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Flyers? Whats givin you the best response?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by N.TX, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. N.TX

    N.TX LawnSite Senior Member
    from TEXAS
    Messages: 473

    I wanted to know any tricks that will give me the best response with my flyers. I know before I have put an approx price for average size yards and targeted specific neighborhoods and got a fair response. This year I am thinking of adding a coupon or two for some kind of service with signing of new mowing service. What are your thoughts?
  2. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    Flyers are NOT the best bang for the buck. true you get to target your area but your only reaching ONE customer per. flyer.
    the return rate is around 2 to 3 % with those being call backs, and about 2 to 3 % of those being a sgin up.

    of corse you may get a diffrent result. it seems that diffrent types of advertising works for diffrent areas.

    Best of luck
  3. Dunlaps LawnCare

    Dunlaps LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    flyers are good to target places
  4. RGM

    RGM LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Baltimore Md
    Messages: 979

    I only do flyer's they work the best results do come with a coupon my best was pay for 5 cuts get the 6th cut free picked up 15 customers out of hundred flyer's that year
  5. THC

    THC LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,020

    Flyers are cheap and work superbly for me IF IT'S THE RIGHT TIME OF YEAR.

    Spring Clean up flyers are killer for me, I always get more work then I can do (people are impatient) I literally cannot put out more then 10k because I would just be wasting money.

    But flyers for lawn mowing, in the middle of summer get me nothing. So for me, we have 4 seasons up north here, spring is the time for lawn flyers.
  6. tradeyouraccounts

    tradeyouraccounts Banned
    Messages: 343

    Flyers or door hangers? I know their very similar but what has brought the better results?
  7. B&D Lawn Care

    B&D Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    Thats what I did year one and it worked extremely well. In the past I've just done some plain jane flyers and haven't have had nowhere near the luck. This year I am goin a lil more flamboyant hopin to catch more attention.

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