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Old 09-04-2013, 04:27 PM
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Truck magnets or vinyl signs?

Hey guys,
Which do you prefer door magnets or vinyl sings for your truck? I want to do some more advertising and wondering which is better. Thanks!
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:49 PM
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Door magnets look hack, and they fall off around 95-100mph. (Allegedly).
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Old 09-04-2013, 05:47 PM
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well im not going to go over 60 really. thanks for your input
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Old 09-04-2013, 05:56 PM
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Sorry for being flip. But many on here would tell you that magnets look like a fly by night operation. It may not convey the image you want (assuming you want to look, and be professional).

Maybe consider vinyl on a covered trailer as your rolling billboard. And a door mag for your truck (assuming its your personal truck). Looks sharp on the job, or at play.
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:08 PM
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I do not advertise on any of my trucks or trailers. In fact, I don't advertise at my shop as well. Personal preference. My thought process is there are so many landscape companies out there and if a potential client is calling simply because it saw my truck(s) or crews then I don't think I am interested. I also haven't advertised in years. I concentrate on getting my current clients to advertise for me. You may not understand it, but I simply think it is a waste of money and really never got me any new business. Plus when one of my crews does something stupid on the road I don't want some pisssed off person calling screaming at me!
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:22 PM
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I do not advertise on any of my trucks or trailers. In fact, I don't advertise at my shop as well. Personal preference. My thought process is there are so many landscape companies out there and if a potential client is calling simply because it saw my truck(s) or crews then I don't think I am interested. I also haven't advertised in years. I concentrate on getting my current clients to advertise for me. You may not understand it, but I simply think it is a waste of money and really never got me any new business. Plus when one of my crews does something stupid on the road I don't want some pisssed off person calling screaming at me!
that's true
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:00 PM
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Door magnets look hack, and they fall off around 95-100mph. (Allegedly).
This.

They scream only doing this for beer money. IMO
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:00 PM
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I tried several attempts at the door magnets in diff sizes and none looked good to me plus they always moved around.

DIY lettering online had a simple kit in various fonts colors and sizes and quality of lettering. I was happy with it spent about $50. I have my website on the side of my truck in hopes of directing neighbors or people walking by as they are much more likely to look up the website then call with questions ect. At least that is my hope.
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