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Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-05-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Thanks for everyone's great ideas, and help. I'm...

Thanks for everyone's great ideas, and help. I'm looking into many of them.

@Deckem-I think I need a tiny deer now, too.... LOL. Do you still have it? How old is it? It's really too precious!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,129
Posted By SidingSweetie
" To have nothing and not gettin calls, is...

" To have nothing and not gettin calls, is starting to put me over the edge of some type of break down. I'm not motivate to do any thing extra-curicular even w/all this time on my hands." [QUOTE]
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Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Dave-Good thinking! Between you and Steve, that's...

Dave-Good thinking! Between you and Steve, that's something we could easily incorpororate. We don't do much, if any, co-op ads, but we do take advantage of lit supplies.......I will ask if they have...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Steve-Great thoughts! Yes-the fact that we, as a...

Steve-Great thoughts! Yes-the fact that we, as a whole, have the ability to get so much information on any products we want to buy, has hurt many businesses, I'm sure. (Unless you're lucky enough to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
I'll try to take some decent ones-they are...

I'll try to take some decent ones-they are black-so it's hard to capture sometimes. We had another friend/contractor who was just getting into concrete at the time-so, it was one of those, 'hey, you...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Nice, James-that does help-so, do you make the...

Nice, James-that does help-so, do you make the referral program a part of your initial marketing plan? Like, is this something we should make a big or small mention of in our 'getting to know you'...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Dave-that is a great looking display, and we've...

Dave-that is a great looking display, and we've been batting around the idea of building a little 'house' for awhile now-great idea to just start off with a pre-fab dog house, though. We get to...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Thanks, Steve! We do implement a give-away (as in...

Thanks, Steve! We do implement a give-away (as in a large, 'sign-up to win!' type deal, with a form asking 1) if they are even interested in a quote-we live in a college town...lots of rentals, so we...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
MAGIC-what an awesome, innovative idea! ;-) You...

MAGIC-what an awesome, innovative idea! ;-) You don't mind if I borrow that, do you?

You remind me (in your one little sentence, lol), of the 'Quality' water/pool guy in our local area. He's...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-04-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Deck-Great ideas-I especially like the referral...

Deck-Great ideas-I especially like the referral cards. I *love* the deer idea, lol! I want one! Now, maybe I can convince my husband it would be good for business! ;-). We had a ranch when I was a...
Forum: Landscaping 04-03-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,908
Posted By SidingSweetie
Thank you, MD! so, I can germinate it in the...

Thank you, MD! so, I can germinate it in the flat? (Forgive me-I am really a 'black thumb', and no nothing about plants-I should, with an AG degree, shameful!). I'll try that drying technique, with...
Forum: Architecture & Design 04-02-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,715
Posted By SidingSweetie
Ok-woman's voice here!! ;-) 1.this is a...

Ok-woman's voice here!! ;-)
1.this is a his-n-her's, shared master, correct?
2. They do not want a tub any longer? Which is normal to me-when we built our house, I wanted a large whirlpool tub SO...
Forum: Landscaping 04-01-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,936
Posted By SidingSweetie
As a wife, with the 'pair', lol, IMHO-those guys...

As a wife, with the 'pair', lol, IMHO-those guys would be OUT. There are hungrier companies out there, or, as was previously stated, a 'Beaver Cleaver' for simple cuts and fertilize jobs. This guy...
Forum: Landscaping 04-01-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,908
Posted By SidingSweetie
You know, I've been researching on-line since my...

You know, I've been researching on-line since my post, and I see that some places sell a mix of grasses, which I believe the 'Chia' grass is. The most popular seems to be Wheatgrass-does that sound...
Forum: Landscaping 04-01-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,908
Posted By SidingSweetie
Hopping over from a different trade-question....

Does anyone know what 'grass?' is included in those kits that allow you to grow grass that's safe for your dog/cat/small animal to eat? I've had a kit like this before, but I'd like to buy more, in...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By SidingSweetie
We have had the EXACT same problem, since they...

We have had the EXACT same problem, since they passed a new law regarding what our business (and other contractors) have to do when working on a house built before a certain year. You have to go...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 04-01-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Yes, can you throw us a bone here, James? LOL-our...

Yes, can you throw us a bone here, James? LOL-our town is small, so word-of-mouth isn't difficult for us, I'm just looking for some fresh ideas for our shows.....

One idea I had, kind-of cashing...
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-22-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By SidingSweetie
I cannot even begin to think how much time an...

I cannot even begin to think how much time an entire wall of pennies took to make. It raises so many questions-how big was the wall? How much money was on there at the end? Did they match the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,613
Posted By SidingSweetie
Well, Tom, you're making this Southern girl...

Well, Tom, you're making this Southern girl blush. I wish I could claim the title of 'Sweetie' 100% of the time, even 75%........but I have some Spanish blood running in my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,613
Posted By SidingSweetie
LOL, if every single one of those things didn't...

LOL, if every single one of those things didn't end up with me puking my guts out, I might try that, too.
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-22-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By SidingSweetie
Penny wall? As in-actual pennies?! I have...

Penny wall? As in-actual pennies?! I have considered draping the wall....but actually, I bought all of these decals that look like fancy picture frames-I think I may do the wall with those, and put...
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-22-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By SidingSweetie
Thanks, Clay-I didn't even remember/think that...

Thanks, Clay-I didn't even remember/think that they will do custom jobs....ugh....that won't be cheap! I bought some other decals that I was going to cut up for something else-maybe I'll just use the...
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-22-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By SidingSweetie
LOL, beautiful mix, but this is for an 8 year old...

LOL, beautiful mix, but this is for an 8 year old girl's room, Dr.! Main walls will be white, accent wall will be 'Tiffany' blue-stripes.....still deciding, what do you think-a lighter T. Blue, or...
Forum: Architecture & Design 03-22-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By SidingSweetie
Ideas needed for accent wall

Can a Mommy get a little advice? (We have a business-just don't deal with this!)

Re-decorating Little SidingSweetie's room-and I would really love to do an accent wall that is a different paint...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-22-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By SidingSweetie
Best promo products?

1.What's the best/most creative/most successful promo piece you've either used yourself, or have seen another business use? Preferably something geared towards a tradeshow environment, but any ideas...
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