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Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 11:26 PM
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Views: 1,656
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Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 07:47 PM
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Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Could someone please provide an effective postcard/letter sample with good ROI %? (Please!)

And you are more willing to trust info that someone just posts on a forum?

I actually use my own mailings, but my system is not for sale, nor am I going to give it away for free. ;)

I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Could someone please provide an effective postcard/letter sample with good ROI %? (Please!)

*raises an eyebrow* A $47 investment that can land you numerous clients for hundreds or thousands of dollars is too much? Hm.

I'm not saying that there isn't free info available on the WF. There...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,656
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Could someone please provide an effective postcard/letter sample with good ROI %? (Please!)

Might I suggest you look at Timothy Castleman's info?

Postcard Marketing (http://30minutepostcards.com/postcard_marketing)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 952
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Who Wants To Earn $200,000+ From Twitter?

Twitter works if you use it properly.

It's not about getting a gazillion followers.

It's about relationships.

People do business with those they know, like and trust.

Twitter can help...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Simple Script to get me started.

Aaaah. That is a different story.

I like John Durham's Offline on Crack script. Simple and to the point, and also adaptable.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th April 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Simple Script to get me started.

I see.

In other words, you want me to hand you the keys to the magical script that will have customers falling at your feet.

That doesn't exist.

The reason I directed you to the TMF forum...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th April 2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Simple Script to get me started.

There are plenty of scripts in The Telemarketing Forum:

The Telemarketing Forum - Index (http://thetelemarketingforum.com)
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Marketing Ideas for Quilting ?? OMG!!

Building on Transcripts' idea - you can have locals who want to teach a class be able to use the room for a fee or a minimum purchase.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,698
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Someone convince me to cold call

Convince you?

I ain't your momma. It's not my job to convince you or nag you. :rolleyes:

Just do it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Marketing Ideas for Quilting ?? OMG!!

Churches and homeschoolers can be a great source of scrapbookers and quilters.

1. Contact local churches and homeschool groups and offer a discount or incentive of some sort.

2. If the store...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,750
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I'm stumped... How would you explain the benefits of an Online presence to a restaurant owner??

Another benefit for restaurants:

A mailing list.

Having a list that they can send out a weekly menu to, with specials, coupons and more, is a huge benefit.
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th April 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,750
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I'm stumped... How would you explain the benefits of an Online presence to a restaurant owner??

I always check out a new restaurant online before going.

I check for


Menu
Specials
Are they kid-friendly, or is this a place mainly for adults?
Do they have certain kid-friendly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: twitter traffic?

1. Are your tweets adding value, or are they only promotional?

2. Are they on a topic people might search for? If you tweet about making money online, you'll get more followers from searches...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Does anyone process credit card payments with their cellphone?

You can use ProPay to process payments over the phone. (At least you could a while back.)

Many WAHMs use them when they have a home party to process sales.

They offer a debit card so you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,668
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: All BS Aside...I Need to Make Some Money NOW!

I'm glad you found it helpful. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,668
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: All BS Aside...I Need to Make Some Money NOW!

Here is a place to start: Texas Evictions (http://www.rentlaw.com/eviction/texaseviction.htm)

BUT - laws change and are updated, and some counties or cities may have special provisions.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,668
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: All BS Aside...I Need to Make Some Money NOW!

Since you have more than just two days, you can certainly work on more than one front.

Writing, offline marketing, etc.
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st March 2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

I hope you do. :D

So, if I get your meaning:

Follow your passion, and that will give you the unique "voice" that will resonate with your audience (as long as you're giving value). Even if your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,668
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: All BS Aside...I Need to Make Some Money NOW!

Almost 15 years ago, all I had to my name was my purse (with next to nothing in it) and two small boxes of possessions. I feel your pain.

The first thing that you need to do is to find out when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
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Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

What if you're not sure what your "specialty" should be? I have a few things I'm good at, and passionate about, but not sure I can turn it into a fire.
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

I subscribed to the thread. Looking forward to hearing more.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: What are the most active "Female" forums?

Yep, I have to agree with this, sadly.

It's amazing the difference in attitude if you use a male pen name. Like, staggeringly different.

I thought this was 2011, but that doesn't seem to be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th March 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 36,862
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I am asking for help.

My apologies for not being clear.

Of course I will promote the WSO that is being offered with backlinks, tweets, blog posts, etc.

My pledge is over and above that.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
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Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

Just wanted to add:

I think the WSO idea is a great one.

I've organized $50,000+ fundraisers before (for a local charity). We would find team leaders that each had a goal.

In this case, if...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th March 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 36,862
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I am asking for help.

Kim -

I don't have a lot of clout here, or a big list.

However...

If we can get 50 Warriors to each pledge to raise $1000 each - however they can - then we reach our $50,000 goal.

I can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,673
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: "Paul Myers Thud Factor" Needed - ALL STAR PROJECT-BE IN THE GREATEST WSO IN WF HISTORY!

John -

I don't have a lot of clout here, or a big list.

However...

If we can get 50 Warriors to each pledge to raise $1000 each - however they can - then we reach our $50,000 goal.

I can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: What Do You Do When You Hit 2000 Follows at Twitter?

If you look at a person's profile and there is an option to send them a DM (direct message) (you'll see the link by "unfollow" and "block" on Old Twitter), then they are following you.

If there is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: $100 contest $50 second prize, Free Gold membership 3rd prize.

I'll post anything else I can think of.

Hope it helps your friend. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: $100 contest $50 second prize, Free Gold membership 3rd prize.

I'll post here and also the other site.

This is just something off the top of my head. I could come up with more if I had more time and more specifics.

Since he's working on a limited budget,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: $100 contest $50 second prize, Free Gold membership 3rd prize.

Awesome.

I'll work on a plan and post it soon.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: $100 contest $50 second prize, Free Gold membership 3rd prize.

Does it have to be only via telemarketing? Or can it be a multifaceted approach, as long as it stays below the $1000 limit?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 879
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Need Help Choosing a Domain Name

I bought a book once called "Parenting Spirited Children" or something similar. I can't remember the exact title.

The term "spirited" was used instead of "challenging" or "difficult" because...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: THIS CASE MIGHT GIVE ALL OF US TO THINK....OR NOT?

Get a prepaid Visa/Mastercard. Use that for the service.

Edited to add: That is assuming you live in the US or somewhere else that sells prepaid cards.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: How To Tell If An Offline Niche Is Too Competitive

Thank you! This answered a question I had. :)

Also good to hear about niches that may "seem" competitive. I have a client that is in a niche that has a lot of competition, but your tips for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th March 2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,145
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Stop Paying To Learn How To Do Google Places - Here's How To Do It For Free

Tim -

Excellent information. Thank you for sharing it with us (for free! Yay!).

Working on your lead generation ideas and will keep you updated with my results. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,979
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I can't even give some people money.

Andy -

I think you are looking at this the wrong way.

Some people may not want to enter a contest like that because there is no guarantee that you're going to win. That's true.

But, for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: How to get your Amazon Affiliate Account Banned

It's almost scary how right you are proving to be. :D

And I agree. Why ask a third party? Go right to the source and ASK. Don't get "opinions" from others. They don't know for sure.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
YouTube - "Featured Curator"

Has anyone else noticed this? ( I did a search and I did not see anything on this topic, so I'm assuming not.)

When you go to the YouTube homepage, they now have a "Featured Curator" highlighted. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,979
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: I can't even give some people money.

That is a shame. :(

I'll be honest - I saw the contest, then put it aside and said I would enter it later.

Then it slipped my mind. :o (<<<<< This is me, looking very embarrassed.)

I won't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,240
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is IM success more from Skill, or Luck?

I would say it is Option C.

Work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: How to get your Amazon Affiliate Account Banned

I don't have anything to point out. I was just saying that reading the TOS is best.

I can almost guarantee you that you'll have some people saying Yes" and some saying "no."

It's best to go to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: How to get your Amazon Affiliate Account Banned

Have you read the TOS? That seems like a good place to start.

Why take someone else's word for it?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

I will definitely check it out, and I will PM you some info once we get a bit more organized. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,637
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Publishing Options for Erotica?

Whaaaa---? Do you have something against garden gnomes? :eek: (kidding! :D )

I will check it out. Thank you.



I could. I was also thinking having soft-core stuff and maybe even a paid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

Um. As I have said - I am a pervy wench, with more kinks than a chain link fence. I could very well see them banning me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

The erotica I've read in most bookstores is....tame.

But I could possibly use your suggestion. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

1. That is a major bummer.

2. Then I need another option.

:(
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,637
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Publishing Options for Erotica?

I am posting in a new thread because I don't want to hijack Slickest's thread (and the topic is a different aspect).

Cosmokid brought up some good points about publishing with Kindle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

In my first comment, I said writing "for other people" and getting paid for it (in the sense of being a hired writer) would be like I'd died and gone to Heaven.

I already write smut for myself. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

Good thing I got PG13LawnGnomeStories.com, too. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,943
Posted By TrekkieGrrrl
Re: Is there a market for erotica?

This is officially my favorite post in the whole thread. :D
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