Advanced Search

The Green Industry's Resource Center

Thread Tools   Display Modes
Old 11-14-2012, 11:37 PM
tonygreek's Avatar
tonygreek tonygreek is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 3,283
Originally Posted by OakNut View Post
Yup. That's what I do.
A good ad, as opposed to a "classified ad" does wonders for setting yourself apart from those who can't spell.
If you appear to be a cheap business, you will attract the cheapskates.
Exactly. Mine all closely mirror the web sites so that when they click over to the site, they see the cohesive branding and image carried through. They're also easy to multipurpose and post to Facebook business pages, etc.

Especially when it comes to Craig's List, getting people to click from the ad, to your site, and finally to either call or email you sets up a very nice, multiple step pre-qualifier for those leads.
I know lawn & landscape marketing, branding, and web strategy. I'm not anonymous, I just don't self-promote.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 11:59 PM
willretire@40's Avatar
willretire@40 willretire@40 is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: VA
Posts: 1,387
Are you posting this ad a couple times a day?
Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 12:13 AM
Gman2310 Gman2310 is online now
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: NJ
Posts: 319
Anyone willing to share how to do this or charge me to do this?
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 01:08 AM
blk90s13 blk90s13 is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Howell,NJ
Posts: 1,453
Very nice ad, Craig's list is where most of my business comes from

Not many people still buy and read the newspaper.
God bless the USA

Lots for sale

Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 09:18 PM
kirkmbrown2001's Avatar
kirkmbrown2001 kirkmbrown2001 is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: spring city, pa
Posts: 265
Originally Posted by willretire@40 View Post
Are you posting this ad a couple times a day?
No, Craigslist won't allow you to any sooner than every 3 days. If you try to create a new posting with the exact same template and layout, Craigslist will not even let you finish the posting process.

Don't get me wrong, it is still good to be towards the top, but I am still getting clicks from my aeration craigslist ad that I posted a couple months back and I never even reposted it!
Kirk Brown
Kirk's Lawn Care

Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2012, 06:40 PM
ptjackson's Avatar
ptjackson ptjackson is offline
LawnSite Member
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Oklahoma City OK
Posts: 212
Kirk always does a great job with his online presence.

If you are wanting to do this you just to find someone with some basic HTML skills and if you're going to have pictures embedded in the HMTL have those pictures on a website somewhere.
Servicevines is an outdoor marketplace where Pro's and customers meet and fall in love.
Reply With Quote

craigslist , services , snow , snowplow , snowplowing

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:42 AM.

Page generated in 0.08246 seconds with 10 queries