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 > Design Support Forums > Graphic Design Discussions

Graphic Design Discussions Graphic design discussions for your Lawn Care Business. Logos, Postcards, Door Hangers, Flyers, etc. Show off your designs!

Business Card Design


Graphic Design Discussions

Graphic design discussions for your Lawn Care Business. Logos, Postcards, Door Hangers, Flyers, etc. Show off your designs!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:17 PM
Greg's Lawn Care's Avatar
Greg's Lawn Care Greg's Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 2
Greg's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default Business Card Design

What are your thoughts on my business card design? Please be as honest as possible, I am interested in any way to improve. (I marked out a little of my phone number).

Business_Card2.jpg
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 03-25-2013, 02:26 PM
GreenBlue's Avatar
GreenBlue GreenBlue is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kansas
Posts: 248
Rep Power: 2
GreenBlue is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg's Lawn Care View Post
What are your thoughts on my business card design? Please be as honest as possible, I am interested in any way to improve. (I marked out a little of my phone number).

Attachment 5939
Not sure if "Student Owned & Operated" is a good choice to put on your card, some people may take that the wrong way and think of it as unprofessional.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:33 PM
Greg's Lawn Care's Avatar
Greg's Lawn Care Greg's Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 2
Greg's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GreenBlue View Post
Not sure if "Student Owned & Operated" is a good choice to put on your card, some people may take that the wrong way and think of it as unprofessional.
I understand that point; however, I am using that to separate myself from other surrounding businesses.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:38 PM
stevef1201 stevef1201 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 951
Rep Power: 4
stevef1201 is on a distinguished road
Default

Drop the student and use family
drop visit use website instead
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:41 PM
GreenBlue's Avatar
GreenBlue GreenBlue is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kansas
Posts: 248
Rep Power: 2
GreenBlue is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg's Lawn Care View Post
I understand that point; however, I am using that to separate myself from other surrounding businesses.
Couldn't you use a slogan or something else to distinguish your business from the others? Like something along the lines of "Servicing All Your Lawn Care Needs" or "We Treat Your Lawn As Our Own" or "Family Owned & Operated". Just a suggestion, maybe someone else can offer more help and suggestions. I just think using the "Student Owned & Operated" would come across as someone who's inexperienced and not to be taken seriously, I mean some people might look fondly that you are a student and owning a lawn service is something to be admired, but I can see alot of people thinking "Should I take a chance with this guy?" I'm not dogging it down, just trying to get you to see it how it may be perceived by potential customers.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:42 PM
Greg's Lawn Care's Avatar
Greg's Lawn Care Greg's Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 2
Greg's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by stevef1201 View Post
Drop the student and use family
drop visit use website instead
Well it is a one man crew, just me.

I stuck with visit because the above listings are verbs like: call, email - so I tried to keep the pattern.

Thank you for the advice, I will take it all into consideration.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-25-2013, 02:43 PM
Greg's Lawn Care's Avatar
Greg's Lawn Care Greg's Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 2
Greg's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GreenBlue View Post
Couldn't you use a slogan or something else to distinguish your business from the others? Like something along the lines of "Servicing All Your Lawn Care Needs" or "We Treat Your Lawn As Our Own" or "Family Owned & Operated". Just a suggestion, maybe someone else can offer more help and suggestions. I just think using the "Student Owned & Operated" would come across as someone who's inexperienced and not to be taken seriously, I mean some people might look fondly that you are a student and owning a lawn service is something to be admired, but I can see alot of people thinking "Should I take a chance with this guy?" I'm not dogging it down, just trying to get you to see it how it may be perceived by potential customers.
Thank you for your insight. It is great to hear other people's opinions also.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-25-2013, 03:45 PM
The Cleaning Doctor's Avatar
The Cleaning Doctor The Cleaning Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Helena, MT
Posts: 927
Rep Power: 5
The Cleaning Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

Hate the grass. Looks cheap and tacky.

Get rid of the verbs, they are not needed.

There is one exception....

Above the phone number, if it is a cell phone, put Call or Text. People are loving the ability to text instead of having to talk to someone.

You don't need email or visit as people already recognize those addresses.

I agree with getting rid of the student. Makes me think that you may not have as much time as you think or school may take away from you being able to complete the season. It also leads me to believe that you will be gone once you get your degree.
__________________
Pat
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-25-2013, 04:30 PM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

Put the number up. I need a truck and trailer to move a manufactured home.

Its never a bad idea to list services. I hand people a card all the time and they say "ohh you do this too? I need a estimate on that.

The design is simple and clean. Those are good things. The grass could be better but its doable.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-25-2013, 05:38 PM
Greg's Lawn Care's Avatar
Greg's Lawn Care Greg's Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 16
Rep Power: 2
Greg's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Cleaning Doctor View Post
Hate the grass. Looks cheap and tacky.

Get rid of the verbs, they are not needed.

There is one exception....

Above the phone number, if it is a cell phone, put Call or Text. People are loving the ability to text instead of having to talk to someone.

You don't need email or visit as people already recognize those addresses.

I agree with getting rid of the student. Makes me think that you may not have as much time as you think or school may take away from you being able to complete the season. It also leads me to believe that you will be gone once you get your degree.
I will take your advice on the call or text, thanks. That is a good point, but this is more serving as a high school job and I am not sure if I will be able to carry it on to college.


Quote:
Originally Posted by SECTLANDSCAPING View Post
Put the number up. I need a truck and trailer to move a manufactured home.

Its never a bad idea to list services. I hand people a card all the time and they say "ohh you do this too? I need a estimate on that.

The design is simple and clean. Those are good things. The grass could be better but its doable.
Haha I can help you if you live in Texas! Thank you for the insight.
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
My Logo Business Card and Post Card Design Hedgemaster Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 41 11-17-2011 10:59 AM
Free business card design artd2009 Graphic Design Discussions 3 05-08-2009 08:37 AM
Free business card design artd2009 Promote your products or services 1 05-08-2009 03:06 AM
Business Card Design alpine692003 General Business Discussions 11 12-30-2003 03:25 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Truck Signage
Dan Tanner
Yesterday 11:00 PM
Today 06:38 AM
by BelleCityLawn1
2 59
REO calling
Dan Tanner
Yesterday 05:03 PM
Today 05:45 AM
by kslawn
4 98
roof shoveling
CDLAWNCARE
02-21-2014 10:15 AM
Today 04:26 AM
by dalenpalmer
12 730
What Fertilizer to Use?
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:56 PM
Yesterday 10:13 PM
by grassdoctore
8 245
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Yesterday 08:26 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
30 956
Nationwide lawn care...
Billy Goat
04-15-2014 05:21 PM
Yesterday 07:35 PM
by stevef1201
8 154
Accepting credit cards,...
Darksteel
03-17-2014 08:01 PM
Yesterday 01:02 PM
by jymie
15 671
Instagram
Gerardo_Landscape
Yesterday 11:28 AM
Yesterday 11:28 AM
by Gerardo_Landscape
0 31
Help with weed liability!
Prolawnofchatt
04-15-2014 09:10 AM
Yesterday 11:20 AM
by kslawn
3 128
Trimec
acrajchel
04-15-2014 08:24 PM
Yesterday 11:10 AM
by Steve
3 72
leaf removal
tlf59263
04-15-2014 10:00 PM
Yesterday 11:05 AM
by Steve
2 97
Gopher Forum Discount!
BlackRain75
04-12-2014 10:44 PM
Yesterday 10:50 AM
by Steve
9 225
hello
NFrailey
04-15-2014 01:39 PM
Yesterday 10:48 AM
by Steve
1 68
Any greenhouse operators...
GoGreenerKS
04-15-2014 11:21 AM
Yesterday 10:43 AM
by Steve
3 89
Pricing a Mulch Job
dmcalpi
04-07-2014 02:16 PM
Yesterday 09:40 AM
by jymie
21 555
google earth
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 03:24 PM
Yesterday 09:36 AM
by jymie
8 192
Looking for advice on a...
Tekeda1
04-13-2014 09:53 AM
Yesterday 08:54 AM
by Tekeda1
12 252
There has to be an...
CDLAWNCARE
04-14-2014 12:59 PM
04-15-2014 04:06 PM
by Dan Tanner
6 145
First Day Back!
BelleCityLawn1
04-09-2014 09:13 PM
04-15-2014 11:16 AM
by Steve
11 282
Mow America
stevegredler
04-13-2014 01:02 PM
04-14-2014 09:53 PM
by kslawn
5 164
Power Broom
acrajchel
04-14-2014 07:46 AM
04-14-2014 12:47 PM
by CDLAWNCARE
2 84
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
04-14-2014 11:34 AM
by Steve
1,176 284,269
Equipment reviews
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-09-2014 07:17 AM
04-14-2014 11:27 AM
by Greg'slawnandlandscape
13 379
Sulky and Turf Tracer
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:44 PM
04-14-2014 10:51 AM
by Steve
8 281
Aerating Prices?
Dan Tanner
04-08-2014 03:16 PM
04-14-2014 10:31 AM
by Steve
13 387
Estimating help
acrajchel
04-11-2014 06:06 PM
04-14-2014 10:20 AM
by Steve
3 141
Lawn Renovation
stevef1201
04-11-2014 12:00 PM
04-14-2014 10:03 AM
by Steve
5 161
Need help bidding church...
GreenRidge Lawn&Landscape
04-07-2014 08:01 PM
04-14-2014 09:49 AM
by Steve
12 364
Hello all
Griff20114
04-12-2014 05:08 PM
04-14-2014 09:46 AM
by Steve
1 88
Step by Step Spring Lawn...
WarriorLawnscaping
04-10-2014 07:01 AM
04-14-2014 09:43 AM
by Steve
5 200
Jeff Cowden
jcowden
04-11-2014 07:27 PM
04-14-2014 09:39 AM
by Steve
1 90
Exmark Commercial 30...
Dan Tanner
04-11-2014 05:35 AM
04-14-2014 09:37 AM
by Steve
4 163
What Was Your Setup When...
superrman77
02-11-2014 10:53 AM
04-14-2014 08:04 AM
by acrajchel
21 1,531
Small guy time to get a...
googus
04-08-2014 08:16 AM
04-13-2014 07:18 PM
by A. Kulak Landscaping
9 292
Weekly vs. Bi-weekly
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 01:48 PM
04-13-2014 06:03 PM
by kslawn
9 298
Weed ID help
TwinBrosLC
04-12-2014 10:39 AM
04-13-2014 07:40 AM
by stevef1201
4 131
Lexington, KY
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:06 PM
04-11-2014 09:49 PM
by acrajchel
1 115
Food Plot Management
BlackRain75
04-11-2014 10:20 AM
04-11-2014 03:51 PM
by Steve
4 115
Estimating a job
acrajchel
04-08-2014 11:07 AM
04-11-2014 03:32 PM
by Steve
6 260
New Boomless Sprayer!
BlackRain75
01-03-2014 01:01 PM
04-11-2014 03:25 PM
by Steve
11 982
Hello....
SWFloridaLawns
04-10-2014 06:15 PM
04-11-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
2 113
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 12:01 AM
04-10-2014 10:33 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
78 24,957
Trading Accounts
goodtimez
04-09-2014 05:42 PM
04-10-2014 01:55 PM
by Steve
2 144
Grass that has...
erock289
04-09-2014 10:21 AM
04-10-2014 01:52 PM
by Steve
3 158
Prowrap Trimmer Engine...
Steve
05-24-2006 07:05 PM
04-10-2014 01:09 PM
by Steve
10 2,187
1st annual Easter egg...
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-09-2014 06:58 AM
04-10-2014 01:07 PM
by Steve
1 103
Hello everyone
aceslawnandgarden
04-03-2014 06:54 PM
04-10-2014 01:06 PM
by Steve
9 358
Weed control programs
Mallard91
04-02-2014 12:25 PM
04-10-2014 12:56 PM
by Steve
6 326
homeowner vs...
GoGreenerKS
04-07-2014 10:54 AM
04-10-2014 12:52 PM
by Steve
8 265
Hello
smgibson
04-07-2014 10:06 PM
04-10-2014 12:39 PM
by Steve
2 111
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 advertisement article marketing birdscaping blower care charge christmas christmas light service credit card customers echo exmark fall ferris financing flower bed for sale four wheel drive franchise gopherhaul gravely gravely 34" zero turn health holiday holiday decorating how much to charge installation invoice kansas city labor cost late lawn lawn care lawn care business lawn care business show lawn clarksville lawn service clarksville tn leaf cleanup lesco lighting brass outdoor lights llc llp marketing mowing mulch mulch price new and restored landscapes new buisness new business office management oil podcast promotion redmax scag seo snow sole proprietorship starting a business stihl subcontractor theft of services tips tree care unreasonable walker yard clarksville zero turn
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:21 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:21 AM.

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