Flyer Distribution Cost?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by threetrails, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. threetrails

    threetrails LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 2

    I am just getting going this fall, and thought I would start out with some "leaf removal" jobs.

    I put together a flyer, and have gotten a couple of prices from services that will deliver these.

    What have you all paid in the past for the delivery of door flyers?

    Just trying to gauge my expenses....
  2. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,645

    Just walk around yourself and hand them out, that what most do anyway. This way you will save money, instead of paying someone to do it, unless you are handing out like 5,000 then you might need help.
  3. MowHouston

    MowHouston LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,012

  4. Hell on Blades

    Hell on Blades LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 513

    2 15 year olds , $8 per hour --- 10 if they run while doing it.
  5. Georgia Lawn Works LLC

    Georgia Lawn Works LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    Thats what I'm talking about.

    A good Idea if you already have some accounts is send people to that area and just blanket that area within a 1/2 mile radius. This way if you have any accounts that are alone you may be able to pick some more up and cut down on expenses and travel time.

    Thats what we are focusing on right now. Theres no way i'm going to try to succeed in this buisness when i'm charging the customer more than my hourly rate to try to compensate for fuel or just for being 30 minutes away.
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2010

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