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EDWARD JONES---READ your Employment Agreement---Handcuffs and More Commented on: 1 year ago (January 8, 2013)

smartass wrote:
I was there 9 years and finally got out.. old contract was bad enough I hear new one coming is much worse.

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Trial Runs as Reps Commented on: 5 years ago (October 24, 2008)

Take their wise advice. Stay put, if you do have 5 to 10 years of savings-enough to start a business to cover all your marketing bases and general expenses so that you are able to...

250% Commission Commented on: 5 years ago (October 23, 2008)

If you don't ask, you don't have a chance of knowing and imho, all questions are fine anytime. Because you posted I learned about a company that was unknown to me.
BTW, I like your forum...

Business Plan Commented on: 5 years ago (October 7, 2008)

No. However, 6 months into working for one firm they asked us to put together a biz plan. I put one together that was based on my own research and experience at that point in time. It ...

Foreclosure and U4 Commented on: 5 years ago (October 7, 2008)

Judy wrote:I left a firm last year, and since then, my husband was fired from his job, we had a $8000 emergency repair on our really old house, and then we were robbed. We left the house because...

Learning from dad? Commented on: 5 years ago (October 4, 2008)

Bud Fox wrote:This is a tough industry to start in, live in, and survive in.  That is why the strongest survive, which I think is somewhere around 1 in 10, 5 years out of the gate. ...

Marketing Methods-Free and Almost Free Commented on: 5 years ago (October 4, 2008)

Gaddock wrote:If you can find a wealthy person and make them huge amounts of $$$$ you can get more business than you can handle. Month fourteen (Sept.) did just under $20K grosse & wrapped $...

The Opportunity Commented on: 5 years ago (October 1, 2008)

2%  or 5:25 on a Sunday, that's great! (2-3% response/transactions out of the number of those you reach in any marketing is considered good to great.)
 
Targeting and Timing...

Anyone making cold calls? Commented on: 5 years ago (October 1, 2008)

snaggletooth wrote:
Is anyone making dead cold calls right now?  Not warm calls, but to entirely new people.
If so, how is the reception right now?
 

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60-80 hours per week Commented on: 5 years ago (September 27, 2008)

You're spot on BullBroker but too many are of the mentality of 'spaghetti tricks' ie: splat it against the wall to see what 'sticks.' As for cold calling, for anyone with the budget to do so,...

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