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Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 06-02-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
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Andy, point well taken. You're absolutely...

Andy, point well taken. You're absolutely correct in that the viral aspect of the campaign generated tons of exposure for T-Mobile and I don't know of any business that would turn that kind of...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 06-02-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,228
Unfortunately, the biggest companies that can...

Unfortunately, the biggest companies that can afford to 'brand' their companies name and plaster it all over the place have billions...yes BILLIONS (or at the very least hundreds of millions) of...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 06-01-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,228
I've got to agree with SuperiorPower on this one,...

I've got to agree with SuperiorPower on this one, although it's a perfect example of how screwed up most people's thinking of marketing is.

The purpose of marketing is to interrupt your prospects,...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-20-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,646
I can't speak for Rich on this one, but the best...

I can't speak for Rich on this one, but the best thing any business could do is provide your prospects information and evidence that there really isn't a better option than your company.

How do you...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-20-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,564
Picframer, It sounds like you're as successful...

Picframer,

It sounds like you're as successful as you are because you're simply doing a lot of things RIGHT. You've identified areas where you can stand out (most of them in the area of providing...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-16-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,310
Eli, I'd say you hit the nail on the head. Even...

Eli,

I'd say you hit the nail on the head. Even though the idea is good, he isn't really hitting your target market very well.

Instead, why not approach restaurants closer to your local area and...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-16-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,731
Creating some urgency is always a good idea and...

Creating some urgency is always a good idea and just because other bozos say stuff like 'limited time offer' doesn't mean you shouldn't. The problem with the other morons is that their service...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-16-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,646
Enter the conversation in their mind...

First off, love the layout/look Steve! It's been a few months since I've stopped by, but everything looks great.

In terms of what makes someone more successful at marketing their services than...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-07-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,904
No, you offer the free report BEFORE taking them...

No, you offer the free report BEFORE taking them to your regular web page. It's called a squeeze page and it's only purpose is to capture visitors name and email.

On most websites there are WAYYYYY...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-06-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,115
Question for Justin, have you found that having...

Question for Justin, have you found that having the stickers helps generate business?

Establishing credibility is definitely an important factor in successful marketing and I'm wondering if the...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-06-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,904
Free mowing might attract a few people, but one...

Free mowing might attract a few people, but one thing to remember is that you want to get as many people as possible into your sales funnel as possible. Saying 'Free Mowing' will definitely get a...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-05-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,904
Matt, I responded to your other post, late...

Matt,

I responded to your other post, late again, but hopefully not too late.

In terms of the banner ad, it looks great but if you want MORE people to respond you need to give them a reason. Sure,...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-05-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,834
Matt, Sorry for the delayed response, but I just...

Matt,

Sorry for the delayed response, but I just saw this post. As Steve said, I'm not in here everyday, in fact, it's usually about once a week. The fastest way to get in touch with me is...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-29-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,052
I always suggest sitting down and making a list...

I always suggest sitting down and making a list of general questions. Ideally they're ones that come up frequently, but it could also include questions that we might think are extremely basic. ...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-28-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,052
I can see how sending a personalized letter with...

I can see how sending a personalized letter with specifics about the property could be very beneficial, but at the same time it's almost too much work.

I think agrilawn hit the nail on the head in...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-27-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,456
Free Recession Proofing, Business Building Tele-seminar on Oct. 30th

This Thursday, October 30th at 4pm ET I'll be hosting a FREE tele-seminar where I'll be sharing the 7 simple steps to quickly growing a profitable business in ANY economy.

With all the talk about...
Forum: Community Assistance 10-27-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,347
One of the ways to overcome this 'cold weather...

One of the ways to overcome this 'cold weather reluctance' on the part of your customers is to stay in touch with them during these colder months.

Even though you're not providing service as often...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-27-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,957
Obviously in some neighborhoods it won't work,...

Obviously in some neighborhoods it won't work, mostly because it's not allowed. I bet it could be extremely effective in some neighborhoods though. The sign and flyer box should be relatively...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-27-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,700
Depending on the target market, one month free w/...

Depending on the target market, one month free w/ a 12 month contract could be a very effective offer. However, as XtreemGreen pointed out, it didn't work in his market. (Although I'd be willing to...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-22-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,482
Matt, Good job on the creativity. Being boring...

Matt,

Good job on the creativity. Being boring is the #1 sin in marketing and you've definitely overcome that one.

The only thing I'd recommend you do to bump up the effectiveness even more is to...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-22-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,469
Lawnman, You've hit the nail on the head. Joe...

Lawnman,

You've hit the nail on the head. Joe could very easily quit his current job, start his business, get legit, and be well on his way to growing a solid business, but he's got to act RIGHT...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-20-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,469
He's gotten enough media attention over the last...

He's gotten enough media attention over the last week or so to fuel his business for 30+ years. If I were him and his business wasn't already named, "Joe the Plumber" I'd have it changed NOW. Then,...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-14-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,436
Well, I hate to be the bad guy here, but I see...

Well, I hate to be the bad guy here, but I see quite a few things that could be improved with this ad.

Before I get to those though, Matt, great job on simply working out the trade. It's amazing...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-14-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,952
Agrilawn, You're definitely doing a lot of...

Agrilawn,

You're definitely doing a lot of things right. Now if you could only convince the owner that they'd do a whole lot better if they simply targeted their mailings! The key to that is to...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 10-03-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,099
It's a great idea, but I'd be careful about...

It's a great idea, but I'd be careful about putting them in lawns of people that aren't your customers or haven't given you permission to do so.

It will probably depend on your specific area, but...
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