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Old 03-03-2007, 04:28 PM
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Tossing ads on driveways..Marketing question

I had 15,000 ads printed up and would like to get them out all this month. I was going to put the ads(3 3/4 x 8 1/2) in a plastic bag and toss them on peoples driveways. This way I could do ALOT with the least amount of time and effort. BUT, I need ideas on what I can place in the bag that would hold some weight to toss it and not have it blow away.
Buying an extra 15,000 pieces of anything is going to get costly fast.
What are some absolute cheap ideas for adding wieght to these bags, aside from rocks??
Any help would be much appreciated.

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Old 03-03-2007, 04:37 PM
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:40 AM
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A roll of quarters.
And your an a*shole dude. I have read many of your posts.

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A roll of quarters.
Golden dollars work a little better, they add a little more weight.
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Old 01-26-2010, 03:57 AM
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Do you advertise a price on your flyers??
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Old 03-03-2007, 04:38 PM
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no offense, but i really hate this way of marketing. I know i get these bags of stuff thrown in my drive all the time and i never look at them...kind of like that free newspaper that shows up all the time. it just seems tacky and non-professional. But, on the other hand if it works, more power to ya! if it does work, i may reluctantly try it myself....just kidding. anybody else have this opinion or am i way off base?
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If I remember right it wasnt popular last time we talked about this. I'll let you read through it. let us know if you going to do it and if you do how it worked for you.


http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.p...ight=bag+stone
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Old 03-03-2007, 04:47 PM
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sorry but I have to agree, but that would make me as happy as having a root canal then I would call the cops because you littered JK, but I have some crazy people near me that would do just that.


most guys around here stuff them behind the flag on the mailbox. I myself put them in plastic door hanger bags and .... hang them on the door knob (which most new houses don't seem to have anymore )
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:48 AM
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sorry but I have to agree, but that would make me as happy as having a root canal then I would call the cops because you littered JK, but I have some crazy people near me that would do just that.


most guys around here stuff them behind the flag on the mailbox.
Funny...so you would be more offended by an ad on your driveway which is LEGAL, (btw, it is NOT littering. I even called the police and they said to call planning and zoning-lol, you know what that means???...that its NOT illegal and that they also don't want to deal with it!) over someone stuffing an ad on your mailbox which is a FEDERAL OFFENSE?

I see now. MmmmmmmHmmmm
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