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Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By ringahding1
Build a company website - Not a free one either....

Build a company website -
Not a free one either. Do your research before you jump in and think you can just slap one together.

But if you are trying to separate from you competition, you need to...
Forum: General Talk 02-01-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Poll: Just Quit?
Views: 2,063
Posted By ringahding1
Always have a back up PLAN!!! If you are out a...

Always have a back up PLAN!!! If you are out a week, that is one thing. But if you are out a month...better find someone to handle YOUR BUSINESS.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-30-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By ringahding1
I would do 2 separate flyers. Looking at this...

I would do 2 separate flyers. Looking at this from a customer point of view my first thought of a flier like this would be: Tar & Grass..
you know what I mean?
Forum: General Talk 01-30-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Poll: Just Quit?
Views: 2,063
Posted By ringahding1
Just Quit?

Have you thought about throwing in the towel and just quitting?

Are any of these a reason why?

Employees
Customers not paying
No profit
Equipment
No new business
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By ringahding1
Exactly what Steve said!!! You should remain in...

Exactly what Steve said!!! You should remain in conscious contact with your customers YEAR ROUND.

To let them know you are still in business
Find out who is actually on board
Simple Note to let...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-29-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By ringahding1
Absolutely disagree...Yes people want deals, that...

Absolutely disagree...Yes people want deals, that is why WalMart was invented...hahaha

As far as the "Old Ladies" are concerned, I have found that they have been our biggest WORD OF...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-29-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By ringahding1
What are your marketing plans to gain new...

What are your marketing plans to gain new customers?
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,797
Posted By ringahding1
You can send him a letter stating that you will...

You can send him a letter stating that you will be taking him to small claims back in the county where the work was performed. Ya know he does not want to drive 150 miles back. But if you do that,...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By ringahding1
It has already been said about property size. I...

It has already been said about property size. I suppose it would depend on if you are passing up a lot of work, because you are in the field for more than 8 hours a day?

Right now we run 2- 2 man...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-27-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By ringahding1
I suggest to guys/gals all the time - DOMINATE...

I suggest to guys/gals all the time - DOMINATE your hood 1st, then branch out.
Ok, more work. That is EZ...Flyers, Wrap Up Truck/s & Website.
PARTNER - NOPE, do not do it son. It all seems bright...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By ringahding1
I only offer discounted rates for current...

I only offer discounted rates for current customers. Keep it simple with the flyer. Ya know have a call to action, like all the services you offer. And the value you bring to the table, such as...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-27-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,797
Posted By ringahding1
Did you have a contract with these people? Have...

Did you have a contract with these people? Have they paid you in the past?

Let them know if they do not pay by a certain date like February 1st, you will be placing a LIEN on their homes...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-27-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By ringahding1
Well clearly you need more work. With that in...

Well clearly you need more work. With that in mind, there are several marketing things that need to happen. You need to get your business name in front of people.

Do you have a:

Company Name
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-27-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By ringahding1
Welcome! Are you just doing this to make extra...

Welcome! Are you just doing this to make extra $$$, really make a go of it or do you still have a full time job?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-27-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,573
Posted By ringahding1
I have bid lower to just get a job before....but...

I have bid lower to just get a job before....but that was years ago. Any business owner will tell you (maybe not when others are around) they too have done this. But they will also let you know they...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-27-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By ringahding1
There are many things you can do to get your OWN...

There are many things you can do to get your OWN business. This is the new Thumb Tack, Service Magic, etc.

Build a company website for instance. I have spent many hours on how to first of all build...
Forum: General Talk 01-19-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By ringahding1
Start selling for the next season at the end of...

Start selling for the next season at the end of the season. That's what Tru-Green does...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 11-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,152
Posted By ringahding1
Does this client have other family members in the...

Does this client have other family members in the home? If so, here is what I DO:

Physically bring the invoice to the home in an envelope with only the customers last name on it.
Chances are, a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-31-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,098
Posted By ringahding1
Don't buy everything brand new. Get A: Company...

Don't buy everything brand new.
Get A:

Company Name
Company Logo
Company Website Built
File your business with the state
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-31-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,656
Posted By ringahding1
Are you solely focusing on one service? If so,...

Are you solely focusing on one service? If so, use that in your name. Plus, "Landscaping" & "Lawn Care" are major keywords all search engines look for.
Forum: General Talk 10-31-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By ringahding1
We get these types of calls every week. We have...

We get these types of calls every week. We have "FRIENDS" in 5 different counties (so add up all the cities and towns).

Instead of getting played, we actually work together to get the jobs at our...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 10-31-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By ringahding1
I use BlueHost (http://bluehost.com/) to host my...

I use BlueHost (http://bluehost.com/) to host my WordPress websites.

I am not certain how HostGator integrates with WP. But I have heard great things about their hosting.

PLEASE, PLEASE for your...
Forum: General Talk 10-23-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,768
Posted By ringahding1
Definitely...but you need to get a trailer to...

Definitely...but you need to get a trailer to haul the compost away. This type of set up may help you when you do get a trailer.

<object width="420" height="315"><param name="movie"...
Forum: General Talk 10-23-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Pda
Views: 1,423
Posted By ringahding1
Do you know how to make a spreadsheet in Excel?...

Do you know how to make a spreadsheet in Excel? Well then you should give this a look Google Drive (https://drive.google.com/)

This is the 1st year I have implemented this into our routes.

All of...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-23-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,762
Posted By ringahding1
At this point we have not tested the removal of...

At this point we have not tested the removal of the leaf box. But the "PLAN" is to lift it out of the truck and have the truck roll away.

Using a chain hoist between two trees with a cable or chain...
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