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Default Hello everyone - noob here

Would like to introduce myself. I'm Todd form Steubenville Ohio, I'm here for tips and suggestions starting out and this looks like an awesome resource. My website is named http://www.mrtodds-lawncare.com I just put it up with wordpress let me know what you think

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What have you done previously that lead you to creating a lawn care service?

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Welcome Todd.

Good luck getting started. Just as Jimmie stated just ask and we will do are best to put you on the right track.
Key words are to JUST ASK.
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I was just checking out your site, do you have a way for customers to email through your site or no?
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Thanks everyone for the great welcome!!! Im starting the lawn care biz to get back on my feet after a couple terrible years. I thought it would be something easy to get into and that anybody could do it. WRONG! there seems to be a huge amount knowledge that goes along with being a GOOD grass pro. basically I have a new found respect for the industry and thank you for this great website with tons of great info
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THANK YOU......THANK YOU......THANK YOU........
Everybody thinks that trying to operate a lawn service is as easy as cutting there own yard....NOT....haha.
You just learned one of the best lessons in this industry when starting out. Way to go.
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I thought it would be something easy to get into and that anybody could do it. WRONG! there seems to be a huge amount knowledge that goes along with being a GOOD grass pro. basically I have a new found respect for the industry and thank you for this great website with tons of great info
What kind of issues have you been running into since you got started? What do other new lawn care business owners need to be looking out for?
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I have been on the site for a year and just started posting today. I have been doing lawn maintenance for going on 3 seasons now. Welcome Tod this is a great site for information and no one bashes people for lack of knowledge which I love. I just built a site too. Check it out www.libertylndscpng.com
I have just started advertising. I was told to have a contact me section as well as offer discounts through your site. Testimonials are great to have a few customers log in and fill them out. I have asked mine to but they haven't yet. Photos of jobs help to I was told. I have to take some this year.
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Todd,
I brefly looked at the site. I am trying to get ideas myself. Just a question, did you mean to put "services service" in the statement on your main page? I may be reading it wrong but seems like a double typed word.
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What made you decide to go with this name and theme? I bet there is a great behind the scenes story to it.
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