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Starting a lawn care business.

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got home from school
layed around till 5
walked out with flyers..
handed out almost all of them (so just short of 1000)
talked to 10 people personally
and landed about 6 of the 10 jobs for sure
the others ill go back to if they dont call

its8:00 now..my ankles are killing and my hands are numb
but i just cant wait to get all the calls coming in tomorrow
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Just got an e-mail for a 35 - 40$ lawn weekly!
I got a feelin' that tonights gonna be a good night
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Thats awesome man. I hope I have the same kind of success once I get started.
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have you handed out flyers or advertised in any way yet?
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Not yet. Still acuiring equipment and have to do all things to be legit.
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are you planning on starting this season? you must be starting late if so..
im running with a decent home weedwacker from lowes..maybe menards..
i think its menards actually..
and a craftsman 21" push..
dont even have a blower for drives..using 2 diff bristled push brooms..
good backpack vac is the first thing ill be purchasing for the company this season..
im splitting profits 40% company 30% me and partner
next season probly
30% company
35% me and partner..
need the extra kick to get started..but looks like this season will be very promising
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Congratulations on landing the new client! Once you get started with them, you can look into attracting their neighbors too!
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are you planning on starting this season? you must be starting late if so..
im running with a decent home weedwacker from lowes..maybe menards..
i think its menards actually..
and a craftsman 21" push..
dont even have a blower for drives..using 2 diff bristled push brooms..
good backpack vac is the first thing ill be purchasing for the company this season..
im splitting profits 40% company 30% me and partner
next season probly
30% company
35% me and partner..
need the extra kick to get started..but looks like this season will be very promising
That sounds good. I plan on starting in the next couple weeks. I hope it isnt too late. I will be keeping my fulltime job as well for now. I was looking at craftsman 21" commercial mower. Big power, self propelled, and it has the front casters like the big walk behinds. $500.
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thatd be great to start in my opinion..i would never jump into getting a commercial mower..not until i had a sold client base

and thanks steve..im already trying to design attractive flyers for neighbors..you might have seen my last thread,,i wasnt thinking to clearly yesterday ahah
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