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Old 10-13-2012, 05:16 PM
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I didn't know he was 13, my bad

13 and getting your butt out there and working? Props to you! Keep it up because it'll pay off.... I actually started when I was 12....did it til I was 18 and gave it up for the Military. You are going to hit a lot of bumps in the road but you will learn from them and drive on.

I started with 1 yard...had 5 at the end of the first year.....when I was 15, I ended up having 30 accounts in the same neighborhood. Who says you need a truck? I had a golf cart with a tow hitch and pulled a 5 x 8 trailer....people in the neighborhood loved it and I couldn't believe all the clients I stole from the big companies.

It is great to start young because you have the ability to pour money into the business and don't have a lot of bills to pay....or none at all. Best of luck and let us know if we can help you out with any questions you may have.
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