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Old 03-09-2013, 09:38 PM
birddseedd birddseedd is offline
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need advertising ideas

Need some advertising ideas. might actualy have a little money to spend this year.

I want to buy soem flyers and pay the usps to deliver them all in one shot to target neighborhoods.

as well as some door to door.

not sure i have enough for a billboard. but perhaps a radio station ad?

what do you think, im really in a hustle this year as being full time now i need to make enough to get by.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:11 PM
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need advertising ideas

Door hangers.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:14 PM
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Door hangers.
kinda the same thing as flyers in the mail box?
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:24 PM
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Hi Bird.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:33 PM
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Hi Bird.
Howdy. what is your ideas? gonna be harder to fill my summer route than my winter route as i can work every day. but dangit i need some more customers.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:47 PM
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I think the most bang for your buck on advertising comes from good, professionally designed magnetic signs on a truck that looks like it belongs to a serious lawn care professional. Then you are advertising everywhere you go, even at the grocery store. And, of course, business cards to be pushed at everyone you can. For a very affordable graphic designer, I like Judy at Portable Graffiti Graphics.
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:57 PM
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I think the most bang for your buck on advertising comes from good, professionally designed magnetic signs on a truck that looks like it belongs to a serious lawn care professional. Then you are advertising everywhere you go, even at the grocery store. And, of course, business cards to be pushed at everyone you can. For a very affordable graphic designer, I like Judy at Portable Graffiti Graphics.
I have some and im wanting to put them on this year. im just ashamed of the rust that has formed above the wheel wells. and my crappy trailer. planning on taking it appart and making it an open trailer this year so it looks better. that big ugly box just isnt good advertising.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:57 AM
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I have some and im wanting to put them on this year. im just ashamed of the rust that has formed above the wheel wells. and my crappy trailer. planning on taking it appart and making it an open trailer this year so it looks better. that big ugly box just isnt good advertising.
That is your best money spent first. First impressions speak louder than a flashy flier. Fix your truck/trailer image and get it professionally lettered first.
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:07 PM
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I think the most bang for your buck on advertising comes from good, professionally designed magnetic signs on a truck that looks like it belongs to a serious lawn care professional. Then you are advertising everywhere you go, even at the grocery store. And, of course, business cards to be pushed at everyone you can. For a very affordable graphic designer, I like Judy at Portable Graffiti Graphics.
Magnetic signs last year not one job from them.
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Old 03-14-2013, 12:07 PM
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Magnetic signs last year not one job from them.
I think the signs are one of those things like clean equipment. it adds to the overall impression of the company. that itself wont necessarily get you work. but it adds to their impression when you pull up in front of their house for a quote.

just my opinion. and an area in which im working on myslf
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