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 > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Community Assistance

Community Assistance Community questions, comments, and suggestions. Problems posting? Email me.

Christmas or Holiday cards for customers


Community Assistance

Community questions, comments, and suggestions. Problems posting? Email me.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-30-2011, 04:41 PM
steven59937 steven59937 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Kalispell, Montana
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 6
steven59937 is on a distinguished road
Default Christmas or Holiday cards for customers

Hi, I just bought today a cheap box of Christmas cards. My goal is to lookm through the people or clients that I have had in the last few months. Being I did not start my company until August of this year it shouldn't be that big of a task. What I want to do is send these people the holiday card with a business card or two inside. Im thinking about things I could say in this short card and any suggestions or comments would be great.

Thanks
Steve in Montanam
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


  #2  
Old 11-30-2011, 04:44 PM
steven59937 steven59937 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Kalispell, Montana
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 6
steven59937 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Ok right after I posted I did find some other post on this.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-01-2011, 08:23 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,009
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

There has been interesting discussions on this topic in the past. Some feel you shouldn't mix holiday cards with business material while others do.

Have you thought about that? Do you have a view on it either way?

Have you ever gotten holiday cards from business owners and did you feel one way or the other about getting them depending on how they worded or what they included in the card?
__________________
- 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
  #4  
Old 12-02-2011, 07:24 PM
plsllc2011 plsllc2011 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Greenville, NC
Posts: 4
Rep Power: 5
plsllc2011 is on a distinguished road
Default

Steve, I use to be a manager for a building materials retailer. We received a lot of Christmas cards from our vendors and suppliers. They tended to keep it short without any advertising but you definitely knew it was from them. I never thought it was a big deal. I actually think it can help, especially with your seasonal customers that you don't do much for in the winter. It can keep you in their minds as you get closer to spring.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-20-2011, 10:02 AM
bradsnipes bradsnipes is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 6
bradsnipes is on a distinguished road
Default hey guys (Holiday Cards posting)

i can tell you that for me, as far as Holiday Cards go i always send them out every year (Thanksgiving and Christmas) and i always put a business card and photo of my family in the envelope. I have tons of customers that personally thank me every year for sending them that holiday card and it always means a big deal to them. You have to think guys, atleast for me alot of my customers are elderly and probably dont get alot of Holiday cards from others. So its definatley a big deal when they get em from the guy who takes care of there Lawn Care....it sticks in there brain and they never forget it !!

Brad
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-20-2011, 05:33 PM
bradsnipes bradsnipes is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 6
bradsnipes is on a distinguished road
Default hey Steve

im my Christmas holiday cards i say something close to this.

Mrs Smith (or whomever),
wishing you a very happy holiday season and a wondeful new year. I look very forward to serving you next year with all your lawn care needs. You business is very much appreciated. Have a great Holiday !!!

just keep it real simple man. Thats what i always do and people really appreciate it and they remember as well. I usually put in a photo of me and my family but thats up to you.
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
Holiday Calendars & Christmas Cards jymie Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 12 12-03-2011 10:49 AM
Holiday Christmas Cards Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 14 12-08-2010 02:22 PM
Christmas cards justin_time Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11 12-03-2008 06:07 PM
Holiday gift cards? Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 12 01-21-2008 04:23 AM
Introduce yourself and win free holiday cards Steve Introduce Yourself 16 12-07-2007 09:38 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Now Hiring Just South of...
Chilehead
Today 11:38 AM
Today 11:38 AM
by Chilehead
0 6
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
Yesterday 11:22 PM
by Chilehead
11 232
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
07-25-2016 03:22 PM
Yesterday 11:21 AM
by Lawnline
2 47
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
Yesterday 11:12 AM
by Lawnline
6 651
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
Yesterday 10:30 AM
by Lawnline
16 18,535
Z246 Deck change question
JohnsLawnCare
07-25-2016 01:47 PM
07-25-2016 06:38 PM
by Steve
1 39
DIY Sprayer
acrajchel
07-25-2016 09:13 AM
07-25-2016 06:36 PM
by Steve
1 40
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
07-25-2016 06:20 PM
by Steve
15 564
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
07-25-2016 06:18 PM
by Steve
23 5,972
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
07-25-2016 03:06 PM
by greenwavemedia
5 10,504
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
07-25-2016 02:49 PM
by greenwavemedia
9 1,481
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 113
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 137
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 81
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 110
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 136
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 239
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 772
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
by Lawnline
0 409
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 284
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 299
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 227
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,782
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,313
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,561
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 271
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,281
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 387
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 888
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,713
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,956
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 706
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 279
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 440,397
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:21 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:21 PM.

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