Register Blogs Advertise with usHelp Desk Today's Posts Search

Showing results 1 to 56 of 123
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: GTC1187
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,453
Posted By GTC1187
RE: What's Your Advice on Becoming a Star Salesman?

I was in a similar situation...I had some sales experience and had done a lot of reading but had never been successful in a full time sales

This January I got a full time sales job with base...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st July 2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,807
Posted By GTC1187
Re: 1 Million by 25, Rich or Die Starving.

I agree with Frank. I'm not saying it's impossible to earn 1M in five years, and I don't believe he is either.
But for a broke 20 y/o dreamer with no skills, there is precious little hope....
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Dan Kennedy said a postcard to website CTA doesn't work well. Is this still true?

That particular mailing used just PURLs. i have had better experience in the past using phone numbers and even better experience including a P.S. which encouraged texting.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th July 2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Small Family Brick and Mortar looking for some tips

Create listings on Google My Business, Bing Local, and Yahoo Local.
Acquire a list of local citation sources, and build as many as you can.
Make sure these citations get indexed in the search...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Dan Kennedy said a postcard to website CTA doesn't work well. Is this still true?

Agreed.
I just send a mailing out in the last month using highly personalized letters with the prospect's first name, state, industry, and a PURL going to a Personalized URL on my website that was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th April 2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,578
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Need local lead generation providers/experts

Hmm, I can generate leads like you''ve mentioned.
I can do effective local lead generation both with PPC and organic SEO. Not sure which you're looking for. Feel free to shoot me a PM.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Q. about the 3 pack

Yes. You are correct.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Cold calls to get started, but what's the next phase of lead gen?

I would think that building a book of business substantial enough to cashflow the business and give you a substantial dedicated monthly marketing budget with which to begin advertising to test and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th April 2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Dan Kennedy's Quote On Business Philosophy... What Do You Think? Is He Right?

I agree with misterme, I feel like the quote is intended to combat a specific mindset. Not promote a hellaciously high-pressure sales environment, hence the lead-in.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By GTC1187
Re: You Are Your Product.

Great additions!
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th January 2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,584
Posted By GTC1187
Re: I need to outsource SEO ... who do you guys use??

I tried outsourcing a few years ago. I went with the most expensive U.S. based company I could find. Their work was so bad I felt like I could do a better job than them at the time.
At this point I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Email list cleaning?

Probably, you can change the format the proxies are in to work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th January 2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Email list cleaning?

Get GSA Email Verifier, it's $99 one-time and does need proxies, but it's a vital tool for scraped lists and is much cheaper than other options I've seen.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Google My Business

Probably 5-10 per month.
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th December 2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By GTC1187
You Are Your Product.

How much are you worth?
How many times can you sell yourself?
Do you grow in value?
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,742
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Lead Gen/Rent-Site Success Formula

Defacto,

How much are you charging your clients per month?
How much of that goes to adspend?
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Reviews

According to my experience, reviews are not at all as important a ranking factor as the hype would suggest. Savidge is right.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Have a problem with building backlinks

It has to be indexed by Google to count but it was a backlink the whole time.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By GTC1187
Re: SEO without content marketing?

I feel like content is more effectively employed as a mid-funnel focus. Your content should be primarily responsible for converting traffic into customers once they become aware of your brand through...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By GTC1187
Re: How To Get Ranking Fast & Secure

How is your traffic currently being monetized? I would consider taking a step back from this project that you are probably emotionally attached to and look at it from a data-based perspective. If you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,105
Posted By GTC1187
Re: The SEO is Dead ?? is It True

I feel like SEO is almost literally no different than it was a few years ago. The concepts of integrating social activity is based on marketing principles, not based on the technical aspects of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Have a problem with building backlinks

The link you dropped is the link back to your site. Regardless of whether or not your link is follow or nofollow, one link like that is not going to mean much.
Think of links as a collection of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Quality Backlinks

It isn't just the time it takes to fulfill the work, which is significant.
While fulfilling off-page SEO work is a battle in itself, it is complicated by the necessity for an intensive...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Why Isn't My Link Building Campaign Working? Several High Value Links But No Increase in Traffic

There's slightly more to moving the needle on rankings than just acquiring quality links...
Think about things like why links improve rankings.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st May 2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,230
Posted By GTC1187
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Is this reasonable?

I bought your WSO and was impressed. I'll try what you recommend there instead.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Is this reasonable?

Just checking. ;)
I'm trying something similar this year. I'm going with a pay-for-performance SEO model that I want to use to make 100K this year.
I can turn around 5-7 first page rankings in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Is this reasonable?

Do you know SEO or Web design?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By GTC1187
Re: What is the new seo strategy after penguin 2.1 update?

The secret to ranking after penguin 2.1 is developing up to date SEO skills like effective link building, and being aware of what you can do to create a profitable campaign without a penalty or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By GTC1187
Re: rank on first page third position

The only reason you would need to build T2 links to more than just a few of your T1s would be to help get them indexed if you're having trouble with that.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th February 2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,569
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Fastest way to bring new business for Offline Local Biz?

I would suggest AdWords. Especially if you can get a voucher for $100 credit.
For a service-based offline business clicks aren't expensive and it's not difficult to get ROI.
If you build a decent...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Targeting two keywords with one page

You can only really target one keyword per page with on-page optimization. Sure you can use backlinks to target variations or synonyms, but one keyword is really all that's possible with on-page.
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th November 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,814
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Selling Local Advertising/Online Services. Free Book From Claude Whitacre

I saw that this thread had been bumped back up and I went and reread my copy of this book. It really is packed with good information, and like Kanigan said it puts you in a great frame of mind.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Best Way to Monetize SEO Skills?

Okay, I'm going to start cold calling to gain new clientele.
I figure its a skill that I have to master to be effective in my trade. If I start out just setting appointments to meet in person, how...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th November 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By GTC1187
Best Way to Monetize SEO Skills?

So I really enjoy SEO and am ranking sites post Penguin 3.0 without trouble.
I do some work for clients and some for myself. What I'd really like to do is consider expanding to outside my hometown...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Remove all anchor texts from site blog?

I wouldn't run 30% exact match anchors at all these days. Try 5-10%...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,476
Posted By GTC1187
Re: How would you spend 200$ for Backlinks?

You could get a nice variety of high PA links with $200.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Link Building Software?

I would recommend learning how to build links manually. It gets hella old after you build 1000 links or so. But once you get your site ranked it will have been worth it. I still have a site or two...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th August 2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By GTC1187
Re: One hour a day...

Link building is the most important part of SEO. I would try to learn how to build a decent backlink profile at some point. On-page can be handled with a plugin, and content can be written, but you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Need Help Ranking A Client In A City He Is Not Located In

Add a geotargeted landing page to his website and rank it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Local SEO, pricing per keyword question?

I've found that the $100 per keyword is on the lower end of the spectrum, especially if you're buying links.
Regardless, there's a situation with ranking and staying ranked above competitors, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By GTC1187
Re: New blog - newbie here and i need advice!

Look, I'm sorry to have come across as mean, but the guy is staking his future on a $40 expired domain.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By GTC1187
Re: New blog - newbie here and i need advice!

Why don't you give him some advice?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Local SEO, pricing per keyword question?

The thing with local SEO is you need to build citations, reviews, and links. You have to optimize their website on-page plus a Google+ Local page. After the on-page you will want to build citations,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By GTC1187
Re: New blog - newbie here and i need advice!

First of all, if you need to support yourself then go start applying for jobs right now.
This domain of yours will never generate a substantial income with Adsense, at least not this year or in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Help Me Please! Google Showing Different URL of My Site for Same Keyword From Time To Time!

You may want to try building backlinks to signal which URL you want to be served.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th July 2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Lost 91 backlinks???

You probably had a few referring domains with links on multiple pages of their site pointing to yours, you lose 1-2 referring domains like this and there go your links.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By GTC1187
Re: How to rank a carpet cleaning Company?

PBN stands for Private Blog Network, it involves buying expired domains that already have backlinks pointing to them (making them more powerful than a new domain) then repurposing these powerful...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By GTC1187
Re: I don't understand how to off-site optimize

You mentioned that you are focusing on Labrador training, I think that this is probably a good idea since dog training is a very popular and competitive niche for IMers.
Try reading some backlinking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,531
Posted By GTC1187
Re: Learning SEO. Where to start?

I'll tell you right now that you'll want to think twice before investing yourself into SEO.
It's a volatile industry with a steep learning curve that involves trying to hit a moving target....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By GTC1187
Link Building Vs. Content Marketing

So, are marketers really seeing a consistent improvement in ROI by switching from link building to content marketing?
I understand that finding good writers is easier than finding good link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By GTC1187
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By GTC1187
Any Reason To Believe Links Will Fall as #1 Ranking Factor?

What do you guys think about the longevity potential of links being the #1 ranking factor? Is there any reason to believe that links will be overshadowed by another signal in the next 10 years or so?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th July 2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By GTC1187
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th June 2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By GTC1187
Re: GSA Churn and Burn Questions - Please help!

I hate to be negative, but I think you'll have a little more trouble being successful with this than what you and others suspect...I don't want to discourage you though.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th June 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By GTC1187
Re: How to make my e-commerce site to get more direct traffic?

You should look at SEO.
Social media will not make you sales at scale.
PPC can be good or great, but it's got a lower ROI versus SEO.
Showing results 1 to 56 of 123

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:51 PM.