No Fear The Economy …
Where’s It All Going?
Alan Forrest Smith here.
The biggest problem in business right now is FEAR! Global fear, local fear, economic fear based around a fear of loss and I understand why.
Yet that fear can easily be removed from your business equation by simply doing what works and yes there are things that do work in marketing and won’t fail your business.
Who can you turn to these days, especially on the web? Most self-proclaimed experts have none or almost no real-business experience. Others will do anything to get you to open your wallet and spend. I’m not one of those and I’ll explain and prove why.
I understand how real business works after all 27 years as a businessman teaches you something right? I started my first cash for work at the age of ten painting bikes for pennies. For nearly twenty years I had my own successful brick and mortar businesses. Since 1999 I have had successful web business that has used, tried and tested the most effective and not so effective strategies on the web!
Unlike a lot of so-called business consultants I give you real experience, honest advice, incredible solutions, faster ways to get where you want to be and so much more.
I offer real experience in positioning businesses, branding businesses, managing and directing businesses. I can share real-life direct mail strategies that have pulled in literally millions of pounds in turnover. I can share website secrets that have created over £5,000,000 in sales from one website. I can show you the right ways to get noticed online and offline. I can show you how to turnaround almost any business … your business using real-world strategies.
And of course the most important thing you will get from me apart from a very strong track record is 100% honesty. If you pay me to consult and advise your business and I just can’t see it working – I will advise you to close and move on. Don’t expect your ears to be tickled… I get paid by clients to offer impartial, honest, and direct advice. That’s what I can offer you. Of course if there is real potential hidden away I promise you we’ll uncover it, grow it and increase it at lightning speed!
How can you trust I will deliver?
You’re probably like me, so sick and tired of all the self-proclaimed experts and gurus out there delivering misinformation, bad information and downright time-wasting information. I’m sure you’ve read some of them. I’m also sure you’ve waster your hard-earned cash on them!
Yet here’s why you can trust me to serve you and serve the greater good of your business and your clients.
I’d survived two recessions, stayed at the top of my game, gained a number one position in all three locations from scratch and with almost zero marketing budget. Yes of course I faced lot of problems but I also uncovered a lot of solutions that worked to the greater advantage. In 1999 I wanted to share that information through Orange Beetle because it worked!
So since 1999 I have done just that through Orange Beetle. It’s given me back-door access to real marketing hero’s of mine like Jay Conrad Levinson who is now a very good friend and mentor who I dine with anytime he is in England or I am in the USA. And my other heroes like Jay Abraham who I met and went to a BBQ with whilst in Dallas. There are more but what have been really cool are the insights into how marketing really works over a vast diversity of business.
My advice has saved clients hundreds of thousands of pounds in wasted untested marketing. It has also been directly responsible for campaigns that have generated well into the millions of pounds in direct sales. Here’s a nice story about how powerful my advice could be.
I was presenting in New Zealand when a lady came over to me and told me how she watched me speaking in Australia to a large group of around 600 in a room about breakthrough marketing. Her problem was she needed urgent medical attention for a child in Malaysia yet didn’t have the funds to save her life. She listened very carefully to what I was teaching. One bit of information I shared on the day helped her to generate enough cash to fly the child to Sydney Australia and have the life saving operation.
Today that child is healthy and alive.
I could also tell you how a client recently totally ignored my advice to his cost. After five weeks of no sales he rang me back to say he will now listen. Within 3 days of launching a very quick door-to-door flyer campaign for him, he had taken £15,400. After just four weeks he went from nothing to £60,000 in sales.
I have to tell you … I’m not perfect, sometimes I do get things wrong yet as a fanatical student of business and human behavior of nearly 27 years I do know how to get things right. You are my priority if we work together – NOT ME!
If you want more on direct marketing I’ll happily share over the phone during your initial consultation. Please just ask.
I also want you to know I take NO-RISKS with your business. If I can’t help you, I won’t take you on as a client. If I do take you on as a client and I can help you I don’t take any risks with your business, your cash or your life. I wouldn’t want that doing to me, so I wouldn’t do it to you.
After studying and reviewing your business, I’ll show you how to gain and leverage using what you have right now without creating anything new. I’ll then show you how to simply create more from what you already have. Then I’ll show you how to grow, expand and multiply your marketplace.
That reminds me of a story I’ll make really quick for you. I had a client in the hair and beauty business. They were broke and broke can be. Bills were unpaid and creditors had now found her home. It had become a nightmare for her. In just four weeks I created enough business for her to pay off her creditors with her new 54.3% increase in sales. After 12 months she experienced an overall increase of 116%. Just to remind this was a new client on the verge of closing. The interesting thing was this … this was done using everything she already had! No new innovation just simple leverage of what was there already. If I had taken her down the new route, she’d be shut down for sure! Like I already said, I take NO early risks with your business or will I spend budgets you simply don’t have right now.
Well if I felt we couldn’t get a result after our initial conversation there would be no point going any further, I definitely won’t take on your marketing just so I can get your the cash! I want paid for results – You want results, like I said I believe in working on an equal value exchange system that works best for both of us.
So I do know enough to know I don’t want unhappy clients and also know enough to help you get the kind of results.
Dilemma of today’s market place is this…
During a recession or lean times the first thing to be cut back on is advertising and marketing because it feels like a risk. Yet the problem with this is you know if you advertise you attract more business … if your adverts work… but you’re not sure if they will work so you need an expert. Yet an expert has an expert price so how do you get an expert working for you without parting with needed cash yet at the same time getting a brilliant return on your investment?
I’ve thought about this long and hard. This is an offer that is for those that need an expert fast, have a good business that needs that extra piece of magic right now.
There are multiple ways you can pay me for my services.
- BARTER exchange system
First lets look at what barter is to be clear.
According to Webster’s it’s a ‘trade for goods or services.’
This is my own system of equal value exchange. I understand in these days of hardship on the streets and in business that your situation might be catch 22 where you feel you have come to the end of a road but you can still see more road that you could cover.
You need an expert that can help grow your business, an expert that is honest with you, who has decades of experience and has a good reputation for his work. That is me.
So with my BARTER exchange you can pay me in various ways …
- Sellable stock
- Stocks and shares
- Travel vouchers
- Only services that I really need
- TO BE AGREED WITH BOTH PARTIES
In fact I will consider working for almost anything of an equal value exchange.
Here is an example to help you understand.
My consulting fee is going to be £1,200 per hour (from Sept 1st). As you can imagine I get a lot of clients asking to work with me but don’t have a few grand lying around for a few hours consulting (despite the R.O.I. being huge).
So lets say you need to me to and work with your team for two whole days. Over those two days I work the equivalent of 16 hours. That means you have had £19,200 of powerful consulting work and advice plus my accommodation and travel.
You don’t have that kind of cash lying around but you do have stock, products assets you no longer need of the same value. I would be willing to take the product at an equal value share to what I have given you.
Will this work for you?
Lets say for example you have a Harley Davidson dealership. During these tough times you are struggling to sell more of these iconic machines. You have around twenty Harley Davidsons in stock, all paid for just lying there not making you money in fact losing you money as they depreciate. You know if I work with you I can help you shift all of them and all of them fast! Yet you don’t have an extra £10,000 lying around to hand over to someone like me.
The solution is easy. I give you a system to sell all of your stock, make more profits and get you back on track and help you position yourselves as the only option for Harley Davidsons. In return you offer me stock of equal value or a Harley Davidson valued at stock purchase price.
Would that be a good exchange of value?
Lets turn this around for a moment and shift the focus from giving away a motorbike to the dealer’s results.
The dealer can’t sell his stock right now. Suddenly all of his existing stock has been sold. His turnover has gone from zero to sales of 20 bikes at around £8,000, each which is a turnover of £160,000 for the dealer.
The dealers R.O.I. (return on investment) is … He gave away a bike at cost value of say £4,500 yet his return was a huge £160,000
R.O.I. for the dealer – £155,500
Would you like to barter with me? If you said yes, please ask for a simple consultation over the phone to see where we can go with this for you or click here to email me now.
Points to remember
- My business is built around serving not taking
- You can trust me to be 100% honest
- Over 27 years knowledge
- Acclaimed reputation as an expert
- Verifiable historical results
- We only work together if I can help you
- Unique BARTER EXCHANGE system
- I promise to support you every step of the way
The biggest problem like I mentioned at the start right now is a fear. I believe most of those fears in business and in life are unjustified and avoidable.
I also believe that any investment you make into your business should carry a high R.O.I.
I also believe that you will become another raving fan of Alan Forrest Smith after we work together and frankly will never use another consultant again.
If I fail to deliver what we agree to be the result … I will return any BARTERS, trades or refund any monies.
I’d love to help you, would you allow that to happen?
May I suggest we do this?
Let US talk over the phone for at least 10 minutes and see what we can agree to, what do you think, is that fair?
No commitment, no pressure, just me and you chatting then lets take it from there?
I look forward to helping you, serving you and giving you everything I know that can deliver great results for your business
My hourly rate is £1,200 or a barter exchange.
Here are a range of things I can offer but I would rather advise what you need after we speak.
- One-to-one Consulting
- Orange Juice Box Consulting (on site mastermind)
- The Juggernaut (traffic and conversion)
- Strategic Services
- Copy critiques
- Personal Mentor
- MENTOR VIP PRO (men and you for one year)
- On-call consultant
- Mastermind strategist
I have never been so excited for my own business and I believe you should feel exactly the same. Yet there are always times when you need expert advice to get you beyond where you are and get you to where you want to be.
If you have to think about, “will it be worth it?” or “he is too expensive”, working with me won’t be for you. I’m only looking to work with real business people that can see the huge R..O.I. working alongside me. However if you’d like to talk before making any kind of decision simply get in touch before it’s too late for you and your business.
Like I said above I don’t take risks with anyone’s business, I’m here to serve you and ensure your success.
In your service with honesty and trust.
Alan Forrest Smith.
Unlike most experts I LOVE getting phone calls … pick up your phone and call me.
SMS/TXT: 00 (44) 7793 069 486
Phone: 00 (44) 0161 408 2204
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