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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,979
Posted By Hugh
Re: Landing page and squeeze page difference

What Magic Louie said is dead on.

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By Hugh
Re: where to get recipes for my blog


Very few recipes are correctly written. First ingredient should be listed first,
second one second, etc. Last ingredient listed last. Makes it easy for the
cook, helps avoid leaving out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By Hugh
Re: Avoid Falling Prey To These Nasty Things

"When a guy with experience meets a guy with money..........
The guy with the experience gets the money.........
The guy with the money gets the experience.!"

Can't remember who said it.

Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By Hugh
Re: Just sealed the deal with my first client on the first meeting!

Way ti go. Do it again. "Strike while the iron is HOT!"

Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,556
Posted By Hugh
Re: Help! Where Can I Find Commission-Only Sale People For My SEO/SMM/Lead Gen Company???

Here's the problem. If they really know how to sell to businesses,
they don't need you. Read any Don Olm or Martin Buckley post on
this forum. If they are really good, they will create their own...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hugh
Re: Web Design Biz - packages pricing.

I like to offer three choices.

1) the lowest price I'll take, but not leave empty-handed.
2) the price I really want.
3) the higher price for the guy who wants the very best.

Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,253
Posted By Hugh
Re: I made $396,000 in 75 days.

Congratulations Ryan,

It's called FREEDOM folks.

Those that have it will understand.

Those who don't are saying "What's that nut talking about?"

Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Hugh
Re: Looking for the Holy Grail?

The ultimate answer is recurring income. Not thinking $10 - 20 hosting.
Think BIG. SEO (call it something different), videos, Email Marketing
(auto-responders), mobil websites, Listing on YOUR...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,866
Posted By Hugh
Re: Wholesale SEO Company?

No affiliate. Can't really recommend as I placed the first order today.

Very competitive pricing.

Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,953
Posted By Hugh
Re: One Call Closing

I don't know if I can distill years of experience into one paragraph,
but here goes. Buying anything is an emotional experience. You have
got to paint mental images of the prospect owning your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,326
Posted By Hugh
Re: I haven't seen a thread about closing in a long time

When I first got into sales (working for the man) it seemed to me
that the rotten, nasty SOB's always got the best deals and the sweet
little old ladies got screwed.

Since I've been in business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By Hugh
Re: How can a little guy make it in a such a big world?

If you do indeed have a full year to get established you are fortunate.

I would spend the first month giving away a simple service. Maybe help
businesses claim their Places listing. If you do 2 a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,192
Posted By Hugh
Re: marketing=$$ for you?

Promo code -


Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Hugh
Re: A Simple Secret for Success


That's why I build in some sort of residual income into every deal.
Plus, every website I sell or rent has links to my service.

Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By Hugh
Re: Who has an 'Offline Business' with low Working Hours?

The secret is residual income. You don't need that many clients
if each one is sending you $89 a month automatically.

Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Hugh
Re: I love automated lead generators, do you?


Have to agree. I cut my teeth on face-to-face sales. It gives you a chance
to find out what the guy/gal is really looking for. Sometimes, even they
don't know. When you get to that "Aha...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Hugh
Re: Do you say thanks?

Thank you for sharing. Read an article about personal, hand written
thank-you notes last week. Ordered a box of cards on Saturday.
Very timely. I'm sold.

Forum: Offline Marketing 16th March 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,605
Posted By Hugh
Re: Free Audio Here- and Letter Of Apology to Offline Warriors.

Welcome back, John. I know of what you speak.
Happened to me 20 some years ago. After that,
the only way was up. Prayer doesn't make it
easy, but it does make it possible.

Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,882
Posted By Hugh
Re: Newbie question - netfirm VS hostgator?

DWolfe makes a very good point. I have heard some real horror
stories about people who got their hosting and domains from
the same company.

Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 968
Posted By Hugh
Re: Physical Location for My Offline Biz....thoughts?

A few years ago, in my advertising life, I bartered a motel
room (local, independent) for exposure in a publication I
was producing. They loved it.

Forum: Offline Marketing 9th March 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Hugh
Re: New OM business - My successes (and challenges) so far


I think you are very close. As David said you're definitely headed in the
right direction.I firmly believe more sales are made when you are listening
than when you are talking. Any time I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By Hugh
Re: All my people that sub contract - I need your help!

First, I'm not a lawyer.
I don,t use the term "Contract."
I use informal "Memos of understanding." Preferably by email which
the Sub approves in reply. Get a W-9.
Unless you plan to sue or be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By Hugh
Re: Tip For New Offliners


That's why I like the "Rent-A-Site" model. The guys that
"Don't get it" either fire me or I fire them.
Only keep the good ones.

Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,656
Posted By Hugh
Re: What's the #1 thing you have learned in 2011 on WF?

Not sure whether I became convinced in 2010 or 2011, But this
year I became totally focused on residual income. Sold some
websites, gave a few away. I will NOT spend any time or effort
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Hugh
Re: I have an appointment tomorow, with an offline 'client' my very first one...


First meeting? Ask questions. Do more listening than talking.
She will think you're a genius.

Good luck,

Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,996
Posted By Hugh
Re: My failure with restaurants

It took my over twenty years to learn how to make "Easy Sales".

Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By Hugh
Re: How To Go To Breakfast and Make $1,100...And Go Back To Bed.


Great story! Most have a totally erroneous idea of what a good salesman does.
You ask questions. You seek out needs. Then you HELP them reach THEIR goals.

Wonderful job,

Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,009
Posted By Hugh
Re: Hate Cold Calling! Am I Screwed?

"To get what you've never had, you must do what you've never done.”
Brian Tracy, author of The Power Of Discipline

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Hugh
Re: Contracting a website

First you have a meeting to discuss ownership. etc.
Then you create a "Memorandum Of Understanding".
Have each name typed next to a blank line where each can "Approve It".


P.S. I'm NOT a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,977
Posted By Hugh
Re: A Little Tip For Those Who "Rent" Local Websites

No contract here, either. But I do email a memo of understanding to
cover the main of our agreement. I ask for a reply in agreement.
Much less threatening.

To OP. Thanks for the tip.

Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,985
Posted By Hugh
Re: John Durham is my HERO!!!!!

And the secret is.............(drum roll).........


Just do it.

Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Hugh
Re: The Best Offline


In order:
1) Don't think about making money. Think about creating value for your client.
2) Instead of buying stuff, talk to local business people. Take surveys. Find out
who THEIR...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Hugh
Re: The Dreaded "I Don't Know You," - How To Overcome?

I'm in the RAS end of this biz. When I build a 1 page site I
put it up on When I get paid I just
change it to .index to make it live.

Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By Hugh
Re: Offline Web Design Best Practices


Don't tell anyone. Top secret. My key to success. STEAL IDEAS!
Let's say you want to create a website for a business in your local area.
Go to Google. Enter Phoenix Plumber (or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,503
Posted By Hugh
Re: What to Do When Clients Won't Pay Upfront?

A lady client was heard to say "It's worth more going up the stairs
than coming down!"

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,164
Posted By Hugh
Re: List Building Test From PTC Traffic Source....Results!

Think about it. If they knew how to get 5000 targeted names, they would send
their own offer. At 2 or 3 % they would get 125 or so takers - with only a $10
each profit they would make $1250, not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,307
Posted By Hugh
Re: What is YOUR money making motivation???

I like to eat and live indoors.

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Hugh
Re: Refund Not Wanted


It might be that the "Guru" is outsourcing his service desk. That guy just wants
you to stop filing service tickets. You gave him an easy way out. Not his money.
Edited - (sorry, techead....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By Hugh
Re: Does Ezine have a way to tell if two authors are the same person?

" You see Officer, I am really in a hurry, so I NEED to be driving over
the speed limit".
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 51,475
Posted By Hugh
Re: Build a Blog Empire For Free - No Excuses!

"It's all free, and if you stick to it, you will start to see some traffic"

"Spend one lousy hour a day on this every day for a month or two"

"don't bother trying to make money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Hugh
Re: Has the $7 idea out-dated?

But if you spend 2 or 3 hours getting the same info as
a $7 report, you're working awfully cheap.

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 864
Posted By Hugh
Re: Who can you thank today?


The busier I am, the more I hit the "Thanks" button rather than reply.
Also, when I don't have much time those posts whose title lets me know
if it is in my area of interest. I thank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Hugh
Re: Can you Us guys/gals do me a little favour?

#8 in sunny(?) Florida
11:04 am

Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By Hugh
Re: It's a Redundant World !

Hi Dean,

That's why I quit working for "The Man" many, many years ago.
If I don't like my paycheck or working conditions, I just talk to the guy in the mirror.
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