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Heres a Craigslist ad i put together with the help of one of the templates
i can make a blank copy with just leaves if anyone is interested tell me what you think.
Looks good but I have to ask why offer a discount when you haven't seen the site. We do not have Craigslist here and I know people are looking for a deal so take the following comment in stride, when I see anything offering a discount they are desperate to get rid of something, you are offering a free estimate so.....personally the market that we are in look at this as an act of desperation and I am in no way suggesting you are...give it some thought or ask your network what they think.
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Ive never looked at it from your view. I dont think anyone in this area looks at a discount as a call for desperation but i suppose its a possibility.

RARELY do i offer discounts, only senior discounts to be nice and attract them a little more. and then i have refferal contests with my customers that i offer discounts or gift cards.
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That is fantastic! Great attention grabbing headline. Yea if you could have a blank one on here for others to download, that would be much appreciated.
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My fiance and I thought of a great idea for marketing our business during Halloween and fall. We recently had our new trailer painted and the tongue hitch replace. Refer to attached pictures.

Anyway. Maybe have a Halloween party or free hayride for the neighborhood kids in your neighborhood. Post flyers on telephone poles advertising about a Spooktacular haunted hayride. Gets some hay bales, and maybe a boombox playing spooky sounds and drive around the neighborhood giving potential customer's children a ride on our hayride.

We are still playing with the idea. I thought of contacting the local school near where i am moving to and asking if I can drive the truck and trailer on their sidewalk around there huge property or just drive around the neighborhood on a set route. Then as you discharge the children back to their parents, you hand them our company flyer and remind them we are hear to make more time for them to have family time like this or something of that nature. Maybe also have a haunted moon bounce in our yard.

what yall think of this idea?
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Your trailer looks great! I like your idea too! Why not try it out and see what kind of results you get. You never know until you try.

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