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Old July 31, 2012, 09:55 PM
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Default Re: Can OLD world methods work in today's INTERNET Marketing?

First off I think it would be a great idea bringing the old world back and reintroducing it to a new generation. Craigslist is great but technology doesn't replace human curiosity.

For example I found 2 housing units next door to each other. They are setup as student housing. When combined together there are 211 apartments. Each apartment has 4 bedrooms/bathrooms, 1 kitchen, 1 common area/living room.

That's 844 occupants in total or should I say 844 prospects to have their bedroom and bathroom cleaned.

I created 211 paper flyers for my wife's cleaning business. Headline read

"WHEN DOES A SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE
STUDENT LIKE YOU HAVE TIME TO
CLEAN YOUR PLACE?"


On each flyer there are 3 packages each roommate can buy.

Hand written addresses and real stamps. Then I just mailed them to "Resident/Student" as a test.

Within the first week we were getting college kids jumping on our offers.

So yeah it will work.

Second, after reading your page one question stands out in my mind.

Who are you targeting?

Saying you are going to send out to at least 1000 eager buyers I would want to know what segment you are targeting.

It's like that old saying, "Offering Bibles to Atheists is marketing suicide."
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