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Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by harunh, May 24, 2012.

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  1. harunh

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    Ordered 250 business cards from Vistaprint it was free but just payed £4.00 for delivery.

    When i clean a house i always leave a invoice, and i just got some cards to go with it :)

    its called the referral programme, They refer family, friend or their neighbur to use our service on a monthly basis and they get their next clean for free. They must give their address as a reference.

    Im hoping this brings in a few customers for me .
     
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  2. Dodger

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    I already do something similar H but knock off a percentage not give it for free.

    Oh and I only give the discount if the referal is in same area, use fuel saving as an excuse for doing it.
     
  3. harunh

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    Free is better, its like an opportunity they cant waste :) so they will get me customers which is worth it
     
  4. Dodger

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    I wouldn't say free is better H different but certainly not better. It's like selling something for £5.99 it sounds cheaper than £6.00 and ya don't have to actually only charge £5.00, do ya get what I mean.
     
  5. Gmeister

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    Free might be better, but you do not mind not getting not for a job for a referal?

    If you knock 25% off or half price, then at least your getting paid for it.

    Yourl regret it even if one off, yourl be cleaning them saying to yourself, wish I was getting paid this time..
     
  6. harunh

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    I understand,a few people do this, not long ago someone said he hasnt charged 1 of his customers for over a year because she recommended that many new customers lol, he didnt mind aslong as he got new customers. Some people do it for free & some people do it % off.
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    I undestand, i dont mind :) my aim is to get upto 100 customers and this will help me acheve that. Im not making anything at the moment. My part time job covers my bills etc, once i get 100 customers thats when i start earning. Its not about getting money, its about getting customers and giving 100% i already got 13 customers. 87% to go :p
     
  7. All Round Cleaning

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    how much time have you spent canvassing big H ?
    I personally wouldn't do it this way until I was at least making A half decent income as every penny counts .
    The way I see it is if a jobs worth a tenner that tenner could put fuel in ya motor for a day or two .

    Do not give your services away for free especially not at this point in establishing your round .
    only give a discount when you can afford it .
     
  8. Ryan

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    mmm people will refer you without any offer at all tbh offer an incentive will help them actually ask thay mates ect ect

    but ya if it helps gain a few good solid customers why not
     
  9. Posh

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    You don't really need to do special offers as Ryan said people refer you anyway long as you do a good job. Think some insetive is good but I tell people if yer get say 3 customers i will say give you a clean half price. Also H slow down on the invoices???
     
  10. harunh

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    What do u mean slow down on the invoices?

    And i can afford it, am free 5 days a week ! So i got plenty of time on my hands. So id rather do a free clean for a customer.Would you clean a house for free to gain a new customer? Yes why not !

    Its worth it for me.
     
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