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Old 03-12-2014, 02:03 PM
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How to deal with low ballers.

How does everyone deal with lowballers? It seems there are a lot of them around where I live, or I'm charging too high idk.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:04 PM
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They typically deal with themselves.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:20 PM
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:07 PM
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:20 PM
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Every body is a lowballer You may think one guy is one, then a bigger company may think you are.
Some think I'm one and I know I am one as long its next to one of my accounts and I know there extra work I'll low ball on the mowing to get the extra work. The extra work will make up the low mowing price
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:30 PM
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Every body is a lowballer You may think one guy is one, then a bigger company may think you are.
Some think I'm one and I know I am one as long its next to one of my accounts and I know there extra work I'll low ball on the mowing to get the extra work. The extra work will make up the low mowing price
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:29 PM
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Every body is a lowballer You may think one guy is one, then a bigger company may think you are.
Some think I'm one and I know I am one as long its next to one of my accounts and I know there extra work I'll low ball on the mowing to get the extra work. The extra work will make up the low mowing price
So you will cut cheap to get more work to make the money you lost on the cuts makes good since! Lol
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:29 PM
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You can't really call someone a lowballer without knowing their cost of doing business.
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Old 03-12-2014, 04:59 PM
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If an LCO has become established in a neighborhood over the years, then he has certainly raised his prices during this time.
Enter the lowballer...and if your established customers switch over...then the mood changes.
They save $5+/mowing x #mowing's/season ="X".
THEN, you find out if your level of service means "X" to your 'loyal' customers.

Bottom line:
Customers come and go. LCOs come and go.
Lowballers come and mostly go.
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You deal with it by giving the customer a reason to pay you more.
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