Advertising 2010

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by stearns_landscaping, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. BigGreen1

    BigGreen1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 293

    Stearns,

    Yes there was a background picture on my flyer. If you want me to send you a scan of the flyer post an email and I will.

    Tim
     
  2. THC

    THC LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,020

    I can do you one better. put all addresses and prices in a computer. Design a flyer with a blank spot, have the flier printed then do a merge and put the flier through your own printer, let the computer fill out the addresses and prices. Then hire day labour to deliver it door to door just like a mail man. I've done this for years with window cleaning. Works great.
     
  3. Dunlaps LawnCare

    Dunlaps LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400


    when i sealcoat a driveway or hardscaping jobs
     
  4. psdnate

    psdnate LawnSite Member
    Posts: 123

    do you guys put the flyers in the mailboxs or what?
     
  5. BigGreen1

    BigGreen1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 293

    Only if the mailman had already came. Otherwise I put them on the door. By the way door hangers are sturdy but not sturdy enough to stay on the door knob.

    Tim
     
  6. pylnrcr

    pylnrcr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    Just a heads up - I believe it's a federal offense to place anything in or on a mailbox for anyone other than the postal carrier. In most cases hanging something from a hook on the post is OK. You just can't mess with the mailbox itself, including the flag.

    According to USPS.com, "no part of a mail receptacle may be used to deliver any matter not bearing postage, including items or matter placed upon, supported by, attached to, hung from, or inserted into a mail receptacle."
     
  7. psdnate

    psdnate LawnSite Member
    Posts: 123

    Yeah that's what I thought that's why I was asking.
     
  8. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    Your marketing strategy teamed up with our 1-800-MOW-MY-LAWN vanity number would do wonders. It is a number they remember.
     
  9. BeSeenGraphics

    BeSeenGraphics LawnSite Member
    Posts: 82

    I've seen all of the above work for some people.

    I have a new printer coming in in a few weeks that I bought just for printing brochures. I'll have prices up at my website in due time.
     
  10. hammanservicesllc

    hammanservicesllc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 24

    Stearns Landscaping,

    I would appreciate a copy of you market flyer and plan. Email it to when you get a chance hammanservicesllc@gmail.com

    Thanks!!
     

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