Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Business > Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review!

Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! Lawn Care Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Discussion.

Halloween marketing idea


Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review!

Lawn Care Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Discussion.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 10-05-2010, 08:10 PM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 9
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jklawncare View Post
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.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #12  
Old 10-05-2010, 08:25 PM
jklawncare's Avatar
jklawncare jklawncare is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Indiana
Posts: 577
Rep Power: 5
jklawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
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.
__________________
Just Kut Lawn and Landscape
"Where Service is Always in Season"
Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 10-06-2010, 01:58 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,504
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

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.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 10-08-2010, 11:22 PM
psparaco psparaco is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Rosedale, Maryland
Age: 37
Posts: 199
Rep Power: 6
psparaco is on a distinguished road
Default

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?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG00031-20101006-1344.jpg (77.3 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg IMG00032-20101006-1344.jpg (86.0 KB, 9 views)
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 10-10-2010, 02:56 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,504
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

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.

Keep us posted!
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Outdoor Halloween decorations and marketing Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 1 09-18-2008 09:08 AM
New Marketing Idea realhuntin Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 17 09-13-2008 04:51 PM
New marketing idea! musician/lawnman Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 9 03-09-2008 10:24 AM
Halloween marketing idea Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 7 09-27-2007 03:38 AM
Marketing Idea Steve General Business Discussions 2 02-10-2007 04:33 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Organic Lawn Care...
NHray
10-17-2014 06:05 PM
Today 05:47 PM
by NHray
2 263
Dealing With Gas Can...
Mr. Mow
Today 01:41 PM
Today 05:17 PM
by stevef1201
1 44
Hi Steve From West...
Mr. Mow
Today 01:59 PM
Today 01:59 PM
by Mr. Mow
0 33
Cheapskate Landlord...
Mr. Mow
Yesterday 06:33 AM
Today 01:50 PM
by Mr. Mow
8 194
What parts do you carry...
Just for Cuts
10-17-2014 09:08 AM
Today 01:36 PM
by Mr. Mow
16 557
Jungle to Beautiful
stevef1201
10-17-2014 09:54 AM
Today 01:26 PM
by stevef1201
11 392
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Today 01:19 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
158 11,222
Pressure Washing Like a...
TNTurf
08-01-2014 11:47 PM
Today 01:12 PM
by SGL1
6 631
Sunny Beach Tennis...
SGL1
10-19-2014 11:24 PM
Today 01:04 PM
by SGL1
4 166
Leaf Box & Loader Set...
ringahding1
Today 06:20 AM
Today 12:20 PM
by Steve
1 60
Have you ever had to...
SouthernRootsLawnCare
07-26-2014 02:41 PM
Yesterday 08:34 PM
by biglee
10 1,703
Hello, from TEXAS
sanchez5
10-17-2014 09:56 PM
Yesterday 06:15 PM
by Steve
3 266
Look out Bob Villa -...
Mr Dave
09-30-2014 10:06 AM
Yesterday 05:42 PM
by SGL1
7 1,226
how to fi d commercial...
mchampion319
10-19-2014 09:50 PM
Yesterday 04:41 PM
by Steve
1 139
Hello From Tennessee
mrmann901
10-17-2014 10:02 PM
Yesterday 04:24 PM
by Steve
1 217
questions on order to...
jack2048
10-13-2014 11:15 AM
Yesterday 03:27 PM
by Mr. Mow
15 647
This sucks...
Matther777
09-18-2014 04:56 PM
Yesterday 02:14 PM
by Steve
14 2,091
Cement mixer
KevinsLawns
10-15-2014 08:03 PM
Yesterday 02:11 PM
by Steve
7 390
Hello ! New guy Rob here
RWorthley1
10-17-2014 04:05 PM
Yesterday 02:09 PM
by Steve
1 229
first year update
cmdlawncare
08-12-2014 05:41 PM
Yesterday 02:07 PM
by Steve
3 1,211
Pda
stevef1201
10-18-2014 02:05 PM
10-19-2014 11:27 PM
by SGL1
2 211
Snow Blowing
gwilson98
10-12-2014 02:21 PM
10-17-2014 02:51 PM
by Steve
6 572
Spreading Weeds?
WesleySnips
07-27-2014 09:46 PM
10-17-2014 07:49 AM
by SGL1
6 875
Grasswhoopins.com Anyone...
GRASS WHOOPINS
06-21-2011 11:38 PM
10-16-2014 01:30 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
42 9,231
I Want to buy old...
ExtremeLawncareServices
10-10-2014 10:04 PM
10-15-2014 09:12 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
6 613
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
10-15-2014 06:43 PM
by NHray
1,190 339,939
Workmans compensation...
CDLAWNCARE
10-15-2014 08:05 AM
10-15-2014 02:57 PM
by Steve
2 357
Do you find weed eating...
chuck2s
10-15-2014 02:10 PM
10-15-2014 02:10 PM
by chuck2s
0 327
Incorporating &...
WesleySnips
10-01-2014 09:39 PM
10-15-2014 01:37 PM
by kslawn
20 1,414
Falling into business
stellarmowing
09-28-2014 04:35 PM
10-15-2014 05:57 AM
by ringahding1
8 1,437
Apartment Complex and...
lxarth
06-22-2011 01:10 PM
10-14-2014 06:25 PM
by jrs.landscaping
42 9,519
I LOVE hedge trimming
stevef1201
10-13-2014 09:05 AM
10-14-2014 01:06 PM
by Steve
5 458
Help with seeder...
ExtremeLawncareServices
10-09-2014 07:39 AM
10-13-2014 08:09 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
5 622
The Market watch
WesleySnips
10-12-2014 08:47 PM
10-13-2014 05:40 PM
by SGL1
3 462
Help pricing a large...
Bradcook21
10-07-2014 06:49 AM
10-13-2014 02:00 PM
by Steve
7 809
leaf removal
Double J LLC
10-03-2014 04:24 PM
10-13-2014 06:46 AM
by Billy Goat
19 1,440
Acerage Rake
acrajchel
04-23-2014 07:23 PM
10-12-2014 10:53 PM
by SGL1
2 775
John Deere z235 Deck
WesleySnips
09-29-2014 06:02 PM
10-12-2014 06:20 PM
by kslawn
25 1,580
Credit card contract
SGL1
10-06-2014 05:31 PM
10-12-2014 03:40 PM
by SGL1
18 997
Truck craft dump bed...
ExtremeLawncareServices
10-04-2014 08:41 PM
10-10-2014 11:35 AM
by Steve
7 901
First Time River Rock...
berryjam
10-09-2014 06:09 PM
10-10-2014 11:08 AM
by Steve
2 550
West cost lawn prices
SGlawncare
10-09-2014 09:51 PM
10-10-2014 11:03 AM
by Steve
1 538
Question?what should I...
dalvan0
09-24-2014 11:10 PM
10-09-2014 05:58 PM
by kslawn
28 2,070
Mowing the hills
EyeCatchersNow
07-08-2014 12:22 PM
10-09-2014 04:19 PM
by Just for Cuts
25 2,932
snowplowing
jshak40
09-01-2014 07:20 AM
10-09-2014 02:21 PM
by Steve
25 3,581
Changing Scag Freedom Z...
maggiedavidson
10-06-2014 12:24 PM
10-08-2014 06:34 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
7 786
The most dangerous part...
Steve
10-06-2014 02:45 PM
10-07-2014 04:18 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
3 767
Good Mower
jack2048
10-04-2014 05:34 PM
10-07-2014 01:05 PM
by Steve
7 851
Mulching fad killing...
Tree geek
10-06-2014 08:37 PM
10-06-2014 08:37 PM
by Tree geek
0 671
Help a brother...
tbtigers03
09-28-2014 11:41 AM
10-06-2014 02:53 PM
by Steve
11 1,396
» Popular Tags
4wd apartment bid apartment lawn care estimate applying bob villa bush charge christmas commercial deliquentaccounts demonstration employee problems exmark ferris first truck georgia gopherhaul gravely hardscapes holiday honda how much to charge how to hydraulic landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn care business book lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website lawn care website seo lighting brass outdoor lights managing a lawn care business marketing mechanic monthly mowing mulch mulch price new business patio install podcast property management company push versus ride savannah scag scag v-ride seo shell snow plowing starting a business starting a lawn care business start up lawn care business steep lawns stihl sulky toro tractor auger trailer mate pro tree truck new used landscape walker won't return wright stander rh
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy