As a responsible private investigator you need to be screening your clients before you take their cases.
In this week’s video I share with you some real warning signs about one type of person who will (for sure!) try to hire you one day.
If your potential client (in this case, usually male) ask you to follow a subject (usually female) home from work, that should raise some serious red flags.
In my experience, this is usually a man who wants the woman’s home address, but he won’t ask you for that directly. And when you talk with the potential client, he’ll have a poor reason (or a few changing poor reasons) for why he needs her followed (or her address).
You might say to yourself that no ethical P.I. would take that case and you’d be right, except… here’s what can happen…
A struggling detective finds himself needing to bring in more money than he is this month and he may convince himself that this particular case isn’t as bad as it seems. In fact, it’s probably legitimate, it’s just that the client is a little awkward. I mean, come on, it’s his first time hiring a private detective, right? He’s going to be a little nervous about it. WRONG!
Listen to your gut (and me!) when I tell you, “This guy ain’t right.”
If you want to alleviate the financial pain you can feel in this business sometimes, learn a little about marketing. Let me suggest this private investigator marketing video.
Larry Kaye, P.I.
P.S. – Don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To Be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it on the home page of my blog.