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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: A question from Internet Marketers

It's called having multiple income streams.

I know a professional speaker who makes quite a bit of money giving motivational speeches to big corporations. He could probably live well just off of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Niche topics or Broad Topics?

I like niche blogs, but sometimes you can get too narrow of a niche. So narrow that it will be almost impossible to get traffic.

Also, make sure that the niche you choose has traffic that spends...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 21st May 2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,836
Views: 217,520
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: I'll Personally Set You Up With a 3 Income Stream Affiliate System Without Paying Me a Single Ce

Just signed up and completed the 2 steps. I hope this is as good as everybody says.

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By 512 Designs
PLR Article sites - Niche or General topics?

I'm thinking of creating a site that sells PLR articles. But before I put the time and effort into it, I want to make sure it would be worth it and I build it with a good foundation for success. So I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,742
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: The Importance of your Niche in List Building

Hey Joey,

Thanks for the detailed answer. I appreciate it. In fact, I just started to revamp the site to freshen it up a bit. I do want to jump back into it head first and start making real money...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Wedding Prospects: Where To Find Them?

My wife has been in the wedding videography business for over 20 years. Send me a PM. I may be able to help.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,328
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: BE Warned - Forget About Trying PLR on Kindle (KDP)

If you completely rewrite a PLR product and it looks nothing like the original, how is it still PLR? Isn't it now new and unique with your own copyright?

How does Kindle even know it was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Why do local businesses need online videos?

Ok. I'm getting it now and I'm seeing the light.

I created this video for one of my local clients about 2 months ago. We didn't really have a specific marketing strategy for it (we created it just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By 512 Designs
Local Directory with a Twist

In a previous post I asked how online videos would help small businesses. I got a lot of great answers and can now see the light.

But now that light has turned into something brighter which may be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: DJ On First Page of Google....No Calls Though

Wow. So many replies and ideas with so much help. It will take me a while to sort through them.

I'm going to write all of them down and have a sit down session with the DJ to discuss his options....
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th March 2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By 512 Designs
Whoo hoo. I'm getting free advertising in a local magazine!!

In a recent thread ( I talked about how I spoke to a local magazine rep and how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,493
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Cold Calling is failing me.

I'm sorry but if I got a cold call from you that sounded like that, I'd automatically say NO Thanks and hang up. It reaks in salesman.

How about this approach.

You - "Hi, this is 'name' from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Are You Guys Serious?

My favorite newbie question is the ever popular...

"How can I make money with offline businesses?"

Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Offering Business Cards as Incentive

Ok. How about taking it EVEN FURTHER.

Offer your client 250 Business Cards and 200 Letterhead papers.

Now hook up with a local printer and try to get a discount by telling them that you'll be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Had a great meeting with a local magazine's the plan.

So here's an update to this Free QR Code deal I made with the local magazine rep.

So far (for the last week) she's been out explaining this offer and I've received 13 free QR Code order forms...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Client agrees to pay for leads I send her - how to track?

Hi NameLess,

I respect your opinion and always read your posts, so thanks for your input.

As I said in my post above, this is sort of an experiment for me to turn it into a system. If this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th February 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By 512 Designs
My QR Code strategy for local music school

One of my clients is a local music and arts school and they said they were going to create an ad in the program book of an upcoming musical play. This play is being performed by high school students...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: How many follow ups are too many?

Hey gang,

For any of you who were following this tread, I wanted to let you know that I got an email today from the woman who I wrote this tread about (who wouldn't call me back).

Her email...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,197
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Is the Business Card Irrelevant?

I love business cards. I belong to 4 different networking groups and everyone has business cards. I ask for ones from people I may need service from, and they ask for mine.

In fact, 2 of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By 512 Designs
You never know where a cold call will lead you.....

A few months ago I was making cold calls for selling mobile sites and I contacted a local arts and music school. I spoke to a woman who was the owner and ended up selling a mobile site to them.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By 512 Designs
Had a great meeting with a local magazine's the plan.

In a previous post I mentioned talking to a local magazine sales rep about having her get me in front of her advertisers (local businesses) by offering QR Codes in their ads.

Well, today I had a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,680
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: [Updated] Please could you reveiw my site?

Hi Diana,

Your site looks really good now. I also like the mobile site. I'm not sure who's script you're using for your mobile site, but Will's script includes how to link back to a desktop site...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Checklist for setting up a local seo company

Physical Items
Business checking account
Merchant Service such as Paypal or Google Checkout
Invoicing program
Company phone number (I use Google Voice)
List-building service like Aweber
List of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th January 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,998
Posted By 512 Designs
Got a new text message customer using it in a way I never thought of.

A couple of weeks ago I met a guy at a networking meeting who was interested in my text message services. But he wasn't interested in it for the normal reasons such as restaurants or bars pitching...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By 512 Designs
If you want real estate agents for clients....

I know some of you are targeting real estate agents for QR codes, mobile sites, and even regular here's my suggestion on how to easily find them and even talk to them.

Not only am...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th January 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,447
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Weddings Go Mobile

I can definitely see that happening. As a person who's purchased many booths at bridal shows for my wife's wedding video business (5 last year), I would also be "put off" by someone trying to sell me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,762
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Simple Trick to Get Businesses to Call You Instantly

I listened to a webinar a while back and the basic point was....

Mice do only two things in life. Avoid cats and find cheese.

So if your customer is the mouse, you don't want to be the cat...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Did a talk at networking meeting and....

No, I did not charge for this. When you join a networking group, everyone usually gets to speak for a minute or two at the beginning to simply introduce themselves and explain what their business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By 512 Designs
Did a talk at networking meeting and....

So this morning I had an opportunity to give a talk at one of the local networking groups I joined and I discussed QR Codes and how to really use them in your business.

My talk did 4 things for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,164
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Can hired salespeople be considered subcontractors?

Your name says it all. Not to be offensive but saying it more trouble then it's worth kind of communicates the level of dedication and seriousness you have about your business. Lazy for lack of a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th December 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By 512 Designs
Toys-R-Us goes from brick and mortar to QR and Cardboard

So I'm picking up my daughter at the mall tonight and while I'm waiting I notice something interesting near the children's play area. Upon closer inspection it looks like Toys-R-Us and Nickelodeon...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,410
Posted By 512 Designs
Hate Cold Calling or Cold Walk-ins? I'm hoping this works for me....

I hate cold calling and even cold walk-ins. In fact, I was speaking to a chiropractor friend of mine and she says she hates when people cold call her and walk in randomly as well. So my goal is to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th December 2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By 512 Designs
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th December 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: I am working on a reception desk of block of offices: Can I pitch them my SEO services?

The one question I have that nobody asked is who actually hired you to work as the receptionist? Was it an employment agency or someone within these offices?

If it was an outsider like an...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd December 2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Using SMS for appointment reminders?

I ended up signing up with Lime Cellular because of their robust SMS system, fast sales support, and quick white label setup.

Now for a personal story, I was at a networking meeting the other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By 512 Designs
For those asking if networking groups are worth it.....

Tonight I went to one of my networking group meetings and sat next to a guest (his first time at the meeting). I started a quick conversation with him by asking his name and what his business was.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th December 2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,470
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: 6% of smartphone users scan QR codes?

Here's the best application of QR Codes I've seen so far.

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th November 2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Using SMS for appointment reminders?

That's exactly what she needs. I see you have a white label offer. I'll sign up and check out your pricing.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 28th November 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: How to set up a client for mobile opt-in?

Well, I had a chat session with someone from Aweber and they said that you can use 1 aweber account for as many websites and email addresses that you want. Each email campaign will have it's own...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By 512 Designs
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

Aside from the usual thanks of family, friends, and good health, I'm really thankful for these forums and the amazing generosity of it's members. It's amazing how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Holiday Marketing Ideas for a Florist

Either you or the business owner should contact local banquet halls and hotels. Talk to the banquet manager and ask if they have anyone specific who handles the table floral arrangements for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th November 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Anyone having any problems with this? I think I know the answer

I could always go to a grocery store and buy the ingredients to bake a cake. But for some reason I prefer to go to a bakery and have them do it.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th November 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,050
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Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th November 2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By 512 Designs
Sales progress so far

Ok. I started the whole mobile marketing thing on September 22nd so I'm about a month and a half into it. Here's what's happened so far.

1. Sold 5 mobile sites
2. Sold 2 full websites
3. Working...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th November 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By 512 Designs
"Thanks for sharing" - Please stop.

Is it me or is anyone else tired of seeing posts that simply say things like "Thanks for sharing." or "Great idea." or "Thanks...I'll have to try that."?

I understand that it's nice to thank...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th November 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 45,388
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Mobile Website Showcase [IMAGES]

Do you offer them a landing page site for free (or at a discount) just to prove that it works....and then hit them with a full mobile site once they're hooked?

If not, do you think that would be a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th November 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 45,388
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Mobile Website Showcase [IMAGES]

Here's a mobile site for a new customer of mine. I just purchased Quentin's new Wordpress CMS WSO to try it out. I changed the button graphics to 3D which was super simple in Photoshop.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd October 2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Mobile web phone pitch that works

I agree with Will as far as the time to call. To find the owner's name, try using Company Profiles & Company Information on Manta (

As for a pitch, one that I use that has...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd October 2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: I Suck at Sales: A Memoir. (I took action today!)

GilNelson has some great info in his post above. Read it a couple of times until it sinks in.

I've done some cold calls a few weeks ago and 80% of them got me appointments. Out of those I did get...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th October 2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,844
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Any Way To Set Up A Tap-to-Order Mobile Site?

As a customer, I'd rather phone in my order. That way I know that someone actually took it and it will be ready when I get there.

If I ordered it through some sort of phone app or mobile site, I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,523
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: R.I.P Steve Jobs - Life will never be the same?

I'm not a big fan of Apple products, but I am a big fan of Steve Jobs. Sometimes I think he and Gene Roddenberry (creator of Star Trek) had some sort of mental connection.

A lot of items you saw...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th October 2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,705
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: I just got two meetings in 30 minutes

Hey Ryan,

That's awesome. Congrats.

It's amazing how one day you can question yourself and your abilities, and the next day you're walking away with a check. Life's a real roller coaster,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd October 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,331
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Let the residual income begin :)

I made a few cold calls today (didn't have a lot of time) and I spoke to a woman who owns a music/arts studio with her son.

A quick FYI about their site. The first page of their website is just...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd October 2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,160
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Are you a smartphone user?

I've been using smartphones for years. Started with the Palm Treo 650 (if you call that a smart phone), then went to Blackberry Storm, then Blackberry Storm 2, and finally the HTC Thunderbolt using...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th September 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Gaining access to existing websites for redirect script?

If you do a WhoIs on the domain name, it should tell you where it's hosted....unless the domain name is set to "private".
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th September 2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Creating the Perfect Inter-Connected Sales Funnel for an Offline Business?

With the rest of your marketing plan, I would also add a mobile website. One that's simple with maybe a coupon, a Click To Call button and a Google map that customers can tap for their location.

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