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Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 11-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Nice one Cheese. I'm also working on a written...

Nice one Cheese.

I'm also working on a written "how to", to show people how to build a site using SquareSpace (for those who aren't interested in the techy stuff).

Hopefully we'll see some cracking...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Awesome! Let us know how you go.

Awesome! Let us know how you go.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-17-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Sounds like you've got a plan! Awesome. Good...

Sounds like you've got a plan! Awesome.

Good luck with it all.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-16-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Nice! That sounds like a great start....

Nice! That sounds like a great start. Congratulations.

Do you have a specific number you are aiming for in terms of customers this season?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-27-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
What a great logo and business name! Looks and...

What a great logo and business name! Looks and sounds really professional.

Good luck with your business!
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,136
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
In Australia you rarely see anything other than...

In Australia you rarely see anything other than push mowers being used on residential yards, so I'm assuming there's nothing wrong with the equipment set up.

The employee situation sounds like it's...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-10-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,136
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
- What's the rationale behind being...

- What's the rationale behind being commission-based?

- Are these guys currently your employees? Or do you have to train them in everything, learn to trust them, etc?

- Are you going to run a...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-08-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,199
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Have you considered just using fixed pricing for...

Have you considered just using fixed pricing for different services and property sizes?

Here's an example of a company doing it in Australia - http://www.quickmow.com.au/service.htm
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-07-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,199
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Do you find all properties are reasonably similar...

Do you find all properties are reasonably similar where you service, or are they typically quite different?
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 05-06-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,321
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Are you just advertising hedge trimming? If so,...

Are you just advertising hedge trimming? If so, are you only going to drop postcards to homes that have hedges?

The logo looks pretty fuzzy.

I'd suggest using a photo of a well-trimmed hedge,...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 05-04-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,572
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
I don't have any experience with radio...

I don't have any experience with radio advertising, but make sure you ask some basic marketing questions to really understand what you are getting into and whether the radio station has the right...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-16-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,502
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Maybe you could write a brief article about tips...

Maybe you could write a brief article about tips for caring for your lawn, rather than advertising. It has the benefit of showing you know what you are talking about, and again becomes more about...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-16-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,502
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Could be worth spending 10 mins writing down who...

Could be worth spending 10 mins writing down who your ideal client is, as that will give you some ideas.

- who are they?
- are they families, couples, individuals?
- two working parents or one?
-...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-16-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,502
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Do more of what's working. Maybe you could put...

Do more of what's working.

Maybe you could put in place some type of system for getting more referrals. Not discounts for referring customers, but an actual process for attracting more customers...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-16-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,502
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Remember, selling your services isn't a bad...

Remember, selling your services isn't a bad thing; you're potentially helping people if you're doing it in a respectful way. Most people don't like in-your-face type selling, and it sounds like you...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-02-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,489
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Righto. Here you go. I have attached a Word doc...

Righto.

Here you go. I have attached a Word doc and PDF version.

I did it quickly, but hopefully it will help a bit.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-02-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,489
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
I'd love to help you with your formatting. Are...

I'd love to help you with your formatting.

Are you open to me doing that or are you set on what you've got? (I don't want to spend the time if you're already printing stuff or not open to input).
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-02-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,919
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Hey Tim Like LawnBoy said, it may have something...

Hey Tim

Like LawnBoy said, it may have something to do with timing.

It could also be to do with your message.

For example, the images (background & bottom) on your home page make me think of...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-01-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,489
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
How are you going to distribute these, and to...

How are you going to distribute these, and to whom? This will help getting relevant feedback.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 03-28-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Who is your market for this? There are already...

Who is your market for this?

There are already many low or no cost professionally designed Wordpress themes out there, as well as premium themes where you get support & upgrades for life.
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-25-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,360
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
You can't expect someone that's not an expert in...

You can't expect someone that's not an expert in the field to know how much things cost.

The word "budget" isn't necessarily bad. It is the client communicating how much they value the services you...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-24-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,171
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
I think it's nice and simple; easy to read....

I think it's nice and simple; easy to read.

Wondering what your reasoning is for including the LLC?
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-24-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,619
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Hi Will I'll be brutally honest.....it looks...

Hi Will

I'll be brutally honest.....it looks quite like a lot of other DIY lawn care logos which isn't going to help you stand out from the crowd, especially when you're just starting up.

I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-14-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,927
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Yeah, I see how it would be difficult to have a...

Yeah, I see how it would be difficult to have a completely customised section at the bottom.

The way you've added the packages is actually probably better, because it focuses on what you are trying...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-12-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,927
Posted By Mayor of Mow Town
Hey Greenscaper I guess I was a bit confused...

Hey Greenscaper

I guess I was a bit confused because the Quote form said it was a "complete list" of your services, but it didn't show your packages.

From your other posts I now understand more...
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