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Old 11-17-2016, 09:03 PM   #11
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Thanks everyone.

Only thing is, I do mention my location on my website. I guess I'll take that down.... since they can easily Google me and find my site.
Oh and also, my cornpone TN address on the covers of all my scripts... guess I'll have to take those out too. :/

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Old 11-18-2016, 04:00 PM   #12
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What do you put in the subject line for an email query? Does anyone have any examples of what an email query looks like?

I'm just curious how well queries have worked for members of this forum...how many people responded versus the number of queries sent out.
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Old 11-19-2016, 01:05 AM   #13
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What do you put in the subject line for an email query? Does anyone have any examples of what an email query looks like?

I'm just curious how well queries have worked for members of this forum...how many people responded versus the number of queries sent out.
When I used to send queries I would just put the title of the project in the subject line.
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Old 11-19-2016, 02:44 AM   #14
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Thanks Ducky. Was querying useful? I wonder how many top managers actually respond to queries.
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Old 11-20-2016, 01:00 AM   #15
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Thanks Ducky. Was querying useful? I wonder how many top managers actually respond to queries.
I was read by 3-6 every time but ultimately found my managers through referral. That was a couple years ago and I don't know if reps still request at the same rate due to television seasons taking up a majority of their year with current clients and potential clients through referrals.

Never know though.
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Old 11-20-2016, 08:57 AM   #16
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I was read by 3-6 every time but ultimately found my managers through referral. That was a couple years ago and I don't know if reps still request at the same rate due to television seasons taking up a majority of their year with current clients and potential clients through referrals.

Never know though.
Thanks Ducky.
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Old 11-20-2016, 12:43 PM   #17
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If you send out 10 queries you will get 2-3 responses back and one will most likely request the material. That's pretty much the law of averages. But when you send out the queries you have to tailor each query to that specific person. Do your homework because if you can't send a good query no one will trust you doing the proper work on writing a script.
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Old 11-20-2016, 01:43 PM   #18
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When I used to send queries I would just put the title of the project in the subject line.
Same here. I used to put "Query: [Name of Script]" as the subject line. When I stopped doing that, my rate of reply went up dramatically.
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Old 11-20-2016, 06:20 PM   #19
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If you send out 10 queries you will get 2-3 responses back and one will most likely request the material. That's pretty much the law of averages. But when you send out the queries you have to tailor each query to that specific person. Do your homework because if you can't send a good query no one will trust you doing the proper work on writing a script.
Thanks for replying. Just out of curiosity, is that rate for 10 queries to the very top managers or are the queries spread out to include smaller managers?
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Old 11-20-2016, 08:44 PM   #20
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Same here. I used to put "Query: [Name of Script]" as the subject line. When I stopped doing that, my rate of reply went up dramatically.
what do you put now?
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