A quote is your very first contact with a customer. Make an impression by providing a customised price and message, and increase your chances of being selected for the job. Clear messages are key elements to perfecting your quotes.
I select businesses who I know have carefully read the details of my job and took care to address issues that I may have forgotten to mention. Being friendly and professional is a must.
NICHOLAS J. DUNFORD – Oneflare customer
Tips for a winning quote
- Set your price or provide an estimation
Give your customer an idea/estimation of the price and explain the factors that may affect the total price.
- Explain the next steps
Set realistic expectations and let your customers know what you plan to do with the estimation you provide.
- Be professional and courteous
Show excitement for the work you do. Share previous experiences and any necessary qualifications.
Optimising to win work
Be fast: 60% of winning quotes are submitted within 60 minutes of the job being posted.
Follow up: We will notify you when a customer has seen your quote, so you know when to follow up with a more personal conversation.
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