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Forum: General Talk 11-29-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Billz
Ever get to the point that you just start telling...

Ever get to the point that you just start telling people you have finished for the season? I have received 4 or 5 calls for leaf cleanups yesterday and today already...it is like 20 outside and...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 11-03-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,483
Posted By Billz
I have started doing fall cleanups without the...

I have started doing fall cleanups without the leaves. I am trimming all the shrubs, cutting all the hosta, lillies and getting ready so when the leaves do fall, all I have to do at each location is...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-09-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,517
Posted By Billz
how does everyone else bid? I am higher than some...

how does everyone else bid? I am higher than some here, and most people want a full season price...winter can get too unpredictable here.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-08-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,517
Posted By Billz
best way I found is to only attempt to get the...

best way I found is to only attempt to get the ones already on your route. I took an enterprise job one year with 4 different locations, and I took so long getting those done with all the driving,...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-08-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,517
Posted By Billz
250 for unlimited plows. I plow only when we get...

250 for unlimited plows. I plow only when we get 2 inches of snow, so if we get a 1 inch storm I do not go, but as soon as it hits 2 I start to plow. I don't do salting really, and most of the cities...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-08-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,517
Posted By Billz
I charge for the season $250 for most 2 car...

I charge for the season $250 for most 2 car drives(225 for lawn customers)...2 inch trigger, last year I plowed my residentials 25 times and my commercials 31 times. I charge about 25 per week to mow...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-07-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,517
Posted By Billz
I always send my snow bids to my customers with...

I always send my snow bids to my customers with their bills on Oct. 1...This year some of my customers are actually signing with other plow companies...I am not sure what I will do about it in the...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-22-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,426
Posted By Billz
I haven't been on here for weeks, so I didnt see...

I haven't been on here for weeks, so I didnt see the stories, until I heard about you on Paul Harvey!! LOL
I almost fell over, great job. I think you should take Gophers ideas on the ideas to cash in...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-26-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By Billz
I haven't turned down any, I just keep adding...

I haven't turned down any, I just keep adding money to my bids...I still pick up the jobs, just dont hate them as much! LOL
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 05-24-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,883
Posted By Billz
my fert company uses trucks with a mole on top....

my fert company uses trucks with a mole on top. you can see them from a mile away! LOL

http://tuffturfmolebusters.com/index.html
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-24-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,350
Posted By Billz
I just trim along... I just make sure to get the...

I just trim along... I just make sure to get the =grass there right to the ground, and skip every other week trimming it.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-24-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,252
Posted By Billz
looked like it would be slow, now I am working 60...

looked like it would be slow, now I am working 60 hour weeks! http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-24-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By Billz
I take them to a friends property who has a...

I take them to a friends property who has a bulldozer and hkeeps turning them until it is basically dirt. Before this I was lost as what to do, the city I live in will take them but not from...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-24-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,104
Posted By Billz
I have changed some customer's mow days to get my...

I have changed some customer's mow days to get my routes tighter... a couple have tried to complain, but when I explain it is this or a gas charge, they realized they weren't going to win.lol

gas is...
Forum: General Talk 05-01-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,425
Posted By Billz
How many times per month do you do it? once?

How many times per month do you do it? once?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 04-24-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,149
Posted By Billz
that is really nice Bob!

that is really nice Bob!
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-15-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,196
Posted By Billz
there are companies here plowing all season with...

there are companies here plowing all season with a 1.5 inch trigger for $125.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-13-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,196
Posted By Billz
Well for 600 I would do all residentials! lol

Well for 600 I would do all residentials! lol
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 04-13-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,149
Posted By Billz
$25 for 1 acre of fertilization? LOL We charge...

$25 for 1 acre of fertilization? LOL
We charge $125! Well, less for mowing customers.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-13-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,196
Posted By Billz
Almost everyone here wants the seasonal contract....

Almost everyone here wants the seasonal contract. The most I get for a circle drive with 3 stalls and shoveling the walk is $425. on an average year that is like 28 per push. This last winter I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-12-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,196
Posted By Billz
snow here is about 200 per season, with a 2 car...

snow here is about 200 per season, with a 2 car driveway. I get 250 to shovel their walkway too, and in front of garage. I do add 50 for a 3rd stall, and more for the half circle driveway.

What are...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-11-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,738
Posted By Billz
I mailed them all myself to targeted areas...I...

I mailed them all myself to targeted areas...I actually received 2 calls from other lcos telling me how great the cards were.lol Never thought that would happen. I was hoping for better responces,...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-11-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,738
Posted By Billz
I offered $99 a month in a mailer this year for...

I offered $99 a month in a mailer this year for complete services. Spring/fall, mow, fert, shrubs, weeds, and snow...1000 postcards out, 2 new customers.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-11-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Billz
What a screwy year this has been. Green...

What a screwy year this has been. Green Christmas, white Easter! lol
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-11-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,196
Posted By Billz
I am in Grand Rapids, here I am bidding on lawns...

I am in Grand Rapids, here I am bidding on lawns that the customer pays $500 per year for 27 mows, spring and fall cleanups. They are calling to see if they can find it cheaper! LOL:blush:
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