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spongy buffalo
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picking up a new (for me) ute on saturday, 

anyways ive been thinking for ever about getting the back windscreen stickered but at the same time ive been happy to be remain undercover.

 

the trailer doesnt go out on mowing days.

the ute is also a family getaround at times

 

Have you got car signage?

Does it get more than a job or 2 a year?

Would you get it again?


Posted 14 February 2018 - 04:42 PM

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The girls opted early on for no signs and are never looking for more work, although they do wear corporate uniforms.

 

I have full professional signage on the tow vehicle and trailers.

 

I welcome new work because every new 'A' or 'B' job lets me drop another PITA, I hate Christmas - cubby houses, trampolines, pop up swimming pools…

 

Driving around for a few years in a clean, signed outfit reinforces brand recognition and builds trust.


Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:10 PM

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and on a happy note, DeeJ is breeding again so we need to cut the round back a bit, we have already have made a hit list of dumpers!


Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:19 PM

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Cool!! more workers.  :) Congratulations to Deejay.


Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:38 PM

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picking up a new (for me) ute on saturday, 

anyways ive been thinking for ever about getting the back windscreen stickered but at the same time ive been happy to be remain undercover.

 

the trailer doesnt go out on mowing days.

the ute is also a family getaround at times

 

Have you got car signage?

Does it get more than a job or 2 a year?

Would you get it again?

Gday SB,

 

I got magnetic ute door signs from Vistaprint when I first started out - bout $50 for the 2 - but I realised they're a bit small to be really eyecatching - and I can't say for sure I've ever got a job from them - I'd say it would be different for big signs on the cage side of a trailer - say 1.2M x 900mm


Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:51 PM

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I used it for about a year but found like Croc it was very hard to read. The big trailer signs worked well, but it’s obvious what I do and people will wander over in the street I’m working in. That’s what I want, perhaps a full rear window sign would work well.
Posted 14 February 2018 - 06:42 PM

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I think the brand recognition is a great point, there is a pet groomer near me, big pink vans catchy name and absolutely killing it.
But it could cut the other way when you’re not being a complete role model to society.

I thought my time of chasing work hard esp in summer was behind me, but this year is a shocker. Had more days without work this week than last season from December to May
Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:25 PM

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When I was using a trailer I had big signs on it, over a year I think I got 2 or 3 calls from people seeing the sign.  Now I have a van I don't think I'll bother with any signage, I have just about as much work as I can handle and still getting a couple of calls a week just from google/website only.  I do like the vinyl wraps, looks very professional but they are not cheap and need replacing every few years, I doubt it would pay for itself.


Posted 15 February 2018 - 11:43 AM

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When I paint the trailer next I think Ill skip the stencilling this time. I had some stencils made up at the local trophy engraving shop so I could reapply the name and number every time I repaint the trailer.

 

Do I get the odd call from it? Maybe. But the best new business is referrals and I get more of them than off the trailer and ATM I'm not wanting any new work.

 

A few years ago I was also thinking of a full rear window sign on the van. There not bad value and if you haven't got a dark tint maybe good for security


Posted 15 February 2018 - 02:50 PM




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