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Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,110
Posted By dpld
you have to be able to read between the lines and...

you have to be able to read between the lines and take it with a grain of salt.

if you want to bypass logic, which is save your money and get a job and get experience at someone else's expense. that...
Forum: General Talk 01-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By dpld
no, and i would not know 1 reason why anyone...

no, and i would not know 1 reason why anyone would.
1. it is not a well know publication with a valued reputation.
2. it is jumbled up with 29 other businesses
3. what kind of success rate can you...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
i don't think it is our place to predict what...

i don't think it is our place to predict what they become because we have no control over if they do or not.
the consumer is the ones who are going to determine that and as long as there are people...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By dpld
sounds like a good time to implement the $25.00...

sounds like a good time to implement the $25.00 challenge!:confused:
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By dpld
without a doubt, i have a small condo i do and...

without a doubt, i have a small condo i do and the pricing is very simple because the place is small.
i have it priced in.
1 to 3 inches
4 to 6 inches
7 to 9 inches
10 to 12 inches

and over 12...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By dpld
you need to put a definition in your contract as...

you need to put a definition in your contract as to what exactly the trigger is.

you also need to put in the contract that only sidewalks, roadways and parking lots is covered by your contract and...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
that is pretty darn respectable for a outfit like...

that is pretty darn respectable for a outfit like that.
usually these companies are taking contractors for a ride but a small efficient company could actually get a boost from someone like...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
ha ha ha that is actually true.

ha ha ha that is actually true.
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
i checked their site and pretended to be a...

i checked their site and pretended to be a customer and put in a address as well as measure the property and i was curious to how much of that money does the contractor get?
do you know the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
here is there contractors agreement and what is...

here is there contractors agreement and what is even more laughable is they expect you to put them first and foremost in the order of priority.
so all the people who pay you more to plow their...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
you need to give me 100 bucks just to set my...

you need to give me 100 bucks just to set my alarm clock much less then plowing a drive for that money.

i thought it was funny and i inquired just for laughs because i don't need the work, i am...
Forum: General Talk 01-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,822
Posted By dpld
management co's are the pathway to...

management co's are the pathway to commercial.

when you see those space available signs in front of corporate buildings, they usually are the management co's. the big ones do everything from selling...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
seems like a service magic for snow plowing. i...

seems like a service magic for snow plowing.

i had zero interest in joining them but i seen it on the news and i heard someone i know ranting about it so i figured out of curiosity i would look into...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 01-08-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By dpld
how about Lawnboy#2 :p

how about Lawnboy#2 :p
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By dpld
Has Anyone Used Plowz ?

being the curious type that i am i seen on tv this new app that enables people to dispatch a plow to their home in the event they need their driveway plowed.

they use independent sub contractors...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 01-08-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By dpld
so far the plowing has been decent and i will not...

so far the plowing has been decent and i will not complain because this time of year there is not much revenue other then that so as far as i am concerned it is found money in a sense.

that surgery...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 01-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By dpld
that sucks and i hope you get better real...

that sucks and i hope you get better real soon.

is that like a crohns type of thing or is it entirely different?

now that your home you will have to check in here more often. i will look for you...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-07-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,666
Posted By dpld
commercial mowers are faster, more durable, more...

commercial mowers are faster, more durable, more serviceable and last for years and years.
residential mowers are stamped light gauge steel designed to run a couple years and be recycled.

there is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-05-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,129
Posted By dpld
yeah so every time your name comes up it will...

yeah so every time your name comes up it will also show your post in the gopher site.
so when you are talking about pricing, bad customers and anything else you would not want the general population...
Forum: General Talk 01-02-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By dpld
i love it, money falling from the sky. my old...

i love it, money falling from the sky. my old boss used to call it " pennies from heaven "
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By dpld
that was funny dude, i almost pissed myself.

that was funny dude, i almost pissed myself.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-29-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By dpld
i hope you were not under the impression i was...

i hope you were not under the impression i was referring to your stuff as junk. i was strictly speaking about my own stuff when it gets past a certain point it is easier dealing with the expense of a...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-29-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By dpld
should be able to go to a fisher dealer and order...

should be able to go to a fisher dealer and order the harness for the plow side and convert the plow to a 3 plug system.

all that is involved is taking the cover off the solenoids and switching the...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-24-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By dpld
there must be a big difference between the " A "...

there must be a big difference between the " A " series vs the " M " series because my machine was made exactly the same for that last 5 years at least and it is every bit of any other machine out...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 12-23-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By dpld
if it was that rotted there is really no way you...

if it was that rotted there is really no way you can blame him even if he were a bit reckless.
even if you are looking for a reason to fire him or at least build a case to fire him that would not...
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