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Steve
10-01-2007, 09:51 AM
In business, you will never know where the next big opportunity is for you unless you put yourself in play. What do I mean by that? I mean you got to get into this game we call business and let it be known you exist. Then as more people become aware of you, more opportunities will present themselves.

Let's take Bill Wiggam Jr. for example. The business his grandfather started that focused on welding now focuses more on the sale and service of lawn care equipment!

Do you find that you would be open to other opportunities if they presented themselves?

Bill Wiggam Jr. (http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070928/CUSTOMPUB74/70926056/-1/LOCAL17) - When Bill Wiggam Jr.’s grandfather founded Carmel Welding and Supply Company in 1948, the business focused on welding, blacksmithing and sharpening farm equipment.

Today, the company’s core business is the sales and service of professional and residential lawn-care equipment, although it still fabricates, welds and repairs metals. Carmel Welding and Supply is the city’s oldest business, said Wiggam, the company’s vice president, who plans for it to continue to thrive.

pnplawn
10-03-2007, 12:15 AM
Well the winters get slow around here so I built a website that I am going to do major Marketing when winter gets here. Its a online Directory Service for local business. Highlands Directory (http://www.highlandsdirectorys.com) This way if there company does not have website they can get there company listed on the internet.

Steve
10-03-2007, 10:21 AM
Oh that is very interesting! What will you be doing to market that service?

Will you charge for admission onto the site or how will that work?

pnplawn
10-03-2007, 06:02 PM
I will be doing door to door. I will have my laptop with me I will show the customer the site what it has to offer. Yes there will be a charge. This prices are posted here **-> PRICES (http://highlandsdirectorys.com/acquire_display.asp)

I have also made some full color POST CARDS to give out. explaining about the site what it has to offer.

Steve
10-03-2007, 07:30 PM
WOW! You are rockin!

It also might help making new connections for your lawn care business too! The more people you know the better your chances are of making a sale!

I do look forwards to hearing what happens with this!

pnplawn
10-03-2007, 07:48 PM
yea I will let you know how things are going.