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Old 11-01-2012, 09:43 AM
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Try marketing to construction! They have lots of derbies at a job site that they have to pick up by hand, and would be easier to rake.

Also, make a round slapon too! Sales will really increase I bet, and no one really uses square cans in my opinion. (yes, I do know the advantages of the square)

Good Luck!!
I like both of your suggestions, and I think approaching construction companies is a really good consideration. I am just trying to figure out how I can effectively reach out to them.

Regarding a round Slap-on, it is something that I may consider in the future, but the tooling is incredibly expensive and it will likely take a year or two to get the tooling designed and manufactured before I could start production of the product. That is just not something I can aford to do at this time, but there is a need for the product.

Thanks for getting back with me.
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:01 PM
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I like both of your suggestions, and I think approaching construction companies is a really good consideration. I am just trying to figure out how I can effectively reach out to them.

Regarding a round Slap-on, it is something that I may consider in the future, but the tooling is incredibly expensive and it will likely take a year or two to get the tooling designed and manufactured before I could start production of the product. That is just not something I can aford to do at this time, but there is a need for the product.

Thanks for getting back with me.
Good luck with figuring out how to market it to them!

Your welcome for getting back with you.

Good luck!!!
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:05 PM
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Any lick marketing to construction
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:54 AM
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The problem with construction is they usually move the material with a trash can to a large 30 yd dumpster so they don't use a bag. I'd also try marketing towards housekeeping/janitorial companies and disaster response companies who go through a lot of bags in a day.
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