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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Sherry Han
De-list Blackhat pages from Google?

A while back there was a thread here that talked about how to de-index/de-list pages listed in Google, in particular, de-listing blackhat pages that are ranking top 3 for product names. I can't seem...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Do you offer web design services? Here's a tip to justify higher prices.

I agree - aesthetics is definitely part of it, but for most designers that's ALL of it, and this is the point I try to drive through to my prospects: Just having a pretty site is worthless! Except...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Do you have your calendar handy?

That's fantastic, and it's one thing I need to learn to improve this year - not beat around the bush so much but rather just be upfront about getting that appointment, closing and getting the cash in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How do I automatize sending emails?

Aweber does allow lead imports but they are extremely strict.

I did this once in the past and here's the information they asked me:



After the fact my request was declined because the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Ever run a Groupon for Webdesign?

Don't forget that a lot of Groupon buyers are notoriously picky and are never happy with what they get. They always want more, more, more to the point that I think $250 for even a simple 5-page...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By Sherry Han
Do you offer web design services? Here's a tip to justify higher prices.

When I first started selling web design services, I had a lot of trouble because many prospects are put off by my high asking price.

Obviously I can't compete with budget firms that are...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 3rd February 2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 21,508
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: $0.6 per 100 Words - Quality Article & Content Writing Services according to Google's Latest Upd

Order placed for Craig List Ad Postings. Transation ID - 2MN28311S75788832

Looking forward to positive results!
Forum: Suggestion Forum 29th January 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By Sherry Han
Cannot access TEST FORUM?

Hi all,

I wanted to post a thread in the TEST FORUM but was notified that it was a private forum. How do I get access to it? I'm a regular member as well as a War Room member already. I want to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,283
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How much will you charge a client for this site? Any ideas on how much will it cost to outsource

If I were quoting him, I would say between $1500 to $2000, closer to $2k. Nothing you listed is particularly difficult and can be outsourced for probably $600-700, except the 10-15 pages of unique...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Testing different music on a video overview...

A few comments:

- To be honest, I was not a fan of the purple background. It doesn't look professional.

- The slides need transitions. This is a problem especially for the slides that have the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How to track the workings hours of field employees?

I think it's a better idea to pay field employees on a project-by-project basis, unless you have done their line of work yourself and have a very good idea how long each assigned task takes.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: What you need is a sales rock star

Very well said Claude. That's the same sentiment I have and your way to explain it was the best. I'm actually surprised to hear from other members that top salesmen want salary + commission. It seems...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th January 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: What you need is a sales rock star

Excellent article and ensuing discussion. I am looking to hire some salesmen myself to set appointments and meet with clients. Believe it or not I'm going to try to hire one on Craigslist. I may not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Are You Allowed To Email Companies?

Oh wow, I had no idea you couldn't simply email businesses using the info@ email address or contact form found on their website. I thought only mass mailings of untargeted emails were considered...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Direct Mail Advertising

Although I am not a big fan of direct mail, the best results I got was when I made my packages unusually shaped, in a FedEx or USPS priority envelope. I achieved this by stuffing ziplock bags with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: One Long Page, or Split Pages up?

I believe 500-800 word articles are your best bet. A 1500-2000 word article is too long. People don't want to read that much. Plus, it'll be difficult for readers to find exactly what they're looking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,434
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Calling Dentists

I noticed that the dentists in my area are always busy, busy, busy. While I've never tried to call them to sell them services, I've needed extensive dental work done and sometimes I can't get an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Making Online Commercials for Clients

Haha, there probably have been lots of WSO's about this topic. It's nothing new or groundbreaking. But it's so simple to use that you definitely don't need a WSO to do it right and do it well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: My new domain is redirecting to a health pill site

Contact your host and they will find and remove the malicious file(s) for you. One of my sites was hacked a few weeks ago and within 5 minutes of contacting HostGator they found the issue and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Making Online Commercials for Clients

Have you tried whiteboard animation/videoscribing?

You can see an example on this page:

Sparkol: VideoScribe - Whiteboard Drawing Animation made easy (http://www.sparkol.com/videoscribe.php)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Confidence and expectations with Clients - Help!

Never guarantee specific rankings! Nobody has control of Google or any other search engine. I always explain to prospective clients that Google themselves always say this: no one has knowledge or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How to: Increasing Your Value

Your ideas are all wonderful. I'd like to add that I always upsell on website orders. Website design is one of the more "frustrating" services my company offers, since clients are often picky and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,481
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: I HATE COLD CALLING

Cameron, thanks for your valuable insight on cold calling. I too hate it. It's by far my least favorite lead generation method. But I do want to learn more about it since my business partner is far...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How To Get A Book Out There....???

Yeah, you're right that very few read them. But that's not really the goal here. Giving away books at networking meetings gives me a much easier time following up and making that sale later because...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Has anyone had success with autodialers?

Thanks everyone for your valuable input and insights. Just as I expected, most business owners hate prerecorded messages, myself included. I don't blame them. I would hang up as well, although I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Sherry Han
Has anyone had success with autodialers?

Hey guys,

I recently started experimenting with autodialers as a new way to prospect for clients, but ended up with dismal results. I tried 2 methods - 1 is the shotgun method where I called...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd January 2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Sherry Han
Bing/Adwords/Facebook vouchers

What's the best forum/site to purchase vouchers for these sites? I no longer trust Fiverr after getting scammed twice by people with perfect feedback.

In particular I'm looking for high value Bing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: New Business - selling trees - need advice

Hi there Clint, I really like your trees! How are you making money when they are so cheap though? $4.97 for a 2 year old tree including the pot, soil and all? Granted I know nothing about gardening....
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How To Get A Book Out There....???

I prospect exclusively through networking groups, particularly BNI. I bring a whole box of books with me to each meeting I attend and hand them out for free along with my business card when I meet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,040
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: buying dot info domain name

I don't think .info's take a penalty as far as search engine rankings go. They discriminate based on content and backlinks, not your choice of TLD. However, I would not get .info's simply because...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: How To Get A Book Out There....???

I give away quite a bit in my book. Not everything but certainly more than enough for business owners to take action on and gain immense results from. At first I was worried about giving up "too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Need recommendation on which phone service to use...

I use Twilio Cloud Communications - APIs for Voice, VoIP and Text Messaging (http://www.twilio.com/) to manage about 75 tracking phone numbers and it works like a charm. It's the cheapest solution on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Advice From Published Kindle Authors?

I have been mostly using my book as an offline lead generation tool. My initial goal with it was not to make any money. I will say that there is great advantage to being in the Amazon marketplace, at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 617
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: What was Your Biggest IM 2012 Accomplishment

My biggest accomplishment in 2012 is having written and published my first book. It was a long, frustrating 4 months but the experience is well worth it. My next book should take 1/2 as long, if not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd December 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: YouTube strips Universal and Sony of 2 billion fake views

A while back one of my videos was removed after using a Fiverr gig for a couple of thousand views. Funny thing is the seller has 100% perfect feedback! I do not have monetization enabled.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: [...] Source Related posts: [...] What does this mean?

That looks like blog comment spam to me, especially if the poster's "name" is Evony games, which is a popular browser-based MMO. It's probably someone trying to rank their CPA site that's promoting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Taxes and write offs for IM

I'm not an accountant so I can't advise you on a professional basis, but if those books you purchased were used for business purposes, then I don't see why they can't be written off.

My CPA is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: I have found a blog giving away free WSO's contacted and sent DMCA but nothing!

IMO this is not worth stressing over. Anything and everything will be shared shortly after (sometimes even prior to) publication. I found my Kindle book on a file sharing site by chance, literally...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th December 2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,476
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Did you prepare for the end of the world?

I personally am kind of worried about the upcoming "doomsday".

Not because I actually believe that crap, BUT I'm worried that the nutcases who DO believe it will cause problems for everyone else....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th December 2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Adwords Ad Rejected. What about Bing?

Thanks Ken! Good to know I'm fine on Yahoo/MSN at least. I bought an adcenter coupon a while back and didn't want to open the new account until I actually had something to advertise. :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th December 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Adwords Ad Rejected. What about Bing?

No, the Clickbank product in question was mine. However I was not aware that PPC platforms do not allow affiliate links. Can you confirm?

Also, I doubt all PPC platforms have the same rules, as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Keep domain or buy new one ?

Is there a reason you want to pick a different domain name now? I don't see any reason for it unless you no longer like the current name. I think keeping the existing domain name is a better idea,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th December 2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Sherry Han
Adwords Ad Rejected. What about Bing?

I recently tried to put up an ad for a Clickbank product that is in the natural cure niche. Apparently this kind of ad is no longer allowed:



I haven't used Adwords for quite some time but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: What tools to use for MLM Weightloss Marketing

If you mean you want to buy Fiverr gigs that will blast your link out to x,xxx to xx,xxx number of friends/followers, don't bother. These gigs are completely useless, at least from my experience. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Product creation course

I second this recommendation. Jason is a genius when it comes to product creation.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Can't get prospects to pay for hosting

Stay away from businesses who still don't have a website in this day and age!

Those people simply don't get it. For whatever reason they've stayed away from the Internet for this long already....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Plugin to syndicate reviews from local listing sites to website

Thanks for the ideas; I'm just really really surprised that nobody knows of a plugin that could make this process simple. I thought review syndication would be a feature most local business websites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: The Coolest and Most Effective Website Function I've Seen Lately

This site offers it: Walkout Video™ - Home (http://www.walkoutvideo.com/)

It doesn't say how much though. I'm guessing it's a monthly cost.

While I'm not 100% sure, I don't see why it can't be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Visitors from Google without SEO? Is it possible?

Yes, valuable content goes a long way. However, it will take longer to "naturally" rank high on Google, even in a low competition niche. SEO, even 100% whitehat, speeds things up.

I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Google analyticator vs google analytics for wp

The plugin I use is simply called "Google Analytics". It's the first result when you search "Google Analytics" on the add new plugin page. Screenshot:

2012-12-16_1549 - SherryHan's library...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Plugin to syndicate reviews from local listing sites to website

Hi,

Thanks for the links, but I already did the same plugin search on Wordpress.org and those are not exactly what I had in mind. Most of them display a simple widget that includes the business's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Bowker (ISBN agency)

Thanks OP, great information.

For my last book I just got an auto-assigned CreateSpace ISBN, but I think to take my publishing business further I'll need to start buying my own ISBN's, if for no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: SMS Text Marketing WSO?

How often you text your list really depends on your industry.

I assume your text message list is for an offline niche of some sort, as I can't imagine an IM SMS list.

The main reason someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Launching a Marketing Company - From Nothing to Clients in Three Cities in 12 Months

This is fantastic information. I read every word of it!

I especially like how you described the transition between the guy who does it all to just a "project manager" role, as that describes where...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,022
Posted By Sherry Han
Re: Oh My Lord! Just Got Contacted By A Major Show On NBC!! (through youtube =])

Wow!!! Congratulations man! Very impressive and extremely inspirational to us all!
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th December 2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Sherry Han
Plugin to syndicate reviews from local listing sites to website

Hi all,

I'm building a website for a new client and ran into a snag. Typically I use RepAgent (a plugin by Chad Wyatt I think) to syndicate/display reviews found on local sites on my clients'...
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