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Forum: Offline Marketing 12th October 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,328
Posted By joshril
Re: What can't be sold on the phone?

I've sold life insurance and health insurance over the phone... quite successfully!

There's very little, if anything that can't be sold on the phone... I've done work with companies selling 6 and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,454
Posted By joshril
Re: $5,000 to invest - what would you do?

Misterme is right...

What are their strengths?

There are thousands of businesses that can be started with $5,000...

The downside of getting into business with just $5,000 is that there is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By joshril
Re: pricing for agency

Do you have an idea on what types of businesses you're going to target?

Industries? Size? Etc.?

It's really tough to be everything to everyone... I think many started out that way.

I was...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 26th September 2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By joshril
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Let's face it, one of the fastest and most effective ways to get new business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By joshril
Re: Is ClickBank now officialy DEAD ?

Is this a serious thread??

Clickbank sure isn't dead for me (and many others for that matter)... I made $492 today on CB... ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,641
Posted By joshril
Re: Insurance EDDM Critique

Something worth testing...

When you list clients 1, 2, and 3, I like that you pointed out that they went from State Farm, Allstate, etc. to Averson and saved.

I would recommend drawing more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By joshril
Re: advice on niche forums

Although you can certainly do well with a forum, they are not easy to get going...

If you don't have enough users, your forum will be a ghost town and no one will want to come to it...

If you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By joshril
Re: My sales copy

Agreed...

Sometimes getting a simple ad or opt in page to convert well takes more time than writing a 5,000 word sales letter.

A sales letter should be as long as it needs to be to generate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,632
Posted By joshril
Re: Want to make 50$/day

If you have some money to invest, here's what you should do (topical summary):

1. Go to Amazon Best Sellers or Magazines.com and choose a market/product idea (Try to find a niche within a niche......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By joshril
Re: Dieting Ebook Idea and the Diet Niche

Who is your target customer?

Men of a certain age?
Athletes?
Professionals?
Pregnant women?
Anyone with XX of weight to lose?

Try defining your target market first... it makes validating...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

You're right...

Entering markets where you can sell physical products, info products, services, etc. gives you all sorts of options to expand and grow, maximize the profitability of your funnel,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

Another helpful resource to add to the list...

I personally LOVE using Leadpages.net because it is so easy to get an opt-in page up, do testing, etc.

If you don't want to spend the money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,169
Posted By joshril
Re: What is a WSO you tried that actually lived up to its own hype?

I agree...

There's a lot of hype out there...

The secret to making money online is there is no secret at all..

1. Find a group of people with a problem or need (market)
2. Find a solution...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By joshril
Re: Have you been swindled by a "coach"?

These are all good points...

I personally charge a monthly fee for coaching for an initial term of 90 days... In other words, the 90 day fee is broken into 3 monthly payments with the ability to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By joshril
Re: which one is the best source of traffic for a newbie SEO or SNM ?

There's not a "best" traffic source for a newbie...

It all depends on your target market, goals, budget, etc.

Your goal is to put your offer in front of those looking for it... This can be done...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By joshril
Re: An "honest marketer?"

There are a lot of products out there that promise the world and fail to deliver...

Many people want overnight riches and click a button and make $10,000 type of products...

There's a lot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,152
Posted By joshril
Re: Stop Selling Web Design and SEO...

Ewen's thread on linkbait is a solid concept.

The concept of multiple highly targeted campaigns will result in much higher quality leads works.

Plus, you can quickly test, see what converts,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,152
Posted By joshril
Re: Stop Selling Web Design and SEO...

I respectfully disagree... There's not enough information to answer his question, and I didn't realize he wanted me to roleplay the scenario, although I'm happy to do so...

Kemdev gave some VERY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By joshril
Re: Sales Page Template?

Are you looking for a resource that will help you write effective copy, or just something that will help with the graphics side of things?
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,152
Posted By joshril
Stop Selling Web Design and SEO...

I haven't posted in this section with anything helpful in a while, so it's time I share something REALLY valuable.

I thought I would share something that can change your mindset and put 4-5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By joshril
Re: Steps to Finding a Profitable Niche?

Here's something I posted in another thread on the forum regarding niche/market selection... Thought this might help:

For Dummies Store

Store - For Dummies (http://www.dummies.com/store.html)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

Thanks for the kind words.

Another tip for setting up your first funnel...

JVZoo is NOT just for IM products, as you can see here:

https://www.jvzoo.com/products

It's a great resource for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By joshril
Re: My client is getting very few leads please help

This lander needs an overhaul...

I have no idea what your ads are targeting, so that would come into play with any advice given, but some quick tips on your lander...

The headline doesn't tell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

Glad you found it helpful...

Wrapping up a couple of projects now, but I'll respond back to this thread later with some more information on market research and some markets that have worked well...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

Good points, and I think we're in agreement overall...

A few things...

1. PPC can be tested with a small budget, but of course, if it's your last $100, PPC is not the way to go.

2. Free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Re: Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

Agreed! This is the biggest key to success in anything... Fear of failure can be crippling. Learning to embrace value is what sets apart those that success and those that don't... Period.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,189
Posted By joshril
Non-IM Markets = Easy Money in Your PayPal Account... Today!

It seems like everyone looking to make money online starts by trying to teach people how to make money online.

Now, I'm originally a Texas boy, but doesn't this seem like a bad idea?

Someone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By joshril
Re: Is it Ever OK to Have Two Call-to-Actions on One Sales Letter?

I agree with this... One CTA, but make your contact information readily accessible as you would on any normal business letter.

Having more than one CTA can be very confusing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,954
Posted By joshril
Re: Good Email Subject Line for Weight Loss?

Who are you targeting?? What does the product do?

The more targeted your mailing, the better your results will be...

Is your product geared toward...

Men? Women? Moms? Married? Single?

We...
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By joshril
Re: Which Direct Mail Piece Would You Test First?

Bingo!

There's no way to know which one works best without testing them both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By joshril
Re: How Can I Protect My Finder's Fee?

What type of job is this??

Often recruiting firms make tens of thousands of dollars when they successfully place a candidate... It seems to me that you shouldn't have any contingencies in place...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By joshril
Re: It converts at 49% but....

I sent you a PM...

Thanks,


Josh
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By joshril
Re: How to add 3 Paypal Payment option buttons to my site? - How ? (or use RAP) ?

I would recommend using PayPal and making an image for each package. Have each image link to the corresponding PayPal link if that's the payment processor you're wanting to use for this.

Thanks,
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd January 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,440
Posted By joshril
Re: [Question] Can I make $1000 in 48 hours!

Absolutely. It's very possible depending upon your skills (I didn't see you mention your skills).

Here's some ways that I've made $1k+ in 48 hours or less from a standing start (although, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By joshril
Re: Made 2 sales. Start building a list?

Sounds like a pretty solid conversion on the sales page...

Are you sending cold traffic?

There is a lot of value in building in a list as you can ultimately market additional offers to these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 288,261
Posted By joshril
Re: What to do if you're desperate

Very interesting case study. Although many would argue that he already has a built-in network that generated a fair amount of traffic for him, it's an excellent example of simply taking imperfect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By joshril
Re: 260 hops zero sales on clickbank?

Agreed.

Sending this traffic directly from Youtube to the sales page is not ideal and probably part of the issue.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By joshril
Get super-targeted leads for FREE...

Whether you're calling yourself, using a telemarketer, doing direct mail, etc. to generate clients, having a targeted list to focus on is crucial.

Although you can find some pretty solid list data...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By joshril
Re: Can I Sell My Clickbank Product Offline?

Of course you can... I don't use Clickbank as a merchant, but I'm assuming you own the product, right? I have an information product right now that's being turned into a physical product, and it will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 21,060
Posted By joshril
Re: How I made $1600 within 72 hours of being in OFFLINE MARKETING

Louie/Amir,

I've been meaning to post on this thread for awhile and let you know how awesome you are for sharing with the community here. Quite frankly, someone could take the information you've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th February 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,460
Posted By joshril
Re: Walking in Cold Approach

Agreed... If you decide to walk in cold, the goal is to make an introduction. You then follow-up later with a call, thank you card, or ideally a scheduled appointment.

The best success I've had is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,318
Posted By joshril
Re: $100,000 Penalty for Linking to a Site?

Will you please share the link? ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th December 2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By joshril
Time Management... Ever had a day like this?

I would suspect some of you have seen this before, but it's GOOD STUFF!

YouTube - "Procrastination" Tales Of Mere Existence
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By joshril
Re: Offline Marketing Strategy

This is a federal crime.

United States Code: Title 18,1725. Postage unpaid on deposited mail matter | LII / Legal Information Institute...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By joshril
Re: Hello from The Kid

The best way to make money helping business owners is to learn how to make them a profit... That should be the number one focus. If you can create or grow profit centers for business owners, then the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th December 2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 914
Posted By joshril
Re: Any experience with hiring offline salesmen?

There are several options when it comes to recruiting sales reps and leveraging other people to sell your product/service...

I've been building commission-based sales teams for years, and the key...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,886
Posted By joshril
Re: Spectacular example of local marketing for an attorney

Thanks for sharing, Michael. Great story!

Something else to point out is quite often when quality content is being put out online, even without an intent to rank in the search engines, solid...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 80,746
Posted By joshril
Re: NEWBIES READ THIS!!! How Y-O-U Can Make 50k From Nothing With ZERO HTML Knowledge

Let me just add to what John said:

Do or do not... there is no try...

-Yoda

Sorry... couldn't help myself on that one...

I always enjoy reading John's posts. The amount that John gives...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By joshril
Re: Offline Marketing Strategy Help (Old Business Cards)

This is right on the money! Call them up, let them know you found their business card and wanted to see how business was going. No pitch... ask them if there's anything they need help with in their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By joshril
Re: How Do You Package Email Marketing Services?

Thanks Henry.

If it's a restaurant, you'd be better off working with the restaurant owner to come up with an enticement/coupon as opposed to a free report or whitepaper.

Something like a free...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,431
Posted By joshril
Re: I can't close a deal today because....because....I don't have a reference

Great advice Pat!

Honesty plus a SOLID risk reversal which made it a no-brainer for the prospect to say yes...

Great stuff!

--Joshua
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,869
Posted By joshril
Re: Offline Bartering: $10,000 Wedding for $400 (Are You Kidding) ?

This is a great thread! Thanks for sharing, Chris! There are a lot of businesses (especially service providers) that have HUGE margins which opens up the possibilities to barter and get things done...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By joshril
Re: A Guide to Training Your Sales People

This is spot on! The simpler things are for a sales rep, the better! If you confuse a new sales rep, most will end up doing nothing. I've been building sales teams for 8 years, and I discovered that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,431
Posted By joshril
Re: I can't close a deal today because....because....I don't have a reference

Are you planning to outsource the fulfillment of this? If so, you can work out an arrangement to leverage the results/case studies of your outsourced contractor. If not, and you're planning to do the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By joshril
Re: Offline "hassles" are discouraging...

There is some good feedback here. Although those things seem like hassles, you'll be glad you spent the time getting things setup properly. Oh, and don't forget to do a business plan. So many people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,057
Posted By joshril
Re: Car Dealerships what do you?

After seeing this thread, I decided to post my needs assessment questionnaire on my blog to help out fellow Warriors... It's free to download:

Needs Assessment Questionnaire | Joshua Hayes...
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