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Old 03-07-2009, 10:23 AM
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could you please post the link to some of your ads? I am interested in seeing how you do it, maybe I can do something similar for my shop. I have posted numerous times and have not received a single cutomer from it.


you can go to it, it will be better

www.craigslist.scranton.org
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household

youll see it there.

scranton dunmore pa spring clean ups tuscan gardens (570)-983-6725

Hope that helped Eli

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Old 03-07-2009, 10:25 AM
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What kind of program is everyone doing this under to save it as a jpg? I could do it it on word but cant seem to save as a jpg. Maybe im crazy. Would microsoft publisher 2007 work?
you can just download adobe 8 for free anywhere on the net, or any format conversion kit....just type in a search engine , giff to jpeg, you should get like a million sites. just pick a free one. Dont use publisher, it wont work.

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I have thought about posting under the services section but was unsure which topic to post under since small engine repair does not really fit any of the available topics (perhaps under the skilled trade section?). The only section I have ever posted in (I think) is in the "for sale" section under the farm+garden topic. Any ideas which would be better?
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I up load my pic on Photobucket.
I also put my add in Household,labormove , and skilltrade.
http://asheville.craigslist.org/hss/1055243589.html
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I actually figured out how to save a document to jpeg on publisher 2007 and the put on photobucket and use the url. Thanks guys. In the works of making something. Will post when done
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Old 03-10-2009, 04:45 PM
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Here is a mockup of something simple I am thinking of putting up. Everyone elses in the area is plain text and no picture or flyer template. I think this may get a bit more attention. Any thoughts on how to improve it a bit?


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Revised a bit. The girl did this one. Looks better in my opinion. Let me know your thoughts.

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I like the flyer.

If you want to experiment, try distributing two different flyers with two different offers. Use this one but on the other one put some kind of offer at the top and put your logo at the bottom and make it smaller.

Maybe something like "Free Soil Test" call by 3/15/XX or something like that.

Experiment with different offers. Remember if you have 2 seconds to grab their attention, you need something to grab their attention with and a logo doesn't do that.

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Also' to help your results try adding text under the image (in the actual ad) to help people find you with keywords. Since none of the words on your flier are searchable.
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