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Who wants to get into the mobile website marketing business?

Discussion in 'Mobile Marketing' started by ann9787, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    Anyone out there that has wanted to get into this very lucrative business but wasn't sure how to start, how to get business, etc;, etc;, etc;......

    You could spend a year scouring through tons of sites, buying offers, waiting to get spoon fed info, trying this and that and still not really know WHAT to do to hit the ground running..... I've already done this! The first week I launched my first sale was for $1,800 and it was SIMPLE. I'm going to net $1,700. More are on their way....

    Why? Because I have all of the systems in place that will allow me to continue to do this. Since I've done the work, put in the time, spent some cash and tested, tested, tested until I'm beginning to wonder what happened to my REAL life, I'm already where you all want to be. I'm not going to waste my time and more money putting together a cheesy WFO just to try to make a lousy $28 per sale if I'm lucky off of the thousands of hours and money I spent to get to this point. NO ONE WOULD. That is why all those stupid offers are floating around out there - because it's all BS and NO ONE that is really busy cashing in on this market segment ( or anything else for that matter) is going to sell their secrets/soul for $28 or less a pop.

    So what I've decided to do is offer a little bit of info, but not too much - to anyone who has a question about how to get up an going in this business. I'll answer ONE question per person and the rest is up to you to figure out. Maybe that one question will lead to more that you'll have to figure out, or maybe it will be your holy grail. If you are looking for a step by step schematic, you won't get it from me, but I will answer ONE question, and ONE question only. Don't expect a sample sales letter, email or other wise. I WILL try to point you in the right direction and steer you away from the WRONG one but I'm not giving away the secret sauce.

    So, any questions?
     
  2. SEOtheWorld

    SEOtheWorld Newbie

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    Through what medium do you approach (potential) clients?
     
  3. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    Awwww, my first question. Direct contact. Because you're my first, I will tell you that email DOESN'T work.
     
  4. ImComing

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    Is this a real product or a service that you are selling?
     
  5. HighRiskJohn

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    What price are you charging and is it they own or recurring?
     
  6. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    @ImComing - This is a real product/service - mobile websites.

    @HighRiskJohn - I charge a minimum of $499 for seven pages. One question rule....
     
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    How do you know email does not work?? All depends on the contents of your email/list.
     
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  8. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    oreilly2311 - let's just say it may work for those that have the time and patience to wait for one or two people to respond out of 100 emails sent.... It is not the most effective method of contact.
     
  9. thebug

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    Ok, I was going to ask how you approach potential clients which was answered.

    May I ask how you go about doing that? As in - what you bring in hand...

    Thanks
    the bug
     
  10. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    I bring in a compelling visual with hard facts -
     
  11. Roundhouse

    Roundhouse Regular Member

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    is the mobile site you create using a premade template that you built from the ground up where you just plug in the content of the clients website?
     
  12. mungus

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    I don't see any value in this thread to be honest. Mobile Marketing has been done to death on here,it's all down to getting of your arse and getting on the telephone. The benefits of a mobile site are clear for all to see, I'm just wondering what you have to gain by starting this thread. Please don't take offence as this isn't my intention I'm just quite sceptical here as surely if you had a unique twist on aquiring clients in this niche then you would share it and if you didn't wish to do that , for obvious reasons, then why have this weird thread.
     
  13. ann9787

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    @Roundhouse - our mobile sites are 100% custom

    @mungus - no offense taken. I do have my own unique twist that I perfected after months of scouring for info everywhere plus tons of trial and error. No one ANYWHERE is going to "share" their secret sauce, you know that. Even if I did, it may not work for someone else in the same way. You are obviously leery of people on this forum and I don't blame you for being sceptical, however, I don't have anything to gain by starting this thread. Just throwing some tidbits of info here and there to people who may or may not appreciate it so thanks for your two cents. Next?
     
  14. VastheBo$$

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    Hello, I'm brand new in the IM off/online game and mobile is one of the areas i'm planning on getting into.

    You said your first sale was for 1800 but you start at 499 for 7 pages. What upsells do you offer to your client for higher prices?
     
  15. ann9787

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    For this particular client, my base was $499 for 7 pages. I charge $75 per extra page and he needed almost 25 total pages so it ended up coming out to around $1800. Essentially, I try to set my prices based on what I think the client's perception is of the value I'm offering. A plastic surgeon will be willing and able to pay more than a handyman.
     
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    weboozle Newbie

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    An intriguing thread to say the least. I'm at the point where I must chime in.

    I own an extremely brand-able (from my viewpoint anyway) mobile dot com. I've spent countless hours scouring the web trying to figure out what to do with it. I've considered the white label app reseller approach to be a very good fit. However, I can't shake the thought that there must be something better, newer, different out there to develop and this just keeps me from doing anything. It's time to take action.

    If were only allowed one question, I would have to ask... Which reseller are you using?
     
  17. jimbo13

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    I'll be honest in saying that I am new to this forum and want to pm someone. I need 15 posts so I don't really require an answer to anything.

    But I will ask you something pertinent anyway.

    With 4g networks being rolled out do you think a business needs a dedicated mobile site or do you think it is better to just offer website upgrades to businesses and then sell them a Responsive site which can be edited for whichever device the end user is using?

    The word upgrade is very powerful in sales psychology. People are always upgrading their lives in some way. Why do we buy an new tv or car? To upgrade the old one. So a separate site is not an upgrade it is a new thing from scratch with accompanying sales resistance. But to upgrade an existing site is a different thing.

    Thanks

    Dan
     
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  18. ann9787

    ann9787 Registered Member

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    None.
     
  19. ann9787

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    Responsive websites suck. How on earth does that help a mobile user? Every website needs a mobile version - end of story. Not a shrunk down version, an actual mobile version.
     
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  20. Roundhouse

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    then you obviously have not seen or visited a responsive website that was built correctly.

    A responsive website is much better than any 'mobile' website.
    A mobile website is static no matter which device the visitor is using.
    A responsive website automatically adjusts the website layout, font, images, menus, background, etc. to what ever device you are on (tablet, touch phone, wide screen tv, netbook, desktop, etc.).
    A responsive website you only have to maintain 1 version while with mobile, you have 2 separate sites from one another
     
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