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Old 09-22-2011, 06:18 PM
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Acquiring New Business

Im looking for ways to gain new customers. I am curious what people's thoughts are on acquiring business through internet site such as service magic. I believe you pay a $99 one time fee to register and then pay per lead there after. Has anyone used a service like this and what are others thoughts on using a service like this? Basically is it worth your time and most importantly your money.
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Old 09-24-2011, 10:08 PM
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google adwords. No stupid start up fee, and everyone* uses google.

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Old 09-24-2011, 10:24 PM
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Stay away from service magic. They will bug the crap out of you.
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Old 09-25-2011, 11:53 AM
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Stay away from service magic. They will bug the crap out of you.
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I agree!!! they gave me a week of "free" look at types of leads. I saw 1 that would be good IF I got the bid.

Don't want to use them.
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Old 09-25-2011, 11:57 AM
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There's a big sticky on SM at the top of the page. They still call 3~5 times a week and all I did was inquire about their services. That was 3 years ago. Thank god for call blocking.
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Old 09-25-2011, 02:49 PM
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Thanks for the input! I will check out the other threads as well
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Old 10-01-2011, 09:57 PM
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I have actually benefited greatly from Service Magic, fyi. Just to give another perspective......specifically on lawn mowing accounts.
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Old 10-03-2011, 04:57 PM
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Old 10-03-2011, 06:05 PM
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We haven't had much luck with service magic. But all strategies are worth a try. Good luck.
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