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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: How to test a product before testing the sales funnel?

You're playing a game of "which came first, the chicken or the egg" here. You want to create the best possible product before optimizing the sales process, but you want to know if the product will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: How to test a product before testing the sales funnel?

It's always good to test these things, but be sure to put a limit on it or it could never be launched - and if you truly believe it is something people need to solve a problem then it needs to be out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How to test a product before testing the sales funnel?

I'd have to disagree with this...



It's always about the front end product, but part of this is right.

Feedback is hard to come by - especially if you've given the product away for nothing....
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

What's funny is that in my experience giving the leads away was more difficult that i expected! Lol!

You don't want to just dish them out to some random person that picked up the phone. You want...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By animal44
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

I would suggest that a top class guarantee that addresses any doubts the prospect might have is a better option than some cut price service deal.

When we started our SEM business, we offered a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By bizgrower
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

What can you do for $20 that will really help a business?

Also, a $20 door opener will position you at the low price, low skills end of the market.
Not much credibility with a seasoned business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By helisell
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

Just drop in and introduce yourself.

"Hi there I just thought I'd drop in and introduce myself".

"I'm running a local business just like you and I've just started offering
local business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By jamesfreddyc
Re: Any good foot in the door tips for local small businesses?

No. There's never going to be anything simple for you because you are not willing to put in the effort to make what appears to be complicated to you, less complicated.

You said in your OP:


...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By AlexTee
Re: Marketing for travel agency

The level of targeting in Facebook is amazing!

For example, the audiences you can target in Facebook

Travel:
business travels - US & International
Leisure travelers, frequent flyers, cruises...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Doug McIsaac
Re: Marketing for travel agency

If I was working with them I would tell them to focus on a niche. They can be the go to experts for one type of traveler. I like one type of traveler better than for one location because a traveler...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By Ghoster
Re: Online marketing for travel agency

I'm certainly biased, but with a travel agency especially, they need content marketing. Even if there is a lot of competition, they can still establish themselves as an authority. This isn't just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Online marketing for travel agency

When you say B2B, I assume you're talking about luring conventions, business retreats and such to your island.

If so, it's going to be about building relationships, like the professor said.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By ewenmack
Re: Marketing for travel agency

First must is mine existing customer data.

This will throw out repeat buyers,
biggest spenders, what locations they like,
time of year they like, their location, group travel or solo travel,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By professorrosado
Re: Online marketing for travel agency

Hi John,
I am a Travel Agent based in Florida.

The first thing is to ascertain the list of "outcomes" they want from your services.
That's part of the reason even I have no clarity as to exactly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By zdebx
Re: Learning from real world vs. learning from books

I think you've answered your question - that's how everyone learns.

There are no secret methods or tricks. I would advise reading ebooks as a side thing, rather than as a primary source for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By kevineverett
Re: Learning from real world vs. learning from books

Honest reflective thinking on actions and results. Feedback from others. Surveys and so on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By talfighel
Re: Testing new ideas - how much time and money do you spend?

You start with a daily budget of $5-$10 to test the waters out. When you start to see small wins, then you can scale up and invest $20-$50 per day with your pay per click ad campaigns.




You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By deekay
Re: Testing new ideas - how much time and money do you spend?

Here are few things I suggest...

1. Money depends on visitors to landing page and then sales page. Both are tested for their respective conversion target.
2. I check with slots of 100 visitors,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Kay King
Re: Trip around the world for free?

Fun idea but I doubt it's workable. One way to test it is to find 2-3 smaller resorts and approach them with a proposal that you will pay a reduced rate in exchange for marketing their property.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By Brandboyz
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

Infographic is best way to tell about your website or business.

So you can share the infographic to many sites.
here are the list of the sites where you can share your infographics :
Top -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By myob
Re: Best content for 2015 - videos, apps, infographics or something else?

Although I'm semi-retired now, in my experience over the last 16+ years in B2B marketing, articles widely syndicated in online/offline publications have consistently produced massive quantities of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Kurt
Re: Best content for 2015 - videos, apps, infographics or something else?

This is sort of a "trick question"... :)

And it's also why I like PowerPoint 2013 so much. Here's why:

Make a video with Powerpoint and upload it to Youtube, Vimeo and post the video to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By EsTeh
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

Hi,

I'd read a post on Lisa Irby's blog about building traffic with infographics and Pinterest. I think you can learn a tip or two from her experiment:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By Arrow1
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

Back in the summer I had a simple infographic pinned over 10,000 times. That drove 500 visitors a day to that post. I've also had other infographics "go well" and get pinned 2 or 300 times. The key...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By savidge4
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

without question you want to ensure your web address is on the infographic. Don't listen to the other folks here telling you the link back will not be effective. that is F A R from true. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By gm777
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

better try pinterest on relevant (group) boards
also there are special infographics related sites, like visual.ly
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,922
Posted By Ghoster
Re: How can I get traffic with infographics?

To be completely honest, if your infographic is effective you should get traffic from it no matter what if you are shopping it.

Those sites can get you some random traffic, but you should really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Marco Moeschter
Re: Promoting online and offline services?

That's one of the best threads here on the forum when it comes to traffic and you should definitly have a look at it: All in on traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By digitalairships
Re: Promoting online and offline services?

I think you're on the right track with your last sentence. They should try to target a specific industry through which they can quickly replicate their services and gain recognition as experts. In a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: 150 clicks or 100 hours of work for the same money?

Well to put it simply, I wouldn't. I wouldn't hire a virtual assistant right now to help bring in more money because that's not the purpose... there is nothing they can do better than I can do. The...
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