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 > Business > Franchise Building, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, & Innovators Discussions

Franchise Building, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, & Innovators Discussions Are you interested in starting your own lawn care franchise or are you interested in buying into one? Let's talk about different franchise opportunities and how to build your own franchise. Also we discuss different entrepreneurs who inspire us!

Kiss, what have we learned from them


Franchise Building, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, & Innovators Discussions

Are you interested in starting your own lawn care franchise or are you interested in buying into one? Let's talk about different franchise opportunities and how to build your own franchise. Also we discuss different entrepreneurs who inspire us!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-30-2007, 11:42 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,067
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

I thought this video started in a fantastic way.

Fade from black to the text:

"Everyone thought we were crazy...."

Fade out...

Fade in...

"We Are."



How has the band kiss effected you? Have you learned anything from the band?
__________________
- 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

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 12-01-2007, 12:48 AM
pmblair
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Here's what we can all stand to learn:

They were VERY good at what they did...
They MADE themselves get noticed....
They worked the crowds... the label... the groupies...
They're ALL rich!

What does this have to do with lawn care?
Get good at what you do... start small... underprice if you can and have to on occasion... do it for the experience...
Then GET NOTICED! *Do something spectacular... Something memorable...
And then do what you do even BETTER!

WHat am I trying to say?
If you stand up in a crowded restaurant and yell out "May I have your attention please?!?!" while standing on a chair, you'd BETTER have something to say when the people stop and look at you!



Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-01-2007, 01:15 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,067
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] ]If you stand up in a crowded restaurant and yell out "May I have your attention please?!?!" while standing on a chair, you'd BETTER have something to say when the people stop and look at you!
How true or at the very least, don't be afraid of being made fun of when your message doesn't connect.

One of the things that fascinates me about successful entrepreneurs is that they are people who learn by doing. There is no class that can teach you to succeed the way Kiss did and then you can follow the steps and succeed.

You have to learn as you go.

I think there are certain fundamentals that will help everyone in every field.

They do things others are afraid to do. Which beckons the question, have you ever wanted to try something different with your business but you just never did because you were afraid of how people would react? If not the business you are currently running than what about another business idea?
__________________
- 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
  #4  
Old 12-01-2007, 06:45 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,067
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Here is something else I thought that was fascinating.

The song "God gave rock-n-roll to you" was originally created by a band called Ardent.



Then Kiss redid the song for the film Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey in 1991.

Kiss' version really stood out and grabbed so much more attention. It's amazing what a little showmanship can do for your marketing and business venture.

Here is Kiss' version.



Everything about this band was done on a huge scale! And why not! That's rock-n-roll
__________________
- 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
  #5  
Old 02-09-2008, 12:21 PM
F3Nelson's Avatar
F3Nelson F3Nelson is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Shawnee Kansas
Posts: 70
Rep Power: 9
F3Nelson
Default

Kiss RULES! That is all, Peter Chriss is the reason I play drums
__________________
My hair is turning white, my necks alwayas been red, my collar is still blue
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

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Any successful one man...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
Yesterday 06:04 AM
Yesterday 05:48 PM
by Steve
1 29
What were your top...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-13-2016 05:10 PM
Yesterday 05:43 PM
by Steve
4 360
Enter to win Free...
arthur712
09-25-2016 11:28 AM
Yesterday 05:41 PM
by Steve
1 39
I have a new show!
Chilehead
09-19-2016 06:50 PM
09-23-2016 05:45 AM
by Chilehead
7 129
First commercial estimate
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-19-2016 12:42 PM
09-22-2016 05:42 PM
by acrajchel
7 129
Larger projects - Labor...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-18-2016 07:38 AM
09-21-2016 06:51 AM
by Chilehead
5 156
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
09-16-2016 01:50 PM
by DLC123
5 608
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
09-16-2016 01:35 PM
by DLC123
15 1,317
Not a newbie just...
lwlawn
09-09-2016 02:32 PM
09-16-2016 01:25 PM
by DLC123
2 509
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
09-16-2016 01:15 PM
by DLC123
6 1,386
Lawn problem
magiccc
09-14-2016 11:37 AM
09-15-2016 06:14 AM
by Chilehead
2 281
What kind of seed do you...
Bradcook21
09-02-2016 02:58 PM
09-12-2016 07:18 AM
by joshp
4 904
Commercial Flail Mower...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 04:46 PM
09-09-2016 04:50 PM
by Steve
7 773
Newbie here
paulgrant
09-07-2016 04:52 PM
09-09-2016 12:01 AM
by paulgrant
2 611
Hello, New Member Here,...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 06:19 PM
09-08-2016 09:35 PM
by Chickenthief
6 731
Pricing fall cleanups?
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-06-2016 11:17 AM
09-07-2016 04:06 PM
by Steve
3 707
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
09-06-2016 05:25 PM
by Steve
1,255 443,775
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 06:51 PM
08-31-2016 02:47 PM
by Steve
21 3,262
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
08-30-2016 07:47 PM
by SC93
11 2,012
fert/lawn programs
joshp
08-28-2016 10:43 AM
08-30-2016 03:27 PM
by acrajchel
2 1,117
» Popular Tags
annual apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts convention converting customer 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 seasonal 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 10:32 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:32 AM.

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