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Forum: Offline Marketing 5th December 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Manage local offline biz's FB fan pages? Great, right?!? (oops, I just looked at the numbers)...

You're creating a job for someone else. That's what you're missing.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,188
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

I put my clients' branding info on the landing pages when it's called for. Sometimes it is. I've never run up against paused campaigns, delayed ads, or anything of the sort. In my case, my clients...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,188
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

This is correct.

I am the end advertiser and I use my account to promote ads for my clients, except in one case where my client also runs ads themselves.

The only requirement is that I need...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Dilemma

It's your money, your site. He probably doesn't even know about it. I'd just renew it and use it for yourself.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By somacorellc
What? No holiday thread?

It's been a while since I've been around, and I just wanted to stop in and say Merry Christmas / Hanukkah / happy winter to all of you here in the Offline forum. You guys and gals have provided me...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,306
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How do you get in front of the owner?

Find the only reserved parking space on the company's parking lot and put a flyer on the windshield :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,695
Posted By somacorellc
Re: WARNING: This little ad trick blows the competition out of the water!

You're kind of looking too much into it. If you're good enough, your prospects won't even think to go anywhere else because you've provided answers to questions they didn't even know they had. In...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Looking for a template that drives phone calls for small businesses

This isn't a ready made theme or whatever, but I always refer to this graphic when designing client sites. It's built specifically for landing pages, but contains some ultra valuable tips on a number...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

We ended up right at 90ish minutes for the whole thing.

1. Meet and greet (15)
2. What marketing methods are you using for your business right now? (10)
3. What marketing methods would you like...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By somacorellc
How to Succeed with Offline Seminars for Business Owners

Hey guys,

It's been a while since I've posted much here. Mostly focusing on my biggest project to date, working on my sales funnel, taking on more clients, and expanding my marketing repertoire....
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Building website for fitness/gym

Yeah I'm using Wordpress + S2member (s2Member® | A powerful (free) membership plugin for WordPress® (http://s2member.com)) + SSL Cert for the secure shopping cart.

S2member has a pretty steep...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Do I take on this client? Or say peace!!

Your posts are really weird lately.

I would walk. You're doing a website which is easily worth $2,000 and hosting which is worth $30/mo and he's only paying you $15 a month? So over the course of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Building website for fitness/gym

I have a gym/personal trainer client - let me lay out some stuff that we're doing.


Secure site for selling tshirts, supplements, and kettlebells + other equipment
Private Member forums
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th August 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By somacorellc
Re: google places (really google + local)

Stop buying WSOs. They're worthless.

Just read this and other authority sites.
Local Search Marketing • World-Class Local Search Expertise • D. Mihm (http://www.davidmihm.com/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By somacorellc
Re: OffLine SEO what do you want to know?

Not sure how familiar you are with this forum, but in here we share actionable information instead of give teasers for WSOs. (At least, that's how the respected members of the offline forum do it.)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How to Help a Lawyer Get More Clients Online

Shocking truth: sometimes internet marketing doesn't work. You can have all the social media profiles and SEO the crap out of his site and have 592 videos all pointing back to his website and grab...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Client doesn't want to get Paypal Verified

It's a lifetime limit. Refer here: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/security/verification-faq#id4_header
Edit: Click the "send limit" question header to see what I mean.

In your situation I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Can I REALLY Make A Sale And Have Cash Within 3 Days?- Is That Realistic?

It seems as though it can't become saturated, at least until the internet implodes. Look at what you've got:


web
fbook
twitter
youtube
pinterest
instagram
google+
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By somacorellc
Re: For those folks using Adwords to generate leads

Ha, I have a testimonial from him too. Crazy.

For adwords, I always always go out of my way to create a unique landing page for the exact keywords I'm targeting, and with a specific call to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Can I REALLY Make A Sale And Have Cash Within 3 Days?- Is That Realistic?

Web design and SEO are like gold mines that produce new gold every day. Companies become unhappy with their websites, or they've started a new company, or they got bought out, or it's a brand new...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,087
Posted By somacorellc
Re: A Damning Report For Online Reputation Management *MUST READ*

"These companies usually do this by creating positive profiles on social networking and other sites which are designed to rank highly in search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo! (NOTE – you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,591
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Cold calling: What is going wrong?

Man, I hammer this home as many times as I can during a call. Everyone responds well to it and some can't believe that I'm actually in the same city! They get so many calls from AT&T and Yelp and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th July 2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,926
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Critique my telemarketing script - PLEASE!!

Leave this out. The gatekeeper's job is to answer the phone, they have time. Also 5 minutes is like, forever.



What possible reason do you have to lie? Just say "I belong to a business network...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th July 2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,292
Posted By somacorellc
Re: help with cold calling..yes another newbie

Okay so here's where we are. You started this thread yesterday afternoon. It's gone on through the night and now here we are - a new day.

Today is the day you succeed. If you're going to hit the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,355
Posted By somacorellc
Re: A fundemental question: Cold calling and disales is unethical and sleazy, how would you defend t

Why is it that on a forum where the goal is to help each other and give advice, we have three pages of trash talking? You guys should all take a holiday. All I see is aggression, smack talking, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Question for Warriors Who Sell Web Design

I start at $2,000 and then work up from there based on a percentage like Jason Kanigan posted.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Google Plus SEO Strategy for Client??

Google+ is great for rich snippets, and for an ecommerce store you could integrate rich snippets into star ratings for your products. I do this for all my clients and it helps them stand out in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 128,831
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

I'm revisiting this idea because one of my clients needs a boost in a "smaller" area. I do mainly SEO stuff for local businesses, but one of my clients wants to target an area in a smaller city just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,132
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How I Get my Six Figure Contracts...

This is good advice - many people don't have any idea how much money goes through some companies. For instance back in 1998 or so I was involved in a site redesign for a weird industrial company.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Rate my idea, please.

Lol, I think I'm doing exactly what you're talking about.

LocalSpark Network - Get Found Online! | LocalSpark Network (http://localspark.co)

In addition the link in my signature is the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By somacorellc
Re: What are most profitable offline business niches to target?

Marketing to verticals is tricky, because you run into competing businesses in your target locations. You'd have to expand out of Orlando pretty quickly. All of my clients love that I won't work with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By somacorellc
Re: What are most profitable offline business niches to target?

Everyone has money. Not all the doctors, lawyers and dentists are taken in your area. If I search for "Dentist orlando" there's two yellowpages listings on page one. You know what that means? There's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By somacorellc
Re: [ATTENTION] Community Warning New Google Changes & WSO's

That's how I'm handling all my local clients right now. "Keep calm and carry on" is a good attitude to have at this moment. If you want to stay updated, read Mike Blumenthal's blog, or Linda...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th June 2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,288
Posted By somacorellc
Re: You have a better shot of hitting the lottery than to rank a video!!

Good job dude! Totally jealous of you going to the retirement at Turner field. I remember I used to have a poster of Smoltz, Maddox and Avery up on my wall when I was a kid. Late 90's Braves were a...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 1st June 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Build Your Website Empire With Hot n' Fresh LSI Content from ContentCanyon.com

You guys should put a sample article in the first post - I'm really impressed with the quality here. You'll be getting an order from me soon.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Finding Google Places leads without Scarper

Guys, this is so easy it's ridiculous. Go get the yellow pages. Open it to the first page. Start calling. That's it. You don't even need to use your computer.

There's people on this forum that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th May 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Google Places confusion

It's not going to show up right away. Read this for the timelines on Google Places actions:

Google Groups (http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/business/vnJlxMRr87o)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By somacorellc
Re: what should I look for when buying lists?

You should not buy this. Always buy from reputable sources like infoUSA, Hoover's, or just scrape the yellowpages or Manta or Google Places.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By somacorellc
Re: website v facebook page

I would hold off on that one. Your Facebook page sucks. You only have two likes, your "welcome" page has no content, and it's not very obvious what you do based on the 10 stock photos you have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Check out My plan on Cold Calling Business listed on YellowPages

I've never heard of anyone else doing this. I'd be super cautious treading into new waters with this one.

Seriously, what do you want us to say? It's the same thing a million other people do....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,448
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Need to rank local videos on YouTube? Check out my method!

I've been doing this a lot lately for my clients, and I've found the following process is just about foolproof for ranking on Youtube.

First of all, and this is something a lot of people overlook...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By somacorellc
Re: The Best Offline Marketing Product?

The ones your target market will buy.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Problems with Google Places. Need Help

Not good enough. You can't just say "lower level," they have to be different addresses, like this:

Awesome Salon and Beauty
123 Any Street, Suite A
Anytown, Austria 5ARO80T
+44 8990-9876
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th May 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Legal requirements for Offline

This is hilariously bad advice - if his first client sues him, he has no business entity to protect his personal assets.

1. Research how to get your business set up legally in the UK.
2. Hire a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,052
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Who Has the BEST WSO on Consistant Offline Client Generation - No Cold Calling

Um, go to HubSpot All-in-One Marketing Software - Start A Free Trial (http://hubspot.com)
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Google Places Question

It used to not matter at all, but recently Google has been putting more weight on the website to calculate rank for Places.

I would say if there's a decent amount of competition you should plan...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Critique this Cold Call Introduction Please

You know, as someone that used to be afraid of the phone, I can tell you that in about 1,500+ calls I've only had like 3 people just hang up on me. The vast majority of people you talk to will be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How would you market Redbox?

Depending on where these machines will be, you could work out a deal with the stores (assuming the machines are set up right outside of stores like reboxes are) where the cashier inside hands each...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How Do You Charge For Google Places?

This is key for your business, right here. If you can nail down this number it'll be a lot easier to figure out what to charge in any situation.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th March 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By somacorellc
Re: GP review related...Can I give a premade email account to clients ?

My strategy is to let reviews come naturally by leaving a link to the places page in the email receipt that my clients email out. No shady reviews. When you're dealing with someone else's business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By somacorellc
Re: what is the best sales & leads software

Salesforce is actually reasonably priced and is great if you have a lot of leads to track. Also Basecamp from 37signals is a great online tool.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Food for thought - hiring vs DIY

I have a good working solution for web design, and this might work for you as well. I have a graphic designer who I pay a certain percentage of each job. Once the client accepts the graphics work, I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 944
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Physical Location for My Offline Biz....thoughts?

I don't know much about good ol' Canada, but I have a client that rents a "shared" office for $90/month in the nicest part of town, plus he's able to post signs on the outside of the building. His...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,112
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Cold calling anxiety

This thread's subject is "cold calling anxiety." Thus, the only logical explanation for your posts is:

You deal with cold calling by pretending it's "beneath" you.

To that I say, Brilliant!...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By somacorellc
Re: Choosing the right theme for your client?

Please note I have nothing against you or the person who made that theme, but I would steer clear of buying themes from anyone on the WF, especially in WSO form.

Wordpress themes are (can be)...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By somacorellc
Re: How i can make money from sms?

My wife and I were in a craft store today and she dropped the wisdom:

"Why don't they just have what I want? Why do I have to want what they have?"
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