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Old 11-30-2001, 07:47 AM
HBFOXJr HBFOXJr is offline
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I tried this in spring 2000 for lawn fert programs. We paid by the hr and they generated leads economically.

At the same time we did direct mail. I closed maybe 30-33% of the dm while I was closing some miniscule single digit # from the telemarketing.

Since I have to do more than sell I didn't even bother to estimate the last ones I got cuase it would have taken time away form dm estimates and other important management tasks.

Maybe with a sales staff on commision that has nothing to do but hound people it might work but not for me.
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Old 11-30-2001, 10:47 AM
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Well, there you go. It sounds like they're junk leads. Which might explain why they're reasonably priced.
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