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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By MKBridge
Information Product Steps

Hi, I have a product I would like to make and sell, both on my website and back of room sales. I have a mind map of the product all planned out - which will be DVDs and workbook, or direct download. ...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th November 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By MKBridge
Re: SMS in Canada - Any problems reaching all cell providers?

As far as SMS, I haven't found any issues. The smaller carriers piggy back on the larger networks. For example Virgin uses the Telus network.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th November 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By MKBridge
Re: SMS in Canada - Any problems reaching all cell providers?

Why would you need a system that works in both countries? On a map, yes many Canadians live in more of the southern parts of Canada. But living in the lower 1/4 of Canada can still be 6 hours or...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th November 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Started making calls today!

I also go reght to the business with a mock up. Show them what their regular site looks like, and then the mock up. They are amazed. And then mention the stats of people doing local searches on their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,267
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Toll free number that redirects to your number?

Dexx suggested a great one I use. Kall8. It's cheap and does exactly what you want. MK
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th October 2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Do YOU Turn OFF App Push Notifications?

I always turn them off. I like to have my iPad beside my bed so I can read some news in the morning, or the Kindle app before sleep. The push notifications seem to always come at 3am. The iPad lights...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th October 2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Forms - Eg. Hotel Booking, Order Form, Rating & Feedback Form

Thanks for the information. All three forms looked great on my iPhone4, and theQR scanned fine.

Thanks MK
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th October 2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Anyone doing txt messages for Realtor listings

Rowdy - Yup thats what the restaurant owner i am working with did as well. I set up each server with their own key word and had a contest for a month. The winning server got a trip to Las Vegas for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th October 2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Best Mobile Marketing Course?

Yes, Quentin's product is the best, including his script for making mobile sites. http://businessmobilewebsite.com/
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th October 2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,741
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Yeez Mobile! Need Help!

I use Avidmobile. Great support, training and presentation material you can use for your marketing.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th September 2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Anyone doing txt messages for Realtor listings

Mine is a short code and the potential buyer can easily call the realtor directly while they are in front of the house when they enter the keyword for the house.
Wow, its much simpler that you guys...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th September 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,375
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Text Message Marketing Providers

I too use Avidmobile and am very happy with them. Excellent price and fantastic training videos. They also have many many power point presentations for various business types that you can edit for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th September 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Anyone doing txt messages for Realtor listings

Hey Rowdy, I would love to hear how you got 5000 sign ups in three months. I have some restaurants as clients, and although I am happy with the growth so far (and so are they) it certainly is not...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd September 2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Ideas on how to handle the marketing of mobile sites...

The problem here is even if you make a separate site, hosted separately, you still need to get access to the main site to install a redirect script. Therefore, I would go for businesses that aren't...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd September 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Anyone doing txt messages for Realtor listings

Got my own platform I'm using, this isn't a search for a product, I'm looking for specific information. $40 per house seems incredibly steep, people are signing up to your service? So if they have 50...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd September 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By MKBridge
Anyone doing txt messages for Realtor listings

Hi All

I am focusing on text messages for house listings. IE "Text house123 to 555444 to get pictures and info on this house right to your mobile phone".

Is anyone doing this service now? I...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th September 2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,131
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Is an iPad considered mobile?

Although the IPad is a mobile device, it does not need a mobile optimized website to be readable, like on a phone. Any regular website looks great - in my opinion anyhow.
It is a great tool and...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th September 2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Is there a mobile content locker around?

Drop box is a great tool! I use it to share files that need to be worked on by others. Sooo much quicker than emailing, or copying and then having to update the files on your own computer.

Hi...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By MKBridge
Re: So we have to pay a subscription for the Mobile section?

It appears to be working now, with no subscription. Thanks Warrior Forum!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By MKBridge
Text Messaging for Realtors

Hi All:

As another facet of my text message marketing, I am starting text message marketing for real estate agents. You may have seen the signs in some areas - text "house 123" to a short code to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th September 2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By MKBridge
So we have to pay a subscription for the Mobile section?

I was so happy to see there is a separate mobile section in the warrior forum now - Fantastic! But when I went to check it out, it says it is a private forum that you have to pay a subscription to?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By MKBridge
Re: QR Code on business card

I have both a QR that goes to my mobile website, and a mobile call to action (text my name to a short code) -which leads to my business card on their mobile phone.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Good way to sell SMS and a question

That is a great idea, thanks. I am having a lot of success in the "Bar & Grill" type establishment.
I am still struggling with prices however. I have mine pretty cheap as a start - but I am still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st August 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,123
Posted By MKBridge
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

I have had my first campaign going for a client for three weeks now. 150 have opted in, and I would like to ramp that up. He has been doing most of the marketing for it. One thing I noticed - checked...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,283
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Best Options in SMS Pricing Structure – Per Subscriber & Set-up fees, roll-overs?

I am struggling with the best price model too. My thoughts right now (for new clients) is to have a monthly charge (say $49) plus a per text rate, $0.10 or so. And no set up fee, I like that.
My...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Can we get a Mobile section on the forums ?

I would really benefit having a separate section. That is the only business I have that is related to this forum. Please admin!
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th August 2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,305
Posted By MKBridge
Re: New SMS Objection

You could get the waitress to write the mobile number down, then compare to make sure it's in the database. I had the same issue about the waitresses with one of my potential clients as well.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,183
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Starting Your Own SMS Service

I am very happy with Avidmobile too. They are available in Canada
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,311
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Telemarketing Campaign experiences

Well let me end this thread with a happy ending. Met my first client this morning for SMS text marketing. Good presentation I thought; power point pesentation on my IPad. Got the account! This is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th July 2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,311
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Telemarketing Campaign experiences

It's funny because I was terrified of making calls. Probably because I can't stand people calling me at home around dinner trying to sell me something. Anyhow I am working with a business coach on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,311
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Telemarketing Campaign experiences

I have just started cold calling for SMS marketing and have had great success getting appointments. 6 calls, three appointments. I like that average. My appointments with pubs start Tuesday! And I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Survey: Which Domain Name "sounds better"

I agree with the two previous.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,203
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I go right to the business to show them on my cell phone. And I show them what their regular site looks like on the phone as well. I do the mock up using Quentin's product.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,967
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Free Google Mobile Websites

I agree with you Quentin, With Google doing this, it will make customers and businesses more aware. Which is good for us!

Now, what I liked is the video. Quentin, you should make a marketing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By MKBridge
Great start to cold calling

I made my first cold call today, and got an appointment! It was for SMS marketing. In this case appointment reminders. I thought I would start by phoning dentists.
It was more of a warm call as I am...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Coach needed to take Offline Business to A Higher Level

A coach is a great idea for what you want. As Quentin says you know what your doing business wise. You should check out people like Les Hewitt, from The Power of Focus, and other coaches in that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Making money with SMS Busines

Thanks for your input. Yes I am going with the second provider, just taking advantage of the training from both. I am going to focus on appointment reminders first, I even have one doctor signed up. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By MKBridge
Making money with SMS Busines

Hi All:
I am working on a business plan as I ramp up my text marketing and mobile website business. I'm trying to determine my potential monthly income possible. My question is regarding text...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Is a passive income achievable?

Invest the money you make online into the right real estate. But get knowledgable in that subject first. You will achieve passive income with that.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,262
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Be Honest Now... Local Business Marketing is a Nightmare

Oh, you are so right Evie! This is my biggest problem right now - just give me the darn password so I can do the work! How can you not be sure what it is when you say you do some work on your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,203
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

Izesta - Sites like homestead.com and ubertor.com. People use these sites to host their website.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,203
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I am getting clients that use monthly paid subscription sites for their regular websites, and boy its a pain! Its easy to make the sale, get the mobile website done and then things bog down from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Need some direction for a client I just got.

Thank you for all your suggestions. I definately have a better feel for moving forward. I know very little of all this, just what I have read on here. But as I have learned with other ventures I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By MKBridge
Need some direction for a client I just got.

Hi All:

I am doing a mobile website for two real estate agents in Vancouver (hiring a great warrior to do the work). They are very big in the business. I was looking at one of the sites and many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th May 2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,203
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

How about giving a deal for the first few, build up a portfolio and reviews, then increase the price. MK
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By MKBridge
Great Canadian Stats for those doing text marketing

I found this excellent article regarding the number of texts Canadians send each other, and how the use is increasing. Good for us Canadians for presentations to business owners.

Canadians' love...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th May 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Start slow or go all out?

In the Okanagan valley where I live there is a very successful FSBO company that has a website, signs, selling package, etc etc. It is very popular and services a geographic area of about 600,000. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,592
Posted By MKBridge
Re: List of Offline Businesses To Contact

Wow Dexx, that is a great tip for Canadian leads, thanks! Kathi
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,314
Posted By MKBridge
Re: SMS & Mobile Marketing Cold Call & Cold Walk Scripts

Hi OfflineMan:
What kind of things do you offer over the phone in the way of value? This is a great model and I have used it in other businesses, but I can't think of what to offer upfront in this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,893
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Giving Back to Offline Forum with my 1,000th Post

This is a very generous offer James, and very timely for me. I will download the application now. Thanks MK
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 24,403
Posted By MKBridge
Re: sms text messaging to small businesses? Does it work?

Another warrior has been doing a similar method with success as well. Can you elaborate on how you get people to become subscribers please? What kind of incentives do you offer, who do you target and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By MKBridge
What is a good looking email format

Hi All

I want to continue sending mobile website mock-up to potential clients. However I currently use Outlook and it just does not look good. I can't seem to format it well with images and text. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,203
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I only had basic HTML skills when I started and have been able to figure out how to make the mobile websites pretty easy. Especially the mock ups. Quentins videos are fantastic for learning the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 24,403
Posted By MKBridge
Re: sms text messaging to small businesses? Does it work?

I sent him a pm and haven't heard back as well. I wanted to get in early in case the price goes up as people purchase.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,246
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Had my Groupon lead appointment today....

How about making buttons up for the wait staff "Text Appy to 22334 for 20% off the next time you visit". Then the waitresses don't have to say anything, just wear the buttons!
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,882
Posted By MKBridge
Re: Mobile Coupons - Creating Your Own Mini-Groupon..

Thanks for clarifying. Yes, I think this is a good wave to be on. Although text marketing has been around awhile, the statistics and mindset of people owning cell phones has changed.
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