Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by mrbray101, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    Hi everyone, i designed up this little flyer and am planning on distrubuting them late Feb or early March. Anyone have any advice for me on what to change or add. I tried to add as much info as I could without being cluttered. Im not sure if it is too cluttered or not. I threw in the little bit about me being in college and what not assuming some people might like to help a "starving student". Well any critism is appreciated. Thanks.

  2. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 3,065

    Looks good except I would stop after the services you provide. I wouldn't put in 3 yrs experience and everything after that. Instead I would put something like, friendly, professional service or something. It sounds too personal to me. Just my opinion.
  3. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    So you would cut out the entire "about me" section? I thought maybe being personal and on the same level as the client would draw business but maybe your right. It may not be professional enough. Well I am not going to print them for another month in case I have more ideas or need to make changes. Thanks for the reply.
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    I would cut out the section about me as well. You also need a big opening line near the top to catch their attention.
  5. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    3ys experience is nothing to brag about. Once told to me is to never put less than 10....and I am not telling you to lie. Never mix more than two different fonts and they should compliment each other. Move the coupon to the top...if you want that to be the attention grabber. Take you the "about me" and don't abbreviate "licensed and insured". That a good start. Get the "Guerrilla Marketing" need it and won't be disappointed.
  6. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    Good advice Walker, thanks. Ill make some changes soon.
  7. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    You know it would be interesting to test your initial design on half of the people you distribute them too. You never know, that personal touch might be the edge you are looking for. But you wouldn't know unless you tested it :)

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  8. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    what!!!! What is that radio. Can I get it on XM while I drive around???

    That is a good point Gopher. I know that you have been pushing for the personal touch lately, and it actually might work really well. Doesn't hurt to run a few test runs to see how it works out
  9. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,246

    It looks good, maybe take out the years in business and give it a try. Good Luck:waving:

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