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GOLD! A new marketing tool I'm using with ridiculous ROI

Discussion in 'Advertising, Marketing, Social Media' started by Johnny boy, Jan 12, 2019.

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    This tech has been around for a long time. I remember looking at it way back in my mortgage brokerage days (20+ years ago). Waaaay more expensive back then. Might be good to use when reaching out to potential retailers.
     
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    Thread moved to GOLD, some actionable stuff!!

    Question is, how long does it remain actionable before it becomes a saturated technique, only to become a guru strategy of past marketing tactics that no longer work?

    Thanks @Johnny boy - Rep+!!!
     
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    I know some real estate people use this. I think it's also been called SlyDial in the past. It's great for targeting specific neighborhoods to a specific demographic. I know of a real estate brokerage here that is using it to leave messages on agents' phones to invite them to recruiting seminars (where they try to recruit them to their brokerage).

    I hate cold calling. Tried it a few times but it sucks for me. I like to talk to people too much on the phone so I'm very inefficient at it. A 3 minute conversation always turns into a 15 minute one. Maybe it's a southern thing. But I like this tool because it's use of leverage and saving time. More people should use it in their business to get the word out on an offer. It doesn't ring your phone but you automatically get a voicemail and most people will check their voicemail.
     
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    I think we should setup a SlyBroadcast promo code for the Fastlane Forum and get a discount for all Fastlaners that sign up. We are giving them some free marketing on here.
     
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    Take it on. Reach out to them?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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    Damn, where's @IceCreamKid -- this stuff is right up his alley!

    Doesn't look like it's available as an affiliate program. :hilarious:
     
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    I've been using Slydial to leave voicemails for clients 1 week after their appointment just to say the usual, "Thanks for your business. If there's anything you need I'm here for you".

    I've never heard of SlyBroadcast and am not sure if they're affiliated with Slydial, but I'll give the OP's strategy a go next week. I feel a bit nervous because this feels like borderline spamming people, but I suspect people don't mind voicemails nearly as much as robocalls.

    Off topic, but for you offline guys looking for new channels for marketing...give Google Local Services a shot. It didn't work out for my niche, but I've heard it working way better in other niches resulting in a lot of $$$ saved vs their former Google AdWords campaigns.
     
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    Thank you for the Google Local Services tip. Looks like a great if your business provides one of the approved services. Mine doesn't fit but hopefully they'll expand it in the future.
     
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    Witnessed the dark side of this today.

    Someone left a blank voicemail from a local number.

    It's fairly common for me to get silent voicemails, as the person on the other line will just call back, text, do something else. Whatever.

    First thought was "Huh! I wonder who that was."

    *click*

    "...blah blah blah blah blah HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT."

    I wasn't even a qualified lead. Just curious who called.

    Ah ffs...
     
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    Well, just tested in on my phone and it rang. Twice. Two missed restricted calls.

    Will still use it for B2B either later in the evening or early in the morning.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Out of curiosity, does needtoskip tell you whether the numbers they are giving you are cell or landlines?
     
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    https://www.supermpower.com/

    These guys do. Separate columns for landlines and cell.
     
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    Dang-- that's awesome! Super helpful! Thanks!
     
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    Agreed. Most "online marketers" will bend over backwards to NOT talk to an actual human being.
     
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    Any more stories from those who tried this technique due to this thread?
     
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    Exactly my thoughts when I read this. If I end up pursuing more wholesale accounts later this year, I'm now planning to make a list of prospects and leave them an email with a "soft" pitch basically asking if they're interested in receiving free samples, and then go from there.
     
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    I'm just getting started wholesaling real estate and I'm going to try this method.

    Right now I've built a small buyers list but I need to get a business entity before I start marketing.

    Love to chat with anyone else who's using it for real estate. I have a lot to learn

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    About to try this out and would like some feedback on my voicemail script. Trying to keep it fast and casual since it's only a voicemail.

    The target market is local service businesses and tradesmen.

    Hey, this is ____ from _______.

    The reason I called is to schedule an appointment with you about how my team and I can get you some more phone calls to your business every week.

    If you're interested, I would love to schedule a call or meeting with you sometime this week.

    I'm available from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, so feel free give me a callback or text and we can move forward.

    Look forward to speaking with you, bye.
     
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    The only thing I would add is a piece about them making more money, closing more sales. You DO mention that you can get them some more phone calls, which is good. But what do they really want? More time or money, so connect your value prop (more calls) to what they want (more deals closed/more money/more time). "The reason I called is to schedule an appointment with you and show you how I can get you more phone calls to your business each week, so you can close more sales and make more money."

    That's my 2 cents! I'd love to hear feedback from others.
     
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    Thanks! That makes sense. Too bad I already sent it out haha.

    I'll edit it for the next 50 I send out though.
     
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    gonna use this lol



    Hi whats up?

    My name is Tim,

    I am a chef and started a food delivery business which does gourmet food for people who are time poor..yeh gourmet as in like the best food ever like not cheap calories in a box meals…. I only want to do it for a few people as you know I put so much effort into these meals I don’t have time to do a gazillion a week. Think of me as your personal chef who delivers your food in a doggy bag……ok not a doggie bag that sounds wrong… more like vacuum sealed so it keeps nice and fresh. I guess it’s a company for gym junkies or not I honestly have no idea right now. I mean all the calories are counted and provided on the menu. But anyone can eat right……. so ah yeh basically I was bored and picked up a phone book and thought id give you a buzz. Anyway ah yeh feel free to shoot me a message on ********** to get a menu you could call but ill probably be in food service and also I hate getting sales calls from randoms so I never pick up the phone if I don’t know who it is…cough.. all good ill call you back if I know who you are.



    This will be fun hahahahaha
     
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    This thread is insanely good.

    I knew of Ringless Voice Drops for a minute and I knew of one guru type dude that was doing this some way, somehow related to the car industry (Syd Michaels I believe is his name).

    Anyways, I definitely see opportunity and lots of ruinous potential from other damn marketers.

    With that being said, I think the stuff Jon Buchan has (Charming Offensive Guy) some funny sales scripts for sale that folks could really benefit from.

    Basically what he does (if you haven't heard of him) is uses his style of what he calls charmingly offensive humor in his cold outreach and has a ton of folks claiming results using his style.

    All the stuff is fairly formulated (he studies & uses comedy formulas)

    Here's a mini checklist of what I think is everything one would need based on what I've read and piecemealed together to make hay while the sun is out:

    Dang, you could pretty much offer this as a service, huh?

    You could be a full on omni-present lead gen service provider.

    *I'll script the message and outreach folks using ringless voice drop, linkedin, and email

    I wonder what folks might pay for a bundled service like that?
     
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    Hi guys, a bit late to the party here. So I called Slybroadcasts and didn't get through, instant chat was a bit of a non starter too.

    I called these guys who are a client and use the service for their call centre clients Better Contact Center Software | My Call Cloud Call Center Solutions and they use it for both debt management calls and solar, so your affiliate type niches. I was thinking would it be good lead gen source for B2B but he said they have no B2B clients. It onlty works calling a cell phone and not an office phone and what exec is publishing their cell phone on any kind of email opt in marketing list.

    Unless I've missed something here, I think this would form part of a funnel e.g Facebook lead ad/Google ad > voicemail > call back > close

    Anyone actually signed up and tried it? Also, I wonder if its available in Europe or U.S only?

    Agree with @focusedlife think it would need a couple of angles/channels to get people to convert.
     
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    @Johnny boy would you mind if I ask, how did you reply to the folks that called in and were like "Who gave you my number?" (assuming that might've happened a few times, no?).

    Trying to get ideas to smooth through those initial awkward stages when first breaking the ice with folks.

    Any helpful feedback is much appreciated.
     
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    I will try it!!! Thank you so much for posting it!!!!
     

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