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Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-15-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,655
Posted By shahoo80
I thought I would jump in here, I went to the...

I thought I would jump in here, I went to the website and took a look around.

I liked the fact I could do it myself, So I placed a order just to see if it was worth the money. I had been talking...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-15-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,114
Posted By shahoo80
I use J-Thomas, if I can order ahead. They are...

I use J-Thomas, if I can order ahead. They are very good and fast processing.

If I need a part asap then I buy locally.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-07-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,676
Posted By shahoo80
And it doesnt take much equipment to do the jobs...

And it doesnt take much equipment to do the jobs either, And for the real small flower beds I had the attachment for a trimmer which can be used for other things besides new beds. This year Im...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-07-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,529
Posted By shahoo80
That is a very good idea and I have been thinking...

That is a very good idea and I have been thinking about idea's as well.
Here's another:

being in a small town we have a Farmers market every Sat. Morning that is a big hit. So I've been trying to...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-07-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,218
Posted By shahoo80
Steve is right, I also live in smaller town with...

Steve is right, I also live in smaller town with very strict codes about signs and advertising so you really have to be creative in getting your signs up legally. This is what I did, I drove our...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-01-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,911
Posted By shahoo80
Welcome to the forums and good luck starting your...

Welcome to the forums and good luck starting your new business.
Forum: General Talk 02-01-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,929
Posted By shahoo80
This year we are focusing on a few points and...

This year we are focusing on a few points and only adding 1 new service this year. As part of following my business plan this year is pretty much building customers and setting up for my third year....
Forum: General Talk 02-01-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,140
Posted By shahoo80
Hedgemaster, Very funny about the $10...

Hedgemaster, Very funny about the $10 MOW...


Anyway I have mentioned to a few people but maybe not a meeting per say or like a breakfest or coffee not alot of time maybe an hour on a weekend or...
Forum: General Talk 01-31-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,140
Posted By shahoo80
Hey don't forget the little guys

I went the other day to buy a larger trailer from a guy and when I got there this guy did lawn service last year. By the time I left we had talked for some time about lawns and business etc. and was...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-31-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,161
Posted By shahoo80
I agree with Cleancut, I am around Kansas City...

I agree with Cleancut,

I am around Kansas City area, I started advertising mid March. What people have said here on the form is watch for the Home Depot, Lowes Spring sale ad.
I noticed last year...
Forum: General Talk 01-31-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,929
Posted By shahoo80
Thanks Guys, for getting this guy Flagged. It's...

Thanks Guys, for getting this guy Flagged.

It's not that I was so upset just very frustrating as I take so much pride in everything I do to make a good name for my company. I think all of us will go...
Forum: General Talk 01-28-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,929
Posted By shahoo80
Here's the link Flag away.... Thanks for the help. And have reported.

http://kansascity.craigslist.org/fgs/2182967608.html
Forum: General Talk 01-28-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,929
Posted By shahoo80
Craiglist advertising leads to Slander!

OK This really burns me up and pisses me off. Need to get him flagged ASAP.

OK so in Kansas City services section there is a guy posting a ad Lowballing saying he will mow for $10.00 a yard and that...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-24-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,676
Posted By shahoo80
I did last year and will continue. I thought...

I did last year and will continue. I thought about it after hearing a article on the news about the seed manufactures were seeing a growth in business for garden seeds. With the ecomony the way it is...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-24-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,154
Posted By shahoo80
As far as Standers, Wright or Great Dane. Not...

As far as Standers, Wright or Great Dane. Not many Toro Grandstands around here used anyway.

Walk Behinds- Encore, Exmark, Toro, Bunton, Scag,

I know alot of different makes but just want a guide...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-24-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,109
Posted By shahoo80
The biggest error was fuel, At the beginning it...

The biggest error was fuel, At the beginning it was right on but by the end of the season and as more customers was added I was way off. I mean it doesnt help when you look to see where your helper...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-24-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,154
Posted By shahoo80
What is the average life of a walk-behind?

I am looking to buy a back up mower this winter for next year and have been looking at Stander and worse case a walk behind.
Just wandering what is the average life of these types of mowers.

Maybe...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-23-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,073
Posted By shahoo80
And guess who the biggest Telemarketers that I...

And guess who the biggest Telemarketers that I get calls from?

The Stupid Phone companies, Yellow Pages and ATT.

Have only had about 6 since last year so really not to bad and I give them such a...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-21-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,109
Posted By shahoo80
Another thing to remember for guys just starting...

Another thing to remember for guys just starting out is sometimes they do not know what actual costs to run are and they are just project cost. The only real way to know what the actual cost are is...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-21-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,950
Posted By shahoo80
The lawn could be high, but if you pre screen the...

The lawn could be high, but if you pre screen the call and let them know of the restrictions such as Tall grass then they know up front. This being a lessoned learned. Customer called I have 5000sq...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-21-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,073
Posted By shahoo80
I wish I did not have to put my phone number in...

I wish I did not have to put my phone number in the ad because of the sales calls, but atleast this tells the possible customers that I am local and not a scammer myself. I have had alot better...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-20-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,950
Posted By shahoo80
Craiglist Tire Kickers

Was usually not a problem with a phone quote because of 2 reasons, first google earth fins the address and scale it out gets you pretty close to the size of the yard and layout. It also lets you see...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-18-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,950
Posted By shahoo80
I tired this last year, was a big headache

what I did was charge I think so much per 1,000 sq. feet then added a 15.00 per stop charge. Also it was stated that this was for minimal trimming. This gave them a basic price before you actually...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 01-18-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,532
Posted By shahoo80
The best Invention " The Grabber arms"

Hey I have had a few of these things this last year, I am kind of funny picking up things that people may used or just down right dirty. I usually dont have my gloves on when I need to pick up...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-18-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,073
Posted By shahoo80
I use Craigslist- but limit information..

I use Craigslist alot but in my ad I do not use a link to email address, and I put my website address but not as a link to let the actual people contact me. This is not to say that I dont get spam...
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