Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Introduce Yourself

Introduce Yourself 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!

New to the business


Introduce Yourself

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!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-24-2010, 04:40 PM
camburn44 camburn44 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 6
camburn44 is on a distinguished road
Default New to the business

Just wanted to introduce myself to everyone. My name is Chris and i am the owner and opperatior of Green Feet Lawn Care I just started my company in July 2010. I am up to about 155 weekly customers. I bought a friend out which started me with about 95 customers. I am really interested in how some of the seasoned professional on here get everything going again in the spring. I am located in Weatherford Texas but I do most of my business in the DFW motroplex which is about 40 minutes away from me. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to add or better the services I already provide. I mow, trim, edge, blow clippings, trim shrubs and very little tree work. Don't really know how to do or bid tree work yet. Any suggestions would be helpful. I look forward to any and all responses and I will keep reading this site.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 12-24-2010, 07:12 PM
LawnStylist's Avatar
LawnStylist LawnStylist is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lexington, KY
Age: 35
Posts: 8
Rep Power: 6
LawnStylist is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Welcome Chris. Wow 155 accounts, that's great, how many crews do you have? Its going to be my first year this spring (2011). I can only dream of 155 accounts. i wasn't afforded the luxury of buying pre-existing accounts, lol. i'm looking forward to starting this company though, and growing it in to at least half of what you have. good luck, and enjoy being your own boss.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-25-2010, 12:47 AM
camburn44 camburn44 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 6
camburn44 is on a distinguished road
Default

I have me and 3 guys and only work 5 days a week. I am hoping to add 2 more guys this year so it will be 2 3 man crews. Should be able to expand to hopefully 200 - 225 lawns by the end of the 2011 growing season. Got to dreaming big.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-26-2010, 09:07 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,003
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Welcome to our forum Chris.

You sound like you are doing a fantastic job!

How did adding all those additional customers effect your operations? Did you previously have a lot of capacity that this new addition had filled or were you already pretty busy beforehand?

Also what is your view now on purchasing customers from other lawn care businesses? Would you do anything differently if you could do it over again?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-30-2010, 10:35 PM
arthur712's Avatar
arthur712 arthur712 is offline
Artie
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Titusville FL
Age: 44
Posts: 733
Rep Power: 8
arthur712 is on a distinguished road
Default

Welcome to our forum!
__________________
Artie Crowley
www.marketingholders.com
sales@marketingholders.com
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-31-2010, 12:34 AM
TheGoat TheGoat is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 99
Rep Power: 7
TheGoat is on a distinguished road
Default

Welcome! I like your company name. It puts an image into one's head.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
Yesterday 02:08 PM
by Lori22
22 5,913
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
Yesterday 01:50 PM
by Lori22
9 164
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 91
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-19-2016 04:45 PM
by Steve
5 611
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 103
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 54
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 86
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 114
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 213
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 746
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
by Lawnline
0 386
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 262
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 280
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 207
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,751
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,289
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,530
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 248
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,254
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 364
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 867
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,693
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,922
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 685
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 261
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 440,240
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
06-28-2016 08:36 AM
by Steve
13 510
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy