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Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

I want to thank everyone that chimed in with their responses ;)

UPDATE: After all of that worrying and crying in my beer, I managed to get a merchant account at the first place I applied for :D
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Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Best Affordable Tablet For Fb Check in?

I bought a Pandigital Supernova through QVC on a payment plan. I think the total was like $180 (there are cheaper Pandigitals too).

The reviews were 50 - 50. Some people loved them, some hated...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Thanks, Ken! I sent you a PM again. It went through this time.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Don't get me wrong, Shay, they sounded legit and all...as far as one can tell after only speaking with them on the telephone, but, it was just all of the fine print that made me shy away.
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Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

@KenMichaels - Ken, I sent you a PM, but, not sure if you received it as it's not in my sent box. Let me know if you got it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

A lot of people love them and a lot of people hate them. I've heard horror stories though.

Based on my research, they aren't THAT bad for swiped c/c accounts, however, for keyed entries, they are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Thank you, Shay ;) Yes, they seemed pretty legit and all, and...even better, no credit check. However...

They too have all of these asinine rules about monetary limits, high risk accounts, etc.,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Hmmmmmm, interesting beckland ;) Quite crafty. However, I wouldn't feel quite comfortable attempting this. It's a very grey area, IMO. Believe me, I'd like to, but, I just can't do it. Thanks for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Gonna wait on that email, Ken. Whether it's you or your friend that can do it, I'll make it worth anyones while ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

I'm kicking myself that I SHOULD'VE done this originally, however, life's a lot easier in hindsight :o I wanted it quicker & easier, now I'm in a bind.

Theoretically, I could still do this, but,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Not really, Ewen, and I'm losing my mind here. I tried 2 friends of mine that own liquor stores, but, they said that they cannot accept keyed entries, only swipes :(

Also, I need a business that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Ewen, believe me, my mind is EXACTLY where you just mentioned. If anyone has a virtual terminal that would like to make a few bucks, send me a PM. I would ONLY respond to people I know on here, so,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. However, I had the square thingee sent me many months ago and never used it. Reason why is, I sell over the phone as some of you know. So, all c/c info is given to me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st May 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By The Sales Guy
Please Help me, Warriors!!!

Long story, but, I'll try and make it short...

I conduct most of my client billing through Paypal. Most people feel MUCH better paying an invoice through Paypal because they are one of the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By The Sales Guy
Hit Those Phones!!!

Long story, but, I'll make it short...

Did AC last weekend (that's Atlantic City for all of you non-gamblers, lol) and lost my shirt - $1,200 to be exact. HATE losing money, however, that's what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,728
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Question for those that use infofree

Yes, InfoFREE is really, really good ;) I've used them plenty. Founded by the same guy who started InfoUSA.

I was lucky enough to catch them early and pay only $29.95 a month for unlimited sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By The Sales Guy
New Online Payment Method

Got wind of this company while reading a news article. Looks promising ;)

Called 'Netswipe'. They allow a merchant to download their software, then when you are billing a customer, they simply...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,379
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Create my own Boiler Room or Outsource Telemarketing?

Jay, be careful what language you use on an open forum. "Boiler room" isn't a term I would bandy about on here. Do understand, it makes not a peep of a difference to me - as I've surely worked in a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Excellent Free Resource to help you get thru the gate keeper

Ignore my post above, didn't use the zip code radius tool. VERY nice. And it's FREE. I like free :D

I mainly go after solo practitioners, so, I already have their name ;), but, this is an awesome...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Excellent Free Resource to help you get thru the gate keeper

Thanks, Basil. Looks good from my end, too. I took it for a spin by doing a random zip code search for Attorneys in NJ though, and it only shot back 6 results with a 10 mile radius (surely more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Voicemail Technique

Is this a joke? Do NOT do this! Not only is it misleading, it is WAY misleading!! Sure, a little "smoke and mirrors" when leaving messages is one thing, but, this will ensure that you get MANY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Where to get PLR sales ebooks?

David, thanks for the link, but, that site looks SUPER scammy. I wouldn't let my enemy download anything from there. Has anyone used the company this guy recomended?

Anybody else have anything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By The Sales Guy
Where to get PLR sales ebooks?

Hey guys, I've never ventured over here before, as I'm normally in the offline marketing section. Could use some info...

I'm putting together a squeeze page for a sales campaign. I need a few GOOD...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 861
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: DUI, Divorce, & Bankruptcy Attorneys Being Interviewed - What Would You Want to Know to Sell To

I for one, happen to think this is a GREAT idea for a thread!

About 60% of my clients are Attorneys. Been selling them for years. I have a pretty keen insight into how they work and what their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Advice needed for hiring sales reps!

I respect your opinion. Honestly, I can see why you say that, but, I think you're painting with too broad of a brush. Surely, there are many salespeople who are also adept at training...myself being...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Advice needed for hiring sales reps!

Yes, it is. Almost forgot to mention...

After about a week or two AT THE MOST, take an axe and chop out all of the "dead wood" (people that can't sell or aren't producing a positive ROI). These...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Advice needed for hiring sales reps!

Beeswarn makes a good point. You need to be able to replicate your sales ability with each salesperson.

Based on my own experience, hiring commission only salespeople is extremely difficult. Why?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: FREE Email Marketing Course - InfoUSA

You are correct ;) Mr. Gupta is a BIG financial backer of Bill Clinton. I believe (I could be wrong though) that he sidestepped certain fundraising caps for election limits.

I don't know about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: FREE Email Marketing Course - InfoUSA

David, I don't know WSO's from a hole in the wall. Never bought one. So, no judgement here if you were referencing me :D Wouldn't surprise me though if what you say is true. There's very little out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: FREE Email Marketing Course - InfoUSA

Haha, I know. When I first found the offer from Infofree, I remember thinking; "This is too good to be true. Unlimited monthly leads for $29.95. WOW!"

After researching them, I knew why the offer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: FREE Email Marketing Course - InfoUSA

110% correct, Mr. Happy Tree :D Infofree is cheaper, has better customer service & more data.

Most probably don't know this, but, the President of Infofree - Vin Gupta - was also the founder of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By The Sales Guy
FREE Email Marketing Course - InfoUSA

How funny life works :) I just finished writing someone a response to an email lead gen question, and I check my own email a few minutes later, and there's an offer from InfoUSA for a free email...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Proven Email Templates?

Hey Daniel, first let me preface my reply by saying that...

I am not an email marketing expert (nor do I claim to be). While I do not want to steal anyones thunder or take food off the plate of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Telesales Callback Techniques...

Jeepers, talk about a post, John, lol. I hope you didn't construe my rant as going all "negative nancy." Honestly, I'm a glass half full kinda guy. The reason I first landed here was because I was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Telesales Callback Techniques...

J.D., thank you for the kind words. There quite a few "phoners" on WF, all with different skill sets and experience under their belts. For sure, based on your posts and track record, you are someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 129,386
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Bob, I must hand it to you, you've managed to put together quite a winning formula...that's helping many people ;) I myself own & operate a small, niche publication. The avertising business can be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,283
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Did you know you can edit this line? It's fun! :D

YOU use your hands a lot?!?! I'm Italian!!! You know how you get an Italian person to shut up? Tie their hands behind their backs! :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,283
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Did you know you can edit this line? It's fun! :D

Shay, I've been following a few of your posts. While I think your presentation could use a bit more structure and finesse, for the most part, it's pretty darned good ;)

MUCH more importantly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Telesales Callback Techniques...

I realize that, David. I wasn't calling you out :D Surely, you wouldn't be foolish enough to say something like that, because, like me, you've been around the block a few times ;) And we both know...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Telesales Callback Techniques...

Beeswarn, I happen to be a hard core, take-no-prisoners, go-for-the-throat one call close guy. I want the money now. Better yet, yesterday. However, as all good salespeople know, sometimes what we...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,454
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: I'm On A FREAKING ROLL! The 8 Minute Sale On My Way To Lunch!

You are fearless, my man! And a $1,600 pop, no less :eek: So...

I take it the point of your post was to say; "Lunch is on ME!" Good, I can go for a nice footlong right about now :D

Congrats!!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By The Sales Guy
Telesales Callback Techniques...

After seeing David Miller's excellent thread on closing strategies, I was inspired to come up with a similar idea that should GREATLY help my fellow phone guys.

Callback techniques :cool:

I'll...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: A Telephone Tip...

What can I say, I happen to be the type of guy who let's it all hang out :eek:
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Every Door Direct Mail... On Steroids!

I'm getting a dead link...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: A Telephone Tip...

David, how DARE you suggest I sell while wearing my pajamas! You haven't a clue as to what you are talking about. FYI, I happen to pitch in the nude ;) LOL
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,464
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: G.U.T.S Sales technique? (telemarketing)

LMFAO!!! Claude Diamond :) That's a great phone name. I've heard some terrific ones throughout my career...

Roy Hampton, David Bentley, Jack Beauchamp, Bill Dollars, Steve Silversmith, Gabe Trust....
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: A Telephone Tip...

Sounds excellent, gotta look into that ;) Probably a bit too complicated for my non~techy ass, but, you happened to use the magic word...FREE, lol. Thanks!
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: A Telephone Tip...

Haha, no, I am not affiliated with them. Matter of fact, there's a slew of other companies who provide the same service. However, I've found SC to be the most trustworthy and reliable.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By The Sales Guy
A Telephone Tip...

If I had to guess, I'd venture to say that many of my fellow warriors who use the phone to sell, probably work out of their house ~ like me.

Being since I live where I work, I would rather that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Trying to take action...can't get out of my head

I can't really beat the advice most of others have given, it's SPOT ON ;) I will add this though...

It might be tough to get going in the early stages while you're still learning, however, success...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: What do YOU use to create a call list?

As the other poster mentioned, InfoUSA is one of the best. If your budget is non~existent, try the internet...there's a plethora of leads available. Not knowing what you sell, it's tough to make...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: An Idea that's Dead on the Money! Pun Intended :)

Thanks, right back at ya, Nameless!
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: An Idea that's Dead on the Money! Pun Intended :)

Actually, I think QR codes are a pretty good idea, but, then again, I've never even used one myself (that should tell you something, lol). IMO, I think they're mostly being used by the 30 and under...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By The Sales Guy
An Idea that's Dead on the Money! Pun Intended :)

Hey guys, excuse me for posting this if it's already common knowledge, but, I literally just saw this story while watching the news...and thought to myself; "wow, what a brilliant idea!"

I don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,597
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Letter Gets 40% Of Business Owners To Phone Back And 100% Of Those Buy

Ca$hvertising is an excellent, excellent book!

While the principles contained within aren't new (what is?), the author puts a refreshing, updated spin on the material. The chapters on applying...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,597
Posted By The Sales Guy
Re: Letter Gets 40% Of Business Owners To Phone Back And 100% Of Those Buy

Again, no need to fret, Foxy ;)

And I don't believe you started anything, it was already started, lol.

Even though I'm new here, methinks J. Durham is good people, judging from all I've seen...
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