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I've tried door hangers which worked ok, but I never had a return like that. By place your price do you mean pick an area where your familiar with th inside home layouts and give them a quote on the flyer that you leave?
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Yes, twice this week my custys said "SS said that wouldnt come out" I smiled, sprayed some treatment, almost watched the stains disapear, collected money and smiled
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I tried flyers...out of 400 we would pass out we would get 2 calls. seemed to be a waste of time. Maybe the flyers sucked...Who knows...they were fully colored with pics of a rotovac cleaning?
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wow this was on my orginal post over 4 years ago...LOL
 
Let me tell you 2 out of 400 is great... right on target...
 
Since that orginal post...  I've been doing direct mailings at around 300 thousand per month.  If you get 1 % you are lucky...  realistic values are around .45 of a percentage point.
 
now doing mailings to past customers will give you around a 10% return..
 
new customers are hard to pick up.....but once you build up a list keep working it..  I'm almost to 3000 customers now...it's been a long road...and I still got to keep going


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Yea.. Thats about what i get also 2/400.. Hey Mr.Steamer what's that cost you in postage 300,000 X .26 for postcards = $78,000 US....Guitar%20Headbanger
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Hand out 10,000 business cards a month, every month.

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cost about $200
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Have you done that..?

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Yes. If your area is large enough, over 100,000 pop,  it can work. Remember all these people have your card, some will throw it away, others save it for later. Place one on EVERY car in every mall you visit. Great excersise and low cost exposure. My cards are approx $ 120 per 5,000.
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Originally posted by DCC DCC wrote:

Yes. If your area is large enough, over 100,000 pop,  it can work. Remember all these people have your card, some will throw it away, others save it for later. Place one on EVERY car in every mall you visit. Great excersise and low cost exposure. My cards are approx $ 120 per 5,000.


You do take a chance with cards in the mall.  Security or the cops for violations including littering and solicitating.  If the person throws your card on the ground, your name is on it.  Bad publicity then and who do they send the litter fine to?  But, in an ideal world with the sun shining (like that happens here in Oregon) and where there aren't as many jerks out to make trouble for people who have a life and a honest company it sounds good. 
It's ORY GUN, not OR A GONE. Learn to talk.
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By the way DCC, what is on your card?  Got a scan?  And who are you getting them from, Vista Print?
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Right now we use 123print, but vistaprint works well also. We have no "wow-factor" to the cards, just anything you can design online. The main purpose is to generate interest and get someone to your website where they can see more than a card can show. They might say "ok I need my couch cleaned, let me call". And yes we have to be carefull where we advertise/ give out the cards. Getting some type of permission can help.
 
My suggestion is to order a few cards (250)to start. Then when you have found the "right" design order 5,000 or more. I bet you can personally passout 25-50 per day just with the people you meet.
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We can't do that in my area.. Agree with the soil on the car thingy.. Ppl don't like you messin/touchin their car...  Mallet%20Fight
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Originally posted by John L John L wrote:

We can't do that in my area.. Agree with the soil on the car thingy.. Ppl don't like you messin/touchin their car...  Mallet%20Fight


And some car alarms trigger too easily. 
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