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Old 02-01-2007, 05:18 PM
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Just checking to see if someone/anyone is from South Carolina. I am new to this group and fairly new to running my own lawn service.
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Hi SC101,

When did you get your business started? What got you interested in running your own business?
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Thank you, this is a great site. I have always done some type of lawn work for family and friends so I decided to try and make money by doing it full time. I really just started my business last month (Jan.) Didn't want to wait until Spring to start advertising, so I started advertising lawn care about the 2nd week in Jan. So far I have 7 contracts and several one time jobs lined up.
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What kind of advertising were you doing? How many customers are you shooting for this year?
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I would like to do about 40 to 50 a month. As far as advertising goes. I have the equipment to make make my own signs. So I have made some signs and placed them throughout the area I would like to work and I also did about 1400 flyers. I have an enclosed trailor so I was able to do the graphics for the sides myself. I plan on doing another 1400 flyers in a couple of weeks and also asking my clients if any of there friends would be of need of my service.
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WOW that sounds awesome! Could you take some pictures and show us your signs? Maybe tell us a little about how you made them?
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