Register free!

Reply
 
Thread Tools   Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-26-2013, 09:49 PM
New2TheGreenIndustry New2TheGreenIndustry is online now
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: GA
Posts: 610
Best way to email plant selection ideas???

I will often email 25-50 different pictures of plants to a perpective client just to get some input as to what they like. It seems to work ok with the pic file given the name of the plant, and just tell the customer to scroll over the picture and the name should pop up.

My concern is that it may not work like this in every inbox and there's got to be a better way. Short of adding a plant section to the website, how do you pull a group of plants/pics to send to a customer?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-26-2013, 10:03 PM
Weekend cut easymoney Weekend cut easymoney is online now
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Texas-The Hilly part
Posts: 3,649
Quote:
Originally Posted by New2TheGreenIndustry View Post
I will often email 25-50 different pictures of plants to a perpective client just to get some input as to what they like. It seems to work ok with the pic file given the name of the plant, and just tell the customer to scroll over the picture and the name should pop up.

My concern is that it may not work like this in every inbox and there's got to be a better way. Short of adding a plant section to the website, how do you pull a group of plants/pics to send to a customer?
Make a powerpoint presentation with numbers and send the pdf to them
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-27-2013, 01:06 AM
PaperCutter PaperCutter is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Northern VA
Posts: 1,440
Quote:
Originally Posted by Weekend cut easymoney View Post
Make a powerpoint presentation with numbers and send the pdf to them
Not a bad idea. You could also just share the powerpoint presentation with them using Slideshare.

I create a photo book in Photoshop and PDF it over.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-06-2013, 09:20 PM
White Gardens's Avatar
White Gardens White Gardens is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Bloomington IL
Posts: 6,779
That or just use a good graphic design program with different plant options in each design, along with some pictures of the plants.

In most situations, only a few plants will be correct for the site, so whittling the list down will help immensely.


......
__________________
White Gardens On Facebook.......WG Thread......Greencare For Troops......... mywhitegardens.com(under construction)

2005- Completion of University of Illinois Master Gardner's Program.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-07-2013, 08:10 AM
AGLA AGLA is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 1,684
You could keep a word doc on your computer with links to your most commonly used plants. Then cut and paste the links into an email.
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 10:36 PM.

Page generated in 0.06239 seconds with 9 queries