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Advertising: YP vs. Newspaper?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by cyesjuls, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. cyesjuls

    cyesjuls LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Have the opportunity to purchase a 1" square YP ad for $65/month or to consistently be in the local newspaper's "Service Guide" for $170/month. My experience with the newspaper is mixed -- sometimes excellent, sometimes miserable. What would you do? I'm looking for fast results. Thanks! Chris
  2. grasswhacker

    grasswhacker LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,873

    The service directory/guide is where I started and had numerous calls. So many in fact that I had to quit my full time job almost immediately and have never had to advertise since.
  3. Team Gopher

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  4. cyesjuls

    cyesjuls LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Thanks. This is what I needed to read. I knew it was in the newsgroups somewhere - I just couldn't find it... Thanks! Chris.

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