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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawncuttinfoo, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. lawncuttinfoo

    lawncuttinfoo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,010

    First week droped today to 24,000 houses, one call. 5 more weeks of misery to go...
     
  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 773

    hey i passed out 500 dorhangers and got 4 new accounts off them maybe five got another estimate to go do.........
     
  3. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Posts: 2,160

    i passed out under 50 and got 4 calls. going to give estimates in a few hours. good luck lawncuttinfoo, im sure you'll be getting some calls soon i usually get a lot of calls after easter.
     
  4. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,067

    Wow, 24,000 with minimal results, I'm really surprised. I don't even have signs on my truck and have been stopped 3 times, gave 2 estimates in the last day. Seems busy here, getting a feel for a new market and I like it so far. If this keeps up I'll have 20 accounts in about 3 or 4 months, wouldn't that be nice.
     
  5. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    It's strange how advertising works sometimes. I passed out close to 500 door hangers in a upscale neighborhood and got zero, nada and zip. I also passed out 40 hangers in a starter home subdivision. I got one sale on the day that I passed them out and I need to go on 2 bids today. As soon as the grass actually starts growing real good I expect to get other calls too.

    I had the same results when I lived in MD and I don't know why I thought NC would be any different.
     
  6. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Judging by other posts here I think you should have advertised snow plowing right now.

    Its like trying to sell a comb to a bald guy.:laugh:

    People sit on ads and I wouldn't be surprised if you are overwhelmed once people see that spring is really here and your snow melts. Stay Positive.
     

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