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Forum: Newsletters and Email Marketing 4th March 2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,925
Posted By Yomi
Also if you are collecting an email list. You can...

Also if you are collecting an email list. You can have them double opt-in. It is one extra step that your subscribers would have to go through but it vets your list to make sure they really want the...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 25th December 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,400
Posted By Yomi
I would even go a step further. If you know about...

I would even go a step further. If you know about a famous musician that is going to release an Album or going to perform at a concert in your area, you can write about it on your blog. Get it...
Forum: Local Marketing 25th December 2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,816
Posted By Yomi
In one of my businesses I use my real estate...

In one of my businesses I use my real estate license to attract commercial leasing leads looking for office or retail space. I have done it consistently through blogging online.

Basically I setup...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 25th December 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,377
Posted By Yomi
Knowing your target market will definitely help...

Knowing your target market will definitely help you identify the keywords you will use in your blog posts. Will you be targeting real estate agents, investors, home buyers, etc? Also will you be...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 9th December 2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,460
Posted By Yomi
Wordpress is a great place to start. You have a...

Wordpress is a great place to start. You have a large community of Wordpress users and there are tons of forums like this one where you can receive help setting up your blog.

I believe you are...
Forum: Local Marketing 28th May 2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,000
Posted By Yomi
Good! I hope you get some good results. Please...

Good! I hope you get some good results. Please share if you are able to.

Thanks!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By Yomi
In the search engine marketing world they call...

In the search engine marketing world they call this the "Google Dance"!

Great explanation! Just to add also, if you have been link building and your links are on sites that are no longer...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 23rd May 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,975
Posted By Yomi
Hey there, I visited both of your websites,...

Hey there,

I visited both of your websites, YouTube Channel, and your Facebook sites. If your online marketing is fueling your sales then I think you should continue in that direction.

However...
Forum: Local Marketing 23rd May 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,000
Posted By Yomi
voyska, You asked the following below: ...

voyska,

You asked the following below:



Not only is this interesting but vital in knowing their ROI. When marketing or promoting a business service or product through any marketing medium,...
Forum: Local Marketing 23rd May 2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,426
Posted By Yomi
Local search marketing is definitely beneficial...

Local search marketing is definitely beneficial to small brick and mortar businesses. I will tell you what is even more effective. Word of mouth through social media.

I have 2 sites that I have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By Yomi
As far as outsourcing goes I have used Odesk and...

As far as outsourcing goes I have used Odesk and Elance. Both of these sites have their certain qualities about them. For example, I would use Elance for high end programing and content creation....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,731
Posted By Yomi
As Masbro said Link Exchanges are an old strategy...

As Masbro said Link Exchanges are an old strategy that is no longer effective for driving traffic. There is no absolute way of telling how much traffic the site you are exchanging with is getting. In...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,036
Posted By Yomi
I would take out the Free Gas Card also. Not sure...

I would take out the Free Gas Card also. Not sure about the message on your flyers. Are you giving this to home owners who use septic tanks? If this service is a preventative measure then you should...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,450
Posted By Yomi
Daily Deal sites are very effective and lucrative...

Daily Deal sites are very effective and lucrative for the business owner who sets up their deal correctly. By this I mean having upsells, collecting email addressess, and creating a sales funnel that...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,032
Posted By Yomi
You should tap into your existing customer base...

You should tap into your existing customer base that come into the Pizza shop. If you don't have a Facebook page already I would get one. Then offer a 20% off coupon to your customers for liking your...
Forum: General Offline Marketing 17th August 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,154
Posted By Yomi
Hey Shawn, Are you referring to leads that...

Hey Shawn,

Are you referring to leads that come from a website or leads that are referred offline?

I usually track my online leads with a call tracking number service like CallFire or Kall8. ...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 17th August 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,035
Posted By Yomi
Askimet gets about 90% of it. I think they are...

Askimet gets about 90% of it. I think they are charging a monthly fee now. Lately though for me Askimet has been filtering real comments as spam. So I have been fishing out real comments from time to...
Forum: Reviews 7th July 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,801
Posted By Yomi
Hey Mike, If you don't mind me asking. What...

Hey Mike,

If you don't mind me asking. What are you actually looking for in the review of your site ( i.e SEO help, navigational structure, etc)? Is your site a review site for medical products?
...
Forum: Reviews 6th July 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,801
Posted By Yomi
Hey Mike, Are you referring to your medical...

Hey Mike,

Are you referring to your medical product blog?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th July 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,151
Posted By Yomi
JunkDawgs, Most article sites will either...

JunkDawgs,

Most article sites will either have it set up so that any article you submit with a link in the resource box is a no-follow or do-follow. They may state this in their TOS or you may not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,040
Posted By Yomi
Members Ira and Torka bring up very valid points....

Members Ira and Torka bring up very valid points. There is also a site called Search Engine Journal where you can read up on the latest SEO changes happening on the internet.

Improving your Onsite...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,151
Posted By Yomi
Hey Junk Dawgs, Most article directories...

Hey Junk Dawgs,

Most article directories will insert the "No Follow" tags when you submit to their directories because they do not want to pass any of their Google link juice on to you. Just means...
Forum: New Member Introductions 5th July 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Yomi
Thanks Torka I visited your website. You...

Thanks Torka

I visited your website. You should do YouTube videos explaining your services and targeting keywords your audience is probably typing up in Google to find you. You maybe doing this...
Forum: New Member Introductions 3rd July 2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Yomi
Thanks for the welcome Travis!

Thanks for the welcome Travis!
Forum: New Member Introductions 3rd July 2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By Yomi
Hello From Atlanta, GA

Very grateful to be here. Just looking at some of the threads and topics and I can tell this is a very active crowd. I hope to learn from you all as well as contribute and add value to the...
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