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Old 02-22-2009, 04:02 PM
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Hey All, for a while now I've been pondering with an idea that I have and that is to place an advert in my local newspaper to see what kind of response i get,
although i cannot drive i had an idea that if i get tons of phone calls for my service I was gonna temporary higher myself a driver to take me to the call outs.

Of course once i pass my test i can drive myself to call outs, at the moment i'm in local booklets and shop windows but worked has dropped like a stone in a pond.

Has advertising in newspapers worked for you ? what kind of wording would you use e.t.c ? i do have a black and white ad that i use for the local advertising booklets but i wanted your input on it.

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Old 02-22-2009, 04:13 PM
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Old 02-22-2009, 04:49 PM
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what wording do you plan to use?

do you have a yellow pages telephone book add ?

Advertising does work ,but that depends on how you use it
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Old 02-22-2009, 05:29 PM
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what wording do you plan to use?

do you have a yellow pages telephone book add ?

Advertising does work ,but that depends on how you use it
I was going to pick out wording from my current adverts but I dont think it will be that good so thats why I posted to get some ideas, no i dont have a yellow pages advert because when they did contact me i told them i cannot drive so it would be a waste of time.

hmmm I cannot think of any wording for a newspaper advert maybe i could just use my shop window one as the wording on that is to the point but its kinda big.
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Old 02-22-2009, 11:13 PM
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newspaper ads work for me. i basically just put a business card in there. There are several pc repair places in town, but i'm the only one with ad in paper.
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:13 PM
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newspaper ads work for me. i basically just put a business card in there. There are several pc repair places in town, but i'm the only one with ad in paper.
thanks for your input i'll put one in and see response i get, how much did it roughly cost you anyway ?
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I put an ad in one of my local monthly papers, it cost me $90 for 2 towns of coverage.I figured if I can get 1 or 2 customers it'd pay for itself. I got Zero calls

I'm debating on spreading some flyers around the local condos
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Newspaper ad cost 80 a month. covers about 6 towns. As long as i keep hitting x amount of dollars a month, i will keep putting in newspaper ads. my results were almost instant
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I used to run a plain text ad in the classifieds every week - cost me about €30 p.w. and brought me loads of business. I only stopped running it because I stopped chasing domestic clients. I'm thinking of starting it again since things slowed down.
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I used to run a plain text ad in the classifieds every week - cost me about €30 p.w. and brought me loads of business. I only stopped running it because I stopped chasing domestic clients. I'm thinking of starting it again since things slowed down.
I hope it works for me then I still haven't done anything about it because i'm not sure if it will work or not but now i think i need to try it to see.
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