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Update on my start up.


Starting a lawn care business.

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Old 03-22-2013, 10:59 AM
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Well, I'm cutting grass like a mad man, and making money, needless to say I love it. I have about 6 or 7 clients, but they are all very good accounts. I have been beat out on multiple properties by guys charging $5 or so less than me, but I wouldn't budge. I figured if they were going to pinch me that hard, they weren't worth the time anyway. I am basing my business off of selling quality, not quantity. I do a professional job, every time, and to me, every detail counts. I'm getting about 2 calls a week for a mowing opportunity or some type of minor landscape maintenance. I recently was quoted for an insurance policy, 1 mil and 8k for equipment for about 300 a year. I feel that I am doing pretty well for a high schooler. The Lord is blessing me, and I pray to honor him in this business. I apologize for any grammar or spelling mistakes. I am doing this on my phone.
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Damn man, nice work! Keep it up! Brush off those customers who won't pay the exta $5. Most of the time they turn out to be deadbeat customers.

Keep it up and take as many of those side jobs as you can! Thats where a lot of money is!!
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That's great, stick to your guns and do what you do! Looking forward to hearing where you are mid season!
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That is fantastic news! What are some of your big plans for the year with your business?
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My big plans are to go home with atleast a 30 percent profit while paying off 1/3 or more of my mower. I don't have any huge plans. I just want to offer the best service to my clients.
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Are you looking to add any more clients this year or are you full being that you are also a full time student?
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I will take as many clients as I can fit in a week with school. Sorry for the late reply. I've been in Archaiae, Haiti all week on a mission trip.
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I am a full time student and still so fine. Keep it up.
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WOW that must have been interesting! How is Haiti doing lately? How was the experience of going there?
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Haiti is doing very well, but there is a long way to go. Their government is the root of the problem. They are so corrupt. Alot of the aid that was sent to Haiti is still sitting in a warehouse, because the government didnt get enough grease in their palms. Haiti is a testament to the toughness of Bermuda grass. Bermude grows there and the soil literally is just rock. That it. I learned so much I can't een describe in words. I'm putting together a video and I will post it here.
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