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Old 10-21-2015, 09:40 PM   #1
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Just wondering how many of you ask for proof that the company actually mailed what you ordered? Also what companies out there will provide this to you if you ask?
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Old 10-21-2015, 10:48 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by lgreen View Post
Just wondering how many of you ask for proof that the company actually mailed what you ordered? Also what companies out there will provide this to you if you ask?
Great question to ask. I've heard horror stories that most lead companies or mail houses shave off a few mailings here and there to save mail costs. 25 less, 50 less, etc. it all adds up. I'm sure some do it more than others and some are probably legitimate about it. I would request the data list that they mailed for you. At least they obtained the data but that doesn't guarantee they actually mailed it out. if you go through your imo, typically they won't cheat you mailers because they want you to write more insurance business. I say typically because there are some imo's who try and make money off the leads or mailers too. If you are getting charged $500 per 1k or less, that's a decent deal on mail.
At the end of the day, do you trust the company you're going through? And what's their business model if it's an imo? If you're questioning whether or not they are mailing the full 1k or whatever, then that's probably answering your question. Find a new company to go through.
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Old 10-22-2015, 12:55 PM   #3
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I used to do my own mailings and always received a Proof of Mailing from the post office. However, I'm told now that the post office does not provide this automatically.
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Old 10-22-2015, 05:25 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by mickeyma View Post
I used to do my own mailings and always received a Proof of Mailing from the post office. However, I'm told now that the post office does not provide this automatically.
Why did you stop doing your own?
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Old 10-27-2015, 06:40 PM   #5
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Why did you stop doing your own?
Probably figured out that per lead direct mail programs like mine are better and cheaper over all, plus it builds sustainability in an agents business.
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:01 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by John Galt View Post
Probably figured out that per lead direct mail programs like mine are better and cheaper over all, plus it builds sustainability in an agents business.
How much are your direct mail leads?
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:56 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by lgreen View Post
How much are your direct mail leads?
I think they are free if you contract with him... JG, you still offering free leads and 135% contracts???
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Old 10-27-2015, 09:17 PM   #8
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I think they are free if you contract with him... JG, you still offering free leads and 135% contracts???
If he is Herbie will be along in a minute to tell him how bad he's screwing the agents.
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Old 10-27-2015, 09:20 PM   #9
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If he is Herbie will be along in a minute to tell him how bad he's screwing the agents.
Anyone interested in starting a petition with me to ban Herbies IP address from accessing the forums??
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Old 10-27-2015, 09:50 PM   #10
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Anyone interested in starting a petition with me to ban Herbies IP address from accessing the forums??
He's harmless. It's fun watching him try to convince everyone that he sells more than JD.
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