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Book of Lists Marketing for Pressure Washing Companies
The American Business Journals produces a Book of Lists each year in their many markets, it is wise for pressure washing companies to use this book of lists to find new clientele. The book of lists, lists the top companies in size in all industry sectors. Since pressure washing companies clean almost anything, it behooves them to use the book to selectively target the top companies to do business with.
A combination of phone and fax selling works best to secure personal appointments. Below is a rough idea of how our company uses the book of lists for new sales. If you own a pressure washing company you should too. You may wish to copy this article and three-hole punch it for your marketing binder. Think about it and Wash On !
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BOOK OF LIST INSTRUCTIONS
Personal Car Washing -
Skip those businesses with less than 25 employees
Business Parks, Commercial Buildings, Property Management Companies -
Fax to them every quarter
Make personal visit every 6 months
Fax fleet flyers every 4 to 6 months
Franchise Headquarters -
Stay away from franchise headquarters that are in our industry or are in a service business
Day Care Centers, Senior Care/Retirement Living Facilities -
Fax every 6 months
Boat/Marine Industry -
Fax 1 time each year and visit 1 time per year
Hotels, Motels -
Fax every 6 months
Travel Agencies -
Skip for 6 months to one year after Sept 2001 attack on America
Call purchasing and facilities departments every 6 months
House Washing -
Fax every 3 - 4 months
Apartment Complexes -
Fax in October and February
** Watch for duplicate fax numbers. Some companies own for example 5 hotels, 2 office complexes, 5 restaurants. They only need one fax. Such companies should also get a personal visit. Always call and get permission to fax first and a name to put at the top of the fax so it gets to the right person.
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