Post it note advertising?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by T.E., Feb 25, 2004.

  1. T.E.

    T.E. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Have any of you used the "Post it notes" that are on the front of your newspaper for advertising? I would appreciate any feed back on your response rate or any other comments. Thanks, Tony
  2. scottt

    scottt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 269

    Looks like you opened the Tulsa World today.
  3. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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  4. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Contemplated on that and the door hangers. Well door hangers won hands down due to professional looking.
    I have thought about getting them for when I do ferts. With info like please water, keep animals and children inside of off grass and such for several days.
    Another thought is for aerations or extras????
    Cost effectiveness is what you need to look at.
  5. lost mountain

    lost mountain LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    I've been considering which myself the last 2 days Sildoc, as I'm putting together a marketing plan right now. What I'm not going to do is hang on doors... but considered using door hangers on mailboxes though anything on the box or post is against postal regulations. I've got a quote for $459 for 2000 hangers. Post It notes are obviously a lot cheaper and actually easier to hang (stick).
    I'm also considering an ad in the "Neighbor Newspapers" (1 publisher targets many different towns in several counties in the same newspaper format). $700 could get us potentially seen by 100,000 people...but are they going to see it? Does a reasonable demographic look at these ads? (this is a 3X3.5" ad). What do you think of newspaper ads? (not just lines of text but a graphics / logo ad that we design in Illustrator. ??? We can also do inserts into the newspapers but it's not as good of a deal and it's a bit blind.

  6. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    I got 2500 shipped for less than 400. Try.
  7. lost mountain

    lost mountain LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    Thanks SD. Have you received them already? Good quality? Are you going to hang on doors or mailboxes?
  8. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Doors only......
    No way in heck I will do mailboxes. Half the mail boxes are comunity ones any ways.
    Yes I received. Very nice and larger than I thought.
    I would go with the smaller ones from now on and save a little.
    The large ones are like a darn flag waving throw me a way I don't fit anywhere.
  9. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    I have never seen a post it note on a news paper? I have seen flyer's inserted in them.
  10. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    The post it notes have just started showing up here in Charlotte. I just received my shipment for 2000 flyers from 48hr printing and they were awesome!!

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