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Old 12-24-2009, 06:44 AM
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No matter what you do, you will always have haters in this business. They see your lawns, landscaping, equipment, way of advertising and they hate on you. I do doorhangers myself but i aint knockin putting a rock in a plastic bag with an advertisement either. If it works don't break it. These are lawn guys giving you post on this issue about advertising. They're not going to like it to begin with.
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Old 12-28-2009, 11:47 PM
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grass seed will weigh it down. Tackey maybe but it does work to some degree.
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Old 01-01-2010, 10:47 PM
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To those who actually have done the ads on drives thing, what was your response/retainer rate?
Just curious.

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Old 01-02-2010, 12:09 AM
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way better than door hangers or direct mail, which is a joke, im sure the market differs in each region, i actually get my best response of all from neighborhood newsletters, and trust me ive tried every form of marketing, yellowpages, etc, but in the end word of mouth will spread if you are reliable and do a good job, but in short, tossing ads next to the sunday paper has always worked for me.
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Old 01-21-2010, 05:49 PM
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Aside from rocks, which can be filthy, what are other cheap weights to possibly use?
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Old 01-21-2010, 06:01 PM
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Try fishing weights. Here is a link http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/te...295&hasJS=true to something that should work. You should probably use at least the size 7.
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Old 01-22-2010, 03:24 PM
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Ok for throwing weight: How about glass marbles?
Don't forget to mention that this free plastic bag is ideal for properly and safely discarding pet waste.
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Old 01-22-2010, 05:53 PM
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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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Golden dollars work a little better, they add a little more weight.
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:43 PM
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Do you advertise a price on your flyers??
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