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Old 03-15-2007, 04:47 PM
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Question What the Hell is going on !!!

Recently I was scanning the local paper want ads.I came across an add for a lawn service offering a $50 reward for customers to sign up for the season. WHAT THE HELL. WHAT DOES EVERYBODY ELSE THINK. PLEASE CHIME IN.
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Old 03-15-2007, 04:50 PM
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They probably get that back some how through the season. As long as they are keeping the price market in line (LOWBALLING) I call it advertising. It could burn him with the right tire kicker.
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Old 03-15-2007, 05:45 PM
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good ad

Its kinda like a 10% savings up front. creative ad since it got your attention....and maybe alot of other possible clients.
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Old 03-15-2007, 06:27 PM
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Thumbs down

Yeah it got my attention. Giving something away sounds kinda desperate. Especially {lowballing} for $25 a lawn
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Old 03-15-2007, 07:24 PM
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I would spend 50 bucks to make 20 times that much.
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Old 03-15-2007, 07:41 PM
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Could it possibly be a new start up?
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Old 03-15-2007, 09:32 PM
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Probably gives them 50.00 off their 1st or 2nd months bill with signed seasonal or yearly contract.
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Old 03-15-2007, 11:04 PM
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simple advertising and marketing. set up a grabbing ad for "$50 reward". make sure no one gets anymoney until contract is signed. charge an extra $2 in your bid then you will make your money back over the year with say 35 cuts! you arent really losing any money
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Old 03-17-2007, 10:14 AM
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sounds like someone it trying to make some money
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Old 04-10-2007, 07:57 PM
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you have to spend some money to make a lot.
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