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 > General Business Discussions

General Business Discussions A place to talk about general business discussions.

Turf Magazine


General Business Discussions

A place to talk about general business discussions.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-20-2010, 11:30 PM
arthur712's Avatar
arthur712 arthur712 is offline
Artie
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Titusville FL
Age: 44
Posts: 733
Rep Power: 7
arthur712 is on a distinguished road
Default Turf Magazine

Who publishes Turf Magazine, and do you guys read it much??
__________________
Artie Crowley
www.marketingholders.com
sales@marketingholders.com
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 12-20-2010, 11:43 PM
jymie's Avatar
jymie jymie is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hamburg New York
Posts: 912
Rep Power: 8
jymie is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I get it emailed to me each month. It's put out by Moose River Media's. It has a lot of interesting stuff in it. Best of all it's free!

Last edited by jymie; 12-20-2010 at 11:49 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-20-2010, 11:50 PM
arthur712's Avatar
arthur712 arthur712 is offline
Artie
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Titusville FL
Age: 44
Posts: 733
Rep Power: 7
arthur712 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jymie View Post
I get it emailed to me each month. It's put out by Moose River Media's. It has a lot of interesting stuff in it. Best of all it's free!
I was thing about checking out the advertising rates.
__________________
Artie Crowley
www.marketingholders.com
sales@marketingholders.com
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-21-2010, 12:11 AM
jymie's Avatar
jymie jymie is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hamburg New York
Posts: 912
Rep Power: 8
jymie is on a distinguished road
Default

That probably would get you some orders. Find out first the circulation and see if its large enough to take the chance. I would maybe wait until FEB or March to run it though right at beginning of the season.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-21-2010, 04:23 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

I receive it but hanevn't read it in well over a year, it's rare that I look at advertising in these magazines unless I am looking for something, might be a good survey question, how many read ad's in magazines, if you do how many buy from them....
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-21-2010, 07:35 AM
TheGoat TheGoat is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 99
Rep Power: 6
TheGoat is on a distinguished road
Default

For my lawn service I've been using google adwords and it's been working very well. I do read Turf when it comes each month, though if I were advertising a product there, I'd worry about getting lost in the static of the rest of the ads.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-21-2010, 11:26 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,925
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Also, it's put out once a month and in general you won't get the constant viewership you may get with other advertising forms.

Feel free to experiment though and let us know what you think.
__________________
- 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
  #8  
Old 12-21-2010, 03:03 PM
brian'slawncare brian'slawncare is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Cincinnati Ohio
Posts: 387
Rep Power: 7
brian'slawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

what is turf magazine?
is it really free?
is a decent magazine?
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-21-2010, 03:58 PM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,404
Rep Power: 9
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by brian'slawncare View Post
what is turf magazine?
is it really free?
is a decent magazine?
It's basically a few pages with 99% advertisements and an article or two. I can't recall actually getting all the way through one of the articles but it is nice to see some of the new equipment that is coming out. It is free. It's surely worth at least what you pay for it.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-21-2010, 04:45 PM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mark123 View Post
It's basically a few pages with 99% advertisements and an article or two. I can't recall actually getting all the way through one of the articles but it is nice to see some of the new equipment that is coming out. It is free. It's surely worth at least what you pay for it.
I agree, IMHO for the most part very little to read.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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
We made Inc. magazine LOL Steve General Business Discussions 0 05-12-2010 04:42 PM
Matt's magazine ad Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 19 10-19-2008 10:02 PM
Trade Magazine tiedeman Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 13 11-24-2006 08:57 AM
Lawn & Landscape Magazine tiedeman General Business Discussions 5 05-15-2006 11:57 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
04-28-2016 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 82
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 110
Hello from Calgary
Freshcut
04-22-2016 06:10 PM
04-25-2016 05:46 PM
by Freshcut
2 102
knowledge is Key
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-23-2016 02:23 AM
04-25-2016 02:40 PM
by Steve
2 103
Echo Bed Redefiner...
NPM_LLC
04-12-2016 10:54 AM
04-22-2016 06:15 PM
by Freshcut
4 300
Has anyone done a garden?
Brian3137
03-28-2016 10:42 AM
04-22-2016 04:42 PM
by biglee
13 9,726
What would you charge?
markty
04-18-2016 03:28 PM
04-22-2016 09:01 AM
by chris2500hd
6 258
Replaced Mower Engine
Sprinkler Buddy
04-15-2016 06:21 AM
04-19-2016 11:03 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
6 244
Hello from Oklahoma
Ron Hall
03-24-2016 06:59 PM
04-16-2016 03:51 AM
by Ron Hall
9 9,451
Laying down some stripes
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:55 PM
04-14-2016 11:55 PM
by Steve
3 319
Find out what business...
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:58 PM
04-13-2016 12:32 PM
by MATTNAPIER89
2 275
Hello my name is Matt
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:46 PM
04-13-2016 12:58 AM
by Steve
1 223
How to drop some...
nickeckes
04-11-2016 01:07 AM
04-12-2016 05:22 PM
by Steve
4 306
Trash Receptacle for a...
tannerduncan
04-12-2016 05:02 PM
04-12-2016 05:19 PM
by Steve
1 204
Small Project Lawn
tannerduncan
03-31-2016 08:21 PM
04-12-2016 05:16 PM
by Steve
7 9,332
Please Help! Bidding...
Dorali
02-15-2016 12:02 PM
04-06-2016 01:08 AM
by Steve
36 12,996
Hello
pbcleff
04-05-2016 07:45 PM
04-06-2016 12:35 AM
by Steve
1 396
Hello
llewelwa
03-18-2016 12:47 AM
04-05-2016 12:14 AM
by Steve
3 9,315
Poop and Scooping
llewelwa
04-01-2016 05:48 PM
04-05-2016 12:08 AM
by Steve
1 9,108
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
04-04-2016 05:33 PM
by WarriorLandscapingCAN
2 9,271
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 AM.

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