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Old 03-26-2009, 02:26 PM
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Default When is the right time?

When is it the right time for advertising?
How do you deal with close competition?

A company sent out a paper last month, and again TODAY, they just changed the paper type to a glossy type.

Another company left a card in my mailbox yesterday, they put the card in an envelope & stamped it with there logo. .. It got me pretty ticked off when I saw it, I noticed a few flaws in the card, it wasn't translated in French when it's a regulation around here. I have been BUSTING my butt to hire people to translate my paper! What caught my eye was the price of there service., that's another story...

So my fliers are done, I have cards coming in this week sometime, maybe tomorrow.

It's the end of March & we still have snow, & maybe a chance of another snow storm like last year. (it happened on Easter)

I'm thinking maybe I should do my advertising run the 3rd week of April, so people have it last, & right before cutting season. it will give me time to take calls also.

Anyway, competition is heating up, & I refuse to lower my price.
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