Good Opening Phrase for Flyer.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnsaspire, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. lawnsaspire

    lawnsaspire LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I am trying to think of a good opening catch phrase or line to put at the top of my mowing flyer this year. In the past I have always had "I would love to mow your lawn" at the top of my flyers but I'd like to try something different this year. Any ideas?
    Also, last year I spent a lot on full color flyers and didn't get anymore response than with my black and white flyers from previous years actually I got more response with the previous years flyers and most of my work last year came from referrals. Has anyone else had that experience? I can make up 3000 black and whites for $50 at the local copy center so I think I'll go with that this year.
    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. drenchedlawn

    drenchedlawn LawnSite Member
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    Same here. It seems the message is far more important than color or not. I've seen this time after time.
     
  3. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    How about

    "We mow cheap,We mow good,We mow fast,let us mow you cheap,good,fast."
     
  4. lawnsaspire

    lawnsaspire LawnSite Bronze Member
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    that sounds like something out of one of my sons Dr. suess books.
     
  5. lawnsaspire

    lawnsaspire LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That's a very, very nice website Drenched. Very simple, it gives some ideas for my flyer actually.
     
  6. crazymike

    crazymike LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
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    how about
    -----
    FREE SEX

    now that I have your attention, I'd love to mow your lawn.
     
  7. drenchedlawn

    drenchedlawn LawnSite Member
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    Why thank you. I like to keep everything as simple as possible :)
     
  8. jlouki01

    jlouki01 LawnSite Senior Member
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    As weird as it may seem when we did flyers many moons ago the type of paper made the most difference.

    Slick glossy always got more calls.

    However for the cost of slick glossy you can just have Rndsigns make you some door hangers and get away from "flyers" all together.

    Remember.. you are trying to get them to spend money with you not promotor a Puff daddy concert.
     
  9. lawnsaspire

    lawnsaspire LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just hesitate to use door hangers b/c I feel that they give the impression that it's some big company advertising, rather than a solo small business who will give better attention to customer satisfaction. Not that big companies can't do that but I feel that a flyer better represents a solo operator than a door hanger. If that makes any sense.
     
  10. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    I like it!
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