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Yet another stupid phone call I just got1566

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I get a lot of stupid phone calls.

Whoever said there were no such things as stupid questions has never had to deal with some of the questions I get asked.

I just got a phone call from yet another start up with a great idea. Yeah, I get it. Your idea is great.

"Can you tell me how to market my product? We have orders for 5,000 of these in (real country according to them) but we want to crack the US market, too."

"Yeah, I can. Do you have a budget?"

"We have no marketing budget."

"Lessee. You have orders for 5000 units at how much per unit?"

"$1500."

"5,000 x $1500 = $7.5 million. And you have no marketing budget."

"Well, maybe we could spend $100/month. Can we get traction with that?"

"No. If I could spend $100 this month and make $1500 next month, I'd do that forever. You're dreaming."

"...."

If you want your marketing to work for you, you gotta invest in it. Simple as that.

Or am I missing something?




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Not just marketing. Even I am facing the same issue in doing artworks. People just want free works. They don't see the tireless time in doing artwork.
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You can help someone define their vision and make plans... but this guy has no idea what he's doing. I would love to get to the point where I have leads to screen!
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@lunar_ranger

You can get there. But the longer you wait to get started the longer it takes to get there.
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