Day or Night Doorhangers?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by alpine692003, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    This just came to my mind about 30mins ago.

    Do you guys hang door hangers during the day/afternoon/night?

    I'm contemplating whether or not to go tonight with my partner and friends!

    It might seem like intrusion of privacy in some ways and some ways I look at it as a positive method because I figured, if you hang it at night they may call you the very next day during the day/afternoon for service!

    If you hang the door hangers during the day/afternoon, they may just throw it away?
  2. Black Water

    Black Water LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    Go during the day. Your going to wind up on the 11-o'clock news if you go at night!:D
  3. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    10 seconds on tv, gotta be worth some dollarspayup
  4. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    hhaha.. damn.. that's a smart idea, welp, I guess i'll leave it till sunday morning/afternoon then!

    Lol, I was gonna go in about 1hr!
  5. bobdawg

    bobdawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Just don't go out on Friday night, you'll have to spend the weekend in jail! :D
  6. Turf Medic

    Turf Medic LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,073

    Not a bad idea to go during the night, but make it about 4 or 5 am, no different than the paperperson delivering papers. Kind of nice to do it when people aren't around, don't have many people stopping to talk to you, can cover a lot more ground.
  7. Gr grass n Hi tides

    Gr grass n Hi tides LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    Dude, hanging them during the day is good because you might actually have an opportunity to talk with a few folks. I guess it depends on personality type, but I'm always very glad for that opportunity. Hey, we've all got to sell, to an extent.
  8. mh1314

    mh1314 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 133

    I try and deliver before or after lunchtime. At night there's chance that people might feel uncomfortable about uninvited guests being on their property. At lunch there's always that awkward time when someone pulls open the door and you're trying your best to get the flyer to stay put.

    When I have a choice, I go in the afternoon as the flyer doesn't stay on the door as long.
  9. DFW Area Landscaper

    DFW Area Landscaper LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,116

    I've always noticed more people are out in the front lawn in the afternoons than in the mornings. At least, during the growing season.

    Just curious, are you advertising lawn care in December?

    DFW Area Landcaper
  10. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,233

    LOL mh, cant remember how many times I was fumbeling around with a doorhanger just as the homeowner opens the door they all have that look like what the he!! are you doing.:laugh:

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