minutes) they can deliver instant "flyers" to their list when they want/need to.

When I go in and talk...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By mouseffects
Re: website

I use this one: WordPress › Custom Coming Soon Page « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/custom-coming-soon-page/). I can make it look like I want.

If I'm redesigning a site...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Email list marketing services for Local Businesses - thoughts?

Why don't you get hold of me at larry (at) innovedia (dot) net and we can talk. I'll be happy to explain whatever you'd like to know about text marketing, QR's or any other local area that I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Local SEO Question

No, don't redirect the page. Make it useful to your visitor by making it a page specific to the topic they are looking for and what the page is ranked for. Feed them exact info to make them want...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 24,324
Posted By mouseffects
Re: sms text messaging to small businesses? Does it work?

You're essentially doing the same thing I do by getting the year up front. I just use the set-up fee as my way to hook them.

Realistically, I don't care about the set-up fee. I've just found that,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,133
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Easy add on service you can charge monthly for

I also agree with the text marketing avenue.

Also, I have a customer (a nightclub) who also collects anniversary dates along with the birthdays. that way they get the spouse involved as well.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Local SEO Question

Keep in mind that you get indexed/ranked in Google Places for the industry keyword; not product or services.

So, if you are a lawn maintenance company they have a local Places listing for that....
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,699
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Customer Wants SMS Campaign ... Any Suggestions?

if anyone wants to demo a sms system PM me and I'll provide demo access on my "generic label" system. I can only provide a few demos because it's a working system and I don't want to saturate it with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By mouseffects
Re: OFFLINER pricing question...

Something that you need to think of... (I think IAmNameLess began to point it out above), how is the video going to help your client?

So, maybe the reason you're battling with yourself is that you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Email list marketing services for Local Businesses - thoughts?

I used to provide email marketing services to my clients but dropped it for text message marketing. More money (bigger profit margin) and they "get" it easier and faster.

Leads are easy to find....
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Noobie to the group

Luke... welcome to the Warrior Forum.

Lurk or participate... but ALWAYS spend time here. There's not a more valuable place on the net for us marketing people.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,231
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Groupon Prospecting - Has anyone done this??

I love this forum! Great post!!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,195
Posted By mouseffects
Re: White Label SMS vs. 3rd Party SMS...Who to Use?

If you decide to manage their accounts for them then they will not have to ability to promote specials at the spur of the moment. One of our biggest selling points is that our clients can run "slow...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By mouseffects
Re: website

If I understand your question, you want to design (or redesign) their site without others being able to see it... right?

If that's true, there are a few different ways. Your home page is typically...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,548
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Give me your best SMS provider and information

The problem as I see it with text plans that have a max number of messages per month included in the original fee is that the purpose of selling the plan is to have your customer use it as much as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,638
Posted By mouseffects
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

Hey, John.

I just found the thread about Kim although JT told me about the WSO a couple weeks ago. I've already donated my offline consulting e-book but have historically be terrible writing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,936
Posted By mouseffects
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Skills needed to start Offline Marketing

I guess that I'm parroting everyone else but they are right. Always keep in mind that you are out to HELP your clients get new customers; do not try to sell them.

You only need to understand the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 24,324
Posted By mouseffects
Re: sms text messaging to small businesses? Does it work?

text message marketing is one of the best local offerings I've seen in a while because offline business owners get it. The pitch is relatively simple. I start out with a story they can relate to... a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th March 2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,699
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Customer Wants SMS Campaign ... Any Suggestions?

Martha:

I believe, what Virginia was saying that typical text messaging accounts have multiple sections to it:

1. The short code (typically 3,4 or 5 numbers, which is like a phone number but...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 24th January 2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By mouseffects
e & m-commerce site

I am looking for someone to help me convert an old shopping cart to one that is mobile compliant as well. The site is a Wordpress site but has an old add-on cart created by a company years ago. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,519
Posted By mouseffects
Re: What are you charging for Google Places?

I (reluctantly) design websites to get my foot in the door if needed but my main money comes from local traffic. Google places is my initial offering most of the time but then I upsell to other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,876
Posted By mouseffects
Re: How I made $1600 within 72 hours of being in OFFLINE MARKETING

This post is worth more than many of the courses for sale online. too many times, especially here in the Warrior Forum, I read people saying that they don't want to interact with the prospect. They...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By mouseffects
Re: What Phone Service Do Home Office Users Use?

I use my1voice.com. Makes a small company look big and 30 days free never hurts either.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,519
Posted By mouseffects
Re: What are you charging for Google Places?

I believe this all depends on the customer/industry.

Our services aren't like selling yellow pages ads where all quarter/half/full page ads cost the same. I base my pricing on what I call...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,395
Posted By mouseffects
Re: What Do You If A Prospect or Client Asks You - "Do You Have An Office?" - The Solution!

Because I'm an online entity I don't have a problem telling people that I am FORTUNATE ENOUGH to work from home. My office is the laptop I carry. Once I equate my situation to the online world, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th December 2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 919
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Business Phone Number

I use My1Voice and it's incredibly professional. They have a 30-day free trial that you can get into with no obligation afterwards. The prices start at $10 per month and has a ton of features that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Explaining a "Profitable" Website vs. a "Pretty" Website to Your Clients and Prospects

Show them their "pretty" site on a mobile device. If that doesn't scare them nothing will. (and, you can probably get a mobile site job out of it as well).
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,796
Posted By mouseffects
Re: How much would you charge a client to setup a Facebook Fan Page?

I charge $200. You can buy some really great templates on this board that'll make things quick and simple. I'd do them all day long at this price.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By mouseffects
Re: STEAL OF A DEAL or SCAM

OK... now I just might have made an a** out of myself. I just saw the part about spreading it out over 6 months. While in the beginning I thought this was too much work to do in a month's time, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By mouseffects
Re: What percentage of Internet Marketers actually know their stuff?

I'm still finding that business owners still do not understand the power of a website. Too often I hear, "Yeah, I have a website but I never look at it but I know that I have to have one." It's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,475
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Looking for an All in One SEO service... Suggestions Please

Well, I'm sure that there are plenty of ebooks out there professing the same but I'm not quoting anyone/thing in particular. Just trying to put my 2¢ into the conversation. And, I'm not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,475
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Looking for an All in One SEO service... Suggestions Please

If the competition for your keywords are low to moderate you should have no problem getting ranking without too much trouble. However, how did you decide the "low to moderate"? There are two factors...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By mouseffects
Re: The #1 Factor to Offline Success

I agree with Ryan that understanding sales is vitally important but I believe that there is something else even more important that holds people back (online or offline)... a executable system.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 995
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Getting My Cousin's Site to the Top

Just Google "Article Directories" and start placing your articles out there. Make sure you create a good resource box that contains your information; specifically a good (text) keyword link back to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Another Must-See Plugin For Wordpress Users

Wow! Great find. I've been using caffeinated content for a while and like it as well. Unfortunately, it costs about $50 (one time) but for what I get out of it, I have no problem paying for it. I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Can I get a trusted Warrior who is a PRO at Wordpress to help FAST?

Oops... read your problem wrong (skimmed it; didn't read it)... listen to Greg (above).

Sorry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Can I get a trusted Warrior who is a PRO at Wordpress to help FAST?

Charles:

Use your ftp program and remove the plugin. Go to the plugin area of Wordpress and download the plugin onto your hard drive if you haven't already (I have a folder called "Plugins" that I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 77,547
Posted By mouseffects
Re: The Angela Experiment

I agree that good solid TARGETED keywords are the way to go. However, some customers persist on going for the gold (as one of mine has). Thanks to Angela's information and paying attention to on-page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Dumb question about backlinks

Google has more than one database and routes to get to them. And, depending on the route taken the data could differ. Not to worry. Nothing happened.

This is the same thing that happens when you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th June 2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 77,547
Posted By mouseffects
Re: The Angela Experiment

Well, I can tell you that the links are working for me. I bought Larry Perry - personal website (http://www.larry-perry.com) to play with. Out of 7.5 million pages, I'm number 8 after about 20 days...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By mouseffects
Re: 5 tips to increase traffic - fast

To add more food for thought:

3/ Don't forget titles

4/ If the dot com isn't available, go for the org before the net.

PS... Nice tip on the directory list - thanks
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,645
Posted By mouseffects
Re: what is the best way to get traffic to my website?

You never actually said what kind of traffic you are looking for - local, geographic restricted, national or global. SEO can be time consuming depending on how broad an area you are trying to cover...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,082
Posted By mouseffects
Re: Free Keyword Tool

Really a nice tool. I can see a bunch of applications including Adsense, Adwords and SEO.

Thank you so much!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By mouseffects
Re: How could this happen?.........

You never said whether you have created a SiteMap for your site. I'm not suggesting that without one your site will drop but when I do my SEO I don't leave anything to chance. Google wants a sitemap;...
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