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Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! Today, 09:51 AM
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Views: 8,581
Posted By Steve
This is an older post but I wanted to bring it...

This is an older post but I wanted to bring it back up.

One of the benefits of sending out Thanksgiving Day Cards is that it is not a holiday a lot of people send cards on, therefor your card would...
Forum: General Talk Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By Steve
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

What are you thankful for and what are you doing today to celebrate?

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Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By Steve
After working in the community for 24 years, you...

After working in the community for 24 years, you must know a lot of people. Maybe you could get some business cards printed up, get a website, and start going around visiting different people you...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,287
Posted By Steve
I am sorry this happened. I think this is most...

I am sorry this happened. I think this is most every lawn care business owner's fear that something like this will occur.

When it happened, how did you handle it? I think knowing how to deal with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Steve
Welcome to our forum! What kinds of things have...

Welcome to our forum!

What kinds of things have you been doing to promote yourself so far?
Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Steve
Welcome to our forum! Were you hit with a big...

Welcome to our forum!

Were you hit with a big snow storm? Did you get out and offer any snow removal services?
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Steve
I would. It would be fascinating to hear more of...

I would. It would be fascinating to hear more of your insights on this.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Steve
Are you sure about this? If a website includes...

Are you sure about this?

If a website includes an image that is 3600x2400 pixels and you program it in your html code to show 100x100, from everything I know, the viewer's browser still has to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Steve
Have you checked around at all to see if there is...

Have you checked around at all to see if there is a demo unit available? Maybe if it were even attached to a mower?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,300
Posted By Steve
Do you think this is why some entrepreneurs seem...

Do you think this is why some entrepreneurs seem to have an easier time at starting and running a business than others? With the right personality, certain people are just more predisposed to do...
Forum: General Talk Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Steve
Keep us posted on what you find as you get out...

Keep us posted on what you find as you get out there more interacting with customers and how you decide to handle the (contract or no contract) issue.
Forum: General Talk Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Steve
WOW can you imagine him being that busy he needed...

WOW can you imagine him being that busy he needed help! I have seen some pictures of the storms there and it was amazing how much snow fell.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Steve
It's fascinating how some marketing works while...

It's fascinating how some marketing works while other methods don't.

Can you remember any kind of marketing they did that they felt worked? Were there any marketing lessons you learned from the...
Forum: General Talk 11-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Steve
Contracts tend to be used the longer you are in...

Contracts tend to be used the longer you are in business. Most business owners over time get more comfortable with having a written agreement, as having a paper trail is a great way to make sure...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 11-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Steve
Did he do other marketing as well that year or...

Did he do other marketing as well that year or does he only experiment with one marketing method a year?

The reason I ask is because, say you use 5 different marketing methods throughout the year,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 11-21-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Steve
When it comes to images on your site, you can...

When it comes to images on your site, you can size them to be scaled appropriately for your website usage. So if you want it to appear 100 pixels x 100 pixels, scale it that way, save it and then use...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 11-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By Steve
Very nice work! Have you been keeping track where...

Very nice work! Have you been keeping track where your site ranks for your specific key words? Are you constantly working on that or do you check on it once in a while?
Forum: General Talk 11-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Steve
What's your view on what happened to those 2...

What's your view on what happened to those 2 accounts? I'd figure with all this snow, the last thing a customer would want to do is mess around with their snow plowing contractor for fear of being...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-21-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Steve
You don't have to have bad blood. If you want it...

You don't have to have bad blood. If you want it back, just say you found out what you need to do to fix it and you want it back.

The more you know on how to fix your equipment, the better things...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 11-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
What do you think the core issue is? Is it that...

What do you think the core issue is? Is it that the pay is not enough? Is it that people feel they can do just as well on disability/unemployment? Has it always been like this or is this something...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,300
Posted By Steve
Do you feel there is a place for more cheaper...

Do you feel there is a place for more cheaper looking marketing when a new business owner is looking for the cheaper customers? Or is it just better straight from the start to look as professional...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Steve
I hadn't heard any discussions on this set up yet...

I hadn't heard any discussions on this set up yet so maybe if you get it, you can give us some of your feedback on what you think of it's performance.

Were there any other manufacturers you were...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-19-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,300
Posted By Steve
Does anyone have any additional beginner mistakes...

Does anyone have any additional beginner mistakes to add to this thread?
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 11-19-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
I agree. It seems like this has always been a...

I agree. It seems like this has always been a problem.

You'd think that with the economy trying to pick up steam that more people would be looking for jobs, but it seems the government is working...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Steve
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<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ljKqifvTRh8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

It looks pretty functional. The thing I wonder about is the dumping. Where would...
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