FLYERS AT BOTTOM OF POST
another Payback payout is fast approaching so i'm making another last push for recruits
to be honest, i've not been doing as many since Christmas, i've had a busy few months
but now i'm back on it
here's what i do:
i bought a second hand printer from Cash Converter for £20, its an Epson Stylus SX115
the inks are pretty pricey from major outlets (Wilkinsons charge £35 for a pack of all 4 colours), so instead i go to a small-time computer dude in my local indoor market as he gets me them for £2 each
i like to use proper photo quality paper as its tough and they dont flop over with the sim card attached (usually glossy too, they had none today)
and i get some double sided sticky squares from Wilkinsons for 55p, they are excellent and sticky as hell
(giffgaff sim there just to show the size of the squares)
..to be fair, when i design my flyers, i always keep the sim near the middle anyway to avoid any 'heavy end' problems
here's my monthly routine:
1st of every month i order 60 sims from giffgaff (from 2 of my 3 accounts)
£2 - 2 packs of 5" x 7" Photo Paper (usually 30-36 in a pack from the local Quid Shop)
£1 - 1 pack of A4 Photo Paper (usually from the quid shop too)
£10 - 1 pack of 4 inks and an extra black
55p - 1 page of sticky squares
then i print out my 5" x 7" flyers and stick sims to them using 2 sticky squares on each (to be safe)
i also print out around 10 A4 posters with a 'giffgaff sims available here' type slogan on for shop windows
then, i put them all in a bag (plain black, could do with riggin up a giffgaff bag), and depending on the weather, wear either my giffgaff t-shirt or my giffgaff hoodie and hi ho, hi ho, its off spreading giffgaff i go!!
i'll go into a few local shops and give them the sims on flyers, usually about 5 in each shop, then i'll just be cheeky and ask if i can put one of my A4 posters in their window, i've never been told no, but i'm a charmer
the following months are pretty much the same, but now i can see who gets rid of more than others and re-stock them accordingly, my main account has a higher sim order limit so i've always got spares there for if any of the shops ask me for more (which a couple do)
its only shops that i put the A4's up in, but cafe's, hairdressers, burger shops, chippy's etc all let me leave a few sims there too, i choose them places because thats where people 'wait' for a while so they've got time to have a quick nosey at a flyer..
i'm only getting around 10 activations a month through this method at the moment, like i said, i've not been as busy with it lately but its obviously a numbers game, the more shops i stock, the more activations i'll get
plus, as soon as i hit 3 activations a month, its paid for itself
i hope this helps others be able to get giffgaff more customers and yourselves more Payback
GOOD LUCK Y'ALL!!!
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Very interesting.Thanks for posting.
What do the shops get out of it though?
well i say this 'i'm giving you them for free, if you want to give them away for free then fine, if you want to charge 50p or £1 thats up to you'
cleverly worded, i'm not encouraging they charge, but planting the seed, that way they see me as just bringing them profit every month
plus they earn comission on topups, with people wondering where you can get the top ups from, if they know a couple of shops that definitely DO, they'll return more often