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Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-13-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By Willco
Don't risk your reputation with your customers by...

Don't risk your reputation with your customers by doing this. You need to be up front with any terms and conditions for the free mowing or you will create a bad image with some people. A good...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-13-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Willco
Depending on what was there before, you might end...

Depending on what was there before, you might end up with a lot of weeds if you till it up. I normally just seed with no covering and rake it in, but have never planted an entire acre at once. That...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-22-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,735
Posted By Willco
Check your valve cover gaskets. Even a very...

Check your valve cover gaskets. Even a very small seep will cause it to smell like burning oil till it warms up good.
Or just get a bigger hammer.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-21-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,287
Posted By Willco
The man you took the flyers from... well he is...

The man you took the flyers from... well he is now saying...
That is just wrong. He will also have a story to tell. You robbed him of his efforts and his expense of printing and distributing the...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 07-21-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,896
Posted By Willco
I get a 1 to 2 percent response from postcards,...

I get a 1 to 2 percent response from postcards, but I do 2 to 3 mailings to the same customer within 1 to 2 weeks. I only send out about 100 at a time. I design and mail them myself.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-21-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,287
Posted By Willco
I am no legal expert, but that borders on theft...

I am no legal expert, but that borders on theft in my opinion. Why didn't you just put your with his. If he had spelling errors etc, which one would be more appealing to the customer. I do...
Forum: General Talk 07-20-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By Willco
They seldom get it right. Go back and look at...

They seldom get it right. Go back and look at their predictions from last jan-mar. Funny guys.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,935
Posted By Willco
5369 Here you go, a diagram, if I did this right

5369

Here you go, a diagram, if I did this right
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-16-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,935
Posted By Willco
You either have it routed wrong, or that is the...

You either have it routed wrong, or that is the wrong belt. There isi no tension on that spring. It should be stretched out.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-14-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,935
Posted By Willco
You can go to the Gravely site and download the...

You can go to the Gravely site and download the manual and it will have the belt diagram there. Each model is different.
Forum: General Talk 07-12-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,352
Posted By Willco
A cool shower, fresh clothes, and then a cup of...

A cool shower, fresh clothes, and then a cup of coffee.
Then, here.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 07-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,909
Posted By Willco
I would not use tape, the homeowner might get...

I would not use tape, the homeowner might get upset to find tape glue on his door. When I do leave something for the homeowner, usually an invoice, I use a rubber band and a clip, no residue and a...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-11-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By Willco
I do about 2 of these each year. They command a...

I do about 2 of these each year. They command a premium price for sure and around here you can get it because no one else will do it. Not easy money, but good money. I had one a few weeks ago that...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-10-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Willco
Yes, gotta feed the monster. Now go get your...

Yes, gotta feed the monster. Now go get your pesticide license so you can give them even more money and don't forget to feed the insurance crooks, oh, I mean companies.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,672
Posted By Willco
I keep a customer "black list" for people like...

I keep a customer "black list" for people like this. If they ever call me again I require payment in advance BEFORE I will even go to their location. Either credit card or mail me a check then I...
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