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View Poll Results: What % Of estimates do you get?
80% or more 4 17.39%
60-79& 6 26.09%
40-59% 4 17.39%
20-39% 7 30.43%
less than 20% 2 8.70%
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Old 05-15-2005, 12:01 AM
lawnman_scott lawnman_scott is offline
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What % Of estimates do you get?

What % of estimates that you give do you actually get?
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Old 05-15-2005, 02:02 AM
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I think 20-39% is ideal and what I shoot for. If you gain more then that then you are probably not charging enough. It gets complicated when dealing with referrals etc. If you get 80% or more on cold calls then I would say you need to raise price ASAP.

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Old 05-15-2005, 03:19 AM
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I'm happy with 20-25% signed contracts, I'm not the cheapest and don't plan to be, so I only get the ones that are willing to pay for what they get.
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Old 05-15-2005, 10:16 AM
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80% or more and I always exceed my $/hr goals. Efficency is king!
Ramairfreak98ss : And as far as bank financing or whatever, the guys working for us arnt buying houses or Cadillacs here, common.

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