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I get so frustrated by research vendors emailing constantly to set up time to talk. Even after I’ve told them I don’t want to do a call. Why are they so insistent? It turns me off from using their research product. Even if I was already planning to use it. They’re like used car salesmen. Anyone else?

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They have bosses and goals and that’s their job. They don’t like being turned away and probably don’t want to reach back out to you.

It’s a numbers game to them. It’s a bit like door to door salesmen. For every 100 people that shut their door annoyed at them, 1-2 just might work, and sometimes that’s all they need.

It’s also very much an automated system. So if you’ve met then personally that’s different, for the most part, you’re just a name in a database and can ignore them guilt-free

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