Flyer idea

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by FinalCut05, Feb 20, 2006.

  1. FinalCut05

    FinalCut05 LawnSite Member
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    I went to dgpink.com and am ordering 2500 of these. What do u think? I'm not a master at photo shop by any means so It may seem kind of rough. I like it and let the season begin. Oh, it took me 12 hours to get this done! :dizzy:
     

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  2. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,767

    looks pretty good. One question though, the black where your name is on the front,is it a screen or a solid? if its a solid you may have a couple of issues. 1. it can look linty unless you are using gloss paper. 2. the black can tend to be a little inconsistent. (my full time job is printing,also I did the same type of thing when I ran my first set of flyers about 5 years ago, so I want to keep you from having the same issue.) anyway, ask the people printing them about it (always ask lots of questions!) just my 2 cents, hope it helps.:rolleyes: Jeff
     
  3. FinalCut05

    FinalCut05 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 79

    im pretty sure they are using a glossy coated paper. what do u mean by a screen or solid.

    thanks
    tony
     
  4. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,767

    If you have a magnifing glass you can look at almost any picture, newspaper pictures for example are screens, when you look at them there is hundreds of dots, usually just 4 colors (red, yellow, blue, and black) that is what gives the picture the color and image it has. If it is a solid there will not be dots and no white paper showing what-so-ever. I probably didn't explain it very well, but if you get a chance look at a colored picture in the newspaper.
     
  5. Sin City Lawn Care

    Sin City Lawn Care LawnSite Member
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    ok so just out of curiosity I went to "www.dgpink.com" and found that the site is ad site. Also, are these going to be 8.5x11? If they are you are doing 4 color glossy, probably 60 pound paper, I am guessing...if so you will be looking at anywhere from 1200 - 2000 dollars to print that. Just to make sure you are aware..good luck
     
  6. UtahGrassBust

    UtahGrassBust LawnSite Member
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    Just an idea to save money

    Instead of 1 8x10, I split the page into (2) 4x10s
    Double the flyers or half the cost however wanna think about it
     
  7. splatz100

    splatz100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 647

    On the back, you should use either "we" or "I". Not Both...
     
  8. NickN

    NickN LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 1,010

    Go to postcardmailer.com before you do anything else.I had 5000 color bi fold brochures printed for a little over $500.Also,you can download templates to use as a base for your design size.
    If you need any help,pm me and I'll get back with you as soon as I can.Personally,I don't care for the design.It's too plain and not what a brochure should look like.Nothing personal :D
     
  9. PMLAWN

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,535

    I am old, My eyes are bad. I had to look real hard to find your phone #
     
  10. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 757

    Hate to say it but I don't like that font at all.. eww


    Nice pic Utah, :laugh:
     

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