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Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« on: December 15, 2011, 11:52:34 am »
Just curious, if you had a list of 500 strangers who were interested in making money online, could you pick up that 500 pound telephone and give them a call to tell them about Fusioncash?

How about if most of them had an answering machine instead of a real person?

Would it be worth it?


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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 11:59:34 am »
Just curious, if you had a list of 500 strangers who were interested in making money online, could you pick up that 500 pound telephone and give them a call to tell them about Fusioncash?

How about if most of them had an answering machine instead of a real person?

Would it be worth it?

Yes, if you can get past the answering machines



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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 12:06:54 pm »
Absolutely not, I would personally feel like a telemarketer and that I am just hounding people.  And if if I don't like getting calls like that myselfI would not want to be the one on the other end of that phone line.  Even though I am not selling anything do you really thing they will stay on the line long enough to hear me say that? Highly doubtful.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2011, 12:27:51 pm »
Absolutely not, I would personally feel like a telemarketer and that I am just hounding people.  And if if I don't like getting calls like that myselfI would not want to be the one on the other end of that phone line.  Even though I am not selling anything do you really thing they will stay on the line long enough to hear me say that? Highly doubtful.
That's the challenge, to set yourself apart from the ordinary telemarketer by what you say. I find a good percentage are happy to talk to you if you get the conversation started by asking about THEM first.

I am finding the last few months especially, the Internet is making drastic changes and the old days of pasting a link or banner somewhere to get referrals is ancient history. If anyone wants to succeed in the future, they are going to have to take on new ideas to get there.

Garydh that's the easy part, you just leave a message that makes them WANT to call you back.


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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2011, 12:35:46 pm »
tricky part is after you interest them in the site, you gotta get them to give you their email address so you can send them a link that will credit you for their participation.  Also, once you mention the site name, they may just do a search and sign up without you.  Either way fushion cash will grow.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2011, 01:00:24 pm »
tricky part is after you interest them in the site, you gotta get them to give you their email address so you can send them a link that will credit you for their participation.  Also, once you mention the site name, they may just do a search and sign up without you.  Either way fushion cash will grow.

Simple to work around, I bought a domain name that is easy to give over the phone and send them there. Then I share enough to get them to click my banner from there. I agree it's not a perfect solution, but it works.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2011, 01:44:37 pm »
tricky part is after you interest them in the site, you gotta get them to give you their email address so you can send them a link that will credit you for their participation.  Also, once you mention the site name, they may just do a search and sign up without you.  Either way fushion cash will grow.
Thats the problem im having I let people know anout fusion cash and they just look it up themselves and join
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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2011, 01:58:36 pm »
I might if I actually sat down and figured out approximately how much I could make from it. Hoping that everyone that signed up would cash out at least once.

At work we have a call list of previous customers with children's birthdays and things (photography studio). When we do this we usually offer a 50% off coupon that is good for the entire portrait purchase no minimum. Out of 300ish people maybe 10 people will schedule an appt and of those 10 people only 1/3 to 1/2 will actually keep their appt. I do this because it is a part of my job but it takes me between 10 and 12 hours to make all these calls and then we only end up with 3 to 5 appts. Since I get paid an hourly wage and not commission it doesn't make a difference but if I was making commission I would probably not use this method because it just isn't worth it. :)

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2011, 02:02:25 pm »

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Thats the problem im having I let people know anout fusion cash and they just look it up themselves and join
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This can be solved by buying a domain name that is easy to remember then linking it to your
Fusion Cash referral link.

How About "I Like Free Money.com"

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2011, 02:33:22 pm »
Thats the problem im having I let people know anout fusion cash and they just look it up themselves and join
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This can be solved by buying a domain name that is easy to remember then linking it to your
Fusion Cash referral link.

How About "I Like Free Money.com"
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That's a great idea, but that name is taken. You could get PickUpFreeMoney.com

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2011, 11:16:52 am »
I know I could, especially if these people were already interested in the making money online thing. These people would be more unlikely to have an issue with you informing them about the service. My concern would be annoying uninterested people which is not an issue in your thought experiment.



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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2011, 01:00:25 pm »
I know I could, especially if these people were already interested in the making money online thing. These people would be more unlikely to have an issue with you informing them about the service. My concern would be annoying uninterested people which is not an issue in your thought experiment.

It's not just a thought experiment, I am actually doing it.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2011, 02:31:05 pm »
My current method of getting referrals is still working.   When I am active on fusioncash I'm putting in minimal time to earn referrals.  I just don't feel that the time to make the phone calls and close would be worth the three dollars.  Now if all of them cashed out every month, now we are talkin'

Please keep us updated on your adventures, I'm curious to see if this will work.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2011, 02:59:18 pm »
My current method of getting referrals is still working.   When I am active on fusioncash I'm putting in minimal time to earn referrals.  I just don't feel that the time to make the phone calls and close would be worth the three dollars.  Now if all of them cashed out every month, now we are talkin'

Please keep us updated on your adventures, I'm curious to see if this will work.

I certainly agree with that, but I get $50 each instead of three. The only time I send them to Fusioncash is when they say they would love to get involved but they are flat broke. In 3 months they can make a few bucks to get started earning real money.

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Re: Would you Cold Call leads to get referrals?
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2011, 03:12:28 pm »
Ahhhhh, then of course I'd do it.

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