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What kinds of things are you working on now with your business to get it going?
I've been trying the door hangers and business cards on peoples doors. So far no luck really at all. I know it won't happen overnight but there has to be something I can do to give me a better chance of getting my name out and actually getting paying customers. I have a first mow free with a 4 week agreement as my "get in the door" offer, plus referral discounts and of course free estimates but not so much as a popcorn fart has blown my way. I need some imput on how I can reach people better.
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The best way to do door hangers is get a 1000. Then hit the same houses 4 times each. Thats the way fortune 500s do it.
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The best way to do door hangers is get a 1000. Then hit the same houses 4 times each. Thats the way fortune 500s do it.
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Avoid homes with crappy lawns;

ditches
small gates
obstacles
kids toys
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Over what time period do you recommend?
At least a few weeks.

This repetitious method takes into account that 1 time the flyer is tossed without looking at it. 1 time its looked at then tossed in the garbage. At least 1 time its considered. Then 1 time they call.
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