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Old 07-30-2013, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by jbailey52 View Post
I believe from precious posts you like to set yourself apart from other contractors in the sense that you like to be more personable with your customers. That's great. I also take this route.... Just today I had a major ball busting rant jokingly with a customer. However I would never hand this to a client. It sounds totally unprofessional, and if I was a homeowner I might even be offended. If my insurance company sent me a letter saying 'folks' and mentioning babies... I would have a new insurance company
So you think then maybe I should just tell them to google water and care instructions?

And what's wrong with using infants as an example? It's true, even more so with sod, as sod is perishable, and that's something people can relate to. great analogy. It drives the point across.

When you kid was born did it come with the extended warranty?
"It's You vs. You"

"People Throw Rocks At Things That Shine"

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-1 CAT hat
-16 pairs of Hanes socks (the Heavy Duty model), many with holes.
-12 pairs of underwear, ranging from Joe Boxers to Jockey, many are in need of replacement. (no more photo requests please)
-hundreds of t-shirts. Some w/ grease stains, some torn & tattered.
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