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Old 05-23-2004, 09:32 PM
EmeraldGardens EmeraldGardens is offline
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another newbie!!

i'm the new guy in town (mobile, alabama) and i was wondering if i could pick the brains of all the experts on this site. i have benn reading alot of everyones posts on here and i have learned alot, therefore i am very gratefull!!!
but i do have one question, what is the best way to drum up business? i do not have an add in the phonebook due to just starting, we offer everything from landscape design to triming bushes. i have been knocking on doors and handing out business cards, but the work just isnt coming in fast enough. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-24-2004, 10:06 PM
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Place flyers man, as many as you can. Advertise Advertise Advertise ahahaha! The flyers work, 3 percent return is really good as long as you put out enough.
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Old 05-25-2004, 04:29 PM
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Welcome to the site!!
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Old 05-26-2004, 06:27 PM
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Flyers, give a business card to anyone and everyone, word of mouth, and local advertising.
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Old 05-26-2004, 10:23 PM
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Hi EmeraldGardens,

Let all your friends and family know you started your business and give them cards. Spread the word with any organization youmay be affiliated with as well.

I hope this is a great year for you!
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