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  1. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    I know price varies but do you think 6x is too much?

    im not sure how much i should be paying really

    i personally think too much but offered a very local round taking 500pm wants 3k

    what questions should i be asking?

    never bought before but seriously considering it now as keen to get a full round sometime this century
     
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  2. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    actually just found out its trad so proably not worth the risk trying to change it to wfp especially paying 6x?
     
  3. MrBump

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    Thought about this myself but I would never pay 6x for a chunk of work. The only way it would eb worth it is if it is an entire round/business. If over the next 6 months you could get £500's worth of work yourself its not worth it. What's that 50 customers? Some of which won't want a transfer or have an excuse now to cancel. Totally not worth it. I'd even have to think about it at 3x, all your paying for essentially is canvassing.
     
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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Exactly what i thought, 50 custies, 5 wont like wfp, 10 wnt want to pay online, a few more wont like me, itll just end up about 300 quids worth after a few months i can se it now. you are right bump ive changed my mind already lol
     
  5. MrBump

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    If your willing to spend 3 grand on getting £500's worth of business I'm sure everyone on here would agree there are far better ways to spend that money. I mean for £1000-£1,500 you could just get a canvasser to get you that work with a guarantee lol. You could pay for advertising, google rankings, paid facebook and so on all for far less with better results than 30 lol, that's £100 per customer, you'd be better off reducing your prices or paying your people £50 to clean their windows, you'd still be better off lol
     
  6. peter rogers

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    mate better spend 3g with whizz bizz or get yourself a new piece equipment

    u cud turn up nd they cud all say no on the basis of wat bump said

    no likee online paye
    no want wfp
    no likeee u


    i say x 4 max but he wud need to bring u round all the custies and intro u to them and explain the changes

    u wud need to collect for first 2 months then start swapping them over
    people r creautes of habit lol
     
  7. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    Not a penny over 4 cleans for a 'WELL ESTABLISHED' round Adam, I would want to see some sort of historical records proving how long hes had all the work. It would have to be full names, address and phone numbers. Upon seeing this I would pay a 'deposit' and insist he drives me around the round and introduces me to the clients.

    With £3k hire a local whipper snapper, tell them minimum wage for door knocking but each sign up they get you will pay 1 x clean as bonus AFTER you have telephoned the client to confirm all details.
     
  8. Jimbo

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    Green. Sorry to jump in. I've just visited your website. I'm a wee bit confused over the two mobile numbers. One for contact. One for payment. All the same numbers. In a slightly different order. Nice site by the way.
     
  9. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    I offered him 3x if he could show all records and introduce me to them all etc like green said. hes adamant he wants 6x so thats the end of that idea.

    I would never pay another canvasser again unless there was some written contract on what i would get and refund policy, both times ive tried ive either been left out of pocket or had to work my **** off for not a lot of return, a LOT of hassle. Besides which ive contacted every known canvasser and ive either used them already or they wont come this far.

    I was also offered a smaller amount of work £150 per month for 3x cleans but its low priced about 6 quid a pop, might be worth a punt if its really compact and he will take 2x i suppose.
     
  10. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    I am not suggesting a canvasser Adam, I am suggesting a part time 'employee' to do your canvassing.

    Minimum wage over say a 5 hour shift from 2pm till 7pm that's less than £35 then pay a 1 clean bonus for each lead that pans out to be genuine AFTER you have confirmed them.

    Even if you trial it for a week you are looking at £175 and you know if the idea has legs or not. Even if only 3-4 leads a day, if you can 'firm up' 2 of those you are growing by 56 customers per month.

    I am currently discussing options with a canvasser that will remain nameless for now. I will let you know what comes of it.

    Make sure you leave the guy your number Adam, at 6 x cleans I am sure he will perhaps be calling you in month or so ready to negotiate. :))
     
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