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Direct mail / Flier / door hanger

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Husky, Jul 8, 2004.


Which is best? Why think about time spent delivering,,,stuffing?

  1. Direct mail

    14 vote(s)
  2. Fliers

    5 vote(s)
  3. Door Hangers

    11 vote(s)
  1. Husky

    Husky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176


    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,534

    Direct Mail $$$$$. Start with fliers and they can be used in other places.
  3. Husky

    Husky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    Why are you guys coting for what your voting? What makes a flier better pr worst than direct mail or door hangers???? thanks guys
  4. Husky

    Husky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    post post post reply please
  5. KL Squared

    KL Squared LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    i ahve put out fliers by the 1000's. They are cheap if you do not count the time that it takes you to put them out. I have a high opinion of my time. I mailed 8,000 post cards this year. The total cost was approximately $2,000. The best estimate that I have for total income generated for the year is +/- $50,000. Not a bad return for the investment.
  6. allstar

    allstar LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    KL Squared,
    Would you please answer some questions?The $2k you spent to mail 8k cards:I assume this includes printing and mailing costs.Do you use a mailing service or do you purchase lists and do it yourself?Also,do you mail the flyers or just drive around and deliver them yourself?Thanks.
  7. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi Husky,

    One thing to consider if you are mailing, post cards don't have to be opened like flyers so there is a better chance your prospective customer will read what you are sending.

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