When advertising with flyers....

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ToddS, Mar 1, 2004.

  1. ToddS

    ToddS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    how many calls can you expect to receive per 1000 flyers issued? Thanks.

  2. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    2 maybe 3........................good luck

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    as little as 1 max 5
  4. Qdriver

    Qdriver LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    WOW! those are really low projections....I am about to do a walk&knock with that many flyers and I am hoping for a larger response....
  5. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 932

    average response is as stated about 1-3%
    depending on how many people you can actually talk to, it goes up, but just plain jane leave the flyer and go, 1-3% sounds about right.
  6. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Messages: 1,878

    So.....1%, 1000 flyers.....10 calls.

    We can't all be mathematicians.:D
  7. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    I think 1%-2 % if it is a good looking flyer with some coupons on it.
  8. grasssin

    grasssin LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 361

    Yeah the first time I handed out flyers I thought I was going to get flooded with calls, what a dream.

    Out of 500 I passed out in the fall I got 3 calls, last spring it was 5 calls all season out of 600 flyers.

    It all depends on your location and how many other lcos are in your area passing out flyers and advertising.

    The best way here is the yellow pages
  9. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi ToddS,

    If you get 3 new customers and they tell their friends how you do such great work, then they will tell their friends and so on. So keep at it :)
  10. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    Ive been putting out flyers lately, about 1000 total and have signed two customers and had two other calls. I think one might have been a LCO checking me out.

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