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If you haven't thought about it yet, Valentine's Day is coming up.

I know the traditional gifts are Roses and Chocolates for girlfriends and wives.

Lots of guys also buy presents for their Moms. *Instead of buying *$100 worth of flowers that will die within a week, tell your customers to pay you $100 for a flower bed "VALENTINE'S DAY - SPRUCE UP SPECIAL"

For $100 you can drop by the Mom's (certain girlfriends and wives love this too) house, blow leaves out of her flower beds, trim shrubs, pull weeds, and add a bag or two of fresh mulch.

As an added touch, hand her a Valentine's Day card saying the service is compliments of her son....and don't forget your business card.

This is a great service to offer around Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.

If anyone takes advantage of this idea, let me know how it works for you.

Steve, any chance for a flyer design for this advertising idea?

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That is a great idea! Should this include any type of flowers at all? Either in pots or planted? Or is it too early for that?

I did make a flyer a while back about Valentine's day. Maybe it could be altered?



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Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Jan. 23 2008,11:22)]Hi Keith,

That is a great idea! Should this include any type of flowers at all? Either in pots or planted? Or is it too early for that?

I did make a flyer a while back about Valentine's day. Maybe it could be altered?



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yeah i need to get that flyer up on my myspace,, but not sure on how to edit it the right way,lol and also a html code



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Do you have a graphic program? You should be able to download it and alter it.

What are you gonna change? I can't wait to see what you do!
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Soon it will be time to start advertising for tax return specials also.LOL
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oh that's good too! What would you suggest for that?
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Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Jan. 23 2008,11:47)]Do you have a graphic program? You should be able to download it and alter it.

What are you gonna change? I can't wait to see what you do!
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Quote[/b] ]oh that's good too! What would you suggest for that?
I don't know yet. I just thought of it earlier today.
Its to early for spring cleanups still.
Today people don't even wait but a week or two anymore for there return.
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It is amazing on the marketing tactics in the States...here in Canada you don't see anything like that. ie, Valentines Day, free pizza with contract, tax return, etc...
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Hi Keith,

That is a great idea! Should this include any type of flowers at all? Either in pots or planted? Or is it too early for that?

I did make a flyer a while back about Valentine's day. Maybe it could be altered?



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what programs do i have to have to edit the valentines day flyer. I have paint shop pro 8 if that helps.



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