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Old 09-07-2003, 10:00 PM
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When to post Fall Clean up/Leaf Removal ad?

When should I place a fall clean up and leaf removal ad in the paper? I have been thinking about when to do it and have come to the conclusion with in the next two weeks. If this sounds up to par or not let me know what you do.

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Old 09-08-2003, 02:18 AM
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Yes,start now and continue until you can't stand the thought of leaves anymore or there is lots of snow on the ground.
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Old 09-08-2003, 08:17 PM
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Hi DStosh,

Here is an interesting thread about advertising if you want to do more research.

Most effective advertisement?
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Old 09-08-2003, 09:49 PM
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I just got in the daily paper today.

Double service combo.

Fall clean-up and sprinkler blow out for $20 off regular price.

It also promoted a spring sprinkler turn-on with some spring service (can't r. what).
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Old 09-08-2003, 11:52 PM
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green in idaho.

thats sounds like a good deal. what do you use to blow out your sprinklers?
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Old 09-09-2003, 01:09 AM
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I received THAT flyer from someone else.

I do not blow out sprinklers any longer. Been there and it's COLD! Not to mention it conflicts with opening elk season.

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Old 09-09-2003, 10:55 PM
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I have found that people don't start thinking about leaves until they at least start to turn. And then the weather also plays a factor. Really warm, nice weather does not bode well for leaf cleanup, as people do it themselves. Colder, nastier weather gets people to think about hiring. And when leaves turn early and fall early, it's not good. Later turning leaves and leaves that fall in November means that people don't want to clean them up themselves (but then you start bumping into snow). Starting advertising early in September when the leaves are still green and on the trees has never done well for me. I usually start the first of October and go through mid November. I have a radio ad this year (trade for services) so we will see how that goes. I am also going to try hauling leaves away this year.
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Old 09-13-2003, 11:57 AM
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Start the end of Aug. and run though The end of Oct., thats what we did....
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Old 09-13-2003, 07:40 PM
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Where in the state are you?
That will determine when you run the adds for effectiveness and not waste money doing it to early.
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Old 09-14-2003, 11:21 AM
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Western Ny about 20 minutes from lake ontario
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