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.

Do's and Don'ts of Door hangers


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 12-07-2012, 02:40 PM
cuttingedgeron cuttingedgeron is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 73
Rep Power: 3
cuttingedgeron is on a distinguished road
Default Do's and Don'ts of Door hangers

I have read a ton of info and was wondering what you guys would not do and what you would do with a door hanger. Don't and dos to what to put on them and get a better turn around from them.

I have even thought about putting some people at a beach relaxing, but not sure if that would just confuse some people. What are you guys concerns?
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 12-07-2012, 02:56 PM
Cashin H&P Cashin H&P is offline
new member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Bedford NH
Posts: 409
Rep Power: 0
Cashin H&P is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I personaly do not do any type of advartising like this, I found it to be inaffective.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-07-2012, 04:30 PM
patrick6411 patrick6411 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 106
Rep Power: 3
patrick6411 is on a distinguished road
Default

Steve has posted some great examples of pretty good door hangers. I don't have the link but I know if you search at the top right.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-10-2012, 12:45 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,386
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
I have read a ton of info and was wondering what you guys would not do and what you would do with a door hanger. Don't and dos to what to put on them and get a better turn around from them.
In general it seems the consensus of the forum has been that you shouldn't put prices on a door hanger.

One of the door hanger methods we have seen that worked really well was with one of our members who had I think it was 6 to 8 different designs for different services that he would drop off at a house depending on a service he saw they could use.

For instance, he had one for tree cutting, stump grinding, landscaping, lawn care, etc.

When he was able to target a home with a service he felt they could use, he improved his chances of getting the sale.

Also, putting a eye catching headline on the top seems to work a lot better than putting your company name at top.

It's better to grab the potential customer's attention first and near the bottom, have your company name or logo.

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
  #5  
Old 12-11-2012, 12:09 PM
cuttingedgeron cuttingedgeron is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 73
Rep Power: 3
cuttingedgeron is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
In general it seems the consensus of the forum has been that you shouldn't put prices on a door hanger.

One of the door hanger methods we have seen that worked really well was with one of our members who had I think it was 6 to 8 different designs for different services that he would drop off at a house depending on a service he saw they could use.

For instance, he had one for tree cutting, stump grinding, landscaping, lawn care, etc.

When he was able to target a home with a service he felt they could use, he improved his chances of getting the sale.

Also, putting a eye catching headline on the top seems to work a lot better than putting your company name at top.

It's better to grab the potential customer's attention first and near the bottom, have your company name or logo.

Does this help?
yeah sure does. Thanks for the help Steve.
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
Door hangers so far? willshome Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 6 02-21-2012 01:19 PM
My door hangers justin_time Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11 01-16-2009 11:58 PM
Door hangers New2thebiz Starting a lawn care business. 1 06-05-2008 02:10 AM
Door Hangers carlosfleury General Business Discussions 13 02-22-2007 06:54 PM
Help with door hangers! tgg General Business Discussions 1 03-21-2006 06:47 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Trying something new,...
ExtremeLawncareServices
Yesterday 09:07 PM
Today 11:46 AM
by Matther777
1 94
30 Inch Push Mowers Pros...
Billy Goat
06-27-2013 08:07 PM
Today 09:04 AM
by CLB454
23 6,323
Kohler command carb...
ExtremeLawncareServices
Yesterday 03:09 PM
Today 04:15 AM
by stevef1201
3 138
Not sure, but anyone do...
SnowRemoval2k14
Today 12:10 AM
Today 12:10 AM
by SnowRemoval2k14
0 74
2014 Gie-expo
ExtremeLawncareServices
08-19-2014 11:22 PM
Yesterday 09:23 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
3 903
Tribulations of working...
stevef1201
09-13-2014 08:37 AM
Yesterday 10:10 AM
by stevef1201
8 574
Mulching beds
Bradcook21
Yesterday 07:43 AM
Yesterday 10:03 AM
by stevef1201
2 166
This sucks...
Matther777
09-18-2014 04:56 PM
09-20-2014 07:19 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 476
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
09-20-2014 05:39 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
120 8,405
Replacing a Shindi T-27
Dan Tanner
09-13-2014 12:59 PM
09-20-2014 03:16 PM
by kslawn
2 581
Scag turf tiger hydrolic...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-04-2014 10:55 PM
09-19-2014 05:59 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
11 937
Mowing 7 acres
avetslawncare
08-31-2014 04:24 PM
09-19-2014 03:29 PM
by acrajchel
6 1,112
snowplowing
jshak40
09-01-2014 07:20 AM
09-19-2014 11:49 AM
by Steve
23 1,500
Looking for feed back on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-17-2014 08:38 AM
09-19-2014 08:17 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 514
Lowballers scrubs &...
Darksteel
01-13-2014 07:35 AM
09-18-2014 06:32 PM
by Northwoods Outdoors
58 6,910
Hello from upstate NY!
A&MLawn&Snow
09-18-2014 11:19 AM
09-18-2014 04:10 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 363
Price to apply fertilizer
SS.Lawncare
09-15-2014 11:10 AM
09-18-2014 01:16 PM
by Steve
9 625
Trailer tires
J.A.S.LawnService
09-01-2014 10:17 AM
09-17-2014 09:57 PM
by curts lawn care
4 1,023
new to the forum
SGlawncare
09-16-2014 11:20 PM
09-17-2014 08:29 PM
by curts lawn care
3 442
Help With Snow Blowing...
Robertf31
09-13-2014 10:55 PM
09-17-2014 12:34 PM
by Steve
11 797
Non-Stop Summer?
SouthallMowing
09-14-2014 10:51 PM
09-17-2014 10:48 AM
by stevef1201
6 578
Poll - net income
Dan5082
11-15-2010 08:08 PM
09-16-2014 04:44 PM
by jrs.landscaping
12 3,313
Getting lowballed!
PineHillLawn
06-27-2012 07:23 AM
09-16-2014 01:25 PM
by jrs.landscaping
24 5,012
Compare this summer to...
Steve
09-03-2014 12:52 PM
09-16-2014 11:20 AM
by Hanks Lawn Care Services
15 1,228
thinking about throwing...
veteranslawncaresystems
09-09-2014 10:31 PM
09-15-2014 03:41 PM
by Steve
12 906
Hello
Robertf31
09-12-2014 10:34 PM
09-15-2014 03:17 PM
by Steve
2 491
Newbie......Again
Jibber
09-13-2014 12:17 PM
09-15-2014 02:54 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 591
need help with starter...
GoGreenerKS
09-12-2014 04:23 PM
09-15-2014 02:25 PM
by Steve
3 513
Brake job!
kslawn
08-30-2014 07:49 AM
09-15-2014 02:16 PM
by Steve
12 1,217
Hello
jawnebgoode
08-28-2014 08:37 PM
09-15-2014 02:15 PM
by Steve
3 987
Employee uniforms
Gerardo_Landscape
01-21-2014 11:11 PM
09-15-2014 02:12 PM
by Steve
5 1,113
Greetings from the north
Northwoods Outdoors
09-13-2014 08:55 AM
09-15-2014 02:07 PM
by Steve
1 477
darleneh
darleneh
09-15-2014 12:33 PM
09-15-2014 02:07 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
1 480
My 1st bid
WesleySnips
06-11-2014 03:13 PM
09-15-2014 02:05 PM
by Steve
29 1,901
New Aerator
Chaz
09-09-2014 11:43 PM
09-15-2014 01:50 PM
by Steve
9 738
Yearly contract Pricing
jrob0691
08-21-2014 08:57 AM
09-15-2014 01:23 PM
by stevef1201
8 1,389
getting ready to start
calebmoss
05-23-2011 09:35 PM
09-11-2014 12:21 PM
by Steve
34 11,388
Stihl pull cord replace
SGL1
09-03-2014 09:22 PM
09-10-2014 12:25 PM
by Steve
9 910
Softball field
kslawn
08-15-2014 09:28 AM
09-10-2014 12:16 PM
by Steve
18 1,656
Lawn Route Templates
Landscaper1165
08-30-2014 01:52 PM
09-09-2014 08:05 PM
by Landscaper1165
4 1,146
New truck and trailer...
Johnny Rocket
05-14-2012 03:41 PM
09-09-2014 07:23 PM
by Matther777
18 6,725
What gets you bad press?
Steve
09-09-2014 11:48 AM
09-09-2014 07:21 PM
by Matther777
2 605
Signs on your snow plow?
Steve
01-15-2007 01:07 AM
09-09-2014 11:42 AM
by Steve
19 6,353
Exmark Lazer Z S-Series...
BLC7
08-22-2014 10:18 AM
09-08-2014 08:08 PM
by avetslawncare
12 1,423
New to the business
flamingyouth87
09-05-2014 11:52 AM
09-08-2014 11:55 AM
by Steve
3 823
Hello from Ohio
kurtwin
08-28-2014 05:06 PM
09-08-2014 11:51 AM
by Steve
7 1,114
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 08:36 AM
09-07-2014 07:35 AM
by avetslawncare
24 7,890
Help pricing cut down 7...
Bradcook21
08-26-2014 11:17 PM
09-06-2014 02:09 PM
by Bradcook21
8 1,202
billing matters
sbuchanan8154
09-05-2014 09:56 AM
09-05-2014 03:00 PM
by Steve
3 800
Thoughts
googus
09-05-2014 07:28 AM
09-05-2014 02:23 PM
by Steve
2 737
» Popular Tags
4wd apartment bid auger butterfly gardens charge christmas credit card processing deliquentaccounts estimate exmark ferris first truck foreman gopherhaul grass gravely hills holiday how much to charge how to bid husqvarna introduction john deere quik trac kansas city kawasaki labor cost landscape services late lawn lawn care business book lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care website leaf cleanup leaf removal lesco lighting managing a lawn care business marketing mowing mulch estimate new and restored landscapes new buisness new mower podcast property management company pto push versus ride reo rotating scag scripts search engine optimization season seo sprayer starting a business starting a lawn care business start up lawn care business steve stihl theft tips toro toro grand stand trailer trimmer rack walker
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:51 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:51 PM.

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