Archive for the 'Door hanger' Category

How to make $450 in a day by offering gutter cleaning services.

There are plenty of services you can offer home owners in your area above and beyond lawn care. Why not also consider offering gutter cleaning services. That is what this one lawn care business owner decided to offer. He spent some time designing a door hanger to promote the service and also created an estimate [...]

Lawn care marketing strategies that have worked and some that haven’t.

Finding lawn care customers can be a lot easier than you would expect and cost a lot less too when you are harnessing the right lawn care marketing methods for your business. The problem is, when you are starting out, you just don’t know which ones to choose from. So in this discussion from the [...]

Getting lawn care customers no one else wants.

Early on as you are getting your lawn care business started, you may be willing to take on cheaper lawn care customers with properties that may not be show places. These are the customers, more established lawn care businesses may not want, but the upside is, they may be easier for you to get and [...]

How focused on demographics should you get with your lawn care marketing?

There are a lot of factors you can worry about with your lawn care marketing, so in order not to overwhelm yourself, how focused on demographics should you get with your lawn care marketing direct mail campaign? That is an interesting question which was brought up on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum and it [...]

Some good lawn care marketing ideas most do not think of.

I would venture to guess on average more lawn care business owners than not, would rather focus on their work in lawn care than focus on marketing and making new sales. So with that in mind, you may wonder what are some options a lawn care business owner might have where they could make new [...]

Planning your spring lawn care door hanger marketing.

There have been many new lawn care business owners who spent quite a bit of money and quite a bit of time printing and handing out their lawn care door hangers only to be disappointed with the results. Why? Because they didn’t know which variables to tweak. In this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care [...]

New Book - How To Get Commercial Lawn Care And Snow Plow Customers.

I put this new lawn care business book, How To Get Commercial Lawn Care And Snow Plow Customers,  together because I know it can be so very difficult for newer lawn care, landscaping, or snow plow business owners to find out how to gain commercial customers. Do you just go in and knock [...]

Lawn care door hanger discussion.

Here is a lawn care business door hanger design idea that was shared with us on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. As you can see, it utilizes the marketing message of what would you rather be doing instead of cutting your lawn? Consider utilizing an attention grabbing headline in your next piece of lawn [...]

Lawn care, snow plowing and leaf cleanup flyer discussion.

Are you stuck trying to come up with some designs for your snow removal, leaf cleanup, or lawn care flyers? Here are some of the designs a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum uses to promote his lawn care business. He has a couple of interesting ways to utilize them in his lawn [...]

Should I give away free lawn care?

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but as we will see from this discussion on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, you should never feel desperate enough to want to give your lawn care services away for free. There are other, better ways to attract lawn care customers. If you are going to be exerting [...]

How to deal with seasonal out of state mulch suppliers and installers.

There are competitors in the lawn care business everywhere. From small start up companies to large corporate sized ones. But what would you do if you found yourself having to compete with an out of state competitor who was marketing to your lawn care customers and offering to do your job for a cheaper price [...]

Should you give away free fall leaf cleanups?

Early on in your lawn care business start up phase, you may find yourself desperate to try anything that will bring you lawn care customers. Ideas that may not be logical to veterans of the lawn care industry may be experimented with by new business owners and come with disastrous results. As we will see [...]

Why isn’t anyone using my lawn care coupons?

So much can go wrong with your lawn care marketing message that it can be difficult to figure out what happened after the fact. When you go door to door with hundreds of lawn care door hangers or mail out thousands of lawn care flyers, the last thing you can imagine happening is nothing. But [...]

Making the best out of your first lawn care bids.

Finding your first lawn care job can be tough to do. When you are going from a stand still, it takes a lot of effort to overcome all the friction that is going to try and hold you back. Here in a discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, we see a new lawn [...]

Lawn Care Marketing ROI Calculator On Android

Lawn Care Marketing ROI Calculator now available on Android.
One of the biggest expenses lawn care business owners lose money on is with ineffective lawn care marketing techniques. The average lawn care or landscape business owner has no way of projecting what kind of results will be created from a lawn care marketing [...]

The pros and cons of including prices on your lawn care marketing.

Should you include a price on your lawn care marketing or shouldn’t you? I have seen many discussions on this topic but none have hit points on both side home so well than in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. Here you will see the benefits and downsides to each marketing method. [...]

A marketing idea that was under my nose.

It’s amazing how we all tend to look for the complex path to get us where we want to be when an easy path is standing there right in front of us. Sometimes is just so obvious that we don’t pay it any mind. That is what happened to this lawn care business owner when [...]

How I bid a 1 acre upkept yard cleanup.

Here is a great story, from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, on how a simple ad for lawn care, placed in a classified section of a local newspaper, led to thousands of dollars in work. The job initially involved a one acre yard cleanup but kept leading to more and more work. It goes [...]

Should some lawn care marketing techniques be avoided?

Here are some lawn care marketing techniques that could help kick start your spring season. One lawn care business owner shared with us some of the things he is doing to attract new customers this year, on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. He wrote “I am starting my lawn business this year and I [...]

A few lawn care marketing methods you should try.

At the beginning of every lawn mowing season, we seem to get innundated with request for marketing ideas. Here are a bunch of lawn care marketing methods a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum shared with us and I think will help you. Try implementing one or a few of these methods this [...]

Is internet marketing worthwhile for your lawn care business?

There are many ways to market your lawn care business. Some require your time while others require your money. Some are high tech while others are low tech and their methods date back to the dawn of mankind. Which is best for you depends a lot on your circumstances. Here is a great discussion, from [...]

What has and hasn’t worked in my lawn care business.

When you know ahead of times the things others have tried that have worked or not worked, you can then more quickly apply the lessons to your lawn care business. Such lessons can save you years of problems with your own business experimentation. Here are some great insights as to what has and hasn’t worked [...]

Lawn care business start up tips.

Some people plan for years to get their lawn care business started while others simply come across an opportunity and jump on it. Either way is fine as long as you don’t keep putting off the things you really would like to do today. Tomorrow may never come, but you have today to get your [...]

New lawn care business e-books available.

I just got two of my lawn care business books available online as e-books which you can read on your portable devices and with the kindle book reader.
Check them out. They are full of great lawn care marketing tips.
How To Get Customers For Your Landscaping And Lawn Care Business All Year Long. Vol 1.

Paperback version.
eBook [...]

When to start your spring lawn care advertising.

If you have been in the lawn care business for a few seasons, you probably have developed your own way to know when it is time to send out your spring marketing material. Time seems to be pretty crucial when it comes to sending this marketing material out. If you send it out too early, [...]

The results of my lawn care marketing.

We all like to see the results others get from their lawn care marketing. Sometimes a marketing idea really takes off and helps propel a lawn care business. Other times, disappointing results can lead to the end of a lawn care business. Here is some insight from a new lawn care business owner who experimented [...]

Top Of Mind Awareness for your lawn care business.

Top Of Mind Awareness is the main goal of every lawn care business interested in growth. Think about it, if someone called your business and said ‘you were the first people we thought of for this job’ wouldn’t that absolutely make your day? Doesn’t higher customer awareness = higher sales = higher profits? It [...]

When is the right time to get lawn care customers?

What a great discussion this is. Trying to figure out when is the right time to get lawn care customers. If you are new to the lawn care business or you haven’t started yet, you could potentially be picking different times of the year when you think it would be the best. You might even [...]

Lawn care marketing success is found in quality not quantity.

Most new lawn care businesses start out with a lot of time on their hands and little money. You may think this puts you at a disadvantage, but that is not the case. It actually is the exact ingredients you need to find success in your lawn care marketing. As you will see in this [...]

Why I got out of property management and into landscaping.

A new member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum shared with us his experience with running a property management company and why he got out of it in order to focus on his landscaping business. This might help you gain some insight if you were thinking about expanding into property management in the future.
He [...]