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.

Fall Craigslist ad


Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review!

Lawn Care Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Discussion.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-06-2012, 08:29 PM
usmc3391 usmc3391 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 73
Rep Power: 4
usmc3391 is on a distinguished road
Default Fall Craigslist ad

Here is my fall craigslist ad...put it up yesterday but let me know what you guys think and be honest! i have thick skin...if it looks like hellen keller made it then let me know but i think its pretty decent...made it in photoshop/publisher.

Photobucket
Attached Images
File Type: jpg fallcleanup-1.jpg (375.0 KB, 2 views)
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 10-08-2012, 09:48 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,506
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I think the graphics are great. A suggestion I would have for you is instead of having your name up top, why not have fall leaf cleanups at top and then put your name lower and smaller.

Usually you want the headline to be attention getting as it will be the wording the customer will see first as they click through the screen. If they see something they want or something that interests them, they will stop. If they don't they will keep going until they find it.

Does this help?
__________________
- 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
  #3  
Old 10-08-2012, 03:31 PM
usmc3391 usmc3391 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 73
Rep Power: 4
usmc3391 is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks Steve I think that is a very good point I will def change it up! I was worried about it looking too amateur but im glad the graphics are ok.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-08-2012, 05:35 PM
LawnBoy0311 LawnBoy0311 is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,169
Rep Power: 0
LawnBoy0311 is on a distinguished road
Default

From one Devil Dog to another...I like it!

There was a study that came out a while back, it was saying peoples eyes are drawn to the center of what they are reading. Menu's, newspapers, postcards, etc. Maybe put an attention grabber in the middle, with the font a different color and a little bigger?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-08-2012, 07:42 PM
usmc3391 usmc3391 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 73
Rep Power: 4
usmc3391 is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks brotha and Semper Fi!

Good idea i think i will try and see how it does.

Im gonna put a different ad up each week and see if one gets a better response than others.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-09-2012, 09:54 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,506
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Keep us posted on how they work.

If you had two phone numbers, you could use one on each design and see which brought in the most calls. Or you could use a different coupon in each that had to be presented at the time of purchase to help you track as well.
__________________
- 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
craigslist jford1995 General Talk 20 01-15-2012 02:05 AM
Craigslist ads kymd82 Starting a lawn care business. 5 12-09-2011 12:02 PM
My new craigslist ad NewLeafca Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 25 06-05-2011 10:11 PM
Look at this ad!!! CRAIGSLIST devuono311 General Business Discussions 20 02-15-2011 05:52 PM
Craigslist ad gotta_mow Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 24 12-26-2010 09:12 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
scag SWZT review!
mattthelawnguy
07-23-2015 02:28 PM
Today 11:27 AM
by mattthelawnguy
10 369
Big mowing job
Bradcook21
07-30-2015 03:57 PM
Yesterday 01:16 PM
by Bradcook21
6 122
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
Yesterday 12:29 PM
by Steve
1,227 401,292
Hello Everybody
budspop
07-30-2015 11:42 AM
Yesterday 12:28 PM
by Steve
1 51
Should I buy this Exmark...
googus
07-03-2015 09:22 AM
Yesterday 11:34 AM
by googus
9 578
Hello!
brandycarlton
07-29-2015 12:31 PM
07-29-2015 03:54 PM
by Steve
1 128
Assessing the Market
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:25 PM
07-28-2015 09:24 PM
by Steve
2 238
Whats wrong with this...
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:56 PM
07-28-2015 09:09 PM
by Steve
2 219
Funny craigslist post
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:17 PM
07-28-2015 09:02 PM
by Steve
2 224
Watch out for this -...
rootytalbot
07-22-2015 02:13 PM
07-28-2015 09:00 PM
by Steve
7 380
NewVenture
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:38 PM
07-28-2015 08:58 PM
by Steve
1 216
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 06:15 AM
07-27-2015 06:40 PM
by GreenWorx
17 764
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
07-27-2015 06:08 PM
by GreenWorx
15 2,942
Need your help, Gopher...
Chilehead
07-23-2015 07:02 PM
07-27-2015 11:28 AM
by Steve
11 372
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
07-27-2015 11:22 AM
by Steve
94 10,437
Dogs
Mr. Mow
06-29-2015 02:37 PM
07-25-2015 07:50 AM
by Chilehead
12 2,415
Just about mid year, how...
GreenWorx
06-24-2015 07:05 PM
07-22-2015 07:31 PM
by Chilehead
14 2,481
Learning as I grow -...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
07-18-2015 07:46 AM
07-21-2015 10:53 AM
by Steve
3 314
Large dirt mound removal
purdue1973
07-09-2015 07:45 PM
07-20-2015 12:55 PM
by Steve
6 444
Hey everyone
Fantasy landscaping
07-09-2015 06:53 AM
07-09-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 330
Quickbooks Online
jscarolina
07-08-2015 07:54 AM
07-08-2015 12:55 PM
by Nate10928
1 351
I dont know what to do...
Bradcook21
06-21-2015 08:49 AM
07-07-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
16 2,736
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
07-07-2015 02:54 PM
by GreenWorx
13 3,684
Is it too late to do...
markty
06-16-2015 05:28 PM
07-07-2015 01:00 PM
by problem solver
9 2,493
Hi everyone
Mattw
07-06-2015 05:59 PM
07-07-2015 10:18 AM
by Steve
1 353
4th of July parade...
Steve
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
by Steve
0 301
Unemployment rates drop,...
Steve
07-02-2015 12:40 PM
07-06-2015 10:30 AM
by Steve
4 478
another newish job for me
holymoly
06-07-2015 08:34 AM
07-03-2015 02:06 PM
by American L&T
9 2,482
» Popular Tags
accounting ad landscaping advertising aerocore applying billy goat brushcutter blowout bob villa bush contract help curb appeal services deliquentaccounts demonstration design edging equipment dealer equipment rental financials flyers foreman free advertising google growing a lawn care business hardscapes hiring how to husqvarna hydro increase customers invoicing jobs landscape landscape services landscaping landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets more customers business mulch new business ordinance past due patio install per hour charge per hour service pricing profit on employee quickbooks quickbooks online roundup scag sell the vision seo shell shreaded snow plowing solo square foot swzt tree pics up sell employee web design website website design wood www.greenturion.co.za
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 PM.

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