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 25 of 473
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: kslawn
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By kslawn
I think it looks good as is....nice job!!!

I think it looks good as is....nice job!!!
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-06-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By kslawn
I do work for the USPS here in Michigan and in...

I do work for the USPS here in Michigan and in our area at least, you have to be able to accept payment by credit card. I was sent a letter from them stating that by Oct 2013, we would have to be...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-22-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By kslawn
I changed my route around last season so I could...

I changed my route around last season so I could save a lot of time and money from back tracking. It also allowed me to gain new customers comfortably.

By changing my route i saved about a full days...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-22-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By kslawn
Bradcook21, in my opinion I think that your over...

Bradcook21, in my opinion I think that your over thinking this a bit.

Just give them a discount for Pre-paying or monthly plans or something like that. I think 50% and 25% is way too much of a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By kslawn
For my existing customers, I usually just give a...

For my existing customers, I usually just give a flat rate. But there are the few bigger clean ups that I still charge an hourly rate every spring or fall. This is because I might be on there lawn...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-01-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By kslawn
Don't know if that question was for me Steve, but...

Don't know if that question was for me Steve, but I will not be changing over any time soon.

I have a lot of questions about the propane...like the cost of converting as mentioned before and also if...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-30-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By kslawn
I know that the Schwan's ice cream company,...

I know that the Schwan's ice cream company, around here anyway use propane for their trucks. The driver didn't seem to have much insight about it though when I asked about it. He said he couldn't...
Forum: General Business Discussions 11-29-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By kslawn
Are you looking to see what the company that is...

Are you looking to see what the company that is servicing the property now is charging them??? Ask, they might tell you.

Ask the property manager when they will be accepting bids for the property in...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 11-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,988
Posted By kslawn
If you are pulling trucks in loaded trailers and...

If you are pulling trucks in loaded trailers and all....maybe put a door on each end of the building so you can pull in one way and drive out the other.

A buddy of mine has a big building like...
Forum: General Talk 11-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By kslawn
Well, I know it doesn't hurt to ask a customer or...

Well, I know it doesn't hurt to ask a customer or potential customer questions to figure out what exactly they want or need.

Most people are good at telling you what they want, but some you have to...
Forum: General Talk 11-27-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By kslawn
Well the one account I under bid last year and...

Well the one account I under bid last year and had to raise the price, the guy figured he would be better off buying a truck and doing his own plowing. these guys were very hard to work with...very...
Forum: General Talk 11-21-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By kslawn
Lots of snow plowing going on here for...

Lots of snow plowing going on here for sure...since the 11th almost every day. can't complain though $$$$$ is good!!!

Them guys out west of me are just getting spanked though...some of them had...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By kslawn
What kind of mower? How do the blades engage? ...

What kind of mower?

How do the blades engage? With a switch? (electric pto) or a lever? (manual). etc...

If its an electric clutch engagement they will come to a stop fairly quick but not at...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,730
Posted By kslawn
Wesleysnips, You have gotten a lot of feed back...

Wesleysnips, You have gotten a lot of feed back on this....have you decided on how your going to approach this or if you are going to go through with it still?

I would like to hear if you have found...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 10-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By kslawn
CD, I haven't had any issues with Workman's Comp...

CD, I haven't had any issues with Workman's Comp Ins. yet but I would think that if he injured himself at work, then yes you could claim it.

You said personal injury... did he injure himself while...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,645
Posted By kslawn
This will probably be alright to start. See if...

This will probably be alright to start. See if you can get some more customers on the same street so you don't have to keep loading and unloading the blower. Get as many as you can in the same area!...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,429
Posted By kslawn
And ya know it isn't a bad side gig to find and...

And ya know it isn't a bad side gig to find and fix older or broke equipment.

Sometimes you can get stuff on the side of the road that someone is throwing out, and sometimes they just can't fix it...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,793
Posted By kslawn
You probably have a deck that is out of whack! It...

You probably have a deck that is out of whack! It could be both spindle shafts are bent, but it sounds to me that the deck is bent.

Do this, take the belt off of the pulleys....Then grab the pulleys...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,645
Posted By kslawn
gwilson98, are you looking into snow blowing...

gwilson98, are you looking into snow blowing because thats what you have to use or because the customer wants it done that way???

80 foot walkway? Does it go from the house to the street and then to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,429
Posted By kslawn
I have to rag on you a little on this...

I have to rag on you a little on this one...LOL!!!

Now Extreme....You just had a post on here about not being able to fix what you thought was a carb issue and also a hydro issue and now you want to...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,305
Posted By kslawn
I charge a flat rate for most of my clean ups but...

I charge a flat rate for most of my clean ups but I have a couple that I charge an hour rate (man hour/per person) because they are very large clean ups and you never know how much time you will have...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,730
Posted By kslawn
Yeah I mentioned something to that order in my...

Yeah I mentioned something to that order in my last post. And what could be the most important part of the deal is that they already know your business through and through...maybe you could pay them...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,177
Posted By kslawn
Right on I get ya...and it is hard not to go out...

Right on I get ya...and it is hard not to go out and buy new toys!
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,177
Posted By kslawn
I'm a solo operation and I do monthly and...

I'm a solo operation and I do monthly and quarterly P&L statements through the year and they very from month to month. At the end of the year though on average I'm around 30% +/- profit for the last...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,907
Posted By kslawn
I'm on the same page as steve1201 as far as...

I'm on the same page as steve1201 as far as pre-pay and monthly payments. I give 10% for pre-pay by a certain date before season starts, and for monthly payments they are 5% and are due by the 5th of...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 473

 
Forum Jump
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 09:36 AM
Today 07:49 AM
by jrs.landscaping
51 11,702
rock salt
Bradcook21
02-24-2015 11:17 AM
Today 06:54 AM
by jrs.landscaping
15 344
stubbon people
Bradcook21
02-16-2015 04:25 PM
Yesterday 07:42 PM
by SC93
32 1,093
price for snow clearing?
Bradcook21
02-25-2015 09:11 PM
Yesterday 04:01 PM
by Bradcook21
3 114
Blade sharpener
Just for Cuts
07-04-2014 01:31 PM
Yesterday 03:43 PM
by Mr. Mow
15 1,679
viking cyclon.
uppercut
01-29-2015 09:12 PM
Yesterday 02:54 PM
by Steve
5 477
Ugliest lawn contest
Steve
02-23-2015 04:17 PM
Yesterday 02:51 PM
by Steve
2 238
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
Yesterday 01:06 AM
Yesterday 02:41 PM
by Steve
1 73
Another website update
Chilehead
Yesterday 11:24 AM
Yesterday 12:46 PM
by Just for Cuts
3 72
tips on creating a...
BLAZIER-1991
01-08-2015 07:22 PM
Yesterday 02:44 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
5 683
New Lawn Care Service...
rlclawncare123
Yesterday 12:49 AM
Yesterday 02:24 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
1 78
Finally!
SGL1
02-22-2015 09:46 PM
02-25-2015 10:15 PM
by SGL1
13 417
leaf removal.. mulching...
facework84
08-05-2011 03:26 PM
02-25-2015 08:07 PM
by Steve
5 2,760
How many customers?
SC93
02-25-2015 12:40 AM
02-25-2015 04:59 PM
by SC93
5 198
Irrigation...
charlieallen
02-24-2015 01:16 PM
02-25-2015 02:58 PM
by Steve
6 197
use a small business...
BLAZIER-1991
12-25-2014 12:21 AM
02-25-2015 12:46 AM
by SC93
33 2,750
I'm Back With The Best...
aduttonater
02-21-2015 01:41 AM
02-24-2015 08:32 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 453
honest opinion please
uppercut
02-17-2015 02:30 AM
02-24-2015 07:12 PM
by homey
10 609
2nd year advice anyone
Bradcook21
02-18-2015 07:00 PM
02-24-2015 05:15 PM
by Bradcook21
14 593
need help
lawnexpers115
02-23-2015 05:36 PM
02-24-2015 02:49 PM
by Steve
3 238
Hello People
nativikee
02-23-2015 07:17 PM
02-24-2015 02:43 PM
by Steve
4 238
New member
qua ke zik 001
02-23-2015 11:24 AM
02-23-2015 03:40 PM
by Steve
1 199
New Video
Sprinkler Buddy
02-22-2015 09:18 PM
02-23-2015 03:19 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 230
need help with SCAG...
apmAkron
02-23-2015 09:14 AM
02-23-2015 01:57 PM
by apmAkron
3 225
which degrees would be...
BLAZIER-1991
02-20-2015 04:46 PM
02-23-2015 01:47 PM
by Steve
9 383
Trouble logging in
avetslawncare
02-21-2015 02:06 PM
02-23-2015 01:44 PM
by Steve
1 430
John Deere Quik Track...
acrajchel
02-20-2015 03:12 PM
02-23-2015 01:40 PM
by Steve
1 258
Trimming and...
joshlawncare
02-15-2015 02:04 PM
02-22-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
5 589
where can i post this
zippy-phil
02-17-2015 07:58 PM
02-20-2015 02:02 PM
by Steve
7 475
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 11:41 AM
02-19-2015 04:43 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
29 2,596
Thumbs up or down?
lawnman1959
02-18-2015 11:40 AM
02-19-2015 01:22 PM
by Chilehead
3 388
Am I growing too fast?
Mattcrump
08-04-2011 11:54 PM
02-19-2015 12:34 PM
by Steve
11 5,176
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 12:18 PM
02-19-2015 12:31 PM
by Steve
1,215 371,400
How to obtain more...
winkie61
02-17-2015 08:31 AM
02-19-2015 12:29 PM
by Steve
3 484
Mowing 2 acres
Bradcook21
01-05-2015 03:13 PM
02-19-2015 12:23 PM
by Steve
16 1,428
How to sell annual...
GroPro
02-17-2015 12:31 PM
02-18-2015 01:46 PM
by GroPro
5 475
FREE Custom Website...
breadcrumb
01-31-2015 10:58 PM
02-18-2015 01:32 PM
by Steve
5 1,075
Taking a step back
Billy Goat
02-16-2015 07:37 AM
02-18-2015 01:17 PM
by Chilehead
9 560
Employees
stevej
02-17-2015 05:25 PM
02-18-2015 12:47 PM
by Mr. Mow
1 377
Landscapers from hell!!
Chilehead
01-29-2015 03:55 PM
02-17-2015 07:48 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 981
Cannot access your Itune...
winkie61
02-17-2015 10:00 AM
02-17-2015 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 332
Advertising on internet...
Sprinkler Buddy
02-13-2015 01:22 PM
02-17-2015 01:00 PM
by Steve
9 629
new to this forum
NIP'N'TUK
02-14-2015 07:54 PM
02-16-2015 10:03 PM
by Steve
2 464
Advice on bidding 20...
sleepydunn
02-15-2015 07:38 PM
02-16-2015 09:59 PM
by Steve
4 566
New to me mower
xandrew245x
04-27-2014 08:02 PM
02-16-2015 09:48 PM
by Steve
8 1,365
mower blades
tlf59263
02-09-2015 12:36 PM
02-16-2015 05:16 PM
by Just for Cuts
8 793
Just Quit?
ringahding1
01-30-2015 06:23 AM
02-16-2015 02:16 PM
by joshlawncare
18 1,464
Advice on Bidding...
veteranlawnservice
02-08-2015 09:21 PM
02-16-2015 12:14 PM
by joshlawncare
18 1,172
Extending the life of...
rmccutchan
01-17-2015 12:37 AM
02-16-2015 09:51 AM
by rmccutchan
20 1,546
To Mulch OR Not To Mulch
OldSalt
02-12-2015 10:04 PM
02-15-2015 01:25 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
14 782
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 09:44 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:44 AM.

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