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Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd December 2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Your top pick of one song to play at your memorial

Jimmy Cliff - Many rivers to cross

Jimmy Cliff - Many rivers to cross
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th September 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,966
Posted By Headfirst

I built my business on direct mail. I still think it is one of the best ways to market a business.
Forum: Website Design 5th September 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Headfirst
Re: website being marked as malware site,please help

Open the html file in a text editor and look for a block of encrypted text.

If you really want to make sure you dont get infected again change your permissions to 444 from ssh.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Headfirst
Re: How much would you pay for this domain?

12 * estimatedAdsenseRevenues
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,473
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Do Tree Hugging Hippies Spend Money?

Stop now. You'll never make it in this niche.

Sustainable, green and eco-friendly lifestyles aren't cheap.

I converted all of the solvents at my print shop to soy, corn and citrus based...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,543
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Is It Really Okay to Email Small Business Owners?

Not B2B phone calls. DNC compliance is consumer only.
Forum: Website Design 4th June 2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What info must I give?

You need to either buy a membership system or have something build from scratch. The cheapest and easiest way to do it would be to buy something like Kajabi.

To create a good membership system...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd June 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,961
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What Really Gets the Phone to Ring and Orders to Come In for Your Offline Clients?

BS - I make my living off of this. Direct quote form a client (Hair Salon)
"I get 4-6 new clients every week from being on Google"

When she hired me she had just fired another consultant who had...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th May 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,117
Posted By Headfirst
Re: why does homeless person have a pet dog

Companionship and Security.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Grabbing images and logos...

Thats not just mean, thats downright evil. How do you live with yourself?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Now I'm in trouble

Wow, really? This is pretty sad...

Log into PhpMyAdmin and choose the export tab. Then click the SQL option and the box to zip. Then download.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 827
Posted By Headfirst
Re: I need advice... QUICK!!!

Here's you're call back.

"Hey John, it's Don Cram here. I wanted to give you a call. I just had a project walk in the door and before I can commit to a deadline for them, I wanted to check in...
Forum: Website Design 27th May 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Newbie Newbie Newbie

You need to hire someone. Otherwise, you need to commit a year or so to learning before you pull the trigger on this. Start over at the web hosting forum (just google it, I dont like linking from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,697
Posted By Headfirst
Re: what's a great way to get local clients?

Targeted networking.

1) Join a local BNI chapter. By far my best source of work.
2) Join the local Chamber, a great way to meet business owners.
3) Join a service organization - Rotary Club,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,281
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Free domain or pay with paypal?

Dreamhost takes Paypal and does domains as well. Use the coupon code MICKEYCLICKS for a discount
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,063
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Is MLM a scam or not?

It's all what you make of it.

Are there scams? Sure, but I also know a few people making their living at it and have for years.

You cant lump an entire industry into a single "is it a scam"...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,627
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What Will Happen to Those $250/site SEO Companies now that Fiverr is around?

You get what you pay for. Most of the fiverr tasks I've purchased were never delivered. It's priced to be cheap enough that you just walk away when you dont get it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,136
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Idea: Way to bring businesses to you

I just PM'ed you some promo materials I use when promoting QR codes.

Good luck!
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Your Offline Business Website

I keep mine in my sig :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th April 2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 619
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Why can't I post to Joint Ventures

Keep contributing and you'll be able to post there eventually.
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th April 2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,074
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Internet Marketing works? Hardly

Stop analyzing and take action. Does it work? Yup. There are a lot of us on here that make 100% of our income from this.

Too many people get stuck reading up on every technique the guru's are...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th April 2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Motivational/Inspirational Software Beta Test for Warriors

I've got a code to give out today and another one to give out over the weekend. Then on to next week.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Is this spam?

Put it on your privacy policy and on your comment entry field. Then use a plugin like BigTie! for Mailchimp (search for the WSO here) or BigTie! for MadMimi (for sale on codecanyon) to automatically...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,719
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Cold Calling- What am I doing wrong

You're a small business owner, use that to your advantage. Small biz owners are in such a rush to become a nameless faceless organization when the biggest thing they have going for them is the fact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Source for PLR/MMR images

He's looking for resale rights. SXC is mostly individual use with attribution.
Forum: Programming 3rd April 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,161
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Stopping PHP Theft

It's tough decision. When we first started releasing software, my partners primary concern was theft. He was so worried about it I ended up spending more time securing it than I did creating the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st April 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,388
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Desperate straits, please help.

Stop doing work on spec immediately. Never take on a project on spec. From now on, from this day forward, you must commit to requiring payment upfront, at least 50% though I generally require 100%...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,462
Posted By Headfirst
Re: There are bad people out there! Watch out!

Wait a week, it will be back. Registrars can pull it for a week and then return it... domain kiting or something like that...

This scam has been around for ages.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Question about running my IM biz and IPS's and servers??

You want multiple VPS units. Run everything in it's own VPS.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What is wrong with this website?

You're telling the users to "Click here for the Power Rock Guitar Site" but not giving them a reason why they should click there.

How about...

Click here to learn the easiest way to impress the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Headfirst
Professionalism for the WIN!

So I've stressed in many posts here that in order to be successful as marketing consultants you must treat your business as a business.

The two items I tend to harp on to my fellow offline...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 21,057
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What is the BEST Speech to Text Software? Dragon Nuance is too expensive...

Try Speechpad Speechpad Transcription Services (
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th February 2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Cyber Liability Insurance?

I agree with the poster above. It's one of the little things that separates the amateurs from the professionals.

I don't know about Canada, but in the US, Merkel and Evanston Group have policies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,376
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Freelancer or Odesk

I hire on Odesk a lot, its a mixed bag. I've done much more through scriptlance over the years and prefer script lance for some reasons and odesk for others.

I like the odesk interface, but I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By Headfirst
Re: How does Google get away with not paying?

You signed a contract with them. You violated the terms of the contract so you don't get paid.

Google isn't "getting away" with anything. These are the terms of the agreement you entered with them.
Forum: Website Design 11th February 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Help wanted. Seeking tough website reviewers

It's one of the best weebly sites I've ever seen.

That being said, get off weebly.

As a consumer, why would I trust someone who cannot afford their own website?

Whether that is the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th February 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,748
Posted By Headfirst
Re: .co domain any value

No, this isn't exactly the same as the columbian and etc...

The whole TLD has been licensed for resale in the US with companies pushing .CO as .Company

I bought a few during the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 9th February 2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By Headfirst

All you have to do it say that. Just post it in the right place. I'd start with the Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You ( section of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What are your top 3 Facebook FBML Page creation Tools ?

Photoshop, a text editor and the 520 grid system.

I did a brief writeup of the 520 grid system a few months back
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Headfirst
Re: First Time Offline Marketing- How Much Should I Charge

You don't need to give a 10x(1000% roi)

As a business owner, and a consultant who deals with business owners every day, we would all jump for something that gave even a consistent 120% ROI.

Forum: Copywriting 5th February 2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,261
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Replacement for InDesign?

Publisher != InDesign

If you're looking for something that will give you most of the functionality of Indesign at a lower price, look into Pagemaker, its the predecessor to Indesign and is still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,774
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Graphic Infringement Claim

We're talking about $600 here. That is a lot less than it would cost to hire an attorney.

If you deal with outsource designers you should require them to provide you with copies of the licenses...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd February 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Headfirst
Lightbulb LocalSearchIntel Review

My review of Local Search Intel
I was one of the first buyers of LSI(Local Search Intel) when Martin put up the WSO last weekend. I was immediately impressed with the software and saw many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Google Palces Issues ~ Important Read!

Those changes were instituted a few months ago. All of my clients were set before the start of the year.
Forum: Website Design 28th January 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What would you change on this site?

I know you're not a big fan of my opinions, but there are a few comments I would make.

Everything from the opt-in box down looks great, but the header section is a bit hard on the eyes. If I was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,997
Posted By Headfirst
Re: I was really anxious for a moment with my mail order campaign :)

You should be mailing that every week. What else can you sell? Do you have a follow up funnel in place to sell additional products to the 150 that purchased?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Question For Website Flippers About Stats

Verified Google Analytics reports are standard on Flippa. They'll walk you through how to extract the verified data, Google will email the report to them to make sure there isn't any funny business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By Headfirst
Re: What Would You Charge To Generate Leads For Offline Businesses?

You'll need to research price points. I don't know about medical leads, but I met with a client last month who told me he was paying $16 for non-exclusive P&C leads. I had another client, a property...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,339
Posted By Headfirst
Re: IMPORTANT Google Places Announcement - Phone Verification is GONE

I created 4 new listings this past week, all with phone verifications. No problems. I think it may depend on other factors.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Selling video production + video SEO for restaurants - not working too well for me?

Video is a great tool, but you need to sell it properly. I would never buy anything from an unsolicited email and most business owners feel the same way.

Make some promo videos, put it all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Mail Campigns for Local SEO & Web Design?

I did 10k in business from one direct mail campaign this month. It works. I highly recommend it.

I recommend choosing a farm, a geographic area where you can position yourself as the EXPERT on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Forming An Offline Sales Team

Joshua Hayes has a wonderful infoproduct on this subject. I cannot recommend it enough. I think its called Sales Team Success or something like that. It has about 12 hours of solid video plus all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,178
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Here is What Yellowbook told me.

There was a BIA/Kelsey Group consumer study done in Q4 2010 that found 97% of consumers use online search exclusively when trying to locate local service businesses.

Those numbers the yellow...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th January 2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,947
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Video software for killer sales video?

That video was most likely made with Adobe AfterEffects. It's not cheap software. It new license will run you around $950US

Adobe After Effects CS5 for Mac 65080956 B&H Photo Video...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th January 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Unknown CPA Term - "Creatives".

creatives are marketing collateral.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Headfirst
Re: Looking to sell local business leads, quick question.

500 or 1000 what?

Is it just names pulled from Manta or scraped out of yelp? I'll give you a dollar for all of them.

On the other hand, if you have a list of dentist owners with more than one...
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