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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2021, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

That's it! That's the business attitude. I always loved writing big commission checks. My first wife would often ask me "Why do you pay them so much?"

And I would say "I'm not paying them, they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2021, 10:23 AM
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Views: 3,072
Posted By Kay King
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Another consideration to keep in mind. If a customer/client you've had a good working relationship with begins to question pricing, etc...very good chance someone is whispering in their ear.

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By WF- Enzo
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Not necessarily. Even the biggest names (Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Nike, etc.) still need marketing and sales to sell. But again, they don't have to hard sell.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,072
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Ive seen that more times then I can count in the lead business, they (the client) forget what it was like before you got involved. They can only see the high payout and start assuming.

I'm lazy,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Kay King
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Thank them for their time and prior business, shake hands and let them go. That's my advice.



Be polite - burn no bridges - just tell them their proposal doesn't interest you...if their sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Point taken.





I've often wondered how selling is different in different cultures.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Gotta tellya folks, srs yogah meditation begins with Claude Chimes.

But that is a story for anothah day. Mebbe next Toosday.

Main thing is to considah how no man is an island — even the goils....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,072
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

Here I'll help. :)

Re-read his last line.




It appears to me you guys are saying stuff he already knows.
I think his Thai to English lost a little in the translation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,072
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

That's very kind of you to say.



I feel for the OP. I remember decades ago, when I had to deal with the same thing. "He talked me into it" was a mild version. "He fast talked me into it" or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,072
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

I know I'm not the only one who had their fingers crossed that Claude would chime in here - and glad he did:) The two re-frames above in particular I find so valuable. As the saying goes, 'you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,072
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

It's your job to position yourself as an advisor, not an evil money hungry con artist.

Language helps. Never say "I sold.." say "They invested in..."

If they ask how much commission you get,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

If they're business owners, they're unlikely to think selling is evil - that's what they're doing themselves. Your role is to show them how your product or service will benefit their business.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By ecoverartist
RE: DM Companies - My bad experience & how to find a new one

Hi jigsawtrading,

I do conversion rate optimization for a living. From funnel optimization to copywriting to site audits and everything in between. I'll tell you that while you've got a very slick...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: DM Companies - My bad experience & how to find a new one

What's up, Jigsaw. I'm taking the time to reply here for three reasons:

1. What Mark had to say is very true. Bring your question into Offline and you'll get some answers from a good dozen genuine...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By SARubin
Re: DM Companies - My bad experience & how to find a new one

Hey Pete,

I'm not trying to sell you anything, here. But I've been helping small businesses improve their copy, and conversions, for a number of years now. So you can take my advice... or not...
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