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Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Lee M
Re: What is a "quality commenter"?

Many, many years ago (ah...the good ole times!) I was involved in offering a Business Opportunity. I rented many quality lists from MacroMark.

Here's a link to their website, more specifically...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,401
Posted By Lee M
Re: Use Craigslist to get clients?

I've had success REPLYING to ads from specific types of businesses and pitching them on my services.

I've automated the process somewhat using IFTTT platform.

Once in the platform you set...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By Lee M
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

#1 seems the most "credible." I was immediately drawn to it. I can see their logo, their address, etc.

The headline speaks directly about solving the problem and even guaranteeing it. The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,026
Posted By Lee M
Re: For people who want to understand risk reversal

With my press release writing and distribution services ... here's what I've used:

Stand Behind It Guarantee!

"I can't guarantee media coverage...nobody can...
but I can resend your press...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By Lee M
Re: "You're going to think I'm a jerk after reading this post..."

Very well said ... it was a "magical" time for my two girls too!
Forum: Social Media 15th January 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 41,709
Posted By Lee M
Re: Can anyone recommend a good Facebook UID scraper?

Are you sure these "scrapers" are legal?

Facebook has "Automated Data Collection Terms and Custom Audience Terms."

Here's links to both:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th December 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By Lee M
Re: Online marketing: The Real Estate Challenge

Is this the WSO?

http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-special-offers-forum/861763-lead-generation-software-creates-six-figure-real-estate-lead-business.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,770
Posted By Lee M
Re: Help please. Do you recognize Puma the sportswear brand?

Yes, I recognize Puma. Wore them in the 1970's, but have not since. Seems like they faded away after awhile. However, my daughter (teenager) wears them. Interestingly I did not introduce them to...
Forum: Social Media 13th September 2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Lee M
Re: Adding Amazon Affiliate links to a Facebook tab.

I have not purchased this WSO, however, is this what you are looking for?
...
Forum: Social Media 28th July 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,996
Posted By Lee M
Re: How to work around the $10 per action bid Facebook uses in optimized CPM ad campaigns

I have been using Optimized CPM for a little while ... and had wondered why some of my campaigns had stalled.

I read this post by Banwork (who is a sharp Facebook marketer) and have been testing...
Forum: Social Media 17th July 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,996
Posted By Lee M
Re: How to work around the $10 per action bid Facebook uses in optimized CPM ad campaigns

Thanks!! I use Optimized CPM all of the time and didn't know this!

I just checked ... and sure enough ALL of my ads have the $10 bid set for actions! I experienced the same problem with...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 19th June 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 150,099
Posted By Lee M
Re: PERFECTIONIST, HIGH-CONVERSION Writers - ELITE Sales Copy & SEO Articles | SICK TESTIMONIALS

I have written and distributed thousands of press releases for companies both large and small since 1991. The need to outsource assignments has come up many times. Over the past 20+ years I have...
Forum: Social Media 13th May 2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Lee M
Re: Offline Autoresponder (snail mail)?

Check these out, hope this helps.

Sendpepper - Home (http://www.sendpepper.com/)


Direct Mail Postcard Marketing | VerticalResponse (http://www.verticalresponse.com/postcard-marketing)
Forum: Social Media 17th April 2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Lee M
Re: facebook fanpage coupons?

I've used this to post coupons. It's very easy.
My Social Promo (http://www.mysocialpromo.com)
Forum: Social Media 21st March 2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By Lee M
Re: Facebook Cover Page allow promotion and contact image now!

Check this article out which also has a link within it to the Facebook cover guidelines. Looks like Facebook may have amended this page on March 6, 2013. Looks like they are still going to enforce...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,175
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

These are envelopes ... and a "letter" goes into them. Gets high readership because it looks like a personal note or invitation. I do not do mass mailings. i.e. 1,000 piece etc. Instead, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lee M
Re: Getting 0.015% CTR on Facebook Fanpage "likes" acquisition Campaigns. Advice needed

Thanks so much! I get it now! Will report back after I get going with some "tests."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lee M
Re: Getting 0.015% CTR on Facebook Fanpage "likes" acquisition Campaigns. Advice needed

VipGuest,

I'm not new to marketing ... but I'm new to Facebook.

So you're saying use Cost per impressions?

Please explain a little more.

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lee M
Re: Getting 0.015% CTR on Facebook Fanpage "likes" acquisition Campaigns. Advice needed

Thanks for the tips, drewfioravanti!

Do you have any experience with "local" campaigns? Meaning, targeting a couple of zip codes. Thinking about doing some "birthday" targeting (Event>>Has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lee M
Re: Getting 0.015% CTR on Facebook Fanpage "likes" acquisition Campaigns. Advice needed

Is there a reason why you set up 10 campaigns? As opposed to something like ...

Set up 3 campaigns (3 ads in one, 3 ads in another and 4 in the other).

Please explain.

Thanks!
Forum: Social Media 14th February 2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,530
Posted By Lee M
Re: How I Got 64,000 Fans on Facebook

Where can I get a $100 (or $50) free Facebook advertising coupon? Directly from them? Or another source?
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Lee M
Re: Infofree.com Users - I got a question

I'm an Infofree.com user.

YES, you can pull lists (i.e. homeowners) based on a set radius from a specific address that you enter. I just did it now.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st January 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By Lee M
Re: Postcards vs. Letter - which has worked best for you?

I totally agree!

Have had GREAT success using the following envelope size/type.

I buy these at STAPLES. You can find them on their website too. About $10.50 per box.

Item 787384
Model...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Lee M
Re: Birthday Club Setup for Local Businesses

Here's a WSO that was offered a few months back. Deals with what you're talking about. Not sure, but maybe it can help you out. If I'm not mistaken, they used "Aweber" too.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,773
Posted By Lee M
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,959
Posted By Lee M
Re: TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTO

Above is what REALLY stands out to me.

From two perspectives.

1. Your customer must get a decent ROI, otherwise they will NOT continue with your services.

2. If you feel like you're...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,987
Posted By Lee M
Re: Postcard Marketing Works!! I Ran a local EDDM postcard campaign, here are my results!

I have used this company for $5, $10, $20 and $100 bills.

$5, $10, $20, and $100 Dollar Bill Drop Cards, Money Business Cards (http://www.realisticdropcard.com/)

VERY authentic looking ......
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Lee M
Re: Know of a good appointment script for health professionals websites?

Hi Ewen,

Am I right ... you mean something that functions like this? It's a Wordpress Theme. (Not a plugin or script).

Appointment WordPress App theme for professionals - Templatic...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,959
Posted By Lee M
Re: TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTO

One thing I don't recall being discussed here is ... you mentioned 60 clients (some of which were using text message marketing, others mobile websites) ... BUT ... were they getting any sort of ROI...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,959
Posted By Lee M
Re: TRUE CONFESSION: I drove my $100k business INTO THE GROUND by Getting a JOB and NEGLECTING CUSTO

Thank you for your post.

What were the problems with "servicing" the clients? What types of businesses?

Were you providing "full" service text messaging ... meaning you were handling the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd November 2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Lee M
Re: Need creative ideas for mobile coupons

One thing I can add that I don't think was mentioned in the thread is ... setting up a "Birthday Club" for the restaurant via SMS.

I've done this before with the type of client you're talking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th November 2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Lee M
Re: Promo with Club or Promo then Club ?

Approach #1 is good for using "in-store" to let a restaurant or pizza shop or any retail outlet build a list of their current customers.

#2 is better for building a list from the 'outside' ......
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd October 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lee M
Re: How to do SMS marketing for Pizza place without seating?

Counter sign with text call-to-action on it. "Join Our V.I.P. Club! Free soda with any purchase! Text pizza to 12345..." Or some offer like that. You get the idea.

Also, you can hand out a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th September 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,263
Posted By Lee M
Re: Non Branded SMS Flyers Templates?

Yes, looks like the site referenced is from a Lime reseller. I took a peek at the Pizza flyer and it does have Lime's short code on it.

I don't like these types of flyers. Why? They provide ZERO...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th September 2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By Lee M
Re: Good News For Mobile Sites, Bad News For SMS Marketing?

The amount of DAILY texts already being sent back and forth now is staggering. Just look around at yourself (if you text). So in a sense you're ALREADY bombarded (by choice) as your phone is going...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th September 2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By Lee M
Re: Good News For Mobile Sites, Bad News For SMS Marketing?

Not sure I agree with this entirely.

1. Yes, SMS is 'in your face' ... however, THAT is what is great about it. Since it's so PERSONAL ... consumers will NOT just give up their cell phone to ANY...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th September 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,247
Posted By Lee M
Re: Whitelabel SMS Providers are not created equal - review

I believe another unique feature of LIME ... is their couponing. Meaning, their system is aimed at BOTH the smartphone user as well as non-smartphone (non-internet connected).

For example, with...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd September 2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,570
Posted By Lee M
Re: What White Label SMS do you recommend/use?

Twilio is .01 cent per message on inbound AND outbound. So if you have a mobile call-to-action like ... "Text pizza to (long code) 310-555-1212 ..." That'll cost .02 cents (one message coming in,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,175
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

Every direct mail project is analyzed by itself. Meaning, we need to know what you're selling, how much it costs, how often do your customers (or potential customers) buy? What is your break-even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Lee M
Re: Offline Marketers: What Would You Do?

Doesn't it depend on YOUR business model?

What I mean is ... EVERY marketing activity has a COST associated with it.

Especially when you're direct mailing! It's very expensive today. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,175
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

I've done a couple of things that have worked:

1) I use a one page letter (copy on front only) and have sent another version (copy on front and back). Never have sent 2 pages.

Bear in mind...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st August 2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Lee M
Re: Citibank unsolicited SMS.

Speaking of REAL unsolicited text messages...

I have received 5 unsolicited text messages from LONG CODES (10 digit numbers) ... over the past year ... but NONE from SHORT CODES.

It's usually...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st August 2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By Lee M
Re: What's the going rate on an SMS campaign?

I would say the real question to ask the business owner is, "How often can your customers buy?" Meaning ... it depends upon the TYPE of business. Of course anything food related ... you may be able...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st August 2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By Lee M
Re: Feedback needed for this proposed Offline Referral Program for a Mobile Marketing Start-Up

Well said. I agree. Commission too low.

Your site (which is Wordpress) loads VERY fast! You obviously know how to code it correctly! Nice job!
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By Lee M
Re: Brochure and Flyer Design

Thanks for the hot tip - nice choice of templates!
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th August 2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Lee M
Re: Hot Leads Examples

Yes, that is correct ... it is NOT accurate information in this category. I've used it and can attest to it.

Also, as stated ... the Millionaires list leaves much to be desired too.

I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Lee M
Re: Supplier For Postcard Marketing Campaign

You can use Click2Mail.com too. They handle it all. It's an online print and mail self-service website. Letters, postcards, etc.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Lee M
Re: Multiple PURL Generation

Check this out: Personalized URL Marketing with Purlem's Personal URL Software (http://www.purlem.com)

I've used them before. Nice service.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By Lee M
Re: "How To Sell Biz-Ops for BIG Bux"!

Doesn't look like it. But I know where you're coming from. I packaged stuff like that (unrelated to your deal) successfully too ... in the 1980's, 1990's and even into the early 2000's.

But...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By Lee M
Re: Lead Generation For Business Owners

If I understand you properly ... in your experience ... business owners are more excited to land a NEW customer ... versus ... marketing to their EXISTING customers, right?

If so, that's exactly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,175
Posted By Lee M
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

Right on Paul ... long live direct mail!

I use it EVERY SINGLE DAY to generate leads for the past 20 years.

Have had great success using the following envelope size/type.

I buy these at...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,648
Posted By Lee M
Re: Here's my print ad- please critique.

This may be the best advice you received yet - just my 3 cents.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,247
Posted By Lee M
Re: WELCOME TO REALITY, Volume 1, issue 2: Stop Being a Sissy, Forget About MYTHS, MAKE LOVE W MARKE

Your post is solid-gold, as usual! Thanks! I totally agree!

The manner in which you write is 1) conversational style 2) brutally honest

You simply relay your in-the-trenches personal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By Lee M
Re: Ideas for a higher end brick and mortar retail shop?

Obvious thing that comes to mind is ... REWARD the customer for forking over the details. i.e. "Join Our Birthday Club and get a FREE (insert reward) or Join Our Loyalty Club and get a Buy One, Get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By Lee M
Re: Funny Telemarketing "Tactics"

Your entire post was very, very good! But this line sticks out.

Why?

Probably because ... if you haven't produced the results ... you say that you can (for yourself!) ... then it's hard to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,431
Posted By Lee M
Re: How degrading, I feel like a failure: cold calling, Warriors saying NO...

No, you didn't offend or insult me in any way whatsoever. I'm not thin-skinned like that. I like direct mail that's all ... so I just stated that. You like cold calling and tout it's benefits etc. ...
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