Originally Posted by abraham
i just started this business 9 months ago and my advice is to advertise in your local papers place flyers in grocery stores hair salons quickie marts pizza joints laundrymats ect. i have around 60 accounts i keep the good ones and lose the bad ones i work 15 hours a day and i kick butt by keeping up with maintenance being prepared and using my time and money wisely always improve yourself your equipment your time your handling of the lawns and customers and you will succeed # 1 advertise constantly to so you will be able to only have good customers and easy lawns and let the bad customers be someone else's problem.
Thanks a lot...that was very helpful. What type of equipment should I buy? How much is advertising? Its good to finally get someone with a little insight and a head for business on this site. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.