Direct mail/flyers,.etc

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by ChuckNC, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. ChuckNC

    ChuckNC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    Howdy folks,
    I'm starting a new lawn care(fert&weed control) business this year
    and I'm looking for either software or a company that
    handles direct mailers that can target certain zip codes.

    Back in the 90's I used Phone select for this project
    and it worked very well. For $100 you would get 4 cd's
    each for a different part of the US, and you could put in
    say, 123 main st. smithtown, ny and then search a 5 mile radius
    or 10, 20, .etc I had a print shop make up post cards and then
    I would print the labels about 100 per night and for the price
    it was very effective.

    Phone select is gone and I can't find anything on them.

    Is anybody using software or a service that is reasonable?

    Thanks for reading,
    Chuck
     
  2. wbw

    wbw LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,424

    Try Cactus Mailing
     
  3. TheChiefsLawnCare

    TheChiefsLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 961

    Does anybody know if you would be able to design and print the brochure at home or the postcard and then go to the post office and let them setup a massive direct mailing.
     
  4. ChuckNC

    ChuckNC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    Hey,
    I contacted the post office here in N.C. and they said sorry
    can't help. But, a friend in florida told me the post office worked
    with him with a free list. So, it's all here say & the post office won't sell
    me a list or help in any way.
     
  5. ChuckNC

    ChuckNC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    Thanks WBW,
    I'm on their web site as I type.
    THANKS AGAIN.
    Chuck
     
  6. PostcardMania

    PostcardMania LawnSite Member
    Posts: 163

    Hi Chuck -

    We've helped hundreds of new (and established) lawn/landscaping businesses generate effective direct mail campaigns that generate leads. Here's some samples of successful campaigns we've done: http://bit.ly/gzkBKJ. Would love to send you some more info and see how we can help you out.

    What are you current marketing actions?
     

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