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Yes Steve you are very correct.

It takes a lot, service skills however you point out, what service can you offer that won't cost you a lot can generate the cash to mae you grow.

It takes a pile of skills to make it, if you have a skill in one area but it takes a skill in an area you do not personally have, find someone that does and find them fast.

We sometimes have to humble ourselves, I might think I am excellent at sales but my results are not great, this is only an example as I do sell sell but my point is find someone that can join or help you.

Basically take stock of yourself, what are you good at, where do you want to be and how are you going to get there, don't be afraid to change the plan along the way, good god had I not realized two weeks into this business I made a major mistake trying to head butt lawn care, I would not be where I am today, I found the initial niche, Organic lawn care, that made a killing then I took off and am not looking back.
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I found the initial niche, Organic lawn care, that made a killing then I took off and am not looking back.
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I bet a lot of new lawn care business owners are sitting here reading this post and wondering to themselves how the heck can I find a niche?

What would you say to them? Do you feel there is some sort of filtering process you must use in order to find a niche? Or is a lot of it simply luck?
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I bet a lot of new lawn care business owners are sitting here reading this post and wondering to themselves how the heck can I find a niche?

What would you say to them? Do you feel there is some sort of filtering process you must use in order to find a niche? Or is a lot of it simply luck?
Luck has nothing to do with it, you have to be innovative and a bit of eye for detail, what is it you see the customer might want? Simply ask the customer what is it you do that is a PITA, I might be able to help you...may sound corney but it grew my company in less than nine months.
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