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Hi, my name is Cathleen. My husband and I just officially started a lawn care business this year after over 20 years of "side work".

This forum has already been invaluable. I am currently trialing the Gopher software, which is fantastic.....
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What got you to take the jump from making it side work to going full time with your business?
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Well my husband always talked about doing it, but the real push came when he was laid off in December. It seemed like the logical thing to do.

We're off and running, did several things to advertise, but word of mouth and networking are proving to be the most effective. We're almost halfway to the customer goal we set to reach by end of summer.

Thanks for all the help that this forum has provided!

Do you always do follow up calls for estimates? I do for residential, but think I missed out on a commercial cuz I never called them.
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It never hurts to follow up! That way you can see if they had any further questions and also show them you are interested in the work.

I look forwards to hearing more stories of your success as the season progresses!
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