GALLERY: Man starting up new business towing trailer through March

Ian Moon is starting up a new business towing an advertising trailer through March.

Ian Moon is starting up a new business towing an advertising trailer through March. - Credit: Archant

A MARCH man intends to make himself very well known to the people of the town when he launches his advertising business on Monday.

Ian Moon is starting up a new business towing an advertising trailer through March.

Ian Moon is starting up a new business towing an advertising trailer through March. - Credit: Archant

Ian Moon, 48, will ride up and down the high street on a colourful bike towing an advertising trailer.

Mr Moon, who is married with two step-children, has 30 years experience working in printing but has struggled to find a job since he was made redundant by Bury St Edmunds firm Abbey Hine in November.

He said: “I kept applying everywhere for jobs but nothing’s happened. It is especially difficult working in printing because you find most people can print for themselves.

“I was having a discussion in the pub about how to get noticed and I mentioned I might create my own advertising trailer and cycle around to promote myself.


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“Then someone suggested I could get on the bike and advertise other things.

“I’ve got a few friends I will advertise for but I’ve not spoken to many people yet so I’m hoping people will get in touch with me.”

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Mr Moon is determined to give his new business, which he has named “One Green Orange”, every chance of success.

As well as riding a green and orange bike, he will wear colourful clothing to make him stand out as he pedals the town’s streets.

He said: “I Googled the idea and it turns out it has been done before but the people who have done it were not wearing colourful clothes like I will.

“I want to give this a real go and see if it is viable.

“I’m going to concentrate on March for the moment but if things work out I could always try this out in other towns.”

If you would like to advertise with Mr Moon call 07795 270435

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