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Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Mailing Postcards

I will start a postcard campaign soon, because someone is messing with my Craigslist ads. I've been wanting to do it for a while but this is pushing me to do it sooner.

Open rate on most...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Hostgator Affiliate Program

Yes, Hostgator has been awesome. They became even more awesome after I agreed to use some of my clients' existing hosting companies. Some of them have been a nightmare to deal with.

Last fall I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Best Way To Setup Client Email???

I used to use Google Apps for client emails, which worked great. Unfortunately they are no longer free.

Now I am looking into Zoho Mail which is free up to 3 users.
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st December 2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Falkonator
What is your favorite inspirational music?

I have always felt music to have a powerful impact on my life. It is very helpful in changing my mood and my state. Also certain music will get into your subconscious mind very quickly and you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Facebook Question --??

I have seen that, too. I have also seen some of these auto generated pages rank higher in Google than their actual page. The business is supposed to claim their page with a phone verification. If...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,903
Posted By Falkonator
Re: I am bored, anybody want to talk about sales?

I just made a mistake yesterday. I quoted a realtor in a large metro area a price for SEO. He didn't call my quote expensive, he called it absurd.
He found me on Craigslist. He was most likely...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th September 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,756
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Google + Local (Google Places) *SCAM* - A warning to all Warriors.

I just saw an ad on Craigslist where a guy pays you $50 to use your address.

He says that Google will mail you a postcard. Just email us the PIN and we will pay you $50.

People are getting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Couple Questions - for Hosting, claiming map listings

I buy all of my domains with my namecheap.com account. If a client does not have a name yet, I will put them on my account. That way renewals are in my control. Costs are included in the hosting....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,062
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Getting sales on Craiglist [Replying to ads]

I think xichabodx was referring to the average handyman, who does not know anything about effective marketing, who post ads that are all run together with a bunch of misspellings.

Maybe you meant...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th August 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Client's website spammed

Seems like most of my sites have this issue. So now I add a captcha field to the form and also install akismet.

The captcha field helps a lot because most of the spam is automated and can't go...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th August 2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By Falkonator
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th August 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 780
Posted By Falkonator
Re: If only I knew

Thank you so much for the great story - very inspiring!
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th August 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,976
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Tithing and Giving to Get Rich?

I definitely believe in the concept of sowing and reaping - just like in nature. When you plant a corn seed, you get corn, with lots more seeds inside itself! Like someone else already said, have...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th August 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,026
Posted By Falkonator
Re: If you don't get inspired after reading this I don't know what will

Very inspiring post! Thanks so much for taking the time to write it all out for us!
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th July 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Falkonator
Re: [Question] For those hosting clients websites... Shared Hosting vs. Reseller Plans?

I went through the same thing a while back. If you are charging people for hosting, you have to have a reseller account or SEO hosting according to Hostgator's TOS.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th May 2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Weird Client Request: Send Lots Of Birthday Emails To Same Recipient

I'm sure you can find someone on Fiverr willing to do this.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By Falkonator
Re: My clients site has been slapped. What do I do?

Several of my sites and clients' sites disappeared from Google on Monday, too. It seems they are all back now.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Referral link on bottom of your clients' sites you created

A few of my sites disappeared from Google yesterday. On the Google support forum a lot of people were saying that any links back to your own site should be "nofollow". If it's not, the site may get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th April 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,423
Posted By Falkonator
Re: My Websites Disappeared from Google Serp

Same thing happened to me. All the sites that disappeared were less than 6 months old. I hope they come back soon.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,356
Posted By Falkonator
Re: how i made my first $900 dollars offline in 2 days.. THANK YOU JOHN DURHAM

Is that an old version of the Telemarketing Forum?

The real link is
The Telemarketing Forum - Index (http://www.thetelemarketingforum.com/)
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Client Wants to Target Multiple Cities.. How?

I have used different exact match domains for different cities a client wants to target or you can create a new page on the site for each city.

As far as Google Places, you can use the UPS Store...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Has anyone experienced this...rank in Google Places Bumped your organic?

I was just talking about this in another thread. It seems Google wants to show each page only once. This happened to me. I changed the URL in the Places listing to an inner page of my website and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Rent-A-Site Hybrid - anyone doing this?

In my particular case this is what happened. My site mysite.com ranked just below Google Places.
When I claimed the client's Google Places listing I used mysite.com as the link to the website....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Rent-A-Site Hybrid - anyone doing this?

I claimed my client's GP and added my rental site as their URL and had instant rankings in the F spot. What I noticed though and other people had mentioned is that you should not use the home page...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Rent-A-Site Hybrid - anyone doing this?

Thanks for your input. I understand about tweaking PPC campaigns and that it is necessary. I am not loosing money with PPC, though. The client is paying for it all. My plan is to continue the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Rent-A-Site Hybrid - anyone doing this?

This particular client was very interested, so I forwarded the virtual number on the site to his phone. The next morning he got 2 phone calls through that number. After I told him that, he...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,042
Posted By Falkonator
Rent-A-Site Hybrid - anyone doing this?

I just started doing the rent a site model and landed my first client last week. I was waiting for my site to rank and got antsy and wanted to rent it out. The site was sitting near the bottom of...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 16th February 2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,035
Views: 217,055
Posted By Falkonator
Re: [1,000+ Warriors Served!] Who Do You Trust? Complete Search Engine Dominating System For ONLY $2

Thank you for a great service. I have bought several of these packages now and have gotten a nice boost in rankings every time.

I will take a look at your forum.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th February 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,324
Posted By Falkonator
Re: SWIPE QR SAMPLE -- This Bar/Restaurant Is Likely Killing it With Their QR Code...

I am working with a car wash currently that has QR code coasters in some restaurants. I set up a landing page for them that offers a coupon for $5 off any car wash over $10 if they enter their name...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Falkonator
What are the steps to remove a viral video?

I happen to know some of the people that go to the church where this was filmed.
This was supposed to be a joke at some kind of youth rally. This video has gone viral. They are getting tons of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 27,907
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Now you can offer small business owners FREE unlimited text/SMS campaigns

Thank you for the great tip. I'm glad I saw it last night before you removed it. I will definitely use it!
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Is this ethical?

Yes, we are still doing PPC in all 13 counties. We have done organic SEO in 2 of those counties.

They should have started in a different county for a better return of investment but they wanted...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Is this ethical?

I know in house means that they will do something themselves. I'm not sure they know what it means to do "SEO in house".
They probably think all they have to do is throw up a site and *boom* it's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Is this ethical?

No, we did not include these clauses. We probably should have. I know in the future we will include them.
Do these clauses work both ways? Meaning I won't work for the competition and they can't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Falkonator
Is this ethical?

Last June we picked up a customer who we run a PPC campaign for. The campaign is spread over 13 counties. Since then we have talked to them about doing organic SEO. Several meetings were scheduled...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th January 2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By Falkonator
Re: You No Longer Need To Ask What To Charge For SEO Services

Great Post. I've been struggling since day one on how much to charge. This makes me feel much better about the prices we charge.
A lot of people just don't understand the value and the work...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 7th January 2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,035
Views: 217,055
Posted By Falkonator
Re: [1,000+ Warriors Served!] Who Do You Trust? Complete Search Engine Dominating System For ONLY $2

Just placed my 2nd order
Paypal# 72X53159M58654844

Sent you an email with details.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Falkonator
Re: How do you pick localkeywords?

When I find keywords with now search volume in the Adwords keyword tool, I usually use the auto complete feature in Google search. It gives good ideas and it shows terms that are being searched for,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th January 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,503
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Can 'Rent a Site' Model Become My Muse and Help Me Acheive The 4 Hour Work Week Lifestyle?

This year I will be focusing on the Rent-a-Site Model. I think it is a great model especially because of the recurring payments that are possibly endless.
My goal is to be at $8,000/month by...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By Falkonator
Best way to rank in multiple cities?

I am working with a plumber in my local area. Last summer I built them a basic website and set up their Google place page. In their own city they rank #3 with no SEO done.

Now they would like...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd January 2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Universal Wordpress Theme For Offline Businesses

I love using the Thesis theme for all of my sites. One of the best investments I made early on. You can customize everything fairly easily. I have a few different layouts created that I commonly...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,389
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Your TOP 3 Fiverr Gigs ...

I buy a lot of articles on fiverr. So far they have been good.

I have gotten header graphics on there for niche sites which were pretty nice. It takes me hours to make a header sometimes.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Falkonator
Re: White hat SEO fiverr gigs?

We haven't had a problem with our sites getting sandboxed - we have had problems with the person who *said* they were going to do the work not actually doing it! We gave them too much time to see if...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By Falkonator
Gift Ideas for Referrals

(This is FalkonatorsWife posting as Falkonator!)

We've had a few customers/friends refer some business our way. I'd like to do more than just a Thank You note - any fairly inexpensive ideas...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Falkonator
Re: What would you do? Profit Sharing Question

Thank you for your input.

The other two came up with the original idea. Their idea was to sell webinars. They checked out a couple of other web people in the chamber but were not impressed. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Falkonator
What would you do? Profit Sharing Question

I landed a client a couple of months back through a local chamber of commerce. They paid a few hundred dollars up front and we agreed to enter into a profit sharing partnership.

The site we are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th September 2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Are you having trouble selling your seo services to local businesses?

Here are some stats from Hubspot.com/Charts

25% goes to paid
70% organic
60% to top 3

75% of users stay on the first page.
Forum: Programming 4th August 2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Falkonator
Dynamic Content in Email

I set up a campaign in icontact. We collect people's info in exchange for a coupon that we email to them.

I was trying to set it up so that the expiration date automatically changes on it so that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd August 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Please rate my landing page on a 1-10 scale

It looks great. I give it an 8. I would make the profile picture bigger.

Also I thought that you are not supposed to have media autoplaying on fanpages.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th July 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,998
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Wow, the Dollar Store actually used a smart marketing technique...

That is hilarious. Couldn't stop laughing trying to read it to my wife.
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd July 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,706
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind For Total Success! I give away my subliminal software for free

Cool. I've been looking for a program just like it. Sent you an email. Thank you.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,062
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Marketing to Attorneys

(OOPs! didn't realize I was posting as Falkonator, my husband, instead of FalkonatorsWife, me! Oh well, we're one in the same any way!!) :)

I agree! Your personal excitement is EVERYTHING!! I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,763
Posted By Falkonator
Re: Yellow pages case study (how bad they really are)

We just took on a client who is spending $3500 per month with AT&T for his internet marketing. When we ask him what they are doing for that he said he is not sure. They did manage to get him 150...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th July 2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Falkonator
Google Places Question for Client servicing a large area

I currently have a client who only has one central location, but services a large area in our state.
I heard about setting up P.O. Boxes in other towns but that seems shady.

He has technicians...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd June 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,764
Posted By Falkonator
Re: $7,500 within 24 hours on One Single Cold Call! - A "Back Against the Wall" Offline Story.

FalkonatorsWife here! We bought John's WSO about this system and I'm going for it right now!!!!! (already registered on Alibaba.)

Gotta find a good resource for a list of manufacturers by niche...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th March 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By Falkonator
??Free Theme + Selling Sites = Legal??

Hi there! Been a lurker for quite a while now and learning a ton from all the experience on this site!! Thanks everyone!

Question:
If I use a free theme to create a site, can I then sell that...
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