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Brand Products and Sell Them 2 66.67%
Hold a draw/contest 0 0%
Sell Advertisement Space 0 0%
Your Suggestion/ Other 1 33.33%
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I was chatting with Justin till about 4-something Am, that's just how we Canadians are I suppose, lol. My mind is so active!

I was trying to figure out what to do with my last untouched website page.

My Website

As you can see, I already have;
Home
Services
Promotions
Payments
Packages
Forum
Chat
Blog
Photos

Yet one page is left blank, titled, "U/C" a.k.a "under construction"


Idea 1; Brand products to sell on my site

Idea 2; Create a contest;

If I advertise, "Submit your contracts before X date for your chance to win a full seasons worth of lawn maintenance - absolutely free!"

Imagine what I'd be able to put on my flyers?

"FREE LAWN MAINTENANCE visit breezelawnservice.ca for more information!"

BAM!



Idea 3; Make it a page where people may pay me to advertise on my site


Idea 4; Your Suggestion/Other

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Why not make it an online contact form?
I see others doing it... But I consider my home page to be the page with my contact info.

As for forms... I have a form on the services page "order form"

Dunno really what to do lol
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I like brand products

Because I am wondering what you would like to brand. I know you have some ideas going on in the back of your head.

How about your own beer?

Maybe like this but instead it has the big (B)eer.

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I like brand products

Because I am wondering what you would like to brand. I know you have some ideas going on in the back of your head.

How about your own beer?

Maybe like this but instead it has the big (B)eer.


LOL!


You and Justin both suggested I make beer.


It's hard to find a GOOD inexpensive item to put my logo on....

I've been looking at these, 'Promotional Items' sites but still can't figure out what to do....


HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!
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LOL!


You and Justin both suggested I make beer.


It's hard to find a GOOD inexpensive item to put my logo on....

I've been looking at these, 'Promotional Items' sites but still can't figure out what to do....


HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!
I told ya ! LOL
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Perhaps a customer testimonials page?
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Perhaps a customer testimonials page?
Very true. I bet that would help quite a bit.
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Nah... A whole page for testimonials is wacko... I'd rather put them all over the site... make a small flash video of all the things customers have said lol

Each page has to be awesome. lol

I could make commercials.... make a commercials page haha
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I'd love to see some more of your commercials!
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