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Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to price a package that is high value, reasonable price, and profitable for us if outsourcin

Services are just tools to the result: Sales.

Don't sell services as packages, sell the end result. Sell them on what they're going to get with your packaged marketing plan: More Leads... More...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,689
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

That's why you want to find businesses that have clients with high revenue for your client ($1k+). This isn't your plumbers, electricians, etc... These are businesses that you COULD create a lead...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Voasi
Re: How would you market a a catering business?

Use Facebook and drive event planners to an EVENT, where they're the client and you feed them, showcase your talent and give them a reason to work with you.

Tell them you'll provide free...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By Voasi
Re: Businesses need to check their dang email.

Yup, this is a problem I have with my clients and discussion we have all the time.

It's funny, small business owners think the problem with their business is "I NEED MORE TRAFFIC"...when in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th August 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Voasi
Re: Webinar Services

GTW is still the best. If you're looking for quality, dependability, then GTW is still where it is at.

Most problems I've heard with EVERY OTHER service out there is the audio and streaming...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to get past the "I need a job" feeling, so I can actually grow my offline business???

Claude did give a good way to make your business "real".

I've had employees since I started my first SEO company 7 years ago and so it's always been REAL for me.

I'll also over-extend myself. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to avoid tire kickers?

Tire kickers are great. Be glad you found them... and have gotten rid of them.

Tire kickers don't have a business, from my experience. They don't understand marketing. They don't have a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,043
Posted By Voasi
Re: My Direct Mail Strategy $100.000 In 90 Days

I do direct mail, and do it well with a $6+ to $1 ROI and I can tell you these numbers are WAY OFF.

No way you're getting an open-rate of 95%. Most are lucky to get a double-digit open rate.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By Voasi
Re: Direct mail campaigns

Yea, it's on the first sale...

So in reality, it's actually a much higher return. For instance, we have 4 clients paying $7,500 a month from our $1000 mailer program and they've been clients for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Voasi
Re: Calendar Crazy: My clients need to share calendars from different systems with me - solution?

This is what my production manager uses and she loves it!

Online Appointment Scheduling | Online Scheduling Software (http://www.timetrade.com/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By Voasi
Re: Direct mail campaigns

I'm receiving a $6 to $1 return on my investment with direct mail.

Currently doing the following:

- Targeting business owners who currently are doing online marketing
- Selling them SEO...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th July 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Voasi
Re: Webinar's for Offline Clients

Stealth Webinar is the way to go, definitely. Anyone I've talked to that have used ALL systems, always end up at Stealth.

As for recording your own webinar, you really don't want to use anything...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By Voasi
Value of SEO Rankings (Use to Close More Deals!)

One of the questions I use to hate answering was:

"What can I expect to make when I get to Page 1 in Google?"

I never really had an answer and would always just kinda sidestep the question,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By Voasi
Re: Reputation Management - Are there any practical methods?

The person that just liked your post, Rus Sells, offers a script that helps the business owner collect the positive reviews and weed out the negative reviews.

Most of the time, reviewers who had a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By Voasi
Re: Want to be interviewed?

Sure - you can interview me! :)

I wouldn't mind.

I do a lot of video stuff at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Offline-Marketing-Class/116502401753267
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By Voasi
Re: 6 Years and 182 Employees Later. Growing An SEM Company To A Million Dollar Business

Fantastic story... congratulations!

Always good to hear how companies grow in this marketplace.

What's great about your story and what others should notice is that you stuck with a service and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Voasi
Re: Immediate service niches

Go to Yelp.com, YP.com or SuperPages.com and sift through all the different business verticals. It will be easy to spot once you have a nice list to look at.
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,792
Posted By Voasi
Re: Voice Broadcasting/Voicemail Legalities?

B2C is illegal. My old business partner had they largest lawsuit at the time for it.

B2B is still great - but as Romeo said, you need to test it. I had put out a course about how we were doing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Voasi
Re: Leasing websites instead of selling web design? [Not related to rank & rent]

Tommie Powers has really good stuff specifically for GDN. I'd check him out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Voasi
Re: Leasing websites instead of selling web design? [Not related to rank & rent]

I have a client that spends mid 4 figures a month with me. He has a SEO campaign with me. I told him I'm going to spend some money on PPC till SEO ramps up. We spend about $1500 and he get about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Voasi
Re: WHAT RESPONSE DO YOU THINK I WILL GET

There are so many variables as described by Robert above that this question is pointless to answer.

You should be asking us what you should be doing once they entire their email address. Are you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Voasi
Re: Leasing websites instead of selling web design? [Not related to rank & rent]

If you play smart with your rental properties, you don't need to worry about algorithm updates. My rental sites have all sorts of social signals, good links, etc... so they don't get hit by algo...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th July 2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,901
Posted By Voasi
Re: Leasing websites instead of selling web design? [Not related to rank & rent]

Yes, I currently am doing this within a few different markets.

I just rented out a website to an attorney for $800/mo. He gets all the leads the site generates.

It's a fantastic model and if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th July 2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,327
Posted By Voasi
Re: Holy crap...I just made money off of a leads website!

If you're selling exclusive leads, I'd at minimum double those prices. You could easily sell those leads 2-3 times more at that current price point, non-exclusive.

I just recently rented out an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Voasi
Re: "Only using free lead gen methods is giving me a ulcer..."

Fantastic post and most people won't get take their business as serious as they should.

Wiser men have always told me:

"If you don't pay for your buyers, then you don't have a business."

The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd July 2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By Voasi
Re: Who here actually sells products/services on regular basis

Fantastic!! That's awesome to hear! We use it every day in my business, so I know it works.

I'll PM you - I'd love a testimonial.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,202
Posted By Voasi
Re: The TRUTH about sales

I must admit, restaurant owners are a tough bunch to get in front of you. They're always running around with their heads cut-off. Unless you are going to show them how you're going to increase...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By Voasi
Re: Who here actually sells products/services on regular basis

Hey Dan -

Yea, I have it setup that way, as there is a limited time offer at the end of the free training. I'll send you the link in a PM so you can watch.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Voasi
Re: Just closed my first account

I think it just depends. I've had plenty of clients there were smaller clients and they were a complete nightmare. Not all of them, but again, my experience has taught me that they're not worth the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Voasi
Re: The New Holy Grail

I had developed a course called the "Free Funnel System" that basically talked about this same concept. By giving stuff away for free, you win trust and you start to differentiate yourself from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th June 2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,874
Posted By Voasi
Re: Are You White hat, Gray Hat or Black Hat and why?

By definition, if you do any type of link building to ultimately gain higher rankings, regardless of type, you're spamming Google.

I wear the hat that gets my client's results.

Having said...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By Voasi
Re: Who here actually sells products/services on regular basis

No problem. It's a company that is making waves right now and doing a fantastic job at it called - LeadPlayer (http://www.LeadPages.net)
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th June 2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,558
Posted By Voasi
Re: Who here actually sells products/services on regular basis

I actually totally give away one of my best ways to get more internet marketing clients. You're more then welcome to check it out here:
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Voasi
Re: Direct Mail Pieces when Starting Out...

I would DEFINITELY not start off with that much. You need to have all your ducks in a row before your really start to ramp up your DM (direct mail) pieces.

I've been doing weekly 50 piece...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By Voasi
Re: How to get 50-100 leads per month for free

This list, even if they're not qualified.

The only way I'd use that list though is to have some $2/hr. outsourcer email/call to see if they're interested to TURN THEM into a lead.

But even...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Voasi
Re: Using this selling point? (re: making local biz promo vids)...

If I were to do this, I'd setup a page with the video and drive Adwords PPC traffic to it, targeting only mobile phones.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Voasi
Re: SEO Snake oil

The big problem with SEO is that there are no "barriers to entry". Anyone can wake up tomorrow, go to SEOmoz, read a few articles and then jump on a phone and start making phone calls calling...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Voasi
Re: Lead Tracking Software For Multi Channel Marketing

Call Tracking Metrics, Dynamic Call Tracking & Analytics for PPC, SEO & Offline Advertising (http://www.CallTrackingMetrics.com)

That's a good place to purchase multiple phone numbers for all your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,536
Posted By Voasi
Re: Your Website Looks Awful

Just come out and say their website looks horrible. I do it all the time. Most of the time they'll agree. But you need to back it up with why you think it's terrible, from a conversion standpoint....
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,199
Posted By Voasi
Re: Today I Closed A 15k A Month Deal. How I did it!?

That's great! Congrats!

What have you found to be a great source of consistent leads for your business? I think a lot of people struggle with that element.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,068
Posted By Voasi
Re: Cold Calling Vs Other Acquisition Methods

Snail Mail marketing works great. It has some of the best ROI.

But this question is better suited depending on the market you're trying to penetrate. Let me give you an example. Let's say...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By Voasi
Re: Monetising my new skills in Web Design

I've sold $10k web designs... without a website to show and no portfolio. The only person that necessarily needs a portfolio is YOU. :) I went a good 6 months before we had a website to show and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By Voasi
Re: Tips for Beginner Offline Consultant

Try giving something away for free to build trust, then go with seeing if they'd want to pay for it. That's usually a good way to get someone's attention, is doing free work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,618
Posted By Voasi
Re: Show us Your Craigslist Ad

I guarantee I post my Ad, people will repost it - call me a "realist".


That is true for any forum here... There are plenty of bullshit people in here. There are plenty of high profile people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Voasi
Re: Question About Skype Incoming Calls

Yup, transfer to Google Voice. That's an easy way to do it and what I do as well. Another way you could do it, which is what I do for clients, is use a service like Call Tracking Metrics and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Voasi
Re: Ways to market a Seminar

Here's what I would do:

Facebook: Target people that live in your city. Target 28-45 (this should probably be tested though). Send them to a Page within FB (lead capture) with a video,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,823
Posted By Voasi
Re: Does It EVER Get EASIER?!?

I've been down your road, about 3 years ago. We were about to move into our lease, 4th of July weekend - right on the harbor, overlooking the water. Then they had a pipe break on the 3rd level and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By Voasi
Re: Do You Charge 1k Per Month or Higher For Your Services?

John -

Just sold a $10k website package today. We're also doing marketing starting at $10k/mo. and scaling it up after the first month (first month is to find our metrics and test marketing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Voasi
Re: Which Business People Are Best To Meet Face-to-Face After Normal Business Hours?

Almost anyone, to be honest.

Most business owners don't work 9-5 (you're doing it in this thread! :) ). They work until they're tired of working for the day.

If they think they're going to get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By Voasi
Re: An Attorney Contacted Me - HELP Please

You need to educate them.

Clearly, he has no clue what internet marketing is and how effective it can be. Most don't. I'd setup a time so you can either come into the office or do a 1-on-1...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th November 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By Voasi
Re: Do You Charge 1k Per Month or Higher For Your Services?

John -

Thanks for the mention. ;)

I only target industries/verticals I know they can afford the $1k per month. And by no means is $1k/mo the ceiling out there.

I don't do an upfront fee,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By Voasi
Re: To pay...or not to pay...Upfront.

Yes, we all have families, bills, etc... The last thing any of us want to do is give our hard-earned money to someone and not see results, especially if you don't provide a shred of evidence that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By Voasi
Re: FINALLY Got My first Client!!! A $1500 a Month Client

Congratulations!

Now, the trick is to put in $5000 worth of work and build a case study around him. If you can show value quick (first 30 days) and that he's made money with you, you can build a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By Voasi
Re: Client wants main website revamp AND mobile site!

Todd -

Check out Premium WordPress Themes, Web Templates, Mobile Themes | ThemeForest (http://www.ThemeForest.net)

They'll have everything you need to get the job done. They'll even have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By Voasi
Your missing 53% for your clients!

Hey Offliners...

This report just came out from Compete.com on how much a first page search result is worth, in terms of clicks.

Here's the article: 53% of Organic Search Clicks Go to First...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,320
Posted By Voasi
Re: Paypal, Chargebacks and Protection...

I've fought lots of chargebacks and won. Actually, there aren't many that I've lost. My gal who handles it has our paperwork down to templates now.

It's different for different businesses, of...
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