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cowboy52806
03-05-2008, 09:50 PM
i am looking at starting my business., but wont start till next year. my wife is going to school till june and i dont want to leave my job yet till her benifits start plus i dont want to lose my vacation pay. i was wondering if there is anyone around davenport,ia area that could get with me on what i need to do as far as equipment, pricing,and profit margins for this area. thanks to you all in advance. http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/thankyou.gif

Steve
03-05-2008, 10:44 PM
Hi Cowboy,

Welcome to our forum! Why not start off slow this year and just do a few jobs on the weekend? Get your feet wet. Even if you start with a push mower, just get all the gears working and then you will be even in a better position for next year when you want to go full time.

What's your thought on that?

cowboy52806
03-07-2008, 10:45 AM
thanks for the advice steve, but i think i might start sooner. i have found a person that is willing to help me and might start this spring. i will keep you all posted. if there anyone around the midwest here. thanks. http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/yourock.gif

Steve
03-07-2008, 05:59 PM
Have you thought of the different ways you might market your business? What types of ideas have you come up with?