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Title: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: peaches_xx on 20 May 2020, 12:16:20 am
Mine is dismally low, maybe 1 in 20 calls, 1 in 10 max. Sometimes it's 0 in 20. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong?
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: saltysweet on 20 May 2020, 01:46:26 am
I think it's down to advertising and screening that's right for your situation. And not being afraid to refuse randoms who you're not sure about.

Usually I get 1 call 1 booking but sometimes it's 2 calls 1 booking. I'm  a right interrogater, I'll pump them for information till I'm happy they're genuine.

Some days there will be unbeloved callers- the usual wankers and wasters but they don't get considered for bookings.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Kay on 20 May 2020, 03:12:21 am
I only get a couple of no shows a year once a booking has actually been confirmed.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Mirror on 20 May 2020, 08:30:09 am
Before using deposits only 50% of new client bookings actually confirmed and turned up, I'd say 1 in 4 calls ended up in a booking and of that 50% did go ahead.


Odds are better with deposits something like 80 percent go ahead, interesting some of those don't confirm even thought I make it quite clear so I explicitly tell all new bookers I will assume they aren't coming if I don't receive this.

I do receive a lot of calls from other end of the country, or who haven't or claim not to have realised my details. Receiving enquiries from this who have read and understood is a breath of fresh air.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Justine on 20 May 2020, 09:52:45 am
Mine is dismally low, maybe 1 in 20 calls, 1 in 10 max. Sometimes it's 0 in 20. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong?

I had to read that twice as could not believe your numbers! If that was me I would have given up years ago so how you cope with that I have no idea.  I very rarely have a no show. So rare I don't consider it a problem or downside to the work at all.

Yes screening is the most important thing and mine is hot. I give no sexy chat in a phone call which I think some sps may be doing to entice the men but this could be the very thing that is causing no shows. Those men get what they want at no cost (a nice bit of phone sex).

Not saying you do this so if that is not the case I have no idea why this high number applies to you.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Summer123 on 20 May 2020, 09:13:00 pm
I have the same problem and I don't even show my number. They just sent me emails asking for my number, then we text and very often nothing happens. It drives me crazy, don't know how I attract so many time westers. Do you think it would be better to display my number? I am still quite new and only part time in this job.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Kay on 21 May 2020, 01:47:02 am
I have the same problem and I don't even show my number. They just sent me emails asking for my number, then we text and very often nothing happens. It drives me crazy, don't know how I attract so many time westers. Do you think it would be better to display my number? I am still quite new and only part time in this job.

My main suggestion would be to insist on actually speaking to them on the phone - that cuts out a lot of morons, and you can often pick up on TWs.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: peaches_xx on 21 May 2020, 02:26:20 am
I had to read that twice as could not believe your numbers! If that was me I would have given up years ago so how you cope with that I have no idea.  I very rarely have a no show. So rare I don't consider it a problem or downside to the work at all.

Yes screening is the most important thing and mine is hot. I give no sexy chat in a phone call which I think some sps may be doing to entice the men but this could be the very thing that is causing no shows. Those men get what they want at no cost (a nice bit of phone sex).

Not saying you do this so if that is not the case I have no idea why this high number applies to you.
Well this ruined my day. I don't chat in phonecalls I get straight to the point. If they try to chat I just hang up. They're easy to spot. The ones that don't I text them my address but still less than 10% of even these turn up.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: peaches_xx on 21 May 2020, 02:28:33 am
My main suggestion would be to insist on actually speaking to them on the phone - that cuts out a lot of morons, and you can often pick up on TWs.
I have considered ignoring texts. Still I can speak to 20 over the phone and none show up. It's seriously frustrating.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: peaches_xx on 21 May 2020, 02:38:35 am
Do you think it's a TS problem? Men who are "just curious" i.e wasting your time. "it's my first time" and "I'm nervous" are fairly common texts that I receive and they almost always mean a no-show. The other TS seem to be doing a roaring trade however judging by their expensive locations and tons of plastic surgery so I don't know. I hate this job honestly.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: CocoXOXO on 21 May 2020, 09:19:02 am
I'm in the States but so far for the past week, I've been more busy than usual. The turn up rate is high. Hopefully it stays high.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: saltysweet on 21 May 2020, 05:01:08 pm
I think we all get those texts and calls it's a normal pile of bull we learn to ignore... not in any way a TS thing.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: amy on 21 May 2020, 07:17:22 pm
Mine is dismally low, maybe 1 in 20 calls, 1 in 10 max. Sometimes it's 0 in 20. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong?

The only place I've ever worked where that would be normal is Ireland (and in Dublin that would be a pretty enviable hit rate ;D). I get one, maybe two a no shows a year and I don't remember the last one - I did have one last August I remember being angry about because it was at 7pm and I was bloody hungry.

Are you getting punters to confirm before the booking, or just taking request then giving them directions and not expecting to hear from them again before they arrive? In my experience the timewasters don't confirm mostly because they've forgotten what they said and moved onto another ad as soon as they put the phone down.

If you're not sure on the phone, another thing I've done is ask them to ring back in a couple of minutes (you can say you're in a busy place, or that somebody else is due to call back and you won't know your availability until they do, or whatever). The ones who actually want to see you will do so, the tyrekickers won't.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Kay1996 on 21 May 2020, 08:31:16 pm
About 30% of callers turn into legitimate bookings for me
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: KBP on 21 May 2020, 08:48:19 pm
I am very strict and I rarely have any problems. Like others I do still get the occasional no show but I usually get an inclination they well mess me around and double book. There are destinations though, where I work a 'first come first served' basis because otherwise I'd be sitting with a parade of no shows.

Lastly, if I get a feeling they're not genuine, I ask them to call back in 10 minutes and I never take bookings longer than an hour without a deposit.

My conversion rate is high and I find the majority of contacts are genuine. That saying, I have days when I wonder if they are on the same planet as me!
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: burly burlesque on 22 May 2020, 09:08:55 am
Are you new to the job or your area? When I was new to the area percentage of TW was a lot higher but you filter them out over time and now it’s very rare to get a no show, I get a few last minute cancels but not many. What advertising are you using? Maybe there is something in your adverts that’s attracting TW? It’s just that seems like a very very high number of TW shit you seem to be dealing with.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: peaches_xx on 27 May 2020, 12:47:23 am
I lowered my prices and now more of my callers are showing up like how it used to be. I am annoyed though because these idiots are still calling me even though they know they can't afford it leading me to think for ages that it wasn't the price. I am also annoyed that taking advice from a regular to raise prices seems to have been what ruined my business for a whole year. I am also also annoyed that the other escorts in my city seem to be doing fine at the higher price point. I'll just chalk it down to them offering services I don't.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Gracious on 01 June 2020, 07:43:42 pm
Id say mine is fairly low also - about 10 to 15%. I advertise on several different websites though but no call = no booking. Its easier to spot a TW when you're speaking with them over the phone as apposed to ping pong emailing or texting, and if someone is a TW the amount of time spent is considerably lower over a phone call then texting/emailing lol
Title: Why do I get so many Timewasters?
Post by: IrishTrans on 25 June 2020, 01:25:23 pm
I literally did Incalls from a hotel yesterday and I’d say I received 50 calls as I’m new to escorting. Not one of those calls produce a genuine client.

Feel like I should just throw in the towel already. Is everyone’s start this tough? Why is it so hard for me to get proper genuine clients. Sigh.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Emmaaa on 25 June 2020, 02:41:30 pm
A high percentage of bookers show up.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: saltysweet on 25 June 2020, 02:57:03 pm
I had a lot of failures and lost expenses as a freshy, it feels awful.
Now, I'm happy to reject 90% of callers on the phone because I know only 10% are vaguely genuine.

50 garbage calls is a pain. I'd block those 50 so they don't bother you again.
Block daily, feels good. :)
I had 2 calls and 1 job yesterday which is 'my happy norm'.
I expect only a dozenish calls even if I get 3-5 jobs a day for example.
Low call rate, less mental effort.

If you're in Ireland, like Amy says....it's totally normal. I echo her advice.

The only place I've ever worked where that would be normal is Ireland (and in Dublin that would be a pretty enviable hit rate ;D). I get one, maybe two a no shows a year and I don't remember the last one - I did have one last August I remember being angry about because it was at 7pm and I was bloody hungry.

Are you getting punters to confirm before the booking, or just taking request then giving them directions and not expecting to hear from them again before they arrive? In my experience the timewasters don't confirm mostly because they've forgotten what they said and moved onto another ad as soon as they put the phone down.

If you're not sure on the phone, another thing I've done is ask them to ring back in a couple of minutes (you can say you're in a busy place, or that somebody else is due to call back and you won't know your availability until they do, or whatever). The ones who actually want to see you will do so, the tyrekickers won't.
Title: Why do I get so many timewasters?
Post by: IrishTrans on 27 June 2020, 06:37:26 pm
First off I’m relatively new to escorting so I’m really trying to decipher if this is something to do with me or because of the current situation with Covid.

I live in Ireland and there aren’t many Irish girls working at all. So I’m rare and do attract quite a lot of attention for this specifically. Only problem is I seem to attract an awful lot of time wasters and no shows and I’m just wondering could if be a me specific issue.

I get 20-30 calls a day sometimes and I’m lucky if two even show up. I just can’t understand how I’m relatively new. Not to brag but I am attractive and friendly at all times with clients. So why do I have so many timewasters. I just can’t get my head around it.

Is it this slow for everyone at the start?
Title: Re: Why do I get so many timewasters?
Post by: TheLastTime on 27 June 2020, 06:57:28 pm
First off I’m relatively new to escorting so I’m really trying to decipher if this is something to do with me or because of the current situation with Covid.

I live in Ireland and there aren’t many Irish girls working at all. So I’m rare and do attract quite a lot of attention for this specifically. Only problem is I seem to attract an awful lot of time wasters and no shows and I’m just wondering could if be a me specific issue.

I get 20-30 calls a day sometimes and I’m lucky if two even show up. I just can’t understand how I’m relatively new. Not to brag but I am attractive and friendly at all times with clients. So why do I have so many timewasters. I just can’t get my head around it.

Is it this slow for everyone at the start?

Being new is always a magnet for TWs and so is working in Ireland (one reason I’ve never toured there) I hate to say it but it’s possible that your being trans may add to the TWs (morons)

I’m not sure how you screen but one thing I always do, no matter how short notice the appt is, I ask for confirmation. If they don’t confirm then at least I have notice they are not going to show. Cuts down on TWs for me a lot.

Good luck I hope it goes better for you.
Title: Re: Why do I get so many timewasters?
Post by: IrishTrans on 27 June 2020, 07:11:34 pm
Being new is always a magnet for TWs and so is working in Ireland (one reason I’ve never toured there) I hate to say it but it’s possible that your being trans may add to the TWs (morons)

I’m not sure how you screen but one thing I always do, no matter how short notice the appt is, I ask for confirmation. If they don’t confirm then at least I have notice they are not going to show. Cuts down on TWs for me a lot.

Good luck I hope it goes better for you.

Thank you so much for your advice. I wasn’t aware so many girls on here had also had bad experiences with timewasters in Ireland. I think too being new I don’t know the tricks of the read quite yet but I’m learning as I go. X
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: saltysweet on 27 June 2020, 09:32:58 pm
If you can, I'd double, triple, quad, fifth book in Ireland, north and south. First to arrive gets the prize. If two turn up I get the second to have a coffee till I finish the first one.

As long as no one has your full address, just a landmark it's workable.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: IrishTrans on 28 June 2020, 11:23:45 am
Do you respond to messages. I feel as though messages are mostly timewasters so perhaps I should say something about only responding to phone calls in my ad so I can filter out timewasters a bit better.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: saltysweet on 28 June 2020, 08:23:14 pm
I ignore emails. Texts I generally ignore, but will respond to two or three respectful ones a week who turn into clients. It's all made clear in big bold letters on my website I only respond to calls. But most don't think it applies to them or get word blindness.
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: Lushblossom on 04 July 2020, 07:34:26 am
For some reason Steves are very often no shows as are Marks.  Strange that!
Title: Re: What percentage of your callers turn up?
Post by: CocoXOXO on 06 July 2020, 09:02:34 am
Since the pandemic, I'd say 50% of my callers have been serious inquiries. That's pretty good since I require deposits and before the pandemic, when mentioned that, they would literally stop texting me all of a sudden.