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Old 11-20-2010, 01:49 AM
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I don't know what everyone will think of this, but have your wife or girlfriend call around to a few other companies that hang lights in your area. She can play like she just wants an estimate for her house. Around here some guys charge by the foot, others by the tree they are lighting, and still others by the hour. Have her get a few details on how they charge and then go with an average.
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But some guy who spoke to me was weird i think he secret shopped me on the phone he was asking this and that and im like ummmm ok sure lol
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Around here some guys charge by the foot, others by the tree they are lighting, and still others by the hour. Have her get a few details on how they charge and then go with an average.
Do you offer lighting services? Which pricing method have you found to work the best so far?
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by secret shopping i mean like he worked for someone or owned his business he was asking me like weird questions and obviously i know nothing about the holiday business yet and i was dumb founded and hes like oh you could get this and do this... lol i just hung up
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LOL I gotcha. Maybe at that point you could have picked his brain for more tips LOL
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