Buying a round

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by Ryan, Mar 23, 2012.

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  1. Ryan

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    well 1 aint come up but i was wondering who bought a round from scratch and did any customers drop you as u took it over or anything ?

    how did you find taking it over

    also value of a round is it 4x times what its worth monthly or how do people work it out ?
     
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  2. bluemonkey

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    i ahve never bought a round, but know a few who have and on average they look at losing at 1/3

    the price of a round can vary, a well established rounds very compact been going 10 + years, all pay on line, is worth a lot more than something been going 6 months and have to collect 3 times a , i have looked,at selling up because of the **** jobs, but then i got loads of great jobs pay online or on day, never give me a not this mone Swear word!th, so i just dump the ****

    i am always wary of great rounds for sale, than make a fortune a month, with no collecting, but the bloke is giving it all up to go work in a warehouse on mim wage
     
  3. James

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    Different rounds are worth different amounts, kinda goes without saying lol, say If I was buying one customer who's worth £10 a month, that customer is worth around 3-4 times that amount so £30 or £40. Do this with every custy in the round your buying and that's the amount you should be looking at paying, personally I don't value my customers like that and would never buy a round of someone else.


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  4. jambo113

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    build your own round up, I was speaking to a bloke in a pub once and he payed a grand for about 250 pound a months worth of work, when i told him i spent 35 quid on 5000 leaflets and about a week dropping them off as well as door knocking and facebook and i picked up nearly 400pounds worth of work he was gutted, wish i could of took a pic of his face
     
  5. neil_09

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    I bought a round, and i got about 1/3 more customers once i took over. Most people didnt like tho old window cleaner so was bonus for me.
    And to be fair iv never lost a customer wen i bought a round. Aslong as your nice to sumone and do a good job you wont lose any
     
  6. SteveSmee

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    I've never understood buying a round. If you don't buy it and the other cleaner packs up then you know there are suddenly a lot of people without a cleaner and its time to go canvassing...
     
  7. This is the best advice i have read on buying rounds - thank you!
     
  8. Masons

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    if you want to look at typical round values, prices etc for examples go to:

    http://www.windowcleaningroundforsale.co.uk/index.php

    Mate of mine set the site up.
    Vehicles and equipment are for sale on their too. :([hr]
    Oh, you call also put wanted work on their.
     
  9. super mck

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    were did you get the leaflets done ;)
     
  10. James

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    I've seen a few adds on there and a lot of the rounds are ridiculously over priced


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