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Old 02-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Davis Landscaping Davis Landscaping is offline
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Need Help and Advice

I am 17 years old, i have been mowing in my grandparents retirement development for about five years now. i have everything needed to grow big, including an exmark lazer z 60", exmark metro 48", toro timemaster 30", lawnboy 20" and a kubota bx2200 backhoe. i also have trimmers, blowers, trailers and all that good stuff. what is the best way for me to advertise? i pass out flyers door to door, but i need to make a better looking one for sure. there are plenty of developments with big lawns, i just want to be able to get them. i dont do that crap job that some of the landscapers around here do. i care about a great looking lawn and just want to get a good amount of customers this year. please help with any business suggestions/advice.
thanks, trevor
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:28 AM
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Website with pictures is a good place to start.
Google plus local page
and other types of pages.

These are the modern phone directories
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:35 AM
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thanks. how do you feel about car/trailer magnets and or signs? i was pricing some on vistaprint but i didnt know how effective they were
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:52 AM
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Hands down best money ive spent on advertising was the graphics on my truck and trailers. Decided to take the plunge and do a full wrap on my 18' enclosed trailer this year. Ive had awesome response with directmail postcards.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:00 AM
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thanks for the info. my buddy is in making graphics for motorcross bikes and stuff like that and he wrapped his tacoma, im sure he could do my enclosed for a good price. thanks!
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Old 02-20-2013, 12:10 PM
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Absolutely, professional graphics on the trucks and or trailers.
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Old 02-20-2013, 12:33 PM
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Vistaprint LARGE magnets dont look to bad. I got a completely white magnet (matches the color of my truck) and just put the name/location/phone number on it as big as I could get it. They dont look to bad.

The one that has the picture of the lawn mower or the lawn i feel take away from the name/phone number. Although it does help people not have to read to know what you do.
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