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Any bad experiences while passing out flyers????

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Jon99, Feb 6, 2003.

  1. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    Going to be doing this fairly soon, probably the next nice day.. Anyone ever have a bad experience with a homeowner while sticking the flyer on their door knob????
  2. pilotcoplawnboy

    pilotcoplawnboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Nope, I put mine out at 4:00 in the morning when people are sleeping and I only have to watch out for the paper person. And also, I put my flyers in the in the mailbox where the paper is put. It's actually a little section inde the mailbox itself. If they don't have one I just fold it up and place it between the box and the flag. Good luck!
  3. I had guys that put out flyer's for me-but I tell you, this one neighborhood man they just kept disappearing-3 of them:eek: :eek: :eek: dang I wish I could find them guys. Kind of sad really-Oh well, goes with the job

    A few rude people over the years, nothing serious. Most people are friendly if you respect their property. Been chased by loose dogs a few times. Started carrying pepper spray but never used it.
    Usually if someone doesn't like your flyer's they will leave a crank call on the machine at night or send an anonymous letter.
    Seems like you get something weird for every 1-2k pieces put out whether flyer's or direct mail. Just people
  4. 1grnlwn

    1grnlwn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,261

    It is not legal to put flyers on the mailbox flag. It cannot touch any part of the box. I'm sure a lot of people have gotten away with it, but when you get your first nastygram from the postmaster, you will see.

  5. Mykster

    Mykster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    Fliers on mailboxes=big no no.

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