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PainterDave 02-27-2013 10:02 PM

Advertising ?
Does anyone have any suggestions for local advertising ? I have been told the local coupon booklet gets good responses anyone ever try this ?

imported_Workaholic 03-08-2013 06:51 PM

Consider the type of customer that fits your business. If they are the coupon clipping type then make the move.

chrisn 03-09-2013 03:39 AM

I have found that doing quality work and referrals are the best advertising

Schmidt & Co. 03-10-2013 05:14 PM

Website, mailings to past customers, lettered truck & job signs. Just some of the basics you should be doing.

thepaintkings 10-24-2013 12:52 PM

We use local flyers
I've found local flyers or gazettes are a better use of money. They target the demographic you are looking for and are cheaper than the news paper.

imported_Rusty 10-24-2013 01:43 PM

Different trade, but I ran an ad in a local paper for 2 years. Every time I got a new customer, I would ask where they got my name. It was always a referral from another customer. Not one got my name from an ad.
Also, if you put your name on your vehicle, make sure you have commercial insurance. Regular vehicle insurance won't usually cover an accident if they can tell you are using your vehicle for a business.

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