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Forum: Copywriting 4th February 2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Can you critique my Copy

Glad to be of service!
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Can you critique my Copy

Couldn't agree more! Maybe the product could be pre-sold with the help of a free/ cheaper report that uses some of the most basic content from the product the writer is selling here?

Jacob
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Can you critique my Copy

Okay now I'm genuinely curious... How would you get them to the point at which they are educated or motivated to buy, if not in the sales copy on the actual sales page?
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Can you critique my Copy

It's fairly clear what the product is, what isn't clear to the untrained eye, is why it's better than the competition.
Forum: Copywriting 3rd February 2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Can you critique my Copy

Hi there,

I read this thread and your sales letter with great interest, as I work in the Work From Home industry/niche myself and am constantly hounded to join the newest work from home...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th July 2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Any one using Escalate Internet? Just looking for some reviews if possible?

Hey guys,

Not sure if this is the right place for this, but as the title suggests I'm looking for reviews related to Escalate Internet the seo reseller platform. I've been looking for a whitelabel...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: What sales jobs did you learn the most from?

What a great thread! I've been selling I was 10yrs old too! I used to sell my old toys at car boot sales so that I could go and by myself some new toys or treats. My mum was a single parent and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: The Mystery Behind Getting Big Brand Clients

I love this! For me this speaks volumes about the power of just getting out there and connecting with people. At the end of the day these brands are run by people just like you and I. These people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Value!

Jason and the OP are right! When discussing value with my prospects I look to find out success "looks like" for them and how I can help them reach "their vision of success". If I can help them reach...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Missed a sale - and a question for you

Bogdan, there is a lot of great advice on this thread. I personally use the downsell option on a day to day basis so that the value of my offer is maintained. What changes is what the client gets...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks for that John! I took your advice and tweaked it a little.

On friday I contacted the UK's largest A & R company directly via twitter thinking I should aim high, I asked them outright who I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

John, thankyou for taking the time to write what I would class as gold! Having done a lot of business networking I've learned that the old adage " It's not what you know, but who you know" is more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

You make some very interesting points and I have taken them onboard. I do however have some questions:
In your mind, does having control over all aspects of promotion mean that you actually have to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks for your feedback, I agree to some extent and that's why I'm offering more than just a website. I'm offering a band development and marketing solution. I'm actually a singer myself, I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

That's an interesting service you offer there.. maybe there's some room for collaboration there?
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

That's awesome Rob! Glad you're going back to what you love! Inspiring people to create music and get it out there is what I live for :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

It definitely does! We have members from all over the world and the plan is to distribute their music internationally so why not?
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Well guys it's taken a few months but I've taken action and we've got 35 bands and artists on a free plan where they put their music videos and events up on our site and we then broadcast them to our...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th October 2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
JD
Views: 1,159
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: JD

Russ, I don't know you so you can tell me to mind my own business, but I can sense that you're not happy..

However surely on a forum where reputation is paramount and where we are judged on how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th October 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
JD
Views: 1,159
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: JD

You lot are mad!!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,449
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: What do you do in this cold-calling situation?

Melissa's spot on there OP! It does get better with time. It's like learning to ride a bike, you fall off but you just get back on again and learn from each time you fall off!!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

I'm going to be honest here too:

For most offline business owners it's not about the car you drive, but about the custom and performance you drive for their business. They don't care if you drive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: To pay...or not to pay...Upfront.

Mwind you raise a really important question. As many people on here might have seen, I offer similar telemarketing services to that which you offer. However on this forum and only on this forum I...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Dropship help

This isn't technically Dropshipping however if you can tell us more about the process you go through with the product, maybe we can help you more effectively ;)
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Review my Ecommerce site

The site looks good in general, how long has it been running? I noticed you have a blog which is a great idea if you have some great content in there. So my best advice is the get some relevant...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,031
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: What Platform Should I Use For an Ecommerce Site?

It may well be easy to setup but it does have its limitations.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,348
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: UK Online Sweet Shop

Have you tried using site like ebay and amazon to drive customers back to your store? You could also drive traffic to your site by writing some articles on using Candy Buffets at weddings and posting...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,031
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: What Platform Should I Use For an Ecommerce Site?

I'd recommend Zencart because of all the modifications and seo plugins that are available for it. Either that or Bigcommerce which has loads of apps, plugins and is optimised for mobile phones and...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th October 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: How can I get customers to buy my ecommerce products

Without having looked at the website, 25 products really isn't enough products to run an effective ecommerce site. It's a pretty safe bet thats the reason for the lack of sales, coming from someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline marketing - what appeals to you the most about this business?

I'm with you on that one! I also like to think we're levelling the playing fieldfor small businesses. Anyone can achieve that "big company" feel and level of trust, if they do things professionally!
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

I like your way of thinking on this, not just relying on online air time!
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

I'm not quite sure what you mean by this? Can you clarify this for me?
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks Joshua! Would be great to hear some of your music!
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

That's a great piece of advice thankyou! I'd not even thought of monetizing that way! Just proves why two heads are better than one! So coin a phrase I need to fill the pot with honey before I can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thankyou so much Jason! Thats exactly the kind of advice I need. What you say is negative, I see as honest constructive advice that's going to help me get where I want to be with this.
So...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,291
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: In a bit of a rut...

Do they give a reason a to why the ad was removed?
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks for that mate!

@SJJPFYTW would love to hear your feedback on my site :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

I'm hoping it'll be for the US as well as the UK as I'll be distributing the Artist/Band's music for sale or streaming via the likes of iTunes, Amazon MP3, Spotify, 7digital and loads of others. It's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Yeah sure, there's a lot of of work to do on it but its www.unsignedyou.com (http://www.unsignedyou.com) your feedback would be gratefully recieved!
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Well... I have an update on the update on my project! I've managed to attract few musicians to my website and it hasn't even been launched properly yet! They've started uploading and sharing their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks for the feedback rbecklund. I'm aware of the competition of competition like reverbnation, bandcamp etc. In fact I've actually registered on these sites myself, as a music manager so that I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Thanks for the feedback Big Rob! I'm not charging for access to the website as I want to attract as many Artists, Bands, Live Music Venues and Fans as possible!
What I'm hoping to do is to charge...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,596
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

Hi there,

I've been away from the forum for a while and I've just discovered this... I'm devastated.... she was a good friend and a great warrior!
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,388
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Offline Marketing For Unsigned Musicians and Bands

Hi guys,

I want to tell you a story about an idea I have for marketing unsigned musicians and bands. Being a singer as well as an internet marketer, I get to hang out with lots of other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: So what should I do?

Have you thought about offering remote technical support via LogMeIn or something like that, as well as doing visits?
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd September 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,309
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Design a logo,banner,ebook or dvd cover and Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied

Got the logo as promised within 48 hours and it was AWESOME! As a result I would like to hire you as one of my regular designers. I've sent you a pm!
Forum: Warriors For Hire 18th September 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,309
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Design a logo,banner,ebook or dvd cover and Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied

Hi Nauman,

I have just submitted a request for a logo design. I hope to hear from you soon!

Jacob
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: What would you do to improve the seo on my site?

Thanks for that advice Seb, I'll get those points sorted out ASAP. The website belongs to a new magazine that I'm selling advertising for. It wasn't built by me, but now that I'm responsible for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Lightbulb What would you do to improve the seo on my site?

Hi guys,

I work for a very new, free offline magazine that deals with making the best of your money as the focus of its editorial.It's distributed via 4 of the UK's largest supermarkets and has...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,990
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: My Competitor Has Confused Me. How Is He Making Money?

Great advice there. The thing is, I'm a sales person who's learnt webdesign so I always go in knowing what I offer and ideally what I want to sell. I use what I call the & P's:

Prior Planning and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th May 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,990
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: My Competitor Has Confused Me. How Is He Making Money?

I personally think that all of that can be dealt with when you are doing an initial consultation for the customer. I basically ask them what they're requirements are in an ideal world, then look at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Have you ever used a Telemarketing Service?

Hi guys,

As above I was just curious how many people on here have used a Telemarketing or Appointment Setting Service and how much it cost you to use them. I'm also wondering how long you used...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,697
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Need idea for drive-thru coffe shop

Just a very quick one -

1) Some sort of referral program that rewards her existing customers for referring friends, family and work colleagues.

2) Discounts for uniformed or emergency...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,289
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Are you nervous, concerned, or anxious about cold calling or approaching?

Very good thread here guys and I totally agree with what's being said here. It is most definitely a numbers game. When you start cold calling you have to remember that YOU are the expert and that by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,064
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Cold Calling Awkwardness...

Hi Deidra,

I've been selling gas and electricity to domestic customers over the phone for a while now for a major uk supplier. When I started I used to take rejection personally and it used to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Jacob Anthony
Re: Experienced Telemarketer looking for advice on going freelance!

I'm currently learning from him at the TMF, his information is invaluable!



Thanks for both of your replies, I really appreciate it!!!

Jacob
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