Off the wall advertising

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by The landscaper, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    Is anybody doing any different advertising this year.
  2. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 3,065

    I was thinking of setting up a table at a local dept. store. The table will have a nice banner made and we will be taking donations for a local charity. All proceeds will go to the charity and we will be handing out some really nice flyer's and general shmoosing with the public. I figure it's not snowing at all and it's far too early to begin spring clean ups so it can't hurt.:)
  3. Brianslawn

    Brianslawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,004

    body paint ads on hot, naked women.
  4. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    can I borrow the women, I hear arizona has some fine young ladies. ASU right
  5. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Posts: 4,900

    Got an Idea for your advertising. If you run double blades your essentially cutting the grass twice with each pass.
    So try something along the lines of
    Have your lawn cut twice for the price of once or
    Two lawn mowings for the price of one
    when your talking to them explain how double blades IS cutting it twice and that the smaller the clippings the faster they break down in to beneficial mulch. ETC. ETC.
    It should help generate calls the rest is in the sales
  6. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,899

    I always come up for ways to get clients but I don't need clients I need employees. Anyway maybe someone else could use this. At our local movie theaters if you get there early they have slides advertising stuff, but usually the pictures are not much to look at. So I thought a great L/s picture in a theater in the target neighborhood in the right movies may generate some calls. I know that no other L/S are doing it, and you have a captive audience. Also the people who get there early most likely are organized, being organized and on time often translates to a successful lifestyle and some $$$. Of course I am making some logical assumptions here.
  7. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    Just wanted to bump this back up so it could go through one more time
  8. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    Mac, you're always thinking.
  9. ozd12005

    ozd12005 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    Remember back in school when you would tap someone on the back with a kick me sign ? I found that going to the local mall and finding the old timers(mall walkers) taping them on the back to say hello and leaving my taped flyer on there back :walking:
  10. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    Haha that would get plenty of attention.

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