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#192075 - 01/25/10 06:50 PM AT&T Pay Per Call - Anybody using it?
bwise121 Offline
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Registered: 09/11/03
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Loc: Sacramento, CA USA
Pros and cons. I'd like to get some feedback from actual subscribers. If you are using this for advertising please let me know your thoughts.

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#192091 - 01/26/10 12:39 PM Re: AT&T Pay Per Call - Anybody using it? [Re: bwise121]
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Registered: 03/01/08
Posts: 47
Loc: indiana
from what I have seen and read about it. I am not all that excited about it. AT&T has some really good promotions going on right now. That appear to be a way better deal and idea than their pay per call.

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so every time some one called you. you have to pay. What if you get 100 calls and no jobs? That is my main concern. Also. I donot think that mobile advertising is the way to go right now. How many potential customers will go to their cell phone to look for a contractor?
I don't see many doing that righ now.


Edited by sbi (01/26/10 12:49 PM)
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#192268 - 02/04/10 05:05 AM Re: AT&T Pay Per Call - Anybody using it? [Re: sbi]
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Tom (sbi), I agree with what you are saying, in that while there might be a thousand customers out there willing to call any given EC, they also realise nowadays that they have better access to shopping around for a better deal (think low price).
I can see this as a real time waster and it could cost you money you shouldn't be spending on people that you may never get work out of.
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#192538 - 02/16/10 08:45 PM Re: AT&T Pay Per Call - Anybody using it? [Re: Trumpy]
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I think this would be good for service work especially emergency calls. I can see this being the wave of the future

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