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Recently I decided to do fridge magnets rather than flyers. Yes more expensive but I am very selective about how and where i hand them out, usually I do it in the immediate vicinity of a job I have just done and then only here and there. So far it is having a much bigger hit rate than flyers. This was my thoughts on going with fridge magnets:

 

1. A flyer is so easy to throw in the bin whereas most people will find it, even slightly, harder to throw away a fridge magnet, so hopefully it hangs around in their house somewhere.

2. It shows a little more care and investment in your business. 

3. It does something, even if holding a bill to the fridge it has a function, whereas a flyer is really just another piece of junk mail.

4. My flyers sucked ass and the hit rate was tiny. around 1%. So far the magnets are around 10%. And its only been two weeks. 

 

 

Of course content is important too but thats another story.

 


Posted 09 October 2018 - 11:08 AM

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So where did you get em from mate , I have been thinking of getting some magnets for the same reasons . 


Posted 09 October 2018 - 02:47 PM

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So where did you get em from mate , I have been thinking of getting some magnets for the same reasons . 

Well I got mine from Dynamite Printing in Melbourne, have used them for a while now. You can design it yourself online.


Posted 09 October 2018 - 02:51 PM

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Also in Melbourne, Vistaprint do fridge magnets.

Same thing you design it yourself online or get assistance.

They have a quick delivery time after ordering.


Posted 09 October 2018 - 03:05 PM

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yep fridge magnets are money well spent ive had great success with them. i had a lady call me 2 years after i did a letter box drop just proves that people stick them on the fridge aye.

 

i got mine from vista print pretty cheap from memory


Posted 10 October 2018 - 02:54 PM

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Recently I decided to do fridge magnets rather than flyers. Yes more expensive but I am very selective about how and where i hand them out, usually I do it in the immediate vicinity of a job I have just done and then only here and there. So far it is having a much bigger hit rate than flyers. This was my thoughts on going with fridge magnets:

 

1. A flyer is so easy to throw in the bin whereas most people will find it, even slightly, harder to throw away a fridge magnet, so hopefully it hangs around in their house somewhere.

2. It shows a little more care and investment in your business. 

3. It does something, even if holding a bill to the fridge it has a function, whereas a flyer is really just another piece of junk mail.

4. My flyers sucked ass and the hit rate was tiny. around 1%. So far the magnets are around 10%. And its only been two weeks. 

 

 

Of course content is important too but thats another story.

Ive tried everything and fridge magnets are my best source of work. I actually glued them to a paper flyer and deliver in the best suburbs. Worked a treat for me.


Posted 11 October 2018 - 07:00 AM

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By the way, if you need any artwork done, I'm a graphic designer as well. Can design simple magnet or brochure from $80, then have print ready for We Print It, they are well priced. https://www.weprinti...lyers-and-cards

You can get fridge magnets from 5 cents each https://www.alibaba....=fridge magnetsfrom China or around 20 cents each in Australia.


Posted 11 October 2018 - 07:25 AM

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20c is the go, give the chinese nothing and take em nowhere.


Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:37 AM

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Ive been sticking magnets onto the back of my cards for years. Cheap and cheerful and work. 


Posted 12 October 2018 - 06:12 PM




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