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Why offline contacts are also valueable

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    Today I was fixing this guys computer, and he asked me what else I do for a living. I told him I do internet marketing. He asked me what all different types of internet marketing I do, so I started telling him. He then told me that he works for one of the major credit bureaus and that he has wrote a credit repair book, and had it published. He said that the book will be very controversial once it hits the public, but he knows absolutely nothing about marketing. I then told him that him and I can make each other alot of money. He has the product (complete with inside secrets), and I have more marketers than he can ever even dream of (that would be excited to sell his book). Well, needless to say, I really sold myself with this one, and we have a meeting scheduled for next week to come up with a solid business plan. It's as easy as that..... But if I hadn't been doing computer repair work on the side, I would have never met the person who can quite possibly help me make alot of cold hard cash :)
     
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    Opportunities are everywhere
     
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    That's awesome dude!

    Random business partnerships like that are pretty cool when they work out lol :D
     
  4. Lithin

    Lithin Regular Member

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    That's fairly awesome.
    I was sitting at my dayjob the other day and was talking to an old hardware supplier of mine on the phone, and he asked me about my company (he knows im doing SEO on the side).
    After like 10 minutes of chatting, he wanted to refer me customers for free because "it could be an awesome service for his business customers".

    Networking is hella important because someone refering you is gold.

     
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    That's great because being referred to someone else is the best way to market yourself. You don't even have to try to close that client :)
     
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    Another awesome story hope all goes well next week... I don't see how you keep up with all you have to do... Also would like to thank you again for the little bone you threw my way...
     
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    Ahhhh! Cold hard cash!?! That is the best kind. Forget that warm mushy stuff. Good job wish you success you are a great guy who shares great knowledge on this forum you deserve it.
     
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    In my opinion there's a solid reason why 90% of internet
    businesses make less than $100 per month, these
    operators are largely anti social,
    live behind a computer screen and don't make physical contact
    with actual people. Unwise.

    Referrals on average convert at a rate of
    70% or better, offline referrals are Golden.

    I trust the connection will work out well for you.
    His book of inside credit company info... Sounds intriguing.