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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Local companies in UK research

I don't know how in depth you need to go, I don't believe you will be able to find all of them, but there's a few useful places

Yell.com - the online yellow pages
Freeindex.co.uk - a decent UK...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: how do I get the owners names UK

there should be a "People" tag when you click into the company name. That will list all the shareholding directors in the company

As I said though, this only works where you have the ltd company...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: CDs or Download?

One question - who is your target buyer? I know you mentioned b2b and b2c - but did you mean the salesmen themselves or companies (so owners/trainers) who would use them for inhouse training?

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st February 2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: how do I get the owners names UK

No. There is a pay option but not really. What is it you are looking to do? Enter a company name and then look up the owners, or are you trying to use it to find companies from scratch?
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: how do I get the owners names UK

If they are a ltd company you can get the info from companies house (gov website). There are a couple of sites that strip that data and are more user friendly, my fave is duedil, which also gives you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

If that's your experience of the sector, I don't blame you for being very sceptical! We're not all like that...

Interestingly my working for a cowboy firm did stand me in good stead. The way...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

No worries, hope it helped!

As for the variables - yes, there are more, it comes from having people as a product, you have to sell both ends! It's why training is important. I worked with a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

The big advantage of non-recruitment sales. You don't have to hunt for a product (I hate referring to candidates like that, but for the purpose of this conversation it's what they are), and your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

Quick note, and I know your offer isn't with them, but I'd avoid SThree like the plague. Never heard anything good about them.

At our company (and it is a decent size, about 220 or so) it's
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

Like I said, if there is a REAL career path (and from my own and friends' experience what is said and what is real are two different things) then appointment setting leading into a consultative...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Recruitment or Telemarketing/account manager

I'm in recruitment and looking to set up my own firm in the next year or so (as my name may suggest). I've done appointment setting and personally would choose recruitment every time.

EDIT: Quick...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Restaurant sues Google

Before 1998 he didn't have to worry about new customers (or even returning customers) checking his opening times on the internet before thinking he's shut and choosing somewhere else.

I know when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Restaurant sues Google

Since we're talking about Google using it's searches to provide answers rather than showing authoratitive sources, this one might interest

Looks Like Google Hates "Jersey Boys" Just As Much As The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Restaurant sues Google

It's easy to say the business owner should have seen this coming/had a social media consultant/what have you. But this problem has been coming. Google are determined to give you the answers to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: It ain't just about the money - so don't make that your only focus

Indeed, that's what I meant, though obviously I didn't explain myself well. One guy I used to work is now running his own "recruitment business". It's inverted commas as he has one part time admin...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: The deadpan people

Underground, from what I read of SocialEntry's posts my guess would be he has no control over the sales funnel, being able to create a more sophisticated system. He is employed to simply call these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: The deadpan people

Was this aimed at me, or did I miss where Socialentry named himself Nick?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Broad Niche or Narrow Niche?

Indeed. But it was a site that started in it's niche when IM was much smaller, and grew over time. If it was started now, as an IM forum the same as so many out there, would it succeed as well?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th July 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: I can see why US was not predicted to even remotely contend for the World Cup

What gets missed when people compare playing pools is the importance of that sport in the country.

If there are x% of people with the athletic ability to play a top sport, you have to assume some...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th July 2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,589
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: What Do You Think of Mixed Marriages?

There are problems...I'm Welsh, my wife is English. We have a son, 9 months old

The fight for his nationality began before he was even born, he just isn't aware of it yet!
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th July 2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: To all self-employed: How do you handle the fear?

Now I'm no "mind warrior". I did go full time in IM, did fairly well, and then had to go back to work after it got shut down by Google. No complaints from me - I was into micro niche sites that,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Broad Niche or Narrow Niche?

Dominating a niche is

a) easier
b) often more profitable

For instance I do recruitment (hence the name) and in theory I could go after "all recruitment in the UK" (though my company would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: The deadpan people

A 2nd thought to help you with confidence. You gave the stat that 83% is the industry average for customer satisfaction. Assuming your percentage is bringing the average up, let's call it 80%. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: The deadpan people

Claude makes some good points but if you are working for a firm my guess is that you have no decision making powers over lists, etc.

At this point, it IS a numbers game. I did this for a few...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: It ain't just about the money - so don't make that your only focus

Remember that an x percentage of SMBs are going to be "lifestyle" companies, that employ anywhere between say 0 and 10 members of staff. The managers are comfortable at level and don't want to take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,058
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: War Room Subscription

Since people seem to throwing their two cents in - my suggestion would be to simply divide the war room. Split it into a "freebies" section for members, and a discussion forum. This might bring...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: It aint' about the money - so don't make that your focus

I think for many companies past a certain point it's a trade off of time vs money. Right now I'm gathering seed money to start a recruitment business, so any money coming in is useful. But past a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: It aint' about the money - so don't make that your focus

Indeed. So more customers mean more money, right?

The problem is, of course, the lead time between what we do (be it website, SEO, lead gen, what have you) and that money coming in. But it's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: It aint' about the money - so don't make that your focus

28% said their biggest barrier was marketing/finding new customers

THAT should get a few people thinking...we are marketers aren't we? Over 1 in 4 small companies say that their BIGGEST barrier...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,058
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: War Room Subscription

This. I spent a bit of time in there when I first signed up to it, looking at the older threads, it was great - people sharing techniques, discussing problems and how to overcome them - like the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Lead Generation

Looking at pricing this thread shows some of the Service Magic prices from 2010

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/304738-you-ask-how-much-lead-worth.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Any Advice on Lead Generation Themes for WP?

SO i'm going at the lead generation model, working in the construction niche. I set up a site and spent about £80 ($120ish) on a mix of FB and AdWords, with no conversions on calls or submits. It's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Lead Generation

Honestly, I'm not sure. My advice would be to talk to some plumbers and sparkies, just be blunt and ask them the question. I'm working in the construction niche to begin with and called a few...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd July 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Where to start? + other beginner questions

Take my advice with a pinch of salt - I am not an SEO guru and whilst I have had some sites do well with my SEO efforts, I have had others never get off the ground.

From what you have said I would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: how about Online Seminars?

Is it just me or is there a massive rise in people bumping years old threads? Usually with very small comments (at least this one was a tad more substantial and not followed by some spammy link)
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd July 2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Outlook Express alternative...

I'll 2nd this. Been using it for years and a big fan. From the same guys that make Firefox
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Lead Generation

For price, service magic/home advisor are, I believe, quite open about their rates. They tend to sell the lead to 4 companies. I'm still in the process of starting my attempt at this up, but general...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: How I changed my life with FREE offline coaches and mentors

It's also worth remembering old lessons learned from "freebie mentors" that you may not have directly learned from. It's amazing how once you reach a certain level of experience these lessons can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Tech / Industrial Content and Inbound Marketing

If you are capable of quality inbound marketing I might suggest a lead gen website or site rental method. This may be of interest
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: If You Think You "Know Better"...

Fair enough, I can certainly agree with that. It's just your emphasised line sounds a lot like any disagreement with a method must be

a) started in it's own thread
b) backed up with another...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: If You Think You "Know Better"...

I'm sorry, what?

Now the example you gave, yep, adds nothing. But

"If you think you have a better way of doing something, start your own thread and share your own ideas there."

Come on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: what about movie stars and sport stars?

I'm not 100% sure why you are targetting them here, but yes - most will have private advisors. I have a friend who was a minor rugby star (plays for the local pro team which is one of the top 20 or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Aren't other people doing this? Am I missing something?

Can't say I'm surprised. I'm a Swansea lad (hence the Ospreys logo as my avatar) living in the big smoke now, and on the few attempts at getting involved with Swansea business owners on anything new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Using Adwords for Local Keyword Research - Struggling a Bit

Thanks for that. So essentially Google makes it impossible. Llanelli, port Talbot et all, misses some of the densest population areas (or at least the majority of the suburbs) whilst retaining only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Using Adwords for Local Keyword Research - Struggling a Bit

So I'm doing some keyword research to set up offline lead gen/site rental sites in a couple of industries. Until now I've focussed on where I live (London). But I have a friend who is a mortgage...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Finding Search Volume For Local Keywords

Joseph,

I think his point is how highly inaccurate the Keyword planner is - and how he wants to use adword adverts to give him a more accurate result.

For instance I was reviewing the stats on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th June 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Anyone Doing Lead Gen into Industrial Manufacturing Niches? Could do With Some Pointers!

Searched around and didn't see much on this (a few bits here and there but nothing major).

I wanted to know if anyone had done any lead gen for the industrial manufacturing niche. We're talking...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 29th May 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Mark All Posts Read and Read More Posts Broken

Think this is also related. I just posted a response to my own thread and it didnt mark as read. I went in to read it again just to get it marked as read and it still isnt marking.

EDIT: Indeed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th May 2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

Drew,

Thanks for that mate. Been doing a LOT of reading in off times and have seen everyone has their own spin, which is good, lots of things to learn from.

I'm actually glad I did a test case...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

Just thought I'd add an update on this game plan.

1. I have a list of keywords to target for my next target industry (synching it up with my longer term plan of recruitment into manufacturing).
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

Thanks for the advice guys. Cagey, that's pretty close the plan. I intend to get a few more than 10 or so leads - London searches for my keyword is about 1k, with a lot of related, and sell at a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

OK, so as stated my next site is going to be in the industrial manufacturing industry, I'm hunting keywords at the moment. But as I had the domain and the first 2 articles written for this one I'll...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

Not sure if you saw my edit or not. The thing about recruitment is that, like leads sales, you sell BOTH ends, candidates and clients. I am very good at lead gen in recruitment on the phone and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: My Game Plan for Starting in the Lead Gen for Offline Client Market - Critiques & Comments Welco

@Dan McCoy

I'm working in recruitment at the moment. So first I wouldn't feel comfortable generating business for another company in the same niche as the company I am getting a salary from. ...
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