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Pampered Chef: Bookings Made Some Overdue Calls

  1. Chef Bobby

    Chef Bobby Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Early this evening about 4:30 I started calling contacts that I should have called long ago. I couldn't believe the 100% possitive responses that I got from everyone.
    I do need to work on getting bookings narrowed down to date instead of a certain part of the month.
    I can't wait to make some more calls. This is what my business needed.

    PS Happy Easter everyone!
     
    Apr 9, 2009
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  2. BlessedWifeMommy

    BlessedWifeMommy Veteran Member

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    Glad to hear you reached people. I'm getting tired of leaving messages!
     
  3. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

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    I'm proud of you, Bobby. Glad you got such a positive response.
     
    Apr 9, 2009
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  4. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    My biggest tip on booking the days you want is to use sticky notes. Mark the first two weeks with your open show dates. Then I ask what day of the week would work best for them. It's easy to work when you have specific dates marked like that.
     
    Apr 9, 2009
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  5. kaseydee

    kaseydee Veteran Member Gold Member

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    One of the mp2 downloads tells you to first ask what month is good for you, then what day of the week, then what time & then you can give them a couple of options from there. That makes me feel alot more comfortable b/c it is a slow work up to pin point a day with them instead of being wide open "when do you want to have your show". hth
     
    Apr 9, 2009
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  6. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

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    Bracketology is great. That's asking someone to choose between two things, and two things only.

    April or May?
    Weeknight or weekend?
    The 19th or 26?
    6:30 or 7:00?

    It really helps people make a decision.
     
    Apr 10, 2009
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  7. heather223

    heather223 Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I agree giving them 2 options really works. I have to get better about booking at my shows!! Even if they want to book 6-8 months out!
     
    Apr 10, 2009
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