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Information on Business Card

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by dsmrolla06, Nov 2, 2005.

  1. dsmrolla06

    dsmrolla06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Would anyone have any suggestion as to what to put on my business card?
    So far i have my logo at the top with a green border around the card. Under the logo says full service lawn company.

    I am targeting commercial accounts so what other things should i include? I do not want to make it look to cluttered. I also have that im fully insured. Any other ideas?
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    what about your personal name, phone number, website
  3. dsmrolla06

    dsmrolla06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Ya i have my name and number, i thought that would be kind of obvious.

    I ended up putting 'Fertilization and Lawn Maintenance Programs' on one side, then 'Fully Isured, Satisfaction Guarantee' on the other
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    how about a phase or saying...maybe a motto

    like "Lawn & Landscaping Maintenance" or "Complete Lawn & Landscaping Maintenance and Installation."
  5. TScapes

    TScapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    In Tennessee, we have to include our state charter # for pesticides. Actually, we have to include it on any printed material or logos on the vehicles.

    Don't know what different states require. Personally, I have all the contact info, website and email included, and then our company motto.
  6. dsmrolla06

    dsmrolla06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Im in the process of changing my logo right now. My current one is my avatar. Im just kind of looking for a few ideas. I was thinking of having the ProEDGE a dark green with LawnCare in a lighter green under it, with somekind of logo to the side. I was thinking of some sort of grass icon or something but cant seem to draw anything that would look right. The moto I thought of in about 30 seconds was 'giving your yard the cutting edge' any suggestions?
  7. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 4,771

    You want something the projects a professional image. I suggest spending the $50 and having a professional design it at www.designoutpost.com

    I personally favor having all (or most of the popular ones) of your services listed. Too many times I have a call from the yellow pages (where I have my services listed) and hear "Oh, I see that you offer dethatching".
  8. dsmrolla06

    dsmrolla06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Professional design would be another option. Anyone have any experience with this?
    Also any suggetions or comments on a slogan that would suit my name?
  9. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,807

    just my opinion, i think its very tacky when people put there personal names on their business card...
  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I don't know,...and I'm sorry, but I think your logo looks pretty darned good. It is appealing, pleasing to the eye (easy to look at), symetrical, and is stylish - almost sporty looking.
    Incidentally, the Residential - Commercial thing like what's on mine is always a good choice for symetry.

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