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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Sniper Sites for Local Lead Gen

Has anyone had luck with local sniper sites for lead gen without doing a bunch of off-page SEO?
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Dedicated Proxies or VPN for Craigslist?

I've been using CL for local lead gen. Now I want to scale somewhat but am still not sure about whether to use a VPN or dedicated proxies or what to avoid CL flagging my ads.

If anyone has...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th March 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Are tiny towns worth targeting?

In my experience, most small town biz owners (<15k) don't advertise other than in the church bulletin, local newspaper, etc. Many times, they are the only "plumber", so they don't need to especially...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Google Review Requirements

What is required for someone to leave a Google review? Just a gmail account? Thanks!
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 26th February 2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Assessing Adwords PPC Competition

I got an email saying you replied to this thread but don't see the reply.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 25th February 2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Assessing Adwords PPC Competition

Thanks Dave. Is there a way to tell how long they've been running ads other than manually watching?
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By PaulintheSticks
In-Person or Email Proposals

I've got 3 proposals to deliver and I'm debating whether to deliver them in person or email. The 1st mtgs were on the phone, then we had an in-person mtg. and now I've got to deliver the proposals....
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 23rd February 2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Assessing Adwords PPC Competition

If there are no local competitors for local keywords (eg car repair, chicago) but just lead gen companies like thumbtack, is that a good indicator of a good opportunity? It sure seems like it would...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st February 2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Selling Email Marketing

I've got 2 proposals to put together for local businesses that want email marketing but I've never offered it until now so I'm scrambling to figure out the best approach to offering this svc.

I'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,504
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: How to position yourself as an expert?

Yes, anyone CAN but how many do? How many small business owners are pitched by a published author that drops a hard copy of the book on their desk?
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,504
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: How to position yourself as an expert?

Most of my business has been gotten because the prospect believed I was an expert. When I started, I had no proof that I was competent, could get the job done within budget or anything else. But the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By PaulintheSticks
G Places vs Adwords Search

If a local business has the 1st spot in Places, it doesn't seem to make much sense to run Adwords Search ads. I know some people recommend trying to dominate the 1st page of the serps, but I wonder...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th February 2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By PaulintheSticks
How To Avoid the Spam Folder

I'm using an email scraper which has an integrated emailer to send emails. I created an email and tested it on Gmail and Yahoo and both ended up in the spam folder. So now I'm trying to figure out...
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Simple Mobile Site Plugin or Theme

I have a WP plugin that converts a site into a simple mobile site. It puts a link on the homepage that says "View the mobile version" or something similar. Unfortunately, it doesn't work properly and...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Conversion Optimized WP Website Themes?

Plenty of landing pages but can't find any CRO website themes. Anyone?
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: CRO As A Service?

I first started learning about CRO from Flint and his team.
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By PaulintheSticks
CRO As A Service?

Most websites desperately need it and it seems you could get better results fairly easily for most. What do you think of selling CRO as a service?
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: not having any success with conversions

If they're not getting opened, there are 2 possibilities. 1. They are ending up in spam and 2. The subject line is not compelling enough. Have you tested different subject lines? How about posting...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: 50 Ways To Be Better at Conversion Optimization

Great list but why do you recommend sliders vs. video? Everything I've read says sliders hurt conversion.
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 7th February 2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: How to optimize my funnel - any ideas appreciated

I would start with testing headline and bullet point benefits. As far as when to kill an offer, for me it comes down to roi. If I'm profiting $20 from the offer and send $20 in traffic to the offer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,602
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Contacting Local Business Owners

Maybe you should let Frank Kern know that because that is his exact strategy for getting consulting clients. He's obviously not as smart as you.
Forum: Social Media 14th January 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Content for website

What is the niche? There are some high quality plr (private label rights) providers but it depends on the niche.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Changes over the past 2 years?

Thanks for the feedback Gordon. I've been in business for almost 20 years and have never been even close to the cheapest so don't plan to start now. I've always focused on quality. There have always...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Changes over the past 2 years?

2 years ago I moved from local marketing to selling my own physical products on Amazon and Ebay. As far as I'm concerned, the Amazon gold rush is over. It was a good run but Amazon has made multiple...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,602
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Contacting Local Business Owners

Just remember there are always going to be haters out there that will look to put you down and bash anything you do. Don't pay attention to them. They have low self esteem and their hate is really...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,602
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Contacting Local Business Owners

Sunshine,

Giving value up front (in any form) to build trust is one of the best business building strategies and its how I got my business established.

Of course, this isn't my idea. It came...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: How Much Do You Charge for Services?

My last simple static website I charged $500. Normally it would be $800 but it was for my sister's boyfriend.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,602
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Contacting Local Business Owners

Ever heard of free samples? No, free samples has never worked. 90% of my business has come from free consultations.
Forum: Website Design 20th December 2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Need Responsive WP Video Blog Theme

Thanks guys. I didn't realize that a regular blog theme can be used for a video blog so I ended up buying a themeforest theme.
Forum: Website Design 17th December 2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Need Responsive WP Video Blog Theme

Any recommendations? I looked on themeforest and did a G search but didn't find anything.

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,989
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: What's the best affiliate program? (In your own opinion)

It really depends on your product/niche. Clickbank is great for info products. Amazon for physical products.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Selling Ebooks vs. Audio books vs. Video books

If you take a written book and convert it into audio, its called an audio book. If you take that audio book and add powerpoint slides or other video, its called a video book.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Selling Ebooks vs. Audio books vs. Video books

I'm using PLR so its really just a matter of an extra $17 to get the audio and video.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Selling Ebooks vs. Audio books vs. Video books

I can see advantages to the consumer of buying both.

Lets face it, people are lazy. Reading takes a lot more effort than listening or watching which makes video and audio much more attractive.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 912
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: How Big is Affilliate Marketing?

Thanks for the responses guys. Affiliate marketing never attracted me. I've always made my money with my own products and services but now I'm considering targeting IM'ers and thought I would just do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 912
Posted By PaulintheSticks
How Big is Affilliate Marketing?

An IM "guru" just claimed that 95% of new IM'ers start with affiliate marketing. What's your opinion? Is AM really that big?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

Buy PLR Today looks really good and reasonably priced. Thanks!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

Yes, I have. If I had something unique or new I would do that for sure. And actually I am finishing up writing a very unique book in the construction field. Unfortunately the market for my book is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
RE: Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

Did you read my post? I'm looking for high quality not low price.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

Looks like Jimmy Brown may have the best PLR out there. Anyone buy his Profit Vaults V15? If so, please provide a review.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

I just checked out a few of their products? What I saw was trash.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Where to find TOP QUALITY MRR/PLR Products?

There are plenty of sites where you can buy internet marketing plr products (eg Fiverr) but if I'm going to put my name on a product, I want top quality and am willing to pay for it. Does anyone...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 29th October 2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8,893
Views: 614,385
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Welcome to the Longest Running WSO EVER....

Would like more info as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: No More Godaddy Domain Coupons

Honey just finds coupons. I already have a coupon. As I said Godaddy has apparently disabled accounts from using coupons.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By PaulintheSticks
No More Godaddy Domain Coupons

I used to get all my domains for a buck or two but it looks as though Godaddy is now disabling certain accounts from using coupons. Has this happened to you? Anyone know a workaround?
Forum: Social Media 25th August 2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,350
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: The Social Profit Machine...

I just watched a webinar for this. I was (as usual) sold on it. But man I'm glad I searched this on here before plunking down the cash. The way it works is you give him $1500 and hope for the best....
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 11th August 2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 274,553
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: A REAL business that is highly fulfilling and extremely rewarding.

I just bought earlier tonight and its really rare that I am impressed by a WSO. But this one is really ingenious. What I really like is this is easily scaleable. I already have a VA building the site...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd May 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,080
Posted By PaulintheSticks
How to learn mobile app affiliate marketing?

Is anyone teaching this stuff? I don't see any WSO's. Thanks!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st May 2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,078
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

Boris,

I'm not debating that the reviews are very helpful to get your product off and running but I think you missed a really basic point. He recommends using the opinions of 3 to 10 of your...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th May 2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,078
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

The first step he recommends is to ask 3 to 10 of your family and friends what are 3 items they couldn't live without and what they're biggest frustrations are with those products. Then you make your...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th May 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,078
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

Ryan, I agree totally about the PAC course. Very disorganized. There were something like 4 or 5 "getting started" videos and/or pdf's. And after going through all of them, I still couldn't figure out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Thank you, WF! Just picked up a check for $2,917!

Congratulations man! I'm happy for you.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 15th November 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Dynamic Banner Ad Creation

I need to create hundreds of ads for a car dealers inventory and understand there is technology available to do this. Anyone have any insight or recommendations? Thanks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Pay Day!

It was a package including banner ads, video production, a landing page and consulting.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: Pay Day!

The other thing that is really cool about this deal is that it turned out that there were 2 packages that made the most sense for them. And the services in those 2 were identical except one had 4...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By PaulintheSticks
Re: The inner game of sales and belief in product

That was brilliant. Claude you da man!



That's where confidence comes from IMO. I would add commitment to that list. Its been a huge factor for me.

I've been a sponge for knowledge for the...
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