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growearth
12-18-2010, 03:52 PM
This topic has possibly been covered many times before but with this ever changing economy and weather patters I have a few questions...

When do you start advertising for the summer ?

We run our online ads throughout the year ... but what about the traditional ad forms such as Fliers, Newspaper ads etc. ... when should one start those?

has any one had good luck with Church newsletters?

Any other new forms of advertising any one recommends. Thank you for looking... Have a great New Year.


Thanks,

Manu
www.grow-earth.com

JSMLAWNCARE
12-20-2010, 12:05 PM
My truck and website are my best two forms of advertising and of course my web site address is on my truck.

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12-21-2010, 10:20 AM
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JimLewis
12-22-2010, 10:14 AM
What I do like right now:

Google AdWords
Microsoft Ad Center
Great logo / signs on Trucks & Trailers
Tent Signs on Curb at Jobsite
Angie's List
Constant Contact


What I LOVE right now:

SEO


What I don't see good results with anymore:

Any kind of yellow pages (especially paper)
Flyers
Craigslist
Door Hangers (limited success still)
Newspaper Ads
Post Cards
Circulars
Church Newsletters

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12-22-2010, 10:51 AM
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TheGoat
12-22-2010, 06:37 PM
When I was trying to decide when to go out and hang flyers for my lawn service ("http://www.hungrygoatlawns.com), I consulted google.
Google Trends can tell you how often a specific term is searched for on google. I figured if they are looking for lawn service on google, they are likely open to some advertising.