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Hello All-
I am a new member from Clarksville, TN. I am starting up a Landscape and Lawn Care service for the first time. So far, the information I have gathered from this site has been invaluable. If anyone has any advice for a new start up, it would be greatly appreciated. My setup to do this alone is a 6 x 10 trailer, Riding mower (not zero turn), push mower, gas edger, gas blower, and other tools. Looking forward to all your posts!
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Welcome to the forum. Read through the following thread, it has alot of information for you to uitilize.

http://www.gopherforum.com/showthread.php?t=13299

Hope this helps you get started! Best of luck!
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Welcome to our forum!

What kinds of things are you doing to promote your new business so far?
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I started out by making door handle advertisements for customers and put out about 3000 my first fall season. I got about 30 customers and was busy as could be for one person. This spring I am putting out 10,000 or more, which I put on peoples doors and boxes. I have got many calls already and think it is a great way to get started. I printed my own at home, then found a print shop to copy 1000 copies for me, which made 5000 individual for 130 bucks. I guess my point is that if you do the little things people don't do, others see effort and call you rather than a post card mailer.
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I guess my point is that if you do the little things people don't do, others see effort and call you rather than a post card mailer.
What kinds of little things do you feel other new lawn care business owners need to focus on doing to really stand out?

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