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Just wanted to take a minute to say hi and say thanks in advance for what is sure to be a ton of help provided here.
I've been doing my own lawn for the better part of 20yrs and take great pride in doing so. To me there is no greater feeling than being able to step back and say "I did this".
I've been a stay at home dad for the past 2 yrs. We just moved into a new subdivision and the lack of lawn care is truly a disappointment.
It really is amazing how little people care what their yard looks like.
So who better than the guy who hangs around the house all day to take a shot at getting these people to take care of their yard and make a little money in the process.
I'm planning on this remaining a relatively small venture, with minimal overhead.
thanks for letting me ramble, shoot me any questions if you have them.
thanks again.
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Welcome to our forum!

What are some of the next upcoming steps you are going to be taking to get the word out about your business?
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Last night I spent 2 hours going door to door and attempting to actually talk to my neighbors, as opposed to just leaving a hang tag or card (not that anythings wrong with that). Just trying to make it a little more personal.
I was received well, in my opinion. Gained my first 2 clients.
Spent the morning door to door with flyers, these were just left at the door. The phone should be ringing off the hook any minute……………….
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That is fantastic! The more people who know you are in business, the more that can and will hire you. Keep it up!
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