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!

Hello! From PA


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 03-10-2011, 05:10 PM
Jayd310 Jayd310 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Chester County
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 5
Jayd310 is on a distinguished road
Default Hello! From PA

Hey Everyone! My name is Jay im currently in my second year of the business.... I grew up with a father and a step father that both had there very own successful landscaping business... This is my second year out on my own! Must say its tuff! but i find this site very helpful with the questions and concerns i have.

Good Luck to all!

-JJ
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 03-10-2011, 08:13 PM
Hedgemaster Hedgemaster is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,772
Rep Power: 0
Hedgemaster is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Hello from the other side of PA!


I'm in my first year and I'm staying away from "landscaping" for the most part. That's for young guys with strong backs - or old guys who can pay someone else to do the dirty work.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-11-2011, 12:38 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,495
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
This is my second year out on my own! Must say its tuff! but i find this site very helpful with the questions and concerns i have.
Hi Jay,

Welcome to our forum!

Have you found that their experiences to be helpful to you and your business growth? Have they offered much advise on how to operate your business?

If so, I'd love to hear some of your insights.
__________________
- 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
  #4  
Old 03-11-2011, 07:45 AM
Jayd310 Jayd310 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Chester County
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 5
Jayd310 is on a distinguished road
Default

ha-ha I hear ya hedge master it sure is a lot of work! ... Steve they did give me a lot of insight on how to tackle certain projects.... but not much on managing your own business. I am constantly still reading books on what different types of plants, shrubs and trees work best in current climates shade so on and so forth.... But I will say the hardest part of the business is there is sooooo much competition.. you really have to set yourself away from the pack and offer a solid reliable services to achieve and maintain a cliental... I try to stick with what I know I am good at ...And expain my knowledge in other fields as i go !
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-11-2011, 09:49 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,495
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
they did give me a lot of insight on how to tackle certain projects.... but not much on managing your own business.
That is very interesting! Why do you think that is the case? Do you feel managing a business is a tougher topic?
__________________
- 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
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
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 06:15 AM
Yesterday 06:40 PM
by GreenWorx
17 556
scag SWZT review!
mattthelawnguy
07-23-2015 02:28 PM
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by mattthelawnguy
5 130
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
Yesterday 06:08 PM
by GreenWorx
15 2,732
Assessing the Market
NJDB60
Yesterday 03:25 PM
Yesterday 06:00 PM
by GreenWorx
1 47
NewVenture
NJDB60
Yesterday 03:38 PM
Yesterday 03:38 PM
by NJDB60
0 38
Watch out for this -...
rootytalbot
07-22-2015 02:13 PM
Yesterday 11:36 AM
by Steve
4 149
Need your help, Gopher...
Chilehead
07-23-2015 07:02 PM
Yesterday 11:28 AM
by Steve
11 204
Should I buy this Exmark...
googus
07-03-2015 09:22 AM
Yesterday 11:27 AM
by googus
8 401
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
Yesterday 11:22 AM
by Steve
94 10,203
Dogs
Mr. Mow
06-29-2015 02:37 PM
07-25-2015 07:50 AM
by Chilehead
12 2,230
Just about mid year, how...
GreenWorx
06-24-2015 07:05 PM
07-22-2015 07:31 PM
by Chilehead
14 2,295
Learning as I grow -...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
07-18-2015 07:46 AM
07-21-2015 10:53 AM
by Steve
3 148
Large dirt mound removal
purdue1973
07-09-2015 07:45 PM
07-20-2015 12:55 PM
by Steve
6 248
Hey everyone
Fantasy landscaping
07-09-2015 06:53 AM
07-09-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 167
Quickbooks Online
jscarolina
07-08-2015 07:54 AM
07-08-2015 12:55 PM
by Nate10928
1 177
I dont know what to do...
Bradcook21
06-21-2015 08:49 AM
07-07-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
16 2,558
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
07-07-2015 02:54 PM
by GreenWorx
13 3,497
Is it too late to do...
markty
06-16-2015 05:28 PM
07-07-2015 01:00 PM
by problem solver
9 2,307
Hi everyone
Mattw
07-06-2015 05:59 PM
07-07-2015 10:18 AM
by Steve
1 195
4th of July parade...
Steve
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
by Steve
0 140
Unemployment rates drop,...
Steve
07-02-2015 12:40 PM
07-06-2015 10:30 AM
by Steve
4 309
another newish job for me
holymoly
06-07-2015 08:34 AM
07-03-2015 02:06 PM
by American L&T
9 2,315
Before & After tree...
COREtreeservice
07-01-2015 09:20 PM
07-01-2015 09:20 PM
by COREtreeservice
0 235
Ready to learn and get...
Koley Lawn & Landscape
06-28-2015 05:16 AM
07-01-2015 11:26 AM
by Steve
8 2,083
Three Stripe Land Care...
hammr04
06-30-2015 07:19 PM
07-01-2015 11:24 AM
by Steve
1 208
Country Life Lawn Care
darleneh
06-29-2015 11:24 AM
06-30-2015 01:25 PM
by Steve
3 1,916
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
06-29-2015 09:23 PM
by Chilehead
6 2,086
» Popular Tags
accounting apartment bid apartment complex apartment lawn care estimate applying bark blowout bob villa bush collections contract help curb appeal services deliquentaccounts demonstration design door hangers edging employee problems equipment rental facebook flyers free advertising free lawn care google hardscapes hiring how to hydro increase customers invoicing jobs landscape services landscaping landscaping training lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn mowing marketing more customers business mr dave new business ordinance past due patio install per hour charge per hour service plowing pricing quickbooks online scag secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shreaded small engine repair snow plowing solo solo backpack sprayer sq ft square foot swzt tree tree pics up sell employee walk behind web design website website design winterization wood
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:49 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:49 AM.

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