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Old 03-09-2011, 09:51 PM
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i extended my newspaper add through the end of april...i'm the only one in there...there is a bush hog add in there as well but not lawn care.....so total it's gonna be running for 2 months...for $200...if i don't get a single call i'm gonna be pissed lol
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Old 03-10-2011, 10:06 AM
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then you'd definitly be pissed if you paid my price.

my news paper is charging me $200 per month. thats the cheapest price. the more months you sign up in advance the cheaper it is.

you can do up to a 12 month contract and thats what i did at $200 a month. thats the min. you can do.

it'd be more if you only did it for 2 months.
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Old 03-10-2011, 04:56 PM
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I pay 200 a month for a WEEKLY paper. 1.5" x 2". I run it every week March through may then every other week thereafter until november. Thats the cheap one. We have another paper that i dont advertise in yet, but they want 80 for a 1/32 page per week.

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Old 03-10-2011, 05:37 PM
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Just signed up today, I got a color ad in the paper over the next 4 weeks and a half page in a special Spring magazine publication that goes with the paper and a half page business write up in the magazine. This all came out to be less than doing one round of 5,000 postcards and the paper hits 16,325 homes a week with a good following. I think I will keep a smaller ad in the back of the paper after this runs out to help pack my routes tighter.
You put a ad in the knoxville one if so ill look for it this friday when i get a paper.
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:05 PM
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Have you figured how to get your ad to the top? Here, it starts at the bottom and moves up as others expire. If you run your ad 2 months, at the beginning of the second month it will start at the bottom again. I assume it would be better to have them at the top, especially around the peak time you think the calls will come it. Also, this year I am expiermenting with a different style of headline. My headline is double the height and all bold "LAWN CARE FOR YOU" and the second like reads "More Value For Your $$". I have never tried running headlines in the paper other than, "affordable lawn mowing" or something along those lines. My keywords are "you, your, value and $$". We'll see how they work. I can change the text at anytime during the 31 days the ad runs.
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:53 PM
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You put a ad in the knoxville one if so ill look for it this friday when i get a paper.
The first one will be march 17 in the Farragut Press.
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Old 03-11-2011, 05:18 PM
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The first one will be march 17 in the Farragut Press.
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Dont gusse ill see it then cause i dont get that.
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Old 03-11-2011, 07:28 PM
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Old 03-11-2011, 08:17 PM
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Dont gusse ill see it then cause i dont get that.
When I get a copy monday I will see if I can post it here.
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