following up on a proposal

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by pete scalia, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. pete scalia

    pete scalia LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 960

    How long after submittal?
    How often?
    When do you give up?
     
  2. Eden Lights

    Eden Lights LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 805

    After about a week, and then I call and ask if they have any questions. I am done at that point unless that ask for something else. I then add them to all my future mailings. I never ask for the job directly like a true salesman would.
     
  3. pete scalia

    pete scalia LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 960

    How long after submittal? within about a week or so
    How often? once a week. by e-mail or phone
    When do you give up? When I've been told to buzz off or realize they went forward with someone else
     
  4. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,112

    How long after? 3 days after, if they are still unsure every 3 days until I close or they definitely tell me no. I will usually try to overcome any questions or objections in the first call. I usually never have more than 2 or 3 follow up calls upon each submittal.
     

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