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Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 04-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By goodtimez
Customers droping like flys

So I've just recently hit my one year mark and was at about 10 customers that that's been keeping me going.I had a few more but had to drop them because they were more trouble than it was worth. Now...
Forum: General Talk 04-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By goodtimez
Trading Accounts

Just curious If anyone on here might socialize with other lawn guys working in your area. If so have you ever discussed swapping accounts with any of them to better fit your route?

The other day,one...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By goodtimez
I've taken notice of that option "newest" and...

I've taken notice of that option "newest" and "relevant" on CL lately. They must have just came out with it not too long ago. Last year was my first year and 99% of work I got was from CL. Most of...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-23-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
It is what it is. Hopefully I can make this lawn...

It is what it is. Hopefully I can make this lawn business work then I can say it happened for the better... everything happens for a reason
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-22-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
I guess it's not illegal if they fill your...

I guess it's not illegal if they fill your position. One Dr I went to still had me on restrictions when I left his office. But then a week later I received a FedEx letter from work saying they...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-22-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
GreenBlue I didn't have much of a option to...

GreenBlue I didn't have much of a option to research much.I just got terminated from my previous job of 5 years after my position was filled when I was on leave for an injury that occurred at work. I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-22-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
well with the condition of the neglected yard It...

well with the condition of the neglected yard It took me around 6 hours. Now I got to shoot him a quote for a weekly service and just don't know what to charge. He claims the previous guy charged him...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-21-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,849
Posted By goodtimez
weeds growing through pavers

anyone know of a efficient way to get weeds and grass growing up from a brick paver driveway. I kinda screwed myself telling a customer I would take care of it.I worked at it with a string trimmer...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-21-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
I quoted the guy 275 for the initial service and...

I quoted the guy 275 for the initial service and got the job. (straight wore me out) He paid 300 cash and wants a quote for me to come by weekly. I think Its time for me to pick up a zero turn....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-20-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
GreenBlue Its not a push mower. Its a belt driven...

GreenBlue Its not a push mower. Its a belt driven walk behind. I also have a small 20" push mower for real small areas.I would really like to get a foot in the door in that general area due to the...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-20-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,113
Posted By goodtimez
HELPneed help biding on a lawn asap

I just got a phone call from a guy on Craigslist saying he was trying to set up a lawn service for someone else.Apparently a previous lawn company abandoned their lawn when they went out of town. Its...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-19-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,219
Posted By goodtimez
I don't know of any chemicals but I know a lot of...

I don't know of any chemicals but I know a lot of old timers laying down newspapers in there gardens with soil over top and that seems to work pretty well
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-17-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By goodtimez
Currently Wondering what the best way to get...

Currently Wondering what the best way to get customers would be. Right now I have no work and have been posting adds on Craigslist like a madman but so far it has only gotten me one lawn. All they...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-15-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By goodtimez
New guy here!

Hello my name is Buddy. I signed up a little while back and haven't been around to introduce myself. I'm trying to start my own lawn business in and around Orange County Florida. Any help or advice...
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