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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,885
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Warriors: Should We Profit From Tragedy?

I agree with the OP on this, the line has definitley been crossed.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: I have my first offline Client meeting Tomorrow - Need Help

I wouldn't be too bothered about taking contracts at this point. I would view the meeting as information gathering, I would ask questions around "where are they now?" "where do they want to be in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Fastest Way to Create Mobile Site Mockups?

I bought WillR's mobile course and use the template to create a quick mock up site
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,133
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: How "I" sell "Mobile-Ready" websites to "OffLine" businesses!

Love Don's approach plus the other contributions to the thread have been really helpful.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Offline Marketing "Get your foot in the door" services??

Yes completely, thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Offline Marketing "Get your foot in the door" services??

Dexx & Dan can you provide us with specific examples of how you actually achieve this please?
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Offline Marketing "Get your foot in the door" services??

There's a thread in this forum titled "If you're a Newbie and need clients" by a Warrior called "Rotten72" which outlines a successful method. In it he recommends a product by Zach Waldman called...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Business In A Box Idea Question

There is a WSO available on this very topic that has excellent reviews. Take a look here (I'm not an affiliate)
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

Is the above blatantly promoting your own products in John's thread?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

I like the estate agent idea, is that something that takes a bit of work to set up (ie by us) or can they easily do it themselves?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

Yeah that's a fair point I get that. Not popular at all in the UK, most people don't know what they are let alone have a QR scanner on their phone
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

URL's can do all those things you just listed and they can be read on a sign above a shop whereas a QR code has to be scanned close up.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

But you don't have to remember the URL just read it and type into your phones browser.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

Agreed but a business owner can put a website address in their window that the client can enter into their phone. They don't have to remember it just read it. Sorry but not everyone has a smart phone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

A local business owner isn't gonna get his or her check book out because of that unconvincing statement. Please can you explain why?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

But you can do all those things with a URL? Yes I appreciate that you have to type the URL into a web browser but you have to have the QR reader on your phone to scan the code and if you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR Codes, any real benefits?

Yes my avatar is a QR code which when scanned produces my mobile website. I'm not trying to get anyone to "bite" there's no catch. I could have my website URL as my signature and you would get the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 894
Posted By Steve Wise
QR Codes, any real benefits?

There seems to be a buzz about these at the moment with some marketers apparently selling these codes to local businesses, when they can be created free in two seconds. I'm not completely convinced...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,222
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I can vouch for that I spent almost a full day reading through them all! To be fair it was like a free education the only cost was my time. Your contributions were invaluable Scott.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 906
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Help me come up with a name!

Iron Fish Consulting. I don't get it?
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Steve Wise
QR Codes any real benefits?

There seems to be a buzz about these at the moment with some marketers apparently selling these codes to local businesses, when they can be created free in two seconds. I'm not completely convinced...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Still trying to get that very first client, any suggestions??

That's great advice Ken, people buy off people and in particular people they like. And as you pointed out selling is all about asking questions.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

Fantastic, what a generous approach, a man who genuinely wants to help others. :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By Steve Wise
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd July 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,918
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: If You're A Newbie & Need Clients

This a really great idea, simple, easy to implement and generous of Renegade (I don't like calling him Rotten) to share it with us. I also like the idea of giving something away for free to gain...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th July 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,210
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: SMS White Label Reseller Program - is there anything simple?

Love the name Trumpia it would cause much hilarity in the UK as "trump" is another word for "fart"!!
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,016
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Question: Is Building Facebook Fanpages Over-Hyped?

In reply to the OP I think they're overhyped. The key to them just like a website is traffic and none of the WSO's out there that I've seen appear to cover this vital aspect. It's all to do with how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR code help please

Thanks Ace that's spot on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: QR code help please

Top man Brian thanks for that. Can it be saved as an actual image rather than a bunch of code?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By Steve Wise
QR code help please

How can you obtain/create a QR code for your own website?

Thanks
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th June 2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,201
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Thoughts on FBcash 2.0?

Hi Sam

I watched the video and tbh I couldn't really see how a local business can benefit from these apps? How are both examples in the video being monetized? Do you have an example of a local...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,222
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Mobile Website Design big business in our local market!

I was considering sending an email with a short video explaining the benefits of mobile sites. However, what seems to be coming across in the thread is that phoning the business is by far the most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Biggest Untapped Market On The Net Is...

So an app is just an advert on a fb page? If my resataurant was "Roma Pizza" for example I would create an app called Roma Pizza with a special offer to place on a FB page? So how does it go "viral"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th June 2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,134
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Please Critique My Offline Business Website

I'd agree with what's been said about the image, I also find the grey colour a bit drab. Obviously it's not complete yet as the "about us" & "services" sections have no content. The first thing I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Help Me Name My Business

I think you also need to decide whether you want your site to rank in the search engines. If you're doing offline marketing I don't think it matters so much as you will be marketing proactively to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Steve Wise
Biggest Untapped Market On The Net Is...

Facebook Applications. I've put 2 posts in different forums today and no one seems to know how these apps work, even the product vendors and affiliates seem to have keyboard paralysis when asked...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th June 2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,494
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: FB Cash by Sam Bakker?

I've been looking at this product today. I've put 2 threads about it in different forums but it seems like nobody knows anything about FB apps!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th June 2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: please suggest any best web hosting.

I use Hostgator, find them very good value and excellent customer service
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: FB Apps for local businesses

Is anyone using FB apps for local businesses?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: FB Apps, how do they work?

Lol, that might as well have been written in a foreign language. I'm a local business owner how would you explain to me who knows nothing about FB how an app could get me more clients please?
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,500
Posted By Steve Wise
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: FB Apps, how do they work?

They're not about Fanpages but Facebook Applications which are apparently different, I just wondered how they were different and how they worked
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,366
Posted By Steve Wise
FB Apps, how do they work?

I've been looking at a couple of products today, FB cash 2.0 and App Cash Hijack. Each one says that the apps can be used for local businesses to get more customers. Does anyone know how FB apps...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Steve Wise
FB Apps for local businesses

I've been looking at a couple of products today, FB cash 2.0 and App Cash Hijack. Each one says that the apps can be used for local businesses to get more customers. Does anyone know how FB apps...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,360
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Lead Generation for mortgage businesses?

Anyone able to help please?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Help Me Name My Business

I liked the term "web consulting" as it's a generic term that can cover many different services and thought it would sound good with my surname so went with Wise Web Consulting.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,360
Posted By Steve Wise
Lead Generation for mortgage businesses?

What would be the most cost effective way for me to generate leads for mortgage businesses? I've worked in UK financial services for over 20 years and have lots of contacts still in the industry. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Lead generation for mortgage businesses?

My first suggestion was going to be that the client has a squeeze page on their existing site offering a free report to gather email addresses.

What about Google Adwords or Facebook advertising?
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Steve Wise
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,120
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Scarface lesson; never underestimate the other guy's greed. $110,000 cheat...

I think you should've unoptimized their account back to it's previous level until you were paid what you were due!
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: How to convince people they need QR codes, mobile sites, now.

Lol, I think you could be right. I've only just got into offline consulting and the impression I get is that in the UK we are certainly behind the US when it comes to Internet Marketing
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Steve Wise
Lead generation for mortgage businesses?

What would be the most cost effective way for me to generate leads for mortgage businesses? I've worked in UK financial services for over 20 years and have lots of contacts still in the industry.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th June 2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: #1 piece of advice for any marketer is...

At the end of the day people buy off people but more importantly people they like. I've been selling UK financial services for over 20 years and if a prospect likes you they will look for reasons to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th June 2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,201
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Thoughts on FBcash 2.0?

I'm also interested to know the answers to these questions. How does a FB application work for a local gym owner for example? Or a restaurant?
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,670
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Super Simple Strategy For Offline Marketers - Video Case Study

Excellent case study your client must ahve been really happy with the work you did. I'd like to know more about how adwords can help businesses get more clients as I'm just starting out in offline...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th June 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By Steve Wise
Re: Where do you outsource graphic design

I use someone I found on WF and am happy with what he produces for me, nothing is too much trouble until I'm completely satisfied with the finished product. I can't remember his WF username but I...
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