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Old 01-13-2013, 08:28 PM
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who drops a bill off after every mow.

I was thinking about giving my guys bills for each lawn they mow and have them drop off with customer after every cut. what do you think?
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:31 PM
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What if they are not home? Seems like alot of extra work.... I invoice out once a month works good.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:31 PM
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i do that on one commerical account i have. i just walk in and hand it to the secretary. pretty easy to do. no need to pay for postage lol.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:35 PM
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That sounds like a pain in the butt.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:37 PM
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this year money is going to be hard, so i was thinking of instead of waiting to get paid. I used to send out invoice every 2 cuts, i would just drop off after each one.
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:48 PM
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If things are that tight ,you better re think your business plan. I think you'll spend more time chasing your money that way.
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:51 PM
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If money is tight why would you want to spend four times as much as you should on printing invoices??
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:10 AM
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I bill monthly but for one-time work will collect at completion. I have started sending out invoices after the last scheduled cut of the month rather than waiting til the end to bill everyone. I still put the 1st of the following month as the invoice date so it's still due when it normally would be, but a lot of people will pay them when they get them anyway. Weekly billing would create a lot more accounting work for me that I don't want to deal with. I make my money working on properties, not in my office.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:12 PM
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I make my money working on properties, not in my office.
The guys that make the most money make it in the office, not working on properties. Just sayin'
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:16 PM
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if you bill no need to do it weekly. i just hand them the bill once a month. most of my customers pay with cash or a check and those pay every cut. that's the best way to me. you get your money right away and don't have to wait on it. i just go to the bank at the end of each week to make my deposit. i only have a few that want to be billed monthly.
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