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- The Marine Marketing Magician (Two-time Marine veteran)
- Builds funnels and sites from the ground up
- Sold his first website in 1998 for $500 (now he sells them for $50,000)
- Typical teenager mowing lawns and got into textile via his father's business
- Entered the Marines from 1994-1998
- Re-entered the textile industry but it was declining
- Saw the rise of the internet. Remembers emailing from Japan to the U.S. in real time while in the Marines.
- Self-taught himself web design
- Made a cold call to a local business that was a CD store (doesn't exist now like Blockbuster.) He shopped there and called them.
- Business grew by word-of-mouth and he was recruited to join a company as a fulltime employee
- Re-entered the Marines after 9/11
- Became a civilian again in 2006
- Discovered direct response marketing and marketing automation
- Why good copy remains relevant
- Relationship building hasn't changed
- Was a fan of ClickFunnels when they first came up but not so much anymore due to uptime issues
- Down 2-3 days around Thanksgiving
- Now he's moving away from it
- Prefers to use the best-of-breed for each component
- ClickFunnels is fine for expediency but he prefers a self-hosted solution
- Team of 6, keeps his hands in the ad creation
- Has a "super-secret" hiring process but prospects must execute tasks to prove they are motivated, reliable, and skilled
- His websites that are focused on direct response means he can tie ROI to his works so he can justify higher prices
- Now he has a waiting list
- Warm up your prospects
- Why you need coaches and mentors
- Join his groups
- Lead Gen Live
- Internet Marketing Live
- Does live calls on-demand to keep it relevant vs creating courses
- Why he mentors vets for nearly free
- How to Tell the Difference Between the Branches of the US Armed Forces!
If you give the command "SECURE THE BUILDING", here is what the different services would do:
The NAVY would turn out the lights and lock the doors.
The ARMY would surround the building with defensive fortifications, tanks and concertina wire.
The MARINE CORPS would assault the building, using overlapping fields of fire from all appropriate points on the perimeter.
The AIR FORCE would take out a three-year lease with an option to buy the building.
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