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 > Business > General Business Discussions

General Business Discussions A place to talk about general business discussions.

Community standing


General Business Discussions

A place to talk about general business discussions.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-28-2007, 02:54 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,003
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

When you reflect on other lawn care businesses in your area that you feel are doing better than you, how much of it has to do with their community standing?

How important is community standing?
__________________
- 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

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 12-28-2007, 06:28 PM
realhuntin
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Dec. 28 2007,3:54)]When you reflect on other lawn care businesses in your area that you feel are doing better than you, how much of it has to do with their community standing?

How important is community standing?
WoW Great topic, I feel this has a trimendus role in being the better business, becoming active within your community is a larger part of growing your business there is so much positive that comes from it. This isn't a short trem thing you have to continue to do things, but pick them wisly.

Name recognition.
Become a piller of the community

Just to name a few.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-29-2007, 10:38 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,003
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Do you have any advice as to what groups a lawn care business owner should be involved with?

How should a lawn care business owner get to the point of being a pillar of the community?
__________________
- 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 01-02-2008, 10:35 PM
FourSeasons FourSeasons is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Age: 34
Posts: 558
Rep Power: 9
FourSeasons
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] ]How should a lawn care business owner get to the point of being a pillar of the community?
Would that be like the commuinty services that we have talked about before for churches and things like that.
What about sponsoring things like a little league baseball team if you have the money or things like that?
__________________
Rob
Green Image Lawn & Landscape

\"If you don't feel the same way about Friday nights as you do Sunday nights, then you are not doing the right thing.\"
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-02-2008, 11:00 PM
realhuntin
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (FourSeasons @ Jan. 02 2008,11:35)]
Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] ]How should a lawn care business owner get to the point of being a pillar of the community?
Would that be like the commuinty services that we have talked about before for churches and things like that.
What about sponsoring things like a little league baseball team if you have the money or things like that?
Perfect examples Rob, little league teams are not very expensive to sponsor, girls vollyball and softball are also good ones, maybe host a BBQ and horse shoe throwing tourney at the local VFW anything like this would be good, you would get newpaper and local news to advertise it and they would be getting your name out there.

Try and become a meember of your community business mans assoc. you can get alot of referals from it and it make you stand out just a little more.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-03-2008, 12:54 AM
pmblair
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Wow.... great ideas Rob and Tim... I would say, though, that Churches should not be considered community service or whatever... churches, in the long run, are businesses, too... non-profits, maybe, but businesses nonetheless... this means that they have money for lawn care and such.... unless you run upon a smaller church that doesn't have much land, has a small building and not many members... there's one you could count as a service to the community... especially if it's right in the middle of town or something.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-04-2008, 06:03 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,003
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Can you think of others in your community whom you would describe as pillars?

Why would you describe them as pillars? What have they or do they do?
__________________
- 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
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 87
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
07-21-2016 04:55 PM
by Steve
21 5,874
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
07-20-2016 09:09 PM
by Chilehead
8 149
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-19-2016 04:45 PM
by Steve
5 605
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 95
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 47
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 80
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 108
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 208
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 740
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
by Lawnline
0 381
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 255
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 268
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 199
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,736
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,283
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,514
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 242
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,233
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 353
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 855
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,688
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,900
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 675
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 257
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 440,147
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
06-28-2016 08:36 AM
by Steve
13 494
Exmark Turf Tracer
acrajchel
02-01-2014 11:34 AM
06-24-2016 07:23 PM
by acrajchel
5 2,322
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:05 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:05 AM.

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