Building the commercial side of my business

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  1. Nomad74
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    I can back them up if needed.
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    Hey now! :winky:
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    You're trying to create a great first impression.
    Backing them up helps only once you've past that stage. If you can, add names. It helps with credibility.
    Unless, of course, you happen to come from.....

    Hey Richard, you don't need that, everybody knows you over there (that is they know you write your own reviews :winky:)
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    Last week a homeowner that had a fire was speaking to her adjuster about the cleaning of her home. The adjuster recommend one of the franchise's but the homeowner said she only wanted us.

    The adjuster said she had never heard of us but she could use whomever she wanted. The homeowner said "You must not be from around here". :biggrin:

    We got the job just because the homeowner wanted us. :cool:
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    Love it!
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    A little more progress done on my brochure.

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    Looking good. However, I suggest marking the things that you both do with a green checkmark, the things that they DON’T do with a red “X”.

    Really make a contrast.
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    Nice touch! :cool:
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    Noted. Thanks.
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    I would remove EVERYTHING IN THE LEFT COLUMN, except ‘prespray’ , and just use the word ‘extraction’. And also, on your side, use the term ‘pretreat with premium cleaning solution ‘
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    I’ll work on it more tomorrow. My assistant helps me out with this this stuff and her selling and proof reading sucks. Anyway, we’re off to a good start
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    Damon...Post grooming??? :yawn::yawn::yawn:
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    90% of readers won't notice but 'receive ' is spelled wrong. The sentence doesn't flow , take out the word "a" before 'superior results'

    Not a fan of the " this is what they do vs what we do ' argument

    How about some solid 5 star reviews?

    People love doing business with a small biz

    Other than the great family pic it's boring as shit and would end up in the trash :biggrin:
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    Thanks Fred. I have an entire page dedicated to reviews. Scroll to post #18. I'm sure you will find that boring as well. :) Maybe I should add the pic of myself in the bathtub in my green socks. Always a hit with Meg.

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    Definitely the socks. You can add red for the holidays brochure.
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    Been working away doing little tweaks here and there. It's starting to come along.

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    Ok, so I think I'm putting in the final order for everything. Looks like it will all come to about $700 for 100 commercial sales packets. I've also included a sales worksheet, an introduction letter, copy of my business license, w-9 form, insurance info, and a carpet inspection report. I'm starting out with 100. I just need one "Yes" to be profitable on this. Wish me luck!
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    Best of luck! I really like what you put together!
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    Here is the deal-doe. :winky:

    Gotprint has the presentation folders full color both sides for (100) $448.77 still pricey but not $7.00 each
    If you have the funds and plan on giving a bunch of these out then do what we did. (2,500) are $1,167.38, only .46 each. :cool:

    Yep at .46 the pens cost us more than the presentation folders. :eekk:

    Its your money. $7.00 each or .46 each.:biggrin:
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    You could give out Tacos and they’d remember you more

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