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  1. M

    How to find data for market research

    MARKETING 
    Hi everyone! I am currently doing a marketing internship at a very early-stage B2B startup in the EU (I am in college and I'm doing it just to learn about business, I am not starting my own company because I don't have money and I am planning to move abroad soon). They asked me to find data...
  2. Kalactose

    Nervousness Cold Calling

    MARKETING MINDSET EXECUTION 
    Do you guys have any tips to be less anxious when cold calling? In my case, I need to meet people physically which makes it way worse. I've approached about a dozen people and saw success in one out of six people. I thought it would be easier but jeez, the conversation gets so awkward I just...
  3. rodvaN

    LEADGEN.tools - B2B/B2C Lead Finder, Verifier and Exporter to other Platforms. Many other Tools, Templates, Spy + Community [FREE Trial]

    SAAS / APPS MARKETPLACE 
    LeadGen.tools is a platform that will allow you to Scout the whole internet for TLD's, Footprints, Contact-Pages, Profiles with Contacts, Telegram Groups, and all that can be found on main Search Engines. It also includes a Search Engine for Google Places which will be crawled with our AI to get...
  4. AndreiR

    February Cold-calling Challenge: 1 more person every day.

    EXECUTION 
    I run a web design business and have been doing so for several years now. I've been doing well with word of mouth and referrals, but I want to get to the point this year where me and my freelancers are getting 1 website per week (and 40 a year). One of the things I regret most in my business is...
  5. A

    Advice Needed From E-Mail Pros For Cold Outreach Template

    MARKETING 
    Hello guys, I wrote an e-mail template to promote olive oil through partnerships with nutraceutical/pharmaceutical or any other health product company out there. There is olive oil used for therapeutic purposes? Yes, and it's quite rare with a lot of research behind it so there is no question...
  6. Martin Z

    Is door to door still effective?

    MARKETING 
    I'm thinking in terms of local businesses, not approaching some huge a$$ corporations who got 50 different managers . But businesses in your local town who are small-medium sized. Like not approaching them in a salesy type of way, but genuinely caring about solving business owners' problems by...
  7. Walter Hay

    How Commission Reps Helped to Rapidly Grow My Business

    My importing and B2B marketing business began its life in our farmhouse 1 ½ hours’ drive from a big city. I started the ball rolling by travelling to the outer suburbs and visiting schools where in face to face discussions with school principals I obtained orders for school badges, mostly...
  8. jb5150

    Cold calling Rehab Clinics, input requested!

    EXECUTION 
    I run a trauma psychotherapy clinic, and I am looking to expand across my state/province. What we do is offer a no fee (free) trauma counselling to anyone who has been involved in a vehicle accident. I am able to provide this due to the fact we have one government funded auto insurance...
  9. M

    Cold Emailing Restaurants

    Hi, I have a marketing agency but it is not big so far.( below 2k per month) We target local businesses and sell mainly fb ads. Has anyone experience with cold emailing restaurants? Because I believe that most big companies should be cold emailed and smaller ones should be cold called. I...
  10. MakeItHappen

    Many of the TOP 100 forbes billionaires had the same first job... have a guess

    EXECUTION 
    The first job of most billionaires was... drum-roll... SALES! Not a big surprise to many I guess. Many very successful people recommend to learn sales as soon as possible, including many on this forum. I have to admit that I didn't spend any time honing my sales skills... mostly to stay...
  11. J

    We have a business idea, what would be the best way to test if idea will work?

    IDEA 
    Hi guys! My teammate and I have a startup idea related to IoT, which will be targeted to B2B. We know that we have to execute and test the idea with business straight away, to avoid waste of the time (we know that nowadays everything is about the speed of execution). Unfortunately, we are...
  12. 458

    Doing $75,000 USD Per WEEK (Service Business)

    GOLD! HOT! EXECUTION 
    Hitting stride now but still growing fast, 2019 should have us averaging 150k a week, right now i am at 75k per week. I've learned a lot as we have grown, who has questions? Add them below and I'll answer (good questions only). EDIT: SPECIFIC QUESTIONS RELATED TO YOUR OWN STARTUP OR BUSINESS...
  13. Ziad

    Instagram Management: Cold Call my way to 100 clients

    SOCIAL MEDIA EXECUTION 
    Hey everyone. Most of you know me from my Instagram threads on this forum. I've finally set up a team of my own to be able to handle more clients. I am going to be cold calling 30 businesses every single working day and ask them if they need an Instagram manager. I will be charging $850...
  14. Real Deal Denver

    Getting Blacklisted for Spam (Cold Email Lead Techniques)

    NOTABLE! MARKETING 
    Has anyone been blacklisted for spam? I am sending out massive marketing emails. Unsolicited. So that makes them spam. But they're not. Anyone ever run up against a brick wall with this? Man, emails are monitored like you wouldn't believe. It's a catch-22. There are companies (MailCheat(Chimp)...
  15. Crazy GG

    90 Day Cold Calling Challenge

    EXECUTION 
    Hello everyone! I will be making a 90 Day Cold Calling challenge where I will call local businesses for 3 months straight on working days. With this, I hope to change my life so stakes are high... I will be posting updates at the end of each day. P.S.This is inspired by @Vilox legendary post...
  16. A

    5 Phrases That Kill Trust In Sales

    Throughout my career, I've made thousands of sales calls and have had the unique opportunity to train nearly 2 dozen sales professionals (most of which are now millionaires today). I've seen every mistake you can make ... And in my experience, these are the top 5 phrases that kill trust in...
  17. Ryko

    How to sell web redesign to companies that spend money on promotion but have lackluster web?

    I've recently visited a tech fair in my town, out of sheer curiosity (and boredom). By pure chance, I know the guy who runs the venue and he once told me the ballpark figure on booth costs for the weekend etc. This weekend they had exhibitions from companies working in polymers and plastics...
  18. M

    First job. Cold calling. Help?!

    MARKETING 
    Hey, I remembered this forum from a long time ago and that some of you guys might want to help me out a bit. I just got my first real job while still going to college. I need to call bank's clients and sell them credit cards, actually just make them come to the bank at a specific date and time...
  19. G

    Hubspot just cold-called me.

    RANT 
    Truth be told, I may have been a warm lead since I use one of their products, but I couldn't stop laughing. "You're calling me to sell me on inbound marketing?" The internet is phenomenal for many things, but it can't replace the phone call. I run a LOT of fb ads, it's become my fulltime job...
  20. Andy Black

    AndyTalks with @Vilox about Cold Calling & Getting Over Yourself

    MINDSET 
    AndyTalks with @Vilox about Cold Calling & Getting Over Yourself @Vilox has a great thread where he gets started with cold calling: GOLD - Getting Rid of Cold Calling Anxiety Using Brute Force In this call we have a chat about his experience. For the first half of the call we chat a little...

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