One Week Rule

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Shaun1977, Jun 23, 2012.

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  1. Shaun1977

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    Do you guys follow the one week rule when it comes to collecting money? As n you only try and collect for week after job is done thn push it on so thy owe dbl next month. When i first started out friend who got me into it said to go tht with tht as if you chase up for longer you get people complaining saying thy only payed you cpl weeks ago
     
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  2. chip

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    Don't collect anymore,but when I did, if a couple of weeks had gone I'd slip it in that I'd be due again next week or so
     
  3. Shaun1977

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    Do u use paypal chip?
     
  4. chip

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    No, not that advanced, just an envelope, and they send a cheque
     
  5. Shaun1977

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    But doesnt that cut into ur costs paying for stamps?
     
  6. chip

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    They deal with that! I told everyone what I was doing and none whittled about that, I have had some what never paid that way and knocked them off the list eventually, there's just a few what said they can't do cheques that I collect, so am out maybe half hour a month.
     
  7. Posh

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    I do envelopes for people that are more then 5 miles away. Works great. & I put stamps on them. I found I was going out about twice a week for 2-3 hours a ***ht. Now I go once a month for about 2 hours. The cost of the stamps is half the price I woz paying in petrol. That worked out roughly 8 times a month I woz collecting spending about £40 a month on just collecting plus being out. A few of mine are 12 miles away so I had to go there & if they weren't in had to go back again & don't like adding on each month as it builds up to sometimes a silly price. Spend about £25 on stamps every 6 weeks.
     
  8. Shaun1977

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    Iv got almost 400 customers so giving thm all stamps is out the question ur talking £200 a month
     
  9. Shaun1977

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    Chip how did u go about telling hm all? Did u just say when you went to door or drop thm something threw door explainng
     
  10. Posh

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    Don't do them all. I got bout 400 custys but it's only the far ones I do. Saves me money anyway. I made up a letter that I posted through there door when I cleaned there windows. I also put a few of there prices up by £1 to cover the stamp so I gained really.
     
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