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Forum: Social Media 30th April 2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By SirThomas
Re: A company wants admin access to my Facebook Ads Manager, do I give it to them?

Hi dburk,



Yes, "stealing" was probably a wrong word and "walking away" would be more appropriate. Sorry about that.

To be honest with you, I am not even sure if we're talking about the...
Forum: Social Media 22nd April 2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By SirThomas
RE: A company wants admin access to my Facebook Ads Manager, do I give it to them?

It all depends on what kind of set you agreed to.

Most of Facebook Ad agencies will ask you to give them admin access to you FB page. You need to create business manager account and give them...
Forum: Social Media 3rd February 2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Facebook Ad account limit increase

?? I don't think you read my post. I am asking about having problem reaching FB support team to increase my ad account creation limit. I am not talking about "spending" limits.

These days, they...
Forum: Social Media 2nd February 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By SirThomas
Facebook Ad account limit increase

Guys, are you also having problems with adding ad accounts in business manager? I've been trying to reach their support team to increase the ad account limit but their support is virtually non...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th March 2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,254
Posted By SirThomas
Re: This Lights A Fire Under A Prospects Ass To Take Action

Ewen, are you talking about three words that you have to say to your prospect or about three words describing what has to happen to move people to act?
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th March 2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,254
Posted By SirThomas
Re: This Lights A Fire Under A Prospects Ass To Take Action

I believe it must be "The most popular" or "everyone is buying". People don't want to be left out - a major element of the Herd Theory.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th February 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By SirThomas
Re: "Go where your market goes"...oh the irony of this

...and you might be losing even more if you are not on Snapchat! :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,665
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Question: What's Stopping You From Using Direct Mail?

It's just one way to get your message out. If you think it's not worth the hassle, you can always use solo mailouts instead of coops. When it comes to your message being heavily diluted, every...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Accepting Checks by Phone

Hi,

Do you ask them to send you a picture of a blank check or fully filled with signature? Also, do you prefer them to send it as sms to your phone or just email with an attachment?
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Selling Services Via Sales Funnels? Anyone Doing This?

Yeah, I know what you mean. That's why 20 years ago I decided to use check by phone software. In the 90's, I used to run a lot of lead generation service for "biz-opp" crowd. Back then I was still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Selling Services Via Sales Funnels? Anyone Doing This?

Yes, I am very familiar with Intuit product line, not a very big fan (reasons outside of this thread's scope). I was just asking about checks by phone because you've mentioned it in your post. I've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd January 2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Selling Services Via Sales Funnels? Anyone Doing This?

For your check by phone, do you have a secure online form to accept the payment or you just take the info over the phone? I used to ask people to fill out their checks and simply snap a picture of it...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st December 2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,330
Posted By SirThomas
Re: I Went From 0 to 25k a Month in 2 Years-Heres 7 Things that Would Have Got Me There in Half the

You're talking about email not direct mail (physical mail), right?
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,553
Posted By SirThomas
Re: "It's too Expensive" - WHAT'S YOUR BEST RESPONSE?

I don't know at what point of your presentation your prospect says "it's too expensive", but the best answer I ever came up with was "Comparing to what?".

With time, I changed it to "When you say...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Question Client Email Blast

If they go directly to the consumer, more likely they'll get dropped by their dealers and interior designers...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th November 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Taking card payments over the phone...

Spark Pay by Capital One has an option "keyed-in" transaction, but it costs 3.7% per transaction. You may want to look into companies that allow you send a custom invoice, so your clients can enter...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

Tom, they have a recording of that "webinar". I can PM you the link if you want it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By SirThomas
Re: The over 50 market.

I believe Jon Benson spent 25k for their coaching not the webinar.

True. And the same applies to any other media, oflline, online or mixed. However, depending on your media, 25k might not be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

Ewen, that's not your fault. Those guys simply sucked. We had a group of people from another forum who all dialed in to learn something new and everyone was absolutely frustrated and laughing at each...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Newspapers Are The Thing...Again

It was absolutely pathetic. One hour of bs hype and cute story, 16 minutes going over two advertorials, 10 minutes talking about a call center and 30+ minutes of hyped sales pitch. Garbage. Two...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Model something that proves itself over and over

When you look at their sample ads, it will more likely represent a full page. I receive a very similar booklet locally in Washington state. They switched from an earlier envelope-type publication to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,508
Posted By SirThomas
Re: The intelligent person's 7 figure sales plan

People actually buy used mattresses from a fundraiser?
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th September 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,743
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Lead Gen/Rent-Site Success Formula

Is your SEO for organic search only or maps as well?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th September 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,636
Posted By SirThomas
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,676
Posted By SirThomas
Re: How to sell lead generation for the big $$$!

James,

Perhaps you've answered that before, but do you show your landing pages and reports to your customers? If yes, has anybody ever tried to steal it from you and run it on their own?

Also,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th August 2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Good luck.

These days, people don't give away their mailing addresses, so the most you can usually get t is their email address and a fake name... lol

On occasion, you might find someone's website showing...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

They sure can be similar. The major difference is that you pay for the ad editorial and have it published in any newspaper you want. With press releases, you have to wait for reporters to pick it up...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Turns $200,000 Into $800,000 Every Month In Newspaper Advertising

I thought the original post was about using editorial-type ads in print newspapers, not about press releases... The first one is an ad that looks like a press release, the second one is an actual...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th August 2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Example of Magazine ad getting 68% opt-in...

That's so funny! Several years ago, I ran nearly identical (method) ads for network marketers to generate leads. The ads were placed in mlm/homebiz magazines, on postcards or card decks sending...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,409
Posted By SirThomas
Re: How to sell websites to those not looking to buy

Ewen, I finally created a folder on my hard drive named Ewen Mack. Sorry, it took me so long... :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th July 2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Sending Postive Thoughts and Energy to Rus Sells

I was just thinking about Rus the other day. Hope you recover soon, Rus!
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd June 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

About 8-9 years ago, I helped my client to re-create their postcard using a similar idea. My client owned a geothermal energy business - doing surveys, installing systems etc. The info we used came...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd June 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

I had to re-read the #4 card and found exactly what I had on my "public notice" cards. Here it is: using THEY WILL instead of WE WILL. It applies that this is an "official notice" and what the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

Ewen,

Were those cards sent to the same area one after another or to similar areas?
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

She could call the 24-hr recorded message, 828 number, email Tonya or contact them through their website. It depends on what kind of "community" you hit with your message.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

If #4 won, it would most likely be due to the usage of "Public Notice". I've done a lot of the PUBLIC NOTICE cards over the tears and they really bring good results. My problem with the three yellow...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,030
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Pest Control Postcards: 4 tested, one the winner...which one?

For me it would be card #1. I'd probably go straight to her website bugsbite dot com to find out what she's talking about. These days, it would be the first avenue for me. I wouldn't call in, if I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,064
Posted By SirThomas
Re: A warrior example.

Got it! Thank you for the clarification. Appreciated.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,064
Posted By SirThomas
Re: A warrior example.

So currently, you're running 4 ads ( 4 businesses) with one on front page and three on the back? Three cards a month?
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th June 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,064
Posted By SirThomas
Re: A warrior example.

Very nice system! Thank you for sharing.

Do you collect their funds for 6 months in advance or in individual payments? I'd think the first payment could be the biggest, but I'd like to learn how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Commercial Roofing Leads

I'd start with commercial insurance agents/brokers. Also, insurance claim adjustors will know who deals with building maintenance or internal audits and inspections. They might see "complimentary"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st January 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Dan Kennedy Is Wrong: "But My Business Is Different"

Very well said!

Even in the same industries and in the same location, businesses are and operate differently. Construction industry is a perfect example of that. Some contractors serve...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,465
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Restaurant Directory..How can it be Promoted Through Accommodation Places?

Dan,

Perhaps I'm missing something here... Why do you think your town needs an app? App for what? To contact potential tourists or the ones already in your town?

Apps are tools for users that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th December 2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Email Program that lets you create your own "Groupon" type deal?

Constant Contact has a "deal-type" service called SaveLocal.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,482
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Thanks, it is educational.

That's a nice profit on only 6 ads. Are you charging around $400 per spot?
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,482
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Amber Chisholm?? I'm not tuned in to this sub forum

Is that a 6x12 card instead of 9x12?
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By SirThomas
Re: 9x12 EDDM Post Card Baller$ Earn $90k - $230k Per Mailer

I don't see this as a crazy or outlandish idea, at all. Factoring companies, merchant/cash advance service providers have tried every method to switch merchants to their services. From "free" or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By SirThomas
Re: 9x12 EDDM Post Card Baller$ Earn $90k - $230k Per Mailer

Have you implemented this system anywhere yet or is it still in "testing" stage? It sounds good, but you might be better off hiring people who already sell (or used to sell) merchant...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Cold Calling - trinkets?

Get Stephan Schiffman's book called "Cold Calling Techniques (That Really Work!)" 7th Edition. It will help you!
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th November 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Can you generate Auto insurance leads?

Tom, you no longer sell insurance? Just curious :-)
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st November 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,264
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Anyone using Maps Marketing Blueprint by David Sprague?

And that's why most of the info-sellers usually visit a different section of this forum called "warrior special offers"... to sell their "goods". And when in need, they also sell their "goods" to the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,264
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Anyone using Maps Marketing Blueprint by David Sprague?

As Rus said, cancel the subscription with your credit card. If he charged you a second monthly fee AFTER you asked for cancellation, I'd backcharge that payment as well...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st October 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,329
Posted By SirThomas
Re: When Cold Calling, You ABSOLUTELY Must Do This!

This map is actually funny. They have Alaska marked as AL instead of AK. No wonder people call poor those Alaskans at 5AM! But with those 24hr nights, they probably don't care... :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st August 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Bigger Sites Stealing My Content & Outranking Me - How To Deal With It

The bigger authority sites could post weak article and and it would outrank yours. That's reality. Other sites link to them, because they are authority site...

If you want to become more known in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th August 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By SirThomas
Re: WP Call Tracker

Unfortunately, no. As a result, I dumped the plugin and just started using Twilio's own set ups to achieve the same.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By SirThomas
Re: Good Call Forwarding with Call Recording Feature

I could never get Chad's plugin to work. Perhaps, it's doesn't work with the latest wordpress version.
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