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Old 03-15-2011, 07:42 PM
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Direct mail/flyers,.etc

Howdy folks,
I'm starting a new lawn care(fert&weed control) business this year
and I'm looking for either software or a company that
handles direct mailers that can target certain zip codes.

Back in the 90's I used Phone select for this project
and it worked very well. For $100 you would get 4 cd's
each for a different part of the US, and you could put in
say, 123 main st. smithtown, ny and then search a 5 mile radius
or 10, 20, .etc I had a print shop make up post cards and then
I would print the labels about 100 per night and for the price
it was very effective.

Phone select is gone and I can't find anything on them.

Is anybody using software or a service that is reasonable?

Thanks for reading,
Chuck
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Old 03-15-2011, 11:01 PM
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Try Cactus Mailing
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Old 03-15-2011, 11:33 PM
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Does anybody know if you would be able to design and print the brochure at home or the postcard and then go to the post office and let them setup a massive direct mailing.
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Old 03-16-2011, 12:11 AM
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direct mail

Hey,
I contacted the post office here in N.C. and they said sorry
can't help. But, a friend in florida told me the post office worked
with him with a free list. So, it's all here say & the post office won't sell
me a list or help in any way.
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Old 03-16-2011, 12:13 AM
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Thanks WBW,
I'm on their web site as I type.
THANKS AGAIN.
Chuck
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:48 AM
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Hi Chuck -

We've helped hundreds of new (and established) lawn/landscaping businesses generate effective direct mail campaigns that generate leads. Here's some samples of successful campaigns we've done: http://bit.ly/gzkBKJ. Would love to send you some more info and see how we can help you out.

What are you current marketing actions?
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