than it might work in some areas not all,ive marketing through door to door,email,snail mail,websites,you name it,get same response we only use nationals.
What is your area? I'm sure you could figure it out. Maybe get a part time sales job and learn how to sell.
When I decided to be more aggressive in building up a bigger local customer base, I went door knocking to all real estate offices, dropped of cookies, brownies and other goodies and let them know what services we offer. I have some other techniques i use as well.
We do great from March till November just want to fill in the gaps.. I hate being idle and that is what we are right now...I feel retired..lol...
I started my company in 1999 and all we did for the first 10 years was Resenditial and Commercial Properies till work started slowing really bad from the times.... I advertised last year in two yellow books and got 4 calls all year..SAD....Last years between two Preservation companies we cut 130 yards (Weekly and Bi-Weekly) in an 80 mile radius..