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You can either hire kids to hand deliver the flyers in the specified neighborhoods or utilize bulk mail to send your flyers to a particular zip code.
I've paid kids .05 cents per door. Neighborhood newspapers and pennysavers are often an economical place to advertise.
You might want to speak with the management at the supermarket you plan to utilize to see if you can post a notice in the store on the bulletin board or pass out brochures or flyers in the parking lot or at the door of the sore.
Continue to be warm and friendly but don't confuse this with friendship development. In other words, don't make it a habit to hang around too long after your job is done. Keep it light, warm and professional. Don't become their psychologist.
Once you've developed trust, ask for referrals. You can design a referral program too.
Other than advertising costs, the only start-up cost you will really need is a vehicle (a roomy station wagon or van) that can accommodate your orders.
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