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Old 03-31-2006, 11:45 PM
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What off the wall marketing idea have you done, that actually worked? Maybe not necessarily crazy idea, but something that nobody else might think of.
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Ok here is an off the wall idea. I haven't done but it might attract attention.

What if you created a mascot for your company and called him something like green man, enviro-man or lawn man. Where you wore some sort of costume with a mask and cape and you cut lawns or applied chemicals that way.

LOL I bet that would get some attention.

Then you could go to the local schools and put on seminars about lawns and the environment.
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that is a great idea. I would have never thought about that
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Can you imagine kids in the area saying to their parents "please mom can we have green-man work on our lawn too?"
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Then that could be part of your employee dress attire as well. Next thing you know, you have franchises all around the country based on this.

Kind of like the way the blue man group works as well.
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Ok how about this. You create this mascot and its a dummy you leave in the mower seat on your trailer and you drive from job to job! HAHAHHA Wouldn't that attract attention!
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Or maybe you mowed with a big green wig on!

LOL someone already did this.

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What about putting a big giant weed in the middle of a lawn for advertising, and by it have a sign say something like "Are weeds taking over your lawn, then call......"
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Yea that's good! Maybe a big dandelion! Would you want it to be a colorplast sign? Or make it out of something else where it is 3-d? Then maybe it has a light inside to light up at night
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Or how about something crazy like this snow man. A snow man in spring or summer is kinda funny and you could probably get them cheap! Then put a sign in front of it like this one.

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Or how about using one of these 'sky dancers' on your trailer. You could turn it on when you are mowing and then turn it off while driving.

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