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Funny Way to pick up new customer

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Eho, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. Eho

    Eho LawnSite Member
    Posts: 205

    I m 19 so US Army recruiters have called and still call me. Today an army recruiter called my house to talk to me to see if I was interested in the military. I explain to him that I'm going to school and have a lawn care service. He starts asking me a lot of mowing questions and we spend a good time talking bout my biz. Long story short, he gets my cell number and says he ll call me because he wants an estimate. Kinda funny how I ended up " recruiting" him instead of the way it was supposed to be.
  2. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 906

    Wow!!! Selling to a salesman! Nice touch. Sounds like you have a future in this.
  3. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,995

    salesmen are the easiest to sell to as long as you have some salesmanship skills.

    They like the game.
  4. Wesley's Lawn

    Wesley's Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 211

    Ha i had the same thing happen to me, Marines called me up and i ended up taking care of his yard for him too.
  5. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,964

    He's still selling YOU. I hope you both win.
  6. kwelch

    kwelch LawnSite Member
    Posts: 115

    Salesmen never quit. He probably wants to get you in person to try and get you to sign on the dotted line.
  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Pack your toothbrush LOL... :D
  8. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 963

    Thats right! You will have a buzz cut and wake up wake up to a screaming Drill Sgt. before you relized what happened
  9. richmadmax

    richmadmax LawnSite Member
    Posts: 80

    I just hope he don't call you at 0400 "TO GET UP, YOU LAZY LAWN BOY. YOUR IN THE ARMY NOW ".... Don't fell a sleep.

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