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Old 04-05-2014, 01:40 AM
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Advertising Topdressing Service

For those who topdress....

How many of you have done some sort of focused advertising on this service?
Am talking about print ads, postcards, doorhangers, online/social media advertising? What has been the result of the focused ads?

I am debating doing some postcards, with a high focus on topdressing. Wondering if it is worth it....
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Old 04-05-2014, 01:45 AM
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I think you're on a losing venture. EDDM from USPS is the cheapest. You could pay employees to hang doorhangers. But the service you are offering is such a niche service. Maybe mention it in an advert offering your other services first. Just my .02
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Old 04-06-2014, 07:19 PM
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Top dressing is something that probably best discussed directly with your customers.

All the better to have an inexpensive soil analysis showing low OM% (less than 5%). This test is the best top dressing sales tool you could ever have.

A soil penetrometer is also an effective sales tool. Show them how compact the soil is and explain how beneficial compost is at addressing the issue.

It works for me....
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