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Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,022
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Direct Mail - Conversion Rates from Response %

Basically, everything boils down to the proper execution and the alignment of the right factors at just the right time.

It is very well possible to get a 20% response rate and more and after that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: What gifts do you give away?

While you mentioned that the gift you wanted to give away is preferably not pet related, it is still possible to give away something that both fits that description and ramps up the possibility of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Do you sell printing ? leaflets, biz cards etc

Printing services are usually best left to the professionals in the trade, those with the equipment and experience to handle anything a customer may request to be printed. Alternative to doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Offline Marketing vs. Online Marketing

Neither or both. Really, it's all about how you use the tools and not the tools themselves. I am not sure what context you are asking the question in but my answer would have to be that while the two...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: TV and Radio. Do you use it?

I think TV and radio really do still hold a lot of weight when it comes to taking businesses to the top. After all, they're something that almost everyone has in their houses and you only need to...
Forum: Website Design 11th March 2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: School Wordress Theme Recommendations?

Here are some examples of school themes on Wordpress:

20+ Beautiful Education WordPress Themes (http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2012/09/education-wordpress-themes.html)

Hopefully you might get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,286
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Postcard marketing -- insights for today?

It's nice to read some things on how to make postcard marketing work (targeted list, call to action, etc.) But it's also a great idea to be aware and thus, avoid the mistakes that many postcard...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: What Are Your 2013 Marketing Goals?

It would always be about business growth in all aspects. By the way, here are few marketing tips that might help everybody about doing business next year: Planning Your 2013 Marketing Strategy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Best Way to Advertise a New Site?

First, let me give you these good tips about marketing your website: Small But Effective Marketing Tweaks « Small Business News, Blog and Resources...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,892
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: DIRECT MAIL IS DEAD...

I am with you in that. Direct mailing is actually a very effective marketing strategy especially for small and local businesses. That may be because of the nature of printed materials. The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th November 2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,529
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Marketing or Adverting in a Newspaper?

Not quite sure what market still looks through the newspaper for classifieds, but I guess that's just because it's so much more convenient with the internet around. Still, print advertising is not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,794
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Best offline marketing tool?

The traditional marketing materials like flyers, posters, cards, tv and radio ads, etc will do.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,124
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: What To DO (offline) If You're Desperate?

What you can probably do is to just observe first. A state of desperation won't be very beneficial for you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Qr Code Marketing

QR codes are still useful. But there's something new that seems to compete with QR codes. Augmented Reality, that is.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Post Card Marketing

Postcards are still good marketing materials. But PPC isn't always a great advertising campaign. Many marketers online now rely mainly on SEO and SMO.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Can anyone recommend a list of on-demand printers? (business cards, etc)

PrintPlace can do this for you, for more info you could check out our video for newsletter printing and mailing: Newsletter Printing by PrintPlace.com - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th May 2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Can anyone recommend a list of on-demand printers? (business cards, etc)

I would recommend Online Printing Services | Trusted Printing Company | PrintPlace.com (http://www.PrintPlace.com), If it's quality that you needed. We specialize high quality, fast turn and...
Forum: Website Design 16th April 2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Please review my logo

Number 2 isn’t bad, but 4 has t be my favorite. It just seems to grab my attention a bit more.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: How Do You Deliver Hosting For Offline Businesses?

Are cpanels really that much easier than trying to manage multiple clients on a shared server? I always thought a shared server was the easier route? I might have to look into reseller now. Thanks...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th April 2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,165
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Local Newspaper Advertisements

Nice tips, Ewen! It never occurred to me before that people receiving the paper probably aren’t very internet savvy. Thank you for mentioning something I completely overlooked.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: what do you offer??

Nice work Zulfikar! I like the mixture between the classic look and the modern design it seems to have. I also feel that the colors are very happy and uplifting, I love those colors in my kitchen. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Is your commitment deep enough or are you...

I actually haven’t seen Shark Tank, can someone give me a brief summary of it? I might have to look into it. That aside I do have to agree with you. I see a lot of people who are content with the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Do you want to get more business? Build rapport. Communicate and Educate your clients.

I agree with Rasco’s point of view. You want to make your customers feel special, following up, sending thank you notes, and giving advice will put you on their good list. Being on that makes it more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,861
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Traditional advertising still reigns supreme. Tell me your answer to this and see if you disagre

I like your point Bob Ross (by the way, nice name. I grew up watching Bob Ross as a child). I think a lot of people are too quick to jump to either offline marketing or online marketing, often...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Not Succeeding At Offline Marketing? It's Your fault!

Thank you for sharing another one of his videos with us. I like his outlook on things; I’m thinking I might have to check out his youtube for more. I know I am guilty for blaming other things rather...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Rejected Miserable and Annoyed

Just as everyone has pointed out, you want to avoid conference calls. It’s better for you to do one on ones anyway as you can evaluate their phone skills, since telemarketing will require them to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th March 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: 4 flyers per page with word?

Try inserting one picture of your flyer, resizing it, and then copy-pasting it so that 4 will fit in a page. You're going to have to adjust the formatting of the image file and then account for where...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th March 2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Flyers Campaign- Zero Conversions

How long did you wait for your strategy to turn in results? You can't expect things to start picking up right away and need to give some time for people to consider and come to you. If not, it may...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Business Cards

PrintPlace.com has good offers on business cards, and you can ask at the site directly on what they can do about printing out a QR code on your business cards. Considering that custom printing is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Looking for advice promoting a restaurant...

You can suggest that he try offering big discounts and offers to big groups of people making reservations online. People are always trawling through the internet for big bargains and if they see a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: free or low priced business cards

Try PrintPlace.com. You can ask all the questions you want and browse through countless different options for your business cards? Want to have more input in the creation of your cards? You can also...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,656
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Do you want to make friends, or do you want to make sales?

In any kind of business, your goal isn't to find friends, but this doesn't mean that you are only for customers as well. You don't build friendships but you do build strong business relationships...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Want to get good at direct mail - need some pointers if possible..

Looking for advice from your commercial printer is not a bad idea. After all, whoever prints it most likely also has enough knowledge and experience on how to use it properly. In fact, some printers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,932
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: I beg for no more email marketing

It's actually a rather impractical brute force approach which assumes that if you send enough emails, eventually people will bite and come to you for business, albeit one by one. Soon enough, though,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,740
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Business cards

PrintPlace is a good commercial printer to order your business cards from. We provide low cost and high quality printing services, and you have the choice from either standard or custom...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: How to get organised with offline marketing?

That's a very impressive Spiel, actually. Even just reading the dialogue, I can already tell that you don't come on as perky and as forward as typical telemarketers, and this is good because people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Offline Marketing

What kind of business are you running? It's good to start asking these kinds of questions because there are certain strategies that would work better for specific types of businesses than others....
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Whats the best method to help boost sales?

In a way, youre right, because as of right now there is great potential in traditional and print advertising that you arent able to tap into. If you do choose to incorporate these into your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Still looking for help

I don’t like the ads everywhere, but that might just be from it being blogspot. The color scheme isn’t doing anything for me either, the red is a big no-no and those top shades of green don’t go to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Established Company Looking for Marketing Strategies

I’m actually going to second digichik here. Seeing that your company is so large and global it might be in your best interest to hire a marketing consultant.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Stickers?

I think that QR stickers would be an awesome way to go! It’s simple and makes people curious, when they are curios they will be more likely to check it out. I think that this is especially true if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Outsourcing your ENTIRE offline business?

It's good that you made some projections as for the economic aspect, but you need to take things further by making a detailed project proposal and more accurate calculations. You just need to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,038
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

The success of direct mail marketing is really dependent on what type of business is using it and how it is being used. It's easy to be blinded by the prospect of a boost in customer turnout, but if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: selling without cold calls - any idea how?

I would just go door to door to businesses nearby and ask around. It’s going to be the really small mom and pop businesses that don’t have one up.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Why is it...

I think a lot of times people are just a bit closed minded. Because of this they don’t always notice that they are falling victim to the advertisements that they don’t think work. Maybe they tried...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Science of what motivates a person to buy

This is an interesting topic. As a graphic designer I have always been intrigued by how our brain processes color and “feels” a certain way around certain colors. Strangely though, I have always been...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Offering Business Cards as Incentive

I think 512 Designs has a good idea going. It’s a bit more than business cards and it also will help your local print shop as well as your customers. I feel it would be a win-win for all three...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,678
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Yet another Killing with offline marketing. $500, This is getting wayyy too addictive!!

Awesome post Ronny! The only problem I have is that your pictures aren’t showing up (not sure if it’s just my computer or not), could you possibly re-post them so I can see what the pages look like?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,666
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: I'm a bit suprised more of you aren't doing this.....

Thanks for this post; it’s certainly spiked my interest. I had never thought about a coupon site before (which is a bit silly considering I use them frequently as a consumer). Right now I’m in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,415
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: How do you get in front of people?

I think everyone here has had some awesome ideas for you. I would definitely look into some networking events. Another idea is to go to your local library/community building/etc and ask them what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,448
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: I Just Landed One of My Biggest Sales!

Great job Lori! Also I really enjoyed your insight, some of your ideas (like the thank you cards) are something I would have never had thought of. I agree with you about establishing a good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th March 2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,167
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Guess the logo

Based solely on the logo, it appears to be for a site for coupons. Possibly a directory, but I’m thinking more localized businesses. Good job to whoever did it though, it’s very bright and attracting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Printing A price list

As a part of building value, offer them services for free that will help you to do the needs assessment and set the price for later services. For SEO type stuff, you can do a quick site and market...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th February 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,128
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Do simple black and white flyers convert?

I would also apply the 3 second rule to the fly design. If you can't understand what it's about and see the call to action in 3 seconds then it's not going to convert people. The same principle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Printing & Mailing Service Recommendation Needed!

If you create the document and find the handwriting font, you can use a good printing service to create your letters and address your envelopes. Then it's not much more work to stamp them and send...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th February 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,904
Posted By ilovemedia
Re: Your Opinion On CPA + FLYERS? IS IT REAL?

You're constantly battling the signal-to-noise ratio in advertising. What is going to make your flyer part of the signal and not the noise? One great point from the original post is to target the...
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