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Brian,

Here is my only thought. Why not get a domain from like godaddy.com? It's cheap and you would have something simple that works for you.

Why not brianslawncare.com or something like that. People need something they can easily remember and type into their computer.

What you have right now brianslawncare.web.officelive.com is kinda long and its going to be hard for people to remember it.
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thanks, Steve

I tried that but it cost like 12/month and I'm just a kid and I started a lawn care business around my neighborhood and I'm not bringing in that much so thats kinda high for me. I was wondering what you thought about my website now, I made some changes to the about us tab. Any Suggestions for my website in general?
Any Suggestions about my buisness over all?

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Brian it looks great and you seem to be very advanced with all of this.

What are you going to be doing now to further promote your business?
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actually I just got inside from passing out flyers in my neighborhood. what I do is i look on google maps and see who has tire marks in their lawn from lawn mowers and I target those people. I gave out like 50 or so and while I was out I found some other lots that I could send them to. I keep all of this information in a microsoft excel spreadsheet so its right there

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What type of method do you use when handing out your flyers? When you handed out those 50 flyers, how many people did you get a chance to talk with? Do you feel that is important or not?
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well I actually dont talk to them when I hand them out, what I do is just drop them in their mailbox and it has my contact information and website and stuff so they contact me if they are interested. But, for the people that live like across the street or next door, I will personally talk to them about this so that I am more likely to get that job. I actuall just got an email yesterday from a lady who wants me to mow her lawn and do a mini landscaping proj. in her backyard (the proj. should get me like $200 )) ....o...I was wondering if you had anything that was sort of like a terms and agreement paper for customers to sign (I am taking bits and pieces from other sites and modifying hem but its taking forever)
>I was also wondering if you had a catchy but meaningful slogan for my buisness?? I never really had one<<

I attached my flyer!
whoops i forgot im on my moms laptop...ill upload it of my home computer when I get a chance.......

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I'd love to see the flyers.

Check out the contract section here http://gopherforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=34

There should be something in there you could use.
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here is a copy of the flyers...what I do is I write their adress where it says "priced for"
and then hand write in the price

uhhh.....it wont let me upload it because i saved it as pptx and thats not valid supposedly...so see what you can do
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