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Forum: Warrior Forum News 8th July 2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,186
Posted By Alaister
New WSO Rules

Hi everyone,

We are currently on the process of updating the rules for the WSO section. We have implemented two changes that are effective as of today. We are still going through and working on a...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 24th April 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dan Williams
Re: [Introductory Prices!] Sales Pages, Flyers, Postcards, Ecovers, Landing Pages, Banner Ads & More

Matt just did a direct mail piece for my agency...beautiful job. Worth way more than I paid
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Matthew North
Effortless Cold Calling

I've been thinking about this a lot recently. And I've been asked by people how I can just get on the phones, write the content and do the things I know should be doing. I get asked how it appears to...
Forum: Website Design 24th January 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By olavlind
Re: Can anyone tell me what font this is called?

Read and learn:

1 - Google this: font finder
2 - Go to the first site that comes up: WhatTheFont! « MyFonts (http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/)
3 - Paste your image, or a url pointing to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,666
Posted By sbucciarel
An Unbelievable Paypal Story

I've had a Paypal account in good standing for 6 years selling primarily websites and graphic design services, with an occasional ebook (but rarely).

Lately I've been working 3 ecommerce sites...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,828
Posted By Rus Sells
My story and my last post in this section of the forums for a long time or maybe forever.

With much consideration I've decided that I won't be posting in this section of the forums for a long ass time maybe even forever. I'll get to that at the end of the post though but first my story.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mwind076
Re: A Client Used Me!

We started doing that 2 weeks ago! It is AMAZING how quickly people RUN when you tell them you aren't going to discuss things until they commit to something. We started to get lots of interest, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By shockwave
Re: A Client Used Me!

One of my buddies who has his own Agency used to take that same approach. I told him to start charging clients just for a discussion (no "free consultations").

Now, he gets paid to chat with them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,417
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: A Client Used Me!

I tell my clients what I'll do, but never exactly how I'll do it. Sorry this happened.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By MadLion
Re: Where to Find Leads for Home Services

I feel a little generous so here it is. "Search Temptest" you can search craigslist for a certain radius. People post under gigs for help with painting, yard work, roof repair.

Set you zip, chose...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By John Durham
Prospecting Expectations Management- What Numbers Should I Expect?

I saw a guy in another thread saying he made 500 calls and got nothing and he needed advice because telemarketing doesnt work!

He got a ton of advice ranging from "You need to set a funneling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,490
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

Okey Dokey.
The direct sales force I built sold vacuum cleaners in people's home. The price was from $699 to $2,299 depending on the year. I was the distributor/owner.

We ran ads and recruited...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,490
Posted By John Durham
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

Most people here would be happy with a million or two reardon, it would shock you if you knew what this guy is use to....you might not even believe it, which is a good reason not to throw numbers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,490
Posted By John Durham
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

Wow Ken, that sounds like an aweful lot... It sounds like a great system though.

I have traditionally just given them a half day of training, an hour monitoring someone else, and stick them the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,490
Posted By kenmichaels
How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

I get a couple PM's about this semi regularly,
There are two other off liners who have asked me about this
that are currently looking for offices.

also i owe an explanation from another post...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By DesertSand
Re: Potential big project... unsure of how to proceed

I write proposals all day long , but not for offline products. For a construction company. Here is a cover letter I use...

October 17, 2012 ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By travlinguy
Re: How to launch a wso

^^^This is a myth. Your price doesn't need to be very low. It needs to reflect the value of your offering.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By John Durham
Re: Where's the "thanks"?

You probably were so gracious that day that you ran out of thanks. I think you only get 15 per day.:)
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Where's the "thanks"?

There is a limit on thanks you can give in a day.
I believe when your out of thanks, the button disappears...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,215
Posted By The SEO Kid
Re: Started My Own Firm | Want Your Opinions!

Repost Sorry it was giving me a head ache

Hmmm... Okay, well first of all, in regards to his tag line, yes, it may be blunt, and overall surprising, but as first looks go, I would take it with a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By bob ross
Re: Best site for design projects

99designs.com is probably what you're looking for, although in that case you agree to pay X amount and designers submit their designs with your feedback, allowing you to pick a winner at the end.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Kevin Z
Re: Mobile Website Pricing

This is a good model to go by, again it all depends in the value that you are bringing your client that dictates what you can charge them.

If you are simply building a mobile site and you only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,624
Posted By Lesley Huntley
Finally, a business model that suits my lifestyle, and a $1500 sale to prove it works

I don't post much on this forum, mainly because I feel like I don't have much to add. I haven't had overwhelming success, but I have run this business in this format for close to three years helping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Re: Building Your List From Scartch?

Hi James36,

You can implement the following campaigns:

=>> Regularly develop relevant onsite content that offers interesting info, helpful advice and related real life stories. Then:

=>>...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,899
Posted By WillR
Re: Help Fellow Warrior, Sean Lowery, during Tragic Times!

Although I agree with donating to such a sad cause, I don't think it is right to go in and just change the commissions down to 0%. Some affiliates who have promoted for Sean may not know him...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,899
Posted By Josh Spaulding
Help Fellow Warrior, Sean Lowery, during Tragic Times!

Hello Warriors,

The past week was a very sad and painful one for fellow Warrior, Sean Lowery. Sean's wife, Amber, who many of you may very well know, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 24,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th June 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By scottgallagher
FREE Report to GIVE your Clients

Hey guys,

I just thought I'd create a thread to give you guys a couple of things that'll help you spring board your Internet Marketing Agency.

Slash Your Marketing Costs PDF...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th May 2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,239
Posted By Royce Space
Re: Good solo ad?

I have list of solo ad for IM, MMO and BO niche. I haven't tried all these vendors but I know it will help you. :)

- Highest Quality Solo Ads For Sale - Marketing Your Way...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By dadamson
Re: TIP - Getting 5-10 Prospects Sending You Emails Every Day!

Well as I do SEO I figured I need to get clients on board you have their own clients that have websites.

So, I targeted mainly web designers, graphic designers, social media companies, etc.

The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Fernando Veloso
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

Business wise it's good for you to finish that job. Personally I'd refund a % of money and never look back. These morons can be time and focus consuming, and I have other things to take care of.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By BrashImpact
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

Matt,
I wanted to point something out that i think was overlooked here and at the same time will help you in the future...

Positioning - There is a huge difference IMHO between a marketer site...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By biffula
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

The key to clients like that is to handle it before you ever take them on as clients. Handle it like a construction contractors do. Have a contract upfront. In that contract spell out change order...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By David Miller
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

I wouldn't worry much about negative word of mouth, I have a feeling this guy does this in some aspect with all of his vendors, and most of all his advertising vendors.....I think we've all been down...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

I agree, just man up and tell this guy as gently as possible something like this.

When we first met you conveyed that you've had problems in the past with other web designers and that some of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

Heh heh heh.

You've run into what's known as a High-I or High-D in the DISC Profile, which predicts behavior. Both these types change their minds quickly.

What you need to start doing in your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By debml
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

I'm inclined to think cutting your losses now is the best course of action exactly as you stated in your post. Even if you could get him to commit to a design now, how much effort will you have to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Suthan M
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

I think its best to man up and tell him to the face that if he continues to change his plans and 'visions' after the mock- ups are done according to his previous ideas, then it will cost him in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By Kunle Olomofe
Re: Best Way to Tell a Client That They're a Pain in Your @ss?

What you need is damage control at this point...

1. What I normally do before I sign a deal is ask clients to browse the web and show me a site they like and what they like about it. If they can't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By P1
(Comic) How A Web Design Goes Straight To Hell

http://s3.amazonaws.com/theoatmeal-img/comics/design_hell/1.png
http://theoatmeal.com/img/comics/design_hell/2.jpg
http://theoatmeal.com/img/comics/design_hell/3.jpg...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,860
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Now you can offer small business owners FREE unlimited text/SMS campaigns

You're going to love this little story.

Seems I stepped on a couple of toes sharing the information above.

I'm ok with opinions. But then sh*t hit the fan. I was threatened. Not once, but...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,860
Posted By RickDuris
Now you can offer small business owners FREE unlimited text/SMS campaigns

Now you can offer small business owners FREE unlimited text/SMS campaigns

Maybe I shouldn't do this. Many here are appreciative of my copywriting, but what most people don't know is I am a bit of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th January 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By midasman09
Re: If you want real estate agents for clients....

One of my "Promo Ideas" was to make "Videos On Speculation" for a specific niche...with Generic Info (Your Name Goes Here, Your Phone @, Your Address, Your website...etc)

For Realtors I've done...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By ImDanHoward
Re: Grassroots Marketing

Hey Matt B,

I think it mainly depends on the type of offer and market. A few ideas could be...

--Flyers around college campuses near you./QR codes/Text (or could post ads to hire college kids...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By David Miller
Re: Grassroots Marketing

@Matt Considering that you're posting in the OFFLINE MARKETING forum, there's no need to further define your post title.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By 512 Designs
Re: Simple Trick to Get Businesses to Call You Instantly

I listened to a webinar a while back and the basic point was....

Mice do only two things in life. Avoid cats and find cheese.

So if your customer is the mouse, you don't want to be the cat...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th January 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,712
Posted By midasman09
Re: "The death of mobile marketing"?

A Pizzeria owner challenged me that he thought Cell Phone use was "dying" when I tried to sell him on one of my "Mobile Marketing" programs.

So...I challenged him by telling him...."I will pay...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd January 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,352
Posted By WillR
Re: Placing Videos IN Mobile Sites?

I highly suggest you do NOT do this.

1) Iframes are not supported by all web browsers. My Blackberry web browser for example will not show anything in an iframe. So all those embedded Google Maps...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st January 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,258
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

Hi guys,

I have a few suggestions.

I sold two mobile websites for $1750 plus $500 worth of food vouchers at the restaurant.

First I go through Google Places typing in the keyword phrase to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By mjbmedia
Re: Large Local Marketing Firm, WebVisible, goes belly up

so hold on, a big player in the offline marketing field goes under because....wait for it....they clearly couldnt market themselves well enough!!!!
And yet they still got $37m investment ?
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By RickDuris
Large Local Marketing Firm, WebVisible, goes belly up

Largest local marketing firm called it a day...

Don't let anyone ever tell you it's easy. Local marketing firm WebVisible is in the process of declaring bankruptcy. Google it and you'll see.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Cold-Calling Questions

I believe there has been a discussion on whether businesses are getting bombarded with sales calls or not. Most are not.

There is no need for prospecting (a much better word than the phrase...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,247
Posted By Magnum1
Re: Google Places Help - Images

I found this to be helpful in posting images to Google Places:
The ideal image size for your logo on Google Places (http://www.placementedge.com/blog/google-places-img-size/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By 512 Designs
For those asking if networking groups are worth it.....

Tonight I went to one of my networking group meetings and sat next to a guest (his first time at the meeting). I started a quick conversation with him by asking his name and what his business was.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,517
Posted By rachelle123
Woohooo!!!!!! 2 Calls = $800 setup fee | $1000 mthly!!

So friggin excited!!! So I posted here last week about me approaching some people on Linkedin.. I ended up getting 2 restaurant owners interested in mobile / sms offer.

Was terrified to call them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Just made my first appointment - scared sh**less- Please advise

First of all, what is the type of business? They need to already be having people in order for sms to work. Facebook is the easiest way to spread the word about a business. I assume it is a bar or...
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