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Unique Advertising Ideas?

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by beanz27, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Anyone have any unique ways of advertising? Not talking newspaper ads here. I came up with an idea, tried it with mixed results.

    Get sandwhich bags and put some salt/sand/de-icer and a business card in and toss into drives you want. Cheap and easy. Anyone got any other ideas?
     
  2. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    No one? Wow comeon guys
     
  3. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    Speak with every local diner and pub. Try to supply place mats and coasters with your company name and services printed on it. Maybe napkins too? If they already have the advertizing place mats, buy space on them.
     
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Best deal still pass fliers out in the hood that you want. And put the price right on it,keeps the tire kickers away.
     
  5. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 7,295

    Have a hotty use a stop sign post as a pole and do a little dance with your contact info painted on her, or GV's approach works well too.
     
  6. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,863

    One idea I've been thinking about for the last 2-3 years is enter my local parade, I could line my green trucks,trailers(which all have logos & phone #'s) up with the bobcat & my JD tractor mowers buzzing around, even get the racing mower out since it's all painted & logo'd up. Really all it would cost is a few bucks in streamers,balloons, & candy to give out. You could also give flyers out as you go. Get any kids you have or know to hand out the candy & ride on the trailer........I got to do this, I think it a good advertising oppertunity.
     
  7. G.Landscape

    G.Landscape Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 850

    Stamp your logo on rocks and throw them at peoples houses.....

    Seriously through a company here left rocks with their logo at my door once, and 2 years later its still on my desk. Just regular old river rock and a rubber stamp your good to go.
     
  8. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,170

    If you throw it through their window they'll definitely call 100% of the time.
     
  9. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,863

    Quite true, but I imagine closing sales will be harder since your price will be high, since you'll have to include window in quote to make $
     
  10. Chineau

    Chineau Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    Sponsor some kind of winter event, you play in the snow, we push it.