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Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-03-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,881
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Youd be amazed... Ad words secrets.

I did some research and found out that a majority (60%+) of people that EAT OUT, usually dont do their own property maintenance.

I decided to use my ad words to find out if it was REALLY true. I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-03-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,162
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
On any sod job, i charge 125% more than the sod...

On any sod job, i charge 125% more than the sod will cost. If the sod per pallet is 100, i charge 125$ per pallet to install. If there is a removal fee, i charge an additional 50$/pallet to remove...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 03-22-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,772
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
"Can you come and level my yard?"

SO!

I have a question for you construction background peoples!

I got a call yesterday for a "level" job. He has a space in his back yard that is 20' x 60 (1200sq.ft.) and needs to level it up...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-17-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,992
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Bidding Commercial... is a PAIN

SO!

New to the commercial world?

Bidding is only about 1/3 of actually GETTING a commercial account. It does take come foot work, along with phone calls, face to face meetings... blah blah blah......
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-18-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,081
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
I Have attended about 9 Safety Services Meetings,...

I Have attended about 9 Safety Services Meetings, City and County meetings. I have shown up to meetings and not been able to get in, someone would walk out for a bathroom break, i would walk in in...
Forum: General Talk 02-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,141
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
how about... animal feces pick up? Did you know,...

how about... animal feces pick up?

Did you know, you can charge MORE to pick up trash on a large property? You can charge additional to pick up high amounts of debris?

Matt
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-16-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,081
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Get in good with... everyone!

Are you starting new? Do you plan on attempting to acquire government properties, commercial and industrial?

Here are some ways to help you get to the right people, and be in front of your...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-10-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,236
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
My "Lawn Care" side is going large property it seems...

I have been in the biuness for 3 seasons now. I had a total of 57 contracts last year and serviced 130ish different properties last season (one time calls, clean-ups, prep work), all residential. I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 02-10-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,113
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
I do sub work in a high end neighborhood, we do a...

I do sub work in a high end neighborhood, we do a 75/25 split and it only last 6 months, if they customer is happy with My work, the customer has an option to change to MY contract from the old one....
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 02-10-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,894
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
I like the set-up, i am glad to know im not the...

I like the set-up, i am glad to know im not the only one running a old-school pre 90's F150 lol.

Matt
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-10-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,070
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
WAY WAY too busy for me. Matt

WAY WAY too busy for me.

Matt
Forum: General Talk 02-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,253
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
I was talking to my wife about a week ago about...

I was talking to my wife about a week ago about purchasing a small house in the north so i could make money during the winter, lol. Live in FL for 9 months, live in the north for 3 months. Year round...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-05-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,734
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Youre kind of lucky lol

I have done signage and have gotten a 50$ on EACH sign in one city... sucks that i got fined for 11 Signs, the other 39 were in other cities, LUCKY!

Some city governments dont permit temporary signs...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-03-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,665
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
To those that attend a service...

I was talking to JLH Pro Lawn Care on the phone lastnight about this IDEA that hit me. I am not much of a Church goer but, maybe for someone that attends on the normal basis, this could be for...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-03-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
He sold all of his equipment to buy in on the new...

He sold all of his equipment to buy in on the new property. I wish he would of talked to me before hand, i would have found another 10K to have another fully stocked rig even if to just part it out...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-02-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
TODAY!!! Today i traveled to Sorrento, FL, about...

TODAY!!!

Today i traveled to Sorrento, FL, about 35miles from Daytona Beach to take care of my buddy Mike's nursery property. I showed up and looked at all of the property that he has probably...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-01-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
YEsterday was a DOMINATION on the website... i...

YEsterday was a DOMINATION on the website... i average 7 views a day.

I re did my Google AdWords and added a newer Craigslist posting (stole the format from The Goat (LMFAO).

I had 37 Web Page...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-31-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
I had the BIGGEST fears after this move. I am...

I had the BIGGEST fears after this move. I am basicly starting from scratch so, i might be 2years in but... im a "newbie" in my area.

Wednesday i have to bid on a "full property" restoration job,...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-31-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Yup! i am alive! baby kept me up... ALL...

Yup! i am alive! baby kept me up... ALL NIGHT!

Just made a schedule for the season. Planning on cramming as much into each day as i physically can!

matt
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-30-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,020
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Spring is almost here... and the calls are coming in!

So, as most of you know, i relocated from one area to another, had a kid... left most of my customers behind (not intentionally, this whole having a kid thing is more expensive than i thought!)....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-20-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,341
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Im a WRIGHT hoe too!

I have been running Wright Standers (36" and a 52"zk) for the past 2 years. i LOVE them. The best visibility, no climbing on and off the seat, dealing with less visibility while cutting the grass......
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 01-19-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,673
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
First doctors appointment today. Everything...

First doctors appointment today. Everything checked out good. He is healthy, all his blood test are clean, he is more active than "normal" which means he will be lazy as helllllll soon lol.

Matt
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 01-13-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,673
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
His name is Dylan Matthew. Matt Initials -...

His name is Dylan Matthew.

Matt

Initials - DMAK (see the MAK) lol
Forum: General Talk 01-13-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,324
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
Its cause JLH is the dude. Sorry i was nearly...

Its cause JLH is the dude.

Sorry i was nearly asleep when you called. Heading to get my baby and moma!

Matt
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 01-13-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,673
Posted By MAKLawnCutter
THank you! They are both healthy and i am...

THank you!

They are both healthy and i am heading to the hospital to pick them up now!

he isnt even 2days old yet.

All of his test came back clean and healthy. He is drinking almost 2oz of...
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