Made A Mistake

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by harunh, Aug 24, 2012.

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  1. harunh

    harunh Legend
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    I started taking work 15 miles away and i only got 5 jobs down their.... Its not worth doing unless i get more work down their.... And i tried to sell it double the price to a fellow windy and he said its not profitable it costs me 5 pound fuel money their and back aswell so im going to try and sell it if it doesnt sell am going to give it away as i got more local jobs to concentrate on :) from now on am going to stock to a 10 mile radius
     
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  2. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

    M.K Cleaners.co.uk Grand Master
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    Stick it out for a few cleans or canvass the area. 15 miles is not far lol. If you want a bigger round you need to be prepared to travel. What are the prices oh the houses?
     
  3. harunh

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    6,7 pound mate but i think its a bitbof a drag going that far... Cos if customers arent in i gota cal bak stound most of my customers dont pay bank or chewue so i just wana scrap it and stay more local
     
  4. Dodger

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    Gotta admit I've just dropped 2, was hoping for more work in the area but one is the house with the dogue de bordeaux so not too upset about dropping that one. Oh and they're far out as well about the same 15ish.
     
  5. All Round Cleaning

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    My furthest is 2.5 miles ha ha , still a ball ache collecting though .
     
  6. M.K Cleaners.co.uk

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    You must have a low fuel bill
     
  7. mr shine

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    if you want a close to home compact round try concentrate canvassing in your own area and work your way out as your round grows ,i made the same mistake when i started and ended dumping them
     
  8. harunh

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    Yeah its a big lesson learnt for me mate :)
     
  9. All Round Cleaning

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    the way im working my round is , if i get 1 job in a street within my area i will do it even if it is 1 job
    as 1 job always leads to more jobs i have found this out through experience .

    for example on month 1 in 1 street i had 1 customer
    month 2 i had 3
    month 3 i have 9

    they see you around and you pick up work with no problem and you know more or less that you have either been recomended or thye have been watching you work .
     
  10. koopmaster

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    15 miles, phew, my furthers is about 3 or 4 miles. I said to myself 5 miles is the furthest I would go. but I am in-between sutton and croydon so there are 250 000 houses around me..
     
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