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arthur712
06-06-2009, 05:46 PM
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Because it's WEATHER RESISTANT FOR OUTDOOR USE, our business card holder will work around the clock for you. It attaches conveniently to just about anything, providing endless use. That's what makes it the busiest business card dispenser you'll ever buy!

The uses are endless:
SERVICE VEHICLES (won't harm paint)
OFFICE DOORS
MAGNETIC SIGNS
STORE FRONTS
REAL ESTATE SIGNS
CONTRACTOR SIGNS
ANY SIGN
ANYWHERE YOU WANT YOUR BUSINESS CARD TO BE

Now your customers will never walk away empty handed, and they
won't forget you - they simply
Take A Card home.
And the best part....
you don't have to be there!!

CONVENIENT FOR YOU AND YOUR CUSTOMERS ... SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? ORDER SOME NOW!!!


The easy-to-use Outdoor Business Card Holder is molded in tough, UV light-resistant lexan for maximum durability and strength. The spring loaded top makes card holder weather-resistant.

Card Holders Hold 50 standard size business cards with a special slot to hold one card firmly in the display position.

The package includes a mounting bracket, Take A Card Sticker and two 3M pressure sensitive tape strips. This special tape is safe to use, won't slip and you can remove them safely without danger to your vehicle's surface.


To see more pictures www.mytakeacard.com

Steve
06-06-2009, 06:01 PM
Welcome to our forum Art.

Make sure if you can to add your website to your post signature line. This will help you promote your business further. You can change those settings in your user control panel (http://www.gopherforum.com/usercp.php).

This is such a great idea. Can you tell us a little about how you got started in it? What was the inspiration process?

arthur712
06-06-2009, 06:16 PM
I found these a couple years ago, and I went crazy!
I put them everywhere I could think. Resturaunts, Gas stations, any store front that would let me put the card holders on the front of their business. I put them on my car car/truck my realtor signs. (Cheap Advertising)

I got so much new business selling homes and everyone wanted our Outdoor Business Card holders that I just started getting them and sell them retail, I do have a distributor price list too if anyone wants bulk orders or just sell them for me.

People see the advertising on the car/truck but never have a pen or the time to write down the information. With the Take A Card it makes it so Simple.

Don't Miss New Business!!
Water Resistant Heavy Duty Product.

Thanx!
Artie

Steve
06-06-2009, 06:18 PM
Artie,

How did you find the experience of going from selling homes to running this business?

Does this feel more entrepreneurial than being a realtor or do you feel they both were entrepreneurial?

arthur712
06-06-2009, 06:41 PM
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Steve
06-06-2009, 06:57 PM
That is a great video.

How did you find the experience of going from selling homes to running this business?

Does this feel more entrepreneurial than being a realtor or do you feel they both were entrepreneurial?

arthur712
06-06-2009, 10:10 PM
That is a great video.

How did you find the experience of going from selling homes to running this business?

Does this feel more than being a realtor or do you feel they both were entrepreneurial?

Still Selling New Homes, One of the top ten in the state even with the econemy the way it is.

(My wife and I run our Out Door Busines Card Holder Business)

I have always been a entrepreneurer. You have to think out side of the box and try new thing even if you think they are dumb! I have found very inexpencive ways to advertise with very little money.

I will go over a bunch with you one day. I have nothing to hide always willing to help slow moving businesses get back on track. Its great to help people and one hand will always wash the other!!!

Thanks Steve, I look forward to talking to you one day!

Thanx!
Artie Crowley

justin_time
06-06-2009, 11:10 PM
Free shipping ? Even in Canada ?

Steve
06-06-2009, 11:29 PM
Artie,

It seems to me that Realtors really understand the value of talking to people. They really know how to brand themselves.

What advice do you have for new start up businesses who want to reach out to others in their community but just arent sure how to do it or what to say?

Are there any good ice-breakers they can use?

arthur712
06-07-2009, 09:20 AM
Artie,

It seems to me that Realtors really understand the value of talking to people. They really know how to brand themselves.

What advice do you have for new start up businesses who want to reach out to others in their community but just arent sure how to do it or what to say?

Are there any good ice-breakers they can use?

If I had just started a new Business I would get out there and talk to every business owner out there and trade sources. If you are un confertable. Dont worry you will get better each time. The more times you get in front of a buyer you will ctreate you own script. Main thing is to get your face out there over and over and over!!!

<Ice Breakers> WOW I have so many ice breakers, First thing first make your buyer feel like you are the best freinds. Read the buyer, understand there hobbies, what kind of car they have, clothes, hat, hair, bold. MAKE THEM LAUGH AT YOU! MAKE SOME JOKEs! (CLEAN ONE AT FIRST SO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE WARKING WITH)
ADAPT BE LIKE THEM!!

I can go on and on!!!

I have one freind that started his landscaping business a couple weeks ago, I got him 10 new accouts last week.
Be freinds with everyone and they will get you new business.

MAKE SURE YOU ADVERTISE AND TRY TO STAY CLEAN! HAHA

Thanx Guys!!

Artie Crowley

arthur712
06-07-2009, 09:21 AM
Free shipping ? Even in Canada ?


I may be able to do Canada.

PM me your address and I wil check it out for you!!

Thanx for your interest!

Artie

Steve
06-07-2009, 11:55 AM
I have one freind that started his landscaping business a couple weeks ago, I got him 10 new accouts last week.
Be freinds with everyone and they will get you new business.

That is fantastic work! I am guessing you got some of your current contacts or customers to sign up with him?

In this situation does it come down to contacting who you already know or were these all new clients for you?

I bet he was blown away by your help.

arthur712
06-07-2009, 12:49 PM
That is fantastic work! I am guessing you got some of your current contacts or customers to sign up with him?

In this situation does it come down to contacting who you already know or were these all new clients for you?

I bet he was blown away by your help.

I stay in contact with all of my buyers/friends and I love helping people get started.

(HE DID GET ONE NEW CUSTOMER FROM OUR OUTDOOR BUSINESS CARD HOLDERS, HE JUST PUT THEM ON A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO!!)

That is what makes it fun, when you start seeing thing work!!

Thanx!
Artie Crowley

Steve
06-07-2009, 01:05 PM
I stay in contact with all of my buyers/friends and I love helping people get started.

That is amazing. What advice do you have when it comes to staying in contact with buyers and friends? Do you use newsletters or print material or is it more internet focused like myspace and facebook?

How often should a person be reaching out to these contacts?

arthur712
06-07-2009, 01:53 PM
That is amazing. What advice do you have when it comes to staying in contact with buyers and friends? Do you use newsletters or print material or is it more internet focused like myspace and facebook?

How often should a person be reaching out to these contacts?

Best thing is cell phones, Program all #s and birthdays and pick up the phone and just say (whats up!!!!!

Myspace/Face Book are really great ways to keep up with thier lives. They hide nothing on those. haha

If you just be frieds with them they will folow up with you. When your friends them, it does not meen you have to hang out with them all the time. Just act like it!! HAHA

Its funny but it works!
Referals are your best leads!!

I will admit follow up with buyers are my hardest things to do because it is hard read them over the phone, But it realy has to be done no matter how much I hate it!!!!!

I hope guys are okay with they way miss spell alot of words.

Thanx!
Artie Crowley

Steve
06-07-2009, 04:00 PM
Program all #s and birthdays and pick up the phone and just say (whats up!!!!!

Very interesting! How do you suggest going about getting their bday without sounding strange when asking?

I will admit follow up with buyers are my hardest things to do because it is hard read them over the phone, But it realy has to be done no matter how much I hate it!!!!!

Are these follow up calls with customers who have already bought from you or is this more if they are on the fence about a product and you are just checking in to see where they stand?

Do you have any advice as to how to best go about this?

arthur712
06-07-2009, 05:06 PM
Very interesting! How do you suggest going about getting their bday without sounding strange when asking?

In my field of work it is easy, I have credit apps, But if you have currant costumer, just have then fill out a Customer Data Sheet.



Are these follow up calls with customers who have already bought from you or is this more if they are on the fence about a product and you are just checking in to see where they stand?

Both

Do you have any advice as to how to best go about this?

Grind your teeth and do it. Stay friendly
Always make notes if they have kids, names, ages, car they drive. Make notes on anything, so when you call you will have something to to discuss.

How is your kids doing? Are you taking care of that nice Cadillac. Can I use it HAHAHA! Just brake the ice!!

Thanx!
Artie