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Forum: General Business Discussions 04-26-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By greenscaper123
Buying contracts / accounts?

I'm planning on buying accounts/contracts from another LCO in my area this week and he has them all on contracts with an early cancellation fee. My question though is, if I buy them, do the contracts...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-20-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
you think i can get more than 30 lawn maintenance...

you think i can get more than 30 lawn maintenance accounts with that? i know i'll get more than 30 jobs, i'm talking every week maintenance accounts.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
that's funny you mentioned a cleaning business...

that's funny you mentioned a cleaning business because I actually plan on starting one next year along with my landscaping business. i would have thought the returns would be higher for a cleaning...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-20-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
around $850 for the postage and $350 for the cost...

around $850 for the postage and $350 for the cost of postcards from the printer
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-18-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
I don't think there is an option on the USPS...

I don't think there is an option on the USPS website to target home owners vs renters if that's what you're asking, but no commercial all residential. targeting 35-75 years of age with an average...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-18-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
that actually sounds like a pretty great return...

that actually sounds like a pretty great return rate. where are you located? im in nj
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,668
Posted By greenscaper123
35,000 Eddm

I'll be upping up my advertising this spring and plan to focus on one route several times rather than multiples routes one time. My plan is to send out 5,000 EDDM every week for 7 weeks to the same...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By greenscaper123
Yea i have separate quote forms for individual...

Yea i have separate quote forms for individual services if they just want that. these are for full maintenance customers who are looking for a package deal. Basic is lawn maintenance / spring & fall...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By greenscaper123
New quote forms. Thoughts?

What do you think of my new quote forms?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-31-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,627
Posted By greenscaper123
Fall Clean Up Estimates

I'm wondering if guys offer estimates for fall clean ups every year on their customers. Usually if a customer doesn't ask for the price I just do it and then bill them for hours worked after the job....
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By greenscaper123
Lawn in disrepair

This lawn really took a beating over the last few months. We've had good rainfall all year but it just slowly turned to crap. I hear pine needles can be acidic to the soil. Anyone know if thats true?
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,399
Posted By greenscaper123
I'm confused.. if the guy is asking $4500 but...

I'm confused.. if the guy is asking $4500 but should be asking $15,000 how is that a bad deal. If I'm saving $10,500 on the deal, wouldn't it be a good deal? I'm in Jersey btw. I like the idea of...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,399
Posted By greenscaper123
What do you think of this deal?

The guy wants $4500 for 40 accounts. They gross about $1100 a week in cutting and can be cut in 10-11 hours with 2 men. Would you take this deal? What contingencies should there be when signing the...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-02-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
well i just hired another kid and he seems to be...

well i just hired another kid and he seems to be doing fine. but for the last month I've been supervising the one kid i've had helping me while he passes them out. he works in 4 hour shifts and every...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-31-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,530
Posted By greenscaper123
Possible drainage issue?

This customer is having issues with growing grass in his backyard. Do you think it could be the drainage? My first initial thought was that area just wasn't getting enough sunlight but he seems to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-30-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
yea i started offering 3% discount for monthly...

yea i started offering 3% discount for monthly pre-pay and 5% for full season pre-pay. i had 3 of my customers do the full season and one customer do the pre monthly so far. just the 3 customers who...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-29-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
For the entire 25,000 I'm hoping to pick up 30-40...

For the entire 25,000 I'm hoping to pick up 30-40 lawn maint customers. I haven't followed up on those calls yet but plan on it this week now that the weather is starting to reach the 50s.

They all...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-29-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
Yea I did 10,000 direct mailing in late feb and...

Yea I did 10,000 direct mailing in late feb and just completed 5,000 door to door all throughout march. Now I have two guys going door to door with 10,000 more cause I don't have the time to do it....
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-28-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
yea i did a direct mailing for 10,000 in late...

yea i did a direct mailing for 10,000 in late february. that was a huge mistake, way too early. majority of the calls i got were from that 10,000 but nobody wants to commit too early i guess. so i'm...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-27-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
seems like everyones hurting from it..

seems like everyones hurting from it..
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-27-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,276
Posted By greenscaper123
Northeast Guys

How many accounts have you picked up so far this spring? So far I've passed out 15,000 fliers and have received 17 calls. Only landed one lawn customer and three cleanups so far. I'm in NJ and I'm...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-22-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,735
Posted By greenscaper123
i've been doing the same thing actually. i...

i've been doing the same thing actually.

i guess ill just start saving everything i get. my accountant did my taxes this year and was able to go through my bank statements. anything that said it...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-21-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,735
Posted By greenscaper123
Do you save every receipt?

Last year was my first year in business and I mainly only saved the big receipts (ie. truck, trailer, equip etc.) Things like gas receipts, envelopes, business cards I just had my accountant refer to...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-14-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,618
Posted By greenscaper123
Yea I was originally going to put all my services...

Yea I was originally going to put all my services on that sheet but it seemed redundant with them already being listed on the quote sheet and back of my business card as well. I updated the service...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-12-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,618
Posted By greenscaper123
well for one, the presentation is 10x better than...

well for one, the presentation is 10x better than handing someone a piece of carbon copy paper with your chicken scratch on it. it provides so much more information for them to review. they can see a...
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