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Advertising Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by RwADesigner, Jul 10, 2002.

  1. RwADesigner

    RwADesigner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Hey guys...
    Bottom Line.........what is the most effective way of advertising for you guys.....

    I keep seeing flyers...flyers..flyers...

    I am confused though....do you guys actually just hang them on the door....put them on mailboxes...mail them....

    We put about 100 out...on mailboxes....got one call...and come to find out....about 70 of the 100 were collected by the post office...and we were told we cant hang on the mailbox...without postage....i knew you couldnt place inside..but didnt know about the outside...thingy...

    Any responses will help...please help.....i need some business...


  2. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325


    MATTHEW LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 665

    Yeah, get them to the front doors. Yes, you have to walk through it. You need the exercise anyway, right?

    Paperboxes sometimes work, but alot of that stuff gets trashed or stolen by the competition.

    In this business, YOU have to go to THEM. Most of the time they will only seek you out on a referral.

    Good luck.
  4. RwADesigner

    RwADesigner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    thanx for the ideas fellas...please keep them coming
  5. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    When you walk them to the door, where do you place them????
  6. RwADesigner

    RwADesigner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

  7. RwADesigner

    RwADesigner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

  8. Only 100 flyers?
    I put out 7500 myself my first spring - then 2,000 more in the fall.
    Put mine on the front door where they would not blow away.
    If you're not doing jobs, do something to get them comming in.
    It aint magic - just work
  9. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    If you put out 100, you got the average response. 1% is about right.

    Last year I stuck them on mailboxes and in doors. Didn't like doing it that way.

    This year I bought bags and hung them on doorknobs. I really hate putting out flyers, but I really want specific neighborhoods so this works best for me.
  10. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    What kind of bags did you use and where did you get them????


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