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Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Talltom1
Is copywriting critically ill? Warning: Long Post

Is copywriting becoming extinct?

We all hear or read WF posts (titles) about 'Cold Calling no longer works' or 'Direct Mail is dead' and similar blanket assertions from people with little...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Talltom1
Re: September marketing study, save your junk mail.

Great Information here. Love to see what your results will be for September
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Just maybee..you are losing money by building out funnels

Hi Savidge, and Ron,

Appreciate your insights to my post.There's a lot of wisdom there.

I wanted to directly respond to a point that Savidge was making here about my strategy of building...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Just maybee..you are losing money by building out funnels

Hi everybody,

Turns out I'm the guy that Dr. E is referring to in his original post. Everything he's said is factually correct, but he left out a lot of contexual information that would help...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th August 2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By Talltom1
Re: eCommerce KPIs

Zany gave a great list of specific KPI's to track for an ecommerce business. What he didn't tell you, is that Google Analytics can be configured to collect all of this data automatically for you. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those who hate inferior service providers making more money than you do...

Doctor E...

This is fabulous stuff. As you're aware, I come from a sales and marketing background of large scale technical solutions to Fortune 500 organizations. In these situations the buying...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Solid Marketing & Tracking Will Be Attacked By Clients Employees

This is a good thread Peter. Most legit corporate sales training programs that you and I have been exposed to over the years teach the obvious stuff like determining who the ultimate decision maker...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Customer Service Lesson From KFC Manager.

So...now that the thread has completely done a sharp left turn, and become a discussion about food, diabetes, health, etc....oh, what the heck, Claude won't mind if I hijack his thread...

I'd read...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,001
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Customer Service Lesson From KFC Manager.

For me this is an absolutely fascinating thread.

99.9% of the people that inhabit the WarriorForum are completely blinded and caught up by the game of 'competing' and 'selling' and creating a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Ryan Deiss Sales Funnel Webinar

I was never good at spelling
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Ryan Deiss Sales Funnel Webinar

Hey mods...

Don't believe Claude; he does swear a lot, he definitely isn't holy, and he's right- its not an affiliate link.

Pretty cool presentation though Claudius!!

T/
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By Talltom1
Re: How To Make Money and Build Authority With Local Seminars -- Step-by-Step

That was a good read Joe. Thanks for posting the link to that resource.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,661
Posted By Talltom1
Re: HOLY SH*# -- IM GOING TO BE ON SHARK TANK (DRAGONS DEN)

I totally agree with Oziboomer and his perspective. You have a tentative lease on the perfect venue. Now...what are your projected monthly operating costs for utilities, payroll, just keeping the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Issue - Malicious Harvesting Of Usernames from WP

I just finished updating the htaccess file on all of the wp and magento sites on my server. The code that I entered blocks access to the login pages on any of the sites except from 1 or 2 specific...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Site Hacked By Casino Pages - Help Please

Hi zimbizee,

I recently had a similar situation with one of my client's wordpress sites. In my situation, they had also gained access to the website via a security hole in a plugin.

One...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th February 2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Are your Google Analytics results all screwed up?

Hey Gerardo,
Glad you found it helpful. The thing that makes me wonder is why these guys spend so much time creating such elaborate schemes to hack into your website to send out spam (as in my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th February 2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Are your Google Analytics results all screwed up?

Nathan,

Do a very detailed analysis of your website files looking for any unusual script/file names, and for any scripts with an unusual time stamp (for being updated or modified).

On one of my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,705
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Best place to purchase lists

Pull that library card out of your wallet, and go to their online website. You'll see somewhere a link to their online databases, and typically there will be quite a few.

The one you're looking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Adwords Help: "It's just not working...why?"

I'm just curious, Dr. Evil....do you have any data to back that up? I tend to agree with you but for different reasons.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Adwords Help: "It's just not working...why?"

Great, thought provoking message Dr. E.

Couple of points that resonated with me...

1. Is this whole Internet marketing just one big hoax and you've fallen victim?
2. "Why should I buy from you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Hiring part time sales person. Any add'l costs?

There's two quick thoughts I wanted to contribute here that I didn't see anybody bring up.

First, the financial costs of hiring an employee is very tangible, you have the insurance, taxes, etc. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Are your Google Analytics results all screwed up?

Claudius,

You're still up? It's past your bedtime. And turn off that flashlight under the...nevermind.

Have a great week.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By Talltom1
Are your Google Analytics results all screwed up?

Hey everybody, haven't posted here in quite awhile. I've been up to my eyeballs in busy work, and just haven't had the time to post on the WF.

So with that being said, let me be among the first...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th November 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,707
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Pretty Warrior

Cllllaaaaaauuuuuuudddddddeeeeeee.....

Come on upstairs now. It's 8:30... time for bed!
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Beware how Email blasts to customer lists are costing business a fortune in hidden costs.

Too many businesses have focused the past several years, solely on cutting costs, instead of focusing on delivering more value. The moment that focus on delivering more value disappears, your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Talltom1
Re: My Genius Cold Call I Received This Morning

Awesome!

I should probably start calling Claude though, to sell vacuum cleaners by phone, so that he can join the rest of his neighbors in using the latest and greatest products in the carpet...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,222
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Sales Case Study: TV Show Sponsorship

Excellent write up Jason.

I appreciated the expertise you had and used, to keep somebody from pulling the plug too soon.

Perhaps you might share how you would evaluate a situation and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Website Coupon Management

geca,
Exactly the type of thing I was looking for. Thanks for the recommendation.

Talltom
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Talltom1
Website Coupon Management

Hey everybody,
I've got a website where I want to offer coupons. I can roll up my sleeves and bang code to create the entire coupon management process. Then I had the brilliant idea...maybe there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th June 2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By Talltom1
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,972
Posted By Talltom1
Re: What I Learned From Failure...Must Read For New People

Steven,

An absolutely fascinating post. I was here a lot several years ago when you were the main man here on the forum, and I had a pretty good opinion of your advice.

Two quick things I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Controlling access to a paid online training product

Hey Steve.

Great list & suggestions. I'm checking those out now.

Jack - PM sent.... like to link up with you too.

Tom
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Talltom1
Controlling access to a paid online training product

OK,
I'm getting older and the brain freeze-ups are coming more frequently.

I'm creating some high-end training products for attorneys, and I want to sell the opportunity to them to work with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By Talltom1
Re: I Met Your Biggest Competitor Today and They Are Laughing at You

That's an interesting concept or dynamic as it relates to marketing or to sales. What's your opinion? Is it because a risk averse nature, a fear of failure, too deeply rooted in their comfort zone?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By Talltom1
Re: I Met Your Biggest Competitor Today and They Are Laughing at You

Joe, I think your observation about challenging the status quo is 'spot on'.

Awhile back I did a presentation to a large group of attorneys at a national convention about marketing strategy and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th May 2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,601
Posted By Talltom1
Re: How Growing Your Offline Business Really Works [Feedback After 2-1/2 Years]

Wow, Jason. Decided not to spend the day at the mall today huh?

Talltom
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Thank goodness you don't need outbound sales anymore

Joe,

Awesome post. Sending you a PM
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th April 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Talltom1
I had a couple of my accounts compromised today...

both my Twitter account and an online task manager account that I use were hacked today. I haven't used my Twitter account in weeks. I use my task manager throughout the day.

What bugs me is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st April 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Who else targets manufacturers and engineering companies?

There's two different types of org's in this manufacturing space; manufacturer's that operate as a 'job shop' and manufacturers who are actually making their own bonafide products being sold to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Feels good to start the week of with a good laugh despite all of the distractions! Hope everybody has a good 'Ash Kicker' week!

Ash Kicker 2000 - that's awesome!
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Oh, he's probably off somewhere doing something stupid, selling something perhaps....making money...you know Claude...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Actually Ken, being the face of 'Ash Kicker Industries' seems like it could be a bit problematic, with a downside associated with it perhaps??

And yeah, I'm picturing myself on a big 'Ash Kicker'...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Actually, this is "MY" crisis...you guys will all have to pay me a commission for any subsequent profitable ventures! :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Hey Aaron, if anything happens, and you're honestly fearing for your life, give me and Claude a quick call and let us know if we need to run for it, or if we'll be ok. Thanks. :D
Talltom
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
Re: For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

2000 years from now archeologists from the InterGalactic University (IGU - lousy football team btw) will be excavating a part of the planet formerly known in ancient times as Ohio, and come across...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Talltom1
For those of you who thrive on things to worry about...

Here's a perfect opportunity to get VERY VERY worried.

Yup I know, this is a bit off-topic, Buuutttt...you've read about the recent earthquakes they've been having in California the past few...
Forum: Social Media 30th March 2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Talltom1
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Inside sales training

btyiw,

The very best advice anybody can give you, is to go over to Amazon, and do a search for all of the books written by Claude Whitacre. The guy's an absolute master at selling and closing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By Talltom1
Re: How To Create A Kick-Butt Marketing Message In 3 Simple Steps

I like the step one, step two, step three approach. It truly covers all of the bases; it identifies your specific market segment, and the benefit your product/service will have- almost like a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th March 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Salesman persists

That was FUNNY!

And yeah that crime scene one was absolutely classic....
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Help with Linkedin Ads

Personally I have had very poor success with LinkedIn ads. I'll test them every so often, and no matter what tweaks I make, I'll get 1 or 2 clicks out of 25-30K impressions. And you can safely...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By Talltom1
Re: I Cant Get Paid to Save My Life

OK a big piece of advice here for future reference.

Contact a lawyer for a short conversation.

Noooo - you're not gonna sue anybody. But what you will want to do is to have the lawyer explain...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By Talltom1
Interesting story about domain names and cybersquatting

Donald Trump wins $32,000 in damages from (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/trump-wins-32-000-damages-cyber-squatter-article-1.1706524)


Talltom
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Talltom1
Re: Billing and invoices processor

Hey Wally,

I also used to use Quickbooks...simply had more functionality than I need. So several months ago I switched over to Zoho Invoice. I think its a sweet system, it does everything...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Talltom1
And on a lighter note...Check this out its absolutely hilarious

I Wish I Worked With This Man...He's Hilarious (http://www.tickld.com/x/i-wish-i-worked-with-this-manhes-hilarious)

After I finished reading this I was in tears I was laughing so hard.

Talltom
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Talltom1
I bought this book last night....

Its from a known internet marketer ( I won't say who, I'm not even sure how popular he is on the WF) who was using the brand new 'buy my FREE book and pay me for just the inflated shipping and...
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