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Old 12-19-2012, 12:53 PM
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Location: Staunton VA
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Originally Posted by Darryl G View Post
I showed a loss for my first couple of years, on paper anyway, which I was actually happy about. I didn't take a dime out of my business the first year. I was building my business and didn't really need the income at the time.

There's always that choice you have to make between drawing money off of the business and reinvesting it. I think the reason a lot of start-ups fail is because they siphon too much money off rather than investing in the future of their business.
That is what I'm doing right now. I don't need the money. I just want to have everything I need so when I go full time I won't need to buy anything really.
Cheetah 61in 34hp
Vride 48in 24hp
Trac vac leaf loader 16hp
Billygoat 1302sp blower
Stihl handhelds/322l & 580BTs husky
2003 GMC C4500 14ft dump
1998 Chevy 1500 Z71 with 8ft EZ dumper
2003 GMC W3500 18ft box cabover
6.5x12 landscape trailer
Jrco leaf plow
Bedshaper edger
Part time for now and solo for now.
Forth year!
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