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Two weeks ago I had a call from a lady that had held on to my flyer. I havent dropped any flyers for 2 years and if memory serves where she lives i dropped when i started mowing which i think was approx 4 years ago.

Quoted and got her as a reg.

 

What's the longest drop to call you have had?

 

 


Posted 11 November 2017 - 01:24 PM

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I’ll add to this mate, I had listing in Yellow Pages about the size of a pack of ####s in 1998. 2001 I had an old girl call me after cutting the paper advertisement out of the book. Old letterbox drops, probably 6 months tops.
Posted 12 November 2017 - 07:00 PM

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i had a call from the local paper about 4 or 5 months after my last ad, you get saved into the someones phone and then they get around to calling or sending a message some time later, probably at 10.30 on saturday night, but thats another topic


Posted 12 November 2017 - 08:28 PM

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I'd say somewhere around 2 years on a flyer drop


Posted 14 November 2017 - 12:01 AM

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just got a call (and won the job) yesterday from a flyer I dropped almost a year ago,


Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:14 PM

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Amazing they hang around isnt it.


Posted 16 November 2017 - 02:44 PM

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When I started a new business up about 8 years ago, I put out about 30,000 or 40,000 flyers over a couple of years. I had a couple of older ladies call me 3-4 years after I had stopped and quite a few after a year or 2.  I was surprised, but they said that just kept them until they needed them. I suppose I do the same with a few things.


Posted 17 November 2017 - 04:43 PM

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Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone has any facts or figures on flyers, specifically how many leads could you expect 5000 flyers to generate? I know there will be lots of defining factors but any rough information would be great.

Sorry if I've posted this question in the wrong place.
Posted 22 November 2017 - 06:44 PM

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Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone has any facts or figures on flyers, specifically how many leads could you expect 5000 flyers to generate? I know there will be lots of defining factors but any rough information would be great.

Sorry if I've posted this question in the wrong place.

In my experience 5,000 flyers would generate about 10 jobs initially (not all regular work). 

 

Maybe another 5-10 over the next few weeks.

 

The response rate is very low, so you need to keep putting them out in the same areas to build up a business.


Posted 22 November 2017 - 07:22 PM

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I pretty much agree with Steve. I had about 1% initial response rate. Which isn't that bad when you think about it.

 

 

Also drop them yourself and pick days that the junk mail is not dropping.

 

 

Flyers work OK in some areas and crap in others which is why there is conflicting thoughts on them. I pretty much built my round on fliers, the resulting jobs and then the word of mouth from those.


Posted 23 November 2017 - 04:00 PM

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Thanks for the reply Steve and lucky. I was thinking would probably take targeting a certain area and doing multiple drops to build it up into something.
Posted 23 November 2017 - 04:35 PM

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The closer all your jobs are to home base the better

 

and it takes time to build recognition and trust


Posted 23 November 2017 - 04:58 PM

read between the lines, if he seems drunk, he possibly is


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The closer all your jobs are to home base the better
 
and it takes time to build recognition and trust


Definitely Grae.
Posted 23 November 2017 - 05:53 PM

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Got a call from a flyer today, she was adamant it was in her letterbox, 20km from the nearest place I could have dropped flyers. And I’ve only dropped about 20mm of flyers this season.

Anyway she asked how much
I’ll give you a quote but it will end up at about 70 an hour
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No 70 blah blah

No job- no loss
Posted 05 December 2017 - 01:16 PM




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