What different ways do you guys pass out your flyers?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BadRancher, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. BadRancher

    BadRancher LawnSite Fanatic
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    Well.. like the title says, what different was do you guys pass out your fliers??
     
  2. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I'm sort of wondering the same thing, what days are best? Weekends/Weekday?

    Do you put them on the mailbox, door, doorknob, etc.

    What time? Right before/After the mail comes?
     
  3. jramsey24

    jramsey24 LawnSite Member
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    I passed out several today- I went quickly hitting close by neighborhoods putting in ALL newspaper boxes @ the road. The yards that really needed attention I would roll-up and put it at the doorknob, if they had no newspaper box. Kind of skipping several I know, but by not leaving the truck, I passed out 100 in 45 min (in 3 different neighborhoods)

    **Don't stick in mailbox** They can pickup each one and charge postage for each, or just press federal charges against you. Either way wouldn't be fun!!
     
  4. BadRancher

    BadRancher LawnSite Fanatic
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    Does anyone bag and throw them like a newspaper? What else would you put in them besides rocks for weight?
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  5. levi1569

    levi1569 LawnSite Member
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    around here we have alot of townhouses that have grouped mailboxs. What do you think about having business card sized magnets on each mailbox door. That way when they take them off they will put them on their fridges and see it all the time.
     
  6. LSU_LAWNBOY

    LSU_LAWNBOY LawnSite Member
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    i put the flyer and a rock inside a ziploc bag. Then drive around at night and throw them besides mailboxes. i've passed out about 500 in an hour.
     
  7. BadRancher

    BadRancher LawnSite Fanatic
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    Do you get "ok" returns using the rocks.
     
  8. Bob_n_weave

    Bob_n_weave LawnSite Senior Member
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    Depends on the cost of Magnets. I don't think the return would offset the cost.
     
  9. THC

    THC LawnSite Silver Member
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    Who would deliver their own flyers when you could have them distributed for $50 a thousand?

    (newbs)
     
  10. BadRancher

    BadRancher LawnSite Fanatic
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    How THC?
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