Proffesional canvassing?

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by Diwrnach, Dec 22, 2014.

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  1. Diwrnach

    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    Just out of interest has anyone used one? if so how did you find them? did a lot of the customers turn out to be messers? any and all feedback welcome :)
     
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    Yeah I used whizz that sponsors this site....Im now a year down the line and have a fair few of the customers left, plus more for being in different roads and picking them up along the way......There are also messers......
     
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    Diwrnach Grand Master
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    So in your opinion do you think it was worth it? would you do it again?
     
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    It cost me £1000 was meant to be 1200, he guarantees you £1000 regular of work I think.....Yes I probably would do it again, but I do have quite a busy round, so to add 10 customers to a days work in the winter was quite difficult, especially as it was December last year and we had a fair bit of rain at the time, I actually had to go out on the sunday just to complete the work....for me I done it the wrong time of year....(it was a lot more than 10 customers lol)
    But if I was to do it again, I would probably pay for a different service from him, he can teach you to canvass your self, any customers you pick up, you keep.....I may well use this in the future, when I give up the cleaning side of things and just do the office and canvassing.....
     
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  6. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Just used one last month, happy so far, got 500 worth of work and some extra, unfortunately quite a few were maybes or call next month or need to ask/wife hubby first, so a lot of these have turned out to be messers. as an estimate ( and i havent finished all 2nd cleans yet i would say about 300 quids worth out of the 500 should be decent ongoing custies. He replace any that drop so if that happens i can have no complaints.

    would i use one again? yes, but be prepared for a lot of messers and hard work sifting though it, it is worth it if you are really against canvassing yourself (like i am) otherwise i would say no do it yourself and save a lot of time and money
     
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  7. I think you're paying for something you can do better yourself. People like to know you're local,where you live, kids school, etc, make some sort of tenuous link through chit chat. Not sure how someone from off can do this?

    Local town for local people........
     
  8. daveyboy

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    You ain't from round ere lol

    Whizz is bloody good from what i have heard
    I do 100% of my own canvassing and am happy to do it
    Water off a ducks back with aggro people and door slammers
    But for people who can't /won't do it i would say give him a go
    You will get more work than just relying on facebook etc
     
  9. Pickingpaul

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    Just canvassed myself, i used to find it very hard to do 17 years back as a teenager, but now i dont think twice, im very confident with it and would never pay someone to do it for me, but if i had of known about it when i was shyer i would have been interested im sure.

    It is hard to cold call but most of the battle is in your own mind as with most things really. It gets easier with practice hence people get s good they decide to just do that but they have no magic weapons and will put up the messers for u also, u cant tell a real messer until u have been a few times or even 6 months right?

    I find out of ten new customers 2 may be messers that i dump as soon as i realise but your new appearance on the road can as we all know lead to many more new quality customers.
     
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  10. daveyboy

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    Confidence is the key
    Get out and knock doors
    You know what you are talking about
    You know you can do a good job
    No reason for nerves
    People can either say yes or say no
    Nothing to worry about
    Get a no move on
    Get a yes woohoo
    Prefer more yesses than nos
     
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