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TACTICS THAT WORK!

Use telemarketing pests, don't hang up on them.

Don't just hang up on these annoying slugs like you do now.

 

Turn them into assets.

It's easy. It's fun. It's a tactic that works.

I do it all the time, you can too. It's a gas!

 

1 - Take control of the phone call after they ask their first question.

They always ask a question, that's how telemarketing works.

You ask, "Can I ask you a question?"

They always say yes.

 

2 - Ask: "Do you own a gun?"

(You might have to repeat that for some of them.)

  

3 - If they say, "no," or won't say, remind them:

"Ya know, that's dangerous. What if someone breaks into your home?"

 

Be silent. You've planted the seed.

 

Talk to them for as long as you like.

They have forgotten why they called.

 

You are reaching a person who needs to be reached.

Do it for freedom.

 

If they DO own a gun (or guns!) and start jawing away:

4 - You ask: "What state are you in?"

And then: "Are you a member of your state gun-rights group?"

Convince them into every group there is, for all the right reasons.

Make us all stronger.

 

Now, I can also sell them books on preserving our gun rights,

and knowing your gun laws and what to do after a shooting.

Hey, it's a sales call. It's a two-way street.

 

When I'm ready, I tell them, "Listen, I've got to go now,

but thanks for talking with me. Have a great day!"

 

Stop wasting telemarketers on the phone.

Use 'em.

This really works.

Leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.

Many of them thank me.

Others don't know what hit 'em.

You want to DO something.

Do this.

 

Let me know how it goes for you.

 

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