YARD SIGNS, do they really work?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Icemanku, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Icemanku

    Icemanku LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    I'm thinking about getting a bunch of yard signs and putting them in high traffic areas and hopefully off city property.

    Do they work?

    Do you get good accounts or just cheap-ohs?

    I need to increase business faster.

    Your thoughts?

  2. BuckeyeLandscaping

    BuckeyeLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    Yard signs are an inexpensive yet high impact way to advertise your business. High traffic intersections are the best places to put these. If you cater to a higher class have the sign designed to show that.
  3. Icemanku

    Icemanku LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    Are you speaking from experience?
  4. badassgrass

    badassgrass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    Ice: We use them to advert. aeration and they work pretty good. However, you will learn real fast where not to put them. In two days, half were gone. The rest of them were up for a month!

    Busy corners are the best, not only because of traffic but people (I think LCOs) won't get out of the cars and take them in front of everyone.
  5. TexasFire221

    TexasFire221 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 480

    Yard signs work great. I only have two but they are the good metal signs that the real estate agents use. They are good to target a certain area. I put one in a yard last week and already gain 5 yards from it on the same street.
  6. luckydooley

    luckydooley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 329

    They work good for me. Lots of response. Several high end customers.
  7. SchultzLawnCare

    SchultzLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    where can you order them from?
  8. elite lawns

    elite lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 363

    this is my first year to use then and it's help me land 10 or more customer
  9. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    do good work and your customers will be your advertising, which also means, your getting paid to advertise!
  10. NOOB

    NOOB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 188

    That is a True Statement redwingsdet

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