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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 213
Posted By akshay7
Re: How to get more inbound leads on social media?

If you only have 30min a day, try to ready the content and schedule it for posting in advance. Tools like Hootsuite can be useful for this.

Spend the 30min to go through the search results for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By akshay7
Re: Marketing Advice

Every business probably needs it. However, I'm sure you can't service all kinds of businesses with this. If you guys are open to servicing startups, cashflow is an issue with them all the time.
...
Forum: Beginners Area 21st February 2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By akshay7
Re: Research and Development Techniques

If you have a good CTR on ads, that can mean 2 things -

1. Your ads promise one thing, your landing page promises another. They go away.
2. Your landing page is really bad.

Do you have a...
Forum: Beginners Area 18th February 2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By akshay7
Re: Brand new to SEO? Start here...

My first ever success was by mistake. Few years back, My Facebook page got ranked for some long tail keywords. All I had to do was choose the right long tail keywords and build a few backlinks to it....
Forum: Beginners Area 18th February 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 158
Posted By akshay7
Re: Multiple services on one site

I would highly suggest you to read this multiple times. "You" are the brand.

If I were in your place, I would have separate sites for the dojo and studio but they will have dedicated pages on my...
Forum: Beginners Area 23rd December 2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By akshay7
Re: Website from scratch with syndicated content

I am sure it is using curated content. As far as SEO ranking and fresh content is considered, can be tackled through syndication. However, I am not very confident about the effects on SEO rankings.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By akshay7
Re: list of countries with high chargeback rates?

I agree with this. As long as you are already doing turnovers of millions, I would suggest using payment gateway's anti-fraud features. Better off focussing on scaling up instead.
Forum: Social Media 16th December 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By akshay7
Re: How We Scaled A Coaching Business To $300,000 Per Month With Youtube Ads

Thanks for sharing Jeff. Once in a while, a birdie mentions success with Youtube.

How do you decide which product will work well with which channel ? I have always tried to follow the target...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By akshay7
Re: Is this an example of negative SEO?

The best you can do is keep a track of all the mentions and keep requesting removal of bad links.

However, if you are using Google Alerts as your main monitoring solution, you might be missing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By akshay7
Re: What strategy do you suggest for LinkedIn Business page

I have experienced similar problems. People don't follow companies on Linkedin easily. Content posted through company handles also has a lower reach.

Off-topic - Have you considered changing the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By akshay7
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By akshay7
Re: Sharing my idea - online community for an offline group

No, my questions aren't there to discourage. These are the questions that need clarity. Having competitors which are doing well in a niche is a good thing. However, not knowing about them and jumping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By akshay7
Re: Sharing my idea - online community for an offline group

No idea is bad. However, I would suggest you do a lot more research about it.

Are these groups generally small ? What is their average member size ?
How will you reach these groups ?
Why can't...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd December 2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By akshay7
Re: Here are some of the most common email marketing mistakes

True. Some more suggestions -

Not warming up your email outbox

Don't start sending thousands of emails daily out of the blue. Start with 10 emails a day and build up slowly. Keep your domain...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd December 2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By akshay7
Re: Google Auto Suggest/Complete

We used to do the first level of suggestions. But this seems like a very neat feature to explore.

What kind of subscription would you like for such a feature if we were to build it ?
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd December 2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By akshay7
Re: Email marketing tool

Good advice here. Just want to point out to focus a lot more on your audience and not underestimate calling your prospects.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By akshay7
Re: Agile marketing, anyone?

Sure, the concept of sprints can be applied to anything. For example - Testing a new audience set (from creating creatives to analytics of conversion in 10 - 14 days).
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By akshay7
Re: multiple location or multiple keywords location ?

Generally - More landing pages with the keywords you are going for, blog posts and then backlinks to them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 473
Posted By akshay7
Re: How do you find your clients?

This process is tough. I'm going through it currently. Trying to find the people who need what I'm selling is a lot of experimentation.

What kills us is the anxiety, confusion and feeling of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By akshay7
Re: Affiliate percentage split for $1k/mo SaaS product - What is the right number?

Are there any fixed costs that you incur when you get a client on board ?

Also, there are 2 options. You can either give a big percentage of the first payment or pay a smaller percentage every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

There are multiple ways to ask questions. Moreover, you go about assuming things.

Not worth it. :cool:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I didn't realise people here were this toxic. Got nothing to prove to you so not gonna waste anymore time on you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

Reactive marketing strategies are part of the prospecting process. You still need to reach out or get them to come to you.

Secondly, we do not reach out to people who are not running a business....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I can imagine why it works.



Sure, but multiple streams better than one. :)



I don't agree with you there. Businesses expect calls. I am running a business and I get cold calls too. it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

The thread is regarding cold calling, not telemarketing. Easy to confuse them but -
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

Oh, that's a nasty trick. I don't do that yet but who knows what all I'll start doing by the time I close my 100th client. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I'm sure. However, 1 out of 3 calls picked is good enough if you are doing good prospecting as a cold called.

I have had clients who were grateful to me for finding them. Some cold calls prove to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

Agreed



I'm not sure what you mean by DOUBLE TAP ?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I would like to believe this but then there are so many other people who claim otherwise.

But, you are right, the only clients that I have made till now have been where I had the heat on my side....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I think the people in U.S. get a lot of these calls and they have learnt to ignore them.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 414
Posted By akshay7
Re: Lessons You Have Learned From Networking?

Lots of awesome information here. I think the power is in knowing who wants to get sold and who wants to feel easy first. When you talk to someone, and they are looking for what you are selling, go...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

I haven't tried calling anywhere other than U.S. yet but the one call I made was well received. I think it is the difference in markets. Maybe, I should shift focus.

I would feel very stupid if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

Thank you very much for the insights. I have been calling, and when they don't pick up, I hangup and send an email. I will start leaving a voice message too. That should improve the number of...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 23rd January 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By akshay7
Re: [DONE FOR YOU] Get a LONG LASTING, 5-figure a month, eCommerce Business in 90 days or Less

By being public, I meant any public announcement on any public portal. Anyways, thank you. I'll ask any other questions on DM. Good luck with sales !
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 23rd January 2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By akshay7
Re: [DONE FOR YOU] Get a LONG LASTING, 5-figure a month, eCommerce Business in 90 days or Less

EDIT: Been talking to Gerald and I'm impressed with his knowledge about creating marketing strategies. He knows what he is talking about so don't let the below mentioned questions make you think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Re: Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

That's what I was thinking. What do you guys suggest? Should I get a dedicated US number to better the rate (currently is close to 0%). Or, should I resort to cold emails ? Does leaving a voice...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By akshay7
Re: My 6000th post...

Grateful to you for what you have done here. And for the incredibly useful posts you made that earned you all the thanks. However, contrary to what you are saying, your long paragraphs about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By akshay7
Re: Best ways to track offline marketing sales for local businesses

I was going to answer but then saw this.

However, contrary to what everyone said, per sale can work in certain situations. If the items that your client sells is of very high value (high ticket...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By akshay7
Re: Huge Project need help with analysis

Once you point out the pages that had an increase in the visits, try to find the difference between them and the ones that didn't have an increase. This can probably be done manually or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By akshay7
Cold calling with skype - going to voicemail ?

Hey guys,

I started cold calling using skype. The problem I am facing is that the calls go to voicemail every single time. I have tried about 30 calls by now. I might be dreaming but do people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By akshay7
Re: Huge Project need help with analysis

I am fairly confident that your predecessor did not use machine learning or regression for this. The most he would have used for this would be simple stats like confidence intervals. It sounds like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By akshay7
Re: Who to charge payment gateway fees

That's a very subjective question. Depends on your relationship with the vendor. If you can markup your products without losing sales, that is the best. (You don't have to give breakup of the cost to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By akshay7
Re: Huge Project need help with analysis

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Changing content, analytics, regression models etc. If you provide some details, I'll try to help you out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,365
Posted By akshay7
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

Maybe not that exactly, but something like "my bed sucks" sounds more plausible.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,365
Posted By akshay7
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

That is exactly what I meant. A list of people who have explicitly posted (exact string included in their post or tweet etc) "I need to replace a mattress" or "I want to get a mattress" etc.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,365
Posted By akshay7
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

You are right on about it being a chore. But, what if you can get them nicely listed on your screen ?
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,365
Posted By akshay7
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

These are the standard marketing campaigns. Maybe, kick it up and do some reactive marketing on social media. Find people who are posting on social media about not getting enough rest or being...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By akshay7
Re: Removing Negative facebook page

This.

The only difference is you are not aiming for 1 page to be at number one spot but 10 pages to just be better than the facebook page.
Forum: Beginners Area 15th January 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,672
Posted By akshay7
Re: Freelancers Really Need To Stop Working For Pennies.

Charge what you feel is right and own it. And it is true, higher paying customers are better at conducting themselves because they value quality.
Forum: Social Media 15th January 2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,827
Posted By akshay7
Re: Instagram: To have or not to have. That is the question.

Gone are the days when type of social media was dependent on your industry. I would personally love to work with a lawyer who was approachable and could make things interesting by posting on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th January 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 246
Posted By akshay7
Re: Hello, New to this forum!! :)

Welcome to the forum. We talk about all that and more !
Forum: Beginners Area 15th January 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By akshay7
Re: I have found a good deal but paypal but suspends my account systematically, HELP!

It seems like you haven't setup a verified business account. Moving money like that on an unverified account is obviously going to get you suspended.

Edit: I read other replies. They don't want...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th January 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By akshay7
Re: Is Personal Coaching Worth The Investment?

He just gave you the secret sauce for free.
Forum: Website Design 15th January 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By akshay7
Re: Web design as a career!

As everybody above mentioned, keeping updated is important. Look at venturing into making your own themes.
Forum: Beginners Area 15th January 2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 173
Posted By akshay7
Re: What is the most important page on a website?

It depends on the type of website (ecommerce, blog, directory, business). However, I personally give importance to the About Us pages. If they are not honest and transparent enough, I don't feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,066
Posted By akshay7
Re: Is it possible to make a full-time living with having just one product?

It depends on the product. With the "course" that you have right now, you can achieve your numbers by scaling it up as it is converting. However, for sustainability, you should either have more...
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