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 > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Introduce Yourself

Introduce Yourself Welcome all new forum members. Please introduce yourself and tell us about you. Tell us about your company. How did you get started? How long have you been in business? What do you do for fun? Don't be shy, say hello! It's fun and educational to interact on the forum!

Say Hello !!!


Introduce Yourself

Welcome all new forum members. Please introduce yourself and tell us about you. Tell us about your company. How did you get started? How long have you been in business? What do you do for fun? Don't be shy, say hello! It's fun and educational to interact on the forum!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #161  
Old 10-23-2007, 11:00 PM
pmblair
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I LOVE that slogan!!
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


  #162  
Old 10-24-2007, 12:21 AM
flipflops01
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Well I know a couple of people who make good money doing lawn care and I had a lawn mower, weed eater, and blower so I figured I'd go to work. I've been in business for about a month and a half and I've got 4 clients. I could use a few more. Haha
Reply With Quote
  #163  
Old 10-24-2007, 02:08 PM
LOUROCK LOUROCK is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 17
Rep Power: 7
LOUROCK
Default

Hello everyone, I'm very excited, now that I found this site. Loocking forward to meeting Lawn Legends out there striving hard to make their business grow. After loocking through this forum, I believe, I can use the ideas, specialy the Gopher software to improve my business. This is my first year in business. I have 7 years experience in corporate Landscape maitenance and decided its time to go out on my own! I will make this site my new hang out!! ( Lawnogy Lawncare )
Reply With Quote
  #164  
Old 10-24-2007, 03:10 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 35,752
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Hi flipflops01 & LOUROCK,

Welcome to our forum!

What kinds of marketing have you been doing to attract new customers?
__________________
- 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
  #165  
Old 10-24-2007, 06:30 PM
lawnandorder
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Hey thanks, looks great.

Well I love taking care of my lawn and landscaping and I could use a little extra money. *I currently work at a college and I am looking to pad my wallet. *I figure I will start off small and see what happens. *By the way, this web site is great. *Thanks again

PS How do I use this or saveit.



Reply With Quote
  #166  
Old 10-24-2007, 06:34 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 35,752
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Hi Wayne,

Do you have any advice for others who are considering starting their own lawn care business?
__________________
- 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
  #167  
Old 10-24-2007, 06:42 PM
lawnandorder
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Just want to say work hard and take pride in what you do. It will not go unnoticed. Dont br greedy, the money will come. Always act bigger than you are and I mean that in reference to your confidence.
Reply With Quote
  #168  
Old 10-24-2007, 08:45 PM
LOUROCK LOUROCK is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 17
Rep Power: 7
LOUROCK
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Oct. 24 2007,4:10)]Hi flipflops01 & LOUROCK,

Welcome to our forum!

What kinds of marketing have you been doing to attract new customers?
Well I started some flyers Last year and posted an add on the paper last spring. I must say the add really paid off. I got most of my clients through it. I only posted for 28 days in march and whent form 5 to over 20 lawns. Some accounts through word of mouth as well. Now i can say i have 28 lawns. Its amazing how fast the clientell picked up. No matter how much competition there is here in New Jersey, Happy customers remain loyal customers! Next season i will take this company to a whole new level,God willing. I'm looking on putting another add on the paper and 1000 door hangers designed by PLAN-IT GRAPHICS. ETC...OHH! (GOPHER SOFTWARE)EEEEEEHAULLL!!!
Reply With Quote
  #169  
Old 10-24-2007, 08:48 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 35,752
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

That's great !

What do you think you would say would be your marketing hook? Your USP (Unique Sales Proposition)? What would you say makes you stand out from others and is that important to you?
__________________
- 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
  #170  
Old 10-24-2007, 09:53 PM
LOUROCK LOUROCK is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 17
Rep Power: 7
LOUROCK
Default

"OUR ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS SECOND TO NONE" Is one of the hooks i like to use on a flyer combined with some other slogans I have around. I think it is important to know how to make a customer feel like your the guy they are looking for. Very important technic to aquire to utilize out on the field. I strongly suggest good comunication skills for anyone starting a business.
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 to this forum!
mower13126
Today 07:37 PM
Today 07:37 PM
by mower13126
0 8
Back for this year
xandrew245x
02-21-2014 04:30 PM
Today 05:36 PM
by Steve
13 825
Best Bulk Mulch delivery...
Steven Virgadamo
Today 09:52 AM
Today 05:34 PM
by Steve
2 39
2.5 acre mowing
xandrew245x
Today 06:55 AM
Today 05:29 PM
by Steve
5 75
Customers droping like...
goodtimez
Today 09:53 AM
Today 05:26 PM
by Steve
3 71
this mower is driving me...
boog
Yesterday 12:07 PM
Today 05:10 PM
by Steve
3 100
Steve Virgadamo,...
Steven Virgadamo
Today 09:49 AM
Today 05:08 PM
by Steve
2 38
Instagram
Gerardo_Landscape
04-16-2014 11:28 AM
Today 04:51 PM
by Steve
3 80
What Fertilizer to Use?
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:56 PM
Today 04:49 PM
by Steve
11 322
Help with weed liability!
Prolawnofchatt
04-15-2014 09:10 AM
Today 04:47 PM
by Steve
5 175
Looking for advice on a...
Tekeda1
04-13-2014 09:53 AM
Today 04:43 PM
by Steve
16 333
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Today 04:41 PM
by Steve
31 1,029
Nationwide lawn care...
Billy Goat
04-15-2014 05:21 PM
Today 04:39 PM
by Steve
9 189
Truck Signage
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 11:00 PM
Today 04:04 PM
by stevef1201
10 181
leaf removal
tlf59263
04-15-2014 10:00 PM
Today 03:59 PM
by stevef1201
6 158
REO calling
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 05:03 PM
Today 10:06 AM
by kslawn
9 208
Pay per click advertising
roostertail
02-12-2014 07:26 PM
Yesterday 07:11 PM
by yardrate
10 599
Accepting credit cards,...
Darksteel
03-17-2014 08:01 PM
04-16-2014 01:02 PM
by jymie
15 710
Trimec
acrajchel
04-15-2014 08:24 PM
04-16-2014 11:10 AM
by Steve
3 93
Gopher Forum Discount!
BlackRain75
04-12-2014 10:44 PM
04-16-2014 10:50 AM
by Steve
9 256
hello
NFrailey
04-15-2014 01:39 PM
04-16-2014 10:48 AM
by Steve
1 83
Any greenhouse operators...
GoGreenerKS
04-15-2014 11:21 AM
04-16-2014 10:43 AM
by Steve
3 108
Pricing a Mulch Job
dmcalpi
04-07-2014 02:16 PM
04-16-2014 09:40 AM
by jymie
21 589
google earth
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 03:24 PM
04-16-2014 09:36 AM
by jymie
8 221
There has to be an...
CDLAWNCARE
04-14-2014 12:59 PM
04-15-2014 04:06 PM
by Dan Tanner
6 161
First Day Back!
BelleCityLawn1
04-09-2014 09:13 PM
04-15-2014 11:16 AM
by Steve
11 297
Mow America
stevegredler
04-13-2014 01:02 PM
04-14-2014 09:53 PM
by kslawn
5 196
Power Broom
acrajchel
04-14-2014 07:46 AM
04-14-2014 12:47 PM
by CDLAWNCARE
2 97
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
04-14-2014 11:34 AM
by Steve
1,176 285,105
Equipment reviews
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-09-2014 07:17 AM
04-14-2014 11:27 AM
by Greg'slawnandlandscape
13 409
Sulky and Turf Tracer
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:44 PM
04-14-2014 10:51 AM
by Steve
8 317
Aerating Prices?
Dan Tanner
04-08-2014 03:16 PM
04-14-2014 10:31 AM
by Steve
13 409
Estimating help
acrajchel
04-11-2014 06:06 PM
04-14-2014 10:20 AM
by Steve
3 166
Lawn Renovation
stevef1201
04-11-2014 12:00 PM
04-14-2014 10:03 AM
by Steve
5 186
Need help bidding church...
GreenRidge Lawn&Landscape
04-07-2014 08:01 PM
04-14-2014 09:49 AM
by Steve
12 399
Hello all
Griff20114
04-12-2014 05:08 PM
04-14-2014 09:46 AM
by Steve
1 107
Step by Step Spring Lawn...
WarriorLawnscaping
04-10-2014 07:01 AM
04-14-2014 09:43 AM
by Steve
5 231
Jeff Cowden
jcowden
04-11-2014 07:27 PM
04-14-2014 09:39 AM
by Steve
1 104
Exmark Commercial 30...
Dan Tanner
04-11-2014 05:35 AM
04-14-2014 09:37 AM
by Steve
4 183
What Was Your Setup When...
superrman77
02-11-2014 10:53 AM
04-14-2014 08:04 AM
by acrajchel
21 1,582
Small guy time to get a...
googus
04-08-2014 08:16 AM
04-13-2014 07:18 PM
by A. Kulak Landscaping
9 309
Weekly vs. Bi-weekly
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 01:48 PM
04-13-2014 06:03 PM
by kslawn
9 326
Weed ID help
TwinBrosLC
04-12-2014 10:39 AM
04-13-2014 07:40 AM
by stevef1201
4 159
Lexington, KY
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:06 PM
04-11-2014 09:49 PM
by acrajchel
1 133
Food Plot Management
BlackRain75
04-11-2014 10:20 AM
04-11-2014 03:51 PM
by Steve
4 131
Estimating a job
acrajchel
04-08-2014 11:07 AM
04-11-2014 03:32 PM
by Steve
6 287
New Boomless Sprayer!
BlackRain75
01-03-2014 01:01 PM
04-11-2014 03:25 PM
by Steve
11 1,004
Hello....
SWFloridaLawns
04-10-2014 06:15 PM
04-11-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
2 124
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 12:01 AM
04-10-2014 10:33 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
78 25,047
Trading Accounts
goodtimez
04-09-2014 05:42 PM
04-10-2014 01:55 PM
by Steve
2 157
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 article marketing blower butterfly gardens care charge christmas christmas light service client craigslist credit card customers echo exmark fall ferris financing flower bed four wheel drive franchise gopherhaul gravely gravely 34" zero turn health holiday how much to charge installation invoice kansas city kawasaki labor cost late lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business show lawn clarksville lawn service clarksville tn lesco lighting brass outdoor lights llp marketing mow mowing mulch new and restored landscapes new buisness new business office management oil podcast promotion redmax savannah scag schedule selling seo snow sole proprietorship sprayer starting a business stihl subcontractor tree care unreasonable walk behind walker winter money making ideas zero turn
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:40 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:40 PM.

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