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Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By hardyfella
Re: MAGNET DIRECTORY -- KILLIN' IT!

So Jon, did you stop doing this in 2013 and are now picking it back up?

cheers
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By moneyg
Re: MAGNET DIRECTORY -- KILLIN' IT!

I posted about this method 2 years back (on another forum) and happy to see it is working for you...not saying I originated the idea (maybe, maybe not), but a lot of potential. Just curious on how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Matt Lee
Re: MAGNET DIRECTORY -- KILLIN' IT!

How much are you charging per business?
How many spots are included on your magnet?
What's your plan for fulfillment once you fill up your ad space? How do you plan to distribute the magnets?
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By shadow92
Re: MAGNET DIRECTORY -- KILLIN' IT!

Slow down fella, don't get ahead of yourself.

All of those responses are very generic. I will admit those are pretty good response rates for emailing. But let's see how well you can sell now. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By PaulSch
Re: MAGNET DIRECTORY -- KILLIN' IT!

They may be interested but has anybody handed over hard cash yet?

I know these magnets work well in the UK because I used to do them a few years ago. Good luck, I hope they work for you too.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
Posted By The Niche Man
Re: HOLY SH*# -- IM GOING TO BE ON SHARK TANK (DRAGONS DEN)

As others have said. It would be nice if you could get a famous comedian or comedians to go with you for added credibility. Barring that, (pardon the pun) a string of well known comedians signed on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,675
Posted By savidge4
Re: HOLY SH*# -- IM GOING TO BE ON SHARK TANK (DRAGONS DEN)

If these are the things you are concerned with I would HATE to see your advertising budget.

How many bars or restaurants or clubs have you owned? do you have any experience in any of these...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: WEB DESIGN -- HOSTING RESIDUALS?

Good insights but I never had that problem. Obviously it isn't as passive as people think but for every 100 customers you have you will maybe have 5 textual changes per month. For me... 1 business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: WEB DESIGN -- HOSTING RESIDUALS?

So the key is to target people that can afford your services of course, and the people that have more money than time. There are people that spend more time in training people how to make updates...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By internetmarketer1
Re: Is it possible to hire a decent telemarketer now?

You could always use Craigslist. I know, not the best thing to do, but instead of having to pay them per hour, you can instead pay them per sale they make. This makes it easier on you to not have to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: WEB DESIGN -- HOSTING RESIDUALS?

$50/mo is what I charge... used to do it yearly but $50/mo every month allows more trust to be built instead of once a year, so they are already more primed for an upsell.

If it is a company that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By MartinBuckley
Re: NEW SPIN ON MAGNET DIRECTORY PROFITS

Hey Jon,

I really like your concept of working with a cause to raise money with the magnets and I know it can work as I have done it with local groups in my area, but not to be negative you do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By savidge4
Re: NEW SPIN ON MAGNET DIRECTORY PROFITS

Now more than anything we are looking at design elements. The overall design of a piece like this has to meet 2 goals.

#1 it has to visually appeal to YOUR prospects. Would they Could they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By savidge4
Re: NEW SPIN ON MAGNET DIRECTORY PROFITS

This would be more in line of what I would want to show a prospect. it uses the Canadian Cancer Society logo in the bottom right. Has THEIR URL on the bottom. ( you might want to put yours in there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By umc
Re: NEW SPIN ON MAGNET DIRECTORY PROFITS

Just an FYI, but there is no "d" in refrigerator. ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By savidge4
Re: NEW SPIN ON MAGNET DIRECTORY PROFITS

I do believe the international color for "Cancer" is Orange. you may want to work that it.

The lower line if it read something more to the effect "Support the below business so they may continue...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By misterme
Re: The "Design a mock up" approach

"I have done around 50 websites and It was taken me around 50 - 70 hours and sent e-mails with little success"

Get on the phone instead.
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th May 2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By wesleywinter
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Very inspirational words. Joe is awesome!
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Millefiore
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Enjoyed the video very much and the message in it :) Thanks
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By aresdiva
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Choose to be inspired...love it! And I knew I recognized the guy in the video from somewhere, though it took me about half a minute to remember. He has (or at least, used to have) a show on SyFy or...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By SunnyDelight
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Very cool. Great share my friend. Thank you! :D
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Dain Supero
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Joe Rogan for president.
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By C G
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Awesome video.

Thanks for the share :)

Cheers,

C.G.
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd May 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By cshilling22
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

I like this message because it creates a strong vision that everyone can relate to. That is the same reason I write about movies on my blog and show them in my classes. It is something people can...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd May 2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Trey Morgan
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Great share. That really was a powerful message from Joe Rogan.
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd May 2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By sitback
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

Short and sweet, but very real, thanks for the share Jon.
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st May 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Re: BE THE HERO OF YOUR OWN MOVIE

thanks jon.

this is very good.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,611
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Anyone overcome social anxiety and become a high performing salesperson on here?

Into my early 20s I was terrified to pick up the phone, unless it was to call someone I already knew.

The idea of calling another company was out of the question.

In the early 2000s I got a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,287
Posted By Bear Trader
Re: September Cold calling challenge

Nice!:D 280 calls a week is something I dont think I have done in a long time. I think my goal of 500 is a tad bit over optimistic. I 'd practise all this coming week and see where I stand.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,533
Posted By James Foster
Re: ROOFING COMPANY Leads

Buy a mailing list of houses that are coming on 10-15 years old would be my first suggestion.

If this is a national company, I'd check if there were any areas of the country with bad storms...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th July 2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By Brenda Trott
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

Don't forget young families:
Daycares
tutors
gymbories
karate
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By SpeedyBanana
Re: Advice Needed - Revenue Share with Cosmetic Dentist?

How do you plan on tracking the results?

What if they get 10 customers but tell you they only got 5?

Even if they are not those type of people, how much effort are they really going to put in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,046
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Do you ask if it's a good time to talk?

You do not want to try to push people into a conversation who are not available to talk.

Many people answer the phone even though they can't actually talk right now.

I ask if it's a bad time to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By donza
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

Great stuff Jon. . What I like about the magnets is I can really see the value in advertising on them. If I received one I'd put it on my fridge and would definitely call a few of the numbers over...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By AmyKay
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

Wow, I can't believe email worked! Good for you!
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th June 2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 5,950
Posted By hayfj2
Re: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Start collecting "experiences" not assets ;)
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By AmyKay
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

I've done this successfully in my own small town and one nearby town. Couldn't make it go in the third town, though. I think the distribution method is key in your profit AND in your pitch. The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By midasman09
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

I HAD to jump in here for 2 reasons;

1) I did the "Magnet" thing some yrs ago. I called one, "Welcome Magnets" and sent them to "New Movers" every month.
Important Numbers at Top and 4...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,956
Posted By upmatthews
Re: Magnet Directory - HELP ME BRAINSTORM!

I don't know how many magnets you plan to distribute, but why not have the participating businesses help distribute them? Depending on how many magnets, they can take a "big chunk" off your hands..
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Some questions about AdWords

You'll need to ensure your landing pages are compliant with googles policies but can I suggest something?

Well I am going to anyway ;)

Why not hire a telesales guy who will work in commission...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,501
Posted By Chris Cho
Re: My Offline Success Story

Hey Jon, glad you liked it.

Honestly, after I made the video I thought about not posting it since I thought I went off track a lot of times. but I said F IT, you can't go wrong with with free...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th May 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Prospect: "I have a FB FanPage" I Checked: 4 Whole Fans!

"Not my market...next!"

Not everyone is going to be a fit. This one on personality. No problem, don't let it affect you because you'll start prejudging the next call. And that is a problem.

The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Eddie Spangler
Re: Need help with an important text message

After putting myself in a concentration spell and
experiencing your situation in my mind, This is what I would do.
Call her up and tell her the truth.

Hey Mrs. Ugly Marble.
I know we normally...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th April 2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,501
Posted By Chris Cho
My Offline Success Story

This is for all my struggling offliners out there.

"Winners don't quit and quitter don't win!"

My Offline Marketing Story - YouTube

It took a lot of blood, sweat and tear to get to where we...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th April 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,087
Posted By allianceprocessing
Re: The Most Daring/Dangerous Thing You Said In Order to Close a Deal

I've got one on the opposite end I was impressed with - from a sales agent at a car dealership I was negotiating with. The guy was sharp and I could tell he was seasoned in sales; he had that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By DABK
Funny Ad Placement... Will Make You Laugh

23 Of The Most Hilariously Unfortunate Ad Placements Ever - Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com/23-of-the-most-hilariously-unfortunate-ad-placements-ever-2013-3)
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,060
Posted By Matthew North
Re: There is too many "offliners(cold callers)"?

80% of those telemarketers are going to be shit fighting for 20% of the business.

Those aren't going to be the guys closing 'your' sales, you only need to be marginally better in execution to see...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,060
Posted By Rearden
Re: There is too many "offliners(cold callers)"?

Stop thinking and f***ing dial already.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,729
Posted By Brian Alaway
Re: I'm a SISSIE and I need HELP!

Thanks Jon,
Hey, you might be on to something - the singing cold caller! No way they could ignore you! :)
With my voice there would definitely be no return engagement! :eek:
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,729
Posted By RedShifted
Re: I'm a SISSIE and I need HELP!

This may sound stupid and a lot of people probably won't do it, but go for a run before you start calling.

It will kill any nervous energy, perk you up, and make social activities a lot easier....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By joe golfer
Cold Calling Saves Lives

OK, Top Gun, you have saved a few sales. But have you ever saved a life?

Cold-calling salesman saves stroke victim after redialling | UK | News | Daily Express...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,004
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The 3 nos rule

Me too. It's how I met my first wife.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,140
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Telesales for the non-salesperson! How to make loads of $$$ working from home!

Good question regarding high balling.. let me explain.

In negotiation, people will have a range of prices for what they would pay for a certain product. One tactic is to be on outer limits of what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,004
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: The 3 nos rule

All prospects lie. They don't know you when you first call, so they have no reason to trust you, and they're skeptical. So the first thing out of their mouths, unless they are in serious pain and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Hostgator Affiliate Program

Yes, Hostgator has been awesome. They became even more awesome after I agreed to use some of my clients' existing hosting companies. Some of them have been a nightmare to deal with.

Last fall I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By kindsvater
Re: Hostgator Affiliate Program

HostGator has been a great host and it has shined where is most important; 24 hour support and fixing issues that cause a website to go down. It like having your own IT specialist on staff.
...
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