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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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Was just wondering how best to reach out to return customers from 2010. By letter offering other services and trying to get perpay for the season. Or by phone - offering the same as above, might get a better feel by phone.

How do you guys reach out??

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Was just wondering how best to reach out to return customers from 2010. By letter offering other services and trying to get perpay for the season. Or by phone - offering the same as above, might get a better feel by phone.

How do you guys reach out??

Here we go Steelers !
I told all of my lawn customers to expect a welcome back letter and a phone call the end of march. I personally called all my lawn clients in the fall to verify they wanted to continue service for 2011. I will probably send out the letter the second or third week of March and follow up with a phone call 10 days later.

For my one time or landscaping customers, I will send out a similar letter with possibly some coupons or a special.

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What kinds of coupon or special do you recommend experimenting with?
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This will really depend on the services you offer. I think I will be sending out a coupon book with small discounts on all the services I offer.
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Will these be for upsells or will there be coupons for lawn care as well?
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