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Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By ChrisByrns
Another day, another [Method] - Today: The Emergency # Header

This is something i haven't tried yet - but for whatever it's worth, here you go.

So, as we all know, people like funny pictures. Lolcats and stuff. They browse sites
like 9gag, Pinterest, etc...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

Just to give you a small update.. The site i set up yesterday with two feeds (80 tweets over the day) brought 27 unique visitors via hashtag-search for a fairly big US city. I'm confident that, by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

Imho, if you manage to get around 1000 local people to view an ad for an emergency plumbing service in their area each month, it should be worth at least *something* to that particular plumber for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

Content curation is definitely an effective strategy. Regarding why did i stop: Well, i used this strategy for online marketing and monetization was kind of a pain in the rear. Then, recently i got...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

I never really had a problem with dupe content. I build my sites with the principle in mind: "give the people what they want" - A really well made aggregation site can rank, even today. Just put some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

If you don't want to rely on twitter, you could just -in a good old-fashioned way- build a local news-site using feeds, get it ranked in google and go for pure search engine traffic. Then rent out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

Well, there is a way around this issue. I get *all* my automated tweets included in the search - even with brand new twitter accounts. :eek: I'm kind of ambivalent whether to spill the beans on this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

The amount of traffic you get is obviously directly related to the size of the city/area you target.

I did this some time ago for a fairly big city in my country and got around 40-70 hits per day...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By ChrisByrns
Your offline clients will love this offer [Business-In-A-Box]

Hi, Gang!

If i wasn't so lazy, this would actually have been a WSO. ;) So here's a quick watered-down version of my method. This is something you can offer potential offline clients and i'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By ChrisByrns
Just brainstorming.. The most simple thing you can offer to small businesses?

Hi y'all!

I'm currently sitting here, enjoying the sun in my patio and watching the girl next door failing with the charcoal lighter for her bbq. It's hilarious but also kind of cute. And a bit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,962
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Elevator Pitch

Lots of great advice in this thread!
In addition, let me say that i recently landed a new client by saying:

"Small business owners call me because i invented a trick that gets them more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,304
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Stupid business owners

Also, i agree, there definitely are those stubborn people who are resistant to any change - but there's also an element that shouldn't be overlooked. Example given:

I have worked with plenty of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,304
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Stupid business owners

Wait, what?
Excuse my ignorance, but did you actually read my post?
If so, please read again - just for shits'n giggles.
Kthx.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,304
Posted By ChrisByrns
Stupid business owners

For what it's worth..

Every now and then, even on this very forum, i see IM's talking about stupid business owners. Offline people that just don't understand how the internet works, what you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By ChrisByrns
THE MANUAL

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High rankings and persuasive copy can't be done? Bull! Get the The Manual on how to optimize
your meta-tags for CTR *AND* SEO: No...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By ChrisByrns
cloudflood not workin' anymore? ..alternatives?

hey there, i've been away for some time and it could well be i missed the latest ins and outs..

just checked cloud:flood (that viral marketing tool) and it doesn't seem to work anymore (twitter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: [GET] Here's a complete "Business-In-A-Box" for you..

one thing i forgot to mention.. on the "microsite" you create for your clients, you gotta have an opt-in form to capture the leads - this can also be easily achieved using freely available wordpress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By ChrisByrns
[GET] Here's a complete "Business-In-A-Box" for you..

okay, i'll keep this one short.

first, you create a business directory type of site using wordpress.
make it as niched as possible, eg "ontariolawyersdirectory(dot)com".

then, you go to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By ChrisByrns
DoubleTrouble - it struck me like lightening - [list marketing]

i'll keep this short.

you subscribe to a list and get these mails.. "blah blah blah, blah blah, but this and that and check out *MY* new product here, it rocks".

when i get those, i always...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Wordpress Arghh

dunno.

is the template compatible with your current wp version?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Wordpress Arghh

IDEA.. don't take my word for it as i'm drunk and don't know the ins and outs of hostgator..
but it's worth a try:


Log into your admin and find the ip address.

Then browse to this: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 728
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Wordpress Arghh

did you reg the domain via hostgator or did you use a third party, like eg. namecheap?
..if the latter, dns changes may take some time to propagate.
Forum: Copywriting 15th April 2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: The Essence of a Sales Page?

http://bosstoons.com/arrowsh.jpg
Forum: Copywriting 15th April 2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: The Essence of a Sales Page?

Keeping everything (including the signup box) above the fold is a big plus, imho.
Also, readability and good use of whitespace.

My 2cents.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,221
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Should we give people what the WANT or what they NEED?

When working with offline clients, i usually do this:



i give them what they need, but i
sell it to them in the disguise of what they want


Quick example.. I know people need a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ChrisByrns
When it comes to market-research and locating current trends.. Do you think THIS site is relevant?

THIS SITE (http://mashable.com) i mean.. Do *you* use it for locating the latest trends? ..i sure do! And i got some killer ideas from it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: How to Create a Brand?

outstanding, 24/7 customer service.

..plus, an offer "they" can't refuse, like "your squeeze page design done in 24hs or you pay nothing".
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Hyphenated Domain

When it comes to domains, google ignores hyphens (e.g. it treats "blah1-blah2.com" exactly the same as "blah1blah2.com"). The only thing that gets penalized is excessive length...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By ChrisByrns
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: This is the Squeeze Page layout that works for me like a charm.

regarding conversion rates, i have to tell you my technique.. which is this:

i offer a service (let's just say seo).

i target local companies by sending direct mail sales letters.. with a call...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: This is the Squeeze Page layout that works for me like a charm.

As a company owner, i don't want to work with idiot customers. I don't wanna convince all the sheep out there, i rather want to work with those customers who realize the benefits of my services.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: This is the Squeeze Page layout that works for me like a charm.

That's not only nice on paper, but it works (for me).. i keep it VERY simple, i list the benefits and i use plenty of whitespace. Less hype - just facts - one option.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By ChrisByrns
This is the Squeeze Page layout that works for me like a charm.

I'm always testing new things but this is the layout that really works for me..

..on a side note: i use this layout mainly for selling "services", not products - but i think, you'll get the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Wordpress MU...Can you help me.

as i mentioned above, you need to make sure your hosting plan allows for unlimited add-on domains.. then it's really no problem.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Wordpress MU...Can you help me.

it's pretty straight forward but it's quite the resource hog.

also, you have to consider some things in regards of your hosting:

- do you have wildcard dns enabled? (so you can use subdomains...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: [OFFLINE] Turn one-time fees into recurring payments + get higher conversions. NOW AIN'T THAT CO

..you know it's about making your offer more attractive. 77 per month (for 24 months) is a lot more attractive than a one time fee of 2300 (again, this is for local small mom+pop companies).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Hello Warrior Forum

run while you can ;)

..naah, just kiddin'! welcome on board and if you really (REALLY) wanna start a career in internet marketing, here's the one golden advice: "TAKE ACTION" - that's all you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: [OFFLINE] Turn one-time fees into recurring payments + get higher conversions. NOW AIN'T THAT CO

sure thing - 149/mo is prolly also okay for most small local companies, i just said "99 bucks" because it works for me.

..you can also say "$77" for 24 months.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: [OFFLINE] Turn one-time fees into recurring payments + get higher conversions. NOW AIN'T THAT CO

ty, and yeah: its really important to offer choices.. i mean, you keep hearing left and right that "offline biz is the ****" and how you can make thousandz of coojamples and all that.

but lemme...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By ChrisByrns
[OFFLINE] Turn one-time fees into recurring payments + get higher conversions. NOW AIN'T THAT COOL??

let's just say you offer kick-a$$ yellow pages ad-rewriting services (or whatever) and you have a price tag of, like.. $1500 (one time fee).

there's those smaller mom+pop companies that are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: His mamma call him Clay, imma call him Clay & this is Offline Biz in a box!

yeh, me and my homeboys we fix your logo needs. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: His mamma call him Clay, imma call him Clay & this is Offline Biz in a box!

that's just me, being a fan of the movie "coming to america", starring eddie murphy. lol.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChrisByrns
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChrisByrns
His mamma call him Clay, imma call him Clay & this is Offline Biz in a box!

y'know what, imma keep this short and sweet:



get a 50gig server
install wordpress MU
get some free themes


then do the following:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Banner Ad Blindness

consider doing targeted incentivized zip/email submits.. e.g.

"Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, WITHIN THE WOODS superior quality final release!"

incentivized zip-submit leads (after completion) to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Banner Ad Blindness

1) banners need to "blend" in
2) they shouldn't really be animated..

try this:

http://bosstoons.com/egg.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Bad Sign

hhah, you said "erected".. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 653
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: What do you consider a "large investment"

look at your bank account
add your savings-account to that
subtract 3 monthly salaries from the number you get


the number you come up with is what i'd call a "large investment"

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Name.com or Namecheap.com

namecheap is top notch.. i have like 50+ domains with them and never experienced one single problem.

plus, and for me that's a big plus, you can use your epassporte virtual visa to fund your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,682
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: 7 Ways PORN SITES Pioneered Internet Marketing

"black midgets getting humped by one-legged shemales".

..it's all about micro-niches.
..or cams.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,847
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Anyone know where to find drawings/sketch artist?

hey mikey,
consider hitting me up via pm in order to discuss your project.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: The EXACT Headline-Formula I use to get massive clicks from DIGG

exactly! ..you could even condense it down to something like:

"WOW! I accidentally exploited GoogleBUZZ!"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: The EXACT Headline-Formula I use to get massive clicks from DIGG

you will.. sooner or later.. [(((((hypn:)tiZ3)))))] ..but it's not bout my siglinks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By ChrisByrns
The EXACT Headline-Formula I use to get massive clicks from DIGG

okay, since you're currently reading this, i assume you clicked on this thread's title.
so.. what made you click? ..let's dissect it:

this one sentence incorporates 4 key-elements.

1) what's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th March 2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,345
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: $50 for the best website slogan

http://bosstoons.com/bradg.jpg
"IM" as in "Internet Marketing" and "I am" .. "HUGE" as in huge.. lol.
-- alternatively, you could flip it around: "HUGE IM" (huge, i am)

..on a side note, who did...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By ChrisByrns
Re: Here's a little FREEBIE FOR YA'LL! ..Use it for whatever you like!

forgot to add, all fonts used are free/standard (arial and arial black), so it works right out of the box.
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