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Please give me your opinion on these post cards.
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Are you just advertising hedge trimming? If so, are you only going to drop postcards to homes that have hedges?

The logo looks pretty fuzzy.

I'd suggest using a photo of a well-trimmed hedge, rather than an overgrown one (i.e. show the end result that you want people to buy in to).
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Hi Steve,

Good for you for focusing on a service like hedge trimming in your postcard. I think the right message to the right customer is paramount before anything else.

Some suggestions? I might try outlining the white text that's over the hedges to see if it helps make it more readable, especially over the lighter parts of the picture.

But besides that, I'd say try it out and get it into the hands of those that need hedge trimming. Nice work.
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Hi Steve,

Good for you for focusing on a service like hedge trimming in your postcard. I think the right message to the right customer is paramount before anything else.

Some suggestions? I might try outlining the white text that's over the hedges to see if it helps make it more readable, especially over the lighter parts of the picture.

But besides that, I'd say try it out and get it into the hands of those that need hedge trimming. Nice work.
Thanks for the lettering suggestion. I plan on as I drive around, seeing work that needs to be done, and dropping the card off as a flyer, then also sending a card in the mail. I am sure that some will say "Oh my God, we need to get that hedge trimmed! then do it them selves," and some will call for an estimate, then I will get lowballed, and some I will get business.
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Have you thought about any other postcard designs you could create? You might as well get the most bang for your buck while you are out driving around and if you have a few different service cards, you can maximize your time to market your services.
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What is the dimensions of the template you need to make your cards?

Send me a pic of a trimmed hedge, and your logo and I can whip something up.
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Now remember you asked for our opinion on the post cards.

1) boring
2) boring
3) boring

You only have 30sec to get someone attention before they throw it in the trash.
Junk mail is over abundant in today's mail. People don't want it and toss it without even looking at it.
So it is partitive you get their attention in that 30 sec before your post card hits the recycle bin.
I'm not saying I have the best cards around because after this years results i am not going to use cards again $ for $ its not worth it in my market area BUT here are some of my post cards .
Crap for some reason I can not upload picture right now I will try on a separate post
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If you have a website, put it on the cards so they have a way to find out more about you.
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