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I use eCRM through Mitchell. It has been an investment to say the least. Started in Jan and finally seeing some return. I plan on continuing the service till Dec and then looking at total return. If I wasnt seeing something I would have dropped it already, very costly (at least for a broke hillican like me B) ). If the numbers prove out I may add postcards after the first of the year.

That my boat. If i put much in it it'll sink lol.

We're in a "debt reduction" mode right now so I'm hesitant to spend the money but I also am no interested in spending tons of time doing advertising work myself. I can do the motorev for $49.00 a month for the first two months then $250 a month, with a 5x guarantee. My concern is that it looks like it only uses your current customers and I'm worried how my current customers will receive the changes. Lastly my whole point of advertising is bringing in new customers, the only part of this I see that does that is the reviews. I'm very hesitant to spend the money just to draw my current customers in more frequently when I need some additional customers.

 

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How do they back up the guarantee? Facebook has been working some for me but it takes time. You can spend money on getting new customers BUT it is cheaper to keep your current clients in the loop. I forget what the ratio is but it takes a whole lot more to get 1 new than to get 5 current in the shop! Moving Targets might be good to look at for new client acquisition. Just my $2.98 ( 2 cents with inflation and obama care).

Hahahaha! That's awesome!

They back it up with crediting your account for the monthly fee for any month that the tracked income is below $1250.00. No contract. Signed up today and I'll keep you all in the loop.

 

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