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Forum: Starting a lawn care business. Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By Steve
Your ad has a great postcard image on top. Have...

Your ad has a great postcard image on top. Have you noticed a difference in the amount of calls you get depending upon whether you have an image in the ad or not? Does it play a big role?
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Steve
If you were to purchase the feed store, could you...

If you were to purchase the feed store, could you change that into your HQ as it sounds like it gets more traffic? Or no?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By Steve
This sounds like a problem. If the customer is...

This sounds like a problem. If the customer is pushy even before you start working for them, can you imagine where it might go from there? I'd figure they did you a favor.

Are you relieved or did...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Steve
You have to pass those costs on plus profit...

You have to pass those costs on plus profit otherwise it wouldn't be worthwhile to do the job.



Ain't that always how it goes. Something is always in the way!

How many hours are you thinking it...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
When he told you this strategy, did you try it...

When he told you this strategy, did you try it out? What is your view on it's effectiveness for lawn care businesses?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Steve
Who knows, maybe he is a pushy neighbor too and...

Who knows, maybe he is a pushy neighbor too and convinced her that this would get them both a better price.
Forum: General Talk Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Steve
Greg have any of these thoughts helped you figure...

Greg have any of these thoughts helped you figure out your next step?
Forum: General Talk 04-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Steve
Instead of buying a bigger mower now, would some...

Instead of buying a bigger mower now, would some lower priced equipment, like a chain saw and hedge trimmers help you make more money? They wouldn't take much room to transport.

Even if you don't...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Steve
With such jobs where there is a higher danger...

With such jobs where there is a higher danger factor, would any scare tactics be helpful in sealing the deal?

Maybe by asking the customer if they really would feel comfortable putting a kid on a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-22-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
What if you stumbled onto something here. You...

What if you stumbled onto something here. You should try this again with a couple of cards the next time you are at walmart. Write a few list items on there and then drop them in different aisle! LOL...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Steve
This should be really neat to see what kind of...

This should be really neat to see what kind of results you get. It will also be fascinating to see if you get more callers the first or second mailing even though they are going to the same group of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Steve
Congratulations! You get all that new knowledge...

Congratulations!

You get all that new knowledge :) And you should be able to print out a certificate!

Keep us posted on your success as you go.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-21-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Steve
That sounds like a good plan. How many postcards...

That sounds like a good plan. How many postcards would you send out and would you send them out multiple times to the same house over a certain period of time or just once?
Forum: General Talk 04-21-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Steve
It might be because it is reliable and good...

It might be because it is reliable and good profitable income. Plus it may help him find leads to sell more hardscaping services.

What kind of steps are you thinking of taking to gain some hardscape...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Steve
Welcome to our forum! Do you know how much your...

Welcome to our forum!

Do you know how much your previous employer was charging for services?

How are you figuring what to charge your current customers? Is there an average price you are charging...
Forum: General Talk 04-21-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Steve
I'd love to see it. Who knows, offering these...

I'd love to see it. Who knows, offering these additional services might open up a whole bunch of new opportunities for you!
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Steve
The feed store sounds very interesting. What...

The feed store sounds very interesting. What about that caught your eye? Is there something about running a feed store that you might like more than running a greenhouse?
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By Steve
Let us know if any other mowers catch your eye...

Let us know if any other mowers catch your eye and which you decide to go with.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
That is fantastic she held the card for that...

That is fantastic she held the card for that long. It does make you wonder if there is some way to get people to act quicker and call you. Maybe have different seasonal offers to try and get them to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Steve
Good! I am looking forwards to hearing more of...

Good! I am looking forwards to hearing more of your success stories this spring as you go forwards.

Are you doing anything now to attract more customers? If so, what?
Forum: General Talk 04-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Steve
The first site I found in your area for this is...

The first site I found in your area for this is mulchguybark.com maybe they can help.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By Steve
Keep us posted on what you find when you look at...

Keep us posted on what you find when you look at the property and what price you go with.

How long are you thinking this job will take in total man hours?
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 04-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Steve
Is there one marketing method you have been using...

Is there one marketing method you have been using to attract these customers that maybe you could try another method and find another group?

What kind of areas are you servicing? Are they they...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By Steve
What kind of error is it giving you? Can you...

What kind of error is it giving you?

Can you try to make the image possibly smaller and then try and upload it?

If not, try uploading it to another site and then linking to it from here.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-18-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Steve
Hi Steve, Welcome to our forum! What got you...

Hi Steve,

Welcome to our forum!

What got you interested in starting your own business?
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