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Hi my name is Kyle. I have been in business for 2 years now.My services include mowing,gutter cleaning, yard cleanups and light landscaping.
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Hi Kyle,

Welcome to our forum!

What kinds of things are you looking to do with your business this year that you hadn't done previously?
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This years my goal for my business is to double my lawn accounts. I currently have 12 weekly accounts. Im struggling this year i have handed out over 100 business cards with no replys. can somebody help me out. what am i doing wrong.
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A big reason why some succeed at distributing flyers and others don't is that some hand out enough flyers to get responses back.

If on average we see a 1 to 2% response rate from flyers, it goes to show you that if you hand out 100 flyers, you might get 1 call. If you hand out 200, you might get 2 calls.

However, if you hand out 1000, you might get 10 calls and then you are dealing with some numbers that can really help growth.

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