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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Medon
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Yeah, maybe the RINSE, and REPEAT keywords are great sales generators but only to those who adhere to instructions. Do some people even read a product's manual? In my opinion, words such as EXTRA...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By GordonJ
Sourcing and selling.

What MATTERS is sourcing and selling ANYTHING that fulfills an immediate need for people with money to spend.

Well Jeffery, you just gave us the one thing. (I'm thinking of the great Jack...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

"Hotdog" is just an example to explain the concept of the "Hungry Crowd." The product could be umbrellas on a rainy day, bottled water in a flood zone, etc. The product does not matter. What matters...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

That is a "real world fact" although not the point.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Odahh
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

start with realizing the other people selling from hot dog cart are not your competition ..in a city with food cart .. there are probably a hundred option for little restaurants .. or at least 20 and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Naheed
RE: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

sure! you know the product (its a hot dog).... you know the crowd
(it's a hungry one). then tell me if there are also a bunch of other hot dog sellers then how your cart is going to stand out from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Odahh
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

i was talking about the investment in starting up a technical school .. as the op was mentioning ..

and yes the initial training from a tech school or a union hall..then a time of paid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Kay King
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

So - your point is that nothing works? We're doomed?;)


Not that simple - they can't meet code in many places until the codes are changed. It is happening -but a slow process.


Would you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Odahh
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

the case with a technical school .. is it really requires a sizable up front investment on a building .. equipment and certified instructors .. pricing and financial assistance access..

people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

This is an example of businesses that sound the same but are completely different.

Teaching skills to people already in business VS finding people who want to start that business VS finding people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Odahh
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

well my post was aimed at people who want to build a tiny home or do most of the work .. but may not have all the skills needed ..

with the situation you pointed out the interest in tiny homes or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

The "hungry crowd" concept is to put your product in front of your "hungry crowd." How do you do that with tiny homes? Display the homes on a lot, advertise and wait (hope) the "hungry crowd" will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Odahh
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

instead of career tradesmen .. which already have well established paths to learn the skills .. a curriculem for building tiny homes ..that make sure they meet code ..

there is a hungry crowd for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By DWolfe
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

Interesting post, a few years back a lot of trade schools in the area, cut back on certain classes because families preferred their children get a college education.

Talked to a teacher at one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Princess Balestra
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

For sure I would be interested in hot dogs.

But how to reach me?

My mind spins back to the great days of vaudeville — an' an exotic dancer named Betty Schloupe.

She was active in the Noo...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Jeffery
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

One way it is done today is you contact local retail providers in your geo and offer contract services. Examples: Lowe's Home Improvement (HVAC, landscaping, etc.), Locksmith Services (24 Hour...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Medon
Re: Selling Hot Dogs To A Hungry Crowd

To me, before you start preparing the hot dogs, you must have established that there is a hungry crowd that will consume them. If not, start it from the scratch. prepare just a few hot dogs and move...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I wish every retailer understood that.

A few times, I let a customer get the better of me. Meaning I lose my temper a little. I never yell or throw things...but I start talking in a more clipped...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Kay King
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I've long been a proponent of 'please', 'thank you' and 'that's so kind of you'. From restaurant service to business deals - it works. It's also used daily in my family - long time habit.

It...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

My thought exactly.

It makes marketers feel better if they get the name and e-mail address, and then e-mail over and over again to get the first small order.

Me? The relationship begins when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,302
Posted By jackeric
RE: HOW TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR OFF AN ACRE OF LAND (Direct Marketing + Farming)

Whatley's Handbook on How to Make $100,000 Farming 25 Acres: ... that lets you: Build a GUARANTEED MARKET for the entirety of your harvests; Enjoy all year, ... of individuals who need to change...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

No. I worked it out myself.

One of the most productive things I've ever learned is that, when we see something work, there is a principle involved (maybe more than one) that is the driving force...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Reddevil007
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Thanks for the clarification any chance you have link to a source that specifically talks about this rinse and repeat principle?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I meant that if you think about "Rinse, repeat" how could you apply this to other offers?

But first, I have to dissect what the principle is behind "Rinse repeat". It's the principle of adding a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I love seeing the word Finally at the beginning of a headline.

You can use it in almost any instance.

It conveys a pent up frustration on the author's part...as though someone in authority is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Awesome anecdote - "finally" definitely adds something powerful there; hard not to gravitate towards a potent secret being shared at long last.

Although, you might now get the call to pen your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Jeffery
Re: Instructions? Have power?

Ah, that would be different product. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By GordonJ
Instructions? Have power?

Do people even read instructions? Does the cereal box say, "Chew. Swallow."?

Good golly Molly. OLD dude, you bring up some great points, and a history of shampoo (as you rightly note) was a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Claude,

You big goofball. Of course, it's not gonna work in a newspaper. It's gotta be used in an "interactive" environment.

So, try this...

When you're in your store selling vacuum...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I'll be frank with you. I tried the "Click here" in a newspaper ad, and it did nothing. Next, I'm going to use it on a billboard. Wish me luck.


JK. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Johnny12345
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

"Rinse and repeat" are the two most powerful words in advertising?

I disagree. I'm going to go with "Click Here."

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Darn you. I read the heading and tried to come up with two most important words in advertising. My best effort was "You get".

But "Rinse Repeat" is of course the obvious answer. Worthy of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Medon
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

I dont believe you, perhaps I will need to scrutinize a shampoo bottle next time my wife drops one around.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sold millions in a household commodity

Anyone hear read "The Plagiarist?" I vaguely recalled this related tidbit from reading it a long time ago, and Wikipedia confirmed it for me: In Benjamin Cheever's novel The Plagiarist, a fictional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Profit Traveler
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sol millions in a household commodity

Biggest laugh I had this week! And I have been watching 2 other words...Key and Peele hahah.:D

Better get some Mango Coconut Conditioner as chaser.:D

But seriously Rinse and Repeat are solid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Jeffery
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sol millions in a household commodity

On a separate note, what are the two most spoken words on the internet? Okay Google?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 936
Posted By Jeffery
Re: The 2 most powerful words in advertising -- 2 words that sol millions in a household commodity

Personally, I read cereal boxes when eating breakfast and I have never read a shampoo bottle while taking a shower or bath. Next time, at breakfast, I will eat my shampoo and read the bottle.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Odahh
Re: Banks, real estate going up in price forever?

i am so glad you started posting on this forum...and this post was the first time i heard or saw the alpha citee before it was flyover and non flyover country....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Banks, real estate going up in price forever?

Completely. Gets even more complicated when considering whether to denominate value in terms of a dollar that may in fact be set to depreciate (as the Gold bugs and Bitcoin bugs out there forecast)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Kay King
Re: Banks, real estate going up in price forever?

Where does it end? Somewhere in the future with a natural disaster or an economic downturn...or the area may lose it's financial base or location simply lose favor with the buying public. It's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By culpetm
Re: Registered new domain – discovered heaps of old spam backlinks!

If they're quality backlinks, enjoy them. If they're spammy or irrelevant, disavow them. If you decide to keep them, then see what pages most of the links pointed to. You may wish to recreate some of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Matthew North
Banks, real estate going up in price forever?

I was thinking about this the other day. The house I live in now is worth over a million dollars, when the owner bought it the house was worth half that. Most houses in the city where I live are at...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By lfshtz
Registered new domain – discovered heaps of old spam backlinks!

Hi everyone!

After seven years of working as a freelance translator I finally got around to starting my own translation website in order to market my services to direct clients.

I'm really new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 286
Posted By Jeffery
Re: How to sell tools to car repairmen. Facebook Group, YouTube?

It is a good idea to do the research for your target market "before" you start any online business vs. researching your target market "after" you start an online business.

At the minimal you need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 286
Posted By agmccall
Re: How to sell tools to car repairmen. Facebook Group, YouTube?

In the united states Snapon https://www.snapon.com/EN/Franchise pretty much has that sewed up, as does harbor freight and all the big box stores.

One thing about selling tools to repair people,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By myob
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

As Claude so eloquently reasoned everyone uses scripts. Words are powerful.

We all have internal scripts which really do affect outward expressions, behavior, and habits. For most people, these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: "You've Got To Play The GAME"

I'm going to address that, because there are people here that are taking this seriously.

In the beginning of a sales career. You know nothing. Everything you think and say is wrong.

In the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By myob
"You've Got To Play The GAME"

As I mentioned in an earlier post in this thread (post #36), my mentor said that all of his promotions were just part of the marketing game. "You're an actor", he would say; "You're on a stage and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Yup. I'm amazed when I see distributors in MLM (or salespeople selling anything) who ignore all the great marketing materials that have been provided by the company.

Although there are some bad...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By myob
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

There really are "magical scripts", or proven structured systems that work. Well-chosen words can have a powerful impact in advertising.

Your company has spent literally hundreds of millions of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By DURABLEOILCOM
RE: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Network marketing is just like any other business. You get what you put in. The truth is if you are not selling you are buying. How you determine if a Network Marketing Business is a legitimate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By myob
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

That ad is most likely a powerful one. And yes, I do a lot of direct mailing myself, although it (and all advertising) are actually a relatively small part of my overall marketing. Is this why Gary...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By myob
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

I didn't write it. It's actually 30 years old or more and came from an early MLM mentor of mine.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: GAMES MLMers PLAY - And Why Gary Halbert Hated MLMers.

Just a note to tell you that I am in AWE of your postcard. I have postcard envy.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
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