Putting in Tenders.

Discussion in 'Advertising Offline/Online & Canvassing' started by mdpeake, Jun 9, 2012.

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  1. mdpeake

    mdpeake Member
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    Hello all, I have been working on my round now for 6 months and I have 40 customers. My tactics to-date are to try and target big domestic or commercial properties and I haven't been doing too bad. Could offer any advice about how to go about putting in tenders for work at local authority properties because I really wouldn't know where to start.

    Many thanks in advance.....:)

    ;) :D :D
     
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  2. harunh

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    u got 40 customers in 6 months? I been trading for 30 days today and i got 39 regular customers already. Thats not including my 1 off cleans either. I work part time aswell. Your better of targetting all domestic to boost u up, target a housing estate. Knock on some doors.
     
  3. laddergarder

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    this is an old post of mine which I think may give you a little food for thought...

     
  4. All Round Cleaning

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    Well said ladder .

    In the time I have been going I have i suppose underpriced a couple of mine but I have to grin and bear it as im still building my round . but I know eventually I will get better at pricing them up .
    I wouldnt go chasing big jobs as yet either like you say concentrate on your core customers they will be the ones who stick with you .
    leave the bigger jobs to the big fish at the moment .
     
  5. harunh

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    gav im on the same boat as u.. Got a few underpriced, but aslong as my monthly takings improve then am a happy bunni lol
     
  6. Posh

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    95./' of my work is domestic. I don't go looking for commercial but if offered obviously I take it. I have 6 shops 1 pub 1 solicitors 1 set of offices and a school & they all came to me rather then I won't to them. I love domestic although I find all my commercial pay on the day apart from the school but only wait 3 days when I've invoiced them.
     
  7. harunh

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    sounds good, where u from posh?
     
  8. Posh

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    Little village called Sawston just outside Cambridge.
     
  9. harunh

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    I wish some commercial contat me ! :)
     
  10. Posh

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    Once you get a name & word gets about you will believe me.
     
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