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Google Apps Referral: Cash For New Customers
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Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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3/11/2014 | 2:33:49 PM
Who will sign up?
Does anyone plan on signing up for this program? The money, I'm sure, will tempt a lot of people, but what are the odds you'll actually be successful in signing up a business?
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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3/11/2014 | 2:45:08 PM
Re: Who will sign up?
I think we'll be surprised -- this isn't all that different from Tupperware or Mary Kay when you come right down to it. You're trading on your connections to sell a reasonably attractive product, and hoping the business takes off.

 An enterprising college student could probably do quite well.
Charlie Babcock
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Charlie Babcock,
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3/11/2014 | 3:44:54 PM
Feet on the street
Right, Lorna, the apps may be in the cloud but the marketing amounts to common feet on the street.
Madhava verma dantuluri
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Madhava verma dantuluri,
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3/11/2014 | 11:14:41 PM
Well
This is an interesting marketing aspect from Google and wonder what made them do this. May be to attract more faster subscribers.


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