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Are you interested in starting your own lawn care franchise or are you interested in buying into one? Let's talk about different franchise opportunities and how to build your own franchise. Also we discuss different entrepreneurs who inspire us!
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You should also think about expenses and income projections.

Charts and graphs on this would really be helpful in selling franchises 'business partnerships'.

Also a guide on how to charge. What the different services are and how much the services should cost.

We could show a comparison of Tiger Time Lawn Care profits versus the potential profits of a generic lawn care business and show how being a Tiger Time business partner will increase a business owners profits, using charts and graphs.

I could compare these projections against other lawn care business startups that we have worked with in the past in our Head Start program.
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I do want to allow some of the readers of this fourm to know what has happened from the day I got into the business and it has been something that many can share in.

I am going to put gross earnings in here. So that many can get an Idea as to what you have the potential to make. I know some of you make more than this but I want you to know that I started with one truck two mowers and one string trimmer.

Here is the numbers.
April $95.00 I started the last of the month with really a thought.
May- $3871.38 Just me and an idea talking.
June the beginning was slow but the end was hot. $12,928.17
July was better but slowed due to interview request and several TV appearances. $13,345.00
August looks to be better.

I do not know how this compares to other start up companies but I think it is a good start.
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That is awesome! nice work!
I think ultimately a great selling tool would be to include some figures of the average lawn care business startup and then have a comparison chart of a Tiger Time Lawn Care (projected income).

There are many elements involved with achieving any of these numbers but I think some projected figures would really be helpful in selling franchises.
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Quote[/b] (TigerTime @ Aug. 15 2007,7:26)]I do want to allow some of the readers of this fourm to know what has happened from the day I got into the business and it has been something that many can share in.

I am going to put gross earnings in here. So that many can get an Idea as to what you have the potential to make. I know some of you make more than this but I want you to know that I started with one truck two mowers and one string trimmer.

Here is the numbers.
April $95.00 I started the last of the month with really a thought.
May- $3871.38 Just me and an idea talking.
June the beginning was slow but the end was hot. $12,928.17
July was better but slowed due to interview request and several TV appearances. $13,345.00
August looks to be better.

I do not know how this compares to other start up companies but I think it is a good start.
Is that a per month gross or total of all months combined so far?

And congrats on the business!!!
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