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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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Old 05-16-2008, 10:44 PM
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Hey thanks for using my question on the the new episode. Well i got a few contracts so thank all you guys for motavting me to go out and do it. I also ended up buying a used kees mower that is 8 years old its a walk behind but i had to return it because it was not giving a quality cut. So im going to buy eaither a ferris is 500z or a huslter dose anyone have any reconmendations?
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Hi Eric,

You are welcome. I wish I had some pictures of you and I would have included you in the GopherHaul show.

What do you feel was your key to success in getting those new contracts even in mid-May? What advice do you have for others as far as this goes?

Does anyone have any mower advice for him?
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i think the advice i would give anyone trying to start up in mid may is that all you need is to get your name out there and have a little patince since there arnt going to be as many people out there looking for you but their are still the people who have not realised that the lawn needs to be cut. i recomend the flyers that you have provided the one with the light switch worked the best for me i also purchesed t shirts and signs for the truck so that also helped but the biggist adivce is just to go out and do it but i wouldnt of been able to do it without this fourm and this website so thank all of you guys
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I am very glad it all helped!

Next you should be considering using the clover leaf marketing technique to build out your routes more.

Check out this post and see if it helps.

http://lawnchat.com/?p=156
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thanks well im trying to get a logo design do you know any good websites or people to contact for that
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Hi Eric,

Did you see my free collection of logos at top of the forum? There are a couple hundred of them and you can take them and add your text to it and bingo you are off and running.

Would that help?
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hey sweet thank u u guys r truely such a huge help for people like me trying to get into this bussniess
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Hi Eric,

Show us what you create! I am looking forwards to it
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