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Old 03-17-2013, 05:06 PM
bmurph bmurph is offline
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I send out about 100 cards every spring offering a free mow restricting it to a time that is convenient for me usually 20% percent respond and and of those 20 8-12 keep my service, it works great for me I have added well over 50 customers in the last 4 years just dont over do it, you dont want to spend 2 weeks mowing for free thats why I only do 100 at a time
Do you send them to targeted demographics, or just everyone?
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:30 PM
Cedar Lawn Care Cedar Lawn Care is offline
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I offered $15 off one fertilization. I also offered 1 free mow when you sign up with us. I sent out 1750, spent 700 bucks, and 1 day later have had 1 call from a guy that acted like 20/week to mow was outrageous. I sure hope things pick up. I don't want to have wasted hundreds of dollars.
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:50 PM
rockymtnnut rockymtnnut is offline
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estimatI have found that going door to door with a hand writen estimate on a nice card works best. It takes a lot longer but its the only thing i have found works.
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