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Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Local Web Design Company-How would you do the hosting?

As already stated several times..reseller account. I started out in 2000 signing up clients to my shared unlimited domain account and just as also stated its a headache once the client wants to get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Need a local address for my business... low-cost suggestions?

Is there a local service with mail forwarding?
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,823
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Making up front cash on LinkedIn using simple video's

Most members on LinkedIn have in their profie whether its OK to contact them with business inquiries.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd May 2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,937
Posted By 300SMG
Re: What do you charge a local client for a 5 page website?

We offer a 3-page deal for $195 and that's all a local pizza shop or sandwich shop would need. That price is based on the fact that they agree to an annual hosting plan which is set at $120 for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th March 2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,002
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Direct Mail - Conversion Rates from Response %

I agree that the list of recipients need to be targeted. Just as suggested above, look for areas that are a bit higher in crime rate, especially burglaries, car break-ins, etc. BUT I think the key is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,413
Posted By 300SMG
Re: $100,000 a year from Web Design possible?

This is truly the only reply the OP needs to read. Other than saying yes 100k is possible by simply doing web design. You need to be the goto agency for all of their needs in this area. SEO, List...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,709
Posted By 300SMG
Re: I need advice. Got an order to destroy someone and I know I can do it a bit.

Karma .. Too bad there are those out there that will and do tear others down for their own gain.
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd December 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Please HELP! Desperately needing WP Theme for a Sports Recruiter

I think you'd be better 0ff using a professional theme rather than the sports theme listed. That seems to be more score and news article heavy. I'd look for one for a lawyer or something along that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,670
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to monetize funny pictures site?

Tshirt affiliates like tshirt hell or similar online shops. As mentioned All posters ( they have a humor section) create an Amazon store with the top 50 all time comedies lie animal house, vacation,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Facebook Fan page for local businesses

I don't buy a word of this, I think it's almost the furthest away from the truth. To say that every business already has a FB page is ridiculous. Most businesses don't know how to utilize facebook,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Best membership site monthly pricing: $27/month or $29/month? Does it matter?

I know this wasn't an option, but I'd also test $19.99 the fact that it's under a $20 bill will increase your sign-ups and renewals dramatically. The $27-29 price level screams $30 and I truly feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Would It Be Overkill To Offer Two Competing Affiliate Products On The Same Website/blog?

If its simply ad space and you don't want the offers showing together, then just rotate the ads
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 871
Posted By 300SMG
Re: A Simple Tip To Keep Visitors On Your Site Longer

Related posts and Popular posts work well too
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,872
Posted By 300SMG
Re: A 500 word article will always outperform a 1000 word article

The best articles don't have a word count. As long as the writer can make their point, get the opinion across, inform the reader and make them think - it's a truly successful article. My .02
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to: properly build a lead gen machine

Great post. Basic ideas but put all together it's definitely more info than its parts would be solo.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,175
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Start Killing it With Direct Mail and Linkedin

If that's the case, you may not be targeting the right potential clients. I have found DM works best when your contact list is targeted to those in need of what it is your offering. I also feel, DM...
Forum: Social Media 10th November 2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,125
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to promote a facebook page?

All great ideas and techniques, well except the buying of likes, which in my opinion is truly a waste of money. I think it's much better to gain organic likes and fans rather than those not even...
Forum: Social Media 10th November 2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Facebook Page Creation?

Debra, I was able to see and like your page. As stated above, once you have 25 'Likes' you can custom name your page so the #'s are out of the URL.

Word to the wise Techwork - if FB gets wise to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Bitly - Tinyurl Question?

Doesn't FB check the URL link before allowing it to be posted? It seems that's how I remember it.
Forum: Website Design 9th November 2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By 300SMG
Re: .htaccess and Wordpress

Thank you for taking the time to answer and the link to the tutorial. Much appreciated.
Forum: Website Design 9th November 2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By 300SMG
.htaccess and Wordpress

I'm hoping this is a simple question to answer.

Thinking of creating a membership site using WP and want to be able control where visitors enter the content from. I'd like to use plain HTML pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By 300SMG
Re: I'm happy with page rank update nov 2012

PR for all of our sites stayed the same. But I'm OK with that.
Forum: Social Media 5th November 2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By 300SMG
Admin of Multiple Facebook Pages

Just out of curiosity, because I myself have created 10 fan pages on Facebook for my my own interests, projects or upcoming projects. But what does one do if they make FB fan pages for profit? The...
Forum: Website Design 4th November 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,050
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Review on my news website

You say new or news..it's just a FIVERR knockoff. Nt reinventing the wheel. Looks clean. Good luck.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,075
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to Get 1000+ Amazon Kindle eBook Downloads in 1 Day!

What are the standards for a kindle/nook ebook? # of pages..can it contain affiliate links? Do you give away the farm or do you use it to up sell later?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to get traffic to a video game being released in two days?

Write up some quick reviews. Or if theres a list of cheats or tips pre launch make posts about it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th November 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,094
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to Create a PR 6 Website in One or Two Days

I think the best advice given in the OP is #9 - Build Relationships ...priceless!
Forum: Website Design 1st November 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Which theme would you suggest?

Would adding a slideshow along the top linking the image to the PLR do the trick?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By 300SMG
Re: What type of giveaways can be used for "free"

I agree, was just wondering if anyone had any more success with one thing or another. I guess the easiest test would be to split test different offers and go from there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Wordpress theme that looks like this?

Check out Montezuma Theme (http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/montezuma) It looks similar and you should be able to tweak the CSS for the font size etc. to re-create the one you posted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By 300SMG
What type of giveaways can be used for "free"

As many of you have said, in order to get users to sign up for your email list it's sometimes best to give 'stuff' away. I was wondering what is best to use for a giveaway. eBook? 1-sheeter with tips...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th October 2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,974
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Easiest money I've ever made online... too easy.

You paid close to $2,000 and charged $200? Or am I misreading something.
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How Do You Make Facebook Posts w/ Image Below?

Allanward is spot on. When you pst the URL in the update, FB will automatically create a preview for the links location. It will sometimes offer you options for what image to use.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,893
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Looking to Monetize Adult Fan Page

I used to work in adult when you could post a thumbnail gallery a day and make $5K a month and it's nowhere near as easy anymore. Biggest factor is so much free stuff out there and tube sites.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Groupon Allowing Web Design???

Don't pay someone to give your services/products away. worst business plan you can imagine. Not only do you sell the service at 50% of normal cost but you also pay Groupon whatever % you agree...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Need advice for pricing

Ad agency standard rate is 15% of their ad budget but if it's non ad related such as SEO or web design/redesign then you need to come up with an hourly or per project price. And that would be in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,094
Posted By 300SMG
Re: I found unregistered restaurant domain name...legal?

What I'm saying is register it but offer it to the restaurant ..don't hijack it or hold it for ransom. When you let them have it try and get a web design project out of it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th October 2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Advice needed: Client wants refund..

I too would like to low the outcome. I also agree with several points made. If total disclosure wasn't made ..is it truly the OPs fault? I think a terms of service contract needs to be completely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Lost 28 Pounds in weight - How would you market it?

Start a weight loss blog/site. Monetize it with offers...product reviews..affiliate offers for poke, videos, exercise programs, etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,094
Posted By 300SMG
Re: I found unregistered restaurant domain name...legal?

If it were me, I'd register it. Let the restaurant know you have it and want them to have it BUT include it in a full new web design project proposal.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,499
Posted By 300SMG
Re: I've brought $17,500 in 23 days into my business using this ONE Strategy!

Seems that's the trend these days - build a mock-up and try to sell to potential list of would be clients. Glad this technique worked out for you. Wash. Rinse. Repeat.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By 300SMG
Re: a simple squeeze page question

What about sub domains for different individual products..or would it be better served in a directory system?

product1.domain.com vs domain.com/product1/ ?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,224
Posted By 300SMG
Re: This guy has figured out how to make serious money on Fiverr

Just as it was mentioned above, it's against FIVERR's terms to make contact or request payment off of the site, therefore I have to believe he's paying the 20%. I'm sure the way he looks at it is -...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,352
Posted By 300SMG
Re: MAKE $800 A MONTH WITH AFFILIATE DROP CARDS

You could also ramp this idea up and use - flyers and postcard mailers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,263
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Why are 99% of marketers only using wordpress sites? how did this frenzy start?

Easily customized
SEO Friendly
Thousands of ready made layouts

Also much easier to turn over a WP site to a client that wants to update information on their own. It really has a great learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By 300SMG
Re: What Is A Magazine Theme Best Suited To?

Its best used for multiple categories with lots of content. Sports, Entertainment, Gaming are just a few of the topics I can think would utilize magazine style themes. Online news as well.
Forum: Website Design 22nd October 2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Please Vote For Your Favorite Logo (UPDATED)

I personally like 'C' it would transition with any changes that need to be made in the future.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,874
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Are You Being Too "Professional" For Your Own Good?

I don't know John, I think if my realtor showed up in a beater and disheveled clothes, I'd question whether they were selling me a house or looking to squat in it.

I agree with ewen's post...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,687
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Im 20 and I drive a 40k USD mustang - Is this good or bad for my image?

IAmNameLess hits it right on the head. What does it matter what car you drive or don't drive. Clients care about THEIR results and what car THEY can drive because of your efforts at making them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd October 2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,521
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Easy Direct Mail Method - Copy and Paste for Easy Profits

Thank you for the letter template you send out - I would change one thing; where it reads "Want more? Send me anything you want published on the website and I will put it up for you, free of charge!...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,495
Posted By 300SMG
Re: How to build a sales force on a shoe string budget.

This an absolutely priceless thread. It can be tweaked and conformed to just about any sales type of position needed. Thank you to the OP as well as the replies afterwards.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By 300SMG
Re: This is how NOT to run a Facebook page

That's just crazy and goes to show just how much the average business owner hasn't a clue of how to include social media into their marketing. The 'LIKES' alone would turn me off of the company.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Google Voice?

My company uses 1 GVoice line for sales only. It may sound strange but it actually has been very helpful in keeping all other inquiries separate from sales. As others have stated above, you can...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By 300SMG
Re: THE BEST SALESPERSON DOES THIS......

In my opinion, Oprah isn't a salesperson at all. She is the equivalent of an owner of a very targeted list with millions of 'opt-in' members. Oprah mentions a product, book, self-help, etc. and those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,096
Posted By 300SMG
Re: A Neat Little Tactic That Earned Me $2000 Last Month...

You have found your own purple cow. Great way to think outside the box. Why not ask the librarians to hand out a bookmark with each marketing or business book taken out?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,112
Posted By 300SMG
Re: Where to find Affordable Content Writers?

I have to agree with the above replies. I did article writing for about 2 years and I would never consider those rates and I would venture to say that any serious writer wouldn't either.

If you're...
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