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Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,683
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: More Leads For A Handyman

I like the video idea. Why not a series of DIY videos on the things he does. That way when people search they will see them. See it is harder than they think. See he is local and call him. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Postage going up...

The idea was to facilitate commerce. This meant millions of people using it would pay for the service plus pay for the organization to stay in business. Like all things government, ancillary programs...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,326
Posted By John Durham
Offline Sales Is For Wimps! - Claude Whittaker, You might Agree!

@ Claude

One of your posts Inspired Me.

Maybe this blows you away too reading the forums, it cant just be me:

"Thousands of people are willing to go door to door in sales jobs every day...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,505
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

Week one Trainer, does not have to be any one special ... as far as sales go.
As a matter of fact I have found through trial and error, the best ones
are middle school teachers.

I interviewed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,505
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 18th October 2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By vndnbrgj
Re: Buyer Keywords In The Accounting/CPA Niche?

He knows... or can find out.
Either he tells you so you can properly help him, or you move on.

Why do people come to you?
What are they looking for?
What is the result they expect from working...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,964
Posted By midasman09
How I Make a minimum of $756 a Day!

Whenever I want...I can go into ANY town or area of a town and get a minimum of 4 business owners to give me a check for $189....$756 a Day!

And....to PROVE IT! I've recorded one of my Sales for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By midasman09
Wanna hear how a PRO Sales guy gets OFFline Sales?

Here's an ACTUAL "LIVE" Recording of ME...as I go about my "Sales Day" looking for prospects for one of my Programs.

And....treat yourself to my "90 Second Sale"....where I walk into a business,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,765
Posted By XponentSYS
Re: $11,100.00/Month - Here's how you can do it - today.

Oh yeah.... I'm the OP for this thread and a couple months back I tweaked this and expanded on it. Now, these are my "front end".... and I'm converting some into $597 a month members - not SEO.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th September 2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By Marvin Johnston
Re: How To Make $700 With Business Card Contest Flyer

I get the same thing. But several people posted the solution in another similar thread ... right click on the image and select Open In New Tab. It works fine with FireFox but haven't tried it with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By DaniMc
Re: My first offline business venture!

Mr. Rodney,

It seems you are constantly contradicting other posters. If you want to give the OP advice, then do so. He can then decide who to listen to.

It is not your place to critique the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th September 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By sprks79
Re: Bob Ross, making money and some soul

Great post,


I have personally used Bob's 9x12 method MANY times. It works. Businesses are hungry to get their brand in front of more people and the 9x12 method is a great way to go. The way I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 23,713
Posted By henry Argueta
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

I have seen the exact same scenario play out dozens of times. What your friend is saying isn't stupid, it's typical. Your reaction is also typical.

Your friend may not be able to be saved. He now...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By payoman
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Hadrian, this friend of yours sounds almost EXACTLY like my best friend.

See, my best friend asked to do the exact same thing, 'work for me' and help out etc. But I knew his attitude towards life,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By shane_k
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Well from this post I can see that you put a lot of effort into this guy. That did not come across in your first post.

There will be some employees who need hand holding at the start especially...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

This is a big issue. I know it sounds sexy to have people working from home, for you, but it isn't realistic in 99% of the cases. I had my friend working HERE.

When someone is working from home,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Easy/difficult business to sell too

I've launched a campaign against yellowbook/yellowpages and it has been incredibly successful. To the point that yellowbook has called me, and some have been looking for jobs with us lol. I love...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Go getters think that way. Reality proves otherwise.

Most people are in their situation because of their own decisions and choices. It doesn't seem to me he wants out.

I had a friend too, 26,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By Rearden
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Business rule #1: Never hire friends or family.

The Golden Rule: Nobody's going to care nearly as much about your business as you do.

And, lastly, "You can't fix stupid."
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By Shizster
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Shame it didn't work out, having mates work for you can some times work out fine but when it isn't working its hard to deal with it. Dont sell a second hand car to a mate come to mind..... give him a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By PatrickIcasas
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Besides which, cold-calling is a hard gig even for full-time sales professionals. It is the most reviled sales task of them all. So a total newbie is not going to respond to that well unless he has...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

Its your business, you CARE so you keep pushing forward...
he has no reason to care, he is just in it for a paycheck.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

People are either trainable, coachable, both or neither.

Those who aren't trainable or coachable aren't a fit for you, unfortunately.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,183
Posted By kebertt
Re: Banging My Head Against The Wall (Cold Calling Related)

You can do one of two things...

-Try to educate him more.
-Fire him and hire someone else who will help your business grow.

It sounds like he doesn't understands the value of cold calling, or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By payoman
My First Offline Product, Free of Charge For All

Hi Guys,

So I thought I'd do an information product for those newbies who want to learn more about starting an offline web design/marketing business.

I wanted to aim it specifically at newbies,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Awesome story, and you forgot to mention one thing:

You will never be a slave to another man again! :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,296
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: help with cold calling..yes another newbie

If you knew what to look for you wouldn't be asking anyway, right? Sometimes the answer you don't want is an answer that makes sense. Happens to me all the time, happens to everyone. If you KNEW what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By AskPete
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Well done HAdrian,... you've really come a long way in a VERY short time there,... it's only a matter of time before you strike your first gold vein and then things will start to snowball.

In my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th July 2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By Sue Bruce
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

It may be discouraging to end the week with no sales but it would be a big help to see what changes you made to your script, if any.

Actually, what I would do is post the script word for word...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Salute to John Durham & Iamnameless

Dude, that is no issue! I believe that is a good "issue" to have. You feel so confident and are so passionate about what you have to offer that you truly feel that they are missing out!

Man......
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th July 2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By MaxwellB
Re: Bulk Mobile Website Checker?

Yeah Mobile Renegade is awesome. That'd what I use and recommend.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th July 2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,008
Posted By MUNK26
Re: Bulk Mobile Website Checker?

I just purchased this wso a few days ago and absolutely love this tool. It checks for a mobile version of the site and allows you to look at it through a emulator and take snapshots of the images....
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By John Durham
Re: % Commission

Again hadrian, there is a whole group of people here who seem to work harder at dismantling the simple concepts that are actually putting sales in people pockets around here, than they are dedicated...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By John Durham
Re: % Commission

Same here. I have seen it a couple of times, but they werent very successful... There are exceptions but thats business.

On a more shocking note I dont know what colleges these people are going to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Note to self:

"Houston, we have airspace!"

Allllllrighty then..., and we are back up yall.

Thank you Jeff Hanson (Awkward Genius) You are da man!
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th July 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By 546961
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

I wanted to comment on the post you made about being an empath and how you get drained by the intense contact. I am also an empath with three years of telemarketing experience and two years of phone...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

You should have said "When the moss grows on the east side of the bamboo tree, and the ferret is dry from his many swims in the river, then I will return to you..."
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Hadrian,

Excellent day! You made alot of distinctions (shifting gears). Very nice. I will read through the other posts in a minute.

Sorry to disappear, my site is down, which is a rather...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By cash89
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Hadrian - Yea check out that book asap, its so worth it, it will take you out of the trenches, i promise. Don't know what your niche is but try to find the line of questioning i mentioned in my post....
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

I agree with Dan on this.

I think donating is good, but I wouldnt use it for a USP personally, for alot of reasons.

Just call and make your offer. Thats enough. Take it easy , dial alot, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By jimbo13
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Good luck with everything you do.

Only one thing I do not like as you will probably pick up now. :)

I do not want to hear this from any company that calls me. It will not make one iota of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Hadrian,

Just

A: Take it easy and dial
B: Dont hang all your hopes on each call, and figure that most of your day will just be spent politely saying hello and introducing yourself...
C: Go...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Just two comments....

First, congratulations on having a written plan with clearly
defined goals. That puts you thousands of miles ahead of
your average wannabe marketer. Thousands of dollars,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By EaglePiServ
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

If you're going for the one call close, you'll need to think about how you can frame the call so they see the benefits (not features) for them. Record your morning's calls. Every single one of them....
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By sandalwood
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

HAdrian,

It looks like you figured it out:

"But... please note... if you're only going to come around to tell me about what other methods I should be doing OTHER than calling because it's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,127
Posted By John Durham
Re: Operation Cold Call - A Journey To Freedom With John Durham's Methods

Hadrian,

Dont fight, just dial and be pleasant to people, you will get your chance to shine if they feel your love energy. Just do what payoman is doing and you will be fine,. Its all in the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,322
Posted By John Durham
Re: Wow. Cold Calling works. $3.5k+ of new business in a week.

Payoman is taking the best path. The path of least resistance. He is exemplifying the spirit of the great telemarketing war report to a "T".

I can write the best rebuttals in the business, ones...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,330
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Hostgator Has Been Sold! Oh No I Am Screwed. HELP!

EIG IS stupid... I'm upset... I REALLY hope nothing changes with hostgator in how it is operating.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,303
Posted By John Durham
Re: Need help now. Cold calling which niches?

@ Hadrian1239

I think the permission based fax/callback method could work for you. Instead of an analysis report, just create a promotional fax w features and benefits and package description and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,303
Posted By John Durham
Re: Need help now. Cold calling which niches?

Closing ratios will vary from product to product... but I think a good/decent closing ratio is about 20-30%.

3 out of ten full pitches.

Now when I say 20 percent I dont mean 20% of "dials", I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,765
Posted By XponentSYS
$11,100.00/Month - Here's how you can do it - today.

I posted a few days ago because I was looking for a freelance writer and "let the cat out of the bag" as far as my business model goes.

I didn't think anything of it but apparently my "un-sexy"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: Hired A New Appointment Setter

I think you are expecting the same level of commitment from the telemarketer as you have towards your business and thus you might be harshly judging him/her.

Take a step back and let things...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th December 2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 129,537
Posted By Doran Peck
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

Bob, it is great to see what you have done! Go Man Go!!

...Yes I've been away.... waging war with the health issues. Had some pretty severe problems stemming from food allergies, then moved onto...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th December 2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 129,537
Posted By BarbaraP
Re: Make $5000 per month and be a hero.

If you're coming into this thread, go back and read through the posts. Very detailed info on exactly how and why Bob created this postcard marketing for offline biz. More bonus ideas from other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,382
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Website Flipping Basics

I recommend for all flippers to get real familiar with moving sites from one host to another. If you have reseller hosting, you do not get the commission. You host the site and charge the buyer for...
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