West Allis Local Business Forum

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I Buy Junk Cars. How Can I Get My Phone Ringing More? Any Free Marketing Tips?
Asked by Calvin, Lithonia, GA on Sep 18, 2017 • Tagged in Offline

I BUY JUNK CARS AND WANTED TO KNOW HOW CAN I GET MY PHONE TO RINGING MORE .. I NEED SOME GOOD FREE MARKETING TIPS .... ANY HELP OUT THERE???

    Daniel Cortez from 9Round
    West Allis Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    I do digital marketing on the side and would be able to help you out immensely if we were to talk. However, a lil quick tip would be that you should focus on B2B... (more)

How Do You Get Enough Customers to Sustain When 90% of Customers Come From Word of Mouth?
Posted by Rehaad, Scarborough, ON on Sep 16, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Carol Carey from Associated Bank
    West Allis Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Customer Service is first and foremost the most important asset any company can have. Customer Service builds trust and strong relationships. Customer must feel they... (more)

How Long Should I Wait to Follow Up With Potential Interior Design Customers?
Asked by Ruth, New York, NY on Sep 11, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

We have 3 potential interior design customers in Florida. I have sent them an email with prayers & a feng shui good luck symbol. Do I wait a couple of months... (more)

    Brian Spaeth from Midwest Wholesale Furniture
    West Allis Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    If your email was unsolicited, I would not be very pushy, perhaps 30-45 days since they will begin rebuilding within that time period. The next email should also not... (more)

Question for Professionals in the Design/build/marketing Professions?
Asked by Marci, Bridgeport, CT on Sep 11, 2017 • Tagged in Marketing

HELLO, I just designed a new architectural modeling kit for children to promote STEAM education. I am considering advertising in places that would be seen by the... (more)

    Bonnie Topczewski from Mercury Communication Partners | Web Design, Online Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
    West Allis Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, September 11, 2017

    Hello Marci -

    We are in the process of assisting in the launch of a new STEAM initiative being formed by a newly formed Educational Assn being supported by a variety... (more)

Is a Stamped Signature or Reproduction of a Signature the Same as an Original Hand Written Signature When It Comes to the Filing and Enforcement of Original Mortgage... (more)

    Joe Huljak from Joonago Mortgage Services Nmls#249858
    West Allis Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, September 10, 2017

    Closing documents in the state of WI require wet signatures. Being in a didgital world we all know this will change in the near future. The intilal loan doc's needed... (more)

We are seven years into our business and are on the cutting edge on most aspects, teaching others how to do it. But some of it is pretty vanilla, like our... (more)

    Charles Harris from Options Lending Group/Credit Matters
    West Allis Area • 12 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 8, 2017

    Ferd,

    Decide exactly what you want your marketing agent to do and provide details about what you expect and the rate of commission you are willing to pay. Then reach... (more)

Which Brand of Computers Would You Buy Again? Apple vs. Dell vs. HP vs. Lenovo
Posted on Aug 28, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing
    Ann Rakowiecki from MKE MKTG CO
    West Allis Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    I prefer Macs... just my preference. Good deals available on used machines through Mac of All Trades or New Egg.

How Do I Get More Corporate Wellness Clients?
Asked by Josh, Costa Mesa, CA on Aug 21, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition

I've been in the fitness industry for over 10 years, wrote a book, present at fitness summits, blah, blah, blah. I'm really good at what I do. Running an outdoor... (more)

    David Tranchita from PROCare Physical Therapy- Greenfield
    West Allis Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Ask your present clients where they work and if they have a contact (HR) they they could call to see if they would be interested in some sort of corporate fitness.... (more)

What Product or Business Plan Would Take a Consulting Company to Stratospheric/viral Levels?
Asked by Brandon, Fort Lauderdale, FL on Jul 26, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing
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knowing what you know now about companies that went viral using many different concepts in their respective industries, what do you think?

    Rebecca Heidepriem from Action Coach
    West Allis Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, July 27, 2017

    I would suggest implementing EOS, the entrepreneurial operating system by Gino Wickman. Self implement or hire a professional implementer.

I Am Looking to Purchase a Commercial Building for My Clothing Shop; Is That a Wise Move at This Time?
Asked by James, Albany, NY on Jul 22, 2017 • Tagged in Operating Your Business
    Charles Harris from Options Lending Group/Credit Matters
    West Allis Area • 12 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, July 23, 2017

    Big decision that requires caution because the building you purchase will be planted in the ground and carry substantial financial responsibility, while your... (more)