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I started my own lawn-care service and I only have just one person right now....AND IT'S SUMMER! I put up signs, but it doesn't seem to be working. Could you help me out?

Asked By: dr_salvadore@verizon.net - 6/18/2006
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Without seeing your signs it's hard to say what is right or wrong about them... More
Answered By: harrysfuture - 6/18/2006
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Door hangers that offer free estimates.
Answered By: bear naked - 6/18/2006
 
Advertise in your local newspaper, local advertiser paper, hang fliers in grocery stores, laundry matts, public buildings, at the post office. Advertise on your vehicles as well.
Answered By: Otter - 6/18/2006
 
try going door-to-door. it may not seem to work, but it was best advertizing for me.
Answered By: pinormous2000 - 6/18/2006
 
Ask your current customers to give your information to their friends. Word of mouth is a great tool in your business.
Answered By: lakelorain - 6/18/2006
 
Do a special first time discount, with no obligation. If you do a good job, people will want you to come back.
Answered By: YellowGirl - 6/18/2006
 
Do a great job for the customer you have now and ask them to the word to their neighbors.
Answered By: Dee_Dee - 6/18/2006
 
ads in papers, notices at senior centers, offer coupons. word of mouth, hit the neighbors up of the account, plus you can do the whole block in one shot.
Answered By: kamkurtz - 6/18/2006
 
I think without much formal research, I can say something is missing in your sales tactic. Find out what your competitors have done to get business. Also, where are your signs posted? Are they just on your street? The key in advertising in getting peoples attention, simple (clear cut) information and frequency. Given... More
Answered By: ccas2200 - 6/18/2006
 
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