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Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By jayspann
Re: "Here's how I screwed up a lead source that generated $1,500 checks like clockwork..."

I find my biggest issue is that every time I get a system dialed in and profitable, I get bored with it and I'm ready to move on and try something else.

I really REALLY need to work on this!
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By jayspann
Re: How to find a product to market offline?

Go to your local library and get a copy of the RSDS. It's a list of list. People that have bought things thru the mail.

It will tell you how many people are on the list - what they bought - what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd December 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jayspann
Re: Help!! Need to Create High End Marketing Package

I lot of businesses "need" these services... but do you know if they "want" these services?

Try talking to 10-20 of them on the phone and just asking them about their businesses and what they do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd December 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By jayspann
Re: Leading with Web Design....??

I would try contacting businesses that you want to work with and asking them what they want rather than contacting them and telling them what they need.

Does your doctor call you and tell you that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd December 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By jayspann
Re: Cold calling – Knowing a named person at the company Vs not

I'm with Jason... it might help but the time you spent "looking that s#$t up" you could have reached out to 5 more people...

Action beats perfect planning....
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,445
Posted By jayspann
Re: Need to get commission based sales people.. where?

Offer a commission to clients to refer you to more clients? My guys under me at the dealership got a ton of business from referrals.

When we reached a critical mass at agency we had the same...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By jayspann
Re: Do I use work-from-home commission-only sales agents, OR get an office and get salaried salesman

I went the partners, office, and high over head route when I created my first offline business and even thou we were billing over 80K some months... very little of that made it to my personal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By jayspann
Re: Free Reports (offline not online): Have you ever...?

Agreed! The market would need to justify the "consumer awareness guide" or whatever you wanted to call it.

I think the point is to catch people in your bucket, when your adding them to the top of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By jayspann
Re: How would you market copywriting services?

People don't want copy writing services, or SEO, or XYZ... they want more money, more freedom, more sex, whatever.

There is no benefit to services... so sell the benefit first.

Person A.. Are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By jayspann
Re: easiest service to sell cold calling small businesses

I wouldn't try to sell anything but an appointment when cold calling. Take it on step at a time.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,977
Posted By jayspann
Re: Homeless people know more about business than the average employee

Can't beat the free parking at the Lumiere :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By jayspann
Re: What is the easiest to use free video editing software out there?

Doesn't the Zi8 come with software? I did find this....

10 Best And Free Online Video Editing Software - Carmen about Software...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By jayspann
Re: Help with product launch phases...

It should take you a long time to run thru all the health related SRDS and nextmedia list. Then I would look into media buys (online) you can easily get a million impressions a day.

I like the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By jayspann
Re: Cold Calling, How Does it Work For You?

It is a little scary starting out but after you get to a thousand no's it get pretty easy :) After that you will actually enjoy it. It's like calling random ATM machines knowing that the next one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By jayspann
Re: I'm Jumping Back Into The Game But...It's A Different Game

It might just be me but I don't like to do work unless I've been paid for it first. Approach businesses that are already spending the most advertising (YP, print, tv , etc)

They already "get' that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th September 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By jayspann
Re: SEO for local business?

There is a way to get the #1 spot in G maps and the top spot for ALL the keywords you want all in about 30 minutes... BUY them. My life became MUCH easier after I starting just buying my traffic.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By jayspann
Re: Your Biggest Problem in Selling, Solved!

Agreed this is a great thread! However the dealer example... well you would need buy in from the rest of the sales floor for that to ever work in my experience.

I've sold and been a manager at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,418
Posted By jayspann
Re: Note to WSO sellers regarding WP themes and plugins

Here's my two cents on "every WSO is just rehashed... XYZ"

1. If you dont need another WSO on publishing Royalty Free Cat Pictures on Amazon then don't buy it.

2. Info products that teach on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By jayspann
Re: How to track sales?

Use this free Google tool to build your links... Google URL Builder (http://support.google.com/googleanalytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55578)

You will need to build a separate link for each...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By jayspann
Re: What is the best place to rent email lists?

What are you going after? B2B or B2C? If you can find a good list broker for the market you're after you can do very well renting list.

It's not cheap but Standard Rate and Data Services is a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 19,103
Posted By jayspann
Re: Why I Am Focusing My Business 100% On Lead Generation

I used a service called Who's Calling. We used it at the dealer group I use to work at and I knew the rep so that's what I went with.

It looks like its more expensive then some of the other...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 19,103
Posted By jayspann
Re: Why I Focus my Business on Paid Traffic Arbitrage!

I LOVE this method. However, I hate SEO and Google Adwords.

I only do paid traffic, and this is for two reasons:

It's instant! I don't have to wait to be indexed or worry about big G's sandbox....
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,547
Posted By jayspann
Re: Best Laptop for Business and Internet Marketing?

I won't even post in a thread that mentions both Macs and PCs!

Doh.

Anyway I moved away from PCs shortly after Vista came out. What a nightmare that was at first.

Between work and play...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,809
Posted By jayspann
Re: Google Places Listing Out of Control

That is scary stuff! I normally use FB or GP as door busters to get them in my funnel.

I totally agree with Dexx only put clients money into services that you have control over. I was lucky and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By jayspann
"A Client's Ultimate Fantasy"

Hey guys I just wanted to share an amazing article with you that I just got done reading at FastCompany.com.

The Future of Advertising (http://www.fastcompany.com/node/1702130/print)

It's a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th January 2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,651
Posted By jayspann
Re: Best Webinar Software???

Depends on how many people you are going to be having on your webcast.

Could do up ten people with Google Hangouts. We use this for our masterminds and it works great.

Meeting Burner is free...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 15th January 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,013
Posted By jayspann
Re: What's The top 5 things you buy from your phone

Here is a nice little info graphic from comScore research.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/384866/Images/Mobile%20Commerce%20Purchases.png
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th January 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,244
Posted By jayspann
Re: case study:7search 100$ traffic get 90$ profit

Keep up the great work! You took the first step which is to take action. If I had to guess and I don't have to :) I'm only profitable on about 12% of my test campaigns when I start looking for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,162
Posted By jayspann
Re: New LinkedIn Strategy! Who wants $2k per month clients without cold calling or messing with SEO?

I never told my clients how I was getting them leads [nor did they care]

I never told them that I built their capture pages in WP [nor did they care]

I never told them that I re-invest 20-25%...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 17,943
Posted By jayspann
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

Direct mail will pay for it's self if your offer is compelling. I would do what the others have mentioned and just hand address and mail 10-20 a week tops starting out.

Here is what I do now....
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By jayspann
Re: The hardest thing about offline marketing?

I agree with Dan, When I first found the forum I suffered from "shiny object shock."

The main thing that really turned the tides form me was setting goals.

Set modest goals for yourself each...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th April 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,734
Posted By jayspann
Re: I've Got Leads, Leads, Leads & More Leads, and no one to sell them to - Any Ideas?

Doran, that is a great idea about the finders fee. I have did this offline before, for a product that I fell in love with. I never thought of mixing online and offline that way before. One of...
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