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Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 08-06-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,819
Posted By ringahding1
If you are continuously gaining more accounts...

If you are continuously gaining more accounts this should not be too difficult to figure out.

Pay for experience, loyalty & dedication. Minimum wage is for those who have never done this before....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-03-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By ringahding1
You must know your prices before a customer...

You must know your prices before a customer contacts you. What will it take for you to:
Do the job?
Pay your Employees
Cover your over-head...Fuel, Insurance, etc.


Prices should not be given over...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By ringahding1
Hey I started a new company strictly for...

Hey I started a new company strictly for fertilization and weed control & right away we get a notoce from the city stating we need to pay $100 for their license. I know our competitors called or they...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By ringahding1
Reflecting back to last season we had 3 employees...

Reflecting back to last season we had 3 employees (I am included) - Now we Have 4 full time employees (not including me) that have completely rocked our mowing route.

We basically doubled our...
Forum: General Talk 07-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By ringahding1
If there were not LOW BALLERS, none of the...

If there were not LOW BALLERS, none of the customers I have would ever pay
Forum: General Talk 06-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By ringahding1
We had a similar occurrence this year. Customer...

We had a similar occurrence this year. Customer requested only back yard be mowed @ 2". We were cross-eyed about the request, but delivered. Long story short, she calls as if she has some sort of...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-23-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,994
Posted By ringahding1
I can tell you with your business experience, you...

I can tell you with your business experience, you already know what battles you will face.
But it really does not matter what business your in, it has its ups and downs. Plus you are still young...
Forum: General Talk 09-23-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,715
Posted By ringahding1
I do...there is his 3 - Plow Trucks & there are...

I do...there is his 3 - Plow Trucks & there are my 2 & Bobcat

<img src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5344/9864917363_c08c3f3ca6.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Residential and Commercial Snow...
Forum: General Talk 09-23-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By ringahding1
Would have built my company website my first year...

Would have built my company website my first year (Did not know it would be this successful)

Learn the word "NO" earlier

Take no iiiiiissssshhhh from anyone....lol

Probably would have a restaurant
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-31-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,810
Posted By ringahding1
Yes......It is an invitation to actually use your...

Yes......It is an invitation to actually use your best QUITE FRANK PERSONALITY....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-31-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,597
Posted By ringahding1
So u r right around the corner from me...we...

So u r right around the corner from me...we should meet....I have huge connections all around the metro & one very close to you in Forest Lake....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-28-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,336
Posted By ringahding1
Do not be cheap when you want to get the job...

Do not be cheap when you want to get the job right.

Now for an inexpensive back pack blower Bang for the Buck**PB-500T Echo from the home depot...I think they are now $300....spend the extra for...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 08-24-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,054
Posted By ringahding1
Craigslist**-This is an ad (not active) I ran and...

Craigslist**-This is an ad (not active) I ran and found a GREAT employee:

" Lawn Care | Lawn Mowing | Leaf Clean Up (Stillwater)
Stillwater, MN

Now Hiring for a Lawn Care Specialist

This is a Full...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 01-15-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,521
Posted By ringahding1
Yup I am dizzy! love the music, it was like you...

Yup I am dizzy! love the music, it was like you saving someones life or something type of music.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By ringahding1
"Just quit, give up, you will never be able to do...

"Just quit, give up, you will never be able to do this for a living"

That is what I was told, now look! Hey man if you need pointers of how to grow this bad boy, do not hesitate.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-15-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,058
Posted By ringahding1
Every market is different and presents their own...

Every market is different and presents their own challenges. This is what makes YOU or breaks YOU.

Do not let one customers NON-ACTION(not paying u), make your decision for you. Believe me...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,058
Posted By ringahding1
Do you explain to your customers prior to these...

Do you explain to your customers prior to these type of snow events that there would be an extra charge?

We let our customers know if we get more than 10", the rate is automatically double. This is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-10-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,706
Posted By ringahding1
Have you installed WordPress already? 1-click...

Have you installed WordPress already? 1-click install.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-10-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,706
Posted By ringahding1
I am unaware of how functional GoDaddy &...

I am unaware of how functional GoDaddy & WordPress are together. I use BlueHost (http://www.bluehost.com) for all my sites to Host. And they have the 1 click installation also.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-10-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,430
Posted By ringahding1
Music out.....I would make website address a...

Music out.....I would make website address a link. Maybe add some humans to the video(people working) I actually think overall it is brilliant!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-10-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,706
Posted By ringahding1
A WordPress site for your business, will separate...

A WordPress site for your business, will separate you from your competition. Sect is right there are 1000's of free templates(themes) to choose from and customize to you & your audience's...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-07-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,560
Posted By ringahding1
Let's say I provided weekly lawn mowing for a...

Let's say I provided weekly lawn mowing for a residential client @ $37.50 per week. And the monthly total is $150, I will put into my bank account $149.50.....No guessing what will be deposited...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By ringahding1
You can try Googling your part numbers also, but...

You can try Googling your part numbers also, but here is where I have found cross reference part numbers and suppliers for our equipment.

J-Thomas (https://www.j-thomas.com/)
Parts Tree...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 01-06-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,432
Posted By ringahding1
I know that is right. If this were next winter...

I know that is right.
If this were next winter season(and I had these attachments), I could actually commute from site to site with no trailer. I do have a trailer, but this would be the ideal...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 01-05-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,076
Posted By ringahding1
That simple question "Why", just got me thinking...

That simple question "Why", just got me thinking man! Yeah why a 4-door?

Originally my thoughts were to have one truck to do it all. But the more I think about it, I could have 2 crews & trucks...
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