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Old 03-04-2012, 11:43 PM
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I sent out one of my famous Greeting Cards to wake up my hibernating clients. It is meant to light a fire under their arses, suggesting upcoming services: Spring cleanup, dethatching, pruning, edging and mulching etc.

I offered existing clients the opportunity to pay for mulch installation at last years price. As long as they paid by March 30. We will be installing mulch on April 16&17 with a mulch blower. (over 100 yards)

I already have several invoices sent out to clients that have agreed to my offer and many others that have already signed for the other services.

It feels good to have work piling up already, even with 8" of snow on the ground, plus money rolling through the door from mulch prepay.

Again I send my cards thru my card sending service. I create the cards on the site, choose my clients from my contact manager and press send. I don't do things the old fashioned way anymore. Funny thing, though, is that I have offered this service to Gopher and no one has taken a hard look at it except for Liberty Landscape. www.marshallscards.com
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I sent out one of my famous Greeting Cards to wake up my hibernating clients. It is meant to light a fire under their arses, suggesting upcoming services: Spring cleanup, dethatching, pruning, edging and mulching etc.

I offered existing clients the opportunity to pay for mulch installation at last years price. As long as they paid by March 30. We will be installing mulch on April 16&17 with a mulch blower. (over 100 yards)

I already have several invoices sent out to clients that have agreed to my offer and many others that have already signed for the other services.

It feels good to have work piling up already, even with 8" of snow on the ground, plus money rolling through the door from mulch prepay.

Again I send my cards thru my card sending service. I create the cards on the site, choose my clients from my contact manager and press send. I don't do things the old fashioned way anymore. Funny thing, though, is that I have offered this service to Gopher and no one has taken a hard look at it except for Liberty Landscape. www.marshallscards.com
I clicked on that link before. ^^^

Their website is the definition of "SUCKS".
With ZERO info about the product, I found myself clicking "back" real quick.




Aside from that, your "reminder" cards are a great idea.
I sent my thank you cards out late this year, so they had a similar effect with several clients calling last week to confirm that that were still on my schedule.
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I clicked on that link before. ^^^

Their website is the definition of "SUCKS".
With ZERO info about the product, I found myself clicking "back" real quick.
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I thought the same. I really had to look hard for pricing. The membership blows it.
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I thought the same. I really had to look hard for pricing. The membership blows it.
There is no membership! You pay for cards and postage...Period.
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There is no membership! You pay for cards and postage...Period.

looks like a membership to me.
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looks like a membership to me.
I don't tend to get into back and forth banter with people, but Pay As You Go means no membership. There is a monthly auto-fee IF YOU CHOOSE. If your business can't afford $9.80 a month or the cost of 2 cans of tobacco then maybe its time to hang it up.
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I haven't really read anything on this thread because I'm ignorant and lazy.

Why would someone want to pay for a subscription for cards? I'm pretty sure with some vigorous searching, one would find something better.

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Why not make cheap business cards, that just say,
"We miss you, Company Name" lol
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I don't tend to get into back and forth banter with people, but Pay As You Go means no membership. There is a monthly auto-fee IF YOU CHOOSE. If your business can't afford $9.80 a month or the cost of 2 cans of tobacco then maybe its time to hang it up.
then, what do you call that? No one said it was expensive and 2/3 options are for a membership.
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