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Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-07-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Best of luck! Cymru am byth! Cheers -...

Best of luck!

Cymru am byth!

Cheers - OziGardenGuy.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-06-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,097
Posted By OziGardenGuy
I found it better to choose a light, but high...

I found it better to choose a light, but high quality line cutter for edging, etc and a rougher but larger capacity (33cc or greater) for the heavy stuff.

Keep the 'nice' unit nice. Thrash the...
Forum: General Talk 05-06-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,750
Posted By OziGardenGuy
The OP's service, and reasons, sound very genuine...

The OP's service, and reasons, sound very genuine and admirable. There are two parts to the answer:

Contracts:
There are quite a few lawn service outfits around this area too, including a few...
Forum: General Talk 05-05-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,535
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Allelujah, Brother. Praise the Lord and pass the...

Allelujah, Brother. Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!

Well written and far better than I could have said it. You're a right champion. Thank you for sharing your valuable experience and...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-05-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,079
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Ethanol absorbs water. Petrol/gasoline does not....

Ethanol absorbs water. Petrol/gasoline does not.

Ethanol is chemically different to petrol/gasonline and has a different effect on fuel lines, and on other parts of the fuel delivery system....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-05-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,079
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Ethanol is hygroscopic. It absorbs water. When...

Ethanol is hygroscopic. It absorbs water. When water enters most small two- or four- stroke engines, it causes havoc. Think about all the ways that water could enter your fuel supply chain and it...
Forum: General Talk 05-05-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,145
Posted By OziGardenGuy
In God We Trust. All else pay cash. Or at least...

In God We Trust. All else pay cash.

Or at least verified bank transfers before executing the work.

If they won't pre-pay, and the price is fair, and they are not yet trusted long-term or regular...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 05-05-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,428
Posted By OziGardenGuy
If you're getting every job that you'r equoting,...

If you're getting every job that you'r equoting, it means that you're quoting too low.

80% acceptance is the point at which you can be quite certain that your rate is correct. If you quote $10,...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 05-05-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,268
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Correct, accurate and perfect business practice....

Correct, accurate and perfect business practice. Give this gentleman a cigar and a shot, if that's what he likes.

Cheers - OziGardenGuy.
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-05-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,469
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Just make sure that less than 30% of your income...

Just make sure that less than 30% of your income comes from one customer.

I may have misunderstood your post, but it looks like you've hooked a big one and it could, if they leave you, make things...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 05-05-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,503
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Memorable, but usually words advertise your...

Memorable, but usually words advertise your company better than your logo, until you're at least as big as, say Shell Oil.

Cheers - OziGardenGuy.
Forum: General Talk 05-05-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,535
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Quality clients generally require supreme quality...

Quality clients generally require supreme quality work. There is a lot of trust involved on both sides of the project.

Cudos to the guys who can achieve what their client requires.

I also have...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-17-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,076
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Steve's advice is level-headed and very good....

Steve's advice is level-headed and very good.

If you want to estimate the life of a piece of equipment, use the warranty period. So, if a mower has a one year commercial warranty, then its maximum...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-17-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
Posted By OziGardenGuy
I can't say anything nice about natureslawn.com...

I can't say anything nice about natureslawn.com because I've attempted to contact them about supply in Australia on a few occasions and the silence has been deafening.

It's a shame because their...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 04-17-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,572
Posted By OziGardenGuy
SEO is critical. The best SEO is thinking about...

SEO is critical.

The best SEO is thinking about how customers will try to find you and what you do.

In my case, the bread'n'butter service is lawn mowing, so I've peppered my site's contents with...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 04-17-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,417
Posted By OziGardenGuy
Seems like quite a few customers and prospects...

Seems like quite a few customers and prospects don't understand that difficult access or obstructions takes more time, and we have to receive fair payment for our time.

Likewise dog eggs. Serious...
Forum: General Talk 04-17-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,792
Posted By OziGardenGuy
I used to be in a business that started at 9, and...

I used to be in a business that started at 9, and where working on things or researching could go on until 1 or 2 in the morning.

Now with a one year old son and a growing business, being awake,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-17-2012, 04:23 AM
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Posted By OziGardenGuy
Thank you.

It has been a while since I logged in here as I have been busy, well, starting the business and marketing it, as well as moving house and renovating.

I want to thank you, Steve, and the other...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-17-2011, 09:06 AM
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Posted By OziGardenGuy
If a new guy examines how long a machine can...

If a new guy examines how long a machine can last, conservatively, and take into account the buy price for it and its maintenance costs and relative down-time, as well as off-season nil-production,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-08-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By OziGardenGuy
Hi Steve I'm planning to go it alone, and grow a...

Hi Steve

I'm planning to go it alone, and grow a business either to keep or sell off later.

Franchises here in Australia run at least $30K, and some don't have a good name among consumers, so no...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-05-2011, 06:58 AM
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Posted By OziGardenGuy
Thumbs up Just saying "hi". I'm doing the due diligence,...

Just saying "hi".

I'm doing the due diligence, costing and profit assessment that is needed before making the decision to move away from a technology-related business into something that will get me...
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