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bstsrvcs 03-24-2011 09:30 PM

Hello, fellow LCO's!
 
Hello, I'm Erin. I'm new to the forum, but not the Green Industry. I own a mid-sized company that focuses on mid to high-end residential and income properties.

Thanks, Steve, for the wealth of info you have published here. Hearing the different perspectives of other operators really helps to see the situations we all face as LCO's in a different light. There's a lot of helpful, useful insight here and I am happy to be joining in on the conversation.

Steve 03-26-2011 08:24 AM

Hi Erin,

Welcome to our forum!

Being in business for the years you have, do you have any advice you could share with new start up business? Any list of things to do or not do?

bstsrvcs 03-30-2011 03:00 PM

Three of the rules I go by are: 1) Develop good relationships with clients, 2)Develop good relationships with clients and 3) price for profit.

I think that #1 has been an important factor.

Steve 03-31-2011 11:41 AM

What steps do you feel a lawn care business owner should take in order to build good relationships with their clients?


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