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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By umc
Re: Does anyone here use Patreon?

I use Patreon for one of my podcasts. I thought the fees were actually higher than PayPal. I was under the impression that PayPal owned them and they charged more based on the software that they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 923
Posted By umc
Re: Is It Sleazy TO Sell Products You Haven't Tried?

Yeah, this is marketing, and you're asking on the Warrior Forum. If you can put the screws to someone to make a buck, you should feel good. Ethics, morals, who cares. It's all about sell through. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By umc
Re: Advertising Opportunities for Aftermarket

I've watched this post sit here and so I'll say hi and address a couple things that might help. First, you don't say what you're an aftermarket producer of. Car parts? Cell phone accessories? ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By umc
Re: I Want to Start a TV Channel

Do I understand correctly that the only skill you bring to this table is the idea of having a channel and paying a monthly fee to have one? You want to make money without doing anything more than...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st April 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 767
Posted By umc
Re: What car you driving now and what is your dream car?

Love the Isuzu Trooper love shown above. I had a 1990 Trooper that I drove for a long time in our mobile auto detailing business. Even took the seats out of the back and installed a water tank at a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 42,008
Posted By umc
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Most people are spraying Lysol without following the directions, spraying and wiping right after, and completely defeating the purpose. There will be plenty of germs out there. ;) I wouldn't count...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By umc
Re: Most reliable free Skype conversation recorder software

I am a podcaster and I record Skype as a backup using the MP3 Skype Recorder software. It is free. They have a Pro edition but it's not something I've needed. I have no affiliation with them...
Forum: Beginners Area 22nd March 2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,995
Posted By umc
Re: I'm a MORON. How do I get started making money online?

This is a tough read. I just stumbled on it and hate seeing someone with such negative self-talk. Even if you did start to make things work you'd likely sabotage it because you would assume that if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st March 2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By umc
Re: How To Stand Out In A Crowded Market...

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou

People can also tell when you're sincere....
Forum: The Warrior Path 19th March 2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,082
Posted By umc
Re: Generate Local Online Leads For New Business

I love old school marketing. On sites like Nextdoor and local Facebook groups there can be low hanging fruit where people are raising their hand, saying I need this or that, and you can swoop in and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th March 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 276
Posted By umc
Re: Public Speaking - can it be a Friend rather than Foe

I've spoken publicly in a number of ways, raised in a cult that forced much of that. Did it help me? I guess, in ways. Did it help everyone? Nope. Some always struggled with it.

You're not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By umc
Re: Get media attention

Join HARO (helpareporterout.com) where journalists are actually looking for people with stories about certain subjects, or experts, or whatever. They come to you in that scenario instead of you...
Forum: The Warrior Path 5th March 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,082
Posted By umc
Re: Generate Local Online Leads For New Business

That's always a huge question. Do you get someone lined up first, once you have leads coming in, etc.? One company or multiple? Flat rate for the month or charge per lead? So many options.
Forum: The Warrior Path 2nd March 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

"Savidge - Some super simple eBay math for you: Divide the total number of X sold by ( Total number of X listed for sale + total number of X that has sold in the last 90 days { sold listings } ) this...
Forum: The Warrior Path 23rd February 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,082
Posted By umc
Re: Generate Local Online Leads For New Business

Following. First, I like your posts and have for years eccj. Second, I love the idea of lead gen but have never done it. Okay, that's not true, I did it for a few companies back years ago. Very...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,153
Posted By umc
Re: Does cold calling still work?

Funny you should mention PWYW pricing. I literally implemented it this month after being frustrated trying to get coaching clients in a particular community I work in. I have had people coming at...
Forum: The Warrior Path 16th February 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,360
Posted By umc
Re: Starting IM From Nothing

There are a couple people here that I've wanted to see start threads in here so badly. You did the one on eBay and I didn't see that coming. Now this one, and I'm super excited to see what you do. ...
Forum: Social Media 24th January 2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By umc
Re: SMS marketing is something to look at this 2020

Animal said it all above. Please share your success with it.

SMS Marketing was everywhere years ago and now, at least locally, it's nowhere. People do still do apps at times with push...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th January 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By umc
Re: The Ultimate Sales Letter? Catching the BIG fish.

"I'll get right to the point" .........then an awful lot of buildup to the point. You didn't get right to the point at all.

I'm not sure that "shitty" stands out as professional.

WHY bring up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 811
Posted By umc
Re: The way we sell = the way we like to be sold?

Yes, people like to sell in the same way they like to be sold.

I find people at the bank to be forced into selling x number of whatever and they try to force the sale and can be quite rude. They...
Forum: The Warrior Path 18th November 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

This is gold. Thank you so much savidge! I hurt my back over a year ago, pushed through for just over a year, and in August I had to leave a self-employed venture I had been doing with my wife for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th November 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By umc
Re: Increasing Conversion Thoughts

In answer to your question at the end about meeting people opposed to testing, sure. If a person is more interested in being right than being happy then they won't listen to feedback. That sister's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th September 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I too was pleasantly surprised that the valuation was more reasonable. When the guy started talking about how he could sell franchises and all the money he could make I thought he was setting up for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th September 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I've enjoyed the last two episodes a bit more because of the fits of anger or whatever. Those feelings are at least real. A lot of the previous stuff seemed so staged. Glenn even seems a bit more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

And I don't, as I'll explain. You could put those cars on Craigslist, or wherever this guy on the show found them, and sell them for more than that in no time flat. Those were stupid low prices. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st August 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I've got to say that I am an episode behind, I think, just watching the one where he gets people to join him for Underdog BBQ. There's something about him and the show I just can't connect to. He's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I did balk at the prices he paid for those cars that he flipped. I've bought a lot of used cars and drive cheapies and I've never stumbled on deals like those. I can't imagine why they'd sell them...
Forum: The Warrior Path 12th August 2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

It's currently over $86.



I'm not trying to be an ass, I'm trying to grasp this. How can you know there's more than $150 there? What do you base that on? The listing says that a lot of it is...
Forum: The Warrior Path 11th August 2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

I assume you're referring to:

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/73520727

None are working. They were cheapies to begin with. All are ladies watches. If you actually put your zip in the...
Forum: The Warrior Path 11th August 2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

I've actually been looking at their watches. I was able to locate them on my own but thanks for the additional link.
Yes they have some cheap ones, often that don't work, and that have little to...
Forum: The Warrior Path 10th August 2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

Hey man, just saw your post in the Offline section about this.

I have a question. Where else do you find it helpful to source things to sell? I've gone to my local Goodwill excited and that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th August 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,795
Posted By umc
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I've always loved window washing as a quick and easy business that can be started for very little. A bucket, some Dawn dishwashing liquid, a wand, squeegee or two, couple of rags, and you're off. ...
Forum: The Warrior Path 15th April 2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

I'll throw in a question that also opens up another option of sorts for something similar. Since you have done just about everything under the sun Savidge I wonder if you or maybe Tryinhere or...
Forum: The Warrior Path 31st March 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

So I was wondering about this. How is his store going? I think it's an interesting case study in itself because like you said there is a narrow focus. I can't decide if going broad on a site like...
Forum: The Warrior Path 21st March 2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

I think that my wife and I may try doing this in April or May. To make it fun we'll do it as a competition where we each get $50 and see what we can turn it into. Thanks for the inspiration...
Forum: The Warrior Path 9th March 2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,929
Posted By umc
Re: $40 to $250 in hopefully 30 days on eBay

First let me say that the WF has lost my attention lately but I was home sick and kind of bored today as it was storming all day and I have a cold. Anyway, so I came here because I like these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 365
Posted By umc
Re: SNAGPUFF.COM domain name on Ebay. Is it worth $800?

You don't happen to be the one selling this junk domain, do you? Maybe looking to get eyes on it? Because I can't think of any other value in this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By umc
Re: Started A Marketing Agency. We Aren't Getting Clients.. Help!

It always amazes me when people claiming to be marketers can't get business. If you can't, maybe you shouldn't be selling services as a marketer. Physician, heal thyself. You aren't a marketers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st July 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By umc
Re: Online Printer for direct mail postcards?

He also has a Facebook group, though you might have to buy something from him to be a member. I just checked and it appears to still be active.

Also look up the High Response Direct Marketing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st July 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By umc
Re: Online Printer for direct mail postcards?

This is his printing company:

Printing4Supercheap | The Cheapest Online Prices For Business Cards, Postcards, Flyers, and Other Printing. (http://www.printing4supercheap.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,281
Posted By umc
Re: Get Camtasia 9 and Snagit for only $20

Wow, I've just started doing YouTube videos and this is right on time. Thanks man!
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th June 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By umc
Re: Offline Success 1600%+ ROI!!

It blows my mind when people say there's no work out there. It's everywhere, you just have to do something to get it. Good for you!
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th May 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,416
Posted By umc
Re: BEST WAY TO GET LOCAL OFFLINE BUSINESSES

Call them, visit them, email them, send them mail, advertise where they look online and off, create joint venture opportunities with another business to promote to their list, etc. If you've been...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd March 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By umc
Re: I couldn't even give away a site ranking #1 getting leads to a business owner

If he couldn't sell the leads, why do you think he could sell a service that he had no experience in? It's also not easy to just start a local business in whatever industry he's speaking of. I gave...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By umc
Re: Best Way to Advertise an Automotive Synthetic Fluids, Filters and Oil Business Offline

You can probably find Ewen's advice here, assuming it's what he was referring to. Of course, you probably don't value it enough to even perform the basic search that I just performed:
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th February 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By umc
Re: Best Way to Advertise an Automotive Synthetic Fluids, Filters and Oil Business Offline

He's nothing but a thinly veiled spammer that is allowed to exist on this site for some reason. It isn't like he doesn't know the answers here or hasn't asked such things before.
Forum: The Warrior Path 9th February 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By umc
Re: Inspired by the jogging blogger

FOCUS = Follow one course until success.

Focus is something that historically I've struggled with. I often end up with lots of nothing to show for those efforts. Do you feel that starting this...
Forum: The Warrior Path 5th February 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,282
Posted By umc
Re: Beginning again

I love this thread! That's really all I have to say. Go get 'em OP! You have some good people helping you here and I'm reading with interest.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,325
Posted By umc
Re: I wrote a really good book about making money online, and then…

You ignored the end of my post. Clearly I wasn't saying that he was the same. I'm saying that there's a market for it. That doesn't mean that the OP will be successful, but people search for and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,325
Posted By umc
Re: I wrote a really good book about making money online, and then…

I was deeply unhappy. I was suicidal, in fact. I read books that challenged my perspectives and that made me see the world differently and I became "Happier". By the way, that's the name of Tal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 957
Posted By umc
Re: Carpet cleaning

If they need work they can reach out to apartment communities. They will get quite a bit of work but can't charge as much as one off jobs. Show up and do the job on time and on task and you can get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By umc
Re: I deliver flyers door to door as a job. What could I market on top of this?

I may be wrong here, but if you value this job you might want to make sure it is okay to dilute the delivered product with your own. You could lose the job if caught. Maybe I'm just being overly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By umc
Re: What business to start?(Classical Musicians)

Hire yourself out to play music at special events. There are wedding bands that play at weddings. You would have to find your people, whoever it is that has events that would call for paid help to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By umc
Re: Comparative Pricing To Stimulate Sales And Promote Your "Go To" offer

I can't remember offhand which book it was that I read, but it corroborated what you're saying here. I believe they referred to this as "the magic middle". Another great post!
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th January 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 558
Posted By umc
Re: Pricing Experiments. So, You Think Your Price Matters?

Love this! Claude is dropping gold in here this week.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By umc
Re: Help to capture offline business - Important

I think he's looking for free resources that he can run a client's site through that will show where it needs improvement. For example, there are sites out there where you can submit your website...
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