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Good afternoon everyone!

I have been in the landscape scene for 3 years now. Started out doing side work for family and friends for a few extra dollars and each year my name has been put out there and i pick up a few more customers. Im now officially at the tipping point and I want make it legit.

Currently working on getting all my paperwork together to file with the state and i have decided i want to change my company name before i file. Im currently operating as "Hartman Landscaping" but there are way too many Hartman Landscaping companies out there, so i want to come up with something different but im not quite sure what to go with.

Do you guys have any input or ideas? I guess i would like to try to keep the Hartman in it, as that is what everyone around here knows me as.

Also, what can i do to seperate myself from the competition? By far i have the best quality around, but with quality comes more time and thus higher prices. any suggestions here as well?

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Hitman instead of "Hartman" Hey I was extremely bored.....But then I was thinking...... When your customers refer you, they can say ............" Hire The Hitman" Ohhhhhhh lol thats some catchy ****!






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And Hedge..I don't want no flack from you , I made this in 3 minutes with only one eye open!
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haha! great idea!
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Names I thought of whe I started out.

........ Outdoor Services
Lawnscapes
EnviroLawn
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Lawns R Us
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Im currently operating as "Hartman Landscaping" but there are way too many Hartman Landscaping companies out there
When you say out there, are you talking about in your service area, in your state or in north america?

Ultimately, if you are the only one using that name in your service area, then you are all set.
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LawnTastic....Our lawns are LawnTastic!

Someone needs to use this name.
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Lawntastic isn't so good lol....

Go with something simple and see if you can find something with an available domain name. Mine is Southern Turf
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I've had two names an one seemed higher on taxes. File under your name an ss or a company name an a tax i.d number?
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