First time canvassing results.

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by Diwrnach, Oct 11, 2014.

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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    tn_DSC_0271.JPG So I did a one off clean for a woman a week or so ago and spotted that in the area there were a LOT of massive houses with dirty windows and decided this was going to be where I pop my canvassing cherry, so I got up early, had a good breakfast and got everything all sorted, drove the 5 miles to the area with some good tunes playing to get my all pumped up, playing over in my head what to say, parked up and confidently start walking to the start of the street, and this is what I saw.....
     
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  2. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Sorry I can't get it any bigger and still upload it, but it says "POLICE NOTICE THIS IS A NO COLD CALLING AREA 0845 090 1234 TO REPORT A COLD CALLER" they were on the bottom of every street in the whole village lol
     
  3. Scottie

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    Wow, that is just amazing, never have heard of that before. I am about to go cold calling, over the years I have always had people knocking at my door, I am never rude, just say no thanks, if i want somthing then yes, that is how our house got our window cleaner. I think some people are just so pent up and rude, that is what we will have to face, they want to di engage from life and get their backs up at some cold calling. Ok I do nto liek ones that try to get you to convert to a religion or somthing, but offering a just service is ok with me.

    Would love to see the reaction if you started cold calling lol.......... Hope your canvassing goes well though mate.
     
  4. Diwrnach

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    I do kind of live in a rich area, so maybe its just trying to keep the riff raff out :p

    I have never seen these before either, but then I have never looked, now I am actually looking there are quite a lot of them around this area it seems.
     
  5. Diwrnach

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    Thing is though, cold calling isn't illegal is it? so what can they actually do?

    Obviously the people don't want it so I won't do it anyway, but I did speak to a couple of people in their gardens etc and they all seemed happy to have a chat?
     
  6. Scottie

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    It is probably just a few people whom object and have got the enforcement in place. I need to get out asap and go door knocking, I am waiting on flyers to arrive also and just finshed my web site and facebook etc....its taken me ages as done it myself. Daunting now, going door knocking. Oh well, just hope i spot these signs and do not offend anyone or get in jail for cold calling.lol
     
  7. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Yeah I did all my website, facebook, twitter, flyers, business cards etc etc etc all myself, takes ages.
     
  8. boarcity

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    dont give up or delay , move on a diffrent street . cane it
     
  9. Scottie

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    Yeah I am trying to get to grips with facebook, not used it before, can nto see where to look for work on their, no buy want swap sites near to where i want to work, unless I am looking in wrong places, nt sure where how I cna advertise on FB, need advice help on that. I saw your search thing and thats good but can nto find any or other ways....

    Yes as boarcity says, get to the next street, I so want to go out next week now and start mine. :) just spending this weekend buying stuff in and making it all go live, etc etc...

    Let us no how your door knocking goes btw, interested.
     
  10. Diwrnach

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    Just join buying/selling sites close to where you want to work, people living there will join them, I am getting about 5-10 customers a week off facebook.
     
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