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Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,337
Posted By sandalwood
Re: I resign from the WF today.

Maybe this forum needs John if for nothing else than to get those sig lines into the Internet universe...

Good luck to John and everyone else who wishes to leave or quit or resign. Hell, it's your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,788
Posted By sandalwood
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Claude,

Do you really mean:

"But if you need to eat in the meantime...cold calling is better than sitting on you ass."

especially given the negativity surrounding cold calling? Gee,...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 5th November 2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By sandalwood
Re: [REVIEWERS WANTED] Udemy Money Mastery

I will give you a review.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Newspaper ads from around the country.

Oh, guess that went over my head. Have a great day.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd November 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Newspaper ads from around the country.

John,

I think you missed the message. This 2 sentence paragraph should tell you what Gordon was looking for:

At that time, I invited the group to share what they were getting in the mail and a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,638
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

Ewen,

1st - nothing to be sorry for. You didn't host or present the seminar. Your intent was to help.

2nd - Your attempt to help certainly drew a crowd.

3rd - Of course people will criticize...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th October 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,638
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

Thank you for the info. This sounds like the big ugly yellow sign Meo (or someone else) used years ago in the real estate field. Calling a prerecorded number and leaving contact information was pure...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,638
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

Ewen,

When I clicked on your above link I saw this on the page:

We’re going to show you…

How to leverage this forgotten traffic source before the powers-that-be take control of it!

3...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th October 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Offline business course ?

Here it is:

Find out what they want and provide it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,976
Posted By sandalwood
Re: What would you do with a $350 budget?

To answer the question: I'd spend it at a happy hour until the money was gone. Not being facetious just stating the obvious. $350 on advertising is, let's just say, not enough.

You can accomplish...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,624
Posted By sandalwood
Re: The "realities" of offline = do you sell offline?

Michael,

Your point on selling is everything in life is being proven everyday this dumbass presidential sweepstakes is happening in the US. Unfortunately there are people who don't take any...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By sandalwood
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By sandalwood
Re: The intelligent person's 7 figure sales plan

I thought I'd put my 2ยข in given the posts were so good. I especially liked the thought that says there are a lot of ways to make money. I want to add: if you are willing to do them.

Here's one I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Asking for help - need a pro to evaluate my business idea

Jason,

You are too modest. So, I will add you to that duo and make it a trilogy. I don't see how the OP can make a mistake talking to one or all of you.

Tom
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,090
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Real Estate Agents Obsolete

Real estate agents becoming an obsolete species is probably (I don't what the future holds) a useless line of thinking. The reason is simple. It is called fiduciary duty.

A real estate agent has a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By sandalwood
Re: How To Print/Send Flyers To Specific Businesses

First, thanks for the kind words about our newsletter. As you know our focus is caregivers with an adjunct audience of us old people. I find a lot of stuff for us old duffers that turns out to be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By sandalwood
Re: How To Print/Send Flyers To Specific Businesses

Excellent advice good sir. Bob is a true professional.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By sandalwood
Re: John Durham is thinking....

Where did you plan it to be? That's one of the X factors in this thing called investing. Most people don't have a plan. They say they do but they don't.

But then again not having a plan is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,226
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Cold Calling Basics In A Nutshell.

Pay attention to post #21 because John is talking about you. Who wudda figured we'd have a resident of that nature on this forum? You sir are a celebrity. See, John was correct and he doesn't even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,226
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Cold Calling Basics In A Nutshell.

I always ask them if it is a bad time to talk before I start my little spiel. When they say yes it is I ask them for a better time. I always get a better time and they are always there and willing to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Open Source Sales Document

Joe,

Your post sounds like you have the perfect face for radio. I bet you'd have a thousand rabid listeners in no time :) :).

Appreciate the links kind sir.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Home Insurance Leads

I am no longer in the P&C business. Just doing retirement planning but I have a few suggestions. BTW, I answered your PM Jayson. Here's what I forgot to put in the PM. When we set the appointment for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st August 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,085
Posted By sandalwood
Re: I need a US Business database

I agree. Very good source and free at your local library. BTW, have you tried the Secretary of State for the state in which you are interested? They probably already have it on disk and at a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By sandalwood
Re: list of JOINT VENTURE ideas

It appears he did contribute. Just because you don't like his idea doesn't make it a worthless post.

Some of the best jv deals are born out of your own experiences. Hell, I had a guy with a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By sandalwood
Re: How do you make your sales presentation consultative?

Can't get to 500 w/o starting threads...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

Bingo! we are on the same page. Appreciate your thoughts.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

I think releasing an ad press release that actually mirrors a press release is a very effective tool. If you are at the top of your writing game it is almost impossible for the unwashed masses to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Marketing Hired Gun: Use This BAD News To Tap Into A Strong Buying Motivator

Ewen,

This thread re-enforces your previous thread:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1103143-turns-200-000-into-800-000-every-month-newspaper-advertising.html

If I read the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

Yessir I can do that. I offer their services, along with other business oriented services, to clients. In other words, I rep them. That's why I said I won't give any websites. I didn't want any WF...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

Ewen,

Great point. As you already know this has been a trick of the trade for many years. And, I will add, a very successful trick.

As it happens I just added such a service to my portfolio....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Would flyers work for a new political party?

Here are my thoughts:

What if the issue is more discretionary? E.g. foreign policy.

"I would assume from the question you would have a small audience and probably a small organization to start...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,532
Posted By sandalwood
Re: ASK ME ANYTHING ABOUT COLD CALLING

Michael,

It sounds like you already received your "no" from this person. Why bother? Put yourself in their shoes. If you were them, and I called you, how would I get you to commit? I wouldn't. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Would flyers work for a new political party?

It is my humble opinion another political party would be a waste of time. I believe you will get more press and more feedback and more volunteers and more money if you create a group around a very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,769
Posted By sandalwood
Re: How to land more credit repair business ?

Do you mind sharing the name of the credit repair company you interviewed with? I was a mortgage banker for three years and was never approached by a credit repair company. I could have referred a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,769
Posted By sandalwood
Re: How to land more credit repair business ?

Funny you should ask. Our local paper just ran a story about a lady who helps people repair their credit. They do stories like that to promote the community and show they are tuned in to what is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Another newbie that needs help on cold calling :) Just 2 questions.

Here's a thread to read:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/1079485-some-thoughts-cold-callers.html
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,525
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Florida is Number ONE in the USA - again

They beat Salt Lake City again??? Nah! That has to be a misprint.

If it was up to me I'd be sitting in a condo on Daytona Beach watching the surf roll in. Luv that place...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,885
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Real Offline Biz - Problem/solutions?For those who actually work offline -

Lollygaggers seem to be the constant in almost every transaction. I use 2 methods. One, is stressing their pain point one more time. I only tell them what they told me so I can't be accused of making...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,885
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Real Offline Biz - Problem/solutions?For those who actually work offline -

Well, I'm confused. You are looking for people who actually do offline work but not those of us who sell a product. Since I started an offline store front business selling a product I think I'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Best way to help realtors?

My answer is a little different since I once was one of those critters (RE Broker) in CA. If I was a fellow who wanted to help someone in this field and I didn't know much about it, I'd start by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,566
Posted By sandalwood
Re: What Makes a "Superstar" Salesperson?

From real live everyday experience here is what I discovered. When people learned they had to work for it, they no longer wanted it. That, to me, is why there are superstar sales people.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,586
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Closing Techniques for New Signups in Offline Marketing

You know, that seems natural to me. That is talking to the new recruits to see what rang their bell or pushed their button. Feedback has an amazing way of straightening out crooked paths. Just my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,586
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Closing Techniques for New Signups in Offline Marketing

So it is working there. Great. That means you don't have to tune it up to any great degree. If I was doing it, I would pay close attention to the response I was receiving from the other person and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,586
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Closing Techniques for New Signups in Offline Marketing

wikidzdotinfo - you are attempting to recruit people into your mlm business. If I am correct, your 4 question post approach has been around forever. At least here in the states. If your UK reference...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By sandalwood
Re: The hidden factor to your success or failure in biz is...

Ewen,

You are full of IT - IT standing for information transfer. Another useful tool from the Doc Down Under. OK next door to down under. Regardless of physical locality, the points are certainly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,547
Posted By sandalwood
Re: For The Warrior Who Secretly Knows Cold Calling Sucks But Doesn't Know A Better Way to Get Clien

This statement by daniyal100 must mean this forum has degenerated into another "if you're white it's OK to insult you" forum:

"you can have all the desires and the greatest of will but you cant be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,840
Posted By sandalwood
Re: First day of 'focused' cold calling - need input!

Jason,

I know I'm butting in and stealing your thunder while doing it but here goes anyway. Since I changed my cold calling script I always use this line as an opener when the owner answers:

Is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,608
Posted By sandalwood
Re: What I can tell you about selling offline (and a thank you...)

A very well articulated post. Good luck to you on your new adventure.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By sandalwood
Re: First Try At This Cold Calling Stuff, Thoughts?

Jason,

Here is my thought, emphasis on my, for colzinfobiz's opening line which reads:

Cold calling is not easy for anyone...

I believe instead of the word anyone, the word everyone would be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By sandalwood
Re: First Try At This Cold Calling Stuff, Thoughts?

In this video:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing/569518-how-start-your-calls-prospecting-success-tip.html#post5922258
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By sandalwood
Re: First Try At This Cold Calling Stuff, Thoughts?

Jason,

Excellent material for the serious. Wanna be's can stay home. I've had a lot of success cold calling over the years but thought I'd try something different. So, I tried your cold call 2...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Have real estate license. Is this a good plan for doing real estate referrals?

In the parlance of the industry that is called farming. Agents are encouraged to map out a good sized area and knock on every door and introduce themselves and leave their card. I was a RE Broker in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,043
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Cut your price or let them walk?

Ozi,

That sounds like the US post office. Funny how competition actually pares out the losers. Even the government subsidized losers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,256
Posted By sandalwood
Re: First Try At This Cold Calling Stuff, Thoughts?

Since you asked, here's my opinion. Emphasis on opinion. Too wordy and not once did you ask for the decision maker. You just started in selling the person who answered the phone. Chances are 99.9%...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Need help with insurance Lead Generation

Wow, another insurance lead generator. This forum certainly doesn't lack for info on your chosen niche. Search for John Durham's posts on insurance lead generation and you'll get a college education....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By sandalwood
Re: I freaking hate cold calling

It seems freebiequeen and nameless don't like mlm programs. Me too but I'm willing to try an experiment. We build a mlm company and sell wso's. God knows we have enough of them. Not only would this...
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