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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,648
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: What do you hate the most about internet/digital marketing?

Most Digital Marketers sell the sizzle...but can't deliver.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2022, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Getting clients for your agency 2022

IMO...if those so called appointment setters are so good at getting clients. Why don't they start their own agency.
If you have a Digital and Social Media Marketing Agency, you shouldn't need...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 1st September 2022, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By sdentrepreneur
San Diego Entrepreneurs Workshop - October 13th

SD Connect events are where the goal is networking alongside a speaker. Often the speakers are professionals with businesses and the topic is usually empowerment. The people who come to these events...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,528
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: 10 Step Digital Marketing Plan

Great comment, appreciate your answer.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 132
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Dealing with cabin fever when working from home

Going to my pool often and happy hour.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 819
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: What if you hate to create content?

I was horrible at creating content when I started in this space in 2008. Now I enjoy creating blogs, vlogs, IG and Facebook posts.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th March 2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,528
Posted By sdentrepreneur
10 Step Digital Marketing Plan

1. Online Branding
?--? Research your audience. To build your brand online, you must first
have a clear understanding of your audience, especially before you
begin creating content strategies and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Any grand plans for 2022? 2023 is just 12 months from now...

I developed a system that sends me 25+ business owners asking for help with Digital and Social Media Marketing. My goal is to scale this strategy to all entrepreneurs looking for 1099 contract work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,462
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: High Ticket Prospecting Method That Works (Step by Step)

This sounds like too much work. I prefer to run paid ads to my target market or position yourself on Google using SEO where people are searching for your service.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,115
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

I'm loving this Digital Business Card App called Blinq
I've been using it at networking events and got 3 new clients from it this week.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd May 2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Selling Websites

Telemarketing websites sounds depressing.
Offer people free website analysis and then use Hubspot website grader to upsell your services. https://website.grader.com/
Bid low....then make the money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,517
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,168
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Undercover Billionaire

Create an online course/membership site with something you are confident and skilled with. Build a Social Media following and find some JV partners.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th May 2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,115
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Who still uses business cards? And if so, HOW?

Sadly....Business Cards are becoming obsolete. Digital Business Cards are the way to go IMO.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Finding High End Clients Hack

I wouldn't call it freelance. I consult and work with their ill informed marketing departments.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Finding High End Clients Hack

Hey Warriors

I probably shouldn't share this....but here we go.

I signed up to a few top job sites like Monster, Ladders....etc.....

They send me job offers for a Digital or Social Media...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By sdentrepreneur
HACK - How To Find Higher Paying Clients and Consulting Projects

Hey Warriors, I was reluctant to share this....but I have way too many clients now.

Make sure you have a rocking LinkedIn Profile, Website and Resume.
Join ZipRecruiter, LinkedIn Jobs, Ladder,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Are Business Owners Outsourcing Their Marketing?

Hey Guys and Gals!!!

I've seen a big change in 2019 here in San Diego. Many of the businesses gave up having an in house marketing team. More and more are looking for small agencies, automated...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th September 2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Marketing For Mattress Store

We did try the Facebook Marketplace with little results.....but what did come of that....was we can now place our Paid Ads in the Marketplace. Testing last few weeks. Will report back.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th May 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

Just added Web Chat - Now when the 2K people who visit our site, we have WebChat Pop Up Box.
Was told from Software company, we would get 3% close rate. That's 20 new mattress sales per month....
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

Facebook Video's are killing it. 3 Mattress Sales last week from one video. One sale was $8K Adjustable Bed. #winning
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Marketing For Mattress Store

Update: Created 3 High End videos and running them on YouTube Ads. Close to 100,000 views in 45 days. Cost is about .02 per view.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd January 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: Marketing For Mattress Store

I'm on that, we are building a Spotify store. Then we can run Merchant Ads. Maybe in a few weeks.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th January 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,548
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Marketing For Mattress Store

Hey everyone, sorry for the hiatus....been a busy bee.....

I've had this Mattress Store client for 8 years now. We're expanding quickly and I finally have a decent budget. I'm kinda disappointed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Sick of all these Internet Marketers thinking selling Facebook Ads to a client is a career choice.

Not going to name names....but I have seen several Internet Marketers selling Facebook Ads courses to people, claiming they are making a career of selling Facebook Ads to business owners.

Facebook...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By sdentrepreneur
RE: How to easily get your competitors citations and list them. Local SEO

Why would you want to do that? Play by the rules my friend.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,660
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: How to position yourself as an expert?

Build Large Social Media Following on all Platforms. Provide Good Content, Blog and Make Videos.
That's a good start there.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 976
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: What services and solutions do customers actually want?

Here is what I offer:

1. Lead Generation - Landing Pages, PPC, SEO
2. Social Media Marketing
3. Content Marketing
4. Website Design
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th June 2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: How Much Business Do You Get from Social Media?

I have over 200K Social Media Followers which helps a lot. I also run Facebook and LinkedIn Ads.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd June 2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: How Much Business Do You Get from Social Media?

I get about 25% of my business from Social Media Marketing.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Please Review My Business Owner Training Portal

We are currently adding what is included in each of the courses. Talking to my web designer about the colors.
Great input...Thanks
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,008
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Pricing questions.

That varies on what type of business. Value of a Dentist client compared to a Restaurant client. So, its difficult to answer your question until I know the type of business.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th February 2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,008
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Pricing questions.

This is right in my wheelhouse.....I have managed over 10+ Bar/Restaurants Social Media over the past 8 years. Currently have 4 clients on the book.

Depending on the Website, I charge between $500...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th December 2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,614
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: What is the most effective way for us to drive traffic? (site converting well)

It would help if you told us how you are currently driving web traffic?

I would leverage paid Social Media Marketing, Blogs/Videos, Display Ads and Google PPC.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Do Businesses Really Care About Their Google Business Listing?

I have been waist deep into Digital, Internet and Social Media Marketing to business owners since 2007.

Business owners don't have the time to handle their Internet Marketing correctly. Either...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,741
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Can't find clients? Here's your school of fish in a barrel

Great story, I love networking at business events. I get over 50& of my clients from them. There is a great one that is in most big cities in USA. See if one is close to you.

Network After Work -...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,518
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: I resign from the WF today.

Adios John....I never had any problems with you and wish you the best.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Question for Facebook PPC practitioners...

Facebook Ads platform has so many tools.....Custom Audience could work as well
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,792
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Local Business Directory - Selling Listings To Business Owners

That would be a good start. Depending on size of your city, you need to show them at least 1,000 Unique views per day. Nobody will pay on regular basis unless you get them some trackable results from...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,792
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Local Business Directory - Selling Listings To Business Owners

I don't feel its really ethical to sell listings to a business owner if you aren't able to prove to them legitimate web traffic. Even if you are using Social Media and Google Adwords to drive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Question for Facebook PPC practitioners...

Two Things pop into my head...anything after that, I will have to invoice you ;-)

1. You can actually target people on Facebook based on their income
2. Runs ads only to people who read...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: 2016 is coming FAST, are YOU READY??

I am so ready for 2016. I am already laser focused. Cutting out all coffee, redbull and alcohol for the the next 45 days....I got 15 days in the books.
My goal is $50K Per month. Here is the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,016
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: The Marketing Myth That Is Killing Businesses

Here are my thoughts on several of these Assumptions

Faulty Assumption #1: If you create content, people will consume it.
Only if its Quality Content and you position that content in front of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,843
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Try Attraction Marketing....
Build your own brand so big...using Social Media, Blogs and Videos. That people will find and hunt you down because they want an expert in their industry.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,741
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Can't find clients? Here's your school of fish in a barrel

Interesting strategy....I would suggest running your own Local Search and Social Media training courses, depending on your skill level. I have done this before to groups of 30-40 people, then have a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Google business places

I don't mean to be a boy scout...but it there is no physical address then you shouldn't have a Google Business Page. You can create a Google Brand Page for your client but trying to trick Google into...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd November 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,190
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: How to convince local business owners they need to pay me $2000 / month?

After you built the website, its hard to charge $2K a Month without some type of Lead Generation System in place.

I would add Lead Capture Pages and Sales Funnel.
Paid Marketing Facebook PPC and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Mobile Is Dead!!!

The only things that come in the mail to me are my clients checks or affiliate marketing commissions. I pay all my bills online, paperless.

What I did mention in opening post is Mobile Apps....
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Mobile Is Dead!!!

I agree Ewan, I never said to just focus on Mobile. I personally don't handle any of the Direct Mail and Traditional Marketing. I'm all about Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Social Media...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Mobile Is Dead!!!

Actually, it almost completely opposite.....I can't believe the importance of having a Mobile Website, Mobile Landing Pages and a solid Mobile Marketing Strategy. I have been watching the reporting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,743
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: HELP! How can I make $100,000 Per month?

I would suggest finding a way to make $10K Per Month, then scale that, so you can that 10 times over and hit your goal of $100K Per Month. IMO, Offline Marketing is one of the best ways to at least...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Do You Still Sell SEO For Local Businesses?

Thumbtack runs TV, Radio and Online Marketing. They find the leads and then send them to me via Email and Text....I suggest Text Message. You have to pay for the leads but they are pretty qualified....
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Do Small/Local Business Owners Buy Information Products

I have sold well over 100 of my Offline Consultants Marketing Course to Business Owners. I sometimes include some one on one consulting for additional cost.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Do You Still Sell SEO For Local Businesses?

Correct...I am currently netting $4K a month from Thumbtack leads.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th October 2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Alternatives to Cold Calling

Most of my success, is treating myself like my client. This is what works for me.

1. Facebook Ads
2. Google Adwords
3. Content Marketing - Blogs, Videos, Press Releases
4. Public Speaking (saw...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th May 2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,792
Posted By sdentrepreneur
Re: Local Business Directory - Selling Listings To Business Owners

Here is a Update: We have close to 500+ Listings now and we are slowing starting to rank via SEO on some of our Keywords. Throwing a launch party and putting together a small sales team around June...
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