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Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-11-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Not bad! $40 an hr isn't bad but $50+ for that...

Not bad!

$40 an hr isn't bad but $50+ for that physical work would be nice.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-10-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 06-09-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,221
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
One of the better websites I have seen! At a...

One of the better websites I have seen!

At a quick glance, I noticed "Don't be afraid" on your contact us page.

That might be a turn off for some, I would use a different phrase there.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-07-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
That's a quick job if you have a commercial...

That's a quick job if you have a commercial hedger, a few will need to be lopped but not many of them. Being you don't have to haul, $200 is good money in my opinion.

With that said!

To do the job...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-05-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Welcome to the forum. Sounds like a good plan and...

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like a good plan and I'm sure in a few years, you'll be able to go full time.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-03-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,937
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Might want to work for a company for a season or...

Might want to work for a company for a season or two to get some experience. Save your money and buy your own equipment, etc...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-02-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,277
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Tell them to find a new lawn service, it's not...

Tell them to find a new lawn service, it's not worth it! Unless you don't mind pushing it for the same $$$.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-01-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Praying doesn't hurt! I do it all the time! lol

Praying doesn't hurt! I do it all the time! lol
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-01-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Having a partner seldom works out very well. Hope...

Having a partner seldom works out very well. Hope it works out. If your having trouble finding the time already, you best quit your factory job. The growing season is short, even shorter when first...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Welcome to the forum. This line of work defiantly...

Welcome to the forum. This line of work defiantly offers a free gym membership during the season. lol
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-26-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Put away as much as you can, the off season will...

Put away as much as you can, the off season will be here before you know it. Don't bank on the leaf clean ups until it happens this Fall.
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 05-18-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
That's just part of the business. Those that want...

That's just part of the business. Those that want to do better for themselves will eventually give it a go. You can't fault them for that.

Many can do the work but few can run a business. Out of all...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Yes, many of them mentioned how they missed...

Yes, many of them mentioned how they missed seeing me in their yard. When your not there, they start to feel like they are just a #. Most of my customers are elderly, they want to see the person they...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
"I am considering leaving the field and being a...

"I am considering leaving the field and being a full time boss."

I hope you have mostly commercial accounts, I quickly learned residential customers want to see the boss working in the field.
Forum: Promote your products or services 05-01-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Who's for hire? I often thought of doing...

Who's for hire? I often thought of doing something like this. I mow grass for a living, not that talented to make myself. lol
Forum: Promote your products or services 05-01-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Latest video, Facebook share please.

https://youtu.be/T0j9FSpIx6E
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T0j9FSpIx6E" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-26-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
I have no doubt you will succeed, with your...

I have no doubt you will succeed, with your experience. Many new companies appear to succeed, then they disappear after 2-3 years.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-25-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
"how you guys find your employees?" Finding them...

"how you guys find your employees?"

Finding them is the easy part! Keeping the good ones is the hard part. Once they gain the experience, they soon realize they can go it alone.

Once your lawn...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-25-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Welcome to the forum! What took you so long to...

Welcome to the forum!

What took you so long to make the change?
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
I'm on Amazon FBA, I'll let them handle it. lol ...

I'm on Amazon FBA, I'll let them handle it. lol I'm still mowing and things are fixing to get busy!
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-20-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
I'm not wanting lawn work, I have all of that I...

I'm not wanting lawn work, I have all of that I want. lol

Back when I had cards printed for my invention Sprinkler Buddy, I had the idea of making a flyer out of my cards waste. I get two flyers...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-20-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
"I haven't just passed out 1 thousand flyers or...

"I haven't just passed out 1 thousand flyers or 100,000 flyers, I've passed out more flyers than most flyer distribution companies have passed out."

What state are you in, are you for hire?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-17-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
You should try becoming an Amazon affiliate, earn...

You should try becoming an Amazon affiliate, earn a commission on any sales they receive from your marketing skills. If you have a website!

I'm at 6% now but I think you can earn up to 10-12% as...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-15-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sprinkler Buddy
Sounds like a great deal for you, if he'll bite....

Sounds like a great deal for you, if he'll bite.
I know I never would. It's not that difficult to grow your lawn business if your doing good work at a fair price. I wouldn't give that kind of...
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