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Old 03-21-2000, 10:35 AM
Grassboy Grassboy is offline
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How can I get those people that tell me &quot;Yeah will have to think about it&quot; To say &quot;We are going to use your services this year&quot;????<br>I have about 9 people that I call &quot;almost commited customers&quot; and they all haven't gotten back to me since I first talked w/ them about mowing their lawn. How can I make them into &quot;official customers&quot;???
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Old 03-21-2000, 11:28 AM
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Let them know that you are very busy this time of year and that you are trying to finalize your mowing schedule and that if they want in that they need to let you know by Saturday. This has always worked well for me. Just make sure that they know that you want their business.
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Old 03-21-2000, 11:59 AM
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if a potential customer doesn't know whether he wants to do business with me, I hand 'em my card and run for the truck. WHY? because I am on my way to talk to another potential client and I don't have time to waste talking to a homeowner that can't make up their mind.<p>if you don't know it...you'll learn it. TIME IS MONEY! <p>for a lucrative commercial account, I reserve the right to be a little more talkative.<p>good luck.<p>GEO
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Old 03-21-2000, 01:47 PM
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Thats customer-speak for, your price is too high, we're going with your competition. You need to come right out and ask, are the services offered what you want, for a fair price? Start poking around, or, if its not a particularly lucrative job, just move on.<p>Bill
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Old 03-21-2000, 05:05 PM
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i have a few customers that need to be commited<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida
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Old 03-21-2000, 06:53 PM
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I was thinking the same this CJC. Especially this year. Off to a rocky start.
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Old 03-21-2000, 07:06 PM
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I hear ya CJC
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