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Old 01-20-2011, 12:46 PM
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Advertising Question

Hey guys,

I had a quick question about advertising. We're trying to figure out what is the most cost effective way to advertise for commercial landscaping (aside from word of mouth).

Do you buy leads? Phonebook? Flyers? What's working for you guys?

We've used Service Magic in the past but it wasn't very successful.

Would appreaciate any opinions.

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Old 01-20-2011, 01:36 PM
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Everyone is going to give you a different answer. What works in my area maynot work for you. I have never paid for leads and phonebooks are obsolete.
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Old 01-20-2011, 02:12 PM
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LOL, the magic Question, the best way to find out is hire an advertisement firm.
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Old 01-20-2011, 02:46 PM
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Right. That's why I was simply asking what works in your area.
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Old 01-20-2011, 02:48 PM
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There must be at least a dozen posts about this already, and lots of good answers. Do a search for advertisement and you'll see.
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Old 01-20-2011, 02:52 PM
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Right. That's why I was simply asking what works in your area.
We have a small ad in the local newspaper.

Remember were a small town. so word of mouth is where we get our customers.
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:58 PM
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Theres a new post like this every week.
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:15 PM
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do you get a lot of hits on your website? That is one long name
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:48 PM
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I just built it a week ago. It's long but keywords in URLs help rank better.
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:50 PM
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According to your web page in the About Us section - you've been around for over 20 years... What's worked for you in the past?
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