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Hi land 8, first time on the forums this website seems to be very useful so im excited to be on.anyway I do sales/design for a landscaping company and am pretty new to the sales part so I'm curious…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Anthony Nov 2, 2014.

 

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Hi land 8, first time on the forums this website seems to be very useful so im excited to be on.anyway I do sales/design for a landscaping company and am pretty new to the sales part so I'm curious about the below predicament.... Recently I have had a new prospect that is looking to get a lot of work done to their property. This client though real excited also seemed nervous, and cautious ( which I realize are to understandable feelings for a client ). This pops red flags in my mind like, did I…See More
Nov 2, 2014
Craig Anthony replied to Josh Williamson's discussion 'job prospects'
"If I can offer you one piece of advice if you’re going to be in design/build/sales--don’t be afraid to ask the tough questions up front. If during the initial visit you learn that the homeowner has been living in the house four three or…"
Nov 2, 2014
Josh Williamson replied to Josh Williamson's discussion 'job prospects'
"Thanks for the input guys. One I my main rules is I never hand a drawing over until try are signed up. My boss is all about us getting paid for the design, I'm the firs designer the company has had so we are new to a full time design position…"
Nov 2, 2014
mark foster replied to Josh Williamson's discussion 'job prospects'
"I agree with the other posts, especially Andrew's point about getting the client's "buy in".   If you suspect the client is nervous about the expense of the build, you have every right to ask them what their budget is.…"
Nov 2, 2014
Craig Anthony replied to Josh Williamson's discussion 'job prospects'
"Never ever design anything for free. "
Oct 28, 2014
Andrew Garulay, RLA replied to Josh Williamson's discussion 'job prospects'
"It sounds like the company that you work for does not charge separately for design services. While that can be an investment which yields results in getting the profits from the build, there is a point of diminishing returns. If the company wants to…"
Oct 25, 2014

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