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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

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Well, I guess she thought I was to much cause she's not called me back since I delievered it to her... Oh well.
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Sometimes its for the best. I just gave a quote out for a lawn renovation...haven't heard back. I'm not worried about it and neither should you. Most of the time the cheapest guy wins the bid, but is making next to nothing off a job even worth it? Take the time you would have spent doing it and pound pavement for a while. I'm sure you can pick up a few extra customers here and there.
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Thanks bud.
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You really need to know how too estimate before you can tackle a job like this one...You can lose your A** and the customer will be standing there with a smile on !!
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You really need to know how too estimate before you can tackle a job like this one...You can lose your A** and the customer will be standing there with a smile on !!
I bet he appreciates you telling him what someone else said.
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I came to this forum for help from people. To learn on esimates because I've read everything online, bought books from stores and read, and went to business school in high school, and than grew up on a job site because my Papa owned a very large contracting company. Yes, I still need help. Thank you for the help.
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Well, I guess she thought I was to much cause she's not called me back since I delievered it to her... Oh well.
was this the 24 yard mulch job? I see all that other work in the bid.
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Well, she wanted abunch of stuff done. But she was more interested in the hedges and french ditch installed.
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Well, I guess she thought I was to much cause she's not called me back since I delievered it to her... Oh well.
Could you call her and ask her if she had any more questions or needed any more help? You never know what might have happened since the last time you spoke so it doesn't hurt to keep the lines of communication open.
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Well, I didn't wanna be pushy, she has my business card and the invoice with the prices and all on it and the number. I went to her house three times and emailed her once.
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