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Any of you word smiths seen any good customer thank you letters for after the job is finished?

So far I have - "Thanks, see ya around."

But, I think I might need something a little better.
 

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Dear (name),

Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to (describe project) on your (home/business). It is our sincere hope at (your company name) that your are satisfied with your new (project). Your warranty is effective until (date) and I invite you to call or email me if you experience any problems, no matter how minor.

At this time I would also like to tell you about our referral program. We pay (dollar amount) in cash to you for any referral that results in a signed contract. Be sure to tell your friends and family about the great work we did!

Thank you again for allowing (company name) the opportunity to serve you.

Sincerely,

(Sigature)
(Name)
(Contact info)


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True.

"Thank you, Darwin, and your guys for doing a wonderful job on our kitchen. We are just so happy, we just hang around there most ever' afternoon. We love it. My husband says you could have given us a senior discounts :shutup: this time, taking into the fact that we know you needed the job. Neverless, take care of us next time" :shutup: . :sad:..:laughing:
 

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Any of you word smiths seen any good customer thank you letters for after the job is finished?

So far I have - "Thanks, see ya around."

But, I think I might need something a little better.
To whom it may concern,

Thanks a lot.

Mike Finley/ RMB
 

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To whom it may concern,

Thanks a lot.

Mike Finley/ RMB
Maybe write it on the back of a business card from a bail bonds man or the local adult book store?
 

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If the first letter I posted isn't what you are looking for please give me some pointers. I'll try to come up with something more to your taste. I do the thank you card thing as well for my customers.
 

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I don't bother with letters. I tell the customer face-to-face.
 

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If the first letter I posted isn't what you are looking for please give me some pointers. I'll try to come up with something more to your taste. I do the thank you card thing as well for my customers.
You're doing good Bob, I like it. What else you got?
 

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I also use the thank you cards as an opportunity to sell add ons that weren't partof the intital job. Perhaps the customer couldn't afford it at the time. For example on my early season work I'll push bulb planting in the late fall. I'll include a 3 or 4 page flier w/ various flowers in it. If they sign a contract early in the season I'll pass on the savings to them and store the bulbs until it's time to plant. This gives them a few months to come up w/ the money.

Trying to sell something in every customer correspondence works well for me. I pay $50 for a referral that results in a signed contract. If they prefer to have that credited towards future work I just started doing that for $75 per referral at a customers request. She's saving up for one of my $20 a sq. ft. patios.

Is there an add on that you could sell down the road in bath remodels? Perhaps a maintenance item?
 

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Yes there is, but we have to pick our battles right now. I'm not too sure I want to presell something and then figure out in 6 months this wasn't what we should have done and still be faced with 3 years of customer commitments to swallow.
 

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Hi Mike,
I've been lurking around these message boards for some time and finally got the courage up to join. I've read alot of your posts and find them to be insightful and very helpful.

Here's what we do for our thank you letter:

I want to thank you for placing your remodeling needs
in our hands. I know you will enjoy your home's new look.

Enclosed you will find a performance rating question-
naire to be completed and returned to our office using the envelope we have provided. Your input helps our effort to achieve total customer satisfaction.

You will also find enclosed a Referral Card. For each referral you provide that signs a contract with us (minimum contract of $1,000) you will receive $100.00!


If we can be of assistance to you in the future, please
feel free to give us a call.

I really like Bob's thank you letter and may make some changes to ours. Thank you for sharing, Bob.
 
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