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Hey all, doing my first leaflet drop today. Any signs to look for when dropping leaflets off? I’m guessing 80 to 90% off leaflet drops are wasted by going in the bin or to people who do there own lawn. I’ve got 1000 to drop off and trying to maximize what I drop.
Thanks in advance 👍
Posted 03 December 2017 - 01:49 PM

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I didn't drop the really tidy yards or the really out of control ones. 

 

Don't drop on the day/s the catalogue deliveries get done. 

 

1,000 isn't very many. I used to drop 300 twice a week.

 

 

Make a note of the streets you dropped and drop again in a months time and again in another months time.


Posted 03 December 2017 - 02:20 PM

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Drop your flyers in houses you would like to mow. Places that are easy mow and not too many obstacles are normally what i look for. And as others have said do multiple drops over a couple months

You may not get a great response rate now but people tend to hang onto flyers and call later down the track.

Ive had calls 2 years after doing a flyer drop.
Posted 03 December 2017 - 05:47 PM

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Thanks for the tips guys
Posted 03 December 2017 - 08:38 PM

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You'll find it's more like 99% get binned, I was getting about a 1% response rate if lucky, that's why 1000 isn't many, should be aiming for 5000+

 

I just dropped every single house, you can't judge a book by it's cover and if you are walking past the house anyway seems silly not to drop it as the cost is in the time not the cost of the flyer.


Posted 04 December 2017 - 06:18 AM

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Yeah they dont reap much.....but if you have them then hand them out for sure. Yeah I was kind of choosy, didnt do overgrown crappy places. Always made sure I did hedges and stuff like that. If you see a homeowner make sure you strike up a convo. Wear your uniform if you have one or at least look professional.

 

Personally I think fridge magnets or actual door knocking is more productive.


Posted 04 December 2017 - 06:27 AM

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Flyers are great when you are growing the business,  You have the time on hand so if you can get 1000's out at the right time then it's the quickest way to pickup customers.   After a year now in business though I'm finding almost all my calls are coming from my website and google search, long term this is best form of advertising as it's cheap and requires little to no effort once set up.


Posted 04 December 2017 - 02:47 PM

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No corner blocks
No big dogs
No steep areas
No overflowing letter boxes

Flyer the houses within sight of your job.
Posted 04 December 2017 - 03:10 PM

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No streets with bad parking
Not near schools
Not on bus stops
Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:29 PM

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I have a list of Council bin days

 

off topic but they are are definitely no mow days


Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:54 PM

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