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Welcome all new forum members. Please introduce yourself and tell us about you. Tell us about your company. How did you get started? How long have you been in business? What do you do for fun? Don't be shy, say hello! It's fun and educational to interact on the forum!
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Old 05-23-2009, 11:38 PM
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I just wanted to introduce myself to the board and look forward to learning and interacting with all of you on here. I made the decision to get started in this business for a number of reasons. First off, I want to make some money, go figure. Second, I wanted a way to make money in which I did not have to rely on my employer. Third, I bought some equipment to do my own yard since I am a new homeowner and did not have a single power tool when I moved in. I know some of us have been at that point before. I am excited about the wide range of opportunities out there and wish you all the best. If you are interested to know more about myself or where I am please feel free to ask. I will be asking a lot of you folks some questions. In advance I appreciate any pointers or insights that anyone would like to provide a newbie. Thanks guys. Good luck out there.
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As far as what I have been doing to promote my business thus far. First off, I have cooked up some flyers. Now I am going to go out and do some canvassing with them. Also, I am fortunate enough to work at a company that employs several hundred people. So I am also going to circulate my business there. Also, I have some other things in work with regard to networking with other lawn care guys/companies. It is a competitive market, but often times I have noticed many guys have to pick and choose what jobs they do based on their operational costs or just simply what kind of work load they can handle. A lot of guys in my area seem to shy away from having big crews, although that is not say that they do not exist. I just got a trailer and am going to have to label it up with contact info and the company name. Other than that I really am still in the stage of getting my feet wet.
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