Register free!

The Green Industry's Resource Center



Reply
 
Thread Tools   Display Modes
  #11  
Old 03-15-2011, 05:35 PM
JB1's Avatar
JB1 JB1 is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: From the hills of beautiful Southern Indiana
Posts: 5,855
I think its a great idea and if you were around here I'd pay you to advertise my lawn company on your truck.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-15-2011, 05:41 PM
ReddensLawnCare ReddensLawnCare is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 1,559
Quote:
Originally Posted by JB1 View Post
I think its a great idea and if you were around here I'd pay you to advertise my lawn company on your truck.
I had the same thought..except for the great idea. To each his own
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-16-2011, 02:10 AM
knox gsl's Avatar
knox gsl knox gsl is online now
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: knoxville, tn
Posts: 3,783
I think this would work but I wouldn't want to have multiple ads on any one side. Most people would just confuse them. Keep all 3 usable sides with different ads even if they are all for your company, looks as if you have more trucks on the road.
__________________
I've never been skydiving, but I have zoomed-in on Google Earth really fast.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-16-2011, 09:24 AM
yardguy28 yardguy28 is offline
LawnSite Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 4,465
why would one lawn company want to advertise for another lawn company?

even if i were to think this idea the op has was a good idea i would think he would want other industries on his truck, NOT his compeditors.

as a lawn company i want people to use my services not someone elses. so why would you advertise another companys services.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-17-2011, 01:47 PM
Fresh_Cut's Avatar
Fresh_Cut Fresh_Cut is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 252
I think they were being sarcastic in order to make a point...



Input appreciated. .......Points made
__________________
2004 NPR HD 16' box truck w/ 4' dovetail
2004 eXmark Turf Tracer 52"/20hp Kohler
2003 eXmark LaZer Z 52"/27hp Kohler
2003 eXmark Turf Tracer HP 36"/15hp Kaw
Stihl SG 20 Backpack sprayer
Stihl handhelds
Stihl HL-100
Stihl BR600 Magnums
Need a good Stihl chainsaw
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 06-13-2012, 09:02 PM
Bruce's Bruce's is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Erwin, TN
Posts: 10
I think its a great idea. I've been thinking about doing the same myself.

I don't advertise on my vehicles now and when i use to i never got any calls from someone saying "hey i saw your truck"

Mobile billboards is big business. In some cities you can make as much as $500.00 a week just driving a truck around with a large billboard on the back. So if you sit and think about it, you are already driving around as it is, so why not get paid during travel times. You could ask your equipment dealer if they would be interested or other companies you use.
__________________
Bruce's
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 06-13-2012, 09:21 PM
Dave does lawns Dave does lawns is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 260
The question of fair price, would be what is it worth for that ad to replace or compete with your companies name on your own truck.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 06-13-2012, 09:37 PM
THEGOLDPRO's Avatar
THEGOLDPRO THEGOLDPRO is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: CONNECTICUT
Posts: 5,190
It all seems like a good idea till the guy driving the truck with your logos all over it is running red lights and giving people the finger for cutting him off.
__________________
Official THEGOLDPRO fan club.HERE
2012 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2011 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2010 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
2009 Equipment/Stripe thread Here
Hurricane blower video Here
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 06-15-2012, 01:04 AM
SouthernLawnCareTexas SouthernLawnCareTexas is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South East Texas
Posts: 19
I think of it like this, when you drive by someone with just YOUR info on the side you have 100% chance for that potential customer to see your sign. Therefore, leading to more work for you. Now, say you sell 20% of the room on the side of your truck out for adds.. You now only have 80% chance for that potential custom to read your sign and not the adds. So it's just up to you, do you think the money made by adds will be more than a lose of 20% of potential customs seeing your sign? This is just theory, not hard facts. But you understand where I'm coming from.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11-14-2012, 11:07 AM
adam.neusbaum adam.neusbaum is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: summerfield, fl
Posts: 502
Now that Winter has blown in how many of us are pulling our lettered enclosed trailers around thinking someone will call us for lawn service when there's snow covering the ground. I'm fond of the 4x8 sheets of corrugated yard sign type. This way as the season changes you change out the sign also. $120 each is not bad. If my compost dumptruck is just sitting there during off-season & I can drive some other businesses ad around for moo-la, what's so bad about that?
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:34 PM.

Page generated in 0.07005 seconds with 7 queries