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Door Knocking - I need to get better

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Went out door knocking for the first time for my business. ( I did it for a different company once and it didnt go well.

FIRST HOUSE i went to sold a $1900 job - at a great price.

They origanally were like well we will call you before winter, and I said, if you do it in the next two weeks ill take $100.00 off - THEY were like OK!

Gave 5 estimates

Handed out about 50 magnets - business cards.

I think I need to get better at convincing them let me give them a free estimate. I am targeting new construction, and these people are going to get gutters its just a matter of when.

So far I have just been knocking and saying,

Hi, I was wondering if you have ever considered getting Seamless Gutters on your home?

Most people actually said yes.

But they either are not looking to spend money right now.

I got a few people that were just flat out mad.

I get this one lady, --- She says, ALL PISSED OFF, my husband does gutters!

I was like, oh, why hasnt he done the house - Just curious -

She's like he is a contractor he doesnt have time!

-I am sure he has a gutter machine!-

I am going to try to knock 10 hours a week for good if it keeps producing!

I think it will generate great business after I have been doing it for a few months!

Any advice on door knocking would be great! I need to know!

-How to get contact info!

-How to get them to let you give them a estimate!

-How to close!

-The best entry lines into the sales pitch - Is " EVERY thought of gettin gutters" A good way to start?

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Your best results will come from 20 houses around each job site that you install. Knock on 5 doors to the right and 5 to the left. 10 across the street.

Sorry to disturb you. I just finished a new gutter install for the Smith's I noticed that you had not had yours up yet. I am giving the other neighbors estimates. I may as well give you one too

Be short and sweet. Establish reason for knocking. Most A..H... will just tell you they are not interested and close the door fast. I just hit the next one. If they tell that to you and stand there with door open, that's when it's time to go to work. They just want you to earn it.
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