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Just wanted to say Hello to all and thanks for this sight. I just left a job i had been at 23 years last fall and now hope to get into the mowing buisiness with hopefully some success. I really hate the thoughts of finding another job working for someone else so i thought this would be a good opportunity to be my own boss. i will probably have many questions along the way so pleasebe patient with me.
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I was a draftsman drawing blue prints for 23 years. and i worked part time at UPS the last 7 of those. My plans now if they work out are to continue the UPS part time and do the mowing.
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Finding clients and picking a mower to start with.
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Just keep getting the word out to everyone you know and meet that you are in business and more customers will come your way.
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