Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

Good Karma


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-12-2013, 12:59 PM
CDLAWNCARE CDLAWNCARE is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Nisula, MI
Posts: 136
Rep Power: 4
CDLAWNCARE is on a distinguished road
Default Good Karma

I was in town plowing a couple commercial accounts today and noticed money by someones tire. There was $6 there so I went inside and found the owner. They were very impressed of my honesty and that I didn't just pocket the money and run. Now $6 is not alot by any stretch of the imagination, but I bet they remember it and will tell others how honest we are. Which could help bring in the real $$$ in the long run .
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 04-12-2013, 08:24 PM
GreenBlue's Avatar
GreenBlue GreenBlue is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kansas
Posts: 248
Rep Power: 4
GreenBlue is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by CDLAWNCARE View Post
I was in town plowing a couple commercial accounts today and noticed money by someones tire. There was $6 there so I went inside and found the owner. They were very impressed of my honesty and that I didn't just pocket the money and run. Now $6 is not alot by any stretch of the imagination, but I bet they remember it and will tell others how honest we are. Which could help bring in the real $$$ in the long run .
That is awesome and very good to hear, I am glad to hear that there are still good honest people like me out there. I hope this turns into much success for you down the road.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-13-2013, 09:38 PM
fatz's Avatar
fatz fatz is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Cleveland, TX
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 4
fatz is on a distinguished road
Default

Good on you! I would have done the same thing.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-15-2013, 10:43 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,037
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

That is really nice of you. I was thinking, all of this would be great to take photos of. If you have a camera on you, you could take pictures of the money on the ground. Then take a picture of you and the owner of the cash.

Just as you shared your story with us here, you could share it on your blog and potentially on a flyer, along with pictures.

It's a good story and it helps reaffirm the position you want to put yourself in of being an upstanding citizen and business owner.

Heck, you could even share this story with the local paper. Maybe they would print it.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
i feel good tadadada dada dada so good Grass Doctor General Talk 10 12-27-2012 04:10 AM
karma SECTLANDSCAPING General Talk 11 08-20-2012 07:17 AM
Is this a good mower? Is this a good price for it?? WorkForMySelf Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 20 04-14-2012 09:54 PM
Good day All ! Anndie Introduce Yourself 2 09-05-2009 03:41 PM
Good deeds can make for good press Steve General Business Discussions 0 06-09-2006 02:59 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
Today 01:34 AM
by SC93
5 147
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
Yesterday 09:05 PM
by Stephen Alberts
10 1,860
Facebook advertising
Just for Cuts
12-13-2015 07:49 AM
Yesterday 08:59 PM
by Stephen Alberts
14 13,020
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by mowandblow1980
18 2,073
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
Yesterday 10:27 AM
by Steve
6 370
Breaking into commercial...
SGL1
08-19-2016 07:02 AM
Yesterday 10:12 AM
by mowandblow1980
7 172
Snow Plow
acrajchel
08-17-2016 10:21 AM
08-22-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
5 160
Quarter Acre Woodland...
ew411
08-16-2016 06:50 AM
08-18-2016 12:25 PM
by Steve
4 152
Bidding Bushhogging
acrajchel
08-15-2016 11:52 AM
08-17-2016 05:32 PM
by acrajchel
4 148
Hello From the Florida...
KevinShuman
08-15-2016 08:57 PM
08-16-2016 01:52 PM
by SC93
2 139
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
08-16-2016 12:42 AM
by SC93
5 428
A quick Intro
BLE
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
08-15-2016 10:54 AM
by acrajchel
2 143
New Customer - Gettting...
acrajchel
08-05-2016 05:00 PM
08-15-2016 10:52 AM
by acrajchel
4 406
helping out a friend set...
Doug D
08-13-2016 11:33 AM
08-15-2016 09:45 AM
by Steve
1 155
Small bed job
Bradcook21
08-09-2016 09:52 PM
08-10-2016 03:51 PM
by Steve
1 275
Hello from NoVa
jtwlawn
08-03-2016 11:20 AM
08-09-2016 10:45 AM
by jtwlawn
4 401
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
08-08-2016 04:33 PM
by Steve
27 6,601
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
08-07-2016 10:21 AM
by Just for Cuts
18 19,742
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
08-07-2016 08:44 AM
by Lawnline
5 1,764
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
08-07-2016 08:37 AM
by Lawnline
8 11,220
Hey guys! Greetings from...
thegardener
08-05-2016 05:45 AM
08-05-2016 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 319
First Time Bidding-Need...
capitallawncrew
08-01-2016 08:30 AM
08-03-2016 09:52 AM
by Steve
3 444
Show us your stripes
Just for Cuts
05-21-2015 03:07 PM
08-01-2016 08:28 PM
by ExclusiveLawns
7 3,757
String trim BEFORE mow...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 08:13 AM
07-31-2016 10:36 AM
by joshp
13 5,909
Now Hiring Just South of...
Chilehead
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
07-27-2016 11:38 AM
by Chilehead
0 377
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
07-26-2016 11:22 PM
by Chilehead
11 679
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
07-25-2016 03:22 PM
07-26-2016 11:21 AM
by Lawnline
2 391
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-26-2016 11:12 AM
by Lawnline
6 1,006
» Popular Tags
apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding break business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:44 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:44 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy