Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Search Forums

» Welcome to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum
Showing results 1 to 25 of 167
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BelleCityLawn1
Forum: General Talk Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
He is right. I only have a 2 man crew mowing 2-3...

He is right. I only have a 2 man crew mowing 2-3 days a week. They help on the installs the other day. If you only mow one day a week I do not see why you would even offer mowing?
Forum: Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion 04-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Sounds like you have a plan on attack! Are you...

Sounds like you have a plan on attack! Are you putting them on yourself or having a company do it?
Forum: Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion 04-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
I like it! I would post a picture of my trucks...

I like it! I would post a picture of my trucks designs up but gopher doesn't like my phone...if you look up belle city lawn care llc on facebook we have alot of pictures on there for some ideas! We...
Forum: General Talk 04-14-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
I do the old...lift the hood and check the oil...

I do the old...lift the hood and check the oil and look like I know what I'm doing! Haha


Well back in January we blew the distributor cap apart on the truck. I had a buddy put on a new one at 9pm...
Forum: General Talk 04-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Kslawn, I kinda like buying older trucks. I got...

Kslawn,

I kinda like buying older trucks. I got a clean 98 chevy 2500 for $4,400 and after a year of use it has cost me about another $1,500 but due to the amount of snow we had to plow this year...
Forum: General Talk 04-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
The distributor was actually off. They said that...

The distributor was actually off. They said that is why it shut off. They are ganna test it one more time tomorrow and then get it back to me...finally!
Forum: General Talk 04-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Well I took it to the local shop (big shop) they...

Well I took it to the local shop (big shop) they fixed the fuel pump and it died in the middle of a street after I pulled it out of the mechanics shop. So im sure they will have fun figuring It out!
Forum: General Talk 04-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
First Day Back!

Well after a few weeks of giving bids and meeting with owners of properties we finally were able to get some cleanups done today. I sent out two 2 man crews to work a 10 hour day. And just my luck...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
The other day I picked up a 52inch fastcat pro...

The other day I picked up a 52inch fastcat pro from bobcat for $6500. They have a smaller engine model for $5800 I believe. I got the 27 hp kawasaki engine but the 22 hp engine was $5800.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Im at $100 a yard installed. A yard cost me $22...

Im at $100 a yard installed. A yard cost me $22 at my supplier.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 04-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
I would have to agree with extreme...save the...

I would have to agree with extreme...save the money and put out as many fliers as you can on your off days. We put out about 3,000 fliers in the last month and we are beginning to get calls from...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Steve, Lucky you do not get snow! We worked...

Steve,

Lucky you do not get snow! We worked Christmas Eve and day and got 14 inches New Years Eve and New Years Day..no fun for me...haha. First cleanups next week!
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Dan, Sounds like your closer than we are! We are...

Dan,

Sounds like your closer than we are! We are starting cleanups next Wednesday. The calls seem to pick up on Mondays and wednesday-thursday. If we could just break 50 for a few days I think we...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Steve, Not really. We usually start picking up...

Steve,

Not really. We usually start picking up customers in early March and it continues till about June before it slows down. I was really hoping for a better return so far but they will come!...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Dan, Were are you located? I think around here...

Dan,

Were are you located? I think around here (wisconsin) the early season calls are usually higher quaility customers. The only downfall is they tend to take forever to decide who to use. We are...
Forum: General Talk 03-29-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
If you made $1 a minute in a 550 hour work year...

If you made $1 a minute in a 550 hour work year you would make $33000? We work each man between 40-50 hours a week. If each man is making us $1 a minute we are making a pretty good turn around. If...
Forum: General Talk 03-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Thumbs up If we all got 200+ an hour, everyone would be...

If we all got 200+ an hour, everyone would be doing lawn care!
As long as you shoot for $1.00 per minute per man you will do fine in the industry! Have we all made more than that a minute? Yes,...
Forum: General Talk 03-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Congrats! I always raise my prices if we are...

Congrats! I always raise my prices if we are full. This winter I booked my two routes by mid November. Once I was full I just turned away big jobs and a few small ones that where right in our...
Forum: General Talk 03-25-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
I go out and put them on doorknobs/handles. I...

I go out and put them on doorknobs/handles. I usually have my right hand employee and one other go put them out for extra $ right before the season starts. As for answering questions, I always tell...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Steve, Sadly since our parade is so large they...

Steve,

Sadly since our parade is so large they have very strict rules. One of them being we can not hand anything out..because it could slow down the parade and make breaks in the television...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
I was actually thinking of covering the...

I was actually thinking of covering the truck/trailor with red white and blue streamers. I am also thinking of building a stage in the bed of the truck with a giant flag on a pole coming out of the...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-23-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Dan, Thanks! The only problem is the trailor we...

Dan,

Thanks! The only problem is the trailor we could use is enclosed...but has awesome decals! Anyones thought of how to decorate a enclosed trailor and truck patriotic??
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-23-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
4th of July!

Hey guys,

I have been thinking of going into the 4th of July parade this year. My town has the longest parade in either the country or state (can not remember which one it is). It would roughly...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-22-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Kslawn that is what I would advise. Lawns are...

Kslawn that is what I would advise. Lawns are not extremely profitable but when you mix in all the other services such landscaping, fertilization and weed control, winter services, and the other...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-21-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By BelleCityLawn1
Here in Wisconsin it is somewhat the same. ...

Here in Wisconsin it is somewhat the same. Mowing begins end of april/beginning of may and end in October. We do everything from plowing, cleanups, mowing, and landscaping. By offering all of the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 167

 
Forum Jump
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
I Got Taken...,
Dan Tanner
Today 06:26 AM
Today 05:06 PM
by BelleCityLawn1
2 53
Lawn Renovation
stevef1201
04-11-2014 12:00 PM
Today 03:15 PM
by stevef1201
9 236
new to this forum!
mower13126
Yesterday 07:37 PM
Today 02:27 PM
by phlawncare
2 66
employee pay
4 seasons maintenance
04-10-2011 09:34 PM
Today 12:19 PM
by kslawn
19 6,748
REO calling
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 05:03 PM
Today 11:17 AM
by kslawn
11 244
this mower is driving me...
boog
04-17-2014 12:07 PM
Today 10:59 AM
by kslawn
4 127
What Fertilizer to Use?
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:56 PM
Today 10:25 AM
by grassdoctore
12 356
Customers droping like...
goodtimez
Yesterday 09:53 AM
Today 08:09 AM
by CDLAWNCARE
7 142
Back for this year
xandrew245x
02-21-2014 04:30 PM
Today 07:59 AM
by xandrew245x
14 855
Any greenhouse operators...
GoGreenerKS
04-15-2014 11:21 AM
Today 07:49 AM
by CDLAWNCARE
4 130
Looking for advice on a...
Tekeda1
04-13-2014 09:53 AM
Today 04:22 AM
by Tekeda1
17 367
2.5 acre mowing
xandrew245x
Yesterday 06:55 AM
Yesterday 08:57 PM
by xandrew245x
6 114
Best Bulk Mulch delivery...
Steven Virgadamo
Yesterday 09:52 AM
Yesterday 05:34 PM
by Steve
2 60
Steve Virgadamo,...
Steven Virgadamo
Yesterday 09:49 AM
Yesterday 05:08 PM
by Steve
2 55
Instagram
Gerardo_Landscape
04-16-2014 11:28 AM
Yesterday 04:51 PM
by Steve
3 94
Help with weed liability!
Prolawnofchatt
04-15-2014 09:10 AM
Yesterday 04:47 PM
by Steve
5 184
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Yesterday 04:41 PM
by Steve
31 1,057
Nationwide lawn care...
Billy Goat
04-15-2014 05:21 PM
Yesterday 04:39 PM
by Steve
9 203
Truck Signage
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 11:00 PM
Yesterday 04:04 PM
by stevef1201
10 198
leaf removal
tlf59263
04-15-2014 10:00 PM
Yesterday 03:59 PM
by stevef1201
6 174
Pay per click advertising
roostertail
02-12-2014 07:26 PM
04-17-2014 07:11 PM
by yardrate
10 604
Accepting credit cards,...
Darksteel
03-17-2014 08:01 PM
04-16-2014 01:02 PM
by jymie
15 720
Trimec
acrajchel
04-15-2014 08:24 PM
04-16-2014 11:10 AM
by Steve
3 102
Gopher Forum Discount!
BlackRain75
04-12-2014 10:44 PM
04-16-2014 10:50 AM
by Steve
9 271
hello
NFrailey
04-15-2014 01:39 PM
04-16-2014 10:48 AM
by Steve
1 90
Pricing a Mulch Job
dmcalpi
04-07-2014 02:16 PM
04-16-2014 09:40 AM
by jymie
21 610
google earth
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 03:24 PM
04-16-2014 09:36 AM
by jymie
8 228
There has to be an...
CDLAWNCARE
04-14-2014 12:59 PM
04-15-2014 04:06 PM
by Dan Tanner
6 169
First Day Back!
BelleCityLawn1
04-09-2014 09:13 PM
04-15-2014 11:16 AM
by Steve
11 304
Mow America
stevegredler
04-13-2014 01:02 PM
04-14-2014 09:53 PM
by kslawn
5 204
Power Broom
acrajchel
04-14-2014 07:46 AM
04-14-2014 12:47 PM
by CDLAWNCARE
2 103
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
04-14-2014 11:34 AM
by Steve
1,176 285,545
Equipment reviews
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-09-2014 07:17 AM
04-14-2014 11:27 AM
by Greg'slawnandlandscape
13 429
Sulky and Turf Tracer
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:44 PM
04-14-2014 10:51 AM
by Steve
8 335
Aerating Prices?
Dan Tanner
04-08-2014 03:16 PM
04-14-2014 10:31 AM
by Steve
13 433
Estimating help
acrajchel
04-11-2014 06:06 PM
04-14-2014 10:20 AM
by Steve
3 171
Need help bidding church...
GreenRidge Lawn&Landscape
04-07-2014 08:01 PM
04-14-2014 09:49 AM
by Steve
12 416
Hello all
Griff20114
04-12-2014 05:08 PM
04-14-2014 09:46 AM
by Steve
1 114
Step by Step Spring Lawn...
WarriorLawnscaping
04-10-2014 07:01 AM
04-14-2014 09:43 AM
by Steve
5 242
Jeff Cowden
jcowden
04-11-2014 07:27 PM
04-14-2014 09:39 AM
by Steve
1 107
Exmark Commercial 30...
Dan Tanner
04-11-2014 05:35 AM
04-14-2014 09:37 AM
by Steve
4 197
What Was Your Setup When...
superrman77
02-11-2014 10:53 AM
04-14-2014 08:04 AM
by acrajchel
21 1,596
Small guy time to get a...
googus
04-08-2014 08:16 AM
04-13-2014 07:18 PM
by A. Kulak Landscaping
9 326
Weekly vs. Bi-weekly
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 01:48 PM
04-13-2014 06:03 PM
by kslawn
9 334
Weed ID help
TwinBrosLC
04-12-2014 10:39 AM
04-13-2014 07:40 AM
by stevef1201
4 168
Lexington, KY
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:06 PM
04-11-2014 09:49 PM
by acrajchel
1 137
Food Plot Management
BlackRain75
04-11-2014 10:20 AM
04-11-2014 03:51 PM
by Steve
4 136
Estimating a job
acrajchel
04-08-2014 11:07 AM
04-11-2014 03:32 PM
by Steve
6 306
New Boomless Sprayer!
BlackRain75
01-03-2014 01:01 PM
04-11-2014 03:25 PM
by Steve
11 1,016
Hello....
SWFloridaLawns
04-10-2014 06:15 PM
04-11-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
2 131
Read more about these lawn care business marketing categories.
General Business:
GopherHaul, Podcast
How to Estimate - Services To Offer:
Aeration, Apartment / Condo, bed edging, Color Change Plantings, Dethatching, Edging, Fall Leaf Cleanups, Foreclosed Homes, Gutter Cleaning, Hardscaping, Hedge Trimming, Home Safety Inspection, Irrigation, Landscape Project, Lawn Mower Repair, Mowing, Mulch Jobs, Outdoor decoration, Parking Lot Cleanups, Pet Waste Removal, Pressure Washing, Property Management, Snow plowing, Stump Grinding, Tree Removal
How to Estimate Jobs:
Lawn Care Business:
Barter, Bikini Lawn Care, Business Failure, Business loan, Business Plan, Debt, Debt Collection, Estimate or Proposal Form, Franchise, Fuel surcharge, How to sell, Insurance, Job Tracking, Lawn Care Contract, Lawn Care Customer Survey, Lawn Care Uniform, Lawn Care Videos, Operational Costs, Overhead Costs, Prepay, Pricing, Start up, Tiger Time Lawn Care,
Lawn Care Business Books:
Lawn Care Customers:
Buying customers, Commercial Customers, Customer Retention, How to get, Residential Customers
Lawn Care Employees:
1 Man Lawn Crew, Bonus Pay, training, Your First Employee
lawn care equipment:
bed edger, Lawn Care Truck, Leaf Sweeper, Mower, New Arrival, Trailer, UltraVac
Lawn Care Marketing:
Billboard, Brochure, Business Card, Community Projects To Promote Your Business, Coupons, Cross Promotion / Synergy, Direct Mail, Door hanger, door to door, Free Giveaway Contest, Free Lawn Care Flyer Template, Gift or Discount Cards, home show, Internet, Lawn Care Business Sales Letter, Lawn Care Logo, Lawn Care Marketing, Lawn Care Truck & Trailer Signs, Lawn Care Website, Lawn Signs, Magazine Ad, Magnets, Mailing list, Marketing on Craigslist.com, Newspaper Ads, Parade, Postcards, publicity stunt, Referrals, Review My Lawn Care Marketing Material, t-shirt, Welcoming Kit, Word Of Mouth
Seasonal Promotion Ideas:
4th of July, Armed Forces Day, Christmas, Election Day, Fall, Halloween, Memorial Day, Spring, Summer, Valentine's Day, Veteran's Day, Winter:
Software:
Estimation Software, Landscaper Software, Landscaping Business Software, Landscaping Estimate Software, Landscaping Software, Lawn Care Business Software, Lawn Care Estimating Software, Lawn Care Software, Mowing Software
Uncategorized:
Video:
Website:
Search Engine Optimization
» Lawn Care Business Discussion Categories
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy