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My name is Peter and I live in wonderful sunny Florida. I have done mowing and landscaping in the past and started doing it again about 2 months ago. I only have 7 accounts as of now. I personally think thatís a pretty sad number for two months and being in Florida this time of the year. I live in a nicer part of the county but there what seems to be hundreds of lawn services. I have very nice business cards and have put out several hundred flyers so far. I have also been posting ads on craigslist but only got 2 customers from there. I do beautiful work and my prices are right in line with everyone else in the county. What I need to know is how can I get my name out there over all the other guys and get some more business. I have a family to support and I need the business. Any advice would be great.

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You are doing pretty good for only getting started 2 months ago. Are you marketing the neighbors of your current customers? What about through your family and friends? Do they all have business cards to hand out for you?

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