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Don't ever LOW BALL

That's the worst business decision you could ever make...If your serious about making a living at this you have to charge to make a profit....By low balling you will also end up with all the wrong kind of customers....
I agree. I'll admit I was a "lowballer" for my first couple jobs. It wasn't on purpose, I just didn't know my worth. What I did was stopped, took time to find my numbers, and start over. I looked at it like this: I wasn't making money, but losing it. Why not take the money that I was losing and put it towards better marketing. It ended up paying off. I was still paying out, but it was actually going towards something to help move my business in the right direction.
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Im a 16 year old. I live in where a lot of people get their grass cut by a lawn care service. I also have a lawn care service. Im looking for some suggestions on how i can monopolize the neighborhood.

Go knock on their door and ask them if they have any plans on getting their lawn serviced. Provide them with a free on site estimate if they'd like.
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I agree. I'll admit I was a "lowballer" for my first couple jobs. It wasn't on purpose, I just didn't know my worth.
How long did it take to reach the point where you realized this? Was there one specific point that really opened your eyes to this?
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