I notice that some of these positive responses are from those who had repeat clients. Good for them but it doesn't get to the heart of the matter.
Bob, since you wish to evaluate the connects system, you ought to reformulate your question to remove the confounding factors of repeat clients and jobs one was hired for which one was invited.
In April, how well have you done with getting brand new clients via jobs that you've applied to as compared to earlier?
Not as pithy but closer to the spirit of your inquiry, I think.
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