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Cha-ching , that's 5 new ones this year from CL, not bad for a free ad.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by monoshock, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. SRT8

    SRT8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CA
    Posts: 1,294

    I just give accounts away.
  2. TJW_692

    TJW_692 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 134

    That's my top method of advertising right now. I always have at least 4-5 ads up. i just put up two fresh ones and retired two old ones.
  3. Skylar

    Skylar LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Posts: 2

  4. monoshock

    monoshock LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,319

  5. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

  6. monoshock

    monoshock LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,319

    Very nice pictures on the first ad. I read somewhere CL is going to stop photobucket links. I hope they don't, bigger pictures are nice.
  7. smallstripesnc

    smallstripesnc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 714

    Craigslist is amazing here if you know how to make ads stand out from the thousands of other lawn care businesses. I've gotten tons of lawns from craigslist and the calls keep coming. Just keep in mind it varys area to area. Some places craigslist is very active and others not so much.
  8. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,892

    i've never gotten any from craigslist. i have put pics and such too.

    i get 5-10 a year from a newpaper ad.

    GOATMAN GEORGE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 88

    IMO in my area, the majority of customer's on craig's list are looking for a 1 one man operation to take care of their lawn. They are looking for CHEAP. If you are not super cheap, I think craigslist is not for you.

    I did use craigslist is in the past for a couple years. I started Craigslist for a couple months this season, had a great ad, got several calls. Most lawns not cared for in years, they want A+ level service for like $30.00 a yard it is ridiculous. Most of them also want service that same day lol. I can't stand craigslist and I don't think I will ever post an ad there again.
  10. TJW_692

    TJW_692 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 134

    i've gotten a few calls where they want it that day. I did it. Got the money. Any money is better than no money even i you don't feel like taking an easy drive to a lawn.

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