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marlham is off-line
12 May 2014 10:33
marlhamphoto
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United Kingdom
Kent
Canterbury

Quote from SuzyMonty
 I did have a perfectly serious message the other day from a model saying she would like to model for me...The model was based in London and obviously hadn't read my profile properly and was sending out brief, but to the point Bulk Messages to everyone...even me, a model based in Outer Mongolia...i.e. Cornwall


I received a message from a photographer offering me a shoot immediately after I re-joined the site a couple of weeks ago. Our shoot is booked for next Wednesday. Unfortunately it's 'not for publication' so I doubt you'll get to see the pictures which is a shame


w4pictures is off-line
12 May 2014 11:45
w4pictures
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w4pictures
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United Kingdom
London
Chiswick

Quote from marlhamphoto
I received a message from a photographer offering me a shoot immediately after I re-joined the site a couple of weeks ago. Our shoot is booked for next Wednesday. Unfortunately it's 'not for publication' so I doubt you'll get to see the pictures which is a shame


Intrstng. What are you going to wear, hun?


Suzy Monty is off-line
12 May 2014 12:09
SuzyMonty
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SuzyMonty
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United Kingdom
Cornwall
Truro Cornwall -enjoy travelling! -Published Internationally

Quote from marlhamphoto
I received a message from a photographer offering me a shoot immediately after I re-joined the site a couple of weeks ago. Our shoot is booked for next Wednesday. Unfortunately it's 'not for publication' so I doubt you'll get to see the pictures which is a shame





Elizabeth Arden quote - 'I'm not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. You're as old as you feel' OR LOOK...


Attic Studios is off-line
12 May 2014 13:42
PHIL
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PHIL
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United Kingdom
North Yorkshire
Harrogate

Quote from SuzyMonty
Whilst as a professional model, I think it is polite to acknowledge all messages, so always reply to photographers ( or models requesting help from time to time)...





 I did have a perfectly serious message the other day from a model saying she would like to model for me...The model was based in London and obviously hadn't read my profile properly and was sending out brief, but to the point Bulk Messages to everyone...even me, a model based in Outer Mongolia...i.e. Cornwall



Maybe there should be the facility for a ' No thank you' automatic return message.







I agree. a "No thank you" auto message would help no end, at least then you would know where you stood and not wait ages hoping for a reply!


Dominic Thurmer is off-linePlatinum Member
12 May 2014 14:12
dominicdgt
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dominicdgt
Location
United Kingdom
Kent
Gillingham

Quote from marlhamphoto

Not a single applicant so far has heeded that request so my message response rate stats must be rock bottom at the moment.




38%



marlham is off-line
12 May 2014 14:51
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38%



Thanks. Does that make me look bad?


Dominic Thurmer is off-linePlatinum Member
13 May 2014 06:48
dominicdgt
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dominicdgt
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United Kingdom
Kent
Gillingham

Quote from marlhamphoto
Thanks. Does that make me look bad?



Fortunately as with most things there's no definitive answer and peoples perception will play a part, i.e, Lazy, busy, arrogant, not interested, on holiday, inundated, technically incompetent, parttime site user, doesn't like me, is scared of me, the reasons are endless but I lean towards it not being a great sign of things to come, my deal breaker would be around 15%.


Neil Anderson is off-line
13 May 2014 07:04
stolenfaces
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stolenfaces
Location
United Kingdom
London
West London

I don't think 38% is low enough to deter time wasters... so what difference could it make ?
If you make a model a lucrative (or at least appealing) offer they are unlikely to say oh no! I couldn't work with someone who has such a low % of replies.

As I guess you're implying, it's a rather pointless figure.
It is almost certainly better to monitor a model's 'OMG too hung over to remember last night' posts on facebook if reliability is a concern.
Like any dealer he was watching for the card that is so high and wild he'll never need to deal another...


marlham is off-line
13 May 2014 07:39
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Quote from stolenfaces
... As I guess you're implying, it's a rather pointless figure.


Quite.

Quote from stolenfaces
It is almost certainly better to monitor a model's 'OMG too hung over to remember last night' posts on facebook if reliability is a concern.


You might be right but the thought of 'monitoring' a model's facebook is a bit too creepy for me. Thanks for the tip though



Bob is off-linePlatinum Member
13 May 2014 07:50
Bob
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Bob
Location
United Kingdom
Devon
Honiton

After a decade of being on sites like this and communicating with models, all that really concerns me these days is whether or not the model replies promptly and succinctly to MY mail messages and I don't bother too much about whether she replies to other members or not. If she doesn't reply to me / takes her time replying / strings out what should be a short conversation / doesn't answer questions or read them properly etc. I just shunt her to the back of the queue.

If a model has a decent portfolio and plenty of positive feedback yet a poor reply rate I presume the problem possibly lies with some of those who are messaging her, but if she has a poor portfolio and no decent feedback and also has a poor response rate I don't even bother contacting her.
Seemples!



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