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Old 11-20-2002, 04:36 PM
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another ad question

i plan on striking out on my own doing chem aps had my licence for a year now. what do you think there is a higher sucess rate either door hanger or flyers???? i have no chem ap customers cuz i plan to do this to pay my way throught college any sugestion past door hangers or flyers?

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Old 11-20-2002, 05:40 PM
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Well they say that 1% is average.I think it all depends on the material your passing out 500 well made flyers will get you more business than 1,500 scrub looking flyers.The time of year also means alot.Do a search and you can read about flyers for 2 days.
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Old 11-20-2002, 06:48 PM
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Alex, i would do both. a quality flyer followed, maybe 10 days later?, with door hanger.

then get yourself a reverse phone directory and follow up with a call, again 10 days following door hanger.

the key to advertising is repeat, repeat, repeat......

good luck
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Old 11-22-2002, 01:08 PM
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I would say send out about 2-3,000 fliers and make them look good quality. So the coustumers see your good quality advertising they will be assured that you so good quality work! - I passed out 110 fliers berfore I got 2 calls good luck.
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Old 12-09-2002, 07:04 PM
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KLR wrote:

the key to advertising is repeat, repeat, repeat......

This is exactly true, and what Jacob said holds true also. Quality flyers in a defined area in a persistent manner will pay off...takes time, but works...
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