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What's this called?

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by dropsy16, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. dropsy16

    dropsy16 Junior Member

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    Hello. :) I've been off the forums for quite some time to focus on school but now that I've been accepted to college and have most of my scholarships secured, I have about 3-4 months to relax and get back to the forums.


    I used to contact people looking for homes on craigslist through the phone, get them to fill out a form with make sure they met certain criteria, and then I would sell the lead to a real estate agent. What's this called exactly? I know it's part as telemarketing but I want something more specific. I had a great time doing this but want to do something similar to it. Thanks!
     
  2. Xp3r7

    Xp3r7 Regular Member

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    I guess it's called selling leads.
     
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    Yupefer Regular Member

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    Niche Targeting ?

    its when you find people that are more likely to convert
     
  4. dropsy16

    dropsy16 Junior Member

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    Correct but I don't want to sell leads. I enjoy selling things/services on the phone but I am honestly lost on where to get the resources for this.
     
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    It's called Cold Calling. Looking for resources? Watch Boiler Room movie.
     
  6. dropsy16

    dropsy16 Junior Member

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    Ha. I meant resources as in WHAT to sell and WHERE to find these ACTUAL resources. Not tips from a movie...
     
  7. SmartMan

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    WHAT to sell?

    Sell bikini's to grannies.

    WHERE to find these ACTUAL resources?

    They're hanging around in your local supermarket.

    Seriously, It's you who have to decide it. A carpenter won't be able to close a software deal. Analyze in which field you find yourself more knowledgeable and do some research to find related offers/trends.
     
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    ArtVandelay Power Member

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    It is an interesting idea, actually.
    Clever exploit of Craigslist.
    What form are you talking about and is this strictly legal? What I should say is, do you have a hard time finding real estate agents to buy these leads due to the somewhat 'greyhat' tactics?
    How much did you sell each lead for?
    Kudos for doing this. Takes a certain kind of person to think of something and actually do it.
     
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