Shark Tips

Beginner's Checklist for Starting an SEO Agency

Beginner's Checklist for Starting an SEO Agency

Are you thinking about starting an SEO agency? With all the tools available to start, run, and grow your business, there has never been a better time to start your […]

What are Local Citations?

What are Local Citations?

Quick question for you Sharks: have you ever wondered why some of your competitors rank so high for local keywords? Well, here's a hint: they simply leverage the power of […]

How to Get Your First Client as a New Shark

How to Get Your First Client as a New Shark

Has there ever been a better time to be an Offline Shark? With the online environment evolving at an alarming rate, now is a killer time to get into selling […]

Never Doubt the Importance of a Customer Review

Never Doubt the Importance of a Customer Review

How important would you say are customer reviews for a business? Personally, I have a TON of clients that I've never asked to leave me a review and I'm almost […]

What Should You Charge For Your Services?

What Should You Charge For Your Services?

Here's a question for you, Sharks: What should you charge for your services? I bet you've felt yourself asking this questions at least once in your life. Charge too much […]

How To Spot a Tire Kicker When Negotiating with New Prospects

How To Spot a Tire Kicker When Negotiating with New Prospects

How many of you have had prospective clients ask about your offer and then disappear before you could even spell the word "contract"? Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that today, […]

Effective Closing Techniques - Tips on How to Seal Your Next Deal

Effective Closing Techniques - Tips on How to Seal Your Next Deal

When it comes to closing techniques, the more options you have, the better. As Offline Sharks, we generally tend to concentrate a lot of our energy on staying up to […]

3 Good Reasons to Offer a Top Notch Customer Service

3 Good Reasons to Offer a Top Notch Customer Service

"Your call is very important to us. We appreciate your patience. The average hold time right now is sixteen minutes". Sound familiar? Give me a break... Getting back to your […]

The Power of The Little Things When Marketing a Business

The Power of The Little Things When Marketing a Business

Lately I've been thinking about the various forms of marketing that affect a business. Anyone who starts a new venture should have a plan in place to attract clients for […]

Stop Using the Lack of Time as an Excuse NOT to Start a New Business

Stop Using the Lack of Time as an Excuse NOT to Start a New Business

When you want something bad enough, you make the time to work on your plan. It's that simple. Regardless of your other commitments and obligations, if you really want to […]

What Does it REALLY Take to Become a Shark?

What Does it REALLY Take to Become a Shark?

Today I was thinking about the mass amount of people who leave their job every day, either by choice or by force. Either way, anywhere you look, statistics show the […]

Offline Sharks - Local Internet Marketing Association Interview

Interviewer - Kevin Wilke Interviewee's - Nick Ponte & Tom Gaddis