View Full Version : Need HELP with commercial
03-19-2009, 11:34 PM
I am looking for some advertising help. I just got in with a company who manufactures on on site die for mulch. How would you guys advertise this in such short time. I want this to be big this year.
03-20-2009, 12:24 AM
I guess no one finds bids for commercial accounts
03-20-2009, 12:43 AM
can you explain the product more, an on site die? as in die existing mulch in the beds? contact your local landscape companies in your phone book?
03-20-2009, 01:03 AM
No what I am trying to do is advertise the on site re dying of mulch. I have a distributor, now I need to get out their to all these commercial places, to sell the job but whats the easiest way to get to all these commercial property's.
03-20-2009, 01:04 AM
yes dye existing mulch
03-20-2009, 01:35 AM
bump bump bump
03-20-2009, 02:02 AM
Sounds a little stupid to me. No offence, I'm just being frank. Why pay someone to dye it when you can put BRAND NEW dyed mulch for a reasonable rate.
03-20-2009, 02:07 AM
Why, lets put it like this, I am getting 6000 sq ft of coverage for 145. you take a average 200 yard shopping plaza, it will cost around 8 - 10 grand to mulch, where recoloring will cost maybe about 4-5 grand, with cost of material being approx less then 1000.00, nice profit.
03-20-2009, 02:25 AM
You have to sell it though. Some mulch will definetely wash away. You will need to put NEW mulch. But if you can sell that service, and make a profit. Go for it. Its the American way.
03-20-2009, 02:42 AM
My question is how do I get out to these commercial customers
03-20-2009, 03:36 AM
Calling them would be good idea. Ask for the person in charge of the property maintenance and sell away. just expect lots of no's and hangups. cold calls suck.
IMO your better off trying to sell your services to LCOs not the end customer with a service/product like you offer.
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