Register Blogs Advertise with usHelp Desk Today's Posts Search

Showing results 1 to 56 of 183
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mjbmedia
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,228
Posted By ewenmack
Re: What Are The Biggest Challenges in 2016?

Still the same as last year, the year before and the decade before,
only much more intense.

Your prospects want to know...

'Why should I do business with you over all other options I have,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By John Durham
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Good ole Dan. :) Great answer!

Exactly.

There is never any harm in asking, so they say. Telemarketing is just "asking". Would there be any shame if you dropped by their office to try and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

I used to spend a lot of time, planning, practicing, preparing....

But never instead of selling. If I didn't have an appointment, I cold called.

It's completely understandable to build a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,808
Posted By John Durham
Re: An alternative to cold calls?

Precisely.

People who quit after three days often walk away swearing it doesnt work..... Strangely they do this even after leaving rooms where it was working for a hundred people all around...
Forum: Social Media 29th August 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Jack Gordon
Re: Linked In

No, an invitation has to be accepted before two people are connected.

Until then, only the public profile is available.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Why should someone need money to do Seo?

Yep and rightly so... I can never blame a business owner for seeing it as a scam because in 99% of the situations, it is a scam.



That is most definitely NOT what SEO is... not even close.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By misterme
Re: How do I Combat? "Why do I need a website? How Will it Bring Me More Business?"

I agree with you yet here we are, trying to convince him of something he doesn't want. Ha. The irony.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

Not that the rest of what you said wasn't important ... but because of the bold
if you were standing next to me right now ... I would shake your hand and buy
you a beer.

It's hard to get people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

There's a delicate balance when working as augmented staff in larger organizations. One is... turf. If the marketing director is so good, how come they need other marketing services?

The answer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

mjbmedia - I knew what you meant.

this is a good thread IMO

take MRomero's adivce on small projects 1st, and how to go after a bigger biz. (with 1-2 marketing people)

add Michael Hiles...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By MRomeo09
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

What has worked for me is as I put in my all-in-one post, do your research. Understand their business, how it works, the language that they use, who they are, what their ideal customer looks like,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By MRomeo09
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

If that's the way I come across(even though that's about the opposite of the way I feel), I'll own up to it and apologize. I tell my children, you're responsible for your own communication whether...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

Sometimes when attempting to build value people shoot themselves in the foot.

If you told me what you said above, my first thought would be ...
35-40 hours – is to much. I would immediately do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By digichik
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

I'm really glad you decided stop in again. It's funny I thought about your posts the other day, they were very thought provoking. I miss that.

Not many people value "thinking" anymore. It's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: finding out age of websites

Yeah, that is what I use as well but it isn't always accurate in reporting major changes since it doesn't crawl very often.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,030
Posted By MRomeo09
Re: What is up WF offliners. Stopping by for a look-see

That's one of the worst parts about this forum. I see so many people trying to make sales who don't have the ability to meaningfully help their clientele. I believe in the opposite approach, how can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By coolkiwi
Re: finding out age of websites

I would consider using a web archive. They are simple and easy.
Here is one that I would use myself:
https://archive.org/web/
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By DABK
Re: finding out age of websites

Do you want to know when the domain was first registered or the last time they made major changes to the site?

I don't know the answer, but I'm reading two questions in your question. The 2nd one...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: finding out age of websites

www.who.is

Find out when the domain was registered. Most accurate way of finding that out.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By Andrew S
Re: finding out age of websites

There's a domain age tool, you can Google it.

You can also look at the Web Archive.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By pxitvcrnwgkd
Re: finding out age of websites

Non-Tech: Look for an old copyright on the bottom.

Tech: Look for file modification times on the html files, and css files. If you were to build a graph from this information you can see the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,395
Posted By DaniMc
Re: What to do if you're too scared to talk on the phone???

The phone is critical to any business that is making money.

You just can't go through life with that kind of handicap. You simply must get over it.

You should view fear as an indicator of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By irinalovespaper
Re: Social Media for children

I think you can use Facebook. If you're under 13 you shouldn't have an account on Facebook, but kids know how to select a fake date of birth. You can reach them by targeting the Facebook games they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By savidge4
Re: Social Media for children

This concept is totally dependent on the age bracket you are looking for. Younger kids are not likely to be targeted with Twitter, but 15+ could be. I think overall your best option would be to use...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th September 2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By savidge4
Re: Google My Business Call Tracking Just Added

Ahhh so if you have click to mobile button it can track that.. not land lines etc... Here I was getting hot under the collar

seriously tho, if that is NOT opt outable, I may stop using Google...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By kenmichaels
Re: What Things Would You Want to Learn about Prospecting?

I think I just fell in love .... :cool:
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By kemdev
Re: Why most of your are failing and will continue to fail....

Truth be told, it doesn't take a lot of calls to make a decent living selling web design. That is, if you're packaging it correctly. And if you're at least "somewhat" consistent with your approach. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By yukon
Re: How do I Combat? "Why do I need a website? How Will it Bring Me More Business?"

Every business situation is unique, even same niche businesses are unique.

Believe it or not some business owners don't want more business than they already have or don't want to grow their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By misterme
Re: Facebook why are they so unhelful when you really need them to step up

I guess with a billion users if they had a help line you might be on hold for a week.

P.S. Don't mean to stick my nose in your business but just some brotherly advice. if she's an old,old friend,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Wordpress site help urgent please

Then start, LOL

It tells you if someone is changing things on your site.

Once in awhile a plugin will screw up a site and I'll check in cpanel. If the error log shows an issue, it's probably a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By MrFume
Re: Wordpress site help urgent please

Actually this looks like a plugin issue - login to your Cpanel navigate to the file manager, go to your domain- go to Wp-content and rename your plugins folder to plugins.old (for instance) you will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th August 2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By maqua
Re: Wordpress site help urgent please

If you think its a plug in log into server through ftp and delete any new plugins that you may suspect, if it clears the error up all good :) If you cannot fix send in a ticket with your host with...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Recruitment Nick
Re: Restaurant sues Google

It's easy to say the business owner should have seen this coming/had a social media consultant/what have you. But this problem has been coming. Google are determined to give you the answers to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st July 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,722
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: Putting prices on your site or not?

Should one pound of vegetables cost more for an obese person, or fit person? The pound of vegetables would clearly offer more value to the obese, unhealthy person, so with that logic, it should cost...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,539
Posted By DaniMc
Re: How to build your network, make new friends, get business and awesome personal recommendations..

Wow I had never heard of the ZMOT. Thanks I will have some reading to do! At this point, I would add you to my Contact list, read about ZMOT some more, and in a week or two follow up with you about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,539
Posted By ewenmack
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th June 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,539
Posted By DaniMc
Re: How to build your network, make new friends, get business and awesome personal recommendations..

This happens sometimes but only because I put the wrong people into the system.

There is kind of a subtle psychology here that you will pick up. We have all met people and then ended up on their...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th June 2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,254
Posted By iAmNameLess
Re: I make 100 calls a day,give me some criticism on my script.

I think you should reread the last 2 paragraphs I wrote because if that is your answer then it tells me that you don't really know why you're doing any of this.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th June 2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: Things sure have changed around here...

Mike,

Exactly right. I call them "hit & run" inquiries.

They provide almost no details yet they expect detailed answers.

I responded to one here....
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th June 2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,977
Posted By Ron Lafuddy
Re: Things sure have changed around here...

Hey folks, it's an open forum.

You want to see case studies?

Post them.

Want to see more about "delivery"
or "helping clients"?

Post it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th May 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,186
Posted By DaniMc
Re: FREE Tool Stops Buyer Resistance

I have to admit this is kinda funny. :)

Kinda. :(

Kinda. :mad:
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By misterme
Re: Spin Selling - sales advice thread

The question "how satisfied are you with the number and quality of the leads generated by/for your business" isn't either a problem or implication question. It's an investigative question. The good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,910
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: I have an amazing service but I suck on the phone

Jenny has clearly leapt forward through a time warp and accidentally conveyed three incorrect pieces of information.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Spin Selling

I would ask the second question first.
'What results have you achieved?" and then "Are you satisfied?"

Because if you ask "Are you satisfied?" first, they may just say "Yes".
And now you are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Spin Selling

Mike, I think your second question is better than your first.

The first question is accidentally worded in a leading way that is more likely to have your prospect shut down ("We're satisfied,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th April 2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,238
Posted By Steve Foulds
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: New lead generator

Dude I checked the search volume for your new business! OH JEEZ!

Low comp with 225k monthly searches! GOOO FOR IT! :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By Aaron Doud
Re: We're all aware of Yelp's questionable ethics... here's some numbers from the other side

I think the right conversation can open that money up to you. Forgive me but I don't remember what services you offer so my little example here will not be specific.

"John (business owner) I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,021
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

Well put. That is indeed the question.

Nobody believes the place would be better off without any sort of censorship (read: moderating) at all. A forum that went that route would quickly become...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th January 2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,021
Posted By Rus Sells
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

Lots of great replies from every one!

Some people aren't opposed to the business opportunity posts feeling that they fall under the topic of this thread but I still disagree and here's my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,021
Posted By misterme
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

That reminds me of how "back in da day"..... before the innerweb... I was walking myself down the street and saw a 'fridgyater put out on the curb for junk pick up later in da week when all of a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By bob ross
Re: Retargeting as a service

You can use it with direct mail too, sending them to a landing page where they'll be retargeted.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By DaniMc
Re: Tell your story 100 times before you waste time and money

LOL. That's exactly why I say people should practice.

At one extreme you are fumbling over your words.

At the other extreme you are a robot - I bet that dude spent a lot of time writing the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By DaniMc
Re: Chipmunks on the loose: What you REALLY need to know that will put your marketing business over.

A LOT of people get stuck in that "learning/not enough time" tar pit.

The thing is these aren't two separate issues. They often work together in a positive feedback loop.

Look up impostor...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,508
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Advice on book title needed

I'm stealing it. Thanks so much.

And to all you guys. My "Thanks button" is to capacity now, but believe me..I'll get to you.

Some very intelligent ideas. I'm glad I asked. :D
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: The Challenger Sale; Recommended Read

Aaron; First..WOW! That was a fantastic breakdown.

Yeah, I'm getting through the book. And while I'm still impressed with the book, it reads an awful lot like Spin Selling, although not as in...
Showing results 1 to 56 of 183

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:34 AM.