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advertising budget $5,000.00 next year. Where you spend that money at?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by georgialawn88, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Callahan's Lawn Services

    Callahan's Lawn Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    As crazy as this sounds, this would definately gain attention! Maybe even get him to dress up like Statue Of Liberty like the tax sign spinners!
  2. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,941

    For some reason I find this a tacky method.
  3. georgialawn88

    georgialawn88 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,075

    haha i dont think ill be trying this. altho ive never seen it before but i dont think ill be doing it.
  4. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,941

    They are everywhere here. From pizza, taxes,phones,real estate to we buy gold shops.
  5. rojorojo

    rojorojo Inactive
    Posts: 23

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  6. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 296

    I would have to say that EDDM is hard to beat that involves a great call to action message. But you could also make some sample bags of seed and such with an educational message to inform the customer why do this why do that. Which also seems to be super effective.
  7. monoshock

    monoshock LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,319

    Have him dress like Bob Marley and spin a sign saying GOT GRASS?
  8. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,941

    Are you referring to driveway drops of sandwich bags? That has been discussed her many times and the vast majority consider it a tacky scrub means of advertising.
  9. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,112

    Iuse it for another business. it works
  10. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 296

    Haha hell no!!

    But a great flyer that focuses on the educational value of what you're trying to sell and send them like a sample bag ie. a small zip lock bag or like at office depot we have these 3×5 resealable bags that are used for shipping purchases which would be ideal and just staple a business card on the front and you will be golden and it's pretty good! Or on the back of the flyer have a sample pack stapled to it. There are many ways of doings this but a lot of people have done it the wrong way which is plastic bag thrown in driveway. If you do that it makes you and your company look like crap imo

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