Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by stevesmowing, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    I just received an e-mail from a Realtor that I do some work for. They are sending out a holiday news letter and told me it would go out to about 750 of their customers. If I wanted to put a business card size ad it would be $50 and $100 for a 1/4 page ad. All 750 are within my current servicing area. Is this a decent deal or not?
  2. Heath

    Heath LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I would do it in a heart beat for $50 to 750 homeowners!
  3. rbriggs

    rbriggs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 106

    That's cheap. Do it!
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    Will you be offering any seasonal promotion? Or what will the ad include?

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  5. J Hisch

    J Hisch LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yes do it. Ask if they are sending them to clients of the properties they manage. If so BIngo.... Good luck. make sure you ask for a list of who it is going to then follow up with a call. Make your ad have a coupon.....
  6. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 847

    thanks for the ideas. I have thought about this... Add $1 to the price per cut for all customers. Have them sign a contract with a $50 cancelation fee. However advertise upon signing a contract they will recieve a $50 bill.

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