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hi my name is james im from lincoln Ne and i am just starting up a new lawn care business. this forums seems to be chuck full of helpful information and thats why im joining. hopefuly i can learn lots and make a successful business then help others later on
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Welcome to the forum James...I lived in Fremont for a couple years, and stil have alot of friends there. Heard its been colder than hell up there. I'm in Wichita, KS.
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James welcome to this awesome forum, If there is anything ask. I or Others will be glad to assist you. Steve has a very good forum going here. If there is anything feel free to ask.
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What got you interested in starting your own lawn care business?
Ive been interested in business and just diferent ways of making money since i was like 12 or 13 and ive been wanting to start a legitamate and profitable business. Ive been mowing my parents lawn for quite some time now so i started looking into lawn care and have found that it can be quite profitable. Im hoping i can start up a good business and maybe even pay for college with it
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That is fantastic! What kinds of things have you been doing to market your business?
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That is fantastic! What kinds of things have you been doing to market your business?
i havent actualy done any marketing yet but im in the process of getting some business cards and some flyers made
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Oh that is great! How do you plan on distributing them?
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Oh that is great! How do you plan on distributing them?
well im planning on goin door to door to distribute some. my dad is a doctor and owns his own practice so im gona put up a flyer at his office lots of potential customers go through there each day. im not sure where else i can put them but im planing on asking around local lawn shops to see if i can put them up there and ill also just give them to friends and family to hand out to people
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my dad is a doctor and owns his own practice so im gona put up a flyer at his office lots of potential customers go through there each day.
Can you put a business card holder on his counter? Also can you get his mailing list and send them a letter about your lawn care business?
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