Sunday, January 9, 2011

Rent Me For $450 A Month


Got your attention?

Why is it that people think you're a computer repair guru just cause you own a website? Soon as I tell someone that I have a website etc.. they think you're a computer-repair-walk-on-water-do-anything-guru. I finally just stopped explaining it and just do my best :)

While on my way over to a friends home to repair an aging desktop. I passed by a billboard that read "Rent Me for $450 a month". Really got me to thinking. These things are normally $3,500 in the good old days. Of course location has a lot to do with it. But, this city is full of them. Kinda thinking they are mostly ignored.

I don't recall the last time I passed a billboard that made me go surf for something.

Like to know your thoughts...
  • Ever consider using one?
  • Have you ever rented one?

Hope you enjoyed today's post, it's crazy busy around here today. Thus I left my billboard "blank". Be sure and come back tomorrow for more.. I'd also love to hear your comments.

Snerdey


13 comments:

  1. Sheesh! And here I was all ready to write out the check! LOLOLOL!

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  2. LOLOLOLOL! You still have that rent to own option available? (grin)

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  3. I just love an empty sign!!! Now what could we put on that sign, like I can read them when driving down the road!!

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  4. I actually enjoy reading billboards, though they are dangerously distracting sometimes. I even see electronic ones now that rotate messages. They must work because they are still around.

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  5. Thanks.. it's just as rewarding to write things as it is to read all the comments ;)

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  6. My DH is an IT analyst. He wears MANY hats at work. People will call ME for help. I finally started telling them (with a smile) that we share a bed, not a brain!!
    Love the billboard>>

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  7. Sydney isn't really a billboard city, if they have them I haven't noticed them. When you drive out into more remote areas there might be billboards for accommodation or mcdonalds - which are direction ones - but not specific businesses really.

    In any event, I think the major benefit is to create brand awareness. If people see your billboard enough they'll remember you.

    As for the "you own a website, please fix my computer" theory, I've been getting that one ever since I started using computers. Funny how your skills are worth $0 as well.

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  8. Thanks guys and gals! Well, somehow I've always been rewarded with wonderful home cooked meals or back in the day I used to love to get the computer junk boxes. Ahh.. I had so much the garage was full. So, I just stopped one day. I had a free sale, opposite of garage sale.. I just had FREE SALE .. people asked how much? It was funny :)

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