Outside sales + rainy day =

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Ridic, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Ridic

    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    Sitting in my car posting on Dawgs most of the day and entering fake notes in my CRM.
     
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    :jj: been there a 100 times, bro
     
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    I usually ended up spending twice as much as I made on those days... Go finish your Christmas shopping.
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Selling anything for a living (except at your Dad's vacuum emporium) = a person I admire.

    Especially if your salary is mostly commission (unlike people who work at their Dad's vacuum emporium).

    @Schmoopy
     
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    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    I live off my salary. Commission goes straight to savings every month.
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    See, that is why I admire you people. I just am too comfortable working for a regular salary, 401k w/8% matching contribution, affordable healthcare etc...

    I am lucky enough to deal with only about a dozen salespersons, who I have had business relationships for years. And, I have heard stories that make my head hurt.

    Specifically people who sell things in the graphic arts industry; specifically cut sheet paper products. Those poor bastards have been fucked.
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    By lucky, I mean they basically don't have to sell us anything; we have specific materials/services that we buy from them on a regular basis.
     
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    Ridic Too ridic to quit Banned User

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    I'm in the healthcare field. Tons of competition, but more than enough opportunity. Thankfully I've reached the point where just a few text messages scores me some easy to close leads
     
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    do you sell shitty cars from Korea..or something a little more dignified?
     
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    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    Drop your card in the card fishbowl of your favorite restaurant, eat, go watch hunger games.
     
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    Sales is tough but nothing like the rush of closing a deal. Much respect to anyone doing this (except schmoopy of course). One month its steaks for dinner the next its canned beans. :facepalm: