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Old 05-15-2020, 09:30 PM   #51
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Its all a numbers game, the stickers are second to none and if you did not have Google to lean on you would not be thinking this way.......
Google could shi/can your company at any time for any reason they feel like-- maybe they find out you got a Trump sticker on your van then you will be in trouble and your score goes from 4.9 down to 2.0 overnight.....I think this will be the future some day soon too ....


The stickers game works , and we have gone over this before......
All you have to do is throw them everywhere and it takes on a life of itself after a few months--years, they are dog dirt cheap like 4 cents a sticker..... hand them out like candy


I know we have probably 450k++ of them plastered
throughout the city since about 1975 and I really dont care if they call me back or not, but eventually someone will.... and it happens every day..... I also have seen used heaters on craigs list with my sticker still stuck to the side of it.....


they wont forget you if they see your name every time they pull into the garage and its on the furnace, water heater and water softener...

you plaster them everywhere just for the same reason a dog pisses on
every fire hydrant, ----to mark his territory....

If you dont want to mark your territory then you are passing on a lot of potential future calls from someone 5- 10 years from now when the house changes hands and your sticker goes with the house.....




I put stickers regularly and repurposed my door hangers for other uses (the original plan was a total bust) but not a single call yet.
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Old 05-15-2020, 09:47 PM   #52
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I put stickers regularly and repurposed my door hangers for other uses (the original plan was a total bust) but not a single call yet.



Door hangers piss me right the phuck off. Don't come on my property to solicit services I don't want and leave a piece of garbage hanging on my door knob.






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Old 05-15-2020, 09:59 PM   #53
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Door hangers piss me right the phuck off. Don't come on my property to solicit services I don't want and leave a piece of garbage hanging on my door knob.
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Why not my dad built his drain cleaning company up from hangers
it had a picture of him holding a 40' run of ROOTS
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Old 05-15-2020, 11:52 PM   #54
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Door hangers piss me right the phuck off. Don't come on my property to solicit services I don't want and leave a piece of garbage hanging on my door knob.






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Haha, In the big city we get them, we also get ads on our windshields, and a ton of mail flyers...

We even get door to door salesman and thieves knocking on doors to see if you are home.
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I’m with skoro on this one. Lawn care and political adds are what we get. Now I have to pay the trash company to take care of them.
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I started using stickers after master mark suggested it. So far it has been a success, ive already received a handful of customers that told me they saw the sticker and remembered to call me.
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Door hangers piss me right the phuck off. Don't come on my property to solicit services I don't want and leave a piece of garbage hanging on my door knob.






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You should lighten up.....you'll live longer. Just some poor slob trying to drum up business to feed his family.
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I started using stickers after master mark suggested it. So far it has been a success, ive already received a handful of customers that told me they saw the sticker and remembered to call me.

that is good for you.......

My sticker addiction it started about the same way with me way back in the mid 70s. I stumbled on a bunch of blank water heater stickers at our office that my father got for free from our supply house but he never really implemented the plan....he said he was to busy to fool with it ..... ....
I had a rubber stamp made with our name and number on it and started stamping our name on the blank heater stickers ......
I started plastering them everywhere and after about 6 months my father mentioned to me to keep doing this because he was getting a lot of service calls due to the stickers .....

the sticker has evolved over the years through a lot of modifications.. and has puled in a lot of work with very little effort...and very little money invested.....

I recently ran into an original sticker from waaaay back on a 40 year old water heater that was still working .probably from around 1980... took a picture of the heater and put the new sticker on the heater next to the old one......we will probably change it out some day.

It amazes me how many customers forget who they called 2 years ago to do some work in their homes and we brand the home with our name

Its the gift that keeps on giving

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I recently ran into an original sticker from waaaay back on a 40 year old water heater that was still working .probably from around 1980...

Must have been one of those Bradford whites that you beat the hell out of with the 440 channel locks :biggrin :
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that is good for you.......

My sticker addiction it started about the same way with me way back in the mid 70s. I stumbled on a bunch of blank water heater stickers at our office that my father got for free from our supply house but he never really implemented the plan....he said he was to busy to fool with it ..... ....
I had a rubber stamp made with our name and number on it and started stamping our name on the blank heater stickers ......
I started plastering them everywhere and after about 6 months my father mentioned to me to keep doing this because he was getting a lot of service calls due to the stickers .....

the sticker has evolved over the years through a lot of modifications.. and has puled in a lot of work with very little effort...and very little money invested.....

I recently ran into an original sticker from waaaay back on a 40 year old water heater that was still working .probably from around 1980... took a picture of the heater and put the new sticker on the heater next to the old one......we will probably change it out some day.

It amazes me how many customers forget who they called 2 years ago to do some work in their homes and we brand the home with our name

Its the gift that keeps on giving

I knew a few women like that...
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