04-03-2012, 09:19 PM
Last year decided I'd go into lawn cutting and light landscaping as a side job. Told a couple of buddies in passing conversation. I guess word of mouth is the best advertisement because the one buddy's boss call me to cut his lawn. His lawn has some hills, I'd say 45 minutes on a riding lawn mower, plus some for trimming and blowing the grass off the driveway. Turns out he's paying 90 dollars a week so when he asked me how much I said 70 thus my first client. Asked if I aerated so I said yes never only having done it once but mentioned I didn't have an aerator. I said they are 100 bucks at Princess Auto so he said I guess I'll pay you a 100 bucks to aerate. So far so good. I'll keep ya posted on any further developments or additional clients. I've got a few flyer's out and some more leads. I'm hoping for 4-6 clients and around 400 dollars a week. Wait and see.