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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!
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:07 PM
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My name is Bob from Ohio.

I was recently layed off from work as a computer spe******t and there are literally NO jobs, in fact employers have signs that say do not apply. So I decided to start a lawn care business. I have a truck, two 22" push mowers, gas weed eater, wheel barrel, rakes and shovels. Am I missing anything?

This is a great website and very educational!

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Welcome Bob from Ohio. You'll find all sorts of info on here and if you cannot just ask. Someone is always online ready to help out.

How do you plan on marketing new customers to start out?
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Hi Bob,

Welcome to our forum.

Good for you for getting started. You could also be offering customers computer services as well! Maybe something like geek squad?

Give us the low down on what you will be doing next.
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Welcome Bob from Ohio. You'll find all sorts of info on here and if you cannot just ask. Someone is always online ready to help out.

How do you plan on marketing new customers to start out?
I am very artistic so I made a few magnetic signs, business cards, and flyers. I do need a logo but I can't afford it right now. I will contact you as soon as I do.

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Hi Bob,

Welcome to our forum.

Good for you for getting started. You could also be offering customers computer services as well! Maybe something like geek squad?

Give us the low down on what you will be doing next.
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I thought about that. I was also a contractor so I included home repair.
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I do need a logo but I can't afford it right now. I will contact you as soon as I do.
Did you see we have a few hundred free logo designs in the free templates section?

Maybe you coulduse one of those to get started.
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