My new add in the local paper

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by B.S.S.R., May 24, 2006.

  1. B.S.S.R.

    B.S.S.R. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    I've gotton over 180 calls from this add in the last 2 weeks.

    Just thougt i'd show you all to see what you think.


  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    i didn't know canadians spelled Weekly as "weelky" or installation as "instillation"
  3. PJDiesel

    PJDiesel LawnSite Member
    Messages: 146

    Yeah, you got some typos there. Other than that it looks nice.
  4. fulano

    fulano LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 319

    I guess the 13 people calling each day could care less about the typos. Out of the 13 how many jobs have you gotten and what is the readership of the newspaper you advertise in?
  5. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,524

    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
  6. B.S.S.R.

    B.S.S.R. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    lol, I didn't see that,

    A designer does all that. I just proofed it. wow, i really didnt realise. I guess its because they have to translate from french to english as it runs in 2 different languages.

    Out of 180 calls i signed 28 new lawn customers and got about 10,000$ in extra jobs. not bad for a $1000.00 add. :)
  7. B.S.S.R.

    B.S.S.R. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    It sends out 55,000 papers weekly
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    That's funny. The "weekly" thing is one of those things that when you read it, it doesn't matter how it's spelled. It looks the same. There was a thing on here (off topic) a while back that someone posted about that. They had a paragraph that was all spelled wrong, but you read it clear as day. That was definitely observant, I must say...
    Anyway, the ad looks great. Also, there's something about has a nice "retro" look to it. It reminds me of an old ad you would see in an old newspaper page that you would find.

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