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New Lawn Posting Signs Called TURFMarkers.....

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Mjcurry3, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,638

    Any give in the limits? 5K is a lot for a solo operation on the maint. side even down here in Florida. You said something about splitting them up.......could two companies go in and split a order? If so that would be more reasonable # for me...and I would be willing to drive over to Tampa to pick up.
  2. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,539

    Well, he was one of 2 things. He was either so freakin busy from all the work they produced that he didn't have time to post words...or...He was so freakin pissed about the amount of money they cost without producing that much extra business that he couldn't find the words to express how mad he was...

    JSMLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 137

    So, has anybody had any luck with these signs?
    About how long do they stay looking nice?
    Do you think they are worth the investment?

    Thanks in advance for your responses.
  4. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
    Posts: 1,387

    they do definitely work. they keep their shapes and colors for 2 weeks in the sun
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  5. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 909

    From what I see they are strictly targeting large quantity order exclusively. No love for the little man...
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  6. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,659

    Yea I got the same feeling, I'm a solo and can't afford the kind of #'s they want to have.
  7. TurfBrands

    TurfBrands LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Yeah, 5000 is our minimum order. However, it is not that we have no love for the solo operation. It is the fact that these signs are very labor intensive and therefore come out 100% better than the signs that you are probably using now.

    The signs are so great, your business will increase just from brand recognition. Plant It Earth down here in the Tampa area doubled their business in one year. The signs are the reason that the hot leads came into the office.

    There is just no better way to brand your business and be compliant with local laws at the same time.
  8. phillie

    phillie LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 861

    They look awesome, I am just not there yet. One day I might be able to buy 5k of them. I only have 112 customers right now but I have only been in business 2 years. It would take me years upon years to get rid of them. Hell I still have 340 left of my last 1k purchase. haha
  9. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,659

    Only 112 customers LOL You're there!!!
  10. phillie

    phillie LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 861

    I only do fert & squirt, and light landscaping. Mowing 112 customers would be money but 112 for fert & squirt is only 11-13 full days of work out of every 4-6 weeks. I only used 600-700 flags this year. Even if I had 250 customers 5k signs would last me years.

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