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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,525
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: The Easiest Money Any Beginner Can Make When First Getting Started Online?

I completely agree that tough and slow are what lasts a lifetime. I think the reason people are drawn to the "easiest" way is because most people are always looking to get something for nothing....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: What are your favorite Podcasts?

Pat Flynn's Smart Passive Income podcast is PURE GOLD. The best one I've found so far when it comes to marketing, and specifically online marketing.

-Ben
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: My Affiliate Link Was Hijacked (I think)

Did you delete the cookies just from your internet browser or did you also delete the Flash Cookies? Try getting a program like CCleaner and make sure you delete all the Flash cookies... they are a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,525
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: The Easiest Money Any Beginner Can Make When First Getting Started Online?

I actually had quite a bit of success on eBay over the course of a month back in 2010. It certainly wasn't a sustainable business model (as you'll see below), but it ended up netting me about $12,000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Best place to learn to setup Sales Funnel

OptimizePress does have a pretty steep learning curve to really utilize all it's capabilities, but once you figure it out it becomes much easier. I've found it to be the best product on the market...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By Warrior Ben
Experienced Marketers - What are 3 things you know now that you wish you knew when you 1st started?

Hey Warriors!

There is so much information floating around about how to make money online. Quite frankly, it is overwhelming for beginners. You know there's people making a good income online, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,525
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: The Easiest Money Any Beginner Can Make When First Getting Started Online?

Although there's been a lot of responses that talk about using Fiverr or some other place to sell services, I think you've been making a pretty good argument for eBay. I think you nailed it in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By Warrior Ben
The EASIEST POSSIBLE WAY to Get a New Client -- YOU MUST BE STUPID if You Aren't Doing THIS Already!

Hey Warriors!

Attention grabbing headline aside, this really is the easiest possible way to get new clients. And let's be honest, getting new clients is one of the most difficult things to do when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,924
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Anyone Use Traffic Factory Biz

I haven't specifically used Traffic Factory before, but I've used some other traffic sites and I have found them to be pretty worthless for the most part. A lot of them are set up where they give...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,630
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How fast could one make a full-time living with list building?

The time it takes to make a full time income from a list really depends on how quickly you build up your list. One important thing to remember is that your list needs to be filled with qualified...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Video Marketing Pricing

You can charge anywhere from $20 on up to thousands, depending in the business you are selling to.

A great way to make easy money is to outsource the video creation to somebody on Fiverr.com and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th December 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,954
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTO

Great question! Selling the business was something we considered, but ultimately we decided to mostly just take our hands off it and keep collecting the monthly residuals for those who stayed on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,954
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTO

The headline I used for this thread has nothing to do with how I ran my business or the services I offered. You seem to be thinking they are one in the same, which causes me to question whether you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,954
Posted By Warrior Ben
TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTOMERS

Hello there fellow Warriors!!

I must say, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted here on Warrior Forum. Over a year, in fact! For those who don’t know me, I spent quite a bit time on here in 2011 when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Any body hear latly from Evie [Local Maven] Ciao

Local / "Evie" was outed as being a scam artist on WF. She was charging people a ridiculously high amount of money for a WordPress theme and then ended up withdrawing additional funds from people's...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th December 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Need your creative minds: ideas for a "technology" trip

Hi Merav,

I got your e-mail regarding this thread... I think this is actually a really good idea.

I would focus the QR Codes on different tourist attractions throughout the city. If there are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Calling on fellow offliners | Wordpress Experts!! Need Help!

Hmm... You might be able to change the .htaccess file to add a 301 redirect.

Go to the your .htaccess file in the root directory where WordPress is installed and add in the following:

redirect...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Calling on fellow offliners | Wordpress Experts!! Need Help!

Hey Ryan,

Try adding the following code under the HTML tab when you go to create a new page in WordPress:

<meta http-equiv=“refresh” content=“0; url=web_address”/>

Make sure to change...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,351
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: JHE Marketing? Wtf?

I'm not so sure about JHE Marketing, but I believe what they are talking about is banner re-targeting.

Basically how it works is that when you visit a company's website they will put a cookie on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,046
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Pro 90 "X"treme Challenge... No Brainer- 90 Days To Extreme Financial Fitness. Total Transformat

Haha yeah, I really admire you for drawing a line in the sand and sharing your process. Most people would never risk their reputation by making such bold claims and committing to such a public...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th November 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Experienced Offliners please help: How would you go about creating a $1k/month in 30 days?

I'm not working on an auto-dialer or going at a super fast pace (obviously)... I generally take a couple hours to make 20 calls, but this involves doing quick research before each call (check out the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th November 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Text reminders for physicians and dentists...

I specifically targeted dentists for this exact purpose and actually didn't have much success at it. What I found is that most scheduling software already offers this to dentists. Usually it will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th November 2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Experienced Offliners please help: How would you go about creating a $1k/month in 30 days?

Hi Benedict,

This is somewhat of a loaded question because there is no easy way to get up to $1k recurring a month in just one month. You could spend some time going for a large client, but...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th November 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,367
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: $500/mo from Pizza Shops!

I don't see why it is worthwhile calling Don out here... He consistently posts in his unique writing style (which I actually enjoy!) and has never once been trying to sell something. Heck, he doesn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Should I cold call after I cold emailed?

Sadie, there is some great advice already in this thread. I agree with the others, definitely follow up an e-mail with a phone call.

Sondrac above nails it-- let the people you are calling know...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Best services to offer to locals

I've found that selling mobile websites linked to a QR Code is quite easy right now. I target primarily business who are already running print ads and position the QR Code as a way to turn their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,656
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How much should a business be sold if average monthly profit is $50k ?

That's a very good question, I should have explained that part better.

I used a 10% opportunity cost of capital to determine the present value (PV) of the future cash flows.

The specific...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Need Advice on Dealing with Prospect

Jason nailed it here and got to the point that I was attempting to by being blunt with him. Great job on sharing Jason! (Btw, I got your PM about the Webinar today, but obviously wasn't able to make...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,656
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How much should a business be sold if average monthly profit is $50k ?

Naz,

I think you are looking at this way too simply to just calculate the value of the business by just using a multiple of current profits. Using a multiple is a great way to get a quick...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Get paid to meet potential clients.

LOL, well I had my signature the same for so long that I decided to change it up a bit and use it as a backdoor to send people to my blog! We'll see how it works out...

-Ben
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Batter Up ! going to seal the deal on my first client...Now what ?

Congrats on moving forward with the sales process! You will have to let us know how it went.

I think I might have missed the window to help you out before the meeting, since you posted this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: CL help

I don't do it anymore, but for awhile I was doing some various CPA marketing on CL and constantly needed a new phone number for new accounts. What I did was get a MagicJack, which was $40 and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Student In Need of Offline Marketing Advice!

Hi Jon,

Here are just some quick thoughts off the top of my head for a full scale marketing plan.

First, make sure they have all the basics-- a good looking website, with an easily updatable...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Press Release for real estate agent- what's the angle???

There are a couple different ways to go about utilizing Press Releases. First, there is the "cheap-o" way using PRWeb or similar internet PR submission services. Essentially this will get a bunch of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,735
Posted By Warrior Ben
Do You Often Hear, "Call Me Back in a Few Months From Now?" Here's WHAT YOU ARE DOING WRONG!!

Hi Warriors,

When I first started selling offline services by cold calling businesses, one of the most common responses I would get was, "This sounds interesting, but now isn't a good time. Give...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How I got my first clients

Congrats on your success!! Once you get a taste for closing deals, it becomes addicting and you get motivated to grow from there!

You also hit on a potential jackpot by teaming up with a local...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,158
Posted By Warrior Ben
Are You NOT ABLE to Close the Sale? Then SHUT UP AND WAIT!! Seriously, this works!!

Hey Warriors,

I wanted to share a little trick I use when I'm going for the close of a sale. It may be uncomfortable, but it works.

First, I'm going to assume that you followed the correct...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By Warrior Ben
I Just Joined the War Room!! All I can say is WOW, IT ALREADY PAID FOR ITSELF!

So after posting pretty heavily on the Warrior Forum for the past couple months (mainly in the offline marketing section), I finally decided to join the War Room today. I was actually very impressed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Would You Ever Consider Doing an Armed Robbery with your Ski Mask on Backwards?

One of the biggest things I've seen is people mismanaging expectations. They get fooled into these "no effort required" systems and when they realize it is going to be more work than they originally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,478
Posted By Warrior Ben
VALUABLE NEWBIE INFORMATION - The Fundamentals of Internet Marketing

Hi Warriors,

As I look back to where I am now, relative to where I was when I first started my journey into Internet Marketing, I realize there are a lot of fundamentals that I take for granted....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Why Was My Post Deleted?

Thanks Paul... that makes sense. So if I'm hearing you correctly, I could have a shorter thread to start and then reply to my own thread to go into more details?

I really want to abide by the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Phone Sales Anyone?

As always, John has great advice. Persistence is key, yet it is very easy to give up after a lousy morning. It also takes doing it day in and day out, which becomes a grind. It's very easy to get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Where is a good place to advertise my offline marketing biz opp?

You could put together a local seminar for people looking to have their own business. If you are going to be providing this as a business opportunity, then your job will be to make it extremely easy...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Is it a problem with Google, leaving many real reviews from same computer?

Hi Ron,

I avoid writing reviews from customers for my clients... Instead I encourage ways to make it easy for their customers to leave reviews themselves.

A quick and easy way to do so is to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: I have an appointment tomorow, with an offline 'client' my very first one...

Jason gives some incredibly valuable advice above.

One of the biggest mistakes people make when new to sales is just doing a huge data dump on all the services they offer and how they can benefit...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Newbie launching local niche site & need your input on best way to make my venture profitable

Hi Carla,

Congrats on getting ready to launch your new blog! It sounds like you have a subject that you are passionate about, so that is a great start.

In terms of monetizing your blog, the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Potential clients in other cities/states. Can I land them?

I will preface this by saying that meeting in person is almost always better than doing it remotely. People like to see who they are meeting with and meeting in person helps get prospects comfortable...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How to do business with people who advertise in the newspaper?

The best way I've found to get business to sign on who are running print ads (whether it's in the newspaper, coupon clipper, yellow pages, etc...) is to offer them a mobile website QR Code package....
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Just spoke with a potential client... advice please

I can see why he was shocked at $99/month for a video ranking in Google. That is pretty expensive. My experience with local keywords for contractor like companies is that the search volumes are not...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Set-Up Fees

LOL, people are really talkative here!

For mobile websites I charge between $249 for a one page site, up to $499 for a standardized multipage site. I will charge more for a more custom solution.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: What is my next step...? (newbie question)

Hi Sadie,

Since you have her business card, you probably also have her phone number. Call her up and tell her you really enjoyed meeting her at the networking event and would like to set up a time...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: What's a good Wordpress Theme for AutoDealer

Check out this theme from Theme Forest:

WordPress - Radial - Premium Automotive & Tech WordPress Theme | ThemeForest...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,620
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Outsourcing for Reputation Management

This type of Reputation Management is VERY lucrative, if done right.

In simple terms, what you are doing is a large scale SEO campaign where you increase the rankings of sites immediately below...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd September 2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,803
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Cold calling on Saturday??

I've had mixed results with cold calling on Saturday. I've actually found it to be a pretty good day to go and cold call by walking into the business and asking for the owner. Many small business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd September 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: How to Market for a Grocery Store?

This would be a HUGE project to implement, but if you can pull it off, it would be a full time job for you.

Tesco QR Code Subway Store - YouTube
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd September 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,790
Posted By Warrior Ben
Re: Results don't add up ?

First, make sure you have on-page optimization down. Keywords in title, description, H1/H2 Tags, bolded, italicized, as anchor text to another page on the website, and that the keywords appear about...
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