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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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the best advice i can give is not to use the word contract use the word agreement
I so agree, this makes a big diffrence to the customer, but is just as legally binding.
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I am brand new to the business and everyone I've signed up has gone with the annual "agreement" I am taking the approch of going out...giving the estimate...then asking for the business...I send a hand written thank you note a week after...and then the 15th of Feb I'm going to send out welcome packets to everyone that is signed up so far with promotional stuff and two copies of their contract...one for them and one for them to sign and send back to me.

What do you guys think about this?? Do you think it will get a good reception?

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Oh yea, I like that. You never know for sure how anything will work until you test it but I think you are well on your way here.

Did you happen to read this article on new lawn care customers welcoming kit? That might help with more ideas.
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WOW!! That's a lot of god info! I never even thought of putting a news letter in there or including our other services info. Thanks for the great tips! I really don't know what I would do without Gopher Forum!!!

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You are welcome. There is a post in that article as well.

Let us know what you come up with and how your customers respond. I am looking forwards to hearing about your creativity.
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