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Old 01-07-2014, 12:59 PM
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Final proofs. I decided to leave tree planting & removal instead of wood fences.

I just paid for my order.
10k postcards bundled in packs of 50 (best option ever)
5k door hangers.
Printing and shipping came in at $1390.00 for
15k awesome looking marketing pieces.
Came out to $.08/piece for postcards and $.11/piece for door hangers or together as a bundle $.09/piece.




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Old 01-07-2014, 01:20 PM
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Have you taken the time, or posted elsewhere, about exact return numbers?

I was considering EDDM, but, the numbers just don't look positive enough for me to take the chance. When looking at mail routes, there are far too many addresses I doubt would hire out lawn services versus those who may. For instance, I wanted to target a lake area. That would require 7 routes at ~500 addresses each. There might be 10% of those who actually would utilize a for-hire company, because of how many humble properties are mixed in those routes. I guess, it's hard for me to swallow that kind of expense for the possibility of two or three new accounts. Any general thoughts?
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Old 01-08-2014, 11:05 AM
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Excellent, Kajan!
Why not say, "First mowing free" (with one year agreement, of course).
Grass looks better when photographed on a cloudy day.
Why not put an attractive model and cute kids and dog in the chair pic...drinking you local sweet tea or special drink for your city?
Why not put your smiling face with "Satisfaction guaranteed" across the bottom of the pic.
Ideas for next year, of course.
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Old 01-08-2014, 09:12 PM
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Thanks for the responses fellas. I can't wait to start getting these out.
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:39 PM
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My postcards came in today. I thought the design was awesome, they look incredible in person. Bob at Plan-it graphics did a great job.




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Old 01-16-2014, 05:44 PM
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Those look great. Good luck.
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They do look good !!
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Old 01-19-2014, 01:06 PM
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Curious, have you checked the stacks to see if they really are all presorted to 50? I ordered from bob last year and checked to be sure, and over half of the stacks where either a few short, or a few extra. Some as much as 5 or 6 short or extra. I ended up counting every stack and fixing them for the entire 10k I ordered. Wondering if I just got a bad batch or if this is common.
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Old 01-19-2014, 01:28 PM
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Curious, have you checked the stacks to see if they really are all presorted to 50? I ordered from bob last year and checked to be sure, and over half of the stacks where either a few short, or a few extra. Some as much as 5 or 6 short or extra. I ended up counting every stack and fixing them for the entire 10k I ordered. Wondering if I just got a bad batch or if this is common.
He probably weighs them

I personally trying to find a counter now
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:32 PM
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I will lay out my door hangers in stacks of 100. They come 2500 in a box shipped to me. I count out one hundred a just evenly stack up next to it and so on. Not a big deal because they aren't being mailed if off by a couple. Helps me know about how many homes in a nieghborhood.
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