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Old 07-19-2008, 10:37 PM
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Hi guys,

I haven't gotten a call in a week, so I would like to push some flyers.

I'm going to use a cheap local printer, and have the guys/girls on digital point forums run a competition.

The thing is, I don't know what to put on the flyer.

I was thinking of listing what I do, e.g.
Networking
Data Recovery
Spyway & Virus Solutions
General Diagnostics
Custom Systems

but after that, well to honest, I'm drawing a blank.

I search through the site to have a look at others, in particular Simmy's, but the links to them are gone/removed

Any suggestions as to what should gone on my flyers please help!
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:16 PM
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I tried leaflets but found them to be a total waste of time and money others on the forums have said the same, some have got a couple of calls from sending out around 3,000 flyers but personally i wouldnt bother with them.
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Old 07-20-2008, 09:42 PM
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Here is a copy of my leaflet - I didn't realise I had removed it. Feel free to use what you want from it

I have to agree with Andy though, leaflets don't appear to work for me. I delivered 700 of those leaflets and got a couple of responses. The good thing is, if you're having a quiet period then you can hand deliver them for free.
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I have hand delivered around 3,000 leaflets and had 2,000 delivered for me.

I have had one response so far, which isn't great, but the one call has got me about 6 extra customers through recommendations.

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Old 07-20-2008, 11:33 PM
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Lo Aaron, My home town in Solihull How is the PC work around there?
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Lo Aaron, My home town in Solihull How is the PC work around there?
Hi,

Its not too bad considering the amount of competition around here. I am still failry new only being in business for 9 months.

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Old 07-21-2008, 11:55 AM
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I have hand delivered around 3,000 leaflets and had 2,000 delivered for me.

I have had one response so far, which isn't great, but the one call has got me about 6 extra customers through recommendations.

Aaron
Hi Azz, could you post up a pic of your flyer like Simmy did?
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Old 07-21-2008, 01:12 PM
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I like simmy's leaflet its very well made, if it came through my door i would certainly recommend him because his leaflet shows professionalism. Its got me thinking weather or not to have a leaflet professionally done to see if it will bring some work in.

*undecided*
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Old 07-21-2008, 01:44 PM
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Hi guys,

I haven't gotten a call in a week, so I would like to push some flyers.

I'm going to use a cheap local printer, and have the guys/girls on digital point forums run a competition.

The thing is, I don't know what to put on the flyer.

I was thinking of listing what I do, e.g.
Networking
Data Recovery
Spyway & Virus Solutions
General Diagnostics
Custom Systems

but after that, well to honest, I'm drawing a blank.

I search through the site to have a look at others, in particular Simmy's, but the links to them are gone/removed

Any suggestions as to what should gone on my flyers please help!

I know most people havent found success with this method but I have.

Our flyer was basically this:

Slow computer? Infected with viruses?
We provide rapid on-site support for optimal response to any situation and will have your PC running fast again in no time!
Call Spark Computers Today!
Computer Repair
Laptop Repair
Wireless Networking
Virus & Spyware Removal
Remote, On-Site, and Off-Site Service!
XXX-XXX-XXXX
service@sparkcpu.com
Visit www.sparkcpu.com today!

We made 1000 copies for about $80.00 and managed to only get about 20 out. However from those 20 we put out we ended up getting a few calls and it well made it worth the trouble.

Its fairly inexpensive advertising and is certainly worth a shot.
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Old 07-21-2008, 11:04 PM
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Flyers work, but they take time. I may have a bigger budget than most for a new pc services company, but flyers work... just got to wait. I sent out 30k flyers about 5 months ago. Cost about 4k for printing and delivery. I have gotten about 40 calls and 3 business contracts through the flyers.... and the calls keep coming. PATIENCE!
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