Archive for the 'Seasonal Promotion Ideas' Category

Pumpkin & lawn care business card marketing.

I am always keeping my eye out for new and creative marketing ideas that can be applied to the lawn care business and I saw one that I thought was great.
Realtors who have any chance at making money know they need to keep their name out, especially when people are looking to sell their homes. [...]

Halloween lawn care business marketing idea.

Halloween lawn care business - pumpkin mug marketing.
Here is an idea for your lawn care business fall clean up marketing. Why not order something like a box of these mugs and tape a doorhanger to them and place them on the front steps of homes in your area? Or maybe insert a flyer into the [...]

Outdoor holiday decoration business perfect add on for your lawn care business.

I was reading an article on outdoor decorations and it amazes me more people aren’t doing this. In the article it was talking about this one lawn care business owner who’s first year wasn’t a big deal. He just wanted to get his feet wet with it and marketed it only to his current customer [...]

Are you offering lawn mower repair services this fall and winter?

This fall and winter when things slow down, have you considered offering lawn mower repair services? Join in on this discussion at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum here.
Here are some services you could offer this year and prices you could consider charging.
6-point At-Home push mower service: $55

Change and dispose oil
Replace spark plug
Clean the under [...]

Free Lawn Care Irrigation Winterization Postcard Template

A post was recently made on winterizing irrigation systems and I thought maybe I should put together a simple postcard you could use to promote your irrigation winterization services.
I hope this helps. Download the fullsize postcard in the free postcard template section.
If you are trying to figure out how much to charge for such a [...]

Fall leaf clean up lawn sign ideas.

How cool would it be if you could get a whole bunch of these fall leaf clean up lawn signs? Have them cut into the proper shape and then insert them through out the neighborhoods you service.

It would be a really neat and visual way to offer your fall leaf lawn clean up services.

Here is [...]

Outdoor Halloween decorations and lawn care marketing idea.

I think Halloween is a great time to be doing outdoor decorations. One of the things you could do this season is really decorate your own property and front door. Then stick a Halloween decoration yard sign in your front lawn along with many other yards in your area. It would be really quick and [...]

Run for president and gain media attention on yourself and your business.

In the past we talked a little about this idea.
If you put up lawn signs along the road and they are for your lawn care business, they will get pulled. But what if you were running for president? Your lawn signs would stay up and the local media would want to know all about what [...]

Market and promote your lawn care business with a pumpkin painting day!

This October, why not have a pumpkin painting day in your neighborhood. You could either charge a couple of bucks to the parents per pumpkin, or even better would be to just do it for free as a way to build up good public relations in your area.
Create yard signs to promote this. Maybe ask [...]

Fall and winter lawn care marketing idea with Poinsettias, mums and a farmer’s market.

When Fall arrives, here is a great lawn care marketing idea. It’s a two part marketing idea. First you order a large amount of Poinsettias or mums to hand out to your customers. Then with the flowers you have left, why not consider setting up a farmer’s market style display in your area. Maybe at [...]

Free Green Grass Lawn Care Postcard Template

Here is a Free Green Grass Lawn Care Postcard you can download and use. I will show you the preview here and add the larger sized image in the free lawn care postcard section here.
I hope you are able to use it.

Mark your snow plow customer driveways before it snows to avoid problems.

Rob recently shared with us some of his tips and tricks on how to perform snow plowing for your residential lawn care customer accounts. You can join the conversation further on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. One of his suggestions was this. Do get your snow plow accounts in place before it snows so [...]

Newspaper bag lawn care business leaf cleanup marketing idea.

Newspapers are being received by homeowners every day of the week. So why not consider this lawn care marketing idea. Get a bunch of newspaper bags printed with different seasonal messages. For the fall you could get ‘Leaf Cleaup Call Us.’
Then get the local newspaper delivery person to use your bags in the delivery. [...]

Do’s and Dont’s of the snow plowing business.

In a great discussion on running your snow plowing business at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, our friend Rob, shared with us some of his insights.
Here are some of his do’s and dont’s of the snow plowing business.

Do not do one price fits all season. Per push only.
Do not charge less than $25 per [...]

How to estimate a snow plow job.

If you are starting to place bids now for snow plowing driveways and parking lots in your area, you are not alone.
Ron wrote us: “Hi i am getting into commercial accounts and I am not really sure how much to charge for plowing. I was wondering if i could get some ideas about charging for [...]

Football season lawn care flyer

Tucker wrote me “I’m currently really close to starting up a single man op residential lawn care company and have been looking at the flier templates available here on the site. Considering the time of year (FOOTBALL!) and where I live (Sunny SoCal), I was wondering if you had anything in your vault that would [...]

Have you considered offering stump grinding services this fall to your lawn care customers?

This fall when you are looking for more services to offer, why not consider offering your lawn care customers, stump grinding services. Our friend Bob from put together this great flyer concept to help you sell your stump grinding services. Why not get some of these flyers printed up and then hand them out [...]

Fall lawn care leaf cleanup letter also used for gutter cleaning.

I want to thank Gary for sharing with us this fall leaf clean up letter. Before fall comes along, why not send out this letter in your invoices to your lawn care customers. Ask them how you should handle their leaf clean up and also offer other additional fall services like gutter cleaning.
Gary also suggested [...]

How to get customers for your lawn care business - New Lawn Care Business Book

One of the top questions asked on the Gopher Forum is how to get new customers. Well I wanted to answer this question as best as possible and I put together two new books. If you are looking to gain more lawn care customers this Summer and who isn’t, check out my brand new books [...]

An interest in photography can help you promote your lawn care business.

Our friend Brandon was on the forum sharing with us some of the photographs he has taken. He is a real enthusiast when it comes to taking pictures. As with almost any personal interest, it can be harness to gain you attention to help promote your lawn care business. This was my view on how [...]

Marketing color change plantings to your lawn care customers.

Tom shared with us his marketing ideas for early Spring. In a post at the Gopher Lawn Care Forum He said “know your target market and let them know of services coming up for any given season well in advance. For example I plan to start advertising color change out and irrigation start ups in [...]

Free Lawn Care Aeration Flyer

Our friend Tom wrote us on the Gopher Lawn Care Forum and shared with us his lawn care business aeration flyer you can download for free.
Tom wrote “I have tried direct mail targeted to “new Movers” with no luck at all. I have tried this before and also have had no luck but thought that [...]

Help a veteran with your lawn care business and get media attention.

In honor of Armed Forces Day we asked our viewers to reach out to your community and see if there is a (military veteran or currently active) resident you can assist. Do something nice for them by helping out in their yard, take some pictures, and show us what you did. Out of the photos [...]

Memorial Day & 4th of July Lawn Care Business Marketing Ideas

Here is an idea to market your lawn care business on Memorial Day and the 4th of July.Order as many small flags as you need. Punch two holes in your business cards.

Then slide the flag through the holes.

Insert the flag pole into lawns.

One of our forum members tried this and said “I bought [...]

Pollen Flyer Lawn Care Marketing Idea.

I thought this was a great idea posted by our friend Keith in this post at the Gopher Lawn Care Forum.
Keith wrote:
“This time of year if you stand still for more than just a few minutes you will notice your skin coated with a thick layer of yellow pollen.
This morning, I was thinking about advertising [...]

Lawn care business postcard review.

One of our friends from the Gopher Lawn Care Forum, Chuck, posted his latest lawn care postcard design and wanted some feedback on it. We got some really great responses I wanted to share with you as you may be designing your own lawn care postcard now as well.
If you have any thoughts you would [...]

Using current events to grab attention for your lawn care business.

I saw an article the other day about Fort Collins, CO offering their residents a $50 rebate if they traded in their gas mower and purchased an electric powered mower instead. Then Clean Air Lawn Care jumped on this current event by offering a discount if you signed up for an annual lawn care contract [...]

FREE Spring Lawn Care Flyer.

I wanted to send a big thanks to Chestin for taking part in one of our lawn care business discussions on our forum. If you would like to join in on the post where Chestin included this flyer you can by visiting the Gopher Lawn Care Forum here.
Spring Lawn Care Flyer from Chestin of
Thanks [...]

Rob’s Spring Lawn Care Flyer

Rob had posted his spring lawn care business flyer on our Gopher Lawn Care Forum. I think he did a really great job with it and maybe his design will inspire you to create your own.
Click on the flyer image to join in on the discussion.

Sample Lawn Care Flyer for Spring

Here is a lawn care flyer Justin posted on the Gopher Lawn care forum here to market his lawn care business for the spring.
Maybe it will inspire you to create your own.