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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

If you need help coming up with a bid for a lawn care, landscaping, tree cutting or irrigation job, post the specifics here and pictures of the job site. If you are looking to learn about bidding, review the jobs posted here.
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Pete,

Check out the letter Tim allowed us to add to the free customer letter section here

http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum....;t=1541

Let us know if this helps.
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Keep in mind, too, that the higher your website is ranked for your area, the more RFB (requests for bids) you'll get without even trying. *I've gotten three calls today from companies wanting bids. *All three said they found us through a Google search.

If you need help with a website or SEO, there are plenty of us out here who do this on the side. *Me being one of those people. *Don't hesitate to email me!



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Quote[/b] ]Keep in mind, too, that the higher your website is ranked for your area, the more RFB (requests for bids) you'll get without even trying. I've gotten three calls today from companies wanting bids. All three said they found us through a Google search.
Were these calls from your own website or through a bidding site?
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Quote[/b] ]Also don't be afraid to ask the manager or whom ever does the walk though with you; How much are you currently being charged and do you have a budgit set for these services. This question could just be the key questi
Isn't this kind of unprofessional? Make it sound like you don't know what your doing?
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Isn't this kind of unprofessional? Make it sound like you don't know what your doing?[/quote]
No not at all Rob, This will tell the customer you are willing to work with them and also allows you to get a feel for their budgit so you don't go there with some crazy high bid. And it will tell you if you want to persue bidding maybe if you know where the budgit is then you wont be waisting time bidding something that you now know wouldnt be able to beat and you can just tell them right then they have the best deal and you don't think you can match or beat the price they have. They will apperciate it more. You would know right off if you could beat it or not, by your per acre rate. this will cut down on alot of wasited time on both parties.
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