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.

Myspace Site


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 02-19-2008, 07:04 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

Just got done making my myspaceMyspace
__________________
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 02-19-2008, 07:35 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Hi Rick,

I did a screen capture so everyone can see it while we are chatting.

I think you did a great job with the color scheme and the logo! Fantastic!

Now the thing I am wondering is, why no phone #? Why no email address?

Also will you be accepting friends on here or how are planning on harnessing the power of the social networking platform that myspace is?
__________________
- 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 02-19-2008, 10:33 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

Well I wanted to drive customers to my website and use myspace as just an ad.....that way I dont need to check on there for messages and stuff. I also dont like the spam on myspace.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-19-2008, 10:35 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

I will add other business users in my area though
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-19-2008, 11:37 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

I like it and I think it will drive traffic. I think the more you interact with people on there, the more potential you have to gain more customers in your area like Matt has been doing.

You could be searching to add people in your zip code also based on age range. They all could be potential customers.

What's your thoughts on that?
__________________
- 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
  #6  
Old 02-19-2008, 11:54 PM
landonkade's Avatar
landonkade landonkade is offline
Matt
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: alabama
Age: 34
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 10
landonkade
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Feb. 20 2008,12:37)]I like it and I think it will drive traffic. I think the more you interact with people on there, the more potential you have to gain more customers in your area like Matt has been doing.

You could be searching to add people in your zip code also based on age range. They all could be potential customers.

What's your thoughts on that?
My marketing on myspace is working pretty good,lol. i am slowly getting close to 600 friends. People ask me all the time about suggestions about there yard, and wanting me to service it. I post bulletins every so often, and each new friend i get i send them a banner "Thanks for the add" with my business name and website on it.

it is working for me, it can work for you if you let it

the age group i target is around 31-56

so good luck..........
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-19-2008, 11:57 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Matt,

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] ]People ask me all the time about suggestions about there yard
That is awesome. What kinds of suggestions are you getting? Can you give us some examples?
__________________
- 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 02-20-2008, 12:09 AM
landonkade's Avatar
landonkade landonkade is offline
Matt
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: alabama
Age: 34
Posts: 447
Rep Power: 10
landonkade
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Feb. 20 2008,12:57)]Matt,

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] ]People ask me all the time about suggestions about there yard
That is awesome. What kinds of suggestions are you getting? Can you give us some examples?
they are asking me about what kind of flowers would look good for there garden, what blooms the best. Some asking about shade trees from privacy or installing a privacy fence. they have a annoying puddle of water in there yard,lol, they ask how can i keep that from happening again.

and then people asking me about servicing or installing things in there yard.

Usually they ask questions to see how much knowlege you have, and if you have what they are looking for then they let you come out and do it for them.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-20-2008, 12:38 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Matt, this points out a great marketing angle for you and for Rick.

You could promote yourself as the Dothan Lawn Care Guy. If you have a question about your yard, ask me!

And then make a graphic with your picture and saying something like ask me your yard question.

Then you could take these questions and your answers and send them into the local paper. You could be a regular contributor to their paper and get your name out at the same time!

You could also include this in your blog! If you don't have one, you could create one!

What do you think of that?
__________________
- 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

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
Today 06:28 PM
by mowandblow1980
26 941
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
Today 05:12 PM
by acrajchel
4 101
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
Today 04:59 PM
by acrajchel
8 1,461
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
Today 11:07 AM
by mowandblow1980
13 551
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
Yesterday 03:41 PM
by SGL1
20 834
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
06-29-2016 05:14 PM
by Steve
2 55
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 433
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 79
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 438,402
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
06-28-2016 08:36 AM
by Steve
13 267
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
06-24-2016 07:26 PM
by acrajchel
9 10,134
Exmark Turf Tracer
acrajchel
02-01-2014 11:34 AM
06-24-2016 07:23 PM
by acrajchel
5 2,159
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
06-24-2016 06:59 PM
by acrajchel
7 3,060
Ybravo 25 mowers
SGL1
06-11-2016 09:52 AM
06-21-2016 03:44 PM
by acrajchel
5 311
Help a Brother Out -...
Hedgemaster
01-23-2012 04:19 PM
06-17-2016 08:28 AM
by SGL1
94 34,527
anyone interested in a...
GoGreenerKS
06-16-2016 01:00 PM
06-17-2016 02:58 AM
by SC93
4 185
Prolin
rmccutchan
05-21-2016 04:53 PM
06-16-2016 05:28 PM
by acrajchel
3 340
Laying new grass, Sod...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-23-2016 10:07 AM
06-16-2016 05:27 PM
by acrajchel
2 332
Upgraded to a new mower
Stevenor92
05-17-2016 08:17 PM
06-16-2016 05:22 PM
by acrajchel
9 566
How can I fix my...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
06-10-2016 07:47 PM
06-16-2016 05:19 PM
by acrajchel
2 249
Need a lil help
Cpadgett
06-05-2016 09:51 AM
06-16-2016 05:17 PM
by acrajchel
5 384
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
06-16-2016 05:01 PM
by acrajchel
4 9,785
New Member from...
tiptoppmanager
06-15-2016 07:39 AM
06-15-2016 03:18 PM
by SC93
2 181
Brand new fish pond
Flynn landscaping 2016
06-12-2016 09:53 AM
06-13-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
1 161
Whats up??
Cpadgett
05-27-2016 10:57 AM
06-06-2016 08:46 PM
by Cpadgett
11 528
New Member from Texas
NathanR
06-02-2016 06:13 PM
06-03-2016 09:17 PM
by SC93
7 343
Edging Fad...
Tree geek
05-10-2016 11:29 PM
06-03-2016 07:02 PM
by SGL1
3 521
To mow weekly or Biweekly
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-11-2016 04:09 PM
06-03-2016 06:42 PM
by SGL1
11 805
Your Time Lawn Care
yourtimelawncare
05-31-2016 01:12 PM
06-02-2016 10:11 PM
by SC93
2 299
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.

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