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Forum: Marketing & Sales 05-25-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,010
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Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,858
Posted By CSB
That's because he's in the printing business...

That's because he's in the printing business (https://www.facebook.com/SaverGatorPrinting/info?tab=overview) and is trolling for prospects on CT.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=844-214-2867
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By CSB
No one would be able to give you a serious answer...

No one would be able to give you a serious answer without knowing what kind of cash flow the business generates. 2x-3x cash flow is a pretty standard valuation.
Forum: Business 08-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,607
Posted By CSB
That's presumptuous to say the least.

That's presumptuous to say the least.
Forum: Business 10-04-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,782
Posted By CSB
There is no "truth". The variance in advertising...

There is no "truth". The variance in advertising ROI is going to be huge because of the number of variables you're working with.

How many business cards are you handing out per day? How often are...
Forum: Business 04-23-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 28,770
Posted By CSB
Underbidding isn't driving any good contractors...

Underbidding isn't driving any good contractors out of business.

"Wage workers" as you call them have a fundamental flaw in their business model; their prices are so low that they can't sustain...
Forum: Business 01-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,379
Posted By CSB
I live in Arizona so I have a good idea about...

I live in Arizona so I have a good idea about illegal immigrants, and Flash is 100% correct about everything he has posted in this thread so far.

If you think illegal immigrants are taking your...
Forum: Business 01-10-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,300
Posted By CSB
Let a roofer fill your holes... Thinking...

Let a roofer fill your holes...

Thinking long and hard about erecting something of wood...

Seriously though, if he didn't do this on company time and you give out t-shirts as promo items I...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 01-05-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By CSB
But nahhhhh. My product isn't the same as my...

But nahhhhh. My product isn't the same as my competitors. They may or may not be able to get the same materials I get, but I'm selling something very different from them.



It's a fairly easy...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-07-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,262
Posted By CSB
Who said anything about crosslinking?

Who said anything about crosslinking?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-07-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,262
Posted By CSB
Not exactly. Obviously the age of the domain does...

Not exactly. Obviously the age of the domain does play some factor because there is a propensity for people to churn and burn sites for profit, therefore the algorithm is going to give more authority...
Forum: Business 12-07-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By CSB
If you won't be able to stay afloat because of a...

If you won't be able to stay afloat because of a minor expense like this then you have larger financial problems elsewhere. It's probably best that you plug those leaks or close up shop anyway, so...
Forum: Business 12-07-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 17,157
Posted By CSB
There are a ton of different ways to perform a...

There are a ton of different ways to perform a business valuation and there's no exactly science to it. Take your average sales for the past three years and divide it by three, or use net multiplier...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-19-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,794
Posted By CSB
It just breaks down the demographics of that zip...

It just breaks down the demographics of that zip code. To get the actual addresses you'll have to get creative, and by creative I mean spend a lot of time using Google Earth and property records to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-19-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,794
Posted By CSB
Do you have a list of your previous customers? If...

Do you have a list of your previous customers? If you use Quickbooks you can search your sales based on zip code. From there, use CityData to research the zip codes you do the most work in. CityData...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,244
Posted By CSB
Yeah, it's called a loss leader and it's not...

Yeah, it's called a loss leader and it's not directly applicable to all industries and trades. We do something similar because the value of having our name in a neighborhood for 2 or 3 days is worth...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-17-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,905
Posted By CSB
If it were me I'd play on the Infinity part of...

If it were me I'd play on the Infinity part of your name to create the image of durability. Something about your products and services lasting a really long time. Word it however you think fits best.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 11-17-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By CSB
If the sample of 50,0000 homes is comprised of...

If the sample of 50,0000 homes is comprised of people who aren't your target market then the ad program is a waste of time and money. Paying a premium to get your business in front of your target...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-16-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,682
Posted By CSB
If the person is not displaying obvious signs you...

If the person is not displaying obvious signs you won't know. If the person is a regular, mature smoker, you won't know. The only people who can identify stoners consistently are stoners themselves....
Forum: Business 11-16-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,988
Posted By CSB
Contract every time for jobs that meet our...

Contract every time for jobs that meet our minimum. By not requiring a contract you reverse freeroll yourself, offering the client every opportunity to scam you while giving your business little to...
Forum: Business 11-13-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,519
Posted By CSB
Don't do this or anything close to it. Give her...

Don't do this or anything close to it. Give her the money back, apologize for not being able to meet her needs, and move on. You treat her like you would any other employer from whom you want a...
Forum: Business 10-24-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,286
Posted By CSB
That's because the restaurant created ads that...

That's because the restaurant created ads that led the customer in. The electronics store has a salesperson who is trained to help meet the customers needs.

A lot of times you weren't that much...
Forum: Business 07-30-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,472
Posted By CSB
If you're worried about the client bailing, then...

If you're worried about the client bailing, then require half down before materials are ordered and the remainder is due upon delivery of the materials. If you don't get paid, you don't unload the...
Forum: Business 07-13-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,215
Posted By CSB
Write this one off as a learning experience with...

Write this one off as a learning experience with a hefty stupidity tax, learn how to operate a business, and then try again.
Forum: Business 07-05-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,218
Posted By CSB
If it costs you $60/hour to operate your business...

If it costs you $60/hour to operate your business and you quote a client at $50/hour, you lose. Even worse, if you quote an hourly high enough to give you enough of a profit to sustain business but...
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