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Old 08-31-2008, 02:12 PM   #21
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Brian,

Yea I like the idea of the solo flyer, it doesnt get lost in the pile, I have actually contacted another company that only put about two or three flyers in at a time, in the same areas, the cost is a little higher to start with, but as you said roi probally will be higher, thanks for the tip.

yea just ran my sales from flyer delivery from january to july they suck, here they are I spent $6,440, and I sold a total of $43,733 gross sales.
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ps A little side note about flyers, is they can be a little misleading in tracking the numbers, a example of this is we got a lead from a flyer in may, and did a small $1,800 job for this lady. well now in Sept that flyer lead turns in a repeat customer, and now we are getting ready to do a $9,000 job for her, but under my tracking system she becomes a R client, but it was all because of the flyer.


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Old 08-31-2008, 02:46 PM   #22
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ps A little side note about flyers, is they can be a little misleading in tracking the numbers, a example of this is we got a lead from a flyer in may, and did a small $1,800 job for this lady. well now in Sept that flyer lead turns in a repeat customer, and now we are getting ready to do a $9,000 job for her, but under my tracking system she becomes a R client, but it was all because of the flyer.
That's the one tricky thing about tracking leads. I use the same system as you, and it can make analysis misleading as you say. That's one reason I don't go strictly by the numbers. I have several ads that have poor ROI, but there are in my core area and contribute to the overall ad campaign there. The cost is minimal and it keeps out name in front of customers.

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Biker he has 6 routes with 5000 in each route 30,000 households, he does a differnt route each week, I dont know the listing in the phone book, but around here their are lots of companys doing them, I usually see someone doing it and Ill stop them and get their names and numbers, I have often thought about starting a flyer delivery buisness, if you get 8 per flyer, an get say 9 people to commit that .72 per house, I can do my self easy 175 house's per hour, that $126 gross per hour.

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If your interestead in doing a lot flyers, and you cant find a company that does that type of thing, I would suggest hiring a highschool kid, or a stay at home mom that are looking for a part time gig. If the neighborhoods are close, I cn usually do 200 an hour in the car, so I usually allow for 150 or 175 for someone else to do it. I really feel Im getting lost in the pile with the service Im using.


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