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Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By gjabiz
September marketing study, save your junk mail.

Participate if you want, I'll share my Sept. "junk mail" with you if you do the same. Here are my summer of 2015 results (June, July and August).

I kept all my mail for 14 weeks over the summer....
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By ewenmack
Just are losing money by building out funnels

My friend did.

He'd invested heavily in email marketing.

If they made one move,
then the responder was taken down a new path

The tools that go with it, like Infusionsoft

Product creation
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,134
Posted By Peter Lessard
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

#1 without a doubt.
Included the address/contact info.
Best headline.
Didn't use an absurd color of yellow immediately screaming junk mail.

P.S I thought I was wrong once, but I was mistaken. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By Oziboomer
For people who want to understand risk reversal

Risk reversal is something far more powerful than a guarantee.

The one thing that runs through every prospect's mind right when they are thinking of doing business with you is: "Will I get the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By joe golfer
Sales Acceleration Summit 2015 - May 7th

This is a free sales conference on 5/7 with Grant Cardone, Jill Konrath, Jeffrey Gitomer, Tom Hopkins, 70 more...
Agenda | Sales Acceleration Summit 2015 Agenda |
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th April 2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,111
Posted By Peter Lessard
Re: So who is a millionaire on here?

Judging by the size of her shoe closet and her lifestyle it occurred to me that my wife might be a millionaire.

I asked and she said she did not want to disclose her exact net worth but that it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,144
Posted By ewenmack
Business To Business: This Slashes Sales Cycle. A Walkthrough

When you find a very specific thing a business could do which has shown
to improve bottom line results, then this is for you.

Whether you have done that change or you have come across credible...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By joe golfer
Re: Booking speaking engagements?

You can set up speaking engagements starting today. Here's a simple way. First, create a speech that can benefit an organization's members. For example, "7 Ways to Get More Publicity For Your Medical...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By BarbaraP
Re: Customer Service Lesson From KFC Manager.

Last summer my daughter's car wouldn't start. She and her boyfriend were under the hood in 100 degree Houston heat and humidity. An insurance guy who's office was down the street drove by and came...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Customer Service Lesson From KFC Manager.

About a month ago my mothers minivan broke down half a dozen states away from her home.

Waiting with the car for help she was bored and called me.

When I found out where she was, I realized she...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,004
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Customer Service Lesson From KFC Manager.

Guys. This happened yesterday afternoon.

I go to the local KFC about once a week. I buy a 10 piece bucket of grilled chicken. I get charged $10. They ring it up as all dark meat, and then serve...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By joe golfer
How To Make Money and Build Authority With Local Seminars -- Step-by-Step

You can raise your profile as an expert in your local community by conducting small seminars. From there, you can use the same content to create standalone products and more. Here is how to do it,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,624
Posted By ewenmack
Case Studies and Testimonial's: How To Squeeze Every Last Drop Of Money Out Of Them

Create them the way I show you has a number of powerful yet subtle effects on your reader.

1 It creates "I want that". Your reader doesn't know what you do, doesn't care, just wants the outcome.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,959
Posted By Underground
Blind leading the blind

We have a situation on this board where the real experts here and the advice they impart is often completely ignored, misunderstood or, as in one or two recent cases where someone outright refuses to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By ewenmack
You really need to get schooled up on...

Your prospects...

And what your competitors are saying to them.

Yes business is tough...when you don't get schooled up on those 2 things.

If you don't understand your prospects situation...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th December 2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,796
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Let's Talk About Desperation -- And Getting Clients

This could go in the Mind Warriors subforum, but I don't believe the right people would see it. Offliners need to see this, especially with what I've been seeing recently.

When I think of this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Two Pricing Claude

Here are two times that I experimented with pricing, and the results. I think this will help a few here to see how prices doesn't matter all that much.

Years ago, I had an office of reps selling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Claude Whitacre
When To Tell Your Price And Why

Today, a consulting client (not a forum member) called and asked for help with answering objections when he stated his price. Like many of us, he has one price.

Like most, he hesitated giving his...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Peter Lessard
Beware how Email blasts to customer lists are costing business a fortune in hidden costs.

Have you ever been involved in direct mail where you write copy, stuff envelopes, and actually pay for delivery? If your answer is yes you understand the stress that comes with crafting the message...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,812
Posted By Jason Kanigan
My 4000th Post: Why Price Is King and What This Means to Your Business Model

Thanks to jamesfreddyc for wondering ( what ultra-valuable thing I would be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By umc
Re: My Genius Cold Call I Received This Morning

Hey Claude,

I'm sorry that our caller earlier was so inconsiderate. We would never ask for such personal information. If you would be so kind as to pm me your bank account number, I would be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Sales Case Study: TV Show Sponsorship

If a target market just wasn't responding...prospects kept telling you the same thing over and over, that they just didn't need it. When you had conversations, but they died because what you had to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,623
Posted By Jason Kanigan
How Growing Your Offline Business Really Works [Feedback After 2-1/2 Years]

Let's call this the second post for everyone trying to make money ( (if you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By Chris Rivers
"Stop struggling. It's alot easier to get a ton of clients when..."


It's alot easier to get clients when... have several detailed case studies that prove that you can do what you say you can do.

This may seem obvious to you and I now, but the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: If I want to buy ... Let me buy !

We are in a rural area. But over 90% of my sales are with a credit card.

My local competitor asked me once why I had so much inventory, and how could I afford it. (The same guy that won't accept...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kenmichaels
I spanked a conman / scammer today.

I am sitting at home just relaxing, my wife is taking a nap and her
cell rings. I do something I never do ... answer the phone when
it says "private".

This knucklehead pitches me .... fake...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By ewenmack
How To Create A Kick-Butt Marketing Message In 3 Simple Steps

Formulas are not only a shortcut,
they can create predictable results.

Like your mom when she is baking.

And so with coming up with the right message for your market.

The first of the 3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Chris Rivers
"You can lead a consultant to water, but..."


Some consultants or offline marketers are so stubborn.

I try to share pearls with them, but they prefer glass marbles.

Oh well, you can lead them to water, but...

Now, here's what I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By joe golfer
Publicity: 10 questions

A side benefit of writing a book about your offline service is it focuses your thinking and helps crystallize your mission. This helps in a myriad of ways. Here is one:

Once your book is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By KyleMallory
Re: Promoting my product via Clickbank affiliates

Since you specified "High Quality" affiliates, I would recommend staying away from an opt-in on your thank you page if you aren't in the IM market.

There are 2 ways I can think of to find a high...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd February 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 43,473
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Jordan Belfort's Straight Line System

His system (which is essentially the system he learned while at Lehmen Brothers)
is about the same as any in home sales presentation at the time. He just applied it to sell stocks..then selling near...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th January 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By joe golfer
The tragedy of review sites

You may be familiar with Marcus Sheridan from River Pools, who used content marketing and marketing automation to lift his company out of impending doom in the WFM (Worldwide Financial Meltdown, or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,055
Posted By misterme
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

It's a parody.

What I don't like much on the forum, besides hype, are money making ideas which actually only result in making a few hundred bucks. I get that for some people that's a step up, but...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,106
Posted By Joan Altz
Re: Ever hit rock bottom?

I hit rock bottom and it wasn't until I started giving back to God that things turned around for me. Now I give above my tithes no matter what and God continues to bless me.

That may sound...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,143
Posted By Rus Sells

The 40K a year salesperson and an 8 million dollar a year sales person.
Which one are you?

Barbara Corcoran Explains it here...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Chris Rivers
I have seen the enemy, and he is me!


One of the scariest days of my life was when I realized that I was my own worst enemy.

It wasn't a competitor that was calling all of my best leads and telling them not to hire me.

Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,889
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 1st October 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,850
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: WORST Cold Walking Experience EVER - Offline is not for me.

Am I the only one here who thinks the OP was the jerk and not the business owner?

Sorry OP but you were in the wrong. There is no one to blame for what happened besides yourself.

The Store...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th September 2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By Jason Kanigan
"Headtrash, and the handyman's secret weapon: Duct Tape."

Decided to break this out:

"Head Trash" is: limiting beliefs that make us settle for a level of income and circumstances.

But most of us don't even know we have it.

Once you start shining a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,369
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: Offline Marketing 31st July 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By ewenmack
How to get to the guts as to why your sales message isn't working

You've found a "problem" you can solve and let them know you can help...
deaf ears

You've swiped other peoples ads, letters, phone scripts...
deaf ears

Frustration sets in.

Go to somebody...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By joe golfer
How to get clients from Facebook with highly targeted ads (even down to one person)

Mike Shreeve explains how to target business owners and other decision makers on Facebook:

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Clients Using Facebook |...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Bill Hugall
I hope This Helps.

What A journey it has been over the last 5 years!

I have been through the ringer and back. While I don't spend much time on this forum anymore I did want to stop by and see if I could offer some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,106
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: Ever hit rock bottom?

I don't know if I have ever been to "bock bottom" but that is because my outlook is to see the positive and not just the negative. But let me show some of the low points and the positives in them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,620
Posted By MouseandMice
Over $500,000/month—A THANK YOU from the Fourteen Year Old That Had Joined the WF.


Updated my title after all the PMs I have gotten. Thought it would pump more people up to
have a solid number. I originally didn't want to rub people the wrong way but I see now that it ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th May 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,613
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: If you are selling a package, here is my new pricing

The links are almost entirely for the Youtube videos. Youtube videos are helped a lot by lots of incoming links, and a few other things I'll talk about here.

I'm going for multiple page one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By nycmarket
Strategies to COMPLETELY DOMINATE a market?!?

Hey Guys and Ladies,

I am moving to a middle sized city in the mid west. The approx population is about 2 million people. I want to attract folks to check out my website were I offer different...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By benbro
Re: Anybody familiar with Findlaw?

I'm very familar w. FindLaw. My prior position as an seo analyst was for a law firm marketing agency.

Although I dont recall their prices per se, I'm pretty sure they're in the low four...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By TimD
Re: How to Help a Lawyer Get More Clients Online

Will, I think you have a challenge.

I just got off the phone with a workers compensation attorney I've been working with in the Puget Sound. Same deal. I have him at the top of Serps for 5 or 6...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,953
Posted By Willie Crawford
I Do Make Good Money, But...

It's actually fun to read the threads here about who is
and isn't making any real money online these days.

Mike Hill pointed out in one thread that a lot of people
who appear to be doing well,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,457
Posted By Brent Jacoby
How To Make Your Wordpress Sites {Almost} Unhackable

I thought I'd put together a little guide for everyone on the warrior forum who use wordpress for their websites.

I had to put {Almost} in the title, because obviously nothing is unhackable. But,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,728
Posted By BudgetSEO
Re: Plimus down for anyone else?

Down and confirmed :) Is Down -> Check if your website is up or down? (
Forum: Programming 5th April 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By entrepenerd
Re: Any Javascript geniuses in the area??

If you're trying to insert a PHP value into the javascript definition you'll need to be sure to wrap the variable in a PHP tag or it won't get recognized.

So, instead of: value=$test1
You need:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,104
Posted By Scott Ames
Re: Do You Sometimes Find That It's Just Impossible To Be Tactful?

This thread reminds me of Bill Engvall's "Here's your sign".. here are some...

Stupid people should have to wear signs that just say, "I'm Stupid"

Last time I had a flat tire, I pulled my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By jakesellers
Re: Mailing List Strategy

I'd split the list down the middle, test both approaches, see which had better click/open/unsubscribe/conversion metrics, repeat to establish a minimal confidence interval in those metrics, then flip...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,673
Posted By drkellogs
How I Went From -20,000$ in debt to 40,000$/month in 3 years (My True Success Story)

Hi guys,

I used to troll around here a lot in the past, really had some of my earlier successes here selling WSO's... some of you may remember me:). I used to be struggling online, like most...
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