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Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,623
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Offline funnel that converts.. I have a great way to send traffic.

Process:

Step 1:

>> Target business owner
>> Business is an AdWords advertiser already
>> On Monday. Send hand written note, in a hand written, envelope to target (Snail mail)
>> Something...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Does anyone here do this for offline businesses?

UMC. We are all guilty of lousy follow-up at one time or another. Why not offer a push notification service that pushes the notification to the company and the customer at the same time so they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,011
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: I want to double my business in 2016

Websites? Nobody wants a website. Nobody! The reason you suck at your business is you're building websites. Nobody wants a website. You want to position yourself so you do less of what you're doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,883
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

You're kidding right SalesGod? There are many ways but I'm not sure you'd be able to figure it out without a step by step. I'm a kind person so I'll help you start. If you can't figure out how it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,883
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Cold calling for Website Design?

Instead of calling prospective clients, why don't you have them call you?
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas for Barbershop Marketing Client

Freebiequeen1999:

Not sure where this comes from: "do speak from experience, not some wso theory off the top of my head"

We do a lot of business updating local businesses online presence. We...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ideas for Barbershop Marketing Client

They don't need SEO or brand help. They already have all the customers they can handle right there in front of them.

Here's what to do:

>> Have them buy an iPad
>> Have them setup a MailChimp...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: If You Think You're Too Young/Too Old or whatever...watch my interview with Scott Britton on Biz

Great interview. I'd like to see the cold email you sent him that got his attention:)
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Trouble with getting a hold of store owners

Warm call. The pro looking mail goes in the garbage.

- Get a white envelope
- Hand write the contact persons name and address
- Place your pitch in the envelope
- Mail it
- It will get opened...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By SiteSmarty
21 Year Old Kid Gets Off His Butt

I was at a BBQ this weekend and a 21 year old was there with his wife and new baby. He was complaining about his job.

I'll admit I'm a little rough around the edges. Any how I said "why don't you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: advice on kickstarting myself online again

Before you do anything grab a topic. Drill down to the bottom niche in that topic. ( I can think of a 1000 off the top of my head, so can you if you have the desire) Sub sub sub niche and build an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Membership/Subscription Manager Software For Offline Product

You can do it with DAP (Digital Access Pass)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,993
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: I Need to Find a Way to Support Myself Online. Getting Desperate.

What do you mean content writing? Everybody's a copywriter or a web designer or a social media guru.

You need to drill down to a real niche. Setup an online authority presence. Be the best at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Looking some experienced advice

Put your file on eJunkie. It's simple and works great.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: List segmentation/funnel advice needed

To do it right you should use automated marketing software. But you're right. Setup landing page for each product with a corresponding list. If they don't buy, keep them on that list cause that's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th May 2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,782
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: what is the most profitable local business to target offline ?

Local businesses who advertise on Groupon. Check out a bunch of different locations on Groupon and see what niches are advertising the most. Then choose a niche that suits your product or service.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,212
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Postcard marketing -- insights for today?

It depends where your target market is. I use every door delivered and post cards for local businesses pointing to my optin on websites. It's one good way to get leads and start an autoresponder...
Forum: Website Design 9th September 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Subscription Videos Site. SOS!!!

You can do better than the Lynda model. This is what I do and it works great. Plus you will make copious amounts of money, if that's your thing. (It's mine:))

1. Grab any WP premium theme that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Directory site + newsletter

Wow Shay. Great post. Thanks for sharing and your timing is perfect as I'm starting a local directory and you've given me a few more ideas.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: When Do You Follow Up An Email Proposal?

What I do is call the client just before I send the proposal. Then I send the proposal as I talk to the prospect and close on the phone while we go through the proposal.

This doesn't help in your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Marketing a supercar company

Hey RyanJ: Marketing on the net takes time, but if your supercar buddies want to build a relationship with prospects they could put up a site that "helps" supercar owners with their cars and build a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Direct Mailing With Postcards... please respond only if you have experience....

I target each client. I study their website, their business and what ever else I can dig up on them. Then I use VerticalResponse and send them a post card introducing myself. I used to follow up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,939
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Client not paying. What do you suggest?

If it's a website design, eat it and do this for your next one:

-Take the 50% down payment
-Do your work on YOUR development server
-When they approve, get the other half of your money
-Move...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,566
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: I'm about to go door to door selling Mobile Sites..

Go for it MoneyMaker14. You can make money from selling Mobile sites or anything else you put your mind to. Just go for it and never look back!
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,186
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Is the Business Card Irrelevant?

Business cards have always been irrelevant to most business people. They print 400 or 500 cards and pass them out like they are forbidden fruit.

In my bricks & mortar businesses I gave them out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th January 2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Ready to begin local marketing! What next?

Hey Jackie. Good job getting the info together on your site. You've got most of what you need but it looks like you don't have a system. A lot of folks on here call it a funnel. Whatever you want to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th January 2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,674
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: [Updated] Please could you reveiw my site?

You've taken a WP theme and did a bad job of trying to alter it. That's why businesses hire professional web designers and don't mind paying them. Looks like you used this theme: Colorway Hotel ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Converting wordpress to youtube like website?

This is free but there are other scripts you can pay for. PHPmotion (http://phpmotion.com/)

WordPress isn't the best solution for what you have in mind.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Best use of microsites to sell my own tours?

Microsites in the way you want to use them are way to much work.

Build an authority site, build a list and up-sell tours to those on your list.

Use landing pages on your site for each aspect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: how much open rate for your regular FU message?

Zero. No one cares about a regular follow up message. You gotta give your sign-ups something really good, every time for free. Then at some point down the road drop the bomb.

People open email...
Forum: Website Design 21st December 2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: CKEditor messing up everything - other suggestions?

Try this: WordPress › TinyMCE Advanced « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tinymce-advanced/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Any Wordpress experts here ?

You need to get the code from the optin form you created in aWeber. To use the aWeber code in your existing form you need to use a portion of the code. Then using CSS place that code into the field...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd November 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Some help from you offline experts!

I'd have three prices.

- A basic listing which would include the minimum in a listing.
- The second price would be the option you really want them to select. It would have more options.
- The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Creating Online Courses (Membership or One-Time Course)

I'd use a WordPress site and RAP to have affiliates sell all your written information. I'd also have my videos on Viddler with paid access. Use Viddler's membership system to control access.

How...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: video marketing and article marketing

You're spending a lot of valuable time and resources to have your stuff on someone else's net real estate. Why not do those things and more on your own site and rule your niche with your own net real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Aweber Alternative?

You can get Digital Access Pass and manage your e-mail campaigns without charge that way.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,150
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Where to put the squeeze and sales page?

I agree with what the guys have said. Another way to work both squeeze and sales pages so that they convert is to link where your prospects come from and where they go to.

Example: Your on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Build Your List Then Make A Sale Or Vice Versa?

Two sites...

First site:
- Has exceptional content.
- Your best.
-100% affiliate program. Build list

Second site:
- Earn trust from first site's list members
- Sell a (1) of your better...
Forum: Website Design 18th October 2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,459
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Forum Help please? vBulletin, SMF, SimplePress, PhpBB

Best way. Easiest way is to use WordPress, vBulletin and Digital Access Pass. DAP integrates with vBulletin so you only have one login. aMember works with vBulletin in the same way, but it's harder...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How to structure a sales process where the vendor and the affiliates could benefit best?

AbdullahKaragoz: You have the right idea. You need:

1. An exceptional product
2. Sells for $47+
3. Great sales page that converts
4. Access the download by email optin after paying
5. 100%...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th September 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Local Business Owners - Will You Pay For This Service?

It's working for Superpages. It will work for you. When I want another client I use post cards through snail mail. Works everytime. Send your targeted clients a post card with a QR Code, web address,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st September 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,760
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: My SMS Site Looking for Feedback!

unnatural has a good point about your features page. I'd leave it "as is" only add a couple text lines under what you have now in bold. Make the bold text one font larger and your new added text...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th September 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How To Rank Locally

1. Complete every part of the listing
2. Geo Tag all your photos and videos
3. Plant citations everywhere
4. Get real local reviews
5. Back link to the places page
6. Send traffic to the places...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: What is the reality right now in Offline Marketing??

I've been serving offline businesses since 2008. All my clients want a "go to guy" that can get things done for them without the usual BS.

You need to be a pro at something online and be able to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,343
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Scored a meeting with a big client!!! NOW WHAT :o

Education? He already knows how bad flash is or he wouldn't be meeting with you. You're waiting 2 weeks for a meeting. Sounds like your prospective client is busy. Don't waste his time.

Lay your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Real Estate - My First Sale!

Create as many pages targeting long-tails on their site with exceptional content and a call to action. EXCEPTIONAL content. Then backlink to those pages over time as they get traffic. The appearance...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,112
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How do you get a Google Places listing to Rank higher?

- Picasa 3: Free download from Google (http://picasa.google.com/) lets you geo-tag your photos. You mark the location on maps yourself. The photos must comply with the Google Maps Photos Policy....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th August 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Review My website please fellow Warriors?

Hey Scott. You're trying to sell services on your site. It doesn't work that way. You need to offer free content, get their email address and somewhere down the road offer them a service they need...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th August 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Question for anyone that outsources their work

Joe: You don't have to be the designer to offer designer services or any services for that matter.

Use the terms "my programmer will do that", "my designer can come up with something you'll...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Is it safe to assume this about google places listings???

Hey Mike: No to selling regular websites first. If you just want to sell and run, then you can try anything you want, but what works for me is getting my foot in the door, then "up offering". I never...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th August 2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Google Places Page 1 vs. Page 2...Question

Yes, you will rank on page one if you complete the listing properly. A listing that is completed properly will out rank a listing that has not been claimed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 893
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Monetizing Your Passion

The only mistake you're making is wanting the cash "fast". The process is simple but it takes time:

1. Use your website as your online universe.
2. Drive all traffic to it. Not to facebook,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Good WP Theme For Rent A Site Model - Suggestions?

Hey Michael: I customize WP Themes and found this one to be the simplest (http://www.studiopress.com/demo/agency.html). I've altered it so it doesn't use images and set the CSS up so you can adjust...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Customers who want it all...

Gene those are the perfect customers. For someone else:)

Some marketers marketing services have it backwards. They let the clients choose them when they should be choosing their clients.

For...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: Local Marketing Strategy

sgtsavvy: Serving local businesses is easier than you think. It's about your approach. If you're stopping business owners on the street saying "hey you want to buy a website" or making 50 calls to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd August 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By SiteSmarty
Re: How To Go To Breakfast and Make $1,100...And Go Back To Bed.

That's a great story Bruce. Trust means a lot to being successful in anything.
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