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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.
steve- can you create a html code for me- and tell me how to do it so i can learn
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Good job! Let me know how this works for you!

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Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Jan. 24 2008,9:03)]Hi Matt,

Good job! Let me know how this works for you!

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<img src="http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/uploads/post-29-94644-valentines_day_flyer.gif">
This code should display the image.[/quote]
i have already done it and edited it myself


here it is...

http://profile.myspace.com/index.c....8504321


i also put some of the landscaping work i did on the profile also. to help get me more calls... showing pics of work... shows your quality
also check you myspace bulletin steve



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I just found it. Nice work! Let me know how it all turns out!
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Thanks Steve for putting this up for us. I edited mine a little.
Here's mine. I'm putting it on craigslist.




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Hi Rob,

It looks nice! How will you be using this flyer concept to promote your business?
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Just craigslist I guess. I can't think of any other way to promote it really.
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Hi Rob:

Lots of guys buy their Valentine's day flowers from Grocery stores. I know lots of stores in my area have bulletin boards where they allow customers to pin flyers and business cards. I wonder how many people's attention you can attract.

If you put tear off tags with your company name, a red heart, and your phone number customers can rip them off and call you when they get home.

Do you think that will work?
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I forgot about the bulletin boards at the grocery stores.
Good idea! I'll put some up today.
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What about Valentine's day lawn care gift certificate cards that someone can purchase through your site and then you will mail it in a Valentine's day card along with a special message to the person the card is being bought for?

Maybe $50, $75 or $100 increments?
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