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Old 11-18-2012, 11:17 PM
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Originally Posted by yazzy View Post
I had intentions of making clients either pre-pay a month in advance, or at least leave payments in an envelope outside for my retrieval before I would even attempt to mow their yard to ensure I got paid, (assuming they'd be at work/errands and not at home). No money, no mow.
You'll find that
a.) you don't get customers because of this policy.
b.) you don't get customers because they're not giving a new company, in an industry that is known for guys vanishing, a monthly check ahead of service.

Do ya'll kind of operate in a similar fashion, or do you just send a monthly bill and hope they pay on time?
I think you'll find that the vast majority of prepays are deposits for project work, not recurring services.
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