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Old 06-05-2014, 03:59 PM
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If they went through the trouble to put a sign on their property, I respect that. Chances are they'll just be annoyed that you left a flyer. There are plenty more houses without signs there.
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Old 12-14-2014, 03:16 AM
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I have noticed that many of the Gated Communities in my area have a no Soliciting Sign Posted when you drive into their community.

How do most Lawn Care Business Owners deal with this when putting out doorhangers or flyers?

Do you go all in with the marketing material? Like flyers and things that can be left on the door.

OR

Do you just say pass and try not to give it any thought?

This isn't talking about EDDM or sending some sort of mailer into the neighborhood. So please don't comment with the "OH I JUST SEND SOMETHING IN THE MAIL TO THEM", because I do know that this would be a way around the flyer idea.
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Old 12-14-2014, 06:11 AM
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I have noticed that many of the Gated Communities in my area have a no Soliciting Sign Posted when you drive into their community.

How do most Lawn Care Business Owners deal with this when putting out doorhangers or flyers?

Do you go all in with the marketing material? Like flyers and things that can be left on the door.

OR

Do you just say pass and try not to give it any thought?

This isn't talking about EDDM or sending some sort of mailer into the neighborhood. So please don't comment with the "OH I JUST SEND SOMETHING IN THE MAIL TO THEM", because I do know that this would be a way around the flyer idea.
Pass. The owner of the property has already provided a answer for any company seeking work. Respect the customers and you will be better off.
If any potential customer seeks any service from any service provider that customer will find that service provider on their own terms. Use common sense and respect the owners.
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Old 12-14-2014, 06:28 AM
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Kinda what I was thinking, but just wanted a peace of mind. Thank you for getting back to me I appreciate it!!
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:38 PM
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I won't work for anyone with the sign. Everyone in this country works for someone who sells something. PERIOD. Nothing sold, nothing bought, no-one works. Cuba outlawed sales people in the sixties and look where they are now... Let someone else mow the commie yards.
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:54 PM
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I have noticed that many of the Gated Communities in my area have a no Soliciting Sign Posted when you drive into their community.

How do most Lawn Care Business Owners deal with this when putting out doorhangers or flyers?

Do you go all in with the marketing material? Like flyers and things that can be left on the door.

OR

Do you just say pass and try not to give it any thought?

This isn't talking about EDDM or sending some sort of mailer into the neighborhood. So please don't comment with the "OH I JUST SEND SOMETHING IN THE MAIL TO THEM", because I do know that this would be a way around the flyer idea.
I stay away from neighborhoods with a no soliciting sign out of respect.

With that said, I consider soliciting to be bugging someone, ringing their bell or knocking on the door. Leaving a flyer doesn't bug anyone IMO.

If I was hungry enough for work, and wanted some accounts in said neighborhood, the no soliciting sign wouldn't stop me.

My own neighborhood has a "no soliciting" sign at the entrance, I get stuff on the door all the time. It only bugs me when the marketing material isn't secured to the door properly and blows all over the neighborhood for me to pick up.
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