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Forum: Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion 03-18-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,249
Posted By Big Lebowski
I need a logo

I am in need of a profesional logo. Any takers? Reply privately with pricing etc.

Big
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-30-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Big Lebowski
Thanks guys. Anybody using the palm? This...

Thanks guys. Anybody using the palm? This interests me tremendously.

What I'm interested in knowing is, can one make notes with the palm? For example, Mrs. Smith asked that I spray her weeds on the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-29-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Big Lebowski
Couple things...

Alright. Two things. First, anybody using the gopher software? I want to hear about your thoughts on it. I was "this close" to buying it and went with another unnamed software. I never used the...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-16-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
Well going into it I wouldn't have done anything...

Well going into it I wouldn't have done anything different. I was simply closing the book on one part of my life and starting a new one. I had everything in place and everything was a go. What I...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-15-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
I have already plowed 6 times this year. Anybody...

I have already plowed 6 times this year. Anybody that was planning on having someone plow has locked in already. Anybody looking for a plow guy at this point is usually a deadbeat or disagreeable and...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-15-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
I looked over my example and yours again and I...

I looked over my example and yours again and I have to totally agree with your point of view.

I like the second one but the first one is totally speaking my language. The pictures are talking much...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-15-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
OK let's talk some ideas for spring. I want...

OK let's talk some ideas for spring. I want something that will translate well into summer. I did pick up some accounts over the summer last year with a little foot work. But being that I am in the...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-12-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
By hand. I plan to use every free moment I have...

By hand. I plan to use every free moment I have passing them out. This will be better than doing it while I am doing the route just in case I need to talk to potential new customers.
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 12-12-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,956
Posted By Big Lebowski
Printing needed

This is not mine but when I saw it I knew I wanted to "borrow" the ideas used in it to come up with something that I will either hang on door handles or stick in newspaper boxes. So I'm not...
Forum: Promote your products or services 12-12-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,404
Posted By Big Lebowski
Will do! I'll be in touch real soon.

Will do! I'll be in touch real soon.
Forum: Promote your products or services 12-10-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,404
Posted By Big Lebowski
I am in need of a website. I know nothing about...

I am in need of a website. I know nothing about this stuff. I will also need the domain name too which I can see what is available before hand. I need something that will allow me to make small...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-18-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
Good idea. But for me, I hate giving money away....

Good idea. But for me, I hate giving money away. I'm telling you, this product is worth it. So far people love it. It's going to keep me busy for quite some time.

But rather than offering a...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-17-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
First my approach was wrong. I always hated sales...

First my approach was wrong. I always hated sales people, so to be sure that I wasn't high-pressure, I was saying to everyone that it was OK with me if they didn't want it. He said NO! He said they...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-17-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
Update. Yesterday everybody said no. I got one...

Update. Yesterday everybody said no. I got one sale and it was a cold-call I didn't know. I felt a little beat up from it all.

Today another victory. I am ready to go to print. I might be able to...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-15-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
Well Steve, those are pretty good questions...

Well Steve, those are pretty good questions because truth be told, I did happen to know all those people, except one. See I owned a business in town and these folks were all customers of mine.

I...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-15-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,488
Posted By Big Lebowski
OK there are a couple errors here. The government...

OK there are a couple errors here. The government has no control over how much you charge for your products. Whether that be gas or what have you. There are no special rules for gas.

Here is the...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-15-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
I knew it. I totally knew it. I sold 7 out of 9...

I knew it. I totally knew it.

I sold 7 out of 9 people ads today on this idea. I had to stop because I had to be somewhere but you bet your *ss I will be out again tomorrow. I'm actually...
Forum: Promote your products or services 09-14-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,949
Posted By Big Lebowski
No need for a PM. Here is what I am offering. The...

No need for a PM. Here is what I am offering. The shirts are $15, front left chest and back. This is without any artwork, meaning you supply the logo. To get the first level of quantity discounts...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-14-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,488
Posted By Big Lebowski
I have strong negative feelings about credit...

I have strong negative feelings about credit cards.

Don't do it. You have a cash business, why take on the added expense of the fees? It's like the stamp/envelope idea. Expensive with unrealistic...
Forum: Promote your products or services 09-13-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,949
Posted By Big Lebowski
OK. Here are some shirts I did for myself. Please...

OK. Here are some shirts I did for myself. Please keep in mind I am a big dude and these are 3x (hence the Big Lebowski). I can also be a little cheap so I print 2 shirts for every transfer so those...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-12-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,488
Posted By Big Lebowski
When I had a landlord for another business, he...

When I had a landlord for another business, he would do this. Most times I wouldn't use it because I had special envelopes for checks that showed the addresses. Also I had large checks and he would...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-12-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,152
Posted By Big Lebowski
It would seem to me that the paper people would...

It would seem to me that the paper people would sell you this service just like they sell ads.

Around here they have started this little sticker ad at the top of the front page. It's usually yellow...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-12-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,900
Posted By Big Lebowski
For anyone that does this, contact me for a...

For anyone that does this, contact me for a special deal on your candidacy shirts.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-09-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
Absolutely. I went into this at first thinking...

Absolutely. I went into this at first thinking that I would get my name out there and let others pay for it and maybe even make a few bucks from the proceeds.

Then I started crunching the numbers...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 09-09-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,236
Posted By Big Lebowski
OK. I had a rain day today and when I saw this...

OK. I had a rain day today and when I saw this thing I knew right away it is something I wanted to do and do right away. Except rather than Steve's original idea, I actually thought of a two fold...
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