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I am curious about this. From your experiences, have you found any correlation between long conversations with potential customers and their rate of signing on with you?

Does a longer conversation = more approved estimates?
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Quote[/b] ]Does a longer conversation = more approved estimates?
Thats a good point.
I don't mind having extended conversations with people when I am trying to get their business. Sometimes if you stand and talk with people about whatever is on their mind at the time it can make them feel comfortable with you. Then they might develop a level of trust and choose you instead the other guy that is more like HI and BYE.

But when it happens every time I show up at the customer's house it gets kinda of old. Maybe its part of the job sometimes.
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How about the customers that sneak up behind you and tap you on the shoulder while you are weedeating? It always cracks me up that they are standing there talking to me as if I can hear while I have hearing protection on and the weedeater is blazing.

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