Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Search Forums

» Welcome to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 52BeltDrive
Forum: General Talk 08-20-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,641
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Lightbulb Theft Costs Us All

Not saying you did any wrong, just the same unsolicitated opinion might have been the last straw on anotherways baaaaaaad day. "Hey buddy, you need to..." is a little abrasive. On a bad day I'd pixx...
Forum: General Talk 07-04-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,519
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Steve, I've run into so many situations of loss...

Steve, I've run into so many situations of loss that I've lost count. These clients don't sound at all like cheapskates or losers looking to get over on anything. 4k a year on a single account...
Forum: General Talk 07-03-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,519
Posted By 52BeltDrive
I like the first reply...BUT You're losing time,...

I like the first reply...BUT

You're losing time, time is money...

Money per season sounds good, sounds like a good client. Guessing they would be willing to hear and understand how their new...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,157
Posted By 52BeltDrive
I've got a privacy fence against an alley that's...

I've got a privacy fence against an alley that's my worst offender now. Not the homeowner/client's fault but her dog-walking neighbor's negligence...

Found this site and I WILL be posting one of...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,157
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Exclamation I've confronted this many ways over many years....

I've confronted this many ways over many years. Some communities have "experts" in the field and if the economy were better we'd see more "removal specialists" out there. If you've got one, meet them...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,941
Posted By 52BeltDrive
RE: This

"1. Don't bite off more than you can chew. Better yet, don't bite what you don't want to do."

My intention was to provide basic landscape maintenance services at what I (unknowingly) believed to be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,941
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Been a little busy...

...and of course that's a good thing. Just now getting to recent email activity.

Do's and Don'ts. Whew, uhhhh. Hmmm?

1. Don't bite off more than you can chew. Better yet, don't bite what you don't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-20-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,797
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Have you ever run a lawn service? If so, how do...

Have you ever run a lawn service?

If so, how do you provide everything else?

I've never run a housekeeping service, adding lawn service would be a real b*tch.

I never, ever desired to mow lawns...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-20-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,370
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks again, I'm actually enthusiastic to be...

Thanks again, I'm actually enthusiastic to be able to work with the "new" fescue from what I've been able to come up with so far it sounds great. I have a friend that feeds a vet endorsed suppliment...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,370
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks guys, I have zero experience with the...

Thanks guys, I have zero experience with the stuff (apparently I will soon).

Client has a reasonably nice KBG backyard and wants to redo the place with the RTF. A few weed issues but the lawn is...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-19-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,941
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Whew, that's a loaded question. I'll work on this...

Whew, that's a loaded question. I'll work on this a little bit at a time. I'll get back to ya here in a little bit.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,370
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Question RTF Grass

Anyone here have personal experience with it? Opinions?

http://www.rtfsod.com/
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 95,898
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks Mark. I would like to at least try these...

Thanks Mark.

I would like to at least try these and I think I've got just the place. My Mom bought an older house last year with a decent little yard (yard, not lawn**maybe 60% grass at best**)....
Forum: General Talk 03-19-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,895
Posted By 52BeltDrive
That's cool Steve! I'd like to try either one...

That's cool Steve!

I'd like to try either one for a few minutes...:eek:
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 95,898
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Seriously! Anyone? Claims and sales pitch don't...

Seriously! Anyone?

Claims and sales pitch don't do much for me. I've already got my license and I know my chemicals work as advertised and guaranteed. I'd never give up my license or chemical use...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-19-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,734
Posted By 52BeltDrive
New plugs! Cheap, easy and if it's not the fix at...

New plugs! Cheap, easy and if it's not the fix at least you have new ones.

All my bad plugs fired a week earlier.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-18-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,941
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Hey There

Made a few posts and thought I should introduce myself. I've been in the nursery/landscape/lawncare business most of my adult life. Mostly on my own since 1990, it's been a long, hard road. If I had...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-18-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,743
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Time is money. Did you look at that place? $400k...

Time is money. Did you look at that place? $400k easy, if they want mulch removed I'd drive to Cinci myself for that!

Seriously though, some mulches don't break down much (Cedar for one, the big...
Forum: General Talk 03-18-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,895
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Cool Old School

Found this on a blog a few years back...

Even I feel young looking at this:

http://i660.photobucket.com/albums/uu325/Devilman_1965/Web%20Stuff/lawnchariotcirca1935.jpg
:D
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,146
Posted By 52BeltDrive
My first post here

But...

To me, "competition take-away" would basically amount to under-bidding for numbers. If someone is displeased with the service they've hired they'll probably be looking for you (or someone...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20

 
Forum Jump
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
hello all
romanlandscape
01-29-2016 03:46 PM
Today 08:22 AM
by romanlandscape
4 111
Hi
Sellers Lawn Care
02-02-2016 01:48 PM
Today 08:03 AM
by Sellers Lawn Care
4 86
Collecting payments from...
Niagara Mowing
02-03-2016 05:21 PM
Today 08:00 AM
by Niagara Mowing
7 128
SMS assist? The good,...
jcurr33
01-27-2016 10:24 PM
Yesterday 11:53 PM
by Steve
5 163
I need some help...
Anise
Yesterday 01:39 PM
Yesterday 11:51 PM
by Steve
3 65
Customers dodging the...
Rocky
11-06-2015 06:22 AM
Yesterday 03:41 AM
by C&DPropertyManagement
7 1,421
Offering a "Trial"...
wybut076
02-01-2016 06:27 PM
02-03-2016 08:26 PM
by Just for Cuts
7 164
Iowa Caucus Predictions?
Steve
02-01-2016 06:31 PM
02-03-2016 12:40 AM
by Steve
1 52
Laying White River Rock
DiamondLawnCare
02-01-2016 08:27 PM
02-03-2016 12:17 AM
by Steve
1 63
back surgery
Bradcook21
01-28-2016 08:51 PM
02-01-2016 06:29 PM
by Steve
8 179
Networking for a...
jcurr33
01-30-2016 09:26 PM
02-01-2016 06:27 PM
by Steve
4 135
Customer giving a 1099?
apmAkron
01-27-2016 07:22 PM
01-31-2016 08:55 PM
by Chilehead
6 186
happy to be here
redrobin
01-29-2016 10:45 AM
01-31-2016 08:44 PM
by Steve
1 88
Thought's on an "E-Z...
jcurr33
01-27-2016 10:48 PM
01-31-2016 08:38 PM
by Steve
4 161
Changes
Knaubone
01-30-2016 10:56 PM
01-31-2016 08:31 PM
by Steve
1 78
Thoughts on this Exmark...
googus
01-28-2016 04:24 PM
01-28-2016 08:09 PM
by Chilehead
1 100
1st year in
jcurr33
10-18-2015 05:07 PM
01-28-2016 07:49 PM
by Chilehead
6 4,083
Need opinion on zero...
Mr. Mow
01-24-2016 05:42 PM
01-28-2016 07:41 PM
by Chilehead
10 282
Opinion on liquid vs...
Bradcook21
01-25-2016 02:03 PM
01-28-2016 07:38 PM
by Chilehead
9 245
Finding property size
Gageslawncare
01-25-2016 11:08 AM
01-28-2016 12:05 PM
by Gageslawncare
10 243
Tiger TG 2661 Commercial...
lawnman1959
01-25-2016 08:12 PM
01-27-2016 07:57 PM
by Just for Cuts
5 184
Spouse as a dependent?
Steve
01-26-2016 01:51 AM
01-27-2016 10:44 AM
by Chilehead
3 156
Hello All
C&DPropertyManagement
01-23-2016 12:21 PM
01-26-2016 01:24 AM
by Steve
1 138
Credit Cards - What's in...
Shark1611
06-16-2015 04:04 PM
01-23-2016 03:43 PM
by C&DPropertyManagement
17 7,598
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 08:43 PM
01-19-2016 07:00 PM
by Steve
12 552
State of the nation 2016.
Steve
01-12-2016 12:05 AM
01-19-2016 06:57 PM
by Steve
6 324
little help? first big...
Brian3137
12-31-2015 12:39 PM
01-19-2016 06:54 PM
by Steve
23 997
Hi everybody...
Greg_TopYardServices
01-14-2016 08:10 AM
01-19-2016 02:47 PM
by SC93
12 397
What's your next...
Steve
05-15-2015 12:54 PM
01-17-2016 08:48 PM
by Homeland unlimited
25 7,854
Plow controller problems
scaypa
01-12-2016 05:49 PM
01-16-2016 10:46 AM
by scaypa
4 247
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 12:18 PM
01-15-2016 07:23 PM
by tannerduncan
1,244 427,797
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 07:15 AM
01-15-2016 11:20 AM
by djlandscaping06
23 5,335
New College Course
Dr. D
01-14-2016 01:45 PM
01-14-2016 05:35 PM
by Steve
1 174
Yelp
Shark1611
01-13-2016 10:00 AM
01-14-2016 05:32 PM
by Steve
4 233
New to the forum from...
Doug Green
01-12-2016 12:23 PM
01-14-2016 08:34 AM
by Doug Green
2 208
Facebook advertising
Just for Cuts
12-13-2015 08:49 AM
01-13-2016 10:20 PM
by Just for Cuts
12 852
Choosing local business
Doug Green
01-12-2016 12:29 PM
01-13-2016 06:12 PM
by Steve
2 369
4 Seasons Landscaping LLC
Doug Green
01-12-2016 12:56 PM
01-12-2016 12:59 PM
by Doug Green
1 232
2016 business goals
OxfordOS
01-09-2016 04:19 PM
01-12-2016 08:36 AM
by mowandblow1980
15 505
Hi to you NOTHERNERS
stevef1201
11-11-2014 05:56 PM
01-08-2016 09:30 PM
by jeramicox76
10 2,734
Amazon services
thom
12-22-2015 08:40 AM
01-07-2016 11:53 AM
by Steve
17 814
Read more about these lawn care business marketing categories.
General Business:
GopherHaul, Podcast
How to Estimate - Services To Offer:
Aeration, Apartment / Condo, bed edging, Color Change Plantings, Dethatching, Edging, Fall Leaf Cleanups, Foreclosed Homes, Gutter Cleaning, Hardscaping, Hedge Trimming, Home Safety Inspection, Irrigation, Landscape Project, Lawn Mower Repair, Mowing, Mulch Jobs, Outdoor decoration, Parking Lot Cleanups, Pet Waste Removal, Pressure Washing, Property Management, Snow plowing, Stump Grinding, Tree Removal
How to Estimate Jobs:
Lawn Care Business:
Barter, Bikini Lawn Care, Business Failure, Business loan, Business Plan, Debt, Debt Collection, Estimate or Proposal Form, Franchise, Fuel surcharge, How to sell, Insurance, Job Tracking, Lawn Care Contract, Lawn Care Customer Survey, Lawn Care Uniform, Lawn Care Videos, Operational Costs, Overhead Costs, Prepay, Pricing, Start up, Tiger Time Lawn Care,
Lawn Care Business Books:
Lawn Care Customers:
Buying customers, Commercial Customers, Customer Retention, How to get, Residential Customers
Lawn Care Employees:
1 Man Lawn Crew, Bonus Pay, training, Your First Employee
lawn care equipment:
bed edger, Lawn Care Truck, Leaf Sweeper, Mower, New Arrival, Trailer, UltraVac
Lawn Care Marketing:
Billboard, Brochure, Business Card, Community Projects To Promote Your Business, Coupons, Cross Promotion / Synergy, Direct Mail, Door hanger, door to door, Free Giveaway Contest, Free Lawn Care Flyer Template, Gift or Discount Cards, home show, Internet, Lawn Care Business Sales Letter, Lawn Care Logo, Lawn Care Marketing, Lawn Care Truck & Trailer Signs, Lawn Care Website, Lawn Signs, Magazine Ad, Magnets, Mailing list, Marketing on Craigslist.com, Newspaper Ads, Parade, Postcards, publicity stunt, Referrals, Review My Lawn Care Marketing Material, t-shirt, Welcoming Kit, Word Of Mouth
Seasonal Promotion Ideas:
4th of July, Armed Forces Day, Christmas, Election Day, Fall, Halloween, Memorial Day, Spring, Summer, Valentine's Day, Veteran's Day, Winter:
Software:
Estimation Software, Landscaper Software, Landscaping Business Software, Landscaping Estimate Software, Landscaping Software, Lawn Care Business Software, Lawn Care Estimating Software, Lawn Care Software, Mowing Software
Uncategorized:
Video:
Website:
Search Engine Optimization
» Lawn Care Business Discussion Categories
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy