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What is your main avenue to advertise?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by zz4guy, May 13, 2008.

  1. zz4guy

    zz4guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 901

    Just wondering how some of you experienced guys advertise primarily? ie what you spend the most money on?

    Newspaper ads
    Direct Mail
    Door Hangers
  2. group501

    group501 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 174

    Direct mail & Yellow Pages.
  3. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    website, word of mouth, have name of company come up in the first five listings on search engines, and your local paper.
  4. hickslawns

    hickslawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 130

    Can't put a price tag on exposure. Letter your trucks and trailers. They are constantly moving and people see them. Then make sure you are accessible in the phone books and internet so they can find you. When doing a search in your area if you see a business name come up and you have seen their trucks out and about you think 'Hey I've seen them around and now here they are popping up on the search engines' and you have never even seen their work. Works well for us. Unfortunately it also works well for fly-by-night crooks, but they tend to put themselves out of business. Word of mouth is the absolute best form of advertisement. Let your customers help you out by delivering what you sold them. Good luck.
  5. Dunlaps LawnCare

    Dunlaps LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    local paper&Direct mail
  6. rachael24

    rachael24 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Direct mail and the paper as well...

    Messages: 54

    How Much Do You Spend In Direct Mailings
  8. colawn

    colawn LawnSite Member
    from co
    Messages: 141

    We have 5 phone books here. How do you choose which one...:dizzy: I wish they would just go to one and charge more... At least you would then know people were keeping it...

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