getting business

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Phishook, Dec 1, 2001.

  1. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,143

    Help, Where should I start advertising? ! I've relied only on word of mouth for my first 4yrs. Where should I begin?:confused:
     
  2. MATTHEW

    MATTHEW LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE OHIO
    Posts: 665

    Click the search button and try words like" advertising and yellow pages and flyers" There is tons of info in the archives.
     
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    You will find nothing better for quality customers than word of mouth. They already know what to expect and a ballpark price. They are already sold many times.

    Flyers do better for me than newspaper ad. I have had very bad luck closing any sales from the paper this year. By the time they call me they have already called 5 to 10 others for estimates. I know my cost down to the penny and I know what I will make off a job or I will go broke from the house. If I have price shoppers I lose. If I have quality and specialty shoppers I win.
     
  4. mybabyciv

    mybabyciv LawnSite Member
    Posts: 28

    If you do good work, you will get good business!
     

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